San Antonio – A sad decline or ‘out with the old and in with the new’?

A bustling West End Ibiza of years gone by

San Antonio was once known for its fun-loving, young tourist crowd and 24 hour excitement. With a buzzing atmosphere cheap drinks, it was the place for youngsters to get away from the norm and enjoy a cheap break in the sun.

This year has seen some of the biggest changes to the Island from ascendant authority figures which have caused a sharp decline in tourism and a colossal debate between business owners, workers and residents on social media. Continue reading “San Antonio – A sad decline or ‘out with the old and in with the new’?”

The Paradiso Art Hotel – Ibiza

 

The Paradiso is the 5th, and newest instalment of the Concept Hotel Group based here in Ibiza,  having opened on June 6th this year!

‘Instagrammable’ hotels are now ‘a thing’ and the Paradiso is most definitely that! With a candyfloss pink exterior and a bright and welcoming, friendly reception area, the hotel feels like a hit from the minute you step inside and the perfect location for all those cool holiday selfies.

With two spacious swimming pools either side of the bar area and their own café (Andy’s), you’ll have everything you need in one vicinity, perfect for a lazy day around the pool.

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Offering 60 relaxing rooms, two large pools and spacious outside dining and bar areas, The Paradiso feels like the perfect getaway for the creative and youthful (by age or at heart).

The adult only hotel located in the Bay of San Antonio is only 10 minutes by water taxi to San Antonio itself where you can enjoy the bustling town full of restaurants, shops, bars and the famous sunset strip!

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The quirky venue also boats a glass walled bedroom named ‘The Zero Suite Project’ where you can actually spend the night for free, if you don’t mind everyone watching you that is! You also have to call for availability in advance.  https://paradisoibiza.com/zero-suite-project/

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Many events are held at The Paradiso including outdoor cinema nights and 80’s parties. Perfect for those looking for an alternative side to Ibiza’s nightlife.

 

Whether you’re recovering from the night before or preparing for the day ahead, their restaurant offers a wide selection of fresh breakfasts which will kick start your morning right!

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The Paradiso’s rooms are modern, fresh and very inviting with each one being named after a famous artist. It really is the perfect place to unwind whilst you’re on the island.

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To check available dates please visit https://paradisoibiza.com/bookings/

Defected Eden Ibiza Opening Party 2018

Defected Eden Ibiza Opening Party 2018

Defected returned with an almighty bang last night to Eden, and it was an electronic whirlwind from start to finish.

Legendary founder Simon Dunmore played an eargasmic set at the sold out event alongside his protégé and talented artist in her own right, DJ Sam Divine which marks the start of their 21 week residency that graces Eden’s dancefloors every Sunday until the first week of October. Continue reading “Defected Eden Ibiza Opening Party 2018”

5 ways to cure your Ibiza hangover productively

The two words ‘Party’ and ‘Ibiza’ blend blissfully together, kind of like like Strawberries and Cream.

Hangovers however go together like Chalk and Cheese. And nobody likes that.

At home we sit in bed the next day (or 3 if you’re over a certain age like myself) and think about our life choices and how we really shouldn’t have had that 7th Tequila shot, or danced on the table. But what do you do when you’re on holiday? Continue reading “5 ways to cure your Ibiza hangover productively”