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Beachfront beats: The 10 best beach clubs in Ibiza for 2020

By Richard Watkins   27 January 2020

If you're looking for the ultimate beach club experience, Ibiza is the place to go. From Nikki Beach to Nassau, these venues are all accessible to you on a private yacht charter, and you'll be sure to find one that ticks all the boxes for you and your charter party. 

Whether you want to party through the night in celebrity-studded hotspots, or you're looking for rest and relaxation with a fresh cocktail in hand, there's a lounger on a sandy beach waiting for you.

Many of these venues offer a dedicated tender service, providing you and your guests with convenient access between your yacht and these buzzy beach bars. 

Below, you'll find our top recommendations for the best beach clubs in Ibiza for 2020.

1. Nassau Beach Club

Highlights: Exhilarating entertainment and themed nights

Striking the perfect balance between barefoot-chic and glitz and glamour, Nassau has become the beach club of choice for Ibiza's in-crowd. It has a range of amenities on offer, so you will surely find something to suit everyone in your charter party, and it's conveniently located on one of Ibiza's buzziest beaches,  Playa d'en Bossa. 

If you're looking to make a statement entrance, a yacht service is on hand to bring you to shore. Once there, you can sink into a sunlounger and let the sound of the resident DJs and entertainers set the tone for a fun and vibrant day of soaking up the sunshine. 

You can enjoy casual dining on the beach, but the restaurant's elegant setting will tempt you inside. Enjoy a menu of classic Mediterranean and Japanese dishes, complemented by a chilled glass of rosé or a fruity cocktail. 

At night, Nassau is transformed into party central. Expect live music, DJ sets and dazzling light shows until the early hours. 

2. Cotton Beach Club

Highlights: Celebrity-spotting and an extensive wine list

Set on the cliffs overlooking the long, sandy beach at Cala Tarida, Cotton Beach Club is an effortlessly chic venue and the image of 'white island style' with its pure white furnishings.

With your yacht anchored in the bay, Cotton Beach Club's exclusive tender service will bring you directly to the soft, white shore, where you can relax in a private gazebo or lounge on a daybed.

From the beach, a flight of stairs leads you up to the popular terrace restaurant which enjoys spectacular views over the Balearic Sea.

Mediterranean and Asian fusion cuisine feature on the menu, including sushi and sashimi, along with Thai prawn curry, baked sea bass and slow-cooked lamb.

Cotton's wine list is said to be one of the most extensive anywhere in Ibiza, with 19 champagne labels alone and the choice of vintages from Spain, Italy, France and elsewhere that is certain to impress.

And as the sun goes down, sit back with a signature Cotton Island cocktail and unwind to the laid-back rhythms courtesy of the house DJ.

3. Blue Marlin

Highlights: The Ibiza club experience in a beach party setting 

One of the hottest party destinations in Ibiza, Blue Marlin is popular during the day and into evening. The venue is a great place to take a swim, enjoy a light lunch or wind down with a relaxing massage from one of the club's resident massage therapists. When the sun goes down, you can expect DJs and dancing.

Set on the attractive crescent-shaped bay of Cala Jondal, Blue Marlin is a favorite with superyacht visitors, who can make an entrance on their tender which takes them right up to the venue's private jetty.

There's plenty of space on the beach for lounging and enjoying the sun. If you fancy a bite to eat, you're spoilt for choice with four on-site restaurants serving classic Spanish and Mediterranean cuisine along with sushi, salads and pasta.

The entertainment begins as the sun sets, with international guest DJs setting the mood for a night of dancing by the sea, and regular special music events and dance performances through the summer.

4. Tanit Beach Club

Highlights: Daycare service and evening fire shows

Laid-back luxury rules the scene at Tanit, a beach club that sits on the southern end of Playa d'en Bossa. 

The venue is child-friendly, with a dedicated childcare service for those of you chartering with little ones. But there's still a fantastic entertainment line-up for grown-ups, with live music and performers enlivening the ambience during the day. At night, there are even fire shows and go-go dancers.

The beach club is named after the goddess Tanit, and the restaurant and lounge area of the venue have an elegant interior with plenty of spiritual references. 

As well as an expansive menu of cocktails and gourmet food options, there is also a boutique for those looking for chic beachwear and accessories.

Tanit is part of Nassau, and has the same signature service, delectable dining and unbeatable energy as its sister club. 

5. Nikki Beach

Highlights: High energy at all hours and a spacious pool

Nikki Beach offers its signature style and exclusive charm at its Santa Eulalia beach venue. A dedicated yacht service means it's easily accessible if you're visiting on a private yacht charter.

Discreetly framed by pine trees and overlooking the sparkling blue Mediterranean sea, Nikki Beach is a favourite with visiting celebrities and provides the ultimate destination for beachfront dining and all-hours partying.

