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Happiness is a warm puppy

There’s something to be said about the success of the human race hinging on the domestication of the […]READ MORE

Hot property: Atico Emerald

Just a short walk from the golden sands of Cala Llenya, this four-bedroom penthouse contains all the luxury […]READ MORE

Workshop it

Ibiza has a growing reputation as a wellness hotspot with a plethora of retreats, treatments and spas offering […]READ MORE

Moving to Ibiza: What to bring and what to leave behind

Transferring a life across borders can be a harrowing affair for even the most organised of people. They […]READ MORE

Art and the island

Ibiza is famous for many reasons but one of the island’s hidden gifts is her art scene. It […]READ MORE

Hot property: Villa Maca, Santa Gertrudis

New builds in Ibiza are pretty rare these days. Strict zoning laws have limited the number of projects […]READ MORE

Ibiza property market predictions for 2020

Despite the ups-and-downs of the banking systems and the political chicanery of ruling parties provoking shifts in property […]READ MORE

Thank you Ibiza! See you in 2020

As the island prepares for the myriad of multicultural Christmas celebrations and slides its way towards a new […]READ MORE

The Anti-Christmas

You don’t have to be a scrooge to be cranky at this time of year. There are myriad […]READ MORE

A locals guide to Santa Eulalia

The municipality of Santa Eulalia covers a huge swath of ground containing some of the island’s cutest villages. […]READ MORE

#Stayathome listening – Great Music Podcasts

A good podcast is a perfect accompaniment to the #stayathome and #quedateencasa movement. Whether you’re listening while doing […]READ MORE

Post-season pampering

Those of us lucky enough to call Ibiza home often get to the end of the summer season […]READ MORE

Support your local farmers

There are so many reasons to live in Ibiza; the climate, the beautiful landscape, the relaxed lifestyle, friendly […]READ MORE

Market update 2019

The Ibiza property market continues to be a challenge for buyers, with several factors contributing to limited stock […]READ MORE

Island design: Chill-outs

The difference between a chill-out and an outdoor living room might appear minimal, but for those adroit in […]READ MORE

Best spots for sunset cocktails

What makes sunsets in Ibiza so unique? Perhaps its some kind of astronomical trick of the light or […]READ MORE

Hot property: Can Soleil

West coast living is all about sweeping sea views and magnificent sunsets. Can Soleil is situated just moments […]READ MORE

Take Ibiza home – The best souvenirs

Souvenirs used to consist of those tacky ashtrays or t-shirts your grandparents would bring home from their trips, […]READ MORE

Best beaches in Ibiza

Longtime island lovers know that Ibiza has something to offer all tastes and styles. When it comes to […]READ MORE

Interview with Nicky Buchanan: founder of Mallorca Mortgage Consultancy

Tell me a bit about yourself – where are you from, when and why did you move to […]READ MORE

Eat, party, play – What’s hot in Ibiza summer 2019?

Every summer, Ibiza experiences a creative surge pumping the island with a multitude of new ventures, projects and […]READ MORE

Moving to Ibiza with kids – Part 2: Schools
Moving to Ibiza with kids – Part 2: Schools

One of the bigger pieces of the move-to-Ibiza puzzle is schools. For such a small island there are […]READ MORE

Lifestyle, lifestyle, lifestyle!

Back in the day real estate used to be all about location, location, location. But here in Ibiza, […]READ MORE

5 reasons why Ibiza is still the best address

Anyone who has lived in Ibiza for more than a minute knows they’ve hit hometown gold. Sure, there […]READ MORE

Get your house summer ready

Summer is coming! Not that winter in Ibiza is that bad – average temperatures sit at 15 degrees […]READ MORE

Moving to Ibiza with kids –  Part 1

Most Ibizaphiles would consider moving here at the drop of a hat but once you throw kids into […]READ MORE

Hot & Exclusive property: Villa Sebastian

Villa Sebastian is the epitome of classic Ibiza design. Its location just outside of San Joan makes it […]READ MORE

5 ways to Brexit proof your Spanish life

Sticking your head in the sand is always an option but whether you ostrich it out or not, […]READ MORE

