What to do for Mum this Mothers Day
FOR THE FOODIE MUM
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Nestled in the treetops of Noosa National Park this spectacular restaurant offers a panoramic view over Noosa with a side of delectable fare. It’s an experience like no other and your foodie loving mum will revel in every bit of it.
Heads of Noosa
Heads of Noosa is more than a brewery – though they do an exceptional job of brewing up a tasty pint. It’s a place to come and indulge in craft beer while dining on a sensational seasonal menu; and The Taproom, where all the magic happens, is a stunning setting in which to do it. So if your mum loves good food and good times, Heads of Noosa will be just the right fit.
If, like most of Noosa, your mum adores the delicious eats at VanillaFood she’ll love creating their wholesome recipes at home with VanillaFood The Cookbook. The talented Nilla shares over 70 of her most decadent, easy to make vegetarian recipes with stunning photography to-boot. Pick up a copy from their cafe or order online, $54.95 plus postage.
Show your mum some love with the delectable delicacies from Fiona’s Fancies. Their selection of desserts are all made on-site and just so happen to go perfectly with a cup of tea – your mum will love it.
Locale Ristorante & Bar
Hidden in lush gardens just off the well-worn Hastings Street path sits Locale, an intimate Italian restaurant serving up exquisite dishes. Your mum can indulge in traditional Italian food, handmade with love.
There’s nowhere finer than Noosa River to catch a sunset and the Noosa Boathouse offers prime viewing from their stunning Sunset Bar. Treat your mum to the best seat in the house and sip cocktails til the sun goes down this Mother’s Day.
The modern Asian fare at Embassy XO is legendary. Their Mother’s Day Yum Cha banquet ‘MUM-CHA’ looks absolutely superb. Mum can sample the best in Asian cuisine with a tipple or two to wash it all down. 9 course yum cha banquet $59 with a drink on arrival, 12-3pm on Mother’s Day. Bookings are essential – this delectable lunch will sell out fast!
With a prime position next to the Noosa River, Gusto is the ideal place for a delicious meal with a view. Your mum will love the modern European style fare, made with fresh local ingredients.
Peregian Beach Hotel
Treat your mum to long lunch at a long-standing favourite, Peregian Beach Hotel and explore the Village Vibe with a spot of shopping! Why not buy tickets to the upcoming Hello Sunshine and PBH Wine Lunch with the family-owned Ghost Rock Wines – the winemakers will be flying in from Tasmania and bringing some extra special drops with them! This event is sure to sell out so be quick!
The Ohana Group
Go all out for mum this Mother’s Day and host a soiree somewhere special with The Ohana Group. Whether it’s a deluxe dinner on the beach, a garden party feast, or a lavish lunch on the water, they’ll create an event your mum will remember for years to come.
FOR THE PAMPER MUM
Noosa Springs Spa
Gift mum the ultimate escape with a Mother’s Day pampering package at Noosa Springs Spa. She can Relax and Renew with a full body massage, facial, Thermal Suite experience and more. Add on a Devonshire Tea, High Tea, or Cheese & Sparkling upgrade for the ultimate indulgence.
Day Spa Noosa
Day Spa Noosa’s Mother’s Day Package will pamper mum from top to toe, offering 90 minutes of of relaxation complete with a glass of champers. Their Mother’s Day Package is a 90 min session for just $175.
Elements of Byron
The Wellness Lap at Elements of Byron is everything your mum could want from a luxury retreat. This 5-night getaway includes beachfront yoga, guided rainforest walks, and outdoor exercise sessions. Send her for a blissful solo mini break or make a girls’ getaway out of it, from $1,645 single and $905 double for 5 nights, check in Sunday and check out Friday.
Take mum on a holiday at home to the beautiful ikatan Spa where she’ll feel a million miles away. Known for their attention to detail for all things rejuvenating for the soul, ikatan is a stunning space for anyone looking to slow things down. A gift certificate will allow her to choose from an array of indulgences, or gift a package from one of their specialty Mother’s Day bundles.
Mother’s Day is all about celebrating mum. Show her how special she is to you with a spa session at Stephanies Ocean Spa where she can soak up the blissful vibes ocean-side in Peppers Noosa Resort & Villas on Little Hastings Street. Their Mother’s Retreat package offers the ultimate pamper session, with over 4 hours of treatments for just $550 (valued at $675).
Noosa’s newest wellness hub, City Cave, is a haven to break away from the stressors of everyday living with a float therapy session, massage or steam in their infrared sauna. Float therapy boasts a range of health benefits, though a zen-like mood post-float is all but guaranteed. An hour of float therapy at this stylish new wellness centre is all your mum will need for total, deep relaxation. Their ‘Intro Offer’ is a fantastic option, with 3 x 1 Hour floats for just $149.
