We can all agree that moms need a break and deserve to unwind once in a while! Gather a few close girlfriends (or fly solo) and go indulge in a getaway. We know proximity is important and time is of the essence, so we’ve found 10 local spots where you can escape close to home and still feel a world away. Scroll through our guide and book a trip to refresh and revive.

photo: Rancho Bernardo Inn

Rancho Bernardo Inn

Although it's renown for its beautiful grounds and serene atmosphere, we know that a Swedish massage, hydrating facial and poolside lunch with your mom tribe will be the highlight of your trip. Even more, fireside dining at the Veranda lounge with music playing in the background allows you to sit and relax while being waited on.

17550 Bernardo Oaks Dr.
Rancho Bernardo, Ca
Cost: $150 plus per night (resort fee $25 per night)
Online: ranchobernardoinn.com


photo: La Valencia Hotel

La Valencia Hotel

Surely a little pampering in La Jolla would make a perfect getaway. First of all, the views are stunning and also, you're within walking distance to the shops downtown. If you're there on the weekend the brunch at the MED is a must and unwinding at night in the Salsa lounge is a nice perk too.

1132 Prospect St.
La Jolla, Ca
Cost: $315 plus per night (resort fee $30 per night)
Online: lavalencia.com

Marriott Coronado Resort

Above all, a room with bay views and a pillow top bed are both beautiful and relaxing. Not to mention the plethora of exercise options: free bike rentals and fitness classes, a gym and tennis courts. After your workout, you can get a massage, then dine in the Current restaurant with views of the San Diego Bay.

2000 Second St.
Coronado, Ca
Cost: $175 plus per night (resort fee $25 per night)
Online: marriott.com/coronado-island-resort

photo: Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego

Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego

Without the littles in tow, you can truly experience San Diego nightlife. First of all, this boutique hotel is located in the Gaslamp Quarter where there are plenty of restaurants and things to do. Even more, you'll find a rainfall shower head and a comfy bathrobe to relax in while in the room. In fact, you can have free wine and chips in the afternoon, then play games in their hang out room. 

San Diego, Ca
Cost: $120 plus per night (resort fee $20 per night)
Online: kimptonhotels.com/palomar

photo: Kona Kai Resort

Kona Kai Resort

Every room has a view at this local getaway. Surely, staying at this resort you'll get a little quiet and relaxation. Not only does it have its own private beach, but you can also enjoy a mani-pedi or a relaxing facial at the spa with the girls. Even more, dine by the water at the Vessels restaurant and bar or hit up the pool's cool tiki bar during the day. 

1551 Shelter Island Dr.
San Diego, Ca
Cost: $104 plus per night (resort fee $25 per night)
Online: resortkonakai.com

photo: The Lodge at Torrey Pines

The Lodge at Torrey Pines

For one thing, the luxurious touches like Egyptian-cotton linens, marble baths and leather seating will invite you to relax in style. A warm-spiced mani-pedi and de-stressing massages will feel even better. Above all, the beautiful sunsets and fireplace in the rooms will win you over.

11480 North Torrey Pines Rd.
La Jolla, Ca
Cost: $323 plus per night (self-parking fee $30 per night)
Online: lodgetorreypines.com

photo: Cape Rey Hilton

Cape Rey Resort and Spa

Notably, this resort is right across the street from the beach. Check-in, go for a walk, then head to the Ocean Crest Spa for a massage and a facial. Moreover, the steam room (included) is worth the trip. Dine while looking at the ocean at the on-site Chandler's restaurant and relax at the lobby bar, it has a nice ambiance.

1 Ponto Rd.
Carlsbad, Ca
Cost: $123 plus per night (resort fee $25 per night)
Online: caperey.com

photo: Paradise Point Resort & Spa

Paradise Point Resort & Spa

If you're looking for an island getaway right in San Diego, then this upscale resort and spa is a good go-to spot. From (included) exercise classes to hot stone massages, you'll feel like you've left it all behind for a day or two. Plus, there are five restaurants that serve delicious eats from burgers to seafood and Mexican food too.

404 Vacation Rd.
San Diego, Ca
Cost: $111 per night (resort fee $36 per night)
Online: paradisepoint.com

photo: Omni La Costa Resort and Spa

Omni La Costa Resort and Spa

There are a plethora of things to do (and not do) at this stunning Carlsbad resort and spa. From free bicycles, Pilates and tennis lessons to a sauna, steam room and spa pool, you can find both fitness and downtime at this resort. Plus, there are plenty of dining options from Bob's Steak House to VUE restaurant (located on the golf course).

2100 Costa Del Mar Rd.
Carlsbad, Ca
Cost: $200 plus per night (self-parking $20 per night)
Online: omnihotels.com/lacosta

photo: DusitD2 Hotel

Pasadena's DusitD2 Hotel

If you're a techie who loves to shop vintage, then the DusitD2 Hotel (with in-room iPads) smack in the middle of Pasadena is a go. Moreover, you'll find a quiet hotel that's within walking distance to Olive & June for a mani-pedi and a plethora of vintage stores like Hot Box Vintage, plus mainstream shops. Hit up the yummy (and moderately-priced) happy hour and cozy up for a good night's sleep in the comfy beds outfitted with Egyptian bed linens.

928 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, Ca
Cost: $115 plus a night (valet parking $25 per night)
Online: dusit.com

Do you know somewhere special for a relaxing mom getaway? Share it with us below.

––Nikki Walsh