Celebrate Mother's Day at these Trendy Spots

Whether you call her mom, mother, mama, mum or mommy, you are going to want to treat her on Mother’s Day. Yet we often find ourselves wondering how to celebrate her. What should you do? What gift should you get her? How do you show her your appreciation? Make mom feel special this Mother’s Day with some of these exceptional destinations throughout Greater Fort Lauderdale.


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Galleria Mall

Shop and pamper mom for Mother’s Day with a wonderful array of gifts from The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale. The most popular sophisticated mall is home to high-fashion retailers; Neiman Marcus, Macy’s and Dillard’s, as well as popular stores, including American Eagle Outfitters, Apple, Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Cole Haan, J. Crew, Michael Kors, Pandora and Pottery Barn.

2414 East Sunrise Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 | (954) 564-1015


Sawgrass Mills

Just 15 miles from Fort Lauderdale and 30 miles from Miami there are over 350 retail outlets and name brand discounters, the options are endless at Florida’s second largest mall. Give mom the delight she deserves in luxury-brand outlet shopping for Mother’s Day including Burberry, Diane Von Furstenberg, GUCCI, Jimmy Choo, Prada, Kate Spade New York, TAG Heuer, Tory Burch, Ted Baker London, and Versace.

12801 W. Sunrise Blvd. Sunrise, FL 33323 | (954) 846-2350

Coral Ridge Mall

Shopping is a breeze at Coral Ridge Mall. Discover to find bargains galore for Mom’s Day of more than 40 stores. Centrally located in Greater Fort Lauderdale with easy access to the beaches, the mall is home to Target, HomeGoods, Old Navy, TJ Maxx, Bath & Body Works, and Motherhood Maternity just to name a few.

3200 N. Federal Hwy. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306 | (954) 537-2700


Carroll’s Jewelers

From award-winning designers to one-of-kind pieces, you can always find the perfect silver and gold selections for Mother’s Day at Carroll’s Jewelers. Celebrating 50 Years on Las Olas Boulevard, you can count on The Gem of Las Olas with the highest level of customer service and consumer protection.

915 E. Las Olas Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 | (954) 463-3711


Las Olas Boulevard

Stretching from the beach at A1A Las Olas (Spanish for “the waves”) is the hub for “must visit destination” with over more than 120 specialty retail shops, world-class art galleries, beauty salons, jewelry stores, and unique boutiques. Shop up-to-the-minute trends and make it a memorable perfect gift for Mother’s Day.

Las Olas Boulevard  Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306 | (954) 937-7386


Lulu’s Vintage

Get the perfect timeless Mother’s Day gift at Lulu's Vintage and indulge with vintage. Specializing in a variety of cocktail dresses, custom hats, costume jewelry, furs and accessories from the 1920s-1980s.

3332 N.E. 33rd St. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306 | (954) 616-8633


P.J. Rossi Jewelers

Give mom the brilliance she deserves. P.J. Rossi has the latest trends of diamond, silver, gold and nautical jewelry. They offer custom jewelry, repairs, and appraisals providing the highest level of satisfaction since 1994.

217 Commercial Blvd. Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, FL 33308 | (954) 492-9133


The Village at Gulfstream Park

The Village at Gulfstream Park is South Florida's premier outdoor shopping destination. From the beautiful designs at Mirella Faldini Fine Jewelry to spring accessories that pop at Charming Charlie, The Village at Gulfstream Park has plenty of Mother’s Day gifts sure to compliment her best features.

501 S. Federal Hwy. Hallandale Beach, FL 33009 | (954) 378-0900

Sondro Fashions

Treat mom to a beautiful evening gown, cocktail dress, pair of shoes, jewelry or accessories at Sondro Fashions! With a wide selection of sizes and styles, you're sure to find something she'll love.

3363 N.E. 33RD St., Fort Lauderdale, FL (954) 563-1004 | Sondro in the Cove 1584 S.E. 3RD CT. Deerfield Bch, FL (954) 427-8661


Essentials Boutique

Essentials Boutique is a hidden gem in Fort Lauderdale featuring PANDORA jewelry, a full line of BRIGHTON handbags, gifts and jewelry, along with a unique selection of clothing, accessories, and gifts!

1350 SE 17th Street South Harbor Plaza, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 | (954) 463-6007


Pamper in Paradise

The Red Door Salon & Spa

Show mom just how much you love her on Mother’s Day with a relaxing sophisticated environment that exudes escape and serenity at The Red Door Salon & Spa. Her daily stresses will melt away with an extensive menu of massages, body treatments, facials, skin care treatments. Pamper her with one of their spa packages such as Pretty Woman featuring their hot stone massage, signature manicure-pedicure, complimentary makeup application and a spa lunch.

