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Many travelers ask themselves this question before planning their trip, especially those who still do not know the island well or have visited it on rare occasions and still do not know the differences and nuances that vary according to the different times. In any case, we would find as many answers as residents. In Ibiza, each season is experienced differently...

The defense towers that are located on the coast of Ibiza are an essential part of the island's heritage, both for historical interest and for its special location. They are often located in eagle nests and impress with the spectacular panoramic views of the coastline. In total there are seven bastions and they made up the island's coastal defense system, which...

Since December 4, 1999, Ibiza is part of the UNESCO World Heritage catalog, forming part of an exclusive world club of which Spain is the most prominent member. The island has four assets inscribed in this declaration: the city's Renaissance walls, the Phoenician site of Sa Caleta, the Punic necropolis of Puig des Molins and a single natural and underwater...

The restaurant Es Torrent opens its doors from April to the end of October, coinciding with the peaceful weather that characterizes the island during spring, summer and the beginning of autumn. During these seven months, the beach presents its most heavenly version, with a calm and transparent water ideal for swimming, and a higher temperature; and also more lively, due...

Today the island of Ibiza is considered one of the most prosperous territories of the Mediterranean, thanks to the tourism phenomenon, which began on the island more than half a century ago. However, the reality of the Ibiza in times gone by has nothing to do with the living standards enjoyed by today's Ibizan families. Before Ibiza had a tourism industry,...

The municipality of Sant Josep, which occupies the south of Ibiza, is the largest on the island and covers the most kilometers of coastline. Some of the most important beaches are in its territory, such as Ses Salines, Es Cavallet, Platja d'en Bossa or the Platges de Comte. Es Torrent, however, awaits in the area of Es Cubells, which is...

The fishermen of Ibiza continue to use many of the fishing arts that were already used centuries ago. Currently, there are two brotherhoods –Ibiza capital and Sant Antoni de Portmany–, which total around 80 members. They fish on board 6 trawlers and 55 smaller crafts (the traditional llaüts). The minor arts have as preferred activity fishing with nets, which according to...

Throughout the year, every village in Ibiza celebrates its patron saint festival in the time-honored fashion. These events bring together two main ingredients in order to invoke the alchemy of Pitiusan culture, namely, folklore and gastronomy. “Ball pagès” is the name given to the traditional folk dance of Ibiza and Formentera. Ancient and rural in character, it is, in fact, an...

Ibiza’s gastronomy cannot be understood without considering the great civilizations that dominated the island and contemplating the legacy they left. Although many cultures disembarked on this island throughout history, there are four that had a determining influence: the Carthaginians, the Romans, the Moors and the Christians. Aiboshim Archaeologists assert that Ibiza has been inhabited since the year 5,000 BCE. However, it was...