Bachelorette Party Ideas by StyleWords by Harmony Walton
Bachelorette parties have become bucket list destination experiences in themselves! But where to go and what to do? If you’re considering a destination bachelorette party, keep in mind your style and the personalities of your favorite friends. Then select a type of getaway that’s great for the group. We’ve broken down our favorite bachelorette party ideas by what you and your ladies like to indulge in. Consider these four styles of experiences for your last single celebration!
If the great outdoors is your idea of luxury, then celebrate your upcoming walk down the aisle with a walk (or ATV ride) in nature. From axe throwing to cross-country skiing, there’s a level of adventure for everyone in your bridal party when planning a bachelorette in the wild.
Where to Go: Book any one of the Eleven Experience properties and your daily excursions will be part of the group experience. Taylor River Lodge in Colorado takes you down the Taylor River, teaches you to fly fish and serves specialty drinks by the indoor pool with retractable wall. In the evenings, guests retire to luxury cabins (complete with heated floors) and roast gourmet s’mores by the campfire to celebrate together.
What to Indulge In: Let the destination guide you; from white water rafting to mountain biking, hiking, archery and more. Your group can be as active (or inactive) as you like.
What to Gift: Consider the adventure and gift your guests accordingly. Matching flannels for a photo op, a survival kit themed for the occasion or accessories for the hot or cold weather (think beanies and gloves) make great gifts for your favorite gal pals.
Not all bachelorette parties require a detox when you’re done. Consider a healthier alternative and disconnect while you zen out and tone up before the big day with a spa getaway.
Where to Go: Cal-A-Vie Health Spa in San Diego offers three-night packages including all calorie-conscious meals, guided mediation and exercise classes and even daily spa indulgences. De-stress before the big day and give everyone in your bridal party the opportunity to unwind with you. And not to worry, they have their own winery, so it doesn’t have to be a purely healthy holiday.
What to Indulge In: Everything! From pre-wedding day beauty prep to mindful mediation classes and morning hikes, take in every moment (and the self-improvement opportunity) with your favorite friends.
What to Gift: Matching spa robes of course. Monogram matching bridesmaid robes for each guest and grab some picture-perfect moments poolside in your new gear.
WINE-O WEDDING PARTY
For ladies who love their grapes and want to have a good time out, but perhaps not hit the dance floor at a late night club, wine countries around the world offer a slightly more sophisticated way to celebrate. For this destination bachelorette party head to Napa and Sonoma, Southern California’s Temecula wine country or the vines in Virginia. Groups can even make this an international affair and head south of the boarder to Mexico’s budding wine region, Valle de Guadalupe.
Where to Go: Check into The Lodge at Sonoma and enjoy nightly complimentary wine tastings, comfy cabin-like rooms and suites and a prime location close to town to get out and explore the area. Opt into their bachelorette package and your group will get a “bottles and besties” class to make your own wine cork art while sipping on local wines.
What to Indulge In: Splurge on air travel and fly private or semi-private with new JetSuite and JetSuiteX services that make flying like a celebrity accessible to almost all. When you touch down, take a tour on the Napa Valley Wine Trolley – no designated driver needed!
PARTY BRIDAL PARTY
If a traditional celebration is more your style, there are plenty of party options to choose from. From Las Vegas to cruising to Cabo, day clubs and night clubs await!
Where to Go: For a beach party with posh nightclubs and a sisterhood sin package to partake in, head to the new SLS Baha Mar in The Bahamas. You’ll also find a private island available for your celebration, for the ultimate in luxury and privacy! For shows, casinos and all night dancing, party it up at the Palazzo at The Venetian in Las Vegas or dine in style in Miami at EAST, Miami.
What to Indulge In: How about drunken donuts? Celebrate at the W Scottsdale and wake up to a sweet and spiked bachelorette treat complete with injectable shooters delivered to your door via bar cart. Yum!
What to Gift: boohoo bridal party bathing suits for the bride and her tribe. Perfect for the beach in The Bahamas, poolside in Arizona or all-inclusive and in-style at Grand Velas in Los Cabos. Let it be known that the party has arrived with these sexy suits.
No matter your bridal style, bacheloretting away is a wonderful way to spend a little extra time with the ladies you love most in your life before your big day. You can’t go wrong with a destination bachelorette party when paired with your personalities!
Photos courtesy of (in order of appearance): Taylor River Lodge (1st & 7th-8th), Grand Velas (2nd & 9th-10th), Cal-A-Vie Health Spa (3rd-6th), JetSuite (11th & 12th), SLS Baha Mar (13th-15th) & W Scottsdale (16th & 17th).
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