Ibiza is known worldwide as the capital of electronic music, the centre of house during the summer,shelter to all kinds of famous people and the where the best DJ’s in the world concentrate for 4 months. However, the so called White Island is much more and offers leisure proposals and plans for all ages and tastes.
Within its 575 km², Ibiza hides a more tender and familiar side, with quiet corners, amazing natural areas, children’s playgrounds and play areas designed especially for those who choose Ibiza for family holidays.
The beaches and small coves that abound the entire coast of the island is one of its main attractions: in total, the visitor can choose from more than fifty of them. The most familiar are the famous Ses Salines, which is crowded with bathers during the high season, Ses Figueretes in Ibiza city, Cala Gracio or Es Puet in Sant Antoni, Sa Caleta in Sant Josep, but are also well worth visiting the incredible Benirrás, surrounded but its exuberant nature, and Cala Tarida.
One should mark on the calendar a visit to the Aquarium of Cap Blanc, where children can enjoy discovering the different marine species that populate the Mediterranean. Another excursion that will allow you to discover in depth the island of Ibiza is a tour of its underground caves: Can Marça, the Cueva de las Langostas or the Cave of Es Culleram.
Another must visit place to visit with the family in Ibiza is that of the hippy markets: Wednesdays in Es Canar and Saturday in Las Dalias, places where to buy the odd souvenir and enjoy the smells and colours typical of the island.
Family accommodation in Ibiza is extremely varied and there are holiday hotels for children with special services, complete rooms and activities designed for the amusement of children.
The Hotel Hawaii Ibiza, on the beach of Es Puet (San Antonio) and the Hotel Miami Ibiza, on the beach of Es Canar (Santa Eulalia) are two of the clearest examples of the wide range of hotel offer the island provides its visitors. The family apartments in Ibiza are also a good alternative as they provide extra privacy and independence.