Destination: Bachelorette Party
Has the idea of a Las Vegas bachelorette party become a bit stale? Not to worry, as there are plenty of other places to live it up before you walk down the aisle. There’s nothing like a destination bachelorette extravaganza to show your closest friends how much they mean to you, so take a scroll down to find inspiration for where to stay during your weekend away.
The Post Oak Hotel is the only double Forbes five-star hotel in Texas – and it’s clear why. Your bridal party will never have to leave the oak-studded 10-acre property to have an unforgettable weekend (or even longer). Each guest room offers a scavenger hunt of luxuries big and small, with everything from motion-activated foot lighting in the bathrooms and non-fogging mirrors to pillowcases embroidered with guests’ monograms.
When hunger pangs start to kick in, there is absolutely no shortage of immaculate dining options scattered throughout the property. The hotel recommends Bloom & Bee specifically for bachelorette lunches as its flirty, pink décor couldn’t be more fun and Instagram-ready.
And for the ultimate in relaxation, spend a day at The Post Oak’s spa, which boasts 20,000 square feet of high-end, unique treatment rooms. Tranquility pools with body-contouring hot stone beds, lounges with zero-gravity chairs and endless facials and massage options are just a few of the ways you can fill your day.
This Oregon resort, situated on 2,000 acres surrounded by stunning mountain peaks, is renowned for its unique guest experiences. Their adult-only Cascade Pool and spa allows your bridal party to unwind during the day while ranch-to-table dining at the resort’s restaurants ensures breakfast, lunch and dinner are fresh and appetizing. They also offer the finest in recreation, with an outdoor Peloton studio, complimentary pilates and yoga classes, and horseback riding.
For those who want a beach getaway while still being able to take advantage of all the city has to offer, look no further than Shutters on the Beach. The iconic hotel is situated in the heart of bustling Santa Monica, with popular restaurants and bars on one side and the Pacific Ocean on the other. Check out the hotel’s Friends Reunion package, which can be tailored to suit any get-together of besties – including bachelorette parties. Indulge in a tower of Sidecar Doughnuts’ finest while sipping champagne and relax with a beach picnic during your stay.
Hop across the border to Tulum, Mexico, for a stay at this esteemed wellness resort. Palmaïa puts an emphasis on quiet and relaxation with an adults-only pool and tower allowing for complete serenity. A menu of wellness classes makes the resort stand out. Learn the art of meditation, talk with a shaman or practice tai chi during your stay.
The brand-new resort in Calistoga offers the quintessential Napa experience. Set among a 5.6-acre vineyard and winery that produces Cabernet Sauvignon, you and your friends can indulge in wine tastings as well as winemaking experiences. Napa is known for nothing if not its discerning food scene, and the Four Seasons delivers on that front with top-notch farm-to-table options. The Gran Roca Spa has eight treatment rooms for massages and facials as well as outdoor steam and relaxation pads and a mudding bay for when it comes time to relax.
Take a trip to the gem of the Emerald City, the Thompson Hotel. Its rooftop bar, The Nest, has everything you need to serve as the perfect backdrop to your bachelorette party. Spectacular views of Elliott Bay and the Olympic Mountain Range set the scene as you enjoy hand-crafted cocktails, wine and small plates from executive chef Kaleena Bliss.
Palm Springs has become the place for a quick getaway, and the La Quinta offers unmatched luxury and history in the desert. The 1920s resort has everything you could want – including casitas with private hot tubs and pools – and in stunning old Hollywood style. The spa at La Quinta has a plethora of massage and skincare options so you can fully unwind before your big ay.