Send your mum to Nu You beauty day spa for a pampering session that will make her feel like a new woman. Boasting a tranquil waterfront setting with impressive views of the Noosa River, their signature spa balcony is all your mum will need to relax and unwind.
A therapeutic haven, Kansha mixes ancient and modern therapies to create a holistic wellness experience in a stunning spa-like setting. It’s the ultimate in relaxation sessions, providing a mini escape for mums who need it most.
Pick up a gift voucher to PONY where Craig and his team will make your mum feel like a celebrity for a day. With experience beautifying a-listers across the world, your mum will love a refresh from these expert hair and makeup stylists.
FOR THE FASHION MUM
Mums should always feel special but especially on Mother’s Day. Spoil her with a selection of stylish lingerie from Ladybird Noosa. Their range is all about classy comfort so your mum will always feel her best.
Bohemian Sundays is home to a collection of luxe boho-inspired garments, perfect for the mum who likes stylish comfort.
Filled with brilliant hues and one of a kind homewares Watermelon Red is for the mum who likes to stand out from the crowd. Browse their eye popping range for something unique this Mother’s Day.
Cloth & Hide
Cloth & Hide are all about effortless, classic style. If your mum is too head down the coast to their sleek store and find your mum a timeless piece she’ll love for years to come.
Ella & Sunday
Offering a colourful collection of garments with timeless style and sustainable quality, mum’s who like to fashion with a difference will adore something from the gorgeous range of Ella & Sunday.
Take advantage of Okanui’s Autumn Sale, timed perfectly for you to pick up some spectacular beach inspired fashion for mum this Mother’s Day. Get 30% off storewide and a further 30% off sale items with code CLOSEOUT30.
Blue Brown Bag
Choose from luxe homewares, bath and beauty products, and a selection of gorgeous new-season clothing for mum at the ever-stylish Blue Brown Bag.
This cult-favourite will be an easy choice for mums who love to standout from the crowd. Featuring one-of-a-kind threads their funky and fun fashion is a must for fashionista mamas.
Feet First Footwear
Feet First Footwear is the home of fancy and functional footwear. With some of the most-loved brands in the business you’re sure to find something your mum will love. And if you simply can’t choose, pick her up some HALSA Sandals; she’ll love them.
For the mum who likes slow, ethical fashion head to Soul Song. Their range features 100% cotton, hand block prints with a stunning variety of vintage-style finds in the mix.
Alexander Rose Diamond Jewellery
Specialising in luxury diamonds and precious coloured gemstones Alexander Rose Diamond Jewellery offers the perfect forever diamond for your mum this Mother’s Day.
Ma Petite Boutique
Ma Petite Boutique is all about the best in circular fashion. Offering a gorgeous array of reclaimed designer fashion and homewares there’s a little something for every fashion-mum at this beautiful space in Noosa Junction.
Treasures abound in this quaint family-run shop in Peregian Beach. Offering homewares, home fragrances, beautiful robes, handbags, rare ornaments and even vintage cameras there’s a little something for every mum to be found at Finders Keepers.
FOR THE DESIGN SAVVY MUM
From prints that bring an entire room together to fresh scents that create a sensuous experience in the home, the River Shack has a collection of homewares embedded in the grounding experience of nature. Pick up one of their treasure to compliment your mum’s style or gift her a voucher so she can shop her pick.
Transforming old plastic bottles into ravishing rugs and textiles, Weaver Green has a gorgeous collection to choose from. Whether your mum’s style is Hamptons or boho you’ll find something exceptional to compliment her home.
Wabi Sabi Homewares
Filled with one-off pieces from around the world Wabi Sabi Homewares is the place to go if your mum loves fresh, clean-looking decor made. Prioritising sustainable pieces that evoke the elements of nature you’ll find natural-fibre throws, hand-made prints, unique planters and fresh home fragrances amongst their collections.
The White House
If your mum likes to decorate the home with fresh, coastal vibes she’ll love the selection of coastal inspired goods at The White House.
Step into Casa Noosa for a selection of contemporary pieces that will compliment just about any home. Offering coastal luxe collections, funky wall art, and beautiful homewares you’ll be spoilt for choice to spoil your mum.
Elodie Rose Styling
For the mum who says she has everything but struggles with how to organise it all let us introduce you to the Marie Kondo of Noosa. Elodie whips homes into shape, organising the little things to make the big things more functional. Give your mum the gift of organisation this Mother’s Day with a gift voucher for Elodie Rose Styling.
