Figueretas - A Small, Picturesque Resort
Figueretas is really a small suburb of Ibiza Town on the east coast of the island, only twenty minutes from the main airport. Visitors to this Ibiza resort can expect to find a relaxing resort with excellent links to the more lively Ibiza Town resort, perfect for enjoying a vibrant nightlife!
The beach in Figueretas is extremely laid back and covered with golden sands. The resort is quite upmarket and is a highly popular gay resort. The close proximity to the capital means that you can enjoy all of the facilities that this sophisticated resort has to offer, then head into Ibiza town to experience a more commercialised atmosphere.
Figueretas is a fantastic Ibiza resort for those wanting to relax and unwind. Visitors to this small resort can expect to find modern facilities both on and off the beach. The wide selection of accommodation choices mean that you can tailor make your Figueretas break. Being so close to Ibiza Town is definitely an advantage, relax in Figueretas and then head to Ibiza Town for a vibrant night!
The picturesque landscape and laid back atmosphere is appealing to a wide range of travellers, from families to older travellers. With great cheap Ibiza deals available right now, why not choose Figueretas as your next holiday haven.
Figueretas – Relax and Unwind on the Stunning Beach
Due to the laid back nature of this Ibiza resort, the main activity to enjoy is relaxation. From sunbathing on the beautiful beaches to strolling around the resort, you can enjoy a stress free Ibiza holiday. The main beach is bordered by a palm tree lined promenade where you can find a selection of bars and restaurants. Along the promenade there are many street artists and craftsmen offering everything from handmade jewellery to caricature drawings.
If you want to enjoy a more active break, Ibiza Town offers a selection of water sports including windsurfing and water skiing, there is also a nearby water park perfect for families to enjoy. If you prefer to stay on dry land you can play some tennis or head to the nearby Playa den Bossa where there are plenty of playgrounds for children and golf courses for fans of the sport. There is also a mini golf course for those that prefer to have fun with the game!
You can take a glass bottomed boat from Figueretas and explore what lies beneath the crystal Mediterranean waters. Many visitors to this small Ibiza resort take an excursion to the historic Ibiza Old Town, with narrow cobbled streets, watch towers and a spectacular cathedral, this is a definite must see.
Figueretas - Discount Clothing and Local Cuisine
Although the nearby Ibiza Town offers a wider selection of nightlife, there are a few night spots in Figueretas that are popular with tourists. The British Themed Moby Dick’s is a great bar and stays open until 3am. The Mississippi bar is very popular with young travellers as it plays a selection of contemporary and classic music, staying open till 2am. There are no nightclubs within the resort so it is advised to take the short walk into Ibiza Town to enjoy the wilder night scene.
Figueretas has many fantastic restaurants available, providing something to suit all tastes. It is recommended to try some of the local dishes, head to a traditional Tapas bar and sample some of the small plates of local delicacies. Seafood features widely within local dishes and there are some brilliant fish restaurants within Figueretas. The resort also offers a wide selection of international cuisine, from Italian to British ‘pub food’. There is something to suit all tastes.
Those that enjoy indulging in retail therapy will definitely not be disappointed; Boutique International is a store in Figueretas which offers well known brand names such as Diesel at discount prices. Along with the many holiday souvenir shops, you can also pick up jewellery, perfume and local craft produce. Whilst staying in Figueretas you can hire a motorcycle, head to the gym and even book yourself some dancing lessons.
Figueretas - Weather and Climate
Visitors to Figueretas will be greeted with hot sun, clear skies and warm waters. The summer months are perfect for those wanting to top up their tans and relax in the sun. With high water temperatures, the resort is perfect for those wanting to try some of the water sports available or simply relax in the Mediterranean Sea.
During summer visitors can expect an average of 12 hours of sunshine, the winter months are still mild but there is significantly less hours of sunshine. If you are planning on enjoying a winter Ibiza holiday, Figueretas is an ideal choice however the nights do get quite chilly so it is best to pack a jacket. The holiday season starts in late April and continues through until October.