Your Helmer guide to Ibiza...May to September is a great time of year to visit Ibiza. This is their busiest season and we have recommended for you a range of hotels, restaurants and day trips to make planning your trip that little bit easier!
To get the most out of your Ibiza experience we highly recommend getting a private Villa exclusively for you and your friends! However, we have also suggested some amazing hotels if this is more your style:
Destino Pacha Ibiza Resort – Perched on a cliff top in Tamanca Bay, this hotel promises breath-taking views and sunsents over the Meditteranien Sea. The resort offers a Wellness Centre, pool-side bar, night-club, Destino restaurant by day and Modest restaurant by night. Often hosting fun-filled events throughout the week. For all you aspiring DJ’s, this hotel also offers DJ training courses!
Gran Hotel – A 5* luxury hotel with an open Spa and luxurious Casino also situated on the hotel complex. Offering a variety of cuisine throughout the day and night there certainly is something for everyone here. Enjoy a relaxing meal by the pool or in your hotel suite.
Il Corso Hotel & Spa – Located at the heart of Marina Botafoch, the luxurious port of Ibiza, here you can enjoy the views of deluxe yachts on the harbor. Relax and unwind at the soothing spa with an indoor pool, or work out in the gym with a personal trainer. Enjoy the amazing views at dinner in the hotel Restaurant overlooking the sea and the port with entertainment from the house DJ.
Lunches on the beach are a must when you’re in Ibiza, you can enjoy them from the comfort of your sun bed, or visit the beach restaurant for a change of scenery. Here are some amazing beaches and restaurants:
El Chiringuito – An extremely trendy beach, offering a relatively relaxing atmosphere through the use of their resident DJ’s and tasty food menu. Reserve a beach bed to enjoy your lunch on the beach or take a seat in their modern restaurant, ensure to make a reservation beforehand!
Es Torrent – Es torrent is a super secluded beach with a beach bar specializing in fish and sea food which you have to pre-order. Listening to the ocean breeze and sound of the waves, this is the ultimate chill-out beach. You can also enjoy a massage on the beach by a professional masseur or a browse in their fashion boutique.
Yemanja beach – Open all year round, this beach has an extremely chilled atmosphere created by the landscape and their choice of music. Their Spanish cuisine is their speciality, which you can enjoy over a long lunch or even for dinner!
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Es Xarcu – Known as the unspoilt cove, this beach is very secluded, therefore offering a very laid back, chilled out ambience. The terraces are right by the sea, so enjoy the views whilst enjoying their high quality cuisine. They are well known for their fresh red shrimp and ham all cut by hand.
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Here are some great places to explore in Ibiza to create even more memorable moments on your trip. We love taking day trips here:
Formentera – We greatly recommend taking a boat here for the day. A beautiful part of Ibiza, we also recommend having lunch at Juan y Andrea, which is located on the idyllic Illetes beach, serving amazing seafood dishes. The lobster paella here is a MUST HAVE! For something new try out the new gem that is Beso Beach.
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Sunset at Cap Del Falco- Experimental Beach is a must when you are in Ibiza! Us Helmer girls love to bring our friends here for an aperitif to admire the sun going down before a late dinner – true Ibiza style!
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Ibiza is also greatly known for its partying scene. Here are some amazing locations for a day filled with just that! They are all hugely popular places in the Summer season, so you are guaranteed to have an amazing time!
Ushuaia – For a fun-filled day of partying in the sun, around the pool with a drink in your hand, we definitely recommend Ushuaia. David Guetta can be found DJ’ing there every Monday until 29th August!
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Blue Marlin – An extremely popular beach club in Ibiza with multiple weekly events throughout the whole of Summer! The place to be, you can party here from day to night.
The Harbour Club – For something a bit more chilled out during the day time, try out the Harbour Club on Talamanca Beach. Enjoy their high quality food with customer service to match on the terrace overlooking the sea views.
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Find a selection of some of our favourite restaurants in Ibiza. Ibiza offers something for everyone, all of these restaurants are very different to each other but all equally amazing and tasty.
Cipriani – This restaurant exudes sophistication and elegance which is complimented by the modern décor. The exquisite cuisine can be enjoyed in either their indoor or outdoor restaurant. Cipriani is definitely the place to be seen and a perfect reason to dress up!
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Lio – Lio is extremely chic, located right on the port the views that compliment this restaurant are un-real. They are also known for their live cabaret shows which you should definitely experience whilst you’re in Ibiza!
La Olivia – In the heart of the town of Ibiza this restaurant is situated on a paved terrace, offering the rustic, traditional side of Ibiza. With a varied menu you are bound to enjoy the cuisine here which is cooked to perfection. We definitely recommend this restaurant for a relaxing, chilled vibe.
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For some night-time partying, find our club recommendations where you can party through the night until the early morning. Again, they are all extremely popular clubs throughout the Summer season so be prepared for a busy night!
Pacha – The well renowned nightclub, one of the most popular in Ibiza! They are well known for their house music which features in their Main Room, housing International DJ’s. Amongst the rest of the club you can find Old School Funky, R&B, Hip-Hop and Electronic amongst more. For the best nights we recommend Solomun on Sundays and Flower Power every Monday.
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Circoloco – Every Monday night Circoloco open their doors for an iconic underground party. Their speciality is techno music with special guests every week. They have an iconic reputation and this is definitely a MUST visit when you go to Ibiza.
Amnesia – Amnesia has worldwide popularity amongst party-goers and celebrities! Amensia has seen the likes of Naomi Campbell, P Diddy, Boy George and Paris Hilton to name a few. They bring in the big and the best of International DJ’s and acts. To become a part of the legacy, visiting Amnesia has to be on your list of things to do in Ibiza.
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