Reconnect With Nature & Recharge At La Montaña

Posted on July 11, 2018

Words: Olivia Ebeling

As our lives become increasingly more stressful and we are constantly glued to one gadget or another, ‘disconnecting’ for a little while can work wonders for your mind and soul. And what better place to do so than Ibiza, with its breath-taking nature and magical energy? For those times when you really want to escape from it all, new mountain retreat La Montaña offers a paradisiacal getaway where you can relax, recharge and reconnect with nature – and yourself. But, far from the all-frills villa accommodation that dominates the island, the humble casita encourages you to embrace life in the great outdoors.

Tucked away on one of the forest-covered mountains of Ibiza’s rural north close to the picturesque village of San Juan, La Montaña is a simple but beautiful stone hut that offers breath-taking views over the surrounding peaks and sparkling blue sea. The building houses one sleeping room with bunk beds, and a second room with a kitchen and seating area, but there is no electricity and guests will have to embrace life in the great outdoors by using an eco shower and composting toilet. With the nearest neighbours miles away and a three kilometre walk to be tackled to reach La Montaña, a real adventure awaits you!

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Created by Walking Ibiza founder Toby Clarke, immersing yourself into nature is an essential part of the La Montaña experience – whether you come for a day trip or book in for a few nights, your visit begins with a walk up to the casita that can be tailored to your preference in terms of length and difficulty. En route, you will learn about the history, culture, flora and fauna of the surroundings area, before arriving to a homemade lunch including fresh local produce and specialities as well as Ibiza wine, cold beers and Toby’s mum’s famous cake! Then, the choice is yours whether you want to explore the area further or enjoy a siesta while soaking up the blissful atmosphere.

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The tranquil haven offers a peaceful space perfect for anything from a picnic stop on a hiking or mountain biking tour, to a romantic mini break or team building trip. Surrounded by ample outdoor space, it also makes for a great camping spot – or if you really want to connect with nature, why not kip underneath the White Isle’s starry night skies in one of the comfortable hammocks? If you choose a typical two-night, three-day stay, your stay will include a dedicated host to look after you, two dinners at La Montaña, a beautiful expedition into the surrounding area on each day, as well as activities such as sunset walks and stargazing. Extra outdoor pursuits such as horse riding, snorkelling or kayaking, or local live musicians for that extra special ambience, can also be arranged.

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Meanwhile, team-building trips can be enriched by fun challenges and workshops such as foraging, shelter building or yoga and meditation sessions. And mountain bikers will love the variety of trails and terrain of this unspoilt area, one of the best for this sport whatever your level. Whether you are planning a biking holiday or day trip, the La Montaña team can help you build the ideal itinerary and routes – even if you just want to make the casita a stop-off point for a hearty picnic on your ride! is La Montaña is run as an association, so each person using they casita will become a member and during their stay will be encouraged to give back to the land by taking part in some volunteering to improve the surrounding environment. One thing is for sure, no matter how much time you spend in this heavenly mountain hide-away, you are guaranteed to leave La Montaña well rested, refreshed and ready to take on the outside world again!

Further Information & Bookings

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