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Top 5 New Year’s Eve Getaways – Best Destinations for New Year’s Celebration

2020 is just three months away! Have you started planning for a New Year’s Eve getaway? As the year-end approaches, we all start to search for unique and memorable ways to bring in the New Year with our near and dear ones. There are plenty of destinations where you can ring in the New Year, but nothing beats the exceptional experience that these below listed destination offer. Read on to know more about our top 5 destinations picks to enjoy a memorable New Year celebration.

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  1. Dubai, United Arab Emirates

One of the images you often come across after New Year’s Eve is the iconic Burj Khalifa dazzled up in fireworks. The main reason visitors flock to Dubai is to watch this magnificent display of fireworks. Dubai is one of the most preferred destinations in the world to usher in the New Year as the whole city decks up in festive flair. Of course, the Burj Khalifa is the showstopper at this time of the year; but many other attractions also gear up to provide an awesome performance to contribute to the New Year zest. There are also many other spots to enjoy watching the fireworks such as The Palm Dubai, Jumeirah Beach, Dubai Marina, to name a few. You can also opt to take a dinner cruise on Dubai Creek or Dubai Marina. Witness a sparkly, illuminated skyline of Dubai while delving on some good food and good music. Don’t forget to check out Desert Safaris, Dubai Miracle Garden, Dubai Garden Glow, and Dubai Parks and Resorts so that you can have the most memorable memories spent in Dubai. 

Tips for New Year vacationers:

Dubai Shopping Festival overlaps the New Year celebration 2020 in Dubai. So make the most of it, enjoy a few days in Dubai with a 7-day Dubai visa. Indulge in festive shopping and try some raffles and lucky draws. Who knows? New Year 2020 may start with a lucky stride! 

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 2. Sydney, Australia

Sydney is one of the first few destinations in the world that gets to welcome the New Year. Sydney is also world-famous for its spectacular firework displays at Sydney Bridge and Sydney Opera house. Sydney’s New Year Eve celebrations are synchronized among multiple spots, making it one of the most astounding New Year firework displays in the world. Almost a million visitors flock to Sydney to watch this grand spectacle. Spending a couple of days to enjoy the holiday spirit of Sydney is a good idea. Take some time out before the big New Year event and witness the holiday spirit of Australia. Make sure you check out the restaurants and sample some amazing epicurean delights that Australia is famous for.

Tips for New Year vacationers:

Plan your New Year Eve in Sydney in advance. It is one of the most popular places for New Year Celebrations, and there is a good chance that you might miss this if you do not make plans early.

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3. New York, United States of America

New York is a classic New Year destination. Times Square’s iconic ball drop, along with the crowd’s enthusiasm, is a very different experience to witness it personally. The Big Apple also gives you loads of ways to enjoy your New Year trip. Firstly, the lingering spirit after Christmas still feels festive, so it is a perfect time to check out the attractions and iconic landmarks of New York. Take a stroll in Central Park or Brooklyn Bridge, visit Statue of Liberty and other attractions, check out the fine dining New Year menus of eclectic restaurants, and get in the New Year mood at New York concerts and parties. For the last evening of the year, you have to be at the Times Square to experience a ‘one of a kind’ thrill as the New Year countdown begins. But if you feel that it could be too congested, head to the harbor for a cruise on New York’s waters to enjoying Manhattan’s gorgeous skyline views.

Tips for New Year vacationers:

Take advantage of the holiday spirit and take in the holiday lightings while you shop, eat and enjoy discounts and best deals. Also, make sure you reach Times Square way early so that you don’t get stuck in the massive swelling crowd of people.

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4. Bangkok and Phuket, Thailand

One of the hottest destinations in Asia for the New Year holiday in Thailand. If you want a fantastic yet trendy New Year’s Eve, the head to Bangkok. The city outdoes itself during New Year, and you can have a carefree, leisurely time for yourself with fun-filled events and attractions. Witness the lively ambiance at street parties at Khao San Road. Or you may want to enjoy a beautiful night sparkling in fireworks at Bangkok’s rooftop lounges. The choice depends on your mood. Head to Phuket for peppy beach parties, DJ concerts, and BBQ events. The pulsating ambiance and vigor of Phuket on New Year’s Eve will make you burn the dance floor all night.

Tips for New Year vacationers:

 It is better to stick with known and popular places when you are in Bangkok and Phuket during New Year. So plan your New Year’s Eve accordingly.

5. Maldives

If you aren’t a fan of the glitzy fireworks, parties, and bustling cities and want to bring the New Year amid solemn serenity, the Maldives is the perfect destination to visit. Stay on a tranquil beachfront cottage or an overwater villa, soak up the gorgeous ocean views, and enjoy a blissful time pampered with warm hospitality and delicious meals. Spend the last days of this year spoiling you to a host of activities. Try scuba diving, relish on delectable cuisines, and relax amid soothing ocean waves, and bid goodbye to the year with serene sunset views and a quiet dinner under the sky. And start your brand new year with awesome sunrise combined with a few more days of relaxation before you head back to the daily grind of life.

Tips for New Year vacationers:

Most of the resorts offer New Year Celebration dining experiences, complimentary benefits, and even free stay when you book your accommodation during the New Year period. Take advantage of these goodies and welcome the New Year in the heavenly island of Maldives.


 These five destinations are the most popular places to enjoy New Year’s Eve, but that doesn’t mean that you should not look further. Each destination has its unique way of celebrating the New Year and will give you an amazing experience. Europe can be quite wintry during New Year; nonetheless, places like Paris and London also know how to throw a grand party. In Asia, Singapore and Hong Kong are great places to enjoy a fun-filled New Year’s Eve. All you need to do is, select your desired destination and make plans ahead to enjoy an enthusiastic New Year’s holiday.