Bidding singlehood goodbye is a major life event. If you want to create an ocean of memories out of it, consider holding your bridal party by the beach. Without further ado, here are the best beach bachelorette party destinations in the US — and beyond.
1. Miami, Florida
No list of the best beach bachelorette party destinations in the US is complete without Miami. It offers white sand, clear-water beaches — and a bustling nightlife to complete your girls’ getaway.
Attractions to Visit: South Beach, Ocean Drive, Española Way, Miami Brew Bus, Booze Cruise
Where To Stay: Faena Hotel, 1 Hotel South Beach, SLS South Beach, The Setai, Kimpton Sufcomber Hotel
2. Malibu, California
The gorgeous shorelines of Malibu are the perfect place to soak up the sun and take snaps with your lovely ladies. You can also visit nearby parks and attractions to get closure to nature.
Attractions to Visit: Paradise Cove Beach, Surfrider Beach, Malibu Wine and Nature Tours, Paramount Ranch, Getty Villa Museum
Where To Stay: The Surfrider Hotel, Malibu Beach Inn, Calamigos Guest Ranch and Beach Club, Hotel Figueroa, Hotel June
3. Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Cape Cod is an idyllic location for the laid-back bride and her crew. If you want to have more fun in the Atlantic Ocean, you can do some sailing and whale watching, too.
Attractions to Visit: Mayflower Beach, Cape Cod Rail Trail, Wellfleet Drive-In, John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum, Cape Cod National Seashore
Where To Stay: The Escape Inn, Blue Rock Resort, All Season Resort, Hyannis Harbor Hotel, The Villages at Ocean Edge Resort
4. Charleston, South Carolina
Are you searching for unique bachelorette party destinations? This quaint city in South Carolina ticks all the right boxes. It has accessible beaches, historic sites, and delectable food to boot.
Attractions to Visit: Folly Beach, The Historic District, Schooner Pride Sailboat Cruise, Mount Pleasant Pier, South Carolina Aquarium
Where To Stay: The Charleston Place, Hyatt House Charleston, The Spectator, HarbourView Inn, French Quarter Inn
5. Honolulu, Hawaii
Want an activity-packed beach bach? Put Honolulu on the upper part of your options. You and your gals can try surfing, snorkeling, and event crater hiking. At the end of the day — and until nighttime — you can simply chill out by the island’s dazzling beaches.
Attractions to Visit: Waikiki Beach, Koko Crater Railway Trailhead, Pearl Harbor National Memorial, Iolani Palace, Bishop Museum
Where To Stay: Hilton Hawaiian Village, Polynesian Hostel Beach Club, The Modern Honolulu, Waikiki Beach Tower, Royal Kuhio
6. The Bahamas
The island nation of Bahamas boasts pristine beaches with turquoise and deep-blue waters — not to mention delicious cocktails. The capital city of Nassau has a thriving nightlife scene, but you can also opt for all-inclusive resorts in other destinations.
Attractions to Visit: Pink Sands Beach, Lucayan National Park, Andros Barrier Reef, Big Major Cay, Pirates of Nassau Museum
Where To Stay: Sandyport Beach Resort, Warwick Paradise Island, Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort & Villas, Rosewood Baha Mar, Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach
7. Antigua or Nevis, Caribbean
The views, the vibe, the food. The islands of the Caribbean have it all. Want to have a carefree bachelorette weekend with your girls? Antigua is the perfect spot. Are you looking for a hidden gem? Nevis is the place to be.
Attractions to Visit: Stingray City, Devil’s Bridge National Park, Dickenson Bay, Pinneys Beach, Nevis Botanical Garden
Where To Stay: Curtain Bluff Resort (Antigua), Cocobay Resort (Antigua), Jolly Harbour Luxury Beach House (Antigua), Paradise Beach Resort (Nevis), Four Seasons Resort (Nevis)
8. Tulum, Mexico
This town — located on the Caribbean coastline of Mexico — is for those looking for affordable bachelorette party destinations. At a budget-friendly rate, you can enjoy beautiful beaches (which glow at night, thanks to bioluminescent planktons) and take a trip to the world-famous Mayan ruins.
