Why You Should Plan a Romantic Holiday in Ibiza

Ibiza is a beautiful holiday destination just off the coast of Valencia in Spain.  It is one of the three Balearic Islands, and sits in the calm blue waters of the Mediterranean sea.  Also known as the White Isle, reflecting it’s stunning sandy beaches, it’s been very popular with party goer’s and clubbers over the years.  Ibiza has a lot to offer tourists, and has moved away from it’s partying reputation to become very popular with couples looking for a luxury romantic break or planning a honeymoon.

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The south east of the island is peaceful and tranquil and draws a lot of celebrities looking for a relaxing break out of the limelight.  Many invest in holiday homes on the island because it’s such a beautiful and diverse destination, offering lively nightlife and unspoilt natural terrain within such close proximity to each other.

Ibiza is a small island, about the size of the county of Hertfordshire, making it easy to get around and the perfect place to hire a car or motorbike.  The temperature and climate in Ibiza are a real hit with couples going on holiday there.  If you plan to visit from April to September the average temperatures are between 19°c and 30°c, with August being the hottest month on the island.

Where to Stay in Ibiza

If you want a quiet holiday destination on the island, non-clubbers will love Santa Eulalia del Rio on the east coast of Ibiza.  It’s just 13 miles from Ibiza Airport and 9 miles from Ibiza town.  Santa Eulalia del Rio has 2 beautiful beaches, which are kept to the highest standard.  There is also the newly developed marina called Port Esportiu which is full of restaurants, shops and bars giving couples on holiday lots of options for shopping and dining out.

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The 5 star hotel Aguas de Ibiza, you must visit their website, it’s is the perfect choice for a romantic holiday for couples in Ibiza.  This beautiful  luxury boutique hotel promises you a quiet and relaxing stay, with a choice of 3 pools to enjoy by day, and the rooftop Vi Cool cocktail bar for an evening drink above the glistening sea.  This hotel also offers some of the very best in local cuisine from famous Spanish chef Sergio Arola, in the Vi Cool restaurant.  With all this, a luxury spa, and stunning rooms designed with the fengshui philosophy you may never want to leave.

Things To Do in Ibiza For Couples

With beautiful beaches, historic buildings to visit and gorgeous sunshine, you might not think you need anything else to do in Ibiza.  Making memories together is all about sharing great experiences though, and here’s some of the best you can have on the island.

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See The Sunset

Head to the north east of the island and watch the sunset in Ibiza.  The sunset in Ibiza is one of the most beautiful in the world, and it’s well worth the short trip to see it.  You can simply enjoy a romantic evening on the beach as the sun goes down or take a boat trip to enjoy the best views, but however you do it’s a must see for any romantic couples getaway.

Visit Ibiza (Old) Town

Ibiza town is a beautiful place to explore, with it’s cobbled streets and traditional Spanish houses.  Here you can soak up a traditional Spanish atmosphere and as you work your way through the Dalt Vila area.  You must also stop by the marina and choose your favourite yacht to add to your shopping list.  We can all dream, can’t we?

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Horse Riding in Ibiza

If you really want to explore what natural beauty Ibiza has to offer, there is no better way than to go trekking in the Ibiza Horse Valley.  This amazing activity is perfect for beginners to experienced horse riders, and will create an experience that couples will never forget.

Water Sports

If you are an adventure couple looking for the thrills and excitement of water sports activities, then Ibiza is definitely good holiday destination for you.  You can do pretty much anything from scuba diving, parasailing, rent a flyboard or take to a jet ski.  Couples looking for fun things to do in Ibiza will be spoilt for choice.

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With so much to see and do in Ibiza, it’s definitely time to start planning your romantic couples holiday or honeymoon.  When are you planning on going to Ibiza?

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Zena Goldman is a UK based travel, family & lifestyle blogger who left her 9-5 job behind in the not-for-profit sector to follow her creative dreams and enjoy a more flexible family life. She began writing Zena’s Suitcase in 2011 and shares the holidays and adventures she goes on with (and without) her 2 young daughters. She wishes her son would join them more often but he’s carving out his own dreams now and enjoying university life.

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19 Comments

  1. Richard Tyler
    December 16, 2016 / 2:46 pm

    I’ve never been to Ibiza, your pictures make me want to go right now!

  2. Dean of Little Steps
    December 16, 2016 / 10:24 pm

    I’ve heard that Ibiza isn’t just a party place and that it could also be family-friendly. Would do anything for some warmth and sunshine now 🙂

  3. December 17, 2016 / 11:35 am

    I’ve had loads of holidays in Ibiza and absolutely LOVE the place away from the clubbing it is an island with a lot of hidden romantic spots!

  4. December 18, 2016 / 11:48 am

    A mum friend of mine went to Ibiza without the kids in the summer and absolutely loved it. I really hadn’t considered going at my age, but it seems like it would make for a great destination for a couples’ getaway. Plus I love adventure & activities so a trip would be right up my street!
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  5. December 18, 2016 / 7:37 pm

    I always thought that Ibiza was for teenagers who liked to party, it was only over recent years when friends have been that they said it is the most idyllic holiday destination! We have never been and yet I would love to go, especially to see those sun sets!
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  6. Kerry Norris
    December 19, 2016 / 6:19 am

    I’ve only ever been to Ibiza for partying but I am told it’s a beautiful island. Looks like there’s plenty to do for couples x

  7. Evelina
    December 19, 2016 / 1:30 pm

    I’ve been to Ibiza for the first time this year and it can totally be very romantic. Ibiza Old Town was my favourite place on the island.

  8. Margaret Gallagher
    December 20, 2016 / 12:37 am

    Been to ibiza many times -it is a stunning place

  9. William Gould
    December 23, 2016 / 9:18 am

    I have never been, nor considered it – the clubbing aspect has always put us off considering the place. May well have to look again after reading this though!

  10. A S,Edinburgh
    December 23, 2016 / 4:49 pm

    These are some brilliant tips, thank you. I had heard that it was definitely worth looking at for people looking for a quieter holiday as well as for clubbers, it’s great to hear more detail on that.

  11. Fay Norris
    December 31, 2016 / 5:40 pm

    Love, love, love Ibiza! We went last year. To be fair, it wasn’t for a romantic getaway though. We stayed at the Ibiza Rocks hotel in San Antonio. Got to see Mark Ronson, Sigma & Chase & Status. It wasnt all patying though, we did also go to Ibiza town & had a walk around the marina & a bite to eat. We also had a go at Ocean Mania (the inflatable sea obstacle course), was great fun

  12. January 2, 2017 / 10:08 am

    Sounds like a beautiful holiday destination! Totally adding this to my bucket list which is growing longer after each visit to your lovely blog, BTW.
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  13. Samantha O'D
    January 2, 2017 / 2:16 pm

    Always thought of Ibiza as a party place, looks lovely

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