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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.
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.
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.
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 include:
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 patios, 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.
Stay 3 nights and receive a 4th night free!
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.
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:
And valid through September 2, 2016 Stay 3 nights and receive a 4th night free!
The Resort at Pelican Hill, Newport Coast
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
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: