With recent studies showing the health benefits of taking a girls trip, you no longer need an excuse to book a getaway with your best friends. From a Gold Coast getaway at The Seagate Hotel & Spa to a luxury wellness retreat at Sunrise Springs Spa Resort, there’s a curated trip for every girl gang to enjoy. Check out a host of getaway options that are perfect for all types of girl groups below, and be sure to take this time to enrich your health and deepen your friendships!
Ladies Who Love a Laid Back Beach Getaway
Avoid the crowds of Miami and enjoy the sunsets of pink and orange hues, miles of sandy beaches, and plenty of boutique shops and lively bars by escaping to Delray Beach’s The Seagate Hotel & Spa. Ladies can reset, relax, and reminisce at the hotel’s exclusive private beach club and pool where handcrafted, coconut Mojitos and Bloody Marys’ are all you need to have a good time. Whether it’s cozying up in one of the 154 guestrooms and suites for a late night gossip session, window shopping on Atlantic Avenue, or enjoying a ladies night out at the hotel’s bar Jellies, the hotel is the ultimate destination for an extended GNO. Groups can also kick their feet up in the 8,000 Sq. ft Seagate Spa with treatments for every member of the girl gang to enjoy.
Ladies Who Want a Personalized Island Escape
Unwind, catch up and get that sun-kissed glow at The Tryall Club (Montego Bay, Jamaica) for an island-style girlfriends getaway. Ladies can choose from The Club’s 70+ luxury villas fit to their group’s personality whether it’s Aqua Bay situated on a private beach with an in-villa spa, meditation garden and gym complete with Peloton bikes, or the glamorous Twin Palms situated mountainside and decorated with sprawling manicured gardens and a seven-tiered infinity pool at its center for hours in the sun. Each villa is home to a personal chef crafting customized wine pairings and butlers curating island excursions for the whole group to enjoy. From sharing margaritas, exploring the historic Jamaican scenery, to fine dining on the beach or snacking by the infinity pool, girlfriends can personalize their island time.
Ladies Who Love the Spa
Grab your favorite gal pals and indulge in Santa Fe, NM’s only destination spa, Sunrise Springs Spa Resort. The tranquil setting is home to an array of spa offerings for girlfriends to enjoy together from a CBD infused massage where ladies can feel the healing properties from head-to-toe to a group outdoor Ojitos soak for relishing in nature’s beauty. Going beyond the spa, friends can join an array of experiential wellness activities together – from playing with silkie chickens and dogs, creating mini meditation gardens, vegan cooking classes to making natural beauty products, stylish jewelry, and more. Ladies who book the Girls’ Getaway package receive complimentary access to the daily classes, $150 spa credit, a spacious casita, daily meals and more for an enchanting spa retreat (All-inclusive rate starting at $538).
Ladies Who Want a Town & Country Experience
Girlfriends interested in experiencing city chic and coastal vibes in one getaway will find it and then some courtesy of XV Beacon. New for the season, the award-winning boutique hotel, conveniently located atop Boston’s Beacon Hill, is excited to partner with Chatham Bars Inn, one of Cape Cod’s most beloved and storied destinations, to offer travelers a well-rounded getaway, fusing together cosmopolitan adventures with coastal wellness offerings. Those who book the town and country getaway will also have the opportunity to explore New England in style courtesy of XV Beacon’s Lexus Drive Program. Visitors will experience amazing when they opt to test drive a Lexus vehicle, exploring Boston and beyond with an insider’s travel guide that has been carefully curated. Travelers seeking a coastal outing will find it during their stay at Chatham Bars Inn, known for its authentic New England coastal charm, beaches, and seafood, while city goers can explore the rich history of Cambridge, the North End and beyond.
Ladies Who Are History Buffs
With season three of the ever-popular Netflix series The Crown coming out this spring, ladies will be itching to live like the royals and Carton House is the perfect place for this, as Queen Victoria once vacationed at the resort. This May, the 1,100-acre resort will debut a property-wide renovation reminiscent of Carton House’s past, which includes refreshed bedrooms located in the new wing of the historic hotel, The Manor House and new restaurants. Groups of friends can stay in The Manor House that includes, Queen Victoria’s “Bedroom,” a beautiful Chinese Room in its original state that once housed the four poster bed in which the Queen slept. Hugely extravagant, Lady Emily specially commissioned gilt-wood and hand-drawn papyrus wallpaper from China for the walls. The spring is also the perfect time for girlfriends to get active at the resort, trying their hand at archery, horseback riding, walking through the trails or checking out the Boat House. Sitting on the edge of the River Rye on the approach, the Boat House is thought to have been built for one of Queen Victoria’s visits to Carton House. The Fitzgeralds were informed that the Queen had a dream that she was rowing on the lake at Carton House so it is said they built the Boat House and commissioned a special boat for her visit.
Ladies Who Are Looking for Something New
Girlfriends interested in exploring an emerging destination need to look no further than Medellín, Colombia. The emerging, off-the-beaten-path destination of Colombia has come a long way over the past decade and is now a popular, sophisticated treasure of South American travel. Lifeafar offers rentals in cities throughout the up-and-coming travel destination, including Medellín. Friends can travel to the city of eternal spring (with direct flights from New York, Fort Lauderdale, and Miami) and stay in one of Lifeafar’s apartments perfects for groups. The properties have post-worthy interiors and city views, such as a duplex in Medellin’s El Poblado’s Golden Mile with floor-to-ceiling windows, three balconies, and access to a rooftop pool.
Ladies Who are into the Foodie Scene
This winter, escape the cold and grab the girl-gang for the ultimate foodie getaway in The Woodlands, TX. Located just 30 minutes outside of Downtown Houston, The Woodlands is an ideal culinary destination all its own – providing an idyllic setting for ladies looking to catch up over handcrafted cocktails, bottles of wine, and a variety of cuisines. From traditional Texas steakhouse fare at the award-winning Robard’s Steakhouse to innovative Italian regional cuisine at the recently opened Sorriso Modern Italian Kitchen and Como Social Club Poolside + Bar, girlfriends can have it all without ever leaving The Woodlands. Girl bosses can reminisce on the good ole’ days while indulging in the main course of dry-aged beef and hand-selected Wagyus. Ladies looking for a night of international flare can be transported to the vintage glamour of Italy at the recently opened Sorriso Modern Italian Kitchen and Como Social Club Poolside + Bar. Boasting panoramic views of the Woodlands Waterway, diners are encouraged to indulge in Housemade Pasta and Brick-Oven Neapolitan-Style Pizza while sipping on authentically Italian libations such as the original Limoncello Mule.