You owe her for everything—especially your love of travel. Return the favor at these Mother-approved hotels.
starsstarsstarsstarsstars | Website | flight Albuquerque International Sunport Airport
hotel 111 | location_city Spa, Outdoor pool, Sauna | restaurant_menu 3
visibility Old Fort Macy Park, New Mexico Museum of Art, Georgia O'Keefe Museum
They call Santa Fe “City Different,” which makes it the perfect destination for your culture-loving madre. Book her a suite (complete with kiva fireplace) at this rancho-style landmark hotel, which channels the region’s rich Native American heritage amid 317 verdant acres.
starsstarsstarsstarsstars | Website | flight Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport
hotel 50 | location_city Sun deck, Spa, Pool | restaurant_menu 1
visibility Rio Urubamba, Nogalpampa Stadium, Main Square
Deepen the bond while hiking and talking through Peru’s Sacred Valley. This mountain-chic property––set by a roaring river in a former hacienda amongst the quinoa fields––specializes in customized, all-inclusive, daily excursions along lesser-traveled trails. Meals by Michelin-starred Chef Virgilio Martinez and sleek suites seal the deal.
starsstarsstarsstarsstars | Website | flight Juan Santamaría International Airport
hotel 19 | location_city 2 Outdoor pools, Spa, Fitness center | restaurant_menu 2
visibility Estadio Guillermo Vargas Roldan, Zoo Ave, University for Peace
Fuel her mystical flames on a 50-acre quartz mountain overlooking the Nicoya Peninsula. With rooms anchored by selenite crystals to rouse the chakras, rainforest ensconced, replete with a coffee plantation and organic garden, this soulful spot flaunts healthy fare and wellness rituals.
starsstarsstarsstarsstars | Website | flight Rome Ciampino Airport
hotel 29 | location_city Rooftop terrace, Fitness center, Pet-friendly | restaurant_menu 2
visibility Via del Corso, Piazza del Popolo, Villa Borghese
Give her la dolce vita with a Roman Holiday. Your mum will swoon amongst the au courant artwork at The First Roma Arte, an aesthete’s dream hotel. From her Jacuzzi Suite, she can play Audrey Hepburn as she twirls on the terrace, taking in 360-degree views overlooking Rome’s historical center.
starsstarsstarsstarsstars | Website | flight Adirondack Regional Airport
hotel 11 | location_city Pet-friendly, Fireplace lounges, Terraces | restaurant_menu 1
visibility Saranac Lake, Lake George, Lake Placid
Mommies who yearn to dress for dinner can embrace their Gilded Age maven on Upper Saranac lake, once the haunt of the Rockefeller clan. A diminutive, 11-room, log-built, mansion-style retreat where meals reign as a major, all-hotel social event, The Point features sundowners on its boat during summer.
starsstarsstarsstarsstars | Website | flight McGhee Tyson Airport
hotel 62 | location_city Spa, Horseback riding, Cycling | restaurant_menu 1
visibility Tuckaleechee Caverns, Foothills Parkway, Abrams Falls Trail
Garden-to-plate happens every night at her home. So, on the verges of Tennessee’s Smoky Mountains, you do the cooking. Famed for its bucolic ambiance, luxurious details, myriad activities, and food & wine program, the working farm prides itself on its gift of chill. She’ll adore the stand-alone Farmstead Cottage.
Miami and design are synonymous. The palm-tree-lined beaches were always dotted with shining examples of mid-century architecture and art-deco buildings. Now, the refreshed visions are inspired by the newer Wynwood District. Complete with speakeasies and glass-bottom rooftop pools, journalist Jordi Lippe-McGraw shares 5 of Magic City’s coolest boutique hotels.