The best way to be utterly relaxed before the big day.
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Planning the ultimate bachelorette party? There's a new idea in town, and this one might just be the perfect thing for brides-to-be hoping to get some total relaxation in before heading down the aisle: a bachelorette party at a wellness retreat. After all the hustle and bustle of planning the dreamiest wedding day, a luxurious (and ultra-zen) escape sounds kind of perfect, right? You, your closest friends, and a whole weekend getaway with the most rejuvenating agenda ever. We're talking poolside relaxation, spa treatments for days, and fitness programs for the exercise devotees (or bridal parties who just love a good yoga sesh). And did we mention the amazing food and a tempting array of adult beverages that are also on offer?
If that isn't already starting to sound a little bit like heaven, just try to sit back and picture that completely peaceful scene—and how amazing you'll all feel when you finally head back to the real world. If you can even convince yourself to leave, that is. Does a wellness retreat sounds like the ultimate addition to your bachelorette party plans? Then look no further. We've rounded up the best options for an unforgettable getaway right here. Pull up a chair, grab a mimosa, and keep clicking through to find your own personal match made in relaxation heaven.
La Quinta Resort & Club in La Quinta, California
This longtime desert favorite is turning up the relaxation heat with personalized yoga retreats, new spa and wellness rituals, and the best pool scene in the Coachella Valley. Looking to namaste the day away? Make sure you spend some time customizing your yoga-centric escape and take advantage of the La Quinta Resort & Club's 41 temperature-controlled swimming pools.
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Wellness Collective at Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa in San Diego, California
If you adore all things GOOP, this San Diego escape is definitely the one for you. The Gwyneth Paltrow-approved spa at Rancho Valencia is tranquil, serene, and totally equipped to help you and your party make some serious and sustainable changes to your health and wellbeing, especially with the recent launch of their new Wellness Collective. Plus, the adults-only spa pool and on-site wine cave are both beyond amazing.
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Miraval Resort & Spa in Tucson, Arizona
Gorgeous desert backdrops and idyllic resort settings are all part of the deal at the Miraval Resort & Spa. Located just outside Tucson, this one is a top destination for relaxing getaways and unforgettable bachelorette retreats alike. Don't forget to look into the amazing cuisine and the brand-new "Girls Getaway" package, which includes complimentary spa services, newly-renovated accommodations, unlimited outdoor adventures, and daily yoga. Hello, dream weekend.
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Alisal Guest Ranch Resort & Spa in Santa Barbara, California
What's better than a relaxing bachelorette retreat in the middle of Santa Barbara wine country? Probably nothing. But the Alisal Guest Ranch Resort & Spa offers more than just the chance to put your feet up—it also includes a "Sip, Saddle & Spa" package, which comes with opportunities to connect with nature on horseback and be pampered in the resort's fitness center and spa afterward.
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Montage Palmetto Bluff in Bluffton, South Carolina
From the scenic nature preserve to the full list of incredible wellness activities (including hiking, kayaking, and paddle boarding), Montage Palmetto Bluff is one retreat to consider for an adventurous bachelorette party. Customizable itineraries are also available, ensuring that each visit is both as adventure-packed and relaxing as possible.
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Camp Âme at Turnberry Isle in Miami, Florida
Foodies will fall head over heels for this bachelorette-ready wellness retreat. Centered around food and nutrition, this getaway is led by celebrity chef and plant-based genius Matthew Kenney, making Camp Âme at Turnberry Isle ideal for brides who love a good menu. And if food isn't your only love, you'll be happy to know this retreat also includes yoga and meditation sessions (and some pretty incredible spa treatments to round out its appeal).
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Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa in Palm Beach, Florida
Hosted by renowned yogi Eric Paskel, the new retreat at the Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa is just the thing for a girls' getaway that's all about zen. Described as a more hip alternative to the traditional wellness escape, the Yoga Rocks Retreat at Eau Spa is centered around themed yoga classes, but the spa perks and gorgeous oceanfront accommodations are pretty sweet, too.
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Terranea Resort in Los Angeles, California
Terranea Resort may be the perfect place to soak up all that bachelorette party excitement. You and your best gals can take in the ocean views, dining destinations, and winding trails before checking out the Wellness Retreat at The Bungalows. Better yet, the retreat's dedicated programs range from three to seven days, meaning as much spa, pool, and salon time as your heart desires.
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Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona
Try this spa-lovers desert oasis on for size. The Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa may end up being your new favorite bachelorette party alternative, especially with their "Relaxing Retreat" package. The new offering includes amazing accommodations, a daily spa treatment, group activities, and countless other thoughtful, mindful surprises to complete your getaway.
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The Spa at JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort in Palm Desert, California
Start your bachelorette weekend in the Sanctuary Suite at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort (staffed by a personal butler, and includes its own treatment rooms and an outdoor fireplace). Then, take in a yoga session, signature treatments, and manicure and mimosa sessions—or opt for a "Bite the Binge" package, and hole up with your favorite people and all your favorite show-streaming essentials in the most luxurious setting possible.
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