Ibiza: Beyond the Nightlife

Quaint fishing villages, peaceful coves and lush, green pine forests. I bet you didn’t think you’d find all of these in Ibiza, did you? That’s right – Ibiza – the clubbing capital of the world.

Yes, the island is home to a nightlife that rivals no other, but that’s not all it has to offer. In fact, that’s just one very small corner of this Balearic beauty (San Antonio, if you’re interested). Venture further afield and you will discover an island that boasts a surprisingly laid back pace of life and a distinct hippy vibe. Not to mention the old town in Ibiza Town itself that has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Curious? Discover more about visiting Ibiza Town in our full destination guide.

The White Isle is the ideal destination for a fun-filled family holiday or a relaxing holiday for two, so find out a bit more about it below and take a look at three of the best hotels you and your nearest and dearest could choose to stay in for your next Ibiza holiday.

Ibiza Fast Facts

Summer temperatures: High 20s to 30s (˚C)

Best time of year to visit: Late spring when you’ll find warm temperatures and less crowded resorts.

Flight time: 2.5 hours

Time zone: 1 hour ahead of UK

Currency: Euro

Language: Spanish

SunConnect Barceló Pueblo Ibiza

The Barceló Pueblo Ibiza is one of the latest properties to be added to our collection of SunConnect resorts. These hotels are perfect for families with kids who can’t bear to be out of touch with all their friends back home as you’ll find the free high-speed Wi-Fi throughout – perfect for uploading selfies of you showing off by the pool.

The hotel benefits from three outdoor swimming pools and is just 300 metres from Port D’es Torrent’s beautiful sandy beach. There’s also a great selection of bars, restaurants and shops right outside.

Invisa Cala Verde

Located in the idyllic resort village of Es Figueral, the Invisa Cala Verde Spain is an exceptional hotel with excellent views over the sandy beach and out to sea. Perfect for families and couples alike, guests at the hotel can benefit from the use of facilities at the neighbouring sister property as well – double the fun!

The huge array of facilities means that everyone will be entertained for the duration of your holiday. With 4 outdoor swimming pools, four buffet restaurants, three bars, a kids’ club and a whole host of sports to try out, you’ll be wishing you could stay forever.

Hotel Olé Galeón Ibiza

Perfectly perched on the Bay of Puerto San Miguel, the Hotel Olé Galeón Ibiza is the hotel of choice for anybody looking for a truly relaxing break in the sun. The beach is just 220 metres away if you want to take a dip in the calm, clear waters of the bay. Alternatively, the hotel has two outdoor pools for you to make use of.

There is a kids’ club if you are wanting some time to yourselves on your holiday. And then later on, guests can enjoy live shows and music as part of the evening entertainment. You can even watch the chefs cook up a storm right in front of you in the restaurant during meal times too.

So do away with the stereotype that you associate with Ibiza holidays and see the island for the breathtakingly beautiful holiday destination that it really is. And there’s one thing for sure, wherever you choose to stay in Ibiza, you can expect to see some fantastic sunsets that will really be the icing on the cake.

Is Ibiza already a firm favourite of yours? Where do you love to spend your time when you’re there? Let me know in the comments below.