Holidays In Ibiza
Ibiza Holidays at a glance
Book Ibiza holidays with Olympic Holidays enjoy a Balearic island holiday well known for its traditional Spanish towns set in the countryside, some of Europe's best beaches and nightclubs well known around the world. Ibiza is the third smallest Balearic island and has been tremendously popular for tourist for the last 40 years. As well as clubbing, Ibiza holidays have an excellent range of resorts with excellent beaches surrounded by crystal clear waters.
Who holidays in Ibiza?
Ibiza holidays are ideal for young people seeking wild nights and parting into the early hours in a sophisticated and cosmopolitan atmosphere. Ibiza holidays are also suitable for families with children looking for glorious beaches ideal for relaxation and sunbathing.
Key Facts - Ibiza
- CapitalIbiza Town
- Time Difference+1 GMT
- Flight Duration from UK2hrs 30mins (Approx)
Ibiza Holidays - Destination Profile
Choose Ibiza holidays and arrive in the most diverse of the Balearic Islands located in the Mediterranean off the coast of Spain together with its neighbours Menorca & Majorca. Each of the holiday resorts are scattered around the beautiful coastline, each has its own unique charm making Ibiza holidays an unforgettable experience.
The resorts of Ibiza Town and San Antonio are where the clubbing scene and nightlife is most vibrant. These resorts have a plethora of bars and nightclubs offering those taking holidays to Ibiza the opportunity to party into the early hours and relax during the day. Located the south east coast is Santa Eulalia, 9 miles north from Ibiza Town and 13 mile from Ibiza airport. Santa Eulalia is a charming resort with a central square leading to a seafront promenade. The beach is has a excellent range of bars and restaurants while the centre of the resort has some lovely cafes to relax. The nightlife is low key making it an ideal base for relaxing Ibiza holidays for families and couples.
Playa d'en Bossa is a wonderful resort that is heavily targeted to families and couples, located on the South West coast this resort has a wonderful blue flag beach and plenty of facilities to keep everyone occupied including a waterpark. If your looking for Ibiza holiday with nice mix of relaxation and some party nights than Figueretas is an excellent resort. Located just a short walk to Ibiza town promising stunning sights of the old town, together with a wonderful array of bars, restaurants and cafes.
Value Ibiza Holidays with Olympic Holidays
Ibiza holidays remain extremely popular for package holidays, Ibiza holidays depart from a wide range of UK airports including London Gatwick and Manchester. There is one airport in Ibiza that is located conveniently for easy access to all the resorts. As well as package holidays to Ibiza, Olympic Holidays has great range of cheap flights to Ibiza.
Holidays in Ibiza - Things to see
Capilla de San Ciriaco: This is a steep small cobbled street that crosses the Calle Mayor leading to the cathedral in the heart of the old city. In this little street you will find an interesting chapel with the same name. It is a large crack in the rock with a grille covering the hole in the wall. Legend has it that this is the place where the first Catalan soldiers entered the Arab citadel in 1235, thus allowing the island to be conquered by King Jaime I
Estátua del Sagrado Corazòn de Jesus: Ibiza's statue of Christ can be seen from the road running between San Antonio and Ibiza Town. The statue is a monument to the Sacred heart of Jesus and was erected after the Spanish civil war. From here you will be able to enjoy wonderful view of the valley.
Faro de Botafoc: The Botafoc lighthouse sits just right of beach as you head towards Talamanca. From here you can enjoy panoramic views of Ibiza Town. Built in 1861, the lighthouse is 16 metres high. Visitors are not permitted to go inside the building.
Things to do on a Holiday in Ibiza
Golf Courses: For golf enthusiast Ibiza holidays are great fun with a number of professional golf courses located on the island. Even if your a beginner you can quite easily hire equipment and enjoy a round.
Water Park: The Aguamar in Playa den Bossa is Ibiza's largest waterpark, guaranteed to keep the adults and children happy. The waterpark offers a spectacular variety of water slides, chutes and swimming pools. You may even dare to enter the 'Black Hole', with its scary high decent sliding down on a rubber ring.
Sunset Sailing: The sunset in Ibiza can only be described as phenomenal, take a trip upon a catamaran and take in the breathtaking views of the sunset.
Eating/Drinking During Ibiza Holidays
Ibiza holidays have grown in popularity due to its worldwide reputation for cosmopolitan and vibrant nightlife attracting visitors seeking all night parties in a sophisticated environment. The crowds taking holidays to Ibiza are very diverse due to the relaxed and tolerant vibe. Due to the island's diversity Ibiza has attracted many of the worlds top nightclub brands such as Es Paradis & Pascha and world famous DJ's.
If clubbing and wild partying is not your scene Ibiza holidays still have plenty to offer with many family orientated resorts keeping everyone happy.
Getting Around on Ibiza Holidays
Car Hire: A very convinient way of getting around during your Ibiza holidays is to hire a car. In the larger resorts you will find Car Hire companies offer a range of vehicles.
Buses: Ibiza has an extensive regular bus service that run half hour connections between all the major resorts and popular beaches. During the summer buses run between 7am - 10pm. a disco bus is available from midnight to 6am catering for clubbers.
Taxis: A very comfortable method of transport and quite cost effective if there are 3 or 4 people travelling. Taxis can be flagged down at any time and operate on a meter system.
Ibiza Holidays Shopping
Ibiza holidays are excellent for those who like shopping, bargain purchases include designer brands, sunglasses, watches, alchohol, perfumes and leather goods. If you head down to Ibiza Port you will discover a vibrant shopping scene with trendy boutiques selling the latest fashions.
The hippy market is located in Es Cana and operated every Wednesday and has been doing so since the 1970's. If your looking for mementos or souvenirs of your Ibiza holidays there is huge choice including moccasins, batik wraps and trinkets.
Weather and climate information
You will enjoy the hot and dry Mediterranean climate whilst taking your Ibiza holidays where the temperatures regularly hit the late 20C's. During July and August the sun and temperatures are at their highest making Ibiza holidays a paradise for sunbathers.
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