Is your bestie getting hitched soon? Then you know along with bridesmaids’ duties a bachelorette trip is a must-do! Let’s just say bachelorette parties are for creating memories that last a lifetime. While Las Vegas may be top of mind when it comes to destinations, there are many alternative locations just as suitable (if not more!) for your party’s needs. Destinations with multiple merits—a relaxing ambience, scenic views, amazing food, and a bustling nightlife—are key for everyone to have a good time. Below we’ve rounded up some of the best destinations around to world to celebrate before your bestie says I Do!
This might be an unusual destination but it has a lot to offer — and Sex and the City 2 proves that it makes for a perfect spot with your girl squad. Having an activities-based party is a great way to celebrate. From beach parties to sweet treats and a pampering session, this location has it all. Abu Dhabi’s most beautiful beaches and the beach club nestled on Saadiyat Island, Saadiyat Beach Club is a perfect choice. It’s a super luxurious venue with a large infinity pool, private cabanas, numerous dining options and a white sandy beach that makes it indulgent. If you and your ladies are looking for complete relaxation and some serious pampering then head over to the Four Seasons on Al Maryah Island. Post which you can get some cocktails and experience the glorious skyline of Abu Dhabi. Finally don’t miss the Arabian Nights’ Village for a magical night.
Looking for a place that combines nightlife, a beach, and a forest vibe and won’t burn a hole in your pocket? Then Bali is just where you need to be. Lavish private villas with amazing pools, rice fields filled with greenery and sun-kissed sandy beaches! What more do you need for a relaxing pre-wedding bash.Ubud, Seminyak and Nusa Dua are the top three places to explore, while Potato Head and Motel Mexciola are some of the well-known places, local food will surely delight your palette too. With a more rustic and earthy vibe, Bali brings together all that you need for a fun trip. Local shopping is a highlight and a fun activity to indulge in with your squad.
Known for its nightlife and larger-than-life ‘full-moon parties’, Koh Phangan is the place to head to if you want a bachelorette vacation that’s not too heavy on the pocket. The parties on the tropical island are worth it to create memories. However, you can also visit Mellow Mountain, for spending a lazy afternoon sipping sangrias and relaxing on hammocks. While you’re here, don’t forget to try local seafood at Fisherman’s Restaurant and Bar. Go diving at Koh Tao, eat your heart out at the Thong Sala Night Market and go trekking too!
Another great bachelorette destination, perhaps one of the most popular too, Phuket is well-known for its picturesque beaches and food. From authentic food at Bam Rim Pah to a day at the Catch Beach Club or Dream Beach club, the city packs in all the fun. A day at the beach or a stroll at the local marketplaces will delight you with surprises! Finally, crepes and street food is worth the calories. But if you’re looking for a laid-back vacation book a nice resort and opt for the traditional Thai massages to unwind.
Yet another party place in Croatia, Hvar is one of the most beautiful and certainly the most happening islands. One can find some of the best bars and clubs on the Dalmatian coast in the incredible ambience of the town of Hvar. Discover the chic korzo that rules Hvar town at night and do not miss the Hvar Cathedral, Pakleni Otociand Fortica. Amp up the fun as you book a speed boat that will take you and your friends to the best Hvar beaches for a day filled with beach clubs, delicious food and the Duba and Mammato beach bar. End the night at Hula Hula Hvar Bar for an after-party.
For the bride who loves to party then the scene in Ibiza makes for a bachelorette that no one will soon forget. There are countless clubs and bars on the island where people will probably buy the bride a drink or two, and you can dance the night away. But everyone needs something laid-back to add to the bachelorette itinerary. The beaches are beautiful on the island so soaking up some sun during the day before heading out for the night is the typical day in Ibiza. We highly recommend party cruises if you prefer that. Take a trip around the island to try their local dishes and sip on delicious Spanish wine and cocktails. A beautiful place to stay on the island is Santos Ibiza.
Amsterdam has a reputation as being one of the most fun cities in Europe. It’s home to many coffee shops, bars, and the infamous Red Light District. Fashionable hotels like The Hoxton, Amsterdam and the Pulitzer Amsterdam, are the best for a luxurious stay. Besides its cultural attractions, such as the Anne Frank House and The Concertgebouw, the Dutch capital has beautiful parks bicycle tours, and a thriving arts scene, On the F&B front, this burgeoning culinary mecca boasts world-class restaurants that make every meal a gourmet adventure. Walk the famous 9 streets to pick up cutting-edge fashion and eclectic wares. Don’t miss Lady Day, which sells vintage and second-hand European fashion for a steal.
For those who want a classy beach bachelorette getaway, consider Miami’s South Beach, one of the best beaches with crystal-clear waters. With a soaring nightlife and XXL cocktails; it makes for the perfect party pad. Don’t forget to book a yacht tour and a beach party at Nikki Beach Club to cherish the memories. What’s more? While the city is a little pricey, the local shopping is an added advantage. Miami boasts a range of luxurious accommodations and offers a party-friendly atmosphere, the legendary Fontainebleau Miami Beach is for those who wish to splurge as is W South Beach. At most of these properties, you can reserve suites and relax poolside in a cabana while sipping mojitos. Miami is another foodie destination with endless options particularly specializing in Mexican, Peruvian and Cuban cuisine. Boat rides are a fun group activity, while the nightlife and pool parties in Miami are unparalleled.
Welcome to the Sin City! It doesn’t get more classic that Las Vegas for a bachelorette (or bachelor)! Honed for its nightlife, Las Vegas is the IT city when it comes to partying it up. From nightclubs to refillable cocktails all day long, the Vegas strip offers an array of restaurants and clubs. And a club-hopping experience is surely one to tick off the list. Make your way to the casinos for a little fun or opt for bungee jumping for some adventure. Finally, if you wish to have a more relaxed trip beach clubs like Encore should be on the list. For a typical bachelorette day, a day by the pool at your resort with a side of cocktails will do the trick. The food options are truly endless in Vegas, sushi lovers will want to make a reservation at Nobu and don’t forget to pick up breakfast sandwiches at Eggslut to cure the hangover.
If you’re looking for a budget-friendly bachelorette option, the land of sheikhs is relatively inexpensive for a vacation. For a luxury, experience book a fancy limousine ride for the night and go club hopping later in the night to places like Buddha Bar, Cavali Club, Mahiki among others. If you have some extra money you’d like to spend we suggest splurging on shopping. Visit the Burj Khalifa and the new Museum of the Future. But if you’re looking for luxury next year book the new Atlantis Palm Royal Dubai.
Dubai has nightclubs like no other place has! Clubs like Armani/Privé, in the luxurious Armani Hotel in Burj Khalifa, White Club, Cirque Le Sior, Billionaire Mansion and Namos Dubai are currently at the top.