Ibiza, the island of fun par excellence, is a very popular tourist destination, especially because of its unbridled and legendary nightlife. In our visit to the tourist attractions of Ibiza we can start from the main city that has the same name as the island: Ibiza, beautiful and particular is the old city, perched on the hill and protected by ancient walls. During the summer the streets of the town are crowded by all kinds of people always looking for a new party or a new place.
Nightlife is not only concentrated in Ibiza but also in the small town of Sant Antonio on the western side. The most famous clubs on the island are Space, Pacha, Privilege (ex Ku), Amnesia, Eden and Es Paradis. The best beach bars are Chiringuito in Benirras, Sa Trinxa in Ses Salines, Kumharas in Port des Torrent, PK2 in Playa de s’Estanyol, and El Bigote in Cala Mastella. Ibiza is also famous for the Café del Mar, in Sant Antoni where tourists meet every day to watch the sunset. The Hippy Markets of Punta Arabi and Las Dalias are also characteristic tourist attractions of the island of Ibiza.
NOT ONLY NIGHT LIFE
From a cultural-landscape point of view, it should be noted that the island was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999 for its biodiversity and culture. Ibiza is in fact an excellent example of interaction between marine and coastal ecosystem.
The island still maintains important evidence of its long history: the archaeological sites of Sa Caleta and the necropolis of Puig des Molins testify to the important role played in the history of the Mediterranean especially during the Phoenician-Carthaginian period.
The fortified upper town of Ibiza (Alta Vila) is an exceptional example of Renaissance military architecture. Among the noteworthy buildings are the Curia, the Gothic and Baroque Cathedral, the Town Hall, and the Castle.
Do not miss a visit to the Archaeological Museum of Ibiza which presents a rich collection of Carthaginian, Phoenician and Roman finds and allows the visit to a Phoenician-Carthaginian necropolis. Near the airport, in the southernmost area of Ibiza, there is an important attraction: Las Salinas, salt pans that have been used for over 2000 years, the place is particularly suitable for making suggestive sunset photos.
Among the most beautiful and popular beaches of Ibiza we mention: Cala Longa, Cala Tarida, Platja d’en Bossa, Talamanca, La Salinas. To look for less frequented places we can visit: north of San Antonio the beach of Cala Salada. North of Santa Eulalia, the picturesque church of the village of San Carlos and then you can reach the beach of Aguas Blancas. In the southwestern part of the island, do not miss a visit to Cala d’Hort. Further north we find the beaches of Cala Moli, Cala Conta, Cala Bassa.