Where to stay in Ibiza
Considering its small size, Ibiza can be many different holidays in one. Four areas of the island have been designated World Heritage Sites from ancient walled towns to burial sites on a huge scale. There is of course, also the party towns, particularly Sant Antoni where the hotels Ibiza has are plentiful and accommodating.
With over 50 beaches, you are bound to stumble across one of them during your stay in one of the hotels Ibiza offers, whether that be a packed wall-to-wall of bodies or a more remote cove sheltered by a cliff. Birdwatchers love Ibiza too as well as those looking for hiking opportunities.
The sorts of hotels Ibiza offers
This Spanish island has so many sides to it that it might be tricky to choose which type of holiday you want. You are spoilt for choice with the amount of hotels Ibiza has as well, from resort high-rises to some alternative hotels Ibiza has in the form of agro tourism hotels.
There are many rooms within the hotels Ibiza offers but during the summer months, blocks of these are booked by package tours so it is advisable to pre-book a room in any of the hotels Ibiza has rather than just turning up.
The five star hotels Ibiza has are enough for the size of the island as most holidaymakers plump for the mid-range hotels Ibiza offers. For the hotels Ibiza has that are far from crowds, try a rural hotel, mostly converted farmhouses off the beaten track. These type of hotels Ibiza has often offer extra activities such as horse riding and hiking tours.
The food of Ibiza
Many of the hotels Ibiza has will have some sort of area where food is served, whether that be a restaurant, cafe or bar. Apart from eating at your hotel Ibiza has many places to tempt you with Spanish fare that has influences of Catalan, Basque and Provencal.
Typical Ibizan dishes include rabbit with red peppers, snails, fish stew and olla fresca, a stew made from haricot beans, broad beans, potatoes and pears. Puddings range from greixonera, a local version of crème caramel, to flao, an aniseed and mint tart, and orlettes, cakes made of dried fruits and sugar.
Ibizan cooking is quite earthy, harking back to a time when the island had to make do with simple and scarce ingredients, hence stews and soups are the mainstays liberally flavoured with herbs and spices.
If you can follow the locals timings for meals, it will make it much easier. The main meal is at lunchtime, around 2pm, when most restaurants offer a menu del dia, a fixed-price three course meal with wine or beer for a great price.
For laid back hotels Ibiza is the perfect place where you can chill in the glorious sunshine and still enjoy modern amenities. So as not to stress you out too much, choose BudgetAir when buying your flights to Ibiza because they offer great deals available. BudgetAir can also help with deciding on one of the hotels Ibiza has so get to it and book your holiday.