Unwind with a chilled mojito on a sunbed, take a dip in the pool, then head over for lunch in the chic beach restaurant.

The menu offers plenty of choice, with Mediterranean and Spanish-inspired dishes including seafood paella, lobster tacos and Balearic style tapas, as well as longstanding Nikki specialities such as sushi rolls and fresh, colourful salads.

Resident DJs create a mellow ambience during the day, while the party really gets going in the evenings, with regular theme nights and international music acts ensuring an unforgettable Ibizan experience.

6. Chiringuito Blue

Highlights: Gourmet dining and Instagram-worthy interiors

A relatively new addition to Ibiza's beach club scene, Chiringuito Blue has already established a reputation for the quality of its cuisine and laid-back vibes.

The family-friendly venue offers a relaxed boho-luxe ambience on the soft sandy beach at Santa Eulalia Bay, where you can enjoy uninterrupted sea views from your plush lounger. Children are well-catered for with a child-minding service and play areas.

Stay for lunch in the highly-regarded restaurant, which offers a menu inspired by classic Spanish and Mediterranean cuisine.

Try sea bream gyros, grilled octopus, Andalusian style crispy calamari or a variety of fresh salads, accompanied by wines from the finest cellars in Spain.

In the evenings, sit back and enjoy live music performances or join in the full-moon yoga sessions under the starry skies of Ibiza.

7. Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay

Highlights: Spa treatments and world-famous Nobu restaurant

Just 2km from Ibiza Town, the five-star Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay provides an atmosphere of cool sophistication just a few steps from the beach.

Settle down on the large day-beds arranged around the resort's main pool and unwind to the mellow Balearic beats playing as you take a sip of a fresh smoothie from the seafront juice bar.

Nobu is best known for its chain of Japanese restaurants, and the Beach Deck restaurant offers a wide selection of both Japanese and Spanish-inspired dishes including sushi, sashimi and bento box meals, as well as salads and light lunches. 

If you are here in the evening, Nobu's main restaurant is open for dinner, serving its internationally-renowned take on classic Japanese cuisines such as black cod miso and lobster tempura.

The hotel's private moorings are available for the use of guests arriving by sea, making it a welcoming stopover, whether for simply relaxing poolside or enjoying an excellent meal.

8. Beachouse

Highlights: Morning yoga sessions and healthy menu options

Just south of Ibiza Town on Playa d'en Bossa, Beachouse is easily reached by tender for those with a yacht berthed in one of the town's marinas.

You can begin your day at Beachouse with an early morning yoga session on the sand. Afterwards, enjoy a healthy breakfast before flopping onto a sunlounger and drinking in the Balearic sunshine. 

When lunchtime rolls around, you can choose from a wide selection of typical Spanish and Mediterranean dishes, such as gazpacho, grilled lobster and clam linguine, and round off your meal with the club's signature matcha cheesecake.

Local and international DJs provide the sounds throughout the day and into the evening, creating an immersive and authentic Ibizan experience under the stars.

9. Amante

Highlights: Secluded location and Tuesday movie nights

The rustic setting of Amante, set on beautiful Sol D'en Serra Bay, is hard to beat if you're looking for a chilled-out atmosphere where you can escape the crowds. 

Tucked into an idyllic little cove, Amante has a more secluded feel than other beach clubs which lends itself perfectly to lazy days that turn into unhurried evenings. 

For those arriving by sea, a tender service is available to transport guests from yachts moored offshore directly to the club's private jetty.

Start the day with a yoga session, then spend an easy morning stretching out on a sunlounger. After, head inside for lunch, where you can enjoy a tempting selection of contemporary Spanish and Italian dishes such as grilled squid, baked sea bass and a variety of salads.

A children's menu is also available, as well as an extensive wine list featuring some excellent Spanish and French vintages.

There are plenty of evening events to keep visitors entertained through the summer. Tuesday night is movie night at the venue, with open-air screenings of classic films, accompanied by a glass of cava and unbeatable sunset views, promising a perfect end to the day in Ibiza.

10. Beso Beach

Highlights: Relaxed atmosphere, punchy mojitos and celebrity guest list

Just across the water on Ibiza's sister island of Formentera, Beso Beach offers a relaxed ambience with stunning views over the Mediterranean Sea.

With a dedicated tender service on hand to transport guests arriving by sea ashore, it's a convenient and welcoming venue for those cruising through the Balearics on a private yacht, and a popular hangout for visiting A-Listers.

Beso Beach has gained a following for the quality of its cuisine, too, based on traditional Basque and Mediterranean culinary traditions.

The restaurant is a typically sociable and informal affair. After your meal, head to the beach at Illetes, which has been named one of the best in Spain, and relax with a glass or two of chilled Spanish wine.

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