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Sat on the jungle mantle of Camboriu - Brazil's newfound answer to Ibiza, already home to Warung, with Space to follow soon - Green Valley arrived five years ago to stamp its authority on an up-and-coming Brazilian club circuit. And this year, its hard work has been rewarded with penultimate placement at the top of this poll, the highest achievement of all the Americas.

For the uninitiated, the reasons for this club's unbridled success may be a mystery, but those who have been understand exactly why. Rigged with a lunar launch-pad of show-stopping lights, stunning LED visuals and paraffin-fuelled pyrotechnics, there is nothing understated about this giant colosseum buried in the middle of the rainforest. Then there's the stature of the DJs that play here, week in, week out: only the most immense names in the business make the cut.

Cited by both Armin and Axwell as "the best club in the world", it's rightfully got the industry vote, but a DJ's enjoyment wouldn't matter one iota if it wasn't for the people they play to. Green Valley's emphatic and infectious 8,000-strong-crowd, made up of immaculately-dressed Brazilians ready to party until past sunrise, offers the stuff of memories that DJs will carry for a lifetime.

"I've been a few places, but there is no place like Green Valley, not even one!" Axwell confirms. Indeed, it'll take a heck of a lot to beat it.
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SPACE IBIZA
2
GREEN VALLEY
3
PACHA IBIZA
4
FABRIK
5
ZOUK SINGAPORE
6
MINISTRY OF SOUND
7
BCM PLANET DANCE
8
FABRIC
9
AMNESIA
10
SIRENA
11
MARQUEE NIGHTCLUB & DAYCLUB
12
YALTA CLUB
13
BERGHAIN
14
PRIVILEGE
15
CAVO PARADISO
16
DC-10
17
Row 14
18
Pacha Miami
19
Circus Afterhours
20
GUABA BEACH BAR
21
22
SANKEYS MCR
23
Pacha Sharm
24
Beta Nightclub
25
D-EDGE
26
Club Midi
27
GUVERNMENT
28
ANZUCLUB
29
TENAX CLUB
30
PAPAYA
31
CASTLE CLUB
32
Harry Klein
33
SURRENDER/ENCORE
34
Fuse
35
Mynt
36
Obsession The Club
37
MOTION & MARBLE FACTORY
38
WARUNG
39
COCORICO
40
Beta Nightclub
41
Paradiso
42
Rise
43
TROUW
44
Cobra London
45
WATERGATE
46
Bed Supperclub
47
Liv Nightclub
48
Wright Venue
49
Klub OMFG
50
Asylum Afterhours
51
Villa Mercedes
52
Vertigo
53
Cabaret Voltaire
54
CIELO
55
The Warehouse
56
District 36
57
58
Avalon
59
Cable
60
PARADISE CLUB
61
MANSION
62
Gatecrasher
63
La Rocca
64
Electric Pickle
65
Garage
66
67
USHUAïA
68
Spy Bar
69
SPACE SHARM
70
EGO
71
Cocoon
72
Set
73
Tao
74
CORSICA STUDIOS
75
MINT CLUB
76
Club Vibe
77
Studio Martin
78
WOMB
79
Plastic People
80
Haze
81
Air
82
SUB CLUB
83
The Arches
84
Café D'Anvers
85
Snafu
86
Matrixx
87
Eden
88
REX CLUB
89
Space Miami
90
Ruby Skye
91
Ellui
92
BO18
93
ARMA 17
94
Kristal
95
Spartacus Club
96
AGEHA
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97
OCTAGON
98
Playhouse
99
Skybar
100
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