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Travel Deals for Mother’s Day 2014

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redmtnThis year, Mother’s Day is on Sunday, May 11, and there are still plenty of deals you can snag for the special lady in your life. Whether it’s taking in the outdoors in Utah, posing for a family photo in Cape Cod, relaxing in the Bahamas, or enjoying a pink chocolate tea in Southern California, there are deals for every type of mom out there. Keep reading to find out how you can snag the best deals for Mother’s Day.

Get Away Out West

If the mom in your life would rather spend some time in the outdoors, take advantage of the Mother’s Day Getaway at the Red Mountain Resort in St. George, Utah. There are two packages any mom can take advantage of with another guest: The Villa Suite Special and the Deluxe Room Special. With the Villa Suite Special, guests can stay in the luxurious Villa Suites and receive a $50 spa credit for the award-winning Sagestone Spa & Salon for any two-night minimum stay. Guests will also receive a $50 discount per person, per night. The Deluxe Room Special provides guests with Deluxe accommodations and a $50 credit for the Spa & Salon. Rates begin at $220, which includes a $15 discount. Each package includes three meals a day, daily guided morning hikes, access to unlimited fitness classes, personal discovery activities, and cooking demonstrations. For more information, click here.

kimptonTreat Mom to Minneapolis

In honor of Mother’s Day, Kimpton’s The Grand Hotel in Minneapolis is offering a “Love Your Mother” package. Guests will receive pink champagne and a $50 credit at LifeSpa—the hotel’s in-house spa—with offers ranging from pedicures to body treatments. They will also be able to take advantage of the hotel’s other amenities, such as a hosted evening wine reception, complimentary morning coffee in the lobby, a free bicycle program (to make it easier to explore the city), and a yoga mat in each room. If Mom wants to bring a furry friend, the hotel is pet friendly and offers pet beds and water bowls. To receive the “Love Your Mother” package, you need to book a minimum two-night stay, and there is a 72-hour cancellation policy. The package is available from May 8 to May 11, and rates begin at $149 per night. For more information, click here.

pearlSpend a Long Weekend At The Beach

The Pearl on the Fl0rida’s Emerald Coast in Rosemary Beach is currently offering mothers around the country a deal on a long weekend. If you book a two night stay starting Friday, May 9, moms will receive the third night free. While staying at the hotel, guests can relax on the private beach in complimentary beach chairs, take advantage of the walking paths, racquet club, fitness center, or the Pearl Spa. Inspired by local elements, the spa offers an anti-aging “Pearl Sensation” facial that uses concentrated crushed black pearls and cashmere extract to invigorate skin cells. Guests can also easily book dinner reservations, order room service, or place requests with the hotel concierge on the iPad that is available in each hotel room. To book, use the promo code MOMSDAY. Click here for more information.

lucayan 2Get Away With the Girls to the Bahamas

The Grand Lucayan in the Bahamas is offering the perfect package for mothers who want to spend some time away with the girls. Located 55 miles off the coast of Florida, this resort sits on a 7.5 acre beach that’s ideal for both sunbathing and swimming. Right now, moms can save on the Girlfriend Getaway Package, which includes a two-night stay in an Ocean View Room, daily breakfast at hotel restaurant Willy Broadleaf, manicures and pedicures at the Senses Spa, and poolside cocktails at the Hammerheads Bar. Rates start at $211 per night, based on double occupancy. To book, just use the promo code GIRLS. For more information, click here.

lakenaomiRelax by the Lake Mid-Week

If you know a busy mom who can’t take Sunday off, surprise her with a mid-week getaway. The Lake Naomi Club in the Pocono Mountains of Northeastern Pennsylvania is currently offering a Mid-Week Relaxation package. Sitting on a 277 acre lake, the Club offers plenty of amenities and activities for any mom and her companion to enjoy. Just book a three night stay between Sunday and Thursday, and guests will receive a full gourmet breakfast each morning, a gift card for $175 that can be used at the Lake Naomi Clubhouse or any of the LNC cafes, temporary membership to all of the Club’s amenities, a round of golf on the nine hole course for two, and a two-hour kayak rental for two people. Rates begin at $700 for two adults, and children can be added for $25 per child, per night. For more information, click here.

chocolateEnjoy A Pink Chocolate Tea in Pasadena

If Mom can’t get away for the weekend, treat her to a special day instead. The Langham Huntington in Pasadena currently has a variety of elegant brunches, spa specials, and even a pink chocolate afternoon tea on Sunday, May 11. The Pink Chocolate Afternoon Tea takes place in the Lobby Lounge between 12 and 3 pm, and includes tea sandwiches, scones with Devonshire cream, fruits, tarts, and crème brülées with different chocolate essences. The tea’s focal point is a large pink chocolate fountain, which is surrounded by sculptural art. The tea is $59 per person and $29.50 for children ages four to twelve. Other options include the Sunday Market Brunch in the Royce Wood-Fired Steakhouse, where there will be plenty of mimosas and Bloody Marys for moms to enjoy, along with fresh pastries and elaborate food displays. For more information, click here.

seacrestGive Mom a Picture Perfect Mother’s Day

If you know a mom who is dying to take family photos, the Sea Crest Beach Hotel in Cape Cod has the perfect offer right now. The Picture Perfect Mother’s Day Package includes a professional family portrait photography session with Kimberly Finn Photography on Saturday, May 10. The session will take place on the beach—with Buzzard’s Bay as the backdrop—and moms will receive a complimentary 8 by 10 inch photo from the shoot. On Sunday, mothers staying at the hotel will wake up to a beachfront view and a dozen red roses. From 11 am to 3 pm, take advantage of the Mother’s Day Brunch in the Ocean View Room. The specially prepared menu will include made-to-order Belgian waffles, farm fresh eggs scrambled with chives and sweet tomatoes, grilled East Coast salmon, and exotic mushroom ravioli with aged Madiera wine with local goat cheese for $45 per person. Rates begin at $249 per night, tax included. To add a Friday night stay, rates start at $235, and to add a Sunday night stay, rates begin at $139. For more information, click here.

westinheadRelax With the Family in South Carolina

The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa on Hilton Head Island in South Carolina is offering four different packages for moms this year. With the package Queen For A Day, you can treat mom to a two bedroom Carolina Suite that comes with a private balcony, living room, and dining room. Your favorite mom will arrive to find a fresh flower arrangement and champagne or sparkling cider as a welcome gift. You can have a private breakfast served in the Carolina Suite, then mom can relax while getting a massage at the Heavenly Spa. Afterward, the whole family can lounge poolside in a cabana. Rates begin at $695 per night. To take advantage of this deal, use the promo code QUEEN. To book or read about more deals, click here.

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By Stephanie Ervin for PeterGreenberg.com 

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