Useful tips for Ibiza bus groups with ‘what to see’ and ‘what to do’ items and ‘bus- friendly’ or must see tourist sites in Ibiza. Check our list of attractions before planning your bus tour with a stop or departure in Ibiza. Let us know if your favourite attraction or ‘bus-stop’ is not there and you think we should add it to our list of Ibiza highlights.
Being surrounded by the ocean as it is, this island offers 56 beaches where you can enjoy the sun, the ocean, and the sand along its 18 kilometers (11 miles) of beach. We suggest a travel via rental coach to visit some of them, the most notable of which are d’en Bossa Beach (Playa d’en Bossa), which is ideal for those who seek a fun environment, Bora Bora, or Discoteca Space, which are places that you’ll definitely not want to miss. You can also travel to Cala Conta Beach (Playa Cala Conta) with its crystalline, tranquil waters, Es Torrent Beach (Playa Es Torrent), surrounded by cliffs, or Figueretas Beach, a semi-urban beach surrounded by city buildings.
To enjoy the island to the fullest, we suggest starting your tour with bus or minibus rented with driver around Ibiza at Ses Salines Nature Park (Parque Natural de Ses Salines), an especially beautiful nature reserve known for its salt water ponds, beaches, moonscapes, cliffs, and rocky coasts, and The Es Vedrá Nature Reserve (Reserva Natural de es Vedrá), which is located on the southeast part of the island of Ibiza, in the city of Sant Josep de sa Talaia. This land is protected and is made up of islets, marine environments, cliffs, streams, beaches, cultivated fields, forests, and important mountainous massifs, which are ideal for walking trips and hiking.
For those who want to enjoy a round of golf, you can find a number of courses around which to plan a bus excursion to enjoy this sport. Some courses include Club de Golf Ibiza in Santa Eulália, which has a 27-hole course formed by two courses merged into one, making it unique to the Balearic Islands, Club de Golf Roca Llisa in the city of Ibiza, with 18 holes or Golf Sant Antoni, just 7 km (4 mi) from the city of Ibiza with 18 holes.
Ibiza Island also has 9 sea ports, among which are Port Sant Antoni de Portmany, which is one of the yachting ports along with Puerto Ibiza Magna, located right downtown in one of the most beautiful parts of the island. Puerto Pesquero de Ibiza (Ibiza Fishermen’s Port) is the place where there’s the most fishing and selling of seafood going on.
If you’re thinking of organizing a conference, business convention, product expo, or show on the island, we recommend going to the Ibiza Conference Palace (Palacio de Congresos de Ibiza), which is a modern building just a stone’s throw from downtown Santa Eularia des Riu, or get in touch with la Feria y Congresos de Ibiza y Formentera (FECOEF, Ibiza and Formentera Fairs and Conventions) located in Ctra. Eivissa in Sant Antoni, one kilometer (0.6 miles) from Ibiza.
Some things that no visitor should miss during his travel are a visit to Dalt Vila, the walled city in the historic district of the city of Ibiza which has been declared a World Heritage Site, where you can find the Saint Mary’s Cathedral (Catedral de Santa María) atop a hill. Or take a trip to the famous Dahlia Market (Mercado de las Dalias), within which the ultimate hippy stronghold can be found and where you can see and buy crafts, amulets, magic stones, and all the clothes that you’ll need to wear in Ibiza. It’s a real festival of fabrics and colors that no visitor should fail to see.
To enjoy some exquisite meals before you travel back home, we recommend visiting Restaurant La Oliva in the historic district of Dalt-Vila which offers a Mediterranean cuisine, Restaurant CA Nalfredo, located in Ibiza, with a Mediterranean cuisine and a small terrace, or Restaurant Jardín La Brasa de Ibiza in the city of Ibiza, which offers traditional and Mediterranean food, where you can also choose to sit in the patio to eat.
