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An insider’s look into our beautiful island life at boutique hotel Cas Gasi. From exclusive offers and news from around the island, to seasonal views, history and much more…

Ibiza’s best kept secret

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Easter traditions – serious and sweet

Easter in Ibiza is a fascinating affair that needs to be witnessed (at least) once in a lifetime. Semana Santa, the weeklong religious festival, is marked by a series of sombre, yet striking, processions through our towns and villages. With an eerie air of silence, occasionally accompanied by ringing bells, participants dress in black, white

Cinema Paradiso

For those cosy, chillier days and nights when you wish for nothing more than to sit back, relax and enjoy a good film

Christopher Stone: Form, function and beauty

It’s no secret that Cas Gasi owner Margaret von Korff is continuously rejuvenating the hotel. Whether it’s adding a newly discovered plant to the gardens or restoring an antique to its former glory, her eye is always seeking to refine its aesthetic appeal.
Some of the most recent additions to the rooms and common areas

A large farmhouse converted into a beautiful agrotourism hotel

The New York Times

An extraordinary property which spills down a hillside smothered in almond, fig and carob trees

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Putting the art in heart

Cas Gasi owner Margaret von Korff’s lifelong passion for design, art and architecture is highly evident throughout the rooms and grounds of the hotel. Constantly re-thinking the design aspects of the various spaces from year-to-year, she is always dreaming of new ways to realise her aesthetic ideas, which is why from one visit to the

Hot off the press

As our guests know, Cas Gasi is not ‘just’ a hotel. It’s our passion in life to create a space and experience for our guests that is incomparable, encompassing tranquillity, quality and love…

Baby it’s cold outside…

Ibiza in winter is blessed with crisp bright days and clear, star filled nights. Unlike the rest of Europe, temperatures are mild and the countryside is lush and green…

Royalty has also been enchanted by the family’s style

IBIZA deluxe

Our stay was marvellous and the attention perfect

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Dalt Vila: Ibiza’s UNESCO World Heritage Listed Site

Ibiza’s famous fortified ‘old town’, Dalt Vila, was officially named a World Heritage Listed Site by UNESCO in 1999 – a stunning example of classic Renaissance military architecture, within which lies the historical remnants of the many cultures who have called Ibiza home over thousands of years.
The Phoenicians were the first to call the

Shopping hotspots

An essential part of every Ibiza holiday is exploring the local boutiques, shops and markets, indulging in a spot of retail therapy. Cas Gasi owner Margaret says many of her guests come back from the beach in summer with amazing purchases from the beautiful beach boutiques attached to many restaurants.
High on the list of

Sustainability

Cas Gasi owners Margaret von Korff and Luis Trigueros Juan pride themselves on using as many sustainable techniques and eco-friendly methods as possible in the day-to-day running of the hotel. Since 1995, the property has been inscribed in organic agriculture and today the onsite gardens are a beautiful sight to behold.
Nothing ever goes to

Guests return for the discreet, attentive service from owner Margaret von Korff and her staff

Food & Wine

To arrive at Cas Gasi is to never want to leave

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Inside the Cas Gasi kitchen

At the head of the Cas Gasi kitchen is an experienced chef, hailing from Valencia and bringing with him a passion for cooking with high level skills and a repertoire of dishes that have impressed Cas Gasi’s owners, guests and visitors alike!
The chef Arnau Sala has added a new twist to the Cas Gasi

Spa and yoga retreats

Yoga retreats have always been popular in Ibiza, but for some people, joining a group retreat is not always possible, or desirable. Whether it is the restricted dates that make it difficult to attend or that you’d simply prefer to experience a yoga retreat connecting with yourself, Cas Gasi can create bespoke yoga retreats for

Cocktails at Cas Gasi

Ibiza holidays are all about cocktails and dreams… whether by the pool, on the hotel terrace as the sun sets, before, after or even during dinner! Here at Cas Gasi, our in-house barman Alin is an expert at creating bespoke cocktails… be it citric, sweet, salty or sour, simply tell him what takes your fancy

We arrived and enjoyed the peace & serenity of the Ibiza countryside

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A luxury country hideaway with all the trimmings of a five-star stay

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Exploring Ibiza by sea

As a long term sailing expert, Cas Gasi owner Luis Trigueros – who met his wife Margaret von Korff when starting the project for the famous Whitbred Round The World Race 85/86 – knows the Balearic Sea like the back of his hand. The couple like to take their sailboat out at least once a

