Hï Ibiza and Ushuaïa announce they will remain closed for July
Hï Ibiza and Ushuaïa have announced they will remain closed for July following the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coming after the reveal of opening parties at some of the open-air Ibiza venues and hotels — including Pikes, Ibiza Rocks, and Ocean Beach — Hï Ibiza and Ushuaïa have shared that they will not be opening their doors when travel restrictions are lifted next month.
A statement shared by The Night League, the company behind Hï Ibiza and Ushuaïa, said that opening the clubs would risk jeopardising the hard work achieved collectively by members of the public during the lockdowns that have been put in place in recent months.
“The health and safety of our guests, artists and staff is our number one priority and we will not operate if there’s any kind of health risk for anyone,” The Night League said. “When that situation changes and only when it’s safe, we’ll be ready to open again.”
Although clubs were given the green light to open this month from Spain’s national government, most of the island’s biggest clubs are confirmed to remain shuttered during the beginning of the third phase of opening. Despite the Spanish government’s approval, the Balearic Islands president, Francina Armengo, ordered the clubs to remain shut, citing outbreaks of coronavirus in other countries due to the reopening of nightlife. If the clubs were to open, they would be required to operate at no more than a third of maximum capacity. Dancefloors would also be required to be replaced with tables, and masks must be in use when social distancing isn’t possible.
You can read the full statement from The Night League below.
— Hï Ibiza (@hiibizaofficial) June 15, 2020