Wedding season is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start planning your bachelorette party—and what better place that Miami? The city perennially ranks among the country's most popular bachelor/bachelorette destinations, so here’s a list of hotels, eateries, clubs and more for all sorts of groups.
The Diplomat Beach Resort
For the ultimate girls’ getaway, escape to The Diplomat Beach Resort. Located between Miami and Ft. Lauderdale, the resort has two pools, an ultra-modern fitness center and spa, a private beach, cabanas and ten culinary concepts, including Monkitail, helmed by celebrity chef Michael Schulson, and Point Royal, led by fellow celebrity chef, Geoffrey Zakarian. During the day, partake in sunrise yoga, spa treatments and relax poolside in stylish cabanas designed by Trina Turk. In the evening, head to Nokku, a discreet cocktail lounge on property, which has several private karaoke rooms.
Carillon Miami Wellness Resort
Located on Miami Beach, the newly renovated Carillon Miami Wellness Resort takes a customizable approach health, wellness and complete well-being. Carillon is home to the largest spa in the region (70,000 square feet), a unique Thermal Experience and an integrative medical wellness center. The suite-only resort has 150 accommodations, ranging in size from 720 – 1,200 square feet. Over 300 fitness classes are offered each week; guests also have access to the resort's two-story indoor rock wall and four pools (including one adults-only rooftop option). The resort has three dining venues, including The Strand Bar & Grill, Seaglass Cafe and Corner Store.
Nautilus South Beach, a SIXTY Hotel
Enjoy rosé all day at Nautilus South Beach’s midcentury-style beachside hotel eatery, the Nautilus Cabana Club. From a terrace, guests can enjoy seafood-focused Mediterranean buffet items and bottomless rosé wine for the duration of the meal. After brunch, work on your pre-wedding tan at the beach or unwind poolside at the Nautilus’ 1,890 square-foot heated saltwater pool and poolside lounge and cabanas. Tip: Request the SIXTY SUITES, best for groups with connecting adjacent ocean front views rooms with access to the ocean terrace above, for a getaway like no other.
Kimpton EPIC Hotel
Tucked away at the EPIC Hotel in Downtown Miami, is the Avant Gallery and its in-house eatery, LaMuse Café. Visit here for a French-inspired breakfast or lunch to cure your hangover with a side of culture. The contemporary art gallery has works from emerging artists such as Alec Monopoly, Skyler Grey, DAIN and BNS. Like a piece? Purchase it, and make it an early wedding gift to yourself.
Sunday at Seaspice is Miami's unrivaled “it”-spot for a lively brunch where guests arrive by boat and brace themselves for the day and night ahead. Make a grand entrance by boat using the YachtLife app to charter the most extravagant vessels. Then, enjoy brunch or dance to upbeat house music. Up your luxe game by ordering the Seafood Carnival ($750), which offers a pair of two-pound lobsters, eight jumbo prawns, 24 oysters, Alaskan king crab, Florida stone crab, tuna sashimi, salmon sashimi, Hamachi sashimi, salmon coconut ceviche, two ounces of sevruga caviar, and pair it with a five-bottle champagne parade of Moet Imperial Brut ($600), Veuve Cliquot Brut ($850) Dom Perignon Brut ($2,200), Louis Roeder Cristal Brut ($2,475) or Ace of Spades Gold Brut ($2,900)—or 15 bottles parade of Dom Perignon Rosé ($13,000).
Tip: Positioned in the VIP lounge, ask for tables No. 105 or No. 106. Notable guests spotted near these tables include Naomi Campbell, Barbara Streisand, Miami Heat’s Hassan Whiteside, Scott Disick, and Goldie Hawn, to name a few.
Sciuri Pasticceria e Rosticceria Siciliana
Located just off South Beach's Fifth Street, Sciuri Pasticceria e Rosticceria Siciliana is a great spot for brunch, lunch or just to grab sweets on the go. Sciuri also offers Italian pastries, coffees and teas. It’s open daily from 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Dine and dance at Villa Azur’s "For Her" Mondays. This Ladies Night is perfect for the Bachelorette party not looking to break the bank, as the restaurant’s cuisine and specialty cocktails are 50 percent off.
Celebrate like an A-lister with dinner at The Dutch and one of WALL’s weekly parties. Offering bachelorettes a dinner and table package, guests can request an $85 pre-fixe three-course menu or a special rate for a family-style menu. After dinner, enjoy a “buy one, get one” bottle special on the first round at WALL. Weekly events include Favela Beach on Tuesday, Hip Hop Thursdays, and Secret Sin Sundays. Nicky Hilton celebrated her bachelorette party at WALL, alongside her sister, Paris, and five friends. Other celebrities spotted at this hotspot include Jennifer Lopez, George Clooney, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jamie Foxx and Justin Bieber. Note: WALL table’s pricing will vary depending on party size.