Whether you’re gearing up for the arrival of your first bundle of joy or expanding the existing brood, take a cue from veteran parents and sneak away for a relaxing and romantic babymoon before the little one arrives.
Wondering when to break away? Aim for the second trimester, when first trimester morning sickness has subsided and before the third trimester, when your OB declares you a flight risk. Here, we list our top 8 babymoon escapes, along with pregnancy-approved activities, to ensure a vacation to remember.
Nestled in the White River National Forest, Vail is a cosy mountain town that offers year-round charm for visitors. Though some of the area’s snow sports aren’t recommended for expecting mothers, the amenities and services available through Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail are ideal for pregnant guests looking to unwind. Here, partners can get a carefree adrenaline-high while moms-to-be are pampered.
Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail
Before the baby arrives, take that romantic trip to Italy you’ve always said you would. The picturesque capital of Italy’s Tuscany region is known for its culture, architecture and fascinating history. Elevate your trip with a stay at Four Seasons Hotel Firenze, a five-star urban resort minutes from the Uffizi and the Duomo.
Four Seasons Hotel Firenze
Nature lovers will be right at home in Maui, the second-largest of the Hawaiian islands. Minutes from Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea, couples can embrace the great outdoors, exploring volcanoes, waterfalls and natural pools.
Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea
Not that you intend to give birth in the South of France, but if you do, you’re in good hands. After all, Angelina delivered twins, Knox and Vivienne, in nearby Nice, where she enjoyed Mediterranean views from her hospital room. Enjoy the red-carpet treatment yourself at Four Seasons Grand-Hotel du Cap-Ferrat. Since 1908, the legendary Cote d’Azur property has tempted guests with seaside views, award-winning cuisine and a sophisticated spa.
Grand-Hotel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel
Nestled between Wyoming’s Teton mountains and the Gros Venture range, Jackson Hole is ideal for babymooners seeking a vacation that mixes spa and outdoor activities. For a premium alpine lodge experience, book a room at Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole, where luxury rooms and mountain views will make staying in bed appealing too.
Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole
Couples looking to forgo the urban frenzy of London will be well served in Hampshire, where the tranquil countryside makes a welcome retreat for a babymoon. Embrace the history of the area with a stay at Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire. Set on a 500-acre estate on England’s southern coast, the restored Georgian manor has been the home of the Dukes of Wellington since 1817.
Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire
With more spas per capita than any other U.S. city, Scottsdale is a logical destination for pregnant guests seeking R&R. Between massages, pedicures and pampering, visitors can kick back at the Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North, taking time to explore the golf course and area’s culinary scene.
Though the slopes are just a short drive from the Mile High City, Denver’s abundance of sports teams, museums and cosmopolitan offerings are the real draw for babymooners seeking a mix of city nightlife and relaxation. Between activities, rest up at Downtown’s Four Seasons Hotel Denver, where guests enjoy striking Rocky Mountain views from the property’s urban-chic suites.
Please note: Before you consider taking a trip internationally, it is important to talk with your health care provider to discuss safety factors for you and your baby.
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