When you think of Ibiza, the first images that come to mind are wild pool parties, the electric atmosphere of beach clubs and the city centre's whitewashed alleys taken over by floods of tourists... Visions that embody a lively summer in Ibiza.
But why not go against the tide, slow down and discover the White Island's hidden gems once the high season is over? Take advantage of the Indian summer to explore the hidden side of Ibiza. Here is Le Collectionist's guide on how to enjoy this mythical place while visiting Ibiza in October.
And, for even more inspiration, tips, and the very best addresses on the island, be sure to see our complete guide to Ibiza.
Before booking your flight and digging your toes in the sand, you might have some questions about the weather in Ibiza in October. Rest assured, we have all the answers you need to plan your October holidays with family.
While the sun is still shining, October in Ibiza might not the best time to perfect your tan. The temperatures are milder and more bearable than in summer, so you'll be more inclined to enjoy the island and its many attractions than to bask in the sun.
In October, the thermometer typically oscillates between 15°C and 23°C. It's the ideal temperature to discover the most beautiful landscapes of the White Island and explore more out of the ordinary things to do in Ibiza.
You can still take advantage of the absence of tourists to enjoy a well-deserved swim in Ibiza in October. Treat yourself to an invigorating dip in water that can reach 22°C to relax your muscles after hours of walking around the island.
Wondering where to lay your towel down? See our selection of the best beaches in Ibiza.
Looking for the best places to party in Ibiza in October? Not only do we have a selection of favourite addresses to share with you, we've also rounded up a few of the best parties in Ibiza in October. Between world-renown DJs pumping the bass, fine-sand beaches where you can dance the night away, and ambrosial cocktails, discover the events that give Ibiza its unmatched reputation.
Signaling the end of Ibiza's season, closing parties take place throughout the month of October. Gather in the island's most iconic clubs and beach bars to celebrate a summer well-spent, dancing the night away to the rhythm of international DJs' signature beats. We recommend you stop at L'Amnésia, Es Paradis, or Pacha for a guaranteed great time.
Leaving from the stunning Playa d'en Bossa, Oceanbeat boat parties are a perfect way to round out your holiday as the Indian summer draws to a close. Step aboard in the afternoon for three hours out at sea, drink in hand, as the biggest DJs play you away. Sip on sangria under a champagne shower, pausing the party only to dive into the inviting blue waters.
A holiday in Ibiza does not have to be synonymous with partying day and night. Slow your pace and take advantage of the thin crowds to wander the narrow streets, coastal paths and market alleys that give this island its distinct charm. And, get up close and personal with the locals, happy to have their land back after a bustling summer season.
If you're looking for more things to do in Ibiza, see our dedicated page.
Dalt Vila is a must-see when visiting Ibiza, so take advantage of the calm of the off-season to wander its streets, visit its shops, and settle into a small local restaurant for a plate of fresh seafood. Climb to the top of the town and admire the view over the rooftops, with a refreshing ice cream in hand. Because even in October, climbing Dalt Vila will make you feel hot!
In addition to its architectural and cultural charm and the old town's delectable culinary scene, the capital of Ibiza is bordered by magnificent beaches and landscapes worthy of the most beautiful postcards.
Eivissa is also the starting line for the Ibiza Marathon, which is held in early October. If you want to let off steam and support a good cause, sign up now for this sporting event. Whether you opt for 10 kilometres, 20 kilometres, or go the full distance, the race will take you past some of the island's most beautiful sights.
Wondering what to do in Ibiza in October? Meet the locals, of course! To mix with the locals, head to the hippie markets. Full of charm, these markets are an integral part of the island's bohemian-chic DNA!
Every Saturday until the end of October, the iconic Las Dalias market unveils its stalls filled with clothes, jewellery and other handcrafted creations made in the purest Iberian style. If you want more suggestions, be sure to see our roundup of the best hippy markets in Ibiza.
In autumn, Ibiza becomes peacefully deserted. The cities gradually empty and in the countryside, nature takes over in Ibiza in October. Hire a retro campervan or convertible and go on a road trip to discover its magnificent landscapes. Drive along the coastline in search of the island's most beautiful beaches where you can put on your hiking boots and walk in the middle of nature, off the beaten track.
Tempted? See our road trip itinerary for the White Island!
Can Marçà is best known for its eponymous cave. But that's not all: the surrounding landscapes are just as beautiful. You can admire them by walking along the coastal paths. From the port of Sant Miquel, head towards Can Marçà to see some breathtaking views. It's one of the best things to do in the north of Ibiza.
This part of Ibiza is perfect for a family holiday in October. The beaches are beautiful and the scenery is spectacular. After a morning on the fine sand, head to Restaurante Cas Gasí for farm-to-table fine dining. October is a good time to taste the local flavours with the Autumn Gastronomic Days at the end of the month. This is a popular event, so we advise you book in advance, or see our complete guide to restaurants in Ibiza for more suggestions.
Not far from Cala d'Hort, this island encapsulates all the magic of Ibiza. Many tales and legends revolve around it. In autumn and especially in October, when the sky starts to turn an orange hue, this mystical atmosphere is at its most intense.
The best way to enjoy this spectacle is to hire a boat. Watch the sunset from the sea, and observe it as it sinks and completely disappears below the surface of the water. Find the best spots to watch the sunset in Ibiza in our dedicated article.
Now you know everything about Ibiza in October! With Le Collectionist, organising your holiday in Ibiza has never been easier. The best place to enjoy it? One of our luxury villa rentals! Now you know what to do in Ibiza in October, it's time to discover one of the most beautiful holiday destinations in a different light.
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