The Island to ourselves

We have spent the past few days on the wonderful island of Ibiza. We came here 3 years ago and we really fell in love with off-season Eivissa. So when we saw an affordable flight for the school holidays, we just had to book again. And the island did not disappoint this second time around.
We drove on the small roads surrounded by green landscapes, discovered new beautiful villages and tried to find the perfect deserted beaches. This time we really experienced the very last days of the season before Ibiza goes into a 6 month hibernating mode, tired of the party people and the crowds.
We like choosing our own breakfast places, lunch spots and dinner restaurants, and luckily the ones we wanted were still open when we were there. The last days we even had the hotel to ourselves. Perfect!
These family days were just perfect for us, sun, warmth on our skin, good food and just spending some time together away from the daily show of normal life.
The kid loved swimming in the sea and the swimming pool, making sand castles and singing Vaiana 20 875 times, while looking at the sea. 
Sometimes I feel a (little) bit guilty that we don't take her to these 'holiday' hotels with animation, buffets and free drinks, but that would not be us and we want to encourage her to become a citizen of the world and discover the beauty of things by travelling, so I think she will forgive us eventually.

Ibiza recommendations:
We stayed at the Anfora Ibiza, a new 4* hotel and we ended up getting a suite, so it was all very comfortable and practical. We had a good stay there, and we also had he hotel almost completely to ourselves. If you go so late in the season and you book very last minute, consider calling the hotel to get a better deal than on the internet.

Musset Café in Santa Gertrudis for yoga retreaters spotting and lots of choice
Bar Costa, a typical Spanish bar with good jamon and pan con tomate also in Santa Gertrudis
Los enamorados, beautiful setting, stunning view, fancy, eggs benedict 

La paloma; beautiful setting, lots of candles, good healthy food
Cicale: set in a beautiful finca, good food but a little expensive, Italian
Ses escoles: good Spanish food in an old school
Es pins: Very Spanish roadside restaurant, mostly locals, but we ate great pulpo and arroz marinero, very friendly

 Other Ibiza posts: Here and Here


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