Beyond Vegas: The 8 Best Bachelorette Destinations to Send Off a Bride in Style

Updated 04/29/19
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Sure, a Vegas pool party is nice once in a blue moon, and Nashville is a fun city to explore with your friends, but when bachelorette destinations become this popular, you run the risk of finding yourself in the city of sin or the birthplace of country music a few times a year during wedding season. So whether you're planning your own bachelorette or your best friend's, why not dream up something a little different?

Bachelorette parties are the perfect excuse to take a once-in-a-lifetime trip with a few of your closest friends, so why not make the most of it and let your travel fantasies run wild? If you have always wanted to visit a desert spa, take a trip to wine country, or explore the rugged landscapes of the Rocky Mountains, our picks of the best bachelorette destinations in the U.S. are for you.

And if you'd rather hop across the pond to a Mediterranean island or lie on one of Mexico's sandy beaches, we have that for you too, plus more. We even have a memorable ski trip idea that you won't be able to resist. So grab your closest girlfriends and start booking your flights—these are the best bachelorette destinations for all styles and budgets.

Amangiri, Utah

Best Bachelorette Destinations — Amangiri, Utah
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If you're looking to escape from it all in unabashed understated luxury, Canyon Point's Amangiri is the place for you. Residing on 600 acres of the Colorado Plateau in Utah, this breathtaking resort is nestled in a loft escarpment almost to the point of disappearing. Experience the local wonders of the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, Zion National Park, and Monument Valley, get pampered at one of the multiple Navajo-inspired spa pavilions, and enjoy unforgettable meals overlooking the desert sunsets.

Calistoga Motor Lodge and Spa, Napa

Best Bachelorette Destinations — Calistoga Motor Lodge, Napa
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If you're looking for a no-fuss, no-muss bachelorette getaway in wine country, check into the Calistoga Motor Lodge and Spa in Napa Valley. Explore the region's beautiful wineries, play a game of bocce with your closest friends, hang around the firepit at night—even have a midnight swim. This adorable refurbished motel is beautifully designed with all the modern conveniences and a timeless rustic charm. It's the perfect base camp for your wine region escapades.

The Surf Club, Miami

Best Bachelorette Destinations — The Surf Club, Miami
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It's difficult to speak of bachelorette destinations without mentioning Miami, but instead of going for the typical South Beach hotels and clubs, why not head a little farther north, to Surfside's brand-new Four Seasons Surf Club? With over 80 years of rich history, this private old club was expanded and rebranded into a majestic hotel on Florida's shoreline. Its restaurant, Le Sirenuse, is an Amalfi Coast outpost, located in an impressive double-story art deco space, the spa offers unparalleled service, and the cabanas were designed by famed French designer Josef Durand.

Collective Retreats, Vail

Best Bachelorette Destinations — Collective Retreats, Vail
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Want to escape into the wilderness? Look no further than Vail's Collective Retreats. Surrounded by 1000 acres of ranchland, this retreat offers the ultimate glamping experience. Go horseback riding into the vast rugged landscapes, have a try at whitewater rafting, zip lining, or simply hang back and do some wine tasting. Curated meals are cooked by a retreat chef daily, from a daily breakfast to a multi-course farm-to-table dinner or even a barbecue-in-a-box offering. You'll never want to leave.

Drake Devonshire, Prince Edward County

Best Bachelorette Destinations — Drake Devonshire, Prince Edward County
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While Montréal has dominated the market for bachelor parties, there's another Canadian destination that's perfect for bachelorette getaways: Prince Edward County's Drake Devonshire. This ultra-cool lodge in Ontario's wine country offers endless lakefront views, a curated art program, and delicious, locally sourced food and drinks—all served in true Canadian-hospitality fashion. Explore local wineries, laze around by the lake, or get your dose of local art and culture. This place was made for friendly getaways.

Casa Telmo, Menorca

Best Bachelorette Destinations — Casa Telmo, Mejorca
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For something a little different from the ordinary, skip and hop across the pond to Menorca's Casa Telmo. The Balearic island, just a touch more low-key than its neighbors Mallorca and Ibiza, has all the same miles-long sandy beaches and turquoise-watered bays, but sans 24-hour clubs. Instead, at Casa Telmo, you'll find five adorable meticulously designed bedrooms—which means you can rent the whole place with a big enough group. From there, you'll have the perfect fully serviced home base for your Balearic adventures.

Habitas, Tulum

Best Bachelorette Destinations — Habitas, Tulum
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If all you want to do is lie on a beach and sip on a mezcal margarita, head to the über-popular Habitas Tulum. A destination of choice for in-the-know travelers, this private beachfront resort offers pristine white sand and turquoise waters in an intimate atmosphere. Lie by the infinity pool overlooking the ocean, do sunrise yoga on the rooftop mezzanine, or sit down for a memorable meal at Moro, the hotel's restaurant. This all-outdoor resort where the jungle meets the sea is sure to answer all your vacation dreams.

Terminal Neige Montenvers, Chamonix

Best Bachelorette Destinations — Terminal Neige Montenvers, Chamonix
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Are you hosting your bachelorette in the dead of winter but have no interest in parking yourself on a beach? Escape to Terminal Neige Montenvers in Chamonix. The French ski resort is the definition of rustic chic, with guest rooms boasting dark wood-paneled walls, wool headboards, and alpine memorabilia. The hotel even has a quaint dorm room that sleeps up to 10 for the ultimate slumber party. Hit the slopes in the morning and après-ski like the best of them at one of the panoramic bars and restaurants overlooking the Alps.

Now that's certainly more original than a Vegas pool party.

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