A hen’s getaway is all about kissing single life goodbye, at a top party destination. Wear tiaras and veils on the beach, vineyard hop or dance your way through glamorous nightclubs. Whatever you choose to do, these hot spots ensure the bride-to-be is spoilt for choice – just don’t forget, wherever you go, please remember to stay safe, and notify your loved ones of your whereabouts so they don’t worry!
Hen’s Party Destinations Australia
Yarra Valley: For Wine Tours
When the hen is a wine lover, Victoria’s Yarra Valley is the place to celebrate. You don’t even have to lift a finger to arrange activities, with custom hen’s party tours. Wine Compass offers unique itineraries to sample the gourmet delights of the region. Visit wineries, breweries, cheese shops and chocolate makers, with your own dedicated driver. They’ll even run games on the bus, play your favourite party tunes and make the bride-to-be feel extra special. To get there, hire a car from Melbourne and take a scenic, 90-minute drive to the country-side.
The Gold Coast: For All-Night Partying
‘Girls just want to have fun’ every day, on the Gold Coast. First up, there’s a huge range of upmarket, hen’s night hotels. Stay just steps from nightclubs, bars and beautiful beach bodies at Surfers Paradise. Or, opt for the chic vibe of Broadbeach, a five-minute drive down the road. You’ll find trendy restaurants, the Star Casino and incredible shopping at Pacific Fair. Either way, if it’s parties you’re after, stretch hummers, dusk-to-dawn dancing and champagne breakfasts are standard.
Sydney: For Bar-Hopping
When you want to hit the town in style, Sydney pulls out all stops to impress. Hen’s night ideas don’t need planning in this glittering city, as you’ll find fun around every corner. When you feel like going glam, Ivy is a one-stop venue with a rooftop pool bar, shops and award-winning restaurants. To bar-hop till you drop, head to Newtown’s Enmore Road, the historic pubs at The Rocks, and Paddington for high-end cocktails.
Melbourne: For Dinner, Dancing and Cheeky Fun
It’s no secret that Melbourne’s wining and dining scene is world-class. Mix that with dancing and a bit of cheeky fun, for a hen’s night to remember forever. My Ultimate Hens helps you make the most of it, with packages including cocktail-making, all sorts of dancing, stretch limousine cruises and live performances. If you’d rather hang out in the CBD and let the fun find you, dance the night away at Campari House on Hardware Lane and Onesixone in Prahran.
Hen’s Party Destinations Asia
Patong Beach, Phuket: For Spa Luxury
For luxurious hotels and spas, without the price tag, Patong Beach is every hen’s dream come true. Add to that cheap flights to Thailand from Australian capital cities and you’ve got an affordable, extended hen’s getaway. Spend your days lazing on powder soft sand and swimming in turquoise seas. Giggle your way through the infamous nightlife of Patong’s Bangla Road. Then, nurse your hangover at the lavish Aqua Spa.
Seminyak, Bali: For Shopping and Sunsets
Find yourself a great-value villa in upmarket Seminyak and settle in for shopping, sunbaking and famous Bali sunsets. Or, if you’re an active hen’s group, head out diving, surfing, snorkelling and day-tripping around the island’s famous attractions. On dusk, Seminyak’s beach glows with beachfront restaurants, bars, colourful umbrellas and beanbags. Live bands accompany fruity cocktails, seafood dining and magical moments as the sun drops into the sea.
Goa, India: For Fun Hippie Vibes
Say goodbye to single life on the legendary beaches of Goa. Long known as a bohemian town, Goa has seen more than its fair share of hen’s parties. Shop at the famous Anjuna Flea Market, admire Portuguese architecture in Old Goa and feast on South Indian cuisine. To start a big night, drink martinis with the sunset at Ashvem Beach and dance until the wee hours, at Café Mambo on Baga Beach.
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*Note: These rates are based on search queries made on KAYAK.com.au on 7 March, 2018. The prices are quoted in AUD. Flight prices are based on results for a return economy flight search. Hotel prices are for double occupancy and include taxes and fees. Prices are subject to change, may vary, or no longer be available.