Ca na xica hotel & spa
Sant Miquel de Balansat
the lowdown A finca-style retreat in the leafy north of the isle. Best for Exploring a part of Ibiza well away from the beaten track. Even though it’s a modern build, this boutique hotel exudes old-style elegance, from the canopied balconies to the timber-roofed terraces. Bathrooms open out to their own courtyards, suites feature lavishly appointed seating areas and the main villa’s stucco-white arches reflect the shimmering light from the pool. of the 20 suites, four are located in the main house and the rest in adjacent low-lying buildings. Ca Na xica’s restaurant is slightly set apart from the residencies, making strolling over there a part of the experience, as your senses are tickled by the fragrant Ibizan air, filled with the scents of olive groves and orange trees. As well as the fruit from its own orchards, the food here is only sourced from local suppliers, so specialties such as burrata salads, fresh langoustines and chicken marinated in herbs and lemon feature on the menu. The hotel’s spa offers massages, detox procedures, facials, manicures and pedicures. But the main attraction is the sense of tranquillity, with unobtrusive staff on hand to cater to your every need. They’re also adept at pointing out some of the hard-to-discover attractions, such as the smugglers’ coves and picture-perfect fishing villages along the coast. This is your own private Ibiza…
Book it Double rooms from £240 (canaxica.com).