BLAZE: A plane can be seen flying over a huge fire that has erupted in San Antonio Harbour (credit: @dIntwit)

A HUGE fire has erupted in a popular tourist area in Ibiza. 

Residents on the Balearic island claim that a popular hotel is burning down, according to the Sun.

Shocking video shows black smoke billowing from San Antonio Harbour.

ON FIRE: Reports claimed that a popular local hotel was burning (credit: @dIntwit)

Planes and helicopters have been mobilised to tackle the blaze.

PARTY ISLAND: Holidaymakers can be seen watching on as black smoke billows into the air

One witness Melanie Baldwin said there is a ‘large fire in San Antonio Bay in Ibiza’.

She added: “Planes and helicopters are using water to try and [get it under] control.

“Hope everyone staying closer than us [to the blaze] are safe.”

Another person said: “Well done to emergency services, firefighters, planes, helicopters for getting water so fast to the fire in Ibiza.

“Hope under control soon and no casualties or injuries (sic).”

The fire is understood to have started at around 3:45pm.

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