Ibiza may have a renowned reputation for being the nightlife capital of Europe – which it certainly is – but that's not all this little patch of the Balearics has to offer. From the scenic northern region to its clubbing capital, Ibiza features an incredible array of resorts to suit all of your holiday needs.
The island's capital city, Ibiza Town is one of a kind, with its historic town centre whose cobbled lanes and Roman structures were fit for ancient kings. Pair this with the world-famous nightclubs of San Antonio Town, and you'll an incredible getaway. With serene shores, sunshine and an unbeatable party atmosphere, there's no need to limit yourself in Ibiza.
A small resort with a white sand beach, Cala Gracio is a great base for the nearby town of San Antonio, or a tranquil getaway of its own. Here, you'll find the Aquarium Cap Blanc, as well as waterfront seafood spots and ritzy restaurants.
An idyllic town steeped in natural beauty, Cala Llonga is at the heart of tranquil getaways, with a horseshoe-shaped beach surrounded by pine trees and rolling hills. It's also the home of the island's only golf course, Roca Llisa, plus international cuisine and local Mediterranean fare.
Cala Tarida's sun-drenched beach is lined with rolling green hills, whose shallow waters are excellent for wading and snorkelling. The local diving centre will take you out on water sports excursions around nearby islands. Nights here are relaxed but upbeat, with karaoke and live music, plus romantic restaurants nestled in the hillside.
Es Cana's half-moon coast is alive with water sports and coastal cafes, but don't think it isn't relaxing – its shallow waters and warm sands mean it's the picture of relaxation. Es Cana's weekly hippy market is an island staple, with ex-pats selling local wares like clothing and handmade jewellery.
Known as Ibiza Town's relaxing suburb, Figueretas has all the amenities of a small town, but a convenient location with the Ibiza Town's historic old quarter nearby. Its cosy beach comes complete with a coastal promenade featuring waterfront bars, cafes and market stalls.
The centre of action in Playa Figueral is the quiet beach with leisurely water sports and a handful of coastal bars, cafes and hotels offering waterfront views. It's also the starting point for the Ibiza Express train, which tours the island's scenic northern sights.
With a woodland-backed beach and small hotel water park, Port des Torrent attracts visitors seeking a little relaxation in the sun. It's a working fishing village with ferry connections to nearby resorts. The town's cobbled streets are lined with seafood-centric tavernas and open air bars for enjoying the sunset.
The scenery in Portinatx is so beautiful that it was chosen as the backdrop for the film South Pacific. Days here feature hikes through the nearby mountains, strolls along the coast and shopping stints in the main square and weekly hippy market.
Puerto San Miguel is a quiet village that's a haven for outdoors types, with a forested inland, coastal footpaths and the Can Marca dripstone caves. Its 100-metre beach is sheltered by rocky cliffs, which keep the waves calm and prime for paddling, snorkelling and scuba diving.
The sister resort of San Antonio Town, San Antonio Bay is a little more laid-back than its clubbing counterpart. You'll have your pick of five relaxing bays packed with jet skis, pedalos and banana boats, and are never too far from the action just next door.
Boasting some of the best nightlife on the island, San Antonio Town is a hub for house music clubs and chilled out waterfront bars. By day, you can lounge on the white sand beach and tour the coast on a boat cruise, or take a spin through the boutiques lining the vibrant West End.
This inland town is a true Ibizan village, with a 15th-century church decking its main square and traditional restaurants offering scenic outdoor courtyards. San Jose is halfway up Sa Talaia Mountain, providing hiking opportunities and panoramic views of the island, and is only a 10-minute drive from the coast.
A classy marina with two beaches, Santa Eulalia brings a dash of romance to the island of Ibiza, with whitewashed buildings and yachts bobbing along the coast. It's also been named the culinary hub of Ibiza with its very own 'Restaurant Street' featuring cuisine from all over the world.