Summer Holidays in Spain - Ibiza
If images are anything to go by, Ibiza is hard to beat as an island for a niche market - students and young clubbers who can party all night long.
But an image is one thing, the reality something else.
It's hardly surprising that many holidaymakers wouldn't consider Ibiza for a family holiday, it's the party capital of Europe with a choice of the best
music and clubs, and is a mecca for dance and club fans.
But there's another side to the island that's often overlooked, which is a shame as Ibiza is more than just a summer holiday destination for sex, drugs
Pristine Blue Flag Beaches are within easy reach of most of the Ibiza hotels, and the accommodation itself is as good as anywhere in the
And if you prefer a villa holiday, there's availability throughout the island, and quite a few people have moved away in recent years from traditional
package trips to taking Ibiza villa holidays.
The move towards a villa holiday has come about as prices often are similar to hotel holidays when there's a family, and having a whole house instead
of just a room means more space - plus many have their own pool, most specialist companies include Ibiza, for example the James Villa Holiday
The island offers far more to the visitor than just resorts, clubs and bars. The rolling hills and lush valleys are home to a variety of wildlife and local
island dwellers. Many of the homes in Ibiza provide amazing views and serene privacy.
The climate in Ibiza differs very slightly from Mallorca. Winter temperatures may drop as low as 60 degrees Fahrenheit during the day and 46 degrees
Fahrenheit at night. The prime vacation season sees much hotter weather with temperatures reaching about 90 degrees Fahrenheit in the early
afternoon, and a good time to visit is June when the Ibiza weather is often just right.
Prices for family holidays have come down in recent years - not because of the island's image for families to visit but because low cost airlines have
competed on European