Tempted by a weekend in Ibiza? With clubbing season now in full swing, we’ve whittled down our pick of the White Isle’s best nights, to kick off the summer in style. From DJ sets to techno beats, set your sights on the Balearics for the ultimate party session…
Disturbing Ibiza at Ushuaïa
Tinie Tempah is back in the Balearics this summer, bringing with him a heavy dose of hip-hop, pop and grime. Off the back of a blistering debut season at Ushuaïa Ibiza last year, his Disturbing Ibiza party returns for another season of fun, with a huge line-up of sets from some of the fiercest names in the game, including Big Narstie, Bugzy Malone, French Montana, DJ EZ, Blonde, Jaguar Skills and Jazzy Jeff. Running every Friday from June until 15th September, this is a party to put at the top of your Ibiza list.
Disturbing Ibiza at Ushuaïa, every Friday until 15th October, tickets from €35
Hailed for its hedonistic parties and jaw-dropping sunsets, Café Mambo, set on the San Antonio sunset strip, is an Ibizan landmark that won’t disappoint. Café by day, club by night, this classic hangout always promises a star-studded line-up – previous names have included everyone from Groove Armada to Faithless to Pete Tong – with some of the best names on the electronic music scene.
Various dates over the summer
Flower Power Pacha
One of Ibiza’s most noteworthy parties, Flower Power is all about the happy hippy vibes. This year is set to be a big one – it’s the residency's 37th season, and the super club's 50th anniversary – so expect plenty of peace symbols and psychedelic patterns, plus DJ Piti spinning through the decades with a catalogue of ‘60s and ‘70s nostalgia.
Flower Power Pacha, running until 2nd October, tickets from €63
Pete Tong Sessions at Blue Marlin
Legendary spin doctor Pete Tong will take to the decks at Ibiza’s famous Blue Marlin club this summer for eight exclusive DJ sets, running between June and September. Bring out the bubbles and get set for one serious party session.
Pete Tong Sessions at Blue Marlin, 2nd, 16th, 30th July; 6th, 27th August; 24th September, book an area via
Circoloco & Paradise at DC-10
Etched firmly into the history books as one of the best-known clubbing destinations in the world, DC-10 should secure a spot on any Ibiza calendar. Go from day-to-night party vibes at this long-standing Ibiza favourite, kicking off with Monday daytime sessions at Circoloco, followed by Jamie Jones’ infamous Paradise Wednesdays, keeping the party going well into the early hours.
Circoloco every Monday until 9th October, and Paradise every Wednesday until 27th September, tickets from €53
Pure Carl Cox at Privilege
Bringing the spirit of old school raving back to the island will be legendary dancefloor favourite Carl Cox, who will be kicking off the summer at Ibiza’s biggest super club. The DJ legend has revealed he’ll be bringing his Pure festival energy from Australia to the main room with a full techno and house line up.
Pure Carl Cox Ibiza, Tuesday 11th July & Tuesday 18th July, tickets from €50
Mosaic by Maceo
As one of the pioneers of underground house, Maceo Plex returns for the White Isle’s most incisive series with a weekly party at Pacha every Tuesday over the summer, to coincide with their Golden Anniversary.
Mosaic by Maceo running every Tuesday until 3rd October, tickets from €53
Expect some of the best electronic music of the moment, over the top, exaggerated street theatre and unbelievable props, as well as crazy costumes and bonkers make-up from this highly anticipated residency at Amnesia Ibiza. Bringing the party, elrow’s 2017 show will celebrate 50 years of the ‘Summer of Love’, promising to deliver even more antics, acrobats and artists than ever before.
elrow Amnesia running every Saturday until 30th September, tickets from €55
Abode at Sankeys Ibiza
Famed for hosting London’s biggest terrace parties, Abode will be swinging open the doors at Sankeys Ibiza for all kinds of summer-themed festive fun. Returning for their second successive residency, look forward to an epic line-up of Sunday sessions with Alex Arnout, Yousef and Derrick Carter spinning the decks.
Abode at Sankeys Ibiza, every Sunday until 9th July, tickets from €29
Guy Gerber’s Rumors at Destino
Curated by Guy Gerber, Rumors is one of the longest running residencies of the Ibiza season and will take place every Sunday until October 15th at the beautiful outdoor setting of Destino – Pacha’s luxury resort. Running for 22 weeks in total – and remaining a FREE party in the spirit of the island – Rumors' fourth year has a lot of surprises in store. Expect a specially-crafted marketplace, killer line-up filled with international headline acts and a unique aesthetic masterminded by Gerber himself.
Guy Gerber’s Rumors at Destino, running every Sunday until 15th October
ANTS at Ushuaïa
Kicking off from mid-afternoon, Ushuaïa’s Playa d'en Bossa playground is set to become an ode to all things underground, showcasing some of the biggest names in deep house and techno. This year, to get everyone warmed up for a standout summer, big names include Groove Armada, DJ Sneak, Yousef and Raul Rodriguez, alongside ANTS regulars Andrea Oliva and Nic Fanciulli, who are guaranteed to get the season off to a great start.
ANTS at Ushuaia, every Saturday until 30th September, tickets €40
Solomun +1 - Pacha 2017
Celebrated German giant Solumon will be back at Pacha this summer to continue his reign as king of the booth with his epic Solomun +1 party night. Slipping back into his Sunday slot, catch him live in action until 15th October, alongside a comrade of his choosing. Get ready to enter a world of sultry techno beats.
Every Sunday until 15th October, tickets from €62