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Ibiza in Winter

Ibiza in winter is a very different destination compared to Summer; more relaxed and, although we doubt you will be stripping down to your swimming costume (or less). there is still plenty to do..and without the summer crowds
Temperatures, on average, are 10 degrees warmer than in northern Europe so it’s a great opportunity to escape the snow & ice
There are a number of great beach restaurants that stay open in the winter, including:
Yemanya at Cala Jondal (next to Blue Marlin) open every day Cotton Beach Club at Cala Tarida – normally open Friday to Sunday Tanit Beach Club (normally open at weekends)
Other restaurants that are normally open in the winter include; Cas Costas: Can Bass Cas Pages La Paloma

Ibiza is an amazing island to explore by foot in winter an…

Orchestral Manoeuvres in Ibiza

When in 2015 Pete Tong collaborated at the annual “proms at the Royal Albert Hall in London many people thought it was a crazy idea. The proms, a British tradition more commonly associated with the highbrow set was not ready for Ibiza… perish the thought… but what a success...and “such fun” as they may well say in the Kensington borough of London which is home to the Royal Albert Hall – mire used to classic music than Ibiza classics
Forward wind 2 years and Peter tong brings the Heritage Orchestra to Ibiza and will pay tonight (Saturday 5th August) at Destino Pacha Ibiza Resort
The event s to mark 50 years since the opening of Pacha in Ibiza.
For details & tickets:

San Juan Festival (Noche de San Juan)

The Summer Solstice (longest day / shortest night) in Ibiza is, of course, a reason for celebration. The day, but mostly the night, is known as the fiesta of San Juan as well as Noche de San Juan (San Juan night)
In 2017 the longest day is Friday 23rd June
In 2018 the longest day will be Thursday 21st June
Many towns & villages in Ibiza celebrate this night, including Santa Eulalia, Santa Gertrudis & San Juan. If you are in Ibiza then a great place to hear do is either Talamanca or Figueretas, the sandy bays on either side of Ibiza Town
At sundown the locals light small bonfires on the beach (normally not allowed!)
Music, fire, dancing, drinking & eating are the order of the day. If you plan on eating in a restaurant then we recommend booking early as restaurants get very busy as the locals come out to celebrate this day. Many restaurants run special events and menus. As with any Spanish fiesta there is always a great atmosphere. 
In addition, San Juan village (also known…

Ibiza Spring Food Festival 2017

Ibiza Spring Food Festival (Ibiza Sabor 17)
The Ibiza Spring Food Festival (Jornades Gastronomiques de primavera) runs from 20th April to 28th May 2017
Over 50 restaurants are taking part with any offering a menu-del-dia from €25 per person , as well as other offering tapas & a beer or wine for €5
For full details visit:

Pacha Classics 21st May 2017

Pacha Classics at Pacha Ibiza - Sunday 21st May 2017
Are you in Ibiza this weekend ? 
Head over to Pacha for Pacha classics with DJ's:
Kenny Dope
Kenny Larkin
DJ Pierre
Mambo Brothers
Graham Sahara

Ibiza Saints & Patron Saints Days

The many Saints of Ibiza

Ibiza is famous for many things and know by names such as “The White Isle”, and the island does have a reputation for some fairly hedonistic activity in certain areas in the summer months... but the ying & the yang of Ibiza counter balances these sinners as it is also the island of Saints. There are 14 saints who have been honoured & commemorated with a village in their name...and of course a church.
Each of these saintly villages are known by either the Spanish (Castellano) name, or also by the Ibicencan (a form of Catalan) name.
Here are the 14 saints with the Ibicencan name in brackets if it is also known by this name, and the saints’ day when you can expect a few festivities to take place in the town or village.
The largest is Santa Eulalia on the east coast with a large selection of bars, restaurants, matins & promenade. The smallest is San Francesc, which really consists of 1 village, 1 bar & 1 restaurants and is located close to ses Sali…

Easter in Ibiza (Santa Semana)

Holy week (Santa Semana) is celebrated in every town & city in Spain. In Ibiza Town Easter is remembered & celebrated with a series of processions that start, normally, on Palm Sunday and take place, usually on Maundy Thursday & Good Friday.

This is a somber occasion that marks probably the most important event in the Roman Catholic calendar. Regardless of religion, you are likely to find moving as the procession weaves its way slowly along the cobbled streets of Ibiza Town. The sound of trumpets and drums add to the atmosphere.

If you are in Ibiza Town over the Easter period then really try to make time to watch the procession that normally starts around 7pm and takes a couple of hours

Atlantis Ibiza - Ibiza's Hidden Beach

Atlantis - Found !
If you are looking for a lesser known area of Ibiza then head to “Atlantis” or more officially the area is Sa Pedrera & Raco des Llenyan, close to the area of Punta Roja which is between Cala D’Hort beach and then rock of Es Vedra.
Head towards Cala d’Hort (PM-803) and look for the signs to Torre de Savinar

You can either take the track that leads to Torre de Savinar, and enjoy spectacular views (after a scramble up the hill) to Es Vedra…or you head in the other direction down towards the sea at Atlantis…the walk is about an hour but in the summer it can take longer as you trek over the sands & rocks… take  plenty of water and our advice is to head out early before the sun is too hot, or go late to grab some spectacular sunset views.. but take a torch for the walk back to the mountain side !

Pete Tong at Blue Marlin Ibiza 2017

Pete Tong makes a welcome return to Ibiza in Summer 2017. For 8 Sundays this summer Pete Tong MBE will be resident at Blue Marlin beach Club, Cala Jondal
Pete Tong Sessions at Blue Marlin Ibiza 2017

June 11th
June 18th
July 2nd
July 16th
July 30th

August 6th
August 27th
September 24th
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