Of all the beach clubs in Ibiza, Amante has probably got the most spectacular setting - carved into its own private bay on the east side of the island. Run by a former DJ from the UK, Amante has all the Ibiza elements perfectly in place: great sound system, some of the island’s freshest food cooked on a smoky Josper grill, and beautiful white day beds to lounge on after you’ve eaten your fill.
Address: Sol Den Serra, Near Cala Llonga, Calle Afueras SN, 07849 Santa Eularia Des Riu - DIRECTIONS
A perennial favourite with the party set, this beach club on the popular Ses Salinas reserve serves up great fresh seafood and pizzas, magnums of crisp rosé and cocktails to a lively crowd. Hang out in your best bikini on the stylish terrace and dance on the sun loungers as the music gets louder and louder... and louder.
Address: C/Restaurante Jockey Club, En Playa De Sas Salina, 07830 Sant Josep de sa Talaia - DIRECTIONS
If you like your champagne on ice, your lunch served by a male model and a car park full of Aston Martins, then Blue Marlin is the Ibiza beach club for you. An institution on the island, this is one you dress up for and the one place where heels-on-the-sand is (just about) acceptable. To say the staff are attentive is an understatement - in fact, they’ll probably know what you need before you do. The food here is delicious, too, the cocktails expertly shaken and although a night here will set you back a pretty penny, there are few better places on the White Isle to see or be seen.
Address: Cala Jondal, 07830 San Josep de Sa Talaia - DIRECTIONS
Chiringuito on Es Cavallet
On the furthest southern reaches of the Salinas national park, find El Chiringuito on Es Cavallet beach; an oasis of white drapes, jugs of cava sangria and beautiful waiting staff to attend your every whim. A more pared back exponent of the luxe Ibiza beach dream, you'll still find plenty of reason to wear your best kaftan as the crowd is chic without being showy. The food is a classic Mediterranean display of fresh seafood, San Daniele ham carved off the bone and inventive salads all washed down with signature cocktails. Book in for the day as you won't want to leave.
Address: Playa des Cavallet s/n, 07830, Sant Josep de sa Talaia - DIRECTIONS
There’s no two ways about it: Ushuaia has been party central since it opened back in 2011, and with a poolside capacity of up to 5,000 people, it’s not hard to see why. They've got some of the hottest in-house DJs playing round the clock and the infamous Swedish House Mafia nights are a must. There’s even a second pool with LED lights and underwater speakers. If this all sounds a bit much, and partying with 5,000 people isn’t really your style, you can always go all out and hire your own private VIP box, complete with high-tech gadgets, mini bar, a bath and a hydro massage tub.
Address: Carretera Playa D'en Bossa 10, Playa d'en Bossa, 07817- DIRECTIONS
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