Sant Joan de Labritja is Ibiza island’s northern most township. It’s the one with the fewest inhabitants, yet the most unspoilt forests and the largest rural landscapes.
Traditional Ibiza gastronomy, in the past years is positioning where it should be, every day a little bit closer to the top. It is simply magnificent and with a very wide range of suggestions and varied dishes. Always using great quality and local products appreciated more and more by island residents and visitors. From the sea and land.
In March and with the arrival of spring, the island of Ibiza offers two important events. In the first place, the Sant Josep de sa Talaia’s fiestas, being March 19th the biggest day. And on the other hand, there’s the Easter Week. Today we’ll focus on this second religious event.
Today we’ll show you a walking tour. A route in the north part of the island of Ibiza, in Sant Joan de Labritja. We’ll visit part of its coastline and a part of the inner area. Interesting places of traditional Ibiza. About 12.5 km of itinerary, with a gradient of only 65 meters, for which is suitable for any age. The approximate duration is about two or three hours depending on your physical condition. It can’t be done by car.
Back in the fifties, a young farmer and carpenter from the neighbouring municipality of Santa Eulalia, Joan Mari, fulfilled his dream of opening a bar in the vicinity of the village of Sant Carles de Peralta. He ran a small roadside bar with a dance hall in the back that was called Las Dalias, as it was surrounded by this variety of flower. Its opening coincided with the feast of San Carlos, on 4 November 1954, which was a major social event.
On 28 April, Ibiza once again hosted the meeting place and important date on the athletics and running calendar, the Ibiza Ultra Team 2012. It is an extreme endurance athletic event split into three competitions that were simultaneously held; an ultra-endurance race that combines Trail Running, BTT mountain biking and swimming across open water.
Bloop Festival returns to Ibiza after the success of the first edition in 2011. From the 15 th of July to the 31st of August 2012, forty creators and international artists arrive on the island of Ibiza to liven things up with exhibitions, video projections, wall-paintings, performance art and live music experiences.
On Thursday, 31 January, TripAdvisor handed out its well-known “2013 Travellers’ Choice Hotel Awards”. The charming farmhouse hotel, Can Planells in Sant Miquel de Balansat, Ibiza, was one of the awardees. The ceremony was held at Spain’s annual tourism event, FITUR, which is a global meeting point for tourism professionals from around the world, and the leading trade fair for receptive markets.
Ibiza is a place that appeals to divers from all over the world. This is true for lots of reasons, such as its calm and crystal clear waters, its spectacular coastline that stretches for more than 200 km, its seabed with exceptional posidonia, corals, and its colourful and varied animal life.
Ibiza can boast of being one of the best nightlife spots on the planet. The summer nights and the island’s atmosphere are famous all over the world for the parties held in music temples that are led by the rhythm of the best DJs on the music scene. There are nightclubs and trendy, cosmopolitan clubs where visitors can have amazing experiences while dancing the night away.
In summer, Ibiza is considered as the epicentre of dance music, a place where nightlife and the latest musical trends live and breathe. On the 1st, 2nd and 3rd of July, a new concept in music events will take place on the island, the “Ibiza 123 Rocktronic Festival”.
From Sant Carles de Peralta, about 6 km towards the northeast coast and Pou des Lleó beach, by following directions along the road, and paying attention to the turns, you can access a small beach that is nestled in a completely unspoiled place, Cala Mastella. It is one of the most unique and picturesque islands of Ibiza.