Are you planning a Bachelor or Bachelorette party? Look no further than Key West!
Known for sun, sand, sea and sunsets – Key West, Florida is a fantastic place to celebrate all things awesome. The southernmost city in the continental United States is a sun-filled spot to celebrate your friend’s last hurrah before settling down with their forever partner. With eclectic entertainment, Instagrammable island locales, tropical flair and genuine characters, Key West greets revelers with open arms and endless sunsets. Spend time in this grown up southern wonderland built especially for daytime delights and late night lounging.
With a laid-back vibe and spirited lifestyle, this city, known for its epic evening sunset parties at Mallory Square, shows guests a time to remember. Social media fiends can post enviable pictures of art galleries by the shore, sinful dessert treats and glittering sandy beaches. Whether the bride or groom is in for flip-flops, closed-toed shoes, beer or whisky, Key West has something for everyone. There’s endless outdoor adventure, kitschy cafes, nightly festivals and welcoming wellness opportunities. Whether you’re looking to paddle board in board shorts, have a continuous flow of mimosas, kick up your heels or get your Namaste on, Key West will keep the laughter going, the pictures clicking and the memories larger-than-life.
Why it’s so popular
There’s a growing trend of destination celebrations and Key West is right in the center of it all. Consider a list of friends and how many varied ideas of fun that creates. Setting down in a holiday spot for bachelor and bachelorette parties only tends to elevate that fun for everyone. For those who are searching for something other than an urban metropolis, this island paradise and its southern charm soars to the top of the list.
No heels are necessary and the laid-back tropical attitude of the area is a selling point for many looking to have their fun in flip-flops. With heaps of outdoor adventure, there’s always somewhere to go, something to do and someplace to see amazingly awesome sunsets. Looking for that fabulous foodie scene? It’s definitely here. The partiers in your crowd will be satiated and the adventurers will be thrilled. This space that specializes in sunsets and sand has embraced the ideas of the arrival of these destination celebrations.
What types of bachelor and bachelorette parties can you have?
On the islands, there’s truly something for every appetite. Key West has its fill of laid-back and easy, classy and cultured, kitschy and crazy and more. Your adventurous friends will be pleased with available extreme everything from late night paddle boarding to seaplane explorations. Looking for a laid-back and low-key setting, look no further. Filled with southern charm and southern comforts, Key West offers days in the sunshine, brunches filled with ease, events that lift your heart rate and soul like group yoga classes and bike rides, and endless possibilities for beers and brews. If your heart is set on an eclectic and artsy mix for your special occasion, the city won’t let you down. Wander the quaint and quirky spots of Duval Street and find your favorite fancy feasts. And if you’re looking for something that will fill your phone cameras, your bellies and your hearts, head on down to Mallory Square, get your fix of authentic Cuban food at the Key West staple El Meson de Pepe and then head over to the outdoor bar for the nightly sunset party for a fun start to your evening.
Never stop the fun with so many activities to choose from
This southern beach spot provides for every attitude. Whether you’re searching for a day spa or yoga on the beach, alcoholic endeavors or sunset sails, national park visits or late nights out, Key West has it all. Choose your own adventure, get your friends on board and book a ticket to the Conch Republic. This island is waiting.
If your crew is looking for adventure
- Cycle through the island or have a bike bar hop day: Bike Rentals Key West, Eaton Bikes
- Go Kayaking: Curry Hammock State Park (kayak rentals)
- Get in the water, go snorkeling: Snorkel
- Looking for something more adrenaline pumping?: Jet Ski Tours
- Experience the famous Key West Sunset in style: Sunset Sail
For even more adventures
- Sunset Watersports full day adventures
- Fury’s Ultimate Adventure
- Hall’s Diving
- Dry Tortugas National Park (day trip)
- LED Stand Up Paddle Boards (Ibis Bay Beach Resort)
- Deep Sea Fishing
- Eco Tour/Shark Viewing Key West Extreme Adventure
Where to party
- Start the night off with a signature cocktail: Caroline’s Other Side (craft cocktails)
- Plan your own Duval Crawl: Duval Street Pub Crawl
- Chart Room Bar (Pier House Resort and Spa)
- Sunset Pier
- The Porch (local beers)
- Blue Flamingo Cafe Paint & Sip Gallery
- Flying Monkeys Saloon
- Key West First Legal Rum Distillery
- Hog’s Breath Saloon
After Hours bars to continue the party
If your crew wants some relaxation
Where to eat
- La Creperie
- El Meson de Pepe (authentic Cuban food)
- Fisherman’s Cafe
- Sugar Apple Café (vegan/organic)
- Sarabeth’s Kitchen
- The Stoned Crab
- Turtle Kraal’s
- Fogarty’s (classic American)
- Sloppy Joe’s Bar
- Louie’s Backyard Afterdeck
- Blue Heaven
- Willie T’s
- Better Than Sex (desserts)
- Conch Republic Key West
- Garbo’s Grill (taco food stand)