Car Rental in Ibiza
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Why rent a car in Ibiza?
Also known as the White Island, Ibiza is a great place to explore by car. Having the freedom of your own ride will let you see more than just the well-trodden tourist path and travel to smaller villages, nature areas, and secluded beaches of the island.
Top ways to enter Ibiza
- Ibiza Airport. The only international airport on the island, it handled more than eight million travelers in 2022. The airport has flights by more than 30 different airlines, although most companies only operate seasonally; during the low tourism season, there are flights to Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao, and other Spanish destinations. Located about 6 km (3.7 mi) southeast of Ibiza Town, the airport can be reached in 7-10 minutes.
- Ibiza Port. If you’re arriving in Ibiza by ferry, you can conveniently pick up your rental car at the Ibiza Port. There are frequent ferries from Ibiza Port to other Balearic Islands as well as destinations on Spanish mainland like Barcelona and Valencia. The service is generally a lot more active during the summer and early autumn months. Most ferries permit bringing a car with you, but you should ask in advance (you should also check whether your rental car provider permits it). Located about 4 km (2.4 mi) from the city center, Ibiza Port can be reached in seven minutes. There is also a passenger port in San Antonio de Portmany, about 16 km (10 mi) northwest of Ibiza Town.
Ibiza has a Mediterranean climate with semi-arid influences. The average high temperature on the island is 30 °C (86 °F) in August, the hottest month, and 15 °C (59 °F) in January, the coldest. The precipitation is extremely low in June and especially July, but increases from September until December.
The two native languages of Ibiza are Spanish and the Balearic Catalan. There are also many native English speakers living on the island, and the language is also understood by many Spanish speakers. Additionally, many people also speak German, Dutch, French, and Italian.
Inhabited for more than 2,800 years, Ibiza was first discovered by the Phoenicians, before becoming a colony of Carthage. An ancient shrine to the Punic lion goddess Tanit has been found on the island. Later held by the Romans, the Byzantine Empire, the Moors, and finally the Catalans, the island was governed from mainland Spain until the 1970s when the creation of the Statute of Autonomy of the Balearic Islands came into play.
Top destinations and activities
Beaches. Obviously, Ibiza is first and foremost known as a beach destination. Some of the hidden gems across the island include Cala Olivera Beach, the Sol d’en Serra Beach, and Cala Xarraca Beach, while restaurants around Cala Mastella Beach boast about having the best seafood.
Nature. Thanks to its beautiful and varied nature, Ibiza has been recognized by UNESCO for its biodiversity and culture. Some of the best places to observe its natural beauty are the Es Amunts Natural Park, the Ses Feixes Wetlands, and the Las Salinas Nature Park.
History. The old town of Ibiza, Dalt Vila, has also been recognized by UNESCO for its fortified acropolis which has been preserved to showcase remnants of Phoenician, Arab, and Catalan rule. Elsewhere on the island you can walk to 16th century watchtowers, browse the artifacts on display at the archeological museum, and visit the Phoenician village at Sa Caleta.
- The clubs. Ibiza is world-famous for its nightlife. If partying is your thing, some of the nightclubs you’ll like to visit are Privilege, Hï Ibiza, Ushuaïa, Pacha, Ocean Club, Eden, Amnesia, and Es Paradis.
Traffic and parking
- Speed limits - 50km/h (31mph) in built-up areas, 90km/h (56mph) on most standard roads, 100km/h (62mph) on standard roads that are either one-way roads, roads with more than two lanes for at least one direction of traffic and roads with shoulders more than 1.5m wide, and 120km/h (74mph) on motorways (called autovías in Spain).
- The car documentation and insurance always has to be inside a vehicle.
- The driver and all passengers are required to wear seatbelts.
- Children up to the age of 12 and measuring less than 135cm travelling on the front seat of a car must be seated in a child restraint system adapted to their size and weight.
- Unnecessary use of audible warning devices (horns) is prohibited.
- The legal alcohol limit is 0.05% for experienced drivers and 0.02% for novice drivers.
- The emergency number is 112.
As of 2023, there are no toll roads on Ibiza.
Most of the roads in mainland Spain are toll-free. Toll roads are called ‘carretera de peaje’. On maps and road signs, all toll roads have to include a letter P after the road type. The payment method may vary depending on the road, but most will accept cash. Regardless of the region, the average estimated price is €9.5 ($11.25) per 100km by car. See the official website for prices and more information.
Ideas for day trips
- Atlantis. This hidden cove is a little tricky to find, so it's best to go with a local guide, but once you’re there the effort will be worth it! The old sandstone quarry is now a treasured swimming spot with a mythical vibe. . If you’re feeling less adventurous, you can still drive to Cueva de Can Marçà in Puerto de San Miguel, to visit the biggest natural caves in Ibiza.
Es Vedra. The small and uninhabited rock island near Ibiza’s south-western shore has caught the travelers imagination for centuries thanks to its unique shape and many legions that surround it. The only permanent inhabitants of the rock are the Ibiza wall lizard and Eleonora’s falcon. The magical rock can be viewed from your sunbathing spot on Cala d’Hort, or you can hop aboard a sailing cruise to see it up close.
Formentera. Just south of Ibiza, the island of Formentera can be reached by boat (ferry or day tour) and is a great beach and culinary destination that’s more relaxed than the larger Ibiza.
