BY SHAYLEN ANITA
Over the past five years, bachelorette parties have exploded. No longer are brides-to-be celebrating their final fling with a simple night out on the town. Instead, brides and their squads are jet-setting to destinations around the world for weekend-long getaways with their best friends. Las Vegas is still the crowd-favorite, followed by popular beach destinations like Mexico and other warm-weather spots in the U.S. Surprisingly Disney World is also a popular bachelorette destination. For well-heeled Europe is the dream for some of the best Bachelorette destinations. The guide below will provide inspiration for the next time you plan a B party, either as a bridesmaid or the bride herself! Whatever you decide, the main thing is to have fun!
Wine, dine, and bling before the ring! When it comes to fun destinations for a bachelorette party, Sin City has got it all! And it’s only a few hours away from Canada Between the hot bar scene, live music galore, casinos, and fantastic food, it’s no wonder that Las Vegas is the most popular destination for Canadian bride to be to get a little crazy!
Race you to the beach girls! The gorgeous sun, art deco ice cream colored hotels beautiful beaches, incredible nightlife, and Cuban-inspired eats make Miami a fantastic spot to celebrate a bride’s last fling before the ring. Flights are always plentiful and cheap. Accommodation is affordable, and the beaches offer all-day fun.
No need for a passport! Vibrant, cosmopolitan Toronto is perfect for a short break. With great shopping, a plethora of activities, bars, clubs, and fabulous restaurants, what more could you want? With its all-night vibe and distinct neighborhoods, there will be ample opportunity when exploring the city’s watering holes as you embark on a prenuptial break.
The Big Apple – the city that never sleeps is an unforgettable destination! Famous sights abound, each one familiar from film or TV. Catch a show on Broadway, enjoy the scintillating nightlife or attempt a food challenge. Shop till you drop on 5th Avenue, slum it in Harlem, eat breakfast outside at 3: am in the morning, photobomb at the Empire State building or hop across the Staten Island ferry and explore the city. There is always something to do for Bachelorettes.
This cultured, beautiful city often tops the list of bucket list European vacations, but equally offers much to bachelorettes. Whether it’s taking in the sights, shopping on Oxford Street or flea markets, walking across romantic London Bridge, getting busy at the local nightclubs, London has something for all bachelorettes. Take a horse-drawn carriage around the City, Sample varied food, and a distinctly cosmopolitan vibe – London offers a unique experience for ladies having fun.
Whether you head to Acapulco, Playa Del Carmen, Tulum, Cabo San Lucas or any of the many beautiful beaches that Mexico has to offer, you’re sure to have a good time. Between the beaches, bars, and night scene, any destination in Mexico is a place any bride-to-be will love for her last fling before the putting in the ring. Between the beautiful waters, picturesque beachside town and sunset performance, almost any spot in Mexico offers the ultimate bachelorette destination
If you’re celebrating a bride-to-be, who likes to party, New Orleans is one bachelorette party destination that’s tough to beat. Between Bourbon Street, the spectacle of Mardi gras, the city’s numerous jazz, music, and cultural events – bachelorettes can dance to a different tune or their own! Let not forget the fantastic Cajun cuisine, hundreds of bars and incredible architecture as a backdrop to any party
DISNEY WORLD / DISNEYLAND
It’s the happiest place on earth for a reason! Disney World and Disney Land. Bachelorette parties are a fun way to make the parks feel a little more “grown up”? Try playing “Drinking around the World” – a game where you enjoy each country in the park’s signature drink. The merely adorable attractions, rides, and perfect weather, fun shops and restaurants and plenty of outdoor adventure, Disneyland is a fantastic bachelorette party destination.
Providing culture, clubs and the Atlantic Ocean, it is little wonder Barcelona tops the list. The girls can sleep/recover on the beach during the day, enjoy delicious tapas for dinner and then party all night long. La Terrazzo and Razzmatazz are favorite clubs. This is a stylish destination which offers incredible architecture by Gaudi, of which it would be a shame not to explore. This city has tons to offer – high-end shopping, delicious restaurants, boat cruises, and fantastic nightlife for all the ladies!
The city of love boasts arguably the most iconic landmark of all, the Eiffel Tower and any bachelorette party should undoubtedly incorporate a climb to the top. The cobbled streets, pretty streets, and the general atmosphere is infinitely romantic, but don’t be fooled, there’s a thriving club scene going on behind closed doors. For some sophisticated shimmying, head to Le Baron, Le Showcase or Silencio. Grab a croissant for ‘breakfast’ on the way home. A Bachelorette party in Paris is the very height of hedonism!