Ibiza Island is a small island that lies in the Mediterranean 79km off the east coast of Spain. Ibiza is the third largest of the Balearic Islands. It is also known as Eivissa which is actually the official name of the Island but it is commonly known by its English name “Ibiza” in all over the world. Ibiza Island with its striking natural beauty, historical buildings and captivating architecture and the endless parties in the nightclubs, is one of the most fascinating places in the world. That’s what makes it a popular tourist spot. People from all over the world enjoy their vacations and honeymoons at this beautiful spot.
History Of Ibiza Spain
The history of Ibiza Island goes back to 8 million years ago when it was a part of Balearic Islands. It was used as a port by Phoenicians because it fell into their trade route. The traders used the Island as their port of call where they could store their trade goods.
The town of Ibiza was founded by Carthaginians who also used it as a port for trade. With the rise and fall of several great empires Ibiza saw many changes in rulers. Due to the geostrategic importance of the Island all great empires fought for it and used it as their port. Romans, Vandals, Byzantines, Moors, Vikings, Arabs, Visigoths, and Catalans all left their marks on the architecture and traditions of the region.
There are many places to visit on the Island. It is well known for housing some of the world’s best nightclubs, the most famous of which are Amnesia, Pacha, Privelege, Space, Eden, etc. It is an island so obviously there are a lot of beaches you can enjoy. There are many beaches each of various sizes that are both beautiful and fun.
Apart from the beaches and nightclubs, It has many historical buildings that are a must-see. Isle Blanca contains remains of the city Dalt Villa, the Phoenician sa Caleta and Puig des Molins. It has a rich culture and if you love sopping then you have to visit the markets of the cities in Ibiza at least once.