Mother's Day is 10 days away, and if you haven't been able to find the perfect gift, we have a great alternative for you – a luxurious vacation! Because there's no better way to celebrate Mother's Day than spending quality time with the woman who has loved you unconditionally. Be it a vacation on the beach, a wellness retreat, one in the wild or one overlooking the hills, India has a variety of options. And for those who wish to make their way to international waters, Bali, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Thailand are easily accessible with a visa on arrival. The best part? Even if you can't make it on May,14, summer is around the corner so turn it into a summer vacation with the family! Below we've rounded up some of the best Mother's Day vacation resorts to bond with your mom.
Aramness Gir National Park
Looking to venture on an adventure in the wild? Gir National Park in Gujrat is known for luxury safari lodges where the last Asiatic lions roam freely in the wild. Aramness, the village-styled lodge is entrenched in Gujarati culture making for a great escape in the wild. Designed with authenticity and luxury in equal measure, you can expect a new Indian safari experience. From a farm-to-table dining experience that highlights the organic produce, lion safaris, a friendly chat with the co-existent Maldhari tribe, and a one-of-its-kind wedding celebration, Aramness truly in all sense has many unique offerings.
Tree House Hotels & Resorts
Owned by Karma Hospitality LLP, if you're looking for a wide variety of options pick from the 19 Tree House hotels and resorts across locations of Delhi NCR, Bhiwadi, Neemrana, Jaipur, Ranthambore, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Goa, Himachal, Amritsar and Corbett. Pick Corbett or Ranthambore for a vacation in the wild with your mom or for a beach vacation Goa is the best bet.
Moksha Himalaya Spa Resort
With Mother's Day around the corner, what better way to show appreciation for all that our mothers do than to treat them to an unforgettable trip to Himachal Pradesh? Moksha Himalaya Spa Resort offers an authentic Himachali experience to spend time with your loved one. Indulging in traditional dishes made with locally sourced ingredients, luxurious accommodations s and rejuvenating spa treatments. Get ready to be mesmerized by the stunning vistas of the valley and the Himalayas in all directions, as you elegantly glide up to the resort on a cable car amid the majestic Shivalik hills. Pamper your mom with Ayurvedic or Western treatments at the spa or unwind in the hot Jacuzzi while soaking in the breathtaking views of the valley.
Bori Safari Lodge
Set in the middle of nature Bori Safari Lodge, is a luxury experience. Tucked amidst the lush and rustic locale of Dhapada village, Bori Safari Lodge is a charming resort in Madhya Pradesh that offers the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Soak in the raw beauty of nature as you stay in this village lodge located near the Bori Wildlife Sanctuary, nestled amidst a 7.5-acre farmland estate.
Fazlani Nature's Nest
Pamper your mom with a wellness vacation. Nestled in the heart of the Sahyadri range, Fazlani Nature's Nest offers the perfect opportunity for you and your mother to unwind and reconnect with nature. Perfect for moms who wish to relax amidst nature, indulge in a range of wellness activities including yoga, meditation, Ayurvedic treatments, and hydrotherapy sessions. The retreat also offers nutritious meals from organic ingredients sourced from the on-site farm. The resort has launched the Women's Wellness Programme, designed exclusively for women, the program aims to address the specific physical and psychological health issues faced by women throughout their life stages. Savour the delicious farm-to-table dining experience, as you feast on nutritious meals crafted from fresh organic produce, straight from the retreat's very own farm.
Ahilya by the Sea Goa
Secluded and intimate if you wish to enjoy some time with your mom away from the hustle bustle, make your way to the private and intimate property, Ahilya by the Sea Goa. The Goan boutique hotel with Portuguese-style villas comes with dolphin sightings and a palm-fringed infinity pool by the sea wall. Ten rooms are uniquely decorated with art and sculpture picked up from around the world. Dinner is served at a different al fresco spot every night, and the menu is a medley of Goan, French and Italian cuisines with fresh local produce and catch. Being a member of Relais & Châteaux, the resort is synonymous with luxury and bespoke experiences, while protecting and promoting the wealth and diversity of Goa's culinary and hospitality traditions.
