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PACHA isn’t just a club. It’s a brand synonymous with glamour and sun-kissed hedonism. But while there are a multitude of other Pacha outposts scattered across the globe in Buenos Aires, Sydney, New York, Sharm el Sheikh and just lately in Poznan, Poland, it’s their Eivissa headquarters that gets all the glory.

Although the club’s first manifestation opened in Sitges on the Spanish mainland in 1969, their Ibiza club has since 1973 been one of the key venues on the island — often regarded as the epicentre of dance music culture.  

The stylish décor and superior sound may please the aesthetes but one of the reasons the club has endured is its ability to subtly morph to suit the times, rather than changing its essential shape. Its biggest promotions today range from the increasingly accessible 

forms of deep house played by Solomun at his +1 night to Guy Gerber’s more underground-focused Wisdom Of The Glove, via the OTT EDM antics of Steve Aoki at his new flagship night, Steve Aoki’s Playhouse (new for the 2014 season) and David Guetta’s none-more-massive extravaganza F**k Me I’m Famous.

In other words, they manage to cover all bases, shrewdly repositioning their nights to acknowledge the capricious shifts of their clientele’s tastes, and the fickle nature of genre popularity.  If it’s your bag, and you can afford a table, Pacha’s VIP area is the stuff of dreams, while their super-slick Mediterranean/Japanese fusion restaurant is just the thing to set up intrepid clubbers before a night on the tiles, or to revive exhausted, elated dancers after a shimmy on the floor.

That double-cherry emblem looks sweeter than ever.

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SPACE IBIZA
2
GREEN VALLEY
3
PACHA IBIZA
4
FABRIC
5
BCM PLANET DANCE
6
AMNESIA
7
ZOUK SINGAPORE
8
SIRENA
9
OCTAGON
10
HAKKASAN
11
USHUAïA
12
MINISTRY OF SOUND
13
GUABA BEACH CLUB
14
BERGHAIN / PANORAMA BAR
15
MARQUEE
16
DC10
17
WARUNG
18
COCORICO
19
ECHOSTAGE
20
Paradise Club Mykonos
21
ANZUCLUB
22
FABRIK
23
PAPAYA
24
CAVO PARADISO
25
YALTA
26
THE WAREHOUSE PROJECT
27
TROUW
28
SANKEYS IBIZA
29
MOTION
30
AIR AMSTERDAM
31
Pacha New York
32
BOOTSHAUS
33
PRIVILEGE
34
THE VENUE
35
Miroir
36
SPACE SHARM
37
SURRENDER/ENCORE
38
The Government
39
SKY ROOM
40
Avalon
41
CASTLE CLUB
42
D-EDGE
43
Circus Afterhours
44
DIGITAL NEWCASTLE
45
SUB CLUB
46
DUEL:BEAT
47
MATAHARI
48
Studio 80
49
WOMB TOKYO
50
Space Miami
51
WATERGATE
52
Zouk Kuala Lumpur
53
NEW CITY GAS
54
Club Midi
55
XS
56
The Warehouse
57
GUENDALINA
58
THE MID
59
EXCHANGE
60
LIGHT NIGHTCLUB
61
Ellui
62
LIV
63
Footwork
64
Tenax
65
STEALTH
66
MANSION
67
AGEHA
68
Il Muretto
69
CONTROL
70
The A Club
71
Roxy
72
FOUNDATION SEATTLE
73
BETA (WATERLOO)
74
ROBERT JOHNSON
75
Pacha Sharm
76
MINT CLUB
77
CACAO BEACH
78
Spybar
79
Matrixx
80
The Arches
81
CIELO
82
AQUARIUS ZRCE
83
Digital Brighton
84
Club Vibe
85
Set
86
CORSICA STUDIOS
87
Fuse
88
REX CLUB
89
Electric Pickle
90
RAINBOW VENUES
91
HQ Club
92
TRESOR
93
ARMA 17
94
Stereo
95
KITTY SU
96
Tabarin
97
XOYO
98
Treehouse Miami
99
EGG LONDON
100
Asylum Afterhours

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