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What to do in Ibiza, check out our tips if you

With some of the most popular beaches and nightclubs in the world, Ibiza has positioned itself as a reference destination for thousands of tourists from all corners of the world. Although nobody doubts the importance of Ibiza’s beaches and discotheques as a generator of tourism, there are many other tourist attractions for which Ibiza deserves to be visited. Places that should be mentioned when one asks the following question: “What to do in Ibiza?”

Hippy market of Las Dalias

Although there are many markets scattered across the island, the Las Dalias market is undoubtedly one of the most important in Ibiza. Situated between the towns of Santa Eulalia and San Carlos, this hippy market, which opened in 1954 as a result of artists arriving in Ibiza, opens its doors every Saturday of the year, becoming a bohemian Ibiza icon and an important meeting point for artists, tourists and Ibiza residents.

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210 km of coastline full of coves and incomparable beaches

As we have already mentioned, the beaches and coves that are scattered across the 210 km of Ibiza’s coastline are another of the main tourist attractions that the island offers. Although in the city of Ibiza you can visit some of the most emblematic beaches, such as Playa d’en Bossa, Cala des Jondal or Sa Caleta, many of Ibiza’s most impressive coves are in the area of Santa Eulalia and San Antonio’s bay. Santa Eulalia’s coastline has beautiful coves such as Cala Llonga and Cala Nova, while in the bay of San Antonio there are popular coves such as Cala Salada, Cala Compte, Cala Tarida and Cala Bassa.

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Port of Ibiza

Formed by the marine districts of La Marina and Sa Penya, the Port of Ibiza is one of the places that best represents the white island’s lifestyle. Situated at the foot of the historic Dalt Vila centre, the Port of Ibiza is surrounded by a labyrinth of narrow streets that snake between typical Ibizan, picturesque and whitewashed houses. Undoubtedly, it is the place to get lost for a few hours.

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Dalt Vila, discover everything that hides behind the walls of Ibiza

Listed since 1999 as Unesco World Heritage under the title Ibiza, biodiversity and culture, the historical Dalt Vila centre is a place you shouldn’t miss during your Ibiza holiday. Apart from the trip to the past that you experienced when you walk through the ancient, sixteenth century walls, another of the attractions offered by the visiting this emblematic and historical centre, are the incredible views from the Plaza de la Universidad.

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Ibiza Cathedral, the icon of Dalt Vila

Located in the historic Dalt Vila centre and just over 4km away from the Santos Ibiza Suites hotel, the Cathedral of the Virgen de las Nieves or of Ibiza is another Ibiza city’s interesting places. Built on the old mosque of Yebisah, the Ibiza Cathedral is a Gothic-Catalan construction (the nave is Baroque), dating from the thirteenth century. In 1782 the bishopric of Ibiza was officially created, with which the temple acquired cathedral rank. Santa Maria Maggiore, ie the Virgin of the Snow (Mare de Deu de les Neus, Patron of Ibiza and Formentera) is worshipped in this cathedral.

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