Country Living, Cosmopolitan and Southern Living all agree that the Mississippi Gulf Coast is an ideal destination for a girls’ getaway!
White-sand beaches, fabulous boutique hotels, lively casinos, relaxing spas, authentic restaurants, and a heavy dose of Southern charm all make for a memorable trip with the girls. Round up your besties and treat yourself to a girls’ getaway weekend on the Mississippi Gulf Coast!
STAY IN STYLE
When it comes to picking a place to stay, opt for a local boutique hotel. You’ll never want to leave The Roost in Ocean Springs, where you can get a massage on the balcony and have a beachside dinner arranged for you and the girls. Bay Town Inn located in Old Town Bay St. Louis is ideal for those who want to be just a short walk away from dining, shopping and the beach. Hotel Whiskey in charming downtown Pass Christian is another fabulous option for a girls’ trip.
Enjoy a massage during your stay at The Roost
No girls’ getaway is complete without a little bit of pampering. Treat yourself to a day of relaxation at one of the world-class spas here on the Coast. For the full spa treatment, we recommend a day at Beau Rivage Spa & Salon, Bellissimo Spa & Salon at Harrah’s Gulf Coast, or Senses Spa & Salon at IP Casino Resort. Check out a full list of local spas here.
We contend that a little adventure makes for the most fun memories. Grab the girls and hop aboard Ship Island Excursions for a true island adventure. Or do some exploring on the water during a paddleboarding session with Paddles Up in Ocean Springs. If you want something a little more relaxing, set sail with North Star Sailing Charters for a sunset cruise, complete with a catered meal.
Sail into the sunset on North Star Sailing Charters
HAPPY HOUR O'CLOCK
Refuel after your fun day with some happy hour cocktails and apps. We love the views and specialty cocktails at Cora’s in the White House Hotel. Get the full experience by opting to have your happy hour on the rooftop overlooking the Mississippi Sound. The Rackhouse in downtown Gulfport also offers a fabulous happy hour in their upstairs mezzanine.
HIT THE TOWN
With 12 exciting, 24-hour casinos, the Coast is the perfect place to enjoy some nightlife and entertainment. Test your luck on the casino floor, then head to a superstar concert at Hard Rock Live Biloxi. End the night dancing with your besties at Boogie Nights, complete with retro music and a groovy light up dance floor.
LIVE THAT CABANA LIFE
If you and your girlfriends want to be treated like royalty, then the cabana life is for you! Golden Nugget, Harrah’s Gulf Coast and Hard Rock all offer daily cabana rentals at their lavish pools. With food and drinks close by, spend the day lounging poolside and enjoying the pampered life!
Relax poolside at the Golden Nugget
SHOP 'TIL YOU DROP
You may want to bring an extra suitcase for all the great stuff you’ll find while shopping along the Coast. For unique shops and boutiques, head to the charming, walkable downtowns of Bay St. Louis, Pass Christian, Ocean Springs or Pascagoula. If you love a good bargain, then Gulfport Premium Outlets is your place, offering 70 outlet stores all in one place.
LET'S DO BRUNCH
Sunday brunch is pretty much a necessity for any girl’s getaway weekend, and here on the Coast there is no shortage of amazing brunch spots. If you’re in the Ocean Springs area, Bayview Gourmet is a great go-to brunch spot, offering Southern classics with a twist. The Chimney’s in Gulfport is another favorite brunch spot with amazing atmosphere. 200 North Beach in Bay St. Louis is another excellent pick, offering brunch on Saturday and Sunday.
Sunday Brunch at the Chimney's Restaurant