Ibiza holidays are typically known as a top party-goer choice. The Spanish Balearic Island of Ibiza attracts merrymakers from across the globe who embrace an avant-garde hippy culture, lounging around on its picture-perfect white sandy beaches all day. Then they let their hair down in its world-famous chic nightclubs all night. But take a closer look and you’ll see that Ibiza is a multi-faceted location with plenty of unique experiences to offer year-round for a variety of travellers.
Visit Sant Antoni de Portmany and experience its natural beauty
When compiling an itinerary for your Ibiza holidays, remember to add Sant Antoni de Portmany. This west coast town on Ibiza boasts a world-famous sunset strip and is home to iconic clubs Café Mambo and Café del Mar. Nature lovers will fall for this location where you’ll find mysterious coves and beaches emerging from the rocks and pine forest. Take your explorations below sea level and investigate underwater caves and shipwreck sites with some of the best scuba diving in the world, right off the Scuba Diving Pier.
Pack your dancing shoes and get ready for Ibiza nightclubs
Celebrate like a celebrity when you plan Ibiza holidays with a plan to party. Undoubtedly, the nightlife culture is a major draw for tourists on Ibiza holidays. The island hosts some of the world’s most glamorous fiestas and is a leader in international music trends. You’ll find the best DJs in the world lining up for their spot behind the decks with the most innovative and up-to-date spaces, designs and technologies in the clubbing scene. Visit clubs like Pacha, which is the oldest and most famous club on Ibiza, or Amnesia, voted the best club in the world several times, and truly embrace your wild side. Remember to make use of taxis and private rides from SIXT ride to move around Ibiza, especially on nights when you’re likely to have a few drinks.
Beat the heat and the crowds when you visit Ibiza in December
December is considered the low season for tourism in Ibiza, but there is nothing low about Ibiza in December. The weather gets a bit cooler making it perfect for a peaceful trip where you can explore the island’s history, traditions and folklore. Spend time embracing the Ibizan people’s proud culture when you visit its churches, wells and traditional ‘peasant’ scattered houses with their notable “porxo” or porches. During your Ibiza winter holidays you can wander around the charming villages and take in the smell of the lavender and lemon trees that line the streets during this time, before stopping off and warming yourself with a cuppa as Ibiza shows off its thriving coffee shop culture.
Turn down the volume and enjoy some quiet beauty when you go hiking in Ibiza
Open your eyes to the quiet, more authentic side of Ibiza when you book Ibiza holidays that prioritise spending time in lush nature. Be surrounded by beautiful flora and fauna and tropical creatures when you go hiking in Ibiza. Many hiking tours cover the whole island and include stops at beaches and small villages. Head to San Josep Village and walk up Talaia, the highest mountain on the island, or enjoy hiking trails that run along the gentle coastal paths. Where you will often have you passing through hidden covers where you can have a secret swim in sparkling waters before heading off on the trail.
A luxury island with a love for music
The Hard Rock Ibiza hotel is one of the most popular choices for some luxury accommodation on the island and hosts unique shows, activities and pampering opportunities. Located on La Isla, you won’t have to leave the hotel if you don’t want to. There are so many entertainment options on-site for you to enjoy like:
- Tatel Ibiza: Featuring Mediterranean gastronomy and a full daily live music line-up.
- The Beach at Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza: For relaxed outdoor dining with exquisite sea views.
- Sublimation: A dining experience designed by chef Paco Roncero (2 Michelin stars) to bring fine dining with emotions to the island.
- Sessions: The classic Hard Rock hotel dining experience that serves up constantly changing buffets at the pool.
- Constant Grind: The in-house coffee shop.
- Eden & Splash pool bar: Delicious cocktails with high-end snacks served next to the gorgeous indoor pool.
Ushuaia Ibiza is another top-of-list hotel in Ibiza and is home to the number one outdoor club on the island, Ushuaia Club, which hosts top DJs from around the world and globally recognised music events and festivals that will blow your mind. Located at d’en Bossa Beach, the hotel offers cool activities like DJ master classes and boat trips, and a full spa menu.