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Bachelorette Destinations by Bride Type

May 11, 2023
Words by Kinsley Brown
Photos courtesy of various

Every bride is different and has their own ideal bachelorette party and destination. From the adventurous spirit to the sophisticated soul, there’s a perfect location out there to suit each bride’s individual preferences. Whether it’s a wild celebration or a relaxed getaway, finding the right destination can set the tone for an unforgettable pre-wedding bash. Below, we explore a selection of diverse destinations and hotels and the types of brides who may find them most appealing.

THE HISTORY BUFF BRIDE 

The nation’s capital, Washington D.C., is most famous for being home to policymakers, countless museums and historic sites, but the food, drink, and nightlife options are worth a trip, too. The perfect destination for a bride who likes history and educational activities, but still wants to celebrate and have a good time with her girls! The Kimpton Banneker Hotel is a 144-room euro-modern luxury boutique hotel that offers the perfect home base for the best of both worlds: within walking distance to the National Mall and nestled between DuPont Circle and the bustling 14th street perfect for dinner, drinks, and dancing. Its iconic rooftop bar and lounge, Lady Bird, is a great spot for the ladies to start the night and boasts sweeping views of the White House and Washington Monument. 

Photos by The Eliza Jane

THE CLASSIC BACHELORETTE 

A bachelorette party in New Orleans. Need I say more? For the bride looking to get down in the Big Easy, The Eliza Jane provides a luxurious stay in a classic bachelorette destination. Part of the Hyatt Unbound Collection, The Eliza Jane’s contemporary aesthetic features a sophisticated mix of old and new, combining much of the former buildings’ original brick, masonry arches and metalwork with jewel-toned velvets, plush leather, marble accents, lush foliage, and other modern touches, providing the perfect backdrop for a bachelorette party.  Located just steps from the French Quarter, you get a quiet place to rest, relax and unwind while being close enough to enjoy all the fun the city has to offer.  

THE ROCK’N’ROLL AND BLUES FANATIC 

For the music maven, Memphis, TN is the perfect destination to celebrate a final sendoff.  The birthplace of the blues, barbecue and rock ‘n’ roll, Memphis is a hotspot that offers a taste of the past and a look forward. A visit to the Stax Museum of American Soul Music and Graceland starts the day and a ‘bach trip to Memphis would not be complete without a night spent among Beale Street’s neon lights and live music. Located in the South Main District just steps away from many must-visit spots, Central Station Hotel offers the quintessential Memphis stay. A fully functioning Amtrak stop, the hotel captures the city’s vibrant spirit with stunning mid-century architectural design, captivating local art and a world-class music experience with an intimate Listening Lounge showcasing the legendary craftsmanship of Memphis-based EgglestonWorks speakers and offering a world-class audio experience. The lobby bar, 8 & Sand, hosts an expansive library of vinyl records (more music than guests could listen to in eight hours per day for 100 years!) and daily DJs spinning records from a redesigned DJ booth creatively constructed from an old church organ – in this hotel, the party doesn’t have to stop. 

THE HALLMARK BRIDE   

The charming town of Franklin, located just south of Nashville, is perfect for brides looking for a relaxing getaway and quality time with their girls in a small town filled with history, hospitality and Southern charm. Home to “America’s Best Main Street,” Franklin feels like Stars Hollow or the backdrop to a Hallmark movie. The Harpeth Hotel is Franklin’s first luxury hotel, offering 119 thoughtfully designed guest rooms and suites, featuring timeless décor with subtle touches of Franklin’s rich history, and modern-day comfort. The hotel is nestled in the historic district next to the banks of the Harpeth River, just steps away from the picturesque Franklin Square and Historic Main Street, offering brides and their ‘maids easy access to explore the unique culture and landscape of the area. 

THE DESTINATION BRIDE  

Situated along the award-winning white sand beaches of Costa Bávaro, the five-star all-inclusive Lopesan Costa Bávaro Resort, Spa, and Casino is the perfect warm weather getaway for brides and their tribes before the big day. Thoughtfully designed in the shape of a W to evoke equal parts tranquility and exciting nightlife, the 1,042-room resort offers three distinct areas of stay – including adults-only and UNIQUE Club for an ultra-luxurious stay – paired with seven freshwater pools, the relaxing Om Spa, an impressive array of internationally inspired dining options and 16 bars throughout. During the day, the group can catch some sun or party it up at one of the resort’s two beach clubs before heading to The Boulevard for a night of dancing at the resort’s nightclub, entertainment at the state-of-the-art theater and additional pubs, wine bars and eateries to explore.  

Photos by The Curtis

THE POP-CULTURE BRIDE  

Located in the heart of downtown Denver, The Curtis is the perfect destination for the fun, pop-culture bachelorette. With 13 hyper-themed rooms,–like the Barbie and Disco rooms–and one-of-a-kind art installations throughout the hotel, the iconic “happy” hotel will help you prepare for one of the happiest days of your life, in style. The bridal party can experience all the culture Denver has to offer—including open-air amphitheaters, hiking, amazing food and art installations—before returning to their totally Instagrammable suite and enjoying a nightcap at The Corner Office. No matter how you spend your time, a bachelorette stay at The Curtis is bound to be unforgettable. 

 

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