KM5, Ibiza, Spain
, Ibiza 07830, Spain
Tel: 34 971 396 349
KM5 is where the party people come to wind down. It's pretty obvious why, with its scatter cushions, hammocks, leather poufs, hanging lanterns, and red, green, and gold bedouin-tented lounge areas, which bring the richness of Moroccan palaces to the Mediterranean. In addition to the mellow baropen until 4 a.m.and equally mellow music, a late-night restaurant serves decent salads, grilled meat, and fish until 1:30 a.m.
Closed from October 7 to April 28.
Space, Ibiza, Spain
San Jordi de Ses Salines, Ibiza 07817, Spain
Tel: 34 971 396 793
The legendary club Space celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2009 by completely refitting the dance area, adding new high-tech light shows and a very sophisticated sound system (assume it will be loud). A series of terraces pump out funk, techno, and chill-out sounds, while the Red Box room delivers alternative grooves for clubbers who don't like the hard stuff. Space's flagship show is We Love Sundays, open from 4:30 pm through 6:30 am. On Tuesday nights, DJ Carl Cox hits the decks while his horde of fans hits the dance-floor. Aficionados who remember the good old days will be pleased to hear that the crowd still roars in greeting from the terrace as planes swoop in overhead toward the airport.Tara Stevens
Open daily noon to 6 am, late May through early June and July through October.
El Divino, Ibiza, Spain
Ibiza Town, Ibiza 07800, Spain
Tel: 34 971 190 176
Widely recognized as the white island's most glamorous club, the divine one is situated in the middle of Eivissa town's new harbor, affording captivating views back across the port to the old town. The interior, with its billowing candy-colored canopy and wraparound terrace, VIP souk-style sofa zone, and pulsating dance floor, is the late-night haunt of the island's most beautiful visitors. The official opening party for 2007 is June 8, and those with serious glam factor arrive by private yacht to the club's jetty and make straight for the VIP area (tickets available in advance through www.clubtix.co.uk). Lesser mortals arrive by the El Divino water ferry from the port, which runs every 15-20 minutes from 8 a.m to 4 a.m. The big nights are Miss Moneypennys on Fridays and Hed Kandi on Saturdays. Look out, too, for the more laid back Monday-night house parties, courtesy of Milk 'n' 2 Sugars.
Closed November through May.
Finca Can Marti, Ibiza, Spain
San Juan, Ibiza 07810, Spain
Tel: 34 971 333 500
If you want proof that there's more to Ibiza than foam clubs and 24-hour DJ sessions, look no further than this impeccably sustainable permaculture (beyond organic, en route to biodynamic), socially conscious agroturisme in a lush valley in the rural northeast. The Swiss family Brantschen fell in love with the derelict building and started meticulous renovations in 1994, eventually opening part of their home to visitors in 1998. Now there are four studios and independent houses to let decked out in imaginative but decidedly rustic Indian, Mexican, or Arabic style. Book here if you're in real need of rest and relaxation; there are few distractions on this 27-acre farm, apart from a couple of donkeys and some chickens, ducks, and geese. There's no swimming pool, no AC, no hair-dryers, no freezer, no TV, and emphatically no hunting. Mysteriously, there is an ISDN connection in every room. Peter Brantschen gives seven percent of all profits to third-world causes.