Lying just 50 miles off the coast of Spain, the island of Ibiza is renowned in Europe for its music scene, luxury Ibiza villas
, and traditional Spanish charm. With the climate ranging from mild in the winter, to highs of 90 degrees in the summer, Ibiza is an island that can be enjoyed all year round.
The majority of those who choose to visit Ibiza do so to experience its notorious party scene, however there is now an increasing number of visitors who go to enjoy the history and culture it has to offer. As much of the island is registered as a UNESCO world heritage site, many areas are protected from those who want to develop and commercialise it. The areas that are protected offer ancient wonders such as God's Finger, a large, oddly shaped rock that sits in the middle of the sea. Ibiza also offers beaches that will suit everyone; with over 80 to choose from, surfers, sunbathers and snorkelers alike can make the most of the island's sandy shores. Surely there's no better way to enjoy your Ibiza holiday then in private Ibiza apartments or by renting a holiday villa in Ibiza
Ibiza apartments in Ibiza Town
Ibiza Town is home to the island's hectic nightlife and most luxurious clubs. As well as featuring larger nightclubs such as Pacha and El Divino Ibiza
, Ibiza Town is an area that is a firm favourite with music loving celebrities. For those who are looking to experience the nightlife that the area has to offer, staying in an apartment in Ibiza Town is a must-do. The majority of boutiques there are open until past midnight, and after 9pm independent stall owners sell throws, wraps, and hand-made accessories. Two of the most popular shops are Antik Batik and Harvey Musin, both of which sell clothes that are ideal for experiencing the local nightlife.
Renting luxury Ibiza villas in Santa Eulalia
For those who want to experience the quieter side of Ibiza, Santa Eulalia offers palm-lined beaches, a family friendly atmosphere and beautiful luxury Ibiza villas. Many of the local business owners in Santa Eulalia have actively worked together to offer facilities that attract more selective visitors, and the area is now known as the cultural heart of Ibiza. The man-made seafront promenade is filled with miniature gardens and centralises around a large fountain, attracting people of all ages who like to enjoy the balmy Ibiza evenings. Those who love beaches should consider visiting the Mariner's beach, which features shallow waters that are safe for children to play in. Close to the beach is an old Roman bridge, which has been carefully restored by the local authorities so that visitors can walk over it. In addition to being family friendly and filled with culture, Santa Eulalia is also well-known for local cuisine. As well as traditional Spanish dishes such as paella being on offer, local Indian restaurant Cardamom Club Privee Ibiza
hosts private dinners and events, while Ca Na Ribes serves succulent steaks in a courtyard garden.
A holiday villa in Ibiza San Jose
San Jose is Ibiza's most authentically Spanish area, which means those who rent a holiday villa in Ibiza there will experience genuine Ibicencan charm. Overlooking the area is a large church, which is surrounded by restaurants that serve traditional Spanish dishes. Those who want to experience Spanish cuisine while in San Jose should visit Can Mayanet or El Destino, which offer a blend of tapas and Spanish casseroles between them. In terms of nightlife, the local bars in San Jose favor the blues and jazz, with Es Raco Verd acting as one of the local musical hubs. Finally, for a real Spanish experience it is always worth trying the annual Ibiza Fiesta in San Jose village. Each year stalls, activities and entertainment line the streets and activities for people of all ages are created so that money can be raised for local organizations.» More about Ibiza