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Dream Destination: Six Senses, Ibiza

Wellness might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Ibiza, but the new Six Senses resort on the northern tip of the island has redefined the meaning of a luxury wellness experience.

Carved in to the cliff side on 20 acres of land overlooking Cala Xaracca Bay in Portinatx, the resort blends seamlessly into its natural surroundings.

Eco friendly architecture, organic local produce and thoughtful design elements, the Six Senses feels like an ultra stylish escape where you can truly focus on wellbeing while still having access to all of the hedonistic delights that Ibiza has on offer.

The sustainability efforts are impressive, gone are the plastic bathroom accessories and water bottle which have been replaced by eco friendly options. The resort has also partnered with the Ibiza Preservation Fund to protect the island’s biodiversity.

Ibiza isn’t renowned as a family destination but the resort caters for children and families with cooking classes, water sports and activities that young ones will love.

The Best Bits

The heavenly spa shouldn’t be missed, in-house shamans, infra-red saunas and cryotherapy treatments are on offer alongside more traditional massages and facials. The space itself is peaceful and light/filled with earthy tones and natural design elements.

The Beach Caves are the perfect spot to relax, grab a drink and watch the iconic sunset over the sea from of the designer loungers.

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What’s Special?

The food is organic and sourced locally where possible. The team researched the famed ‘blue zones’ of the world resulting in menus that focus on plant-based foods and responsibly sourced meat and fish. There are plenty of organic wine options available.

Check out the boutique, Agora, curated by two former Vogue editors and stylists.

The poolside bar Farmacy is opened until 11pm, grab a sleek sun lounger and spend your day relaxing poolside, organic cocktail in hand.

Dog lovers can also get excited, your family pooch is welcome at the Six Senses and the resort can provide beds and bowls for your furry friends.

The Details

Address: Six Senses Ibiza, Cami Sa Torre, Portinatx, Spain

Rooms: 118 Rooms, including 88 suites. For pure luxury try the Cave Royale, a suite built into a cave with a grand piano, hot tub and even a personal recording studio!

Price: $$$$ – It isn’t cheap so add it to your splurge list.

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