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Balcony Dining - Chemin a la Mer
Balcony Dining - Chemin a la Mer
Dining at Chemin a la Mer - Four Seasons New Orleans

Luxury Bachelorette Weekend in New Orleans

Create the ultimate high-end experience for your NOLA girls’ trip

If there was ever a time to go all-out, it’s for your bachelorette party! New Orleans is the place to indulge in a spa weekend, dine like a queen, and attend a festival as a VIP. Below are a few ideas on how to treat your girls to the trip of a lifetime. See here for more information on luxury experiences in New Orleans.

Ready to start planning? Click here to contact the New Orleans & Company Weddings Team. Allow us to assist in contacting hotels, venues and vendors for your group accommodations of 10 or more. We can help make planning simpler and your dream wedding in New Orleans a reality.

1. Stay in a luxury hotel

Bachelorette parties deserve luxury! At Four Seasons New Orleans in downtown, enjoy trips to the spa, fine dining at Chemin à la Mer, and breathtaking views of the city atop Vue Orleans. Hotel Saint Vincent is tucked away in the Lower Garden District on Magazine Street and has that boutique hotel feel. Hotel Monteleone features the iconic Carousel Bar and is supremely located in the French Quarter, with the sights of New Orleans just footsteps away. You can’t go wrong with a luxury stay in New Orleans—find more five-star hotels here.

Photo credit: James Collier

2. Immerse yourselves in dining experiences

Luxury dining experiences are everywhere in New Orleans. Enjoy a multi-course tasting menu at Senegalese restaurant Dakar Nola or Cajun concept Mosquito Supper Club. Le Petit Chef at Criollo is an immersive dining experience featuring a seasonal five-course dinner and the cinematic 3D storytelling of TableMation Studios™. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries Catch and Cook program allows for a day full of fishing followed by a meal prepared by a New Orleans chef. Simply looking for a private dining room for your party? See here for our favorite restaurants with private rooms.

Justen Williams, New Orleans & Co.
The Spa at the Four Seasons New Orleans

3. Have a spa day

There’s no shortage of great day spas in New Orleans. From luxury treatments at The Spa at Four Seasons, to IV hydration at Spa Atlantis, to flotation therapy at Float NOLA, and mani-pedis at Lab & Lounge, the relaxation options are endless. See even more ideas for wellness here.

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Shopping in the French Quarter

4. Shop till you drop

New Orleans is a shopper’s paradise, from the over six-mile Magazine Street to the luxury shops of Canal Place. Browse the art galleries of Julia Street or shop the Outlet Collection at Riverwalk. Not to mention the shops of French Quarter, which have everything from greeting cards to centuries-old antiques. See here for our official guide to shopping in New Orleans and treat yourself on your bachelorette weekend.

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Sailing on Lake Pontchartrain

5. Charter a boat on Lake Pontchartrain

What better way to spend the day than to charter a boat on Lake Pontchartrain? New Orleans Yacht Experience offers two-hour day and sunset sails, both private charters. Plus, it comes with a worry-free weather guarantee.

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Private Piercing Party with Courtyard Dinner – Porter Lyons

6. Go home with some bling

St. Claude Social Club is a clothing boutique right off Magazine Street in the Lower Garden District. Bonded by St. Claude is a one-of-a-kind in-store experience where they bond a piece gold jewelry that will remain on your body forever. Book your appointment in advance and treat your group to a luxury blinged-out experience. Or head down to the French Quarter for a private piercing party at Porter Lyons’ flagship store. You can fully customize the experience to go as luxe as you’d like­–from small-group sessions to full-on dinner parties in their gorgeous courtyard.

Justen Williams, New Orleans & Co.
Wick’s Candle Making Class

7. Indulge in personalized perfume or candle-making

Tijon is a luxury fragrance brand with a location in the French Quarter. Their Mix & Match classes are perfect for groups, in which every guest leaves having made three perfumes and bottling the one they like best, along with a gift bag of Tijon products. It’s an activity that everyone can do together, while each developing a custom product that’ll last for months to come. Wicks NOLA Candle Co. also offers custom candle-making classes for those who prefer to scent their spaces over themselves. You’ll leave with a personalized candle and matching room and linen spray­–and best of all, the experience is able to come directly to you and your krewe.

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Mardi Gras Indians at Jazz Fest

8. Go VIP at a New Orleans festival

Plan your visit around a New Orleans festival, then get VIP tickets for the ultimate luxury experience. Check out French Quarter Fest in April, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in April/May, the New Orleans Wine & Food Experience in June, Tales of the Cocktail in July, and NOLA Funk Fest in October. Pretty much every New Orleans festival has a VIP option available; find our list of upcoming festivals here.

9. Take a burlesque dance class

New Orleans is the perfect place to experience the art of the tease, with burlesque shows on most days of the week. If you’d like to go a step further, book a burlesque dance class for you and your bride tribe. At Trixie’s Burlesque Boutique, famed entertainer Trixie Minx has a party package that covers the fundamentals of burlesque technique and boa work. Treat your crew to a fun and flirty dance experience.

Justen Williams, New Orleans & Co.
Trying on Wigs at Fifi Mahony’s

10. Go over-the-top and all out

If there was ever a time to go all-out and over-the-top, it’s at your bachelorette party! New Orleans is full of shops, services, and experiences to help you experience luxury. Shop Trashy Diva for vintage-inspired lingerie or Fifi Mahony’s for custom-made wigs. Imbibe in Jack Rose’s disco punch—a sparkling concoction of vodka, Fiero vermouth, pineapple, orange, and lime served in a disco ball. If you’re in need of table decorations or event styling, leave it to the pros at Sparkle & Swag. Travel to and from your activities in style and book a limousine service.

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