Openness is the theme of summer 2021 in Ibiza, and there are few places on the island that encompass this notion more than Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay. Settled into its divine location on the shorefront of Talamanca beach, the hotel has firmly established itself as one of Ibiza’s most beloved destinations. International visitors and locals alike count a day or night (or both) at Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay a holiday must-do, and with good reason.
Fusing boho beach chic with international jet-set shine, the vibe at Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay is one of inclusivity, happiness and holiday bliss. From the smiling faces at the glamorous entrance and the sizzle of flaming pans in the hotel’s numerous eateries, to the pristine pool and the never-ending blue of the Med, there really is no other place like it. Guest comfort is the number one priority and Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay has implemented comprehensive protocols to protect visitors and staff alike, creating a safe, clean and carefree ambience.
The stunning five-star Talamanca resort has firmly established itself as one of Ibiza’s most beloved destinations for international visitors and locals alike.
Rooms are more like your own private retreat, offering a peaceful reprieve from the goings-on across the island. Decorated with the same aplomb as the communal spaces of the resort, you’ll find handcrafted ceramics made by local artisans, natural fibres, lavish bedding and indulgent bathtime treats to help you rest, rejuvenate and recharge. Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay’s suites are second to none and are designed to embrace the outdoor lifestyle common in Ibiza where inside is out and outside is in. The Junior Suite with Plunge Pool is especially gorgeous but the Penthouse, Presidential and Royal Suites are simply stunning.
New to the luxe accommodation offerings this year is the Ambassador service attached to the Presidential Suite. Nobu Hotel Ambassadors are known across the globe as the gatekeepers of all local knowledge, whichever location they are presiding over. Going one step further than concierges, Ibiza Bay’s Ambassadors are like a private insiders providing you with tips, secrets and one-on-one service to build you a personalised experience beyond imagination. Be it special gatherings, romantic moments, unique outings or unusual requests, there is nothing this team of discreet and professional experts cannot organise for their clients.
Further adding to the aesthetic appeal of the hotel, Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay is honoured to host an exhibition by world-famous photographer Stuart Cantor this season. His images capture the ethereal light of Mediterranean communities, lending an otherworldly patina to the colours, places and people of the Med. In his first ever physical exhibition, Cantor explores the barefoot spirit and natural beauty of the Balearic Islands. The series of 16 first edition prints depict lazy beach days in Ibiza, the pristine waters of Formentera and arty enclaves in Mallorca. Guests and visitors have the opportunity to purchase each of the prints, including the soon-to-be legendary ‘Ibiza Bay Days’ and ‘Family Time At Ibiza Bay’.
The most exciting addition to the hotel’s gastronomic offering this year is the launch of Michelin starred chef Dani Garcia’s BiBo Ibiza Bay restaurant. The sixth of his BiBo concepts, the Ibiza outpost has a focus on Mexican street food presented in ways you’ve never seen before. Sea bass tacos, Chilorio pork burritos, red shrimp aguachile and guacamole prepared fresh at the table are just some of the delectable morsels on offer alongside Garcia’s signature dishes. Designed for sharing, be sure to pair your meal with one (or more) of the specially crafted cocktails.
The hotel’s gastronomic offerings continue to evolve, with the exciting new addition of Michelin starred chef Dani Garcia’s BiBo Ibiza Bay restaurant.
Breakfast at Chambao is as legendary as ever, and this shoes-optional eatery still serves up the finest Mediterranean influenced lunches overlooking the sea. Family Saturdays are hosted at Chambao and include live music by Cuban band Kandela Mi Son, plus easy access to the kids’ club. Parents can relax and enjoy lunch with the knowledge the kids are digging into everything the Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay Kids’ Club has to offer from art, crafts and food workshops to games, toys, dress-ups, movies, DJ lessons, graffiti workshops and much more. Tuesday afternoons are the new Friday with the hotel’s Mezcal Nights, featuring live music, Casamigos mezcal cocktails and a special BiBo menu inspired by Mexican street food for 45€ per person. When there isn’t live music. the hotel’s resident DJs spin Balearic beats to keep your toes tapping.
Dining at NOBU is an essential Ibiza experience. The all-new Sunday Brunch begins at midday and runs for four hours of pure indulgence, starting with a complimentary glass of champagne accompanied by a soundtrack from the island’s best DJs, for 95€ per person. Days segue seamlessly into the NOBU aperitivo hour, from 7pm with light bites, shared plates and cocktails all prepared with that signature NOBU touch. Dinner under the golden lights of NOBU is always exceptional, and it’s made even more special during the full moon every month. As the pearly orb rises from the glittering sea before your eyes, feast on a curated menu of delicacies created by executive chef Giacomo Notarbotolo.
The dedication to creating the most luxurious Ibiza experiences continues at the Ibiza Bay Spa by Six Senses. This year the spa team have announced the addition of The Organic Pharmacy products to their tool kit. This London-based brand infuses over two decades of scientific knowledge to create formulations based on homoeopathic principles. Organic ingredients are used whenever possible and meet stringent pharmaceutical standards. All products are clinically tested with proven results and their sustainability practices and community outreach is renowned – an ethos that fits snugly into the Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay philosophy.
Visiting practitioners are one of the mainstays of the Ibiza Bay Spa by Six Senses. Healers, teachers and therapists at the top of their field are invited to Ibiza to share their learnings and skills. Ranging from Kundalini yoga and breathwork specialists to celebrity facialists and more, there’s an opportunity to deepen your wellness journey at every turn.
Healers, teachers and therapists at the top of their field are invited to Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay throughout the season to share their learnings and skills.
Additionally, SUCO Sessions is one of the most dynamic wellness events you’ll ever experience, and it’s also found an Ibiza home at Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay. Based on the idea that meditation driven by electronic music opens the soul, movement is added to the ritual and guests find themselves connecting to their foundational energy. SUCO’s ultimate aim is to spread joy and with the sunshine filtering to the yoga deck and the sea glittering in the distance the smile on your face will last forever. Along with SUCO, the spa is honoured to host the incomparable Sandra Voz from Balanced People as a visiting practitioner this summer. Sandra’s mix of yoga, breathwork and consciousness-raising elicits a deep sense of gratitude, comfort and balance.
Whoever you are, wherever you’re from, there’s something to open your heart, mind and spirit at Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay. Reservations are highly recommended for all restaurants and special events to ensure you don’t miss out on all the fun, flavours, delight, joy and connection on offer this season. Surrounded by natural beauty, brimming with luxury and enhanced by warm, welcoming and professional service, a day, night or week at Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay really is the quintessential Balearic experience.