Weekly Ibiza Selections (May 23–May 29)
May 21, 2022
7 min read
We’re just a few weeks into the season. Ibiza’s mega clubs have already thrown their official opening parties, and a few well-established summer residencies have kicked off. Every corner of Ibiza is overflowing with positive energy. There are plenty of options to discover the island, whether immersed in music, close to the sea, or surrounded by cliffs and woods. Whatever you fancy, below are some tips to make the most of this week from sunrise to sunset and beyond on the magic island!
Flower Power Opening | Pacha | May 23
Flower Power was launched in 1980 and really stands out from Ibiza’s musical landscape, an event where you’ll dance the night away to rock n’ roll and classics from the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s. Pacha has been home for this party since its origins and gets beautifully decorated with symbols of peace, love, and freedom. One of the most welcoming parties where people of all ages dance and sing along in the hippie spirit.
Tickets for Flower Power opening party at Pacha
A Wednesday Saga by Bedouin | Pacha | May 25
Tamer Malki and Rami Abousabe, known as Bedouin, have been crafting their distinct music style since they came together in 2012. Their hypnotic and spiritual rhythms captivate audiences and evoke the vibe of festivals like Burning Man, where they have performed on various occasions. Saga was born to pay homage to their Middle Eastern roots (Tamer is from Jordan and Rami from Egypt). It’s a psychedelic and mesmerizing experience they have taken around the world. On Wednesday, May 25, the Bedouin duo welcome a new era of their Ibiza residency with Saga’s first season at Pacha.
A Wednesday Saga with Bedouin at Pacha
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Music For Freaks | Pikes Ibiza | May 26
For a more intimate vibe, if you’re looking for the original spirit of Ibiza, you must head over to Pikes. It is a wonderland for locals and tourists alike, founded in the 1970s and set in the rural hills outside San Antonio. This enchanting venue is home to everyone who wants to celebrate their authentic selves. It has received guests such as Grace Jones, Bon Jovi, George Michael, and Freddy Mercury throughout its history. On Thursday, May 26, the pure disco and house label Music For Freaks (created in 1999 by Luke Solomon and Justin Harris) take over Pikes. The Sunset Terrace will come alive for one night only as dancers revel in the fine art of being freaks.
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Children of the 80s | Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza | May 27
Children of the 80s is a weekly residency created in 2015 by The Night League (Ushuaïa and Hï Ibiza founders), bringing old-school vibes and smiles to the Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza. One of the most popular outdoor gatherings for Ibiza workers and residents and the flagship party for the universal hotel brand. This old-school party takes place at Europe’s first Hard Rock Hotel on the beach, located next to Ushuaïa on the shores of Platja D’en Bossa. Every Friday from 7 pm, it brings the authentic tunes and vibes of the 80s and 90s through legendary live acts and tributes. On May 27, Children of the 80s begins the season with The Best of Abba tribute by Waterloo, Dream3team Reload, and resident DJs Petit and Vazquez, better known as La Movida. So relive the magic and put on your best vintage outfit!
Join Children of the 80s opening party at Hard Rock Hotel
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WooMoon | Cova Santa | May 27
Ibiza has countless beautiful seaside hangouts, but its countryside and interior villages are just as gorgeous. Located between the mountains, very close to Sant Josep town, Cova Santa is a breathtaking cave, restaurant, and event venue. Since 2012 Cova Santa has hosted exciting outdoor parties that continue into the night inside the cave. This Friday, the venue owned by superclub Amnesia opens its doors to welcome a new season with its flagship party Woomoon, celebrating the new moon with live art, interactive performances, and nomadic music by Nu and Oliver Koletzki on Friday, May 27, from 5 pm. WooMoon is a unique conceptual event on the island that we highly recommend you experience at least once!
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elrow | Amnesia | May 28
Elrow is undoubtedly one of the craziest parties in the world. It’s called Amnesia, home on the island since 2017, the perfect locale to make magic happen during the summer season. You’ll feel part of the show from the beginning of the night as you get pulled in by extravagant performances, mind-blowing production, and colorful festive decor. On top of this, elrow brings some of the best house and techno artists from the international music scene to create what is sure to be an unforgettable night in Ibiza. You can pick from 19 different dates and themes.
Buy your tickets for elrow opening party at Amnesia
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Party tips aside, every day is an adventure here, and enjoying the sunsets in Ibiza is a daily ritual for holidaymakers.
On the western coastline near San Antonio town lies Cala Comte, a picture-perfect beach. Take a dip in the turquoise Mediterranean waters and let the white sand get between your toes. It is also an excellent spot for snorkeling and sunsets. Grab a bite at Sunset Ashram, a bohemian restaurant with a mix of Japanese, Indian, and Mediterranean cuisine located in a beautiful cove that provides a special sunset session by Balearic DJs. We recommend you book ahead if you want a table or hammock to enjoy the day out!
Another magical place on the outskirts of the San Antonio village to watch the sunset is Hostal La Torre, located in Cap Negret. It hosts daily “Sunsets with music” to celebrate Balearic beats and chill-out from 5 pm, courtesy of some of the island’s best resident DJs. La Torre is a boutique hostel that offers accommodation, Mediterranean food, and delicious cocktails. It is an ideal location as the horizon meets the sea just in front of its chic terrace, and the sun sets right in the middle during the summer.
Hostal La Torre