Far away from the eastern coast of Spain lies a beautiful island squatting on the Mediterranean Sea. Ibiza is situated approximately 150 km away from Valencia which attracts tourists from all round the world throughout the years, Ibiza Town, Santa Eulària des Riu and Sant Antoni de Portmany are the most significant settlements of this island.
All the party lovers out there must’ve already surrendered their attention to this only by reading the name of Ibiza, yes, none other than your 24*7 party place, Ibiza has now become a hub for all the party animals out there. Summer club scene attracts the majority of youngsters out there to witness something unusual and adventurous, renowned for its pulse rising Electronic Dance Music, this place has a little surprise for every sort of traveller that decides to explore the magnificent island.
Due to the insane number of tourists that Ibiza has been warmly welcoming every year, this place has now been declared to be a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Ibiza and Formentera are together known as ‘Pine Island’ or ‘Pityuses’. Dating back to 654 BC when the island was founded by Phoenician, the island now belongs to the Balearic autonomous community.
Sunbathing, water sports and crazy parties sums up the activities that one can enjoy. However, on an ideal night, you can get away from the chaos and sit in the slow music, enjoying the shores of water glibly hitting the sand and moving back and forth. While in Ibiza, do not forget to taste the mouth-drooling cheap food stalls that lines the narrow lane situated close to the ocean.
Best Time To Visit Ibiza
Whether you are an all night beach raver, serene seeker or a boho hippy, you shall all find this place hard to leave. The summers are usually packed with a number of famous DJs like David Guetta, Sven Väth and Armin van Buuren et al, the club era finds this place really hard to resist.
The best time to visit this island is during the months of summer which is from May to October when the temperature is usually higher enough to let you flaunt that sexy beach body and parties are illuminated by the fire that you release. If you want to explore the island when the sun shines bright and the wind blows smoothly, make sure to book your tickets during the summer season. However, if you are looking to visit the famous music summit and watch your favourite artist go live, make sure to book the tickets accordingly. Usually the music fest happens during the summer months only.
The months of June to September hosts the largest number of travellers, therefore everything is expensive at that time, from hotel rates to the food. If you want to save on those extra bucks and visit the place just to keenly soak in its beauty, you can plan your trip in the shoulder season (April through June) to go easy on your budget and enjoy exploring the lively island.
Situated at a distance of 30 km from the heart of the city, this small rocky island sits peacefully on the western side of Ibiza. The picturesque scenery of the setting sun dipped in crimson and yellow colour while the sky picks up the colour from the sea, the big rocky island will mesmerise you with a scene that will never get out of your mind. The mysterious stories told about this place lures the travellers to visit this place at least once, outside, you can find numerous food stalls and booze serving bars to relax and quench your thirst.
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The island that you heard about, the mysteries that still are said to oscillate between the truth and the myth, yes we’re talking about Atlantis. The blue lagoon coloured water flowing peacefully emerging a tranquil sound while the ambiance provides nothing but the best with lush greenery and unique rock formations. Make sure to keep this place in your list while visiting Ibiza.
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Passeig de ses Fonts
Situated in Sant Antony de Portmany, Passeig de ses Fonts squanders right into the heart of the town where the majority of the buildings and tourist offices reside. As soon as you enter the place, you will witness a huge coloured fountain playing with the heights of water which gives a different look to the city altogether. If you are in the mood for dining in some of the most luxurious restaurants or just to shop from Ibiza, this is the right place for you.
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Eivissa Dalt Vila
Now that you’re done exploring the modern side of Ibiza with lively parties, booze flowing like water in the river and dancing over the beats of the EDM, it’s time to travel back to this rustic town with narrow and zig-zag street, steep ways and mesmerising buildings. This town will offer you with a lot of scenic views in the most quaint manner which is why the town was declared to be a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
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Names after the salt lakes situated in the southern part of Ibiza, this is one of the most classical beaches in Ibiza. In the heart of the ocean, you can notice a slightly long crescent shaped sand which is bordered by a dense pine forest. Being one of the most iconic beaches in the island, it is seen to host the most crazy parties that the tourists can ever witness.
If you are looking for some alone time in Ibiza with your loved ones, make a drive through the red rocky cliffs and the dense pine forest will lead you to this white sand beach with turquoise coloured water flowing through it. Sit on the sun loungers enjoying the sun rays. Book a ride with Rydeu to assure a laid-back trip to this beautiful ocean.
