While the borders remain closed, now is a great time to snap up a staycation or ‘mum-cation’ deal. hotels island wide have pulled together some great Mother’s Day stay, spa and dine packages.
For a high end, spectacular pamper package, check out The Barracks ‘Sea Breeze and Champagne’ deal. The offer includes an overnight stay with a limousine pick-up and a free flow champagne afternoon tea. For an even more extravagant experience, you can add on the Breakfast Sail, a 3 hour private yacht trip to the Southern Islands with a picnic and cruise past Marina Bay Sands.
The Hilton, Orchard Rd, Singapore
This year The Hilton celebrates Mother’s Day with an All-Pink Mother’s Afternoon High Tea, Seafood & Prosecco Staycation. The offer starts at $245 per night and is inclusive of an All-Pink Afternoon High Tea Set, curated by executive pastry chef Cindy Khoo, a premium seafood platter, a bottle of prosecco and breakfast for two. Alternatively you can just enjoy The All Pink Mother’s Day High Tea May 1 – 31 from 2pm to 4pm ( $78++ for 2 persons)
PARKROYAL on Beach Rd
Treat Mum to a weekend discovery of Kampong Glam. The hip and bustling neighbourhood has a rich history, excellent eateries and trendy shops. PARKROYAL on Beach Road are offering an exclusive deal for ANZA members. Stay in the Club Deluxe Room ($218++ per night) or the Club Premier Room ($238++ per night).
- Breakfast at Ginger Restaurant for 2 persons
- Evening cocktails with hors d’oeuvres at Club Lounge for 2 persons
- Complimentary late check-out till 3pm (subject to availability)
- 25% discount for dining at Ginger Restaurant, Si Chuan Dou Hua Chinese Restaurant, Club 5 Lounge and In-Room Dining
- 25% discount at St. Gregory Spa
To enjoy this exclusive deal for ANZA members email the hotel here
Singapore is a foodie paradise and with so many fabulous options for afternoon tea these days, it is hard to know where to start but here are a few special suggestions to treat the wonder woman of your house:
Skai, Swissotel, The Stamford
This contemporary restaurant and bar is situated on the 70th floor of Swissotel, The Stamford and has unparalleled views across the city. Raise a toast to the lady in your life this Mother’s Day – from May 5-12, Skai is offering a special Mothers Day High Tea ($78 per adult / $39 per child) as well as free flow champagne deals. There is also a special 4 course set menu evening option ($148).
The Knolls at Capella, Sentosa
Capella is widely regarded as one of the top hotels in Singapore and Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity to enjoy the 5 star Balinese style resort. The Knolls is a Mediterranean restaurant overlooking cascading pools and the beautiful South China Sea. On Sunday 9 May between 12noon and 3pm you can enjoy a brunch set menu ($118++ per person) with additional free flow deals on champagne, prosecco and Aperol spritz. Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea is on offer 3-7 May with two seating options, 3.00pm and 5.00pm, and starts at $60++ per person.
High time for a high tea
High teas are enjoying a revival at the moment and many hotels are offering some great afternoon or high tea Mother’s Day packages.
The Marmalade Pantry
Marmalade Pantry are offering some delightful Mother’s Day deals at their Downtown and Novena outlets. On 1-2 May and 8-9 May, 11.30 am to 5.30pm, treat your mum to a Royal Afternoon Tea set good for three persons ( $80++ ) which includes a two-tiered gourmet spread with an expanded array of savouries and sweets, pots of tea and sparkling wine.
Alternatively, if mum needs a lie in, you can choose from a wide range of exquisite Marmalade Pantry box sets including pastries, flowers, chocolates and afternoon teas that can all be delivered to your home.
Pamper her with a Spa
Nothing says ‘treat’ like a day at the spa and spas across the island have special offers on for mothers who really need a wind down.
Aramsa Spa, Bishan National Park
Aramsa Spa is nestled deep in Bishan National Park and can be hard to find, but this Balinese oasis and architecturally renowned, Category 1 spa is well worth a visit. From 1 April – 30 June they are offering a fabulous weekday Mother’s Day deal 60 min Aramsa touch body massage and a 60 min Trilogy Vitamin C Facial, 2 hours of deep relaxation for $198 per person (couples welcome).
Say it with flowers
Flowers are simply a must this Mother’s Day and tried and trusted Interflora are a great option for delivering flowers to the mum’s around the world that we can’t be with. With prices starting at $100, there are a range of gorgeous bouquets to choose from and you can customize a greeting card to match.
Shiva Designs, Cluny Court
Shiva Designs tucked away on the 4th floor of Cluny Court, opposite the Botanical Gardens is a gift oasis. The Australian owned boutique specializes in eye-catching, design led gifts that will please the most discerning mum. Open from Monday to Saturday 10am to 3pm, the boutique gift shop has a wide range of beautiful, hand crafted and unique gifts, carefully curated with an emphasis on quality, craftsmanship and design.
Of course, the best gifts are those from the heart so get baking, creating and card making, remember breakfast in bed or plan a delicious picnic at the park (we hear the newly revamped Orchid Park at the Botanical Gardens is a winner). Whichever way you decide to celebrate, don’t forget to give Mum a big hug if she is with you and say “I love you”, because we are pretty sure that will make her day.