If you desire a holiday destination which comes alive after sunset with beachside bars, world famous clubs and around the clock entertainment, our list of 10 places in Europe with fantastic nightlife is perfect for you!
1. San Antonio, Ibiza
San Antonio boasts an extensive range of modern bars, clubs and waterfront clubs. For those desiring an experience of Ibiza’s famous clubbing scene, a night in San Antonio won’t disappoint.
With its Sunset Strip, just west of the town, you can start the night looking out to a beautiful sunset over the sea, drink in hand. If you’d prefer an adventure off-land, you can choose a boat party over the music bars and clubs.
2. Barcelona, Spain
The metropolitan city of Barcelona is a popular holiday destination choice amongst those looking for a wild night out! You can book various tours and bar crawls in advance and samples its clubs, including the city’s biggest club; the five room multiplex and infamous Razzmataxx. Clubs in Barcelona normally stay open until around 6am so you can dance from sunset to sunrise!
3. Magaluf, Mallorca
Magaluf, on the Spanish island of Mallorca, is a fantastic place to unwind and let loose on your holiday. With an ever-expanding array of bars and clubs, the major holiday resort offers world famous A-list DJs and the Punta Ballena strip; boasting more than 50 popular bars and clubs. Magaluf attracts thousands of club-goers ever year, many of whom flock to BCM Planet Dance, the biggest nightclub in Mallorca.
4. Corfu Island, Greece
Corfu Island, one of the most cosmopolitan islands of Greece, offers a diverse nightlife to cater for all who desire a night to never forget. Its beach resorts, including Kavos, Roda and Corfu Town, are all popular destinations for creating fantastic memories after sunset. Kavos offers vivid nightlife and the ultimate Greek Island experience, with its popular main strip and plethora of bars and club nights.
5. Las Palmas, Gran Canaria
Gran Canaria is another popular destination for club-goers and music-lovers. In Las Palmas, the capital of Gran Canaria, lies an incredible, nocturnal night-time scene. Plaza de España, in the Mesa y Lopéz district, offers several fantastic venues to start and finish the night. From The Paper Club, popular amongst the city’s student population, to Casino Las Palmas, one of the island’s busy casinos, you’re never short of somewhere fun to explore.
6. Marmaris, Turkey
Marmaris, a Mediterranean resort town along the Turkish Riviera, offers great nightlife for couples, young adults and even families looking to party into the early hours! All along and behind the beachfront promenade awaits numerous popular bars, most of which open until 2am or later. Bar Street is a favourite for many seeking a bar/club crawl especially.
7. Ayia Napa, Cyprus
Ayia Napa, a Mediterranean resort town on the southeast coast of Cyprus, provides some of the best nightlife in Europe. Offering more than 80 bars and clubs, the lively resort is sure to keep you entertained into the early hours, with beach and foam parties and bar crawls. The weekly Kandi beach party – the biggest beach party in Europe – is a firm favourite for many. The iconic Circus Square also attracts those looking for a great time in the open air.
8. Madrid, Spain
As Spain’s capital, it’s no surprise Madrid is a popular destination for those looking for around the clock entertainment – whether it a busy bar or flamenco show! Popular clubs in the city, including Joy Eslava and Kapital, offer huge, busy dancefloors for you to dance the night away on into the early hours. Other key areas for great nightlife in the city include Plaza Santa Ana and La Latina, located in the centre of Madrid.
9. Crete, Greece
Crete, Greece’s largest island, is a fantastic place for those who enjoy live music as well as vibrant late-night bar and club crawls. The resorts of Hersonissos and Malia are firm favourite hotspots for party-seekers, as well as the main towns of Hania and Rethymno, which boast lively nightlife.
10. Santa Teresa Gallura, Sardinia
The town of Santa Teresa Gallura, on the northern tip of Sardinia, is home to some of Sardinia’s most famous and popular nightclubs and disco-pubs. Estasi’s Disco is a firm favourite in the area, offering live music and a party vibe, as well as Ritual, a club just out of the town on road for Porto Cervo.