Scottsdale Bachelorette Party Guide

Scottsdale is the ultimate destination for an epic bachelorette party!

This vibrant city is known for its unbeatable nightlife, stunning desert landscapes, and endless opportunities for fun and relaxation. Plus, the city boasts 300 sunny days per year, so you can bet the weather is likely to be perfect for a party.

During the day, you can soak up the Arizona sun by lounging poolside or exploring the great outdoors. Then as the sun sets, get ready to party in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale. Sip craft cocktails at stylish rooftop bars, dance the night away at one of many nightclubs, or enjoy live music at trendy lounges.

With its perfect blend of relaxation, adventure, and nightlife, Scottsdale promises to make your bachelorette party an unforgettable experience.

Here’s how to plan the ultimate bachelorette getaway in Scottsdale!

Table of Contents

Where to Stay

What to Do

Where to Eat

How to Experience Nightlife

Where to Stay

Whether you’re seeking familiar hotel brands, boutique hotels, or unique vacation rentals, Scottsdale has it all! Read on for a few of our top accommodation recommendations.

Old Town Scottsdale Accommodations

One of the most popular areas to stay in Scottsdale is Old Town. This lively pedestrian-friendly district brimming with shops, galleries, restaurants, and nightlife. Choose an accommodation near Old Town, and you’ll be right in the heart of the action. There are lots of lodging options within close proximity to Old Town, but a few of our favorites include Hotel Valley Ho, Marriott Old Town, Canopy by Hilton Scottsdale Old Town, and The W Scottsdale. The City of Scottsdale keeps a directory of hotels near Old Town, so check that out for even more options.

Boutique Hotels in Scottsdale

Scottsdale is home to plenty of unique boutique hotels that will add a touch of luxury and style to your bachelorette experience. From sleek modern designs to cozy southwestern aesthetics, boutique hotels in Scottsdale showcase the city’s distinctive charm. We mentioned Hotel Valley Ho above for its proximity to Old Town, but it’s also one of the best boutique hotels in the area. Its retro-style rooms, relaxing pool areas, and mid-century modern architecture make it the perfect backdrop for bachelorette parties. Hotel Adeline is another great boutique hotel option, with its iconic 3,000-square-foot, zero-edge pool, and accompanying bar. And if you’re looking for luxury, you can’t go wrong with Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows!

Vacation Rentals in Scottsdale

There are lots of cool vacation rental options in Scottsdale too! You can browse sites like Airbnb, VRBO, or I Love Scottsdale to find a spot that will suit you and your squad. Keep an eye out for properties that include a pool!

What to Do

With so many unique activities, you’ll never run out of things to do in Scottsdale. From outdoor adventures to historic Old Town, there is so much to discover in this desert city! Here are a few of our favorite activities to add to your itinerary.

Explore the Great Outdoors

Calling all nature-lovers! With the breathtaking Sonoran Desert and majestic McDowell Mountains as your backdrop, Scottsdale is the ultimate destination for outdoor adventures. From hiking to horseback riding, there are so many different ways to experience the great outdoors in Scottsdale.

Let’s start with hiking. Scottsdale is home to over 200 miles of trails with some of the best views in the Southwest! For an easy walk, head to Papago Park and check out the Double Butte Loop Trail or Hole in the Rock. If you and your group are up for a more challenging hike, take one of the various trails up Camelback Mountain to see breathtaking views of the city and below. For more hiking, you could take a day trip to see the red rocks of Sedona or the majestic views of the Grand Canyon!

If hiking isn’t your favorite activity, don’t worry because there are lots of other fun ways to get outside in Scottsdale! You can take a thrilling ATV ride through the desert with Desert Dog Offroad AdventuresAZ ATV, or Desert Monsters Tours. Other outdoor activity options include rock climbing, horseback riding, or even a hot air balloon ride!

However you decide to get outside, make sure to bring plenty of water and sunscreen!

Party with the Cabana Boys

Scottsdale may be hot, but we have the perfect way to cool down during your bachelorette trip: a private pool party with the Cabana Boys. These handsome fellas know how to throw a party and look good while doing it! They’re your personal bartenders, drink servers, game organizers, Spotify DJs, expert party hosts, and overall hype men. The Cabana Boys will take any regular party and turn it into one you’ll never forget! Learn more about the Cabana Boys.