After a day of walking, beaches, and excursions, you’ll surely want to enjoy the night life, for which you can plan a trip via microbus to different nocturnal hotspots to enjoy good music and drinks. Some suggestions include Pacha in Eivissa with its well-known ambience, Martina Discoteca Ibiza, on Playa d’en Bossa, with its live DJs, or Amnesia, near San Rafael, a nightclub with excellent dance music, gigantic dance floors and caverns and an ideal environment for an unforgettable night.
You can rent a bus in Ibiza for trip in the city or in Ibiza Province. The renaissance-era Dalt Villa city walls, which have been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, are the most important symbol of the city. They were renovated in the 16th century, and they project a powerful image; they also offer beautiful vistas of the city.
Dates to 1235; once the Reconquest was accomplished, it was decided that a church dedicated to The Virgin Mary needed to be built. There is a set of important bells from the 16th and 17th centuries that are considered the most important bells of the various bell towers.
Just a short distance from the city anyone who loves the sea, sun, and sand can enjoy some beautiful beaches. Playa d’en Bossa, one of the most famous places in Ibiza, also has an urban complex that could be described as a vacation city. This beach has tranquil waters where you can engage in any type of water sport, enjoy the scenery at Las Salinas Nature Reserve, or take long walks along the beach. Playa de Figueretas is located right downtown; this family-friendly tourist beach is surrounded by gardens and playgrounds. Or there’s Playa de Talamanca, which has a wooden walkway along various sections of it.
Take a walk through the middle of the city’s historic district, visit the armory and the six towers of the city wall. Visit the Chapels of San Ciríaco and the Church of Santo Domingo, which are destinations for pilgrimages. Visit the buildings of the Archeological Museum and Medina Yabisa which were built over the ancient Arab city walls; they’re a great example of how the city of Ibiza has changed over the ages.
The Ibiza Museum of Contemporary Art, with its weaponry hall, The Ibiza City Walls, which originated in the seventh century, The Sant Pere Stronghold, which is one of the seven five-sided buildings that make up the city wall of Ciudad Alta (the Upper City, also known as Dalt Vila), and Madina Yabisa, an information center that, with help from audiovisuals, recounts the history of Ibiza, are considered the top places to see in Ibiza.
You can take a microbus with driver downtown to Park Square (Plaza del Parque), which is the busiest meeting place in the city. Enjoy the tranquil terraces that help to alleviate the summer heat or provide shelter from the winter cold. Continue on to El Paseo de Vara de Rey, which is a tribute to the people of Ibiza and which hosts many performances and festivals.
Nothing beats getting some exercise and taking advantage of the opportunity to ride around and visit different places on this little island. There are various companies that rent bikes, such as Bicicletas Kandani, IbizaMTB, or Ibiza Sport, all of which cater to tourists and also offer lists of possible tours through the city.
If you want to rent a bus for an excursion or trip that originates or terminates in Ibiza, we suggest including these stops in your itinerary:
In Platja d’En Bossa. This is considered to be the best nightclub in the world. It’s open from May through October, and they hold “opening” and “closing” parties. Some of the club’s fans take a plane just to participate in these special parties. They have live DJs and incredible light and laser effects. In addition to two dance floors, they have a little terrace where the live DJs do their thing.
If you want to watch the sunset while flying over the ocean, then this is your chance! The parasailing setup is located on Saint Anthony Beach (Playa de San Antonio) and includes all the necessary safety measure so that you can enjoy an unforgettable, worry-free experience.
Located on Plaza de Sa Riba Street, this plaza is full of shops and restaurants. Furthermore, streets like Carrer de la Mare de Deu and Carrer de Barcelona intersect with the plaza. These streets are interesting to visit due to the number of hippy-style shops that they have. This plaza is definitely worth a visit.
Situated on Plaza de la Iglesia Street, this bar is famous for its ham and cheese sandwiches. The bar has a 70s-style hippy décor and a large terrace for enjoying the summer weather as well as some rooms with chimneys for the wintertime. The prices are very reasonable here.
A clothing store with a very original design; the entrance looks like a wave that’s about to break. This store is on D’Annibal Street in downtown Ibiza and is a fun place to look for bargains amongst the great variety of items that they offer.
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