Ibiza as a destination
Waking from its winter slumber in early May, the island bursts with activity until mid-October to finish with the Ibiza closing parties. Expect big names to return for residencies, and established labels to host weekly parties at some of the world’s best clubs and beach bars.
Ibiza has an illustrious history of nightlife. While the infamous Flower Power parties still happen, the 1960s versions were the very first and paved the way for the establishment of Pacha and Amnesia in the 1970s. Thus Ibiza has become a music lovers ultimate destination.
The mixture of nightlife and holiday destination makes Ibiza hard to top. White sand and pebble beaches, clear waters and delicious cuisine are a formidable combination. With easy accessibility and so much on offer, there is little reason not to visit.
Recommended closing parties
Ibiza closing parties take place over the course of 2 weeks at the end of every summer. With more events than you could shake a stick at here are three that always deliver.
There’s no telling how much longer the giant German will still continue his Sunday night residency at Pacha. However, the Solomun + 1 party remains a staple on the party calendar and is always a great night out.
Last year was a huge success for the showcase in their first year at the stunning Cova Santa. Spearheaded by Magdalena the event is sure to step up its game for 2020. The beautiful venue and uplifting vibes will be one to watch as summer approaches.
Sunset Ashram is quite possibly one of the most complete sunset experiences you can witness anywhere in the world. Top-level DJ’s soundtrack an always amazing bohemian vibe. The venue is renowned for getting busy so get there early!
Unique Ibiza experiences
Ibiza has much more to offer visitors than just nightclubs and daytime shenanigans. Exploring this Meditteranean jewel is a highly rewarding endeavour. Here are some unique experiences to make your summer in Ibiza memorable.
These eco-catamarans are a fantastic way to experience Ibiza from the water. And also give back some good karma vibes with their limited carbon footprint.
A spot for those in the know. Intriguing art sculptures teamed with a prime sundowner spot make Cala Llentia an Ibiza essential.
With a history that dates back to 1954, Las Dalias has much to offer. Browse for unique gems in the markets by day, and boogie to live music in the evenings.
Popular musical genres on Ibiza
Electronic music is king and Ibiza is considered the mecca for the genre. With so many flavours to sample here are the staples that drive the scene forward.
Techno has been a mainstay on the island over the last few years. spearheaded by the surging popularity of events such as Afterlife and Solomun +1.
The staple genre of the Ibiza pool party due to the uptempo and uplifting nature of the genre.
First pioneered by the world-famous Café del Mar more than 40 years ago. Now scores of beach clubs have followed suit by playing relaxed tunes for their patrons to soak up the spirit of Ibiza.