Starbeach - Hersonissos, Crete. Beachflirt - Where people and music fuse together in paradise

Starbeach is one of Europes biggest party destinations, where people & music fuse together in paradise! The perfect mix of long, hot sunny days, the beach, bars, pools, cool vibes, insane parties, tunes spun by some the hottest DJs in the world & all surrounded by a hip crowd all after one thing - to have the best party holiday experience ever. A perfect endless summer!

AFROJACK CONFIRMED TO HEADLINE FESTIVAL

The rumors are rumors no more!! Afrojack has been confirmed as the headline act for the Starbeach 20 year anniversary being held September 6, 7 and 8. As we celebrate Starbeach's history, Afrojack is an incredibly appropriate DJ to head the line-up, as his playing days began here at Starbeach as a 17-year old on holiday asking to play his music at the parties.  It is also fitting he rounds out the 2013 season as he played at the first big party of the summer as a surprise act back in June. With only two weeks to go until the festival kicks off time is running out fast to get your tickets.  Cheap travel packages are still available so check out all the details on our festival page and book your tickets now. Its going to be one massive weekend of partying with some of the legends of Starbeach. Like us on Facebook: facebook.

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INCREDIBLE HOTEL DEALS FOR FESTIVAL WEEKEND

Amazing hotel deals have been created to help those of you heading to Hersonissos for the Starbeach 20th birthday festival weekend September 6, 7, 8 . Below is a list of hotels offering discount room-rates with pricing details and links to their websites for bookings and more information. Remember to use the special discount code: STAR20 to get the special Festival deals at the hotels. HURRY!  These special rates are limited and subject to availability so make your bookings FAST!!       MARIA HOTEL *** *prices are per room per night and subject to availability* 2 BEDS 40€ 3 BEDS 50€ 4 BEDS 60€ http://mariahotel-hersonissos.gr *use special code STAR20         VILLA SORENIA **** *prices are per room per night and subject to availability* 2

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THE LIFE AND TIMES OF RICO SOUTH

There’s something very special about the lifestyle in Crete during summer.  Nowhere else has the perfect mix of endless days of sun, stunning landscapes, pristine beaches, wild nightlife and a freedom-loving-culture that puts hospitality and socializing before everything else. Starbeach’s resident DJ, Rico South, lives in this magical environment each summer, playing his eclectic blend of music to the masses at the wild and raucous Starbeach Recovery parties. His Greek summer is a full-on, party-packed social roller-coaster, and all the good times have been captured in the latest episode of World of Starbeach, "Recover With Rico", which is online now for you to watch. Check out how incredible this place is to live, and how easy it is to pick yourself up after a week of partying, for JUST ONE MORE PARTY! Like us on Fa

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FESTIVAL BUZZ HEATING UP

As the Starbeach anniversary festival draws closer there's a lot of buzz about as everybody starts looking forward to what will be the highlight of the summer. Three days of non-stop partying on a Greek Island to end your summer holidays is about as good as it gets - and the line-up of DJs playing will ensure they will be three days to remember. To top it off there are now rumors of a guest DJ who will make an appearance during the festival - one who promises to make an epic addition to the already sizzling acts on offer. Stay tuned as if this rumor is confirmed all the details will be released immediately. Get all your festival information here. Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/starbeachofficial Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/starbeachtv

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DJ MAG LAUNCHES STARBEACH DJ COMPETITION

Leading Dutch dance music magazine, DJ Mag NL, has teamed up with Starbeach to give one lucky up-and-coming superstar DJ a chance to play at this year's 20th anniversary festival. The competition will run until the end of August and entrants need to upload a selection of music to be judged by the public, then by a panel of judges including DJ Mag critics and Starbeach resident DJs. The lucky winner will be flown to Crete, put up in a hotel and given a set at the 3 day festival being held 6, 7, 8 September, and will receive coverage in DJ Mag NL. For all the information and entry details check the DJ Mag page and get involved - this could be the platform to launch your career into the big time!!   Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/starbeachofficial Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/starbeachtv

