Ibiza is one of the most popular summer holiday destinations and a firm Team MC favourite! Here's our pick of the best places to eat, relax and party through the night
Junior fashion editor Lucia Debieux is a fan of the We Love…parties at Space, going on until September 31. ‘Artists from all over the world converge on the Island to bring it to life with shows, installations, projections, painting and performances – all open to everyone and absolutely free!’
Deputy chief sub Emma Simkins recommends this secluded northern beach surrounded by pine trees: ‘Everyone heads here, from families to the uber cool. It’s also popular with boat owners who sail in, and the bohemian hippie crowd gather on Sunday nights to drum at sundown.’
Head of international fashion Rozana Hall loves the Hacienda: ‘High end with scoops of old-school Spanish charm and glamour, the Hacienda Hotel is set well away from the throng of San An and Playa d’En Bossa. Perched 180m above sea level, it’s a 45-minute drive from town. The 65-room hotel boasts fantastic views of the famous magnetic Es Vedra rock and the recently refurbished rooms are picture-perfect.’
Rozana also rates Ibiza Rocks House at Pikes: ‘It’s more than just a Hotel… at over 500 years old, it’s an Ibiza institution!’
This place was the film set for Wham’s Club Tropicana video and the exclusive party retreat for the rock and roll elite of the 80s with regular guests including Grace Jones, Julio Iglesias and Freddie Mercury.
Team MC can all agree on this beach club as one of their Ibiza highlights. Tucked away in the beautiful Cala Jondal Bay in the southwest of the island, Blue Marlin offers Mediterranean cuisine fusion with Asian influences and some of the best cocktails on the island.
Amante Ibiza brings a modern rustic experience to Ibiza. Set in one of the island’s most beautiful coves, it’s perfect for those in need of relaxation in a stunning setting.
Perched on a cliff overlooking the Sol D’en Serra bay, it’s surrounded by dramatic rocks and lush greenery – an idyllic backdrop for long lunches.
No Ibiza experience is complete without heading to one of the island’s most iconic clubs. Pacha is presenting a new dining experience in the form of Lio – the cabaret recommended by features director Anna Saunders: ‘Watch contortionists, singers, burlesque, dancers and acrobats as you eat al fresco, surrounded by the sea and the lights of Ibiza town.’
Emma Simkins loves the local specialities (including patatas bravas) for lunch or dinner at this ‘cheap as chips old town institution’.
‘But get there early to guarantee a table – there’s always a queue!’