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Travel Deals: Mother’s Day Savings & Specials–Updated

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Mother’s Day is right around the corner. If you haven’t found the perfect gift, why not the perfect trip? Mark your calenders for Sunday, May 13.  This week we have rounded up all the Mother’s Day sales and savings at properties across the country.

Mom in Big Apple

The New York Palace is offering moms and those who love them the choice of two package offers. The Mother’s Day Morning Glory Package runs through June 3 and offers a chef’s special bed in breakfast complete with a mimosa or bellini. There is also red wine and chocolate at check in and a gift basket from the spa in the room. Moms using this package take 20 percent off spa treatments and services. For the entire month of May, moms can also enjoy the Mother’s Day Night Out Package, which offers the same amenities of the Morning Glory Package as well as two artisanal cocktails and a carefully crafted appetizer at the hotel’s Gilt bar. Rates for both offers start at $428. For more information, visit their website.

Take Mom to Turks and Caicos

The Ocean Club resort in Turks and Caicos is offering a last minute Mothers Day deal. Between May 1 and May 31, 2012 enjoy the fifth night free, which is available for all room types. Guest staying in a junior, one, two and three bedroom suite also receive a $50 spa credit.  For more information on this event or if you’d like to book a trip please contact Ocean Club Resorts U.S. Reservations directly at (800) 457-8787 and mention “Mothers Day.”

The Sands at Grace Bay has two great offers that you can take advantage of simultaneously this Mothers day.  The VIP Moms package offer discounted rates starting as low as $168 per night. Moms will also receive two $25 gift cards to the renowned Hemingway’s restaurant and bar and to Spa Tropique as well as a gift basket from the hotel containing a bottle of wine, engraved wine glasses, rum cake, and a robe and slippers. In addition when you book, you can also take part in the fourth night free promotion. The VIP Moms package and the Fourth Night free promotion are available for travel between May 1 and May 31, 2012. For more information or to book this package, call (877) 777-2637 and request the “VIP MOM” package.

A “Suite” Spa Package

Miraval’s “Suite” Spa package pampers you like no other. Stay in a luxurious Miraval Suite for two nights or longer and receive $300 in nightly spa credits (twice the as many as usual) to use towards sumptuous signature treatments of your choosing. The Miraval Experiences includes Luxurious, casita-style accommodations, all healthful and flavorful meals, snacks, smoothies and non-alcoholic beverages, unlimited participation in daily self-discovery Clue-In programs, full access to Miraval’s extensive resort amenities, complimentary shared shuttle airport transfers from Tucson International Airport (TUS) and  complimentary copy of Miraval’s new Mindful Eating cookbook released this May. Offer available for stays through April 1 through August 29, 2012, based on availability. To get more information on this “suite” package, call 800.232.3969 or visit their website.

Orlando Spa Weekend

If you’re looking for a weekend filled with rest and relaxation, the Omni Orlando Resort at Championsgate serves as an unforgettable remedy to a year of car pools and play date duties this Mother’s Day. Beckoning mothers to a refreshing experience, the Omni Orlando Resort offers “spoiling” services for the weekend, including an appetite-pleasing Mother’s Day Brunch and 20 percent off spa services at the new Mokara Spa, ranging from a customized Mokara facial to a Dragonfly Stone Massage.  Starting at $147/night, Mom can expect nothing but a blissful escape—the perfect Mother’s Day gift. To view the offer live, visit their website.

Mothers Day at in the Mountains

Red Mountain Resort has adventure and spa actives for mothers and their guests. The Mother-Daughter Reunion package offers the opportunity to hike and explore as well relax in the spa. A variety of activities are offered, such as; tai chi on the rocks, horseback riding, the Santa Clara River Valley Road Ride, as well as a host of other attractions and activities. At the spa, you’ll enjoy a 50 minute manicure and 50 minute pedicure. The offer is valid through June 30 with a double occupancy room on a two night minimum stay. For more information please visit their website or call (877)-246-4453.