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MID-SUMMER WRAP-UP

Hard to believe but the peak of summer is behind us and we are getting into the final month of the party season here at Starbeach.  Time sure flies when you're having fun!! It's been one incredible period of mid-summer mayhem as week-in and week-out the sun has  shone, the drinks have flowed and the parties have been grinding thumping heaving affairs that have left thousands exhilarated and breathless. We have seen the musical genius of some of the biggest spinners and producers in the industry today - R3hab, Porter Robinson, Showtek, Sander van Doorn, Quintino, Bassjackers and of course the now legendary set played by Hardwell  All mind-blowing performances that have made this summer at Starbeach one of the most memorable - fitting as this year we celebrate 20 years of unforgettable parties and perfect summers. Check out all

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GO HARDWELL OR GO HOME ONLINE NOW

It was the biggest party ever held at Starbeach, and the drama, emotion and pure energy of the build-up to Hardwell's record breaking performance is now online to relive and relove. Starbeach's behind the scenes documentary series, World of Starbeach, captured all the action and emotion of the day and night, and showed why Hardwell has such a strong attachment to Starbeach and the people who come here to party. Watch the episode and see why this night will live long in the memories of everyone who was here to be a part of Starbeach history. Like us on Facebook:facebook.com/starbeachofficial Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/starbeachtv

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ANNIVERSARY FESTIVAL LINE-UP ANNOUNCED

The line-up for this year's 20th Anniversary festival has been announced with some legends of the dance industry making their way to Starbeach to help us celebrate. Ferry Corsten, Roog, Quintino, Vato Gonzalez and Benny Rodriguez head a list of amazing DJs ready to keep the party pumping for three days over 6, 7 and 8 September. For the full line-up, travel packages and more information visit the festival website. The earlybird travel packages for 200 euros have sold out but there are still discount packages including flights, transfers, hotel and festival tickets for 259 euros, but get in quick as these are selling fast. It's going to be an incredible weekend of partying so make sure you get to Crete to have one last summer blast before winter kicks in, and to help us relive 20 years of Starbeach memories. Like us on Faceb

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HARDWELL BIGGEST PARTY EVER AT STARBEACH

The Beachflirt Hardwell event was officially the biggest party held in Starbeach history. Eclipsing the previous record held by the Armin va Buuren party in 2009, the Hardwell event was a sold out monster - every bit of available space was taken up by someone leaping about to the iconic Hardwell sound. The set Hardwell played was one of the most intense sets heard keeping up his reputation as one of the premiere DJs in the world right now.    It was an insane night, one of the most incredible events you could hope to be at.  Everyone was left in a state of euphoria and went home knowing they were a part of Starbeach history. An episode of The World of Starbeach chronicling the day and night of the event will be released soon. Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/starbeachofficial Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/starb

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WORLD OF STARBEACH SHOOTING AGAIN

The production team behind the new World of Starbeach series are back shooting the second episode of the series. Capturing all the action from this week at Starbeach is a full-on process as so much is going on every day.  But with so much material to shoot the series production team is having a blast putting together the story. The next month will see a new episode produced each week so keep checking our starbeachtv youtube page over the coming weeks to keep up with all the madness that is Starbeach. Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/starbeachofficial Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/starbeachtv

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BEACHFLIRT WITH QUINTINO TONIGHT

The next edition of the Starbeach Beachflirt white party is on tonight! Dutch DJ Quintino returns to Starbeach for the 5th season to play at one of his favourite events. With him will be partner-in-rhyme MC Goodgrip, Kenneth G, Zawdi MC and Rico South. Will be another fantastic evening so hope to see you there!

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LOVING THE FIRST LOVESTAR

Black lights, over a thousand frothing ravers and some damn fine tunes all mashed together last night to announce the arrival of Lovestar NEON for 2013. Dyro, Lucien Foort and Glenn Dale all spun rockin tracks and the dance-floor took a pounding from the non-stop jumping, grinding and leaping that was going on. Check out all the pics on our Facebook page here. High-fives to everyone who came to our first parties of the summer this week - it made for an amazing start to 2013.  We're only just beginning and with a couple of months of seriously good times ahead, this is going to be one EPIC party-filled season! Beachflirt next Monday with Quintino - SEE YOU THERE! Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/starbeachofficial Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/starbeachtv

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NEW STARBEACH VIDEO SERIES HITS THE AIRWAVES

The World of Starbeach is the new video series launching on to youtube this week capturing the attention of party people everywhere. The series is a weekly view of what goes on at Starbeach with a focus on the DJs who play here and the people who come to party. The first episode - Schools Out For Summer, has just been put uploaded.  Check it out here. This episode follows the week of Dutch school leavers who come to Starbeach to get wild and crazy after their last exams.Why the hell wouldn't you after a lifetime of teachers and bookwork!?! With so much action to capture each week, and so many outrageous interesting people to meet, the series creators will have a hard time cramming all the action into each episode.  But the end result is going to be one seriously cool overview of this mad mad world of Starbeach. Keep an ey

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BEACHFLIRT 2013 IS GO!!!

