If the date May 9 means nothing to you, then we suggest you perk up and pay attention, lest you are apt on incurring the wrath that beloved mothers can sometimes deliver with just a mere glance. Mother’s Day is right around the corner and we’re here to help create the most extravagant experience for the women who gave us life. Stay tuned to HauteLiving.com over the course of the coming weeks for suggestions on where to treat your sweet parental, as well as for our Haute 5 listing on May 6 that will detail the best gift ideas sourced from each of our city editors.
For today, our suggestions revolves around the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables. From Mother’s Day Spa Packages, to Mommy & Me Cooking Classes, to an interactive Champagne Deutz luncheon with Chef Michelle Bernstein, to the ultimate finale of the Sunday Champagne Brunch, there is a whole menu of options when it comes to treating mom like a queen at the castle.
Some highlights from the spa include:
- Ladies Retreat Package: Enjoy a signature Chardonnay massage, refresher facial, gourmet lunch served by the poolside, mango pedicure, and a shampoo & style. Package is 3.5 hours and is priced at $400.
- Super Mom Package: Choose a 50-minute massage or a 50-minute facial treatment priced at $165.
- Spa Goody Bags: On Mother’s Day, May 9th the Biltmore Spa will give away goody bags featuring skin care and body products from Kerstin Florian and Babor upon check-out to all the ladies who book treatments for that day.
But if the little ones won’t let you get away for that long, why not bring them along, “Mommy & Me” Cooking Class? On Saturday, May 8, moms can take a specialized cooking class with the junior chef in their life. Armed with recipes and ingredients, mother and child will work together as a team to create their own culinary masterpieces. Class is from 10 a.m. to noon and is priced at $65 for the mother and child ($30 for additional child).
Or you can spend the Saturday with famed celebrichef Michelle Bernstein for the interactive Champagne Deutz luncheon in the ballroom. Don your apron and sip Champagne Deutz while preparing whimsical bistro dishes from noon to 3 p.m. for $52 for Biltmore Cellar Club members and $65 for non-members.
And finally, finish off the Mother’s Day extravaganza weekend with the renowned Sunday Champagne Brunch. The grand American Sunday brunch tradition takes its own signature twist combining European flair, Latin exuberance and Miami’s very own tropical style. Mom will enjoy French champagne and the bountiful buffet of seafood and caviar, carved meats, made-to-order omelets, sushi, pastas, salads, tapas, quiches, artisanal cheeses, specialty dishes, a chocolate fountain — and endless desserts.