For Mother’s Day, Give the Gift of Travel to a California B&B
For Mother’s Day, pamper mom with a weekend getaway to a California B&B. Several members of the California Association of Boutique & Breakfast Inns (CABBI) are offering specials and packages just for Mother’s Day. Gift certificates are also available and can be used at any one of nearly 200 CABBI-member inns in California. For details, visit www.cabbi.com .
Take advantage of a free romance special for Mother’s Day at the 1906 Lodge at Coronado Beach . Book a two-night getaway in one of the inn’s Luxury Garden Suites, and arrive to chilled champagne, a bouquet of roses and chocolates (a $125 value). Mom can enjoy the gifts in a relaxing spa tub, snuggled up in front of the gas fireplace, or while watching the sunset from the balcony. The stay includes a full breakfast, afternoon wine and snacks in the parlor and secure underground parking. To reserve, call 619.437.1900.
Treat mom to a stay at the Mount View Hotel & Spa in Napa Valley, where the vineyards are abloom with bright flashes of yellow mixed with a colorful palette of wildflowers. The inn’s Spring into Relaxation Package is perfect for Mother’s Day and features the healing benefits of mustard. The package includes an overnight stay with spa services for two, complimentary continental breakfast delivery, a hydrotherapy mustard bath, a 50-minute mustard massage and a bouquet of fresh spring flowers. The package is $429 and is valid now through May 31, 2013. The package is subject to availability; advanced reservations are recommended. A second hydrotherapy bath can be added for $50 when using hotel guest $20 spa credit. For more details and to reserve, call 800.816.6877.
Nestled in a quiet forest hollow of the High Sierras, McCaffrey House Bed and Breakfast Inn is offering the perfect special for Mother’s Day. Treat mom to a two-night stay at the inn and for an additional $125, the inn will provide flowers and a bottle of wine upon arrival, and a one-hour, in-room massage just for her. The warmly-furnished guest rooms feature gas fire stoves, Amish quilts, and views of the forest. The Mother’s Day Special is valid through the month of May. Call 209.586.0757 to reserve.
Celebrate mom with a relaxing getaway to the Timber Cove Inn on the Sonoma Coast. Many of the guest rooms feature in-room fireplaces, spa tubs, and breathtaking views of the ocean. The inn’s restaurant menu epitomizes farm-to-table coastal cuisine with local fruits and vegetables, cheeses, lamb and seafood. Outdoors, a fire pit perched on a bluff offers dramatic views above the crashing surf. The inn’s Mother’s Day Package includes a two-night stay and two tickets to the 29th annual Wine Tasting and Auction, sponsored by the Gualala Arts Center and Soroptimist International of Mendocino-Sonoma Coast. The package is valid May 9-12, 2013. Call 707.847.3231 for more details and reservations.
For Mother’s Day, the Gingerbread Mansion Inn in Ferndale is offering free room upgrades and a complimentary “Tea for Mom” gift package upon arrival. Upgrades are based on availability. The 11-room, storybook Victorian inn features richly-appointed guest rooms--many with fireplaces and claw foot soaking tubs--plus free WiFi and satellite television. Each guest also receives plush slippers to take home. For details and reservations, call 707.786.4000.
For more information about these and other specials at California bed and breakfast inns, visit www.cabbi.com/specials .