Attractions to Visit: Mayan Beach, Playa Paraiso, Tulum Ruins, Casa Malca, Hartwood, Gitano
Where To Stay: Aloft Tulum, The Waves Tulum Resort, Sanara Tulum, Mezzanine Colibri Boutique Hotel, Papaya Playa Project
9. Vieques, Puerto Rico
To get to this Caribbean gem, you only need to travel around eight miles from the Puerto Rican coast. There are activities for those who want a more relaxed trip (e.g., Glow in the Dark yoga sessions) and those who want to be more adventurous (e.g., horseback riding and hiking).
Attractions to Visit: Playa Esperanza, Sun Bay, Biolumunisecent Bay, Vieques National Wildlife Refuge, Sorcè Restaurant
Where To Stay: Esperanza Inn, Blue Horizon Boutique Resort, Casa de Tortuga, Bravo Beach Hotel, Finca Victoria Vieques
10. Sicily, Italy
Spend the last days of your single life on the biggest island the Mediterranean has to offer. Not only will you and your crew enjoy translucent waters, but you can also immerse yourselves in their unique culture by visiting food hubs, grand cathedrals, and fishers and farmers markets.
Attractions to Visit: San Vito Lo Capo, Scala dei Turchi, The Cathedral of Monreale, La Vuccira, Ballarò
Where To Stay: Hotel Capo San Vito, Mori Hotel, Gaia Hotel Perla, Hotel Achibea, Hotel Pocho
11. Ibiza, Spain
Ibiza is world-famous for its party scene. But beyond that, don’t forget that it’s also home to picturesque beaches that will charm you and your ladies.
Attractions to Visit: Benirrás, Ses Salines, San Antonio Bay, Pacha, Dalt Villa
Where To Stay: Hotel Galeon, Villa Benirrás, Siau Ibiza Hotel, Hotel Royal Plaza, Hostal Boutique Salines
12. Viti Levu, Fiji
Fall in love with the Fijian culture and book a getaway trip with your girls to the largest island in the Fijian archipelago. Its beaches will let you bask in the beautiful waters of the South Pacific Ocean. And there’s a lot of food and rum to complete the experience.
Attractions to Visit: Natadola Beach, Sigatoka Valley and Sand Dunes, McArthur Street in Suva, Namosi Highlands
Where To Stay: Fiji Beachhouse, Yatule Resort and Spa, Blue Lagoon Beach Resort, InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa, Fiji Marriott Resort
13. Sun Island, Maldives
As dreamy as this island country’s name, Maldives offers the best views of the Indian Ocean. Sun Island — one of the 1,000+ islands that make up this territory — is known for its sparkling beaches and fresh seafood.
Attractions to Visit: DiveOceanus, ZERO Restaurant, Island Hopping
Where To Stay: Sun Island Resort & Spa, Holiday Island Resort & Spa, LUX* South Ari Atoll
14. Bali, Indonesia
The pastel-hued skies and beaches of Bali are indeed ‘gram-worthy. But more than that, they offer lush rice terraces and historical temples that usher in a sense of calm and tranquility.
Attractions to Visit: Jimbaran Beach, Seminyak Beach, Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, Uluwatu Temple, Tegallalang Rice Terrace
Where To Stay: Le Méridien Bali Jimbaran, Jimbaran Bay Beach Resort & Spa, AYANA Resort, The Seminyak Beach Resort & Spa, The Haven
15. Palawan, Philippines
While you might be familiar with Boracay, you can also give Palawan a try. You’ll never go wrong whether you choose Puerto Princesa, El Nido, or Coron. The crystal-clear waters and magnificent reefs of this tropical beauty make it one of the best beach bachelorette party destinations in Asia and beyond.
Attractions to Visit: Puerto Princesa Underground River, Hidden Beach (El Nido), Secret Lagoon (El Nido), Snake Island (El Nido), Twin Lagoon (Coron), Kayangan Lake (Coron)
Where To Stay: Sheridan Beach Resort & Spa (Puerto Princesa), Two Seasons (Coron), El Nido Resorts Lagen Island