Enough about family and romantic vacations what about a getaway with your girls?!
Between parenting duties, your partner, work obligations and keeping up with day to day life it can be difficult to maintaining your friendships. But, as you know, these relationships are vital for your mental health (and lets face it sanity sometimes) — and a girls getaway can be all you need to relax, refresh, relax and to forget about your responsibilities and simply have fun with your friends!
Whether you like fine dining, fitness, spas, poolside lounging or experiencing new cultures and unique itineraries these resorts will not only allow you to relax but more importantly to bond with your best friend(s).
So, what are you waiting for? Call your girlfriends and start packing your bags — hardest thing you have to do? Choosing just one destination on our list of top resorts for a girls getaway.
1. Aitutaki Escape Villas
Aitutaki Escape Villas on Aitutaki Island are beachfront with a stunning view of the lagoon, what better place to watch the sunset than your private deck. All three villas have private beachside decks, private swimming pools with a waterfall, tropical gardens, spa pool, private courtyard, air conditioning & fans. The villas are perfect for those who want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the busy lifestyle. Escape to Aitutaki Escape Villas for a relaxing holiday in total privacy, your holiday will start with a Bottle of Champagne and a gift basket.
What we love most about the villas for a girls getaway is that they offer a standard size kitchen and an outdoor BBQ as well as a private spa pool and large deck beachside - ideal for catching up with your best girlfriend(s). You can reach your private courtyard and swimming pool with a waterfall via the bedroom which has a bathroom with ceiling to floor windows, a bidet and twin sinks. The living space includes a 50 inch LCD TV and a collection of DVDs for your viewing.
2. Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui
Maui's only all-suite and villa luxury oceanfront resort, The Fairmont Kea Lani, boasts recent multi-million dollar renovations further maintaining its impeccable reputation. Every single guestroom is elegantly remodeled featuring sophisticated amenities amid upscale furnishings. All three swimming pools have been dramatically enhanced as well.
This environmentally friendly hotel is popular among both couples, girls getaways, wellness retreats and families offering authentic Hawaiian cultural experiences and warm and personal service portraying the essence of aloha.
What we love most about this property for a girls getaway is the spa and the pool area - both offering the ultimate in luxury, relaxation and rejuvenation.
3. Hotel Kia Ora Resort and Spa
Tucked away amongst the swaying coconut palm trees and along a perfect white sand beach, the Hotel Kia Ora Resort and Spa French Polynesia offers comfortable bungalows, either in the gardens, on the beach, or over water.
10 Over Water Bungalows stand amid the jade and blue water of the South Pacific lagoon connected by a wooden jetty to each other and to Rangiroa Island. The over water bungalows glow at night and light up the water beneath them. The ultimate luxury and comfort of these bungalows sets the tone for relaxing and exotic vacations. From the private deck, you can step down into the lagoon and swim by day or night while admiring the colorful tropical fish.
The resort also offers beautiful beach bungalows built in traditional Polynesian style lie among the coconut trees spread along a white sand beach facing the endless blue lagoon. With roofs made of woven palms and a bamboo finish, they unfold a world of luxury mingled with the authenticity of local arts and crafts. Step on the pristine sand from your door and swim in the warm, shimmering water of the lagoon.
What we love most about this property for a girls getaway is that there are different room categories for all budgets, and each accommodation offers the ability to bathe in the sun on your own private deck which is perfect for sipping a glass of champagne and admiring the magnificent sunset with your best friend(s).
4. InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa
Nestled amongst 35 acres of tropical gardens, InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa is located on the beautiful and picturesque Natadola Bay on Fiji’s main island of Viti Levu. Protected by a reef to create an aqua- blue ocean-facing lagoon, Natadola Beach has been voted one of the best beaches in the world.
With captivating design, 266 rooms, world-class dining, a luxury spa, three swimming pools, and 18-hole championship golf course, wonderful sunsets, extensive activities and authentic Fijian hospitality and experiences combine to create one of the most magnificent luxury retreats in the South Pacific.
