15 Can’t-Miss Mother’s Day Travel Deals
Whether mom is a foodie, a wellness junkie or an adventurer, pamper her with a getaway she won’t forget thanks to these Mother’s Day travel deals.
For moms who want to unwind…
Grand Hotel – Mackinac Island, MI
Let mom unwind as your family relaxes at the Grand Hotel. Take a bicycle ride or hike around Mackinac Island. Sit in a rocking chair on the World’s Longest Front Porch while enjoying the beauty of the Straits of Mackinac and the Mackinac Bridge. Then send mom to rejuvenate at Astor’s Salon and Spa for a one of a kind beauty treatment using Aveda products. Don’t forget a round of golf on The Jewel with free golf green fees.
Belmond Charleston Place Hotel – Charleston, SC
Belmond Charleston Place Hotel’s Tata Harper Exclusive package is perfect for a moms-only weekend, including a Tata Harper Nothing But Nature facial at the on-site spa. Guests can also enjoy the Mother’s Day Brunch with garden seating at the Palmetto Café before spending an afternoon perusing the shops on the ground floor of the hotel.
For moms who love adventure…
Tanzanian safari – Duma Explorer
Leading safaris and treks in Tanzania since 2004, Duma Explorer is one of Tanzania’s only Travelife-certified tour operators. For all safaris of at least 7 days booked during the month of May, Duma Explorer is offering a complimentary Serengeti Balloon safari for mothers. This may be the most beautiful area in the world for a balloon flight with no power lines, fences and few roads. Launching at dawn, rising as the sun rises, gently float over the plains of the magnificent Serengeti. After landing, celebrate in the traditional way with a champagne toast before heading off to a special “Out of Africa” breakfast in the wild.
Glamping in the Serengeti – Chaka Camps
Located in Tanzania’s best wildlife destinations, Chaka Camps is a collection of boutique tented lodges offering the ultimate safari experience in comfort and style. Book 4 nights at Chaka Camps and receive the 5th night free for mom. This applies to any bookings made during the month of May for Kichuguu, Kiota and Chaka Camps. The nights can be combined over the three properties and the offer is valid for travel from May 2019 through May 2020. Its original property, Chaka Mobile Camp recently completed an extensive renovation in December 2018 and follows the wildebeest migration across the Serengeti. Kiota Camp, permanently located in Central Serengeti, combines year-round game viewing with sweeping views over the Serengeti plains. Opened in June 2017, Kichuguu Camp, located inside Tarangire National Park, features gourmet Swahili cuisine and warm Tanzanian hospitality. Each property, unique in its style and design, is perfectly situated to deliver extraordinary wildlife experiences.
For moms into wellness…
Les Ilets de la Plage – Saint Barths
Family-friendly hidden gem Les Ilets de la Plage offers 12 private villas with direct access to the white sand beach and azure sea in Saint Barths. Secluded yet central, Les Ilets has been a well-kept secret for years, combining the privacy and serenity of a villa with a hotel concierge service at an affordable price. For any stays of five nights or more in May and June 2019, Les Ilets de la Plage is offering a 20% discount for mother and child for many of their experiences.
Treat mom to a private Vinyasa yoga session with Carole Pernelle of Absolute Hot Yoga at Les Ilets de la Plage or on St Jean Beach. For nature enthusiasts, go on an island hike or tour with local guide and environmentalist Helene Bernier Or see Saint Barths in all its splendor on the water with a sunset sailing champagne cruise on the Leeward side of the island with Jicky Marine.
Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown – New York, NY
The Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown has two packages moms will love. The Mother’s Day Weekend Pampering Package includes overnight accommodation, in-room breakfast for two, an 80 minute SOVERAL Organic Facial and a complimentary glass of champagne or wellness elixir in the spa.
For those looking for even more beauty and wellness treatments, the Organically Beautiful Spa Package is available May 11-30 and includes and 80-minute Soveral Signature Facial, 50-Minute Sleep Serenity Massage, 50-minute Remineralizing Crystal Detox Body Treatment and complimentary champagne or wellness elixir.
