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Summer Holidays in Ibiza   by Abi Carter

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Ibiza, the tiny island in the Balearic islands remains one of the most popular and well established holiday destinations in Europe. Find out some of its highlights and reasons people travel to Ibiza for their summer getaways.

Beach, Cala d'Hort, Ibiza, Balearic Islands, Spain, MediterraneanA summer in Ibiza, Spain will be nothing less than memorable. Eivissa or Ibiza, Spain is a Balearic Islands located in the Mediterranean Sea. Major cities in Ibiza include Ibiza Town, Santa Eularia del Riu and Sant Antoni de Portmany.

Ibiza is known for its vibrant nightlife. It is after all the party capital of Europe. There is more to this great city than its night clubs. Beautiful beaches and panoramic scenery await and will not disappoint. If you love the country, you should check out the olive groves in the northern countryside.

The weather will thrill all year around. If you are looking to return home with a tan, then you're in luck. The beaches on Ibiza can reach 30 degrees Celcius. Even in winter, the temperature stays mild.

Whatever your interests are, Ibiza will thrill. There is something in Ibiza for everyone. If you enjoy tennis or horse riding, then check out Talamanca. A golfer or into mountain biking, Cala Llonga is for you. If clear blue waters is what you seek, then the beaches of Ibiza can accommodate your needs. Pick from watersports such as skiing, snorkeling and diving.

If sports are of no interest, Ibiza offers lots of sightseeing. The caves of C'an Marca offer a spectacular view of eons old stalactites and stalagmites, and are home to the original Smuggler's Route. Visit the 2000 year-old salt flats at Las Salinas, or take a tour through one of the island's historical churches. Visitors may enjoy visiting the many villages, country houses and villas.

Cala Vedella, Ibiza, Balearic Islands, Spain, MediterraneanYou will be more than satisfied with the Ibiza restaurant scene. You will find many choices, styles and flavors. You'll find traditional Ibicencan fayre with age old recipes for rabbit, lamb, fish and chicken, or the more modern delights of Basque, Provencale or Catalan cuisine. Sample Spain's traditional dishes such as paella or fideuea cooked over a wood fire.

Almost all the restaurants in Ibiza town have a sidewalk table area, a terrace or garden with swift and professional service, as almost nobody wants to eat indoors on those sultry warm summer nights. In Ibiza, you can sample the true taste of Spain. Spanish cuisine will delight all tastes.

If you are an art lover, Ibiza has a fabulous collection. Exhibitions in Ibiza museums range from large to small, local to international and many are located in beautiful buildings, right in the heart of the island of Ibiza.

If you're looking for a cheap Ibiza holiday you might want to consider going all-inclusive. All inclusive holidays to Ibiza usually include your flights, transfers, hotel accommodation as well as all meals and drinks in the hotel for the duration of your stay. Expect to pay from £300 off season to up to £700 in season and at a decent hotel for a 7 night stay.

Even in the height of season you should be able to pick up an all inclusive Ibiza holiday for about £400 if you book early or late, last minute you might be able to snap something up for even less.
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