(Last Updated On: February 10, 2018)

When we think about New Year’s Eve only festive dinners, night-long parties and ecstatic concerts come to mind. To witness the best of such feisty revelry and merrymaking as we do a countdown to greet the next year, it’s best to skip town and join in the most astounding celebrations across the world.

If you’re wondering where to kick-start the next year, here are the best 10 destinations to embark on a memorable vacation.


1) New York City

If there’s any city that can give all the metros a run for money when it comes to the New Year’s Eve bash, it is New York City. Witness the famous ball drop at Time Square, catch the enthralling pyrotechnics at the famous parks of NYC for welcoming the new year with a bang.

New York makes it a showcase of best celebrations with most of the restaurants, bars, lounges and theatres joining in to make your night memorable on New Year’s Eve. If you want to bid adieu to 2017 in the most fashionable manner and be an envy for your mates, there’s no place better than NYC.

Where do we suggest a stunning stay?

Embark on a fantastic revelry in New York

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Spend your New Year’s Eve after drinking and partying in New York at this cosy two-bedroom apartment. You can have the entire apartment to yourself with all the modern facilities at your disposal during your vacation. The gorgeous apartment is ideal for up to 4 guests enjoying the lively vibes of New York City.

What’s so special about it?

The beautiful apartment is just 5-minutes away from the ferry that allows some breathtaking vistas of Statue of Liberty, Manhattan’s skyline, etc. It provides easy accessibility to transportation to famous tourist attractions in New York for tourists looking to explore around.

Where can you locate this amazing place?

The apartment is located approximately 1.5 miles from the Verrazano Bridge into Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.


2) Singapore

Take your celebration to new heights by unleashing your party demons with Singapore’s most mind-blowing parties. Singapore has got it all when it comes to ringing in the next year with a ravishing escapade at its superb rooftop bars, lounges and night-clubs.

As the clock strikes midnight, Singapore puts up the most magnificent display of fireworks at Marina Bay- a sight that will remain etched in your memories. Gorge on a classic meal, sip a glass of champagne and groove to the cutting-edge tracks of the DJ on Sentosa Island to welcome 2018 in Singapore.

Where do we suggest a fabulous stay?

A pocket-friendly getaway in Singapore

Soak in the serenity of Singapore on your New Year’s break at this homestay at the most reasonable price. Located in a very peaceful neighbourhood, this homestay is an ideal put to enjoy the local delights as well as enjoy all the comforts and conveniences on your travelling expedition.

What’s so special about it?

The place is a hidden gem when it comes to offering amazing approachability for everything that’s Singapore is known for-whether it is the eclectic shopping malls or the enthralling restaurants. You can find easy public transport available only a few minutes away from this striking hideaway.

Where can you locate this wonderful place?

This apartment in Singapore can be easily reached after a 7-minute walk from Serangoon Circle Line and just 20 minutes away from the City Area via metro.


3) Bali

Bali is one of the most festive hotspots for new year to ring in the new year with its balmy vibes, swanky parties and picturesque beaches. Whether you seek a solitude getaway in the realm of nature or looking to get your blood pumping with a glitzy party, Bali is the destination to clock your last days of 2017.

To enjoy the tranquil ambience, catch the sunset at Sanur Beach or retreat to the peaceful countryside of Ubud. For the hardcore party-goers, you’ll find some ostentatious merry-making at Potato Head Beach Club, Cocoon Beach Club, Mozaic Beach Club, the W lounge, Double-Six Rooftop etc while party hopping in Kuta, Legian and Seminyak.

Where do we suggest a spectacular stay?

A rendezvous with the sparkling waves of the ocean

With some exotic beach-front allure, this homestay in Bali exudes the modern charm and tranquillity you need for a refreshing break. Replete with some fantastic amenities like an infinity edge swimming pool, beach front bar, BBQ and charming bedrooms, you’ll probably won’t feel like leaving this heavenly homestay.

What’s so special about it?

This exotic villa is just a few minutes away from the Sandy Beach Club where you can indulge in some great food, cocktails and wines while witnessing the most spectacular sunset of your life.

Where can you locate this remarkable place?

The beautiful homestay can be found in Nusa Lembongan, Bali, Indonesia.


4) Paris

Usher in the new year at the most romantic city in the world with a vista of the Eiffel Tower, a sumptuous French dinner with champagne and catch the legendary cabaret along with an enchanting cruise on the river Seine in Paris.

