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Five unmissable open-air parties in August on Ibiza

See what the island has to offer in its outdoor spaces this coming month.

Flying into the fourth and most popular month of the season, more unique and exciting parties are on the horizon. As the sun excels in its basking temperatures and the crowds multiply, the clear answer is to throw parties without walls or ceilings – just to keep that extra cool around.

August is a special month on the island, where things can get even more intense. Ibiza reaches its ultimate speed and welcomes one of the highest peaks of the season. Here's a roundup of August's favourite open-air parties which you may want to add to your calendar.

BBC Radio 1 Weekend at Café Mambo - Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th August

Ibiza's busiest weekend of the year sails into the Balearics with ever growing anticipation ferrying on the back of previous months. BBC Radio 1 present to the White Isle their Ibiza Weekender, where special events, handcrafted by the global radio station, take place across three days.

There will be two parties hosted at Café Mambo, both taking you through the glorious sunset hours. Depending on your musical palate, you may have to say yes to one or even both evenings.

On Saturday 5 August, Mambo's will play host to the likes of the recently popular House duo Claptone, Radio 1's Danny Howard, the eccentric MistaJam, as well as British artists Duke Dumont and Gorgon City, who will be performing together.

Sunday 6 August will see the sun go down with an alternative line-up. Including Radio 1 veteran Annie Mac, Ibiza residency holder Black Coffee, plus angelic voice holder Jessie Ware and Jorja Smith.

These two events are free, but for the rest of the weekend, we reckon you'll need to purchase your tickets sharp for the rest of the parties have already started selling out.

Pete Tong & the Heritage Orchestra at Destino - Saturday 5th August

Yes, you have read correctly. Pete Tong, the pioneer of electronic music we all know and love, will be welcoming the outstanding 65-piece Heritage Orchestra to the island's boutique resort Destino for one night only of Ibiza Classics.

This extremely special evening on 5 August will host a performance of the British artist's House Classics. Together they will produce a fusion of electronic production and orchestral instrumentation, giving you a slice of the best quality music you may hear on the island.

Since gaining a mind-blowing reception of their BBC Prom performance back in 2015, sights have been widened bringing much excitement to the music-lovers here in Ibiza.

Without a doubt, this is one of the most exciting events of the season, one we have particularly been waiting for. Ensure to buy your tickets speedily as every appreciator of music will not want to miss this one.

Wax Da Jam at Las Dalias - Thursday 17th August

For an alternative sort of night in Ibiza, Wax Da Jam is the essence of a well thought out musical event. With a combination of live and electronic music, it attracts the most appreciative crowd, who gather for an evening of satisfying sounds.

On Thursday 17 August, Wax Da Jam will host the fourth party of the season at the beautiful outdoor space Las Dalias.

This penultimate event by the promoters is based around hip hop and funk jam, where musical gifted Nightmares On Wax will go head to head with Masters At Work's Kenny Dope.

Accompanying them on the lineup with be Negghead as well as Harley Maxwell, who will be bringing the audience a spectacular live set. The terrace will be occupied by French DJ and Producer, Guts who will be performing with a live hip hop and soul band.

Beginning at 21:00, just as the sun sets, the multitude of flowing hip hop and funk will ease you into the night, not to mention the natural capability Las Dalias has to allow each visitor to gain a purely hedonistic and relaxing experience.

Due to the rarity of Wax Da Jam, as they only hold limited events this season, tickets fly out. Be sure to grab yours today, all details are below.

WooMooN at Cova Santa - Every Sunday during August

Deep in the hills of San José lies a very special venue on the island. The restaurant and party venue Cova Santa is idyllic, enchanting and inspiring, the perfect place to house WooMooN.

Among the most loved parties on the White Isle, WooMooN is an experience everybody should be a part of at least once. With a natural aura that radiates positive energy, the festival-feel party is one of a kind.

Throughout August, WooMooN will celebrate each Sunday from 18:00 through to the early hours. Apart from embracing the nomadic, Balearic sounds, revellers will be able to mooch through the market stalls, admire the beautiful art pieces, fill their boots with tasty street food or even take on a selection of daiquiris.

Line-ups for August are still to be announced, yet looking over past parties, there's no doubt DJs from across the globe will be joining the congregation, offering a selection of transcendental, deep house sounds.

Grab your tickets in preparation as you will not want to miss partying in this hedonistic realm.

Cuckoo Land at Ibiza Rocks - Every Sunday during August

Since the rise and success of Do Not Sleep in 2015, they have unleashed a new concept named Cuckoo Land. Invading your Sunday afternoons around the Ibiza Rocks Hotel pool, the party offers every clubber the chance to get lost in the cornucopia of the crazy party-land created by the promoters.

This day party invites free-spirited individuals to enter the Cuckoo Land and allow themselves to lose their inhibitions amongst the basslines and flamingo inflatables.

Line-ups during August will see the likes of Defected's Sonny Federa, Greek undergound favourite Detlef, plus accomplished DJ and producer Huxley and groovy house pair Catz N Dogz.

The open air pool party is the perfect place for Ibiza visitors to spend their day into night. With tickets starting at €15, clubbers will be grabbing them with open arms, so buy yours quickly.

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