Endless Balearic Blues
Nestled in the nook between Europe and Africa amidst the Balearic Sea, three idyllic islands are beckoning your name like the sirens of the sea. Easily accessible and wholly unique, prepare for your Mediterranean Summer retreat that will rejuvenate and reawaken your Self through healing waters, heavenly properties, and holistic dining and spa experiences. On Ibiza, the bewitching and spiritual White Isle hums at a different frequency with the world’s third most magnetic point. Outside its reputation as a party mecca, discover the majestic aura and beachfront caves. Let inspiration run its course by the creative juices that overflow in Mallorca, with wonderful roads for driving and cycling to reach cliff top views. Menorca is the smallest of the three, yet promises charm aplenty, with opportunities to go horse-riding and trying your hand at ceramics. Choose one, or island-hop all three, and you will be richly rewarded by the powerful pull of this archipelago.
7Pines Resort Ibiza
On the West Coast of Ibiza, sunsets never felt so sublime. This vast suite-only resort boasts whitewashed houses reminiscent of a village and the best infinity pool on the island. Sail along the bluest blues on their pershing yacht, or try cliff diving or quad biking for an adrenaline rush. Wellness is also crucial as you achieve balance at Pure Seven, a holistic spa and relaxation space that aims to harmonise body and soul with bespoke programs to improve your lifestyle.
Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay
Nobu Ibiza Bay offers a seductive blend of laid-back luxury, fabulous service and easy-access to the islands’ beach clubs and renowned restaurants of Marina Botafoch and old town. Spend your days lounging between the two pools which are just steps from the beach, and enjoy the finest Asian cuisine at the brand’s iconic Nobu Restaurant. On the shores of Talamanca Bay, the hotel offers an array of ‘holistic hiking,’ guided meditation and sunset sound baths, tapas tours, or a private photo shoot to name just a few of their unique activities.
Calling all wanderers who seek laidback luxury and bohemian minimalism to complement their stylish lifestyle, not far from the stunning Cala Gracio bay. Inspired by nature, this is evident in their neutral earth tones and rustic design that sets the mood of your stay. Kickstart your energising mornings with a personal training session, submit to luxuriant spa treatments, indulge in freshly caught fish and fusion cuisine, and dance the night away to their resident DJ. Life feels wholesome in a place where your desires are materialised.
La Residencia, A Belmond Hotel, Mallorca
Tucked away in a Northwestern hillside facing the Tramuntana Mountains, this is truly ‘an artistic oasis of rustic beauty,’ not far from the village of Deià. An outstanding reinvention of 16th and 17th century manor houses that are embellished in a vast art collection, reinvent yourself as you live an authentic lifestyle of a true Mallorcan bohemian. Spoil yourself with alfresco spa treatments infused with indigenous flora, while your children get busy with a plethora of crafty, creative and active pastimes at the Kids Club.
Can Ferrereta, Mallorca
Converted from a 17th-century grand house, the beauty of this property is the heritage that precedes it; think four-poster beds, stone walls, exposed beams and a collection of local and Spanish art that transports you to another time. This is an adults-only boutique resort that echoes contemporary elegance in just 32 rooms. On the undiscovered South-east corner, expect access to pine-fringed coves, natural parks, quiet inlets perfect for snorkeling, and boutique shopping.
Stretching across 30 hectares of a 19th century finca, retreat to ‘the spirit of an artist’s vacation cottage,’ which will make your heart sing and swell! We love their intimate dipping pool and garden rooms, with meticulous geometric design woven into every crevice. A refuge in nature that feeds you seasonal produce from their vegetable garden and embraces slow living, this is a place you’ll return for.
Rejoice in these wonderful, creative havens and let your 360 Private Travel Partner take you there effortlessly. Throw caution to the wind and follow your dreams all the way to the Illes Balears, for there’s no time like the present…