In bloom: Cas Gasi gardens…

Alive with vibrant colour, beautiful, flowing movement and perfectly manicured lawns, it would seem the soil at Cas Gasi has been blessed with something magical, due to the way the flowers, plants and grass thrive here!
Originally, the plans for the gardens started with a single row of roses, which bloomed into such exquisite colourful,

Special Ibiza sunsets

Ibiza and sunsets go hand in hand, and while everyone is aware of the famous San Antonio ‘sunset strip’ and its variety of chillout bars – including the legendary Café del Mar – there are also plenty of other alternative vantage points on the island to watch the sun sink into the sea each night/

This hotel feels like a stylish friend’s hacienda

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Our favourite Ibiza beaches

Not a day goes by during summer at Cas Gasi, where the owners and staff are not asked for personal recommendations on the best Ibiza beaches. After all, who better to ask than a local?
Ibiza’s most iconic beach, Las Salinas, is always a favourite, however Cas Gasi owners Margaret and Luis prefer to arrive

Fresh produce in abundance

The secret to the success of the Cas Gasi kitchen lies in the seasonal produce plucked daily, weekly and monthly from the onsite vegetable gardens and fruit orchards.
Working to the traditional Ibicenco ways of farming – including planting produce according to the phases of the moon and according to the seasonal temperatures – the

Now & then: From animal pens to beautiful bedrooms

When Cas Gasi owners Margaret and Luis first decided to transform their family home into a boutique hotel, expanding the size of the old farmhouse was essential in order to accommodate their desired amount of guests.
While existing bedrooms and spaces were renovated in the process, there was also a much more interesting area of

And relax… Cas Gasi Spa essentials

The Cas Gasi Spa facilities may not be the biggest, or the most famous in Ibiza, but our guests are guaranteed to receive the very best treatments on the island. Our therapists and masseuses are highly regarded (and regularly lauded) by our discerning guests and we are proud of the true world-class treatments we offer.

Ibiza yoga holidays at Cas Gasi

Ibiza has long been famous for its wellness escapes, and the cusp of the summer season are the perfect time to embark on an Ibiza yoga holiday right here within the grounds of Cas Gasi.
Fresh for 2014 at Cas Gasi is the addition of an all-new outdoor yoga deck (with a capacity for 14

Cas Gasi Ibiza Concierge Service: Where everything is possible

Yes, we know. Concierge services are a dime a dozen in Ibiza. And of course, here at Cas Gasi, we more-than-happily offer the standard services such as chauffeur driven cars, babysitting services, yacht charters, VIP tables and restaurant reservations, but we also have plenty of experience at going the extra mile to keep our guests

Meet the Cas Gasi family: Margaret von Korff & Luis Trigueros Juan

The reason a holiday at Cas Gasi feels like you are staying at a family home is because you ARE staying in a family home: the home of happily married couple Margaret von Korff and Luis Trigueros Juan.
The couple first met purely by coincidence in Barcelona (isn’t it always?) in 1983, when Margaret –

Sweet suite: Deluxe Suite

One of the hotel’s most unique and frequently requested suites, the Tiffany blue-hued Deluxe Suite truly has a home-away-from home, instantly comforting appeal.
Beautifully arched terrace windows offer gorgeous views, and gentle fresh summer breezes in summer, while under floor heating keeps the adjoining rooms super cosy in the cooler months. With one private entrance

Ibiza souvenirs: Local delights

Obligatory excess luggage laden with gifts for your loved ones is all part of the holiday experience, however Ibiza town’s fluorescent t-shirts and tawdry postcards are hardly the souvenirs dreams are made of.
But like Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz before you, it seems at Cas Gasi you need not look further than your

Cas Gasi style

A stroll throughout the many rooms, suites, sitting rooms, and living areas of Cas Gasi unearths many a unique and interesting piece of décor. No matter how many times one strolls the corridors, new and interesting pieces are always discovered, a testament to the eye for style and attention to detail of owners Margaret and

To market, to market

As is weekend custom in many of the world’s coolest cities, an early morning stroll (complete with paper-cup coffee) around local markets is guaranteed to unearth some unique finds, from fashion and furniture to face creams and much more. With its rich bohemian roots, fashion-forward residents and creative culture, Ibiza is no different, with an

Cas Gasi favourite: Misty mornings

We adore the morning mists in the Ibiza countryside, particularly in January, before the fog lifts to reveal these infamous warm, still and sunny winter days.
The locals call this  “the calm of January”.  We call it pure bliss.

