The sunshine making you want to book a holiday? Us too.
And there is nothing quite like a stint on the White Isle. There is something truly magical and utterly enticing about Ibiza’s impossibly crystalline waters and achingly cool bohemian vibe that just lures you back year after year.
From the zen oases perfect for spiritual souls to the hedonistic party hotels, and most staggering sea views, here’s where to flop on the island.
The Standard, Ibiza
One of the island’s most hotly anticipated openings, The Standard Ibiza has finally opened its doors to guests in the heart of the Old Town. With 53 rooms and suites, the all-white hotel, set in a former movie theatre, boasts a rooftop pool and bar, as well as Mediterranean restaurant, Jara, serving a farm-to-table menu. Fancy something a little more bespoke? A block away sits Casa Privada offering 14 more accommodations options, including two terrace suites with outdoor tubs. Guests of the Case will enjoy fancy little extras like wellness classes and exclusive access to a private gym and pool, as well as all of the hotel’s regular ammenities.
Price: rooms from €255 in low season and €550 in high-season (from July 1)
Atzaró Agroturismo Hotel and Spa
Set on 32 acres of land, surrounded by rolling green hills, Atzaró is an absolute must for wellness seekers. This year the hotel reopens with a new ‘spa garden,’ which features a jacuzzi deck surrounded by orange trees, fragrant lavender and rosemary, a fire-pit lounge for meditation and healing workshops and outdoor sauna pod. Lounge away the day on one of the giant four-poster poolside daybeds, stopping only to take a dip in the 43-metre freshwater pool, unwind with an indulgent beauty treatment or enjoy a Pilates class on the decking. Each of the 24 rooms combines rustic Ibicencan charm, terracotta tiled floors and crisp white linens, with most also featuring either a private, garden, terrace or plunge pool to cool off in after a day of beach hopping.
Price: rooms from €230 per night for a double bedroom including breakfast (in low season).
Six Senses Ibiza
Six Senses Ibiza, which launched in 2021 and is now open year-round, is located in the secluded Xarraca Bay on the northern tip of the White Isle. Sustainability is at the heart of this finca-style resort, which is set over 20 acres and features a 400-year-old olive press that supplies organic produce to the hotels restaurants, bars and cafe. Head here for the seductive spa, home to holistic retreats, biohacking treatments and wellness programmes — fitness buffs will love the yoga deck and boxing ring on the roof. That’s not to say there’s no fun to be had. There’s also an all-night DJ down at the beach caves and organic cocktails to be supped on by the jaw-dropping pool. Healthy hedonism at its best.
Price: rooms from 570€ in cool season and 1400€ in peak season.
Oku Ibiza, a chic boho sanctuary with stylish Japanese design accents situated on the edge of Cala Gració Bay, also opened last year. Boasting no less than four tempting pools — including the island’s largest — two restaurants overseen by Mark Vaessen, of Sushisamba fame, 184 rooms and suites, an intimate spa and rooftop for daily yoga. Feeling boujee? Book your gang into the four-bedroom villa which comes with its own private pool.
Price: Rooms from €360 (£323) B&B based on two sharing.
Nobu Hotel, Ibiza Bay
Overlooking the shores of Talamanca Bay, on the southern side of the Balearic island’s coast, Nobu Hotel, Ibiza Bay, is a five-star resort with immaculate decor and a sea-facing pool. The whitewashed complex has 152 rooms and suites in a cool palette of creams, blues and golds, with marble surfaces and stone embellishments softened with rope and bamboo accents. Rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows and open terraces allowing you to lap up the sound of the waves, take in the scent of wild jasmine and watch the boats bobbing along on the turquoise water. Of course, the sushi’s the biggest draw here, and it doesn’t come much sexier than Nobu — though take your pick from the four onsite restaurants and poolside bar.
Price: room rates start at £323 per night (£644/night in high season).
ME Ibiza is a celebrity hotspot set in a secluded bay near Santa Eulalia on the east coast, that neighbours the famous Nikki Beach club. Offering 360-degree views of the white sandy beaches, with minimalist Ibiza-style interiors and an adults-only pool surrounded by Bali beds and a DJ, this is a five-star retreat with all of the luxury trimmings. Indulge in morning aerial yoga, before taking a trip in style to sister island Formentera on the ME motor boat and finish the night with sumptuous cocktails on the Radio Rooftop Bar. Pure bliss.
Price: Rooms from £359 per night for a double.
Come for the party, stay for the good vibes — Pikes is hands down Ibiza’s most iconic hotel. Steeped in hedonistic history and famed for being the location of Wham’s Club Tropicana video, of course. Kitsch, colourful and home to its own nightclub, Freddie’s, and an acid-pink tennis court, the 26-bed boutique hotel offers guests a slice of authentic rock’n’roll Ibiza. Pikes’ restaurant, Room 39, draws the local foodie crowd and is renowned for its weekly Sunday roasts followed by an epic pool party.
Price: Rooms from €149 for a double in low season.
Nestled in the hills in the heart of Ibicencan countryside, surrounded by olive groves, pine forests, almond and fig trees, âCas Gasi is a private and discrete agroturismo set around a converted finca on four acres. Wake to the sound of a rooster on the neighbouring farm before finding your zen with some gentle yoga on the decking and refuelling over a tasty organic brekkie. With Benirras and Salinas beaches both within a 15-minute drive and the charming village of Santa Gertrudis de Fruitera and its burgeoning gourmet scene within 10 minutes, this is a wonderful place to use as a base to explore the bohemian side of the white isle — but be sure to squeeze in plenty of downtime by the pool.
Price: Rooms from €325 per night based on two adults sharing.
Bless Hotel, Ibiza
Tucked safely away from the party crowds in Cala Nova, situated on the north of the island, Bless Hotel oozes refined glamour, with its white poolside daybeds and Coco Chanel-inspired interiors. Think monochrome mixed with hints of rustic Ibiza charm, the result is very Riviera chic. Offering private access to a cove, where you can enjoy sundowners from beachside restaurants Aiyanna or Atzaro — you’ll feel like you’ve stumbled across a real hidden gem. It’s a foodie haven, too, with five gastronomic spaces headed up by Spain’s most Michelin-decorated chef, Martín Berasategui (12 stars and counting).
Price: rooms from £325 a night on a B&B basis.
7Pines Resort Ibiza
Perched on a cliff edge on the west coast of the island, 7Pines is a sprawling five-star resort set over 13 acres, with two pools, 185 suites and a huge spa, complete with a thermal circuit (including steam bath, sauna, cold mists and water beds). The main sea-facing pool is adults-only and comes with semi-submerged loungers and a glass wall at one end through which you can see the sea. Guests can even make use of the hotel’s yacht service for boat days in style.
Price: Rooms from around £430 per night.