Whether you’re travelling for work, vacationing with friends, or roaming alone, meeting new friends is a big part of broadening your cultural horizons. It’s also fun to network and chat to people from different backgrounds.
From hosting get-togethers in your luxury villa rental, to clinking glasses with friends in bars, or just mixing in new circles, where you go is equally as important. Which is why we’ve picked Aspen, Miami, Ibiza and Los Angeles as some of the most fertile stomping grounds for meeting people, and making new acquaintances.
Hit the snow in Aspen
Aspen is a city of two tales. On the one hand, you can enjoy uninterrupted world-class ski and snow followed by chill time in your Aspen villa rental. On the other, you can soak up all the fun and party vibes in its many sociable spots in town.
Although this city is always bustling, the best time to come is holiday season, when families and groups descend and there’s an unmistakable buzz in the air. The Snowmass region is one of the prime spots for rubbing shoulders with a fun crowd, especially Cloud Nine Alpine Bistro and Escobar. For more sophisticated socialising, head to Little Nell, for private-member style vibes.
Power lunches in Los Angeles
Los Angeles is the place where business mixes with pleasure, and in typical Angelino style, this is often in the form of outside activities. If not dining in one of its terrace restaurants in Beverly Hills, try a hike in Runyon Canyon or power-walk along the beachfront with a friend. Better still, combine the two and hit a round of golf, before retiring to the club house for lunch- it’s a discreet spot for hob-knobbing with the city’s finest. When day turns to night, there’s no end of hip bars to hang out in – sunset strip in West Hollywood never fails to impress.
Always Up in Miami
There’s no shortage of fun spots in Miami to meet locals and mingle with the jet-set community, outside of your luxury Miami rental. Brickell brings a young up-for-it crowd and is a popular post-work spot for doing casual business.
While Miami Beach delivers the glitz and glamour in the many cool and hip hotel bars on the stretch of Collins Avenue. For a city that prides itself on cultural savviness, you can also meet interesting people in the many galleries and boutique shops dotted around the city. And, finally if you can make it during big events like Art Basel and the Miami Yacht Show, you’re bound to find plenty of networking opportunities for mixing with likeminded others.
24hr party people in Ibiza Town
Ibiza Town needs no introduction when it comes to its social credentials. Here you can find the good, the bad and the downright naughty, and you never have to look too hard for it either! Bars, clubs and an up-for-it crowd gather in Ibiza Town from late night onwards. Pacha, and the Pacha Hotel are lively spots, where locals intermingle with visitors.
If you’re lucky enough to have a Ibiza villa rental in the heart of the action, you can extend the party all back to yours for a select few. By day, Bora-Bora and the Blue Marlin are the perfect beachside hangouts, with a friendly European crowd happy to get to know you…
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