Looking for spectacular nightlife and memories to last a lifetime? A holiday with your mates can provide all this and more. There’s nothing better than kicking back by the pool together then hitting bars and clubs and dancing until the sun comes up.
Whether you’re a big group of friends, stags and hens or you’re getting everyone together for a special occasion, there’s something to suit everyone.
Searching for that ultimate group holiday destination? Here are just a handful of the places you should check out:
- Magalluf, Majorca
- San Antonio, Ibiza
- Playa Del Ingles, Gran Canaria
- Malia, Crete
- Ayia Napa, Cyprus
- Playa D’En Bossa, Ibiza
1. Magalluf, Majorca
Majorca’s party capital should be top of your wish list if you’re looking for neon-lit bars and bouncing nightclubs. By day, the powdery sands of Magalluf Beach are drenched in sunshine and by night, the vibrant strip comes to life with bar crawls, world-famous DJs and all-night parties.
Don’t miss: BCM Planet Dance. This 4,000-capacity super club sees the likes of Calvin Harris and Tiësto taking to the decks until the early hours. There are giant ice cannons, colourful dancers and a whopping 125,000-watt sound system!
2. San Antonio, Ibiza
The White Isle’s west coast has a legendary nightlife status, but daytimes are just as exciting. You can experience champagne sprays at O Beach or sail away on an all-day boat party where the music’s pumping and drinks are flowing. When it comes to clubs, you’ve got Eden, Es Paradis and Ibiza Rocks right on your doorstep.
Don’t miss: Café Mambo – it’s the place to catch some of the best sunsets on the island. It’s been attracting VIPs for more than 20 years and has hosted DJs such as Pete Tong, Fatboy Slim and Eric Prydz.
3. Playa Del Ingles, Gran Canaria
Venture to Gran Canaria’s sizzling south coast for lazy days under the sun and lively nights sipping cocktails in stylish bars. Hit the golden sands of Playa Del Ingles which stretch for nearly 3km, with a huge array of water sports and beachfront bars. At night, boogie on the Kasbah’s huge open-air dance floor or if you’re looking for something a little more low-key, there’s karaoke and live music in the Irish bars.
Don’t miss: The prestigious Pacha nightclub. Its famous Spanish sister has set the bar high when it comes to nightlife and this Playa Del Ingles addition is no different. Expect a stylish setting, fabulous drinks and an exclusive terrace.
4. Malia, Crete
Make for Malia this summer if you’re looking for some of the best clubs and all-night parties in Europe. The resort’s big events like neon paint parties, booze cruises and bar crawls are perfect for groups or if it’s a quiet night checking out the local cuisine you want, you’ve got a whole world of gastronomy right on your doorstep.
Don’t miss: The 5km-stretch of Malia Beach. If you’ve hit the foam parties and big-name DJ raves a little too hard, there’s plenty of space for that morning after snooze.
5. Ayia Napa, Cyprus
Beach-lovers flock to Ayia Napa on Cyprus’ south-east coast because of its 14 beautiful Blue Flag beaches. The sun-kissed sunny days are equally matched by vibrant nights though, as you’ve got a string of tasty restaurants and a buzzing strip filled with bars and clubs.
Don’t miss: The open-air Circus Square – it’s the main nightlife hub that hosts competitions, live DJs and a whole host of buzzing bars.
6. Playa D’En Bossa, Ibiza
This coastal spot on Ibiza’s south-eastern coast is one of the island’s biggest hitters. You’ve got around 20 big-name clubs right around the corner, including the likes of Ushuaïa, Hï Ibiza and Sankeys. When it comes to nightlife line-ups, it simply doesn’t get better than this. It’s also home to the longest stretch of beach on the island, so daytimes are sorted too!
Don’t miss: Rubbing shoulders with the rich and famous at Blue Marlin Ibiza. This day-to-night beach club showcases world-renowned DJs and delicious cuisine.
Posted: 21st Jun 2023. Updated: 3rd Aug 2023.