Top Destinations: Hen Weekend

Las Vegas

Las Vegas Hen Weekend

Las Vegas is the number one destination for hen or bachelorette holidays and parties. With Las Vegas’ wedding chapels known the world over, is it no surprise that hen/bachelorette and stag/bachelor holidays are held there all throughout the year. Visitors commonly see groups of hens out to celebrate those final moments before the wedding vows are said. The best hen holiday deals are grouped in packages and are best purchased online. Event and party planners are also available for a more custom holiday however, their services are at an extra cost. From spa’s to nightclubs to shopping to male entertainment shows like Chippendale’s and Thunder from Down Under, it will surely be a hen holiday to ruffle your feathers!

Hours from UK : 10

Language: English

Extra ratings:

  • Beach : 3
  • Disabled Needs : 8
  • Shopping Holiday : 9
  • Culture and Arts : 6
  • Nightlife : 10

Amsterdam

Amsterdam Hen Weekend

One of our top ten chocies for a hen destination, Amsterdam often feels like it was made to enjoy by groups of friends and few European cities cater better for hen weekends. Its relatively low violent crime rate makes the city a safe one to visit for groups of women on a hen weekend in Amsterdam although the public and police have little tolerance for out-of-control drunken behaviour. A number of travel companies organise hen weekends in Amsterdam which include shopping, outdoor activities and nights out. Amsterdam has everything from spas, to nightclubs, good restaurants and a party vibe so it is well suited to those looking to let their hair down. Groups may want to opt to book an apartment where they can enjoy privacy at a relatively low rate while on their Amsterdam bachelorette weekend.

Hours from UK : 1

Language: Dutch

Extra ratings:

  • Beach : 3
  • Disabled Needs : 4
  • Shopping Holiday : 7
  • Culture and Arts : 9
  • Nightlife : 9

Mallorca

Mallorca Hen Weekend

For a Hen holiday in Mallorca and likewise for a Stag holiday in Mallorca the obvious choice is Magaluf. The town of Magaluf is geared up for young fun-loving groups of people with plenty of activities to keep you occupied. During the day there are some great water parks in Mallorca that are very close to Magaluf.

There is a great sandy beach that enjoys a good spot for water sports in Magaluf and down the coast is the town of Palma Nova which is a slightly more attractive area to stay over if you don’t want to be accommodated in the thick of the action. For evening entertainment on your hen party in Mallorca Magaluf offers great dance nights at a very reasonable price. Drinks are around 2 Euros in most bars and clubs and food is just as good if you’re looking for a cheap deal. BCM Magaluf and Planet Dance are hotspots for attracting great DJs during the summer period and they put on a multitude of shows and often have foam parties. So if you want the traditional crazy stag or hen experience Magaluf is the place to head.
 

Hours from UK : 2

Language: Spanish

Extra ratings:

  • Beach : 10
  • Culture and Arts : 8
  • Nightlife : 8

New York

New York Hen Weekend

New York is the perfect city for hen or bachelorette holidays and parties. The city is famous with so many ladies because of shows like Sex and The City and Confessions of a Shopaholic where groups of best friends shopping, dining & cocktails, and dancing until dawn are glamorized. Hen holidays are looking for that exact experience - the quintessential woman having a night on the town to remember for the rest of her life while surrounded by her best girlfriends. New York is definitely the city to deliver a hen party for all time! And when it’s time to recover from the night before, New York features some of the best spas in the country for pampering and recuperation!

Hours from UK : 7

Language: English

Extra ratings:

  • Beach : 5
  • Disabled Needs : 10
  • Shopping Holiday : 10
  • Culture and Arts : 10
  • Nightlife : 10

Budapest

Budapest Hen Weekend

Budapest has a glowing reputation for being a vibrant party city as much as it does for its culture and respite. In fact, for women it’s the perfect destination for a hen party, equipped as it is with fantastic shops, lively cocktail bars and clubs and whenever you're ready to be pampered there is a whole host of spas or thermal water baths to relax in. If you are undecided how to spend your days and evenings there are several hen party organisers that will make you stay in Budapest a memorable one. They arrange days and nights for the hen party offering a choice of things to do from hanging out with Chippendale or a fetish bar to a simple meal in the best food for value restaurants in the city.

Hours from UK : 2

Language: German

Extra ratings:

  • Disabled Needs : 8
  • Shopping Holiday : 6
  • Culture and Arts : 10
  • Nightlife : 9

Prague

Prague Hen Weekend

Cindy Lauper got it bang on! All that girls wanna do is just have fun! Prague is famed for making many a hen holidays with all your giggly girly friends the most gratifying holiday ever. Hen weekend packages are the rage at the moment as the party never seems to end.

