When most people think of Ibiza they instinctively think of night clubs and parties. That is perfectly understandable since that is the main reason so many tourists visit here but there is another side to the island that offers so much more than just night life – which may come as a surprise to some.
When looking for things to do while vacationing in Ibiza you will have various options which can include anything from visiting stunning Spanish beaches, exploring quiet little towns, checking out various cultural spots, engaging in nature related activities and a small number of easy to reach nearby places of interest that is well worth checking out. Here is a list of activities that doesn’t include partying.
Formentera is a nearby island and even though it’s not part of Ibiza it’s still a great place to see because of it’s beauty and ease of access from Ibiza. Getting there should take roughly 40 minutes by boat but may take a bit longer depending on water conditions. Once there you are able to rent a bicycle and explore the small Spanish island for the day. The beaches as well as waters surrounding Formentera are often compared by many to those found in the Caribbean.
If you head to Ronda Narcis Putget on Ibiza you will be able to visit the Museum of Contemporary art. Here you will find various types and pieces of modern art from a number of local artists. There are numerous other types of museums nearby too such as the local Archaeological Museum which displays artifacts relating to the history of Ibiza island.
Ibiza enjoys summer temperatures all year long which makes it the ideal place for vineyards to flourish. The commercial wine industry is currently in it’s beginning stages and if you’re interested in wine tasting then head to a place called Sant Mateu. There you will be able to go on tours, sample various wines, learn more about the wine making process as well as everything there is to know about Ibiza’s young wine industry.
Still looking for more things to do in Ibiza? Scuba diving and snorkeling is one of the most common activities to do on just about every tropical island. Ibiza is blessed with stunningly clear waters and coral reefs. Many people even compare scuba diving and snorkeling in Ibiza to the West Indies. You won’t find any shortage of scuba diving tour operators on this island either.