The Best Gift for Mom: A Vacation

by  Liz Webber | Apr 28, 2010
La Posada de Sante Fe Resort and Spa
La Posada de Sante Fe Resort and Spa / Photo courtesy of the property

Stumped on what to get Mom for Mother’s Day this year? Treat her to the perfect getaway with these special packages and tours!

Ceiba del Mar, Mexico Treat your mother to some relaxation South of the Border with Ceiba del Mar’s Pampering Mom Experience. The 4-night package features a $300 spa credit, an 80-minute mani/pedi for two, 10 percent off spa treatments, and a free room upgrade. Available through May 31. Package starts at $880 for 4 nights.

The Eldon Luxury Suites Hotel, Washington, D.C. This Mother’s Day Package includes a two-night stay, a bottle of champagne for the adults, and milk and cookies at turndown for the little ones. The weekend happens to coincide with the European Union Embassies’ Open House Day on May 8, and the Eldon will provide shuttle service to the embassies as well as a map with opening hours and tours. Available May 6-9. Package is $398 for 2 nights.

Hotel Blake, Chicago The Pamper Your Mom package offers 30 percent off room rates, a room upgrade, and two drink vouchers for the Blake Bar. On top of that, choose from a welcome flower arrangement for Mom, a three-course Mother’s Day brunch at Custom House Tavern (May 9 only), or $100 spa credit for in-room treatments. Available May 6-13. Rates start at $166.60/night.

La Posada de Santa Fe Resort & Spa, Santa Fe It’s a two-month long Mother’s Day Celebration at La Posade de Santa Fe.  Book this package to receive a $200 spa credit, two Turquoise Margaritas at the Staab Lounge, and a bottle of champagne with chocolate-dipped strawberries. Available May 1-July 5. Rates start at $235/night.

LaSource, Grenada For some super-luxe mother-daughter pampering in the Caribbean, get seven nights for the price of six with the Mother’s Day Getaway (listed as World Cup Football Widows) at LaSource. The package also includes sparkling wine at arrival, an outdoor massage, daily spa treatment, a $50 spa credit per person, and 15 percent off manis and pedis. Extend the Mom time and book 14 nights for the price of 12 with the Ultimate Mother’s Day Getaway. Book by May 31 for travel June 1-July 15. Rates start at $330/person/night.

Abercrombie & Kent “Journeys for Women” If Mom is an adventurer at heart, consider one of A&K’s women-only tours. This summer and fall, the company hosts eight trips across four continents and the Middle East – often with local female guides – that explore destinations through the eyes of women. Tours range from a 6-day river rafting trip in Utah’s Canyon Country ($2,145/person) to an 11-day culinary odyssey through Provence and Basque country ($9,385/person). Trips depart June through November.


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