Ohhhhhhh yeahhhhhhhhhh!!!!   The 2013 summer season is officially underway with Starbeach's first premiere event of the summer, Beachflirt, held in typical glorious style. A thousand party-goers dressed in white and danced under the stars to great music pumped out by DJs Jordy Dazz, TV Noise and Rico South. A brilliant night, a fantastic party, one hell of an epic way to start the party season. Lovestar NEON is next, this Thursday with Dyro, Lucien Foort, Mitch Crown and Glenn Dale.  It promises to be another amazing night - don't miss it! Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/starbeachofficial Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/starbeachtv

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MAIN EVENTS KICKING OFF!

It's time for the MAIN EVENT!!!  Mid-season madness is about to hit and the Starbeach mainstage is about to fire up for 2013's banquet of non-stop partying. As more and more people are pouring into Hersonissos every day to take advantage of the sun-filled days and wild nights, Starbeach will once again take centre stage and deliver night after night of premiere parties fronted by headline DJ's and filled with fun-loving party people ready to cut loose on the dancefloor. Early season events like the Beach Party and Project X brought hilarious nights of entertainment in weeks gone by, but now the premiere events of Beachflirt, Lovestar Neon and Recovery take the limelight as we shift up a gear. The first Beachflirt event is this Monday July 1st, with Jordy Dazz, TV Noise, Rico South and Mitch Crown kicking things off for 2013.  I

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BUNGY JUST GOT BIGGER!!!

Yikes!!!  In case the original height wasn't enough to get the heart racing into top gear, the Starbeach NWB bungy jump just stepped things up by adding another 10 metres to the jump! A new crane has arrived that lets the operators push things to a new level, meaning jumpers are now hurtling close to 230 feet when they take the leap of faith. But fear not.  The boys on deck have made all the necessary adjustments to make sure you are as safe as always and the new ride is one pure adrenaline-gushing life-changer. So even if you've done this jump before - make sure you get back here to try out the new height.  It's guaranteed to be the BIGGEST rush of the summer!!! NWB - One life... Live It Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/starbeachofficial Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/starbeachtv

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HILARIOUS HIGH JINKS AT DAILY FOAM PARTY

As sure as the sun will rise and beer tastes good, the Starbeach Foam Party kicks off every day at 4.30pm and everyone will go MENTAL on the sudsy dancefloor! Guest DJs thump out the heavy hits and no-one holds back from getting as loose as possible. There's something about hiding in that foam that lets people relax that little bit more, the up-shot being wild shenanigans for everyone involved. Not a day goes by without some hilarious antics going down, so make sure you're at Starbeach early afternoon to lock down a spot under the foam cannon and get ready to go NUTS!! Like us a Facebook: facebook.com/starbeachofficial Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/starbeachtv  

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BEACH PARTY GOES PROJECT X

The usual Thursday Beach Party is stepping it up big time this week and throwing a college party vibe into the mix ensuring the night is one of the maddest of the early season. Project X style chaos is on the cards as beer pong, tequila laybacks, wet t-shirt comp, drinking games, fishbowl races, limbo comps and HEAPS more activities get added to the usual mayhem of foam, night bungy, pumping tunes and wild party animals cutting loose. Throw in some black-light neon atmosphere and this is a seriously geared up event designed to make sure everyone here goes as nuts as possible. Party starts at 8PM and tickets are on sale here at Starbeach, so shake off those inhibitions and get along to the PROJECT X Beach Party.  All the cool kids are gonna be here!!!  YEEEEEEHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!!! Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/starbe

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PAINTBALL BATTLES X-PLODE AT STARBEACH

New for Starbeach this season is X-PLODE, the close-combat paintball game that lets teams or individuals battle it out in a purpose-built assault arena. Using the latest high-tech weaponry, assault pistols and machine guns, combatants can test their SAS skills and shoot the crap out of each other in battles for territory, kidnap and hostage scenarios, or just all-out head-down-and-charge suicide runs. So gear up Marine and move out for battle!  Time to prove you've got what it takes in the intense heat of combat. Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/starbeachofficial Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/starbeachtv  

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BUNGY BACK AND BOUNCING!

