Ibiza is an island in the Mediterranean Sea about 80 km off the coast of Spain. It is the third largest of the Balearic Islands, an autonomous community of Spain. With Formentera, it is one of the two Pine Islands or Pityuses. Its largest cities are Ibiza Town (Catalan:Vila d'Eivissa or simply Vila), Santa Eulària des Riu and Sant Antoni de Portmany. The island is well-known for its summer club parties which attract large numbers of tourists. It is also home to the 'West End' party district of Sant Antoni, a popular stop for many tourists.
|Area||:||220.47 sq mi (571.04 km²)|
|Population||:||113,908 (as of 2006)|
|Languages||:||Catalan and Spanish|
|Geographic Coordination||:||38°59′N 1°26′E / 38.98°N 1.43°E|
Climate and Geography
Ibiza’s Airport (Aeroport d’Eivissa) is 7km southwest of the capital and receives direct flights from various mainland Spanish cities as well as London and a host of European centers. Boats for Formentera leave from a separate terminal 300m north of the centre.
Shopping and Entertainment
Designer labels, sunglasses and watches, shoes and handbags, handmade leather, perfumes, wines and spirits and more are to be found in Ibiza at competitive prices. The vibrant shopping scene and the trendsetting boutiques in Ibiza's Port will whip the money from your hands! So, if you've come to shop, you will absolutely LOVE Ibiza!