The Best Party Beach Destinations in the World

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From the Caribbean to Europe to Asia, there are plenty of pristine beaches to spend a large amount of time on. What many beaches don’t offer, though, is a party atmosphere that many holidaymakers desire. These beaches offer both natural beauty and great vibes that can help create the ultimate holiday experience. 

During various times of the year, travelers descend upon these coastal hot spots to unwind, meet new people, enjoy fine food and drink, and dance the night away in some of the nearby bars that provide a truly unforgettable jamboree. The hedonistic scenes on offer in popular 1964 movies like Bikini Beach and through much-loved games of today that are featured on idyllic tropical islands like Wild Beach Party can be sampled in person on some of the world’s best party beaches. These beaches are known to create a party atmosphere, even during the day. 

If you’re keen to immerse yourself with party people and soak up the sun while sipping cocktails and relaxing to a soundtrack of chilled beats, then some of the beaches featured below are well worth looking into. 

Ibiza

We couldn’t leave Ibiza off the list, could we? This Balearic favorite is famous around the world for top clubs, such as Amnesia and DC10, while the delicious food on offer all over the island is perfect for any foodies among us. Packed full of house and techno tunes, coupled with trendy bars in popular spots like Ibiza Town, you can’t really go wrong here. It’s worth noting that you might need a hefty budget to make the most of this iconic party destination, though. 

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Cancun

Mexico is home to some of the finest beaches around. Cancun, in particular, is a buzzing resort town that never sleeps. The spiritual home of Spring Break is capable of providing a number of amazing nights out, with top clubs and booming bars everywhere. Also home to beach parties, a Cancun experience is well worth sampling if you’ve never been before. Make sure you get yourself down to Coco Bongo, by the way. 

Miami Beach

There’s a reason why Will Smith decided to make a song dedicated to party life in Miami and you can witness it for yourself on Miami Beach. The picturesque stretch of white sand is filled with clubs and bars, people are always in a good mood, and for travellers on a healthy budget, you can even enjoy the high life in high-end bars like Nikki Beach Club. Also offering outdoor events and great music to listen to as you relax in the sun, Miami Beach is one of the liveliest beach destinations on Earth. 

Koh Phangan

Home of the world-famous Full Moon Party that has been entertaining travelers since 1985, Koh Phangan is one of Thailand’s most popular party locations. This ultimate party beach in the Southeast Asian country pulls travelers after a good time from every corner of the globe, all of whom are aiming to switch off from their regular lives. From drum and bass to house, dancing the night away on the white sand while being covered in body paint is something you really have to try for yourself. 

Mykonos

Greece is a highly desirable travel destination, particularly given the plethora of delightful beaches that can be found there. Many of them are in Mykonos, one of the most vibrant Greek islands around that attracts thousands of revelers every year. Options like Buddha Bar at Ornos Bay immediately stand out, while VOID and Skandinavian are also well worth checking out. Overall, Mykonos is a great place to party.