Spending time with our friends is important, especially when the stresses of daily life take their toll. If you’re planning a holiday with friends, then we have some top destinations. Grab your girls and have some fun in the sun – just leave the men at home.
The big apple is a dream destination for plenty of women. With an abundance of culture, history, bars and shopping people across the world flock to New York every day. The city became even more popular from the TV show, Sex and the City which showed New York’s Cosmopolitan lifestyle.
Visit the Empire State Building, take a tour around Ellis Island and enjoy the museums. If cultures not your thing, then book a tour to see where Friends was filmed. No trip to New York would be complete without a shopping spree! If you’re planning a lavish trip, don’t forget to check out Fifth Avenue.
Italy is timeless in its class, sophistication, and culture. The gorgeous country has something for everyone, including city breaks or scenic getaways. Venice is one of the worlds most popular destinations, but let’s talk about everything else Italy has to offer.
If you’re looking for a city break, Rome is steeped in history and architecture. Top attractions include the Sistine Chapel and The Catacombs. For a mix of scenery and culture, head to Florence and enjoy the Renaissance art on display.
One of the most under-rated places in Italy is Lake Como, which is popular with A-List celebrities. The up-scale resort has delicious food, wine, and a relaxed atmosphere.
St Lucia is a small Caribbean island, but it’s full of life. If you want a quiet break, then ditch Barbados for the sandy beaches of St Lucia. It’s the only Caribbean island to be named after a woman, and tourists can enjoy the laid back attitude of the residents.
Women find that certain holiday destinations aren’t ideal, because they receive plenty of unwanted attention from men. However, St Lucia doesn’t seem to have this problem, so it’s perfect if you want to be able to relax and enjoy yourself. There are plenty of activities on offer, including a range of watersports and trips through the rainforests.
Ok, so it’s not exactly the most exotic destination but if you’re short on money then why not spend a long weekend in London? With so many shows, concerts and restaurants available, London is the perfect alternative to New York. The city has a rich history, dating all the way back to the first century, so there’s plenty to see.
Top London attractions include The Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, and The London Eye. If you’re not in the party mood, then enjoy a traditional afternoon tea at The Ritz, which has a champagne option. If you’re pinching the pennies, there are places that offer afternoon tea for all budgets.
Iceland is the friendliest country in the world, so you know you’ll have a great experience. If you want sunshine and beaches, then Iceland isn’t the place for you, but the Blue Lagoon might change your mind! The geothermal spa is one of the world’s top destinations and is renowned for its healing qualities.
Visiting Iceland in the winter means you’ll get to experience some incredible adventures including a snowmobile ride on a glacier or a skiing holiday.
New Orleans is the home of the blues, and one of the USA’s most popular destinations for music lovers. Every night live music venues play everything from rock to jazz, and there are plenty of blues bars. Spend the evening at the infamous House of Blues or sample a poetry evening at The Maple Leaf. The sheer amount of music venues will leave you spoiled for choice.
Don’t think New Orleans is all about the music because the city has a cultural charm for visitors that prefer a quiet getaway. The French Quarter has a market, local eateries, and St. Louis Cathedral.
The opportunity to see one of Hollywood’s most eligible bachelors should be reason enough to visit LA, but the city of angels is a lot more than celebrities and movies. That’s not to say we don’t recommend taking a tour around Beverly Hills to see your favourite celebs home, but don’t forget to see everything else LA has to offer.
Top attractions include Universal Studios, The Griffith Observatory, and The Farmers Market. Animal lovers should head to the LA Zoo and don’t forget to check out the planetarium. There’s always window shopping in Rodeo Drive – if you can handle it!
Irish people are so friendly, they make your visit a wonderful experience. Dublin is the capital of Ireland, and it’s known for the many bars and restaurants. People from all over the world flock to Dublin for a good old-fashioned knees up and it’s a hot spot for stag and hen parties.
Don’t forget to sample the cities history, including Dublin Castle and The National Gallery, which houses some of Ireland’s finest art. There’s also The Dublin Zoo and Phoenix Park for nature lovers. If you want to enjoy yourself and don’t fancy a long-haul trip, then Dublin’s ideal for your girls only getaway.
Paris is the most romantic city in the world, but it’s great for some bonding with your girlfriends too! Yes, the city is full of swanky hotels, and intimate restaurants for loved up couples, but there are loads of great activities for friends too.
Some famous locations include The Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, and The Louvre Museum. With so much culture on offer and fantastic dining experiences, Paris is great for a sophisticated trip. However, if you want to experience a less serious side of the city, head to Disneyland.
It’s impossible to get bored in Paris, but for a more relaxed trip check out Frances top holiday destinations.