Tropical Escapes

1. Condado Vanderbilt, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Designed To Pamper Moms-To-Be

Condado Vanderbilt

Condado Vanderbilt | Photo via CondadoVanderbilt.com

Puerto Rico’s five-star luxury Condado Vanderbilt Hotel is offering “Baby Makes Three,” a lavish vacation package designed for moms-to-be. The experience is all about relaxation for the expecting couple. The package includes:

  • Ocean view accommodations
  • Daily full American breakfast for two
  • One 50-minute couple’s massage with prenatal therapy for the mother by a skillful therapist from The Spa at Condado Vanderbilt
  • Rates start at $509/night

2. Gansevoort Dominican Republic

The Ultimate Indulgent Package

Gansevoort Dominican Republic

Gansevoort Dominican Republic | Photo via GansevoortHotelGroup.com

Fit for a queen, Gansevoort Dominican Republic’s “Get Indulged” package truly provides the royal treatment, including:

  • Mom is treated to VIP service with a special greeting when she steps foot onto the island
  • She is provided an escort for customs, immigration screenings and baggage collection
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner on the house
  • In-room bottle of wine and cheese platter
  • Unlimited wine by the glass, tropical cocktails, beer, soft drinks, tea, coffee and bottled water
  • Rates start at $1,010/night

Retreats Nationwide

3. Spring Creek Ranch, Jackson Hole, WY

A Luxurious Mountain Retreat and Wildlife Adventure

Spring Creek Valley Ranch

Spring Creek Valley Ranch | Photo via SpringCreekRanch.com

Overlooking the mesmerizing Jackson Hole Valley, the 1,000-acre Spring Creek Ranch is a secluded mountain resort that offers luxury Western-style lodging and an authentic experience out West, as well. With the magnificent Tetons as her backdrop, mom can relax and take in the breathtaking natural surroundings with Spring Creek Ranch’s “Spiritual Spring Cleansing Weekend,” a full sensory retreat:

  • Mom can enjoy spa treatments, private yoga or Pilates instruction
  • A nature hike with Spring Creek Ranch’s resident naturalist
  • Healthy breakfasts
  • Access to the ranch’s Wilderness Adventure Spa
  • Rates start at $599 per person based on double occupancy, and $849 per person based on single occupancy

Meanwhile, this second option is great for the whole family: Spring Creek Ranch’s “Spring Yellowstone Wolf and Bear Safari” is a once-in-a-lifetime fun and adventurous retreat that’s all about exploring wildlife and nature:

  • Mom and family can intimately observe Yellowstone’s wildlife
  • With the guidance of Spring Creek’s resident naturalist, you’ll get to experience some of North America’s wildest predators
  • Rates start at $1,499 per person based on double occupancy, or $1,829 per person based on single occupancy

4. Camelback Inn, Arizona

Relax and Rejuvenate

Camelback Inn JW Marriott

Camelback Inn | Photo via Marriott

Does mom need some well-deserved rest and relaxation? The JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa is a serene oasis in the heart of the Sonoran desert — the perfect place to unwind and rejuvenate. Make an appointment for the inn’s signature “Oh, Mama Mia!” spa treatment, which will have mom feeling refreshed and stress-free in no time. The treatment begins with a one-hour Camelback Signature Facial and NuFace eye lift enhancement. Next, mom will be treated to an express pedicure while sipping a complimentary Absolut Pearadise cocktail from Sprout’s, the spa’s restaurant. The rest of her vacation can be spent enjoying all that the Camelback Inn has to offer, including six on-site restaurants, where she can taste fresh guacamole made table-side, or sip margaritas at Rita’s Kitchen. Explore the resort’s botanical gardens, lounge around at one of the pools, or play a round of golf or tennis. Hiking is also offered on the nearby Mummy Mountain, a healthy, positive way to spend time with the family while enjoying breathtaking views and the warm Arizona sunshine. Book The Resort Credit Package to experience a Casita guestroom and receive a $100 daily resort credit, which guests can use to enhance their stay at the spa, one of the resort’s restaurants and more. Rates start a $169/night.

5. The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, Atlantic City

Offers Endless Fun and Excellent Amenities

Spa Toccarre at Borgata

Spa Toccarre at Borgata | Photo via TheBorgata.com

For a Mother’s Day that’s jam-packed with fun, Atlantic City’s Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa offers upscale amenities and a long list of activities. With so many things offered in one place, it’s easy to personalize the trip just for her. The Borgata has:

  • A fabulous casino
  • Five fine dining restaurants including Bobby Flay Steak, Wolfgang Puck American Grille and Old Homestead Steakhouse
  • A top-notch spa where mom can indulge in luxurious full body spa treatments that replenish the skin post-winter. Try Spa Toccarre’s Deep Sea Renewal or the Grand Master B, which both leave the skin deeply moisturized and smooth.
  •  Rates start at $279/night

New York City

6. Gansevoort Meatpacking + Park Avenue, NYC

Exciting Trip To the City, Posh Surroundings

Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC

Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC | Photo via GansevoortHotelGroup.com

New York has it all, from fine-dining, shopping, world-renowned hotels, and iconic sightseeing. For an ultra cosmopolitan NYC experience, reserve the Gansevoort’s “Mom Knows Best” package; she’ll feel totally pampered as well as impressed by the upscale, posh atmosphere of the renowned Gansevoort Hotels. The package comes with:

  • Deluxe room accommodations at superior room rates
  • Exclusive 20% off 1 blowout and 1 makeup application, courtesy of GLAMSQUAD
  • 30% off 60-minute massage treatment at Exhale Spa (appointment is based upon availability, massage not included in rate)
  • 20% off a celebratory breakfast or brunch at top-rated restaurants Asellina or The Chester (breakfast not included in rate)
  • In-room Prosecco and cookies
  • Unparalleled city and river views
  • Rates start at $438/night

Another NYC Treat For Mom: The Refinery Hotel’s Mother’s Day Brunch

Refinery Rooftop

Refinery Rooftop | Photo via RefineryRooftopNYC.com

Located at the top of the chic Refinery Hotel, the Refinery Rooftop is offering a special Mother’s Day Brunch. In addition to spectacular, unobstructed views of the Empire State Building and 3,500 square feet of spacious accommodations, you’ll enjoy unlimited sparkling brunch cocktails and Bloody Mary’s, a carvery station, passed appetizers, egg station for made-to-order omelets, and continental breakfast items. The Refinery Rooftop’s Mother’s Day Brunch is $75 per person.