Ibiza is a small paradise on earth, offering the perfect mix of beautiful countryside and turquoise sea, accompanied by the pulsating beat of house music. During the hot summer months the island is full of life, where residents and visitors gather to celebrate life in an extraordinary destination. If you are planning on visiting the White Isle this summer, read our guide on how to spend a weekend in Ibiza!
How to spend a weekend in Ibiza
Thousands of visitors come to Ibiza every year to relax at gorgeous beaches, visit island’s iconic hippie markets, enjoy the most exclusive restaurants and best hotels and to the night away. There are endless opportunities for fun, so let us help you to plan how to spend a weekend in Ibiza!
Ibiza is the third largest Balearic Island and is defined by a hilly landscape with a rugged coastline with sandy beaches and coves in between. Ibiza’s capital Eivissa also known as Ibiza Town is a lively, charming yet metropolitan city. Its old town Dalt Vila is a sought-after destination thanks to its numerous restaurants, bars and shops which exude a particularly special charm. Furthermore, there is a vibrant gastronomic scene around the city’s harbour.
When visiting Ibiza it is well recommended to make a trip over to Formentera, a highly popular summer destination thanks to its sensational beaches by incredibly turquoise sea. Located at the southern edge of Ibiza, this island is a a true natural paradise and makes the perfect complement for a weekend away.
At the Beach
There are numerous stunning beaches all over the small island of Ibiza. Cala d’Hort, Aguas Blancas, Las Salinas and Es Cavallet are among the most popular ones but you will also find hidden gems that are less crowded with tourists. One of our favourites is Punta Galera, which boasts a unique landscape of mesmerising stock formations. Visitors will be impressed by the range of fantastic beach clubs where you can immerse yourself in a true Mediterranean lifestyle.
Amante Beach Club
Enjoy a movie under the stars or morning yoga followed by breakfast in this breathtaking place surrounded by red cliffs with the sound of the Mediterranean Sea.
Amante’s sister venue Aiyanna Ibiza is the perfect spot to enjoy beautiful views with delicious healthy food. Situated on Cala Nova’s bay, the restaurant nd beach club is a simply idyllic spot to spend a day in the sun,
El Chiringuito Es Cavallet
Beautiful people, tasty food, great music and a simply fabulous environment. El Chiringuito is situated on one of Ibiza’s most beautiful sandy beaches, Es Cavallet.
Dance under the Mediterranean skies
Ibiza is renowned for its nightlife being a paradise for clubbers since the 1970’s. No matter how you prefer to enjoy music and Balearic beats, you will have a wide range of options. From beach clubs to extraordinary super clubs, there is no end to the variety that the island offers.
A beautiful place, great crowd and fantastic music. Rent a sun bed and spend the day in your most Vogue/ Harper’s Bazaar boho chic beach outfit and glance at the fab people behind your sunglasses. Sunday is the day to come. The place turns into a club from 6pm until midnight.
Ibiza’s large, number one open air club where you dance by the pool under the stars until midnight. Always hosting the best DJs and welcoming a fabulous party scene.
Heart Ibiza is a truly unique venue that fuses music, performance and modern gastronomy in the exclusive area of Marina Botafoch. Perpare for your senses to awaken, with a jam packed schedule of events throughout the year.
This place feels like being in the Caribbean, tucked under the palm trees with a beautiful, cool and chic crowd and great music. Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday are normally THE days…
Where to eat
The island is emerging as a gastronomical paradise for every foodie. With a wide range of local and international restaurants on offer, visitors will certainly find something to suit every mood, budget and tastebud. Ibiza Town is where its at, with a plethora of tempting eateries to enjoy,
Dine in the beautiful courtyard of this exclusive restaurant and enjoy lovely food. Located in Eivissa town this restaurant offers exquisite Mediterranean cuisine.
High quality tapas, good wine and great ambience, all at a reasonable cost. Located in the heart of the White Island’s capital, Can Terra Ibiza has become one of the most authentic meeting points of Ibiza attracting both residents and visitors.
La Paloma Cafe
If you prefer it more tranquil, enjoy your lunch under the shades of the olive and orange trees in the lush garden of Paloma. It is situated in the countryside of San Lorenzo.
This dreamy rural chic restaurant, situated in the beautiful and tranquil countryside, offers local organic food, with some freshly picked products from the garden.
Sleep under the stars
Ibiza is home to a plethora of fantastic hotels, with everything from budget, boutique and five-star luxury. As well as trendy city hotels, you will find an array of charming agroturisomos that boast breath-taking views of the island’s surrounding landscapes.
This place is magical. A small piece of heaven on the countryside of Ibiza. The century old unique farm is a mix between Bali and Ibiza. Surrounded by lush tropical palm trees, oranges, olives and flowers.
Decorated by Lázaro Rosa Violán, this 5 star hotel on the prestigious avenue of Vara del Rey in Ibiza Town is a dream hotel on the island. As well as a restaurant nd cafe, the hotel showcases amazing views of Dalt Vila, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.