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The Ibiza diaries: July 11 – 17, 2024

Our editor selects the best things to do in Ibiza this week.

Rolling into July and into the full summer season, the beaches are filling up, the roads are getting busier and the island’s bars, restaurants, galleries are hosting some very special events. Here, our editor selects the best places to see and be seen in Ibiza this week.

Words: Sophie Mac & Kristie Rogers
White Ibiza Fine Dining Guide: The View at 7Pines Resort Ibiza

Four Hands Dinner with Chef Miguel Carretero at The View at 7Pines Resort Ibiza

From 7pm – Thursday July 11, 2024

Tonight at 7Pines Resort Ibiza, part of Destination by Hyatt, executive chef Óscar Salazar joins forces with MICHELIN-starred chef Miguel Carretero from Santerra, Madrid. The duo host a very special  Four Hands Dinner at The View from 7pm, with a unique culinary journey celebrating Spain’s rich gastronomic heritage, created using the finest local produce and seafood and paired with the sommelier’s choice of wines. This very special event promises to be unforgettable, from the symphony of flavours on each exquisite plate to the exceptional service and divine setting and of course, those spectacular sea, sunset and Es Vedrá views. Reservations required.

Pool Party with Arthur Baker at El Silencio Ibiza

From 4pm – Friday July 12, 2024

Slide off your pool-side daybed at El Silencio Ibiza in Cala Molí and onto the smooth deck for a little bit of sunshine jiving this summer. This west coast hotspot’s soon-to-be-famous pool parties feature a rotation of the world’s best-loved DJs spinning eclectic soundtracks from 4pm to 7pm daily until August 31, 2024. Line-ups are announced over Instagram every Friday, so you can plan your week’s itinerary around your favourite selector and book a daybed or table for the west coast’s latest daytime do. Order lunch, snacks, and cocktails from the extensive beach menu, cool off in the pool, soak up the über cool vibes, and see where the day takes you – perhaps to hot new Japanese-inspired restaurant (right on the sunset deck adjacent to the pool), Urusai Ibiza, for dinner?

Atzaró Vegetable Garden Barbeque at Atzaró Agroturismo Hotel

8pm – Friday July 12, 2024

The beating heart of the iconic Atzaró Agroturismo Hotel is its fabled Atzaró Vegetable Garden, where every Friday from 8pm, guests dine among the rustic land, shrouded in the scent of aromatic herbs at the hotel’s Barbeque Evening. Fairy lights illuminate the garden’s stunning harvest while chefs concoct a delicious sharing menu priced at 105€ per person including a welcome drink. This season sees the delightful alfresco event soundtracked by the soulful live tunes of Swinging Tonic in addition to a set by DJ Howard. Watch out for the deft hands of magician Jiroh whose mystical and mysterious powers will have you wondering if you have indeed entered a fairytale land. Places are limited so make sure you book in advance via the link below.

White Ibiza Wedding Venue Guide: Monkey Ibiza
Photography By Elliot Young

Cabaret Sauvage Opening Night at Monkey Ibiza

9.30pm – Friday July 12, 2024

Brace yourself for a journey through the decadent and debauched seven deadly sins with Monkey Ibiza’s brand-new 2024 offering: Cabaret Sauvage. Every Friday night from 9.30pm until the early hours throughout summer, the seaside restaurant and discotheque set on San Antonio’s famous promenade transforms into the ideal location for a seductive show directed by Shadia. While tastebuds fizz at the delectable three-course set menu, priced at 85€ per person including a welcome drink, body and mind will be transported to another world via the svelte contortions of dancers and hypnotic grooves. Expect captivating performances, stunning costumes, and an unforgettable night of indulgence and entertainment. Reservations recommended.

White Ibiza Restaurants Guide: Shanti
Photo: Lighuen Desanto

Shanti Saturday Cocktail Club at Shanti

6pm – Saturday July 13, 2024

Eclectic-chic tandoor and cocktail restaurant Shanti in Cala Llonga invites visitors to try a duo of carefully crafted cocktails, created by mixologist Marcus Garvin along with an appetiser of your choice for just 30€ per person every Saturday from 6pm until 8pm at the Shanti Saturday Cocktail Club. Marrying the rich and exotic flavours of India with global influences, standout cocktails at the one-of-a-kind restaurant include the Shanti Town – a journey from Mexico to Kolkata with Mezcal Cómplice, Tequila Curado, chipotle liqueur, falernum, and homemade cinnamon-orange syrup. When you’re ready to settle down and pair your cocktail with something more filling, the Shanti menu traverses flavours from the Himalayan peaks and the fishing villages of Kerala to the shores of Ibiza. A resounding hit with locals and visiting foodies.

Photo by Andrei Oprescu

Ibiza Hippie Heaven at Teatro Pereyra

From 9pm daily throughout July 2024

After unveiling the impressive restoration of the theatre earlier this season, Nacho Cano’s live music dinner show, Ibiza Hippie Heaven, is now open nightly within the iconic blush-pink building the heart of La Marina, next to the walls of UNESCO World Heritage listed site Dalt Vila. The show, created specifically for the venue by the famed Spanish musician, features an international cast of musicians, actors and dancers, celebrating the bohemian and creative spirit of Ibiza, to complement the experience, chef Emiliano Cruceli has curated a vibrant culinary offering. Tickets and tables are on sale now, starting at 50€.

