Where To Find The Ultimate Girls’ Getaways

After a much needed girls’ getaway? We’ve teamed up with booking.com to bring you a few of the best ways to enjoy the ideal trip with your friends.

Whether it’s a chilled getaway with the girls, a fun-fuelled hen party, special birthday celebrations or some quality mother-daughter time, it’s time to take your pick.

1 For the Beach Lovers: Sydney, Australia


A getaway to the sun-drenched capital, Sydney is a must on the wish list. Check out the most photographed ocean pool in Australia, Bondi Icebergs, have a picnic in the Botanic Gardens, take a hike through the Royal National Park, stroll from Bondi to Coogee or savour a cocktail or two with a view at the impressive Hacienda Bar.

Where to stay: Bounce Sydney

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Bounce Sydney is the perfect scene for travellers on a budget that still want style. Bounce Sydney boasts an on-site restaurant, bar, BBQ facilities and a rooftop terrace offering views of Sydney. Choose from shared dormitories to private rooms and meet fellow travellers in the three communal lounges and fully-equipped kitchen.

Bounce Sydney

This hostel is situated in Sydney’s artistic quarter with several chic bars and restaurants on the doorstep. Chinatown and the popular Crown Street and Oxford Street are both within a 10-minute walk of the hostel. You’ll also love the convenient public transport links to the famous Bondi Beach.

2 For the city chicks: New York City, US


The Big Apple is the perfect fun-fuelled getaway for you and your friends, from the neon lights of buzzing Times Square, the famed Broadway theatres to the sprawling beauty of Central Park. Must-tries include include shopping, sightseeing and museums.

Where to stay: Sanctuary NYC Retreats

Sanctuary NYC Retreats

Located on Manhattan’s Lower East Side is Sanctuary NYC Retreats, a retreat-style accommodation boasting an on-site yoga studio, Stanton Street Yoga and free unlimited classes for guests. This is the perfect scene to recharge your batteries after hitting the town with your girlfriends.

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Wake up to complimentary breakfasts and take advantage of the unrivalled location, with Midtown Manhattan just a short metro ride away and a stroll away from Little Italy and Tompkins Square Park.

3 For the zen seekers: Ubud, Bali


Bali is the perfect beach getaway for you and your girlfriends and the perfect backdrop for those enviable Instagram snaps! Discover tropical rainforests, terraced rice paddies, Hindu temples and shrines, ancient holy sites and breath-taking coastlines fringed by swaying palm trees. Be sure to check out the Goa Gajah ‘Elephant Cave’ and the Ubud Monkey Forest!

Where to stay: Alam Ubud Culture Villa and Residence

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Alam Ubud Culture Villa and Residence boasts two spring-water swimming pools and stunning views of the river valley and forest. The spacious villas are set on the hillside and come with modern Balinese décor. Enjoy a massage at the spa or relax with a yoga session before dining at Alam Restaurant, serving delicious Asian and Western dishes while loving views of the tropical jungle.

Alam Ubud Culture Villa And Residence

4 For the party seekers: Ibiza, Balearic Islands


Dubbed the party island of the world, there is no surprise that the White Isle has made it into Booking.com’s round-up of must visit destinations for the ultimate girls’ getaway. From the infamous ‘booze cruise’ boat parties to the legendary nightclubs and beachfront events there is no doubt you and your girlfriends will have the time of your life. The top nationalities that booked Ibiza in 2016 include Spanish, Italian and English and the top types of accommodations booked are hotels, apartments and guest houses.

Where to stay: Villas S’Argamassa

 Villas S'Argamassa

The stylish Villas S’Argamassa offer self-catering accommodation, a private garden, a seasonal outdoor pool and are a short stroll away from the sandy white beach of S’Argamassa. This chic setting boasts an unrivalled location with the famous Nikki Beach a mere 200 yards away.

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The villa complex has an on-site restaurant which serves food and drinks throughout the day, or for something a little different Santa Eulària des Riu and Ibiza Town are both a short drive away.

5 For the adventurers: Tokyo, Japan


Tokyo has it all, from the bustling izakayas and beer bars, to the neon lights, looming skyscrapers and the infamous Robot Restaurant. Tokyo is a great destination to experience the best of both worlds. After hitting the town, discover the other side to Tokyo and visit Senso-ji, Tokyo’s most visited temple which enshrines a golden image of Buddhist Goddess of Mercy.

Where to stay: Keio Plaza Hotel 


Located in Shinjuku’s skyscraper district, the luxurious Keio Plaza Hotel offers sweeping views of Shinjuku and an impressive 21 dining options. The comfortable rooms at Tokyo Hotel Keio Plaza offers panoramic views of the Shinjuku skyline and Japanese-style Yukata robes and slippers are provided for all guests.

Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo

6 For the Champagne lovers: Champagne, France


The picturesque rolling vineyards of Champagne are now on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites and produce some of France’s finest grapes. Take a tour along Champagne Avenue, an unmissable stop where you’ll learn the mysterious art of champagne making. And there’s more to Champagne, France than sparkling wine – this bubbling region offers an array of luxurious dining experiences, the historic Cathedral of Our Lady of Reims and Notre Dame Cathedral.

Where to stay: Le Mas Champenois

 Le Mas Champenois

The contemporary country house of Le Mas Champenois is nestled in the picturesque hillsides of Champagne and offers a garden, seasonal pool and fresh daily continental breakfasts. A short drive away you will find Épernay which is famous for its champagne houses and the ancient town of Vitry-le-François is nearby too. Make sure you check out the world gastronomy fair at the beginning of August.

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