It's hard to argue that there was any better place to round out 2018 than right on the water, the beach and right under the sunshine at Your Paradise in Fiji.
Created by a passionate and knowledgable group of party and music lovers, Your Paradise has held down their unique take on a getaway festival for five years - and 2018 was no different.
From December 7 through 13, stacked with yet another line-up of powerful talents ranging from the house-to-d'n'b maven Mija to bass canons like What So Not and beloved house names and newcomers to the festival like Patrick Topping, Nora En Pure, Kyle Watson and Fisher, Your Paradise was filled with handfuls of musical highlights.
Parties are truly one of a kind in Fiji, hosted in sandbanks, on boats and at beach clubs at all hours of the day.
An outstanding moment took place in the middle of the Pacific Ocean on a catamaran, hosted by Mija, Habstrakt, Ekali and What So Not for a massive party that made waves at sea. By the end, all four artists were grabbing for a spot on the decks, creating yet another spontaneous b2b2b2b unique to Your Paradise.
Elsewhere, Doorly hosted a party on Cloud 9, Fiji's mystical floating platform, which wrapped right as a tropical rainstorm loomed overhead. Combined with his set, the vibe was a special, electric kind of magic.
After hours were taken into the night by Dena Amy, Made in Paris and later, a rare Patrick Topping and Fisher b2b.
Five years in, Your Paradise is still capturing a special place in people's hearts and offering a warm, paradise of an escape during the winter months for people from all over the world.
Find more photos from the festival below and keep an eye out for more news about 2019 coming soon.
[Photos courtesy of My Media Sydney and Your Paradise]