8 Brilliant Ideas for Your Next Girls Getaway

Two girls, backs to the camera, raising their hands in "peace signs" in front of the Golden Gate Bridge.

Solo travel and romantic trips for two are all well and good, but there’s nothing quite like an adventure with awesome friends. Sometimes a girl just wants to skip town with her besties for the weekend, ya know? It’s good for the soul.

We’re big fans of the girls getaway and have searched near and far to round up the BEST ideas for your next ladies-only trip. Whether you’re looking to be pampered at a luxe spa, escape somewhere green and quiet, sip something fancy and tear up the town, or indulge in some seriously good food, never fear! There’s something on our list for every occasion.

So, what are you waiting for? Grab your girlfriends, break out the vino, and get planning! (Or shoot us a quick message and we’ll do the planning for you—easy-peasy 😉)



INTERNATIONAL

If you and your girls want golden beaches, delicious cuisine, and a healthy dose of culture, check out these fab international destinations! We guarantee you won’t want to leave.

A woman lounging under a palm tree on a beach in the Cayman Islands.

CAYMAN ISLANDS

An enticing blend of Caribbean and cosmopolitan, the Cayman Islands offer blindingly blue waters, posh resorts, and arguably some of the Caribbean’s most beautiful beaches.

Sleep

The Kimpton Seafire Resort and Spa is the first hotel to be built on Grand Cayman in a decade, and its boho-chic vibes and dazzling ocean views make it one of the hottest places on offer.

Eat

Head to Da Fish Shack in George Town for fresh-caught dishes and stunning sunsets.

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Lounge around on the famously beautiful Seven Mile Beach, swim with the stingrays, and experience the magic of a bioluminescent boat tour after dark!

 

Two girls in sunhats walking into the surf on a Barbados beach.

BARBADOS

Barbados is another Caribbean gem you don’t want to miss. Cloudless skies stretched out over pristine coastline, a UNESCO World Heritage-listed capital city, and some of the friendliest locals you’ll ever meet make this island paradise the perfect place to unwind.

Sleep

If you’re looking to indulge in some serious luxury, look no further than The Crane Resort—with spectacular vistas, grand colonial-style suites, and a myriad of lush gardens and rooftop terraces, Barbados’ oldest resort will not disappoint.

Eat

A favorite of tourists and locals alike, Cin Cin by the Sea serves up tasty Mediterranean cuisine alongside gorgeous ocean views.

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Get your drink on at the oldest rum distillery in the world, snorkel with colorful fish along the Platinum Coast, and play in the surf on the pink-tinged Crane Beach.

 

Peppers and other fresh vegetables hanging in an outdoor market in Mexico.

Peppers and other fresh vegetables hanging in an outdoor market in Mexico.

MEXICO

Mexico has long been a favorite girls trip destination—and for good reason. Between the white sand beaches, incredible cultural sights, delectable dishes, wild nightlife, and serene spiritual retreats, this vibrant country offers something for every traveler to enjoy.

Sleep

Mexico is overflowing with all-inclusive resorts and chain hotels, but ladies looking for a truly unforgettable stay will fall head over heels for Amuleto. This exquisite boutique hotel sits high on a hill, offering lucky visitors dreamy views from all five of its immaculately-appointed suites. (Also: hello, terrace hammocks and private infinity pool! We love you so ❤️)

Eat

If you’re staying at Amuleto, hit up Coconuts in Zihuatanejo’s centro for outstanding food, atmosphere, and live music.

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Learn how to cook authentic Mexican cuisine, explore the Mesoamerican ruins at Xihuacan, or do some high-end shopping next door in glitzy Ixtapa.

 

A woman doing yoga in the Costa Rican jungle, silhouetted by the setting sun.

COSTA RICA

Lovers of spirituality and adventure will find happiness in this enchanting Central American gem. Whether you’re rocketing down a zipline through the jungle canopy, soaking up rays on a golden beach, or finding your center at a yoga retreat, Costa Rica’s pura vida (“pure life”) charm is hard to resist.

