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A BabyMoon for Every BabyMama: Five Ideas for a Relaxing, Pre-Baby Getaway

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February 20, 2019

A Babymoon is a chance to relax and reflect before your baby arrives and changes your life forever. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists suggests traveling during your second trimester, but check in with your obstetrician to make sure you’re good to go. Here are six babymoon ideas for every babymama-to-be.

For the Babymama-to-Be that loves history…


The circa 1965 Kenwood Inn brings the elegance of Old Florida to the forefront with its fourteen beautifully-decorated guest rooms and suites, luxury amenities, salt water swimming pool, magnificent Victorian architecture and prized, historic downtown St. Augustine location. The Inn’s Babymoon Package celebrates parenthood “and the moments you will be cherishing in the future” and includes a one-hour prenatal massage for Mom or two half-hour massages for Mom and Dad in the privacy of your room; a bottle of sparkling nonalcoholic beverage with chocolate covered strawberries; breakfast in bed, and a horse-drawn carriage ride in historic St. Augustine.

For the Babymama-to-Be that loves the beach…


Hilton Head Island has it all: pristine beaches, stunning scenery, premier golfing. Sea Pines Resort boasts a five-mile beach and even a forest preserve, both offering plenty of opportunities for taking in nature’s beauty. Take advantage of the resort’s Escape Package and you’ll save up to 15 percent off select home and villas and receive a $100 resort credit to redeem for golf, dining, and activities. The package also includes one complimentary family-to-be portrait session on the beach by the certified professionals at Memory Lane Portraits, so you can capture your baby bump in its glory; your choice of one complimentary eco-adventure or activity for two people at the Sea Pines Resort or Coastal Discovery Museum at Historic Honey Horn; and complimentary access for two guests to the Harbour Town Lighthouse.

For the Babymama-to-Be that loves to indulge in me-time…


The Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North immerses guests in the beauty of the desert that surrounds. Casitas with a view offer sweeping vistas of saguaro cacti-spotted valleys and the slopes of iconic Pinnacle Peak. Get your exercise on by enjoying a hike or a bike ride or even a round of golf then get ready for some spa time: treatments are locally inspired, and the bi-level pool and Southwest cuisine offer an opportunity for healthy indulgence. The resorts Hello, Baby! Package includes a $100 Resort credit with every two consecutive paid nights, a sweet Four Seasons logo onesie for baby, a comfy maternity pillow to use during your stay, a chocolate welcome amenity, and a complimentary sundae at Proof for the mom-to-be, ensuring that you’ll have access to your chocolate fix while enjoying your vacation in this desert paradise.

For the Babymama-to-Be that’s a city gal at heart…

Chicago offers the best of big city life: world class museums, endless fine dining options, and shopping galore. Its lakeside location and park space offer a lovely breath of fresh air and a beautiful dose of nature, too. Check in to the chic dana Hotel, located in the hot River North neighborhood, and you’ll be at the center of it all. Wine and dine at the critically acclaimed Portsmith restaurant, relax and renew at spa at dana, or toast with mocktails high atop the city at Apogee Lounge. The i am content Package includes a $250 gift card from spa at dana so you can spend the weekend indulging in total relaxation—think massages, facials, manis, and pedis—before baby arrives and cuts in on your me-time.

For the Babymama-to-Be that loves to be immersed in nature…

Southern California’s Ojai Valley Inn & Spa is surrounded by 220 breathtaking acres of natural beauty, so mamas-to-be can gather fresh air and exercise in the great outdoors. The resort also boasts a  legendary golf course, a 31,000 square foot Spa Village, multiple pools and seven unique dining outlets with settings that range from fast-casual, poolside, to fine dining. The resort’s Babymoon Package includes accommodations in a graciously-appointed guest room; one 50-Minute Expectant Mother’s Massage at Spa Ojai; daily Breakfast for two in The Oak (up to a $60 value), and even an Indigo Boxy Backpack created by local favorite Petunia Picklebottom so you can start stashing diapers in style.


For the Babymama-to-Be that loves to sit poolside with a good read…

You can always count on the Florida Keys for a relaxing, sunshine-filled BabyMoon getaway. The Gates Hotel offers an affordable package perfect for the mama-to-be who wants nothing more than to catch rays from the comfort of a poolside cabana. The Poolside Package lets you lounge and relax in your perfect island escape, with 20% savings on the current, best available rate, 20% off on a full day cabana rental which includes butler service, mini fridge, fan & HDTV, and a custom day bed. Your personal butler will bring you fruit, water, mocktails and more, so you can easily keep up with your pregancy-amplified appetite.

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