Get to know your Balearic backyard

Ibiza constantly surprises both residents and visitors with its plethora of delights. However, she is one of four […]READ MORE

Greetings, 2019

Resolution is a funny term. It can create motivation or dread depending on whom you are talking to. […]READ MORE

Ibiza property news roundup

It’s hard to believe that just ten years ago, Spain was reeling from one of the worst financial […]READ MORE

Ibiza Christmas shopping guide

Let’s take a moment to send some love to those poor souls battling the crowds at various malls […]READ MORE

Stay-cations in Ibiza

Life as a local in Ibiza has an atypical rhythm. While the sun chasers have returned to their […]READ MORE

Wellness on the White Isle

Everyone knows Ibiza’s reputation as a party island but more and more, the island is building a new […]READ MORE

Island design: Lighting

Interior design is very much like choreography – it is the discipline that brings architecture into the human […]READ MORE

Putting a value on your property

There’s nothing arbitrary about putting a value on a property, however the Ibiza market does present some peculiar […]READ MORE

Closings for locals

Long-term residents of Ibiza often find themselves hosting friends keen to partake in the festive hedonism for which […]READ MORE

Summer activities for kids in Ibiza

When you’re a kid, summer holidays seem to stretch on forever in a haze of brown salty skin, […]READ MORE

Best Ibiza Bars 2018

The bar scene in Ibiza has developed into a fully-fledged alternative to clubbing these days. There are great […]READ MORE

Hot Property : Can Gato

This gorgeous traditional finca is the epitome of the Ibiza dream. Lovingly and sensitively restored this lovely home […]READ MORE

I bought a house in Ibiza: Adam Beyer

Over the last 15 years spent DJing, holidaying and residing in Ibiza, techno power couple Adam Beyer and […]READ MORE

Joining the A-list billboards

The billboards that run along the highway from Ibiza airport are unique. There is nowhere else in the […]READ MORE

Island design : Swimming pools

The very first swimming pool was built by the ancient civilisation of the Indus Valley sometime in the […]READ MORE

Hot Property : Finca Curt

Surrounded by mature gardens including an abundance of fruit trees, this five-bedroom villa is the perfect family home […]READ MORE

Architectural styles: Modern luxe

There’s a theme that runs through most of the architecture in Ibiza. It encapsulates what the music industry […]READ MORE

Continuity and care

Seven years ago, Belgian entrepreneur Chantal first contacted Villacontact to help her find her dream home in the […]READ MORE

Where to live – San Carlos
Where to live – San Carlos

This little jewel of a village belongs to the municipality of Santa Eulalia. Surrounded by lush countryside […]READ MORE

Protect yourself in the property market – Introducing APIBIZA and AVAT

After decades of witnessing people being ripped off by fly-by-night middlemen and dubious agents, some of the island’s […]READ MORE

New year, new House

The past year has had many successes and the market continues to provide exciting new projects and opportunities. […]READ MORE

Who eats what at an Ibiza Christmas?

Ibiza is a melting pot of cultures and traditions. Never are the various multicultural aspects of life here […]READ MORE

Top 10 Spanish slang words to get you in and out of trouble

Mastering a new language is never easy. The key to arriving in Ibiza and landing on your lingual […]READ MORE

Island architecture: The finca

The traditional Ibicenco farmhouse has been studied by some of the world’s most well-known architects, designers and bon […]READ MORE

The lowdown: Renting your villa

There has been a big shift in the way people travel. Many eschew the hotel experience seeking out […]READ MORE

Concept to completion: A heartfelt property project

Ibiza’s property market comes with a set of challenges that many outsiders find baffling. But for Ibiza born […]READ MORE

Island design: Outdoor living rooms

The beauty of the Ibiza summer is that it stretches right into September and October. Breezy days and […]READ MORE

Ibiza’s Property market – going from strength to strength

Markits Economic’s PMI survey, published in January 2017, showed that Spain is still one of the ‘big four’ […]READ MORE

Ibiza’s  hippest hangouts

With every new season comes a string of new openings, and 2017 has seen some of the most […]READ MORE

