Wednesday, 27 October 2010
San Antonio Bay - Ibiza Travel Guide
And Ibiza's hottest clubs only a short distance away.
•Isn't Ibiza just for clubbers? No! Although rightly famous for its brilliant club scene, Ibiza has so much more than simply a fizzing nightlife, stunning beaches and incredible sunsets for one. Many customers choose Ibiza as a favourite holiday destination for its wonderful sandy beaches, its transparent blue waters and a dazzling seabed to delight scuba divers and snorkellers. There's loads to do from horse riding to water parks; plus some excellent and very trendy shops and boutiques. The island also boasts a well deserved UNESCO World Heritage listing for its important natural attributes and beauty. And Travel Republic has some exceptional 3* and 4* hotels in the area.
•San Antonio is a laid back paradise and is ideal for everyone; sun worshippers, music lovers, singles, couples and trendy families.
•Here is what our holiday makers say about their family holidays in San Antonio: "Hawaii Ibiza, Great location close to beach and excellent for children (aged 5 and 6) Staff in hotel very friendly and helpful. Would go back.5/5" - "The best experience was the sightseeing train, pick up your tickets at the Egg near the West End. The driver of the train was like Jim Carrey I have never laughed so much and my little girl thought it was fantastic, he has so many props in the front of his cab just remember to keep your eyes on him brilliantly funny." - "Jackie Browns restaurant is a great restaurant serving a 3 course meal for E10.95 and a free child's meal for every two adults is definitely worth a visit or two; the staff are great and the food delicious!" - "The rodeo fun park for the kids & the adults. Brilliant staff gr8 fun & games. also Bucaneros gr8 bar for the slightly older kids but also fantastic staff."
•What are the beaches like at San Antonio Bay? You will be spoilt for choice with the following beaches either on your doorstep or a short bus or ferry ride away: Port des Torrent, Calla Bassa, Cala Tarida, Cala Comte, Bora Bora, Santa Eulalia, Cala Gracio, S'Estanyl beach. And visit the stunning island of Formentera if you can.
•When is the best time to visit? May - October
•What's the food like in San Antonio? Good local restaurants serving traditional and international cuisine. Brilliant breakfasts, light snacks, tapas and child friendly menus.
•Is San Antonio Bay child friendly? Travel Republic has a number of customer favourite 3* and 4* hotels in San Antonio, many with All Inclusive options, children's swimming pools, kid clubs and entertainment. They include: Fiesta Palmyr, Playa Bella Apartments, Nautilus and Hawaii Ibiza. There is also bouncy castles, mini-golf, play parks and lots of watersports. Also most hotel's entertainment is usually open to non-residents as well. Something for all ages.
•What's the nightlife like in San Antonio Bay? There's a great choice of restaurants and bars to chill out and watch sunsets and there are a couple of local clubs including Summum. It has good places to go with live music, shows, djs, and fun and games; but most of the big clubs are in San Antonio or Ibiza town.
•Where's the best place to watch the sun set at San Antonio? Our holidaymakers have voted Cafe Mambo, Kumharas Bar and Sa Flama as their favourites. Grab a cocktail,enjoy the view and report back to us your favourite on your return.
•What is traditional Ibizan food like? Try Tumbet which is baked fish with peppers, aubergines and potatoes; or any of the local fish and rice dishes.
•Where are the best clubs in Ibiza? You can visit the main town of San Antonio by ferry and bus. There's even a disco bus in the clubbing season or you can walk along the new promenade into town. San Antonio town has its own sunset strip which includes Cafe del Mar, Mambo with its Radio 1 parties, Coastline, Kanya and Savannah. It's also a good place to go pre-partying to check out what's happening and where the best nights are going to be. Although for many headline dj clubs you will need to get your tickets in advance. Further into the town are Es Paradis and Eden where they usually have weekly water parties where the dance floor is turned into a pool. For legendary classic Ibiza clubs, check out Space near Ibiza town, Amnesia for its foam parties, Eden for sets from Judge Jules, and Manumission - now at Amnesia (since 10/08) for no-holds barred extravaganzas. Remeber for most clubs it is worth booking tickets online in advance.
•Can I use my mobile phone in Ibiza? You should be able too, but check with your mobile phone service provider if you need European phone calls to be activated.
•How much should I tip in Ibiza? Restaurant 5-10% Bar - a few coins, Taxi - 10%.
•Holidays to San Antonio Bay: We have an excellent choice of holidays in San Antonio Bay.
•Hotels in San Antonio Bay: We have excellent hotels in San Antonio Bay, all with our lowest prices guaranteed.
•Cheap Flights to San Antonio Bay: We have cheap flights to San Antonio Bay. The flight takes around 2 hours from UK airports.
•Car hire in San Antonio Bay: There's so much to explore, you would be wise to hire a car. We can offer great deals on car hire in San Antonio Bay so check us out when completing your holiday booking.
•Transfers to your hotel in San Antonio Bay: We can book your transfers from the airport to your hotel in San Antonio Bay. We can also book UK airport car parks online, plus travel insurance and currency exchange for your holiday.
•San Antonio Bay Hotel Reviews: Written exclusively by genuine customers who have booked and stayed in the hotel.
Did you know? You can walk along the shoreline path which connects the beaches, all of which have bars open till late and a wide variety of watersports.
Posted by john at 08:07