There is no better destination for a bachelorette party than Miami. The city offers year-round sunshine and beautiful beaches. There is a vibrant clubbing and bar scene, tons of culture, and ample spas for much-needed relaxation. It's such a popular destination for bachelorette parties many hotels and restaurants have packages designed for groups of ladies on the hunt for a good time.
With so many choices of things to do, it can be hard to know where to start. To help we reached out to Cyndi Cramblett, founder of Bachelorette Party Miami. She gave us suggestions of where to stay, what to do, and where to eat and drink with your gal pals in Miami.
Meet the Expert
Cyndi Cramblett is the founder of Bachelorette Party Miami, a company that plans bachelorette parties in Miami, Puerto Rico, and Cuba.
If you are heading to Miami for your final fling, you'll want to pack appropriately. Much of Miami's social life revolves around the beach and the pools so don't forget your bathing suit (and hat and sunscreen!). At night people get dressed up so pack those summer dresses and heels to be part of the fashion-forward crowd. And remember, the city gets hot year-round, so dress accordingly (but also bring a sweater for those night breezes from the ocean).
When is the best time to visit Miami for a bachelorette party?
Miami is warm and sunny year-round. While July and August are the cheaper months to visit and have fewer crowds, the heat and humidity can be oppressive (which might just mean more pool time!).
How much does a bachelorette party in Miami typically cost?
"The average group travels to Miami for four days, three nights and spends $350 per person for their activities when booking with Bachelorette Party Miami," says Cramblett. "This amount gives the group a wide range of activities to keep their weekend filled with fun."
Read on for the ultimate Miami bachelorette party planning guide.
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Why You'll Love Miami
"Almost any bride can find something magical and memorable to do in Miami," admits Cramblett. "Whether she is a laid-back spiritual woman to a party animal, she and her friends will have a blast." Because Miami has such diverse activities, there is something for everybody.
- Beaches. Miami offers beautiful beaches on the Atlantic Ocean.
- Nightlife. A playground of the rich and famous, Miami has a bustling nightlife scene.
Where to Stay in Miami
Cramblett suggests South Beach as the ideal neighborhood to stay in because of its proximity to all the restaurants and bars and the ocean. There is no wrong choice between a hotel and an Airbnb. While a hotel will give you a more social vibe in the lobby and by the pool, the latter will give you more privacy as a group and a place to all congregate. "Miami offers a huge range of properties to choose from depending on the party's vibe and budget," she shares."There are high-class hotels, budget properties, suites offered by Airbnb, and villas that can be rented out for a weekend celebration."
Those seeking a memorable stay should look no further than one of the city's hotels. There are some fun ones with a lot of character. If you're operating with a higher budget Faena, a sexy hotel with bold art, is a great choice. Its in-house lounge Gitano is a jungle-filled oasis perfect for a large group.
Those on a budget can find a vibrant pool party scene at the W South Beach or the Nautilus by Arlo. Some hotels even have packages for bachelorette parties. At the Shelborne South Beach, for example, bachelorette parties that book the cabana package get premium vodka, tequila, whiskey or gin, a fruit plate, Pellegrino waters, and red bull.
If you don't have a lot of money to spend, but you still want to stay somewhere fancy, book your trip for July and August, which are the slower months in Miami.
Where to Eat in Miami
Whatever you are craving, you can probably find it in Miami. From delicious brunch spots to glamorous dinner destinations to bars specializing in craft cocktails, you have plenty of eateries to choose from during your stay. There are plenty of cafes and restaurants that focus on juices and healthy foods, too.
- Best Brunch Spots: Morgans, Nikki Beach, The Palace, Zuma, Miami Diner
- Best Dinner Spots: Joe's Stone Crab, Swan, Mandolin Aegean Bistro, Osteria Morini Miami Beach
What to Do in Miami
Your weekend can be full of diverse activities if you want that. "Miami is a unique location due to the variance of things to do," offers Cramblett. "We have been able to accommodate groups who want a low-key wellness visit; groups who want to turn up and party all day and through the night; groups who wish for classy affairs; and others who want a mix of it all. From art tours to parties, beach time, spa treatments, fine dining, and male dancers, Miami has it all."
Daytime Activities in Miami
Miami is known for its nonstop party scene, and there are many options for groups who want to spend the weekend letting off steam. Many hotels in South Beach host pool parties on the weekends where DJs blast music and drinks are served as early (and as late) as you want them. Many bachelorette parties like to rent out a yacht where they can drink Champagne and rosé and go to beautiful spots to jump in the water.
Miami may be known for its parties, but it also has a robust wellness offering, says Cramblett. For example, the Standard Spa is a great place for groups of friends who want to unwind and relax in tropical gardens. The city has a lot of fun workout classes from pole dancing to rock climbing, too!
More adventurous groups can head to Biscayne National Park for a snorkeling trip or one of the city's many diving centers to go deep in the ocean. Those with an interest in art will love exploring Wynwood Walls, an urban graffiti art museum.
Nighttime Activities in Miami
At night, head to a nightclub where cocktails are served with sparklers. Don't forget to make reservations weeks (or months) in advance; this city gets busy!
How to Get Around Miami
There are several ways to get around Miami, with the easiest being by car. Ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft are available in the city, as well as taxis. Public transportation is also available. Depending on where you are staying in South Beach, the ocean is just a quick walk away!
Miami Bachelorette Party Itinerary
- Morning: Arrive in Miami.
- Afternoon: Decorate your room with custom balloons, boozy beach baskets, and custom treats.
- Evening: Throw a Sexy Night In Party where a sex party host leads you through a series of fun and educational games while a sexy butler serves drinks and takes photos.
- Morning: Participate in a one-hour pole dance class or beach yoga.
- Afternoon: Explore Wynwood or hop on a South Beach Food & Drink Tour.
- Evening: Book a limo service for a night out that includes dinner and hopping to party venues.
- Morning: Schedule a one-hour beach photoshoot.
- Afternoon: Head to the sea on a four-hour private yacht.
- Evening: Eat dinner at one of the many delicious restaurants in town then hire a male review or private dancer for a night of fun.
- Morning: Unwind with a spa day.
- Afternoon: Head home!