$44 for your choice of 60-minute massage from Easy Balance Wellness Center and Spa (an $88 value)
This wellness center in Gaithersburg is offering half off its six hourlong massage services; choose from acupressure (in which a therapist applies pressure to the same points targeted in acupuncture therapy), reflexology, head-and-shoulder, Swedish, deep-tissue, or hot-stone massage.
Up to 60 percent off on an ice-cream cake or mobile sundae party from Cold Stone Creamery
Cold Stone Creamery’s Largo location is offering a deal on adding ice cream to your celebration. For $30, you get a four-layer cake to serve 20 to 30 people (a $60 value). Or you can take your party outdoors for $50, with the mobile ice-cream-sundae bar that serves up to 15 people (a $125 value). The bar includes your choice of three flavors and a buffet of wet and dry toppings.
$79 for partial highlights, cut, and style from Salon Amarti (a $170 value)
Refresh your look with partial highlights, a haircut, and style from Salon Amarti in Old Town. The deal is 53 percent off and expires October 29.
$60 for six dinners at Dream Dinners (a $100 value)
Dream Dinners in Silver Spring offers a novel idea: Choose the recipes you like and create them in the company’s top-of-the-line kitchen, then take your creations home to eat or freeze for later. They do the prep work (such as dicing veggies) and the cleaning; you get to feel like a Food Network star while planning meals ahead. This deal gives you six dinners (three servings each) at 40 percent off.
Deals for Deeds
$75 for a half-day running workshop from OnPoint Fitness (a $125 value)
This four-hour OnPoint Fitness workshop (to be held in DC May 22 or July 3) teaches runners the ChiRunning Technique, which is designed to maximize energy efficiency and minimize injury. The workshop meets at Fleet Feet in DC’s Adams Morgan at 10 AM. Reservations and waivers are required.
$200 for 20 units of Botox at Aphrodite Skincare Clinic (a $400 value)
Aphrodite Skincare Clinic in McLean specializes in cosmetic medicine and skin care; get 20 units of Botox for half off. The deal expires November 1.
Check out Plum District, Wow.com, and DealOn for more deals.
Today’s the last day:
Throughout April, people who “like” the Virginia Is for Lovers Facebook page will have access to first-come, first-served travel deals through a special VADeals4DC tab. Offers from selected destinations across Virginia include $50-per-night rooms, free upgrades, buy-one-get-one-free admissions, and more.
Deals for Deeds
$100 for a two-night stay for two at Lovettsville Bed & Breakfast (a $200 value)
Lovettsville B&B in Virginia is a farmhouse retreat that offers house-made breakfasts, private fireplaces, and scenic views. Nearby activities include winetasting, river rafting, horseback riding, Civil War sites, and hiking. This deal is good for accommodations in the Daisy Room (with a fireplace, private balcony, and two beds) or the Orchid Room (with one oversize bed). You can also pay $25 more for the Rose Room, which includes a private Jacuzzi.
$296 for Memorial Day Weekend summer camp for grownups (a $449 value)
The team at LivingSocial Adventures is sponsoring a trip back in time, figuratively speaking, with this “grownups-only summer-camp trip” to Sandy Hill Camp and Retreat Center in North East, Maryland. The deal is good for a three-night stay in a group cabin, eight family-style meals (including three alcoholic drinks per night), and full access to all activities, including (but not limited to) bonfires, Frisbee, kickball, zip-lining, yoga, dance parties, arts and crafts, trail runs, s’mores-making, and more. Up to ten can stay in a cabin, but each person needs a voucher. Additional options for this deal: Pay $345 to include transportation to the camp, $359 for an air-conditioned cabin (without transportation), or $435 for an air-conditioned cabin and transportation to the camp.
$398 for a two-night wine-country getaway for two at the Goodstone Inn & Estate in Middleburg (a $798 value)
The Goodstone Inn & Estate offers romantic wine-country stays at a restored dairy farm. Amenities include the on-site spa and restaurant, biking, hiking, swimming, lawn games, and a movie library. This deal includes daily gourmet breakfast, a half bottle of wine and afternoon tea, a winetasting at a local vineyard, and a $50 credit toward spa services or dinner. The $398 price is for a weekday stay; pay $495 for a weekend escape.
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