Moms in Michigan

The Grand Hotel located on Mackinac Island in Michigan is offering a Mother’s Day weekend package starting on Friday May 11th and ending Sunday May 13th. Events in the package include a welcome reception, Saturday evening Grand Cocktail reception, a Luncheon buffet on mother’s day, a hotel history lecture, and free golf green fees. The package allows for accommodations of up to 5 people as well as full breakfasts and daily five course dinners. Free admission to the Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art museum as well as discounts on the ferry boat are available. The package starts at $674 for up to five nights. Click here for more information.

Pamper Mom in Mexico

Grand Velas Resorts in the Riviera Maya and Riviera Nayaris have spa packages designed to help mom relax. Both offers include specialty treatments at their award winning spas, a private dinner on the suite’s terrace and VIP airport pickup service. Each property highlights a different spa treatment with a velas fish therapy exfoliation at the Grand Velas Riviera Maya and a exotic sea shell Massage at the Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit. The package also include a 60 minute Grand Velas Hydrotherapy Circuit per person per stay, complimentary stay for up to two children under 12 years old, and a 50 percent discount for children age 13 – 16. This offer runs until June 30 at the Grand Velas Riviera Maya, where rates start at $375 per person, per night, based on double occupancy.  Rates for the Spa Package start at $320 at the Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit and run from April 18th to December 18th. For more information, call Velas Resorts at 1-888-323-2776 in the U.S. or Canada or visit them online.

A Mother’s Day Family Vacation

In California, the  Carmel Valley Ranch in California has a Queen Bee mother’s day package with activities for the whole family.  The offer includes a one-Bedroom suite accommodations, with  a queen sleep sofa in the separate living room for the kids. Mom and dad enjoy a 90-minute couples massage at Spa Aiyana while the kids are entertained with two hours of Ranch Hands child care where they will decorate a special vase for mom and fill it with flowers from the two-acre organic garden. As a family, take part in the Beekeeping Experience, where beekeeper John Russo introduces you to bee keeping  in the apiary that’s home to 60,000 Italian honeybees in three mature beehives. Take advantage of this offer on Mother’s Day weekend, from May 11-12, 2012, with rates starting at $675 per night. To book, call (831) 625-9500 or visit the website.

Adults Only Beach Break

In Ocho Rios, Jamaica adult-only Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa has a Mother’s Day Special that offers the complete Jewel Experience. The package includes  all-inclusive accommodations, airport transfers, a signature massage and facial for Mom, a manicure and pedicure, and a special arrival surprise. Book before May 17, for travel from May 9 for May 20, for stays of 3 nights or longer. Rates start at $429 per room, per night plus tax based on double occupancy. For more information or reservations, call 1-800-587-1854  or visit them online, use booking code MOTHER.

An Inn Escape

For moms on the East Coast or those looking for a Connecticut get away, consider The Inn at Kent Falls’ Mother’s Day package. This deal is available throughout May, not just Mother’s Day Weekend. The package includes two night’s accommodations in a guest room or suite, complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres, a bottle of wine at a Kent’s restaurant and a bouquet of flowers. Spa treatments are available for an additional fee. Rates start at $430 for a standard room, click here to book online.

Last Minute Mother’s Day Escape

In Rancho Palos Verdes, the Terranea Resort is celebrating Mother’s Day with the ultimate Sunday brunch, special month-long spa packages and offers, and 20 percent off of all Terranea Pointe Discovery adventures. Whether mom wants to enjoy a restful day relaxing on a beach cove, indulge in rejuvenating spa treatments or explore breathtaking natural scenery, Terranea presents the perfect Mother’s Day destination.   The Spa at Terranea invites mothers and guests to indulge all month long with three special May offerings including packages for Mommy to Be, Mommy and Me, and All For Me. The spa packages are available from May 1 – 31, 2012. For spa reservations, call 310-265-2740.

By Kevin Theale and Natasha Tadros for