Mother's Day Travel: 5 Trips For Moms and Daughters
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Make your mom feel truly special with an adventure just for her this Mother’s Day. Nothing brings mothers and daughters together quite like an adventurous trip to an exotic locale. From traveling around the Emerald Isle to hiking in Arizona, these mother-daughter getaways will get mom out of the house and exploring the world.
Elegance in Ireland
Insight Vacations is recommending its Irish Elegance journey for mothers and daughters this summer. The nine-day itinerary with a stay at Ashford Castle is certain to make mother-daughter duos feel like royalty. Highlights of the trip include the Rock of Cashel, Blarney Castle, sightseeing in Dublin, touring the Ring of Kerry, the Cliffs of Moher, the Galway Cathedral, cruising Lough Corrib and more.
The stay at Ashford Castle includes a five-star experience complete with an evening devoted to culinary experiences and luxury accommodations. The castle recently underwent a $75 million renovation.
Pampered in Puerto Rico
Mom will love being treated to The Spa at Condado Vanderbilt in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Mothers are pampered in a unique, tropical paradise with exceptional treatments.
Daughers can spoil their moms with the Queen for a Day package, or the All About Mom package at the oceanfront property. The Queen for a Day Package includes a customized facial, a Mindful Pedicure and a glass of champagne for $250. The All About Mom Package includes the 50-minute Vanderbild Signature Massage, the Mindful Manicure and a glass of champagne for $135.
The Spa at Condado Vanderbilt offers seven treatment rooms, a lounge area and a private Hammam. Both offers are valid through May 31, 2016.
Martinis in the Mountains
Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain, in Scottsdale, Ariz., is an ideal backdrop for a sun-soaked mother-daughter luxury adventure. The property’s BFF Retreat package includes three nights’ accommodations; a martini kit in-room upon arrival; daily breakfast; a guided hike up Camelback Mountain; and a Bento box lunch that moms and daughters can enjoy by the sparkling infinity pool. For added luxury, guests can upgrade to one of Sanctuary’s private estate homes for a truly over-the-top experience.
The Grand Hyatt Playa Del Carmen is offering moms the chance to pedal through Playa Del Carmen. The Playa del Carmen Bike Tour package includes an early morning ride through the empty streets and alongside the tranquil waters of the resort town on bikes before enjoying a leisurely breakfast. The journey heads down La Quinta Avenida to La Constituyentes, stops for photos and then heads back to the resort along First Avenue. The tour lasts one hour and starts at 8 a.m.
READ MORE: Finding the Magic in Ireland
Diving Into Adventure
For mothers and daughters who like to scuba dive together (or who want to learn), Pompano Beach is one of Florida’s best diving locations and is an ideal place to bond with an adventure-seeking mom. The Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa is offering a Discover Scuba Package that includes beachfront accommodations and scuba diving basics for mom and daughter duos who are ready to head out to sea and experience two ocean dives (rental equipment is provided). The package begins at $339.
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