For this Mother’s Day, why not treat your mom to a fun getaway? Go exponentially beyond traditional flowers and book mom an unforgettable vacation for her to enjoy solo or with the entire family. Whether its a mid-week jaunt in Palm Springs or a balmy Caribbean island escape, these travel deals are guaranteed to make mom smile.
Mid-week Escape at the Viceroy, Palm Springs, CA
For mom’s seeking a mid-week break with friends but still looking to spend quality time with the family, book the Viceroy Palm Springs’ “Mommy and Me Desert Escape.” Mom can relax in an ultra-luxe two bedroom villa, explore the desert in Palm Springs, or book a pampering spa treatment while the kids receive free swimming lessons or a complimentary babysitting service.
Details: Price for a two-night stay in a two-bedroom villa is $1295, valid Sunday through Thursday. The package also includes 45-minute swimming lessons for up to 4 children and 4 hours of babysitting services for up to 4 kids.
Pampering Mom in the Caribbean
Spoil mom with a relaxing, sun-filled family vacation at any of the nine Marriott and Renaissance Caribbean and Mexico Resorts (including Aruba, Curaçao, St. Kitts, St. Thomas, Grand Cayman, Cancun and Puerto Vallarta). Any child can ask the hotel to “Pamper My Mommy” and receive free rewards for mom. Choose one of these fabulous extras: a manicure/pedicure, breakfast in bed for two or a 50-minute massage. To take advantage of the reward, a minimum three-night stay is required, or guests must have purchased an existing resort package.
Details: Special is valid through May 31, 2009. No extra booking steps necessary–just make your request at check-in. www.paradisebymarriott.com
Four Seasons Gift Card
Why not let mom choose her own destination with a Four Seasons gift card. She can redeem it at any of the luxurious Four Seasons resorts throughout the globe, like Bora Bora (pictured), Maui, or the posh new Four Seasons in Florence.
Details: This elegantly packaged card can even be personalized with prices starting at US$100. Order a Four Season’s gift card here.