Before you tie that knot, it's time to celebrate your upcoming nuptials. Sure, you can have a hen party here in the UK, but why not go one step further? These days, there is a massive trend with ladies taking their hen party abroad. If you want to enjoy one last hurrah with your best friends, this idea is the best way to do so.
But, where should you go? There are loads of places out there that are perfect for partying. Whether you want to live it up in Spain or see some sights in Germany, there are many things you should consider. If you are ready to book a break, look no further. We've compiled a list of the top ten hen party destinations!
- Dublin, Ireland
If you don't want to travel too far, but still want to get away, Dublin might be the best place for you. Every year, hundreds of hen parties head to this buzzing city for the weekend. In the day, you can see the main attractions, including St. Patrick’s Cathedral. When night falls, though, it's time to party. Head over to the south bank of the River Liffey, where you will find an array of busy bars.
- Barcelona, Spain [caption id="attachment_1129" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Park Guell in Barcelona, Spain.[/caption]
Barcelona is a fantastic city, and one which everyone needs to visit. The streets here are always busy, and you will always find something interesting to do. When you have your hen party here, you get the best of both worlds. First of all, you get to stay on the coast, which means that there will be plenty of sunbathing. Secondly, you will get a big city atmosphere. There are loads of places to grab some tapas and chill out too.
- Ibiza, Spain
Ibiza is party-central! If you want to enjoy a wild nightlife, this place is the destination for you. Make sure that you choose a hotel near the centre of the clubbing area. That way, you can stay out all night long. You can often get cheap package deals if you choose to go here.
- Marbella, Spain
In the heart of the Costa Del Sol, Marbella has always been popular with tourists. If you want to take your hen party somewhere with a lively nightlife and beautiful scenery, this destination is ideal. Set against the backdrop of the Sierra Blanca mountains, you can enjoy some Spanish sun. From the luscious port to the gorgeous greenery, there are many things you can see here. This destination tends to cost a pretty penny, but we promise it will be worth it.
- Benidorm, Spain
If you want a bargain deal, why not head to the Costa Blanca? Here, you can enjoy sun, sangria and salsa, all at budget prices. Benidorm is one of the most exciting Spanish tourist points. If you want a fun excursion for your group, you could go to Aqualandia. The water park is the perfect place to relax and get catch some rays. If you look online, you should find many Benidorm package deals. As you may have already heard, the clubs and bars here are out of this world. You can't go anywhere without finding great drinks offers and deals. The hotels here tend to be affordable, and so you won't break the bank.
- Tenerife, Spain
As the biggest Canary Island, you will have already heard about this place. Don't overlook it when it comes to booking your hen party - this place has everything you could need. If you adore wildlife, you could even go on an adventure at Loro Parque. Who knows? If you are lucky, you might see some exotic animals up close. With both beautiful mountains and long, golden beaches, you guys will have a blast. It is worth going to Tenerife in peak season when the weather is hot.
- Madrid, Spain
The capital of Spain is an excellent place to spend a few days. When you stay in this city, you have to go to the Chueca district. This area is the gay quarter, and there are loads of great clubs there. You and your mates can stay outside of the city centre and get in by metro. Perfect!
- Magaluf, Spain
Just on the quaint island of Majorca, you will find the holiday destination that is Magaluf. From booze cruises to sight-seeing trips, there are loads of things to do here. When you hit the clubs, be sure to head to both Bar Papis and, of course, Piano Bar, where you will find loads of offers. If you book in advance, you should get some cheap package deals for this place.
- Amsterdam, Netherlands
Amsterdam is a crazy city. If you have yet to go to this destination, now might just be a perfect time. There are two main sides to this location. First of all, there is the party side of it. Here, you can see sexy shows, drink lots and even visit the Red Light District. The other side of the city is quite different. It is full of museums, galleries and quaint cafes.
- Budapest, Hungary
From the thermal baths to the many excellent museums, there is a whole lot to love about Budapest. The capital of Hungary is one of the nation's favourite destinations when it comes to hen parties. If you want to take a large group here, it might cost you quite a lot. After all, this city is anything but cheap. It is worth the money, though, as there are many quaint cafes, thrilling bars and traditional Hungarian eateries.