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Ibiza Holidays

Ibiza Holidays

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Destination highlights

  • A party paradise
  • Home to 57 different beaches
  • Soaked in year-round sunshine
  • Officially a a UNESCO World Heritage Site
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    Beaches | Hotels | Food & drink | Nightlife | Events | Things to do | Weather | Important information | Reviews |


    What are the best beaches in Ibiza?

    Ibiza’s beaches really set the standard when it comes to sun, sea and sand, from sandy crescents to quiet coves and bustling bays. Be sure to keep these top beaches in Ibiza on your holiday radar:

  • Playa d’en Bossa – the longest beach on the island, with 2km of soft sands framed by bars and restaurants
  • Santa Eulalia – a family-favourite thanks to its shallow waters, watersports and palm-lined promenade
  • Benirrás – a pretty pebbled beach famed for its clear waters, iconic sunsets and drumming rituals every Sunday, where locals gather to ‘drum down the sunset’
  • Puerto de San Miguel – more than just a beer - this sandy beach is a must-visit spot, sheltered by pine-covered hills and rocky cliffs
  • Cala Codolar – an off-the-beaten track bay with sunbeds, watersports and a snack bar
  • S’llot des Rencli – a quiet cove framed by rocks - this tiny beach is one of Ibiza’s best kept secrets


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    Still undecided? We've written a blog post about the best beaches in Ibiza to get you in the holiday mood.

    What are the top hotels in Ibiza?

    Whether it’s a family-friendly hotel that you’re looking for, or a loud-and-proud party resort, Ibiza’s coast is lined with stylish hotels for all occasions. Keep an eye out for these crowd-pleasers:

  • Ibiza Rocks Hotel - we couldn’t go any longer without mentioning this action-packed adults-only resort, bursting with pool parties, on-site restaurants and events that you won’t want to miss
  • Marble Stella Maris Ibiza - a family-friendly hotel in San Antonio Bay with kids' pools, mini golf, on-site sports and a seasonal kids club
  • Grand Palladium White Island Resort & Spa - a five-star complex with a 24-hour All Inclusive programme, a laidback pool area and a range of spots
  • Occidental Ibiza - there’s no need to choose between good quality and good value at this budget-friendly hotel, with a family-friendly atmosphere, a choice of pools and a fun-filled entertainment programme
  • Alua Hawaii Ibiza - a stylish hotel set in San Antonio Bay, packed with swimming pools, bars and plenty of activities


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    What’s the food like in Ibiza?

    Ibizan cuisine is a medley of Mediterranean flavours, from your classic paella to your traditional hearty stews. When in Ibiza, be sure to check out these tasty bites:

  • Arroz de Matanzas - a traditional Ibizan rice dish where local meat is cooked in a rich broth with saffron and mushrooms
  • Sofrit Pagés - a Balearic stew made with potatoes, seasonal vegetables and various meats, including Ibizan sausages
  • Tortilla - a potato and onion-based omelette which you’ll find in most tapas bars
  • Ensaimadas - small croissants filled with chocolate or cream, or sometimes even pumpkin!
  • Greixonera - a bread and butter pudding-style dessert made with leftover ensaïmadas, usually with cinnamon or lemon
  • Flaó - a baked cheesecake-inspired pie, usually flavoured with mint and aniseed

  • Looking for places to eat in Ibiza? Check out these top dining spots:

  • Mint Lounge Bar, San Antonio - a waterfront terrace serving a tasteful menu paired with laidback music
  • Street Ibiza, San Antoni de Portmany - a must-visit spot for the best burgers in Ibiza
  • Sa Capella Ibiza, San Antoni de Portmany - an elegant dining spot set on a rustic terrace surrounded by greenery
  • Chiringuito Blue, Santa Eulalia - a chilled out beach restaurant serving everything from salads and seafood to Viennese-inspired desserts
  • FEEL IBIZA Restaurant, Es Figueral - a stylish venue serving mouthwatering pizzas in a relaxing setting


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    Where is the best nightlife in Ibiza?

    Ibiza is the go-to place for dancing from dusk ‘til dawn, so if you’re in the mood for boat parties, club nights and beach raves, check out some of the nightlife hotspots below. There are even Disco Buses that run to and from some of the best nightclubs on the island.

  • Pacha, Ibiza Town - Ibiza’s most iconic nightclub which can house up to 3000 peo[ple, with DJ sets, late-night beats and world-class acts
  • Hi Ibiza, Playa d'en Bossa - a state-of-the-art club split into two rooms - the Theatre and the Club, with light shows, VIP amenities and private teepee tents
  • Oceanbeat Boat Parties - hop on board and choose from a variety of lively All Inclusive boat parties
  • The Rock Bar, San Antonio - one of the most famous bars along the strip, offering a range of spirits and cocktails
  • Popeye's Bar, Santa Eulalia - a cosy bar serving a range of drinks, paired with TV sports and tribute acts


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    What events can I go to in Ibiza?