Noosa Mats and Rugs
Every mum who loves to decorate knows the right rug makes a room. With a selection of chic modern, traditional designs and everything in between, Noosa Mats and Rugs offers an extensive range with a side of stylish homewares to bring it all together.
FOR THE ART MUM
Cooroy Butter Factory
If your mum has always wanted to indulge her artistic side book her in for one of Cooroy Butter Factory’s workshops. From pottery to wearable art, she’ll love learning a new artistic skill. If she’s more about filling her home with art rather than making it herself, stop by their Artisan Store to pick up one of the hand-crafted artworks on display or head to their Mother’s Day Pottery Market where you’ll find an array of works from local artists. Mother’s Day Pottery Market is on Sunday, 2 May from 10am – 2pm at Cooroy Butter Factory.
Noosa Regional Gallery
Take your mum to an exhibition at the Noosa Regional Gallery where you can marvel at the incredible artworks on display together. Be sure to spend some time wandering through the Artisan Store to pick up a little something special from the assortment of beautiful works.
FOR THE EXPERIENCES & EVENTS MUM
Host a cocktail party for your mum and help her let her hair down this Mother’s Day. The Bartenders serve up perfectly shaken cocktails from their stylish dedicated pop-up bars, so all your mum has to do is relax and enjoy the good times.
Sunshine & Sons
Sunshine & Sons’ small batch Parfait Gin is a tasty tipple all good gin-loving mums will appreciate. Buy a bottle for mum this Mother’s Day and they’ll gift a set of etched gin glasses so she can enjoy it in style.
Diablo & Co
Head to the Diablo & Co Oasis pop-up with mum this Mother’s Day for an afternoon of cocktails, cocktails and quality craft beers in a relaxed outdoor setting.
Noosa Eat & Drink Festival
Treat your mum to Noosa’s finest with tickets to Noosa Eat & Drink Festival, 10 – 13 June. Choose from a host of foodie sessions, including a cooking demonstration in Noosa Woods, Provencal Luncheon Feast overlooking the Noosa River at Gusto, or a selection of Long Lunches at some of Noosa’s favourite haunts.
Noosa Alive Festival
If your mum like live entertainment she’ll love Noosa Alive Festival. Bringing the best performers, entertainers, and special guests from around the world, she can enjoy an evening of theatre, visual arts, ballet, comedy, and more. But be quick to secure tickets – this week-long event is among Noosa’s favourites. Noosa Alive comes to town 15 – 24 July.
Conscious Life Festival
For mums seeking some zen and self-care the Conscious Life Festival has it all. This two-day event is all about reawakening the soul and nourishing the body, with workshops, live music, massage, markets and more it’s a weekend that prioritises some much-needed ‘me’ time.
Frida’s Sip n’ Paint Noosa
Frida’s Sip n’ Paint Noosa is a fun space where your mum can unleash her creative side while getting lively with a group of her favourite gal pals. Check out their private events for a truly special experience.
Creative Tours & Events
Take your mum on a tour of the best cheese and wine in the hills of the Sunshine Coast with Creative Tours & Events’ Hinterland Cheese & Wine Tour. With stunning views, gourmet cheese, and delicious drops of fine wine she’ll love this mini-escape to the hinterland.
An eau de parfum bottling the essence of Noosa, Acqua Noosa is the signature scent of Noosa Beach. Made from a selection of natural botanicals and Australian native plants, a spritz of this fragrance will make mum feel like she’s at the beach all day long. Housed in a superior French glass bottle, this perfume is as beautiful as it is sweet-smelling.
Noosa Gift Co
Perfectly curated from a selection of Noosa’s finest, a gift box from Noosa Gift Co will make your mum feel ultra special this Mother’s Day. With so many lovely gift boxes to choose from the hardest part will be picking just one… But you can’t go wrong with their ‘Mother’s Day’ box, which includes a includes the heavenly Acqua Noosa eau de parfum, a Stonewashed Denim Turkish Towel from One Fine Sunday and a creme brûlée chocolate from Kokopod.
For mamas who love yoga, crystals and all things divine Soul Quartz has a soulful something your mum will treasure for years to come. Choose from a range of beautiful crystal jewellery, handcrafted moon mugs, homewares, yoga fashion and more or take a look through their Mother’s Day gift guide for something your mum is sure to love.
Find something lovely for the most lovely person in your life, your mum. This exquisite store is more than just a gift shop; it’s a treasure trove of eco-friendly gifts, beauty products, and other goodies. Choose from funky prints, beautiful stationery, jewellery and travel accessories.