Located in the province of Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea, and 93 miles from Valencia, IBIZA is one of the most popular destinations in Spain, being an archipelago of the country. The popularity of this place which is 571 square kilometers in area and belonging to the Pityusic islands has grown over the years because of the increase in the nightclubs where you will find European summer outposts. IBIZA is the home of exotic beaches, quiet villages and hotels and bars. The sandy coves are a treat to watch and the panoramic view of the hills dotted with pine groves provides nature lovers an unforgettable experience. Party lovers are sure to find this sexiest baby of all the beaches, as it is known, an ideal destination more so because of the presence of DJs like Luciano and David Guetta which makes his island a holy place for clubbers. Explore the peaceful locations where you will find secluded coves in the North-West, hilltop hamlet and the ramparts of Dalt Vila to discover the rich heritage this place holds.
Discover a selection of the best spots and attractions in IBIZA
The cultural legacy of Ibiza can be witnessed at Cova des Cuieram where you will find about 600 images designed with Terracota of Tanit, a fertility goddess. Consisting of a few chambers, this cave is located in a remote corner of this island.
Along the 18 kilometer stretch of the Ibiza beach, you will find a variety of possibilities that you can enjoy. There are the remains of the old civilization here with ancient towers and many other signs of the historical past. You can also participate in outdoor activities at the beach like water sports and swimming.
This is an old church built in 1568 and an example of the extraordinary architecture of those days. The attractive features of this building include entrance porch standing upon huge pillars, defence tower and a dramatically designed alter. You can attend the Sunday Mass at 11 AM.
One of the most visited attractions in Ibiza is the Stonehenge, which is a monument built on 13 columns made of basalt,and is one of the modern attractions. Built on a coastal shelf of natural rocks,this monument has one of its columns 20 m in height which makes it more attractive.
Ramparts is a historical site which is surrounded by colossal walls reaching to a height of 25 meters and include 7 bastions. Take a walk along the perimeter of the Ramparts after sunset when it is lit up with floodlights to offer an exquisite view. You can also have a view of the port area when walking.
Calad'en Serra is yet another beautiful beach to spend a few hours of relaxing time. The spectacular approach road offers a splendid sight of azure water flowing at a distance and many vistas.
Archeological studies have revealed that the first settlement of IBIZA was about 3000 years ago and is one of the earliest towns in Europe, discovered by the Carthaginians in 654 B.C. This town became an economic hub with many types of trades flourishing because of the harbor and the city walls which were strong enough to withstand any attack. Salt was made from sea water which became the most important trade in this place. Then came the Romans in 123 B.C. who gave the name Ebusus to the town of Ibiza. Gradually the Arabs (9th century A.D.), the Catalans (1235) n til the Pirates seized Ibiza and defensive churches were built by the villagers to safeguard themselves from outside attacks. Still today Ibiza has a mixed population of many types of races and people from different countries settled here.
According to the latest census in 2015, the population of IBOZA stood at 144,042 taking into account all the five municipalities, of which Ibiza is the capital. The Human sex ratio of this place is 97.74 i.e. for every 100 males there are 97.74 females.
The annual average temperature in Ibiza is 22 degree Celsius maximum and 14 degree Celsius minimum, which makes this place an ideal one for holidaying. Rainfall is heaviest in the month of October which is around 60 mm and August is the best time of the year for swimming because the sea temperature hovers around 26degree centigrade. Although favorable seasons in which to visit Ibiza are Spring and Autumn which means April to October, the most ideal month would be September because the beautiful sunshine and no rainfall.
You will have a wide option when choosing a place to stay, which include apartments, holiday villas, guest houses, hotels, camping facilities and other types of accommodation.