The rock-star adventure activity of Starbeach is open for another season!  NWB bungy has launched for 2013 and Starbeach visitors are getting their fill of the adrenaline pumping extreme sport. Over 60 meters between you and the water seems a long way down when you're standing at the top about to throw yourself off. Once you hear  3...2....1....BUNGY!, its ALL ON and the rush of leaping into thin air is freakin UNBELIEVABLE! With the same crew of experienced professional bungy jumpers back making sure you are safe and ready to fly, this season will be another chance to experience this exhilarating, mind-blowing endeavour. One Life... Live it!!! Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/starbeachofficial Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/starbeachtv    

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FIRST BEACH PARTY TONITE!

You know its Summer at Starbeach when the first infamous Beach Party of the season kicks off! With free tequila, drinking games, night bungy, foam filled dance floor and rocking tracks from amazing DJs, the Starbeach Beach Party has become one of the iconic nights of the summer. Twice a week for the rest of June this night of mayhem breaks all the rules and gets as loose as you can get on holiday.  Naughty, crazy fun is what it's all about and tonight the first of the summer will get things under way in wild style. You gotta love summer at Starbeach!! Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/starbeachofficial Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/starbeachtv

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HUGE OPENING WEEK NON-STOP PARTY

The first week of the 2013 season is behind us and what a week of celebration it was! Thousands of Dutch school leavers poured into Hersonissos and Starbeach to celebrate the end of exams and the start of summer; all frothing at the chance to let the hair down and go wild in the freedom of the Greek lifestyle. The week kicked off with a stunning night at Beachflirt where the true essence of partying in the Greek Islands was on show as two and a half thousand people danced the night away under the stars. DJs Dyro, Joey Suki and Rico South kicked the season into top gear playing set after set of pumping dance tracks.  Check the photos here. The next day everyone got the chance to swim, relax by the pool and catch up on the stories from the previous night, before the Starbeach foam party kicked off. Then Thursday saw the firs

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AFROJACK SURPRISE APPEARANCE AT LOVESTAR

One of Starbeach's favourite sons made an unannounced visit to the Starbeach stage and blew the crowd away with a thumping huge set of his hits and new productions. The award winning DJ was in town on holiday with his family and couldn't resist being a part of the Starbeach opening week.  With thousands of young Dutch school-leavers tearing it up after exams, Afrojack wanted to help make their week of of celebration as memorable as possible. His set would definitely have done that as he went through epic track after epic track, playing back to back with D Wayne and keeping the kids going nuts from start to finish. Everyone in attendance agreed it was one of the special moments of a huge week of partying and BIG BIG thanks to Afrojack for giving up some holiday time to make the holidays of everyone else so special.  Legend.

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Celebrate 20 years of Starbeach September 6th 7th 8th

Yep its been 20 long years. Amazing how the time has flown by. What started as a dusty patch of land, next to the sea but with nothing else round it, has grown into one of Europe's biggest party holiday destinations. This summer we will celebrate this very special occasion with an almighty event, the size of which we have never undertaken. Over the course of a long weekend, we will strive to thank all of you, who have ever attended our events & parties hard at Starbeach in the past. Mark your calendars, September 6th, 7th, 8th will be one of the craziest weekends to have ever taken place at Starbeach. An unprecedented DJ lineup is being formulated & we are counting down the days already. Come celebrate 20years of Starbeach with us this summer! Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/starbeachofficial Folow us on Twitter: tw

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D-wayne joining the Opening Week lineup

Young up & coming DJ D-wayne is beefing up our Opening Week lineup joining Jordy Dazz to kick off a wild night at Lovestar June 6. Recently signed to Afrojacks Wall recordings label, D-wayne is being booked for all the summer festivals including Xtrema, 7th Sunday, Kingsland & the almighty Tomorrowland. We are stoked to have him for the Opening Week madness & excited to see him light up the stage and show whats making him one of the most talked about youngsters coming through the ranks. Dont forget to: Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/starbeachofficial Folow us on Twitter: twitter.com/starbeachtv

