Selina, the fast-growing lifestyle and experiential hospitality brand targeting millennial and Gen Z travelers, has announced that its hit music series, Selina International Music Summit (SIMS), will host a series of fall events this year in Portugal, Costa Rica, Morocco, Panama and more.
Music has long been a core part of the Selina brand experience and SIMS showcases both emerging and established regional entertainers, giving travelers an authentic link to a destination’s culture and community. For music fans who are interested in attending a SIMS event, there are a number of events taking place worldwide:
Oct. 5 in Peniche, Portugal
SIMS Localight will feature performances from DJs Ritmos Cholulteka and Sea Groove and the Ocean Travelers. Guests can dance the evening away on the rooftop at Selina’s Peniche property, with free entry and happy hour prices for all attendees.
Oct. 31, Peniche, Évora, Ericeira, Portugal
SIMS Localight is hosting a special Halloween night in three of its locations throughout Portugal with guest DJs, specialized drinks and Halloween surprises throughout the night. Guests can join the party at Selina Peniche for a surf town getaway, Selina Évora for a trip rooted in rich history and culture and Selina Ericeira for a beach break at a property inspired by classic California beach house design.
SIMS Costa Rica
Oct. 8 in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica
A full moon party takeover by Electric Animals sets the beat for SIMS in Costa Rica, also featuring artists like Maria Wabe, Javee, Fernando Melo and Alel.
Selina Puerto Viejo is an eco-friendly oasis with a prime beachfront position. Onsite features include a swimming pool, pizza garden, beachfront bar, yoga deck and more. Offsite, guests can try standup paddleboarding through coral reefs, riding the rainforest on horseback, or trekking through Cahuita National Park.
Oct. 27-30 in Agafay, Morocco
SIMS Starlight takes place in the heart of the Moroccan desert with live ethnic and instrumental electronic shows, pool parties and sensational chill out sessions. Guests can dance under the stars, enjoy great music and sleep in luxury, unique tented accommodations while surrounded by the delightful view of the Moroccan desert and the blue SIMS sky.
Selina Agafay opened in 2022 and takes glamping to a new level – think private pools, espresso machines, air conditioning and other creature comforts. The hotel features a restaurant, bar, nightclub, pool, yoga deck, and co-working space to support digital nomads. The hotel’s Agafay Desert location puts guests within reach of extraordinary experiences including camel rides, wellness sessions, and canyon trekking.
Nov. 2-6 in Playa Venao, Panama
SIMS Sattalight heads to the beach in November with four days of musical magic in one of the most beautiful places on earth: Playa Venao in Panama. Global artists like Ame, Trikk and Musumeci take to the SIMS stage alongside local DJs, surrounded by the palm trees of Peninsula de Azuero’s breathtaking coastline.
Selina Playa Venao is located on a picturesque beach and enjoys among the best sunsets in the Pacific. In-house features at the property include a fully equipped communal kitchen, a beachfront restaurant, a coworking space and an outdoor pool. In addition, guests can enjoy activities such as surfing, open water fishing, early morning yoga, horseback riding and a tour of nearby wildlife refuge, Isla Iguana.
Additional SIMS shows in 2022 include:
New York – Oct. 14
Athens, Greece – Oct. 18
Manchester, England – Oct. 27
Liverpool, England – Oct. 29