Mother’s Day is fast approaching and many of you’re probably thinking about the best ways to indulge mom on this special holiday. Don’t panic, the LA Travel team has you covered! There is no need to go scrounging around the pharmacy for another one of those sappy cards or meander through the candy section looking for a generic gift box of chocolates. We’ve put together six luxurious last minute Mother’s Day travel packages sure to make mom feel appreciated.
Where to go: The House – Barbados
What mom will love: No kids. Mom can escape her duties with an adults-only getaway to this beachfront barefoot oasis on Barbados’ famed Platinum West Coast. With complimentary daily Champagne Breakfast, a Jet Lag Revival Massage, Beach Ambassador Service and a picture perfect view, this boutique-style escape is the ultimate over-the-top way to say “thanks.”
Book it now: Visit www.thehousebarbados.com. Rates start at $875.
Where to go: CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa – Anguilla
What mom will love: The 5-star resort exemplifies Caribbean luxury from its private villas and award-winning spa to the pristine white sand beach boasting views of neighboring St. Maarten. The island is a favorite of celebrities and professional athletes alike, and mom will definitely feel like a star. Best of all, no cooking required! With five world-class dining venues, an onsite hydroponic farm and wine-tastings held in its 3,600-bottle wine cellar, CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa is a mecca for foodies and wine enthusiasts.
Book it now: Visit cuisinartresort.com and book the “Suite Escapes” offer to stay five nights for the price of four.
Where to go: Marriott Stanton South Beach – Miami, FL
What mom will love: Beachfront pampering. Mom can bask in the sun and let loose at this boutique-style SoBe hotel with the “Mother of the Year” package, which includes a Swedish massage, 2 drinks from Starbucks, two beach lounge chairs & umbrella, cocktails and lunch by the beach and a day of valet parking. She deserves it.
Book it now: Visit marriottstantonsouthbeach.com. Rates start at $246/night plus $180 for the package (purchase at check-in).
Where to go: San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino – San Juan, Puerto Rico
What mom will love: Getting loose and learning to salsa with the San Juan Marriott’s complimentary lessons. By night she can show off her moves at the Red Coral Lounge, the resort’s lively lobby bar, with the hottest live music Wednesday-Sunday evenings (6-10 p.m.). If you’ve got the tots in tow, they can join in too. Salsa lessons are offered every Saturday at 1 p.m. on the pool deck.
Book it now: Visit www.marriottsanjuan.com. Starts at $209/night.
Where to go: The Resort at Longboat Key Club – Sarasota, Florida
What mom will love: Being treated like a VIP. The resort’s Jet Away for the Day package includes a private jet rental from any Florida airport to the resort, spa treatments, limo transport, dinner, golf, tennis and of course, the sunny skies on a pristine beach. Bringing the kids? No problem. They can hang at Camp Loggerhead for their own mini-vacay.
Book it now: Visit www.longboatkeyclub.com/jetaway. Package starts at $8,500.
Where to go: Westin Playa Bonita, Panama
What mom will love: Relaxation and healing therapies. Give your mom the gift of indulgence with Westin Playa Bonita’s Sensory Spa Experience, which includes five spa treatments ranging from 50 minute aromatic and hot stone massages to a 25 minute scalp massage and facial exfoliation. In addition, moms will have daily access to the Hydrothermal Area featuring alternating hot-and-cold treatments that form a powerful and therapeutic element of the spa journey.
Book it now: Visit www.westinplayabonita.com. Rate starts at $240.