Is Ibiza worth visiting for families?
Summertime is vacation time!!
Especially for families the time of year to choose a holiday destination.
But where to find a suitable destination, that also offers safety and activities for children?
Ibiza is mostly known as a pleasure island for adults, where one can experience parties of a lifetime.
The nature of the island is without doubt Ibiza’s greatest good.
Family holidays in Ibiza can be enjoyed without fear.
In this blog, we want to introduce to you Ibiza kids-friendly parts and activities.
Reasons to spend a family vacation in Ibiza:
A place to stay is the foundation of the entire vacation.
As a family, you could choose the most wanted option to book a rental villa.
This option offers complete safety for your children.
As you can supervise them while playing at the pool, there is no risk of strangers getting too close to your kids.
Enjoy relaxed and fun hours at the house to spend quality family time.
Also, the option of a cooking- and napping area is nearby, which makes it convenient for families with toddlers.
As the parents can relax on the terrace, reading, or inviting friends over to a BBQ, the children can enjoy the sunshine in a safe environment.
Take a closer look at our selection of rental houses in Ibiza.
Best hotels for families in Ibiza:
7 Pines is one of the best hotels on the island.
The rooms are small individual units, that offer lots of privacy.
No worries that your kids will be too loud, no disturbed neighbors near you.
The resort guarantees an all-day kids club.
This kids club is specially designed to educate children in a fitting way. Targeting the different ages of the children and respecting the level of education.
The hotel has two pool areas. One adult-only pool and the so-called Lagoona, located next to the kids club, where it is safe for families to spend the day at the pool.
This all-inclusive resort is a fun place for everyone.
Many water toys are benefitting daily planning.
The beach of Santa Eularia is nearby.
A mini disco is offered, where the children can dance to the beats of Spanish music.
At night the resort offers a supervised kid’s zone.
A great option to use for parents that would love to spend some quality time at the dinner show.
A unique offer are the teenager activities.
Most of the hotels only offer activities for small children.
In Ibiza, teenager can feel lonely or bored very easily.
It is no wonder: Being too old for kids’ things and not being allowed to the clubs and adult venues can be frustrating.
A relief for all parents. Programs for teens up to age 16 like DJ classes, soccer games, pool games, and archery classes are being offered. No worries the teens will do illegal stuff on the island of pleasure.
The resort has several pool areas and guests also have access to the pools at the Grand Palladium Palace.
It's a great place to stay if you're traveling with kids, as the resort has a very extensive supervised kids' club program. There is a wide mix of outdoor and indoor activities, games, and workshops – both entertaining and educational.
A teen club has video games, movies, and activities geared toward older kids.
Located near Es Figueral Beach, the Invisa Cala Blanca Hotel is perfectly suited for families.
The highlight for small family members is the hotel-owned waterpark and the many kid’s activities offered throughout the day.
A Pirate Cove hiking trail motivates the little ones to explore nature.
Equipped with ropes and ladders, it is a great place to relieve energy.
Children can enjoy many activities. The resort wants to introduce the small family members into the world of wellness and mindfulness. Children's yoga classes, spa experiences for kids, and special healthy children's menus, art lessons, hikes, cooking classes, movies are part of this program.
A goodie to all families:
Kids under five eat and stay for free, kids 4-12 stay and get breakfast for free. There is a children's menu at all the restaurants.
Things to do in Ibiza for kids:
Take a trip to the waters of Ibiza.
As the budget with a large family is often limited, it is possible not to charter a private yacht, but to also use local ferries.
The ferries depart from Playa den Bossa, San Antoni, and Santa Eularia.
They will take you around the island, some of them even have a glass bottom, so the children can enjoy the variety of the Sealife and learn about the inhabitants of the sea.
The Water Taxi, which connects Talamanca and Eivissa, is a very cheap highlight as well.
The small, old boat shuttles its guest from Marina Botafoch to the old town of Ibiza, to Talamanca.
Highlight beaches for children in Ibiza are:
Calla Llenya: (shallow water, great for toddler)
Se Salinas: No stones, shallow water, kids can see flamingos and many rare
Tagesmarkt: SA, 10-20:00
Kids and parents can search for the perfect vacation souvenir. Girls can get braided hair with feathers and boys will enjoy the wild music and dance.
Discover animals and organic foods.
A great place for kids to see true Ibizan nature, and to learn the cycles of food production.
As a bonus animals can be petted. Children can see how everything is combined on this planet and be part of the island.
To refuel, the entire family can eat at the enclosed restaurant, which only offers food, produced on its own grounds.
written by: Ariane Buechner