There’s something irresistible about Ibiza. Some say this strange draw is due to Es Vedrà, a mound of limestone that rises out of the sea just off the island’s southwestern shore and is supposed to emanate an extraordinary magnetic pull. Whatever the complete explanation, over the past half-century, Ibiza’s image as an agricultural paradise and an artists’ haven have been at least partly responsible for attracting an eclectic mix of visitors.
Perfect forFamilies | Romantics | Style Mavens | Ultimate Indulgers
When to goJune-August
Ideal length of stay3-5 Nights
Designing Your Journey
Work with Indagare to design the perfect itinerary for an immersive journey. Our travel experts know the destination inside and out, and they can make recommendations based on your travel needs and preferences.
3 Days: Essential Ibiza
Despite its partial reputation as a clubby resort destination, Ibiza offers a number of cultural pursuits in addition to an in contrast to its famous nightlife. Indagare can customize an itinerary to suit your interests and provide insider access. Here is just one example of what our destination experts can create for you.
Day 1: Ibiza Town
Begin your visit by exploring Ibiza Town, the island’s most historically intriguing settlement. The labyrinthin Dalt Vila is by far the most charming quarter to explore. Built within sturdy city walls on a hill overlooking the port and crowned by a beautiful 14th-century cathedral, exploring this UNESCO World Heritage Site with a private guide makes for a glorious introduction to Ibiza. While in town, seek out the stone-paved streets of Sa Penya and the fascinating Archaeological Museum of Ibiza. Later, enjoy drinks and dinner at a hip place in town.
Day 2: Ibiza by Boat
Spend a day on a boat charter to Formentera, a small island about 30 minutes away that is famous for its pristine white beaches (But note: nude sunbathing is allowed on most of them!). Make a stop for a picnic at Espalmador, a tiny islet clinging to Formentera by a shallow sandbar. Return to Ibiza and spend the rest of the day shopping in town or lounging at your hotel before dinner.
Days 3-5: Beaches
No trip to Ibiza would be complete without abundant beach time—the island’s rocky coastline offers everything from romantic hidden coves to white expanses teeming with bronzed beauties. One favorite is Cala d’Hort, a small sandy cove fabled for its wonderful view of Es Vedrà, the limestone boulder that juts from the sea. Enjoy evenings at local hotspots and relaxed beachside fish shacks.
Where To Stay
We only feature hotels that we can vouch for first-hand. At many of them, Indagare members receive special amenities, including upgrades, early check-in, breakfast, spa credits and more. Look for the Indagare Plus logo in the reviews.
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Hotel Es Cucons
Hotel Es Cucons is a family-owned boutique hotel set high up in the foothills of Ibiza. Charming and romantic, the hotel offers excellent service and lush grounds.
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Hotel Mirador de Dalt Vila
Set on a serene hillside overlooking the town of Ibiza, Hotel Mirador is an elegant escape from the scene, which can get tiring. The epitome of classic colonial chic, this hotel is one of Ibiza’s best.
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