Carneros Resort and Spa – Napa Valley, CA
Carneros Resort and Spa invites guests to enjoy “Mamaste,” a half-day yoga retreat on Saturday, May 12. The experience begins with outdoor yoga and relaxation exercises overlooking Napa’s vistas and concludes with a Champagne reception. Join mom with the Mom and Me Yoga, which features gentle yoga and relaxation. Bring the whole family since this retreat is suitable for men, young children, teenagers and adults of all ages.
Nayara Springs – Nayara Springs, Costa Rica
Perfect for your yogi mom, Nayara Springs’ Wellness Package invites travelers to disconnect from reality in the rainforest of Costa Rica – days are filled with yoga and meditation, daily spa treatments, healthy mixology classes, and walks through the on-site sloth sanctuary.
For moms who are foodies…
Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza – Los Angeles, CA
Treat mom to delectable bites like lobster bisque, Alaskan snow crab legs and sticky bun french toast at a special Mother’s Day brunch. The whole family can enjoy time together thanks to their special kids menu featuring mini corn dogs and baby chocolate chip waffles. Plus, kids ages 6-12 eat at half price and children under 5 are free!
The Roosevelt – New Orleans, LA
Head to this iconic hotel for the ultimate Mother’s Day brunch buffet. Enjoy a live musical performance and a buffet of traditional New Orleans culinary favorites such as Freshly Shucked Gulf Oysters, Gulf Seafood Ceviche and Crispy Fried Gulf Flounder. Top it off with decadent desserts of Strawberry Shortcake Trifle and Red Wine Blackout Cupcakes by their award-winning pastry chef.
Sofitel New York – New York, NY
Moms will love a sophisticated meal at Gaby, the Sofitel New York in-house restaurant. Enjoy a brunch together in this art deco setting, where the flavors of French cuisines mix with flavors and scents from all corners of the globe. Afterwards, you can stroll down Broadway and take in all the sights New York City has to offer.
The CIA at Copia – Napa Valley, CA
The CIA at Copia offers a fun, hands-on class for Mother’s Day. Learn new tips and techniques from the chefs and learn to make dishes perfect for a multi-course brunch extravaganza. The restaurant is also offering Family Funday brunch to celebrate moms. You won’t have to worry about any other patrons being bothered by young children since bringing the kids is mandatory at this brunch. All adults must be accompanied by at least one child.
Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort – St. Lucia
Instead of a box of chocolate, give a chocolate making experience at Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort. The class entails learning about how cocoa is grown and what cocoa varieties make the very best chocolate. Participants learn how to temper chocolate to make molded creations and rich, dark chocolate truffles. Best of all, you’ll get to taste and take home the delicious fruits of your labors.
For moms who want to take the whole family…
The Wildwoods – New Jersey
The whole family is invited to celebrate moms this Mother’s Day at Morey’s Piers with the annual tea-riffic tea party on the Tea Cups ride, brunch at Jumbo’s Grub & Pub, and weekend stay packages at The Pan American Hotel and Port Royal Hotel. On Sunday, May 12, families are invited to Mariner’s Pier to grab a seat in an oversized “English tea cup” and sip complimentary afternoon tea with an assortment of cookies, biscotti and biscuits. Kids can also decorate personalized sugar cookies for mom.
Available May 10 through 12, The Pan American Hotel and Port Royal Hotel are offering family stay weekend packages that include a two-night stay for two adults and up to two children (in one room), one day admission to amusement rides at Morey’s Piers and one complimentary breakfast per person at the onsite restaurant.
For new moms…
Give Mom a break while making beautiful family memories with the Baby’s First Holiday package at Martinhal Cascais Family Hotel in Lisbon. You’ll be greeted with a baby welcome pack and a special gift for the baby, then guided to your Deluxe Room complete with a private balcony, baby cot, bottle warmer and sterilizer and changing mat. The package includes plenty of ways for new parents to unwind with a spa treatment for Mom and Dad, a 3-course romantic dinner with babysitter included and two hours of childcare per day. Spend quality time dolphin-watching, hiking, or kayaking on the vibrant Lisbon coast.