San Diego Bachelorette: Good Times & Tan Lines

When it came time for Catherine to plan her bachelorette party, this beach-obsessed bride-to-be knew San Diego was the spot for her! San Diego makes a great bachelorette destination because of it's great nightlife, sunny weather and of course - beautiful beaches! And since many of Catherine's besties hadn't been before, San Diego was the perfect getaway for everyone to enjoy.

San Diego Bachelorette Party RecapCatherine and her bride tribe out and about in San Diego 

The Weekend Itinerary 
What They Did

Catherine and her besties had a great mix of relaxing by the pool and the beach during the day with partying at night! By staying in the Gas Lamp district, the girls were close to fantastic restaurants and night clubs while still just a short drive to the beach. 

Thursday (St. Patty's Day!)
• Arrive in San Diego and head to brunch at Hash House A Go Go 
• Check into the Hard Rock San Diego, decorate and catch up
• Celebrate St. Patty's Day at the ShamROCK celebration in Gas Lamp 

Friday (Pool Day!) 
• Brunch at Cafe 21
• Drinks and hanging by the pool at the Hard Rock San Diego
• Lingerie shower and pre-game in the hotel 
• Dinner at BANG BANG (psstt... there's a Ryan Gosling themed bathroom!) 
• Bottle Service and dancing at CAKE Nightclub 

Saturday (Beach Day!) 
• Quick breakfast and head to Mission Beach 
• Biking and roller blading to Belmont Park for rides and shops 
• Lunch at Wave House on the beach 
• Back to the hotel and get ready for dinner at Kettner Exchange
• Bottle Service at PARQ and OMNIA

Sunday
•  Brunch at FIREHOUSE and head home!

San Diego Bachelorette Party Recap
The girls coordinated in pink for Friday night festivities

The Bachelorette Pad
Where They Stayed

The girls booked three hotel rooms at the Hard Rock San Diego and couldn't have been happier! The location was ideal - right in the heart of the gas lamp district and a short Uber ride to the beach. 

Hard Rock San Diego Hotel
www.hardrockhotelsd.com 

San Diego Bachelorette Recap

Catherine and her I Do Crew booked three hotel rooms at the Gas Lamp's Hard Rock Hotel

The Budget Breakdown
What They Paid

Wondering what you need to budget for a fabulous bachelorette weekend like Catherine's? Take a peek at some of the costs below for a starting point. 

Total Weekend Cost: $1200 per person
13 total attendee 

•  Flights - $600/person
•  Hotel (3 nights) - $215/person
•  Meals Out - $240/person
•  Bottle Service - $100/person 
•  Groceries & Alcohol - $25/person
•  Favors & Decorations - $50/person

San Diego Bachelorette Party Recap
Hanging by the pool at the Hard Rock Hotel - we have FOMO.

The Party Favors
How They Accessorized

No bachelorette party is complete without some bride tribe bling! Here's how Catherine and her I Do Crew made the trip special with some fun, bachelorette party accessories and decorations. 

•  Flamingo Drink Floaties - Stag & Hen (3 for $9) 
•  Personalized Tumblers - WeddingsByLeann ($11 each)
•  Bride To Be Booty Veil - Stag & Hen ($30)
•  Future Mrs. Sash - JMTboutique ($25 each)
•  Gold BRIDE Balloons - PaperboyParty ($2 per letter)
•  Cheers Bitches Banner - Similar, Stag & Hen ($20)
•  Good Times & Tan Lines Tanks - Similar, GandBamApparel ($19.99 each)

San Diego Bachelorette Party Recap

The Round Up
Where They Ate, Drank & Celebrated

Finding great restaurants and hotels can be tough! Here's a round up of some of the spots Catherine and her bride squad recommend from her bachelorette weekend.

•  Hotel - Hard Rock Hotel San Diego (www.hardrockhotelsd.com)
•  Brunch - Hash House A-Go-Go (www.hashhouseagogo.com)
•  Brunch - Cafe 21 (www.cafe-21.com)
•  Brunch - FIREHOUSE (www.firehousepb.com)
•  Lunch - Wave House at Belmont Park (www.belmontpark.com)
•  Dinner - BANG BANG (www.bangbangsd.com)
•  Dinner - Kettner Exchange (www.kettnerexchange.com)
•  Clubs - PARQ (www.parqsd.com)
•  Clubs - OMNIA (www.omnianightclub.com)
•  St. Patty's Day Celebration - ShamROCK (www.gaslamp.org)

San Diego Bachelorette Party Recap
The girls spent Saturday exploring Mission Beach and Belmont Park

Have you been to a bachelorette party in San Diego? What were your favorite things to do? Share below in the comments! 
Jenny Van Der Kar

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