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The Ultimate Ibiza 2017 Guide

The only place to get your White Isle information

  • Words: Mixmag Staff | Photos: Vision Seven Media, Phrank
  • 26 May 2017

The season is here, it's 2017 and we're ready to fucking go.

Ibiza is and always has been a mecca for dance music around the world. It's an Island dedicated to dance music and if you've experienced the Balearic paradise before then you know what to expect, if you haven't been yet, then what the hell are you waiting for?

Whether you're a seasoned veteran or a complete newcomer, this is where you need to look for your Ibiza essentials. All the clubs, all the parties, all the important information.

Get ready, Ibiza waits for nobody. Get those flights booked and let's get dancing.


Urbanización San Rafael, s/n 07816 San Rafael

Tickets: From €20

Time: 23:59–06:00

Capacity: 10,000

Soundsystem: Funktion-One

Directions: L3 Discobus to San Rafael from both San Antonio
and Ibiza Town. L3B Discobus from Playa d’En Bossa



Tuesday: Pure Carl Cox

July 11, July 18

The most formidable name in techno fronts a new two-date mini-residency at Privilege. Genre heavyweights Joseph Capriati, Nicole Moudaber, tINI, Cassy, The Martinez Brothers, Kerri Chandler and Nastia feature on a line-up contrived for truly humungous rooms.

Tuesday: Resistance

Weekly, July 25 to September 12

Eight weeks of hangar-sized deep techno, brought to you by the guys behind Ultra Festival. Sasha and John Digweed reunite to headline the first six dates. If you want to catch the legendary pairing performing together this summer, Resistance is your only option.




June 1; September date TBA

After performing at the Vista Club back in 2015 for Do Not Sleep, Richy Ahmed fell in love with the vibe inside everyone’s favourite glass panelled back room. With Ahmed’s FOURTHIRTYTWO parties currently selling out across the UK, expect his Balearic shows to do the same – especially with Mathew Jonson providing live support.

Thursday: Afterlife

Weekly, June 29 to September 28

If you like your techno dark, hypnotic and somewhat experimental, Tale Of Us are curating a party just for you. Expect this summer’s Afterlife concept to compare to last year’s incarnation at Space, with DJs Dixon, Mathew Jonson and Rødhåd alongside
a plethora of live acts.


Weekly, June 2 to September 22

In stark contrast to Ibiza’s nightly status quo, IAMARICHBITCH is a hotspot for contemporary urban sounds. DJs dropping hip hop, reggaeton, fusion moombahton and US-style trap music share the stage with live performers against a backdrop of choreographed production.






07820 San Antonio Ibiza

Tickets: from €20

Time: 23:59 to 06:00

Capacity: 2,500

Soundsystem: Void

Directions: L3 Discobus from Ibza Town, L3B Discobus from Playa d’En Bossa

Monday: Mansion

Weekly, June 12 to September 11

Liverpool-based promotions crew Mansion return to Ibiza for a second summer. Cultured commercial house with Mick Willow, Dom Townsend and
Ian Longo.



Wednesday: Audio Rehab

Weekly, June 14 to September 27

London imprint and Ministry of Sound regulars. Expect bass-heavy, future facing tech-house aplenty from top White Isle regulars Flashmob, Tapesh and German Brigante.

Thursday: Magna Carta x Faction

Weekly, June 15 to September 14

These two underground tech-house brands first paired up in 2014, when Magna Carta asked Faction to support their weekly parties at Sankeys. The duo return to Eden this summer with Jozef K, Apollo 84 and Leftwing & Kody set to star.

Friday: Taste The Punch / Trance Family Unite

Weekly, June 16 to September 29

UK party brand Taste The Punch launch their first ever Ibiza residency. Catch Faithless behind the decks, with support from Toolroom boss Mark Knight, Monki, Tough Love and Marshall Jefferson. Trance Family Unite are in the recently reopened backroom.

Saturday: Tropical Wonderland

Weekly, June 10 to September 23

Famous for their infamous sunset boat parties, which set sail every day during the summer, Pukka-Up also like to large it on dry land. After gigs at Space and Pacha, this season it’s the turn of Eden to host Pukka-Up’s epic hands-in-the-air anthems.

