Top 5 Holiday Destinations for Friends
Whether you’re planning a stag/hen do, a long-awaited reunion, or a quick getaway, it’s always an adventure to see the world with your friends at your side. The options are endless to get lost in nature, relax on a beach, or party in the city. With this in mind, we’ve put together our selection of fun destinations when it comes to travelling with friends.
Ibiza: For friends who love to party
If you’re looking to live it up on holiday with your friends, Ibiza is the place for you. Living up to its reputation as the ‘party island’, Ibiza has no shortage of things to do for those who love to dance the night away. Head to the San Antonio region and choose from an array of bars that stay open till the early hours of the morning. During the day, laze around on one of the island’s many pristine beaches, enjoy the beautiful architecture, or sample a typical Ibicencan diet – a fusion of Spanish and Mexican cuisine. Round off the holiday by cruising through Ibiza’s spectacular western coast, or take a tailor-made tour to the untouched parts of the island.
Dubrovnik: For a culture-soaked vacation
Home to some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe, Dubrovnik is a great destination across the world and is an ideal spot for friends travelling together. For the ‘Game of Thrones’ fans, take a walking tour to explore the famous ‘King’s Landing’(one of the main filming locations for the show). Besides soaking up the exceptional beach views, you can also walk through the incredible Old Town for some ancient city walks or enjoy the vibrant nightlife in the evenings. If you happen to be travelling with a group of wine lovers, make sure to indulge in delicious wine tastings with a day trip to the Peljesac peninsula. It’s also worth mentioning that Croatia is surprisingly affordable if you’re looking to save money while on your trip.
Reykjavik: For the adventurous ones
As one of the most breathtaking countries in the world, Iceland is one of those locations that needs to be checked off your bucket list. With every kind of activity for lovers of nature and the outdoors, Iceland is the perfect adventure destination for a group of friends. Bus tours from Reykjavik (Iceland’s capital city), are the perfect way to explore the volcanic island while getting you from dramatic glaciers to a private tour of the Northern Lights. When in Reykjavik, book a whale watching tour, and explore art galleries, museums, and even concerts. Eager to see more? Rent a car and tour the entire country within a few days.
New York City: For the ultimate city getaway
With something for everyone, New York City is the ultimate destination for an action-packed city trip. Renowned for its urban sprawl of world-class food, shopping, and nightlife, NYC is rightfully nicknamed the “city that never sleeps”. Get lost in Central Park, before heading to the top of the Empire State Building for unbeatable views of the concrete jungle. Looking for a break from the walking Catch a Broadway show at one of the 41 theaters or stroll through the MoMA (Museum of modern art), often identified as one of the most influential contemporary art museums in the world. It’s no surprise that New York is one of the coolest destinations to visit with friends.
Amsterdam: For a treasure trove of choices
When it comes to holidays for friends, Amsterdam is bursting with activities and entertainment. Providing unique activities for every traveller, the city offers fun group experiences set within a backdrop of culture and canals dating back to the Golden Age. From Amsterdam’s canal cruises, visiting the highly popular Van Gogh Museum, or taking a ride on the highest swing in Europe; there are lots of great group activities to choose from during your break. Other gems on the itinerary include a visit to the Bloemenmarkt (a floating flower market), sampling a caramel stroopwafel from the Albert Cuypmarkt, and exploring Amsterdam’s famous nightlife and bars.
So, where will you and your friends be heading to? Bond over newfound interests, share laughs and stories and make memories that will last a lifetime. Gift your friends a flightgift, to get started.