We’ve all done it before, haven’t we? Found ourselves Googling “Which is the best country to celebrate New Year in?” just to figure out where to be. This time, we come to you with a answer. Needless to say, every country is great in its own capacity when it comes to bringing in the new year with a “good party”. The real question to answer is what’s the type of party that is most thrilling and amazing for you as a traveller.
To help you out, we’re listing out 5 amazing New Year Party destination that are a blend of excitement, entertainment, and ease. What’s even better? It’s still not too late to book a quick getaway to one of these destinations – after all 2018 – 2019 ends and begins with a long weekend. It really doesn’t get any better!
Ibiza: This place doesn’t need an occasion to party and New Year Parties do not end in a night. Oh No! It’s holiday season and people officially start celebrating New Year from 31st Dec and the after party goes well beyond 2nd January.
Warm up for your party by sipping an exquisite cocktail and tucking into authentic cuisine on the long expansive golden sand beaches. Enjoy the turquoise waters and start the night in places like Cap d’es Falco, Hacienda Na Xamena, Café Ashram, Melon Bomb and Nassau Beach Club.
All enthusiasm unleashes as the evening progresses, and the parties get real, loud and out of comprehensible senses with global and local celebrity DJs. Some say when the clock hits 0, Ibiza beaches have the brightest and biggest party visible from space.
Don’t believe it? Make a plan, check out the itinerary, drop in and experience the thrill yourself.
Amsterdam: The Dutch party capital is popular for its exotic pub crawls and New Year yacht parties that offer a once in a year experience of music, entertainment, thrill and excitement in pubs. Highlights are spots like Tonton Club West, The Pilsner Club, or Brouwerij ‘T Ij.
Loaded with numerous offers, the city pubs attract locals and tourists alike with fantastic offers like free shots, entrances without any cover charges, free souvenirs, and much more. Pub crawls are a great way to meet new and fun local men and/or women who are very welcoming and guide you through the best pubs in town so you don’t have to worry about directions or planning.
Pub crawls, however, are just a warm-up, pre-gaming if you will. Take your New Year night a notch up with an exotic party yacht with a close set of people in the middle of the sea under twinkling stars. Enjoy open bars, dinner, dancing with a private view of the midnight fireworks.
Turkey: Beyond its cultural beauty and legacy, Turkey offers one of the most underrated party scenes at places like Istanbul, Antalya. Taksim Square in Istanbul is the party hub for the city with pulsating music, immersive ambiance and the hip-crowd making it the place for epic party nights.
Antalya is a glorifying experience of comfort and thrill with a breath-taking view of the sunset over the mountains, ancient ruin explorations, and hotel rooms with beautiful view of the city ports. Make the most of your time there by indulging your inner adrenaline junkie with a myriad of water sports.
The city offers a selection of utopian hotels offering many events like pool parties, belly-dancers, karaoke, live music and magic shows. One doesn’t need to travel far for a good party scene. However, if one still wants to step out of the hotel areas, many hotels also offer excellent open-air beach parties.
From Antalya’s 200-year-old port where the who’s who park their yachts, start a pub crawl along the coast of the Mediterranean of in a dedicated hired yacht for the utmost experience of a unique Turkish Nightlife.
Dubai: Dubai is one of the most scintillating cities to be in during New Year’s Eve for an exhilarating night of ostentatious nightclubs, colossal parties, mesmerizing light shows, and international DJs.
During New Year’s Eve, if you are looking for impeccable service, astounding atmosphere, live music for international and celebrity DJs, you must visit Cavalli Club or Billionaire Mansion. These are the places you will see the few of the powerful and famous people from fashion, entertainment, business, and other industry, taking a break and partying hard.
There is Cirque le Soir that not only offers excellent music, killer cocktails and fabulous food menu but has a whole range of various performances including, fire-breathers and other daredevil acts for entertainment.
Keep the party spirit going by heading to other places like like The Palm Jumeirah resorts, Empire Yas Bar on the F1 racetrack with a phenomenal view of the Yas Marina circuit, and of course, don’t forget to spare time for the iconic Burj Khalifa fireworks.
Thailand: The nightlife in Thailand is probably the only of its kind with your options ranging from incredible street parties at Khao San in Bangkok itself where the party goes on till the break of dawn, or at the RCA in Krabi Islands where the local DJs will woo you with the foot thumping music. Adding to the atmosphere is the party loving crowd which makes all of the difference to the energy and vibe of Thailand parties.
Party loving travellers can also try out the Full Moon beach parties at Phi Phi islands where all guilty pleasure will be fulfilled. The bars host a series of event like rope skipping and limbo and even offer free shots to all the participants. The parties do not experience a dull moment.
Of course, no journey to Thailand will be incomplete if you do not experience the colorful nightlife of Bangla Road in Phuket that boasts of a number of nightclubs which can fulfill all your fantasies.
So, there you go, dear hedonists! It’s not too late to plan your perfect NYE getaway. Last minute travel can mean great deals and these party hot-spots are all set to welcome you and your buddies. After all, you can be in the most incredible destination on the planet but what matters the most, is who you choose to be there with. So pack your bags, grab your loved ones and go!