What is the best working holiday resort in Europe?

For anyone looking to go to Europe to work it can be hard to decide which party resort to choose. Obviously you are going there to work and earn some money, but you want to make sure everything else ticks the right boxes.

This Summer will probably be a highlight of your life – a time that you can look back on for amazing memories. Depending on what your goals are in life and what your bucket list may look like, will help make the decision on where you want to go.

If you are struggling to decide then hopefully, this guide will give you an idea of what they all offer to help you make up your mind on what you want to do.

Magaluf Beach


Magaluf is one our most popular resorts, with lots to offer from sandy beaches to amazing DJ’s and Artists. If you are unsure if it is for you then here are some reasons why you may want to think about Magaluf. 

Salaries tend to be a little higher than some other resorts, which can sway people to go here. Remember though, the cost of living is in line with salaries!

Some things you can do in your downtime are:

  • Hit the Puerto Ballena strip
  • Visit the Western Waterpark!
  • Relax on the beautiful sandy beach
  • Try watersports like jet skiing and windsurfing
  • Surf at the Wave House
  • Go Scuba Diving and Snorkeling
  • Try an Escape room!
  • Explore the beautiful city of Palma.
  • Hidden coves are plenty here.

These are just a few of the great things you can do in Magaluf, a night off is usually hitting the strip and going out on a great night out with some of the people you have met that are also working there, there are loads of clubs and bars for you to chill out at and get the party started.

Things to do in Ibiza


Ibiza is a great spot to choose because of its amazing nightlife, great dance music and beautiful sandy coves. If partying is your main focus, you won’t be disappointed here. If you choose Ibiza and want to party it is a good idea to find work where your event tickets are discounted or even free! This could be a ticket seller or rep.

If you have to pay a hefty price for events, on top of slightly higher accommodation in Ibiza, you might not have the same experience. If you have money saved up to cover nice extras then Ibiza is definitely a top resort!

Here are some highlights…

  • Party on a boat! Ibiza has some of the best boat parties in Europe.
  • Bora Bora Beach Sundays!
  • Superclubs – Can you tick them all off? Pacha, Space, Amnesia…
  • Tour the island by quad bike.
  • Shop at the hippy markets.
  • Ocean Beach Club VIP

One of the main attractions to Ibiza however is that it boasts one of the best dance music scenes in Europe. If music is your medicine then Ibiza is the place for you! Read our blog on things to do in Ibiza to find out more.

12 epic things to do in zante


Zante is known for its amazing nightlife which is the major draw in for holiday makers. This means it is a super busy resort and there are lots of jobs available. With so much more to offer than just the nightlife, the opportunity for awesome memories awaits. Here are some highlights…

  • Lots of gorgeous beaches
  • Train rides to explore
  • Smugglers cove with a real shipwreck!
  • Water parks
  • Crazy golf and go karting
  • Horseback riding across the beaches
  • Boat trips
  • Boat parties
  • Visit the birthplace of the olympics, Olympia
  • Lots more things to do!

With all of that to do there is no way you are going to get bored, and with your nights off being spent partying in one of the best party spots in Europe you are bound to have the time of your life.

Malia Events


In Malia there is so much you can do in this beautiful place, not only is it a top party destination with plenty of work to do there is so much you can do in your spare time to make the best memories either on your own or with others, here are a few things you should check out:

  • Safari mountain tours
  • Minoan night experiences
  • Scuba diving and snorkeling in many bays
  • Beautiful beaches (With Beach clubs too)
  • Huge amounts of Minoan history
  • A Massive water park
  • Loads of water sports
  • Mountain Horse riding

There are lots and lots of things to do for someone looking for adventure, with so much to explore. it is great for those looking to party and for those looking to take in a bit of culture too.

Ayia Napa Beach

Ayia Napa

Ayia Napa is one of the top party scenes in Europe with top DJs visiting there each year so it is definitely a place for some who loves the nightlife to work, but there is plenty to do during the day whether it be adventurous or cultural there is something for everyone:

  • Explore sea caves
  • Check out some tombs
  • Home to Europe’s Largest themed water park
  • Numerous sandy beaches to explore or relax on
  • Boat rides
  • Lots of water sports like parachuting
  • Scuba diving and snorkeling
  • Fishing

Also, did we mention the amazing food? Yummm!


Kavos is a very popular destination and is home to lots of things to do for holiday makers and those working abroad. There is endless amounts of adventure such as:

  • Water sports and parachuting
  • Huge water parks
  • Quad bike safaris
  • Secret beach walks
  • Lots of beautiful beaches
  • Famous tattoo parlours
  • Boat parties
  • Scuba diving and snorkeling


Tenerife is not only a great holiday destination and hugely popular place for people to move abroad, it is also a great place to go and work for the summer. It hasn’t got quite the same nightlife appeal as the others but it has a huge amount of things for you to do, such as :

  • Mount Teide Volcano
  • Lots of cruises day or night
  • Sailing
  • Glass bottom boat tours
  • Forests and hiking
  • Natural rock Climbing
  • Safari tours
  • Quad biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parachuting
  • Water sports
  • Buggy rides
  • Diving and snorkeling

As you can see all the resorts have something amazing to offer, memories for life.

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About Fabio Delgado

Fabio is a resort rep and experienced head hunter. Fabio has a wealth of knowledge in working abroad. Fabio writes regular posts for aceworkingholidays.com to advise and share his first-hand knowledge of working in Summer Resorts. The process can be daunting if it your first time, so his articles will answer any questions about how it works and what you might need to prepare. Fabio also shares regular tips and guides on getting the most of your Summer Season.