When it comes to Mother’s Day, pampering is a slam-dunk gift idea. A spa day shows appreciation while giving mom a relaxing, rejuvenating treat. Whether moms have their first child on the way or five fully grown, they can always benefit from some R&R. Boston has everyone from the pre-natal mom to moms on a group date covered this Mother’s Day. Check out these local spas for a good deal on spa treatments that make great gifts for the holiday.

(Photo Credit: Sway Aveda Spa)

(Photo Credit: Sway Aveda Spa)


Sway Aveda Spa
485 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 651-0044
www.swayspa.com

Maybe Mom isn’t the only one who needs a little time away. With Sway Aveda Spa’s “Spa Day With Mom” package, Mom gets to bring someone along for a 3 1/2-hour facial and massage. At $380, this package deal is worth bundling. Sway Aveda Spa also offers e-gift certificates and gift cards so loved ones who live far away or don’t want to assume mom’s available for a spa day can still get her a service she will love.

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(Photo Credit: Adara Spa)

(Photo Credit: Adara Spa)


Adara Spa
115 Lewis Wharf
Boston, MA 02110
(617) 227-5499
www.adaraspaboston.com

This spring, Adara Spa is offering three great specials that will interest quite a few mothers. Get more than half off treatments like a facial and pedicure package, slimming treatment and a detox wrap. The facial and pedicure package is only $50, making it an affordable luxury for Mother’s Day. Be sure to check out the spa’s other body treatments and services. The staff does everything from hair to seaweed wraps.

(Photo Credit: Beauty Parlr)

(Photo Credit: Beauty Parlr)


Beauty PaRLR
1 Watson Place
Framingham, MA 01701
(508) 202-9538
www.beautyparlr.com

Beauty PaRLR is roughly half an hour outside of Boston and well worth the drive. Those who really want to spoil their mothers for the holiday need look no further. Beauty PaRLR is offering a Mother’s Day special that includes an hour-long facial, blow out with deep conditioning and a beauty product hand-picked with the help of a stylist. Beauty PaRLR’s sister photography studio, RLR, will be taking $50 off every family portrait gift certificate as well. This is the perfect time to have mom dolled up and get her that family portrait every parent dreams of.

Coco Beauty
25 Tyler St.
Boston, MA 02111
(617) 338-8285
www.cocobeautyboston.com

Coco Beauty has a deal that lets mothers decide which of four Pro Switzerland Treatments for two she wants. They are all $47 off with a coupon right on the spa’s website. It’s good all year, so treat her when she is ready to go. She can choose from oxygen moisturizing, timeless lifting, white performance or silk protein and pure collagen treatments. However, Coco Beauty is all about facials and skin care, so those moms who would prefer a massage to a hair removal or skin treatment might be happier with another deal.

(Photo Credit: Green Tangerine)

(Photo Credit: Green Tangerine)


Green Tangerine
39 Dalton St.
Boston, MA 02199
(617) 982-6696
www.greentangerinespa.com

Expectant mothers deserve a little pampering on Mother’s Day too. It’s not easy carrying around a baby, which is why Green Tangerine offers “The Green Before The Bean” package. This luxurious package includes a 50-minute pre-natal massage, facial, manicure and pedicure. Now is the perfect time to indulge her. She is not going to have a lot of time for self-care soon. This is a great gift from the soon-to-be dad, sibling or close friend to help her get through her pregnancy happy.

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