Ultimate 40th Birthday Party Ideas

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You made it! Life is not easy and turning 40 is an important moment in your life journey and 40th birthday celebrators should take time to plan this milestone carefully. Are you reaching the big 40 and hitting a wall planning or thinking of ideas to celebrate this important moment? Well look no further because here is a breakdown of the ultimate 40th birthday celebration ideas.

A James Bond Trip to Monte Carlo Casino

Bar_Americain_Hotel_Paris_Monte_Carlo3Travelling from London to Monte Carlo is easy and fast through the gateway to the French Riviera, Nice Airport. Flights last around an hour and half and are direct from London Gatwick, City, Stansted and Luton. Punters can even transfer from Nice directly to Monte Carlo in just 7 minutes via helicopter. There are departures every 30 minutes and a shuttle will transfer you to your hotel in Monaco. One-way flights are priced anywhere between 100-200 euros. Upon arrival in Monte Carlo, you may be interested in visiting the iconic Bar Americain at Hotel de Paris for the ultimate Monte Carlo experience.

Arrive in a Ferrari for dinner at Shaka Zulu

Through Supercar Hire UK, guests can rent a supercar of their choice and it’s far more accessible and affordable than you think. Select the Ferrari 458 and arrive in style to one of London’s top restaurants Shaka Zulu. One of the world’s best places to be seen, located in the heart of Camden’s Stables Market, Shaka Zulu offers a unique dining experience. The interior will transport you into Zulu Kingdom especially with the range of party packages and group bookings on offer.

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Private Boat Party on the Thames

Cruising-on the-ThamesOffer your guests a window seat offering views of the great British capital as you cruise up and down the beating heart of London, the river Thames. For a more individualised experience, why not select a theme for your 40th boat party? As you’re on a boat you could go down the nautical theme route? Or perhaps a more traditional black tie cocktail themed party? Many boat hire companies provide caterers, DJ’s and entertainers. There are also options to hire casino tables and jazz bands.

Dinner in a private capsule on the London Eye

Host your guests in a your own private capsule on the London Eye. Up to 25 guests can be catered for in one capsule with options including champagne, canapes, food and wine tasting. For dinner, up to 8 guests can dine in a capsule. The evening will begin with a champagne reception followed by a luxurious three-course meal accompanied by fine wines. Your guests will be treated to a ten-minute pause at 135 metres, providing the perfect opportunity to capture moments from this momentous occasion in your life.


Celebration Break at Centre Parcs

vitale-champage-center-parcsIf you’re looking for a more relaxed alternative way to bring in your 5th decade on Earth, consider celebrating your 40th birthday with a luxurious weekend break at Centre Parcs. Arrange those little special extras with the Centre Parcs team who will ensure bottles of champagne, chocolates and cakes will be waiting for you upon arrival in your accommodation. From tree houses and apartments to Jacuzzi woodland homes and executive suites, there are plenty of options for all the family and friends. Centre Parcs have locations all around the UK and they are always situated in tranquil forests. Whinfell Forest is nestled in the stunning landscapes of the Lake District while Woburn Forest is located just an hour from London and is the newest Centre Parcs location. Centre Parcs locations include activities for all the family such as restaurants, shops, indoor sports, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, water sports, action challenges and quad biking.