New Year's Eve
Partygoers around the world will celebrate New Year's Eve on Dec. 31. REUTERS/Ezra Acayan

New Year's Eve is the ultimate party night. Combine it with a fabulous getaway, and you've got the experience of a lifetime.

So skip watching the Times Square ball drop on TV and jet set to one of these hot international NYE events.

New Years Ball Drop at Blue Marlin Ibiza Los Cabos
The New Year's Ball Drop at Blue Marlin Ibiza will take place in Playa el Médano, Cabo San Lucas, México. Meliá Hotels International

New Years Ball Drop at Blue Marlin Ibiza Los Cabos

Leave the bustle of the city behind and ring in 2017 at Blue Marlin Ibiza Los Cabos with a day-to-night pool party and international restaurant experience. The marathon celebration (10 a.m. - 2 a.m.) features avant-garde DJ sessions headlined by Todd Terry and amazing beachfront entertainment while overlooking the glittering Sea of Cortez and world-famous El Arco rock formation from the pool deck at ME Cabo. BMI Los Cabos is the latest addition to the ME by Meliá resort, which completed a $16 million renovation earlier this year to highlight local Mexican culture and design and elevate the guest experience. It is also premier international lifestyle brand Blue Marlin Ibiza’s first cosmopolitan beach club in the Americas, joining a collection of destinations from Dubai to Cannes to the Ibiza original.

Book your reservations HERE. For table reservations and bottle service, contact or (+52) 624 122 2001.

 QT Melbourne
QT Melbourne is a new design-driven boutique hotel within the high-end fashion district of Australia’s most creatively charged city. Courtesy of QT Melbourne

New Year’s Soiree at QT Melbourne

Be among the first in the world to ring in the New Year by celebrating down under in Australia. The rooftop at QT Melbourne will host a New Year’s soiree that will include Perrier Jouet champagne on arrival, freshly shucked oyster to order, yakitori BBQ and a wide selection of canapés for $180 per person. To make the night extra special, guests will be escorted inside around 11 p.m. to watch an exciting fireworks display.

Reservations can be booked at

1OAK In The Maldives
1OAK has graced cities such as New York, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Mexico City and Saint Barths. 1OAK In The Maldives

1OAK In The Maldives

1OAK is expanding to a new location just in time to ring in the New Year. The highly anticipated 1OAKMaldives will be opening its doors and entertaining elite guests at two locations the 1OAK Beach Club at Finolhu and 1OAK Lounge at Amilla. Travelers to the island of Maldives will be able to experience the highly sought after and coveted hotspot that New York hospitality group, Butter Group created.

Located in the breathtaking signature restaurant, Feeling Koi, the stunning 1OAK Lounge at Amilia will feature a stunning sunset bar on the rooftop with an endless selection of signature cocktails crafted to suit the tropical setting; over 20 different varieties of premium sakes; and a curated list of over 300 wines from Amilla’s Cellar Door wine collection. Downstairs, the inviting lounge bar will be an exciting, intimate destination for dessert, post-dinner drinks and sounds by live DJs.

Joining in as one of the most coveted events, 1OAK Beach Club at Finolhu will be bringing nightly entertainment to the two-story Beach Club Bar with breathtaking 360 views. From acrobats to stilt walkers, culinary showcases to world class mixologists, 1OAK Finolhu Blhu will be featuring the world’s top DJ’s and performers with Butter Group’s exceptional standard of service.

Burj Al Arab
Burj al Arab rises out of its own man-made island 280 meters from the Jumeirah coast. Visible from almost everywhere in the city, it is the icon of Dubai. Adventure Leisure Tourism - Dubai

Burj al Arab Fireworks and Gala Dinner in Dubai

Celebrate the magic of New Year's Eve in the Middle East with a dinner party in the most luxurious hotel in the world, Burj al Arab in Duabi, United Arab Emirates. To relax you into the New Year’s spirit, a welcome drink is served upon arrival at the San Eddar followed by an Arabian buffet "royal" style. The night will also include a traditional Arabic band and belly dancers, music from U.K. party band The Talent and local DJs, and a breathtaking display of fireworks at Marina Garden.

Book your reservation HERE.

Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino's Illusions Party 
The Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino is situated in the Puerto Rico Convention Center District adjacent to the Convention Center and facing the Bay of San Juan. The hotel is only minutes from historic Old San Juan. Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino

Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino's Illusions Party

For the seventh year in a row, the Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino will host its Illusions New Years Event. The most exciting, elite and celebrity-filled event in Puerto Rico, the night will offer all inclusive open bars serving premium brands, four unique rooms with different parties, talents and music. Performers include Limi-T 21, La Secta, Ritmo y Clave, Ale Croato, DJ Vanrive, DJ Warner, DJ Louie Love and more.

For tickets and info, call or text 787-628-6602.

John Legend
John Legend will perform at Nikki Beach's NYE celebration in St. Barth, French West Indies. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/NikkiBeach

John Legend at Nikki Beach St. Barth

Nikki Beach Worldwide, the family owned and operated global luxury lifestyle and hospitality brand, will ring in 2017 in St. Barth, French West Indies, with a Magical Garden theme. The theme lends itself to an enchanting evening with festive décor, hanging elements and whimsical staff costumes. Critically acclaimed, multiaward-winning, platinum-selling singer-songwriter John Legend will host a live, intimate performance. During his 50-minute set, Legend’s vocals will be accompanied by a piano solo.

Following the recent December release of Legend’s fifth studio album, “Darkness and Light,” Nikki Beach St. Barth guests will enjoy a moving performance with the artist just before the countdown culminates with a magical fireworks display at midnight. Legend’s work has garnered him ten Grammy Awards, an Academy Award, Golden Globe, a BET Award for Best New Artist and the special Starlight Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame, among others.

In addition to Legend’s St. Barth solo, entertainment will be provided by DJ Patris Gero and percussionist Jimmy Sax during dinner and by famed Saint Tropez DJ Jack-E later in the evening.

Book your reservations HERE.