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Destination guide

Ibiza villas offer a Balearic Island Mediterranean paradise

Ibiza is known as one of the top party cities in the world, but there are also parts of the island that are extremely family-friendly. Ibiza has a wide variety of activities that are sure to keep you and your children engaged when you rent a family villa here. You can find family-friendly restaurants all around Ibiza, though self-catering accommodation may make meals and snacking easier if you prefer to cook. Playa de Es Canar and Santa Eulària des Riu also offer family-friendly villa options that you will enjoy.

 
History

Heritage sites near Ibiza holiday cottages

If you want to explore the areas outside of Ibiza’s beaches, you’ll find plenty of historic sites with ancient ruins and archaeological artefacts. Holiday homes can be found near fascinating locations like Illa de Tagomago, a private island with a historic lighthouse and panoramic views of the water, and Ibiza Old Town, a fortified historic quarter with Renaissance ramparts and a cathedral. Puig des Molins, a Phoenician necropolis site with exhibits and artefacts from local tombs, and the Sa Caleta Phoenician Settlement, a Phoenician archaeological site on a rocky headland, are also interesting places to explore.

Things to do

Activities near Ibiza holiday homes

Ibiza has an array of beautiful beach locales to spend your days and nights during your seaside retreat. Holiday homes are available near Platja d’en Bossa, a popular beach resort with swimming, sunbathing and walking trails with nearby nightclubs, and Cala Comte, a sandy beach with clear blue water and local restaurants. You could also explore the golden shores and azure sea of Cala d’Hort, or relax in the secluded cove beach of Cala Salada. For a more rugged experience, visit Es Vedra, a scenic, uninhabited limestone island with local lore and beautiful views.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Ibiza Island

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Ibiza Island a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • San Rafael Racetrack (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Ibizkus Winery (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Ibiza Karting San Antonio (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Golf Club Ibiza (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Air Zone Ibiza (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Sunset Strip (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
Outdoor activities

Outdoor excursions near Ibiza holiday homes

Few landscapes offer as much diversity or chance for adventure and thrills as Ibiza. Daring sports like flyboarding, cliff jumping, scuba diving, buggy safaris and parasailing are all popular favourites in Ibiza, though hiking, biking and nature walks are also on the offer. One of the most unique outdoor activities is jetboarding, a trend in water sports that involves a motor encased in a board and connected to a control for the rider to regulate speed, bridging the gap between traditional surfing and riding personal watercraft. Try out a new sport or enjoy long days in nature outside your holiday rental in Ibiza.

Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Ibiza Island

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 30°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Ibiza Island

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Ibiza Island is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Benirras Beach (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Las Salinas Beach (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Es Vedra Island (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Talamanca Beach (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Platja de S'Arenal (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Figueretas Beach (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Ibiza Island

The nearest airport is in Ibiza (IBZ), located 7.4 mi (12 km) from the city centre.

Food & drink 

Must-try delicacies in Ibiza

Like the island itself, Ibiza cuisine is exotic and creative, often utilizing the bounty of the land and sea in rich, flavourful recipes that reflect both island and Mediterranean culture. Seafood is the most common ingredient in local recipes, though locally-caught crab, clam, lobster and prawn give it a distinctive flavour that’s unlike anything else in the region. If you want to experience the rich food culture of Ibiza and the Balearic Islands, visit the local restaurants and bars near your holiday rental and sample some of the regional delicacies.

Family friendly

Kid-friendly fun near Ibiza holiday homes

Though it’s often regarded as a party destination, Ibiza has plenty of kid-friendly attractions to enjoy a beach holiday with the whole family. Holiday homes can be found near places like the Cove de Can Marca, a natural cave system once used by smugglers that offers tours and a waterfall light show, and Cala Vadella, a picturesque cove with sandy beaches and calm waters for children to swim. Aquarium Cap Blanc, a cosy aquarium inside a natural cave with exotic marine life, and Platja de ses Figueretes, a relaxed beach with swimming coves and dining and shopping areas, are also great for kids.

How many holiday rentals are available around Ibiza Island?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,062 holiday lettings around Ibiza Island. From 5 villas to 5 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.