An Unconventional Valentine's Day With the Gals

Forget the conventional Valentine’s Day traditions this year and choose to celebrate one of the most important relationships of all – the unconditional love between gal pals. Think spa treatments, brunch bubbles, luxurious shopping excursions, fine dining, and quality time. The charming and sophisticated city of Bellevue is the pinnacle for pampering, laughing, and toasting to lifelong bonds. Treat yourself to a Galentine’s Getaway to Bellevue, Washington in Bellevue’s lap of luxury.

Where to Stay 

Finding the perfect accommodations is key for an indulgent Galentine's getaway and, luckily, Bellevue boasts a variety of terrific hotels. The Bellevue Club Hotel offers northwestern luxury with woodsy aesthetics and four levels of incredible athletic club amenities. The W Bellevue is centrally located within the Bellevue Collection, with shopping and dining at your doorstep. It was inspired by yesterday's weekender lake house, delivering chic and modern ambiances. With over 25 well-appointed accommodations, there's something for everyone. 


Breakfast & Brunch in Bellevue

Fuel up for a day of shopping and pampering at one of Bellevue's many breakfast and brunch spots, from lively cafes to brunch and bubbly. Classics like pancakes, waffles, and eggs Benedict abound, but you can also find unique morning treats like Brioche French toast, crepes, and smoked salmon Benedict.

Where to Spa and Pamper 

Pamper yourself with the girls at one of Bellevue's many luxurious spas, featuring indulgent massages, facials, body treatments, and more. There are also plenty of salons to indulge in, like Gene Juarez at the Shops at the Bravern, for a full service experience. For an upscale retreat, Truce Spa is a luxurious experience with an expansive spa menu. Looking for saunas and and soothing hydrotherapy? Yuan Spa is the spot for heat, water, steam, and meditative rituals, along with Eastern & Western massage treatments.

Shopping Excursions

Bellevue is a shopper's paradise with high-end retail centers, boutique shops, and a charming Old Bellevue neighborhood perfect for strolling and browsing. Bring your gal pals and your credit cards to The Bellevue Collection, an upscale indoor mall with shops like Aritzia, Camper, L'Occitane En Provence, and Chanel. For extra luxury, head to the Shops at Bravern to peruse Prada, Gucci, Bottega Veneta, and Hermes. At Crossroads, you'll find the Barnes & Noble, World Market, and New York Cupcakes. At the Marketplace at Factoria, you'll find Nike, Torrid, Ulta, and Mighty Moose Comics. Head to Old Bellevue to enjoy the walking the main street while shopping locally owned small businesses, like Smith & Main, Glassybaby, and Gin & The Banker. The neighboring city, Issaquah has a lovely Gilman's Village that's also worth checking out.

Other Activities Around Town

Beyond shopping, dining, and pampering, Bellevue offers plenty of fun activities for you and your gal pals to enjoy together. Enjoy the tasting rooms in town or head to Woodinville for a fabulous day of wine tasting. Head to Maydenbauer Bay Park to enjoy the hillside woodland, viewing terrace, and expansive beach. The Bellevue Botanical Gardens is a wonderful place to explore the flora and fauna of the Pacific Northwest and take pictures on the suspension bridge. Head to Mox Boarding House for a unique experience to play board games with your gals - be sure to check out the speakeasy.


When the sun sets, Bellevue's nightlife comes alive with the city's lights. After a long day of pampering, shopping, and enjoying each other's company, it's time to grab a girl dinner and hit the town. This is a city that takes mocktails just as seriously as its craft cocktails. Keep your galentine's getaway going strong and experience the vibrant nightlife scene.

With plentiful shopping, dining, spas, and activities, Bellevue is the perfect spot for a getaway with your best gal pals. Enjoy fabulous retail therapy, splurge on some pampering, and make unforgettable memories together that will last long after your trip. Bellevue truly has it all when it comes to the ultimate galentine’s day celebration away from home.