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Celebrate Mother’s Day from Near or Far

by Angelique Platas

Apr 30, 2020

Photo: Mariia Boiko | Dreamstime.com

Travel Tips

While Mother’s Day may look a little different this year with some families separated by stay-at-home regulations and canceled brunches, some celebrations begin at home, so bring the fun to her!


Have a Meal Together


Begin with a Mother’s Day staple, which originated from pampering mom at home, like breakfast in bed — it’s a classic for good reason. For anyone quarantined at home with mom, make her something special like a turmeric scrambled toast, as if she was sitting down to brunch at a Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas property.


If you can’t be with her on the special day, arrange for her favorite teas, coffee, pastries, fruits and other breakfast foods to be delivered to her door. Contact local food purveyors in her area and see who’s delivering or arrange a curb-side pick-up and greet her (from a safe distance) with signs and balloons.


See Something Beautiful


Whether you’re home with mom or far away, take her on a virtual tour of something you can’t see from outside her window —  the Great Barrier Reef. Follow along with naturalist Sir David Attenborough and feel the vibrant colors or swirling marine life lift your spirits away from your computer screens together.


If the deep-blue sea isn’t really her thing, check out this list of virtual travel experiences you can enjoy together while planning your next adventure.


Relax and Pamper


Host an at-home spa day with mom in the same room or virtually. If you’re sharing a space, create your own wellness concoctions with recipes from spa professionals at Andaz Mayakoba Resort Riviera Maya and Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas.


If you’re sending the spa to her and joining along via FaceTime or Zoom, whisk your mother away with a well-prepared kit filled with scrubs, lotions and potions. Shop small with Etsy, upscale with The Little Market or highly specific with Knack.


Dig Deep and Unwind


Unwind with mom, whether home or away, and follow along with live daily yoga and meditation sessions with the Art of Living Retreat Center’s Facebook and Instagram. For even more options, check out Six Senses Hotels Resort Spas’ variety of rotating options by At Home With Six Senses, including daily classes and wellness experiences on Facebook and Instagram — live daily at 8 and 9 a.m.


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