Month for Mom
There's still time to treat mom in May.
The Spa at Pelican Hill
The Resort at Pelican Hill’s spa is celebrating moms for the entire spring season (through June) with the Mother’s Daycation Spa Escape, including one personalized 50-minute treatment with a choice between the Amber Gold Signature Massage, Seasonal Honey Body Gelato or Classic Cleansing Facial. Moms can also choose a 30-minute Argume Manicure or a Shampoo & Style in the Spa Salon and receive lunch at The Spa or Coliseum Pool & Grill. If mom’s a fan of yoga, The Spa is also offering a Mother-Daughter Wellness & Beauty Experience in which mother and daughter take a private yoga class followed by a one-hour mani-pedi, while enjoying a fresh smoothie of their choice. Mother’s Daycation starts from $210 Mondays-Thursdays or $260 Fridays-Sundays, and Mother-Daughter Wellness is $185 Mondays-Thursdays or $190 Fridays-Sundays.
Aquaterra Spa at Surf & Sand Resort
Aquaterra’s new Mother Glows Best escape, available through May 31, is a 55-minute treatment, including a pedicure and steamed towel hand treatment. Mom will receive a foot and leg soak in a vitamin-rich bath full of essential oils followed by a sweet cream salt scrub, honey heel glaze and honeysuckle orange custard massage. And for the hands, the honey-, aloe- and live papaya fruit cell-treated steamed towels are used for intense softening. Price is $65.
The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Laguna Niguel
Mom gets some VIP treatment through May with the Mom’s Ultimate Spa Day and Mom’s Day of Wellness packages at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel. The Mom’s Ultimate Spa Day ($900) includes a private VIP coordinator organizing mom’s visit, individual treatments designed for mom, private consultation with the therapist, bottled water, herbal tea and tisanes, $25 credit for lunch, and fresh fruit. Mom selects any combination of massage, facial, body treatment, manicure, pedicure, and more to create a personalized four-hour treatment. Before heading home, mom also gets chilled Champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries and a Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel spa robe. The Mom’s Day of Wellness ($500) includes private VIP coordinator, smoothie and fresh fruit, bottled water and herbal tea, one-hour yoga class, one-hour massage, one-hour facial, and a $25 credit for lunch.
Through May, the Marvelous Mom Package includes a one-hour massage, one-hour Classic Facial and Lavender & Sea Salts manicure for $199 (a $238 value). Using European massage techniques, the full-body massage promises to stimulate circulation, improve skin tone and relieve tension, while the facial cleanses, purifies and rehydrates. The manicure includes nail shaping, hand massage and a buff or polish. Another gift option is the Mother’s Day Robe Bundle, including a gift certificate for a one-hour massage and a spa robe, bundled for $149.
Spa Gaucin at St. Regis Monarch Beach
Spa Gaucin’s 75-minute Illumination Facial includes cleansing, toning, exfoliation, moisturizing, and treatment with Vitamin C to stimulate collagen and protect the skin from environmental stress. Mom will also be treated to a brow shaping and travel bag for a total package cost of $225. Mom can also make a day of it with the Seaside Escape, including a one-hour facial and one-hour wellness massage using the spa’s organic grape seed massage oil. And lunch is included at the Spa Café at Spa Gaucin. Price is $300. Specials are available through May.