Ibiza Town is a cosmopolitan city of beach promenades and grand boulevards. This location is among the most popular in Ibiza which enjoys a good amount of tourism each year.
Whitewashed townhouses gleam in the narrow cobbled streets of the old port. Cafes spill out onto the pavements and the buzz of happy holidaymakers is infectious. High street brand clothing shops sit side by side with quaint little hippy stalls. The delicious aroma of cooked tapas and grilled sardines fills the air.
Town & Botafoch Marina
Yes, Ibiza Town is a wonderful place to explore and a great area to start is the Botafoch Marina. This is a favourite haunt of the island’s rich and famous. The marina is often visited by some of the world’s most recognised celebrities. If it’s more than a short walk you’re taking then make sure to visit a bank first. With it’s glitz and glamour, million dollar yachts and designer boutiques. There are outstanding entertainment venues but Botafoch Marina doesn’t come cheap.
Boat Parties & Nightlife
If the bank balance won’t stretch to swanning about all day on a luxury yacht. You could head to Playa d’en Bossa Beach and hop on one of the legendary Party Boats. For a set price, party goers get 4 hours of fun, fun, fun. Unlimited drinks, tapas and fruit are all included. As are water sports such as the crazy ‘flying banana boat’ and passenger rides on jet skis. Back on dry land, the price of your ticket includes entry to 4 of Ibiza Town’s most popular nightclubs.
Ibiza Town is not only for the young, wild and carefree. Both the new and old town offer super entertainment for families, couples and the elderly. Vara de Rey Boulevard and Plaza del Parque boast great shopping and entertainment. Both are in the new town. Family friendly cafes and tapas bars offer pavement seating. A good opportunity to make new friends. Modern shops and boutiques line the boulevard. Glorious palms and trees offer welcoming shade.
Platja de Ses Figueretes (Figueretes Beach)
Platja de ses Figueretes is one of the leading beaches here 15 minutes from the main town. Figueretes is also a resort in it´s own right and a suburb of Ibiza Town. This beach is quite small with a length of 100 metres and average width of 50 metres. It does get busy in the hotter months with tourists and local alike.
There are lots of facilities here and plenty of opportunities for boat trips. Ff you don´t feel like walking you could take the boat to the town to the north. You could also head south to Playa dén Bossa. Another feature of this beach is the tiny islets that lie off it´s coast. One of the more visible is Isla Rata (Illa de Ses Rates).
Map of Ibiza Town
Old Town & Dalt Vila
In the old town, lies the 2,500 year old Citadel Dalt Vila. Ancient fortified walls and drawbridge give visitors a glimpse of Ibiza’s history. There are museums, plazas and art galleries to explore. Narrow streets lead to the nightly hippy market. The port and harbour areas invite visitors to sit back and enjoy delicious cuisine. There are many fine restaurants in these areas to do this.