Santa Gertrudis is a fantastically rural and agricultural commune right in the very heart of Ibiza, Spain. The village of Santa Gertrudis itself is used as the setting for all the islands most important weddings, and the many little restaurants and cafes have given Santa Gertrudis a wonderfully relaxed, peaceful and chic demeanour, where locals and visitors can relax, far from the large crowds of the coastal regions.
Although Santa Gertrudis is a small, agricultural region, its location right in the heart of the island has made it one of the most important meeting places in Ibiza. As a result, Santa Gertrudis is filled with excellent restaurants, a huge array of chic cafes and a handful of fantastic bars. The feeling of peace and quiet remains strong in Santa Gertrudis, but there is always plenty to see and do. Servings of tapas and bocadillos are famous in Santa Gertrudis, especially if you are eating in one of the restaurants that used to accept payment in the form of paintings and pictures during Ibiza’s hippy years.
Santa Gertrudis is an artist’s haven, and has been for many years. Many of the restaurants are filled with paintings and there are a good range of dedicated art galleries to visit, displaying a huge range of paintings inspired and created in the area. The Casi Todo auction house is a phenomenal place to pick up some of these pictures, as well as an astonishing range of unique items.
Being centrally located, the walking, cycling and horse riding options are almost limitless from Santa Gertrudis accommodation. Every part of the island can be easily reached from self catering Santa Gertrudis properties, allowing a full scale exploration of the island, whether on foot, bicycle or horse back.
From the beaches of Santa Eulalia to the nightclubs and shopping streets of Ibiza Town, nothing is far from a holiday rental property in Santa Gertrudis. Ibiza Town is the cultural and shopping centre of Ibiza, located just 10miles away, whilst the sensational beaches that surround the island (over 60 in total) can all be reached in a matter of minutes.
Santa Gertrudis enjoys a fantastic climate that remains warm throughout the year. Winters see Santa Gertrudis blessed with pretty dry conditions, with daily peak temperatures that rarely fall below the 15˚C mark. During the summer, a Santa Gertrudis villa with a pool becomes a priceless commodity as temperatures soar well into the high 30’s (˚C).
Ibiza International Airport (IBZ) is just 10 miles from a holiday rental villa in Santa Gertrudis. There are a great range of cheap flights arriving into Ibiza Airport from the UK on an almost hourly basis during the summer months. easyJet, First Choice Airways, Thomas Cook Airlines and ThomsonFly provide the lion’s share of cheap flights to Ibiza, but there are some excellent options to uncover if you search.