- Beaches and relaxation
No matter how loud club fame Ibiza enjoys, rest here is inextricably linked with the sea, because the party and active life takes place on the coast, and it is simply unthinkable to visit the famous Spanish island and not look at the beaches. The sea in Ibiza is the center of tourist attraction and the site of all significant events.
Among the Balearic Islands, Ibiza stands out for its special climate and an indescribable atmosphere of celebration, the spirit of freedom and universal happiness. The waters of the island are washed by the waves of the Mediterranean Sea, known for its friendly disposition and warm currents, thanks to which you can swim here for half a year, and the other half the islanders enjoy peace, tranquility and solitude.
Officially, the swimming season starts in April and lasts until November, but April is not the right time for swimming, the water is not warmed up enough. Everything changes by May, when the sea in Ibiza reaches a comfortable and safe 22-25 ° for swimming. Throughout the summer, the water remains warm, in the range of 25-26 °.
The first signs of cooling are observed at the end of September, and in October resort passions end and the beaches are empty, only the most persistent and fearless decide to swim in November.
A unique feature of Ibiza is that it is never stifling hot here thanks to the refreshing breezes that constantly blow on the coast.
Beaches and relaxation
Nature has endowed the island with a wide sandy coastline, complemented by dense vegetation. The golden sandy beaches of Ibiza have a clean, flat bottom, making them a haven for family-owned companies. At the height of summer, the sea in Ibiza is overflowing with vacationers, most of whom are respectable European dynasties and golden youth. Here you can bask in the shade of umbrellas or have fun at the beach parties.
Along with the classic recreational areas, there are nudist beaches and sites favored by the LGBT community.
Tranquil beaches are located in the north of the island, while the south has a wild temper and unrestrained parties all night long.
The Mediterranean Sea is perfect for all kinds of water sports. The most popular in Ibiza were and remain:
- Diving and wreck diving.
Spring and autumn are the best time for windsurfing, at this time the sea in Ibiza pleases with rapid waves, and strong winds blow from the water on the coast. Both experienced athletes and beginners will find suitable weather and space for conquest. There are sports schools on the coast, so after a couple of days of classes, everyone can easily get up on boards, skis and sail.
Jet skis, catamarans and other floating sources of adrenaline await guests by the shore. And at the berths, yachts and boats are peacefully moored, inviting on romantic cruises.
This type of sea vacation deserves special attention, and all thanks to the stunning underwater potential of lush vegetation, stunning wildlife and outstanding landscapes. In the vicinity of Ibiza, a huge number of underwater grottoes, caves, coral plantations are hidden. Individual reefs run right up to the shore, offering excellent snorkelling conditions. Pure clear water provides visibility up to 40 meters.
In total, the island has more than fifty dive sites and millions of motley inhabitants of the sea kingdom. The most favorable conditions and interesting diving sites are located in the west of the island.
The Cala Longa Cave is an endless source of inspiration for divers from all over the world. Connoisseurs of wreck diving are more attracted by the sunken dry cargo ship "Don Pedro", where you can swim to your heart's content, feeling like treasure seekers. Both day and night dives are practiced.
The sea in Ibiza is home to hundreds of species of fish, shellfish and animals. Cuttlefish, jellyfish, oysters, lobsters, crabs, starfish, seahorses, hedgehogs, sponges, sea bass, octopus, barracuda, eels, rays now and then come across divers wetsuits. At the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea, colonies of posidonia, colorful algae, and sea grass grow.