Forget the flowers this Mother’s Day and give mom a gift that involves rain baths, steam rooms, and facials, plus a little one-on-one time with you. Take a virtual journey through a few of the most jaw-dropping spas throughout the country to get a little inspo for where you can take the leading lady in your life on her special day. Psssst – don’t forget to wrap up a bottle of Nouráge to complete the package. Mom’s hair, skin, and nails will have never looked better after Nouráge’s antioxidant-filled blend of vitamins and a special spa service combine forces!
1. Kohler Waters Spa – Kohler, Wisconsin
As you may have guessed, water is the main attraction at this mid-west spa, owned by Kohler (you might have a sink made by them). From soothing hydrotherapy treatments to rejuvenating baths, this spa is aimed towards both stimulating and relaxing the body through the many benefits of good ‘ol agua. If you need us, we’ll be trying the Lavender Rain Treatment that comes with a full-body moisturizer.
2. Ten Thousand Waves – Santa Fe, New Mexico
Japanese culture meets southwest nature at this serene open-air resort. Overlooking the Santa Fe Mountains, this spa takes glamping to a whole new level. Boasting traditional Japanese services such as Ashi Anma (addresses the entire body through the feet) and Yasuragi (concentration on the head, neck, and shoulders), as well as signature picks like the Salt Glow, a full-body exfoliating rub-down, this is the spa for the outdoorsy mother-daughter duo.
3. The Golden Door – San Marcos, California
Located a few miles north of San Diego, this spa is known for its focus on wellness through relaxation. Try out the Desert Sea Mud Detoxifying service, which includes being covered with algae, minerals, and other natural ingredients to help rejuvenate the skin through the best elements found in the desert and ocean.
4. Salamander Resort and Spa – Middleburg, Virginia
If your mom is the more active type, consider a spa that is both parts leisurely and adventurous. This resort’s claim to fame is its equestrian-based activities that will delight animal-lovers and excursion-seekers alike. It also offers wellness-oriented spa services such as the Spring Awakening Treatment, which includes an essential oil infused scalp massage. The gorgeous countryside doesn’t make for a bad view, either!
5. The Lodge at Vail, A RockResort – Vail, Colorado
Cheers, mom! Get in the Zen zone followed by a celebratory glass of wine at this resort’s Restore + Rosé Yoga Class. Not only does this spa encourage an active, healthy lifestyle, but clients can also indulge in signature indigenous massages and wraps in a luxuriously charming location. So, raise your glass – your mom deserves it!
6. Cheeca Lodge and Spa – Islamorada, Florida Keys
Whisk mom away to this tropical oasis that showcases nine different massages, including the Oceanside Tiki Massage. Centered around the ocean and all it’s restoring properties, this spa offers the following sea-based services: The Ocean Cocoon Scrub, The Detox Algae Wrap, The Sea Tonic Wrap, and The Fresh Mud Body Treatment.
7. Aire – New York, New York
Inspired by Ancient Roman and Greek bathing traditions, Aire is located in a historic New York building and pays tribute to the lovers of relaxation that came before us. We have a feeling mom will be pretty into the Red Wine Experience – a 30 minute soak in a private antique tub filled with the concentrate of grapes aka wine. Take in the antioxidants while receiving a complimentary facial and scalp massage.