Sometimes, all a mom needs is a break from the world and a chance to be pampered. As always, spas are ready to give moms (and moms-to-be!) the full treatment this Mother's Day, and lots of our favorites are offering their services at a discount to say thanks.
The Spa at the Sports Club/LA
1170 22nd St., NW; 202-974-6600
For the truly hard-working mom, send her off to the spa for more than four hours, where she'll be treated to an 80-minute hydrating and regenerating body treatment, a 60-minute pedicure, a 30-minute lunch, and a 50-minute facial. $500. Other specials include a mother-to-be spa package for $288 and a retreat package for $168. Call 202-974-6601 to schedule a treatment.
Red Door Spa at Willard InterContinental Washington
1401 Pennsylvania Ave., NW; 202-942-2700
Give Mom the full treatment with the Red Door Spa's Mother's Dream package, which includes a pregnancy massage or a desert hot-stone massage, a facial, a warm cream mani and pedi, a makeup refresher, a customized eye contour treatment, and a spa lunch. $354. Click here for more information.
1129 20th St., NW; 202-530-5700
Nusta Spa is offering a 10 percent discount on its 110-minute Journey of the Senses massage. It includes an aromatherapy steam treatment, a hand and foot wrap, hot- and cold-stone therapy, and mom's choice of a calm or deep massage. $198. The offer is valid now until the end of the month. Book it here.
Serenity Day Spas
Locations in DC, Alexandria, and Herndon
Serenity is offering three different spa treatments for Mother's Day, including a day package that offers an organic facial, an 80-minute aromatherapy massage, a manicure and pedicure, and a lunch. $380. Click here for more specials.
Eye Street Massage Therapy
1917 I St., NW; 202-463-0987
Treat moms-to-be with a 75-minute pregnancy massage that's 14 percent off. The spa uses a mix of Swedish and myofascial massage techniques to reduce fatigue and aches from carrying extra weight. $95. Click here for more information.
3209 M St., NW; 202-333-4445
Give Mom four different spa treatments available at a discounted rate of $310 (normally $420). She'll be treated to a microdermabrasion facial, a hand peel, an eye contour mask, and a 50-minute essential-oil massage. Click here for more information.
The Fountains Day Spa
422 South Washington St., Alexandria; 703-549-1990
This spa is offering seven Mother's Day specials this year, including a "Mom and me" Swedish massage that ends with individual facials and time to chat over fruit and chocolate. $387 (normally $430) for two and a half hours. Click here for more specials.
Wellness & Beauty Spa at Mount Vernon Athletic Club
7950 Audobon Ave., Alexandria; 703-360-7300
If your mother is a constant ball of stress, send her to Mount Vernon Athletic Club's spa, where she can receive a craniosacral massage, which focuses on the head, spine, and pelvis and is often used to relieve chronic headaches. $45. Click here for more information.
13830-A10 Braddock Rd., Centreville; 703-815-8959
When you buy a one-hour or longer body or foot massage for your mom, she'll also get treated to a complimentary 15-minute Sitz bath, which is typically used to relieve pain, muscle spasms, or cramps. Or let Mom choose with a $100 gift card, and receive a 5 percent bonus. Click here for more information.
Angel's Touch Skincare & Wellness
133 Center Way, Greenbelt; 240-238-1920
Spent some quality time with Mama with this spa's "mom and daughter spa day for two," which includes a 60-minute massage and a 30-minute sauna session. The package is 52 percent off right now, so $130. The spa is also offering a deluxe Mother's Day package and a beauty package. Click here for more information.
The Spa at Equinox
Locations in Bethesda and Tysons Corner
Equinox is offering three different Mother's Day packages, with the option of buying a single package or three. Choose a deep tissue massage, a thermal ice facial, or both. Click here for more information.
Blu Water Day Spa
5234 Nicholson Lane, Kensington; 301-984-6245
If your mom just wants to look gorgeous for a night out with dad or the whole family, Blu Water Day Spa is offering $50 makeup applications for Mother's Day. The spot's organic facials, Swedish massages, and nail treatments are discounted, too. Click here for more information.
Elaj Aveda Lifestyle Spa
801 Pleasant Dr., Rockville; 301-977-1514
Valid until May 14, this spa's package includes a 60-minute therapeutic massage, a 60-minute facial, and a spa manicure and pedicure. $302. Walk-ins are welcome.
Roxsan Day Spa
11301 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda; 301-881-7505
Treat Mom to one of the spa's five spa spackages and she'll receive a complimentary spa robe to take home after a day of manicures, pedicures, and facials. Click here for more information.
Know of a Mother's Day spa special that isn't on our list? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with details.