Suggested General Activities in Ibiza
• Salt Flats - explore one of Ibiza's most famous landmarks and one of the best spots for the amazing sunsets. Located on the southern tip of the island, the salt fields have been in use for over 2000 years
• Water Park Aguamar, Playa d'en Bossa
• Faro de Botafoc - Enjoy the lighthouses’ panoramic view of Ibiza
• The Hippy Market - Discover the market in Es Canar (on Wednesday) in Ibiza
• Traditional country dance - Experience the dance on Fridays at 21.00 in Dalt Vila, Ibiza town
• Aquarium Cap Blanc - Explore the natural aquarium, situated inside a cave – open in summer season and October
Suggested Sporting Activities in Ibiza
• Thanks to the crystal-clear waters and a spectacular coastline over 200km in length Ibiza offers great diving opportunities. Diving centres are located in Cala Llonga, Sta. Eulalia Port d'es Torrent and San Antonio Bay - open all year
• Windsurfing/Kite-surfing - you will find surfing schools on Ibiza
• Golf - Take golf courses and measure your talent from green to green in Roca Llisa – open all year
• Trekking - Discover the magic of the salt lakes by walking, most famous route, Cala de Bou to Platges de Comte
• Horse riding in Sant Antoni de Portmany Santa Eulària des Riu - open all year
• Fishing - Guided fishing tours in Sant Antoni de Portmany and Eivissa - open all year
Suggested Local Attractions in Ibiza
• Cova de Can Marçà in Puerto de San Miguel, the biggest natural caves in Can Marçà
• Iglesia de Santa Cruz in Ibiza town
• Ibiza town – Explore the Santo Domingo's church, the cathedral, the Curia's house, the Archaeology Museum, the Castle, the Modern Art Museum of Ibiza and the Ne-crópolis Púnica del Puig des Molins
• Port Magnus - great harbour located in the beautiful bay of Sant Antoni de Portmany
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The Euro (€) is the official currency of Ibiza. Coins are available in 1 cent, 2 cent, 5 cent, 10 cent, 20 cent, 50, cent , €1 & €2 denominations. Notes are available in €5, €10, €20, €50, €100, €200, €500 denominations.
Travellers cheques are widely accepted for exchange or purchase in major cities, but in more rural areas, visit a bank to exchange them for Euros.
Major credit cards are widely accepted here (though a limited number of merchants have American Express accounts) and ATM access is widespread.
Exchange currency only at authorized outlets such as banks and hotels, and exchange only what you think you will spend in-country. Coins cannot be reconverted on departure.
Save all receipts from any currency exchange transaction. You may be asked to produce them when you exit the country, and they are required if you intend to reconvert local currency.
TIPPING IN IBIZA
Spaniards are fairly relaxed about tipping etiquette. However service is not usually included in restaurants and it is common practice to leave the spare change, or up to 10% of the total in a smarter restaurant. Taxi drivers and bartenders may be tipped less. Many petrol stations are not self service, however it is not usual to tip the station attendant.
ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE FORMALITIES
Travel documents are your responsibility. In general you should have:
A signed, valid passport that will remain valid for at least 6 months beyond the completion of your trip. Your passport must have enough blank pages (excluding amendment pages) available for entry and exit stamps issued when entering and exiting immigration points.
Visas are required for certain nationalities and you are strongly advised to check your status allowing plenty of time for visa application.
WEATHER IN IBIZA
During the summer months the islands typically has 11 hours of sunshine each day, average temperature topping 29ºC as well as virtually no rain. Spring's and autumn's temperatures range from 22ºC-28ºC and the region's sunshine is still between 8-10 hours a day. The weather can be unpredictable and much more changeable, with the night-time temperature dropping quite dramatically. The winter brings average temperatures dropping to a cooler 15ºC, and 5 hours of sunshine a day.
It is advisable to contact your doctor before you travel if you have any specific health concerns and take out appropriate travel and medical insurance.
ELECTRICITY SUPPLY IN IBIZA
Electrical service in Spain is supplied at 220-240 volts/50 hertz – a converter/adaptor may be required.
DRIVING IN IBIZA
No right-hand turn on a red light.
Traffic from the RIGHT has right of way.
Passport or national ID as well as driver's license, insurance papers and ownership papers must be carried all the time.
National speed limit is 50km (31mph) in towns, 90km (56mph) on secondary non-urban highways (carretera secundaria), 100km (62mph) on dual carriageways (carretera/autovia), 120km (75mph) on motorways (autopista).; Speeding fines: 30 – 300 Euros.
Minimum driving age is 18.
For use of the highways (autopista) it is often necessary to pay a toll before access. Prices vary and are calculated by the distance of the journey.
There are strict laws concerning drinking and driving. Blood alcohol levels must not exceed 0,05%. There are random breathalyser tests carried out regularly by the police.
An international driving licence is not required for European citizens. Your locally issued driving licence, as long as it is accompanied by the passport, will suffice.