They include accommodation, pampering sessions at spas, self-indulgent expeditions to boutiques, herbal massages, free entry to all-girls pubs, a sizzling meal with entertainment provided by the most gorgeous male strippers, a sultry cruise down the river made wild with pole dancing and male stripper. Hen getaways in Prague indeed offer the right balance of naughtiness and sophistication, relaxation and activity. Prices start from EUR 100/- onwards. Air bookings can be made through the sellers of these packages who normally have good tie-ups with low-cost airlines and offer better rates if you book through them.

Hours from UK : 2

Language: Czech

Extra ratings:

  • Beach : 5
  • Disabled Needs : 4
  • Shopping Holiday : 6
  • Culture and Arts : 10
  • Nightlife : 8

Greece

Greece Hen Weekend

Stag and Hen holidays are popular on certain islands in Greece like Aegina with its vibrant nightlife. The port of the island is especially popular with an array of bars, clubs, shops and eateries. A lot of hen and stag parties are organized at specific bars. Greece scores 9 out of 10 as a stag and hen holiday destination.

Hours from UK : 4

Language: Greek

Extra ratings:

  • Beach : 10
  • Disabled Needs : 5
  • Shopping Holiday : 8
  • Culture and Arts : 9
  • Nightlife : 10

Ibiza

Ibiza Hen Weekend

If you’re getting married and you want to celebrate in more outlandish style than you could in the UK or anywhere else then a hen party in Ibiza won’t disappoint. Cheap accommodation, loads of sandy beaches and bars and clubs where you and your friends can let loose following a day of sunbathing and scuba diving are what hen dos in Ibiza cater for. An apartment would be the most practical option when booking for groups and it is best to arrange accommodation at least a week or two before you travel, even sooner in high season. This is the jewel of the Balearics and because of the non-stop nightlife, hen and stag parties in Ibiza are fast becoming more popular each year. Just make sure you pack a camera so you can document your escapades!

Hours from UK : 2

Language: Spanish

Extra ratings:

  • Beach : 9
  • Disabled Needs : 6
  • Shopping Holiday : 7
  • Culture and Arts : 9
  • Nightlife : 9

Costa Dorada

Costa Dorada Hen Weekend

The Costa Dorada is a fabulous place to have your hen party, the endless stretch of sandy beaches with bars and clubs that line the coast means that you and the girls can sunbathe during the day and party the night away. Or if you and the gang want a relaxing stay you can unwind with your cocktail on the hotel balcony and have a girly gossip while watching the sun go down. If you want to relax even more, you can stay in a spa hotel in the Costa Dorada, many of which are five star, where you can treat the bride to be to a massage, relax in the Jacuzzi, or have a lovely swim in the pool. If you rather not stay in a spa hotel, you could always visit the hotel and use the spa facilities for the day. There is good selection of spas and spa hotels in the Costa Dorada, so you will be spoilt for choice when you book. One thing is for sure, the bride and girls will have the time of their lives on a hen weekend in the Costa Dorada.

Hours from UK : 2

Language: Spanish

Extra ratings:

  • Beach : 9
  • Disabled Needs : 9
  • Culture and Arts : 7
  • Nightlife : 9

Lanzarote

Lanzarote Hen Weekend

Lanzarote's largest resort, Puerto Del Carmen is a good choice for holidaymakers, particularly those looking for a little nightlife, so it’s an excellent place for hen dos. There are loads of things to do, including great sandy beaches with watersports galore.

Playa Grande or Blanca as it's sometimes known is the favourite beach in this resort and a fabulous spot in which your hen party in Lanzarote can relax after a night out in Puerto del Carmen. It is a fairly sheltered beach, with pedalos, paragliding and banana boat rides all available – as well as safe swimming. The promenade lines the three beaches of Puerto del Carmen - Playa Grande beach, Playa de los Pocillos beach and at the eastern end of the resort, Playa de Matagorda, which is less crowded and more geared for peace and quiet. There are also numerous diving excursions on offer in Puerto del Carmen.
 

Hours from UK : 4

Language: Spanish

Extra ratings:

  • Beach : 10
  • Disabled Needs : 4
  • Shopping Holiday : 5
  • Culture and Arts : 7
  • Nightlife : 8

Madrid

Madrid Hen Weekend

The Spanish capital is a cosmopolitan city, world renowned for its architecture, fashion and high profile sporting events – and as the nightlife proves it was built for a hen party destination.

A hen do in Madrid will provide you with everything you would expect from this sophisticated European capital; shop until you drop in the swanky designer stores that Victoria Beckham has frequented, relax in true Spanish style at one of the many coffee shops and party the night away in one of the buzzing bars and clubs which never seem to close. The crazy night life will ensure that your hen party in Madrid will be full of unforgettable fun and great memories.
 

