Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Think back. Who does all the extra little things to make family vacation memories that much happier? Mom.

Who’s always talked Dad into letting the kids ride that one last ride or play in the pool just 15 more minutes, pleeeeeeeeze?

Who’s always kept snacks handy during long, boring drives – even if Dad had to distribute them because she always keeps both hands on the wheel?

Who’s never forgotten the sunscreen – in the history of sunscreen?

Doesn’t matter whether you’re remembering a vacation 30 years ago or 30 days ago. The answer’s the same. And so this Mother’s Day, whether you’re out to honor your own mother or the mother of your children, do whatever you can to repay her countless acts of kindness. And if you’re going to be vacationing with that special mother sometime soon – maybe even over Mother’s Day weekend – here are some travel-related gift suggestions.

A Day At The Spa

Mothers Day FacialIf you’re going to be staying at Cibola Vista Resort and Spa, our Sonoran desert resort just north of Phoenix, pamper the mom (or moms) in your vacation party with a spa date.

Cibola Vista is offering the following Mother’s Day specials:

Mom’s Spa-ahhh Day: This three-hour package consists of a 50-minute hot stone massage, a 50-minute hot stone facial and a 50-minute Cibola Signature Manicure. Two words: Utter luxury.

Mother and Daughter Day at the Spa: Whether you’re booking time for your wife and daughter or two generations of moms in your life, here’s a day they won’t soon forget. This package includes two 50-minute relaxing Swedish massages and two 50-minute Pumpkin Orange facials.

Or finally, if you’re booking on behalf of your wife and would prefer to enjoy the luxury together with her …

Cibola Signature Couples Retreat massage: You can request either a 50- or 80-minute session. Happy Mother’s Day to you, too!

And here’s even better news: The spa offers new specials every month that include discounted combinations of services from its menu. So even if you’re planning your visit after May, you’ll be able to treat the Mom in your life the way she deserves to be treated. You can even purchase a dollar-figure gift certificate that she can redeem a la carte as she wishes!

A Few Other Good Ideas

If Phoenix isn’t in your plans for now, here are some other gift ideas for making the Mom in your life a happier traveler.

Mothers Day jewelry

    • L.L. Bean Travel Jewelry Organizer: Mothers organize and pack for everyone else, so give the Mom in your life a gift that makes organizing her own belongings easier. This 9-inch, rubber-coated hard case with anti-tarnish velvet-lined compartments features soft pegs ideal for securing chains and trays for rings, pins and other jewelry.
    • Travelon Anti-Theft Convertible Organizer with Flap Front: Make the Mom in your life feel secure while traveling as well as organized. The shoulder strap is removable, but made of cut-proof, slash-proof material, as is the main compartment.
    • Navy Harper Tote: If the Mom in your life is looking after infants on your summer trip to the lake or the seashore, this tote—12 inches long, 6 inches wide, 14 inches high – will make her life easier. It’s cotton canvas with a water-resistant lining, includes a changing pad, has exterior pockets ideal for bottles and comes with a changing pad.

Whatever you decide to do for the Mom in your life this Mother’s Day, make it be special. Make her feel special. Make sure she’s given her due for the role she plays in the happiness everyone feels – including on vacation.