Sunday: Defected

Weekly, May 21 to October 1

Quality house music driven
by some of the biggest names in the game, including MK, Oliver Dollar, Dennis Ferrer and Amine Edge & Dance.


Ctra. Ibiza a San Antonio KM5, 07816 San Rafael

Time: 23:59 to 06:00

Tickets: from €40, VIP from €70

Capacity: 5,000

Soundsystem: V-Prof

Directions: L3 Discobus from San Antonio / Ibiza Town, L3B Discobus from Playa d’En Bossa

Monday: Cocoon

Weekly, May 29 to October 2

The world’s finest techno DJs will perform alongside genre pioneer Sven Väth this season: Richie Hawtin has been locked down to five dates, Drumcode boss Adam Beyer seven, Ricardo Villalobos six, and Nina Kraviz five.

Tuesday: Together

Weekly, June 6 to September 19

Bass, house and assorted broken beats dominate at this Brit-rammed party. Gorgon City, Hannah Wants and MK provide the house jams on the Terrace, leaving the likes of Chase & Status and Rudimental to manage the Main Room.

Wednesday: HYTE

Weekly, June 28 to October 4

Serious underground aficionados love this techno-fest: check out the HYTE Pre-Opening Party on May 31, with Loco Dice, Pan-Pot and Chris Liebing.

Thursday: Cream

Weekly, June 8 to September 21

Forget the ice cannons and search-and-destroy lasers, massive house, trance and EDM DJs fuel this legendary party. Main resident Fatboy Slim will curate much of the eclectic output, with co-headliners Paul Van Dyk and Above & Beyond on multiple dates.

Friday: Music On

Weekly, May 19 to October 6 & 7

Italian DJ demi-god Marco Carola’s night is one the busiest underground parties on the island, make sure you arrive early to avoid the peak-time queues, even if you’re on the guestlist.

Saturday: Elrow

Weekly, June 3 to September 30

After roadblock summers at Privilege and Space, Elrow take their twisted tech-house masquerade to Amnesia. Add this crazed confetti-fest to your Balearic bucketlist now.

Sunday: Foam & Diamonds / TBA

Weekly, July 2

Expect extravagant décor and EDM tunes aplenty from everyone’s favourite hotel heiress, Paris Hilton!

Pukka Up

Avenida Dr Fleming, San Antonio, Ibiza

Tickets: From €75 at

Opening Times: Meet for the pre-party at Bar Rio in San Antonio Marina at 16:00 (15:00 in September), before the boat sets sail at 18:00 (17:00 in September). Catch the free Pukka Up buses to Amnesia from 23.00. HotBed opens at 12.00. Cuckoo Land opens at 13:00.

Capacity: 250 per boat

Soundsystem: Void at Rio

Tuesday: Sunset Boat Party

Daily, June 6 to September 19

It’s all about hands-in-the-air house tunes aboard Pukka Up’s remodelled party boats. You can also use your amazing value Pukka Up ticket at Amnesia, where MK and Hannah Wants are this year’s Together residents. And if you’re still going the following morning, you can use your ticket again to score free entry to Hotbed presented by Abode at Ocean Beach!

Saturday: Sunset Boat Party

Daily, June 10 to September 23

After a three-hour cruise around the island aboard one of Pukka Up’s open-top party boats, all the action shifts to dry land at Tropical Wonderland at Eden. But keep hold of your ticket because you can use it again the next day at Ibiza Rocks Hotel, where Do Not Sleep will be hosting their brand-new Cuckoo Land pool parties, with Latmun a core resident.

Ocean Beach

Carrer des Molí, 12-14, 07820 San Antonio

Ticket price: €15 to €25 advance.

Times: 12:00 to 22:00 Soundsystem: Void

Capacity: 1,500

Directions: L3B Discobus from Playa d’En Bossa; bus number 3 from Ibiza Town

Monday: Hed Kandi

Weekly, May 29 to October 2

Big brand disco, house, glitz and glamour with live poolside performances.

Tuesday: Kisstory

Weekly, May 30 to September 26

Shortee Blitz dropping garage and hip-hop bombs at this outdoor Kiss FM event.

Wednesday: HotBed

Weekly, June 21 to September 6

Vocal house from this UK production team working in Ibiza for the first time.

Thursday: Ministry of Sound

Weekly, June 15 to September 28

Resident DJ Spoony drops r’n’b, hip hop and house by the pool.

