Best Mother’s Day Getaways for Mums of Every Stage and Interest
- Created: 10 May 2019 10 May 2019
They say experiences, not things bring us joy, so while flowers and chocolates are the usual Mother’s day presents, nothing says ‘I love you mum’ better than giving her a memorable holiday she deserves. Families looking to treat mum need not look any further as we share the best Mother’s day-inspired healthy getaways which offer fun and meaningful experiences for all the mums and mother figures in our lives. From island getaways in Thailand to a beach retreat in Morocco, she’ll find everything she needs to cultivate calm and revitalise her mummy mojo!
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Kamalaya Embracing Change, Thailand
Embrace the change that’s coming and treat yourself or your partner on a babymoon escape nestled on the island of Koh Samui. Prepare for the multihyphenate role that is motherhood as you learn to develop your emotional strength during the course of this program. Each session will help you reach your full potential with expert wellness advice and ‘embracing change’ workshops as well as a range of holistic therapies to support your journey. In between sessions, engage in the gentle arts of yoga and Tai Chi and end each day at the spa for a well-rounded mum-to-be holiday.
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For Mums with little ones
Soneva Kiri, Thailand
Soneva Kiri is as much a dream luxury getaway as it is a family adventure, so fly to the island of Koh Kood for a Mother’s Day escape that can make both mum and her little ones happy. An ice-cream parlour, a tree-top kids club and child-friendly activities will keep temper tantrums at bay whilst mum satisfies her hedonistic cravings at the spa. She can also choose to unwind in the stunning infinity pool or partake in leisurely pursuits such as wine tasting and cooking classes. With friendly and attentive butlers dubbed “Fridays” in homage to Robinson Crusoe, tree-pod dining and breath-taking views, a stay at Soneva Kiri is a Mother’s Day treat like no other.
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For Mother-daughter wellness
Gaia Retreat & Spa, Australia
You don’t need to go far for the perfect mother-daughter bonding experience. Surprise mum with a weekend spa getaway at Gaia Retreat located in the Byron Bay Hinterland. Share a laugh and spend quality time together as you fill your day on a spa holiday with treatments and gourmet meals lovingly made from the retreat's own gardens. Stay active with group classes like yoga, Tai Chi and Qigong, then bond over organic cooking classes and a game of tennis or simply chill and enjoy each other’s company by the pool. Here at Gaia, you and your mum can take the time to focus on yourselves and the excellent staff will take care of the rest.
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Fusion Maia, Vietnam
Discover Fusion Maia, a boutique destination spa tucked amid a private stretch of one of Da Nang’s most pristine beaches. This relaxing spa holiday will spoil mum with a gamut of pampering options for everyone to enjoy and with a ‘mini maia’ program, even her little ones can indulge too. Whatever mum’s personal wellness goals are, Fusion Maia can tailor each day to suit her needs. Whether it be about nutrition or fitness, every activity and menu are designed to contribute to her well-being. If in need of retail therapy, don’t worry, shuttle buses are available to take guests to the town of Hoi An for some shopping, exploration and a taste of local culture.
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For Active Mums
Treat mum to a Mother’s Day fitness break in the beautiful backdrop of the Golden Mile at Marbella Club. Sheltered beneath the Sierra Blanca Mountains, Marbella boasts a signature balmy micro-climate and a long promenade on which to walk and watch the sea. With a wellness philosophy that centres on a deep connection with nature, this transformative retreat is perfect for mums with goals to achieve through daily personal training sessions and energising outdoor activities, all backed by bespoke nutrition. A serene thalassotherapy pool overlooking the sea will leave mum feeling indulged and well pampered.
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For Retired Mums
Ananda in the Himalayas, India
If mum thinks she’s seen it all, then she’s in for a pleasant surprise at Ananda. Set at the foot of the Himalayas, not only is this spa destination stunning in all angles, but it’s also home to a menu of over eighty holistic treatments, three gourmet restaurants (including a tree-top deck restaurant), a lavish spa centre and a whole lot more. For mums looking to improve their well-being, Ananda being an Ayurvedic wellness destination offers a combination of therapies, yoga, meditation and wholesome foods to address any wellness woes. Give mum the ultimate repose at this peaceful retreat for a refreshing break away from life’s daily chaos.
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REVIVO Longevity, Bali
In South Bali’s Nusa Dua, lies a wellness experience worth sharing with mum as she steps into this next phase in life. Perched atop a lush hill, you will feel like you’re in a world of your own at this quiet enclave. The retreat has all the makings of a luxury spa getaway—with beautifully designed villas, scenic grounds and a spa and wellness centre, she’s bound to have a holiday that ticks all the boxes. In between pamper sessions, visit the multifunction fitness facility to mix it up with some yoga, personal training or swimming. Through a combination of relaxation, movement, and nutrition, a stay at REVĪVŌ will definitely leave mum fully relaxed and revivified.
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