So you and your friends are looking for the ultimate vacation spot but are having a tough time pinpointing an ideal destination on the map. Worry not, you aren’t the only ones.
In fact, figuring out the top places and venues around the world that cater to a large travel group is the top worry of family and a group of friends getting ready to hit the road.
Group travel should be rewarding and fun. These five incredible fun places to go for group travelers is just what you’re looking for.
1. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Magnificent beaches, world-renowned street parties, and great food; Rio is an excellent destination for group travelers. Just hours away from international airports in North America, all you would really need is your swimsuits, a hotel or hostel reservation, and an open-mind to enjoy all that Rio has to offer.
2. Tokyo, Japan
Citizen of Tokyo might be as little shy and reserved, but their metropolis is vibrant and welcoming. The Japanese capital has a state-of-the-art transportation system, convenient for large groups as well as unusual hotel rooms and city attractions (including historic monuments, lively nightclubs, and luxury shopping boutiques) that you won’t see anywhere else in the world.
3. Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Even though Paris has the beauty and London has the charm, Amsterdam combines culture, history, as well as fun. From its coffee shops to the infamous Red Light District to the canals, Amsterdam has much to offer and a top European nightlife hotspot reputation to live up to.
4. Barcelona, Spain
A stroll down Barcelona’s busy streets is pretty much life a walk back in time. Nonetheless, Barcelona caters to groups of young, fun-loving tourists, culture buffs, and partygoers. What makes Barcelona even more attractive is its proximity to the most scenic and welcoming beaches on the Iberian peninsula. Best places to make yourself feel sexy and make new friends.
5. Bali, Indonesia
With fantastic scenery, excellent waves, and some of the best cuisine your taste buds will ever enjoy, Bali is perfect for groups seeking inspiration through rest and relaxation. No other Asian island is quite like this tropical paradise when it comes to natural beauty, tourist attractions, and affordability.
These are only a few group travel destinations you must aim for this year. Can you think of any other we missed? Let us know in the comments.
Alan McGee is a freelance writer and seasoned traveler and attorney for motorcyclists.