KICKING BACK: A foot massage is a great way to get mom to unwind.
Mother’s Day is that special day when most people show their appreciation towards their beloved mothers or mother figures. Here are a few places you can take her for a pamper session:

Mpumalanga

Perry’s Bridge Trading Post: Situated in Hazyview, Perry’s Bridge Trading Post offers a unique shopping and dining experience in one. They have a deli, restaurant, boutique shopping experience and hair salon. Now that’s pure bliss your mother is sure to adore. Call 013 737 6929 for more information.

North West

Sparkling Waters: The Sparkling Waters Hotel and Health Spa is situated next to the Krom River in the heart of the Magaliesberg Mountains, just few hours away from Johannesburg and Pretoria. It hasan indoor heated pool, gym, jacuzzis, steam bath, revolutionary sunbed, hydrotherapy room, cloakrooms, sun deck and salon. 

For more information, visit www.sparklingwaters.co.za.

Queen for a day: A back massage at a breathtaking place can only be bliss.. Picture: Pinterest.

Eastern Cape

Shambala Wellness Spa: Shambala has created a little paradise for enjoyment and upliftment. Shambala offers ultimate relaxation and pampering. It even has the most advanced hair removal and skin rejuvenation unit available - variable pulsed light (VPL) - providing safe, fast and effective treatments for virtually all skin types in pigmentation removal, hair removal, thread-vein removal, active acne and photo rejuvenation. 

Visit www.shambala.co.za for more information.

Free State

Body Bliss Day Spa @ Kiara Lodge: At the foot of the majestic Maluti Mountains lies Kiara Lodge, where spa treatments are complemented by tranquility. The wood and stone neutral tones of the interiors are a great way to start your relaxation journey while the warm scents of essential oils carry you on your way to a soothing spa experience. 

For more information, e-mail [email protected]

Gauteng

Life Day Spa: With franchises in Johannesburg and Cape Town, Life Day Spa offers five-star treatments. Packages include body revival, hot stone heaven, pure bliss and journey of life, to name just a few. They also have Life Day Spa Kids, where young ones get pampered, too.

For more information, visit www.lifedayspa.co.za.

Inner Soul Art Lounge and Spa:

For a soul-healing sensation, Inner Soul Art Lounge and Spa in Pretoria is the place to be. Besides beauty treatments, massages, pedi or manicures, hair removal and a whole lot more, they also have an art gallery. 

For more information, visit www.innersoul.co.za

Western Cape

Lady Bonin’s Tea Bar in Cape Town: Dress up and enjoy a chat with your mama over tea. Situated in Long Street in Cape Town, Lady Bonin’s Tea Bar has an extensive range of organic teas which are good for improving the immune system. There should be something the leading lady would appreciate.

Find out more on https://ladyboninstea.com/tea-blog/.

Also in Cape Town, the award-winning Grace Stevens will be presenting a workshop the day before Mother’s Day on how to create the perfect fondant creations - including perfect strawberries, realistic looking leaves, as well as strawberry blossoms. All that with a chocolate cake inside a ceramicpop and the cutest sign that reads “You’re the berry best mom!” 

For more information, e-mail [email protected]

PARADISE: Getting mom into natural surroundings makes for a great gift. Picture: Pinterest.  

Limpopo

House of Asante embraces gratitude and humility for the abundance of love, health and well-being. Situated in the heart of Polokwane, House of Asante offers sanctuary of peace and tranquillity. Algologie products are used for spa treatments, with the natural ingredients of seaweed and algae, sea salt and sea water.

E-mail [email protected]

Northern Cape

Sonique Nail and Beauty in Kimberly: Why not treat your mom to a relaxing afternoon out at Sonique Nail and Beauty. There are special offers of full body hot stone massage, manicure and pedicure, facial and back and neck massages. 

To book or for more information, call 072 228 4444.

KwaZulu-Natal

Explore nature and let water and mountains restore your soul at Cayley Lodge in the central Drakensberg (near Winterton). Their trained therapists are there to help ease the stress while you gaze at The Bell Park Dam to the impressive Cathkin Peak mountain ranges beyond.

For information, send an e-mail to [email protected]