The world’s most famous party island is a point of pilgrimage for anyone into their dance music, thanks to legendary superclubs like Pacha, Amnesia and Privilege that practically defined hedonism in the 90s and 00s – and are still going strong. There’s a sleazy element that needs to be avoided, and the prices are exorbitant, but the chance to roam the narrow streets of the fortified old town, laze on the celebrity strewn beaches of Las Salinas and whoop at passing planes from the Space terrace is not to be missed.


For years Ibiza has been synonymous with raving and misbehaving, but, as he turns 30, Ben Rhodes is more than happy to swap Es for Zs and discover the laid back side of the White Isle on a romantic break for two. (Photos Olivia Saunders). Glow stick? Party whistle? Hot…