It’s that time of year. You and your friends are in desperate need of a girls’ getaway. Now that everyone’s on the same page, you have to decide the best spot to go, which can sometimes be the hardest part. Whether you want a relaxing getaway or a few days of endless excitement and fun, we’ve rounded up some of the best resorts to check out for your next girls’ beach vacay.
Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa–Punta Cana
For those looking for a getaway filled with entertainment around every corner, you’ve found your place at Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa. With eight different pools to choose from, you’ll be spoiled with carefully crafted cocktails served poolside while you dance the day away to the bumping music the DJ is blasting. Even better, if you stay by the pool a little longer, you can experience the foam party of a lifetime. But, there’s more to this resort than just the pools. You and your girls can wake up and take advantage of all types of fitness classes before you hit the beach or pool. The fun doesn’t stop during the day though. With theme parties hosted at the chic bars and lounges and a plethora of unique food to choose from, all the gals will be satisfied with the nightlife scene at Breathless Punta Cana, too.
Riu Palace Baja California–Los Cabos
Alright ladies, you’ve heard about Cabo, but you haven’t experienced it quite like this. At Riu Palace Baja California, you’ll have the beauty, exclusivity and excitement of Cabo wrapped up in one place. As an adults-only resort, you can bring your girlfriends here for a time to enjoy sand, sun and all the margs in the world. From the in-pool loungers and swim-up bars to the array of restaurants, foodies and fun-lovers will have the time of their life. While this resort is a bit quieter than other Riu properties, you’ll have the option to head on over to Riu Santa Fe if you’re looking for an exciting pool party or some nightlife. This resort truly will cater to everyone.
SLS Baha Mar–Bahamas
SLS Baha Mar looks straight out of a movie. From the pastel décor to the glamorous pool area, this resort is perfect for those looking for a posher experience. You’ll have access to two pools, but the adults-only pool lets you enjoy signature cocktails while lounging on a Bali bed without kiddos running around. Did we mention the rooms, too? You’ll be in the lap of luxury in your accommodations, complete with an in-room tablet and lush amenities. At night, you and the gals can head to the only rooftop bar in New Providence: Skybar. With idyllic views and exciting energy, you will feel oh so exclusive at this rooftop oasis whether day or night. End your night at the resort’s only nightclub, Bond, to really live it up on your Bahamian getaway.
UNICO 20°N 87°W–Riviera Maya
If you’re all about the bohemian chic vibes coupled with pure bliss, this resort is a must visit! UNICO 20°N 87°W is the ultimate girls’ getaway for those looking to slow down a bit and enjoy some luxurious time at the beach. From floating yoga each morning at the pool to the sumptuous spa experience, this spot is a wellness lover’s dream. If you aren’t about the wellness life as much, there’s still plenty to enjoy. With four different pools offering up four completely different vibes, from zen to party all day, everyone can find a place on a cushy Bali bed somewhere. If you’re truly wanting to relax, check out the personal hydro spa tub placed conveniently on each balcony–it’s a dream! The resort’s location in Riviera Maya also gives you great access to excursions to Mayan ruins and cenotes for those wanting to adventure outside of the resort.
TRS Coral Hotel–Cancun
Located on the exclusive coast of Costa Mujeres, TRS Coral Hotel will show you a whole different side of Cancun. This swanky resort will have you and your gals feeling like royalty with upscale amenities and accommodations. From the varied international cuisine to the modern pool area, you’ll have plenty of Insta-worthy shots to make everyone jealous. One of the best parts of this resort is the Chic Cabaret Restaurant and Show though. This four-hour immersive show brings entertainment for everyone. Performances range from acrobatics to singing to dancing, all while you’ll be sitting back enjoying cuisine fit for the most critical foodie. This show is normally crowded, but don’t fret because your own personal butler can take care of all your reservations. You’ll be living your best life at this Cancun mecca.
Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino
Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino combines the beaches of Miami and the fun of Vegas to create the ultimate island vacay. Stay with your ladies in the adults-only part of the resort and you’ll have access to some of the ultimate amenities. Spend your days playing with flamingos on the resort’s own private island and stay out each night trying your luck at the resort’s two casinos. There’s also a 130-shop mall right around the corner from the resort, so whether you’re a beach-goer, a shop ‘till you drop person or a risk-taker, you can find it all at this island haven.