How about treating yourself and your mum to a wellness retreat this spring? Here are our hand-picked Mother’s Day retreat ideas.
Wondering what to get for your mum for mother’s day this year? Forget about the usual flowers and chocolates. What better way to show your mum how much she means to you than taking her on a special spa break or wellbeing retreat. Treat her to a Mother’s day retreat (pardon the pun).
No need to go far, we have some excellent UK weekend breaks that don’t cost the earth but offer the pampering your mum deserves. You could always join her and spend some quality time together. And if you want to treat your mum to something really special, read on for Neal’s Yard Holidays’ picks of once-in-a-lifetime holidays, and Mother’s day retreat weekends.
This year Mother’s day is on the 11th of March 2018. So what are you waiting for?
UK short breaks
For complete relaxation, treat your mum (and perhaps yourself) to a few nights in Southern Wales. Combine Yoga and Ayurveda with walks in the surrounding ancient forests in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), unwind in the hot tub, and you’ll both leave relaxed and rejuvenated.
March to May, from £570 per person for 3 nights full board, 10% discount if sharing room
For a women only retreat to be Healthily Happy go on this wellbeing retreat offered by Raw Horizons in North Yorkshire. Laze in the hut tub with extensive views of the beautiful countryside, enjoy delicious gourmet raw food, plus of course yoga and mindfulness.
25 February – 2 March, 25-30 March, 8-13 or 22-27 April, from £1,095 pp for 5 nights, full board.
Or use this unique opportunity for yoga and a guided cultural visit to the Eternal City. Stay at historic villa with pool on the outskirts of Rome. Your host and yoga teacher is Marina, a native Roman, art curator, author and editor of La Cultura Italiana – your most knowledgeable guide to Rome.
16-19 February, Easter retreat 29 March – 3 April, 5-10 April 2018, from £465 pp for 5 nights in twin shared room, or £685 single room
And while there’s snow, you can escape to the French Alps for a skiing and yoga holiday. Stay at this great chalet with experienced teachers. Delicious food is served for you. Enjoy the stunning views, the sunshine, snow and fresh air. Return invigorated!
4-11, 11-18 and 18-25 March, from £940pp for twin/double room, or £1230 for single occupancy for 7 nights
Escape to tropical Sri Lanka for a yoga holiday by the beach with AdventureYogi. Stay at a Colonial villa near Bentota with beautiful gardens, yoga twice daily, breakfast and vegetarian feast in the evening – it’s the perfect break to beat the winter blues.
25 February – 6 March 2018, from £1195 pp for 9 nights
Or make the most of the discounted period from 23 April throughout the summer at West Coast Ayurveda Resort in Sri Lanka. Come for 7 to 10 or 14 days of full body massages, herbal steams and freshly prepared Ayurveda remedies will leave your mum refreshed and energised.
From 23 April – October, from €1060, approx £793 pp p/wk single room
And for ‘something completely different’, come for a yoga wellness retreat in Costa Rica near Montezuma with Sunflower Retreats. Stay in peaceful jungle lodge with beautiful flowering gardens in private reserve next to National Park on the pacific coast with its wonderful beaches. Enjoy pool, jacuzzi, and hammocks.
Selected dates 1 March – 6 December, from £890 per person for 6 nights sharing room, or single room from £1188
We hope you find something you like in our selection of Mother’s Day retreat. For more options in March or April see retreats by date.