Beach life wouldn’t quite be the same in Ibiza without its wide variety of water sport activities. Windsurf or wakeboard on your holiday to Ibiza, or try out the hoverboard experience and experience the true wonders that the calm waves bring. If you prefer land over sea, venture to Golf Club Ibiza, for an active day in the sun, with a little healthy competition. Ibiza only has one golf resort, but Golf Ibiza certainly makes up for it, with its tasty on-site cuisine and perfect-putting territory.
Uncover Ibiza’s hidden treasures on secluded boat trip tours to San Antonio and to many other fantastic resorts dotted along Ibiza’s coastline.
Sail across the aqua waters on the Captain Nemo boat, which offers its guests spectacular views of the ocean floor through the glass window that’s fitted within the boat’s decked flooring. There are two exciting excursions to choose from; one centred around swimming and taking a dive into the ocean and the other offering a party day out, with a complimentary drink as you arrive.
Hop on an Aquabus Ferry Tour to Ibiza town and Formentera, offering spectacular coastline views that a bus tour just cannot compete with. If you’re more of a thrill seeker, a 360 boat ride with Take Off Ibiza should be at the top of your holiday agenda. Sing along to the tunes blasting from the boat sound system as you skim across the sea waters, and experience spectacular scenery along the way.
There are plenty of activities to experience on an Ibiza holiday. Dalt Vila, Ibiza’s Old Town is an eclectic mix of beauty, culture and history. Pack your walking shoes ahead of your holiday, ready to wear on a trip to Dalt Vila with its cobbled streets, narrow paths and authentic draw bridge. The main entrance can’t be missed, situated at the top of the steep slope as you approach.
Discover secret courtyards, original art galleries, private chapels, quirky craft shops and the majestic harbour. What’s even more spectacular about this charming town is the events held here. Venture to the open air cinema, where you can watch the latest previewed films while you soak up the sun. There are also plenty of lively bars dotted around Dalt Vila to sip a glass of beer or sangria, as well as an array of fantastic gourmet restaurants.
What could be better than putting a hole in one, while basking in the Ibiza sun? A lot of locals don’t actually partake in the sport, so the resorts are specifically designed for part-time, tourist golfers who are looking for a relaxing but exciting day out.
Cala Llonga is home to The Roca Lisa Golf Course – the fantastic 27-hole golf course and driving range founded in 1992. Simply visit the reception and rent carts, clubs and golf bags for free and then take to the grassy course and showcase your best swing. Golf Ibiza is also a great find for golf lovers, recently taken over by AzuLinehotels hotel chain. As well as a great stretch of land to play on, this spectacular golf course serves fine cuisine in the resort restaurant, Hoyo 19.
If the land and sand isn’t quite enough on your holiday to Ibiza, there are plenty of opportunities to dive into the deep sea waters on a scuba diving adventure. There is a wide range of diving schools that help you fulfil your dreams of snorkeling past Ibiza’s beautiful sea life.
Scuba diving in the transparent waters of Ibiza is a fantastic activity to sign up for and if you’re travelling as a group or with your family, the Anfibios Diving School offer an array of team building activities, to give you a real feel for what underwater Ibiza adventure is all about. Sea Horse Diving School is another great find when looking to explore the underworld of Ibiza. Beginners – do not fear, you can partake in ‘Try Dives’ to ease you into your snorkelling adventure; you can even earn a qualification when signing up for a course.
Thrill-seekers head to Ibiza for sun, sea, sand but also, adrenaline pumping activities like the Slingshot Ibiza Amusement Ride, located in San Antonio. Enjoy the buzz generated from this exciting ride in between your sunbathing session on the beach, or into the early hours, as this adventure ride is open until 4am in the morning. The Slingshot Ibiza Amusement Ride is an unforgettable experience, both for its shocking but thrilling speed and the impressive birds-eye views of San Antonio’s glittering waters, bars and restaurants.
Once you’ve landed safely on the ground, head to the information desk to purchase a copy of your experience. Take this fantastic memory home with you; buy your recorded ride either on DVD or USB and watch your reaction to the surprising change from 0 to 160kmph in 1.3 seconds, over and over again.
As well as impressive snorkelling tours, showing you the beautiful sea life swimming through the crystal clear oceans, there are many unique water sports to dive into on a holiday to Ibiza. The Stand Up Paddles (SUP) are particularly appealing to holidaymakers, who have the chance to explore the turquoise waters, while enjoying a fun day out trying to stay put on the paddles.
If you’re an aspiring surfer looking for an excitable day out with your friends and family, take a day trip to Surf Lounge Ibiza and surf the waves generated by the impressive artificial wave machine. Surf Lounge is home to the Flowrider, which is certainly the key attraction here and is actually the only one in the whole of Ibiza. There are great package deals available for groups and families, making this adventurous day out both thrilling and affordable.