Ibiza is one of the most popular party destinations in all of Europe. It is one of the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Spain.
We Indians know Ibiza now, because of few movie stars were caught holidaying there.
During summer, the island's population doubles as tourists come to Ibiza to enjoy the night clubs, beach bars and restaurants. It is also a major haven for people looking to hear famous DJ's or hear more up and coming DJ's. If your looking to party the night away this is the island for you. During the afternoons, you can also find beach parties. But the island also have things to offer to people who don't need to party. The island is a good place for hiking or mountainbiking.
Ibiza Town is the main settlement on Ibiza. It is located on the southeast side of the island. Other major towns on the island include , Sant Antoni de Portmany Santa Eularia des Riu, Sant Josep and Portinax.
Ibiza is home to many beautiful beaches with crystal clear water and white sand all round the island. When looking for more deserted beaches you might also want to consider taking the boat trip to near by Formentera, which is less of tourists.
Northern Beaches Cala Benirras and Port de San Miguel.
Southern Beaches Talamanca, Playa d’en Bossa, Figueretes, Playa de las Salinas and Cala Jondal.
Eastern Beaches Cala Llonga. Cala Nova
Western Beaches Cala Salada, Cala Conta, Cala Tarida, Cala Gracio, Cala Vedella, Cala d’hort, Cala Bassa and Atlantis.
Cava de Can Marca
Near Port de San Miquel you will find the Can Marca cave. It is located at about 10-12 metres above see level, making it a great place for smuggles to stash their stuff in the old days.
Discotheques in ibiza
Most discotheques are only opened during the busy summer season. This is also the time that the best DJ's travel from and to the island, usually in style as you can see If the land at the airport and see the private jets. This means that the opening parties take place late May/Early June, and the closing parties at the end of September/early October.
Every Wednesday a hippy market takes place at Es Cana, on the eastern coast, There are many stands with all kinds of stuff, music and a lot of places to take a drink or a bite.
If you want to get sporty when staying in Ibiza, there are a couple of Mountain bike routeslaid out across the island. They vary in difficulty and start from various towns. For many of them you need to be aware to take enough food and drinks with you, as not all routes pass through towns.
Ibiza has a typical Mediterranean climate with warm and dry summers and mild but relatively wet winters. Summers last from June to September.Winters last from December to February.This is also the time when most rain falls, although autumn and spring have good deal of showers as well and even summers can have some heavy showers now and then.