Hï to the new dance floor Space of Ibiza

This season we see a new super club rise from the ashes of our beloved Space Club in […]READ MORE

Best vegetarian places to eat in Ibiza

Ibiza has traditionally been all about fish paella and grill meats, but the island has had a surge […]READ MORE

Top 10 useful Spanish phrases

A little knowledge can take you a long way in a foreign country and mastering a few phrases […]READ MORE

Ibiza by boat – off the beaten track

It’s impossible to be surrounded by this azure, crystal sea and not take a day or two to […]READ MORE

Interview with Sid Shanti – Chef, foodie and entrepreneur

One of Ibiza’s most loved characters and private chefs, Sid Shanti arrived in Ibiza in 1998 and loved […]READ MORE

Apartment vs. villa – Which property to buy in Ibiza

It’s all about lifestyle, which is likely the reason you’ve started to look for your dream Ibiza home. […]READ MORE

Island area guide – Choosing where to live

You can’t really go wrong wherever you end up, as Ibiza is gorgeous from top to bottom. However, […]READ MORE

Hjordis Fogelberg – Illustrator, author and designer

Hjordis Fogelberg’s parents were Ibiza pioneers, coming to settle on the island in the late 1950s. The island […]READ MORE

Cost of buying property in Ibiza

You have found your dream Ibiza villa and you’ve made the offer. The ballpark figure to take into […]READ MORE

Countdown to Christmas in Ibiza

Even the most un-festive person will find it difficult to resist Christmas in Ibiza. Here’s a run down […]READ MORE

Ibiza’s best charities

Ibiza is definitely a place of joy where people come to holiday and yet it is also an […]READ MORE

We bought a house in Ibiza

In 2002 Navine and Craig Colligan decided to leave London behind and seek out a place to live […]READ MORE

Ibiza’s Halloween Calendar 2016 – Scary stuff!

Forget the Ibiza openings and closings – anyone who’s experienced knows that October 31 in Ibiza is the […]READ MORE

How to make your Ibiza home sellable

You may be ready to upsize or downsize but either way there are some things that are indispensible […]READ MORE

Space Ibiza : The final chapter

Pepe Roselló has always liked to party. In 1963 he opened the first Playboy club in San Antonio, […]READ MORE

Why buy property in Ibiza?!

People make up all sorts of excuses to stop themselves from living the life they really want; the […]READ MORE

How to get a villa rental license in Ibiza

Ibiza presents some excellent investment opportunities. First of all, unlike the rest of Spain, the housing market has […]READ MORE

Escape the crowds – Ibiza’s best alternative beaches

Ibiza’s more fashion conscious beaches get a lot of attention especially in July and August. Lots of beautiful […]READ MORE

Bars with a view in Ibiza

Ah, cocktail hour. What joy to find a spot where you can witness the kaleidoscopic skies of Ibiza […]READ MORE

What Brexit means for British buyers
What Brexit means for British buyers

The UK’s decision to leave the European Union raises some important questions. Here’s how it will affect British […]READ MORE

To rent or to buy – That is the question

There has been a lot of media coverage recently about a the rental market in Ibiza. When trying to […]READ MORE

Ibiza’s most wanted properties

You might have heard the Ibiza property market is moving fast these days. While that may be true […]READ MORE

Top 10: Typical architectural styles of Ibiza

Ibiza architecture is many things to many people. One person may conjure up images of rustic fincas surrounded […]READ MORE

Top 10: Off the beaten track

For such a small island there is a plethora of things to see and do – many of […]READ MORE

Planting a native Ibiza garden

Ibiza enjoys an amazing 360 days of sunshine a year, making it one of the most pleasant places […]READ MORE

Top 10 Spanish words to know

It’s pretty easy to make friends in Ibiza especially if it involves food, wine, cute kids or cats! […]READ MORE

Top 10 myths about Ibiza

Ibiza’s history of ancient cultures, pirate rampages, hippy hedonism and raver madness has created a solid repertoire of […]READ MORE

We love IbizaPreservation

The only constant in life is change, or so said the ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus. There are two […]READ MORE