Espalmador Island. Hanging off the northern end of Formentera, and just a quick boat trip from Ibiza’s port, you’ll find the sublime island of Espalmador. Privately owned, and mostly uninhabited (aside from two lone dwellings) it’s ideal for day trippers who want to live out their Robinson Crusoe fantasies. Once there, simply relax on the most perfect of white sand beaches, or go off-grid and explore the island’s empty tracks.
Most popular cars
The most often picked rental car in the Balearic Islands is the Ford Fiesta, but travelers also tend to choose the Fiat Panda and the Nissan Qashqai. The most popular car types are economy, mini, and compact.
- Mallorca. The largest of the Balearic Islands is another supremely popular beach holiday destination. On top of that, it also has surprisingly impressive mountains and is the homeplace of a number of famous Spanish artists. Note: Some ferries between Mallorca and Ibiza allow taking a rental car on them, while others don’t. It’s a good idea to look this up in advance if you plan to make this trip. You should still ask your rental car provider in advance if they permit it. This also applies to all the other destinations in this section. Alternatively, you can drop off a rental car in Ibiza, travel without it, and pick up a new one after arriving at your destination.
- Menorca. The least visited of the three main Balearic Islands, Menorca still gets a decent amount of visitors but has a markedly more relaxed atmosphere. The island is characterized not just by its serene coastline, but also prehistoric sites, impressive fortresses, and great views from El Toro peak.
- Catalonia. The capital of Catalonia, Barcelona, is one of the most popular destinations in Europe. Characterized by its diverse cultural life and fun atmosphere, it can be explored for weeks. The rest of the region is also not to be overlooked, not least for the scenic countryside, stunning coves, Roman sites, and the Catalonian portion of the mighty Pyrenees.
- Valencian Community. Spain’s third-largest city is known for the best paella in the country and the City of Arts and Science complex. Travel beyond its borders and you’ll discover the rest of the Valencian Community, a large region known for its idyllic beaches, ancient monasteries, and wild, sparsely populated interior.
Car Rental Prices in Ibiza
- Convertibles - from $2 per day
- Station wagons - from $41 per day
- Large cars - from $3 per day
- Medium cars - from $2 per day
- Vans - from $9 per day
- Premium cars - from $16 per day
- Small cars - from $2 per day
- SUVs - from $2 per day
There are different ways to get a great car rental deal in Ibiza:
- Compare rates of different rental car providers
- Book your rental car well in advance
- Plan your route before you go
- Know your fuel and mileage requirements
- Visit on the month when the rental prices are the cheapest. According to our data, visiting Ibiza is the cheapest in February when renting a car is about 71% cheaper than the yearly average and 87% cheaper than renting a car in July.
Top 20 Locations near Ibiza
Ibiza Airport Car Rentals from $1.71 per day
7.8 km / 4.8 miles away
San Antonio Car Rentals from $24.51 per day12.5 km / 7.8 miles away
Formentera Port Car Rentals from $30.51 per day15.9 km / 9.9 miles away
Santa Eulalia Car Rentals from $24.51 per day20.2 km / 12.6 miles away
Santa Ponsa Downtown Car Rentals from $25.89 per day119.0 km / 73.9 miles away
122.4 km / 76.1 miles away
Palma de Mallorca Airport Car Rentals from $1.13 per day139.8 km / 86.9 miles away
Puerto Pollensa Downtown Car Rentals from $25.89 per day180.0 km / 111.8 miles away
Can Picafort Downtown Car Rentals from $25.89 per day182.7 km / 113.5 miles away
Alcudia Downtown Car Rentals from $10.32 per day183.4 km / 114.0 miles away
188.9 km / 117.4 miles away
Cala Millor Downtown Car Rentals from $10.32 per day190.5 km / 118.4 miles away
Cala Ratjada Downtown Car Rentals from $10.32 per day202.5 km / 125.8 miles away
256.6 km / 159.4 miles away
259.0 km / 160.9 miles away
Menorca Airport Car Rentals from $3.22 per day268.7 km / 167.0 miles away
Punta Prima Car Rentals from $22.07 per day271.4 km / 168.6 miles away
271.8 km / 168.9 miles away
Mallorca Playa de Palma Car Rentals from $10.32 per day3266.6 km / 2029.8 miles away
Map of Car Rental Locations
What is the cheapest month to rent a car in Ibiza?
This information can help you identify the low season. But these are only average numbers. How much your car rental will cost will depend on the type of vehicle you rent, how long you’ll rent it for, and how far ahead you book. Simply enter your dates in the form at the top of the page to see the exact prices.
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Car Rental Information
|Car rental locations||7|
|Popular suppliers||K10 Mobility, Record-go, Goldcar, Click&Rent, Centauro|
|Popular car categories||Small cars, Medium cars, SUVs, Convertibles|
|Lowest price||$2 per day|
Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers
|Record-go||Fiat 500||3||1||Small cars|
|Goldcar||Fiat Panda||3||2||Small cars|
|K10 Mobility||Peugeot 208||5||2||Medium cars|
|K10 Mobility||Fiat Panda||5||1||Small cars|
|Record-go||Opel Corsa||5||1||Small cars|
|Goldcar||Volkswagen Polo||5||1||Small cars|
|Centauro||Fiat 500||3||1||Small cars|
|Click&Rent||Fiat 500||3||1||Small cars|
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