Ibiza October guide: Weather, insiders info, special events and amazing special offers

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October is Closing Party Month. The final parties and many claim the best parties. October is the locals favourite month, Super cheap villas , the weather is stunning, the sea is warm, the beaches are quiet and there are loads of interesting things to do:

  • Book your last minute villa for as little as £60 per person per week
  • The famous closing parties
  • The Ibiza food festival from 6 October
  • The world famous Halloween parties
  • The private parties and the closing parties of all the beach bars such as Mambo, Ocean Beach and Blue Marlin
  • Loads of yoga retreats and healthy getaways

October is a magical month and we love it.

What’s the weather like in Ibiza in October?

 The weather is  beautiful, long hot warm days. We do have more rain, but it comes and goes without anyone really noticing .

October weather Ibiza

Chart By holiday-weather.com


Favourite October restaurant. Restaurant S’Illa Des Bosc, Cala Conte

sunset at s'illa des bosc ibiza

S’illa Des Bosc has possibly one of the most beautiful locations in Ibiza. It sits elegantly above Cala Conte beach with uninterrupted views over the sea. We have been visiting S’illa Des Bosc for 18 years and we have never been disappointed. The location is simply wonderful, the food is outstanding and the staff are super friendly. Best of all, prices are reasonable, for a top location and excellent food.

We visited the restaurant only 3 days ago. Check out the photo above, this was taken from our table during sunset. Amazing food and a sunset to die for, how can life get better?

s'illa des bosc ibiza restaurante

How are prices? If you want a last minute Villa deal, don’t look any further. Luxury villas from as little as £60 per person per week

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The great thing about October, is  you can enjoy Ibiza’s best month at rock botton prices. Even the night clubs are cheaper.

If you dont believe me take a look our super October deals

Villa Pep Luis 

A wonderful finca, 5 minutes drive to Playa den Bossa, 10 minutes drive to Ibiza Town, 5 minutes drive to Blue Marlin and only 3 minutes drive to beautful Sa Caleta beach. Sleeps 12 only £1200

Outside Can Pep Luis

Villa Maria 

Villa Maria is one of the most infamous villas in Ibiza, its location is perfect for easy access across Ibiza, public transport links are amazing and  sunset views from the top terraces are simply stunning. In October its possible to rent this villa for as little as £60 per person per week assuming the villa is at full capacity.

Ibiza Villa rental discount week 10

Flights are a bit cheaper in October   you’re generally going to be looking at €100 – €200 for a return flight.

Take a look at  Skyscanner.org Here you can find last minute deals for as little as rom €30 each way. Definitely worth checking out before you book direct with an airline.

The best beaches!

Cala Nova Beach

Cala Nova Beach is a wonderful sandy beach with pristine crystal clear water. Cala Nova has two beaches. One beach is  located 1km from Es Canar, which in turn is about 5km from Santa Eulalia. The other can be reached by driving to San Carlos, then follow the signs to Cala Llenya. We prefer the beach the Cala Llenya end. Its quieter, and has a beautiful wood just behind the beach with ample parking. There is a wonderful Chiringuito on the beach and one of our favourite restaurants in Ibiza, Aiyanna  overlooks the beach. We are regulars at Cala Nova, its perfect for families and sun worshippers.

Aiyanna Ibiza Terrace

The section of beach entered via Es Canar is much more popular. Guests from the Es Canar hotels populate the beach in the summer, it can therefore get a little crowded. The beach has two great restuarants both owned by the Atzaro Group. Atzaro Beach Club  and the The Chiringuito . The beach club is fine dining and boasts amazing views across Cala Nova Beach, the Chiringuito is kinder on your wallet.

Both beaches are incredible, and on a windy day you will see lots of surfers and body boarders. Cala Nova is one of the best beaches in Ibiza to catch some great waves.

If you are not hiring a car, there is a bus service from Ibiza Town to Cala Nova, albeit fairly infrequent.

What’s the countryside like in September?

The countryside in Ibiza during October  is similar to September, green and fertile.  October is the perfect time to enjoy the huge choice of walks across Ibiza. Check out Walking Ibiza who organise some excellent walks throughout Ibiza. October is also the perfect month to get your bicycle out. Ibiza has an excellent road system and plenty of cycle paths. Cycling is very popular in Ibiza, especially in the months from October to May.

Casita Verde eco-centre Ibiza

What’s the clubbing scene like in October?

Ibiza villas for clubbers

The first two weeks of October are when the big clubs actually close. Pacha, Hi, Ushuaia, Amnesia and Privelege. There is so much choice, but take note: The party not to miss, is the DC10 closing party. Clubbers fly in just for this event. Check out every closing party in October by clicking on the Essential https://www.essentialibiza.com/ibiza-party-calendar/october/

Halloween in Ibiza

Halloween is a big event in Ibiza, everyone makes a huge effort and it’s loads of fun.  Many restuarants throw big parties but the main events are held at Pacha and Pikes Hotel.

Our absolute favouite Halloween party is at  Pikes Hotel

The Pikes Halloween party is notorious, and very popular. Its worth pre booking tickets. Check out Pikes  calendar for October.

Off-season partying at Pikes Ibiza


Special events in Ibiza during October

The Ibiza Food Festival is the stand out event in October.

The Ibiza Food Festival will create a platform for groups of foodies to dine together.  Dining has always played an important role within our evolution and culture. Not only serving as a place to consume nutritious food but also a springboard to forge strong relationships with those we dine with.


Ibiza is home to a wide and delicious mix of natural produce, cutting-edge chefs, exciting eating establishments, creative and culinary versed venues. We provide a platform to learn from the best and one another –  through traditions, history and new methodology. Creatively translating them into modern methods of cooking, developing, growing and practicing.


The Ibiza Food Festival will be immersed in entertainment from art, music and performance. As a mecca for music we will provide a platform for island DJ’s, musicians, singers and entertainers to take the centre stage throughout the festival. Exploring the ways music enhances our foodie experience.


The Ibiza Food Festival is a true celebration of Ibiza. We will be partnering with many of the island establishments so attendees can enjoy what the island has to offer, from meditation classes, walks, hikes, boat trips and more – we encourage you to experience the natural beauty of Ibiza.

El Portalon Ibiza


When it comes to travelling around Ibiza in October, we’d reiterate everything that we mentioned in last month’s guide, Ibiza in July.

Whilst not meaning to sound all doom-and-gloom here, there are a couple of things worth bearing in mind.

For the most part, Ibiza a very safe place. However, there are some bad eggs out there and this is the time of year when pro thieves tend to operate.

When you are out and about, only take the cash you will need and the most essential items. Leave everything else (passport, credit cards etc) securely locked up in a safe and make sure all doors, windows and/or gates to your accommodation are locked.

Be security conscious

And never, never, never leave valuables in your hire car.


No point even tucking them away out of sight and thinking they will be fine. These days, there are devices that can clone your car alarm system and disable the locks like it ain’t no thing.


And while we’re at it…

TIP: Always have your driving license on you or carry a photocopy of your passport. Spanish law requires you to carry photo ID at all times. Being on the receiving end of a policeman’s disapprovingly wagging finger (or a fine if you’re unlucky) is definitely best avoided.

We hope you’ve enjoyed our mini guide and don’t forget to tune in for the next exciting instalment, Ibiza in November.

Coming soon… 😉

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