Mother’s Day gift guide


With Mother’s Day around the corner on Sunday, May 13, now is the time to find that special gift showing mom just how much you care. Lucky for you, the pursuit for the perfect gift doesn’t have to take you far, with several local businesses and organizations offering great options for moms across the First Coast.



Underwood’s Jewelers

With locations in Ponte Vedra Beach, San Marco and Avondale, Underwood’s Jewelers is home to fine men’s and women’s jewelry, including rings, necklaces, bracelets, watches and more. With Mother’s Day quickly approaching, keep in mind that the local business is holding a sale on diamond ear studs and pendants, with prices reduced by 15 percent. Visit for more information.


Espling Jewelers

With locations in Ponte Vedra Beach and Mandarin, Espling Jewelers is also home to fine jewelry such as diamonds, watches, estate jewelry, coins and links. The business has a sale on diamond studs and pendants, as well as a sale on estate jewelry. Discounts depend on the particular piece of jewelry. Visit for more information.


Dining experiences

One Ocean Resort & Spa Mother’s Day Brunch

Azurea, One Ocean Resort & Spa’s signature AAA Four-Diamond restaurant, is offering a Mother’s Day brunch and dinner menu on Sunday, May 13, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 8 p.m., respectively. Curated by resort chef Jay Mendoza and inspired by the surrounding oceanfront, the menus pair artisanal, local ingredients with savory and sweet seasonal trends. Highlights include Thick Sliced Brioche French Toast laden with crushed strawberries; Shrimp & Grits with Nueske bacon; and English Pea Risotto alongside poached eggs and topped with shaved parmiggiano reggiano. Reservations are required and can be made through OpenTable or by calling (904) 249-7402. One Ocean Resort & Spa is located at 1 Ocean Blvd. in Atlantic Beach.

St. Johns County Parks and Recreation Mother-Daughter Dinner

St. Johns County Parks and Recreation is hosting mothers and daughters for a Mother’s Day dinner on Saturday, May 5, at the W.E. Harris Community Center in Hastings. In addition to dinner, entertainment will be provided. This program is free. For more information or to register, contact Tanya Jackson at (904) 692-3655 or The W.E. Harris Community Center is located at 400 East Harris St. in Hastings.




Peterbrooke Chocolatier

You can’t beat a Mother’s Day package from Peterbrooke Chocolatier. Compile an assortment of hand-dipped pretzels, Oreos and graham crackers, and the mom in your life is sure to be pleased. Visit the Ponte Vedra Beach location at 333 Village Main St. suite 650 or call (904) 273-7878 for more information.


Le Macaron

Spoil mom with Parisian treats from Le Macaron, with options including macarons, pastries, gelato, cakes and more. For Mother’s Day, the Ponte Vedra Beach location is holding a drawing to win a tower of macarons. Visit the business at 330 A1A North Suite 300 to enter.




The Spa at Ponte Vedra Inn & Club Gift Card

The Ponte Vedra Inn & Club’s 30,000-square-foot Spa features more than 100 beauty and pampering services. From intensive massages to gentle facials, there’s something in store for all women. Choose between a Spa gift card, which is packaged, wrapped and delivered directly, or a Spa gift eCertificate, which is delivered via email. Visit or call (904) 273-7700 for more information. The Inn & Club’s Spa is located at 302 Ponte Vedra Blvd.


FijiTanSunSpa Gift Certificate

FijiTanSunSpa Tanning Salon and Wellness Spa in Jacksonville Beach features classic tans, spray tans, red light therapy, teeth whitening, hydro massage, a weight loss sauna blanket and more. For Mother’s Day, the business is offering a $99 “Love My Mom” gift certificate that includes hydro massage, a red light facial, spray tan, aroma spa and teeth whitening. The experience has a $170 value. Visit or call (904) 339-0045 for more information. The business is located at 1323 S. 3rd St.