If you’re struggling to find the perfect city to host the ultimate girly getaway, we’ve got just the thing! Here we share 2019’s top hen party destinations thanks to the experts at Chillisauce…
Hen parties are incredible. When else do we get to pack our bags, gather the girls, and indulge in a weekend of nothing but fun, frolics and, let’s be honest, more than our fair share of booze?!
The thing is, with a whole world out there, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the options and end up feeling like we’ve missed out on something special. Well, to make sure your hen gets the do she deserves, we’ve asked the event planning experts at Chillisauce to let us in on 2019’s top hen party destinations.
Together, we’ve compiled a list of culture capitals, party hotspots, outdoor adventures, and laid-back beach getaways, to cater for whatever you and the girls desire.
The sun-soaked capital of Catalonia and the party heart of Spain, Barcelona is a hen do hybrid, combining secluded sandy beaches with vibrant big-city thrills. There’s not much this bustling tropical getaway doesn’t bring to the table; offering stunning sights, incredible shopping districts, and some of the best nightlife in Europe. Unwind on the city’s sandy shores, or move your party onto the water with a private boat cruise. When the heat gets too much, chill out in an incredible ice bar, or put your palette to the test with a wine tasting experience.
Glitz, glamour and some of the most gorgeous people on the planet: you and girls will fit right in. If you feel at home surrounded by designer shops, luxury yachts and a celebrity-filled clubbing scene, then roll out the red carpet, Marbella is the place for you. It’s the do every hen deserves, offering VIP treatment from dawn till dusk. Start the day with a decadent champagne breakfast, served up by a handsome Spanish hunk. Indulge in exclusive beach club entry, celebrity makeover sessions, and see in the night with a sunset party boat cruise.
Brighton is a place where almost anything goes. Known for its open-minded attitudes and colourful cafe culture, this seaside city is a paradise for foodies, shopaholics and party-goers alike. Its beautiful beaches are the height of Britishness, surrounded by all manner of food; from Michelin star restaurants to wholesome seaside classics. Its cobbled lanes are home to some the best vintage stores in the UK, and when the day ends the fun most certainly doesn’t, as Brighton boasts one of the country’s brightest party scenes.
Looking for a fairy-tale city with a vibrant party heart? Then head to the highlands, for an incredible Edinburgh hen do. Boasting more listed buildings than anywhere in the world, the Scottish capital is steeped in culture, class, and stunning olde worlde charm. But beauty isn’t the only thing this northern gem has to offer. Edinburgh also has more restaurants per head, and pubs per square mile, than any other UK city. Best of all, however, is Edinburgh in August. Home to the famous Fringe Festival, the city plays host to some of the biggest names in comedy, music and theatre, in an unmissable party that’s guaranteed to entertain.
The capital of England and party hotspot of the UK; you probably think there’s not much we can tell you about London that you don’t already know. Well, you’d be wrong. London is the city that keeps on giving; with loads more on offer than even the locals realise. It’s a paradise for culture vultures and dancing queens, shopaholics and foodies, party-goers and adventure enthusiasts, and everyone in-between. London is the city that refuses to disappoint, and with one of the best public transport systems on the planet, you can make the most of the city all night long. You simply can’t go wrong with a hen do in Europe’s largest capital city.
Just because Madrid makes less noise than Barcelona, doesn’t mean it has less to offer. Home to some of the world’s most incredible artworks, its the go-to spot for culture vultures everywhere. It’s sun-soaked streets play host to the very best in European living, with everything from classy cocktail lounges, unforgettable tapas bars, and idyllic day spas for some much-needed relaxation. After dark, the Spanish capital has no less to offer. Expect music, mojitos, and gorgeous Mediterranean men as you take on one of Europe’s most vibrant clubbing scenes.
Full of fun, frolics, class and culture, there’s much more to England’s northernmost city than Geordie Shore would have you believe. Home to some of the UK’s most gorgeous green spaces and the famous Angel of the North, Newcastle has no shortage of stunning sights and incredible outdoor activities. Regularly voted one of the best nights out in the country, it has an unbelievable nightlife spread across four vibrant party districts. During the day, there’s no less to do. Why not tickle your taste buds with a cocktails masterclass, or spend the afternoon admiring a Northern hunk with a tantalising life drawing session.
There’s a reason Prague is known as the party capital of Eastern Europe. A place where gorgeous Gothic architecture meets an unbeatable clubbing scene, the Czech capital is the perfect place to truly let your hair down and see some incredible sights in the process. Once you’ve worked up an appetite, dancing the night away, be sure to sample some of the country’s traditional goulash and dumplings, or unwind in a whole new way, at one of the city’s utterly unique beer spas.