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Looking forward to a sweet September in Ibiza…

As we head into the hot and balmy month of August, when the island is full and the vibe is HIGH, we are already looking forward to the beautiful month of September when everything starts to calm down a little, the pace slows, the temperatures ease and the island starts to breathe again… phew! We have some incredible last minute deals for September – and we’d love you to come and stay at Can Verru!

September is one of our favourite months in Ibiza, as the high voltage months of July and August give way to a gentler pace, milder temperatures and lower humidity. September is when we fall in love with the island all over again, and we venture out from the coolness of our air-conditioned spaces and re-join island life, feeling calmer, softer and more relaxed…

September is the month when we can start to take advantage of the best things to do in Ibiza – those things that feel like too much effort in the heat of July and August. Kayaking, paddle-boarding, SUP Yoga, morning or evening hikes in nature; we can help bring all of this to your September holiday with family or friends. Come and see Ibiza at her beautiful best!

Special September Offers to make your Ibiza holiday even sweeter…..

We have some amazing offers to extend to our lovely Can Verru friends (and if you’re reading this Blog, then that means YOU!)

AUGUST 31ST / SEPTEMBER 7TH / SEPTEMBER 14TH – FOR 7 NIGHT STAYS – was €12,250 – now €10,000. That’s just €102 per person, per night based on 14 sharing – that’s about 50% less than a boutique hotel price!

OR come for a short break of 3 or 4 nights between any of these dates for only €8000 – that is only €570 per person (based on 14 sharing) for a short luxury break in the September sunshine of Ibiza.

Get in touch to discuss your dream Ibiza holiday this September at Can Verru.

The sweetness of doing nothing…

The other day I was wandering around Can Verru as the final preparations were being made for our first guests of the season.
The sun was starting to set and our brilliant team were putting the finishing touches to the villa and the Moroccan Cottage.
The four-poster day beds were all laid out with fresh linen, with the evening sunshine filtering through the white muslin curtains. the new cushions and sun loungers were in place, the hammocks were hung from the palm trees and all of the outside seating and dining areas were set up in their comfortable and inviting positions.
At this point it occurred to me….
We are always talking to our potential  guests about how much there is on offer to do, both at Can Verru and on the island in general.
But sometimes, the most beautiful thing on offer is the opportunity to do nothing at all.
The Italians have a wonderful saying, which is “Il dolce far niente” which means ‘The sweetness of doing nothing.’
Any fans of the film ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ will remember this part of the movie, where Julia Roberts sits on the floor of her apartment in Rome, eating poached eggs and asparagus, reading the paper and totally indulging in the moments of quietness and peace.
As I wandered around the grounds of Can Verru that evening, with the sun dipping down behind the trees, this is the exact thought that came to me.
Can Verru is the perfect place in which to do absolutely nothing…
We all live such fast-paced lives these days. We are constantly on ‘high alert’ for the next email, the next Social Media prompt, the next digital interaction. We forget how to turn inwards, to our family and friends, to embrace the fact that it doesn’t matter if we are not immediately available.
Even when you take the whole ‘digital’ element away, we seem to be finding it ever more difficult in modern life to just switch off. We feel like we have to always be doing something, achieving something, experiencing something – even on holiday!
Maybe we have forgotten how to just ‘Be.’
A worrying trend, along with all the other pressures of life, is that there seems to be a new ‘competitiveness’ about holidays. “Oh, you’re going to Ibiza? You must go here, you must go there, you must try this restaurant, you must go to this night at that club..”
Doesn’t that sound exhausting? I would be on the floor if I had to go on holiday only to tick off loads of boxes of what I ‘should’ be doing to have the ultimate experience.
When was the last time you lay in a hammock and did absolutely, unashamedly nothing?
When did you last make the time to read that book you bought months ago?
When did you last say “No, I’m not going to do anything today.”?
Let’s get back to doing nothing very much! “Il dolce far niente!”
If you are ready to explore the art of doing absolutely nothing, we are here for you!
Plus we can also coordinate the best chefs, babysitters, massage and wellness therapists, drivers – and any other support you need – to make your holiday at Can Verru a peaceful sanctuary from the outside world.
Come and find your Happy Place…
N.B; High speed Wifi, kids activities and all-round entertainment concierge are available for those who want it! The Can Verru team are here to help you find your own happy balance and make the most of your wishes for YOUR own ideal holiday x
I hope we will be welcoming you soon!
Contact us for Summer 2019 availability x

 

Re-Treat Me! A Brand New Woman-Centric Retreat at Can Verru

Last week, Can Verru played host to a brand new retreat – Retreat Me!

The brainchild of the Nikki Porteus from We Are Beautiful Ibiza and Natalie Gillot from Love Pilates Ibiza, having seen so many retreats at Can Verru in the past, now seemed like the perfect time to try one of their own.

“We have the perfect space at Can Verru Ibiza! We are lucky enough to know some of the most incredible inspiring teachers and therapists on the island. Add to that friends begging us to create something to give them a break away from the craziness of kids, work and life – it was a no brainer!”

