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Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and what better way to show your appreciation than spoiling your mum with a day full of love and special treats on the stunning Northern Beaches? Here’s a guide to making this Mother’s Day unforgettable.

Enjoy breakfast with a view

Breakfast places with a view on the Northern Beaches
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Kickstart this special day at one of our many beachfront cafes. Picture this: sipping coffee while soaking up panoramic views of the ocean.

Head to one of our beautiful beachside cafes like The Boathouse Shelly Beach or Pilu at Freshwater for a delightful morning meal with a side dish of calming ocean sounds and a refreshing sea breeze.

Relax at a day spa

Relax on the Northern Beaches this mothers day
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Pamper time! Book mum a day at a local spa for some well-deserved relaxation. Think massages, facials and all those luxurious treatments that’ll have her feeling like royalty. Because let’s face it, every mum deserves a bit of spa magic! Or treat her to a makeover at a local beauty salon. Because nothing says “I love you” like a new hairdo.

Set up a beachside picnic

Mothers day on the Northern Beaches
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Pack a picnic basket with mum’s favourite locally sourced treats and head to one of the beautiful beaches for a day of sun, sand and smiles. Freshwater, Shelly Beach or Palm Beach are all perfect choices for a relaxing day out.

Get creative with an arty workshop

Mothers Day on the Northern Beaches - Paint and Picasso

Unleash your artistic side with a creative workshop. Whether it’s a painting class at Pinot and Picasso in Newport or a crafting session at Little Lane Workshops in Warriewood, this is a unique and memorable way to bond with mum while creating something beautiful together.

Go on a scenic walk

Best scenic walks in Sydney
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Embrace the natural beauty of the Northern Beaches with a scenic walk or hike to celebrate Mother’s Day. Explore the trails around Manly or take on the challenge of the walks around Ku-Ring-Gai National Park. A bit of exercise, fresh air and stunning views is the perfect recipe for a special Mother’s Day.

Enjoy a sunset dinner

Mothers day on the Northern Beaches
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As the day winds down, treat mum to a delicious dinner with a sunset view. Choose a beachfront restaurant like Hugos Manly or Jonah’s at Whale Beach for a dining experience she won’t forget. The combination of great food and a picturesque sunset is the perfect way to end a perfect day.

Charter a boat on Pittwater

Charter a boat of Pittwater
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Sail away! Treat her to a boat charter on Pittwater. A day out on the water soaking up the sun and sea breeze is a fantastic way to celebrate Mother’s Day.

Take a SUP tour

Take a SUP tour of the Northern Beaches
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For the adventurous mums out there, a stand up paddleboard (SUP) tour is the way to go. Glide through the calm waters of Manly or Pittwater taking in the scenic views together. It’s not just a physical activity; it’s a memory in the making.

Mother’s Day specials on the Northern Beaches

Places to eat on the Northern Beaches
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Keep an eye out for special Mother’s Day offers across the Northern Beaches. Many restaurants, cafes and shops roll out the red carpet with exclusive deals and treats. Spoil your mum with something sweet, savoury or stylish – she deserves it!

Celebrate with a bottomless brunch

Places to eat on the Northern Beaches
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If your mum enjoys a good brunch, consider a bottomless brunch experience. Sip on mimosas, nibble on delicious bites and relish the joy of unhurried conversations. Have a look at our blog about bottomless dining experiences to find the best venue to treat your mum.

Make your own gin at Manly Spirits

Make your own gin at Manly Spirits
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Elevate the Mother’s Day celebration with a unique experience and head to Manly Spirits for a ‘Make Your Own Gin’ workshop. It’s not just a drink, it’s a crafted creation, and mum gets to be the master mixologist.

Find Zen together

Yoga on the Northern Beaches

Escape the hustle and bustle by delving into the serene world of yoga. The Northern Beaches boasts some fantastic yoga studios that are perfect for both beginners and seasoned yogis. Whether it’s a gentle flow or a challenging class, share a mindful and rejuvenating experience with mum as you stretch, breathe and find Zen together.

Gift your mum some stunning flowers

 Northern Beaches this Mother's Day
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No Mother’s Day is complete without a beautiful bouquet. Head to one of the charming flower shops on the Northern Beaches to pick up a stunning arrangement that mirrors mum’s vibrant personality. The burst of colours and fragrances will not only brighten her day but also serve as a lasting reminder of your love.

Shop ’til you drop

 Northern Beaches Mother's Day
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If your mum loves shopping, why not take her shopping in the Northern Beaches’ great range of boutiques. Covering everything from trendy fashion to unique home décor, you’re sure to find the perfect gift to spoil her.

There you have it — your ultimate guide to spoiling mum on the Northern Beaches this Mother’s Day. Mix and match these ideas to create a day as unique and special as she is. Happy Mother’s Day!