A 30-year-old man believed to a British holidaymaker has died in a horror plunge from a popular viewing point in Ibiza.

The man was with other friends and his partner in the Cala d'Hort viewpoint area of Sant Josep when he fell 150 metres.

Local media Periodico de Ibiza has reported that the man is British.

The Civil Guard say they received a report that someone had fallen 450ft off a cliff near Torre des Savinar yesterday at 10.30pm.

Agents of the Civil Guard, Sant Josep Local Police, Firefighters and Civil Protection rushed to the scene but the man had died.

View of the rocky isles of Es Vedrà and Es Vedranell, and Torre des Savinar

"The emergency teams confirmed the death of the young man after locating the body with the help of the Local Police drone," Ultimahora.es reports

Members of the Vertical Rescue Group (GRV) of the Ibiza Firefighters descended the cliff to get to the man but he was pronounced dead at the scene at 3.30am.

The Civil Guard helicopter has taken over the recovery of the body.

A police investigation has been launched into his death.