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Hottest celebrity spotting places in Ibiza 2019

Where to rub shoulders with the stars on the island

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Isha Sesay | Ibiza Reporter | Published: 13 Jun 2019

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Hottest celebrity spotting places in Ibiza 2019

Ibiza has long been a mecca for the rich and famous, who choose the beautiful White Isle for its hedonistic nightlife, glorious climate and laid-back atmosphere. The finest A-list stars continue to descend to the island each year, seeking an indulgent escape in one of the most sought-after destinations in the world.

Since Freddie Mercury chose Ibiza to celebrate his infamous birthday bash in the 1980s, the island has continued to attract a host of world-class celebrities to the island every summer. With many owning their very own luxurious villa, restaurant or yacht on the island, you may certainly be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of your favourite superstar. Here are our top celebrity spotting places in Ibiza this year.

Luxurious marinas

Marina Botafoch is synonymous with luxury, so it is of little surprise that you may spot one of your favourite stars in the swanky area. The breathtaking complex of Las Boas is just one of the developments that many A-list celebrities have chosen as their holiday home, with the musical star Shakira and her sporting hero husband Gerard Pique buying a home here. Designed by the acclaimed architect Jean Nouvel, the exclusive residence has also hosted the footballing stars Carles Puyol and David Villa, as well as Russian billionaire mogul Roman Abramovich.

Last year, Hollywood's leading man Idris Elba had his very own residency at the glamorous seafront venue of Lio Ibiza. Fusing incredible cabaret performances with exquisitely divine fine-dining, the establishment has a guest list that features some of the biggest names in the world. Eva Longoria, Leo Messi, Leonardo DiCaprio, David Guetta, Anne Hathaway, Gerard Butler and Michael Jordan are just a handful of the celebrities that have passed through their doors, so prepare to be stunned by a sight of the venue’s finest attendees.

The sophisticated STK Ibiza steakhouse, also in Marina Botafoch, is well-known for being a celebrity hot spot on the island. With a roster of famous international and local artists as well as superstar DJs, the venue continues to attract jet-setters and the whos-who of the global elite. Demi Rose, Professor Green, Conor McGregor and iconic supermodel Tyson Beckford have all frequented this eatery, meaning that you will very likely spot a glimpse of one of your all-time favourite stars here.

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Beach clubs

The island’s stunning beach clubs have become a hotspot for A-list stars, who choose to spend their days soaking up the Mediterranean sun with some of the best panoramas in the world. This year, the heavenly venue of Blue Marlin in Cala Jondal hosts the award-winning radio star DJ Pete Tong, who will bring a host of superstar guests to play alongside him at the magical seafront setting.

It wouldn’t be summer without a multitude of envy-inducing photos of celebs partying it up at O Beach in San Antonio, Ibiza style. The vibrant beach club is frequented by an A-list clientele who choose the venue to enjoy a luxury poolside experience at one of the most hedonistic destinations on the island. A wealth of exciting reality and football stars have all graced the beach club, with Ed Sheeran also making a surprise visit just a few days ago.

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World-class eateries

Ibiza has the greatest concentration of celebrities at an international level during the summer months, so it is no surprise why many stars have chosen the island to launch a range of their own businesses. The White Isle is renowned for its exceptional gastronomical offering, with an array of celebrities seeking to add their mark on the island’s culinary flair. The sophisticated Tatel Restaurant is owned by a group of the biggest names in the business, including Cristiano Ronaldo, Mallorcan sporting star Rafa Nadal, Pau Gasol and Spanish hit-maker Enrique Iglesias.

Nobu Ibiza Bay is one of the newest luxury hotels in Ibiza and is owned by the highly acclaimed actor and two-time Academy Award winner Robert De Niro. Situated in the stunning seafront resort of Talamanca, the hotel is a subsidiary of the sophisticated Nobu New York fusion restaurant, boasting the finest views, suites and cuisine on the island and making it the perfect addition to Ibiza’s ever-growing international jet-set scene.

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Luxury yachts

Ibiza is truly an A-list magnet, with global jetsetters, music and fashion moguls, Hollywood royalty and sporting stars sailing into Ibiza on an incredible superyacht. Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, the two biggest football heroes in the world, often moor their impressive boats to spend a few weeks in an incredible holiday home on the island. Justin Bieber, Jay Z, Beyonce and Naomi Campbell have also seen in recent years enjoying luxury boat charters on the divine Mediterranean Sea.

Rafal Nadal is known to bring his yacht Beethoven to Formentera every summer, attracted by its paradisiacal landscapes and otherworldly crystal-clear waters. Ibiza’s neighboring island has been graced by many Hollywood stars including Sienna Miller, Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander, Leonardo DiCaprio and Scott Eastwood, who have all chosen Formentera for a heavenly escape.

Formentera’s most prestigious beach restaurant, Juan y Andrea, is the best place for a spot of celebrity watching, offering authentic Mediterranean cuisine. Supermodels Kate Moss and Jade Jagger have both eaten here, choosing to take a trip over to the island to discover its uniquely special charm and relaxed atmosphere.

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Superclubs

Ibiza has become a hangout for the rich and famous, who seek a low-key and vibrant beach destination that is encased in luxury with some of the best nightlife in the world, Many of the island’s incredible superclubs are headlined by leaders in the music industry, drawing huge crowds who desire to catch a glimpse of their favourite DJs and stars. Last year, the iconic Amnesia saw some of the biggest names in music grace their stage, including Luis Fonsi, Sebastian Yatra, Ozuna, Willy William, Natti Natasha, Karol G, Danny Ocean and Becky G. The awe-inspiring venue was also once the favourite destination for the billionaire heiress and DJ Paris Hilton, who chose Amnesia to host her glamorous fun-filled residency for several years.

This year, the powerhouse Hï Ibiza in Playa d'en Bossa has a jam-packed schedule of superstar DJs set to grace their decks, including Idris Elba and the island’s favourite Frenchman, David Guetta. Pacha will also be home to some particularly impressive residencies, with Calvin Harris choosing the iconic venue as his spiritual home this year. Collaborating with the hottest music stars across the globe, the Scottish born international DJ may bring some particularly well-known guests with him on the stage.

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