It’s wedding season and that means it’s time for bachelor and bachelorette getaways. Whether it’s just the boys, the girls or both, these destinations offer activities, drinks and more pre-nuptial partying.
With its bustling nightlife and array of group activities, Halifax is an ideal spot for a co-ed getaway. Engage in a battle of the sexes with axe-throwing at TimberloungeHFX, before hopping aboard the Tall Ship Silva for a harbour cruise. On weekend summer nights, the ship turns into an open-air dance floor with killer city views.
The Phoenix area is a more low-key desert alternative to rowdy Las Vegas. Spend the night casino-hopping or book one of the golfing bays at Topgolf Scottsdale to practice your swing and drink locally brewed beers. Then, down exotic cocktails at the pirate-inspired UnderTow tiki bar.
Providenciales, Turks and Caicos
Gather the girls for a sun-soaked getaway on this Caribbean island. Splurge on a three-bedroom suite at Villa Renaissance for direct access to Grace Bay beach. After snorkelling among the coral reefs, visit COMO Shambhala on Parrot Cay for yoga and treatments like the Javanese-inspired scrub and massage.
10 Reasons to Choose a Destination Wedding
A destination wedding means you get to say "I do" at a unique venue (like a lava field in Hawaii or a castle in Ireland) and spend quality time with your guests. Plus, it's less stressful if you have a planner at a resort and your photos will be different from everyone else's.
Travel-Worthy Cities You Should Really Stop Overlooking
These on-the-rise cities have plenty to boast about. Get authentic Mexican food in Tucson, Ariz., hang out at hipster locales in Dartmouth, N.S., see old-growth forests in Port Renfrew, B.C., explore the history of Santo Domingo in the D.R., and relax on the uncrowded waterfront in Vero Beach, Fla.