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Stroll Through Old Town

No trip to Scottsdale is complete without a stroll through Old Town! This historic area of town is full of unique shops, delicious restaurants, and beautiful art galleries. You and your friends can take in the charm of southwestern architecture while wandering the lively streets. Don’t forget to take a few photos!

If art is your thing, don’t miss Scottsdale’s Museum of the West in Old Town, where you can marvel at the art, culture, and history of 19 states in the American West. Arizona is famous for rodeos, and you can learn about these iconic events at  Scottsdale Rodeo Museum. When it’s time to grab a bite to eat or a midday coffee, Old Town is also home to some of the best restaurants in the city. So put on your cowboy boots and head on over to Old Town for a day of art, eats, shopping, and western charm.

Ride the Old Town Party Bus

The Old Town Party Bus is the perfect pregame to a day or night out in Scottsdale! But this isn’t your regular party bus experience. The Old Town Party Bus takes fun to a whole new level with the addition of two Cabana Boys who are at your service. These party experts will be your personal attendants ready to serve up refreshing drinks, capture picture-perfect moments, host party games, and bring those unbeatable vibes. It’s a BYOB affair, but fear not, because the Cabana Boys have you covered with cups, game ideas, infectious energy, and killer DJ skills.

The bus will pick you up in Old Town then stop midway through the journey at a carefully chosen bar where you can indulge in a drink (or two) to keep the party going. Learn more about the Old Town Party Bus!

Visit the Desert Botanic Garden

The Desert Botanic Garden is a must-see when visiting Scottsdale! Located in Papago Park, this 140-acre garden is home to 50,000 desert plants that grow amongst the red rocks. You’ll be amazed by towering saguaro cacti, beautiful succulents, and colorful wildflowers as you walk the garden paths. 

Where to Eat

There is no shortage of places to eat in Scottsdale! From brunch spots and Mexican eateries to taprooms and coffee shops, Scottsdale has it all. Here are a few of our favorite places to eat in Scottsdale!


In Scottsdale, there are restaurants to suit every craving. If you’re in the mood for Mexican, try The Mission. This modern Latin restaurant blends cuisine from Spain, Mexico, Central America, and South America. Olive & Ivy is another great choice that serves Mediterranean dishes in a stylish atmosphere with a patio. For an upscale steak dinner, try Bourbon & Bones chophouse and bar.

Coffee Shops

Hitting up the local coffee shops is an integral part of any girl’s getaway, right? Luckily, Scottsdale has lots of cute coffee spots to choose from. Stop by Press Coffee to enjoy some specialty coffee in a chic, modern atmosphere. You can also try Cartel Roasting Company, a hip local coffee roaster that offers a rotating selection of single-origin coffees and unique blends. Berdena’s is another great pick for caffeinated beverages in a cheerful setting.


Brunch is a must for your bachelorette party! The Montauk is one of the most popular brunch spots in town and for good reason! This beach-inspired restaurant serves breakfast favorites alongside tabletop mimosas. Need we say more? Other great brunch places include Hash Kitchen, RnR Gastropub, or The Herb Box.

The city of Scottsdale keeps a directory of restaurants, coffee shops, and more in Old Town, so check that out for even more great options.

How to Experience Nightlife

Scottsdale comes alive when the sun goes down. With so many unique bars, clubs, and lounges, there are all kinds of exciting nightlife in this desert city. Old Town has a reputation for hosting some of the best nightlife around, but you can discover great bars and clubs throughout the city and even into Phoenix.

In the center of Old Town, you’ll find Maya Day and Nightclub. This lively club is popular with locals and tourists alike. With a massive outdoor pool, world-class DJs, and a fun atmosphere, this club is the perfect destination for a day or night of partying.

Riot House is another must-visit nightclub in Scottsdale. With its sleek indoor bar, expansive outdoor patio, and crowded dance floor, you’re sure to have the time of your life at this local staple.

Check out the city’s directory of bars and nightclubs for even more nightlife options!

Scottsdale Bachelorette Party Guide

You’re now equipped with the ultimate guide to pulling off an unforgettable bachelorette party in Scottsdale, Arizona. But if you want some extra help with planning or crafting the perfect itinerary, check out Scottdale Bachelorette or ICON Itinerary. From decorating your Airbnb to coordinating excursions, these experts make planning a breeze.

As you’re creating your packing list, browse through the Cabana Boys shop to pick up some new shirts, hoodies, towels, hats, drinkware, and other apparel for your trip! You can also check out the Cabana Boys podcast for more party planning inspiration!