Friday: Pool Party

Weekly, May 5 to October 6

Daytime, in-house party classics to kick-start your weekend.

Saturday: Soul Heaven

Weekly, June 3 to September 30

Classic US house sounds airing throughout the day at this legendary label party.

Sunday: Various parties on rotation

Weekly, April 30 to October 1

Sin Sundays, Superfoxx, Boat Club Promotions, Candypants, Kinky Malinki and more.

Es Paradis

Carrer Salvador Espriu, 20, 07820 San Antonio

Tickets: From €15

Time: 23:59 to 06:00

Capacity: 2,500

Soundsystem: JBL

Directions: L3 Discobus from Ibiza Town, L3B Discobus from PDB

Monday: Es Paradis presents

Weekly, June 5 to September 18

Old-skool trance and jungle classics from DJs Slipmatt, Dave Pearce, and Fabio & Grooverider.

Tuesday: We Love Brasil

Weekly, June 6 to September 19

House anthems with a South American flavour from Marcos Carnaval and DJ Moffous.

Wednesday: TBA

Thursday: TBA

Friday: Fiesta Del Agua

Weekly, May 19 to September 22

This water party started in 1973 and is now Ibiza’s longest-running night.

Saturday: Guilty Pleasures

Weekly, June 3 to September 23

Pop and commercial dance hits from this UK promoter.

Sunday: Glow Neon Party

Weekly, May 21 to September 17

End the week at this vivid neon paint party.

Ibiza Rocks Hotel

Calle Cervantes 27, 07820 San Antonio, Ibiza

Tickets: Early-bird from €20, standard from €30, VIP standing from €50, VIP tables from €80, all + booking fee.

Time: 19:00–23:59 on Tuesdays, 14:00–22:00 on Thursdays and Sundays.

Capacity: 2,800

Soundsystem: Void

Directions: Bus 3 from Ibiza Town, L3B discobus from PDB

Tuesday: Ibiza Rocks

Weekly, July 4 to September 5

Live music on the White Isle was a rarity prior to the launch of Ibiza Rocks, which caters for folk, pop and rock addicts on a weekly basis. Grammy award-winners Clean Bandit and emotive indie balladeers Bastille top the bill, with grime headliner Stormzy hosting a multi-stage mini-festival on July 11.

Tuesday: Elrow

August 8, August 22

The wackiest tech-house brand in the world lands in San Antonio for two exclusive pop-up pool parties. No doubt Elrow’s daytime incarnation will be as twisted as the after dark version – and for once you’ll be able to use those outlandish inflatables in the pool!

Thursday: We Are Rockstars / Toddla T’s Carnival

Weekly, June 1 to July 13

DJs Wilkinson, Redlight and Preditah champion a breadth of genres beside the pool at W.A.R., where UK house, bass and garage sounds are all fully endorsed. Expect Toddla T’s new gig to swank a Caribbean vibe; rap super-
stars Sean Paul and Lethal Bizzle headline a date apiece.

Thursday: Craig David’s TS5 Pool Party

Weekly, July 20 to September 21

Peak season r’n’b from the platinum-selling UK garage pioneer, Craig David. Expect the mojito-soaked atmosphere at this one to be totally off the scale as last summer’s hottest new pool party returns for a second season of old-skool anthems.

Sunday: Do Not Sleep presents Cuckoo Land

Weekly, May 21 to September 24

After stints at Privilege and Space, Darius Syrossian and co have a new home. San Antonio’s infinitely influential workers’ crowd are already hyping the significance of San An Sundays, a holy day when underground purists no longer need to travel to Playa d’En Bossa to get their stomping house music fix.


Carretera de las Salinas KM1, Ses Salinas

Tickets: From €30

Time: 16:00 – 06:00

Capacity 1,500

Soundsystem: Void

Directions: Taxi from San Antonio €40, €20 from Ibiza Town, €10 from Playa d’En Bossa

Monday: Circoloco

Weekly from May 22

Often controversial but always culturally on-point, Circoloco is the party that put DC10 on the map. House and tech heavyweights Seth Troxler, Jamie Jones, Kerri Chandler, Jackmaster and The Black Madonna headline this season’s Opening Party, which is universally regarded as a clubland rite of passage.

