Choose your own adventure: Babymoon edition
If you’re pining for a quiet town with charm for […]
If you’re pining for a quiet town with charm for days…
Try: El Colibri in Cambria, California
This artisan-built accommodation echoes the peaceful demeanor of its coastal community. Dig your feet into the cool sand as you watch the elephant seals on the beach, escape to the forested knolls to enjoy the region’s natural scenery, and peruse the local shops in the town center. With a decided lack of hustle and bustle, this quaint seaside village is just what the doctor ordered.
From $179 per night, elcolibrihotel.com
If you’re dreaming of an upscale spa experience …
Try: Enchantment Resort in Sedona, Arizona
Situated amidst the red rocks of Boynton Canyon, this serene setting is ideal for restoring both body and spirit. The exclusive spa, Mii amo, is named for a Yuman word conveying “passage” or “journey,” which seems fitting as you embark on your grandest adventure yet. Featuring special prenatal massage and nutrition packages, this tranquil oasis beckons mamas with great expectations.
From $395 per night, enchantmentresort.com
If you’re looking for a remote retreat that’s intimate and splurge-worthy …
Try: Sandhill Cabin in Mosel, Wisconsin
With this secluded cabin, you can literally get away from it all. Warm and inviting, the enchanting hideaway is surrounded by 350 acres of scenic wilderness, free from distractions (and neighbors). Don’t think rustic means roughing it, though—the cabin is outfitted with a full kitchen (and chef for hire), clawfoot tub, sauna and more. Plus, if you get antsy, all the amenities of The American Club are a 10-minute drive away.
From $950 per night, americanclubresort.com
If you’re feeling in the mood for royal treatment …
Try: The Milestone Hotel in London, England
Offering an extravagant experience that’s fit for a queen (or duchess, in this case—it was inspired by Princess Kate’s second pregnancy), this British babymoon package includes a private tour of Kensington Palace, tickets to an event at The Royal Albert Hall, an afternoon tea for two and 90-minute spa treatment for the mom-to-be.
From $2,745 for package, milestonehotel.com
If you’re planning to bring the soon-to-be big siblings along …
Try: Resorts West in Park City, Utah
Before your new addition arrives, squeeze in some quality time with your current crew. This range of kid-friendly villas is equipped to accommodate broods —and budgets—of all sizes, and a personal concierge can arrange everything from grocery delivery to child care. With a Sunday market and outdoor concerts in the summer and snow sports galore in the winter, escaping to the the mountains never sounded so good.
From $345 per night, resortswest.com
By Lauren Brockman Andre