SUMMER’S OVER IN IBIZA: THE 9 BEST CLOSING PARTIES
Eat, sleep, rave, repeat. Crowned as the place to party each and every summer, Ibiza boasts a magnetic mix of world-famous nightclubs, cool cocktail bars, balmy beach parties, international DJs and more. Throw in idyllic ivory sands, a dreamy dose of sunshine and endless opportunities to explore the White Isle and it’s easy to see why Ibiza is such a sought-after summer destination.
Whether you’re a die-hard clubber or just curious, Ibiza clubs have to be experienced to be believed and late September and early October give holidaymakers a final chance to enjoy the season as Ibiza embraces the end of the summer for another year. As the island comes alive one last time in 2019, here are the 9 best closing parties to have on your radar.
Friday 20th September: Lee Burridge’s All Day I Dream at Cova Santa
Built around an ancient cave in the charming Ibiza countryside, head to restaurant Cova Santa as the usually chilled-out destination transforms for the night and ups the tempo to host the All Day I Dream closing party. This year, get ready to rave to electronic beats from DJ Lee Burridge, alongside Yokoo and Roy Rosenfeld who complete the line up.
Wednesday 25th September: Dance or Die at Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel
Dance or Die is, you’ve guessed it, all about the dance floor. Make moves under the sun and the stars at the famous open-air club Ushuaïa Ibiza, which hosts an impressive collaboration with Nic Fanciulli, one of the most prominent names in the house and techno scene. Let go and lose yourself to the music as the season comes to a close once more.
Saturday 28th September: ANTS at Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel
Andrea Olivia, Dublin, Francisco Allendes and more, ANTS really aren’t messing with the line-up to their closing party. Ushuaïa Ibiza was founded back in the 60s – fast-forward to the 21st century and the beach hotel has won a stack of awards including the impressive title #1 outdoor beach club in Ibiza. If you’re on the island over the last weekend in September, start planning your party outfit pronto.
Sunday 29th September: Bedouin’s SAGA at Heart Ibiza
SAGA turns Ibiza Sundays into hypnotic nights laced with musical thrills and the closing party this year is no exception. With Bedouin, Damian Lazarus and Guy Laliberte all featuring on the line up, you can get ready for a unique experience as the club creates a striking scene that sees party revellers returning year after year for their fix of Ibiza fun.
Monday 30th September: Claptone Presents The Masquerade at Pacha
When you think Ibiza clubs, Pacha is most likely one of the first that springs to mind. With renowned producer Claptone in residency at the Ibiza institution, The Masquerade is as you might imagine: a night where mystery merges with music. Expect to see masked faces free styling at the closing party as DJ titans Jon Hopkins and Basement Jaxx hit the decks.
Wednesday 2nd October: Paradise at DC-10
If slick underground sounds and all things tropical are your thing, Paradise at DC-10 is the place to go. The line up for this year’s closing party is as covetable as ever with resident DJ Jamie Jones joined by Loco Dice, Kate Simko and more, all providing the pulsating beats to ensure you have an Ibiza night to remember.
Thursday 3rd October: Afterlife at Hi Ibiza
Welcoming party people from all over the world, Hi Ibiza has become one of the island’s nightlife favourites since its opening in 2017. This year, techno duo Tale Of Us have taken care of the summer soundtrack once again. For the final party of the season, the Italian pair will be serving mighty production, an immersive Ibiza experience and music to fuel you all night long.
Friday 4th October: O Beach Ibiza
Ocean views by day and sunset scenes by night, O Beach Ibiza is noted as the best day club experience on the island and a must for Ibiza vacay vibes. Located along the S’Arenal waterfront on the west coast of the Balearic island, the grand closing party is the club’s last call to celebrate the season, with resident DJs Tom Crane, Grant Collins and Loeca playing the very best of this summer’s house tracks
Friday 13th October: Café Mambo Ibiza
Say a final farewell to summer at the iconic Café Mambo Ibiza. Celebrating 25 years gracing San Antonio’s sunset strip, this is the definitive place to watch the sun go down and groove to electronic sets from some of the most sensational DJs around. So who’s dropping the beats? The line-up is yet to be announced, however, in true Mambo style, this is one you won’t want to miss.
When you’re not in pure party mode, Ibiza has so much more to offer. For those wanting to relax and soak up the sun, the island’s beaches are the perfect place to simply chill out and listen to the sounds of the ocean. If culture and history are your thing, then Ibiza’s historic old town is a must-see with ancient sites dating back over 2,500 years. For the more active traveller, the island is full of activities to indulge your inner adventurer, from scenic coastal walks to snorkelling in the Med.
Holidays to Ibiza really do make for a gorgeous getaway whether you’re travelling to party or not. If a last-minute late summer escape is calling your name, discover our latest deals and get set to enjoy the end of the season in style!