Posted on May 10, 2021

You could get paid up to £10,000 a season for working abroad in your favourite party holiday destination. Summer Takeover is an experience of a lifetime for making new friends and not one to miss out on after the year we have all had.

On average 2,000 individuals go abroad with Summer Takeover every year and have since 2013. We are now looking for holiday reps, dancers, DJs, event staff, ticket sellers and of course bar/restaurant workers (to name a few) to apply for summer 2022. Fancy a free holiday and making a wage in one of the top 15 most Instagrammable party locations such as Ayia Napa and Ibiza? Or maybe Magaluf, Zante, Malia, Marbella, and Tenerife take more of your fancy. Take a look at the list of the resorts available to travel to here.

It has always been common for holiday goers to choose their destinations based on their appearance, but over time its became more and more popular for people to pick their break away based on how ‘Instagrammable’ it is.

A recent Facebook study found that 70% of “travel enthusiasts” (people using travel-oriented hashtags) share their travel plans on Instagram and 67% of them use Instagram to find inspiration for where to go next.

So Instagrammers are ready to up their Insta game with their holiday pictures, but where exactly should they be going for this? We at Summer Takeover have pulled the data to find out which of the UK’s 28 favourite party destinations are in fact the most Instagrammable.

Revealed: The Top 15 Most Instagrammable Party Holidays

  • Barcelona

605,043 posts per km²

Highest Avg. Temp: August 24°C

Number one on the list is Barcelona at over six hundred and five thousand posts per km². This party city is packed full of stunning late-night beach clubs, bars and exciting boat parties. Why not get involved in the Spanish culture and attend one of its regular street fiestas?

  • Miami

548,478 posts per km²

Highest Avg. Temp: July-September 28°C

This luxurious party hotspot is definitely a bucket list location for those looking to up their Insta game. Stick around long enough and you will likely spot a celebrity. That’ll get those likes up! Miami nightlife has a range of giant underground megaclubs, cosy cocktail lounges, as well as dozens of gorgeous beach clubs.

  • Amsterdam

152,286 posts per km²

Highest Avg. Temp: July-August 16°C

Amsterdam is a much more relaxed and low key party destination. The Dutch city is packed with good ‘pubs’. Although with that being said you can still find your 24-hour dance clubs in this city.

  • Las Vegas

113,462 posts per km²

Highest Avg. Temp: July 34°C

Las Vegas is known for its world-famous mega-clubs and hotels which have top DJs and performers every night. The Las Vegas strip is 4 miles long of casinos, hotel complexes, shops, restaurants, comedy clubs, circuses and of course bars! This fast-paced glitzy city will be a party holiday to remember.

  • Santorini

85,794 posts per km²

Highest Avg. Temp: July-August 26°C

Aside from the magical volcanic landscapes in Santorini, the island is also known for its lively atmosphere and nightlife. You will find that the wildest and more exciting nightlife in Santorini is situated in the island’s capital, Fira. This is a must-be place for all Instagram stars so we aren’t surprised it made the top five.

  • Madrid

71,388 posts per km²

Highest Avg. Temp: July-August 25°C

Madrid’s nightlife scene caters for all. Whether you are looking for a relaxing jazz bar, trendy cocktail club, or even an outdoor terrace to relax with a glass of wine, this city has something for all tastes.

  • Berlin

53,357 posts per km²

Highest Avg. Temp: July-August 18°C

Many people consider Berlin to be one of the best clubbing places in Europe. It is a city proud of its nightlife, clubbing, and general wild atmosphere. Find yourself going wild for days straight here as the party never stops.

  • Mykonos

52,981 posts per km²

Highest Avg. Temp: July 26°C

Mykonos takes the top spot as the number one Greek party island just above Ios. Find yourself dancing on the beach to house, techno and rock music with a cocktail in hand until the early hours of the morning on this popular Greek island.

