The 1912 palatial hotel was built on the former site of the palace of the Duke and Duchess of Medinaceli. A string of famous guests have stayed here from Salvador Dali to novelist Isabel Allende and movie director Richard Attenborough, but well-heeled business travelers tend to dominate. The entrance hall, decorated with murals of Italian [...]
The capital of the island is situated in the municipality of Ibiza with its impressive walled centre which was named World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1999. This international distinction recognizes the historical, cultural and architectural importance of the best-preserved coastal fortress in the Mediterranean. The acropolis of Dalt Vila is full of narrow streets [...]
The natural surroundings of Ibiza make up its most important attraction. Without a doubt, its abundant forests of Mediterranean pine attract attention. In fact, it was the Greeks who called the Pitiusas “the islands of pine trees”, due to the green mantle that stretches over its fields and mountains throughout the whole year. The pines [...]
The greatest pleasure that exists for the Ibicencos is the enjoyment of food. They feel genuine devotion to fresh and natural products and, in earlier times it was impossible to see a house that was not self-sufficient from its own garden, its fruit trees and its livestock. Even today, many homes keep this tradition alive.
Most tourists visiting the Balearic Isles arrive by plane. Each of the three major islands, Mallorca, Menorca and Ibiza, is served by an international airport, linked by direct flights to Europe’s main capital cities. Palma Airport, Son Sant Joan, is not only the biggest locally but one of the chief tourist airports in Europe. It [...]
When you are having your sailing vacation in Ibiza and Formentera, you will be filled with happiness and thrill. The two places bring different types of adventure and excitement to its visitors. For instance, the island of Ibiza is famous for its summer beach parties. During the summer season, Ibiza’s resto bars and nightclubs are [...]
Hotel Rocamar is a small holiday and business hotel situated in the area of Talamanca, the exclusive area of Ibiza town. It isn’t such a tourist factory as most hotels on the island of Ibiza. Quiet the contrary, it only has 16 rooms. The building originates from the 60′s. As far as known it has [...]
Spain’s Balearic Islands are one of the main attractions in the Mediterranean. One of Balearics most popular islands is Ibiza due to the amazing night life it provides for its visitors. There are many night clubs located throughout the island which could explain for the high amount of young adults that visit each year.
Each of the Balearic Isles has features that distinguish it from its neighbours and more than sufficient individual appeal to justify a visit. Mallorca, the largest, is home to Palma, Balearic capital and seat of the Regional Authority. Palma is a modern, cosmopolitan city, with its image as Spain’s summer capital reinforced and enhanced by [...]
The capital of the Pitiuses Islands (Ibiza and Formentera) preserves many vestiges of its past. By the 6th century B.C., it was already a very important Phoenician-Punic colony for its time. From Carthage’s point of view, the city was a strategic base from which it could dominate the Mediterranean. The necropolis of Puig des Molins [...]
If you are looking for a great holiday, you may find it in Ibiza. Ibiza is one of the most popular islands in Europe and it is located in the Mediterranean Sea. It is part of the Balearic Islands in Spain. Next to Ibiza we have another island which is the smallest one in the [...]