As Ibiza season is in high rise, one incident scared the tourist this rave heaven. A swimmer was attacked by a blue shark off a popular Ibiza holiday beach and others flee the water.
Swimmer was bitten by a shark at the beach at Playa d’en Bossa, home to famous clubs such as Ushuaia and one of the most popular destinations on Ibiza for tourists.
The victim was treated in a nearby hospital for a two-inch gash to his hand after, but the beach was not closed to swimmers.
Blue sharks are one of the most common species of sharks in the Med, with the same type believed to have attacked a tourist near Alicante last July. The 40-year-old was rushed to hospital after also being bitten on the hand at Elche’s Arenales del Sol beach. There are 47 shark species that lurk in the Mediterranean.