The Galleria 2598A East Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 | (954) 564-5787 


The Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale Spa

Send mom to the timeless setting of the tranquil sea by giving her the gift of relaxation with Sea-Inspired remedies at The Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale Spa for Mother’s Day. Gently unwind in the luxurious relaxation lounge and treatment rooms enjoying their signature spa treatments – Ocean Sea Salt Glow, Intuitive Ocean Treatment, and Sapphire Sea Treatment.

1 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 | (954) 302-6490


Heavenly Spa at The Westin Ft. Lauderdale Beach Resort

Immerse mom in a mind and body experience at Heavenly Spa in The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort! She'll begin her experience reclined upon a plush, heated treatment bed in the quiet comfort of a private treatment room. One of Heavenly Spa's professionally trained therapist will then take her to a new level of relaxation with one of their many incredible services including deep tissue massage, reflexology, facials, body wraps, scrubs, and more!

321 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 | (954) 245-3040

Pure Spa at the Pelican Grand

Celebrate the most important mother at Pure Spa at The Pelican Grand. Have mom enjoy a Scandinavian-inspired luxury spa experience located on the eleventh floor with several spa treatments. Mom can indulge in massages such as the PURE You massage package as she can choose a massage style of her own. Or gift her with the Atlantic View Bathing Ritual where she will submerge into total relaxation viewing out to the Atlantic Ocean.

2000 North Ocean Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305 | (954) 556-7600


Bliss Spa in the W Fort Lauderdale

Take mom to Bliss so she can feel like bliss on Mother’s Day. This retro 1950s décor medi-spa, she will enjoy listening to jazzy blues tunes with her spa-sational massage/spa treatments, manicures/pedicures, and a legendary brownie buffet. She will unwind like never before.

401 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 | (954) 414-8200


Spa Atlantic in the Atlantic Hotel & Spa

Escape mom to a Mother’s Day luxurious day spa at Spa Atlantic. From the Pure Renewal Massages to the Mom’s Makeover, this oceanfront sanctuary on the fifth floor overlooking Fort Lauderdale Beach will integrate peace of mind and serenity that she deserves. 

 601 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 | (954) 567-8085

St. Somewhere Spa at Margaritaville Beach Resort

Inspired by the serene tropical latitude of South Florida, St. Somewhere Spa invites guests to come in, unwind and be rejuvenated. An inspiring oceanfront retreat, this 11,000 square foot getaway is the ultimate in relaxation with eleven treatment rooms, including two designed specifically for couples, along with steam rooms, scrub rooms, and rainfall showers.

1111 N Ocean Dr, Hollywood, FL 33019 | (954) 874-4444

Treat mom to an indulging treatment at the Diplomat Spa, which exudes the atmosphere of a luxurious oceanfront spa. The most skilled spa practitioners will attune to mom's mood and the natural rhythms of the sea. From healing massages and cleansing facials to energizing body treatments, a full-service spa experience awaits her!

3555 South Ocean Drive, Hollywood, Florida, 33019 | (954) 602-6000

Planet Massage offers a diverse array of services for mom this Mother's Day including deep tissue massage, Swedish massage, reflexology, cupping and more! In-home and on-demand mobile massage is also available if mom prefers to be pampered in the comfort of her home!

320 SE 10th Ct, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33316 | 954) 763-1619

Dining Destinations in Greater Ft. Lauderdale



Bring mom to one of the Top 100 Hot Spots in America for 2017 on Mother’s Day. Kaluz offers gorgeous seaside dining with a mouthwatering menu and open kitchen. Appetizers, fresh seafood, entrees, sandwiches, flatbreads, salads. Desserts are rich and frivolous.

3300 E. Commercial Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308 | (954) 772-2209

Naked Crab in the B Ocean Fort Lauderdale

At celebrity chef Ralph Pagano’s latest restaurant, his menu brings signature seafood dishes from around the world. Serving chilled salad plates, classic steaks, sushi and a raw bar.

1140 Seabreeze Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 | (954) 727-7090


15th Street Fisheries

Invite mom to a legendary restaurant situated in Lauderdale Marina. Winner of Best Seafood Restaurant and Best Waterfront Restaurant year after year, 15th St. Fisheries serves the freshest seafood, steaks, prime rib and gourmet salads.