Sun Club by Veuve Clicquot at The Beach Pools at Six Senses Ibiza

Daily throughout July 2024

Madam Clicquot herself would be extravagantly astounded by the beauty of Six Senses Ibiza, especially during the luxurious resort’s Sun Club by Veuve Clicquot happenings this summer. The stunning north coast resort hosts this exquisite event every day until the end of September by The Beach Pools, where champagne lovers can sip on the French maison’s newest cuvées. Enjoy a glass ­(or why not a bottle?) of RICH or RICH Rosé and order from the menu of delicious morsels while sitting back and taking in the stunning views. Cultivated to be enjoyed with ice, these bubbles are ideal for an Ibiza summer. Fresh and fruity with a delicate and light sophistication you don’t need a celebratory excuse to indulge, because every Ibiza day is a call to celebrate.

Sunset DJ Sessions with Be.LaNuit at La Torre Ibiza

7pm – Daily throughout July 2024

When it comes to catching one of Ibiza’s legendary sunsets,La Torre Ibiza takes centre stage. The boutique hotel and restaurant sits on the west coast of the island in prime position for the nightly spectacle of the sun gently dipping into the sparkling sea. Set on the cliffside of Cap Negret, the venue exudes old school Ibiza vibes thanks to its rustic chic décor, laid-back vibes, breathtaking views and an exceptional DJ roster, with special guests sound-tracking every evening. Take a seat on the open-air terrace and enjoy the seasonally inspired menu, fantastic cocktails and emotive soundtrack. A magical, unmissable experience.

Photo by Andrei Oprescu

Yin Yoga at Ben’s Gym

11.30am – Sunday July 14, 2024

Find inner peace and calm among the madness of an Ibiza summer with an hour-long relaxing and restorative Yin Yoga class from 11.30am at Ben’s Gym every Sunday. Round off your weekend with some deep stretches, long holds and smart techniques that tap into your parasympathetic nervous system, ready for the week ahead. Set in the cosmopolitan surrounds of Marina Botafoch, the sleek, state-of-the-art workout space and studio is packed full of top of the range Hammer Strength and Life Fitness equipment, the sound system is so high-tech it was fitted by Pacha engineers, and music comes courtesy of some of the world’s best DJs. More importantly however, the friendly and inclusive atmosphere has created a community of keen members and followers, meaning there’s nowhere better to help you look and feel better, inside and out.

White Ibiza Restaurants Guide: Hard Rock Cafe Ibiza

Brunch at Hard Rock Café Ibiza

From 9am – Daily throughout July 2024

Brunch is considered to be the most important meal of the day by many, and in Ibiza, it’s best enjoyed at Hard Rock Café Ibiza in Ibiza town. Sweet-toothed diners will love indulging in the house classic pancakes topped with anything from strawberries and cream to hot molten chocolate, while classic full English and eggs Benedict are there to satisfy any savoury cravings. Those looking for a healthier start to the day can count on yoghurt, granola, fruit, smoothies, and juices. Naturally, a Hard Rock Café Bloody Mary doesn’t go astray when needed, and coffee lovers can purchase a cup and get a free refill to get the day really rocking.

White Ibiza Bars Guide: W Lounge & Glow at W Ibiza

W Lounge Summer Sessions Opening with The Ritual by Louie Vega and Anané Vega at W Ibiza

5pm – Wednesday July 17, 2024

If you’re seeking cosmopolitan crowds in a stylish seaside setting, look no further than W Ibiza in Santa Eulalia Bay. The luxury resort’s stylish ampitheatre-style bar W Lounge boasts an international jet-set vibe and is open to those with hotel reservations. Wednesday July 17, 2024 sees the inauguration of the new W Lounge Summer Sessions, with special guests Louie Vega and Anané Vega taking up residency in July as they present their unique musical experience The Ritual from 5pm until 9pm. The renowned duo ­­– house music royalty, no less – are known for their magical and euphoric soundtracks and the event is guaranteed to be unforgettable. More information on reservations at the link below.

On The Rocks – Xarraca Beats Special Edition at The Beach Caves

7.30pm – Wednesday July 17, 2024

Overlooking the crystalline cove of Cala Xarraca on Ibiza’s northern tip, Xarraca Beats is an unforgettable celebration of music and community held in The Beach Caves at Six Senses Ibiza. On Wednesday July 17, 2024, a special On The Rocks edition of the beloved event starts with a welcome drink and spiritual blessing at 7.30pm, on The Rocky Beach, in front of the venue, followed by a live acoustic performance by JO.KE and an exclusive vinyl set by DJ Fiona Jane, blending disco, old-time rock, soul, and funk, pay homage to the art and spirit of dance. A cosmopolitan experience focused on beats and bites, tickets for the event are 40€ per person and include a glass of Veuve Clicquot – reservations essential.