Grace, Lilah, Celia, Kristin and Bridget all met in Spartanburg while their children attended the same preschool. Every year without fail, the ladies have an all girls beach getaway. This year Kristin has chosen the avant garde Atlantis beach house for their accommodation. The ladies begin drinking margaritas and divulging some of their biggest secrets to one ather. In her luggage, Grace finds her husband 's pants wrapped up in her sarong. (It was a role playing thing.) In them, she finds a te from Dixie Lynn Lee, soliciting her husband, Preston, into an adulterous affair. This incident catapults the five friends into a series of comical law-breaking behaviors that culminate in the kidnapping of the local homewrecker Dixie Lynn Lee in order to teach her a lesson.