What we love most about the InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa for a girls getaway is the fact that you can indulge in fine food & wine, pristine beaches, luxurious pools as well as refresh your mind and body through their amazing fitness center and class offerings as well as their magnificent spa.
5. Le Taha’a Island Resort and Spa
Le Taha’a Island Resort and Spa French Polynesia was awarded 7th place in The Conde Nast Traveler 2012 Readers Choice Awards in the “Top Resorts Oceania” category. Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa French Polynesia is a traditional Polynesian style hotel only 5 minutes by private boat from the main island of Taha’a. It is the only member of Relais & Chateaux in French Polynesia.
Located on Motu Tautau on the coral reef, the resort faces the island of Taha’a on the lagoon side and offers an unsurpassed view of Bora Bora island on the ocean side. 20 Taha’a Overwater Suites with a view of Taha’a main island with incredible tropical vegetation, private terrace with sitting area, direct access to the lagoon.
The facilities provide a relaxing stay in these gorgeous bungalows which over 100 sqm with terrace lounge chairs, sundeck and direct access to the lagoon. Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa’s 10 Raiatea Overwater Suites offer expansive views of the lagoon and are situated in close proximity to the resort motu. The private terrace with sitting area provides direct access to the lagoon and views of the ocean. Luxurious facilities invite guests to relax in these gorgeous bungalows measuring over 100 sqm with terrace. The expansive sundeck provides lounge chairs with direct access to the lagoon. All overwater Suites offer exclusive accommodations.
What we love most about Le Taha’a Island Resort and Spa for a girls getaway is that it's very private - so if you are looking to reconnect and relax and simply enjoy one another's company and some pretty amazing views, this is the spot for you!
6. Koro Sun Resort & Rainforest Spa
Located on Fiji’s second largest island of Vanua Levu, Koro Sun Resort and Rainforest Spa offers one of Fiji’s only overwater experiences in our Edgewater Lagoon, along with a rich cultural experience and plenty of adventure.
Our northern unspoiled location offers the genuine warmth and friendliness of the Fijian people, beautiful lush tropical surroundings, and warm, impossibly clear waters. In a remote setting that defines paradise, Koro Sun Resort & Rainforest Spa immerses you in a genuine Fijian experience that’s nirvana to the core. In the unspoiled native north on“Fiji’s other big island”, this 160 – acre sanctuary was born of a nature lover’s dream.
What we love most about Koro Sun Resort for a girls getaway is that it offers an exotic destination, plenty of spa and wellness activities, cultural experiences and magnificent resort accommodations at an affordable price.
7. Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa at Keauhou Bay
The Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay features 509 rooms and suites, a full-service spa and fitness center, complete catering and convention services that include the largest conference facility in Kona, a wedding chapel, children's play center and an incredible 200-foot lava tube waterslide. The resort is situated on the water's edge on the tranquil Keauhou Bay, a gathering place for manta rays.
What we love most about this resort for a girls getaway is that you can spend equal amounts of time being active with offerings like snorkeling and swimming with Manta Rays, relaxing at their beachfront pool, shopping onsite and enjoying fine dining and sunset views.
8. Wananavu Beach Resort
Untouched by mainstream tourism, Wananavu Beach Resort is situated on the northern most point of Fiji’s main island at Viti Levu, about 2 hours drive from Nadi airport, and combines the convenience of the mainland with the idyllic isolation of an island retreat.
Wananavu is an idyllic 4 star resort with 34 deluxe bures nestled amongst the lush, tropical gardens, dotted along the beach front or perched on the hillside.
Enjoy ocean views and beach front access from either their villas or bures many with private decks and unparalleled views morning to night – perfect for whiling away the hours over a cocktail from the bar or a meal from the local farm to fresh restaurant.
What we love most about Wananavu Beach Resort for a girls getaway is that it's a place that you can not only relax, but truly escape the modern world - to reconnect and to focus on your friendship and spending time together doing things you love.