We're nuts about this place. Now officially open after the mutual winter hibernation, this blissful retreat is true Ibiza gold. Nestled beautifully in an almond valley within the village of Santa Agnés, Es Cucons is a family-run Ibiza hotel which has become a firm favourite with the Next Stop Ibiza team. In their words, it's where "discerning travellers can find a true home away from home".
Housed in an original farmhouse built in 1652 and reformed by the owners in 1997, Es Cucons has been welcoming guests the world over since 2000. With art and design at the crux of this unique Ibiza hotel, Es Cucons is a go-to for those seeking Mediterranean cuisine with health and beauty therapies at the same time. The unique setting invites a true connection perfect for like-minded friends, families, couples and creatives.
The owners consider themselves regular travellers which transmits in their creation to ensure guests receive the same level of service and experience they expect on their own adventures. Offering 15 rooms, the hotel in beautifully decorated from head-to-toe with personal white-washed touches to deliver an ultimate boutique hotel stay.
Their on-site kitchen of gastronomic dreams is fronted by head chef Cristian González Expósito and an expert team that entwines locally sourced, seasonal organic produce of the highest quality. As soon as the sun comes out, their ray-blessed gardens and daybeds by the pool form a perfect spot for those who love the golden hour. With live music often on offer, we can't think of a better place to be. As night falls, it's all about candlelit corners and an air of romance that can be continued in the romantic Ibiza restaurant interior.
Regularly hosting a series of local artists in their humble gallery space, Es Cucons is a space to seek ultimate sanctuary. Lately, the team hosted famed Catalan landscape artist and writer Concha Ibañez's exploration of Ibiza with pieces dotted throughout the hotel's communal spaces. With silence, peace and harmony at work, get ready to feel at absolute zen here.
Further afield, explorers of the island can locate the sister boutique in the quintessential village of Santa Gertrudis for some Balearic retail therapy. From straw baskets to intricate glassware, the stylish space is abound with stunning treasures to take home or complete your Ibiza abode.
And for adventurists, Las Puertas del Cielo is a dream. A hidden Ibiza gem, the rocky outcrop and cliffs can be reached by bicycle within 20 minutes and offer some of the best sunsets on the island.
Time for a break? The on-site wellness spa grants an extensive menu of beauty, health and wellness therapies designed exclusively by massage therapist and yoga and pilates instructor Melanie Jane. After a hard day at the spa, guests can enjoy the panoramic sauna and outdoor plunge pool overlooking the magical Santa Agnés valley. In one word, bliss!
Es Cucons, Camí des Pla de Corona, s/n 07828 Santa Agnès de Corona, Ibiza, Spain