Celebrating New Year’s Eve with a spectacular party is an exciting way to commemorate the dawning of a brand new year. The fun however, can be raised to an exhilarating height by celebrating New Year’ Eve at any of the top 10 destinations listed below.
1) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
If you are in quest of an incredible party vibe, partying in Rio de Janeiro Rio is an ideal choice. As Brazil lies south of equator, you get a chance to celebrate New Year’s Eve in the middle of summer hence beach activities can be best enjoyed here. At Copacabana beach, Rio de Janeiro, which is rated as the major New Year’s Eve celebration destination in the world, you can savor spectacular fireworks and carnival festivities. Also, don’t forget to enjoy yourself by having a dip in the ocean at the stroke of midnight. Dancing to thumbing Chamba music is an experience in itself.
2) Goa, India
If you are looking for a veritable mix of sun, sand and psychedelic pleasures, this gorgeous Indian island is a great spot. White sand beaches bordering the vast Arabian Sea offer a romantic backdrop where you can enjoy a magical New Year’s Eve that combines high octane partying along with relaxation.Visit the scenic Baga beach, Candolim beach and Anjuna beach and get in to the spirit of New Year celebration with a sip of Goa’s much famous Feni.
3) Paris, France
You will be astounded by the splendid display of fireworks and epic champagne toast on Champs-Elysees. Parisian skyline light up with stunning fireworks at the Eiffel Tower, which makes it a hot spot for New Year’s Eve celebration. Also, experience the mouthwatering French cuisine and yummy dinner cruises along the Seine to mark the commencement of a new year.
4) Las Vegas, USA
Another hot spot for celebrating New Year’s Eve is this adult Disneyland that knows how to throw a party. The Vegas Strip is hawked by reveling pedestrians, including celebs that wait in style to watch live performances of some of the world’s biggest names. For ultimate bash this New Year’s Eve, hit this Sin City.
5) Cape Town, South Africa
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For vibrant and diverse experience, Cape Town is the right choice. Here, the great New Year’s Eve Carnival offers everything from delicious food to outdoor concerts and fireworks. Watching traditional African song and dance in the V&A Waterfront at midnight is a memorable experience.
6) Hong Kong
Here colorful street parades, lion dancers, brilliant firework displays and tasty fried pastries make New Year’s Eve celebrations fabulous. You will be enthralled by the amazing Hong Kong sound and light show that dazzles millions of lights in time to the music.
7) Prague, Czech Republic
Christmas markets, lavish river cruises with scrumptious food and hot drinks along with amazing fireworks and rocking Czech Philharmonic mark the New Year’s Eve celebration in Prague.
8) Dubai, UAE
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Extraordinary boutiques, spectacular malls and souks are a haven for die-hard shoppers. This multifaceted, majestic city boasts of exclusive theme based restaurants that offers music, dance and traditions so you can definitely cherish New Year’s Eve celebration in Dubai.
9) Bangkok, Thailand
Apart from celebrating the Thai New Year in April, hedonistic capital city of Bangkok also celebrates Gregorian calendar’s New Year’s Eve in style. The celebration centers on the 69-foot tall Greeting Ball Tower. You can enjoy the wee hours in swanky clubs and in the streets watching fireworks. After the sun rises participate in the Thai tradition of “making merit” wherein people paying respects at famous Buddhist Temples and pray for a happy and prosperous year.
10) London, UK
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The bank of the Thames is a spectacular place to spend New Year’s Eve. Watching giant fireworks at the London Eye on the banks of the Thames is an unsurpassed experience. Celebrations at the Trafalgar Square are also famous, where chimes of Big Ben welcome the New Year. Celebrations continue the next day as the New Year’s Day parade with thousands of performers regale the crowd.