There is no denying that being a Mum or carer is one of the HARDEST jobs around. It's 24/7, 365 days and there is no school or training that prepares you for this lifelong gig. That's why, even though Mum's love their family - sometimes they just need a break. With Mother's Day around the corner, now is the perfect time to book a Mumcation!
Here's a list of some perfect places to send your loved one off on a much needed Mumcay.
1. The Calile, Brisbane
There is no denying this is one of the HOTTEST new hotels to hit the scene in a long time. Mum will love the insta worthy and luxe bedrooms, large beds, in-room movies and delicious food at Hellenika. She can relax by the pool, enjoy a massage at the Khailo Day Spa and do some retail therapy along James St.
Read more about The Calile in our Hotel Review
2. Halcyon House, Cabarita Beach
Another absolute favourite here at Sojourne HQ. This boutique beachside hotel is second to none. With perfectly furnished rooms, an award-winning restaurant 'Paper Daisy' and a luxurious day spa you will score some serious brownie points sending Mum on a retreat here! Be careful - she may not come back!
Read more about Halcyon House in our Hotel Review
3. Ovolo Nishi, Canberra
Our nation's capital may not be the first thing to come to mind when you think 'luxury getaway' but the Ovolo Nishi will make you forget you're surrounded by politicians. Located on the edge of Lake Burleigh Griffth and walking distance to the Canberra Centre, eateries in Braddon and National Galleries.
4. The Lyall, Melbourne
Nestled in the charming inner city suburb of South Yarra, The Lyall boutique hotel is the perfect innercity getaway for Mum. She can relax in the Lyall Day Spa or hit the shops and restaurants in South Yarra and Oxford St.
5. One & Only Wolgan Valley, Blue Mountains
If budget is not an issue then this really is the one and only place to book for the special lady in your life. One of the all-inclusive packages will set you back a pretty penny but it's definitely worth it to experience the stunning location, pool, luxurious villas, delicious food and spa.
6. The Byron, Byron Bay
This is luxury with a capital L. If your Mum enjoys being one with nature then this is the perfect choice for her as it's set amongst a 45 acre subtropical rainforest. Mum can enjoy complimentary daily yoga, a gorgeous infinity pool, day spa treatments to help her unwind, relax and rejuvenate.
7. Your own home!
If you've left it a little too late or money is tight, we can guarantee that letting your Mum have a Mumcation at home will be greatly appreciated. Pack up everything, and leave your Mum to have the house and day to herself so she can do whatever she wants!