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Pride Month’s rainbows shine all year long for lesbian travelers. So for queer women planning their vacations, it’s important to find dreamy accommodations that cater to them. And while many LGBTQIA resorts focus on gay men, there are fabulous resorts and hotels from coast to coast eager to welcome lesbians into their suites, spas, and lounge chairs. Here are six of our favorite retreats that are owned by, operated by, or are extra-welcoming of gay women.

RELATED: Book these LGBTQ-welcoming properties on Orbitz and discover others sparkly ways to Travel with Pride.

Seaglass Inn & Spa: Provincetown

Spyglass, Provincetown

One of America’s most famous LGBTQIA destinations is Provincetown, where lesbian innkeepers organized their first beachside clambake back in 1984. That event is now October’s annual P-town Women’s Week, and the lesbian-owned Seaglass Inn & Spa is a favorite for gals checking in to enjoy the big fall event, other women’s weeks, or to soak up P-town vibes any time of the year. Ladies can round out their New England resort experience with treatments at the Seaglass spa, lounging poolside, or sipping bubbles while gazing across Cape Cod Bay.

Book the Seaglass Inn & Spa here!

Alexander’s Gay and Lesbian Guesthouse: Key West

Nothing says “full-on vacation” better than an adults-only queer guesthouse. One of Key West’s most adored LGBTQIA retreats, historic Alexander’s Guesthouse has long welcomed gay women and men as a safe haven in Old Town, walking distance from busy Duval Street. Its 17 rooms are comfy and luxurious, some with balconies or private verandas, and all come with breakfast, fun evening happy hours, and chill time at the 24-hour pool, hot tub, and sun deck.

Book Alexander’s Gay and Lesbian Guesthouse here!

The Saguaro Palm Springs

Come for the rainbow paint job, Olympic-sized courtyard pool, and Taco Tuesdays at in-house taqueria El Jefe. Stay for the great rates and retro-resort vibes. The Saguaro is a favorite for lady-loving travelers headed to Club Skirts Presents The Dinah—the world’s largest lesbian party—or to relax in the warm desert air of Palm Springs. The hotel proudly supports Palm Springs Pride with year-round events, and donates $1 for every stay to the LGBT Community Center of the Desert.

Book the Saguaro Palm Springs here!

Hotel San Jose: Austin

Ladies looking to lodge in Austin love Hotel San Jose’s central location, urban-bungalow style, and of course its lush grounds wrapped around the courtyard pool. The 40-room hotel is a Bunkhouse Group property, the city’s cozy, vintage-modern lodging collection once helmed by lesbian hotelier Liz Lambert. And while the also LGBTQ-welcoming Austin Motel may have the coolest vintage neon sign in town, lesbians may prefer zesty micheladas (a spicy-beer drink) at the Hotel San Jose lounge’s evening music sessions.

Book the Hotel San Jose here!

Almar Resort: Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta is one of the great the LGBTQIA-proud destinations of Mexico, including weeklong PV Pride which takes over the city each May. But no matter the season, lesbian travelers seeking luxury can check into the Almar Resort Luxury LGBT Beach Front Experience. It’s the city’s only gay resort perched right on the beach. Many rooms have ocean-facing balconies with prime Pacific views, and the on-site restaurants and lounges offer sweeping vistas and flirty spaces befitting the Zona Romántica locale.

Book Almar Resort here!

Virgin Hotels Las Vegas

The Virgin brand is a longtime supporter of the global LGBTQIA community. This year, its chic style and rainbow attitude landed in Las Vegas. Lesbians will dig its off-Strip location near the city’s “Fruit Loop,” where queer-owned-and-operated bars and businesses bloom. The Virgin Hotels Las Vegas offers plenty of on-site appeal, too, tempting ladies to decompress at the Spa, go clubbing at Élia Beach Club, or luxuriate in their posh “chambers” (they’re not just “guestrooms” here) or at the curvy pool.

Book Virgin Hotels Las Vegas here!

Tagged: Austin, California, Cape Cod, Florida, Key West, Las Vegas, Mexico, New England, Palm Springs, Texas

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Kelsy Chauvin

Kelsy Chauvin

Kelsy Chauvin is a travel writer specializing in LGBTQIA interests, as well as gastronomy, culture, cannabis, and more. Her work has been featured in an array of publications including Fodor’s Travel, Afar, Condé Nast Traveler, Lonely Planet, EDGE Media Network, and Passport. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter: @kelsycc.
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