Young & Lively: Our Top Resorts + Hotel Picks for Holidays with Friends

When you’re planning a getaway as a couple or with friends, you want the ideal hotel that’s going to cater to your needs. With so many of our recommended properties focusing on families, we thought we’d take a moment to talk about some of our favourite adults-only hotels in some of our favourite resorts that offer nightlife, entertainment, relaxation and more.



Go to: Magaluf

Magaluf has a well-earned reputation as Majorca’s party central. Here, a wide selection of bars and nightclubs keep the party going till the early hours, and the long sandy beach is a great place to soak up some sun.

Stay: Club B by BH Mallorca

This hotel offers comfortable, well-appointed apartments in an excellent location right near the best that Magaluf has to offer. It’s adults-only and has onsite pools for the perfect lively holiday.



Go to: Playa den Bossa

Playa den Bossa is the perfect balance between Ibiza’s daytime relaxation and nightime excitement. By day, head to the beach which is the longest beach on the island, popular for its sunbeds and loungers, lined by beach bars and places to eat. By night, discover an amazing variety of nightlife for a memorable holiday.

Stay: Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Hotel

This hotel offers luxurious, well-appointed rooms alongside one of the island’s best known outdoor clubs. This is a great place to live it up then go to your room to recharge!



Kos is one of the most beloved of the Greek Islands, a veritable paradise with crystal clear waters and beautiful beaches. By day, you can lay on its white sands and explore its rich history that stretches back to ancient times. And by night, enjoy its amazing nightlife.

Stay: Island Beach Club

This hotel is the ideal base for exploring all the island has to offer. Comfortable and reliable, retreat here to recharge after a long day of exploring or a long night of living it up!

Puerto del Carmen


Go to: Puerto del Carmen

Puerto del Carmen is a popular resort town on the coast of this island holiday hotspot. It’s got beaches like Playa Grande and Matagorda with perfect sands, waters and sea breezes. The seaside boulevard is lined with shops, restaurants and nightlife.

Stay: Apartamentos Isla de Lobos

Apartamentos Isla de Lobos is centrally located near all the bars, restaurants, entertainment and sandy beaches that Puerto del Carmen has to offer. It’s also got a pool, poolside bar and more do you can take some chill-out time right here before heading out to have fun.



Go to: Playa de las Americas

Playa de las Americas is one of Tenerife’s most popular resort towns, packed with restaurants, bars, hotels and entertainment. Visitors love its white sands and blue seas. It’s great for splashing in the sea and sailing but its nightlife is really great, making it a perfect destination for a trip with friends.

Stay: Tigotan Lovers & Friends Hotel

This is a stylish hotel ideal for a fun holiday full of excitement and relaxation. Enjoy the Infinity Pool, the terrace overlooking the Atlantic, the comfortable rooms and excellent amenities. This is the ideal adults-only hotel.



Cancun is a resort-style haven on the coast of stunning Mexico where you can relax, unwind, and enjoy yourself overlooking the Caribbean. It's a great place to unwind in your all-inclusive resort, or step out and explore the bars, restaurants and nightlife of the Hotel Zone. This is a bustling spot where you can find a party to suit everyone.

Stay: Riu Cancun

The Riu Cancun is our choice for luxurious 5-star luxury that's right on the doorstep of all Cancun has to offer. This all-inclusive property is the perfect place to stay; the white-sand beach is right here and it's just a short walk away from Cancun's clubs, bars and shopping.



Dubai is an oasis of luxury and relaxation in the desert, full of shopping, cuisine and things to do. Check out the tallest building in the world, the amazing modern architecture and head off for a trek on the sands.

Stay: Jumeirah Emirates Tower

Jumeirah Emirates Tower truly does tower over the spectacular city of Dubai and you couldn't ask for a better stay while you explore the city. It's home to award-winning restaurants, luxurious suites and a private beach. And it's right on the doorstep of shopping, dining and more.


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Cathal Kehoe - 3 June 2020

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