Ibiza (Eivissa in Catalan) is particularly famous for its all day long attractions and for its bustling nightlife (trendy nightclubs, upscale restaurants but also night markets, outdoor cultural activities, shows, concerts...). Thousands of young people come to Ibiza every year to discover the latest musical trends and dance at any time.On this 40-kilometer island, all the natural elements are gathered to seduce : crystal-clear waters, peaceful landscapes and a sunny weather throughout the year. The beaches and coves rival any in the world for beauty and grandeur as well as the landscapes of the hinterland. However, Ibiza is much more than sun and sea. The hinterland has a richness of sites which are worth discovering. Indeed, Ibiza was a crossing point for numerous civilizations which built marvellous areas such as the Phoenician site of Sa Caleta or the Necropolis of Puig des Molins. The island can easily be reachable by plane as the airport is situated a few kilometers away from Elvissa and is served by regular flights from the other Balearic Islands, from the Iberian Peninsula and from several European capitals.Discover this UNESCO-classified destination which will seduce any tourist thanks to its very own magic.
Les three main islands of the archipelago seduce even more buyers every year. Like in Spain, the Balearic real estate market has suffered from the international financial crisis. Prices were particularly cheap, even for luxury properties. Nowadays, the market is gaining strength and this is the perfect time to invest as the islands have a nice real estate offer in terms of upscale villas.
Regarding the property purchasing process, the promise of sale is signed between a buyer and a vendor. an itemized list is attached to the promise of sale. This is a document of related transaction costs such as legal fee, property transfer tax, registration duty, notary fee and real estate agent's fee. Then, the buyer usually places a deposit of 10% of the property price on Notary account in order to guaranty the buyer's commitment. For the following step, the Notary must collect various documents such as the entitlement of the parties, the mortgage situation and even the property verification. He will draw up the deeds, the tax due and the registration of the names of the new owners in the Spanish property register and tax register. On completion of the sale of the real estate, the title deeds are registered with local land registry enabling the title to transfer to the new owner.
Before any purchase, it is encouraged to contact a professional of the real-estate market in the area to know the different steps of the buying process.
This is the coldest and most humid period, although the months of October and November are quite warm. From December to February the temperatures are falling and the precipitations appear. It is a pleasant season to avoid the masses of tourists.
Temperatures rise slowly, even though April remains quite mild. However as early as May, the temperatures become hot, seeing very hot at the arrival of the month of June. The climate is hot and dry and rainfall is low until September.
It is the driest and most frequented season. The archipelago is taken by storm by tourists from all over the world, who come to enjoy the festive atmosphere of Ibiza and Palma de Mallorca. It is hot and dry with little rain.
Dalt Vila, which means "high city" in Catalan, is the historical center of Ibiza. Along its little paved streets, which look like a labyrinth, there are always a new surprise and a landscape even more beautiful at every corner. Chapels, museums, white houses and little boutiques make Dalt Vila a charming place that is worth discovering. Surrounded by 30 centuries of history, Ibiza is truly a cosmopolitan island where internationally renowned restaurant stand along with historical monuments. The Plaza de Vila is the lovely main place of the old city.
There are several hippie markets on the island but the major one is the Las Dalias market, which has been created in 1985. Situated next to San Carles, on the North East side of Ibiza, this hippie market takes place during every Saturday from 10am to 8pm. From June to September, you can discover it by night. Almost 200 stands are exhibiting elements of fashion, art or even decoration. There are also drink and food stands for sure. Discover the unique atmosphere of the hippie market, even if the prices are not "hippie" anymore.
Ruins of an ancient Phoenician village dated from the VIII century BC, the site of Sa Caleta is an exceptional record of the urbanization and the social life of the Phoenician colonies. This is the reason why this site is listed as a UNESCO world heritage.Historians have discovered that the inhabitants of the Phoenician Sa Caleta were metal seeker who came from the South of the Iberian peninsula. They left Sa Caleta to build a new city in the Bay of Ibiza: Dalt Vila. Visiting these ruins allows to discover a true Phoenician "district" where ovens, ceramics, kitchen utensils and even stone mills have been discovered.
The Balearic Islands is an archipelago in the Mediterranean see situated on the East side of Spain. There are eleven small islands and four main islands, which are Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera. The archipelago is situated at 88 kilometers away from the Iberian Peninsula. Since 1978, this set of islands is an autonomous community with more than one million inhabitants. The capital of the Balearic Islands is Palma de Mallorca, located on the main island. Famous for its sandy white beaches, its sunny days, its gastronomy as well as its unrivalled parties, these islands welcome every year millions of tourists. However, the Balearic Islands have succeeded in keeping its true identity. Away from upscale ...