Rock Creek Montana
by Brad Virata | Tue., Feb. 10, 2015 8:00 AM
Rock Creek Montana
Fans of the hit television comedy series Park and Rec know that Feb. 13 is Galentine's Day. Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) created the holiday strictly for women (single, married or otherwise) to celebrate friendship and girl power! Ladies from around the world are taking Galentine's Day to a whole new level by planning super-luxurious getaways with their best friends.
Obviously we think that this should be a national holiday, so we've rounded up some of the worlds most incredible destinations for you and your friends. From sexy beaches to extraordinary resorts, we've got you covered. Read on to find out where to go!
1. Go camping with elephants in Thailand
Four Seasons Golden Triangle Thailand
If your group of friends loves to explore different cultures in tropical locations, how does trekking through the jungle and camping with elephants sound? This five-star experience takes the term "glamping" to an entirely different level at Four Seasons Golden Triangle in Thailand.
2. Brave a warrior camp in Papua New Guinea
Channel your inner goddess and get a glimpse into some of the wildest places left on earth. For the fearless females, participate in a warrior camp and learn how to hunt, fight and cook like a native Huli Wigmen. TCS World Travel takes the guess work out of planning all the details so that you can sit back, relax and have the most exotic time of your life!
3. Snorkel with jellyfish in Palau
TCS World Travel
This trip is not recommended for the squeamish! For ladies that love underwater adventures, check out Jellyfish Lake, Palau. This serene lake is home to the worlds most beautiful golden jellyfish. Completely docile and totally harmless to humans, you and your group of friends can snorkel and swim among these fascinating creatures.
4. Go off-grid in Turks and Caicos
Are you looking for a secluded haven to recharge and escape? If so, check out Amanyara. All of your senses will be reignited by the sights and sounds of the turquoise sea.
5. Sleep over sharks in the Maldives
Remember how fun it was to have sleepovers? Relive childhood memories by going on an adult slumber party in the Maldives! These over-water bungalows are perched above swarms of vibrant tropical fish, manta rays and sharks.
6. Sweat like a celebrity in Los Angeles
Shape, tone and tighten your crew of beauties doing barre-based workouts at Physique 57. Just remind your friends not to stare when they see an A-list celeb like Zooey Deschanel, Kelly Ripa or Parker Posey in water-ski position.
7. Trek with gorillas in Rwanda
TCS World Travel
For women who love adventure, hike through a beautiful bamboo forest and spend a few hours watching peaceful gorillas grazing on leaves and grooming one another at Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda.
8. Ride horses in Montana
The Ranch at Rock Creek Montana
If you're looking for an authentic cowgirl experience and love horses, you'll definitely want to visit The Ranch at Rock Creek. This luxurious ranch is situated on 6,600 acres of rugged wilderness where you can also fish, hike and bike!
9. Celeb-worthy facials in Los Angeles
Kinara Spa Los Angeles
Drew Barrymore and Cameron Diaz were spotted at Kinara Spa last year celebrating Galentine's Day and so should you! Since everyone has a different skin type, Olga Lorencin-Northup and her estheticians will design a signature facial specifically for your complexion!
10. Design your own perfume in Ojai, Calif.
Ojai Valley Inn & Spa
If you want to smell totally unique, take your friends to Ojai Resort and book the aromatherapy class. Women can blend aromas to make signature perfume that are truly one-of-a-kind!
11. Get a star-worthy massage in Sin City
Mandarin Oriental Spa Las Vegas
For the ladies that enjoy major luxurious accommodations, Cheval Blanc is definitely for you. Super-chic and boasting the worlds sexiest coastline, you can charter a fully staffed yacht and sip champagne with billionaires.
13. Recharge your soul in Cambodia
Song Saa Luxury Resort Cambodia
If falling off the face of the planet sounds enticing to you, consider renting a private island with your besties in Cambodia. Song Saa is the first luxury private island resort designed to recharge, restore and rejuvenate your soul. Rated one of the most epic beaches in the entire world, you'll never want to leave!
14. Explore ancient ruins in Peru
Machu Picchu TCS World Travel
For gals that love to hike and explore ancient ruins, we recommend you check out the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge in Machu Picchu. You can board the historic Hiram Bingham train for a scenic ride to one of the world's most astonishing archaeological treasures.
15. Float above Turkey in a hot air balloon
TCS World Travel
Make lifetime memories with your friends hot air ballooning over Cappadocia. View the spectacular and surreal landscape of Turkey while drifting over rock formations, ravines and rolling green hills.
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