Treat Mom to the Gift of Paradise for Mother’s Day
Posted by: Nassau Paradise Island on March 9, 2016
Your mom has done so much for you. Now it’s time to do something special for her! This Mother’s Day, treat your mom to the ultimate gift: a getaway to Paradise. Book now and celebrate Mother’s Day in Nassau Paradise Island with one of the most important ladies in your life.
From luxurious pampering and gourmet dining to exciting nightlife and thrilling excursions, The Bahamas offers plenty of experience, attractions, and activities to suit any mom’s taste. Need help planning your Mother’s Day celebration this year? Here are a few of our recommendations for making this Mother’s Day an unforgettable one (and securing your “favorite child” status forever).
If she needs some R&R: Treat Mom to a spa day.
What’s more pampering than a day of luxurious spa treatments? Even better: a spa day just steps away from a sparkling turquoise sea in Paradise.
Escape to Red Lane Spa at Sandals Royal Bahamian, which was voted by Condé Nast Traveler readers as a “Top Caribbean Spa Resort”. Here, you can enjoy a salt scrub on a private beach or a massage on a sea raft. Close your eyes and imagine the warm ocean breeze…ahhh.
At Atlantis Paradise Island’s Mandara Spa, try the Elemis Exotic Coconut Rub and Milk Ritual, for a skin-soothing experience that delights all the senses. Mandara Spa also offers salon services, so your mom can enjoy a manicure, pedicure, or a fresh hairstyle so she’s looking and feeling fabulous all vacation long.
Or book an appointment at the award-winning One&Only Spa for their signature massage, where two therapists will apply a blend of five different massage styles creating the perfect formula for utter relaxation.
If she’s tired of cooking dinner: Take her out for an unforgettable meal.
Your mom has probably prepared thousands of meals for you over the course of your lifetime, so it’s time to treat her to a dinner she’ll never forget! There are plenty of fine dining restaurants in Nassau Paradise Island where you can savor a delicious dinner and a glass of wine or a handcrafted cocktail.
For dinner with a million-dollar view, head to Dune at One&Only Ocean Club. Perched atop a white sand bluff overlooking the sea, Dune’s inventive menu features a superb blend of French and Asian cuisine infused with Bahamian flavors.
If Mom’s a sushi lover, Nobu at Atlantis Paradise Island is a must – be sure to try the rock shrimp tempura! Or if you’re feeling adventurous, opt for the Omakase Menu, a chef’s choice menu that’s different every day.
Is your mom a Bond girl at heart? Make a reservation at Café Martinique at Atlantis’ Marina Village, which was originally made famous in the 1965 James Bond film Thunderball. Today’s Café Martinique features old-world elegance and iconic style paired with a menu of classic French gourmet fare and gorgeous views of Nassau Harbour.
If she has a sweet tooth: Indulge in wine and chocolate
If anyone deserves a little something sweet, it’s your mom. Take her to Graycliff for the ultimate in decadence: a wine and chocolate pairing! Learn about how Graycliff’s scrumptious chocolates are crafted, then sample a variety of chocolates paired with premium spirits. Don’t leave without making a stop in Graycliff’s gift shop to pick up a box of chocolates to take home.
If she’s a shopaholic: Browse for a one-of-a-kind gift.
Pick out the perfect Mother’s Day gift in one of Nassau Paradise Island’s unique boutiques, craft galleries, and duty-free shops.
Head to Paradise Island for an array of luxury boutiques and designer shops. Stroll through Marina Village, where you can browse in more than 20 shops for clothing, jewelry, perfume, and even tasty treats like Bahamian rum cakes! Try on fashionable new outfits at the elegant Crystal Court Shops at Atlantis Paradise Island, where you’ll find designer labels like Michael Kors, Salvatore Ferragamo, and Versace.
In downtown Nassau, you can stock up on duty-free items, from handmade gifts to cigars and jewelry. You’ll save an average of 25-35 percent on many items – look for shops that have posted the pink flamingo decal for a guarantee of brand authenticity and adherence to government guidelines. Nassau is also home to a variety of genuine Bahamian craft shops and art galleries where you can purchase one-of-a-kind treasures to take home and, in many instances, you’ll even get a chance to chat with the artisans at work!
Ready to start planning the ultimate getaway for Mom this spring? Check out our current travel deals, and get ready to give Mom her best Mother’s Day yet! Remember: Mother’s Day is on May 8 this year, so it’s just around the corner. We can’t wait to see you and your mom in Paradise!