Located in the archipelago of the Balearic islands, Ibiza is the third largest island in the area, with a length of about 48 km and a width of 24 km. Main attraction of tourists who go on holiday, in addition to the sea and the beaches, they are fun in famous nightclubs and merriment.
For the characteristic white color of the houses Ibiza is also defined as the white island, together with Formentera it forms the small archipelago of the Pitiuses. It also turns out to be because of its location geographical the island of the Balearic islands closest to the coasts of the Iberian Peninsula.
Codolar International Airport is located about 5 km from the city center of the capital. However, connections are guaranteed by hourly buses, departing from Avinguda Isidor Macabich or by taxi. There are also frequent connections with ships and ferries from Barcelona, Valencia, Denia and Palma de Mallorca. As far as air transport is concerned, we remind you that Ibiza airport is located in the municipality of Sant Josè, south of the island, To get there, you need to take the E-20 Ibiza-Aeropuerto airport road, or the PM-803 Ibiza-San Jose road, exiting at kilometer 4. By bus to get to Ibiza airport, take Line 10 departing from Avenida Isidoro Macabich near the Formentera-Ibiza Ferry Terminal bus station and travel to Sant Jordi-Airport. It is advisable to confirm the flight departure time with the airline or tour operator. The exits are located on the ground floor where the departure hall is housed, and on the first floor where it is carried out the shipment of baggage. Several airlines operate direct flights from the Peninsula and from Europe, the main ones that organize low cost flights are Air Berlin, Air Europa, Air France, Air Nostrum, Alitalia, Condor, Coralairservice, Easyjet, Fly Baboo, Germanwings, Iberia, KLM, LTU, Ryanair, Spanair, Thomsonfly, Transavia and Vueling. To get to the island of Formentera from the airport you need to take the buses or taxis to get to Ibiza and Sant Antoni, then at the port of Ibiza you need to take the ferry to Formentera, the tourist information office located at the ibiza airport is at your complete disposal for more details on prices and times. Well connected to all major tourist areas, Ibiza airport is the main communication route. The airport facilities that serve Ibiza and Formentera are used by 95 percent of people entering or leaving these islands. Ibiza airport is characterized by the seasonality of tourism-related demand, it also maintains a very important regular traffic between the islands and the mainland, with flights to Barcelona, Madrid-Barajas and Palma de Mallorca. The IATA code of the airport is IBZ, the airport has only one terminal for domestic, international and intercontinental arrivals in ibiza. In the Arrivals Hall there are counters of the following car rental companies, Avis, Betacar Ibiza, Centauro, Hertz and Tui Cars Ultramar Express, where it is possible to book rental cars through the various services provided.
The structures of the hotels in the Spanish region are divided into different categories on the basis of quality standards established by law. The classification takes place in five classes marked in descending order from 5, 4, 3, 2, and 1 star, in the categories Hotel, Residence-Hotel, Apartment-Hotel, Motel and Pensions. Five-star hotels take on the additional denomination of "luxury" when they possess the exceptional quality standards typical of international-class establishments. Hotels are obliged to display the distinguishing sign of the assigned class in a clearly visible way inside and outside the structure, made in compliance with the model established by the local authorities. The official prices with the various services provided are indicated to the public within each single hotel room: bed and breakfast, or full board. An alternative to hotels are the inexpensive Spanish Paradores, for further information on this it is advisable to consult the tourist offices of the localities concerned, in order to plan stays with any room reservations. In the links below some hotels are listed where it is possible to check the availability of the rooms for a certain period and make online reservations Bookings.
Considering the tourist development and the intense network of hotel facilities present on the island of Ibiza, Tour Operators and Tourism Agencies offer last minute trips to this destination. to fill the places left unsold for various reasons. With these offers, the tourist package is purchased at a particularly advantageous rate with truly remarkable savings. By connecting to the internet, you can buy in comfort and in complete safety low cost flights , vacation packages and last minute travel, book airline flights, hotel stays, cruises, rent houses and even rent cars. Booking is one of the largest e-commerce sites in the world specialized in travel bookings, it is possible to proceed with the online booking of flights, hotels and rental cars all over the world and take advantage of free travel tools. Similarly, to book hotels on the island of Ibiza, you can always use the Booking site which also allows you to know in addition to the daily rates of stay, also the location of the hotel, the availability of the rooms and the services offered. While the Lastminute website is an established European leader in online travel sales, it guarantees a wide range of good quality holidays, hotels, flights, home rentals and car hire at competitive prices. During the summer, the EasyJet airline carries out flights, with departures from Malpensa Airport and arrival at the Codolar International Airport, 5 km from the center of Ibiza, at low cost fares. In particular, special offers can be found on websites last minute and all-inclusive tourist packages including transfers from the airport to the hotels. chosen and vice versa.
The most popular beaches on the island of Ibiza are Platja d'en Bossa, Cala Llonga, Es Canar, Cala Sant Vincent and Platja de Sant Miquel.
