By Teena Celis
The golden sun kissed island of Ibiza is a great place to visit with your family. Some see Ibiza as a party destination, but it is also rich in culture and tradition, as well as, some amazing attractions for your family to enjoy together.
Ibiza is a great location for last minute holidays with your family, with its untouched towns, beautiful beaches, and cultural activities. Whether you are looking for a cultural experience, a relaxing break, or a grand family adventure, Ibiza will have something for you.
For the best Ibiza holiday, consider mixing it up. Spend some days relaxing and some exploring.
If your family likes art, then you will enjoy the Museum of Contemporary Art. Both touring and permanent exhibits influenced by Ibizan culture can be found at this museum.
Your family can explore the history of Ibiza at a number of locations. The Puig des Molins is a well preserved Phoenician burial ground with over 3,000 tombs. The 13thcentury Santa Maria Cathedral is located in the Old Town and includes chapels, museums, a 600-year-old gold and silver holy cross, and a bell tower. It is a beautiful building filled with history.
Also located in Ibiza Old Town is the Archaeological Museum, which is filled with the ancient history of Formentera and Ibiza.
Talamanca is a great place for the sports enthusiast in your family. Here you can go horseback riding and play tennis, amongst other sporting adventures. In CalaLlonga, you can enjoy mountain biking and golf.
Located in the Mediterranean, the waters surrounding Ibiza are ideal for water sports like scuba diving and waterskiing as well. Local scuba diving and water-sports centres can provide you with a guide for safe diving.
Amidst your cultural exploration and your daily adventures, having time to relax may be necessary on your Ibiza family holiday. Ibiza has 60 beaches to choose from if you are looking to relax. From their beach side restaurants and cafes to their sun beds and water sports, a day at the beach in Ibiza is a sure-fire way to relax.
Another great place to relax is Santa Gertrudis. The locals come here during the summer tours to take a break from the crowds, so a day here will provide you with the same relief. It will also provide your family with a unique perspective on life in Ibiza that you won’t get from hitting all of the popular tourist spots.
A water taxi can take you and your family to untouched villages and towns that are nearby. They are also a great way to get to CalaLlonga, a beautiful resort near Ibiza.