How to Throw a Tropical-Themed Bachelorette Party


There’s nothing better than celebrating love under the sun while sipping a fruity cocktail. Thanks to that glorious image in our head, we felt inspired by tropical-themed Bachelorette party. We researched all kinds of ideas on the perfect drink, what to eat, how to decorate, and most of all–how to get the party started. Here’s what you need to throw the perfect Bachelorette party, tropical-style.

Location:

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Photo Credit: Terribly Girly

Location is key. You can either go all-out and plan a trip to the beach (considering it’s not already in your backyard) or hit the local pool. Either way, you’re going to have great time, so grab some beach balls and let’s get this party started! In case you are looking for a destination, here’s some options:

Miami, Florida, USA

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Miami has tons of beaches to hit, including the world-renowned party beach–Crandon Park Beach. Explore Miami with this free trip planner!

Cancun, Mexico

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Between discovering history at the Mayan ruins to making a splash on the beach, Cancun has something for everyone! Start planning your Cancun trip with this free planner


Drink:

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What better way to spend a day by the water with your gals and a drink in your hand? Here is a delicious drink option to get the party started:

Beach House Cosmos (via Recipe Girl)

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups prepared limeade
  • 2 cups vodka
  • 1 cup cranberry juice
  • 1/2 cup triple sec
  • 12 lime slices

Directions:

  1. Mix all ingredients in a pitcher. Place in the refrigerator and let chill for 2-3 hours.
  2. Serve in martini glasses and garnish with lime slice.

Dress:

Bikinis are an obvious must but what about the accessories? Here are a couple matching ideas to put your ladies all in style.

DIY Flower Crown (via babble)

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Monogrammed Beach Hat (via Etsy seller MonogramBelle)

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Photo Credit: monogrambelle

Fun Shades (by Logo Lenses)

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Photo Credit: Logo Lenses

Food:

Arguably one of the best parts of a party. For a beach party, you can go any route–keep it fresh and simple with fruits and finger foods or get inspired with a fiesta and have treats like chips and salsa, guacamole, etc.

5-ingredient Guacamole (via Ma Nouvelle Mode)

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Photo Credit: manouvellemode.com

Download Recipe Here

Add snacks into sand buckets shovels

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Party Favor Ideas:

Everyone loves a good party favor! With so many customizable options now a days, the best ones are the things that the bachelorette party can use during the day and night’s festivities. Of course, you can wrap the apparel and favors all into one. But if you choose a different option, here’s a couple of our favorites:

Customized Drink Tumblers (via Etsy seller PrettyLilLettersCo)

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Photo Credit: PrettyLilLettersCo

Koozies (via Esty seller LoveDoveyCreations)

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Photo Credit: LoveyDoveyCreations

Customized Bottle Huggers (via Three Hip Chicks)

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Photo Credit: threehipchicks.com

Decorations

Decor sets the tone for a party and a beach bachelorette party is no exception. There’s so many fun and unique ideas for decorating this type of party!

Bachelorette Banners (via Etsy seller IchabodsImagination)

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Photo Credit: IchabodsImagination

Let the pool decorate for itself!

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Activities

Of course, there’s the option to lay by the pool and get a tan but here’s some other ideas to help liven up the party and keep it going strong.

Go for a boat ride!

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Late-Night Beach Bonfire (with S’mores!)

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Have other ideas for an awesome tropical-inspired bachelorette party? Let’s hear about them in the comments below!