April 8th, 2024

10 Reasons To Visit Ushuaïa Ibiza in May

The season is just around the corner. For those of you who just can’t wait to escape to our island paradise, May could be the best month to visit.

This guide will help you make the leap, start that group chat and get a trip to Ibiza booked to start the summer in the best possible way.

Residency Opening Parties

Ushuaïa Ibiza Opening Party.

There’s nothing quite like the energy of an Ibiza opening party. The unbridled hedonism of the start of a new season is a memory that will stay with you forever. Throughout May you have the opportunity to experience four epic opening parties. From ANTS’ day-into-night extravaganza at Ushuaïa and Hï Ibiza to Defected, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike presents Tomorrowland and Calvin Harris & MK. May is the month of openings and some of the best parties of the year.

Competitive Flight Prices

Ushuaïa Ibiza stage and aeroplane.

For those looking to keep travel costs to a minimum, May is the best time to visit the island. Many airlines offer discounted rates from most major European cities.


ANTS at Ushuaïa Ibiza.

Our infamous Saturday showcase of the most exciting underground talent and sounds returns for an extended season in 2024. Beginning on 4th May, you can hear the freshest new music from the likes of Adam Beyer, Cloonee, Franky Rizardo, John Summit, Paul Kalkbrenner, Salomé Le Chat, Sosa and Wade, plus returning ANTS favourites Andrea Oliva, Chelina Manuhutu and Nic Fanciulli.

Perfect Weather

beach in Ibiza.

Truly there’s never a bad time to visit the breathtaking island of Ibiza, but for those looking to get some early sunshine, May is an incredible choice. With an average high of 23 degrees throughout the month, sun-seekers will be in their element - and you’ll have a great tan for the rest of the summer.

Celebrate 25 Years Of Defected

Defected fan in a crowd.

One of the most influential labels on the planet, Defected will celebrate 25 years of the very best house music each Tuesday at Ushuaïa Ibiza from 7th May.

More Options for Accommodation

Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel.

You’ll find a lot of hotels will offer more competitive pricing throughout May compared to peak season. Why not make the most of your savings and treat yourself to an upgraded room or suite?

Tomorrowland presents Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike

Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike at Tomorrow Ushuaïa Ibiza residency.

Tomorrowland Presents Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike starts the season a full month earlier this year, so you can enjoy the spectacular sights and sounds from 15th May. The superstar Belgian brothers will be joined by Lost Frequencies, Afrojack and many more throughout May.

May Bank Holidays

Crowdsurfing at Ushuaïa Ibiza.

For those travelling from most European countries, you’ll have two bank holidays in May. Make your annual leave go a little further and book an Ibiza adventure. Taking only three days off you could fit in ANTS, Defected and Tomorrowland Presents Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, plus lots of time for beach days and exploring the island.

Calvin Harris & MK

Calvin Harris performs during his Friday residency at Ushuaïa Ibiza.

The biggest party on the island kicks off right at the end of May. Super-producer Calvin Harris will invite house legend MK and a host of special guests to kick off the season on Friday 26th May.

Start the party early

plur handsign in the audience at Ushuaïa Ibiza.

The most important reason on the list - arriving in May means you don’t have to wait as long to experience the magic of Ibiza. See you on the dancefloor!

For events in May and beyond, browse our full listings, buy tickets and VIP tables via the Event Calendar on the button below.