  • Ios

51,233 posts per km²

Highest Avg. Temp: August 31°C

This is the island of entertainment and crazy nightlife. It has been famous for its nightlife since the 80s when hippies from Crete first headed to the virgin beaches of Ios. The majority of the fun can be located in Chora with disco bars and clubs scattered all over the town.

  • Benidorm

38,710 posts per km²

Highest Avg. Temp: August 25°C

Benidorm, is one of the top areas for nightlife in Europe as tourists from all over the world come to enjoy the thousands fun of things to do in Benidorm. The main areas for parties in Benidorm are the “strip” of Levante Beach Boulevard, “The Square” around Avenida Mallorca, as well as Old Town Benidorm. You can also find the huge dance clubs on the main road just outside of Benidorm that goes towards the city of Valencia.

  • Prague

35,033 posts per km²

Highest Avg. Temp: July 18°C

The nightlife in this city is varied and provides options for all tastes whether that be fancy cocktails or raving to electronic dance music. Enjoy its beautiful architecture by day and cheap alcohol by night. Prague is known to be one of the cheapest holiday destinations in Europe.

  • Ibiza

30,636 posts per km²

Highest Avg. Temp: August 26°C

This party island has so much to offer and is perfect for those lovers of house music. Thousands flock to Ibiza every summer to listen to some of the world’s top DJs perform into the early hours of the morning. From the insane Ibiza beach parties to the larger than life nightclubs, you won’t come back from here disappointed.

  • Ayia Napa

26,046 posts per km²

Highest Avg. Temp: July-August 27°C

The main square of bars and the Ayia Napa Strip is the heart of this party resort. Enjoy a cocktail on blue flag awarded beach, Nissi beach, in the day and the legendary nightlife till dawn.

  • Aruba

20,467 posts per km²

Highest Avg. Temp: May-October 29°C

Aruba’s nightlife is one of the Caribbean’s best! Party buses, noisy casinos and wild clubs are just a few of the activities you can do to get the party started on this island. But we recommend starting your night off enjoying a well-known drink of Rum which Aruba is famous for.

  • Pag

16,680 posts per km²

Highest Avg. Temp: July 31°C

This tourist island of Northern Dalmatia is without a doubt the party capital of Croatia. Celebrate non-stop on the beautiful Adriatic coastline at many popular beach clubs or party boats in Pag. Before booking you should take a look at when its famous music festivals will be taking place, like Hideout, for tthe perfect party holiday.

Methodology: Data was collected using Instagram hashtag data. To ensure the study was accurate we looked we worked out the average number of Instagram posts per km² (area of location) due to some well-known party locations being countries of their own and some only small islands/cities. We analysed the best month to visit for the highest temperatures using holiday-weather.com.

28 Party Destinations Ranked:

  1. Barcelona 605,043 posts per km²
  2. Miami 548,478 posts per km²
  3. Amsterdam 152,286 posts per km²
  4. Las Vegas 113,462 posts per km²
  5. Santorini 85,794 posts per km²
  6. Madrid 71,388 posts per km²
  7. Berlin 53,357 posts per km²
  8. Mykonos 52,981 posts per km²
  9. Ios 51,233 posts per km²
  10. Benidorm 38,710 posts per km²
  11. Prague 35,033 posts per km²
  12. Ibiza 30,636 posts per km²
  13. Ayia Napa 26,046 posts per km²
  14. Aruba 20,467 posts per km²
  15. Pag 16,680 posts per km²
  16. Bali 11,499 posts per km²
  17. Cyprus 9,251 km² 974 posts per km²
  18. Kos 9,052 posts per km²
  19. Malia 8,475 posts per km²
  20. Cancun 4,886 posts per km²
  21. Mallorca 3,139 posts per km²
  22. Hvar 2,891 posts per km²
  23. Zante 2,337 posts per km²
  24. Portimao 1,759 posts per km²
  25. Canary Islands 546 posts per km²
  26. Saint Lucia 445 posts per km²
  27. Thailand 140 posts per km²
  28. Copacabana 83 posts per km²