One specific area on Ibiza, an unspoiled valley
surrounding the small village named Santa Agnes de Corona (Santa
Inés in Catalan), is the centre of everyone’s attention. All
await one of the most prettiest displays of nature.....an incredible
spectacle of natures beauty.....
Somewhere... between December en February, it all depends on the warmth
of the past period, the Almond Trees of Ibiza will start to
Especially the area surrounding Santa Inés, where extensive
almond tree plantations are situated,
offers an incredible spectacle of pinkish-white flowers that form a
fluffy blanket covering the valley as far as one can see, for a period
of 5 weeks !!
This is considered an annual highlight to many Spanish residents, that
now will travel to Ibiza to spent time enjoying the almond blossom in
this magical time of the year, symbolizing a new beginning and upcoming
In Santa Inés people gather at full moon in February, to walk along the
roads amidst the almond orchards, to experience the amazing
splendour, of a silvery, moonlit scenery in the beautiful inlands of
Many of the locals, think this is the real start of their Ibiza season,
for it is a popular occasion for visitors, from Spain and other
countries to spent some time on Ibiza.
And busses drive the visitors around the island to enjoy this spectacle
of flowering almond trees, in a special Almond Blossom Route.
Especially for the small tiendas in the rural areas this is a busy
period in each new year, for all almond-tourists wish to enjoy a nice
cafe con leche or a simple meal surrounded by the scents of the
almond tree orchards.