Love Local Guide: Beautiful gift ideas for Mother's Day
We're here to help you find a beautiful Mother’s Day present
Whether the Mum in your life prefers a delicious meal or handmade gift, we have a selection of ideas that will make Mother’s Day extra memorable this year
When we look at how much our mother’s do for us it's easy to understand why they need to be treated a little bit more on Mother’s Day. The women who have helped shaped our lives deserves to be made to feel extra special, so they know how much we appreciate them.
Our latest Love Local Guide is packed full of ideas and suggestions to help you spoil your mum while supporting the small business on our stunning Central Coast. From day spa pampering to pearls and personalised gifts or breaky boxes in bed to a bunch of blooms or buffet lunches, we think there are plenty of options for the special mother figure in your life.
We’ve added in gifts ideas for those mums-to-be as well as events for mother’s who have experienced loss. For those last minute gifters, don’t fret there is a list of venues offering e-vouchers so you can still spoil your mumma.
Enjoy browsing and celebrating the important woman/women in your life.
Making memories this Mother's Day
Breaky Box, Margarita Daze, Umina
Give Mum a big breaky in bed but leave the cooking to Margarita Daze! Mother’s Day Takeaway Breaky Boxes will be available to pick up 14th May 7am-10am. Packed with poached eggs, bacon, chipolatas, avocado, mushrooms, vine roasted tomatoes, spinach, hash browns, toasted sourdough, jalepeno relish and BBQ sauce these is a great way to start Mum's day.
Buffet Breakfast, Breakers Country Club, Wamberal
For those early risers who don't want to search for a parking spot in Terrigal, a lovely hot & cold buffet breakfast will be served in the Skillion Brasserie at the Breakers Country Club from 7:30am-10am. Afterwards take a stroll on the beach at Wamberal while the kids paddle in the ocean.
Mother’s Day at Lago Cucina, Budgewoi
With glimpses over Lake Budgewoi, start your Mother’s day at Budgewoi's newest venue. With a beautifully prepared Breakfast at Lago Cucina, enjoy fruits, pastries and a cooked breakfast and glass of sparkling wine. If you prefer to treat your Mum to lunch, lunch includes a 3-course set menu with snacks and sides and dinner will be served from their a la carte menu. Whatever your plans, enjoy a beautiful meal at a time to suit Mum.
The Wild Flower, Bells at Killcare, Killcare
Overlook the garden at Bell's at Killcare this Mother's Day will you dine on an unforgettable lunch at The Wild Flower restaurant. Mum will be greeted with a Bellini and handmade posie from the Bells Garden on arrival before being seated to enjoy a wonderful four-course meal.
Avoca Beach House, Avoca Beach
Make your Mumma feel special this Mother’s Day with a decadent seafood lunch at Avoca Beach House. With uninterrupted views of the beach and surrounded by her family, it’s an event you know she’ll love. Enjoy an exquisite 3-course menu plus a welcome drink on arrival. It’s a day of love and appreciation the whole family can enjoy.
In addition to lunch, why not have a beautiful bunch of flowers waiting at the table on arrival? Flora Folia Studio are offering their Sunday Bouquets in a delicate mix of soft pastels that will light up your Mother’s faces with joy and gratitude. There are two sizes available, and orders need to be placed by 12pm on 13 May to guarantee delivery to your table at Avoca Beach House.
Gather your Mum and the family for a fine dining lunch at Terrigal to let Mum know how special she is this Mother's Day. The Mother's Day 3 course pre-fixe menu includes entree, main and dessert plus a side dish and you can choose to dine inside or outside to enjoy the sea breeze. There is also a special menu just for the kids. YellowTail have partnered with Glow Beauty Space and where you can take advantage of 20% offf a treatment.
Central Coast Leagues, Gosford
A feast fit for a queen will be served at the Central Coast Leagues Mother's Day Luncheon. Indulge in a shared-style family feast with your loved ones from 12 noon on Sunday 14 May. With fresh floral centre-pieces, a complimentary cocktail for Mums and a small gift of appreciation from the Club, this luncheon is the perfect place for the family to get together and celebrate Mum.
Angel Sissurri, Yarramalong
Mother's Day lunch at Angel Sissurri is a picturesque place to treat mum on Mother's Day. Set in the beautiful Yarramalong Valley, there will be a choice of a two-course meal or three course meal and share plates to start. Bring the kids too as there is a dedicated menu for them too! Book early to avoid disappointment and for something extra special book an overnight stay in their Manor House.
