There is a wealth of bars and clubs dotted across the island, all which offer entertainment from sundown to sun up. Ibiza Town, Playa d'en Bossa and San Antonio are the main party hubs, with San Jose and San Rafael also boasting a vibrant scene for a perfect night out.
The great thing about Ibiza is that everything can be reached by just a taxi ride away or using the island’s Discobus, a regular and inexpensive bus service that will take you to a variety of superclubs from June to September until the early hours of the morning.
Ibiza Town & Dalt Vila
The island’s capital is an exciting and vibrant setting, buzzing with an international crowd including stylish fashionistas, savvy restaurateurs and Ibiza’s signature hippy crowd. The social scene in Ibiza Town is lively between May and early October, with a host of bars and underground clubs to enjoy. Many of the island’s superclubs are situated within just a walk or short taxi ride. with an endless choice of quirky bars bursting with life and charm.
The bohemian area of Dalt Vila offers an eclectic mix of bars throughout its winding cobbled streets and is home to a vibrant gay quarter in the backstreets of Sa Penya which comes alive at night. The neighbouring Port of Ibiza also offers a lively atmosphere and is the perfect setting to enjoy drinks before a night out on the town.
For those that want to indulge in a more exclusive setting, the sophisticated area of Marina Botafoch offers the chance to rub shoulders with the rich and famous in a truly extraordinary setting. Here you will find the iconic Pacha, which has an impressive schedule of events with some of the biggest DJs in the world headlining its weekly residencies. Also in Marina Botafoch are Lío and Heart Ibiza, both offering a unique experience that combines live music, performances and dining while boasting striking views across the iconic Dalt Vila skyline. Keeper Ibiza also can be found in the area, offering a vibrant ambience and plenty of uplifting music to dance the night away under starlit skies.
Playa d'en Bossa
On the east coast of the island, you will find one of the most popular nightlife areas in Ibiza, Playa d'en Bossa, which has a wealth of beach clubs, bars, cafes and restaurants, as well as some of the best events on the island. The party vibe along its beach, Ibiza's longest stretch of sand, is vibrant throughout the day with a host of beach parties enticing sun worshippers to dance against the backdrop of the glorious Mediterranean Sea. Bora Bora Ibiza is one of the island’s most iconic spots – a classic daytime party that hosts a great selection of local and international DJs who entrance their crowds.
After dark, DJs continue to spin their Balearic beats with its promenade providing the perfect setting for a spot of people watching. Starting the party in the early evening is Ushuaïa, encased within the Ushuaia Beach Hotel. This extraordinary open-air venue hosts legendary parties featuring some of the biggest names in electronic music. As well as an otherworldly stage production, guests can feast their eyes on amazing dancers and a great VIP area filled with celebrities and a jet-set crowd.
Playa d’en Bossa is also home to one of the most exciting venues on the island, Hï Ibiza, where you will be well and truly covered for sleepless beat-driven summer nights. Even with just a few years from its inception, it has already become the place to be for undisputed clubbing. Created by the geniuses behind Ushuaïa, the venue has secured its place on Ibiza’s map for its state of the art facilities and extraordinary offering of music.
The bustling town of San Antonio is well known as a party-goers playground, with an array of bars and clubs lining its streets and its iconic Sunset Strip setting the tone for a magical evening in Ibiza. The town is a popular place for Brits abroad, here you will find party people and seasonal workers uniting with a wonderful feel-good vibe. As well as a host of bars offering an idyllic setting to watch the sun go down, Cafe del Mar and Cafe Mambo provide the perfect chilled atmosphere before the beat picks up in the late evening.
You will also be amazed by the area’s superclubs that provide unbeatable nights out in Ibiza. The iconic Es Paradis is one of the most beautiful on the island, with a garden that oozes glamour and charm. You will also find the famous Eden here, which has a jam-packed schedule of events throughout the summer. And, just outside of San Antonio, is the legendary Pikes Ibiza, an infamous boutique hotel that hosts some of the most unique musical events of the year.
To party at the oldest and most legendary superclub on the White Isle you will head to the central town of San Rafael where Amnesia is found. This clubbing institution has changed the lives of music lovers since the 1970s, gaining international accolades for its exquisite offering of musical diversity. The striking building is divided into different rooms, with a spectacular terrace and a pulsating main room that hosts incredible shows and performances, providing an eclectic mix of techno, trance, disco and house seven nights a week.
Situated near the airport of Ibiza, DC10 is a must-visit if you seek an immersive and exciting adventure. With a superstar schedule of DJs gracing the decks, its Circo Loco Monday sessions are the stuff of legends, as well as its annual opening and closing parties, and its infamous New Year’s Day celebration.
Santa Eulalia & San Carlos
In the north-east of Ibiza, the town of Santa Eulalia is quieter but can certainly hold its own when it comes to nightlife, opting for a more traditional Spanish feel of late-night promenades, tapas and live music. Guarana Nightclub is the area’s top pick, being the ideal place to enjoy a drink with friends on the terrace or to dance the night away inside the club to live DJs and local musicians. Venturing slightly north from Santa Eulalia, in San Carlos, you will find Las Dalias. Although serving as a large market, there is always a great schedule of live music throughout the summer and is perfect for anyone that wants to immerse themselves in Ibiza’s signature hippy vibe.