In addition to its ideal climate, leisure and entertainment, the island of Ibiza is known for its splendid and magnificent beaches. The coast develops about fifty beaches dedicated to bathing at the sea and numerous coves for a total of about 19 kilometers. In the north of the island the best known beaches are Figueretas and Playa Talamanca, or Playa den Bossa recommended because it is less lively than the others and more peaceful. To the south made up of fine sand and crystalline sea in the municipality of Sant Jose, we find the famous and popular Las Salinas, the first nudist beach in Spain. The main beaches on the island of Ibiza are,
Sant Joan de Labritja: Puerto de San Miguel, Cala des Moltons, Es Pas de s´Illa Cala Xarraca Cala de Portinatx S´Illot des Renclí Cala Xuclá Cala d´en Serra Cala de San Vicente Cala de Benirrás.
Ibiza: Playa de Talamanca Playa Figueretas Playa d´en Bossa.
Sant Antoni de Portmany: Es Pouet Playa de Sant Antoni or de S´Arenal Caló des Moro Cala Gració y Cala Grassioneta Cala Salada.
Santa Eularia del Riu: Playa de Santa Eulalia Cala Llonga Playa d´es Canar Cala Llenya Playa des Figueral Playa de Can Martina Cala Pada Playa des Niu Blau Cala Nova Playa de S´Argamassa Cala Boix Cala Mastella Playa del Río de Santa Eulalia Calo de S´Alga Canal d ´en Martí (Pou des Lleó) Aigua Blanca - Es Paller des Camp Playa de S´Estanyol.
Sant Josep de sa Talaia: Playa d´en Bossa Playa des Cavallet Playa de Las Salinas Playa d´es Codolar Bol Nou Cala Jondal Es Xarcu Porroig Playa des Cubells Cala Llentrisca Cala d´Hort Cala Carbó Cala Vadella Cala Molí Cala Tarida Cala Codolar Cala Conta Cala Bassa Port d´ es torrent.
Furthermore, the island of Ibiza has three important ports, in Ibiza, Sant Antoni and Santa Eulària. Liners from Balearia, Iscomar and Acciona arrive in the port of Ibiza and Sant Antoni, connecting the island with different points of the peninsula and the Balearic archipelago. The major shipping routes of regular shipping lines depart for Ibiza from Barcelona, Valencia, Dénia and Palma de Mallorca. For the transport of passengers there are also private boats and cruise ships used especially during the summer period to reach the island of Ibiza.
Ibiza forms, together with the smaller island of Formentera, the Pitiuse Islands, also called by the Greeks islands of pines. Ibiza is located east of the Iberian Peninsula, in the Mediterranean Sea, within the Autonomous Community of the Balearic Islands, the surface with an extension of 572 square kilometers, includes a territory that extends from the coast to the interior with a slight relief .
At the administrative level Ibiza is divided into five municipalities, Eivissa the capital, Santa Eulària des Riu, Sant Antoni de Portmany, Sant Josep de sa Talaia and Sant Joan de Labritja, each municipality offers the tourist different and complementary possibilities. According to the latest data from the 2007 registry office, the population of the island exceeds 117,000 people, despite the population increases considerably in the summer months.
As far as the cuisine in Ibiza is concerned, we would like to remind you that international cuisine is served in the hotels. To taste the local specialties there are numerous trendy restaurants and typical trattorias mostly concentrated around the port area.
For young people, the major attraction of the island of Ibiza are the mega discos, the tourist offices in the area during the high season also organize tours of the discos by bus with trips every 30 minutes during the night and until dawn . Any information and clarifications can be requested directly from the Ibiza tourist office.
Leisure and nightlife are concentrated in the south of the island, in the area of San Antonio, Sant Rafael, Platja d'en Bossa and Ibiza. The trendy clubs and nightclubs are El Paradis and El Divino, a meeting place for models, in San Antonio. With the interior organized on different levels the Pacha is located along the Avenida 8 de Agosto in Ibiza, has a nightlife tradition dating back to the 60s Amnesia located in San Rafael is known for its internationally renowned DJs, offers lively and spectacular nights with the organization of numerous weekly parties. We also recall the Eden in Avenida Dr Fleming in San Antonio with a fantastic Egyptian-themed interior, while the Privilege in San Rafael impresses with its gigantic complex of terraces, bars and dance floors. L'Anfora located in San Carlos 7 in Ibiza is the meeting place for gays, the structure has cozy interiors with lots of music. There are also numerous disco bars along Ibiza's Calle d'Enmig and Calle Verge. After the night, tourists who want to continue dancing in the morning can go to San José, the Space in Playa d'en Bossa opens at 6 in the morning.
To visit Ibiza, the recommended periods are during the spring when the climate is mild and rainfall is occasional. But those who want to experience the intense nightlife and social life in the numerous mega discos of Ibiza while having fun, the recommended periods are the months of July, August and September. In this regard, considering the high season, it is advisable to take precautions by booking flights and hotels well in advance, in order not to give up a wonderful holiday in this place.
Ibiza airport is located in the natural park of Ses Salines of Ibiza and Formentera, despite the environmental impact due to the arrivals and departures of aircraft, the airport management has always taken into consideration the surrounding environment in order to preserve its integrity for tourism, maintaining the natural balance of the area in which it is located. In line with the main European airports, the Aena management company makes significant efforts to strengthen security checks at Spanish airports, to make your journey safe and comfortable. Sometimes these checks can cause delays in Departures therefore it is necessary to have patience and understanding on the inconvenience caused by this circumstance.