8 Things You Have To Do When Staying In Ibiza

Ibiza usually means beaches, water sports and partying. But that’s certainly not all! There’s plenty more to do in this fun-filled city than bar hopping into the wee hours of the morning, so if it’s on your list of places to go while you’re in Spain, check out these eight things you are definitely going to want to do:

1. Walk It Out

Ibiza has long stretches of beaches with plenty of sight-seeing for people of all ages (hello, families, this one’s for you!), and history to explore for those that are interested in learning more about the city’s background! You can choose to take this coastal adventure solo, or you can join in with a tour group for an even more expansive experience that also lets you speak with the locals.

2. Watch the Sunset

Spain is known for having over 300 days of sunshine every year, so while you’re in beautiful Ibiza take advantage of one of the most spectacular and photo-worthy sights you might ever see! A Spain sunset is gorgeous, and in Ibiza they’re basically infamous, so search out a spot in a beachfront restaurant or sit down on the rocky outcrops overlooking the crashing waves for a sunset you don’t want to miss.

3. Old Town

If you can make the steep, and honestly, somewhat long walk up to the top, it’s worth trekking to see Eivissa’s cathedral. It sits on top of a hills looking out over the town’s streets, crowded with little shops and homes. Looking to get a perfect view of an Ibiza sunset for that award-winning photo? This is the place to go!

4. Explore Back Streets Culture

Looking for an authentic Ibiza experience? You likely won’t find it in the main, touristy areas of Ibiza. To find true culture and art reflective on the city’s history and tradition, venture into the back streets. Don’t be afraid to go the road less travelled here and you’ll find some of the best shops and restaurants the city has to offer!

5. Seek Out Better Beaches

Ibiza is known for its beaches; they’re long, they’re beautiful and they’re fun. But, if you only visit one then you’ll just be missing out! Some of Ibiza’s best beaches require an adventurous spirit to reach them, but if you have it in you then it’s absolutely worth climbing some rocks or swimming through the beautiful waters to get there.

6. Go out on the Water

Ibiza is a coastal town, so we’d be remiss if we didn’t tell you to go out on the water! There are plenty of boat excursions, both public and private, available from different locations in the city. You can travel to local islands for an unforgettable day trip of just kick back beneath the sun while enjoying the sights of Ibiza from a new perspective, it’s all up to you!

7. Have a Beach Bar Lunch

Lunches in Spain are meant to be long, especially if you’re vacationing on some of the best beaches. Check out local beachfront restaurants for some tapas and cocktails. The food is typically sourced locally, so it’s always fresh and delicious. Follow it up with siesta and you’re living the life in Ibiza!

8. Don’t Be a Tourist!

Last, but certainly not least… try not to be a tourist while you’re here! As we mentioned, some of the best places and experiences to be found and had in Ibiza are off the beaten path, so don’t be afraid to go against the tourist grain and seek out something truly authentic!