5 Ideas for a Girls' Weekend Getaway in Corpus Christi
Some things just warrant leaving the boys at home. Like, say, a girls’ weekend getaway! Whether you and your gal pals prefer outdoor activities, a little shopping or relaxing with a glass of wine, here are five tried-and-true favorites for a girls’ weekend getaway in Corpus Christi:
1. Lunch at Hester’s
No girls’ trip in Corpus Christi is complete without a stop at Hester’s Cafe! This great lunch spot offers everything from melt-in-your-mouth baked treats to invigorating salads and sandwiches. Hester's Cafe has three bustling locations including one inside the Art Museum of Texas and another in Lamar Park. A staple for any friendly gathering, Hester’s Cafe has built a community on food, folks and fellowship.
What’s a girls’ weekend getaway without a trip to the spa? Treat yourselves to a relaxing and rejuvenating massage at June's Day Spa and bask in the beautiful and calming environment with your besties. Massages aren’t your thing? June’s also offers manis, pedis and facials!
3. Happy Hour Eats and Drinks
After a long week, nothing feels better than unwinding over a few drinks with your girlfriends — except when you can snag a great deal, too. Head to House of Rock in the heart of downtown Corpus Christi for live music, gourmet pizzas and happy hour specials from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Barton Street Pub is a hidden gem in Flour Bluff, best known for their happy hour every day from noon to 8:00 p.m. Executive Surf Club supplies the most beer on tap in the city, as well as the best in local music. Located right on Shoreline Blvd with both indoor and outdoor seating, Terrace Bar offers the best bay views in downtown Corpus Christi.
Ever tried getting into a tree pose on a paddleboard? Here’s your chance! Situated on a houseboat in the downtown Corpus Christi Marina, Water Dog is the world’s first floating yoga and fitness studio. Water Dog offers yoga and fitness classes on the upper deck, as well as Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) yoga, SUP Pilates and SUP Fit classes right on the water. Grab your girls and unwind with a calming sunset yoga session or start your day with an energizing sunrise class.
5. Shop til You Drop
Ready to do some serious shopping? A girls weekend in Corpus Christi wouldn’t be complete without a trip to La Palmera. With over 100 shops and eateries, La Palmera is the premiere shopping and dining destination of the Coastal Bend. Head to Bleu Frog Mercantile for fine art, antiques, gourmet gifts and Texan and coastal home goods. Looking for a one-of-a-kind keepsake to take home? Treehouse Art Collective showcases the work of more than 25 artists and artisans from the Coastal Bend. Shop their selection of pottery, paintings, photography, jewelry and more.
Whether it's celebrating a milestone birthday or simply catching up with a group of friends for a long weekend, Corpus Christi is the place to do it. Check out Visit Corpus Christi and start planning a girls weekend getaway you'll always remember!