Wednesday: Paradise

Weekly, June 21 to September 27

Inspired by the DC10 dancefloor during the minimal era, Jamie Jones and his Hot Creations crew launched their own party back in 2012. Having evolved beyond the deep house boom, the sonic output at this essential underground event is now better suited to avant-garde tech-house fans.

Friday: Diynamic Showcase

July 14

In true DC10 style, there hasn’t been a great deal of promotion for this one off pop-up party. But the line-up speaks for itself. If you want to catch Solomun, Adriatique and H.O.S.H rocking the DC10 Terrace and Kollektiv Turmstrasse performing
live this is your chance.

Friday: Wild Life

Weekly, July 21 to August 11

In February, Disclosure announced that they were taking time out from the scene to enjoy some much needed rest. Thankfully, that excludes fronting brand-new four date mini-
residencies in Ibiza! Move fast to score a ticket for this themed event.

Hï Ibiza

Playa d’En Bossa s/n, 07817 Sant Josep de sa Talaia

Tickets from €40. Peak season standard from €50.

Time: 23:59 to 06:00

Soundsystem: Adamson

Directions: L3B Discobus from San Antonio; 14 / L14 bus from Ibiza Town


Martin Garrix presents Multiply (Theatre) / Thomas Jack (Club)

Weekly, July 3 to September 18 (excluding September 4)



Eric Prydz (Theatre) / Andrea Oliva & Friends (Club)

Weekly, June 20 to August 22



U R with Armin van Buuren (Theatre) / U R with Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano (Club)

Weekly, June 21 to September 13



In The Dark Joris Voorn - Nic Fanciulli - Kölsch - Luciano - Steve Lawler

Weekly, June 8 to September 28




Weekly, June 9 to September 29 (excluding August 4)



Black Coffee

Weekly, June 3 to September 30



Hï Sundays Afrojack - Hardwell - Steve Angelo - Oliver Heldens

Sundays, July 2 to September 17


Av. 8 d’Agost 07800 Ibiza Town

Tickets: from €53, VIP table from €500

Time: 23:59 to 06:00

Capacity: 3,000

Soundsystem: D&B Audiotechnik

Directions: L3 Discobus from San An; L14 Discobus from PDB; taxi from San Antonio around €40.

Monday: Flower Power

Weekly, May 29 to October 2

Take a trip back to the swinging 60s at this far-out hippie shindig, where flowers, flares and bohemian décor are very much in vogue. As for the tunes, tracks by The Beatles, The Doors and the Rolling Stones shore up the retro theme.

Tuesday: Mosaic by Maceo

Weekly, May 30 to October 3

Low violet lighting, future pagan dancers, giant LED prisms and atmospheric tech-house are the key components. And don’t forget the experimental line-ups, curated by Maceo Plex, which continue to broaden Pacha’s musical horizons.

Wednesday: My House by Martin Solveig

Weekly, May 31 to October 4

Former Pure Pacha resident, pop singer/songwriter Martin Solveig, was awarded his own night back in 2015. Musically, the output is best described as upbeat electro house, speckled with floor-filling elements of future disco.

Thursday: F*** Me I’m Famous

Weekly, June 1 to October 5

Buy your tickets to David Guetta’s roadblock FMIF party months in advance, or you won’t get in. Pacha go all-out on the production front here, providing plenty of glitz and glamour to accompany the indiscriminate pop-star adoration that sweeps the venue every Thursday night.

Friday: Labyrinth

Weekly, May 26 to October 6

After the success of his Knee Deep In Sound mini-residency, Hot Since 82 makes a welcome return to Pacha. The roster is filled with top tech-house names, including Adam Beyer, Maya Jane Coles and Dubfire.

Saturday: Pure Pacha

Weekly, May 27 to October 7
Bob Sinclar headlines this big-room, mainstream house extravaganza popular with international party heads and fashion-conscious locals. Dress stylishly for this one.

Sunday: Solomun+1

Weekly, May 28 to October 15

If you like your tech-house dark and groovy, Solomun’s Pacha residency ticks all the boxes. You’ll find the unstoppable Diynamic boss down on the dancefloor in his bespoke DJ booth, playing b2b with a guest of his choice. It’s all about intimate vibes and deep musical journeys.


