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Ibiza, Balearic Islands Travel Information

According to topmbadirectory, Ibiza (Catalan: Eivissa) is part of the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea (Europe). The Balearic Islands are an autonomous region of Spain. The capital of Menorca is Ibiza Town (Eivissa). A number of major cities in Ibiza are: Santa Eulària des Riu and Sant Antoni de Portmany.

Ibiza is best known for its beautiful sandy beaches and overwhelming nightlife. Especially in the big cities you will find many bars and discotheques. Furthermore, the island has many shops and terraces. Ibiza is also known for its gay friendliness. This is also reflected in the many gay clubs. The interior of Ibiza consists mostly of protected nature (about 40%). Here you will find many pine trees and many bird species. These nature reserves are often visited by hikers. Diving around the island is ideal.

Where is Ibiza?

Travel information of Ibiza

Official name: Ibiza
Continent: Europe
Area: 575 km²
Capital: Ibiza Town (Eivissa)
Country code: ES, ESP
Population: 140,271 inhabitants (2014)
Form of government: Constitutional monarchy
Highest point: 475 m (Sant Josep de sa Talaia)
Distance (Amsterdam – Ibiza Town): 1,550 km
Flight time: approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes

Travel advice
Current status: No special security risks.
Current color code: Green.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), there may be (temporary) measures in place in Ibiza that you as a tourist may have to deal with. For the most up-to-date corona travel advice, please refer to our special coronavirus travel advice page. For the number of current corona infections, number of deaths and various corona-related graphs of Ibiza, please visit Countryaah.

Travel offer
On our travel offer page you will find an overview of reliable travel organizations that offer complete trips and holidays to Ibiza. In addition, you will find an overview of separate travel components (car rental, hotels and airline tickets) with which you can compose your ideal trip yourself.

Travel guides and maps
Are you looking for a travel guide, map, walking map, cycling map, book or DVD about Ibiza?

Excursions, activities and day trips
With the help of Countryaah you can reserve an excursion, activity, tour, entrance ticket and/or day trip for your stay in Ibiza at a discount. This way you are assured of a place, in some cases you can skip the queue and you can already plan your travel program.

Weather and climate
Ibiza has a Mediterranean climate. The temperatures are around 25 to 30 degrees in the summer months and around 10 to 15 degrees during the winter months.
The current weather (weather forecast) and a weather forecast for Ibiza can be found on our extensive weather page.
Extensive information about the climate of Ibiza can be found at Climate info.

Best time
May, June and September are the best months to travel to Ibiza. In these months the temperatures are the most pleasant and you also avoid mass tourism from mainland Spain.

Spanish is the official language in Ibiza. The most spoken language is Catalan.
Would you like to translate from or into Spanish for free? Use the Google translator for this.

Travel documents
You must have a valid identity card or passport.
A visa is not necessary.

Embassies and consulates
Below is an overview of relevant diplomatic representations, including addresses and contact details.
Netherlands Embassy in Spain: netherlandsworldwide.nl.
Dutch consulate on Mallorca (also for Ibiza): netherlandsworldwide.nl.
Spanish Embassy in the Netherlands: rijksoverheid.nl.
Spanish consulates in the Netherlands: rijksoverheid.nl.
For urgent assistance, you can contact the Ministry of Foreign Affairs 24/7 on +31247247247.

Vaccination (inoculation)
You do not need any vaccinations for a visit to Ibiza.

Money and Currency
In Ibiza you pay with the euro (EUR).
An overview of all ATMs in Ibiza can be found on our ATMs page.

Price level
Prices on Menorca are slightly lower than in the Netherlands. The price difference with the Netherlands is -13% on average. Some examples are: restaurants (1% cheaper), food (27% cheaper), imported beer in catering (14% more expensive), cigarettes (35% cheaper) and public transport (37% cheaper). Please note that the price difference in tourist areas, especially during high season, may vary.

In Menorca it is customary to give a tip of approximately 5-15%.

Time difference
There is no time difference with the Netherlands.
Summer time in Ibiza is the same as in the Netherlands.
The local time, date and time zone for Ibiza can be found on our time difference page.

Traffic and route
On Ibiza you have to drive on the right.
You do not need an international driver’s license to drive and/or rent a motor vehicle in Ibiza.
With the Google route planner you can compile a route description from, to or within Ibiza.

The same plugs and sockets are used in Ibiza as in the Netherlands.
More information about electricity in Ibiza can be found on our electricity page (see Balearic Islands).

Emergency services
If you need help from the police, fire brigade and/or ambulance in an emergency, you can use the emergency numbers below.
– Police: 112
– Fire: 112
– Ambulance: 112

Tap water
It is not recommended to drink water from the tap because of the high chlorine content.

News and newspapers
The latest news regarding Ibiza can be found on Google news.
An overview of the newspapers from Ibiza can be found on Abyznewslinks (under “Islas Baleares”).

Websites from Ibiza end in.es.
Ibiza official websites: ibiza.travel and illesbalears.es.

The country code (international access number) to call someone in Ibiza is 0034 or +34.
Do you want to call the Netherlands from Ibiza? Then use the Dutch country code 0031 or +31.
(If using a country code, omit the first 0 of the number to be called.)
Telephone numbers can be found in the Ibiza Telephone Directory.
Company details can be found in the Yellow Pages of Ibiza.

Photos and videos
On Flickr you will find a nice collection of photos of Ibiza.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos from Ibiza.

Public holidays and school holidays
An overview of all public holidays in Ibiza can be found on Officeholidays.com.
You will find an overview of all school holidays in the Balearic Islands (Ibiza) in the school guide of Eurydice.

Reviews and travel experiences
On Zoover and TripAdvisor you will find reviews from travelers about accommodations (eg hotels and holiday homes), restaurants and destinations in Ibiza, supplemented with photos, videos and points of interest.

Travel reports
Are you looking for a travel report (travel story) about Ibiza?
Here you will find travel reports and experiences of travelers who have previously visited Ibiza. It is also possible to keep a free diary of your trip for family and/or friends.

Nature and world heritage
An overview of the protected nature areas (including national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) on Ibiza can be found on Protected Planet.
An overview of the world heritage sites in Ibiza can be found on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Customs rules
Do you want to know how much you are allowed to import and export when traveling to Ibiza? On the IATA website you will find an overview with the maximum quantities of cigarettes, alcohol, money and perfume, among other things. If you stick to these quantities, you don’t have to declare anything to customs. You will also find the laws and regulations regarding the entry of pets on this website.

Entrepreneurship and doing business
If you intend to do business on or do business with Ibiza, it is wise to prepare well. The Netherlands Enterprise Agency can help you with this. On PaulSourcing.com you will find a large amount of information about Ibiza, including: opportunities, import and export rules, trade figures, do’s and don’ts, product requirements, business partners and subsidies.

Relevant legislation
Below you will find relevant legislation and regulations that you may encounter during your visit to Ibiza.
– Alcohol: Buying and/or drinking from the age of 18.
– Alcohol and traffic: The maximum permitted alcohol content is 0.5 (0.3 for novice drivers up to 2 years old).
– Tobacco: Buying and/or smoking from the age of 18.
– Smoking ban: In public places.
– Homosexuality: Allowed

Did you know that…
…Ibiza is a popular holiday destination among young people?
…The best DJs in the world perform on Ibiza in the summer?
…Ibiza attracts more than 2.8 million tourists every year?
… There are no rivers in Ibiza?
…Ibiza is, according to Nostradamus, the safest place during a nuclear war?