How To Plan Your Perfect Boat Trip To Ibiza

Ibiza is one of the hottest vacation destinations anywhere in the world, a gorgeous Balearic Island just off the easternmost coast of Spain, one of the largest cities and communities in the entire Balearic Islands region.

Known all over the world for its incredible nightlife, the electronic music festivals held, and the summertime club scene that brings millions of tourists to this community every single year, this is one of the best places anywhere on earth to have an adventure – particularly if you are looking to party!

Pulling off the perfect boat trip to Ibiza, however, is nowhere near as simple or as straightforward as just reserving a flight into Spain and then taking a boat over to the island. With plenty of services for boat hire in Ibiza, it surely is one activity you cannot afford to miss when travelling this area.

Now, there’s a lot more that goes on behind the scenes when planning the perfect trip – but that’s exactly why we’ve put together this quick guide.

How To Plan Your Perfect Boat Trip To Ibiza

Plan the Perfect Boat Trip To Ibiza

Get your reservations in as early as humanly possible

This is standard travel advice generally, but it is mission-critical if you’re going to be visiting Ibiza.

A lot of people are under the impression that if they wait until the very last minute, they’ll be able to save big time on accommodation, and while that may be true for some other destinations throughout Europe it is not the case for Ibiza. If anything, prices are going up!

The earlier you can reserve your flight and your accommodations to and in Ibiza the better off you’re going to be – especially if you want to book a boat to the island or if you want to party on a boat while you’re there.

Do your best to avoid the holiday season

As we highlighted above, the electronic dance music festivals held on Ibiza are the biggest attraction in the summertime and stretch from between May to September (and sometimes go on a bit later into the year than that).

This is when the overwhelming majority of the DJs are going to be rolling in but it’s also when the most people looking to check out these DJs are going to come over as well. The closer you can reserve your boat trip to Ibiza towards the end of August the less crowded the island is going to be, and usually the better the prices.

Figure out how much time you want to spend in San Antonio Bay

Another thing you’ll want to focus on when figuring out how to plan your perfect boat trip to Ibiza is how much time you are interested in spending in San Antonio Bay.

Anyone looking to have the time of their life with plenty of partying, plenty of drinking, and an around-the-clock kind of adventure should make sure they spend as much time as possible in San Antonio Bay.

On the flip side of things, anyone that isn’t that interested in the breakneck pace of partying that happens here will probably want to stay out of this epicenter of activity. San Antonio proper is just a 15-minute walk away, but it located in a much quieter, much slower paced part of Ibiza (comparatively, anyway).

Book a villa ASAP

It’s tough to beat getting out into San Antonio Bay or the Mediterranean in your very own boat when partying on Ibiza, but the ability to retire at the end of the day – or the next morning – to your very own vacation holiday villa is unlike anything else.

Ibiza is home to some of the most beautiful luxury villas anywhere in this part of the world. Finding one to rent during your stay shouldn’t be any trouble, though obviously (again) you’ll want to do so as early as you can and as far in advance of your vacation as possible for the best prices and the best selection.

Work with reputable boat companies

Finally, you’ll want to be sure that you are only ever renting a boat from reputable companies on Ibiza and not fly-by-night operations or “independent operators” willing to lend you their boat.

Finding these reputable organizations online is nowhere near a challenge, as many of them have detailed reviews and testimonials about their prices, their rental structure, and the boats they can make available.

Make sure that you reserve these boats alongside of your travel arrangements and your accommodations. The faster you can lock these core details up the happier you are going to be.

As long as you focus on the key details, we touched on throughout this quick guide you shouldn’t have anything to worry about moving forward!

About Marina Villatoro

Marina Kuperman Villatoro CEO of TravelExperta.com, a travel resource site to inspire families to travel with kids of all ages. Marina has been an expat 20+ years in Central America raising 2 boys in a multicultural, trilingual household. She travels all over the world with her family to give first hand experiences of where to eat, stay and play with kids. Needless to say, it’s never boring! Join Marina on Facebook and Twitter for more unique and boutique family travel!

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