Casa Maca: Ibiza’s new winter boutique retreat
Hotel? Casa Maca, a new boutique hotel featuring ten uniquely furnished villas.
When? October 2018
Why? Ibiza is known as Europes summer party paradise but each year the tourist season seems to get longer and longer. With the extended seasons now stretching to December more hotels and villas on the island are staying open throughout the winter. Point in case, Casa Maca.
If you’re looking for a relaxing, warm winter break, I would recommend small boutique properties and regenerated fincas on the island, such as Casa Maca. Keep scrolling to see the photo diary of my trip.
The word ‘maca’ in Ibicencan dialect translates to beautiful, which is a very appropriate name for this stunning, rural retreat. Perched in the secluded hills of Can Palau, just a short drive away from Ibiza Old town and the airport, Casa Maca boasts undisturbed views of Dalt Villa (Ibiza Old Town).
Set amidst rolling green fields filled with lavender, olive, fig and almond trees the air is fresh with floral and fruit fragrances. A huge old mill stone is lovingly restored and displayed in the reception as a reminder of the fincas original use, it is a 300 year old farmhouse.
Commanding sun soaked views of Ibiza Old Town from each bedroom and from the sparkling, turquoise pool, the hotel focuses on creating a serene and peaceful environment. It’s all about relaxation and feeling at one with nature.
Bonnie wears pink cut out swimsuit by USA Pro, Ibiza bracelet by Charlotte’s Web.
The property is made of only ten beautifully appointed cosy villas, each decorated in traditional ‘boho chic’ Ibiza style interiors. Many have four poster beds, chandeliers and all have private gardens and sweeping views of the countryside.
Bonnie hanging out in nearby Ibiza Old Town, perfect for a spot of shopping or a romantic dinner.
The hotel kitchen is resided over by renowned chef David Reartes, making it a destination restaurant in its own right. David’s culinary prowess is well known throughout the island, his ethos is very much about locally sourced, fresh ingredients and farm-to-table dining.
Combining traditional Spanish recipes with the latest culinary trends, expect to have your taste buds tantalised by his modern Mediterranean kitchen. Enjoy chilled, balmy al fresco breakfasts and lunches or dine under the stars in the evening. He hosts a wonderful epicurean experience.
Above: Just a little hummus and crudité snack by the pool
Bonnie chills out by the pool wearing Charlotte’s Web Ibiza collection jewellery.
In the true spirit of Ibiza’s boho party scene the hotel hosts a Navajo inspired weekly bbq complete with silver airstream bar, Mexican scatter cushions, cacti and real open pit fires.
Casa Maca stays open all year long with rates starting from 150€. Ibiza has a warm and temperate Mediterranean winter, making it the perfect place for a weekend mini break!
For more information head to the Casa Maca website.
Bon Voyage xx