Best Destinations for a Bachelorette Party in Mexico

Let’s just get one thing clear. No matter what kind of occasion you are celebrating, Mexico is always a good idea. Why? With incredible natural sceneries, untouched nature, colorful culture, and a tempting culinary heritage, Mexico offers limitless possibilities for a quick getaway before tieing the knot.

But where exactly should you go? What should you do? Here, you’ll find the best destinations for a bachelorette party in Mexico. Hey, this also works for bachelor parties too!


Famous los cabos arch in mexico
“The Arch” is an impressive natural formation

Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo maybe just a quick flight away from home, and they are home to the most luxurious resorts where movie stars and top models go and spend their weekends! Striking natural backgrounds and huge marine mammals may be available to witness during your stay.

Not to be missed:

  • El Arco: (The arch) Also known as Land’s End since it’s the extreme southern end of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula.
  • Whale watching: Stand side by side from a gigantic whale! Live the experience every year from Mid-December until April.
  • Camel Ride: No, it’s not Dubai, it’s Cabo! Enjoy a desert safari on a camel, along the beach shore.
  • Todos Santos: Visit this artsy and bohemian community with spectacular sunsets, just 1.5 hours from Cabo.
Aerial view of breathless cabo san lucas one of the best destinations for a bachelorette party
Breathless Cabo San Lucas in front of the marina

Where to stay:

  • Breathless Cabo San Lucas: Party 24/7 from sunrise to sunset at one of the only swimmable beaches in Cabo San Lucas.
  • Secrets Los Cabos: Adults-only luxurious resort with over 3 miles of pristine beach.
  • Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos: Pamper yourself in an extra large, two-story building Spa and a massive free-form pool.


Aerial view of cancun hotel zone with the clear ocean
Aerial view of Cancun Hotel Zone

Besides the turquoise waters, spectacular beaches, and incredible history legacy, the party scene here is something you and your friends will love! Bar hopping, shopping, golfing, and water sports are among the top activities to partake in in Cancun. You can find virtually anything here. It’s the good life!

Not to be missed:

  • Chichen Itza: An impressive and well-preserved Mayan site, one of the new seven wonders of the world, need any other reason?
  • Coco Bongo and Party Center: Coco Bongo is a circus show combined with a Las Vegas performance inside a nightclub. Several other nightclubs and bars are located in the same area. Who wants to party!?
  • Golf: Cancun offers over 15 golf courses, some with oceanfront holes, in the middle of a jungle, or over water!
  • Shopping: Is shopping one of your passions? You and your friends can visit top boutiques, jewelry stores, and fashion shows at La Isla Shopping Village, Luxury Avenue, and Kukulcan Plaza.
Aerial view of the expansive clear beach and pool of Hard Rock Hotel in Cancun
A beautiful beach and huge pools at Hard Rock Cancun

Where to stay:

  • Live Aqua Cancun: An incredible beach, top-notch service, and just a few steps away from the most popular shopping centers.
  • Secrets The Vine: A true paradise for wine lovers. Enjoy wine tastings, Spa treatments using wine products, and a winery with over 3,000 wine bottles!
  • Hard Rock Cancun: Feel like a celebrity and party like a rockstar at this stunning white-powdered beach haven.


Snorkel tour by boat to a clear shallow beach
El Cielo snorkel tour. Photo by Fernando Jorge

This tropical island of the Yucatan Peninsula is a dream come true for water sports enthusiasts. It’s earned a reputation to be one of the best diving destinations in the world with amazing reefs, never-ending snorkeling sites, and world-class beach clubs. Cruise Ships also visit the island and keep shopping plazas busy all year long!

Not to be missed:

  • El Cielo: Only accessible by boat, this snorkeling location gathers hundreds of starfish, rays, and parrotfish. Hence the name “Heaven”.
  • Chankanaab: Located inside Cozumel’s National Reef Park, you can snorkel, dive in the reefs, swim with sea lions and dolphins, get a massage at the Spa or simply relax at the beach.
  • Palancar Reef: 3.5 miles of beautiful coral formations offers beginners and seasoned divers the opportunity to see fish, rays, and other marine life in its natural habitat.
  • San Gervasio Mayan Site: The largest and most important Mayan archaeological site on the island.
Aerial view of secrets aura cozumel wedding resort
Private pier at Secrets Aura Cozumel allows easy access to aquatic adventures

Where to stay:

  • Secrets Aura Cozumel: With a private pier where dive tours can pick you up and drop you off. How convenient!
  • Melia Cozumel: The Cozumel Country Club, the only golf course on the Island is across the street from the lobby.
  • Sunscape Sabor Cozumel: An affordable resort with the largest and most complete Spa on the Island, located on a superb beach.


