AtzaróSink your feet in the sand and your fork in the biggestbowl of paella you've ever seen at El Chiringuito onPlaya Es Cavallet. Just be warned that by day the beachis nudist, with no modesty spared. A little further alongthese famous white sands, follow lanterns on the beachto La Escollera, which has to be one of the finest-locatedrestaurants in the world, set right on the edge of thesea, with a fantastic Mediterranean seafood menu andrustic-chic decor.Don't miss Pacha nightclub - which has been goingstrong for over 30 years and is now an internationalbrand with leading DJs fronting the entertainment.Atzaró, a hotel hidden amid orange groves, is allabout white sun-loungers, soothing spa treatmentsand blissful pools by day, and cocktail bars, DJs andsushi lounges by night. The decor of Ibizencan, Asianand African influences means acres of cool white-stonewalls, Aztec-red upholstery and scatter rugs andcushions begging you to relax. Drop by for lunch and a two-hour, hot-stone massage then prepare to partybeneath the stars with Champagne and island music.islandlifeNicknamed the White Island, Ibiza isachingly hip - the perfect place togen up on style at the clubs and winddown with sangria at the beach bars SNAPSHOT IBIZASPRING-SUMMER 2012I sea&iI43spanish balearicsFor alternative Balearic charm, head just off the east coastto the tiny private island of Tagomago, where you canrent an exclusive five-bedroom villa offering seclusion,extensive terraces and a large pool. The property also has aprivate staff in a separate house, and guests have access to aMangusta 108 for boat trips around the island and for theten-minute hop over to Ibiza. For more information, pleasecontact your Camper & Nicholsons charter broker, see page 6.
The eyes of the world turned to London last yearfor the highly anticipated Royal Wedding of PrinceWilliam and Kate Middleton; this year England'scapital city once again hoists the Union Jack, thistime for the Olympic Games. Come 27 July, London will welcomecrowds of visitors for this world-famous event. If you're amongthem, expect to see this historic city at its most compelling,particularly if you make reservations at the best hotels andrestaurants, or, even better, charter your own private superyachton the Thames. PILLOW TALKFollow in the impeccably fashionable footsteps of England's newDuchess of Cambridge by booking into The Goringhotel. Justup the road from Buckingham Palace, this is where KateMiddleton spent the night before her wedding to Prince William.More than a century old, the hotel reflects classic Englishelegance, with its terrace being the perfect venue for afternoon44Isea&iISPRING-SUMMER 2012Celebrating the Olympic Games and The Queen'sDiamond Jubilee, London wins the crown as thecity in which to be seen,says Ella CarlislegaLemt tehsecommence