Sometimes you just need a good girls weekend with shopping, sipping and scenic views to remember why your girlfriends are your best friends. And what better way to get away than with the 9th Annual Girls Getaway weekend in Rosemary Beach?
Starting Jan. 30 and through Feb. 2, (that’s Super Bowl weekend—a perfect time to leave the men to their man caves) it’s an all-things-estrogen celebration with red carpet arrivals at The Pearl Hotel, a trend showcase (combining fashion, jewelry and art), a concert, talks with nutrition experts, Sunday brunch and shopping, of course.
So grab your mom, your aunts, your cousins, your besties, your book club members and/or your neighbors and plan to make it a no-boys-allowed kind of adventure.
Stop in at the Rosemary Beach Trading Company for souvenirs for the fam, then head over to Bombora Sun & Surf to stock up on all your beachy needs (think sandals, cover-ups, bathing suits, sunnies and sunscreen). Find soothing candles to bring back to recreate the serenity of your getaway at Iona’s Flower Market. Then splurge on yourself at Hissyfits Boutique (for a new clutch), Moonpize (for new shoes), Pish Posh Patchouli’s (for a new fragrance and other beauty potions) and The Hidden Lantern Bookstore (for a little light reading—vacation pages, we’ll call them).
Registration for the event is $160 with lodging rates starting at $769 for three nights. Proceeds from the event benefit The Suzy Fund of Sacred Heart Hospital Emerald Coast, which provides free mammograms for underserved women in the community. And if that’s not a great reason to get away with the gals, I don’t know what is.
For a complete list of activities and to make reservations, log on to http://www.rosemarybeach.com/girls-getaway.aspx.