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Show Mom Some Love with a Great Getaway

Consider this fair notice:  Mother’s Day is on Sunday May 8, which is just one month away, so there is still some time to plan something great to show the mom in your life how much you appreciate her. Or if you’re a mom reading this, perhaps you’d like to book something yourself – with or without the kids, or maybe even for a girlfriend getaway.

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Cavallo Point, Sausalito. Healing Arts Center & Spa.  Photo taken by Kodiak Greenwood and courtesy of J. Mak Hospitality


We have selected a few of our favorite  California hotels & resorts that are part of our Signature Travel Network portfolio, making all of these options an easy getaway over Mother’s Day weekend at some of the country’s top properties. Exclusive Signature amenities like complimentary breakfast and resort credits (see each hotel for specifics) provide great value to an already special stay.  Plus, you will always be treated like a VIP, and who doesn’t love that? Especially mom.

With the kids

Cavallo Point, The Lodge at Golden Gate, Sausalito/San Francisco

Located in the heart of the Golden Gate National Parks in Sausalito yet only a few miles from downtown San Francisco, guests are treated to some of the Bay Area’s most iconic views from wherever you are on the resort grounds.  Kayak under the Golden Gate Bridge in an afternoon group activity, or bond over baking bread in the Cooking School. Cavallo Point was recently named one of the Top 200 Hotels in the U.S. by Conde Nast Traveler, Best Hotel in the West by Sunset magazine and one of the Top 5 Hotels in San Francisco by Haute Living magazine.

Signature Amenities:

  • Full American Breakfast for two daily. $60 Maximum credit per room, per Day.
  • $50 Resort credit, per room, per night
  • When available: early check-in, late check-out, upgrade

Omni La Costa Resort & Spa, Carlsbad

Enjoy popular nearby family attractions including LEGOLAND, San Diego Zoo, San Diego Zoo Safari Park and SeaWorld. Or turn your stay into a golf outing by teeing off at our championship-quality golf courses, practice your back hand at one of 17 tennis courts, or discover serenity at the Chopra Center for Wellbeing, one of the country’s top wellness spas.  Take a break away from the everyday and dive into one of eight swimming pools, zip down a waterslide, or soak in the Villa Pool and Jacuzzi. The Edge adult pool offers an unparalleled location to drink up the panoramic views while floating into the evening.

Signature Amenities:

  • Breakfast for two daily in Bistro 65
  • $50 Resort credit, per room, per Day
  • Valet Parking daily
  • When available: early check-in, late check-out, upgrade

Without the kids

L’Auberge Del Mar
Reminiscent of a private, coastal estate, the resort’s mantra “relaxing by day, stylish by night” encapsulates the experience. Located in the heart of Southern California’s most picturesque coastal village of Del Mar, this 120 room, four diamond beach resort sets a new standard in coastal hospitality. The only luxury resort local to the world renown Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, L’Auberge Del Mar boasts an award-winning signature restaurant and spa, and is ranked among Travel & Leisure Magazine’s World’s Best Resorts, U.S. News & World Report’s Top 3 Best Hotels in San Diego, and the “Best Luxury Resorts” and “Top 25 Spas” in the country by Condé Nast.
Spring promotion ~ 4th Night Complimentary for Guestrooms & 3rd Night Complimentary for Suites

Signature Amenities include:

  • Full Breakfast for two daily at Coastline Restaurant or Kitchen 1540, also available through room Service ($50 maximum credit, per room, per day)
  • $50 Spa credit, per room, per stay
  • When available: early check-in, late check-out, upgrade

Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur

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Photo courtesy of Kodiak Greenwood

High atop the cliffs of Big Sur, 1200 feet above the Pacific Ocean, sits Post Ranch Inn, a sanctuary for the soul where rooms come in the form of luxurious tree house or cliffside. Ideal for romance, relaxation or rejuvenation, Post Ranch is the ultimate destination for a luxurious kid-free escape.
Complimentary amenities and activities include gourmet breakfast buffet, valet parking, swimming pool, two cliff-top basking pools, yoga, fitness room, guided nature walks, stargazing, and hiking on the historic ranch’s 100 acres. Nearby, Big Sur offers state parks, beaches, art galleries and more. Picturesque Monterey and Carmel are within an hour’s drive.
Exclusive Signature Amenities:
  • $100 Food and Beverage credit per room, per stay (Excludes alcohol, taxes and gratuities)
  • Upgrade to the Next room Category if available at check-in

Spa Retreat

Rancho Valencia_Fire pitsRancho Valencia, Rancho Santa Fe

A sanctuary of good living tucked away on 45 lush acres near the shores of the Pacific Ocean.  Rancho Valencia is an all-suite Relais & Châteaux property that was hand-selected by Forbes Travel Guide as one of the finest Five-Star hotels in the world.  Its location is away from the hectic city pace, yet conveniently close to San Diego.

