Ibiza Selects (August 22-28)
Aug 20, 2022
8 min read
There are still more than five weeks left of one of Ibiza’s most successful summers to date. However, this last full week of August features one final dance at some of the island’s biggest parties. Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy world-class DJs wrapping up the season. Plus, some other venues we recommend you stop by if you’re around this week!
Armin Van Buuren | Hï Ibiza | Monday, August 22
Who’s afraid of 138!? Trance music icon Armin van Buuren headlined six special shows on the island this summer. The Dutch DJ and producer has already played twice at Ushuaïa and this Monday will be playing at Hï for two more Mondays. Van Buuren will also return to Ushuaïa to close out his Ibiza tour in September. Armin has enjoyed past residencies at both of these venues with his euphoric mix of high-energy sounds and grooves. Armin covers everything from trance, to house, EDM, and future rave. He is a consistent innovator and remains at the very sharp end as a DJ/producer and Armada Music label owner, and currently holds the No. 3 spot in DJ Mag’s top DJ poll. Enjoy Armin Van Buuren’s special show this Monday at the top nightclub in the world! Get tickets for trance music legend show at Hï Ibiza from midnight this Monday
Carl Cox Invites Closing Party | DC10 | Tuesday, August 23
Oh yes, oh yes! Carl Cox’s last appearance this season takes place under the DC10 roof with his Carl Cox Invites party, which has been rocking the crowds on Tuesday nights this summer. One of the biggest DJs in the world has hosted seven events and invited many DJ friends to join him on the journey such as Laurent Garnier, Danny Tenaglia, Matador, Kink, Stimming, and many more.
The main room has been led by Awesome Soundwave (formed in 2017), Cox and Christopher Coe’s label, focused purely on live electronic artists to create albums or long-play projects. For this last affair, the king of techno will give party goers an exclusive LIVE performance in the main room. Plus, on the terrace, the iconic John Digweed is one of the guests on the roster, alongside Squire and of course, the main man himself. Enjoy “Carl Cox Invites” at DC10 one last time this summer! Book tickets for the last Carl Cox invites at DC10 this Tuesday
Carl Cox and Christopher Coe
Solomun + LIVE Closing Party | Destino Ibiza | Thursday, August 25
Miaden Solomun is one of the most admired artists on the island and hosts the busiest party under the two cherries on a Sunday night. The outdoor variation of the Solomun + 1 residency at Pacha—in which Solomun plays with just one guest during the party (culminating with a back-to-back)—comes to an end this Thursday at the Cap Martinet venue.
At Solomun + LIVE at Destino, the guest is always a live act that is followed by a closing DJ set from Solomun himself. A great afternoon adventure that features +LIVE favorite Frank Wiedemann, aka Âme, at the closing party this Thursday. Âme has played multiple times at the Diynamic label boss’ party before. Prepare to be surprised by a special back-to-back set on this occasion, but the only way to figure it out is to join the rendezvous! Do not miss the last chance to dance at Solomun’s outdoor gathering in the sunshine. Get tickets to enjoy Solomun + Live last party at Destino this summer
Trick Ibiza Closing Party | DC10 | Friday, August 26
Patrick Topping’s first-ever headline residency in Ibiza comes to an end after a two-month takeover of DC10. Topping’s biggest project to date has filled up both rooms at the Salinas institution every Friday with his label’s series featuring powerful sets and having some of the biggest names from the scene on board. Among the guests, the British DJ/producer has welcomed cutting-edge talents as well as long-time legends to show off the diversity of sounds that Trick is about. Eats Everything, Christian Smith, Dense & Pika, Kevin Saunderson, Denis Sulta, and Ida Engberg have all played under the imprint during past events. For the last Trick party of the season, Patrick invites Joris Voorn, Dense & Pika, Ben Hemsley, and many more. See you on the dancefloor! Get your tickets for Trick Closing at DC10 this Friday
Luciano Closing Party | Club Chinois | Saturday, August 27
This last Saturday night of August features Luciano headline his residency for the final time at Club Chinois. Switzerland-born and Chile-raised, Luciano has always been at the forefront of the electronic music scene worldwide since the 1990s. The Cadenza boss also began his Ibiza affair more than 15 years ago.
After his two-month takeover in his new Ibiza home for 2022, Luciano Nicolet has filled up Saturday nights with groove and a distinctive Latin flair at the 1,000-capacity venue in the Marina. Evolving from minimal techno to a characteristic blend of tech-house and remaining true to his lifelong passion and charming charisma, Luciano invites you to celebrate one last appearance at Club Chinois accompanied by German DJ and producer Butch and Circoloco’s regular Mink to close the season in style! Buy tickets to enjoy Luciano’s closing party at Club Chinois
There have also been a couple of curious additions to the sunset scene in San Antonio that we suggest you visit to spend a pleasant afternoon in front of the sea or dine while the night falls before heading to the club.
Space Eat & Dance
One of the island's best-known and most beloved businessmen, Pepe Roselló, has just launched an exciting leisure project on the famous coast of Ses Variades (a few meters away from the legendary Café del Mar), in his native San Antonio. The creator of the mythical Space Ibiza, who led 27 years of musical history at the Platja D’en Bossa venue (transformed into Hï Ibiza in 2017) and considered the best nightclub in the world more than a dozen times, says he wanted to create “The place where to meet us all: the old followers of Space, the people of Sant Antoni from so many generations and the new friends that, without a doubt, we will make along this path that now begins." Space Eat & Dance aims to offer residents and tourists a home with the purest Ibizan soul, providing a Mediterranean style food menu and an exquisite cocktail selection that will be topped with music and celebration during sunset and dinner time. All accompanied by music and a great atmosphere for all generations, bringing Space Ibiza’s magic to the present.
Space Eat & Dance is open Monday-Sunday from 12:30 pm-2 am.
Food at Monkey Ibiza
Located on San Antonio's famous sunset strip, the boho-chic Monkey brings a touch of Parisian class to Ibiza, inspired by Monkey Pigalle. Expect seasonal and fresh local products where the dishes are to be shared and the restaurant’s top chefs apply modern techniques with lots of creativity to each Mediterranean flavor. In regard to the decor, you will find a minimalist and warm atmosphere with exotic prints, Tulum furniture and white tones. There is even a trendy pool to cool off located at the bar and taste delicious wines from around the world or specialty cocktails (like Gin Monkey 47, voted the best Gin in the world in 2011).
After sunset, enter the Monkey Club and dance to groovy sounds from the electro music scene as well as performances by different singers. International DJs will make you spend an exciting evening full of promising encounters on the dancefloor, from the traditional Balearic sound to a more stripped-down, minimal Berlin flavor.
Monkey Ibiza is open Monday-Sunday from 1 p.m.-2 a.m.