Hours from UK : 2

Language: Spanish

Extra ratings:

  • Beach : 4
  • Disabled Needs : 5
  • Shopping Holiday : 10
  • Culture and Arts : 10
  • Nightlife : 9

Tenerife

Tenerife Hen Weekend

If it’s partying you want then plan a hen holiday in Tenerife. You can party the whole week away in Playa de las Americas and many of the other bustling resorts – wandering from bar to bar and dancing the nights away. Should you prefer a quieter hen holiday in Tenerife, then there are plenty of opportunities for amazing day trips, walks and lazy days spent soaking up the rays on a beach. Many of the hotels boast relaxing spa treatments too. If you want more freedom why not book a private villa for you and your hens?
Tenerife is a relatively safe place for women – just be aware of how much alcohol you consume as it may be stronger in Tenerife.
 

Hours from UK : 4

Language: Spanish

Extra ratings:

  • Beach : 10
  • Disabled Needs : 3
  • Shopping Holiday : 8
  • Culture and Arts : 7
  • Nightlife : 8

Alicante

Alicante Hen Weekend

With Alicante being a renowned tourist destination, there is plenty to do to pamper the hen before her big day, and Alicante is a popular venue for a hen celebration. Alicante’s authentic Spanish vibe, stunning beaches, terrace cafés, trendy marina filled with luxury yachts, top restaurants and superb nightlife, make it a great location for hen parties who are in search of a manageable sized city. Visitors can choose from refreshing watersports, spa sessions, chilled boat trips as well as the simple pleasures of sunbathing and shopping. At night, the city comes alive once more, and the narrow streets of Alicante, known as ‘El Barrio’ are filled with a huge choice of places to eat and enjoy drinks al fresco all year round thanks to the sought after Mediterranean climate. For those still wanting more then the clubs by Alicante Marina are open until past sunrise, meaning that hens can celebrate in Alicante from dusk until dawn.

Hours from UK : 2

Language: Spanish

Extra ratings:

  • Beach : 8
  • Disabled Needs : 8
  • Shopping Holiday : 6
  • Culture and Arts : 8
  • Nightlife : 9

Costa Blanca

Costa Blanca Hen Weekend

There is no shortage of activities to choose from for a hen party on the Costa Blanca with this region of Spain being particularly popular to celebrate the bride to be’s last night of freedom. With well over 1,000 restaurants, bars and night clubs on offer, Benidorm is the party capital of the Costa Blanca, and this unrivalled night life and beach culture makes this Costa Blanca city a great destination for a hen weekend or party. With miles of golden sand across two beautiful beaches, the mild Mediterranean climate makes the Costa Blanca a prime venue for a memorable hen celebration all year round. Hens will have something to do from dusk until dawn with activities on offer including sunbathing, shopping, spa breaks and catamaran cruises.

Hours from UK : 2

Language: Spanish

Extra ratings:

  • Beach : 8
  • Disabled Needs : 7
  • Shopping Holiday : 8
  • Culture and Arts : 8
  • Nightlife : 9

Barcelona

Barcelona Hen Weekend

With Barcelona being a renowned tourist destination, there is plenty to do to pamper the hen before her big day, and Barcelona is a popular venue for a hen celebration. Girls love their shopping, and there is no better place than Barcelona to have the ultimate 'shop until you drop' experience, where hens will be able to find all the big names including Versace and Chanel. For a touch of culture, there are art galleries, museums, with Antoni Gaudi's work, some of the most celebrated and visited. After a hard day's sightseeing, it is then time to join the city's vibrant nightlife and celebrate in style, the last few nights of freedom. Bars and clubs are aplenty and hens can party from dusk until dawn, and make the hen celebration a truly memorable experience.

Hours from UK : 2

Language: Spanish

Extra ratings:

  • Beach : 8
  • Disabled Needs : 6
  • Shopping Holiday : 10
  • Culture and Arts : 9
  • Nightlife : 8

Paris

Paris Hen Weekend

The capital of France is often considered the most romantic city in Europe and arguably the world. However, Paris is not just a honeymoon destination; hen parties and hen weekends are constantly seen enjoying the wonderful ambience and sophistication of one of the most popular cities in the world. The city comes alive after dark, offering a whole host of night time experiences making it an ideal hen destination. Paris has a variety of fine restaurants to suit all tastes, live music venues, nightclubs and a wonderful selection of pubs and trendy chic bars. It also has some of Europe’s finest designer shopping and of course there is no shortage of sightseeing and exploring to be done. There is a magnitude of hotels to choose from, most of which offer some wonderful pamper and spa experiences, leaving you feeling utterly gorgeous and relaxed before the big day. Taking all of this into consideration plus the fact that Paris is strategically located within Europe and only a short travel distance from London, Paris is definitely a good option for a hen holiday.

Hours from UK : 1

Language: French

Extra ratings:

  • Disabled Needs : 2
  • Shopping Holiday : 10
  • Culture and Arts : 10
  • Nightlife : 7