1900 South East 15th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 |  (954) 763-2777


Burlock Coast in the Ritz-Carlton

You and mom can luxuriate to a spectacular Mother’s Day brunch or dinner - ocean view included. Burlock Coast’s brunch menu includes Grouper and Huevos Rancheros, and main courses like Lobster Pasta and Palmetto Creek Pork Belly. Last but not least, for dessert, guests can choose from Apple Crisp, BC Donuts or Key Lime Pie for Many.

1 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 | (954) 302-6460

Siren's Table

Located at The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, Siren's Table is a getaway for the senses serving impeccably-sourced seafood and prime, juicy steaks that are sometimes innovative, sometimes classic, but always fresh.

321 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL | (954) 245-3069

Ocean2000 in the Pelican Grand Beach Resort

Moms are welcome to indulge at Ocean2000 Restaurant & Lounge Mother's Day brunch buffet. Hot and cold stations include brunch classics like eggs benedict, lunch favorites like smoked Scottish Salmon and an assortment of desserts, like Mini Eclairs, cakes, cookies and then some. The unlimited Bloody Mary and Mimosa bars complete the feast with a slew of garnishes for the AM drinks.

2000 North Ocean Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305 | (954)556-7667


Give back to mom by taking her to 2017 Diner’s Choice Award at Boatyard for Mother’s Day Brunch. Well known for a focus on local, sustainable philosophy, the Boatyard dining offers the freshest daily catches from local fisherman with the highest-quality raw bar and shellfish selections and premium cuts of meat for patrons to enjoy inside, outside or dockside.

1555 SE 17th Street Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 | (954) 525-7400

Point Royal in the Diplomat Beach Resort

This Mother’s Day, Point Royal will feature an extravagant brunch buffet featuring a raw bar selection, charcuterie, carving stations, salads, hot & cold brunch classics and an entire room devoted to springtime desserts. Bottomless Mimosas and Bottomless Bloody Mary's are also available.

3555 South Ocean Drive Hollywood, FL 33019 | (954) 602-8750

JWB Prime Steak and Seafood in Margaritaville Beach Resort

Spoil mom this Mother’s Day with a three-course meal at JWB Prime Steak and Seafood in Margaritaville Beach Resort. Their menu includes appetizers like Pork Belly Surf and Turf and Crab Cakes and main courses like Pan Roasted Chicken and Catch of The Day. Last but not least, for dessert, choose from Coconut Tres Leches, Chocolate Bread Pudding or Banana Cream Pie.

1111 N. Ocean Drive Hollywood, FL 33019 | (954) 874-4462


La Vie Lebanese Cuisine

La Vie Lebanese Cuisine has all the essentials for a fine Mother’s Day with their delightful three-course menu (four entree choices available). Pick from Baklava or Tiramisu for dessert. Enjoy live music and an amazing belly dancer show.

281 S. Pompano Pkwy, Pompano Beach, FL 33069 | (954) 210-9818


Pirate Republic Seafood & Grill

At the Pirate Republic & Grill mom will dine off the most gorgeous views overlooking the Tarpon River. Taste on pirate-inspired dishes this Mother’s Day from around-the-world ranging from lunch specialties Moqueca and Feijoada De Mariscos to a feast of Shrimp Alfredo, and Ilha Bela Chicken.

400 SW 3rd Avenue Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315 | (954)761-3500


Shooters Waterfront

Make your way to Shooters Waterfront - with Ma in tow - for their Mother’s Day Buffet. True to its name, Shooters Waterfront boasts a contemporary dining experience. With one complimentary mimosa, they're serving up an array of delectable buffet options, such as an All-American Breakfast, Artisanal Cheeses, Antipasto and Lox, Salads, Raw Bar, Prime Rib, desserts, pastries and a kid’s station.

3303 NE 32nd Ave. Fort Lauderdale, FL | (954) 566-2855

Billy’s Stone Crab

Treat mom on Mother’s Day with the healthiest and freshest plate at Billy’s Stone Crab that she deserves. Billy’s delivers their daily caught seafood from Summerland Keys of the Florida Keys of mouthwatering stone crabs, Key West pink shrimp, Mahi-Mahi, Black Grouper and Yellow-Tail snappers straight to the table.

400 N. Ocean Drive Hollywood, FL 33019 | (954) 923-2300

Atlantic Grill in the Atlantic Hotel & Spa

Sweep mom away to a fantastic Beachside Brunch, complete with flowers at Atlantic Grill in the Atlantic Hotel & Spa on Mother’s Day. She will savor dishes unparalleled to the oceanside with an array of choices such as salads, pastas, sandwiches, pizzas, shareable bites, specialty seafood dishes as well as prepared steaks.

601 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 | (954) 567-8070


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11 May 2017

By Carissa Sadler