Holidays are better with your besties.
There’s nothing like going on holiday with your mates. The thrills experienced and subsequent hilarious stories created when spending quality time with close friends abroad is the best way to unwind during the summer.
Ibiza certainly offers plenty of chances to make BFF worthy memories, the question is, where do you and your buddies stay whilst visiting the White Isle?
Getting multiple friends to agree on one accommodation choice can be tricky, but booking it needn’t be a chore. Here’s our recommendations for Ibiza hotels best suited for groups, large or small. Remember sharing adventures means enjoying them 100% more!
Bright and beautifully boutique, The Beach Star Hotel sits on the shores of Punta Xinxo, located in San Antonio Bay. With fantastic views overlooking the Mediterranean sea, you can find immediate relaxation within its modernly decorated apartments and studios. Air conditioning, free Wi-Fi and flatscreen TVs come as standard, whilst some rooms feature mod cons such as private balconies and kitchenettes.
This Aparthotel is also one of the friendliest hotels on Ibiza, known for its welcoming and helpful staff. You can sunbathe, eat, drink and work out in this comfortable complex without taking a step out the door, all of your needs are taken care of in one lush location. If your travel gang fancy a dance around, then daytime haven O Beach and super clubs, Eden and Es Paradis are a very short taxi trip away from The Beach Star.
For those photographic pals who like to snap away on vacation, Wiki Woo is for you. It’s retro art-deco design is one that is more than Instagram-worthy. From the pool to the rooms, every quirky detail in the hotel is effortlessly chic. To further add to the its picturesque features, the hotel is located on the San Antonio Sunset Strip, so groups can truly enjoy the golden hour at the end of the day in the hotel’s leisurely surroundings.
During the day you can lounge around on the poolside sundeck or dine at the open-air seafront restaurant, perhaps washing down the delicious cuisine with one of their signature cocktails. In the evening the hotel’s ideal location places it a short walk from bars like Café del Mar and Café Mambo. For those friends seeking a VIP experience, try out the secretive Elyx Suite, a stylish and private boudoir.
As seaside hotel resorts go, the Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel is in the big leagues. Built upon the edge of Playa d’en Bossa, the lavish structure of the Ushuaïa Tower boasts five gourmet restaurants, a rooftop bar terrace, an infinity pool and much more. From designer suites to double superior rooms, each vacation living space is cutting edge.
Whilst the Tower itself is impressive, the real party is just a stone’s throw away at the Ushuaïa club. One of the best open air venues on the island, the venue’s big production events and summer residencies bring superstar DJs to a poolside paradise. Wanting a close look of all the action from the comfort of a bedroom? Check out their stage view rooms.
Both sophisticated structures offer supreme services from the moment you check in. From VIP Tables in Hï Ibiza to Spa treatments at the XPA Beauty Centre, there’s plenty of activities to enjoy with your holiday squad.
Further down the Playa d’en Bossa, primely placed on the beachfront, is Santos Ibiza Coast Suites. The dual establishment hotel has a slick aesthetic with themes based around music and rock & roll. Vintage motifs make each room very unique and with the close proximity to the sea, you can literally smell the fresh sea air. If you believe that friends who siesta together stay together, then the Santísma suite with it’s private terrace and King-size outdoor bed is definitely worth booking.
The outdoor Santos Coast Club is a multipurpose terrace, which offers an exclusive menu delivered straight to your dream sun bed. During the evening it transforms into a lively entertainment hub hosting terrace parties, open air cinema viewings and art exhibitions. Fancy doing a bit of shopping whilst you’re on the White isle? Visit Santos’ very own fashion boutique.
Sol Beach House Ibiza
Santa Eulalia is host to one of Ibiza Island’s most glamorous neighbourhoods, and the Sol Beach House is one of its glitziest hotels in the area. This adult only resort is a leisure land kitted out with three swimming pools, fully equipped gym, buffet restaurant, lobby bar and much more. The hotel’s rooms and suites are inspired by nature with design elements provided by Spanish fashion house Desigual.
The hotel’s Body & Sol rejuvenation and wellbeing experience is the perfect way for you and your mates to relax in this serene seaside setting. Massage cabins, yoga and pilates classes, detox programmes and more are available for all guests seeking peace and calm. As a bonus, if your friend happens to be four-legged and furry, they are welcome at Sol Beach House too!
Aparthotel Playasol Jabeque Soul
The Playasol group are well known in Ibiza for their island radio show and crisp white hotels. The latter are a popular choice for Ibiza vacation visitors as the price conscious rooms are a bargain. One of the best locations, the Jabeque Soul hotel is right in the heart of Figueretas. This location places in a perfect middle point between Playa d’en Bossa beach and and the fortified old town of Dalt Vila, both places should be on a group holiday bucket list.
Roomy apartments which can sleep up to 5 people overlook Es Viver Beach, each one having a homely feel. The hotel’s buffet style restaurant ensures your palette won’t be getting bored when choosing half-board, offering up Mediterranean, Italian and English cuisine. As a special treat on Sundays, you can enjoy the hotel’s Meet & Meat party, which serves up mouth-watering BBQ food whilst the resident DJ rocks the poolside Terrace with House tunes.