Easter in Ibiza (Santa Semana)

Holy week (Santa Semana) is celebrated in every town & city in Spain. In Ibiza Town Easter is remembered & celebrated with a series of processions that start, normally, on Palm Sunday and take place, usually on Maundy Thursday & Good Friday.

This is a somber occasion that marks probably the most important event in the Roman Catholic calendar. Regardless of religion, you are likely to find moving as the procession weaves its way slowly along the cobbled streets of Ibiza Town. The sound of trumpets and drums add to the atmosphere.

If you are in Ibiza Town over the Easter period then really try to make time to watch the procession that normally starts around 7pm and takes a couple of hours

Atlantis Ibiza - Ibiza's Hidden Beach

Atlantis - Found !
If you are looking for a lesser known area of Ibiza then head to “Atlantis” or more officially the area is Sa Pedrera & Raco des Llenyan, close to the area of Punta Roja which is between Cala D’Hort beach and then rock of Es Vedra.
Head towards Cala d’Hort (PM-803) and look for the signs to Torre de Savinar

You can either take the track that leads to Torre de Savinar, and enjoy spectacular views (after a scramble up the hill) to Es Vedra…or you head in the other direction down towards the sea at Atlantis…the walk is about an hour but in the summer it can take longer as you trek over the sands & rocks… take  plenty of water and our advice is to head out early before the sun is too hot, or go late to grab some spectacular sunset views.. but take a torch for the walk back to the mountain side !

Pete Tong at Blue Marlin Ibiza 2017

Pete Tong makes a welcome return to Ibiza in Summer 2017. For 8 Sundays this summer Pete Tong MBE will be resident at Blue Marlin beach Club, Cala Jondal
Pete Tong Sessions at Blue Marlin Ibiza 2017

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Ibiza Walks - Part 1 - Ses Balandres Gorge

Walk from Santa Agnes to Ses Balandres Gorge
Ibiza is full of surprises... Hidden beaches & coves...unbelievably stunning landscapes…& views that a camera on a mobile phone cannot do justice to. This challenging walk is not very long but the scramble down the gorge of Ses Balandres is enough to get the heart pumping for even the most experienced and fittest of walkers.
Start your walk in the village of Santa Agnes (the Catalan name is Santa Ines) which is one of the smallest villages in Ibiza with 2 restaurants & a church.  Head west along the road from the church and after less than 1 kilometer you see a brick structure with a white pyramid roof. Take a right here past some houses towards the forest and after about one kilometer you will get a glimpse of the sea through the trees.

From here you have 2 options, head further along the path a few meters more to the cliff top for spectacular views (sunsets are amazing!), or for the fitter head down the gorge and enjoy the st…

Can Baboo Ibiza - fusing Cath Kitson with traditional Ibiza

Beautiful & unique 5 or 6 bedroom rural Ibiza villa

If your idea of a high-end Ibiza villa is a country house with warmth and that just wraps you up with oodles of homeliness & cosiness (so the antipathy of a minimalist villa) then we think you’ll love Can Baboo. In our view the best way we can describe the villa (other than beautiful & stunning and a number of other clich├ęs we could list) is to ask you to imagine if designer Cath Kitson was given the honour of decorating this house from top to bottom. Lots of colour and style that fuse together to create a very stylish and amazing Ibiza bolthole.

Can Baboo is a truly unique and remarkable rural villa. This high-end luxury 5/6 bedroom villa has fantastic sea views and is located in a quiet area between San Carlos & San Lorenzo with an elevated position. Santa Eulalia is about 15 minutes away and Ibiza Town about 25 minutes away by car.
The gardens are beautifully manicured, and include a great outside dining area with B…

Halloween 2016 In Ibiza

Halloween 2016 in Ibiza

For an island so synonymous with parties you wouldn’t expect the residents of Ibiza to let Halloween slip by without a party or two. An excuse for a shindig is never required in Ibiza, but when you combine Halloween with the last official day of summer, the end of the working summer for most residents…and the fact that the 1st November is a national holiday (Al Saints Day a Catholic celebration for the family that remembers the relatives that have passed), then Halloween is the perfect opportunity for one last swansong of the summer before the locals hunker down for winter.
Sankey’s, 29th October: “Tribal Sessions” Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza, 29th October “Monster Ball” Hostal La Torre, 31st October: “Sunset Party” Heart, 31st October: “Halloween powered by OpenLab” Ibiza Underground, 31st October: “Halloween party” Pacha (in conjunction with Bambuddha), 31st October:  The infamous fetish Halloween dinner ball” Pikes Hotel, 31st October: “The Brothers Grim present Hallowee…

12th October - Hispanity Day (Dia La Hospanidad)

12th October - Hispanity Day

12th October is a Hispanity Day (“Dia La Hispanidad” or “Fiesta Nacional de Espana”); a public holiday that is celebrated throughout Spain and in other countries in the World. The reason - well it is to celebrate the arrival in 1492 of Christopher Columbus arriving in The Americas. Yes yes Christopher Columbus was an Italian but was hired by the Spanish Catholics Monarchs to colonise The Americas which today is the Spanish speaking Caribbean including Cuba, Hispanola, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico & Haiti, and paved the way for most of South America, now known as Latin America to be Spanish speaking.
In Ibiza there are not too many events that are helps to celebrate, instead the weather should still be good enough to enjoy some late summer sun. You can expect many shops to be closed as well as some restaurants in the villages & in Ibiza Town.. but there will still be plenty of places open in the resorts and in Ibiza Town.
Zaragoza in mainland S…