Oncean front playa with huge sculptures in Playa del Carmen
Playa del Carmen oceanfront plaza

Riviera Maya is a region in Mexico’s Caribbean coast comprised between Cancun and the Sian Kaan biosphere. Puerto Morelos, Playa del Carmen, Akumal, Tulum, and other beautiful cities in between offer travelers sophisticated ambiance, rustic accommodations, world-class restaurants and shopping, and impressive natural locations. There is something for everyone here!

Not to be missed:

  • The Fifth Avenue: Stroll along Playa del Carmen Fifth Avenue, three miles of prime shopping, fine dining, fun nightlife, and art galleries.
  • Water Parks: With zip lines, underwater caves, water slides, and spectacular Mexican shows, you can’t go wrong when choosing a water park in Riviera Maya.
  • Tulum: Once a little slow town, now a luxurious travel destination with majestic archeological sites, ideal for luxury and eco-chic lovers.
  • Cenotes: You can refresh yourself in open or covered wells. These rock formations are a truly unique attraction in the area.
Swim up bar at the infitny pool at hotel xcaret
You will never want to leave the swim-up bar at the infinity pool of Hotel Xcaret

Where to stay:

  • Sandos Playacar: An affordable getaway inside the gated community of Playacar, the most famous beach of Playa del Carmen.
  • Hotel Xcaret: Luxury and attention to detail in a truly Mexican ambiance! Plus, guests of Hotel Xcaret enjoy free entry to all Xcaret Parks and attractions.
  • Unico: An adults-only, refined and secluded, AAA 5 Diamond Award resort on a pristine beach.
  • Secrets Moxche: Opening soon, Secrets Moxche will have impressive views of the ocean, 3 man-made cenotes, and a saltwater pool.


Scultpures of a mermaid couple in front of the sea
Puerto Vallarta boardwalk has a lot to see!

Puerto Vallarta (or simply Vallarta) is a popular travel location on the Pacific coast, also known for being a long-time favorite among LGBTQ+ vacationers. Vallarta keeps a small-town vibe, with many romantic corners where architecture reminds you of the traditional Mexico of another time. Get a taste of Mexican culinary history, surf wild waves, and relax on one of the many secluded beaches here!

Not to be missed:

  • Malecon: The boardwalk is a long pedestrian street parallel to the beach, filled with interactive sculptures, iconic restaurants, bars, boutiques, and craft shops. Ideal for an evening walk.
  • Zona Romantica: Also known as ”Old Vallarta” this charming Spanish/colonial neighborhood with a strong LGBTQ+ presence is filled with restaurants, bars, and nightclubs.
  • Punta de Mita: If you ever get tired of the party, escape to Punta Mita. This 1500-acre glamorous resort and residential community, where you can relax in over 6 miles of virgin and quiet beaches.
  • Playa Los Muertos: This is the most popular beach in Puerto Vallarta! Located in Zona Romantica area, it’s the perfect spot for water sports, having a refreshing beer, and tasting local food.
Aerial view of hotel with pools and a whale tale sculpture
Dreams Bahia Mita is a new hotel with impressive architecture

Where to stay:

  • Secrets Puerto Vallarta: This adults-only resort is settled in the heart of Puerto Vallarta, just 5 minutes from ”Malecon Boardwalk”.
  • Dreams Bahia Mita: Surrounded by jungle, this brand new, eco-friendly resort is built in the mountains with impressive architecture by famous architect Sordo Madaleno.
  • Friendly Fun Hotel: Only 5 minutes from the airport, on a fabulous beach, and close to the most popular shopping malls.


Extensive beach during sunset with kids running around
Playa Mujeres has a pristine beach that goes for miles and miles!

Playa Mujeres area is a gated community area north of Cancun, it is the new hot spot for brand-new luxury and private hotels with an incredible and expansive beach! Enjoy all the nearby attractions, with a little added privacy. Learn more about Playa Mujeres.

