The Council of Ministers have authorised the Tourism Institute of Spain (Turespaña) to contract the rehabilitation works of the Castle and the Almudaina in the upper part of Ibiza as a future Parador de Turismo; a contract with an estimated value of 21.1 million euros, after an eight year hold up.
According to the Diario de Ibiza and reported by the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, the works have been suspended for eight years as a result of finding archaeological remains which meant the meed to draft a new project in order to preserve them.
This new project includes the necessary actions to complete the interrupted works of the Parador, as well as the execution of an underground parking and new access infrastructures.
72 Rooms and Parking for 40
The Parador de Ibiza will have 72 rooms distributed throughout the buildings that make up the Castle, its grounds and Almudaina de Ibiza. The Parador will also have an interpretation centre, a spa, an outdoor pool with a solarium, at least one multi-functional room and underground parking of 40 places.