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Situated in the Mediterranean Sea, Formentera is the smallest Balearic Island in Spain which lies in close proximity to Ibiza. If you want to get away from the hype and witness some time alone just observing the beauty of the water, you must book a ride to Formentera from Ibiza, sand dunes and pine trees will amaze your mind throughout the ride. If you have a thing or two for a wild party and dancing with strangers, do not forget to visit this place.
Palma de Mallorca
Appearing magically from the honey coloured pebbles from the serene water of Balma de Palma, this city is known to be the capital and one of the largest cities in the autonomous commune of the Balearic Island in Spain. Palma De Mallorca squats on the southern coast of Mallorca on the Bay of Palma. Dating back to the 13th century, this city was founded to be a Roman standing proudly upon the remains of Talaiotic settlements.A lavishly shredded crown of historical sites, Palma is also seen to be a home to an array of galleries, architecture so fine that it can be found nowhere else and numerous cafes lines across the narrow street. From the beautiful ruins of the gothic Cathedral to the baroque churches, this city is bound to draw your breath away with its awe-inspiring beauty and vibrant boho neighbourhood. The city simply has so much to offer that it will surprise you with one underrated yet breathtaking place everyday even after you have explored it at its best.
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Situated at a distance of 12.4 miles away from the vibrant Ibiza, this is a beach resort village located in the municipality of Santa Eulària des Riu. Es Canar is just 10 minutes walk away from Cala Nova and Playa which makes it a perfect place for the tourists to relax their mind. This village is a perfect amalgamation of the hippie culture and the famous markets that thrive the attention of the tourists, while in Es Canar, make sure to explore the markets lined on the narrow streets, you can also explore the local food from the stalls that have been set right near the markets.
Squatting in southern Spain, this alluring city is known for its baroque churches and ancient architecture. Make sure to shop leather from this leather-bearing place, buying silver is yet another thing that every traveller must experience. While in Cordoba, the food lovers have the liberty to go gaga over the olive dishes that the city offers.
If you are visiting Spain but missing out on Pueblos Blancos, you better have a good excuse for it. Wrapped amidst the mountain ranges, the view that this village offers is so rich that it will make you feel like a king. If you are tired from the hustle bustle of Ibiza, this rustic village with ancient customers and white washed houses with steep steps will make an amazing getaway for you. Book a ride with Rydeu and take a day trip to Pueblos Blancos in comfort.
Dating back to the Moorish rule, Ronda is a village squatting over the head of the mountain in Spain’s Malaga province. The stone bridge is bound to draw the breaths away with its enchanting beauty that it embraces. Ibiza is a party place, hence, you might not be able to explore a lot of historical places with rich history, however, if you want to explore the rustic tradition blended with unique culture, make sure to take a day trip to Ronda.
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Overlooking the golden sea with sun-baked plains and picturesque surroundings, Carmona is nothing less than a bliss. If you want to witness the rare fight of the royal palaces with baroque architecture, Mudéjar churches and the Moorish forts. Adventure lovers can have a quick adrenaline rush as this place features a haunting Roman necropolis that calls over its dark ancient past. If you want to get away from the hustle bustle and the loud music of the Ibiza island, you can definitely consider visiting Carmona once.
Squatting over the Andalusia region, Cadiz is a small city in the southwestern part of Spain. The city offers the rich view and history of the country, dating back to the ancient times. The city provides you with an array of places to eat, vibrant bars and restaurants lined along the narrow streets, it is known to be one of the oldest cities in Spain and features quaint white-washed buildings with steep steps. If you are visiting Ibiza with your family, make sure to keep this place at the top of your list as your little ones are gonna love it.
Driven by the beauty of Alhambra, Granada is a small town with mouth-drooling Arabic cuisine, Islamic architecture that lines the city and the iconic churches that the city boasts. One can easily tell that art lies in the heart of the city by simply looking at the alluring graffitis crafted all over the street. The city is regarded to be the capital of Granada province and assures you a time travel. Book a ride with Rydeu and take a day trip to Grana from Ibiza in utter comfort, make sure to explore our offers to choose the best ride for you as per your desire. Dive into the divinity of this laid back place.