It’s that time of year again — when we show gratitude to the special women in our lives. Mother’s Day is almost upon us, and we here at Hawkins International think there’s no better way to say “thank you, mom” than to plan a special day-trip or extended getaway to give her a well-deserved break. After all, it is our mothers that first show us the world; now’s your chance to return the favor!
Here are some travel options to help you find the perfect fit for your mother, no matter what she likes! From active escapes to lavish spa retreats, here are three Mother’s Day destinations sure to show your mom why she’s the best mother in the world.
The Mother of All Adventures
Caneel Bay is the perfect destination for adventurous mothers who are looking for an active getaway. Surrounded by seven pristine beaches, Caneel Bay Resort is the ultimate island escape, set on its own private peninsula amid 170 acres in Virgin Islands National Park. Encircled by the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea,mom can soak in the Caribbean sun while she enjoys various complementary activities like kayaking and hiking. Resort guests can also embark on a guided snorkeling expedition around the bay, commonly spotting starfish, sea turtles, and stingrays. In addition to numerous activities, Caneel Bay remains faithful to the vision of founder Laurance Rockefeller, whose reverence for the environment remains visible to this day in the resort’s eco-friendly practices. With guests co-existing alongside the wildlife – donkeys, mongoose, deer, and iguanas roam the property freely – there’s adventure around every corner at Caneel Bay this Mother’s Day.
Located in one of Houston’s most exclusive neighborhoods near world-class shopping at The Galleria and River Oaks, a visit to Hotel Granduca Houston affords your mother a luxurious and indulgent weekend in honor of Mother’s Day. With the “It’s All About Mom” package, offered throughout the month of May, pamper her with signature accommodations in a Granduca Suite, complete with complimentary breakfast in bed and a special gift bottle of Hotel Granduca’s signature fragrance. To top it off, the Italian-centric hotel is hosting their signature Mother’s Day Brunch in Ristorante Cavour on Sunday, May 14th — featuring Roasted Prime Rib, Cedar Plank Salmon, and a new “Eggs Benedict Eggstravaganza” station! The only thing better than treating your mother to a delicious meal? Not having to do the dishes afterwards! Rates start at $330 per day/double occupancy subject to availability. Package includes complimentary valet parking and early check-in/late check-out. Mother’s Day Brunch is $85 pp; $45 for children ages 5-12 (plus tax and service charge).
When The Omni Homestead Resort opened in 1766, a focus on wellness and renewal was at its core, and the historic property has continued that tradition ever since. To help you show your appreciation for mom, the Spa at the Omni Homestead Resort is offering a month-long Mother’s Day Special throughout May, which includes the signature “Indulgence Pedicure.” For 50 refreshing minutes, she can unwind with berry white peat exfoliations, sea masks with artic berry oil, and lower leg hot stone massages. One thing is certain — your mom is in for some well-deserved ”R&R” when she visits the Omni Homestead Resort. Spa rates vary depending on date. 30% discount, valid for appointments May 1 – May 31, 2017. For spa appointments, please call (877)-479-8517.