Avenida Miramar 164, Es Pujols, Formentera, 07871

Tickets from €20, VIP from €300

Capacity: 800

Soundsystem: Funktion-One

Directions: Four different companies run daily ferries from the port in Ibiza Town to Ibiza’s sister island, Formentera. The journey takes approximately 30 minutes each way and will cost you at least €35 for a return ticket.


Carrer de les Alzines, Playa d’En Bossa, Ibiza

Ticket price: Advance tickets from €25

Opening times: 23:59 to 06:00

Capacity: 1,500

Soundsystem: Void in the Basement; Pioneer in the LAB.

Directions: L3B Discobus bus to Playa d’En Bossa from San An; L14 Discobus from the Port; taxi from San Antonio €35

Monday: The Redlight

Weekly, June 19 to September 25

US house meets UK garage in the LAB and the infamous low-ceilinged Basement room.

Tuesday: Do Not Sleep

Weekly, June 27 to September 26

House and techno from Darius Syrossian, who returns to Sankeys after a two-year hiatus.

Wednesday: Warriors

May 31 and October 4

Dual dates for tech-house kingpin Steve Lawler this summer, with support coming from Denney.

Wednesday: Dance 88/89

Weekly, June 7 to September 20

Old-skool house music vibes at this nostalgic acid invocation, with Mr C and more.

Thursday: Unusual Suspects

Weekly, May 11 to September 28

Tech-house party with a strong cult following andhot prospects like Rick Maia behind the decks.

Friday: Rebels Cave

Weekly, June 23 to September 29

A new deep-tech party from the Capadi Rebel crew, better known for their boat parties.

Saturday: Sankeys Sabados

Weekly, May 6 to September 30

Underground sounds from some of the very best resident DJs on the island.

Sunday: Abode

Weekly, June 11 to September 17

London-based promotion crew influenced by the sounds of Chicago and Detroit.

Benimussa Park

Carrer del Romani 18, 07820, San Antonio

Tickets From 20€

Time: 16:00 – 23:59

Capacity: 3,200

Soundsystem: JBL

Directions: From San Antonio, either walk or catch the number 3 bus from San An, asking the driver to stop at Zoo Project. From Ibiza Town, catch the number 3 bus

Tuesday: The Zoo Project Evolution

Weekly, May 9 to October 10

Rave beside the famous seal pit with this long-standing tech-house party brand.

Thursday: Unusual Suspects Open Air

Begins May 18 with five further dates TBA

Raresh and Praslea top the bill at this brand-new underground event.

Saturday: Zoo Project

Weekly, June 17 to September 23

Get your body painted and stomp around to Terry Francis.

Sunday: Captured Festival

September 10

A full day of trance tunes beside the pool at this annual event headlined by John O’Callaghan.


Av. 8 d’Agost 07800 Ibiza Town, Ibiza

Tickets: from €53, VIP table from €500

Time: 23:59 to 06:00

Capacity: 3,000

Soundsystem: D&B Audiotechnik

Directions: L3 Discobus from San An; L14 Discobus from PDB; taxi from San Antonio around €40

Tuesday: tINI And The Gang

Monthly from June 20

After her legendary beach parties were stomped by the law, tINI and her team have regrouped, finding the perfect home for their atmospheric sound at Underground. Ibiza based DJ/producer Julian Perez and his Fathers & Sons label will also stage events on Tuesdays, as will the guys behind Caprices Festival.

Wednesday: Nastia presents Propaganda

Monthly, dates TBA.

Breaking news here, as Ukrainian techno star Nastia assumes control of her first ever Ibiza residency. Local imprint NG Trax will also host gigs on Wednesday,
and if the rumours are to be believed, Dana Ruh’s Brouqade Records has been locked down to a monthly timeslot as well.

Thursday: Rhadoo & Friends

Weekly, dates TBA

Romanian techno DJ Rhadoo has been a mainstay here for the past five years. If you like dissident 4/4 beats and are looking to get off the beaten track in Ibiza this summer, this under the radar event is most definitely worth a look.

Friday: Underground Local

Weekly, dates TBA

More educated house and techno from Ibiza’s best resident DJs, including former Zoo Project resident Funk E, Pacha’s Willie Graff and ex-pat Alex Celler.

