Thankfully, we were driving a scooter, because by the time we arrived at the beach club the entire parking lot was filled with cars and there would have been nowhere for us to park. Juan was not kidding when he said this was the place to be.
I have been fortunate to step foot in some pretty glamorous places in my life, but this place, well it was easily the most glamorous and exclusive place I have ever been to. Even though I was dressed to impress (I was wearing a Missoni bikini that I had bought in Italy, a silk tunic that I had bought in India, and gold Havaianas that I had bought in Brasil), I still felt out of place amongst the fashionable and wealthy crowd.
As we were being led to our sunbeds, the DJ began setting up his equipment. I could not wait to relax into my chair underneath a cloudless sky with a mimosa and listen to the music. I was shocked that in less than two days I had fallen hard for dance music. I hated dance music with a passion before this trip and I do not know if it was Ibiza or the fact that when I travel I am more open to new things, but after this big change of heart I am now convinced that people really do and can change.
The backdrop of the Blue Marlin is Cala Jondal, a beach so pretty you never want to leave it.
And that is exactly how we felt fix hours later when it was sadly time to depart. It truly was one of the best days of my life and I am delighted that I got to experience it with my brother. On our drive back to the hotel we decided that we would spend our final evening in Dalt Vila, or Ibiza Old Town.
Wandering around Ibiza Old Town is like stepping back in time. It is a maze of narrow, winding, cobblestone streets flanked by whitewashed houses. It is definitely Europe at its finest!
Located in the main square are many first class restaurants where you can count on having the most romantic meal of your life under the Mediterranean stars. Juan recommended La Oliva and since he had yet to disapoint us that is where went. Our to-die-for meal was the perfect ending to our perfect island escape.