15 May The Ultimate Girlfriend Getaway
You and your girlfriends need to leave all your worries behind and revel in the ultimate three-night girlfriend getaway in Charleston, SC. Take a much-deserved long weekend to relax, laugh, and catch up with your BFFs.
Day One – Arrival & Girls’ Night
Upon arrival to The Charleston Chestnut Mansion, drop off your luggage, freshen up, and get ready to hit the town!
Shop King Street
Head 3 blocks West to King Street, named among the top 10 Best Shopping Streets in America by U.S. News & World Report. You will find everything from brand name retailers like Anthropologie and Kate Spade to local boutiques, art galleries, and antique shops.
Drinks at The Market Street Pavilion
Drop off your shopping bags and sip a pre-dinner drink. One block East from your suite on the corner of Market and East Bay Streets, you will find The Market Street Pavilion. Enjoy the view of the setting sun from their rooftop bar.
Dinner at Anson’s Restaurant
Stroll one block down Market Street to Anson Street and enjoy the finest in Lowcountry cuisine at Anson’s Restaurant, a long-time Charleston favorite known for their flounder entrée. Hint: we are friends with the owner, so let us make reservations for you. 😉
Dessert at Peninsula Grill
Coconut cake! Those are the only two words you need to remember. This cake is to die for! Get back on Market Street and walk about 2 blocks until you are almost at the intersection of Market and Meeting Streets.
Signature Drinks at Cocktail Club
Catch an Uber or Lyft (unless you really need to walk off that cake) and head about a mile away to The Cocktail Club at 479 King Street. This lounge is dedicated to the art of the cocktail. Sip on an extensive selection of house-made infusions and rare spirits and enjoy the rooftop terrace, featuring a garden that provides fresh garnishes for many of the cocktails.
Day Two – Beach Day
Don’t forget to pack your swimsuit and leave the rest to us. We will arrange private transportation to take you to Station 21 on Sullivan’s Island. We provide you with beach chairs along with a beach bag loaded with all the necessities like towels, sunscreen, drinks, and snacks.
Lunch at The Obstinate Daughter
Take a break from the sun and walk up Station 21 to Middle Street, then take a left to find yourself at one of Charleston’s most famous restaurants The Obstinate Daughter.
Dinner and Drinks at Poe’s Tavern
Once the sun has faded and you’re ready for some island nightlife, walk back up Station 21 to Middle Street and turn right. Poe’s Tavern (named for Edgar Alan Poe, who was stationed at Sullivan’s Island Fort Moultrie during his time in the Army) is located between Station 22 and Station 22 ½. The fish tacos are a must! There are several other restaurants and bars in this same area, so enjoy the evening and hop around from place to place.
Day Three – Spa Day
Let’s face it: You’ve done a lot of indulging the past couple days, so it’s time to unwind and detox.
Workout at Longevity Fitness
An Uber or Lyft will take you to Rutledge Avenue near MUSC to this stunning boutique studio, named “Best Pilates Studio in Charleston” by Charleston City Paper. In addition to Pilates, Longevity Fitness offers TRX, yoga, HIIT, and personal training all with top-notch instructors in a beautiful surrounding that will make you forget you’re sweating and burning all those calories.
Breakfast at Beech
On your way from Longevity back to The Charleston Chestnut Mansion, pop into Beech for a super healthy breakfast. They are known for their acai and poke bowls. The food is so irresistible you may want to order extra to feast on later.
Massages at Earthling Day Spa
Adjacent to The Charleston Chestnut Mansion is the exquisite Earthling Day Spa. Slip into a fluffy robe and slippers, relax with a cup of tea, and leave all your worries on the other side of the door.
Dinner at Basic Kitchen
Lace up your sneakers and take the walk to Basic Kitchen at 82 Wentworth Street. They use seasonal, local ingredients to create nourishing meals that not only taste incredible but also make you feel like a million bucks.
After a fun-filled three days, you and your girlfriends will have rekindled your friendship and made new memories to fondly look back on for years to come. Our central location and focus on our guests is sure to make this an unforgettable escape.