Brij Gaj Kesri
A 2-hour flight from New Delhi Brij Gaj Kesri is a place to relax and rejuvenate amidst the grand Rajasthani architecture. Set in the middle of nature you can experience a dune camel ride or indulge in traditional Rajasthani food, two nights at the hotel will instantly spruce up your mood.
Ananda In The Himalayas
Spiritual, tranquil and soothing, Ananda is a tranquil haven amidst the majestic Himalayan foothills of North India. Boasting world-class wellness facilities and a chance to return to the peaceful solitude of nature, it's an ideal hang-out spot to de-stress with family. Ananda integrates traditional Ayurveda and holistic well-being with yoga and meditation, emotional healing, spiritual awareness, and healthy organic cuisine to restore balance and harmonize energy.
Tilar Siro, Andaman
Looking for a beach vacation? Take your mom to the beautiful Andaman Islands for a getaway. rTheir recently launched Sea-Facing Villa-Suite with a Private Pool is just what is needed. The resort is already a favourite among island lovers and divers alike, with its location facing the vast Indian Ocean away from the more touristy areas. In addition to the Sea-Facing Villa-Suite, Tilar Siro offers guests an array of exciting activities to choose from, including underwater adventures like diving and snorkeling, intertidal walks, and forest trails. The resort also offers mouth-watering delicacies from the kitchen, allowing guests to indulge in a guilt-free island escape.
JW Marriott Bengaluru Prestige Golfshire Resort & Spa
For those who are looking for a weekend staycation (along with some golf), JW Marriott Prestige Golfshire Resort and Spa in the Nandi Hills region of Bengaluru is an ideal retreat. With an idyllic setting, the resort is spread across 275 acres of green space and is a 20-minute drive from Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport. Being the epitome of luxury, it's truly an experience to soak in. Book the luxury suite for a stay to remember.
Ahu Bay in Ahungalla, Sri Lanka
AhuBay nestled on the southern coastline inAhungalla between two secluded bays offers stunning beach houses available for rent by use or for exclusive use as well. Tantalize your senses with the casual all-day dining venue, find your calm with a dip in the infinity pool facing the neverending horizons of the ocean, rejuvenate with holistic therapies or even explore the mystical island. So what can get better than this vacation?
Resplendent Ceylon Tea Trails, Sri Lanka
Spend a day in the lush green fields at Resplendent Ceylon Tea Trail. A part of Relais & Châteaux, it offers perfectly curated meaningful journeys for you and your loved ones, and a luxurious experience. If your mom is a tea lover, the resort gives you the perfect chance to experience the tea estates in the country. Bordering Sri Lanka’s Central Highlands World Heritage site, you can opt to stay in one of five authentic tea planters’ bungalows, each one of which has its own charm. Lakeside Castlereagh, Summerville and Dunkeld, Norwood with panoramic views, and Tientsin, the most traditionally colonial of the five; they are all decorated with period furniture. Observe life on a working tea estate, savour the gourmet cuisine, and be pampered by a personal butler.
Jetwing Kandy Gallery
Immerse yourself and your mom in the rich cultural heritage of Kandy, the last royal kingdom of Sri Lanka, and create unforgettable memories at Jetwing Kandy Gallery. With its stunning location in this unique destination. A stay at Jetwing Kandy Gallery promises to be an experience like no other, with luxurious accommodations, breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains, and a wide range of activities to choose from. Whether it's indulging in a rejuvenating spa treatment, enjoying a scrumptious meal at the hotel's restaurant, or exploring the rich cultural heritage of Kandy, there's something for every kind of traveller.
OZEN RESERVE BOLIFUSHI, Maldives
OZEN RESERVE BOLIFUSHI is an uber-luxe hospitality property surrounded by expansive white beaches and turquoise waters. The resort brings alive the quintessential experience from the traditional Maldivian island welcome and seamless hospitality to tropical adventures carefully crafted to indulge you with a joyful family getaway.
Trisara is Phuket's most luxurious beach resort that is truly a sanctuary for the senses. It is a heaven for couples and honeymooners who love to indulge in varied destination experiences together like water activities, private dining, outdoor adventures and relaxing, invigorating spa sessions! Trisara has a special ‘Luxury Break’ that is just what your mom needs.