Bachelorette Parties

How to Turn Your Bachelorette Weekend into a Wellness Experience

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In recent years, there has been a noticeable shift in the way bachelorette parties are being celebrated. A growing trend towards wellness-centered gatherings has emerged, where brides-to-be and their closest friends prioritize self-care, relaxation, and holistic experiences over traditional party antics. This movement towards mindful bachelorette celebrations reflects a deeper desire for balance, rejuvenation, and meaningful connections during this special pre-wedding time.

Explore the world of wellness-centered bachelorette parties and discover how to create a memorable event that nourishes the body, mind, and soul.

Amanyara in Turks and Caicos

Amanyara Turks & Caicos – Villa 33 – 5 Bedroom Artist Villa
Amanyara Turks & Caicos – Villa 33 – 5 Bedroom Artist Villa

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Basking on the secluded shores of an 18,000-acre nature reserve, Amanyara’s tropical pavilions overlook half a mile of white sand beaches and the turquoise waters of Providenciales’ North West Point Marine National Park. A retreat for all ages, the resort offers restorative wellness retreats and endless possibilities for discovery above and below the waves.

Brides seeking a wellness reset before the wedding can find their peace through Amanyara’s extensive wellness offerings, particularly the Mindfulness & Stress Management Immersion that is aimed to de-stress based on the individual’s triggers. 

In order to promote a sense of calm amidst a hectic lifestyle, this Immersion program prioritizes inner reflection through practices such as meditation, Qi Gong, yoga, and breathwork. These techniques, combined with tailored therapies, aim to alleviate stress and enhance mental clarity. Guests have the opportunity to participate in group sessions during bachelor and bachelorette getaways or opt for a solo trip. Brides can take their experiences home with them to make the most out of their special day and their happily-ever-after. 

Fitness Studio, barre3

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Traditionally, bachelorette parties are synonymous with tequila shots and infamous “last night of freedom” antics. While there is a time for bottomless margaritas with your girls, we are seeing a move to activities that leave us feeling relaxed & rejuvenated in the lead up to the big day. While a spa moment has always been top of list, checking out a fitness class with your best-friends in tow is a fun way to get those endorphins flowing. 

With over 185-locations nationwide, barre3 is the perfect bachelorette party activity – here’s why:

  • Born out of the desire to disrupt the traditional fitness model, and to make women feel GOOD, this activity will leave the bride-to-be feeling her best. 
  • “Fun” is in the barre3 DNA. CEO+Founder, Sadie Lincoln, set out to create a class that avoided burnout by ensuring people didn’t get bored. We promise the guests will leave the class feeling alive. 
  • Full body workout that engages the body holistically and garners results, so everyone will go into the evening’s festivities feeling strong
  • Focus on breathwork and mindfulness to promote gratitude and stillness – perfect for a stressed out bride to re-center.

Sea Island, Georgia


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Sea Island, the three Forbes Five-Star private island resort off the southeast coast of Georgia, has the unique positioning of being right between the ocean and the unique salt marshes. The five-mile private beach is the ideal destination for bachelorette trips, with days of endless activities and adventures, from beach horseback riding at Rainbow Island to spa treatments at the Forbes Five-Star rated The Spa at Sea Island and many dining options to choose from, including the Georgian Rooms.

As golf popularity continues to trend among female groups, the three championship courses at The Lodge at Sea Island are the perfect fairways to spend time with friends. Sea Island offers chic accommodation types for large groups at The Cloister and The Lodge. Groups can also opt for a Sea Island Cottage rental, perfect for large groups who want the privacy of a personal home with concierge assistance, pre-arrival itinerary planning, optional grocery delivery, optional housekeeping, and Sea Island resort access.

Park Hyatt St. Kitts 

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Park Hyatt St. Kitts Courtyard Lawn

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Park Hyatt St. Kitts is set within Christophe Harbor on Banana Bay with unobstructed views of the Caribbean Sea and neighboring Nevis. The resort is home to 124 spacious accommodations, 77 guest rooms, and 47 suites, each with a private balcony or terrace. The resort offers an array of on-property activities perfect for bachelorette groups, including paint & sip sessions, rum tasting, jet ski tours, and more. Groups can spend the day relaxing at the adults-only pool or relax at the Sugar Mill Spa & Sanctuary. There are also three signature dining experiences: an all-day restaurant at The Great House, Fisherman’s Village ocean-to-table dining for lunch and dinner, and The Stone Barn fine dining experience.

