A heavenly, heady escape for the senses, Ibiza has it all - a rural idyll with beautiful sunsets, old town architecture and charm, wonderful beaches with clear waters; sailing, hiking, dancing, exceptional food and a burgeoning wellness scene to accompany the obvious fun of all-day beaching and sunset sets.
Here we've rounded up our highlights for a chilled Ibiza Summer escape:
El Silencio, Cali Moli for barefoot Balearic fun
Beach Clubs & Restaurants -
Casa Jondal, one of the newer beach clubs on the scene with beautiful views and beautiful people - be sure to book early
El Chiringuito, Es Cavallet - retains its reputation for excellent food, tunes, service... and a kids club
El Silencio, Cala Moli - barefoot chic overlooking the sea at Cala Moli
Chiringuito Cala Xuclar - hidden treasure serving authentic seafood in the secluded cove on in the north of the island.
Cala Gracioneta, charming beachside restaurant nestled in pine trees on the west coast specialising in fresh grilled fish
Es Boldado, Cala D'hort, relaxed seafood with wonderful views of Es Vedrà
Six Senses, new-ish favourite hotel in the north with a great chef's table prep / special occasion dinner location even if you're not staying as a guest
Pike's Ibiza, for a trip down memory lane, Pike's is a must-visit for the memories of 70's/80's celebrity revellers
La Luna nell'Orto, Sant Miquel, very pretty setting with a delicious Mediterranean fare of pasta, grilled meats and local vegetables
Atzaro Hotel, Santa Eulalia (organic farm, restaurants, spa) where you can take a day trip and experience the authentic pleasures even if you're not staying as a guest
La Paloma, San Lorenzo - beautiful sprawling garden setting, pretty interiors, handsome waiters, delicious wholesome food
S’Espartar, authentic Spanish restaurant recommended by locals in the San Josep area with terrace views to Es Vedra
From the left: La Paloma restaurant terrace, The view from Sunset Ashram, Wylder Retreats
Sunset Drinks -
Sunset Ahram, Cala Conti, excellent sushi, cocktails, chilled-out tunes and a melt-in-the-sea sunset
Experiential Beach Club, retains its reputation for the best sundowner vibe (and a short drive from a long lunch at El Chiringuito)
Petunia Ibiza, a boutique hotel that's also a favourite spot for pizza and cocktails in a gorgeous setting overlooking magical Es Vedra (and the odd movie night under the stars)
Annie’s Ibiza, for your clubbing night and to take something fabulous home (Annie also rents out pieces from her epic wardrobe if you're looking for something special while there)
Vicente Ganesha, a visit to the legendary Vicente Hernandez Zaragoza in Ibiza town for luxe bohemian looks is a must on every trip to Ibiza
La Galeria Elefante, very popular lifestyle store that's stood the test of time
Casa Bedouin - macrame to raffia, great ceramics and lovely gifts as well as furniture
Sluiz, a must visit, this immersive shopping experience under a circus tent - colourful, kitsch homewares that teens seem to love
Can Castello, reclaimed architectural details mixed with chic bohemian layers - heaven if you're planning you're own Ibiza Casa in the future
Lucie App has just launched in Ibiza this summer - this is your first point of call for massages and other wellness connections as well as your beauty and grooming needs
Char_Yoga - excellent private yoga classes and Wylder Retreats
Ibiza Hike Station - discover the wild and secret parts of Ibiza and hike to get high!
Six Senses Spa has stunning facilities and every treatment you could dream of - for when you want a treat
White Island Wellness - yoga, massage, acupuncture, cupping et al specialists will come to your villa or meet you at your beach of choice
Tina Cutler is the resident healer on the island who can clear chakras and villas too with a bespoke service involving reiki, reflexology and more. Raise your vibrations with a mind and heart-opening experience.