Whether it’s spa pampering, cuddles with eagles, or a delicious farm-to-table lunch, there are so many ways to make this Mother’s Day — Sunday 12 May — an unforgettable one for Mom.

  1. Lunch at Vadas Smokehouse & Bakery

Treat Mom to a three-course set menu at Vadas. Foods include pasture-reared meats smoked for 12-16 hours as well as delicious vegetarian and side dishes served on family-style platters, making it perfect for sharing. The restaurant overlooks the rolling lawns and granite boulders of the Werf, where the little ones can roam while you relax with a glass of wine.

Where: Vadas Smokehouse & Bakery
Cost: R395.00 per person, R195 per child under 12
Bookings: 021 809 1137 or www.vadas.co.za

  1. Lunch at Eight Restaurant

Tuck into a buffet feast featuring ingredients from the farm and nearby — from slow-braised pork and roasted root vegetables, to oxtail potjie and Amarula milk tart. Each mom who joins us for lunch will receive a little gift to take home too!

Where: Eight Restaurant
Cost: R450 per adult; R200 per child under 12
Bookings: www.spier.co.za/events

  1. Eagle Encounters

Every Mom deserves a cuddle and Wally, the world’s most lovable Wahlberg’s Eagle is happy to oblige! Entrance to Eagle Encounters, our raptor rehabilitation centre, is free to Moms — who are invited to enjoy a complimentary cuddle with Wally when visiting with the hubby and kids.

Entrance fee: R80 for adults, R65 per child.
Open daily from 9:30 — 17:00; no need to book

  1. High Tea at the Spier Hotel

Spoil Mom with an elegant High Tea — featuring the finest brews accompanied by dainty finger sandwiches, fresh scones, decadent macarons and much more. There’ll be a special surprise gift for Mom too!

Where: Spier Hotel
Cost: R300 per adult; R150 per child under 12
Bookings: www.spier.co.za/events

  1. Mother’s Day Spa Special

Our indulgent Hibiscus and Blackcurrant Skin Renewal therapy is guaranteed to make Mom relaxed, rejuvenated and ready to take on the world. The two-hour treatment (which usually costs R1300) is available for just R940 for the whole month of May. It features:

  • Hot stone reflexology
  • Leg and foot softening scrub
  • Cocoa butter melt massage
  • Restoration back mask
  • A gift to take home

Where: The Spier Spa at the Hotel
R940 per person
Bookings:  021 809 1100 or thespa@spier.co.za

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