Gather your girl gang for a weekend of pre-wedding bonding. From watching polo and hitting the trails to chilling at the spa and of course, wining and dining, we’ve got the coolest new ways to celebrate the final fling before the ring with the girls who are always by your side.
Jet Set: Five Of Our Favorite Bachelor & Bachelorette Beach Party Destinations
Bachelors and bachelorettes alike can host their wedding party celebrations at these beachside hotels. Accommodating bride squads with everything from luxury spas and yoga to fine chardonnays and groom gangs with golf, rum tasting and tennis, there’s no need to book separate trips with these all-in-one destinations. The Jack and Jill style bachelor/bachelorette party brings the entire band of besties together to celebrate both in their separate groups at arm’s-length away and as one mega co-ed bash.
The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Fort Lauderdale’s unique history of Rum Runners during the prohibition makes the Ritz-Carlton an excellent choice for rum-savvy bachelors. Groomsmen can embark on a private rum-tasting experience where they will sip and learn in the Rum Room. The Bachelorette Finale Cabana Package offers bachelorettes the ultimate luxury cabana escape. A private, oceanfront cabana feels as though it is suspended over the Atlantic with included butlers, bubbles and bites. Bring both groups together with the men’s and women’s spa treatments, dinner at Burlock Coast and the property’s complimentary photoshoot.
Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa in San Diego, California
Bachelor’s will enjoy a large variety of Rancho Valencia’s offerings. Options include everything from tequila and spirit tastings to fitness activities including tennis, cycling, biking, and swings at partnered golf courses. The property has even partnered with Porsche of San Diego, providing guests the opportunity to use newly released Porsche models during their stay. Bachelorettes can enjoy the luxury spa and adults-only pool with cocktails and the nutritious menu at the Rein Poolside Retreat. The ladies can sip exclusive wines at the resort’s wine cave and follow up with some healthy competition on the Croquet Lawn. The guys and gals can get together for a game of tennis or one of the many group workout classes.
Rancho Bernardo Inn in San Diego, California
A true destination resort, the Rancho Bernardo Inn is most known for the striking golf course, award-winning spa, and outstanding cuisine. Bachelors and Bachelorettes can take their pick from the 287 luxurious appointed guest rooms, three pools, full-service spa and fitness center, two restaurants, tennis courts and biking trails. Grooms can cap their day of activities with a brewery tour at one of the 100+ breweries in the city. Brides can pick from the more than 10 local wineries that neighbor Torrey Pines, a getaway fit with cabanas and poolside service. Guests can dine together at the signature restaurant, AVANT, or opt for the Mediterranean-inspired cuisine and extensive wine menu with the eatery’s private group dinner in its kitchen.
Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Make the most of a Mexico getaway at the Waldorf Astoria in Cabo San Lucas, complete with luxury accommodations for both bride and groom. Bachelors can indulge in a tequila tasting while learning the spirit’s history and private tennis lessons from former ATP World Tour player Pablo Martínez. The bachelorettes will feel pampered with rejuvenating treatments at the renowned Waldorf Astoria Spa, followed by the year-round Yoga Getaway with a peaceful, private night class in the moonlight. Both parties will enjoy excursions with the Beyond the Beach Baja Exploration program with outings including surfing, swimming with whale sharks and snorkeling with sea lions.
The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas in Bali, Indonesia
A coveted destination by world travelers and celebrities, including Kupita Nyong’o and Nina Dobrev, the The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas offers three extravagant locations along the picturesque Nusa Dua coastline. The Oceanfront Oasis pool is recognized by many as one of the most “Instagrammable” pools in the world. The world-class Mulia Spa offers personalized treatments that will appeal to both parties. After a day of exploring Bali, the group can unwind at one of the onsite restaurants and follow with a night of dancing at the ZJ night club.