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Things to do this month on Ibiza - October 2019

What to do in the last gasp of summer.

It's October and Ibiza is still a hot hive of activity; the weather treats us well too, with plenty of sunshine that's the right side of cool. On the agenda this month you can bond with your soul, indulge in live music or try beers from around the world. There are sporting activities too, to redeem yourselves following any (over) indulgence. Take a look at our top picks for the month.

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A final soiree

5 October

One final dinner and dance at glamorous marina-side restaurant, STK Ibiza, awaits. Celebrate the end of the summer with delicious cocktails and mouth-watering food, all whilst being entertained by some of the island's most unique acts. Aside from its renowned juicy steaks, there's an amazing raw bar, excellent vegan options and amazing desserts. You'll be dancing on the tables at this high-energy venue for sure.

Find your Zen

6 October

The Ibiza Spirit Festival is a popular pilgrimage for those wanting to connect with themselves on a deeper level. A whole day of the sublimely spiritual is at your disposal with sacred dance or singing circles, many types of yoga, inspiring talks and meditations, therapies, workshops and dance. Your kids will love the Magical Children's Garden, plus, make sure to stay for the post sunset Dance Party this time with DJ Ohm-G.

Sounds fuse in San CarloS

10 October

This year's Las Dalias 65th anniversary celebrations end with an extravagance of acts for its closing party. Reggae meets dub Iseo & Dodosound are the headliners and are joined by The Mousehunters, who use digital and wind section sounds to add a classy dimension. Add in the magical voices of Belgian duo Juicy with electronic outfit Los Suruba to take you past midnight and your night is complete. Get tickets fast.

Vibrate beach side

11 October

An all day closing party at the sublime location of Beachouse in Playa d'en Bossa is sure to get you moving. Vibart offers a stellar selection of DJs including The Soul Brothers, local star Ana Tur and Sam Shure bringing things to a close. Look out for special performances and a fire show to keep you entertained and get yourselves booked in for a special dinner to refuel before dancing.

Beer, beer, everywhere

11-13 October

If golden or amber nectar is your tipple of choice, the annual Beer Festival at the fairground this year moves to October, so it will be a real Ibizan Oktoberfest. With 170 different beers from places like Japan, Mexico, Germany and local Ibiza brews there'll be something for every beer nut. Join over 10,000 visitors in this three-day event and make sure to try the food, including a giant meat and rice dish, called arroz de matanza, so you're not sliding all over the place.

Get active

12-13 October

Join thousands of cyclists to embark on a two-day cycling tour of Ibiza - the only tour of its kind in Spain. Covering approximately 200 kilometres, the Vuelta Cicloturista will start at the fountains on San Antonio's main tree-lined promenade. The route combines all sorts of roads and conditions to make the ultimate cycling test of ability and endurance.

Forada Market Jazz Festival

19 October

Forada Market is set to celebrate its first jazz festival. From early afternoon, you can enjoy the sounds of island locals the Alfredo Souza Jazz Trío and Uruguayan jazz duo Belem will take centre stage too. Alongside these musical treats, the market will have a load of organic and eco products for you to buy. Great music in a lovely country setting. Sounds like the perfect mix.

Music to our ears

20 October

Another highlight from the Las Dalias calendar. Seven-strong band, Las Pastillas del Abuelo, will perform later in the month. The Argentinian collective describe their style as rock fused with reggae, jazz and country. Their varied approach gives the band a diverse range of sounds and styles to work with. Oh, and the name translates to "Grandfather's Pills" for those wondering.

Weeklong Tantra

21-27 October

A sensual and sexual experience awaits at the beautiful Beach Club Hotel, in Portinatx for the Ibiza Tantra Festival. This year's theme The Art of Intimacy aims to inspire self-awareness and consciousness. Gather with 400 others for a week of rituals, meditation, yoga and workshops with sex, heart and the spirit at the core. You'll be guided on how to master your emotions, strengthen your confidence and improve your communication.

Run, run, run!

27 October

The seventh Ibiza Trail Marathon start and finish on San Antonio's main tree-lined promenade in a lovely circuit that takes in a scenic mountain route, to fill you with exhilaration and wonder at Ibiza's beauty. With full, medium or light versions of the trail, you set your own challenge level too. Register by 19 October to be involved.

Dance with the devil in the pale moonlight

31 October

Halloween is very big on Ibiza, with, it seems, many more parties added each year. Everyone gets involved from super-clubs, to beach clubs and big venue restaurants. Whilst there are many events for the kids, adults have more than their fair share of cackling and scaring. Look out for our Halloween party round up coming soon.

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