Ibiza

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Ibiza
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Ibiza is the third largest of the Balearic Islands. The island is a Heritage Site, for it's biodiversity and culture.

The coast of Ibiza is home to posidonia oceanica, a seagrass only found in the Mediterranean that supports a diverse coastal and marine ecosystem.

Charts

BA 1780 Barcelona to Napoli including Islas Baleares and Sardegna

1702 Ibiza, Formentera and southern Mallorca

NIMA 52140 Islas Baleares

52142 Ibiza and Approaches

Weather

See Spain.

Passages

These passages can be used for both East to West and for West to East voyages.

Islands

Key to symbols: |Island icon – island |Port of entry icon – port of entry |Harbour icon – harbour |Marina icon – marina |Anchorage icon – anchorage |Needs data icon – needs data ||
  • S'Espalmador S'Espalmador /wiki/S%27Espalmador Anchorage icon – anchorage |
  • S'Espardell S'Espardell /wiki/S%27Espardell Anchorage icon – anchorage |Needs data icon – needs data |

Communication

Add here VHF channel for coastguard, harbor masters. etc.


Also see Cruiser's Nets

Navigation

Care must be taken to avoid the reefs of En Caragoler the SE end of the island.

Entrance

See individual ports.

Berthing

Key to symbols: |Port of entry icon – port of entry |Marina icon – marina |Needs data icon – needs data ||

Ports

There are 3 harbours on the island:

  • EivissaEivissa/wiki/Eivissa Port of entry icon – port of entry |Harbour icon – harbour |Marina icon – marina |Anchorage icon – anchorage |
    (aka the city of Ibiza or Ibiza town) is the main city on the island
  • Sant Antoni de PortmanySant Antoni de Portmany/wiki/Sant_Antoni_de_Portmany Marina icon – marina |Anchorage icon – anchorage |
    (aka San Antonio) is a nightlife centre of the island
  • Santa Eularia des RiuSanta Eularia des Riu/wiki/Santa_Eularia_des_Riu Marina icon – marina |Anchorage icon – anchorage |
    is the 3rd town in the island, with less nightlife than two others

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

There are 4 marinas in the port of Eivissa (city of Ibiza) and the other two are in Sant Antoni de Portmany and Santa Eularia des Riu. All of them are known for notoriously high prices in season.

For details see individual ports.

Anchorages

There are plenty of anchorages around the whole island, but finding a good anchorage in season could be a problem.

See the respective port pages for more details.

Amenities

See individual Ports.

Provisioning

See individual Ports.

Eating out

See individual Ports.

Transportation

Tourism

History

Ibiza was first settled by the Phoenicians (Carthaginians) in 654 BC and then by the Greeks who called the island Pitiusas. After the Punic Wars the island was taken over by the Romans. In 1235, like the rest of the Balearic islands Ibiza was conquered by James I of Aragon.

Places to Visit

  • The island contains numerous Phoenician ruins
  • Dalt Vila -- Eivissa's fortified and walled old city dating back to the 16th century
  • Santa Eularia des Riu -- see an old church at the top of a nice hill; Walk Passeig Marítim -- seaside promenade from the port towards the estuary of Riu de Santa Eulalia

Links

References

See Balearics.

Comments

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