Why is Marbella the hen do capital of Europe?


If you have been given the responsibility of organising a best friend’s hen do, or you are the lucky bride-to-be yourself, then look no further than Marbella for the most luxurious and memorable foreign hen party resort you could wish for. In recent years, Marbella has become THE hen do destination for any discerning potential bride. So why is Marbella the go-to destination for such gatherings?

Marbella is a metropolitan city in southern Spain and part of the ever-popular Costa del Sol region. The town offers a mixture of traditional Spanish culture with ultra-modern and luxurious restaurants, bars, clubs and hotels. Marbella is a playground for the rich and famous, too, so if it’s a touch of glamour you’re looking for at your hen do then, it is the place to go.

Marbella marina

Marbella marina

So what can you do for a hen party in Marbella?

Beach bar days

Why not spend a luxurious day on the beach with your nearest and dearest, soaking up the sun and sipping on delicious cocktails. Marbella has a number of beach bars where you can hire out comfortable sofas and beds to laze around on. Spend all day there and have lunch – many places offer hen do specials that include sunbed hire, welcome drinks and lunch.

Catamaran cruise

The height of luxury and glamour – why not hire a catamaran for a full or half day? Sail upon the clear turquoise seas of the Mediterranean with copious amounts of sangria and seafood for a truly unforgettable hen do.

Water park

For a more energetic hen do activity, head over to the nearest water park. You can relax by the pool all day or go wild in the dozens of pools, slides and bars.

Cocktail course

As well as consuming a lot of cocktails, why not learn how to make them? You and your hen party could learn the tricks of the trade, acquire the techniques of a professional and sample your creations at the end, too! Many centrally located bars offer this, so book yourself in for a class before you head out on the town one evening.


If action and adventure is your thing, then take advantage of the natural wonders that can be found around Marbella. Canyoning, caving and more is available near the centre of Marbella, so if you want to release your inner adventurer, then book your hen party up for an adrenaline-fuelled day.


If it’s action you’re after, then why not partake in some beach volleyball, a dance class or a morning run along the stunning sea front?

These are the reasons why Marbella is the hottest place to go for your hen do! If you’re convinced, then have a look online for some great holiday deals for you or your friend’s hen party.


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