Velvet Ibiza Brings Queer Women Together for 5 Days

Photo courtesy of Velvet Ibiza

Velvet Ibiza

Every year, Ibiza is home to Europe’s very epic queer woman’s party, Velvet Ibiza, which is celebrating its 7th anniversary and promises to be next level. Velvet Ibiza is an all-inclusive 5-day and 5-night party and includes transportation from the airport, a bungalow, 3 meals, and activities and parties day and night, and drinks until around 10:30 pm.

This year, international crowds of LGBTQ+ women will be attending Velvet Ibiza on May 2 - 7 to celebrate life, belonging, and freedom. Event organizers have rented an entire resort in order to build a community vibe and allow queer women to connect so there’s no reason to go anywhere unless of course, you want to go shopping, head to the beach, or explore the island.

Creator and Producer

Carine De Mesmaker created Velvet Ibiza in 2015 and has produced it ever since. She is also the mastermind behind Velvet Sixty Nine, the woman’s party in Brussels founded in 2010. Carine has been putting on parties in bars and clubs since the early 80s and owned her own club, Gate, from 1999 to 2004. Her goal is to create a safe space for queer women and to throw amazing parties.

Where to Stay

two women jumping into a swimming pool while participants watch. Velvet Ibiza pool partyPhoto courtesy of Velvet Ibiza

The host hotel is Cala Martina located in the historical Hippie Market, where you can find all things hippie. Hippie Market was founded in 1973 and is the largest and oldest market on the island. Cala Martina is arranged in bungalow-style houses with pine trees and natural landscapes. The pool is situated on the edge of a cliff with amazing views. The demand is so great that a second hotel was reserved. Paraiso Beach is a 4-star boutique hotel next to the host hotel and is only a short walk to all the events. There are five floors with views of the swimming pool or the forest.

For more information and how to book, visit Velvet Ibiza

The Event’s DJ Line Up and Program

Tuesday May 2, 2023

15:00 Welcome at the pool DJ TBC
17:00 Pool DJ Boogshe
18:30 Dinner
21:00 Pool I’m Single & Ready to Mingle (speed dating)
21:00 Pool DJ SharaOpening Party
23:00 Club DJ NOMNY (B)
01:00 Club DJ Quivr

Wednesday May 3, 2023

Hippy Market from 08:00 to 18:00
10:00 Excursion 1
11:00 Yoga with Marta
15:00 Pool DJ Mia Wallas
17:00 Pool DJ NOMY
18:30 Dinner
21:00 Pool Message Party DJ Boogshe

Club Message Party
23:00 Club DJ TBD
01:00 Club DJ TBD

Thursday May 4, 2023

10:00 Excursion 2
11:00 Yoga with Marta
15:00 Pool DJ Mia Wallas
15:00 Pool Waterpolo
16:00 Wedding chappel
17:00 Pool DJ Quivr
18:30 Dinner
21:00 Pool DJ TBC STUDIO 69 (Disco)

CLUB Studio 69 PARTY
23:00 Club DJ TBD
01:00 Club DJ TBD

Friday May 5, 2023

10:00 Excursion 3
11:00 Yoga with Marta
15:00 Pool DJ Mia Wallas
15:00 Beach Volley
16:00 Pool Waterpolo
17:00 Pool DJ TBD
18:30 Dinner
21:00 Pool Jungle Party DJ TBD

23:00 Club DJ SAHRA
01:00 Club DJ NOMY

Saturday May 6, 2023

11:00 Yoga with Marta
15:00 Pool DJ TBD
17:00 Pool DJ TBD
18:00 The famous duck race
18:15 Photo Moment
18:30 Dinner
21:00 Pool DJ Jennifer Cooke

23:00 Club DJ TBD
01:00 Club DJ’s QUIVR/Sahra Back to Back

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