It is one of those paradoxes that no one really cares to untangle – UNESCO World Heritage City which is also one of the most exciting places to visit for nightlife and carefree partying. Yes, that’s Ibiza for you. While it is classified as a heritage area, the preserved sections also accommodate some of the most robust partying joints in the world.
Mediterranean Culinary Capital
However, that’s not all; if you are a Mediterranean food connoisseur then you are in for a treat of a lifetime in some of the most exotic restaurants. These are delicacies overseen by the most decorated chefs across the globe.
As such, a holiday on this island is a chance to relax your body and mind and also stuff yourself with your favorite dishes. Ibiza also introduces you to these exotic dishes if you have not yet sampled them. Truth be told, you will rue what you have been missing.
So, when do you start your Mediterranean culinary itinerary? Here are some ideas:
1. Amante Beach Club
Next to Cala Llonga ona, one of the most amazing precipices that faces the equally scintillating Sol d’en Serra Bay, you will find Amante. At this laidback and relaxing place, you can sample the best of Southern Europe dishes. With Mediterranean dishes accompanying Tapas and seafood in a chilled out beach setting, what more can you ask for?
2. Rincon de Pepe
An iconic Tapas bar with an impressive traditional Spanish rustic ambience offering authentic flavors, Rincon de Pepe offers s cuisine consisting grill, Ibizan, Tapas and Spanish menus. It opens daily from April to end of October.
3. Café Sydney
Located in Santa Eulalia town, you will enjoy the sight of yachts in the harbor in a relaxing dining environment as you sample Mediterranean meals served from breakfast to evening meals. With café bars facing the beach, it is one of the best experiences to enjoy a cool time away from the hubbub of crowds and savor your meals.
4. Samovar Bar and Bistro
This presents one of the most family friendly eating joints in the island with dining alfresco, tapas and drinks on the bar. Your kids will be fully entertained on Saturdays and the live music enhances the ambience in the place. It is open all year so you have food to enjoy with family any time you visit.
5. Elements, Puerto de San Miguel
If you are having fun north of the island, Elements is the place to eat out. Benirras Beach is yours to enjoy as you dine out with cuisine consisting breakfast, seafood, Spanish and of course the irresistible Mediterranean. If you want to relax your body and mind, then there is massage and yoga for you. Can it get better than this?
There are myriad other culinary haunts that you must visit if you are to relish the incredible fine dining that the island is famed for. These include La Cava Tapas Bar, Sa Capella, Moorea, Sa Punta Sa Soca, Kumharas Restaurant to mention but a few.
Well, you can’t really say you visited the island if you don’t have an exciting report of the delicacies that you sampled. It goes hand in hand with the amazing sights and nightlife.