Sure, a bachelorette celebration consisting of all-nighters in Las Vegas seems great in theory, but with all of the wedding planning stress sometimes all a bride-to-be and her bridesmaids really crave is a weekend away with lots of rest, relaxation, and rejuvenating activities. Luckily for the Southern California bride, there are many nearby destinations that boast a wealth of wellness offerings to unwind and recharge before the ring. Just a few days at one of these five sundrenched havens and you and your bridesmaids will emerge feeling healthy, energized, and more glowing than ever.
Wellness-minded brides-to-be will fall in love with the Bacara Resort & Spa's Sky Ranch Fitness retreat. If you're looking to step up your fitness regime for the big day, this four or six-day fitness vacation is just what you need. Exercise, enjoy healthy fare, indulge in therapeutic spa treatments, and go on daily hikes with your bridesmaids, all while soaking in the beauty of Santa Barbara. Read real brides' reviews here!
The Cal-a-Vie is a rejuvenating retreat tucked in between picturesque wildflower-filled hills. The peaceful spa haven offers three, four, and seven night packages that include accommodations in a Mediterranean-style villa, massages, spa treatments, nutrition lectures, cooking demonstrations, meditation sessions, and unlimited fitness classes — all designed to inspire a healthy lifestyle.
The Four Seasons Hotel, Westlake Village is a fantastic choice for LA brides-to-be who crave a wellness getaway without ever leaving the city. You and your bridal squad can take healthy cooking classes, lounge by the pool, or take a ballet barre class or two. If you're really committed to dropping the last few pounds before the wedding, the resort offers an all-inclusive Ranch 4.0 luxury bootcamp package. Read real brides' reviews here!
The best part of this San Diego oasis — besides its world-class spa and eight sparkling pools — is its on-site Chopra Center for Wellbeing. You and your besties will experience absolute bliss thanks to the center's menu of wellness offerings that fuse Eastern healing practices with modern Western medicine. There's no doubt you'll leave feeling like a healthier, more balanced version of yourself. Read real brides' reviews here!
This dreamy Newport Beach destination is praised for its decadent spa. We suggest going with the bridal party pre-wedding wellness package that features everything you and your girls need to get ready for the big day including massages, manis and pedis, body scrubs, a private group yoga class, and a guided walk through Crystal Cove Beach. Read real brides' reviews here!