The bachelorette is the second most exciting thing every ‘bride to be’ looks forward to, after the big wedding day of course! After all, what could be more exciting than one last hurrah as a single lady with your closest gal pals? But here’s some food for thought, why have a hen’s night in your city when (mis)adventure and wild excursions beckon in other cities? From relaxing beach getaways to glitzy big city rendezvous, Asia has a lot to offer before you are taken forever. So whether you’re the bride to be or the bride’s bestie, check out these Asian destinations that are perfect for the wildest bachelorette you can imagine!
1. Koh Pha-ngan, Thailand
When you think bachelorette you automatically think Thailand. But this time move over Phuket and Bangkok and check out the Koh Phangan island instead! Laid-back beach vibes and exciting nightlife, make Koh Phangan your perfect bachelorette pit stop, the highlight being the full moon parties! With its pristine sandy beaches, overflowing booze and full-blown parties that last till the wee hours of the morning, it’s not hard to see why this Thai island is the perfect destination to go wild and celebrate you last few days as one of the single ladies!
2. Boracay, Philippines
Whatever happens in Boracay, stays in Boracay! Boracay is to the Philippines what Goa is to India and Phuket to Thailand. Once you reach Boracay Island, you enter a different world altogether! Known for its famous bars and crazy nightlife, this place is frequented by travellers only for its insane party culture! The island comes to life at night with fireworks, fire dancers, live bands and DJ’s blasting house music. Anything can happen in this paradise by the sea.
3. Gili Trawangan, Indonesia
The largest of the three Gili islands has been nicknamed the ‘Party Island’ and for all the right reasons! Gili Trawangan isn’t just one of the most beautiful places in South-East Asia, it’s by far one of the craziest places to get your groove on! Go for the cruise parties that are filled with booze or the full moon and half-moon parties. Either way, you’re going to wake up every morning with a hangover!
4. Koh Rong, Cambodia
“Nothing Can Go Wrong on Koh Rong” is the motto of this Cambodian paradise. With an active and lively party scene, in Koh Rong, all you have to do to find yourself a good party is walk up and down the main street, and follow the crowd! They have their own version of the full moon party tucked away in the jungle with amazing underground house music. And if you’re done with the partying and want to take a day off to relax, the island is great for that too!
5. Langkawi, Malaysia
If you and your girls are looking to go all out when it comes to boozing, Langkawi is the place to be! This island is tax-free which means the alcohol here is much cheaper, so you girls can drink on into the wee hours of the night. So, while in the evening’s things get crazy with lots of drinking and dancing, during the sunlight hours, it’s all about relaxing on some of the most perfect beaches you’re ever likely to see (which will be very useful to nurse those hangovers from the night before!)
6. Kuta, Bali
Kuta is where you will find the perpetual party. Sounds rather like a fairy tale, doesn’t it? After watching the perfect sunset on the beach with a few bottles of beers it’s time to hit some of the open-air bars for… yes you guessed it, some more beers. Once you feel sufficiently amped up and right for the part, you can head to one of the many clubs that this island has to offer! Trust us, you’re going to want to go back to this place for your honeymoon too!
7. Negombo, Sri Lanka
Not only does this coastal town have the advantage of being just 10 km away from the airport, but it also offers the perfect blend of old-world charm and the bustling, modern Sri Lankan life. Negombo makes for a great bachelorette party with a variety of bars and pubs, inexpensive liquor and nice, sandy beaches for sunbathing. You can also take a trip to the spas offering mud-wraps, oil soaks and a variety of treatments for you and the girls to bliss out. If you have another couple of days, head to Colombo for a shopping marathon.
8. Song Saa, Cambodia
Song Saa is an isolated and private island in Cambodia, hidden from the rest of the world. And, this can be the best place to throw a grand bachelorette party. This place has so much to offer. It overlooks crystal clear water and white sandy beaches. You can enjoy the waves with your girl gang, relax in a cabana, party it up in the privacy of your own island or arrange a private spa therapy for everyone. Before you take the plunge, Go hard and party to the fullest or unwind here with your girls!
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