It is customary for both the future bride and groom to take a break from all of the wedding planning and get away with their closest friends. For some, the bachelor and bachelorette parties are held close to home and usually only last a single night. However, more and more people are planning to spend their final days of being single away from home for destination celebrations. In fact, many are even going out of the country for a unique bachelor party experience. Here are some of the more popular destinations around the world for those wanting to host a bachelor party away from home.
Those looking to drink as much as they can handle will want to make sure their bachelor party plans include a trip to Dublin. This is definitely the destination for those wanting to pub crawl all night long, and even into the day. You will find unique watering holes and have plenty of opportunities to enjoy local beverages, and you must visit the Guinness Storehouse and Old Jameson Distillery.
Other activities available in Dublin for bachelors include off-road driving, zip lining, bubble football, footgolf, rifle shooting and white water rafting. Popular bachelor party hotels in Dublin include Jurys Inn Dublin Custom House, Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane, Four Courts Hostel and Harcourt Hotel.
There is no doubt that Amsterdam is one of the best places to visit to celebrate the final few days of being a single man. This city offers plenty of things to do, including some that cannot be done anywhere else, making this destination one that will be memorable for everyone in the party.
Bachelor party activities in Amsterdam include pub crawls, striptease dinners, beer biking, boat cruising, bubble football and target shooting. Bachelor party packages and tours are available and are the most cost-effective way to get in everything you want to see and do during the getaway. Amsterdam’s popular party hotels and hostels for bachelor parties include Flying Pig Downtown, St. Christopher’s Inns, Boutique Hotel View and Hotel Internationaal.
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Cabo San Lucas offers plenty of fun in the sun for those making a bachelor party getaway. Plus, when the sun goes down, things really start to heat up in this Baja Mexican resort town. You are sure to get your fill of tequila before heading back home. Things to do in Cabo San Lucas during a bachelor party getaway include bar-crawling, fishing, gambling, extreme sports, golfing and much more.
It is easy for budgets to get blown while in Cabo San Lucas, so make sure to know where everyone stands on how much they can afford. Booking tours in advance will help cut down costs and make it possible to get treated like VIPs while partying. Popular bachelor party hotels include Villa Clara Vista, Casa Theodore, Villa Descano and the Rui.
Those looking for a party on a Mediterranean island will have an exciting time visiting Ibiza. This is a party hotspot for those traveling through Europe and has become a popular bachelor party destination. Partygoers can experience the electronic music scene while bar hopping along the town strip. Many of the enormous dance clubs offer VIP privileges which can be booked in advance to help enhance the bachelor party experience.
Those looking for more affordable party options will want to spend most of their time experiencing the night clubs in the San Antonio area of Ibiza. Prices for the clubs, especially the cost of drinks, are more expensive at the clubs in the Playa D’En Bossa area. Other bachelor party fun while visiting Ibiza includes sunbathing, riding scooters, yachting, driving sports cars, enjoying exotic cuisine and partying all night long. Popular party hotels in Ibiza include Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Hotel, Sirenis Hotel Club Tres Carabelas & Spa and Hotel Es Vine.
Those wanting to experience a little bit of French culture without the need to travel overseas will enjoy a bachelor party weekend in Montreal. This city is one of Canada’s hippest cities and offers many things to do for those seeking bachelor party excitement. You are sure to find a lot of unique restaurants, trendy bars and hot nightclubs where you can find everything you would want for a bachelor party getaway. There is no shortage of gentlemen’s clubs in the Montreal area, ensuring there will be plenty of hot entertainment and fun with the boys.
Other things to do in Montreal during the bachelor party include club hopping, speed boating, taking a craft beer tour and enjoying a beer in the park. Popular bachelor party hotels in Montreal include Hotel Le St. James Hotel, Hotel 10, W Montreal and InterContinental Montreal. Those on a budget may want to stay in Novotel on Mountain or at the Urban Youth Hostel, which will leave more money for food, drinking and whatever else.
Japan is home to many karaoke bars that are open 24 hours a day. These bars are very popular among those planning a bachelor party in Tokyo, but are not the only reason to do so. While there, the guys can enjoy a near unlimited source of entertainment, local cuisine options, bars and the many infamous strip clubs. The fun gets kicked into high gear while in Tokyo because most of the entertainment is interactive, which means all the guys will cheer to get the bachelor engaged in the fun.
Other popular bachelor party getaway activities in Tokyo include exploring the city and sites during the day and spending time at night in the Geisha bars. Tokyo is home to many unique hotels, many of which are perfect for a bachelor party weekend. Some of these hotels include Tokyo Disneyland Hotel, Sukeroku No Yado Sadachiyo and Komadori Sanso.
Vancouver offers a lot of fun and exciting things for bachelor partiers to experience and enjoy. Those wanting to party and drink all night long will find plenty of clubs, including strip clubs, to visit. Those wanting outdoor adventures will find plenty of places to explore outdoors. There are also many opportunities for those just looking to escape their day-to-day lives back home for a few days. Some popular bachelor party activities in Vancouver include bar hopping, kayaking, camping, fishing and enjoying unique cuisine at local restaurants.
So, go pick your destination, make your reservations and pack your bags. You are about to embark on a bachelor party getaway that is sure to be a success.
Heather Landon (Heather Leigh Carroll) is a freelance writer with more than 20 years of experience. She has combined two of her passions – writing and travel – to share her experiences with others. You can read more of her articles at Examiner.com.