Destination guide

Island oasis in Ibiza holiday lettings

From bohemian cool to all-night party to blissful beachgoer, Ibiza offers a little bit of everything for the world-weary travellers. Summers bring high-profile entertainment to the island for clubbing and beach parties, while the remainder of the year provides the laid-back atmosphere for sunset viewing on the beach and long days in the sun. Holiday lettings in Ibiza give you all you need for a memorable experience in this vibrant island locale.

History

Heritage sites near Ibiza holiday cottages

If you want to explore the areas outside of Ibiza’s beaches, you’ll find plenty of historic sites with ancient ruins and archaeological artefacts. Holiday homes can be found near fascinating locations like Illa de Tagomago, a private island with a historic lighthouse and panoramic views of the water, and Ibiza Old Town, a fortified historic quarter with Renaissance ramparts and a cathedral. Puig des Molins, a Phoenician necropolis site with exhibits and artefacts from local tombs, and the Sa Caleta Phoenician Settlement, a Phoenician archaeological site on a rocky headland, are also interesting places to explore.

Things to do

Activities near Ibiza holiday homes

Ibiza has an array of beautiful beach locales to spend your days and nights during your seaside retreat. Holiday homes are available near Platja d’en Bossa, a popular beach resort with swimming, sunbathing and walking trails with nearby nightclubs, and Cala Comte, a sandy beach with clear blue water and local restaurants. You could also explore the golden shores and azure sea of Cala d’Hort, or relax in the secluded cove beach of Cala Salada. For a more rugged experience, visit Es Vedra, a scenic, uninhabited limestone island with local lore and beautiful views.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Ibiza Island

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Ibiza Island a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • San Rafael Racetrack (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Ibizkus Winery (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Ibiza Karting San Antonio (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Golf Club Ibiza (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Air Zone Ibiza (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Sunset Strip (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
Outdoor activities

Outdoor excursions near Ibiza holiday homes

Few landscapes offer as much diversity or chance for adventure and thrills as Ibiza. Daring sports like flyboarding, cliff jumping, scuba diving, buggy safaris and parasailing are all popular favourites in Ibiza, though hiking, biking and nature walks are also on the offer. One of the most unique outdoor activities is jetboarding, a trend in water sports that involves a motor encased in a board and connected to a control for the rider to regulate speed, bridging the gap between traditional surfing and riding personal watercraft. Try out a new sport or enjoy long days in nature outside your holiday rental in Ibiza.

Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Ibiza Island

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 30°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Ibiza Island

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Ibiza Island is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Benirras Beach (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Las Salinas Beach (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Es Vedra Island (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Talamanca Beach (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Platja de S'Arenal (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Figueretas Beach (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Ibiza Island

The nearest airport is in Ibiza (IBZ), located 7.4 mi (12 km) from the city centre.

Food & drink 

Must-try delicacies in Ibiza

Like the island itself, Ibiza cuisine is exotic and creative, often utilizing the bounty of the land and sea in rich, flavourful recipes that reflect both island and Mediterranean culture. Seafood is the most common ingredient in local recipes, though locally-caught crab, clam, lobster and prawn give it a distinctive flavour that’s unlike anything else in the region. If you want to experience the rich food culture of Ibiza and the Balearic Islands, visit the local restaurants and bars near your holiday rental and sample some of the regional delicacies.

Family friendly

Kid-friendly fun near Ibiza holiday homes

Though it’s often regarded as a party destination, Ibiza has plenty of kid-friendly attractions to enjoy a beach holiday with the whole family. Holiday homes can be found near places like the Cove de Can Marca, a natural cave system once used by smugglers that offers tours and a waterfall light show, and Cala Vadella, a picturesque cove with sandy beaches and calm waters for children to swim. Aquarium Cap Blanc, a cosy aquarium inside a natural cave with exotic marine life, and Platja de ses Figueretes, a relaxed beach with swimming coves and dining and shopping areas, are also great for kids.

Where to stay around Ibiza?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,274 holiday lettings near Ibiza. From 1,363 Villas to 522 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ibiza for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Ibiza?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Ibiza. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Santa Eulària des Riu: 1,527 holiday homes
  • Ibiza Town: 166 holiday homes
  • Formentera: 400 holiday homes
  • Sant Josep de sa Talaia: 1,568 holiday homes
  • Sant Antoni de Portmany: 1,358 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Ibiza! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Ibiza?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Ibiza with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Santa Eulària des Riu: 1,527 holiday lettings
  • Ibiza Town: 166 holiday lettings
  • Formentera: 400 holiday lettings
  • Sant Josep de sa Talaia: 1,568 holiday lettings
  • Sant Antoni de Portmany: 1,358 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Ibiza?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Ibiza. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • San Antonio Beach: 560 holiday rentals
  • Ibiza Karting San Antonio: 1,535 holiday rentals
  • Golf Club Ibiza: 1,924 holiday rentals
  • San Miguel Church: 2,407 holiday rentals
  • Portixol Beach: 2,069 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ibiza listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Explore destinations around Ibiza

Santa Eulària des Riu
1,527 holiday rentals
Ibiza Town
166 holiday rentals
Formentera
400 holiday rentals
Sant Josep de sa Talaia
1,568 holiday rentals
Sant Antoni de Portmany
1,358 holiday rentals
Es Canar
951 holiday rentals
Cala Llonga
320 holiday rentals
Cala Portinatx
619 holiday rentals
Sant Joan de Labritja
1,682 holiday rentals
Siesta
1,314 holiday rentals
Santa Gertrudis de Fruitera
2,338 holiday rentals
Sant Jordi de ses Salines
1,938 holiday rentals
San Carlos
883 holiday rentals
Cala Gracio
1,607 holiday rentals
Roca Llisa
1,369 holiday rentals
Cap Martinet
1,520 holiday rentals
Nuestra Señora de Jesús
1,681 holiday rentals
Ibiza Airport (IBZ)
2,807 holiday rentals
Es Cubells
642 holiday rentals
Es Pujols
410 holiday rentals