Looking for a weeklong lad’s holiday or just a jam-packed weekend away? With so many options in Europe, it can be hard to find the right destination for your getaway. Maybe it’s a stag do, or the first time in a while you and your mates can get away. Between city breaks and holidays in the sun. We have narrowed down the 8 best destinations out there for a memorable lad’s holiday in Europe.
1. Tenerife, Canary Islands
A lad’s holiday in Tenerife promises glorious weather all year long. Gather the lads for an outdoor adventure, hiking the island's famous volcanic Mount Teide. Or catch the Mediterranean sunset at any of the beautiful beaches along the coast. If you’re looking for some nightlife and dining, then Playa Da Las Americas is an ideal destination for you. Packed full of bars and restaurants. You will have plenty to choose from. Getting around the island is easy with most things all under an hour away.
2. Ayia Napa, Cyprus,
When it comes to lads’ holidays one of the top destinations for some sun is Ayia Napa. The island destination is packed with bars, nightclubs, and white sandy beaches. This energetic island even has 14 beaches to choose from. Some of the most popular tourist attractions include boat rentals and snorkelling. If you’re looking to explore outside of the clubs then the island's quad bike safari won’t disappoint.
3. Santa Ponsa, Majorca,
Located on the southwest coast of Majorca, and a very short distance from the island’s city centre Palma De Mallorca. Known as a quieter choice than its neighbouring town Magaluf. You will still find thriving nightlife and plenty of fantastic dining options out there. Start the holiday off with a bang and get the lads together for a booze cruise excursion. When you're looking to unwind the island offers its own little slice of paradise with stunning beaches to relax and enjoy the sun.
4. Malia, Greece
Malia is located in the Greek island Crete, a well-known party destination and one of the most popular spots for lads’ holidays in Europe. You won't be stuck for a choice of beach bars dotted along the coast. Spend your nights at the city’s thriving club scene and days relaxing in the sun. The Island also offers jet ski experiences and plenty of boat parties for you to enjoy.
5. Amsterdam, Netherlands
If you’re looking for more of a city break with the lads then Amsterdam is the perfect place to head. Amsterdam has a little bit of everything for those visiting. You have the choice of exploring the city’s historical sites and plenty of bars, restaurants and nightclubs to choose from. Getting around the city is easy with its local transport links. If you feel up to renting a bike the city has a fantastic network of cycle lanes. The Ideal way to see most of the city’s sights.
6. Budapest, Hungary
Head to Budapest for a unique city break experience. The historic city is famous for affordable drinks, thriving nightlife, summer spa night parties and an eclectic mix of ruin bars. The city’s offer of dining options won’t disappoint with plenty of delicious traditional restaurants to try. A visit to Budapest is not complete without a dip in the city’s hot spring bathhouse. The ideal spot to soak away any hangovers the morning after.
7. Kavos, Greece
Kavos is located on Corfu Island, a popular spot for summer party breaks. If you’re looking for a little more than late nights. Not far from Kavos is Corfu town also offering plenty of culture, and history to explore. The island is jam-packed with water sports for those looking to enjoy some action and adventure. You won’t want to miss out on catching the island's memorable sunsets with a boat cruise along the coastline.
8. Ibiza, Spain
Ibiza is the perfect destination to relax and enjoy some time along the Mediterranean coast. Lounge in the sun and explore the city’s old town and famous Punta Arabi summertime market. Ibiza has a reputation as an iconic party destination for live music with celebrity DJ’s. This can be found in the city’s popular resort, San Antonio and Ibiza town. You can enjoy a little bit of everything in Ibiza.
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