Among the property’s offerings are 53 luxuriously appointed guest casitas with private Rancho Valencia_spa treatmentpatios, rejuvenating spa treatments and a wellness-oriented fitness program at The Spa, two distinctive restaurants – Veladora and The Pony Room – showcasing Rancho Valencia’s farm-to-table philosophy, and an award-winning tennis program.



Signature Amenities:  

  • Daily Breakfast credit of $40.00 per person (2 people)
  • $100.00 resort credit
  • When available: early check-in, late check-out, upgrade

Stay 3 nights and receive a 4th night free!

Ojai Valley Inn & Spa

For over 90 years, the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa has been considered one of the best kept secrets located in a breathtaking secluded valley just 35 miles south of Santa Barbara. It is rated in the top 25 of all US resorts by Condé Nast Traveler’s magazine, and allows guests to escape to a historic resort of casual elegance.  Relax among 220 tree shaded acres featuring luxury accommodations, Spa Ojai, and a championship golf course which has been the host site of seven Senior PGA Tour events.

Signature Amenities:

  • Full Breakfast for two daily in Café Verde or The Oak Grill, also available through room service ($30 max credit, per person, for two guests, per room, per day)
  • $100 Resort credit, per room, per stay
  • When available: early check-in, late check-out, upgrade


With or Without the Kids AND a great spa!

Terranea Resort, Rancho Palos Verdes

Dramatically poised above the Pacific on 102 acres with unsurpassed 270-degree oceanfront views, Terranea is located just south of Los Angeles. The unparalleled setting and relaxed, gracious service destine Terranea to become California’s premier coastal resort destination. The resort offers 360 beautifully appointed guest rooms, suites and bungalows; additional Villas and Casitas are sprinkled across the grounds. The resort is home to The Spa at Terranea, a 25,000 square foot, oceanfront spa with 24 treatment rooms, a 5,000 square foot fitness center, Yoga and Pilates Studio and The Links at Terranea, a Todd Eckenrode nine-hole short course and practice facility.

Signature amenities include:

  • Full Breakfast for each guest daily in Catalina Kitchen. Also available through room Service ($60 Max credit, per room, per day)
  • $100 Resort credit per room, per stay
  • If available: early check-in, late check-out, upgrade

And valid through September 2, 2016 Stay 3 nights and receive a 4th night free!



The Resort at Pelican Hill, Newport Coast


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Photo courtesy of Pelican Hill Resort

The Resort at Pelican Hill is an extraordinary luxury retreat located in beautiful Southern California that makes guest feel as if they are tucked away in a Tuscan village.  Along with award winning world-class restaurants in classic alfresco settings, The Resort at Pelican Hill also features a luxurious Forbes Five-Star rated spa as well as two championship 18-hole golf courses designed by Tom Fazio with stunning ocean views.  The Forbes Five-Star, AAA Five-Diamond, The Spa at Pelican Hill, features a menu of the world’s most celebrated therapies and seasonal treatments.

The iconic Coliseum Pool is the world’s largest circular pool, with tiered decks, luxurious

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Photo Courtesy of Pelican Hill Resort

cabana suites. For families with children we feature Camp Pelican, our dedicated children’s facility (ages 4-12). Features a purpose built kids pool, game room and covered patio. Half day or full day programming with meals and planned crafts.

Pelican Hill offers a great Mother’s Day brunch as well as spa day for mom. 

Bonus: As a Town & Country Travel client, if you book any ocean view room for 2 nights or more over Mother’s Day weekend you will receive an extra $100 resort credit. 

Exclusive Signature amenities:

  • Continental Breakfast for two daily or In-Room Dining  (Max $50 for Bungalows and Max $100 for Villas)
  • $100 Golf or Spa credit, once during stay (Not valid towards retail. Excl tax and gratuities)
  • If available: early check-in, late check-out, upgrade



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