There are mothers who would love nothing but sleep on their special day, because they are absolutely exhausted, or mothers who love to be pampered, mothers who just want to play video games, foodie mothers, mothers who enjoy wine, adrenaline junkie mothers, and working mothers who are simply craving quality time. So why not treat your mother or mother figure to something that is quintessentially her? We’ve put together the ultimate Mother’s Day gift guide for every type of mum.
For the mother who loves food
Here we’re talking about the mother who enjoys the eating part more than they enjoy the preparing part. Why not treat mom to a meal out on Mother’s Day? This is beneficial to everyone because no one has to cook! It’s best to book now already as many of the top restaurants fill up very quickly around special occasions. Protea Hotels has a few extra special Mother’s Day lunches and brunches planned around the country.
For the mother who loves to travel
Speaking of hotels – if your mother enjoys a breakaway every now and then, consider treating her to an escape of sorts. Book her into a hotel or a trendy Airbnb and give her some time to rest and relax a bit.
For the mother who loves to read
We’re not talking about Mills and Boon here – if your mom is into that, maybe let her buy that for herself. Whether your mom likes Stieg Larson, J.K. Rowling, J.R.R. Tolkien, George R.R. Martin or any other author with an abbreviated or full name, you can find every and any type of book on PriceCheck, and get it for the best price. If your mom doesn’t have any more space for new books, then perhaps consider an e-reader. This way she can keep all her books in one place.
For the mother who loves animals, nature and good music
The Joburg Zoo is hosting a fantastic Mother’s Day event on 13 May. You can expect live music, delicious food, kids’ activities and so much more. Pack some of mom’s favourite treats in a picnic basket and enjoy the day out. You can also check out Airbnb Experiences for some unique outdoor activities that any nature-loving mom would appreciate. Or take your mother on a trip to Cape Point and enjoy walks along the shipwreck trail.
For the mom who values her delicate clothes
We suggest the powerful steamer from Phillips. This will see mom remove unwanted crease on her favorite items of clothing. Make ironing fun again for mom, the steamer doesn't require an ironing board and is safe to use on delicate clothing. It is light and comfortable to use and that's all thanks to the ergonomic and compact design.
For the mother who loves to give back
Maybe your mother is the type of person who, while she loves getting presents, wants to ensure that the present also gives back in some way. Whether it’s through buying a Relate bracelet to support a range of great causes, or by doing a social impact experience, there are many unique and inspiring ways to give back this Mother’s Day.
For the mother who loves to be pampered
A spa treatment is always a winner on Mother’s Day. The Arabella Hotel & Spa in Kleinmond in the Western Cape has one of the most highly rated spas in the area while the spa at the Mount Grace Country House and Spa is ideally located for those moms wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of the Big Smoke.
There is no excuse for getting the wrong gift this year! Get your mother something that will speak to who she is as a person – and not just a mother – and it will earn you brownie points for life.
For the chocoholic mom
Get that summer feeling and discover the new Lindt HELLO Sundae Choco! it's a combination of the finest milk chocolate with dark chocolate sauce and vanilla cream filling with almond pieces, Mom will love you for this.