Ibiza is most famous for its nightlife. It is considered to be one of the best nightlife destinations by many. Bars do not get busy in Ibiza town or San Antonio until early evening, about 7 PM since most everyone is recovering from the last night’s party.
Nearly every bar, particularly in the busier summer months, has “drink specials” that will be advertised (more like hawked) on the street outside the bar. These are good options to save some cash in a notoriously expensive destination. Usually, this will be a beer and a shot for €5, but the terms vary depending on the area, the time of night, and the bar.
The West End, near the San Antonio center, is a long, wide street packed with bars and revelers. The party shuts down at around 3 or 4 AM here.
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Ibiza is well-known for its large clubs. Some of the most ‘notorious’ ones are Space, Eden, Pacha, Amnesia, Privilege, and Es Paradis. Most of these clubs have hefty entry fees and the drinks will be extremely expensive. Plan on paying €30-€50 for admission (unless you are able to find a special deal from one of the hawkers on the street) and from €7 per drink.
Brazil, Morocco, London to Ibiza…Straight to LA, New York, Vegas to Africa… as beautifully sung by Jenifer Lopez, the place is indeed a party destination.
Ibiza clubs attract some of the best DJ’s in the world who play a weekly ‘residency’ at a particular night.
Clubs for Party in Ibiza
Jockey Club and “Malibu”(both on Salinas beach)
These clubs are perfect places to drink and watch the beautiful people lying on a sandy beach while DJs spin deep house and chillout tunes, local fan favorites.
The island’s most expensive, and arguably the best club – plan on €50 entry and €10 for a beer though! In recent years, Pacha has increasingly devoted a large proportion of its floor space to VIP tables at the expense of areas for ‘regular’ clubgoers. If the VIP experience is your thing, Pacha will be your #1 choice on the Ibiza island but expect your credit card to glow red-hot.
(Playa d´en Bossa) Attracts people from all over the world and has received many awards, such as Best Global Club. Its opening and closing party weekends are widely regarded as the unofficial start and end of the Ibiza clubbing season.
Located in downtown San Antonio, the pyramid-shaped club is decorated in a Roman theme and is most famous for its water party Fiesta Del Aqua.
Eden is also located in San Antonio, next door to Es Paradis. It is one of the newer clubs on the island, having traveled a long way in a short period of time, thanks to hosting nights by UK Radio One DJ’s Judge Jules and Pete Tong.
One of Ibiza’s most popular superclubs and home to foam parties on Thursday nights with residents including Paul Van Dyk and Deadmau5.
Reopened fully in 2010 for the first time in 2 years following various closures and bans. Plays mostly underground dance music and techno.
This fancy restaurant is an excellent example of authentic Mediterranean cuisine in Ibiza.
Ibiza Rocks, Ibiza Rocks Hotel (C/ Estrella, San Antonio, Ibiza)
The prime live music venue on the island. Concerts take place every Wednesday at the Ibiza Rocks Hotel. Some of the most notable guests were The Prodigy, Keane, Kasabian, Kaiser Chiefs, Arctic Monkeys, MGMT, and Dizzee Rascal.
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