Should the Ibiza season be extended?

Should the Ibiza season be extended?

Should the Ibiza season be extended?

There has been a lot of talk and comments recently about the length of the current season in Ibiza and whether a concerted effort should be made to extend and expand it further.

Currently the main season runs roughly from mid May through until mid October (5 months) with the peak of the season being July and August where the island welcomes millions of sun and party seekers to it’s shores. Read more

An interview with Sofia from Chilli Pepper Charters

Our dear friend Sofia

Our dear friend Sofia

Over our many years of visiting the island we have made some great friendships which will last a lifetime.

One of the islanders we have become very close to is Sofia who alongside her father (Vincente) run Chilli Pepper Charters boat trips from San Antonio.

As the 2017 season came to a close, and over a stunning sunset we sat down to talk to Sofia about her life on Ibiza. Read more

Our Summer in Ibiza 2015

Ibiza Summer 2015

Ibiza Summer 2015

This year we were lucky enough to visit Ibiza in May, June, July, August and September although sadly not in one go, it was split over 3 fantastic trips totalling almost a month on The White Isle.

Our first trip was somewhat last minute in late May and we flew in via Palma after finding some very good priced flights. It did take a little longer but saved quite a few euros and we still arrived at the Hostal Marino by lunchtime on day 1. Read more

October Festival San Antonio Ibiza

October Festival Ibiza

October Festival Ibiza

Now that the Super Clubs have closed their doors for the final time this season,  over the next few days the much anticipated and true finale of the season will take place in and around San Antonio this weekend – the October Festival affectionately known as OctoberFest.

Running from the 9th till the 12th of October it is a celebration of music and culture of the 70s, 80s and 90s Read more

Possibly the ultimate 18th Birthday ever – Ibiza Style

Sam Love Ibiza

Sam Loves Ibiza

As regular readers of the blog will know, our family passed an important milestone when our son turned 18 this last week.  Here is how he celebrated his birthday (alongside us and friends) on the beautiful island of Ibiza.

Now, as every man knows its traditional to take your son for their first legal pint, so at the stroke of Midnight we entered the Read more

10 top reasons San Antonio is the place stay in Ibiza

The promenade San Antonio Ibiza

The promenade San Antonio Ibiza

These are our 10 top reasons to stay in San Antonio when holidaying in Ibiza or if you have already booked to stay elsewhere on the island why you should spend a day or two at the resort.

1.Accommodation

No matter what you’re budget is San Antonio is full of wonderful accommodation Read more

One last very special trip of 2015 to Ibiza

Parasailing in Ibiza

Eldest loves Ibiza

Unless we win the lottery (fingers crossed) or some great miracle takes place (toes crossed) this week will see our final trip to Ibiza of 2015.

We are being Ibiza Weekender’s, staying for just 4 days but it is a very important milestone in our lives, it is our sons 18th Birthday. Read more

The Language of Ibiza

The Language of Ibiza

The Language of Ibiza

Whilst the official spoken and written language in Spain is Castilian.  In Ibiza the official language is Catalan with a regional dialect called Ibicenco or Eivissenc (mainly in Ibiza Town or Eivissa to give it its correct title).

Now this does cause some confusion from time to time, especially with place names and sign posts, however, most are similar enough to work out where you need to be Read more

Winter Flights to Ibiza

Winter Flights to Ibiza

Winter Flights to Ibiza

Ibiza is a beautiful Island and offers a completely different atmosphere in the winter than in the summer.

It is much quieter, a lot less is open tourist-wise which means you get to explore genuine local establishments you haven’t seen before.

And of course, it’s great for a little winter sunshine, to help you truly relax and unwind from everyday life. Read more

The rise of social media in Ibiza

Social Media in Ibiza

Social Media in Ibiza

Many moons ago, in the distance far reaches of time, you arrived in Ibiza fresh faced and unsure of what was what, where to go and what to do.

Your hotel rep would give you a list of excursions that you could join,  be it the 18 – 30 crowd off to party or the more mature guest off to see the caves or to Dalt Villa for a few hours. Read more

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