Zika-Free Bachelorette Destinations

Zika-Free Bachelorette Destinations

As anyone planning a bachelorette party or vacation can attest, these days we are all a little hesitant to head to South or Central America, Mexico or the Caribbean because of the recent Zika virus scare. Have no fear! We are sharing ideas of where to sip, stay & celebrate the bride-to-be in fun & sun filled locations sans Zika as of today. Be sure to keep an eye on the CDC’s website though for updates.

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Royal Hawaiian | Also known as the Pink Palace of the Pacific, this Waikiki hotel has a spa, Mai Tai Bar and hosts a royal hawaiian luau every week.

Sheraton Maui | This resort & spa offers a plethora of Hawaiian cultural activities including hula lessons and a daily cliff diving ceremony at sunset.

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Enjoy a variety of daily outdoor activities like Surfing, Paddle Boarding and Hiking. End your afternoon with a relaxing trip to the hotel spa or de-stress from all the wedding planning with a Sunset Yoga session on the beach with your girls.

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For a splurge, stay at the luxurious Fairmont Grand Del Mar, set within Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve. For a more moderate stay, but a great location to nightlife try Hotel Z in the Gaslamp Quarter. They even have free bike rentals to explore the town.

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Visit Balboa Park (shown above) a 1400 acre site with numbers attractions like Botanical Gardens and the San Diego Museum of Art. Celebrate with a few cocktails in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter, a historic district filled with shops, restaurants and galleries.

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A classic oceanfront hotel with an amazing pool, try The Raleigh in South Beach. Also close to the ocean, The Royal Palm South Beach has a boutique-chic vibe with all the amenities of a grand resort.

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Soak up some sun & secure a cabana by the pool or on the beach. For late night dancing with your ladies, check out Rec Room. The morning after a big night out, head over to Yardbird for a Bloody Mary and some delicious Southern Brunch followed by cruising the shops on Lincoln Road.

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Browse Home Away & Air BnB for deals on renting a house. It’s a great way to save on pricey accommodations and everyone gets to be together. For an upscale resort vibe check out The Nantucket Hotel, Nantucket’s premier historic hotel.

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Stroll down Main & Centre Street for some boutique shopping. Enjoy Rosé & Oysters on the water at Cru. A popular spot, Cisco Brewers has live music, tasting and tours.

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If you’re looking for a desert oasis, head to Scottsdale. Stay at the Hotel Indigo which is close to the lively nightlife scene, shopping and activities. For more of a splurge, check in to the W Scottsdale which hosts fabulous pool parties.

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Take a trail ride on horseback at MacDonald’s Ranch and organize a cookout. For pampering and relaxation, head to the Moroccan inspired Joya Spa at Montelucia. Grab your gals and sip poolside (and even stay) at the Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort.

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We just had to add an international destination to the list for those jet-setters. Travel to the Mediterranean coast of southeastern France where you’ll find glamorous resorts in Saint-Tropez, Cannes and Monaco.

EXPLORE & CELEBRATE

Depending on which destination you choose, the Travel Channel has a great What to See & Do guide to the French Riviera. Check out Condé Nast’s 6 Must-See-Spots as well. Bon Voyage!