The Sports Illustrated swimsuit model celebrated her fling before the ring in Napa Valley

By Melody Chiu
April 23, 2019 07:08 PM
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Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Hunter McGrady is one step closer to being a blushing bride!

The body-positive model, 25, headed to Yountville, California over the weekend to celebrate her upcoming nuptials to Brian Keys, and PEOPLE has an exclusive look inside her final fling.

Staying at a 6,600 sq. ft., five-bedroom villa at The Hotel Villagio, McGrady and her closest girlfriends indulged in some much-needed relaxation.

“This was the bachelorette party of my dreams!” she tells PEOPLE exclusively about the getaway, which included an in-villa cocktail hour, dinner at Napa valley’s famed Restoration Hardware and wine tasting at Bella Winery. “I had my girls with me in the most gorgeous place I’ve ever stayed — and I’ve traveled around the world!”

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Hunter McGrady bachelorette
Hunter McGrady bachelorette

Forgoing a raucous weekend, McGrady instead opted for a more low-key celebration. “My sister who is my maid of honor set up some fun bachelorette games,” she says. “Everything got me in the mood for my wedding.”

With the bash now behind her, the star is feeling closer than ever to her big day.

“It was like, ‘Wow, this is happening! This is the bachelorette weekend,” she says. “I am so giddy and excited for our wedding on June 16.”

Hunter McGrady bachelorette
Hunter McGrady bachelorette

McGrady first met the love of her life on Snapchat, and after over a year and a half of dating, Keys surprised her over the holidays in late 2017 with the proposal of her dreams.

“Not until six months after him following me and my antics [on Snapchat] did he see that I was in New York for a few days and so he snapped me something funny and asked me to drinks,” she previously told PEOPLE.

“I told him to add me on Facebook because, let’s be real, I wanted to know what he looked like. He added me [and] my heart sunk. I thought he was so handsome.”

Keys got down on one knee at a picturesque spot in New York’s Central Park, completely catching McGrady off-guard. “I was totally surprised,” she said. “I was bawling crying and had I known, I would have kept it together.”