The old town of Ibiza has a lot to offer including a lot of history. In the old town you can see the excavation of the ruins of the seventh century, all the artifacts found here are exhibited in the Castle Museum, along with other items, taken from the Balearic Islands. The gates of Ses Tales that lead to the castle and are real masterpieces. Here you can also admire the Spanish Villa Dalt. Here you have to walk not only through the medieval streets, but also to climb the walls of the castle.
For those who want to know more about the life of Pitiuses in Santa Eularia des Riu, there is an ethnographic museum. You can also visit the manor house, which belonged to a rich family and has now been restored. The country house is open to anyone who is interested in how the life of the locals was a century ago.
Holidays on the beaches of Ibiza
Ibiza gets widely appreciated by hundreds of thousands of tourists. The warm sea and the hot sun attract visitors from all over the world. The total length of the beaches of Ibiza is about 18 kilometers of which many are found in small rocky bays.
The picturesque beach of Cala Benirras, located in the northern part of the island, is very popular with hippies. The beach is known for its lively and informal atmosphere. There is a restaurant in this part of the coast. Cala Benirras, far away from public transport stops, is only reachable by car but that is probably the only downside to the beach. Every year the Drums Day Festival is celebrated in Cala Benirras on 28 August.
Cala de Portinatx is located in the quiet northeast of the island. It is a very comfortable place to rest with children making it popular with families.
Cala de Sant Vincent will be a pleasant surprise for those who want to rest in a peaceful and harmonious environment. Cala Xarraca Beach offers an ideal setting for snorkeling and scuba diving. It is also popular with health tourism enthusiasts because the swallowing pits in the area whcih have a healing effect.
Platja es Canar is one of the most popular beaches east of Ibiza. Most visitors are families with children attracted by the picturesque beach and the hippie market nearby. There are also several official nudist beaches on the island, including the beach of Aigues Blanques. Furthermore, Cala Bassa Beach, located in the western part of the island, is equally popular with demanding tourists and locals alike. It is also a perfect choice for watersports thanks to its sports complexes and rental services.
The small beach of Cala d’Hort is located on the picturesque West coast. From here there is the possibility to see one of the most important natural monuments of the island, the beautiful cliffs of Es Verda. Another comfortable beach is the Calo des Moro, which is open from early morning until late at night.
Ibiza has an amazing nightlife with numerous clubs. But there are also things to do during the day for those who love active recreation and extreme sports. Want to sail on a speed boat? On most of the large beaches you can rent a boat, a jet ski or a catamaran. Do you like fishing? You can buy an ‘ individual recreational fishing license ‘ allowing you to go fishing on the coast or in the open sea on a rented boat. Are you a sailor or do you want to learn this? Many sailing schools are at your disposal. They have programs for beginners and for experienced sailors.
Those who prefer to discover the beauty of the island can choose from many walking routes of varying degrees of difficulty and enjoy the beautiful landscape. You can explore the landscape on a different way for example horseback riding, a nice combination of tourism and interaction with animals. Fans of the underground world will be interested in the caves of San Miguel.
Although Ibiza is known for its ‘ hippie vibes ‘ but the island has so much more to offer its visitors. Not only the beautiful scenery but also the beautiful beaches are worth visiting. In particular, the many water activities are highly recommended. However, the beautiful old architecture should not be left behind. In short, an island where many vacations can be enjoyed or maybe even a permanent stay.