Not to be missed:

  • Isla Blanca Beach: North of Playa Mujeres, this virgin beach is gaining popularity among windsurfing and kitesurfing lovers. So come catch a wave!
  • Isla Mujeres: Just a quick ferry ride and you’ll be tanning on Playa Norte, one of the best beaches in the world.
  • Never leave: You are in a brand new, luxurious resort with an incredible beach, world-class spa, expansive pools, and staff to accommodate all your needs. Maybe never leave the premises?
  • Sunset boat ride: With its own marina close to resorts, you can go on a fun sunset tour and sip some champagne with your pals.
Expansive pool with loungers and purple umbrellas
Bask under the sun at Planet Hollywood Cancun

Where to stay:

  • Finest Playa Mujeres: Modern and elegant, this luxurious resort offers huge suites and endless amenities, perfect to celebrate any occasion!
  • Planet Hollywood Cancun: A movie-like getaway filled with memorabilia from your favorite films, featuring a full movie theatre screening of the newest releases.
  • Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres: A 5-star, eco-friendly, and modern-style resort offering a super large Spa, Rafa Nadal tennis clinics, and Chic Cabaret dinner show.


Wild waves in Huatulco shores
Wild waves await you in Huatulco

If you are looking for an off-the-beaten-path destination in Mexico with awesome beaches, lush jungles, and wildlife, Huatulco is your best bet! This hidden gem in Oaxaca offers nearly untouched beaches surrounded by mountains, rivers, and waterfalls. The rich history and folklore of Oaxaca can be seen in beautiful crafts and tasted in mouthwatering gastronomy.

Not to be missed:

  • Taste Oaxaca: Expand your palate horizons with a mezcal tasting, sipping local-grown coffee, artisanal chocolate, and if you dare, a grasshopper taco.
  • Shop local: Exotic and colorful creatures called ”Alebrijes”, black pottery, handmade tapestries…you will fall in love with all the folk art you see there!
  • Go underwater: Snorkel or dive in a real shipwreck and spot incredible marine life.
  • Visit the beach: Huatulco offers 9 bays and 36 beaches, one trip will not be enough to see them all!
Spa pools with hydrotherapy jets and impressive ocean views
Take in the ocean view while you are at the Spa at Secrets Huatulco

Where to stay:

  • Secrets Huatulco: With an almost private bay, this adults-only luxurious resort has a complete Spa with stunning ocean views.
  • Barcelo Huatulco: Located on the largest bay in Huatulco and is the only hotel in the area that has a water park.
  • Las Brisas Huatulco: Located on top of a hill surrounded by greenery, Las Brisas offers impressive ocean views, 4 beaches, 12 tennis courts, 3 pools, and the largest gym in the area.


Little town souvenir shopping center
The quaint town of Isla Mujeres

Contrasting bustling Cancun life, this relaxed and easy-going town will provide you with an incredible beach and endless hours of fun and relaxation under the sun. Isla Mujeres is the ideal destination for an easy, lazy getaway, and it’s only one hour from Cancun.

Not to be missed:

  • MUSA: The Underwater Museum of Art is a group of sculptures designed to allow coral reefs to grow. Watch coral formations and impressive statues while snorkeling or diving.
  • Playa Norte: Take in stunning views from one of the best beaches in the world, with lots of beach clubs, restaurants and bars, just steps away from the ferry dock.
  • Whale sharks: If you visit between June and September, you can swim with the largest fish in the world. The experience with these peaceful creatures will surely be something to remember.
  • Golf cart rental: Explore on your own and feel the breeze while driving your own golf cart up and down, and see the cliffs and Mayan temple on the north side of the island.
dreams vista cancun view of the pool, golf course and ocean
Modern and luxurious, Dreams Vista Cancun offers unparalleled views of the sea!

Where to stay:

  • Dreams Vista Cancun: Not really on the island but close to the ferry dock, this modern resort offers ocean views from all rooms, a surf pool, and impressive ocean views from the Spa.
  • Zoetry Villa Rolandi: This lavish, 35 oceanfront room heaven offers a Thalassotherapy Spa and the world-famous Casa Rolandi Italian restaurant.
  • Mia Reef: Located right in Playa Norte, on its own private island, with a natural reef pool, it offers the most secluded getaway for your party!

As you can see, you can find the best destinations for a bachelorette party in Mexico (and a bachelor party, too!). Whether you want to spend some days exploring the jungle, diving into reefs, or partying 24/7, Mexico has something unique for all of you! But in case you can’t travel, you can always plan a backyard shower or bridal party, right?

Pic of a nice picnic table with flowers and breads
You can also have a lovely time with your friends at home

You want to travel, but are not really sure if an all-inclusive resort is right for you? This will help you! Also, curious about how much a destination wedding in Mexico cost? Read this!

In Hola Weddings we specialize in destination weddings, but we can also help you materialize your bachelorette (or bachelor) trip, your birthday bash, or a family reunion in Mexico, just drop us a line!

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