The Ibiza Closing Parties
The 2014 party season may only just be starting but it’s the Ibiza closing parties that we are most exciiiiiited about! With clubs like Pacha, Space, Ushuaia and Privilege hosting some of the best and biggest parties of the year, the Ibiza closing parties are world-renowned for being glittering explosions of excess that bid adieu to a raucous summer season. The Ibiza closing parties celebrate a summer of dance music and electric nightlife, ensuring that the season ends with an incredible bang.
Here’s our pick of the top Ibiza closing parties that impress year after year:
Space Ibiza closing party
The Space Closing Fiesta is one of the most popular Ibiza closing parties and it’s easy to see why. With incredible DJ line-ups that get more and more impressive every year, six different areas and an electric atmosphere that others can only try to emulate, the Space Ibiza closing party is not one to be missed. This year’s opening party has confirmed acts including The Chemical Brothers, James Zabiela and Gelab…. With an opening line-up like this, we’re positive that the closing party is going to be as equally epic. This year: 5th October.
Ibiza Rocks closing party
Ibiza Rocks successfully flies the alternative flag for rock and indie on an island where dance music reigns supreme. Previous live acts include Arctic Monkeys, Florence & the Machine, The Streets and LCD Soundsystem. 2012 saw the launch of W.A.R!, a DJ led night welcoming some of the most electric and influential names in electronic music. Think 2manyDJs, Mark Ronson and Example. This year’s closing party is set to be massive with Bombay Bicycle club headlining the Rocks stage. This year: 17th September.
DC10 closing party
DC10 is located in an old airport hangar at the end of Ibiza airport and this unique setting makes for an unforgettably amazing experience. CircoLoco at DC10 promises a no frills party; forget the light and laser shows, the pyrotechnics, the VIP tables and the White Isle glamour… DC10 is all about the music, bringing a vast array of underground and techno DJs to the stage for a shared experience based on a unanimous and irrepressible love of music. This year: 6th October.
Pacha Ibiza closing parties
Pacha’s run of closing parties begins on the 23rd September and dances through to the 5th October for nights such as Pure Pacha, Insane and Solomun +1. 2014’s line-ups haven’t been announced yet but based on past acts (Armand Van Helden, Bob Sinclair, David Guetta, Steve Lawler) we know that this year is going to be Pacha’s best. This year: TBC
Ushuaia closing party
This year’s date has yet to be confirmed however the Ushuaia closing party is usually held a week before the Space closing party, which takes place on the 5th October this year. There’s only one word to describe this closing party… LEGENDARY! With big name DJs and a fantastic combination of commercial and underground sounds, the Ushuaia Ibiza closing party is definitely the best way to bid farewell to an epic summer of sunshine, music and parties. This year: TBC
Privilege closing party
Privilege Ibiza is the island’s largest super-club and truly has to be seen to be believed. Its vast size encompasses several different rooms and even a swimming pool, providing an Ibiza experience like no other. 2014’s new resident DJ is controversial act of the moment Miley Cyrus, who will be leading Get Wrecked with Miley. Confirmed guests for the season include Tiesto and Avicii which makes us very excited for the closing party. Details have yet to be announced but we’re positive that it’s going to be an explosive night to remember! This year: 8th September.
Ibiza boat party
If you prefer your parties on the waves in the form of a boat party then the closing parties to look out for are the Float Your Boat – We Love Closing Boat Party (San Antonio and Playa d’en Bossa), the Ibiza Rocks the Boat closing party and the Noah’s Ark closing boat party.
Where to stay?
So now you’ve got the lowdown on the Ibiza closing parties, the next question is where to stay? We have some amazing Ibiza hotels on offer in some of the best Ibiza resorts, ensuring cheap holidays and the best deals.
Ibiza is known as the ‘White Isle’ and has some of the most beautiful beaches and coves in the Mediterranean. We’d recommend staying in either Ibiza Town, San Antonio or Playa d’en Bossa; all of these areas welcome clubbers and are perfectly placed for holidaymakers looking to enjoy the Ibiza closing parties. The closing parties mark the end of a fabulous summer of fun, taking place in September and October, so expect average temperatures of 20-28°C (September) and 17-24°C (October).
Ibiza Town glows with a glamorous, cosmopolitan electricity that attracts the European jet set and those looking to enjoy Ibiza’s party scene. There are beautiful nearby beaches just a few minutes away and the town boasts an eclectic mix of shops, bars, restaurants and cafes. If you’re heading to the Pacha Ibiza closing party then this is a great destination for you as Pacha is situated in Ibiza Town.
Famous for its sunsets and vibrant nightlife, San Antonio is the perfect destination for travellers looking to enjoy the Ibiza closing parties. With some beautifully white sandy beaches and pristine water, San Antonio is the perfect base for your Ibiza closing parties’ trip. It is home to the Ibiza Rocks bar, Eden and the infamous Café del Mar on the Sunset Strip.
Playa d’en Bossa
Playa d’en Bosaa is an internationally renowned resort which attracts celebrities and holiday-makers alike. Ibiza’s longest beach is situated here; it has beautiful clear blue water and golden sand, providing a great choice of beach activities for you to enjoy. Relax on Bali beds, enjoy luxurious menus at the beach bars, hire a Pedalo, kite surf or go diving… there is something for everyone. When it comes to the Ibiza closing parties, Playa d’en Bossa is the perfect destination to stay in if you want to be right at the heart of the action. Sankeys, Bora Bora Beach Club, Space, Ushuaia and DC10 are all based here.
Tips and Tricks
Buy your Ibiza closing party club tickets before you arrive. Visit the clubs’ official web pages and sites like www.ibiza2014.net and www.ibiza-spotlight.com to purchase now, saving money and precious holiday time when you’re out there. This also helps shorten the queue times meaning you can get inside your chosen club and start partying sooner!
Food and Drink
Keep hydrated and eat well when you get chance, ensuring that your energy is kept at a maximum high. The beach bars and restaurants can get busy but there are plenty of shops and supermarkets to choose from, perfect for a midday beach picnic.
Exploring the Island
It’s said that Ibiza has around 90 beaches, most of which are accessible by foot from public transport or the larger beaches, so adventure out around the island.. who knows what you might find.
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