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2013 Opening week announced

BANG - Starbeach 2013 is kicking off with an all mighty explosion. For the 1st time ever we will run a full program & fully launch one the biggest summer seasons ever, during the 1st week of June. We have secured a great lineup for the week with #EPIC up & coming international DJ Dyro (having just released his new MEGA hit with HARDWELL) joining 2012 summer smash hit Jordy Dazz, MC Goodgrip, new kids on the block D-wayne & JoeySuki, Recovery resident Rico South & the interntional supersar himself Les Davis. Its going to be a sensational start to the season & this summer will only get better!! Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/starbeachofficial Folow us on Twitter: twitter.com/starbeachtv

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DJ 1 on 180: interviews with the worlds Top DJs

Starbeach launched over Winter a new video series: DJ 1 on 180. The idea: get up close and personal with your favourite DJs and MCs. Spend (about!) 180 seconds hearing behind-the-scenes stories, tales of life on the road, secrets to blowing up a party, and just how much mayhem a DJ gets up to on a summer tour. Shot over a massive summer party season at Starbeach, Hersonissos, Crete, this series lets you follow and learn more about some of the best DJs and MCs in the world. Finding out what their thoughts are on the music scene, and getting the dirt on how they have become the superstars of dance music, producing the hits you love and the party's you dream about! Watch the series on our YouTube Channel!! Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/starbeachofficial Folow us on Twitter: twitter.com/starbeachtv  

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Beachflirt TV 2013 – new video

In a follow up to last years raging success: the reality TV series - Beachflirt, Starbeach behind the scenes, we have released a new follow-up teaser. The link to watch the video on YouTube is here Beachflirt TV: teaser 2013 The TV series, which gives viewers a sneak peak at life at Starbeach, was a huge hit last year & this video just gets people pumped for the summer coming up! We cant wait for summer to come round again & the Beachflirt TV series is a perfect way to get you all psyched for it. Enjoy!!

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Join the Party Crew this summer

As the snowy weather in Europe keeps piling up, we here at Starbeach are looking towards summer & beginning to form this years Party Crew. Ever thought of extending that summer holiday to actually live & work in a destination for the whole of summer? I know many of you have & what better place to experience it all than STARBEACH!! YES we are looking to find party-people to join the Party Crew. Whats the Party Crew you ask? Well these people are the life-blood of Starbeach. They help put on the parties & most importantly they talk to all the people about the parties & sell them tickets. We have employed close to 3000 people over the years & we are looking to add to that this summer. Don't get us wrong...this job is NOT a walk in the park. Its an intense & demanding job in a high-pressure environment. We gu

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Vote Starbeach in the DJ Mag Top 100 Club contest

January means one major thing! The world renowned magazine DJ Mag, invites dance fans from around the world to vote for their favourite clubs of 2012. From super-clubs to sweaty basements & beachside resorts, covering genres from house to techno to dubstep and everything in between, DJ Mag's poll will help decide the best hot spots of 2012 - and we need your support to help us hit the coveted top spot! 2012 saw us reaffirm our position as the one of the best beach resorts in the world, showcasing some of the best DJs plus the hottest up and coming talent every Monday at Beachflirt, Thursday at Lovestar Neon and Fridays insane Recovery party! From the likes of Hardwell, Laidback Luke and Afrojack to Quintino, Shermanology, Vato Gonzalez and many, many more - there's no question that 2012 was our best year to date. And 2013 is set

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2013 a MASSIVE year coming up!

While its been all cold & snowy outside, the Starbeach team has been hard at work organizing the biggest summer season to date. 2013 is the 20year anniversary of Starbeach & we are planning one hell of a celebration all summer long. With a stunning lineup being pulled together, this years Beachflirt, Lovestar & Recovery parties will be very special. Some surprises but also some long time friends of Starbeach will be joining us all Summer. Our lineups 1st announcement will occur Mid-February, so hold on tight & warm up knowing that summer is just around the corner & the long hot days by the sea with the tunes cranked up, are not too far away. #onelove from the Starbeach Team Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/starbeachofficial Folow us on Twitter: twitter.com/starbeachtv

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