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WITH an open air dancefloor smack in the middle of Croatia's Beach Zrce, Papaya is a great place to shake your, um, papayas. The dress code here is bikinis, short shorts, no shirts and shades. Big enough to hold three-stage dance festivals with the party sometimes extending out to floating rafts in the surf, people from all over Europe gather to dance, drink and slather on the suntan oil. DJs spin "music to dry hump to", so unsurprisingly the club has become a popular destination for young people looking for a debauched summer beach party.

"Papaya was insane," notes DJ David Morales, who played there in summer 2010. "Even in the pouring rain. I've never seen anything like this. Croatia rocks." Throughout the summer, Papaya will host many events and festivals, featuring such big-name DJs as Deadmau5, Armin van Buuren, Sven V?, Size Matters and Gareth Emery. In August, the club will host the MTV DJmag Festival with Swedish House Mafia.

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SPACE IBIZA
2
FABRIK
3
GREEN VALLEY
4
AMNESIA
5
PACHA IBIZA
6
BERGHAIN
7
SANKEYS MCR
8
MINISTRY OF SOUND
9
ZOUK SINGAPORE
10
CAVO PARADISO
11
BCM PLANET DANCE
12
13
FABRIC
14
SIRENA
15
Beta Nightclub
16
PRIVILEGE
17
DC-10
18
GUVERNMENT
19
YALTA CLUB
20
Pacha Sharm
21
Circus Afterhours
22
GUABA BEACH BAR
23
Club Prive
24
Cocoon
25
Club Midi
26
WARUNG
27
Pacha New York
28
Harry Klein
29
BETA (WATERLOO)
30
The Wright Venue
31
Fuse
32
PAPAYA
33
Neidklub
34
Mynt
35
WATERGATE
36
D-EDGE
37
CIELO
38
Café D'Anvers
39
MANSION
40
B018
41
CASTLE CLUB
42
Space Miami
43
WOMB
44
Moxa
45
Cameo
46
COCORICO
47
Baalsaal
48
TENAX CLUB
49
Silo
50
Paradiso
51
Stereo
52
The Arches
53
AGEHA
54
Spartacus Club
55
Warehouse Project
56
Set
57
Stiff Kitten
58
Bed Supperclub
59
TRESOR
60
Asylum Afterhours
61
TROUW
62
Skybar
63
Kristal
64
REX CLUB
65
66
Garage
67
PARADISE CLUB
68
Voyeur
69
La Cova Forest Club
70
CORSICA STUDIOS
71
SUB CLUB
72
ROBERT JOHNSON
73
Cable
74
Kelly's
75
Discoteque
76
The Arena
77
Ambar
78
Plastic People
79
MINT CLUB
80
MARQUEE NIGHTCLUB & DAYCLUB
81
Nation
82
Cabaret Voltaire
83
Gatecrasher
84
Clash Club
85
Liv Nightclub
86
Sullivan Room
87
ARMA 17
88
Tabubar
89
CACAO BEACH
90
District 36
91
Encore Beach Club
92
MOTION & MARBLE FACTORY
93
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Plan B
95
Avalon
96
The Masque
97
Numero Uno
98
Studio Martin
99
OMFG
100
EGO