    From traditional celebrations to modern music and independent film festivals, Ibiza's events calendar has something for everyone. Here are some of the best events in Ibiza that are worth keeping in mind for your next trip:

  • Fiesta of San Antonio (January) - a variety of colourful events including parties, parades, music and local food stalls are held in celebration of the Patron Saint’s day
  • Fiesta of Santa Eulalia (February) - live music, traditional dancing and of course feasting take place in celebration of the Patron Saint of Santa Eulalia
  • Carnival (February)- Ibiza Town comes to life with vibrant parades, extravagant costumes and music
  • IBIZACINEFEST (February-March)- Ibiza’s International Independent Film Festival is a must-visit for film fanatics, celebrating homegrown talent and the work of Spanish directors
  • Balearic Islands’ Day (March) - the official day of celebration in the Balearics, where you’ll find various activities, sports and food across the islands
  • Ibiza's Wine Festival (March) - Viniterraneus is one of the most popular wine fairs in Spain, with hundreds of wines as well as street food on offer
  • Flower Festival (May) - look out for colourful horse-drawn carts bursting with floral colours, as well as singing, dancing and a parade of classic cars
  • Healing Ibiza (May) - the most relaxing festival you’ll experience, with peaceful music, yoga classes and natural therapies to improve the health of the body, mind and soul
  • Fiesta de San Juan (June) - an Ibiza-wide celebration with festivals, wine tasting, local food and an epic firework display to top it all off
  • Eivissa Jazz Festival (August) - this festival has been going strong since 1989, with a fusion of jazz, blues and swing music from internationally renowned artists
  • Ibiza Light Festival (October) - watch Ibiza Town come alive with spectacular light technologies created by talented artists, as well as, dance acts and interactive videos
  • Ibiza Sabor (October) - foodies will love this autumn festival, where a number of restaurants across the island showcase local ingredients and traditional tasting menus
  • International Christmas Market (November-January) - if you’re feeling festive then head to Ibiza’s Old Town for Christmas decorations, food stalls and hand-crafted goods


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    What is there to do in Ibiza?

    Make a splash at Aguamar

    This fun-filled aquatic centre is the perfect place to take the kids, complete with swimming pools, colourful waterslides, rides and picnic areas.

    Dive beneath the water’s surface

    Ibiza is surrounded by an impressive coastline, meaning that you’ll find plenty of water activities on offer - so grab your snorkel, there’s a whole underwater world to explore!

    Island hop your way around

    If you’re eager to explore even the sleepiest parts of Ibiza, then hop on one of the regular ferries to the islet of Formentera where white sands and a Caribbean-esque seascape await.

    Take a history lesson

    Calling all history buffs - if you head to the heart of Ibiza Town then you’ll find Dalt Vila - an ancient fortress with fortified walls, Islamic architecture and a choice of museums. Every day’s a school day!

    Zip, zip, zip away at Acrobosc

    This adventure park is nestled in a pine forest close to Cala Pada beach, with three different circuits of walk-over nets, tight ropes and zip slides, making it the perfect family day out.

    Get on your bike

    Exploring Ibiza on foot is one thing, but cycling your way along the coast is a whole other experience. You’ll find plenty of bicycle rentals in the area, so hop on and lose yourself in some of the island’s most enchanting landscapes.


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    What's the weather like in Ibiza?

    Ibiza’s weather is – in a word – glorious. Basking in the Balearic sun, this island offers sizzling summer weather and mild winters, as well as invitingly warm sea temperatures ideal for a dip, swim or snorkelling session.

    Month

    Average temp.

    Sea temp.

    Hours of sunshine per day

    Jan 12 °c 15 °c 7 h
    Feb 13 °c 15 °c 8 h
    Mar 14 °c 15 °c 9 h
    Apr 16 °c 16 °c 10 h
    May 18 °c 18 °c 12 h
    Jun 22 °c 21 °c 13 h
    Jul 25 °c 24 °c 13 h
    Aug 26 °c 26 °c 13 h
    Sep 24 °c 25 °c 10 h
    Oct 21 °c 22 °c 8 h
    Nov 16 °c 19 °c 8 h
    Dec 13 °c 17 °c 7 h


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    Important Information about travelling to Ibiza

    How long does it take to fly to Ibiza?

    It takes about three hours to fly to Ibiza from the UK.

    What’s the time difference between the UK and Ibiza?

    Ibiza is one hour ahead of the UK.

    What currency do they use in Ibiza?

    Ibiza is located in Spain, so the local currency is the Euro.

    What language do they speak in Ibiza?

    The official language spoken in Ibiza is Spanish.

    Will Covid-19 affect my holiday to Ibiza?

    We are currently closely following the Covid-19 situation and how it affects travel. You can find out the most up to date information about travel to Spain on the FCO website.

    Do I need any vaccinations to visit Ibiza?

    Please check with your healthcare provider for all up to date vaccination advice before booking your holiday.

    Do I need a visa to travel to Ibiza?

    British Passport holders don’t need a visa to visit Ibiza. Holders of other passports are advised to check with their national embassy for any visa requirements.


