Appreciate Bawa’s architectural marvels
Is your mother a big fan of architecture, especially the ones by renowned artist Geoffrey Bawa? Now you have a chance to gift her a holiday at Bawa’s iconic country house, Lunuganga by Teardrop Hotels Sri Lanka. Nestled near Dedduwa Lake, this calming space gives a peek into his brilliant mind. Admire the architectural flourishes, leaf-framed lake vistas or take a complimentary guided tour of the 12-acre of gardens curated over 40 years. Enjoy lunch under the trees overlooking the lake and reminisce over old memories with her.
Where: Lunuganga, Bentota, Sri Lanka
Discover the hidden gem of Vietnam
Stay at a picture-perfect luxury resort in one of the most beautiful beaches of Vietnam away from the madding crowd. Stay in an ocean view room at The Anam Mui Ne – an affiliate member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World – and have heart to heart conversations with your mother while enjoying stunning views. This luxury hotel is also the best place to relish the famed Vietnamese cuisine. Join a guided tour to the centuries-old Phan Thiet city, learn about Hamu Lithit community, eat and shop at local market, visit fascinating landmarks from the erstwhile Champa dynasty that has an Indian connection.
Where: The Anam Mui Ne, Vietnam
Relish sumptuous Omani dinner
This Mother’s Day, a lavish buffet spread will be waiting for all moms at Samba, a family favourite restaurant at Shangri-La Muscat. The dinner will feature Omani lobsters and all-time international favourites. What more? The special dinner buffet for every mom will be on the house when three people dine together. This all-day dining space brings flavours of Asia, Latin America, and the Mediterranean. Were you always curious about the best way to clean a lobster? Here’s your chance. The dishes are prepared in an open kitchen, where you can interact with the chefs.
Where: Samba, Shangri-La Muscat
A trip to the African wilderness
For a mother-son duo with a shared love for wildlife, a trip to Amboseli in Kenya is just perfect. Watch wild elephants from the comfort of your resort at Ol Tukai Lodge Amboseli. Go on a game drive or a nature walk to explore the landscape and wildlife. The best of African safari can be enjoyed at a slow pace before the tourist frenzy begins in September to watch the great migration. Come back to the resort for a delicious meal and sip on some cool cocktails at the Elephant Bar. Tell your mother all about your plans and ask about her dreams.
Where: Ol Tukai Lodge Amboseli, Kenya
Enjoy a Maldivian vacation with a twist
Have you been thinking of taking the first duo trip with your little daughter? Think no more and head to The Residence Maldives in Dhigurah this Mother’s Day. Stay in one of the sun-kissed beachfront villas, have loads of beach fun, go for picnics, dolphin watching, and glass-bottomed kayaking. There is a unique way to introduce the concept of self-care to her at the Spa by Clarins that offers cool services for you and your little one. Enjoy Indian and international buffet or experience farm-to-table dining at Earth Basket with her. Tell her all about eco-conscious living while taking a cooking class with her.
Where: The Residence Maldives