TO TRAVELLING TO IBIZA
now added to the UK’s green list this has quickly become a highly searched
destination in recent days with those looking to get away, escaping the dreaded
isolation period on return to the UK.
think of this lively Balearic Island, for most, they will associate it with all
night partying! Ibiza has so much more to offer than this.
talk travelling to Ibiza during Covid-19 (the pandemic can not be avoided at
On July 2nd
2021 Spain changed its rules on Brits entering the country due to the rising infection
rates of the Delta variant here in the UK. Those travellers over 12, looking to
enter the island of Ibiza, are now required to either produce proof of vaccination
(must have had both jabs, with the second being done 14 days before arrival) or
a negative certificate of an active infection diagnostic test or as we
recognise it these days a RT-PCR, RT-LAMP or TMA. In addition to this a health
check form must be completed before you arrive. For more information on the
entry requirements follow this link to the Balearics Tourist Board.
On return to
the UK, you will be required to produce a negative covid-19 test result. The UK
border control will accept the private rapid antigen tests which can be
performed online in the comfort of your hotel or accommodation by companies
such as Breathe Assured or Qured. These tests are cheaper than the PCR ones.
You are then required to do another test on or before Day 2 of you arriving
back in the UK, and lastly complete a passenger
With your entry and return conditions taken care of now let’s talk about this beautiful island in the
Ibiza is a
great option for a short haul family holiday. With its short flight time of two
and a half hours from London, if you are travelling with toddlers this makes
for a great option to avoid the long flying time with small children. High
season here is between April and October with plenty of scheduled flights offered
via budget airlines to choose from.
temperatures reaching low to high twenties, it makes for a more comfortable
break when getting away with the children.
has idyllic beaches to relax on and views to saviour. Suggested resorts to stay
in with the family include Santa Eulalia, Cala Tarida, Es Cana, and Portinatx.
to stay at include Insotel Tarida Beach Sensatori Resort in Cala Tarida, Grand
Palladium White Island Resort & Spa in Playa D’En Bossa. Both offer a 5* all-inclusive option
for guests to enjoy.
There is no
getting away from Ibiza being one of Europe’s premier partying scenes. World
famous DJs flock to this island in the height of the season to entertain the
is renowned for being the clubbing capital of the island. Here you will find a
whole mix of places to sample; from the real laid back to the more hardcore
venues you will not be short of nightlife options to choose from. For the
ultimate sunset viewing on the island be sure to visit Café Mambo. Enjoy dinner
or a drink or 2 while taking in the sun going down with a background of chilled
Ibiza tunes. This is always very popular around the time of sunset so be sure
to prebook on arrival.
years Ibiza Town has grown in stature and is proving to be the hotbed of
late-night revelry. Close to Ibiza airport, here you will find the iconic
Pascha and Amnesia. In recent times Ibiza Town has seen the emergence of
glitzy, upmarket venues attracting big celebrities to the area. Be prepared to
break the budget to make a visit to Lío but the experience is second to none. Another place
to note is Heart which fuses gastronomy, music and art all under one roof. Be sure to
check these out for the alternative to all night raving!
who prefer to party during the day the island has several beach and pool
parties to sample. O Beach (owned by
the famous Wayne Lineker) is described as the ultimate day club experience and has
recently added to its portfolio Bam-Bu-Ku,
a family friendly day club for adults and children alike to enjoy. For anyone
lucky enough to have been and seen O Beach you will know it lives up to its
description! Other day parties available include Ibiza Rocks , Blue Marlin, and for a more laid-back
vibe head up to Santa Eulalia where you will find Nikki Beach situated next to the very
swanky W Hotel.
It is highly
recommended if you don’t mind travelling by boat to venture over to the
neighbouring island of Formentera. It takes approximately 40 mins and there are
multiple crossings a day making it very accessible. Once in Formentera the
popular way to explore the island is by bicycle, although if this is not
feasible there are other options. The island itself is only 20km tip to toe so
can all be done in the one day. Es Pujols is the most built-up area on the
island, with a variety of little bars, restaurants, hippy stalls and shops to roam
numerous excursions. In addition to trekking, you can get to know the island
via kayaking, hot air balloon or even quad bike.
also proving popular for diving enthusiasts. More than 200 kilometres of Ibiza
has a spectacular seabed, including the Posidonia prairies, which have great
ecological value and were recognised as a World Heritage Site in 1999.
Recommendation – HOTEL TORRE DEL MAR (4*SUPERIOR)
hotel is based in Playa d’en Bossa and is within walking distance of Ushuaia
and Bora Bora beach.
offers spacious, modern and opulent facilities and is within the heart of some
of the best nightlife on the island. The view when having breakfast is a real
from approx £260 per night including breakfast (Based on stay on Sep 4th 2021 –
checked on July 6th 2021). For the best price go direct to the hotel’s website where
it will also offer you free use of the spa facilities as part of your package.
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