Best Travel Finds for National Girlfriends Day

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With National Girlfriends Day right around the corner on August 1, 2015, the award-winning properties of Enchantment Group offer the following activities for the ultimate Girlfriends Getaways this season. Imagine snorkeling along the pristine Caribbean shores of The Cove, Eleuthera, sailing at Tides Inn near the Chesapeake Bay, learning the art of travel journal sketching amidst the stunning red rocks of Boynton Canyon at Enchantment Resort, enjoying a journey of pampering at Mii amo, a destination spa in Sedona, or partaking in a scenically spectacular round of golf at Seven Canyons Golf Club, these resorts cater to every type of girl’s vacation.

The Cove, Eleuthera

For a flawless Bahamian getaway with the girls, opt for the luxurious 3-bedroom villa with stunning ocean views and a personal plunge pool. Soak up the sun by the ocean-front infinity pool and sip on an array of the resort’s signature cocktails including The Green Iceberg and Caribbean Julep. Arrange a private morning yoga session on the beach followed by an afternoon of snorkeling on The Cove’s private boat, paddle boarding, or kayaking. End the evening with sunset views at The Point Bar, followed by dinner in the Freedom Restaurant or sushi bar.

Enchantment Resort

Enchantment Resort

Enjoy more than 100 weekly activities inclusive of endless outdoor excursions, fitness classes, educational workshops, and more at Enchantment Resort. Girlfriends can make memories together by taking the Travel Journal Sketching class, new to the property this summer, where the resort’s resident artist teaches the fundamentals of travel journal illustration. After exploring the red rock trails by mountain bike with the Diamonds in the Rough women-only excursion, girlfriends can sip on a signature Prickly Pear Margarita at View 180 before enjoying a stellar meal at Che-Ah-Chi and ending the night with an unforgettable star gazing experience beginning at twilight.

Mii amo - spa treatment

Mii amo, a destination spa

Indulge in the ultimate spa-cation experience by embarking on an all-inclusive Mii amo package with the girls. Designed to nurture the mind, body, and soul, girlfriends can embark on this 3, 4 or 7 night escape together for a true restorative experience. Start the day by partaking in the Morning Ritual, held in Mii amo’s soothing Crystal Grotto, where friends can set their intention for the day. Enjoy a fresh pressed juice poolside while awaiting the Aura-Soma Relationship Reading or Sedona Clay Wrap experience.

Seven Canyons

Seven Canyons Golf

For those gal pals looking to unleash their inner golf diva, Seven Canyons Golf offers an unparalleled golfing experience with breathtaking 360-degree views of the surrounding red rock canyon. Enjoy lunch at the recently debuted golf clubhouse, complete with a gastro pub-themed restaurant and large outdoor patio, perfect for enjoying a cocktail while overlooking the golf course and stunning Sedona vistas.  (Must be registered guests of Enchantment Resort to book golf at Seven Canyons).

Tides Inn

Tides Inn

Explore the surrounding Chesapeake Bay via bicycle or spend the day tasting Virginia wines along the Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail. Harvest Chesapeake oysters with a local waterman and enjoy them alongside some bubbly while taking in the breathtaking evening views at the property. For the adventure-seekers, set sail on the Rappahannock River or learn the ropes at the resort’s on-site sailing school for a firsthand experience. The group can complete their stay antiquing with the girls in town, followed by an afternoon of relaxation at the spa at the Tides Inn.