With a plethora of mind-blowing experiences like burlesque at the Lido de Paris, a performance of I Love Piaf at the Théâtre Edgar or a light show on the Champs-Élysées, Paris is replete with the swankiest parties, cultural delights and beguiling festivities.

Where do we suggest a stunning stay?

With the finest elegance of French culture and loads of objets d’art to warm the senses, this tastefully decorated apartment should be your pick for a Parisian New Year. The spacious homestay is all you need to appreciate the good things in life with all the modern conveniences available to you.

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What’s so special about it?

The apartment is located in a neighbourhood that boasts of ornate 19th century buildings, large avenues, prestigious schools, museums and various parks. Also, it’s quite a good place to see the Eiffel Tower, the Champs de Mars and the Invalides.

Where can you find this amazing place?

The apartment is centrally located in the wonderful 16th district of Paris.


5) London

Join in the swinging crowds of London for a night of unmatched fun with amazing music, delicious dinners and electrifying fireworks. London is a city that goes all in for the razzle-dazzle with its glamorous and classy events that dot the landscape with revelling party goers.

Watch the daunting views of the iconic firework display on the Thames or mark your presence at the hottest clubs and bars of London to mark a spectacular beginning to 2018. Whether it’s a stereotyped night out you seek or wishing for a quirky New Year’s Eve, London is the best place where you could be.

Where do we suggest a stunning stay?

A graceful sojourn in London

Ideal for a group expedition, this 5-bedroom Victorian style luxurious homestay is all you need to capture the essence of vacationing in London. The stylish apartment offers luxurious facilities perfectly suited for big gatherings of people. The elegant homestay with over 1500 square feet of living space has got a unique chill-out space beautifully styled with comfortable sofas and an inviting dinner table.

What’s so special about it?

Reconnoitre the spectacular sights of London by living at this homestay. Take your family and friends here to enjoy a memorable vacation in London for exploring the famous landmarks such as Big Ben, Tower Bridge, the murky Thames, the London Eye, Tower of London, Westminster Abbey etc.

Where can you find this amazing place?

The charming homestay is located in London’s West End and just 8 minutes away by tube from Oxford Street.


6) Sydney

Sydney is an inevitable queen of New Year’s Eve and you’re in for the greatest night of your life when you’re there this time. The traditional Sydney New Year’s celebrations is a multifaceted program that takes your breath away with live music, interactive entertainment and riveting fireworks adorning the sky.

Sail on an enthralling cruise, catch the Opera Gala at Sydney Opera House or grab a sensational five course meal at one of the Sydney’s top restaurant with the best vantage points to observe the most glorious pyrotechnical display at Sydney Harbour.

Where do we suggest a marvellous stay?

A getaway in Sydney to welcome 2018 with your family

This architecturally designed and spacious homestay is a wonderful abode to spend a delightful vacation with your loved ones. In quiet family neighbourhood, the homestay provides a gamut of amenities like spacious open plan living/dining areas with 2 large screen TV’s, DVD player’s & iPod docking system, outdoor entertainment area with grassed backyard, large sun-drenched balconies etc.

What’s so special about it?

The place is a haven for large groups of people travelling with children. Along with ultra-modern luxuries, the homestay has got everything covered to keep your folks entertained throughout the vacation.

Where can you find this splendid retreat?

One can find this amazing abode in the suburb of Panania, only 25 minutes to Sydney CBD and in close proximity to Sydney airport.


7) Edinburgh

Bring in the new year in style in the Scottish capital of Edinburgh with the Hogmanay celebrations for an epic New Year’s Eve. What seems to be a marathon of events, shows, concerts, bars and music, Hogmanay in Edinburgh is all you need in 2017 to party till you drop.

Join in the exciting Torch Light Procession, watch international artists perform at the Princess Garden or dance your socks off with booze at the Edinburgh Street Party. And to cure your hangover, Edinburgh’s got the sassiest cure for you- a dip in the freezing waters with fancy dress. Edinburgh’s Hogmanay is unquestionably the swankiest place to say mark farewell to the present year.

Where do we suggest a memorable stay?

Exalt with the rapturous vibes of Edinburgh

Whether it’s a campervan you need for a solo expedition or a luxurious villa to spend your new year’s break with your family, homestays in Edinburgh are an eclectic mix of everything wonderful. Take a retreat in Edinburgh while exploring the striking landscape of the city while you enjoy an unforgettable staycation.

