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It wasn't to prove third time lucky for Space Ibiza, which had topped this poll for the last two years, but there's no doubting that the Ibizan titan is still a world-class champion.

Opening its doors in 1989, when the Balearic spirit was infecting the UK, its development has mirrored that of the island, growing in stature each year, reinventing itself in the face of adversity and stacking up the strongest line-ups possible for generation after generation of rave pilgrims to experience.

Its Sunday daytime carry-ons might now be the stuff of legend thanks to Ibiza's change in licensing laws, and the planes flying over it hidden from view by the addition of a roof, but Space has adapted with the times, ensuring that its after-dark thrills still set the standard for others to try and beat.

Custom built Funktion One sound is de rigueur, as are circus performers, ice cannons, lasers and lysergic LED screen projections. But what money can't buy is the atmosphere generated in its rooms.

With the likes of Carl Cox and Richie Hawtin residents at the club, the Terrace funnels clubbers from its balconied sides into the seething dancefloor in the middle, a whirling mass from which it's impossible to escape until the lights are turned up and the nearby beach beckons.

The Discoteca, meanwhile, is on an even grander scale, the entire wall beneath the DJ booth a body pumping wall of sound. And that's not even mentioning the Sunset Terrace, Premier Etage and El Salon, intimate counterpoints to hear deeper, more experimental talent.
It may not be number one this year, but for many Space Ibiza is no doubt still the final frontier...

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GREEN VALLEY
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SPACE IBIZA
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PACHA IBIZA
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FABRIC
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ZOUK SINGAPORE
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BCM PLANET DANCE
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MINISTRY OF SOUND
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SIRENA
9
FABRIK
10
AMNESIA
11
MARQUEE
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OCTAGON
13
CAVO PARADISO
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DC10
15
GUABA BEACH CLUB
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WARUNG BEACH CLUB
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PRIVILEGE
18
BERGHAIN / PANORAMA BAR
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THE WAREHOUSE PROJECT
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YALTA
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Pacha Sharm
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GUVERNMENT
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ANZUCLUB
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Row 14
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PAPAYA
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Pacha New York
27
COCORICO
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USHUAïA
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DUEL:BEAT
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Venue
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MOTION
32
D-EDGE
33
PARADISE CLUB
34
SURRENDER/ENCORE
35
TROUW
36
Footwork
37
Studio 80
38
ECHOSTAGE
39
Ellui
40
THE MID
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SPACE SHARM
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SUB CLUB
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TENAX CLUB
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CASTLE CLUB
45
XS
46
Space Miami
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MANSION
48
BOOTSHAUS
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Avalon
50
Miroir
51
Club Midi
52
Roxy
53
Air
54
GUENDALINA
55
FOUNDATION SEATTLE
56
DIGITAL NEWCASTLE
57
SANKEYS MCR
58
Tao
59
Electric Pickle
60
The Exchange
61
Cable
62
BETA (WATERLOO)
63
WATERGATE
64
WOMB
65
ROBERT JOHNSON
66
STEALTH
67
Club Vertigo
68
AGEHA
69
Circus Afterhours
70
Liv Nightclub
71
The Warehouse
72
Fuse
73
La Rocca
74
The Garage
75
Il Muretto
76
LA HUAKA
77
Asylum Afterhours
78
REX CLUB
79
CIELO
80
SANKEYS IBIZA
81
Beta Nightclub
82
Spy Bar
83
Set
84
Matrixx
85
TRESOR
86
Stereo
87
CACAO BEACH
88
ARMA 17
89
Republiq
90
The Arches
91
Café D'Anvers
92
CORSICA STUDIOS
93
Skybar
94
Digital Brighton
95
Space B. Camboriu
96
Plan B
97
Melkweg
98
MINT CLUB
99
The Rainbow
100
Tabarin

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