Ibiza in 3 Days - Sigh, Dance, and Sunsets

Ibiza isn’t just about the nightlife; it’s a Mediterranean jewel that offers far more than party scenes. From secluded beaches and traditional markets to iconic sunset spots, this 3-day Ibiza itinerary will make you discover the island’s diverse personality.
Pro Tip:Rent a scooter for the ultimate freedom to explore the island’s hidden corners.

Day 1: Beach and Beats

Formentera Half Day Trip
Start your Ibiza itinerary by taking a ferry to the smaller, neighboring island of Formentera. With pristine beaches and crystal-clear waters, it’s a half-day trip worth taking.
Why Visit: For a break from Ibiza’s high energy.
How to Reach: Catch a ferry from Ibiza Port.
Pro Tip: Pack some snacks as options on Formentera can be pricier.


Ibiza Port
Return to Ibiza and spend some time at the lively port area, a hub for dining and shopping.
Why Visit: Experience the buzz of the island in a single location.
How to Reach: You’ll be coming back on the same ferry to Ibiza Port.
Pro Tip: Check out local artisans selling handmade souvenirs.


Pacha Ibiza
End your day by heading to Pacha, one of Ibiza’s iconic nightclubs.
Why Visit: For an authentic Ibiza nightlife experience.
How to Reach: A 10-minute taxi ride from Ibiza Port.
Pro Tip: Buy your tickets online in advance to skip the line and get a better deal.


Consider taking a tour to Mallorca to get even more experience from the Balearic Islands. Here is our Mallorca 3 days itinerary . 

Ibiza, Spaina

Day 2: Cultural Strolls and Sunset Views

Dalt Vila
Start your day with a visit to Dalt Vila, Ibiza’s historic center. Wander through the narrow streets and admire the architecture.
Why Visit: Immerse yourself in the island’s history.
How to Reach: It’s a 20-minute walk from Ibiza Port.
Pro Tip: Bring a hat and sunscreen, as the sun can be intense.


Es Vedra
Next, head over to the mysterious rock island of Es Vedra, renowned for its magnetic energy.
Why Visit: For a mix of nature and legend.
How to Reach: 40-minute drive from Dalt Vila.
Pro Tip: Visit during sunset for mesmerizing views.


Cafe Del Mar
Wrap up the day at Cafe Del Mar to witness one of Ibiza’s world-famous sunsets.
Why Visit: The original sunset cafe and a must-visit.
How to Reach: A 20-minute taxi ride from Es Vedra.
Pro Tip: Arrive early to grab a good spot.

Ibiza, Spain

Day 3: Nature and Nurture

Benirras Beach
Begin your third day at Benirras Beach, known for its bohemian atmosphere.
Why Visit: For a laid-back beach experience.
How to Reach: 35-minute drive from Cafe Del Mar.
Pro Tip: Stick around for the evening drum circle.

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San Antonio
Then, venture to the lively area of San Antonio, home to an array of restaurants and bars.
Why Visit: For daytime activities and vibrant nightlife.
How to Reach: 20-minute drive from Benirras Beach.
Pro Tip: Try the local seafood paella at one of the waterfront restaurants.


Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Club
End your 3-day Ibiza itinerary at Ushuaia, a beach club that turns into a night-time party haven.
Why Visit: For a luxe beach-to-club experience.
How to Reach: 25-minute drive from San Antonio.
Pro Tip: Book a VIP table if you’re with a group for an elevated experience.



Best areas to stay and to avoid

5 Areas to Live:

  1. Ibiza Town – For the best of everything
  2. San Antonio – Nightlife central
  3. Santa Eulalia – Family-friendly
  4. Formentera – For ultimate seclusion
  5. Playa d’en Bossa – Party and beach life

Reasons: Ibiza Town is well-rounded, San Antonio is party central, Santa Eulalia is great for families, Formentera offers a quiet retreat, and Playa d’en Bossa has the best of both worlds.


5 Areas to Avoid:

  1. San Jose – Overpriced
  2. Portinatx – Isolated
  3. Es Canar – Too Touristy
  4. Talamanca – Lacks Character
  5. Figueretas – Overcrowded

Reasons: San Jose is overpriced without the perks, Portinatx is too far removed, Es Canar is overly touristy, Talamanca lacks local flavor, and Figueretas is too crowded for comfort.