Top Bachelor Parties in San Diego
So your best bud decided to tie the knot and you’ve been entrusted with the task of planning the perfect party to end his single days before taking the big plunge.
As one of civilizations most enduring male rituals, the infamous bachelor party is quite possibly one of the most anticipated nights of man’s soon-to-be-married life. However, many people fail to realize that the best bachelor parties require a surprising amount of planning if you want to create a truly memorable night that will be talked about for years to come. So, where do you start?
Fortunately, you don’t have to venture far from home to experience an absolutely epic night of debauchery before your best bud hands over the reins of singledom. From outdoor adventures and brewery tours to upscale gentleman’s clubs and a VIP night on the town, discover the top ten San Diego bachelor party ideas.
Pour Me a Cold One
What’s a better way to spend a day then with your boys, drinking beer at some of San Diego’s finest breweries? With over 30 handcraft breweries operating throughout San Diego, it’s more than safe to say you can find the perfect location to host a proper bachelor party for your best friend. From the acclaimed Ballast Point Brewing Company and the longstanding Karl Strauss Brewery, to the award-winning Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens, San Diego is overflowing with top notch brew selections. For more information on current brewery tours and costs, please visit sandiegobrewersguild.org.
One of the newest trends in bachelor party planning is a good ol’ golf excursion. Luckily, you don’t have to travel very far because San Diego is home to over 90 golf courses that vary in quality and design from green to green and par to par. From stunning locations on the water’s edge to sweeping mountain views, highly-acclaimed and perfectly pedicured greens, and challenging championship designs envisioned by former PGA Tour pro’s, the array of gorgeous San Diego golf courses offers something grand for players and fans alike. Some of our favorites include the the 18-Hole Championship Golf Course at Rancho Bernardo Inn; the renowned Torrey Pines Golf Course, named Golf Digest Magazine’s “America’s Top Rated Golf Courses for California”; and two legendary PGA Championship 18-hole courses at La Costa Resort & Spa.
Night on the Town
While Vegas it the first idea that pops to everyone’s head when it comes to a wild night out on the town, San Diego is also home to some of the hottest luxury nightlife in the nation, if not the entire world. That being said, gather up your mantourage and go VIP at one of San Diego’s top nightlife establishments. Named New Club of the Year in 2011 by Nightclub & Bar Awards, FLUXX is the place to pop bottles all night long with your boys. If hard-hitting electro and house music is your style, secure the coffin room at Voyeur, the goth-glam nightclub recently voted #68 in the Top 100 Clubs in the World. For an intimate rooftop experience, purchase a cabana at Hard Rock Hotel’s popular pool bar, Float, or the luscious Ivy Rootftop at the esteemed Andaz Hotel.
Calling All Winos
For a more intimate, laid back bachelor party experience, gather up the boys and spend a day wine tasting at some of Southern California’s most outstanding wineries and vineyards. The Temecula Valley is a veritable paradise encompassing an area that includes over 35,000 acres of rolling hills and vineyards. The award-winning Callaway Winery hosts complimentary winery tours on weekdays at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm and every hour on the hour between 11am and 4pm on the weekends. And the 38-acre South Coast Winery offers a complete tour from vineyards to crush pad for $25 per person which culminates with a private, plated wine and cheese pairing.
Explore San Diego’s rich wine region in ultimate style by booking a limo or party bus wine tour excursion with the preferred local experts at Cali Party Bus. Book the FLUXX bus and arrive in style for your all-day wine tasting adventure. The FLUXX bus features plush limo seating with space for up to 45 guests, a 54 square foot dance floor with multi color LED dancing pole, color changing ceiling, fog machine, laser lights, LED black light, huge wet bar, restroom, and private guest area. To make a reservation or inquire about rates, please email [email protected] or call 858.345.5275.
If you and your boys have the itch to gamble and the drive to Vegas is simply too much to manage, San Diego is home to a plethora of casinos that are guaranteed to provide 24 to 72 hours of action-packed fun. Voted San Diego’s best casino, Viejas offers enough gaming to keep you entertained all weekend. Place your bet in the exclusive poker room, partake in some recreational bowling with your buddies on the 12 state-of-the-art lanes, or enjoy a concert or a comedy show at the Dreamcatcher. For more information, please visit viejas.com.
Located in Valley Center, Harrah’s Rincon encompasses everything that a casino should: 662 remodeled rooms and 101 ultra-luxury suites; 1,600 hot slots, and more than 60 exciting table games; a Las Vegas-style pool experience; and live entertainment at the Open Sky Theater. For more information, please visit harrahsrincon.com.
As California’s largest casino, Pechanga boasts over 2,000 slot and video machines and has several high stake areas for those who are looking to win the big bucks. For more information, please visit pechanga.com.
What’s the best way to bond with your buds? Sports, of course! A custom-made outdoor sports adventure is a surefire way to have an unforgettable bachelor party. If you have a hankering to get out on the open sea, charter a deep sea fishing boat for the weekend – who knows, you might even grapple a marlin. If hang gliding seems too leisurely, take the plunge and go skydiving with SkyDive San Diego and experience spectacular views of Otay Mountain, Otay Lake, the Pacific Ocean and downtown San Diego. Head down south for the say and have an adrenaline-packed adventure riding ATV quads in Baja California, Mexico. Or hit the shooting range with the boys, grab a shotgun and test out your skills.
Oh come on now, there’s no such thing as a proper bachelor party without a good ol’ fashioned trip to the strip club! Fortunately, San Diego is home to an abundance of strip clubs where you can make it rain all night. If you want to skip the cliché strip clubs, head into the newly renovated Pacers for a unique adult entertainment experience. Or make a visit to Pure Platinum, AKA the Purple Church, featuring a full service bar, posh VIP amenities, and over a hundred sexy girls strutting across dual stages. Setting the standard for exotic dancing and private stage shows, Deja Vu stands out with bottomless drink specials and complimentary meals.
Splurge: Top Three Dream Destinations
If you’ve got the extra coin to party in high style, pack your bags, round up your boys and discover the top three bachelor party dream destinations. From Las Vegas to Cabo San Lucas and Costa Rica, we think your epic adventure will be well worth the price tag.
It’s Sin City. Need we really say more? From the throngs of strip clubs and 24-hour casinos to the beautiful scantily clad women, Vegas is undoubtedly the ultimate guys night out. By day, reserve a cabana at Encore Beach Club or Wet Republic and prepare to party hardy with bikini clad babes. By night, secure a table at one of Vegas’ hottest clubs such as Marquee, Chateau or XS.
Cabo San Lucas
It doesn’t get much sweeter than a weeklong vacation in paradise. Spend the day deep sea fishing in the Mexican sunshine with a couple of cold cervezas onboard or dive headfirst into some of the best scuba diving spots in the world. Pair that with a wild night of partying at local hot spots such as Nikki Beach and Sammy Hagar’s famous hangout, Cabo Wabo, and you’ve got yourself a bachelor party for the books.
If your group would rather be living the sweet life riding the waves than rocking out at a crowded nightclub, jet set to Costa Rica for a weeklong vacation complete with surf, sand and sunshine. Boasting over 50 legendary surf breaks along its shoreline, Costa Rica is the ultimate surfer’s paradise. Jaco Beach is known as one of the world’s ultimate bachelor party destinations in the world offering a plethora of action-packed entertainment, beaches, nightclubs, and luxury accommodations.