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No boys allowed — great girlfriend getaways

The “girlfriend getaway” is more than a hot trend — no matter what the occasion (ahem, Mother’s Day is around the corner), there’s nothing like a gals-only vacation to bond women together.
/ Source: Sherman's Travel

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Travel by: July 31

The deal
The “girlfriend getaway” is more than a hot trend — no matter what the occasion (ahem, Mother’s Day is around the corner), there’s nothing like a gals-only vacation to bond women together. We've rounded up a great selection of girlfriend getaways, from wine tasting in Sonoma to shopping for sales in New York City to beach bumming in Cancun or Jamaica. Whatever your group of girls likes to do, these discounted deals and packages are bound to have you kissing your man goodbye in no time. Prices start from only $120.

Situated on 120 scenic acres of Vermont’s Green Mountains, the Topnotch Resort & Spa provides the perfect backdrop for a New England retreat this Mother’s Day. There are miles of hiking and bike trails, tennis courts, and a newly renovated and expanded 35,000-square-foot spa. Starting at just $120, with gratuities included, you can treat your mom to a rejuvenating spa package with the resort’s "Perfect Pampering for Mom" special. Offer highlights include a deluxe hand renewal therapy, spa pedicure, and wash/blow dry with deep conditioning treatment. Weekend rates for a double room start at $300.

There is still time to reserve this deal tailor-made for the fashion forward. From now through April 30, New York’s Roosevelt Hotel is offering a special 2-night "Shopaholics Anonymous" package ideal for exploring this fiercely trendy city. Highlights include upscale accommodations just steps from Fifth Avenue shopping, access to a collection of exclusive designer showrooms unavailable to the public, and a 40 percent discount reserved for Roosevelt guests. Plus, shoppers can prepare for retail therapy over complimentary cappuccino and pastry breakfasts then refuel with a special 3-course lunch at a classic New York City restaurant. Package rates start at $453 per person.

Round up the girls for some much needed beach time this spring and enjoy over $200 worth of extras at the Dreams Cancun Resort & Spa in Mexico. Available year-round at this upscale oceanfront resort, the "Girlfriend Getaway" package includes such goodies as manicure and pedicure service with complimentary champagne and in-room breakfast featuring mimosas, fresh fruit, pastries, and more. Plus, before heading home, partake in a group photo session to guarantee the gals never forget their dream getaway together. Rates in mid-May start at $621 per person for three nights, and is based on three friends traveling together.

Located on Runaway Bay on Jamaica’s famous North Coast, the Grand Lido Braco is now offering a 5-day/4-night "Girlfriend Getaway" deal which includes deluxe beachfront accommodations, meals, and premium alcoholic beverages. Other package perks include a 30-minute massage or facial, complimentary pedicures and manicures, pastry class on Mondays, and a cooking class on Wednesdays. Plus, resort guests can opt for windsurfing and scuba diving lessons, two-for-one island excursions with Chukka Caribbean Adventures, and personalized golf coaching. Grand Lido Braco’s Super-Inclusive plan covers all hotel taxes, airport transfers and tips. Rates for this package start at $916 per person.

Treat your mom to a relaxing beach getaway in the Caribbean or Mexico this spring with Club Med’s "Mother’s Day Escape Special". Available at participating Club Med resorts in Cancun, the Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Turks & Caicos, and Martinique, this all-inclusive vacation includes upscale accommodations, nightly entertainment, all meals and drinks, complimentary sailing and trapeze lessons, free tennis, snorkeling, and more — at no additional cost. Travel is valid through May, but you must book no later than April 30. All-inclusive rates start at $849 per person.

An insider’s tour of Northern Sonoma has girlfriend getaway written all over it. Surprise your mom, sister, or friend with three nights at the Hotel Healdsburg, located just minutes from the county’s finest vineyards. Your one-of-a-kind insider’s tour includes VIP tasting passes at world-class wineries in the Russian River, Alexander and Dry Creek Valleys, and a special Chef’s Dinner tasting menu at the top-rated Dry Creek Kitchen restaurant. Plus, day trips like bike tours and guided kayaking can be booked with GetAway Adventures, and guests will enjoy daily gourmet breakfast and parking at no additional cost. This offer starts from $993 and is available through July 31.

The Luxe Rodeo Drive hotel in posh Beverly Hills is now offering a two-night "Girlfriends Suite Retreat" package. This deal provides lavish suite accommodations in a spectacular penthouse, which comprises a bedroom, a separate parlor room, and a wrap-around sundeck. Plus, you’ll get over $550 worth of extra services and dining credits. During your stay, enjoy a “Zen breakfast” for two, two 60-minute organic facials, passes to Sports Club LA, and two private yoga classes. The package is valid from now through December 31. Rates start at $1500 and are based on double occupancy.

The dollars
Taxes and fees are additional.

The catch
Guys-only getaways are ok with us too, so let yours plan one!

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