Memorable Mother's Day Getaways

Memorable Mother's Day Getaways
East Coast

The Mayflower Grace | Washington, CT

The Mayflower Grace is an exquisite country retreat nestled in 58 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens and woodland renowned as one of the most distinguished spa destinations in the northeast with a 20,000 square-foot spa and unique spa experiences including sound healing, forest bathing, and more. Perfect for treating Mom, The Mayflower Grace features a Relax-Restore-Retreat package where guests will enjoy an overnight stay, continental breakfast, and $150 spa credit per room (Offer is valid Sunday-Thursday).

The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island | Amelia Island, FL

On May 14, The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island’s AAA Five Diamond restaurant, Salt, is offering a luxurious, fine dining Mother’s Day Brunch that pays tribute to Mothers everywhere. Chef de Cuisine, Rick Laughlin is preparing a gastronomic feast that features caviar, fresh salads, Mayport shrimp, stuffed pork tenderloin, diver scallops and skirt steak. Chef Rick’s mother, who is Filipina, inspired him to become a chef. Ever since, his cuisine has incorporated the same cross-culture cooking that his mother did as he was growing up. The menu also includes many action stations including wood grilled prime rib, a soufflé station, sushi station and omelet station. The brunch is accompanied by a scrumptious display of individual and petite desserts in an oceanfront setting for an occasion that Mom will always remember.

Artisan Beach House at The Ritz-Carlton Bal Harbour, Miami | Miami, FL

Recently opened Artisan Beach House at The Ritz-Carlton Bal Harbour, Miami invites families to celebrate Mother’s Day with a delicious brunch buffet from 12-3:30pm. Toast to mom with a complimentary mimosa and indulge in savory items like a Roasted Prime Rib with fresh horseradish, artisanal meats and cheeses, fresh bread and pastries, and an omelet station.

Pricing: $65 per person and $20 for kids, ages 6 to 12

The Ritz-Carlton, Naples | Naples, FL

This Mother’s Day, the spa at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples is honoring all moms with the gift of absolute relaxation and rejuvenation with the specially curated ‘Me Time for Mom’ treatments designed to melt all her cares away. The Me Time Mom Massage deeply hydrates the skin while delighting in a full-body massage with your choice of aromatherapy oils designed to complement your desired state. The treatment includes a full body dry brush exfoliation, a warm foot-soak and foot scrub designed to melt all your cares away followed by a delicious healthful, soothing lunch from the spa’s =H20+ café. (50 minutes, $165)

The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota | Sarasota, FL

Send mom the ultimate thank you this Mother’s Day with the Spoil Her Silly package at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota. The package includes the 80 min Ultimate Body Balancer which restores serenity back to the body, mind and skin with a richly indulgent and deeply effective bespoke treatment. Includes back exfoliation and massage, custom facial and scalp massage, complementary wine, beer or champagne with a 50 min Beautiful Feet Pedicure, a complementary lunch credit at spa or Jack Dusty restaurant and healing waters experience (Whirlpool, Steam, Sauna and relaxation areas).

*$335 plus service charge

The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead | Atlanta, GA

Treat Mom this Mother’s Day to the spa at The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead, one of the most innovative spas in Atlanta, GA that features an entire level devoted to the wellness experience. The spa will be featuring a special Mother’s Day menu with treatments the Mother Glow Best indulgent facial incorporates a Hydrafacial machine while the skin is deeply cleansed, exfoliated, extracted then infused with vitamins and hyaluronic acid to plump and sooth the skin. A collagen mask is included to strengthen, firm and to renew the skin’s elastin leaving the skin glowing while feeling velvety smooth, deeply nourished and refreshed.

The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee | Atlanta, GA

Spoil Mom this Mother’s Day at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee, set along 30 acres of shoreline and cradled by the Georgia pines - known as a peaceful, lakeside resort with a strong sense of exploration and connection. The resort will be offering a lavish Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday May, 14 in The Ritz-Carlton Ballroom. Seating times are available between 11 a.m. and 2p.m., and the cost is $75 per adult and $36 per child, ages 4-12. Children under the age of 3 are complimentary.

The Charles Hotel | Cambridge, MA

The Charles Hotel, the smart hotel, located in the heart of Harvard Square is offering the ultimate treat for moms. When guests book The Mother’s Day package on May 5-7 or May 12-14, they will receive deluxe accommodations, breakfast for two at Henrietta’s Table or in-room dining and a gift basket featuring speciality items from locally owned shops such as Taza Chocolate, Henrietta’s Table Jam, Organic French Soap and Local Wildflower Honey.

