There are many reasons why you should choose to hire a sailboat in Ibiza, one of the most famous of the Balearic Islands, known primarily for its lively nightlife. However, a swinging nightlife isn’t the only reason to visit this idyllic island paradise. There are also many beaches and other sights that make a sailboat hire in Ibiza a fantastic option. While on the island, you can enjoy a laid back atmosphere, bustling street markets and some of the most breathtaking sunsets in the Mediterranean.
There are many different factors which influence the cost of sailboat hires in Ibiza. Some of these include the size and model of the boat, how long you’re planning to sail for, the season, and how many people will be on board. In general though, you can expect to pay around £589 per week.
No, in Ibiza it is possible to hire a sailboat either with or without a skipper, but you have to check the rules regarding boating licences before going to make sure that you have the appropriate licence to hire a boat without.
If you have the appropriate boating licence, hiring a sailboat without a skipper is a great idea that promises a trip full of adventure and excitement. If you’re after a more relaxing holiday, you should instead hire a boat with a skipper and let them guide you to all the best places, while giving you all sorts of information that only a local person would know.
The weather in Ibiza is subject to great seasonal variation, with air temperatures ranging from 8.33-30°C, the peak falling in August when the average high temperature is 29.44°C and the coldest month being January. The water temperature is typically at its highest in August, when it is around 26.11°C on average, but this drops down to an average of just 13.89°C in February.
The month with the most rainfall in Ibiza is November, which usually receives about 2.3 inches, whereas July has the least rainfall, with just 0.2 inches. The windiest month in Ibiza is December, when the average hourly wind speed is 13.2 mph and the calmest month is July, when the average hourly wind speed dips down to about 8.5 mph.
Ibiza receives the most visitors during the summer months of June to August. However, we would actually advise visiting either just before or just after this period, in either May or in September to mid-October, when the weather is still good, but there are fewer tourists and better deals on boats.
There are many amazing sailing areas surrounding Ibiza and many people even opt to make a day trip to the neighbouring island of Formentera. However, some of the best areas to sail actually on the coast of Ibiza include:
There are many good ports and marinas where you can drop your anchor for the night but some of the best are:
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