What’s so special about it?

Homestays in Edinburgh are an idyllic mix of serenity and modern conveniences to let you appreciate the beautiful city. Guests can discover a range of famous places in and around the city along with new year parties here.

Where can you find this amazing place?

You can find the most amazing homestays throughout the city of Edinburgh.


8) Dubai

If you’re one of those who wish to spend your last moments of 2017 as an opulent affair to cherish forever, pick Dubai for your New Year’s Eve retreat. With the delectable feasting, lively entertainment, incredible music and some of the most dazzling display of fireworks from the world’s highest buildings, Dubai is a heartland of festivities.

Enjoy an unforgettable view of the fireworks from the Burj Khalifa, gorge on the gala dinner at Burj Al Arab or just spend a night to remember at Atlantis Beach Party in Palm Island. Dubai is bursting off with sparkling activities wherever you go on this amazing night which gives you enough reason to pack your bags.

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Where do we suggest an enchanting stay?

Enjoy an enthralling vacation in Dubai

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After you enjoy the party scene of Dubai, the best place to crash is the deluxe one-bedroom homestay fitted with all the modern facilities. Capture some great views of the beach, flex your muscles at the Health Club or take a cool plunge in the outdoor swimming pool, it’s a great place to enjoy a vacation in Dubai.

What’s so special about it?

The deluxe apartment homestay offers some mind-blowing vistas of the beach and Dubai Waterfront. It’s also a short drive away from the famous attractions of Dubai like Dubai museum, Wild Wadi water park and Safa Park.

Where can you find this striking place?

The spectacular homestay is located at Al Seba Street in Dubai.


9) Bangkok

Promising the maddening chaos for party demons as well as the relaxed getaways for a family friendly evening, Bangkok has got something for everyone on New Year’s Eve. With some legendary parties like Bangkok Countdown, nerve-wracking concerts, captivating fireworks and street dancing, the bustling city will never give you an idle moment while welcoming the new year.

One can be easily spoilt for choices in Bangkok during this time. Whether it is a serene cruise on the Cho Phraya river, an evening of shopping with dining at Asiatique, or a sanguine gathering at temples of Bangkok, it’s certainly a place showcasing an eclectic mix of festivities to roll out the red carpet for 2018.

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Where do we suggest a stunning stay?

A candid retreat at the best prices

Relish a comfortable stay at this modern and cosy apartment in Bangkok on your New Year’s retreat. Located in close vicinity to some amazing restaurants, markets and places to enjoy Bangkok’s nightlife, the homestay offers a great deal of delights coming at such an economical price.

What’s so special about it?

To make your travel easier, the homestay in Bangkok offers free shuttle service to BTS On-Nut and for the internet addicts there’s an extra perk of free WiFi available with browsing speed up to 50 mbps.

Where can you find this beautiful place?

The stunning homestay is located in BTS On-Nut in Bangkok, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon, Thailand.

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10) Hong Kong

Herald the new year with the excitement and glamour of Hong Kong. As the clock strikes the last midnight of 2017, Hong Kong promises an impressive display of fireworks, fascinating party vibes and luxurious cruises making it a standout among New Year’s Eve celebrations.

Let go your party demons at the craziest carnivals, watch the city sparkle with illuminating fireworks at Victoria Harbour, catch a live concert and behold the grand New Year’s parade in Hong Kong. If your idea of commencing the new year is everything that’s high spirited and feisty, then you definitely love a Hong Kong New Year’s bash.

Where do we suggest an impressive stay?

An opulent affair for a staycation in Hong Kong

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Bask in luxuries while you enjoy a fabulous vacation in Hong Kong on New Year’s Eve at this homestay. The wonderful space comes along with access to the luxurious clubhouse, Sauna and swimming pool which adds to the gamut of amenities making it for a comfortable stay in Hong Kong.

What’s so special about it?

Perfect for tourists looking to explore Hong Kong, the apartment homestay grants a terrific access to all the major places in the city. With its location right in the central of Mongkok, popular hangout places like restaurants, bars, cinemas, department stores, sport court, etc are just minutes away for the guests staying here.

Where can you find this amazing place?

The spectacular apartment homestay is located in Mong Kok, Kowloon area of Hong Kong. The place can be reached in less than 10 minutes from Central Station by MTR.

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