Inside Lea Michele's Bachelorette Weekend in Hawaii: How She Celebrated with Famous Friends

The Glee alum said goodbye to the single life in a stunning island villa

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Before she ties the knot with fiance Zandy Reich, Lea Michele is celebrating her impending nuptials in paradise.

The Glee alum, 31, jetted off to Hawaii with a group of girlfriends, including JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Jamie-Lynn Sigler and her best friend, Stephanie Levinson. The group posed for photos at their private villa in Kalihiwai in matching swimsuits. Michele’s was emblazoned with the word “Bride” in gold, while the others said “Bride Squad.”

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The girl gang stayed at Ikena Lani, a luxury residence, whose name means “heavenly view,” courtesy of The villa typically goes for about 2,400 per night in February.

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The home boasts spectacular views of Kalihiwai Bay and the famous Napali Coast mountain range. The 3,500-square-foot property has five bedrooms and five baths as well as an on-site gym, sauna and chef’s kitchen.

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The group didn’t have to do their own cooking however. They had a local chef prepare dinner for them each night of their stay, a representative for Booking confirms to PEOPLE.

Outside, Michele and her guests took advantage of the black-bottom swimming pool, outdoor shower and koi ponds.


The actress and singer, announced her engagement to Reich on Instagram in April, posting a photo of herself with her ring-bearing hand on her face. “Yes,” she wrote in the caption, including a diamond ring emoji. Her sparkler is a four-carat elongated radiant cut ring that Reich personally designed with Leor Yerushalmi and The Jewelers of Las Vegas.

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“The couple couldn’t be happier,” a source close to the pair told PEOPLE at the time.

In August, Michele revealed to PEOPLE that she had already found her wedding gown. “I saw a photo, it was the first one I tried on and it was the one that I picked,” Michelle said during an interview for her partnership with Olly Vitamins. “I’m a very decisive person so they said I was one of the easiest brides that they have ever dealt with.”

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And while she says they don’t have firm honeymoon plans just yet, she hinted at her choice during an event for Marriott in June: “I think with honeymoons you can either do the sort of adventurous route or the relaxation route, [and] I’m currently leaning towards somewhere more relaxing,” she told PEOPLE.

The couple was introduced by Levinson and first romantically linked in July 2017. Reich is the president of clothing company AYR.

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