Ibiza is a beautiful island in the Mediterranean sea. It is also part of the Balearic Islands complex. It is widely known for its nightlife and trendy club scene making it a popular destination for party goers. Apart from the nightlife, there are many things one can do on the island of Ibiza.
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Visit Ibiza’s old town
Ibiza’s old town, Dalt Vila is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You should spend at least one day exploring this beautiful part of town with the narrow, cobbled streets and Gothic-Catalan buildings. Wear comfortable shoes and prepare to climb to the top and enjoy some fantastic panoramic views. Some points of interest in the old town include the city walls, the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Snows, the Archaeological Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Arts. Around the main square, Plaza de Vila, there are beautiful cafes and restaurants to sit down and relax.
Relax in one of the beaches
The island of Ibiza is home to some fabulous beaches. You can spend many days relaxing under the sun and enjoy the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean sea. If you are up to beach bars and trendy beaches you should head to the Ocean beach club in San Antonio or Coco Beach. If you are looking for nudist beaches, you can go to Aguas Blancas on the northeast coast of the island or the Es Cavallet in the south of the island very close to Ibiza town. If you want to avoid the crowds you can head to Pou D’es Lleo beach or Cala Llentrisca beach. Ibiza has something for everyone.
Go cycling and hiking
At the north of the island, there is a 29km cycle path called Route 19. Although this route is not for beginners as it has some steep climbs, it is very scenic as you can enjoy along the way some breathtaking coves and the beauty of nature. Apart from Route 99, there are more cycling and hiking paths across the island for the adventure souls.
How to get to Ibiza
Ibiza has one main airport which is close to Ibiza town. It’s very easy to get to Ibiza, there are many direct flights from different European cities. There is also the choice of taking the ferry from the coastal towns of Barcelona and Valencia in Spain. Once there it is highly recommended to rent a car if you want to explore the island.
Ibiza has two sides, the vibrant one with the nightclubs and parties and the off-the -beaten track with the quiet beaches, the quaint villages and archaeological sites.
Have you ever been to Ibiza? Which side did you enjoy the most?