For the ultimate bachelorette splurge, guests can book the stunning 5,280 sq. ft three-bedroom Presidential Villa, complete with a private infinity pool overlooking the ocean and private decks, making it an intimate home away from home where guests can relax and unwind.

Alila Napa Valley in St. Helena, California


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While Napa Valley is a sought-after destination for wine lovers and bachelorette trips, there is a charming town in the heart of the valley that is typically looked at as a stop along the way and is now making a name for itself as a must-stay and explore destination. St. Helena, long beloved by tourists and locals for its access to over 400 wineries and lively scene filled with quaint shops, artisan bakeries, art, wineries and more, has many new stories to tell: 

  • A New Chic Gathering Space: St. Helena’s has just debuted NoMa House Café & Collective, a newly opened concept store tapping into dining, wellness and immersive design all in one renovated 1920s building. 
  • Vine Trail Launch: Launching this November is the highly anticipated Napa Valley Vine Trail, a walking/biking trail system that connects the entire Napa Valley (physically, artistically, and culturally) with 47 miles of a level, paved, family and pet-friendly trail which spans from the Vallejo Ferry to Calistoga – with St. Helena being a key stop! 
  • Where to Stay: A unique blend of traditional and modern, infused with the rustic charm of the Napa lifestyle, Alila Napa Valley is a luxury adults-only boutique hotel located amidst vineyards in the St. Helena community.
    Guests can also engage in on-site Alila Journeys, inspired by the beauty and bounty of the valley and developed with wellness in mind. The experiences include Balance and Botanicals for guests to learn about the holistic benefits of property-grown herbs and craft their own special cocktail;  Brushes & Sip, the aptly named sip-and-paint class featuring artful wines from the region; Scents of the Valley, an interactive scent workshop which starts in the on-site chef’s garden and finishes with a take-home perfume or room spray made by the guest; Sound Bath Healing through guided crystal bowl sound bath meditation for deep relaxation and balance; and Bothe Hike & Forest Bathing in the shaded redwood forest of Napa Valley. 

Resorts World in Las Vegas, Nevada

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The city known for its vibrant energy also offers wellness options for those looking to unwind. Picture this: the glittering lights of the Strip and a group of friends toasting to love and unforgettable memories. Whether it’s an engagement party, bridal shower, or bachelor/bachelorette party, Resorts World Las Vegas offers itself as the perfect pre-wedding celebration destination.

Resorts World has curated the perfect one stop destination for engagements and pre-wedding celebrations including luxurious suites, premium shopping, and endless options for fun and relaxation:

  • Cascading pools and luxurious spa treatments: Unwind and relax at Awana Spa where guests can rinse away the remnants of last night’s adventures with a variety of treatments inspired by European and Eastern rituals. Or, check out one of the five pools with breathtaking views of the city.
  • Limitless fine dining options: Bachelor and bachelorette parties can indulge at one (or many!) of the mouthwatering dining options. The exclusive CarverSteak steakhouse offers amazing food with a sweeping terrace, outdoor bar, and gardens overlooking the Las Vegas Strip.
  • Extravagant nightlife and world-class entertainment: Looking to celebrate all day long? Start the day at AYU Dayclub for fun and excitement in the desert sun before continuing the party at Zouk Nightclub, featuring the biggest names in EDM and Hip Hop music such as Odesza, Ludacris, and T-Pain for a night to remember (or to not remember!).

Embracing wellness-focused ideas and venues for bachelorette parties offers a refreshing and rejuvenating alternative to the traditional celebration. By prioritizing self-care, relaxation, and holistic experiences, brides-to-be and their friends can create unforgettable memories while nurturing their well-being. From serene spa retreats to yoga and meditation workshops, there is a plethora of wellness-focused options to cater to every bride’s desire for a meaningful and health-centered bachelorette experience.

Cheers to celebrating love, friendship, and wellness in style!

By Associate Editor, Candice Davie

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