Mother’s Day is just around the corner and what better way to spoil your mother than with a mother daughter getaway. Whether it’s a shopping weekend in Melbourne, a beach side getaway or a rural retreat to relax and just breathe in the country air, we’ve got you covered.
Here’s some inspiring ideas for a weekend away to show how much you care and spend some quality time with your Mum.
Gaia Retreat, Byron Bay
Gaia Retreat is popular with mothers and daughters, retreating from their busy lives for some rest and relaxation. Imagine a peaceful weekend starting with morning yoga overlooking the beautiful Byron Bay Hinterland, followed by a day spent being pampered in the day spa, exploring the walking trails and then indulging in the most sensational, organic and healthy cuisine. You’re allowed a cheeky glass of wine too!
The Lyall Hotel & Spa, Melbourne
This refined and stylish boutique hotel in South Yarra is a favourite with discerning travellers. With a champagne bar, attentive personalised service and onsite day spa, your Mum will feel like a queen. It’s a great base for Melbourne shopping adventures in South Yarra or the city.
Another favourite destination for Mums is the spa capital of Victoria, Daylesford. Stay right in town at L’Atelier and be surrounded by boutiques, cafes and restaurants. The warm and welcoming owner Jo, owns the downstairs store eCasa so expect beautiful French inspired interiors, thoughtful inclusions and special touches. Take time to explore the antique stores and visit the Swiss-Italian Lavender Farm for the most delicious tea and lavender scones.
Hotel Realm, Canberra
Spoil Mum with a stay in our nations capital to enjoy all the arts and culture Canberra has to offer. Hotel Realm has recently launched indulgent Inhale Exhale Escape package in conjunction with brand new Hale Spa including overnight accommodation, one-hour signature massage treatment and glass of Champagne per person and more with. Book us in pronto!
Breeze Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast
For Mum’s who prefer the sun, surf and sea air, book a coastal cool getaway at the Sunshine Coast’s newest resort Breeze Moololaba! Enjoy beach swims during the day, return to your apartment for sunset drinks on the balcony overlooking the ocean in the afternoon, before wandering down to Mooloolaba’s dining strip on the Esplanade for dinner. Bliss.
This hidden gem is located in the heart of Woollahra’s shopping precinct with Bondi Junction or city shopping also within easy reach. With sophisticated style and incredible attention to detail, Mum’s will love the luxurious extras in this charming city stay.
Planning a mother/daughter getaway? Which destination would your Mum love?
This article was written for David Lawrence by Sally Scott
Main image source: Gaia retreat