It began with changing dirty diapers and progressed to begging teens to clean their room. In between, she’s washed tons of dishes, driven the kids to activities, and sacrificed her time to be there for everyone else. For a change why not give Mom the one thing she would love — a little time for herself. Fathers and kids, this Mother’s Day bring her breakfast in bed, clean that room and hand her a beautiful card with a gift certificate to a spa treatment tucked inside. Make your reservation now for one of these luxury spa packages that could be perfect for your special mother.


Japanese Tea Ceremony

Biltmore Hotel & Resort Spa
1200 Anastasia Ave.
Coral Gables, FL 33134
(305) 913-3187

The Biltmore is a 1926 national historic landmark reminiscent of glamorous Prohibition-era days. A May special in time for Mother’s Day begins with a soothing foot bath while Mom enjoys a cup of green tea. The treatment takes several hours as it includes body stretching, a face and scalp massage, a body massage and a foot massage. For the finale, a full body wrap is performed and she’ll be given a facial. Throughout the experience, which is accented with four teas, she will definitely feel pampered.


Massage From The Heart

The Betsy Hotel Wellness Garden Spa
1440 Ocean Drive
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 531-6100

The Betsy’s Wellness Garden & Spa is a “tranquil rooftop oasis” thee stories up on the Ocean Deck under retractable sails and private cabanas. CNN named it one of the “14 [most] beautiful hotels in the world inspired by literature,” because each massage treatment is accompanied by an iconic line of poetry from a literary great. For Mother’s Day you can provide them your own poem, letter or little ones’ drawing. It will be displayed for Mom as she “enjoys relaxation and renewal via an aromatherapy massage combining Swedish and deep tissue techniques.”

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Cocktails For Your Skin

The Atlantic Hotel & Spa
601 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
(954) 567-8085

Spa Atlantic, located in a five-star hotel on a twenty-three mile stretch of white sandy beach, titles itself a “soul stirring oasis.” The spa offers two Mother’s Day specials. “Mommy and Me” includes a side by side mother/daughter 50-minute Swedish massage plus a 50-minute “Red Wine Facial” to help maintain younger looking skin, and finishes with a couples classic pedicure. The “Love Thyselfie” offers a 50-minute Swedish massage and a 50-minute “Mimosa Facial” that helps repair sun damage for a brighter/smoother complexion. Both come with a glass of champagne or mimosa.


Elements Massage

Dadeland Plaza
9523 S. Dixie Highway
Miami FL 33156
(305) 504-8092

It sounds simple, but there is nothing as truly relaxing as a massage. Give mom the chance to unwind, and best of all, do it together. Elements Massage is offering a Mother’s Day buy-one, get-one free deal on one-hour massages. Elements has one of the most acclaimed massages in Miami, and was even received some of the highest ratings of any studio in customer surveys.


Mommy & Me

8200 W. Hialeah Gardens Blvd.
Hialeah, FL 33018
(303) 392-0503

Mommy & Me Salon is a salon focused specifically on mother-daughter spa time, and owned by a mother-daughter team, Martha and Leidy. It’s about more than beautifying or relaxing techniques here — it’s about spending time with mom, laughing, talking and bonding. So buy mom some special time with her daughter with one of their many wonderful deals, including the “Mommy & Me” offering a fruity shampoo and styling for the daughter and wash for mom for $75. Or get pedicures for $55.

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Ms. Clarke is an out-going, charismatic communicator and author of The Royalty Principle. Her personal testimony includes events which she refers to as “close encounters of the God kind.” She has published Flash Fiction stories with Splickety Publishing Group and contributes to Dylyce resides in Cocoa, Florida.