Mother's Day : Treat Your Mom to a Spa Day at These Luxury Resorts
With Mother's Day just around the corner, it's time to start thinking about how you're going to spoil the most important woman in your life. Instead of the usual flowers and chocolates, why not take inspiration from royalty and treat her like a queen with a luxurious spa experience at one of South Africa's top resorts?
Whether you’re thinking of a mother-daughter weekend trip or just a weekend getaway with the family, these resorts will surely make your mom feel pampered and loved. From countryside retreats to coastal hideaways, we've rounded up four of the best destinations that are guaranteed to blow your mom's mind. So, sit back, relax, and let us guide you through the ultimate Mother's Day weekend getaway ideas.
1. African Pride Irene Country Lodge:
Located in the heart of Gauteng, the African Pride Irene Country Lodge is the perfect destination for a relaxing weekend getaway. The lodge offers a range of spa treatments, including massages, facials, and body wraps. A favourite treatment here is the African Sun Ritual, which includes a full-body exfoliation and a hot stone massage. After the spa treatment, you and your mom can enjoy a lovely afternoon tea in the beautiful gardens of the lodge. Take a look at our holiday package here.
2.Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa:
Another ideal spot for you to consider spoiling your mom this Mother's Day is the Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa in Cape Town. One look at the location and you’ll understand why we love it so much! The spa at this hotel offers a variety of treatments, including the signature fynbos facial and the Cape Malay spice journey massage. The facilities include an outdoor heated pool, a steam room, a sauna, and a vitality pool. After the spa treatment, you and your mom can enjoy a sunset cocktail at the Leopard Bar, which boasts spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean. There are also plenty of award-winning restaurants, beaches, and Cape Town's top attractions nearby, making it a perfect getaway for mothers who love adventure. Take a look at our Spa package here.
3. Nkomazi Private Game Reserve:
For a unique Mother’s Day experience, treat your mom to a spa weekend at the Nkomazi Private Game Reserve. This luxurious game reserve is located in Mpumalanga and offers spa treatments that combine traditional African healing with contemporary wellness practices. The signature treatment here is the Nkomazi Journey, which includes a full-body exfoliation, a hot stone massage, and a nourishing body wrap. After the spa treatment, you and your mom can go on a relaxing game drive and spot the Big Five. Check out our holiday package here.
4. Fancourt Hotel:
The Fancourt Hotel in George is the perfect destination for a Mother’s Day weekend with the family. The hotel offers a range of spa treatments, including the Knysna Forest Facial and the Fancourt Signature Massage. The indoor heated Roman bath with surrounding glass doors and domed ceilings makes you feel like you're in a different world. After the spa treatment, you and your mom can indulge in some retail therapy at the Fancourt Boutique, which offers a range of luxury items and souvenirs. Take a look at our holiday package.
There are many ways to celebrate Mother’s Day, but treating your mom to a spa experience at a luxury resort is a unique and indulgent option. Whether you prefer a beachside getaway, a relaxing game reserve, or a countryside retreat to celebrate this special day, these luxury resorts have it all – and your mom will definitely feel like the queen she is!