New York Times Weekend Magazine
Ibiza: Mediterranean Nights
Spain’s sexy little island continues to live up to its reputation for illicit extravagance, from its wild characters to its all-night beach bacchanalia. But now, thanks to a monied mix of royals, moguls, politicians and celebrity revelers, it’s on the brink of reinvention.
To navigate it all, many like Calvin Klein, Kate Moss and Paul McCartney, have turned to local fixer Serena Cook, of Deliciously Sorted Ibiza, who’s seen a 26 percent uptick in business from last year. She’s gone from flying a private plane roundtrip to Barcelona to fetch white roses to finding an electric guitar at 6 a.m., though don’t ask her to get lion cubs or dancing bears for your birthday party, as one client did recently. “I draw the line at live animals,” she says.