Summer's just round the corner, so dig out your best bikini, stock up on sun cream and get your party heels out. Wondering where to go for the best bars, beats and beaches this year? Here's the skinny on the top hen do party destinations for 2015.
It has to be done at least once in a girl's lifetime! It's true what they say; Ibiza really is THE essential clubbing experience. Grab the girls, book some cheap flights and get on it. You need at least two days off work to get over a hen weekend in Ibiza!
Must-see: Sunset at Cafe Mambo
Best beach: Playa d'en Bossa
Big night out: Get nightclub tickets in advance and make damn sure you get into a superclub!
You have to: Do a cheesy hour on the San An strip
Unforgettable experience: Beach club
Best time to go: Book your hen weekend in September and do the closing parties.
Want a little city cool with your beach hen weekend? Barcelona is a winner! I went here with a friend and we had an absolute blast! It's got everything: beach cocktail bars, lounge clubs that stay open 'til 6am, lots of lovely little cellar bars and restaurants, and tons of hidden gems tucked away in the gorgeous Gothic Quarter. I
Must-see: Sagrada Familia - one glance at Gaudi's monumental masterpiece and you'll almost forget about your hangover!
Best beach: Barceloneta
Big night out: Barceloneta, the Gothic Quarter and El Born
You have to: do the beach bars and try a real tapas meal
Best places to stay: Barceloneta, El Born and Exiample
Unforgettable experience: Sunset yacht charter - have your very own private boat party
Best time to go: May, June and September
Bournemouth is hip again. It's all thanks to a big revamp, fab vintage stores, a multi-million pound surf reef at Boscombe, and plenty of bars and clubs. Road trip!!
Must-see: Bournemouth beach is a whopper! Top up your tan on seven miles of glorious golden sands.
Big night out: 1,000-capacity superclub in an old church.
You have to: Rent a beach hut and shop 'til you drop in Westbourne
Unforgettable experience: Stag & Hen It ' s a Knockout - choose a funny team name and go for gold!
Best time to go: July-September
If you like your beach breaks with bags of bling, grab your designer sunglasses and jet off to Marbella for your hen.
Must-see: Take selfies on Plaza Antonio Banderas Square and hit the designer stores on Puerto Banus marina
You have to: Do the bars and clubs of the Golden Mile
Unforgettable experience: Chill at a super exclusive VIP beach club
Big night out: Puerto Banus - hang out with the rich and privileged on the super swanky marina
Best time to go: June-September, although it's also a good choice if you fancy a bit of winter sun later in the year
Fancy a change from the usual hen do destinations? Croatia is scorchio right now, definitely one of the big party destinations for summer 2015. Pag Island is the place to be if you love festivals, all-nighters, open-air clubs and crystalline turquoise waters.
Must-see: Zrce beach
Big night out: Again, Zrce beach! It's one big party after 5pm
You have to: Do the Hideout Festival
Best place to stay: The resort of Novalja is most definitely where it's at for hen parties
Unforgettable experience: Diving- shore and boat dives are good for beginners
Best time to go: June-September
Date Posted: Tuesday 21st April 2015
Author: Yazmina Wallace