HFM’s list of Best Spas in Texas for treating Mom on her special day
By Andrea Slaydon
Being a mom is a job that never stops and rarely slows down. From soccer practice, homework help, meal making, house cleaning and laundry folding, there is always something to do! Sure, we do it for our kids and we love them, but having some “me” time is sometimes just what the doctor ordered! As another Mother’s Day rolls around, take this time to give the gift of relaxation to mom. (Or, moms how about a girlfriend getaway with your friends?) From Houston to Austin and Dallas, we’ve got the best spas in Texas for moms.
Hotel Galvez and Spa
2024 Seawall Blvd
Galveston, Tx 77550
Pamper mom with a weekend getaway to the beautiful beaches in Galveston. The Hotel Galvez & Spa has been around for 100+ years, and they put special emphasis on relaxation. The spa covers 10,000 square feet of space and includes 9 treatment rooms. Mother’s Day Special: The “Mother’s Choice” massage package, which includes a signature 50-minute massage, manicure, and pedicure. Other spa amenities include a hydrotherapy room, eucalyptus steam room, meditation garden and a professional salon. You can also celebrate Mom by treating her to a special Mother’s Day brunch. Make your reservations ahead of time.
Hotel Zaza Spa
5701 Main St
Houston, TX 77005
2332 Leonard St
Dallas, TX 75201
The Hotel Zaza Spa has locations in Houston and in Dallas. The spa offers a range of treatments and custom-designed massages.The Houston location has added a new Infrared Sauna that offers multi-beneficial, detoxifying therapy. Other spa treatments include salon services, body wraps, and exfoliations. If you book a hotel room for Mother’s Day, you can enjoy a $150 ZaSpa Credit and a food and beverage credit.
Milk & Honey Spa
2800 Kirby Dr a134
Houston, TX 7709
(check website for several other Austin/Hill Country locations)
Milk + Honey Spa has several locations across Texas and provides treatments using natural and organic ingredients. They are best known for the special body scrub featuring organic raw sugar and orange blossom. The most complete package is the Ultimate Retreat, which includes a massage, facial, eye lash tint, brow wax, luxury manicure, ultimate pedicure, and even lunch!
Spa at Nordstrom
5192 Hidalgo St
Houston, TX 77056
8687 North Central Expressway
Dallas, TX 75225
Treat your mom to some of the best shopping around and an afternoon at the spa. Nordstrom locations in Houston and Dallas offer “On The Spot” treatments like facials, microdermabrasion, massages, or a pedicure. You can also book more extensive massage experiences, like the Healing Hot Stone, Himalayan Salt Stone, Deep Tissue or Sports massage. You can also arrange to have a personal shopper assist in giving mom a makeover!
The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa
111 N Post Oak Ln
Houston, TX 77024
Set aside an entire day for your visit to the Trellis Spa at the Houstonian Hotel. The 17,000-square-foot spa houses 20 treatment rooms, including 11 rooms for body treatments, eight facial rooms, and one couples room, which includes a couples shower and tub. The Mediterranean-style spa surrounds a courtyard with a beautiful, natural garden environment. You can also enjoy a relaxing float pool and cozy chaise lounges around a calming fireplace.
Woodlands Resort & Conference Center
2301 North Millbend Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77380
Tucked away near the shopping fun of the Woodlands, The Woodlands Resort sits on 28,000 acres of natural forest. For Mother’s Day you can enjoy 10% off a Forest Oasis Treatment or complimentary aromatherapy upgrades on select services. The spa offers everything from manicures to various massages. The spa also offers a Eucalyptus steam room, dry sauna, and whirlpool hot tub. The Forest Oasis Waterscape is ideal for families and has lagoon-style pools, water slides, dive-in movies, and a new lazy river. Pools are open year round but are not heated.
Spas Around Texas:
Deer Lake Lodge Health Resort & Spa
10500 Deer Lake Lodge Rd
Montgomery, TX 77316
Treat mom with a complete yoga retreat weekend. Deer Lake Lodge Health Resort & Spa offers traditional massages and other spa basics, but they really specialize in medical spa treatments. You can try out the Detox Package, which includes a lymphatic massage, ionic foot detox, and dry salt therapy. Deer Lake also specializes in colon hydrotherapy, Detox 101 and Life Coaching. For the month of May, including Mother’s Day you can receive 15% off of several of the popular overnight fasting-cleanse programs, which include juicing, cleansing, and colonics.
JW Marriott Hill Country Resort
23808 Resort Pkwy
San Antonio, TX 78261
*family friendly, girlfriend getaway
The Lantana Spa at the JW Marriott in San Antonio features a 26,000 square feet luxurious oasis. The spa boasts 30 treatment rooms, including couples’ suites. For Mother’s Day, book any 80-minute facial for the price of a 50-minute treatment. If you wanted to bring your family along, JW Marriott Hill Country has an extensive water park featuring a 650-foot rapid-river ride, slides, a lazy river, children’s pools, and a fun activity pool.
Lake Austin Spa Resort
12611 Riverbend Road
Austin, Texas 78732
Lake Austin Spa Resort has luxurious lakefront accommodations situated on 19 secluded acres. The LakeHouse Spa is a 25,000-square-foot facility with more than 100 unique spa treatments or services. Moms like coffee, right? Try the Invigorating Coffee Scrub, in which coffee grounds are used to exfoliate dead skin cells. You can also arrange a traditional massage or even one using hot stones. Also available at the resort: three pools, steam rooms, saunas, whirlpools, cooking classes, muscle conditioning workshops, and other various workout classes.
LaToretta Lake Resort
600 La Toretta Blvd
Montgomery, Texas 77356
Escape on the lake, at this resort and spa near Conroe, Texas. LaToretta has various indulgent skin treatments at the spa, along with five pools and a lazy river and slides, if you want to bring the kids. The Mother’s Day “M is for Me Special” includes 3.5 hours of relaxation with a massage, manicure, makeup treatment, and meditation. If you enjoy being outdoors, you can try paddle boarding, kayaking, or go for a relaxing nature walk.
5850 Greenville Ave.
Dallas, TX 75206
At Massage 49 they say massages go with mimosas. The Full Bloom Package includes a choice of foot, hand, or back scrub, an anti-stress massage, and a scalp or sinus facial massage. The popular “anti aging” massage package uses the popular “cupping therapy” technique and claims to tighten muscles, lines, wrinkles, and puffiness, as well as relieve sinus pressure. Why not try something new for Mother’s Day?
The gift of relaxation might be one of the best gifts you can get for your mom or just a special woman in your life. Consider treating the “pet mom” or someone who may not have human kids but keeps up with the four legged kind. Let’s celebrate all types of moms this Mother’s Day!