Current restrictions in Ibiza means that no indoor nightclubs are open however the spirit of Ibiza still rings true as visitors can enjoy outside events, table seated night life, or resort to the Ibiza of old, Cafe del Mar for example, the iconic sunset spot to the background of the Balearic beat. Restaurants have become the social hotspots to see and be seen.

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Newcomer Jondal that opened last year does not even have a dj but heaves with the creme de la créme of Ibiza clientele enjoying Executive Chef Rafael Zafra phenomenal seafood whilst enjoying the understated elegance of the restaurant beauty and front line Playa Jondal location.

For Mediterranean with Middle Eastern flavours as well as a Balearic dj there is nothing better than El Chringuito on Es Cavallet that does the Ibiza ‘beach club’ restaurant so well.

The Pacha group newly opened Casa Pacha in Formentera offers a a boutique hotel with a delicious restaurant where sunset experiences together with musical happenings reference the legendary mother ship.

Cuts and Wines by Johannes Goller Ex Cocoon hosts music and meat focused nights with world class DJs; think Sasha and Ida Engberg spinning the tunes in various locations including the new hot spot El Silencio.

For a farm to table experience head to Sophie Jaunais´ Juntos a 22 person dining experience for exclusive or per person bookings buried in the heart of the Ibiza countryside serenaded by live acoustic music.

The world renowned Lio Ibiza cabaret dining continues to be the most glamorous and entertaining night experience on the island, as well as having opened a Mykonos venue. New on the block `528´ a theatrical pop up experience, from the people behind Ibiza Rocks, with the performers from the now defunct Heart opens near San Antonio for August.

The magical Woo Moon, the hit of nightlife pre Covid reopened at Cova Santa, Ushuaia reopened with Black Coffee headlining and Destino Ibiza hosts Marco Carolla next week. Revellers will be seated in the open air due to the new nightlife ‘normal’.

Private parties are still permitted with 120 pax outside but no gatherings between 1am and 6pm so events are starting early, late lunch languidly rolling into sunset and ending at 1am.

To party in privacy book the Cave Royale at the newly opened Six Senses where your suite includes a grand piano, full bar and a secret door leading to a recording studio. Or why not buy a property at the exclusive Sabina Estates where being a home owner ensures access to the club house, the bodega and its own mini disco.

For the ultimate private event rent the just launched Fincadelica a paradisiacal estate in the North of Ibiza. Set in 20 acres with 9 sumptuous suites, the property offers a sound proof cave style nightclub with state of the art musical facilities. Together with an extraordinary bio dynamic green house and it’s own private chef an unforgettable party is guaranteed.

This featured first appeared in Vanity Fair  written by our very own Serena Cook.