Venice Beach-Based Jewelry Designer Gina Nigrelli-Smith Shares Her Dreamy Ibiza Travel Diary

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Founder and designer of boho chic jewelry brand Jules Smith, Gina Nigrelli-Smith is one stylish and well-traveled lady. The Venice Beach-based designer is a jet-setting junkie who pulls inspiration for her gypsy jewelry from different corners of the globe. Here, she shares her dreamy travel diary from her recent trip to Ibiza. Fair warning: Her hot spot recommendations will make you want to book a trip to the island ASAP.

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Best Restaurants


Es Torrent  

Es Torrent is an amazing, private and secluded restaurant in a hidden cove. There is a fresh seafood bar in the restaurant that allows you to handpick the food you are eating. The restaurant has its own private beach and boutique with items from local artists. The dining experience is very intimate in a fantastic setting.


Lio is a supper club that turns into a nightclub located in one of the marinas. They have cabaret performances during dinner and each has a very Cirque du Soleil feel to it. There are shows with elaborate costumes and props. The energy is intoxicating. This was by far my favorite spot on the island. The experience goes well beyond the food.

Les Terrasses

Les Terrasses is a hidden gem owned by a French Moroccan family. They have live tango dancing, live music, and an incredible wine list. This is a hidden gem that ended up being one of our favorite spots.

Juan Y Andrea

Juan Y Andrea is a great lunch spot in Formentera. They have excellent fresh fish and lobster caught right off the beach. The water outside the restaurant is insane–bright blue and green and crystal clear. ❤️ A post shared by GinaNigrelliSmith (@ginanigrellismith) on

Best Hotel

Destino Ibiza

Destino Ibiza is a gorgeous five-star hotel in downtown Ibiza. We saw a great DJ there while chilling VIP poolside. They serve excellent sushi and cocktails.

Best Club


Beachouse is a great beach club and restaurant. They have an oyster man who comes to your table and shucks fresh oysters for you to eat. They have a great boutique with designer as well as local labels.

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Best Shopping 


Sluiz is literally the best store on earth! They have amazing housewares! Everything is made locally. They had bright woven furniture, huge cutout lanterns, quirky gifts, etc. A paradise for home decorators like myself.