The Charles Hotel is also participating in Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer May 8-14 in honor of moms, grandmothers, aunts, daughters and sisters everywhere. Pastry Chef Danny Angelopolus (aka “Chef Danny”) of Henrietta’s Table is serving a Mixed Berry Shortcake made with Traditional Sweet Buttermilk Biscuit, Fresh Whipped Cream and Fresh Berries. 100% of the revenue generated from this dessert’s sales will go to Bakes for Breast Cancer, Inc., an organization dedicated to furthering research, prevention, and treatment of breast cancer by supporting breast cancer research and treatment institutes.

Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club | Cape Cod, MA

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club, set on a majestic bluff overlooking Cape Cod Bay in picturesque Brewster, MA. Treat your mother to a wonderful getaway she deserves with elegant villas alongside the Cape’s only Nicklaus Design golf course, pools, warm water beaches, tennis courts, a 26-mile historic bike trail and four restaurants incorporating regional flavors from the resort’s own herb garden. Ocean Terrace will be hosting an a la carte Mother’s Day Brunch on May 14 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., offering delicious brunch favorites including lobster Benedict, fresh baked brioche and eggs and raw oysters fresh from the property’s own Bay Pines Beach. Price is $60 per adult and $25 per child. Looking for a Mother’s Day gift? Treat your mother to a day at the spa with a gift certificate to the brand new Beach House Spa, opening May 15, 2017, which will offer indulgent massages and facials including one of the only locations on the Cape to offer the luxurious Hydrafacial.

For more information and Mother’s Day Brunch Reservations, call (774) 323-6013.

The Nantucket Hotel + Resort | Nantucket, MA

Bring Mom to The Nantucket to celebrate her special day with a two night stay including an a la carte Mother’s Day Brunch in the Breeze dining room, live music on the property’s see-and-be seen front porch, use of the outdoor hot tub, pick-up and drop-off service from the High-Speed Ferries, daily yoga and a supervised kids program on weekend mornings. The Nantucket Hotel is nestled in the heart of Nantucket and is the Island’s only premier, all-season destination hotel and resort - located within walking distance of word-class beaches; eclectic shopping; fine-dining and casual restaurants; an energetic night life scene; abundant recreational activities; popular festivals; renowned museums and monuments; the historic harbor; and cobblestoned streets.

The Reeds at Shelter Haven | Stone Harbor, NJ

Put on your Sunday best and head over to The Reeds at Shelter Haven to celebrate Mother’s Day with breathtaking seaside views and a fabulous brunch specifically crafted to spoil mom on her special day. The Reeds will be offering breakfast selections, an omelet station, hot entrees such as herb crusted flounder, a carving station, seafood and assorted desserts. The brunch takes place Sunday, May 14, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and costs $40.00 per person, $20.00 for children and free for ages 3 under.

Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa - Montauk, NY

Situated on Montauk’s most pristine stretch of oceanfront real estate, Gurney’s Montauk is a Hamptons icon and the perfect escape to celebrate Mom this Mother’s Day. Treat Mom with a spring getaway this May and come for a 1-or 2-night stay through May 25 and enjoy the beauty of spring in Montauk. This 1-night offer is available for Mom to have a luxurious staycation Sunday-Thursday and features a room category upgrade, one time $100 resort credit, and Prosecco upon arrival. Book a weekend stay for Mom with the 2-night getaway offer available Friday-Saturday featuring a $125 spa credit allowing her to pamper herself in style, 2 p.m. late checkout and Prosecco upon arrival.

The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park | New York, NY

Delight Mom this Mother’s Day with an extravagant buffet brunch exclusively offered at The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park serving everything from omelette and waffle stations, artisan smoked fish and chilled seafood to herb roasted tenderloin of beef, three cheese stuffed rigatoni and a dessert buffet to end the day on a sweet note. The brunch buffet costs $120.00 per person, $50.00 for children under 12 and begins at 12 p.m. and lasts until 4 p.m., Sunday, May 14th.

The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park | New York, NY

Give the Gift of Relaxation This Mother’s Day for those seeking a sophisticated outing with mom, La Prairie at The Ritz-Carlton Spa allows for an indulgent spa escape with the “Mom & Me” package. Expertly tailored with rejuvenation in mind, the pair can choose from two treatments – either a 60-minute Signature La Prairie Facial or a 60-minute Swedish Massage. Following the pampering, the duo are escorted to The Star Lounge for a special Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea featuring savory sandwiches and delectable treats with mom’s initials to make her feel extra special. “Mom & Me” is available for $490 and welcomes children 18 years and older.

Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina | Newport, RI

The new Gurney’s Newport is giving mom’s a real reason to celebrate with their Mother’s Day Experience package, including one-night stay in a water view suite, two spa treatments in the Seawater Spa, champagne Sunset Sail, brunch for two and late checkout. Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina debuted this past January 2017 and is the only four-season resort in Newport, RI. Surrounded by water with frontage on both the Narragansett Bay and Newport Harbor and a few minutes’ walk to Downtown Newport, Gurney’s Newport has 257 rooms and suites, four restaurant outlets, indoor and outdoor pools, fitness center, spa, and spacious banquet space for groups and events.

