8 Best Boutique Hotels in Ibiza for Wellness
After a few days partying it up in Ibiza Town, you’ll be ready for a proper holiday—one that combines rest, rejuvenation, fantastic food and wine, and a whole lot of luxury. Lucky for you, the White Isle has built a new name for itself as one of Europe’s leading detox destinations, with a crop of small, wellness-focused boutique hotels that have popped up on the quieter parts of the archipelago. Here, eight wellness-focused spots where you can rest your weary head post-party.
Pure House Ibiza
The rustic-luxe hotel is set on a 30-acre estate of olive groves and fragrant fruit trees, and has a serene 75-foot saltwater swimming pool, where the bronzed and the beautiful kick back. Inside, the suites are just as conducive to R&R, thanks to a muted color palette, Balinese furniture, bohemian artwork, and shady terraces that look out over the verdant landscape. Once you've settled into your digs, tuck into locally-sourced tapas on the main patio or try an Pilates or yoga class in the outdoor studio. Craving more of a hands-on tune-up? Ask the front desk to organize a shiatsu massage in the hotel garden.
Ca Na Xica
On a prime plot of sun-soaked Ibizan countryside, this Spanish finca-inspired stay is only 25-minutes’ drive from Ibiza Town, but feels worlds away. Spend your days sunbathing at the elegant pool and on the hotel’s small, man-made beach; enjoying skin-smoothing treatments at the spa; and strolling the property’s rambling orchards, verdant olive groves, and red gravel paths. Once you've done some exploring, relax in your stylish, low-lying villa—all crisp white linens, hardwood French doors, glass showers, and private terraces that capitalize on the postcard-perfect views.
La Granja Ibiza
In Ibiza, nightclubs aren't the only places with a velvet rope. Case in point: at La Granja— a members-only club with a return-to-the-land concept—travelers must apply before securing reservations at the hotel. It's how the property cultivates "a spirit of organic togetherness," and attracts the kind of traveler who would most benefit from the hotel's roster of wellness centered activities, from guided group meditations to mescal rituals to lectures on diverse topics, such as the future of mobile societies. As a guest, you'll also learn all about biodynamic farming through a series of workshops and community-based projects— and by dining at the hotel's farm-to-table restaurant, where everything is made with biodynamic homegrown fruits, vegetables, herbs and other small batch products. Your room is spartan yet serene, with dark-wood beamed ceilings, thick walls, earthy hues, and decorative sprigs of lavender.
We can't think of a better place to recover after a few days of partying in Ibiza Town than this cozy farmhouse in the Santa Agnés valley, on the west side of the island. A short distance away from Cala Salada beach and the steep cliffs of Ses Balandres (a prime spot for photo ops), the property is secluded, but not without its share of nearby attractions (and on site amenities) to keep you busy. Start your day with a private yoga or meditation session in the outdoor studio, then opt for a poolside brunch of pastries, local fruit, and Iberian ham and cheese. If you want to do some exploring, borrow and bike and take in the valley, but keep an eye on time: cocktails are served on the terrace at sunset, and there are firepits and candles come nighttime.
At Cas Gasi, you’ll sleep in converted barns and stables, but don’t let that fool you into thinking it’s more shabby than chic. Richard Gere, Kate Moss, and the King and Queen of Norway have all stayed here, and rooms start at $400 a night. That price tag will get you an intimate guestroom with boho accents and jaw-dropping views of the surrounding countryside. During the day, there's great people-watching by the the pool, and the hotel restaurant serves a healthy lunch of seasonal Mediterranean dishes made using organic produce from the onsite garden.
Cuisine and wellness are the focus at Atzaró, a family-run agrotourism hotel near San Lorenzo and Santa Eulalia. You’ll spend your time alternating between the spa, fitness club, yoga temple, and swimming pools, and dining at the hotel’s two restaurants: La Veranda, which serves vegetable-centric fare (think beetroot gazpacho and grilled octopus with yellow potatoes, asparagus and mushrooms), and Cala Nova, Atzarós beach club, where Peruvian fare comes with sea views and live music. The property has been owned and maintained by the same family for eight generations, so you can bet that service is stellar, as well.
Hacienda Na Xamena
A series of heated thalassotherapy outdoor pools linked by waterfalls is the centerpiece of this spectacular cliffside hotel, located on the northwest corner of the island. Because of its dramatic setting, it’s also one of the most romantic hotels in Ibiza, which explains its popularity among couples and newlyweds. If you’re celebrating a special occasion it’s worth splurging on an Eden category room, which comes with a private garden with a hot tub and a rain shower with a glass wall. After taking a swim in the cascading pools, try a rejuvenating treatment at La Posidonia spa, named after the protected seaweed that grows around Ibiza, or lace up your sneakers and try a match of game of tennis or beach volleyball. For dinner, the terrace at Eden restaurant is the perfect spot to take in the sunset before heading to the lounge for live music and DJ performances.
Los Jardines de Palerm
For the best of both worlds, consider a stay at this 17th-century farmhouse, which is steps away from buzzy San José, but quiet enough that you’ll leave feeling completely rejuvenated. The look is clean and minimalist, with sleek white walls and smooth stone floors, while the setting—towering palm trees, exotic plants, fragrant flowers—is gloriously untamed. Each of the 11 rooms have terraces with white daybeds, and simple-chic decor like natural wood furnishings, iron-woven lamps, platform beds, and marble showers. And while it's tempting to spend all day in bed, you won't want to miss out on breakfast— a healthful spread of fruit, yogurt, and freshly-baked bread, served on the stunning main terrace.
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