Ibiza is an island known to millions as the hot spot to experience the ultimate ‘party package’ holiday. Noctis heads to the magical destination to unravel why it captures the hearts of so many health-conscious hedonists, food lovers and electronic music enthusiasts. Here, you’ll find the finest guide to Ibiza to make you pack your bags and escape to paradise…
When? Daily Pool Parties
Where? S’Arenal waterfront, San Antonio
Located on the S’Arenal waterfront in San Antonio, Ocean Beach Ibiza is renowned for hosting lavish pool parties under the Mediterranean sun. With an inclusive ethos of “we’re not here to educate, we’re here to celebrate” the beach club has become an essential for those looking to party in style, and is an insta-worthy dream for its crisp white beds, champagne sprays, and the standout 600 m2 pool. Make sure Sunday 19th August is penciled in your diary, as Ibiza’s 14-piece band, Ibiza House Orchestra prepare to spark many hands in-the-air moments with their unique twist of those famed classic anthems.
When? 20th June – 26th September 2018
Ibiza’s famed DC-10 invites you step inside and experience ‘Paradise Dance Energy’ this summer, marking 30 years since the 1988 acid house-fueled summer of love. With 15 weeks of pure Paradise it’s safe to say what Jamie Jones has in store, you better have your dancing shoes on to get lost in a world of immersive soundscapes and impressive digital exploration!
When? Mondays, from 9th July – 6th August 2018
Where? Ibiza Rocks
Since moving away from its live music focused beginnings, Ibiza Rocks has rejuvenated their pool party offering with a huge number of superstar DJs in tow. This year, the legendary MK will host a five week long residency every Monday named ‘MK & Friends Area 10’ backed by the likes of Jax Jones and Omar S, while Stormzy hosted his long-awaited #Merky Festival at the venue earlier this month.
When? Saturdays, from 19th May – 29th September 2018
For serious house and techno lovers, ANTS is your go-to when it comes to day partying. Bringing their much loved ‘colony’ back to the Playa d’en Bossa venue of Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel for their sixth year, ANTS stands tall as the club’s most popular residency in their 7-day calendar and boasts the likes of Groove Armada and Maya Jane Coles as frequent players. Watch out for their HUGE Queen ANT that dominates this years main stage!
When? Every day from Friday 11th May 2018
Where? San Antonio
Originally launched back in 1994, Café Mambo has become the Ibiza landmark for its jaw dropping sunset views and pre-parties from a number of the island’s esteemed events. To get a great spot make sure you book ahead, but you won’t be disappointed by their fab cocktail and food venue. The venue is also transformed into the main BBC Radio 1 Ibiza Weekend base every year – where Craig David performed last year – and has welcomed the likes of Fatboy Slim, Boy George and many more.
When? 20th May to 30th September 2018
Revered producer, DJ and label owner Guy Gerber has returned to the White Isle, with another edition of his much-talked about residency, RUMORS. 2018 series marks several debut performances from the likes of DJ Seinfeld, Danny Tenaglia, Felix, and Blond:ish. Paired with the unique surroundings of Destino Ibiza, breathtaking views across the Mediterranean Sea and on the historic Dalt Vila, the popular concept is once again set to be a very memorable alfresco soiree. Check out our interview the the legendary Rumours Girls here.
When? Open from Saturday 31st March 2018
Where? Carrer de Carles Roman Ferrer, 8, 07800 Eivissa, Illes Balears, Spain
After you’ve lost your voice and danced your shoes off, be sure to head to the newly re-branded Hotel MiM Ibiza Es Vivé to get some zen back in your life. This cutting-edge art deco hotel is Ibiza’s number one healthy hotel and famous for it’s well being characteristics such as its newly refurbished spa, yoga studio, juice menu and locally sourced food offerings. A much needed pick me up, but don’t forget the Prosecco Bar!