- Kelly Sundstrom For the AJC
Having a great bachelorette party means creating meaningful and lasting memories with your bridal party.
While some people spend one night hanging out with their friends, you can really make the event more significant by taking your favorite ladies on a special girls-only getaway.
Here's a look at some of the best bachelorette getaways in Georgia to enjoy a little girl time before the big day.
Girls' Just Wanna Have Wine Bachelorette Getaway. Château Élan Winery and Resort. 100 Rue Charlemagne, Braselton. 678-425-0900. www.chateauelan.com.
The Girls' Just Wanna Have Wine package includes overnight accommodations at the Villas or the Inn, lunch in Fleur de Lis, Versailles or Cafe Elan, wine tasting and an 80-minute long Château Essential Facial for each guest. Package prices vary depending on how many guests you have in your bridal party. For more information, call 678-425-0900, extension 41.
Girls' Getaway on Eagle Island. Eagle Island Lodge. 85 Screven St., Darien. 912-222-0801. www.privateislandsofgeorgia.com.
If you and your girlfriends prefer a little bonding cruising around Eagle Island, try the Girls' Getaway on Eagle Island. This package includes a two-day boat rental, two bottles of champagne, five pounds of wild-caught Georgia shrimp, Five-Moon barbecue sauce, a Private Islands of Georgia large cooler tote, plus a Private Islands of Georgia koosie and Eagle Island cap. For more information, call 912-222-0801.
Girls' Night Out Getaway at Brasstown. Brasstown Valley Resort and Spa. 6321 Highway 76, Young Harris. 800-201-3205. www.brasstownvalley.com.
For a bridal party that enjoys adventure along with a little pampering, the Girls' Night Out Getaway at Brasstown has you covered. Along with stunning views of the North Georgia mountains, this package features nightly accommodations, a selection of activities, like golf, horseback riding and spa treatments, along with wine and cheese (or beer, chips and salsa). For more information, call 800-201-3205.
Bridal Luncheon and Farewell Brunch at Lanier Islands. Legacy Lodge. 7000 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford. 770-945-8787.www.lanierislands.com.
The Legacy Lodge at Lanier Islands makes a wonderful location to host a traditionally Southern bridal luncheon and/or farewell brunch for your bridal party. The bridal luncheon package combines spa treatments with a special High Tea, followed by the farewell brunch featuring mimosas with breakfast in the Magnolia Room. On this getaway, guests can enjoy all the amenities provided at the Legacy Lodge and also have access to the activities available at Lanier Islands.
Ladies Weekend Getaway in Savannah. The Ballastone. 14 East Oglethorpe Ave., Savannah. 912-236-1484. www.ballastone.com.
Experience the Deep South in style with your bridal party with the Ladies Weekend Getaway in Savannah. This package includes accommodations at The Ballastone in adjoining rooms in the Luxury Suite and Superior King rooms, Old Savannah Trolley tickets, Savannah Theatre tickets, a $100 dinner gift certificate, spa treatments, a formal Silver Service Afternoon Tea and evening hors d'oeuvres. For more information, call 912-236-1484.
Party Bus Bachelorette Package. Playground Atlanta VIP. 3060 Pharr Court NW, Atlanta. 888-878-7430. www.playgroundatlanta.com.
For a bachelorette party that you'll never forget, take your ladies on a party bus from Playground Atlanta VIP. Their Party bus Bachelorette Package includes a custom keepsake flyer, a personal hostess throughout the event, VIP entry to local clubs and hot spots, an unlimited guest list and food for the ride.