The best Mother’s Day gifts across Europe

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Unique experiences for leading ladies

There are certain gifts that are guaranteed to delight. The uplifting aromas of an afternoon tea and spa retreat at Brown’s Hotel in London. A cooking class set within the whitewashed walls of our cookery school at Masseria Torre Maizza, nestled in the Apulian countryside. With Mother’s Day around the corner, here is a selection of thoughtful gifts for the favourite woman in your life.


Forte body ritual spa day

What better way to show you care than with a pampering day out with a Forte Body Ritual Spa Day package at The Balmoral? Your mother will be treated to a relaxing foot soak, a full body scrub and a massage using oils made with sun-drenched flowers in Sicily, before a rich herbal body mask and an invigorating scalp massage. After a rejuvenating morning, it’s time for a delicious two-course lunch at Brasserie Prince, and a glass of bubbles of course.


Unwind with a spa treatment and Champagne afternoon tea

Spend time with mum and treat yourself as well, with a rejuvenating Me Time and Tea Time for Two package at Brown’s Hotel. Step into our wellness sanctuary for a relaxing one-hour treatment, followed by a Champagne Afternoon Tea where savouries and sweet treats await in The Drawing Room.

Sicilian weekend escape

Staying at the turn-of-the-century palazzo, Villa Igiea in Palermo, will undoubtedly make your mother feel like royalty. Villa Igiea has long been a seaside-meets-city sanctuary for royalty, dignitaries and Hollywood luminaries. Book a weekend away to enjoy the cultural city of Palermo.   

A round of golf on the Adriatic coast

If your mother is a golfer or simply likes keeping active, book a round of golf at the white-washed Masseria Torre Maizza on the sweeping Adriatic coast and enjoy a nine-hole course winding through the olive groves, with a golf buggy and all the equipment to make you look like professionals included. 

Delicious lunch set in a secret garden

After shopping at Gucci or meandering around the gardens of Villa Borghese in Rome, Hotel de Russie’s Le Jardin de Russie is an idyllic place to retreat to for a Mother’s Day lunch. Tucked away in the lush terraced courtyard and garden, here you’ll be treated to regional Italian cuisine curated by renowned Chef Fulvio Pierangelini, such as cacio e pepe ravioli or grilled sea bass with Himalayan pink salt. You can also both enjoy an Etna Age-Defying Facial using hot and cold volcanic stones from Mount Etna to rebalance, revitalise and relax.

Show your mother how much she means to you with one of our delightful gift experiences.

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