Ibiza is the southernmost island of Spain’s Balearic Islands. Ibiza’s year-round population of 73,000 grows more than that during the busy summer when visitors from Northern Europe to Ibiza for fun and sun.
Ibiza is considered by many to be a playground for jet seekers, and a visit to the island confirms this reputation. The island is also home to many artists, so walking on narrow streets and visiting craft shops can be interesting and rewarding.
We visited Ibiza from the wind surfing boat and spent the day enjoying the city of Ibiza. Our ship was docked until after midnight, and the people who stayed up late said that the partygoers went to the bar and the city began to wake up when we were sailing!
Lady Moura yacht goes from Ibiza. Ibiza is famous as the playground of the rich and famous, and this yacht, with its helicopter on board certainly fits the image. At 344 feet, Lady Moura is the world’s 10th largest yacht in 2005, according to Power & Motoryacht Magazine.
It was built in 1990, Lady Moura is owned by Nasser al-Rashid, a Saudi millionaire who is an alumnus of the University of Texas. The Lady Moura is bigger than many small cruise ships, and carries four aquariums, two are placed in each bay behind. The decktop helicopter costs about $ 25 million, and the dining table is 59 feet long.
Monument to Linda Garrison honors the protectors of Ibiza from the enemy in the 18th century, used as a reference point for guides in Ibiza. The Homenaje a los Corsarios that’s a statue to pay homage to the pirate, is erected just above the harbor of Ibiza, opposite the port.
Pirates play an important role on Ibiza from the seventeenth century onwards, when they protect the island from enemy attacks by sea. The 18th Memorial is paid by the Ibiza people. Many Ibiza maps and guides start the Ibiza town walk at the monument.