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LIFESTYLE FOCUS
IBIZA...
MORE COMMONLY KNOWN AS THE BOHEMIAN PARTY CAPITAL OF THE
WORLD AND THE DREAM DESTINATION FOR MOST MOST YOUNG ADULTS,
HOWEVER A VERY BEAUTIFUL AND CHARMING ISLAND.
biza...the summer home of all of the oiks and Middle-Eastern royalty…want to come on holiday and not
and chavs that the UK has to offer. The worry about the fi ner details. That’s where we come in. eW arrange
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very mention of the name conjours up everything. Cars, boats, planes, restaurants, security, personal
images of nightclubs and paella-and-chips trainers…it’s all taken care of’.
package holidays. But in reality, nothing The next morning (well lunchtime) after a fabulous night’s sleep
could be further from the truth. Not if outside under the stars in one of the villa’s many outside lounge/bed
you stay in the South of the island, that is. areas, Paloma meets me at one of the island’s newest and hippest
In fact, over the last decade, Ibiza Town beach restaurants, El Chiringuito, a marvellous lounge restaurant
(or Evissa) has become a mecca for the on one of the best beaches on the island.
rich and famous. Luxury villas, some of the best food in the world, Owned by English couple Jonathan and Olivia Thorogood, it
exclusive nightclubs, beautiful beaches and fi xers that cater to your opened in March and has already built a reputation for its fabulous
every whim, have all made Ibiza THE summer getaway for the most food, extensive wine list and great location. The head chef is from
discerning holidaymaker. the Arts Hotel in Barcelona and the food is outstanding. I ordered
One such fi xer is Paloma Bonder, whose company, Ibiza Solutions the goats cheese salad followed by, quite simply, the best hamburger
will be at your service 24 hours a day, something she proved by I have ever had. ‘That’s 100% Argentinian beef’ says owner, Jon. ‘e W
meeting me from my fl ight in the early hours of Saturday morning. pride ourselves on good, honest food made from the freshest and
Paloma has the crème de la crème of accommodation on her the best ingredients from all over the world’.
books. Twenty minutes later and we were waiting for the electric The waiting staff never missed a beat, despite being at full
gates of one of them to open. Villa Sol, my crashpad for the capacity, something that, according to Paloma, is becoming a
weekend, is a 500m
2
, 7 bedroom utopia, with everything anyone regular occurrence, day and night. ‘You defi nitely need to book a
could ask for, including sea views, a solarium, an 18m pool, games table here’ she says, ‘this is THE place to come right now’.
area, roof-top showers, Wi-Fi and a top of the range security system. After lunch Paloma left me to my own devices and I decided to
Talking of security, bodyguards are something else Paloma can have a stroll around Ibiza Town (or Evissa). At the very bottom of
provide. ‘eW get some very important people coming to the island the island, Ibiza Town is simply fascinating, day or night.
so good security is paramount’ says Paloma. ‘The kind of clients As I strolled through the winding lanes of the Port area and
we have…supermodels, Hollywood actors, Premiership footballers wandered up through the cobbled streets of the Old Town, I saw in
30 WORLD OF POWERBOATS JULY/AUGUST 2009
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