Where to stay in Ibiza: best areas, hotels and apartments where to sleep

You are organizing the next ones holidays in Ibiza and you want to know what the best areas to stay, and what are the best hotels and apartments to sleep in? In this short guide we will give you the right tips to avoid making a mistake and to spend a pleasant holiday on the Spanish island.

Ibiza and one of the main holiday destinations in the Mediterranean. The Spanish island does not only attract young for the wide range of entertainment and the lively nightlife, but there are many couples and families with children to enjoy the peaceful climate that some areas of the island offer, for the beautiful landscapes and especially for its beautiful beaches, bathed by a splendid sea.

Even though the island is quite small, there are also important differences between the various areas. Some areas such as Playa d'en Bossa or San Antonio are more suitable for young people, because they offer a wide and varied choice to have fun and party, while the areas on the north coast of the island are more suitable for families with children and couples in seeks tranquility, and more moderate entertainment.

Best areas to stay in Ibiza

The best places to stay in Ibiza depend on the type of holiday you want to take. In general the island is divided into two parts, the north and the south. Let's see in general what are the best areas to stay and sleep.

Il south of the island it is the best area for lovers of nightlife and for those looking for various kinds of activities. It is also the most requested and crowded area for international tourism. There are many accommodation facilities of various kinds.

Il north of the island it is the most beautiful and best preserved area. It offers pristine beaches, small bays and a lot of tranquility, ideal for relaxing and rest.

Map of the best areas to stay in Ibiza

Ibiza Town (Eivissa): the best area to sleep

Ibiza (Ibiza Town) - Photo by Istock

Ibiza Town, or Ibiza in Spanish, is the main city of the island and one of the main tourist attractions. Suitable for everyone, offers fun and activities for both young people, families with children and couples. It is a perfect destination for those looking for a complete holiday on the island and does not want to miss anything: beach parties, nightlife, sea and culture.

The tourist attraction of the city is certainly his medieval old town perfectly preserved. Its streets are full of shops, restaurants and bars. Dalt Vila it is the oldest nucleus of the city of Eivissa. The fortification and its walled enclosure is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Located between famous beaches such as Playa d'en Bossa and Playa Talamanca, the city is easily reachable from the airport, which is 5 km away. The port of Ibiza, located in a natural bay, is the main access by sea to the island and from here you can reach the nearby and very touristic island of Formentera.

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Best hotels and apartments in Ibiza Town (Eivissa)

Hotel Central Playa

Hotel Cenit & Apts. Sun and wind

Sud Ibiza Suites

La Bartola Guesthouse

Ibiza Corso Hotel & Spa

Ryans La Marina

Playa Sol I Apartments

Playa d'en Bossa: for young people and for nightlife

Playa d'En Bossa is a destination for those looking for fun from morning to night. Here are the most important clubs and discos on the island. It is the best place to stay in Ibiza if you want to experience the best nightlife on the island.

The life during the day takes place along the beach. You can relax on the sun loungers or have fun in the bars, on the beach and on the promenade. It is the longest beach on the island, offers various water activities and is located a few kilometers from the airport.

From sunset and all night long party in the best cocktail bars and in some of the most famous clubs and discos of Ibiza: Ushuaïa, Space, Bora Bora, Sankeys or DC10. The price of admission to these venues is higher than the rest of the clubs on the island.

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Best hotels and apartments in Playa d'en Bossa

Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza

Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Hotel – Adults Only

Club Can Bossa

Aparthotel Playasol Mogambo

Apartamentos Playasol My Tivoli

Club La Noria

Ibiza Sun Apartments

Ebano Select Apartments & Spa – Adults Only

Sant Antoni de Portmany: the cheapest area

This location is also a great choice to enjoy both day and night with rates and cheaper prices to stay. Sant Antoni de Portmany is one of the most touristic areas of Ibiza and the best

It offers a beautiful bay and several beaches, some quieter others more lively. For young people, the city offers important clubs and clubs, also with the Disco Bus or taxi, in 15 minutes you can reach Playa d'en Bossa or Vila.

