30 Iconic Real Housewives Vacation Destinations
The Real Housewives bring us plenty of drama and excitement — some of which is so striking, it’s art-worthy. Yet nothing compares to the iconic moments they enjoy on vacation. When these ladies head off to destinations around the globe, they take their larger-than-life attitudes and engaging confrontations right along with them.
If you’ve ever considered stepping into their shoes, there’s no better way than planning a copycat vacation. Take inspiration from some of the spots they’ve visited or even check in to a hotel that the ladies have clattered across in their stilettos. Below, you’ll find a plethora of options for trying on the trips of the rich and famous with suggestions from some of the most iconic places and moments in Real Housewives history.
1. Turks and Caicos – RHONY
In season seven, the ladies from New York stayed in the Ganesevoort Luxury Resort, which has since been rebranded as the Wymara Resort for those of you interested in copying their vacay plans. It wasn’t the luxe accommodations that got all the attention in this trip, though.
2. Cape Town – RHOA
In season four, the RHOA booked an escape to Cape Town. Though they did take on some charity work while they were in South Africa, the Atlanta ladies were anything but charitable toward each other.
3. Hong Kong – RHOBH
The housewives of Beverly Hills began their Hong Kong vacation on a civilized note, which gave the initial impression that this would be a subdued escape. However, the laid-back tone dissolved when Erika Jayne had a meltdown.
4. Lake George – RHONJ
The serene surroundings of the Inn at Erlowest on a peaceful lake in the Adirondacks should have inspired a calm escape, but the New Jersey Housewives found ample drama here instead. Joe Gorga called Joe Giudice’s wife Teresa “scum,” sparking a full-out brawl.
5. Costa Rica – RHOC
During the seventh season of the show, the Orange County ladies booked a stay at the Si Como No Resort and Wildlife Refuge which overlooks the ocean and magnificent Manuel Antonio National Park. The peaceful setting didn’t inspire a peaceful trip, however.
6. Anguilla – RHOA
In a truly iconic housewives moment, Kenya declares that she’s “Gone with the Wind” fabulous during this trip to The Ani Villas in Anguila. Not to be upstaged, Phaedra Parks steals the show in a mesh dress and thong bikini.
7. Puerto Vallarta – RHOC
In season eight, the women of the OC stayed at the penthouse suite of the Villa La Estancia, fully equipped with spa bathrooms, a Jacuzzi, and three bedrooms. Heather’s dinner plans go awry when Tamra, Vicki, and Lydia ditch her for Andele’s.
8. Amsterdam – RHOBH
Amsterdam was filled with iconic moments in season five, beginning with a dramatic meal where Kim Richards alluded to a secret about Lisa Rinna’s husband. Not only did Rinna throw her drink in Richards’ face, she tossed the glass as well.
9. Napa – RHONJ
Napa’s iconic moment came when Joe took a questionable phone call and uttered the words, “Hold on. Here comes my b*tch wife.”
10. St. John, Virgin Islands – RHONY
Bethenny Frankel makes this an unforgettable trip in season three when her erratic behavior reaches such heights that she’s actually sent home from the vacation.
11. Riviera Maya – RHOA
In season six, the RHOA enjoy a private pool and in-suite Jacuzzi staying at the presidential suite at El Dorado Casitas Royale. On this trip, Apollo is forced to admit he was lying when he claimed that Kenya tried to sleep with him. NeNe tells Peter to stop acting like a “b*tch” and her husband Gregg nearly comes to blows with him.
12. Boca Raton – RHONJ
Boca Raton is unforgettable for the shocking rumor that took root here. Amber’s husband Jim uses the trip as a chance to reveal who Teresa’s husband Rino once had an affair with.
13. St. Barth’s – RHONY
With two kitchens, six bedrooms, and a pool, the Oasis de Salines is an unforgettable retreat for the RHONY. The trip is soured, however, when Aviva brings her husband.
