Chilled days, lively nights
Scene holidays land you in the world’s hottest nightlife destinations – from big-hitting names like Ibiza and Thailand, to up-and-comers, Croatia and Santorini. When it comes to choosing a place to stay, the Scene collection spans everything from affordable party pads to chilled-out resorts perfect for lazy days and vibrant nightlife.
Where in the World...
Here are just 10 of the places you can jet off to on a Scene holiday.
Need help choosing where to head this summer? Want to track down the most sought-after spot for a clubbing holiday? Or just after some pointers on how to pack? Our travel inspiration hub, Discover, is just the ticket. We’ve got the lowdown on Ibiza’s hottest closing parties, a guide to Malta’s music festivals and ideas on how to VIP your clubbing holiday, plus loads more. For insider tips and advice, head over to Discover…Find Out More
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You’ll feel like you’ve been transported all the way to the USA at the Scene Frat Party, but this all-American night out takes place along Kavos’ buzzing strip. First, you’ve got to look the part, which comes courtesy of the free vest top and snapback baseball cap. Your Scene reps will then lead you from bar to bar. Another option is the Scene Paint Party, where you can dance in a neon-coloured, paint downpour.
Thought waterparks were just for kids? You haven't done them Scene-style. Our Scene Party in the Park trip gives you VIP access to Aqualand, which shuts down just for us. So, you're free to surf metre-high waves, twist down slides or take it easy on a sunbed - minus the queues and kids. After dark, there's also Scene @ Pirates Reloaded. Watch acrobats perform death-defying stunts to the tunes of Faithless and The Prodigy. And, did we mention it's a free bar?
Ayia Napa, Cyprus
With a shedload of sandy stretches up its sleeve, Ayia Napa is a dab hand at beach parties. The biggest and best has to be Kandi Beach Party at Makronissos Beach Club. You'll have three hours to load up on free drinks, while the likes of Wiley, Fuse ODG and Lethal Bizzle hit the stage. Or there's Napa's take on carnival - the Kandi Street Party, where you meet in the Square for a good, old-fashioned bar crawl.
Views over Spinalonga Island, swims in the Med, a stellar sound system - boat trips don't get much better than this. The people behind the Pukka Up Boat Party made a name for themselves in Ibiza, so you know it's going to be next-level. After a welcome drink, you can take advantage of the bar onboard. It all wraps up early evening, so there's plenty of time to grab some dinner on dry land, before hitting the strip.
Wet 'n' wild foam parties are a must in Zante. On Fridays, you can prepare to get soaked at Zeros nightclub at the Scene Foam Party. As the clock strikes midnight, huge cannons blast the bubbly stuff all over the dancefloor. Wednesdays, meanwhile, are even messier. This time the guns shower you in litres of UV paint. You don't have to worry about ruining your clubbing gear, either - you'll be given a free suit.
Worth Getting Up For
Not many things will tempt us out of bed before lunchtime after a night on the tiles, but these tried-and-tested daytrips are worth setting your alarm for. For more inspiration, check out our full range of excursions.
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Booking a holiday with the gang? With Thomson, you can be completely carefree. From sophisticated breaks in Malta to all-out Greek getaways - you name it, we've got it. And you won't have to worry about the space, either. You can pick from hotels with supersized suites or two-bedroom apartments sleeping up to six. Take the Senator in Ayia Napa – you’ll get two bedrooms, as well as a separate kitchenette and lounge area. Meanwhile, the Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza, in Playa d’en Bossa, has crash pads for up to four people.
Looking for a mad weekender in Magaluf, or a stylish, three-night stay in Marbella? We’re now offering three to five-night holidays in some of our most popular destinations. They come with the pros of a Thomson package, like transfers, clued-up reps, and excursions. So, all you have to do is pick where to go. Here’s a taster…
This Balearic island is home to party-hard Magaluf, an ideal pick for stag and hen dos. On the other end of the spectrum, but only 30 minutes’ drive away, Palma is a chic city retreat. Here you can wander through the cobbled old town, stumbling across tucked-away tapas restaurants and trendy wine bars along the way.
Ibiza needs no introduction. Stick close to San Antonio and you’ll have the West End at your fingertips, including big-name clubs, like Eden and Es Paradis. Over on the east coast, vibrant Ibiza Town adds a dash of culture to your weekend away. Here, it’s all about sipping sangria by the waterfront. And the glam, open-air club Ushuaia is only a 10-minute drive.
Make a beeline for Marbella and you’ll likely be in the company of a celeb or two – everyone from Eva Longoria to the TOWIE lot regularly head here to sun themselves. So why does it get their vote? It’s probably something to do with the endless selection of glam beach clubs, where Bali beds and Champagne on ice set the scene.
You can jet off on one of these short breaks with Thomson Airways, or via our flexible flying programme. This is where we use other well-known airlines – like easyJet or British Airways – to offer you more choice in the way of departure dates, durations and airports. It means you can choose from more flexible holiday lengths, like five, seven or 11 nights. Plus, it’s available from regional airports in the UK, like London Heathrow, London Southend, London City, and Liverpool.
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