All about Ibiza
Ibiza is one of the Balearic Island’s most popular summer destinations for young holiday-makers and sailors. Closely situated to Mallorca, Menorca and Formentera, the island always makes a perfect stop during an island hop when renting a boat in Ibiza. Last calculated in 2010, Ibiza’s friendly population is sure to be greater than 130,000.
A boat is a perfect way to explore Ibiza’s crystalline waters and coastal vistas. Despite being renowned for its nightlife, the island offers a number of secluded and tranquil excursions accessible only by boat. Choose from an impressive fleet of vessels and book an adventure with a skipper, taking in some of the most impressive sights in the Balearics. Ibiza itself is rich in idyllic beaches, vibrant coastal ports and likeable coastlines. For adventurous sailors will want to try their hand at island-hopping on extended stays between Ibiza, Formentera, Mallorca and Menorca. For an even more remote experience, rent a boat in Ibiza and head out to Cabrera and Illa des Conills, two islets with secluded beaches and quiet tranquillity.
Whilst one could simply imagine the tantamount of ports and harbours on a popular island, here are the few that we highly recommend:
Port de Sant Antoni, Santa Eulalia, Port d’Eivissa, Magna, Club Nautico Ibiza, Marina Botafoch, Las Salinas & Marina Ibiza, Portinatx
. These harbours and ports offer a mixture of beautiful views, luxury and class, whilst being quintessentially lined off by delicious restaurants.
Climate in Ibiza
Holiday-makers tend to journey to Ibiza between May and September as the weather is usually at its hottest and driest during this period. With highs of 30°C (86 °F) in July and August and 25-28°C (77-82°F) when summer is arriving and departing, it makes perfect sense as to why summertime is the most desired period. During the summer period, the lowest temperatures average from between 15-21°C (59-70°F). Meanwhile, during low season, temperatures can fall as low as 8°C (46°F).
Renting a Vessel in Ibiza
Many visitors will charter a boat in Ibiza for a week, often with a skipper, to take in a more leisurely experience as they meander around the island. Although weekly excursions are the best way to experience Ibiza and the Balearic Islands (particularly Formentera), some boats in Ibiza can also be rented by the hour or daily as perfect ways to indulge in particular sights and sounds. Among the most famous spots to explore by boat in Ibiza include the beaches of San Antonio, including Cala Conta, Cala Bassa and Cala Tarida, with other popular starting points in Porroig being useful for explorations of the southern island. Ibiza’s Old Town is among the most beautiful settlements on the island, with the town’s stunning marina offering fantastic seafood on the waterfront.
Choose a Chartered Boat in Ibiza
Whether you’re a large party of thrill-seekers or a couple looking for quiet exclusion, choose from a range of sailboats, luxury yachts and catamarans to explore the island your way. With a range of watersports and nightlife in key areas like Platja d'en Bossa and San Antonio, more relaxing experiences can be found in Portinax and Cala Llonga.
Navigation Routes around Ibiza
There are a multitude of routes to choose from as well as destinations. Many enjoy navigating a route around all three Balearic Islands, whereas some prefer to stick to one island in order to explore its hidden treasures more profoundly.
What to do in Ibiza
With countless water(sport) activities to do in Ibiza, it’s highly unlikely that you’d ever get bored. Whilst renting one of our boats in Ibiza, you should consider parasailing, fly-boarding, scuba diving or even blade fishing for an experience of a lifetime.
How to get to Ibiza
Fortunately, Ibiza is very easily accessible. Ibiza Airport serves as the international airport for the Baleares. You can also get a ferry to the island from Barcelona, Valencia and Denia. The Balearia service operates up to 9 times a week and journeys vary from approx. 3 hours. On the other hand, you could always sail to Ibiza, one of the most popular places of departure being Barcelona, where Nautal have many boats to offer, and Mallorca, another Balearic island.