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Welcome to the PleasureDome

There is a mysterious rock island on the southwest coast of Ibiza said to be one of the most magnetic points on the earth. It is called Es Vedra and, according to legend, this is where the sirens of Homer’s epic poems once lured sailors to their doom with songs of seduction.

After six nights of recent merry abandon, I can safely report that something is definitely happening out here in the blue sweep of the Spanish Mediterranean.

Call it natural journalistic curiosity (unlikely) or an over-developed instinct for harvesting life’s pleasures (far more plausible) but I decided that it was only fit and proper – despite the sobering realities of middle age – to test Ibiza’s infamous allure once and for all. As they say, you are in the ground a long time.

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