Being a stunning holiday destination entwined with entertainment, much of Ibiza often often remains undiscovered by the international visitors. Read our guide to the top places to visit whilst on the island and make the most of your time ticking off the iconic locations every tourist should know.
Ibiza Old Town (Dalt Vila)
Ibiza city and port is located on the south-east coast of the island. This intimate site is filled with history and hides many beautiful spots to explore. The Old Town is one of them, located on the hill with the narrow cobblestone streets and traditional buildings this was declared a World Heritage site in 1999, crowned by Dalt Vila which is an architectural gem encompassing a castle, cathedral, monastery and museum. Old Town is also wonderful place to experience authentic Spanish cuisine with world-class restaurants and boutique bars on every single corner.
Es Vedra is one of the most intriguing destinations in Ibiza. The uninhabited rocky island outpost is located on the western coast and plays host to countless mysteries, myths and rumours. It is frequently touted as the tip of Atlantis and also the third most magnetic place on the planet (outside of Bermuda Triangle and North Pole). While Geologists highly disagree, we all agree on one thing, the Es Vedra viewing point is a magical place to visit, overlooking the most beautiful and breathtaking sunsets on the island.
Cala Vincente is a quiet resort located on the north-east coast of the island. It attracts international visitors with its golden sands and crystal clear water. Due to its location, far away from the stereotypical tourist places, it never gets too busy, even during the peak of the season. Cala Vincente is also an amazing spot for snorkelling with some secret coves and a variety of underwater flora and fauna to discover.
Las Dalias (Original Hippie Market)
Las Dalias is nestled in the North, within the quaint little village of San Carlos. This is undeniably the most famous Hippie Market in Ibiza. Operating since 1954, the market is widely known as a meeting point for the islands alternate lifestylers. Every Saturday, it turns into a vibrant setting selling unique wares, handmade clothing, jewellery, craftwork, musical instruments and far more, a veritable oasis and island escape cloaked in history. You can enjoy a massage, have your cards read and listen to live musicians soundtracking the character fuelled activity. Find your inner hippie and connect with nature, the northern Ibizan culture and discover the rare side that is relatively untouched by commercial hands!
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