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Best hotels and apartments in Sant Antoni de Portmany

Central Park Apartments

Hotel Playasol Marco Polo I

Tropical Hotel

Hotel Apartamentos Central City

Hostal Tarba

Hotel Abrat

Poniente Playa Apartments

Apartments Formentera 

Portinatx: per chi cerca relax

Portinatx, Ibiza - Photos from Istock

Portinatx, located on the north coast, is one of the most beautiful areas of Ibiza. The north of the island and especially the tourist area Portinatx, stands out for the beauty of its landscapes and beaches, and for a still virgin nature. It is also a great place to look for facilities that offer half board, full board or all inclusive.

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Best hotels and apartments in Portinatx

S’Arenal Apartments

Portinatx Beach Club Hotel

Grupotel Ibiza Beach Resort – Adults Only

Barceló Portinatx – Adults Only

Hotel Cartago – All Inclusive to Port de San Miguel

Olé Galleon Ibiza to Port de San Miguel

Grupotel Cala San Vicente in Sant Joan de Labritja

Santa Eulalia: for families with children

Santa Eulalia, Ibiza – Stock Photo

Santa Eulalia is an excellent destination for families with children. It is a quiet area, with good restaurants and beautiful beaches such as Cala Llonga, Es Cana, Cala Martina, Cala Nova, s'Argamassa or Cala Leña. Among the main attractions of the city, the exclusive marina.

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Best hotels and apartments in Santa Eulalia

Buenavista & Suites

Parot Quality Apartments

ME Ibiza

Aparthotel Duquesa Playa 


Iberostar Santa Eulalia – Adults Only

Catalonia Royal Ses Savines – Adults Only

Playa de Talamanca: to sleep near Ibiza Town

Playa de Talamanca is a beautiful bay near Ibiza Town. It's a alternative choice for those who want to spend pleasant and relaxing days at the beach, and for the evening they do not want to be far from the fun. In about 10 minutes on foot you can reach Ibiza Town and the busiest area of ​​the island.

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Best hotels and apartments in Playa Talamanca

Hostal Talamanca

Hotel Simbad Ibiza & Spa

Destination Pacha Resort 

Hotel Ses Figueres 

Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay

What type of accommodation to choose

On the island you can find any type of accommodation, from large luxury resorts to small guesthouses and B & Bs, however the most chosen hotel accommodations are mid-range hotels and apartments. Hostels and campsites are also a fairly common choice and practiced by young people looking for cheap holidays in Ibiza.

Hotel to Ibiza

There is no shortage of hotels on the Spanish island and many are of good or excellent standard. Certainly the prices are not cheap, especially if the holiday is in painful summer (June, July and August). To find a good value for money it is advisable to book in advance.

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Cheap accommodation in Ibiza

Surely Ibiza is not a cheap place to stay. If you are looking for cheap accommodation you can choose a hostel or accommodation in the inner cities. Advance booking is recommended, the cheapest accommodations are those that finish earlier.

Best campsites and budget hostels in Ibiza

Guest House Ibiza 

Camping San Antonio 

Hostal Marí 

Hostal Montaña 

Hostal Tarba

Hostal Florencio 

Stay in an apartment or villa in Ibiza

Renting an apartment or villa in Ibiza is a good choice for a holiday on the Spanish island, especially for long periods. Normally the cost of the rent is divided between groups of friends or large families.

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When to go to Ibiza

Il best time for beach holidays in Ibiza it runs from May to October. In this period the days are almost always beautiful and sunny, and the climate is warm. If you want to travel during this period, we recommend that you book in advance.

The months of March, April and November can also be a good time to visit the island, the climate is mild and it is the best time for those looking for cheap holidays in Ibiza.

For the young people the period from mid-May is recommended, when the first openings of the large discos and clubs begin, until mid-October, when the closing parties of the premises are organized.

Cala Bassa, Ibiza - Photo from Istock

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