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Guide for a fabulous holiday in Ibiza in your 50s

If you’re wondering if Ibiza in your 50s is a good idea, here’s your answer: Well of course! The most fun island in the Mediterranean is for all ages: whether you’re in your 20s and want to go clubbing or a kid who wants to spend all day long at the beach, and of course for visitors in their 40s and 50s seeking first-rate fun holidays.

Quality food, stunning coves and beaches, a huge range of water sports and other activities, boutiques and international brands, four- and five-star hotels with all the comforts and an attractive nightlife make Ibiza a coveted destination for holidays with your partner, family and friends. Because there are many, many ways to experience the White Island in your 50s. At a slower pace with kids or at a more lively pace with friends or celebrating the start of new decade.

A ibiza cosmo EsCanarEs Canar is one of the best areas to stay in Ibiza if you’re over 50.

Where to stay in Ibiza in your 50s?

The holiday village of Es Canar, home to Hotel Ánfora, is one of the best areas to stay in Ibiza if you’re over 50, as it’s a relaxed atmosphere and it’s very close to fantastic restaurants, beautiful beaches, street markets and other places of interest. A few minutes’ drive will take you to amazing places like the Amante Ibiza restaurant –perfect for a romantic dinner–, the famous street markets of Las Dalias and Es Canar True Hippie Market (formerly Hippy Market Punta Arabí), the marina in Santa Eulària des Riu, the beaches of Cala Nova, Cala Llenya and Es Canar, among others; the quaint villages of Sant Carles and Santa Gertrudis, the fun concept store Sluiz Ibiza... And there’s many more!

Near Es Canar you’ll also find walks and bike tracks, quiet coves to go snorkelling and paddle surfing, traditional and charming restaurants, typical bars and sophisticated beach establishments. And don’t forget you can also enjoy Ibiza city day or night, as our hotel is only 20Km from the capital, with its luring diverse and cosmopolitan nightlife, including well-known clubs like Pacha, Lío Ibiza and Club Chinoise.

A hotel to enjoy Ibiza in your 50s

Apart from its fantastic location, Hotel Ánfora is very appealing to guests in their 40s and 50s given its modern, comfortable rooms, two swimming pools, hot tub, massage room, gym, restaurant, pool bar and our virtual concierge service to request anything you need from our front desk on a tablet. Relax by the pool, join our yoga and Pilates lessons, start the day swimming a few lengths in the pool, or treat yourself to a beauty treatment late afternoon... Our hotel has been designed for you to shake off all the stress and focus on making the most of your holidays in Ibiza.

a ibiza 50s hotelEnjoy a fabolous stay at Hotel Anfora. © Alberto Paredes / Hotel Ánfora

What to do in Ibiza in your 50s?

Relax on the stunning coves and beaches

The island has over 50 beaches and coves of all types along its coastline: with all the services, unspoilt, remote, nudist, family-friendly... With their crystal-clear waters and gently sloped seabed these beaches are like natural pools, perfect for snorkelling, children games, long chats in the water, kayaking and many other water sports... You can enjoy them from a sun lounger or explore them from the water on a private boat trip (ask at our front desk if you’d like to hire a boat in Ibiza).

Explore the island by car

Hire a car and discover Ibiza’s Mediterranean beauty along the coastline and inland. Drive along secondary roads and discover traditional farming landscapes inland dotted with vineyards, olive trees, fig trees, carob trees and almond trees. You can also admire its unique traditional architecture through its the fortified churches in Ibiza and traditional country houses.

A razones Cala novaCala Nova. © NC / Hotel Anfora

Relish superb food

The island offers excellent, varied types of restaurants: local and traditional, Mediterranean, creative, Italian, French, Peruvian, Mexican, Japanese, fusion, Asian, vegetarian... At lunchtime or at dinner, wherever you eat in Ibiza, it’s always a feast and a great way to celebrate life in your 50s. You can eat traditional Ibizan food at a beach bar by the sea, go for an haute cuisine experience in an old country house, begin the night with Spanish tapas, savour a paella with your feet in the sand...

Discover the Ibizan culture and history

There are many sites to visit in Ibiza during your holidays: Puig de Missa in Santa Eulària, the Ethnographic Museum of Ibiza, the Necropolis of Puig des Molins, the Contemporary Art Museum of Ibiza, the Sala Barrau gallery… And, of course, the citadel of Ibiza, Dalt Vila, declared World Heritage by Unesco, a must-visit on any trip to the White Island!

a visitas culturales dalt vilaDalt Vila, declared World Heritage by Unesco. © Pixabay

Parties and clubs in Ibiza for over 50s

If you came over to Ibiza in your 20 and 30s, you must have seen people in their 40s and 50s having as much fun because Ibiza’s nightlife has always been open to all ages. So now it’s your turn to prove that there’s no age limit for a fun night out! And there’s no need to wait until two or three in the morning, some parties start in the evening, like Children of the 80s (Hard Rock Ibiza) and WooMon (Cova Santa). There’s also the parties with music everyone loves –especially those who aren’t fans of electronic music– like Glitterbox (Hï), Flower Power (Pacha) and Namasté (Las Dalias). Lío Ibiza and Club Chinoise are another two clubs that are very popular among people over 50. And if you like live music, visit Teatro Ibiza in the city of Ibiza.

A ibiza 50s partyFlower Power party. © Pacha Ibiza via Facebook

Have a drink in Ibiza

There are so many places to go for a drink and enjoy the pleasant Ibizan summer evenings. In Santa Eulària des Riu, for example, you can go to the promenade and the marina, while in Ibiza city there are plenty of places to have a drink in your 50s, in the Marina Botafoc area or in the old harbour, especially around the promenade, the Parque square and on Mare de Deu, Passadis and Alfons XII streets. And let’s not forget Sant Antoni and its sunset, which you can admire while having a drink at one of the famous cafes and restaurants along the bay, like Café or Kumharas Ibiza, among others.

a shopping guide marinaTake a stroll around the old port area and enjoy your favourite drink. © Consell d'Eivissa

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