If you've always hankered to be mum's favourite child, don't leave your Mother's Day shopping until the last minute.
Instead of flowers and breakfast in bed, treat mum to a weekend away. Here are some top spots to pamper the woman who has loved you the longest…
Shop 'til you drop with mum at Brisbane's Queen Street Mall just a short walk from Mantra Midtown. Stay in a One Bedroom Apartment from $229* per night (Fri-Sun) or $259* per night (Mon-Thu) and enjoy a $50 shopping voucher at your choice of Myer or David Jones, two welcome cocktails, breakfast for two and late check-out of 12pm. To book, call 13 15 17 or visit mantra.com.au.
*Valid for sale and travel until 31 December, 2017.
Spoil mum with a decadent stay at Peppers Soul, Surfers Paradise where the focus is on relaxation. Packages are available from $433* per night for a three-night stay and include daily breakfast, two massages, $100 food and beverage credit each night, free in-room Wi-Fi, on-site car parking and in-room movies. To book, call 1300 987 600 or visit peppers.com.au.
*Valid for sale until 31 May, 2017 and for travel until 25 June, 2017.
NSW Southern Highlands
Hands-down one of the favourite places for many mums is the magnificent Southern Highlands. Peppers Manor House is celebrating Mother's Day with a special package including overnight accommodation, a high tea for two and daily breakfast from $250* per room (staying in a Highland Queen Room). Because it's for your mum, the team at Peppers Manor House will also try their best to secure a complimentary room upgrade, however this is subject to availability. To book, call 1300 987 600 or visit peppers.com.au.
*Valid for sale and travel from Sunday to Friday in May 2017.
Take mum to the land of the long white cloud for Mother's Day and stay at the country estate of Peppers Parehua in Martinborough on the North Island of New Zealand. Stay in a Winemakers Cottage from NZ$169* per night including a cooked breakfast for two and savour a special Mother's Day high tea in the Pavillion Restaurant on Sunday May 14 for just NZ$39* per person. To book, email Parehua@peppers.co.nz.
*Valid for sale and travel on 14 May, 2017.
About Mantra Group
Mantra Group is the leading Australian-based hotel and resort operator. Mantra Group's portfolio consists of 127 properties with more than 21,000 rooms in properties under management, across Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and Hawaii. Operating three well-known and trusted brands – Peppers, Mantra and BreakFree - Mantra Group operates the second largest network of accommodation properties in Australia (by room number). The Group is positioned to offer both leisure and business style accommodation ranging from full-service city hotels and self-contained apartments to luxury resorts and retreats. The Group successfully listed on the ASX in June 2014 and in its first year as a public company was elevated to the ASX 200: www.mantragroup.com.au; www.peppers.com.au; www.mantra.com.au ; www.breakfree.com.au
*Conditions apply, subject to availability.