Celebrate this Mother’s Day with a bit of spa-ing, re-connecting, and treatments à deux with your best friend—mom, of course! Spas catering to a mother-daughter clientele, from adults to teens alike, are increasingly becoming more common (find an extensive list here), and promote the importance of overall wellness at an early age. Whether you’re a mom, daughter, grandmother, niece, or confidant, these destination spots offer getaway packages or amenities (and a non-stressful atmosphere!) that honor mom this Mother’s Day weekend—and throughout the year. Here’s a sample of just some of SpaFinder’s top picks we’d like to share.
Cal-a-Vie Health Spa
Vista, California, United States
Cal-a-Vie Health Spa welcomes mothers, daughters, and celebrity clientele this summer during its third annual Mom & Teen Week, June 13-20, 2010 with guest host, Shailene Woodley, teen star of The Secret Life of the American Teenager. Three-, four-, and seven-night packages can be reserved throughout this women-only week.
Cranwell Resort, Spa & Golf
Lenox, Massachusetts, United States
A perfect present for mom this mother’s day is your presence–and a joint trip to Cranwell Resort, Spa & Golf Club. The year-round resort’s Three Generation Spa Retreat, available throughout most of May 2010, allows moms, grandmas, and daughters to share the spa experience.
Grand Wailea Resort Hotel & Spa
Maui, Hawaii, United States
Located on Maui’s sunny southern shore, the Grand Wailea Resort Hotel & Spa is a great vacation destination choice for both mom and the entire family. Spend time spa-ing together at the sumptuous, 50,000-square-foot Spa Grande, offering more than 100 treatments and packages (many of which utilize indigenous island extracts), designed not just for an adult crowd, but for teens and keiki, or kids, as well.
Mayflower Inn & Spa
Washington, Connecticut, United States
Celebrate your love for Mom with a visit to the Mayflower Inn & Spa. The inn, an AAA Five-Diamond and Mobil Five-Star winner, offers specialty weeks where moms and daughters can enjoy gourmet spa cuisine and a personalized schedule of activities and treatments. Advisors are on hand to help tailor the entire experience.
Tucson, Arizona, United States
Miraval Arizona invites mother-daughter (or mother-son) duos to snag some spa-bonding time. Now through June 30, 2010, the Marvelous Moms Gift with Stay special for you and mom includes a $50 resort credit per person, per night of stay with your all-inclusive package. Miraval is also offering an in-depth exploration, three-day, four-night program, The Secret Lives of Teen Girls: What your Mother Wouldn’t Talk About but your Daughter Needs to Know, scheduled for August 8-12, 2010.
Pritikin Longevity Center & Spa
Miami, Florida, United States
A Mother and Daughter Getaway package at Pritikin Longevity Center & Spa is sure to make mom’s day. This one- to two-week healthy retreat, from May 15-28, 2010, features the full Pritikin Program, plus workshops, seminars, fitness and spa amenities, and more! Pritikin’s world-acclaimed diet-and-exercise program, combined with a tropical paradise setting, help make it one of the top choices for health, weight loss, and relaxation.
Rancho la Puerta
Tecate, Baja California (near San Diego), Mexico
Treat mom to a spa trip to the award-winning Rancho La Puerta—moms and daughters will save 25% off of the property’s standard rate during the weeks of May 15-22 and May 22-29, 2010. In addition, time can be spent indulging in five treatments with a free Deluxe Spa Package for each of you. Specific details apply; contact Rancho la Puerta for information.
Red Mountain Resort & Spa
Ivins, Utah, United States
Complimentary spa treatments, daily guided morning hikes, unlimited fitness classes, healthful meals, and more are on the menu at Red Mountain Resort & Spa. Reconnect with the four-day, three-night Mother-Daughter Adventure package, valid through December 31, 2010; restrictions may apply.
Eastman, Quebec, Canada
Show your appreciation to the lovely leading lady in your life by taking mom to Spa Eastman, Canada’s first destination spa. When you reserve a minimum four-night stay (from May 2-9, 2010), mom stays free! This complimentary Relaxation à la carte package for mom includes accommodations, meals, workshops, fitness classes, and more.
The Oaks at Ojai
Ojai, California, United States
Spa insiders know The Oaks at Ojai offers some of the best spa treatments and programs, and for Mother’s Day, the property is highlighting a mother-daughter discount for stays throughout May 14, 2010 (ends at noon; booking dates expire May 11). Receive 40% off for each daughter sharing a room with mom! This offer includes lodging, nutritious spa cuisine, 14+ fitness classes daily, and more; a two-night minimum stay applies.
Learn more about SpaFinder’s Top 10 picks, or find a full list of spa resorts offering mother-daughter amenities here.
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