May marks the beginning of Ibiza’s seemingly endless summers, and the island comes alive with a distinctly feverish atmosphere, gearing up for the festivities of the upcoming season. With plenty of fun-filled, intriguing, and cultural celebrations, there is no shortage of things to do in Ibiza in May.
One can spend their mornings perusing the markets, with flower markets bursting with the bulging blossoms of spring. Venture into Ibiza’s old town to soak up a celebration of the island’s history and culture, or make your way to the beach to be converted as a supporter of one of the touring beach rugby sides.
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If you’re planning a visit to the island, here are some of the best things to do in May:
- Healing Ibiza: For yoga and more
- The Ibiza Medieval Festival
- Explore Ibizan fashion with The Adlib Catwalk
- May festivities in Santa Eulalia
May is a great time to visit Ibiza, as the weather warms up, and the summer throngs begin to filter in. With only two days of rain on average in the month and daily highs sitting at around 22°C, the weather is pleasant enough to undertake some challenging exploration of the island’s further-afield reaches.
For those seeking a rejuvenating experience, the Healing Ibiza festival, held in the beautiful grounds of Agroturismo Atzaró Ibiza, is a must-visit. With workshops and classes designed to rejuvenate the body, soul, and mind, it’s an event that welcomes people of all ages.
For a taste of Ibiza’s rich history and culture, head to the Ibiza Medieval Festival, held every year over the second weekend of May. The festival takes place in the heart of the city, in the historic district of Dalt Vila – Ibiza’s Old Town – with Middle Ages-clad street performers, food stalls, and local craft markets adorning the picturesque cobbled streets.
If you’re interested in fashion, make sure to attend the Adlib Catwalk, an event that celebrates the best of Ibizan style from local and international designers. It’s a celebration of how free and natural Ibizan style has become, and the show is now onto its 49th edition.
Lastly, Santa Eulalia offers a series of joyous activities over the first two weeks of May, including community walks along the coastline, concerts, and other events that spread the spirit of the start of summer. It’s a must-visit destination, particularly if you’re traveling with younger children.
In summary, May is a fantastic time to visit Ibiza, and there’s a lot to explore and enjoy, from soaking up the island’s history and culture to rejuvenating the mind, body, and soul through yoga and other healing activities. Whether you’re interested in fashion, food, or festivals, there’s something for everyone in Ibiza in May