These top five hotels seal the deal for a stag weekend that blends “mancation” with a perfect weekend “with the bros.”
London’s Capital Hotel offers the perfect locale from which to take in the city’s best. Its Knightsbridge location is the icon from which other hotels aspire thanks to its proximity to London’s hottest clubs and bars. Guests can take advantage of the hotel’s “Wet Shave and Whiskey” special including a full English breakfast in the two Michelin star Restaurant and a wet shave at Andreas of Knightsbridge in nearby Pavilion Road across from The Capital – a local barbers established since 1961 specializing in wet shaves for men. To top it off, the Capital also offers a glass of 12-year-old Glenfiddich to enjoy during one’s stay.
Spiritual bachelors will especially appreciate the ancient Mexican Temescal ritual offered at the Royal Playa del Carmen Resort. This ancient holistic treatment is administered under the watch of hotel spa professionals who guarantee that the process produces an experience of growth and wellbeing. Those who experience this offering are prepared for the sweat fast that can last as long as three hours. Participants are allowed to leave whenever they wish, but many prefer to participate in the entire process. While it has received significant attention over the past few months, it is a revered and worthy part of the native culture in Mexico. The overall result is a personal feeling of renewal, rebirth, and refreshment in life.
The Lomi Lomi massage treatment at the Hilton Waikoloa Village is the spark that gets people going at this resort. Hawaiian elders have passed down this therapeutic massage technique that uses both vigorous and soothing strokes to increase circulation and ease muscle tension. Athletes especially will find this treatment to hit all the right spots. Plus, this hotel’s spa is the perfect jumping-off point for reaching out to the community. The property regularly provides discounts to guests who bring in canned goods, and the hotel’s all-men’s care package is the perfect gift for those looking for a little rest and relaxation. Any treatment includes time in the hotels sauna and steam rooms plus all-day access to the hotel’s energy and revitalization areas.
Horseback riders will rave over the Equine Package at the Rancho de San Juan where guests can indulge in a package that includes multiple nights lodging in a suite, gourmet meals in the hotel’s restaurant, and private horse rides on local Native American trails touring the beauty of Copper Canyon on a tour designed for experienced riders only.
The Renaissance Resort Curacao has stormed the scene to become the island’s newest and most sought-after address for bachelors blending the best of center-city action, shopping and dining options, and beachfront access. The multicolored buildings mirror the facades of downtown Curacao on the Punda side. The large glass windows overlook the water from the dining room where delicious buffets are laid out. Best of all is the live cooking station that keeps the variety coming. A happening bar shakes and stirs while the city’s best casino clings and clangs to the glee of guests and locals alike with raffles and contests livening up the carnival atmosphere.
This collection of hotels is meant to provide an assortment of the best that the Caribbean and the U.K. have to offer (after all, some stag weekends deserve to stay at home). Enjoying one last weekend is meant to take place at the perfect hotel in the liveliest location; why not test out the best of the best?