Treat Your Mom with a Dreamy Getaway This Mothers Day 

30 April 2024
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Mother’s Day lands on 12 May in South Africa, but who says celebrating the one you call mom has to be limited to just one day? Any day is a great opportunity to show her just how much she means to you, and there’s no better way to do it than by whisking her away on a special trip. Whether it’s a surprise holiday in May or a spontaneous getaway later in the year, travelling together not only tightens your bond but also creates memories that last a lifetime. Plus, it’s a fantastic chance to step out of the daily grind and simply enjoy each other’s company. 

Ready to plan something unforgettable? Let’s dive into some dream trips that are perfect for treating your mom any time you want to celebrate her! 

Discover the Wonders of Mozambique on the MSC Musica 

For moms who enjoy both the relaxation of luxury cruises and the adventure of exotic destinations, a trip to Mozambique aboard the MSC Musica is the perfect gift. This cruise offers a blend of stunning ocean views, high-class amenities, and stops at fascinating ports. While on board, you can treat your mom to spa treatments, live shows, and gourmet dining. The shore excursions in Mozambique will let you both explore vibrant markets, pristine beaches, and lush landscapes. This experience combines relaxation with adventure, making it an ideal way to spend quality time together. 

Consider this trip if… you and your mom love the high seas and exotic adventures without compromising on comfort. 

Ready to go? Take a look at our cruise packages to book your spot.  

Hit the Slopes in Moutiers, France 

Why not switch things up and take your mom on an exhilarating ski trip to Moutiers, France? Found in the heart of the French Alps, Moutiers is a gateway to some of the best ski resorts in the world. Whether she’s a seasoned skier or eager to take her first lessons, the powdery slopes offer something for every skill level. After a day of skiing, you can both enjoy the warm hospitality of a cosy mountain lodge, indulge in some local Savoyard cuisine, or unwind by a crackling fire. It’s a refreshing way to connect with nature and each other, creating memories that extend well beyond the usual. 

Consider this trip if… your mom loves adventure or has always dreamed of a picturesque Alpine getaway. Whether it’s the thrill of skiing or the tranquility of mountain views, Moutiers provides a beautiful backdrop for a holiday any time of the year. 

Start planning your ski trip with our range of all-inclusive ski packages 

Experience Leisure and Luxury at Sun City 

If your mom enjoys being pampered in a resort atmosphere, a midweek break at Sun City can be the perfect retreat. This world-renowned resort offers activities and amenities that cater to all interests. You can play a round of golf, relax at the spa, or explore the beautiful botanical gardens together. Sun City also features a variety of restaurants and entertainment options, ensuring that there’s never a dull moment. Watching a beautiful sunset over the Pilanesberg National Park can be a serene experience to share, enhancing your mother-daughter/son bond. 

Consider this trip if…your mom appreciates a mix of adventure and relaxation in a luxurious resort setting. 

Let’s get you to Sun City with our holiday packages. 

Explore the Urban Charm of Cape Town 

Cape Town is a city that appeals to every kind of traveller and is an excellent choice for a Mother’s Day getaway. Take a cable car ride up Table Mountain for panoramic city views, stroll through the vibrant Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, or explore the historic Robben Island. The city’s rich history and vibrant cultural scene make it a fascinating destination. For the more adventurous, a kayak trip to see the penguins at Boulders Beach offers a fun and unique experience. Dining by the waterfront, with the Atlantic Ocean as your backdrop, can provide a peaceful yet picturesque setting to enjoy a meal together. 

Consider this trip if… you and your mom enjoy urban exploration mixed with natural beauty and historical insights. 

Our Cape Town packages will make sure it’s a trip you’ll never forget.  

Unwind in the Coastal Town of Umhlanga 

Umhlanga, with its laid-back coastal charm, is another great option for a Mother’s Day trip. The town’s relaxed vibe is perfect for moms who appreciate nature and tranquillity. You can take long walks on the beach, shop at local boutiques, and dine at seaside restaurants offering fresh seafood. The iconic Umhlanga Lighthouse and the nearby Durban Botanic Gardens are also worth a visit. This destination is all about unwinding and spending quality time together in a beautiful setting. 

Consider this trip if… a beachside retreat with a leisurely pace is what your mom dreams of. 

Escape to beautiful Umhlanga with our Durban holiday packages.  

Experience the Natural Beauty of Victoria Falls 

For an adventurous mother, a trip to Victoria Falls would be an unforgettable experience. Known as one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world, it offers breathtaking views and endless activities. You can take a guided tour of the falls, go on a sunset boat cruise along the Zambezi River, or for the thrill-seekers, bungee jump together. The surrounding rainforest also provides a great opportunity for wildlife spotting, adding an element of adventure to your trip. This destination combines natural beauty with excitement, making it perfect for making new memories. 

Consider this trip if… your mom has a love for natural wonders and thrilling experiences. 

Can’t wait? Book your trip with us today.  

Relax in the Tropical Paradise of Mauritius 

Mauritius is a top choice for those looking to relax in a tropical paradise. The island’s crystal-clear waters, white sandy beaches, and lush greenery offer the perfect setting for a rejuvenating Mother’s Day trip. You can snorkel together in the vibrant coral reefs, take a leisurely catamaran cruise, or simply relax on the beach. The island also offers a range of cultural experiences, including visits to tea plantations and local markets. This blend of relaxation and cultural exploration can provide a well-rounded and enjoyable holiday experience. 

Consider this trip if… a picturesque, relaxing tropical getaway is on your mom’s wish list. 

There’s nothing like a trip to Mauritius to unwind and reconnect. Book your trip now.  

Win a Luxurious Stay at The Oyster Box Hotel & Spa 

To make this Mother’s Day extra special, we’re offering you the chance to win a 2-night stay for two at the luxurious 5-star The Oyster Box Hotel & Spa. To enter, simply visit our Instagram or Facebook page and follow the instructions. This breathtaking hotel offers stunning ocean views, world-class spa treatments, and exquisite dining options, making it the perfect luxury getaway for you and your mom. 

Travelling with your mom offers a unique chance to deepen your relationship and make unforgettable memories. Whether it’s a peaceful beach holiday, an adventurous exploration, or a luxurious cruise, each destination and experience provide a way to show your appreciation and spend quality time with the most important woman in your life. 

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