Though we went to Ibiza on the very last week of their season we still had a brilliant time. It was clear that...
The natural beauty of Ibiza’s landscape lends itself perfectly to an enormous choice of outdoor leisure activities. Walking, hiking and trekking are popular ways to soak up the scenery and sunsets. Coastal routes take you from beach to beach and a trip into the mountains offers spectacular sea views from the cliff tops.
A sports paradise, the island has golf courses, horse riding, diving and boat trips. Taking one of the many tour trains is also a great way to see the island away from its bustling beach resorts.
With nearly 60 beaches to choose from on Ibiza, you’re never far from a wonderful stretch of golden sand or a sheltered cove. The island’s waters are also amongst the cleanest in the Mediterranean.
In the north, Portinatx offers magnificent panoramic views, rocky shorelines and a seabed of fine, white sand. You’ll find Playa d’en Bossa in the south has the longest sandy beach on the island – an ideal setting for families. For something a bit more active, watersports are available at larger resorts in peak season.
There’s no escaping the fact that Ibiza is the world’s clubbing capital. With its contemporary and unique nightspots, the island remains one the most fashionable destinations in Europe.
A variety of stylish and traditional low-key bars and restaurants can be found all over the island. Here you can spend hours sampling delicious fresh seafood or typical tapas while lounging on luxurious scatter cushions. Tiny little bars line the windy lanes of the Old Town of Ibiza, while families might venture to quieter northern coastal resorts.
Shopping on Ibiza offers a truly unique experience. Across the island you’ll find a selection of outlets, most of which stay open late.
Hippy markets provide the perfect opportunity to sample this much-loved Ibizan culture. Colourful stalls sell exotic batik wraps and clothing, tailor-made leather moccasins and a tantalising variety of east Asian silver jewellery and trinkets. Trendy boutiques are famous for their ‘ad-lib’ fashions, whether you go day or night-time shopping in the Old Town of Ibiza. Art galleries and local crafts are also in abundance here.