5 cool things to do in Ibiza
By Jonathan Owen
Published 12th January 2022
Last modified 7th June 2022
Last modified 7th June 2022
It’s one of the top destinations to visit from the UK, and we all know why. Next time you’re there make sure you’ve ticked these locations off your list to embrace the full Ibiza vibe at some of the coolest places to see in Ibiza, put together by our amazing travel insurance team.
If high end food, drink and amazing live entertainment is your thing (and you have money to burn!) then Lio Ibiza is the place for you. Overlooking Ibiza town and on the seafront in the Botafoch marina and surrounded by super-yachts, Lio is a combination of high-end dining and a cabaret show, suited for groups for the best tables in the house. Dinner can run into 500 plus euros per person, so make sure you bring your platinum cards for this dining experience!
Escape to the Ibizain countryside for an aesthetic delight at one of Ibiza’s oldest tourist destinations, Cova Santa. Set around an ancient cave, Cova Santa is now one of the island’s most impressive dining and entertainment experiences, including parties such as Woomoon. Cova Santa was acquired by the Amnesia brand in 2001 and it’s gone from strength to strength ever since. As with most things in Ibiza, it’s a pricey night out, but one to remember.
If you’re into other things than spending extravagant amounts of money on alcohol (or water) to the sounds of house music, then this may be just the thing for you in Ibiza. Explore Ibiza on horseback with Ibiza Horse Valley tours, from a half day around the mountains to a full day on the beach and even swimming with the horses at special request. Established in 2010, Ibiza Horse Valley is in a private canyon over 40 hectares in Es Murta. What makes this even better is that the horses are rescued and by making a booking you’re contributing towards their upkeep and welfare as well as getting a cool experience in the deal!
Pikes is an exclusive 25 room boutique hotel famous for it’s varied history including being the location for Wham’s “Club Tropicana” music video. The building itself is over 500 years old, with views of the mountains outside of San Antonio. Capturing the genuine spirit of Ibiza Pikes guarantees a truly unique experience, with an energetic party atmosphere guaranteed. From Grace Jones and Brigitte Nielsen to Kylie Minogue and Freddie Mercury Pikes has always rubbed shoulders with the rich and famous, but always done its best to treat both the A’listers and it’s everyday clientele the same way. So get your slice of iconic cool at Pikes and book a room for your stay in Ibiza.
Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Club is a collection of 415 luxury rooms themed uniquely with something for everyone, from the “Anything can happen suite” to the “Size does matter suite” the Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Club hotel probably has a larger range of styles and themes than anywhere else in the world! As the name implies, Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Club is situated on the beachfront in Play D’en Bossa, just 5 minutes from the airport. Not content to offer such a wide range of suites and a beachfront location, Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Club also contains a wellness spa, a recording studio, a gym, and a rooftop bar terrace. We also have to mention the unmissable open air music venue, perfect for those looking to minimise the walk from the hotel room to the concert!
We read up on a lot of the private sailing tours in Ibiza, as there is little cooler than laying back on the deck of a yacht as you cruise the med. We’ve picked one of the best rated and highly praised private charters as our top recommendation, run by Irene and Alberto. They provide drinks and snacks as you set sail for the neighbouring island with up to 6 people. As for the destination, Formentera is the smallest of the Balearic Islands, and also one of the most beautiful, with amazing beaches and clear waters. Check out Mas Que Nada Sailing on Trip Advisor to get booked up.