14. Ireland – RHOC
The Powerscourt Hotel Resort Spa provides a picturesque backdrop for this iconic housewives vacation where the ladies enjoy dinner, dancing, and dairy cows. They even try to get Kelly “naked wasted.”
15. Beaver Creek – RHOBH
16. Glamis, CA – RHOBH
In California, Kelly, Heather, and Tamra turn the traditional housewives vacation on its head by staying in RVs in the desert.
17. Bali – RHOC
Bali’s tropical beauty is stunning in this episode where the ladies retreat to The Mulia. The location isn’t enough to calm the girls down though.
18. Fajardo – RHOBH
In season four, the RHOBH vacation to Las Casitas Village. With affordably priced standard rooms, this is one of the few housewives destinations that an average viewer may be able to afford.
19. Berkshires – RHONY
Though the ladies enjoy 26 acres in the Taconic Mountains at Heather’s property, Ramona is unhappy with the digs due to the lack of air conditioning. She even remarks that “The Berkshires are for people who can’t afford the Hamptons.”
20. Miami – RHOA
Kenya earns the moniker “Queen of Messy” on this season eight trip to a Miami vacation home. The drama continues with Kenya kicking Tammy’s nephew out.
21. Paris – RHOBH
In season three, the RHOBH escape to the Lutetia. The historic hotel is over 100 years old and offers rooms with a view of the Eiffel Tower. If you choose to follow the ladies’ lead, you too can check in to this property complete with a library, sauna, tubing, beauty salon, and more.
22. Condado – RHOA
In Condado, the RHOA stay in a boutique hotel known as The Olive. Rather than enjoying the ambiance of the intimate atmosphere and picturesque verandas, the housewives are focused on other things — like the fact that NeNe’s wig looks like ramen noodles.
23. Palm Springs, CA – RHOBH
In Palm Springs, the housewives stay at Colony 29 which boasts six houses across seven acres. If you want to try out the estate, you’ll need to stay for at least three days.
24. Marrakech – RHONY
The Dar Liqama in Marrakech gave the ladies eight luxurious bedrooms to spread out across in their season four vacation, yet the trip is still filled with frustrations. Alex interrupts the henna tattoos to get angry with LuAnn for getting angry at Ramona, while Kelly gets upset that her tattoo was ruined.
25. NYC – RHOBH
In their first season, the RHOBH visit The Dream Hotel in New York City. You, too, can book a room in this 1895 Beaux-Arts construction, grabbing drinks at the lobby bar and a bite at the bistro.
26. Ochos Rios – RHOA
Season eight took the RHOA to the Moon Palace Jamaica Grande. The five-star hotel is studded with chandeliers and boasts 11 restaurants and bars for an unforgettable getaway. The ladies enjoyed a relatively drama-free vacay to this destination.
27. Las Vegas – RHOC
Las Vegas is a staple on the show. The RHOC stayed at the Red Rock Resort in the presidential suite featuring a Jacuzzi fit for eight.
28. Las Vegas – RHOBH
When the ladies of Beverly Hills visit Vegas, they stay in the Palms Casino Resort Hardwood Suite, which includes a basketball court, dance floor, and butler service.
29. Las Vegas – RHOA
Need more inspo for a visit to Vegas? The RHOA stayed at Planet Hollywood Resort. Standard rooms here are surprisingly affordable, making this an easy pick if you want to copy the ladies’ style.
30. Tucson, AZ – RHONJ
The housewives of New Jersey head to Tucson in season five and stay at the Miraval Resort and Spa Villas. The ladies consult with mediums and psychics for a glimpse into their future confrontations.
To complete the trip in iconic housewives style, Joe Gorga tosses a wine glass at the wall.
Whether you can afford a similar suite or you simply want to tour the same cities, these vacay ideas will give you plenty to ponder. If you’re really interested in recreating iconic housewives moments, don’t forget to have a few smashable glasses on hand.