The Vanderbilt Grace | Newport, RI

The Vanderbilt Grace, a 33-room Gilded Age mansion, is offering A Mother’s Day Getaway promotion where guests can treat Mom to a two-night stay at the property and will be welcomed with chocolate covered strawberries and Prosecco upon arrival. Pamper Mom throughout the stay with a 60-minute massage at the spa and an exclusive afternoon tea service available Saturday or Sunday where she will have a selection of the finest blend teas by Tealeaves and an assortment of delicate finger sandwiches, warm crumpets, and scones.

Pricing: Starts at $595

West Coast

inBloom at Flower Hill Promenade | Del Mar, CA

Enjoy the morning sipping tea from fine china and delight in the selection of handmade scones, fruit, cookies, and finger sandwiches during the Mother’s Day Tea Party as inBloom brings back the elegance of a traditional English tea experience. Come and celebrate the vibrancy and excitement of spring with inBloom, a month-long series of specialty events at Flower Hill Promenade. Thousands of blooms will welcome you and mom to shop, dine and play, with more than 100 specialty workshops and events for the entire family. The Mother’s Day Tea Party will take place on Sunday, May 14 from 10 a.m. - noon and is $35 for one admission and $60 for two. Valet will be complimentary for this event.

The Front Yard at The Garland | North Hollywood, CA

This Mother's Day, show Mom how much you appreciate and love her by treating her toThe Garland’s signature restaurantThe Front Yard. Sip on mimosas under towering sycamore trees while indulging in a specially curated brunch menu consisting of seared salmon, quiche, french toast, slow cooked prime rib, scalloped potatoes, caramelized brussel sprouts, a crepe station, banana nut cupcakes and more. The Front Yard’s Mother’s Day brunch will be available on Sunday, March 14 from 11AM - 3PM for $49/person or $22 for kids 12 and under.

FIREHOUSE American Eatery + Lounge | Pacific Beach, CA

Celebrate Mother’s Day with brunch and yoga with a view! FIREHOUSE will host a Mother’s Day “Yoga & Brunch” event in collaboration with Bird Rock Yoga on Sunday, May 14. Guests can enjoy a yoga class, breakfast and bubbles for just $25 per person. Classes will be held at 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m.

The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage | Rancho Mirage, CA

To pamper the mother who is looking for a luxurious and memorable Mother’s Day experience, treat her to the A Mother’s Daydream at The Spa at The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage. The experience starts with an 80-minute Ultimate Radiance Facial that restores the skin’s vitality and reveals a bright, smooth and radiantly youthful-looking complexion. The treatment is then followed by a 50-minute Relaxation Massage combining aromatherapy and essential oils to melt away tension and stress, all for $365. In addition, the Spa will offer The Pampered Mom-To-Be treatment for those expecting a new addition to the family. The experience begins with a gentle and restorative 80-minute Naturally Nurtured Massage to nourish the body and is followed by a 50-minute Custom Facial to purify and hydrate the complexion, all for $360.

Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa, San Diego, CA

Share your love for mom this Mother’s Day with a delectable brunch at Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa on Sunday, May 14 from 10 am - 2:30 pm. During the brunch, mothers and family members alike can indulge in a spread of field-to-fork delights including Veladora’s signature omelets, freshly crafted pastries, Belgian waffles and local vegetables straight from the garden. Additional menu highlights include gourmet quiches, stuffed crepes, smoke salmon, signature cobb salad, lobster salad sliders, chilled Baja California prawns, chilled king crab legs, prime rib, and more (full menu here). Following the brunch, guests can craft a flower bouquet or crown for mom, pamper her with a mini spa treatment, and cool off with a Prosecco float while enjoying family-friendly activities on the Croquet Lawn. Mother’s Day brunch at Rancho Valencia costs $130 for adults, $55 for kids 11 and under, and children three and under are complimentary. Please make reservations by calling 858.759.6246.

THE US GRANT | San Diego, CA

THE US GRANT’s Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet

Show mom your appreciation by giving her the day off and treating her to a unique brunch experience on Sunday, May 14, from 11am - 2pm. For the first time, THE US GRANT Mother’s Day brunch will be held in the Presidential Ballroom accompanied with live music and a buffet featuring bottomless mimosas, breakfast specialties, an omelet bar, fresh salads, seasonal side dishes, carved prime meats, Pacific seafood delicacies, and a collection of sweet treats. Additionally, husbands and children can surprise mom by creating hand made bouquets with fresh seasonal blooms from THE US GRANT’s pop-up floral market, located in the lobby. Pricing for the Mother’s Day Buffet Brunch is $82 for adults, $72 for seniors, and $39 for children.

