How Aimee Hodgson finds space and tranquillity
Can Olivos was a long-distance labour of love for Melissa Spero, a British-born public relations specialist whose passion for interiors led her to completely refurbish and redesign the countryside property.
Take a closer look inside some of the island’s most beautiful and luxurious homes in our end-of-year Ibiza living special.
Designer Barbara Boccara, co-founder of hip Parisian fashion label BA&SH, boasts an innate skill for fusing French style with Ibiza living…
Paul Wilhelm and Regina Potma didn’t know each other when they had their first Ibiza experiences; nor did they know the island would go on to play such an important role in their lives.
Celine Nguyen Buu started coming to Ibiza for summer holidays in the late 90s, falling in love with the island’s nature and relaxed lifestyle. She dreamed of creating a tranquil, happy home on a hill…
Belgian couple Nathalie and Hendrick transformed an outdated Spanish home into a pared back and stylish holiday villa with luxuriously bohemian decor.
It was an interesting conversation over dinner one night that inspired Circa Ibiza creators Grace and Michael Saunders to swap North London life for an Ibiza country escape in 2013. “I remember the feeling so well,” says Grace, who had been undergoing a major lifestyle change, embracing wellness and yoga after an inspirational trip to India. “I just wanted to come away and live in a simple way, take us all out of our comfort zones and embrace Spanish culture.” Read more
When the styling, construction and maintenance of Ibiza villas is your daily business, it’s only natural your own home becomes a calling card for your services. For Dutch couple Carmen Straatsma and Tom van Amerongen of Ibiza villa agency True Ibiza, this is indeed a reality, with every nook, cranny, corner, room and outdoor space within their Benimussa home a testament to their affinity for the business. Read more
“It’s so nice to wake up here,” says fashion designer Mauricio Gonzalez, of the stylish home he shares with partner (in love and business!) Bradley Taylor in Ibiza’s exclusive Roca Llisa urbanisation. Hailing from Mexico and London respectively, Ibiza seemed like the perfect location for the entrepreneurial duo to launch their hot new range of swimwear, Coco Safari, in 2013, and so the search for a beachside pad was on… Read more