Car rental Ibiza
Ibiza is an island with an equally named main-city. The island is also known as Eivissa, a Spanish island in the Mediterranean Sea. It is the third largest of the Balearic Islands. Ibiza Town, Santa Eulària des Riu and Sant Antoni de Portmany are the largest cities of Ibiza. The whole island is known for its exclusive summer club and dance parties. Over the last few years Ibiza has also been working to promote more family-oriented tourism.
Car rental tips for Ibiza
Just as many other islands Ibiza is a great place to rent a car and explore. Car rental in Ibiza is common and largely demanded among tourists when travelling on Ibiza, due to the freedom car hire brings you and the highly competitive rates of various companies of car rental in Ibiza. You can rent a car in Ibiza Town and drive along the coast to explore many beautiful beaches, and take a boat trip the tranquil island of Formentera set in some of the cleanest waters of the Mediterranean. Drive towards the southern tip of the island, you can reach Las Salina Salt Flats, one of Ibiza's most famous Landmarks, a salt field that has been in use for more than 2000 years. With a rental car in Ibiza Town, you can take your time cruising among the quiet, white-washed villages of Ibiza and stop for a leisure walk or have tapas in the local bars.
Parking with car hire in Ibiza
Car rentals in Ibiza Town are quite popular among tourists and are often easily arranged. Parking your rental car in Ibiza Town is well manageable. It's a bit tricky to find a free parking space near the tourist attractions, but there are plenty of free parking spaces on the outskirts of the city. In addition, there is a newly allotted car park in Es Pratet near to Burger King, known as the old Gypsy Car Park with about 1,100 spaces. However this car park is only for short-term parking at 1 euro per hour. You can also find hotels with parking, such as Hotel Garbi Ibiza, Apartamentos Llobet, Royal Plaza, etc.
The weather in Ibiza
Enjoying a Mediterranean climate, Ibiza has hot, dry summers and cool, wet winters. The average temperatures in the warmest month July and August range from 25 °C to 33 °C. In the winter the average temperature is around 15 °C, but can climb up to 25 °C when it's sunny.
Sightseeing in Ibiza
A few among the many “must-see” in Ibiza include: the famous Es Carar Hippy Market on the east coast of the island and Las Dalias Hippie Market in San Carlos, offering the most exotic batik wraps and clothing to tailor-made leather moccasins; Dalt Vila, Ibiza's old romantic Medieval castle, a fortified city that has received a UNESCO Wolrd Heritage destignation; Chapell of En Serra, situated on top of the hill of the same name, is a popular location for excursion ; Faro de Botafoc, the lighthouse offering panoramic views of the walled city of Ibiza. When you go sight seeing it definately is a good idea to make use of car rental to easily move from one place to the other.
Events and festivals
Ibiza has year-round festivals and events to entertain all tourists such as: Revelta i Beneides de Sant Antoni Abat, held annually in January, featuring costumed parades, dancing and large bonfires; Princess Sofia Trophy, the largest and most popular yachting regatta in Ibiza; Carnival, taking place in February, with spectacular parades, music, dance and other activities.