Harrah’s Resort Southern California | Valley Center, CA

Harrah's Resort Southern California's various Mother's Day culinary offerings include brunch at the Buffet with stand out carving, seafood, breakfast, lunch, and international stations. For dinner, guests can indulge in a delectable prix-fixe meal at Fiore Steakhouse with first course choices including a fresh mixed salad with a creamy house bacon dressing and creamed mushroom soup; grilled shrimp “Étouffée” or petit filet mignon “Sardou” for main course selections; and a special dessert. At The Cafe, guests can enjoy grilled New York steak, garlic buttered shrimp, roasted fingerling potatoes, seasoned vegetables, soup or salad, and red velvet cake.

Hotel deLuxe | Portland, Oregon

Hotel deLuxe, a luxurious retreat that celebrates the Golden Age of American cinema with vintage-inspired Art Deco and Hollywood Modern design, is celebrating mothers in a very special way with their “Raise a Glass to Moms” tea campaign. As Mother’s Day is a celebration of women and the powerful role that they have in raising strong families and building communities, Hotel deLuxe is “raising a glass" to the Immigrant & Refugee Center of Oregon (IRCO) and all that they do to serve mothers, children, families and elders building new lives in Portland. The month long afternoon tea campaign begins on Mother’s Day and runs through June 14th. All proceeds from the Bubbles Bar on the Afternoon Tea menu will be donated to IRCO with the sparkling selections including:

- Clear Creek's pear brandy and pear liqueur sparkling wine ($10)

- Creme de violette sparkling wine ($10)

- St . Germaine liqueur and rhubarb bitters sparkling wine ($10)


Rancho La Puerta | Tecate, Mexico

May Mother’s Day Programming

Celebrate mom all month long with a luxurious wellness experience at Rancho La Puerta, the ideal mother-daughter getaway just an hour from San Diego. Throughout the month of May, Rancho La Puerta is offering special programming every Sunday including a special Mother’s Day lunch with live mariachi music and daily evening concerts dedicated to moms. Mothers and daughters can also delight in the Ranch’s usual amenities including over 80 different fitness classes, scenic hiking trails, spa treatments, therapeutic sessions and daily lectures to inspire a recharged sense of being. In addition, Rancho La Puerta provides healthy spa cuisine by utilizing the season’s freshest ingredients from the on-property garden, as well as provides hands on cooking classes at the Ranch’s culinary school, La Cocina Que Canta, helmed by Chef Denise Roa.

Twilight Brunch at Four Seasons Resort Lanai, Lanai City, HI

This Mother’s Day, Mom can enjoy something a little more unexpected at Four Seasons Resort Lanai. Chef de Cuisine Kemar Durfield will offer a special Twilight Brunch at the resort’s signature restaurant ONE FORTY on Sunday, May 14 with seatings starting at 6 p.m., featuring a sophisticated twist on traditional brunch favorites paired with a selection of beverages to complement the meal, as well as the glowing sky overlooking gorgeous Hulopo’e Bay. The Twilight Brunch Mother’s Day menu is a four-course evening experience, beginning with a Bloody Mary amuse - a poached tiger prawn with celery confit, cucumber and tomato gazpacho. The first course delights with a salad bursting with freshness - grilled marinated peaches, burrata, arugula, macadamia nuts, white balsamic reduction and Lanai venison prosciutto. Next up are poached eggs "lomi lomi" served with housed-smoked gravlox, heirloom tomatoes, shaved Maui onions and herb hollandaise on rye bread. The third course features kurobuta "kula" pork served with okinawan sweet potato crepes, braised taro and napa cabbage, charred pineapple and coriander sauce and local mint. Lastly, Executive Pastry Chef Sylvain Haage presents a honey and thyme madeleine cake with wild strawberries, mascarpone and balsamic reduction to finish the meal. Twilight Brunch is offered at $145 per person for the meal only, $250 per person when accompanied with sommelier-selected wine pairings to complement the brunch offerings. Reservations are recommended at OpenTable or at 808-565-2290.

The Cliff Hotel | Negril, Jamaica

The Cliff Hotel is the perfect oasis for a relaxing Mother’s Day getaway. Treat mom to a personalized spa treatment at KiYara Spa curated by Spa Director Carolyn Jobson, who creates individualized treatments based on the concerns and goals of guests using natural formulations of indigenous Jamaican botanicals and herbs; and an unforgettable dining experience at Zest, with dishes created by acclaimed Chef Cindy Hutson using local ingredients. Adventurous guests can also partake in excursions including cliff jumping and snorkeling. Rates begin at $300 and the fourth night of every stay is complimentary.