has become well known for its association with nightlife, electronic dance music and for the summer club scene, all of which attract large numbers of tourists. The average annual temperature of Ibiza is 18.3 °C (65 °F), being warm and mild throughout the whole year. A nucleus for the convergence and interchange of numerous cultures – Punic, Phoenician, Roman, Byzantine, Visigoth, Muslim and Catalan – Ibiza today is known throughout the world for the beauty of the ‘ship of stone’, as poets have been known to call Dalt Vila, the best-preserved walled fortification in the Mediterranean region and a location that has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
is also renowned for its privileged natural surroundings and for the millennial swards of Posidonia Oceanica, which were included in the World Heritage declaration as they help maintain the marine ecosystem and ensure both the preservation of the sand on the local beaches and the crystalline transparency of the waters around the Pityusic Islands.
Space (1986 to 2016)
was awarded "Best Global Club" at the International Dance Music Awards in 2005, 2006, 2012, 2013, and 2014. It was located in Platja d'en Bossa on the outskirts of Ibiza Town, close to the airport. Carl Cox was most associated with the club for nearly 15 years, thanks to his "Music is Revolution" night.