Sleep

Shake things up a bit and book a stay at the Finca Rosa Blanca, an insanely charming boutique inn perched on a hillside overlooking a coffee bean plantation.

Eat

Heads up, vegetarian ladies! Mantras Veggie Cafe and Tea House in San José is the place to go for meatless meals so delicious even your carnivorous friends will be licking their plates.

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If you’re lucky enough to stay at Finca Rosa Blanca, take advantage by exploring the resort’s natural wonders, sampling their organic coffee, and indulging in some luxurious pampering with your girls.

 

LOCAL

Looking for girls trip bliss a little closer to home? These stateside destinations are trendy, exciting, and boast some of the prettiest scenery this side of the Atlantic. Perfect for a quick trip!

Beignets and café au lait at Café du Monde in New Orleans.

NEW ORLEANS

The hometown of jazz is, unsurprisingly, a kaleidoscope of color, flavor, and music. Girls in search of fascinating history, incredible art, and an endless supply of omg-it’s-so-good food will find all of the above here. Plan your trip around one of the city’s many festivals to get the real NOLA experience.

Sleep

Vintage-chic and charming, the Old No. 77 Hotel & Chandlery is conveniently situated just three blocks from the French Quarter, making it the perfect base for your girls getaway.

Eat

New Orleans doesn’t play when it comes to food. Make sure you stop by Café Du Monde—their beignets are seriously life-changing.

Play

Roam around the historic French Quarter, catch some live music in one of the city’s hippest joints, and learn all about Louisiana’s spooky side with a name-your-own-price ghost tour.

 

A red and a white door side-by-side in Charleston, South Carolina.

CHARLESTON

Charleston is all old world charm, historical romance, and sweet Southern hospitality. A visit to Charleston means slowing down—taking time to stop and smell the jasmine, meandering through the cobblestone streets, and soaking up all that golden sunshine. Spend a few days in this Southern belle of a city and you’ll no longer wonder why it’s been voted the best in the world on more than one occasion.

Sleep

The Mills House is known for its candy-pink exterior, warm and welcoming staff, and excellent location (just around the corner from King Street). Book a suite with a view of the city and relax in style after a long day of exploring.

Eat

Is it even a girls trip if you don’t get brunch at least once? Stop by Cannon Green on Spring Street for a sublime Sunday brunch with all the fixings.

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Get sugared, browse the city’s amazing boutiques (The Commons will seriously have you wanting to redecorate your entire home), stroll down the waterfront, and grab drinks somewhere cozy.

 

A server filling a woman's wine glass with red wine in Napa Valley.

NAPA VALLEY

Girls getaway + all the wine you can drink = pure bliss. Napa Valley is heaven for ladies who love wining and dining. If your idea of a good time includes a bold Cab Sauv, fancy linen sheets, and a mud bath, then this is the place for you!

Sleep

Perfectly-situated SENZA makes a convenient and sophisticated base for your Napa Valley adventure. (Being able to walk right out into the vineyard is a nice plus!)

Eat

Farmstead is an authentic farm-to-table restaurant with an abundance of rustic charm and some absolutely delicious seasonal dishes. Head to Long Meadow Ranch to sample some farm-fresh cuisine for yourself!

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Drink wine (obvs), let go of your stress with a long soak in the mud, hitch a ride on the Wine Train, and take to the skies in a hot air balloon.

 

Girls dancing at a nightclub in Las Vegas.

LAS VEGAS

Vegas, baby! Need we say more? This one’s a no-brainer for girls who want day drinking, pool parties, and glam clubs.

Sleep

The Venetian’s luxury suites easily sleep four and the hotel itself is fancy enough to have you feeling like royalty. Fantastic food, shopping, and entertainment are all a short walk away.

Eat

Yardbird serves up the kind of gourmet Southern comfort food dreams are made of. Devour their famous fried chicken and mouthwatering biscuits (or any of the other insanely tasty dishes on the menu!) and wash it all down with a bourbon cocktail.

Play

Get gorgeous, see and be seen over some classy drinks, then dance the night away with great music and a killer atmosphere.


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