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Ibiza is located east of the Iberian Peninsula, in the Mediterranean Sea, in the autonomous region of Illes Balears. It has a surface of 572 km2 and it is a small, big world that extends from the coast to inland in a smooth topography. Together with Formentera, it forms the Pityusic Islands, or Pine Islands as the Greeks called them.
Ibiza is made up of five towns: Ibiza, which is the capital, Santa Eulària des Riu, Sant Josep de Sa Talaia, Sant Antoni de Portmany, and Sant Joan de Labritja. Each of them offers its visitors both different and supplementary possibilities. The island has a population of over 140,000 inhabitants, although the number of residents grows considerably during summer season.
Ibiza is authentic and natural, but so much more, too. It is cosmopolitan and trendsetting, with universal appeal. It is home to the world’s best DJs and the biggest, most innovative clubs. Every year travellers come in droves searching for one thing: world-famous Ibizan nightlife. Efforts to turn out partygoers can take the form of creative street theatre at the Ibiza port. It is all part of an irresistible phenomenon in which even celebrities join in on the fun in street-side terraces and the island’s discotheques. On a big-name night in the latter, sightings of world-famous personalities are a common occurrence. Ibiza’s nightlife is known for constant innovation, with a steady stream of the latest trends flowing in and turning heads.
Ibiza is one of the oldest urban environments in Western Mediterranean, and the first in the Balearic archipelago. Its past is stunning and fundamental to understand its present, its cultural and social reality, through the mosaic of cultures that have steadily occupied it since 2700 AC. The most important monument in Ibiza is the Renaissance wall of Dalt Vila, in Ibiza city, declared UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999. There is an important historical and cultural patrimony scattered throughout the territory such as the sacred mount of Santa Eulària and Sant Miquel; the church-fortresses on each town, the singular defence towers, and wells and oil mills of Arab origin, declared Place of Cultural Interest.
Crystal-clear waters, pristine beaches, natural coves, otherworldly scenery… The Ibiza coastline is marked by one of a kind, awe-inspiring places to enjoy the beach and sea all year long. Taste a paella or take in a seaside concert, ramble down the coast by boat or kayak, go scuba diving or try all manner of other water sports. Or simply dig your feet into the sand and watch the sun go down. The options are endless.
From never-ending golden sand beaches to secluded coves fit for an afternoon chill, variety is one of the Ibiza coastline’s signatures. Another is the abundant wealth of its prized scenery and sea floor. (Meadows of Posidonia oceanica, a native seagrass, are listed as a World Heritage site.)