Mother’s Day is this weekend, and while I type out this post I’m looking at the wonderful photos I had taken during my stay 4 years ago. My Mom Springs post was an introduction to my Palm Springs getaway. As the kids and I only have about 9 more school days left of school, I’m definietly ready to go on summer vacation mode. A couple of Airbnb stays are planned, along with some family fun. If you haven’t read my previous post about my Mom Springs, click the picture below to get all caught up!!
CATCH up with my Mom Springs post HERE.
As it’s mother’s day week* and I say week, because with all the work we mother’s do for our children, one day just isn’t enough. We all need to take time out, and get a little r&r. So if you’re looking into planning a trip for yourself, with girlfriends, or maybe with your spouse, the following hotel may be a place to check out!!
As I had mentioned in my previous blog post, during my Mom Springs, I had stayed in 2 different hotels during that weekend. One, was the Ace Hotel And Swim Club.
701 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92264
The Ace Hotel is such an amazing chill resort!! Relaxed, hip, fun, and definietly kid friendly!! Which drove me nuts at the time, because although I was there for a “no-kid/no husband trip,” I couldn’t stop thinking about how cool it was if they were there with me. It took me a few times that weekend, and even to this day to shake things off like that to always feel like I need to constantly be with my family. Time alone as a mother is important.
Let me say it again, time alone as a mother is important. Think of it this way, your alone time as a mother is for everyones safety!! Everyone in the family knows this, and we as moms sometime forget, because we’re constantly juggling soo many things at once. That’s what the purpose of this trip was for. Time away for mama to recharge, and reflect.
Ace Hotel as a relaxed design and style feel. It was nice not to have to worry about the preciousness of anything. I absolutely loved the pool area, the upper deck over looking it, the ping pong table, the variety of sunny and shady places to be, and the great open atmosphere and mixed crowd. There were tiny dogs, kids everywhere, couples, cocktails, books, and giant blow up pool toys (swans!). The surrounding view of the hills and tall palm trees was perfect.
I know it sounds like I’m repeating myself, but the Ace Hotel & Swim Club has so much character.
Want to play in the pool or read by the pool (I did both)? You won’t be sorry.
The pool was great, as they also have DJ playing music for the majority of the time. It’s totally ok if you’re in the mood for it, but if you want peace and quiet, the pool isn’t the place….It all depends your focus. People watch, and read. It’s all good.
Next time, I plan to reserve a room with the outdoor garden patio. I really loved the little nooks around the property with fireplaces and areas to relax as well. If you want to relax in your room and read a book; this is the spot.
Whatever your case may be, bring your friends, family or just travel solo. You won’t be disappointed to make the trek. If you want to explore the area, it’s perfectly situated.
Do you crave 1960s MOD Style? Rent a bike and peddle around the neighborhoods.
Thank you, Ace for a memorable weekend! Thank you, Palm Springs, for the sunshine!
Is it your turn to visit the Ace Hotel? — Sure is.