Natalie and Nikki say the objective of the retreat was to bring together a group of busy women, to provide well deserved time away from the day-to-day routine. To relax, nourish their bodies with plant-based delicious food, exercise, be pampered and enjoy some down time.  Also they really wanted them to take home some new knowledge around living a healthier lifestyle.

When asked why Can Verru makes the perfect venue for a retreat, Nat and Nikki said “Can Verru Ibiza has become a well known retreat location over the past years amongst fitness trainers and Yoga teachers. It is set in a tranquil location near some of the most beautiful beaches and countryside in Ibiza. There are plenty of hiking routes, more than enough open space for workouts, and it comes complete with its own beautiful Yoga Shala in the forest. It is also fully equipped with fitness equipment and Yoga kit. It comfortably sleeps 12 people and more can be accommodated very near by.”

And it seems that their wealth of experience made the retreat run especially smoothly. All the hard work was done in the lead up and as they both have different strengths, they thought it actually was was a breeze! They were so happy and they worked perfectly together!

So what did they learn from hosting their first retreat?

“We received great feedback from everything! The food was a highlight, provided by our friend Wendy at LoveBites Ibiza.  The group raved about the yoga sessions provided by the lovely Rachel at Rachel Spain Yoga, focusing on a chakra theme. We also added in a kundalini Yoga session with Nicole Shenton which was really special.
We had an informative talk by nutritionist Evie at Evie Nutrition, on the subject of digestive health.  It seems bloating is a common issue and some really useful tips were offered.
We held a talk on hormone health through the various ages of womanhood hosted by Cyd Jewellery. Plus a motivating talk on self love by Lydia Kimmerling which was a fascinating insight into the impact of negative thoughts about ourselves. This was a lightbulb moment for many!
On top of this daily pilates and outdoor workouts by Natalie at Love Pilates Ibiza, afternoon massages in the cosy tipi provided by Sarah Langlois and her team of skilful therapists and clinical hypnosis sessions by Claire from Valencia, dealing with a few anxiety related issues.
To  add to the wellness sessions, we organised a lovely hike through the gorgeous Ibizan countryside taking in the stunning view of Es Vedra.
We even had a really fun night out in Ibiza town at a dinner in a traditional tapas bar. (With a few bottles of wine, after all it’s all about balance!) Followed by Halloween celebrations at the world famous Pikes Hotel!
This schedule was expertly managed by Nikki who has many years experience in spa management, so even though this all sounds like a lot to fit it, it was actually seamless!”
Watch this space for the next Retreat Me coming soon!

The Closing Parties Are Almost Here!

The end of September and beginning of October marks the conclusion of yet another season on the magical White Isle.

Here are Team Can Verru’s top picks for the parties to end all parties this year.


Glitterbox

Glitterbox is a firm favourite at Can Verru! We just love the gay cabaret, the house and disco classics plus the anything-goes attitude! It doesn’t matter how old or young you are, when the glitter cannon goes off to the sound of Alison Limerick, everyone goes bananas!

Playing at the star-studded closing party on Friday 28th September are Dimitri From Paris, Louie Vega, Roger Sanchez, Joey Negro, Nightmares On Wax, Greg Wilson and Simon Dunmore. A veritable who’s who of house legends!


DJ Harvey at Pikes

The much revered ‘DJ’s DJ’ Harvey has held a summer residency at the hedonistic labyrinth of Pikes for the last couple of years. Every Monday night, the island’s elite and most discerning music lover’s descend upon the rabbit hole that is Freddie’s at Pikes to see the master himself take them on a multi-genre musical journey over the space of 6 unadulterated hours. The Closing is this Monday 24th September. Get there early to beat the queues!


Elrow

Since moving from Space to Amnesia, Elrow has gone from strength to strength. At the closing party on the 6th October, expect the usual outlandish production, perfectly choreographed pyrotechnics, inflatables galore and loads of wild fun! The most outrageous party on the island, we reckon the closing will be even more over-the-top than usual!

And if you fancy making a week out of the closing parties in the finest of luxury, Can Verru have one final week free which just happens to coincide with the big end of season blow out – 22nd to 29th September.

Click HERE to book it now before it gets snapped up!

Can Verru – One Of The Coolest Hotspots in Ibiza

Can Verru Ibiza is proud to be included in the glossy new coffee table book ‘The Coolest Hotspots In Ibiza’.

This is a book about Ibiza created from a photographic standpoint, seeking the value of things through the prism of unique artists behind a camera. The creators have found a new way of understanding quality, doing things better, with care, dedication, ecologically and respectfully towards the environment. This new way shows things never seen before revealing shapes and colours that otherwise people would not have appreciated. This volume will immerse you in the beauty and enjoyment of secret, magical and surprising places that your senses will never forget.
Can Verru was selected by the authors as one of the coolest places on the island. The book aims to introduce Ibiza residents to new places, as well as national and foreign visitors.
The book is now available through amazon.com and soon will be available in specialised and general bookstores in 23 different countries!
Can Verru will gift a copy of the book to anyone making a 2019 booking. So you can take a piece of luxury Ibiza villa living back home with you…