While the wedding is about celebrating you and your fiancé, hosting a bachelorette party is about celebrating the bride-to-be before their upcoming married life. Whether a small lunch or a weekend celebration, the central coast makes a perfect destination to host your bachelorette party.
While this weekend is all about fun and honoring the bride, there is also planning behind all of the madness. We have curated a list of our favorite ways to celebrate your bachelorette on the Central Coast of California.
This rustic chic Air BnB is located in the heart of Edna Valley, and has stunning views of the surrounding vineyards and animals. Even better, this country side escape is only minutes away from downtown San Luis Obispo, wine tasting, and much more! This unique space can function as your home base or where you plan all of your weekend events.
SLO Brew Lofts
Located on Higuera Street, right in the heart of San Luis Obispo, The Loft's are this charming towns take on an urban stay. Perfect for a group that is ready to hit the town, these 5 luxury vacation rentals are walking-distance to boutique shopping, hand roasted coffee shops, and mouth watering restaurants.
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Check out one of the many bran new hotels in downtown SLO such as Hotel Cerro. This stylish boutique hotel is right downtown, with coffee shops and restaurants right outside of the lobby. Take a dip in the roof top pool or head to the Brasserie for a cocktail.
If you are hoping for a beach vacation, Pismo is the perfect place for you. Situated directly on Pismo Beach, and within walking distance to downtown, this sweet escape is a great place to book your stay.
If you are leaning towards staying in Paso Robles, this luxurious and chic boutique hotel is the place for you. Grab a drink on their rooftop bar and take in the beautiful view of Downton Paso Robles before hitting the town.
WHERE TO EAT
Fit for any Italian food lovers' Giuseppe's features housemate pastas and sauces that are sure to transport you to Rome.
Backed up to the creek in downtown San Luis Obispo, this restaurant offers a relaxing ambiance along with a palatable global cuisine.
While this Cambodian restaurant is newer to the San Luis Obispo restaurant scene, you will not be disappointed. Offering authentic and quality curated courses by their founders, that are inspired heavily by Eastern Asian cuisine, you are guaranteed to leave with an empty plate and a smile on your face.
Another newly renovated hotel in downtown San Luis Obispo, this urban-like hotel has multiple restaurants to grab a bite to eat or a drink. Check out their modern take on a steakhouse, Ox + Anchor, which focuses on pulling from the land and the sea. On the other hand they have a farm-fresh Italian restaurant, Piadina. Take a look at their rooftop bar as well where you can order select items from these menus.
Nate's on Marsh
This contemporary restaurant puts a fresh, Italian spin on American cuisine. With a welcoming environment and neighborhood dining experience, this is a perfect night out for your bachelorette.
WHERE TO DRINK
From Paso Robles to Edna Valley, there is an abundance of wineries, which is the perfect outing for your and your gals during your bachelorette weekend. With well over 200 wineries in Paso Robles alone, you will definitely be able to keep busy! Whether you book a wine tour, or select a few yourself, you can't go wrong. If you want to try a mix of everything, head to Tin City, where you can taste wine, beer, food, and spirits.
If you would prefer to drink a beer of wine, do not fret! Luckily the Central Coast also offers a wide variety of local breweries that offer beer tastings. Head up to the Firestone Walker taproom in Paso Robles for a tour of the brewery, or hang out at Liquid Gravity Brewery while listening to some live music.
For a quality craft cocktail, head to Sidecar in downtown San Luis Obispo. Using fresh and local ingredients, the team at Sidecar has nailed the art of creating artisanal alcoholic beverages.
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SLO Brew Rock
Head to the SLO Brew Rock, home to SLO Brews 30-barrel brewhouse, for hand-crafted micro brews, live entertainment, and a laidback environment. While you are their, check out their distillery next door, Rod & Hammer, to taste their quality spirits.
THINGS TO DO
Spa Day or Wellness Weekend
For a more low-key and stress free bachelorette weekend, plan a spa day or wellness weekend. Take a dip in the Sycamore hot springs, or book a massage at Hotel Cerro and chill at the pool afterwards. If you would prefer to keep it more budget friendly, bring the spa to wherever you are staying! Additionally, you could attend a yoga class at a local studio.
Soak up the sun at one of the many beaches on the Central Coast. From Pismo and Shell, to Avila & Morro, you can easily get your beach day in during your bachelorette weekend.
Take a day to explore the charming downtown of San Luis Obispo. With a variety of boutique shops to check out, fun restaurants and coffee shops, and a handful of bars, you can never get bored! Try grabbing an ice cream at Nite Creamery, or a coffee at Kreuzberg, and go out for drinks and dancing at Mothers Tavern in the evening!