    Customer reviews

    At On the Beach, we’ve sent many satisfied customers to Ibiza for a bit of sunshine. But don't just take our word for it, read some of their 5-star reviews below.

    Chloe Jackson:


    On the Beach was quick and easy to use. We got an amazing deal in Ibiza, 4 star hotel all inclusive, flights and transfers for a very reasonable price we wouldn't have found elsewhere. No issues at all, can't recommend them enough.

    Kay Thomas:


    I have been using On the Beach for many years for my holidays to Ibiza..never had any problems...easy payment plan..excellent customer service.....I recommend them highly....affordable prices....beats any other company hands down.

    Sandra Hilton:


    Everything went smoothly from booking to flights transfers and the holiday was amazing.

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    Top Ibiza Hotels

    The New Algarb Hotel

    Playa D En Bossa, Ibiza, Balearics

    Ibiza Rocks Hotel - Adults Only

    San Antonio, Ibiza, Balearics

    Occidental Ibiza

    San Antonio Bay, Ibiza, Balearics

    Globales Montemar

    Cala Llonga, Ibiza, Balearics

    Nereida Aparthotel

    San Antonio Bay, Ibiza, Balearics

    Osiris Ibiza

    San Antonio Bay, Ibiza, Balearics

    INNSiDE by Melia Ibiza (formerly Sol House Ibiza)

    San Antonio Bay, Ibiza, Balearics

    Hotel THB Ocean Beach - Adults Only

    San Antonio Bay, Ibiza, Balearics

    Grand Palladium White Island Resort & Spa

    Playa D En Bossa, Ibiza, Balearics

    Alua Hawaii Ibiza

    San Antonio Bay, Ibiza, Balearics

    Hotel Riviera

    San Antonio Bay, Ibiza, Balearics

    Central Park Apartments - Adults Only

    San Antonio, Ibiza, Balearics

    Hotel Galeon Ibiza

    Puerto San Miguel, Ibiza, Balearics

    Sandos El Greco - Adults Only (16+)

    Portinatx, Ibiza, Balearics

    Amare Beach Hotel - Adults Only

    San Antonio Bay, Ibiza, Balearics

    Balansat Resort

    Puerto San Miguel, Ibiza, Balearics

    Invisa Figueral Resort

    Es Figueral, Ibiza, Balearics

    Riviera Apartments

    San Antonio Bay, Ibiza, Balearics

    Florencio

    San Antonio, Ibiza, Balearics

    Palladium Hotel Palmyra - Adult Only

    San Antonio, Ibiza, Balearics

    Torrent Bay Club

    San Antonio Bay, Ibiza, Balearics

    San Remo Hotel

    San Antonio Bay, Ibiza, Balearics

    El Pinar

    Cala Llonga, Ibiza, Balearics

    Hotel Piscis - Adults Only

    San Antonio, Ibiza, Balearics

    Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza

    Playa D En Bossa, Ibiza, Balearics

    AluaSoul Ibiza - Adults Only

    Es Cana, Ibiza, Balearics

    Blau Park

    San Antonio, Ibiza, Balearics

    Sol Beach House Ibiza - Adults Only

    Santa Eulària, Ibiza, Balearics

    Apartments Playasol Mogambo - Adults Only

    Playa D En Bossa, Ibiza, Balearics

    Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Hotel - Adults Only

    Playa D En Bossa, Ibiza, Balearics

    Ibiza Resorts

    Cala Llonga

    Cala Llonga

    When you plan your Balearics holidays, think about Cala Llonga. Just a short trip from the UK, Cala Llonga is located on the beautiful island of Ibiza…

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    Es Cana

    Es Cana

    Es Cana is a quiet, rustic town on the south shore of the island of Ibiza and boasts sandy white shores, and a beautiful view of the Mediterranean Sea…

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    Ibiza Town

    Ibiza Town

    Ibiza Town with its seductive Mediterranean sunrise, the alluring old town and the pine covered hilly inland is the ultimate Balearics experience. Exc…

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    San Antonio

    San Antonio

    When most people think of Ibiza holidays, their first thoughts are of hot nightlife, and parties that last well past midnight. San Antonio holidays ep…

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    San Antonio Bay

    San Antonio Bay

    Just south of San Antonio lies the sleepy hollow of San Antonio Bay. A welcome respite for party goers who need a quiet place to recuperate, San Anton…

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    Talamanca

    Talamanca

    Nearby busy Ibiza Town, lies the peaceful expanse that is Talamanca Beach. Long, clean, sandy shores are kissed by the crystal blue waters of the Medi…

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    Playa d'En Bossa

    Playa d'En Bossa

    Known as the White Island, Ibiza is a hedonistic paradise of white sand, turquoise waters, incredible sunsets and legendary parties. But that is only…

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    Santa Eulalia

    Santa Eulalia

    Ideally located on Ibiza’s south eastern coast, the palm-studded beaches of Santa Eulalia are the place to be for holidaymakers looking to enjoy a chi…

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