What to see and do in Ibiza

Good things happen to those who go to Ibiza

Good things happen to those go to Ibiza. The Spanish island is magical and those who go fall under its spell!

Certain places in the world call our name, draw us like a magnet and the Spanish magic island of Ibiza is one of them.

Ibiza spelled with sea shells on the sand.

The creator of the universe sure spent a little more time and blessed the island with incredibly beautiful beaches

Pathway to a beach in Ibiza.

crystal-clear and turquoise waters

Blessed by nature. Rocks and turquoise water in Ibiza.

unique landscapes

Aerial view of Ibiza

warm and friendly locals and all within easy reach from the old continent and Mainland Spain.

Known the world over as the party capital of Europe thanks to the best DJ’s playing music in hip clubs from dusk until the next day and partygoers dance the night away under the stars, Ibiza offers so much more than an incredible nightlife.

Visitors from all walks of life, both national and international, flock to the Balearic Islands from the spring until the end of the summer in search of sun, sand, surf, relaxation and indulge in a luxury or boutique hotels where they receive a royal treatment.

Thinking about heading there and find out what the big buzz is all about? Here are some suggestions on What to See and do in Ibiza

Ever wanted to go to the Balearic Islands? Here are some suggestions on what to see and do in Ibiza.


Get a dose of history and culture

The town of Ibiza or locally known as Eivissa is the starting point of any tour of the island.

Life is better in Ibiza or Eivissa. Wooden signs on sale at a local store.

Its main attraction is Dalt Vila or Uptown which has been designated as one of the world’s heritage sites for its historic and cultural value.

Walled city of Ibiza. View of Dalt Villa or up town Eivissa.

Its century old walls which were built to protect the city from pirates or foreign invaders, cobblestone streets, alleys, and spectacular views of the harbor and the sea take literally take your breath away.

Walk along narrow alleys

Street in Old Town, Ibiza.

and admire typical white-washed houses

View of traditional houses in Ibiza.

or go on a day-trip to nearby islets by boat or ferry.

Rock islands near Ibiza.

and at the end of the day stand in awe before this glorious vision (and Mother Nature’s greatest shows).

Sunset in Ibiza

Where to stay

For more laid-back, relaxing and quiet holidays, and to fully recharge batteries, opt to stay in Santa Eulària des Riu or Santa Eulalia del Río, which is the third largest town on the island and a great seaside resort town.

Several 5 star luxury hotels such as Aguas de Ibiza, an eco-luxury design hotel, line up the coast. The property, which is scheduled to reopen during Easter 2017 for a new season, offers superb accommodation, fine dining with spectacular views,

View from Aguas de Ibiza luxury hotel

Photo credit: Aguas de Ibiza

an array of activities; pools

Pool at Aguas de Ibiza luxury hotel.

Photo credit: Aguas de Ibiza

and terraces overlook the Santa Eulalia del Rio marina and the Mediterranean.

Outdoor terrace at Agua de Ibiza luxury hotel overlooking the marina and Mediterranean

Photo credit: Aguas de Ibiza

and best of all? It houses one of the best spas in Ibiza.

Spa at Aguas de Ibiza luxury hotel

Photo credit: Aguas de Ibiza

How can spa goers resist or say no to hydro therapy and beauty treatments at Revival Spa?


Get some vitamin sea

It is well-known that life is better at the beach and there are so many to choose from around the island, the most difficult part is picking one or more.

Go for a swim in clear and peaceful waters

Swimming in crystal-clear waters in Ibiza

Stroll along golden sand beaches and let gentle waves reach your feet.

Beach stroll in Ibiza



Go island hopping

One of the best ways to escape from the hustle and bustle of a city or town is to be sail away at sea and go island hopping.

View of boats and the sea from a beach in Ibiza

Sailing boat in ibiza

Water sport lovers will rejoice, from diving, surfing to kayaking or just relaxing under the sun, it will be a trip to remember.


What to eat

Ibiza is surrounded by the sea, therefore food is prepared daily with fresh produce and fine ingredients and are accompanied by local wine.

Among the well-known dishes we find: sobrasada (sausage infused with paprika), sofrit pagès (fried meat), guisat de peix (fish stew), arroz a la marinera (resembling the paella),

Love seafood? Then you must tantalize your tastebuds with the one and only Paella, a typical feast in Spain and around the world. Rice is cooked with all types of seafood and is delicious.

For your sweet tooth or dessert lovers, there is:

Flao (soft tart made with goat cheese and mint)

Greixonera (Cinnamon pudding)


Orelletes (lemon-flavored fried pastry)


And last but not least


Where to party

If there is anything Ibiza does better than anyone else on earth is to party the night away! They are the worldwide leaders.

Famed DJ’s, musicians and artists come to the island to take the pulse of what is hot and happening in the world of music.

Enthusiastic crowd at music concert

Ibiza is an inspiration to singers, songwriters, musical arrangers, mixers and their compositions will later be heard and danced to in clubs all over the globe.

Among the most famous there is:

Privilege, the world’s biggest club, in San Rafael

Space Club in Platja d’en Bossa

Es Paradis in Sant Antoni

Sa Trixa in Sant Josep de sa Talaia

Amnesia in San Rafael

Bora Bora Ibiza in Platja d’en Bossa


As you can see, Ibiza has tons to offer to locals and visitors and the hardest part will be leaving such a little piece of paradise.

Enjoy a frozen cocktail at sunset in Ibiza.

Before you know it you will be planning one or more return trips in the future to cover more of the territory and then rave about it to those around you!

So now you know a bit more and have some ideas about What to See and Do in Ibiza.

Now it’s your turn

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Have you been or would you love to go to Ibiza?

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Until next time, hasta la próxima

Karla 🙂





2 thoughts on “What to see and do in Ibiza

  1. Not being a party animal it’s somewhere I’ve never been, but I have many friends who love it and regularly go back to the quieter parts of the island. It does look beautiful 🙂

    • We are all different but one thing’s for sure is that there is something for everyone 🙂

      I love having a drink under the stars and dance the night away but I also love spending some quiet time walking on the beach and be in the water 😉

      Yes, I know that there are parts of the island which are perfect for those who want to retreat into a heaven of peace and tranquility, well that’s call meditating and it’s awesome 🙂

      I’d gladly trade all this rain, grey skies, snow and cold for a day on a gorgeous island and the SUN 🙂

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