Palm Springs Bachelorette Party: Ultimate Guide & Itinerary

The mid-century modern capital of the California desert is a favorite place to celebrate brides-to-be, and not just because of the city’s love of flamingo floats.

There’s plenty to do in Palm Springs for a bachelorette party, whether you’re with the type of group that wants to walk to a waterfall or you’re ready to throw mimosas over brunch. . This is an insider’s guide to celebrating in the city, with an eye on photo-worthy moments and memorable experiences for large groups.

So what are you waiting for? Let’s get ready for your bachelorette party in Palm Springs.

Singles Hotels in Palm Springs

When asked which hotel is the most popular in town for bachelorette parties, Expedia experts ranked Saguaro Palm Springs, based on guest reviews. This longtime favourite, with colorful walls to boot, is iconic for its array of rainbow hues surrounding the pool. And its on-site bar El Jefe is open late and serves spicy guava tacos and margaritas. (Learn more about the hotel’s special hen party booking offer here.)


The newly opened Trixie Motel is also a bachelorette party paradise, thanks to playful pink spaces filled with candy-colored decor. (You can actually watch how the team transformed the entire property on Discovery+.) Each girl in the group can choose a themed room that matches her personality, from “queen of hearts” to “bomb atomic”.

The Trixie Motel in Palm Springs

The Trixie Motel in Palm Springs

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Another great spot is the Fleur Noire Hotel, an adults-only property that’s filled with botanical art inside and outside beautifully appointed casitas. You and your girls will want to stop by the tiny La Boisson champagne bar for rosé all day by the pool (pink).

Black Flower Hotel


Les Cactus is also worth a visit for its bright and cleverly organized interiors. The 27-room hotel has a saltwater pool and plenty of hammocks. You can even borrow bikes to ride around town!

Cacti


Palm Springs Singles Homes

The Palm Baum in Desert Hot Springs, California

The Palm Baum in Desert Hot Springs, California

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Let’s be honest, there’s only one question – and only one question – that matters: does it have a pink front door?

You can actually stay at “That Pink Door”, the Instagram famous front door. It’s now called Villa Sierra and is available from host Natural Retreats (at a pretty penny) for up to eight people.

Villa Sierra - This Pink Door

Natural Retreats

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Need space for more girls? You can rent the Marley Hotel, a six-bedroom house with 10 bathrooms that can accommodate up to 20 people. Host company AvantStay even notes that team members will work with you on specialty amenities like bartenders and massages. One reviewer said it was “the perfect space for everyone to have their own bedroom and bathroom and has lots of flexible group spaces.”

The Marley Hotel


Meanwhile, architecture buffs will appreciate the Miss Swiss-style A-frame that is PS Aloha. Sophisticated touches seem to be found in this house, which sleeps 12 people. She enjoys five-star reviews, with one guest delighted to have “the best time”. The property has “so much space, seating and entertaining space,” the reviewer said. “We had a big family party there and had everything we needed. The outdoor space is too perfect.”

P.S. Aloha


Slightly out of town in Desert Hot Springs is The Palm Baum, a three-bedroom home full of pink details (and flamingo wallpaper!) that looks like it was made for a bachelorette party . Dozens of reviewers rave about it on Airbnb. One said: This house is so cute!!! We had a bachelorette weekend and this house had everything you needed and more!”

The Palm Baum in Desert Hot Springs, California

The Palm Baum in Desert Hot Springs, California

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Palm Springs bachelorette dinner

The most popular spot in town (seriously, book well in advance) is Bar Cecil, run by tried and true local chef Gabriel Woo. Expect plenty of edible flowers atop a range of delicious dishes, which include bites like caramelized onion pie and deviled eggs.

A delicious blend of flavors can also be found at Rooster & Pig, where the line often circles the building as no reservations are accepted. But this Vietnamese-American eatery is worth the wait, thanks to plates like jasmine tea leaf salad and lemongrass pork skewers.

A spread at the Barn Kitchen inside Sparrows Lodge in Palm Springs

A spread at the Barn Kitchen inside Sparrows Lodge in Palm Springs

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You can make a reservation at The Barn Kitchen, a beautiful outdoor venue located inside Sparrows Lodge. Enjoy family-style seating under a grove of trees while enjoying jicama salad and striped beets with strawberries.

Sparrow Lodge


If you’re looking for a photo op, head to the adults-only La Serena Villas resort, where the poolside restaurant has an Instagram-friendly dining room – with portraits of Frida Kahlo galore. Don’t forget to head to Sugar High’s rooftop terrace for great views and a desert breeze.