A room with a view

Cas Gasi really does give you a room with a view.
The hotel’s south-east facing rooms overlook the rose garden and the entrance whilst the south-west facing rooms overlook the swimming pool.
The balconies of west-facing rooms have views over the lush garden and palm trees, while rooms on the south side overlook the old

Bedtime is best

At Cas Gasi Ibiza, we believe that bedtime should be the best time.
All our beds feature top quality feather bedding mattresses, the best in Egyptian cotton bed linen, soft duvets, bed covers and plenty of pillows! Decide how you would like us to make up your bed and we will do just that.
In

It’s olive harvesting time!

Every autumn, normally in November, is olive harvesting time.
The nets are spread under the olive trees and each branch is “combed” using a flexible tool with teeth like a child’s beach rake, enabling the small Arbequina olives to be gathered.
Next, in two batches, to obtain one younger and fruitier oil, and another that

In bloom: Ibiza almond blossoms

As the thick of the winter starts to come to an end, the fields of Ibiza become awash with a beautiful white haze… No, it’s not snow – rather, this spectacular show of nature is the annual blooming of the almond blossoms, when the wiry old almond trees finally get to show off, turning the

Ibiza flora and fauna

The hotel is surrounded by hundreds of exceptionally beautiful perfumed flowers that release their fragrance at dusk. The orange groves and the vegetable plots are all organically farmed, giving the garden a rustic feel.
We grow a huge variety of ornamental and cut flowers. The majority of our ornamental plants and trees are either adapted

Farm fresh Ibiza eggs

Meet the Cas Gasi hens!  Our hens are free to wander around the orchard, our feathered friends  supply the hotel with fresh eggs for breakfast and for use in the kitchen.
Every morning we offer newly laid eggs from our own hens, cooked to your liking…

Breakfast at Cas Gasi

Every morning the kitchen opens it’s doors, offering a breakfast buffet made with loving care.
A fabulous breakfast buffet awaits you a pleasure experience where you can taste freshly squeezed orange juice from our hand picked own oranges, freshly-baked breads, croissants and pastries, fresh fruit, cereals and muesli, yogurts, traditional handmade cheeses and the best

Cocktails & Sangria

The best cocktails and Sangria for enjoying this unique setting.
How about a Hendricks Gin & Tonic with cucumber and organic rose petals from our estate? Or the Cas Gasi cocktail?
Let us surprise you…

A home away from home

Our discreet and professional staff look after your wellbeing, always with a smile, a watchful eye and sensitive hands that prepare your room with loving care.
The personal and always professional welcome you receive, together with the friendly atmosphere, will make you feel at home straightaway and the personalised service ensures that any request is

Santa Gertrudis: A prime location

Cas Gasi is peaceful and private, yet also in a prime location.
Located in the heart of the island, Cas Gasi is only 10-15 minutes away from some of Ibiza’s best beaches and attractions.
Whilst we have our own excellent kitchen, the hotel is located conveniently to a selection of the island’s best restaurants.
Our

A unique hotel

What is it that makes someone feel at home – or not – when they go into a hotel bedroom?
This mysterious thing that cannot be defined and that bears no relation to anything physical or tangible, is down to the warmth of the atmosphere and the subtle energy that gives the traveler the feeling

The Cas Gasi library

The main sitting room at Cas Gasi holds an interesting library where guests are free to browse.
This is a relaxed and inviting spot for a leisurely read, with a special corner where you can find a selection of books on Ibiza by writers, poets and photographers through the ages, including a small collection of

At Cas Gasi we’re jammin’

We produce our own homemade jams and compotes from our organic fruit trees.
The recipe is no secret, just fruit prepared immediately after picking. Delicious!
Almonds and dried figs are part of Ibiza’s culture, they are incredibly healthy foods and are within arm’s reach!
There is a continuous and active programme that gives top priority

Ibiza organic at it’s best

Almond, olive, carob, fig and pine trees all grow naturally on the Cas Gasi estate.
The following fruit trees are also grown: orange, lemon, apricot, cherry, plum, pomegranate and medlar.
Seasonal fruits and vegetables are also grown on the organic plots: potatoes, onions, peppers, leeks, courgettes, pumpkins, cucumbers, tomatoes, runner beans, various kinds of lettuce

Cas Gasi food culture

At Cas Gasi, our culture is one of sitting down at the table and enjoying good food, good drinks, in good company and in a pleasant setting. What more could one ask for?
We don’t offer anything that isn’t already common knowledge. And we love it like this. So much, in fact, that all we

Cas Gasi recommends: Cold pressed olive oil

A project started at Cas Gasi 8 years ago led to the planting of approximately 350 Arbequina olive trees fed by a drip watering system.
The result is the production of an excellent organic first cold pressed olive oil, for our own use and for use in the hotel, and of which we are very