Ibiza during New Year’s Eve may hardly resemble the party paradise that it is during summertime: fewer tourists are in town and many clubs will be closed. But with the island almost to yourself, and a handful of clubs open, visiting the Balearic getaway to ring in the new year could very well make for [...]
Palma de Mallorca might be lovely, but escape the crowds to the decidedly less-populated Mallorcan town of Alcúdia. Located on the northern side of the island, the almost 20,000-person resort village offers history, sights, and kilometers-worth of beaches for relaxing. The roots of Alcúdia – still one of the most-visited villages on Mallorca – go [...]
Ibiza offers otherworldly experiences beyond just its party-filled nightlife. In fact, it is home to the Baleares’ — and maybe even Spain’s –most mysterious spot, Es Vedra Island. Located on the southwestern side of the island in the Cala d’Hort Nature Reserve, you’ll spy one of Ibiza’s top beaches, and nearby Es Vedra Island, a [...]
The Balearic Islands may seem like a distant wonderland, but reaching them might be a lot easier than you think. Sitting just 20 to 50 miles away from the Spanish coast, the paradise is not only pretty close by, but claims bragging rights to sandy strips of turquoise-watered beaches, loads of landscape worth discovering, and [...]
Ibiza might get all the fame in terms of nightlife, but it’s Formentera that gets the glory when it comes to mind-blowingly beautiful beaches. Like straight out of your imagination, its sands are white and silky smooth, and the water a brilliant, almost unnatural shade of blue. Here are a few of the top shorelines [...]
Sure, you can rent a car and take to the open Mallorca road all by yourself. But if you’re looking to spend a little less time navigating, and a little more time immersing yourself in all that the island has to offer, then here are a few means of transport that will get you a [...]
On Ibiza, you’ll have your pick of sweet beach options, typically replete with soft sandy shorelines and bluer-than-blue waters. Here are a few of the most coveted coasts on Spain’s most well-known island. Agua Blanca Beach Agua Blanca is one of the island’s more remote beaches, offering up fine, golden-brown sand, rocky waters worth snorkeling [...]
From cliffs to palaces and train rides with a view, there’s a lot more to discover on Mallorca than just Palma. So here are a few day trips to embark on should you wish to explore beyond the Baleares Island‘s capital.
Whether you’re going to Ibiza for discotecas, sunshine or beaches, here are a few tips to maximize your first-time visit to the island. Visit Old Town No trip to be Ibiza would be complete without experiencing the old-world charm of Dalt Alta, the city’s historic quarter. Perched on a hillside below the Almudena Castle, a visit [...]
Though Ibiza is almost synonymous with beaches and parties, rest assured that there’s a lot more to this Spanish island than just seasonal sun and discotecas. From tourist-filled summers to ghost-town winters, here’s how to make the best of the island from January through December.