The Serena Villas


And if you’re up for a ride for pink interiors, head to The Pink Cabana at the Sands Hotel and Spa in nearby Indian Wells. From the green tiled bar to the picture collages on the patterned walls, everything about this restaurant is a feast for the eyes.

Sands Hotel and Spa


Bachelorette Party Activities in Palm Springs

A couple's treatment room at the Two Bunch Palms Spa Resort in Desert Hot Springs, California

A couple’s treatment room at the Two Bunch Palms Spa Resort in Desert Hot Springs, California

Two Bunch Palms/Expedia Spa Resort

There are plenty of things to do in Palm Springs for a bachelorette party.

Head to the Roly China Fusion restaurant for a drag brunch on Saturdays and Sundays. Expect dim sum, pineapple fried rice, almond chicken with garlic tamari sauce, and more. Cocktail service until 2 p.m.

Shopping abounds in pretty corridors across the city, from The Shops at Thirteen Forty-Five (where you’ll find Soukie Modern’s Moroccan rugs) to Mojave Flea Trading Post, a collection of local vendors. And be sure to stop by the original location of Thick as Thieves, a local boutique filled with chic clothing, jewelry and homewares galore.

Like thieves at a fair


A visit to Moorten Botanical Garden is a must, as you can sneak into the “world’s first Cactarium” amid dozens of varieties of desert plants. There is a $5 fee to enter, but it’s worth every penny.

Moorten Botanical Garden and Cactarium


Spa retreat vibes can be found at Two Bunch Palms in nearby Desert Hot Springs. This resort has outdoor tubs and hot springs, plus extra bedrooms if you really want to indulge. think CBD-infused massages and superfood facials.

Two Bunch Palms Spa Resort


Fancy an active morning? Pencil on a hike to Indian Canyons at the south end of town, where you’ll discover canyons and palm oases overflowing with lush foliage.

And, of course, if a pedal pub is your thing, there are plenty of options. Social Cycle is listed on the tourist board website as “perfect” for hen parties. “Tours are booked with a two-hour minimum and can be tailored to your needs,” according to the listing.

Palm Springs Bachelorette Party Itinerary

Ask all your girlfriends to arrive on a Thursday and recommend they fly to Palm Springs International Airport, a small but lovely outdoor airstrip a short drive from most of these recommendations. . Shop for local produce and grab refreshments for your home or hotel at On the Mark, a small downtown grocery store and market that also offers organic and biodynamic wines. (Townie Bagels Bakery and Cafe also come highly recommended.)

Flights San Francisco-Palm Springs

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Friday

Morning: There are two options for French toast, one a bit more affordable than the other. (Yes, you should eat French toast; it’s a party!) To go super luxe, have breakfast at Norma’s inside Parker Palm Springs, a serene spot where the smoothies are as refreshing as the berries. that garnish your breakfast. Alternatively, head to FARM, a Provencal-inspired downtown restaurant with a patio that feels more like a hidden courtyard.

Afternoon: Enjoy a day at the spa at Two Bunch Palms or go shopping in town. Now would also be a good time to head to Moorten Botanical Garden before the big weekend crowds.

Evening: Book a dinner reservation at Bar Cecil or Rooster & Pig.

Late at night: If you’re on the south end of town, grab a late-night drink at the Ace Hotel & Swim Club; its Amigo Room bar serves boozy slushies until late. (Insider Tip: If you’re still in town on Monday, come back for bingo and trivia with hostess Bella da Ball.)

Ace Hotel and Swim Club


Saturday

Morning: Head to Roly China Fusion for drag brunch and cheers in Palm Springs!

Afternoon: This is the perfect time to relax by the pool. You don’t have any at home? Reserve a cabana or day beds at ARRIVE Palm Springs, which offers a limited number of day passes to non-hotel guests. Good options for a quick lunch include Gabino’s Creperie (with its pretty pink window) and Chef Tanya’s Kitchen, which has an all-vegan menu.

ARRIVAL in Palm Springs


Evening: Head to La Serena Villas for dinner at the resort’s poolside restaurant and continue the night on the Sugar High rooftop terrace.

Late at night: Double dip for cocktails at Truss & Twine, then locally brewed beers in Las Palmas, both within walking distance of downtown.

Sunday

Morning: You might be sleeping now, but for those who want to hike, carpool Indian Canyons (entry is $12 per car).

Afternoon: A casual but charming lunch option is the French Miso Cafe, where you can get – you guessed it – French or Japanese cuisine.

Evening: For those still around, The Barn Kitchen awaits.

Late at night: Hope you’re sleeping in an aisle seat at 30,000 feet. Travel safely!

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