Saturday: Ibiza Underground

Weekly, dates TBA

Line-up information is currently a bit thin on the ground for this one, but in recent years this in-house event has always attracted top avant-garde names. Last summer, for instance, the one and only Mathew Jonson, Germany’s Sammy Dee and Robot party founder Bill Patrick all headlined.


Camí Sa Vorera, S/N, 07820 Sant Antoni de Portmany

Tickets: Invite/guestlist Only

Time: 19:00 until late

Capacity: Limited

Soundsystem: Void

Directions: Taxi from San An around €8. From Ibiza Town or PDB, at least €35

Monday: Doorly presents Reptile Disfunction

Weekly, June 5 to June 19

Quality house music from turntable talent Doorly, who unveils his brand-new party concept at Pikes. Anticipate lots of mad theatre and immersive fun at this one, with Doorly dropping extended sets on a new Void rig.

Monday: DJ Harvey is Mercury Rising

Weekly, August 7 to September 25

Dance music myth, magic and mystery from the incredible DJ Harvey, who designs the décor and plays all night long. Musically, this super-
trippy ride traverses everything from sci-fi instrumentals to techno, via disco and house, as Pikes’ cultural attaché dives into his bottomless record crate.

Tuesday: Rocks Nights

Weekly, June 20 to September 19

Wondering where to go after the weekly live events at Ibiza Rocks Hotel? Well, the band always head up to Pikes, where some of the best DJs on the island can be heard spinning retro pop, rock, folk and indie tunes.

Wednesday: Paul Oakenfold’s Generations

Weekly, August 2 to August 23

Only the very best in trance and house, fused with a steady supply of underground classics, from one of the true pioneers of the UK dance scene: Paul Oakenfold. It’ll be interesting to see how Oakie’s big-room persona translates to the intimate dancefloor in Freddies.

Saturday: Pikes House Party

Weekly, May 6 to October 7

Headline DJs Artwork, Leon Vynehall and Matthew Bushwacka! lead this carefully curated in-house shindig. Don’t miss the
live acts and artistic performances and if you’re feeling brave you can always road-test your vocal chords in Sunny’s Karaoke Bathtub!

Sunday: Pikes on Sundays

Weekly, May 7 to October 22

Hosted by The Brothers Grim, aka former We Love… promoters Mark Broadbent and Andrew Livesey, this super-friendly party starts at noon. Make sure you take your appetite with you, because the eclectic tunes are always followed by a Sunday Roast.


Playa d’En Bossa 10, 07817 Sant Jordi de Ses Salines

Tickets from €35, VIP from €1,800

Time: 15:00 to 23:59

Capacity: 7,000

Soundsystem: Adamson

Directions: L3B Discobus from San An; 14 bus from Ibiza Town

Monday: David Guetta’s BIG

Weekly, June 12 to August 28

Every year, Ushuaïa’s EDM super-shows get more and more adventurous. The production value always peaks when the most famous DJ on the planet is in town; think costumed dancers soaring over the venue on the back of 500 helium balloons…

Tuesday: TBA

Wednesday: TBA

Thursday:Martin Garrix presents Multiply

Weekly, July 6 to September 14

EDM phenom Martin Garrix returns for his third full summer in Bossa. Expect energetic DJ performances, peak time electro bangers
and mind blowing production at this one, as the young Dutchman feeds anthemic floor-fillers to an international audience.

Friday: Tinie Tempah Disturbing Ibiza

Weekly, June 9 to September 15

After his residency at Hard Rock Hotel in 2015, London-
born rap star Tinie Tempah and his Disturbing pool party moved to the much larger Ushuaïa in 2016. More dates have been added this season, as Tinie continues to establish a Balearic base for his unique hip hop sound.

Saturday: ANTS

Weekly, June 3 to September 30

The tough beats and chugging basslines are as smart as
the concept at Ushuaïa’s underground house and techno extravaganza ANTS, which has quickly become a bona-fide workers favourite. This party opens at the earlier time of 3pm, when you’re likely to hear slightly harder sounds.

Sunday: KYGO

Weekly, July 9 to September 10

The humble creator of tropical house music shifts to Sundays to replace Avicii. If you need a little melody to get you in the mood, Grammy Award winner Cedric Gervais and ‘Gecko’ star Oliver Heldens are also involved.

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