There are arguably two White Isles, each locked in a perennial jostle for supremacy: the hedonistic and the hushed. The previous wants no introduction, all mega golf equipment and mega hangovers. The latter, although, is a way more tranquil place – rugged, cacti-peppered landscapes, dragonflies dancing over ebbing swimming pools and lengthy afternoons in hammocks with good reads.

onefinestay’s Villa Los Amigos, set within the countryside near the village of Sant Llorenç de Baláfia, may be very a lot within the ‘sleepy Ibiza’ field – albeit shut sufficient to city {that a} evening on the tiles isn’t out of the query. An expansive six-bed, single-floor pile, it wraps round a neatly stored pool space with drooping bushes, shaded verandas and a family-sized stretch of desk for al fresco suppers and languorous breakfasts.

Why come right here?

A part of onefinestay’s curated assortment of properties, Villa Los Amigos presents company sanctuary and seclusion: the consolation and persona of a sensible house with the bespoke service of an ultra-luxury resort. It’s additionally ravishing to have a look at, inbuilt a Cali-inspired type that sees sweeps of uncovered concrete sit tooth by jowl with banks of wooden panelling and well mannered modern artwork. Yawning sofas are dressed with snappy throws and outsized cushions, whereas the floor-to-ceiling home windows look out onto a vista free from the humdrum of different individuals.

So it’s terribly tasteful, sure, however it’s additionally remarkably properly kitted out – every little thing from an built-in Sonos sound system to a cinema room within the basement. There’s additionally the type of grownup brute of a barbecue that ought to, on the very least, require a driving licence to function, in addition to a health club for many who desire pounding a treadmill to the encircling net of nation lanes.

Villa bathroom

However whereas the property itself is the draw, as a onefinestay villa it comes with a bunch of service choices that elevate the expertise – together with using an environment friendly concierge group that may construct itineraries, handle bookings and cater to any niggling wants by name or WhatsApp. It’s a bonus that pays dividends lengthy earlier than check-in. 

Fed up of airport pressure? The group can pop residents-to-be on a semi-private jet with the personal jet constitution firm Aero and glide them to Ibiza in lavish type – bypassing the queues and sans the danger of any baggage getting left on British tarmac.


Consuming and consuming

A devoted villa chef is out there, on request, all through the day, conjuring bountiful salads, beautiful seafood and conventional desserts. It’s a uncommon deal with to not solely profit from the talent of knowledgeable cook dinner, but in addition have the choice to steer the menu. 

On the events that company might want to pivot from do-nothing to DIY, a fridge is at all times totally stocked Pre-ordered wines and spirits are lined up in anticipation of dressy poolside sundowners, with the pop of a Champagne cork the punctuation mark of a day properly spent.

Outdoors the satisfyingly substantial partitions of the Villa Los Amigos compound, Ibiza holds a variety of culinary highlights. Casa Jondal on the south of the island is agency “massive shades and costly linen” nation, with unbelievable fish and prime people-watching alternatives. Nobu’s miso black cod is to be raved about as a lot as ever and the rooftop at ME Ibiza serves locally-inspired plates with a facet of smashing views. All are simply accessible from the property by chauffeur or cab.

Black miso cod

Out and about

Setting apart late-night Ibiza and focusing as an alternative on extra sedate exploits, the pitching hills round Villa Los Amigos are ripe for exploring. Past that, there’s admittedly not an enormous quantity to do throughout the neighborhood of the villa that’s achievable by foot. 

Scenic coastal mountain climbing routes are a brief drive away and a information will be organised by means of onefinestay. A day on the ocean, in the meantime, drifting out to abandoned sandbanks and squeezing in lunch at Formentera’s Juan y Andrea beachside restaurant is arguably a should. Yachts set sail from Ibiza City and once more, let onefinestay deal with the planning.

Methods to e-book

Go to for more information. Villa Los Amigos is out there from £4,964 per evening on an unique use foundation.