Reef Restaurant, Terrigal
Mother's Day at Reef Restaurant by the sea will be a day for Mum to remember. Receive a glass of Champagne, canapé & bread on arrival followed by a wonderful three-course lunch using the freshest seasonal ingredients.
Hotel Gosford, Gosford
Indulge in signature sips and an exquisite lunch at Hotel Gosford this Mother's Day. Live music will entertain you while you sit and relax in the company of your family and friends. There are two sittings so you can choose what suits you best. Book a table now and give mum the treat she deserves.
Mother's Day High Teas
Mother's Day Chocolate High Tea, The Factory
For Mum's who have a sweet tooth and love chocolate, the indulgent High Tea for two at the Chocolate Factory is the place to be this Mother's Day. Enjoy a selection of savoury nibbles, finger sandwiches, scones with oodles of cream, chocolate dipped strawberries, chocolate petit fours and bons bons plus a glass of bubbly on arrival and bottomless tea, coffee and hot chocolate throughout the two hour experience.
High Tea at Kooindah Waters, Wyong
Treat your precious mum to a special Mother's Day High Tea at Mercure Kooindah Waters featuring a delicious range of freshly prepared sweet treats, petit fours, savoury bites and a glass of sparkling wine on arrival! There are three seating times 12pm,12:30, 1pm and bookings are essential.
High Tea at Pullman Magenta Shores Mother’s day
Mums needs to be made to feel special and what better than spoil Mum for the afternoon with danty treats, beautiful views and a glass of bubbly this Mother’s Day. Enjoy a beautifully prepared High Tea at Barretts Restaurant with the whole family on Sunday 14 May. Choose from a 12pm or 2pm sitting and relax as you tuck into a yummy array of scones,
High Tea Brunch, Triple Two Café, Somersby
All Triple Two’s food is sourced from local farmers and growers using fresh seasonal fruits and veg so by visiting this Somersby venue for a Mother’s Day High Tea you will also be supporting local suppliers! Their Mother’s Day menu includes a selection of savory and sweet treats and a beautiful gift hamper for Mum worth $45! Bookings are essential.
Events for her
Dried and Preserved Flower Arrangement Workshop, House of Ellery
Bring Mum to a flower arrangement workshop at the House of Ellery on Saturday13 May and create you very own preserved and dried floral pot arrangement. There will be a wide selection of preserved foliage and flowers in a range of colours to choose from so you can create a forever piece in your favourite hues and tones. A beautiful keepsake and an event to treasure forever.
Bears of Hope, Magenta Shore Resort
Mothers who have experienced loss are invited to come together to Bears of Hope, at Magenta Shore Resort on 13 May at 1:30pm to connect and support each other in the lead up to this important day. These nurturing events acknowledge and celebrate our special role as Mums. Partners, friends and family are more than welcome to join this luncheon.
Mother's Day Lunch with Sam Woods, Wallarah Bay Recreation Club, Gorokon
On Friday 12 May at 2:30pm, join the Community and Women's Network Luncheon for a special Mother's Day Charity Luncheon celebrating the special women in your life. Guest speaker Sam Wood from Vibrant Concepts will talk all things from fashion and cosmetics to matching your colours! Each attendee will receive a gift bag. Lucky door prizes and raffle tickets available to purchase with all proceeds going to Because We Care charity.
Mother’s Day Sip, Soak and Savour Workshop, Firescreek Winery
Have fun with your Mum at the Mother's Day Sip, Soak and Savour Workshop creating your own luxurious, all natural salt bath soak and raw sugar scrub, infused with FiresCreek wines. Savour a decadent selection of delicious Belgian chocolates, handcrafted locally by Luka Chocolates, perfectly paired with Firescreek Botanical Wines. In the 1.5 hour workshop on Saturday 13 May, you will create a sea salt soak with vintage style scoop spoon & soak bag, two mini test tube soaks and a Sugar Scrub.
Flower Crown Workshops, The Flower Creative
This is an activity for Mums, Nans, Aunties, daughters and the special women in your life. Make a DIY floral head crown with The Flower Creative using fresh seasonal blooms! Being mobile, The Flower Creative can come to you at home meaning you don't have to find a venue and you can invite as many people as you like. The activity is fully instructed and comes with all the materials to make a flower crown each.
Gifts to give
Local recrafted timber business, Secondlife Recrafted have two beautiful hampers especially curated with Mum in mind. For the charcuterie loving mum...... For the Mum who loves to be pampered the Lux gift box contains local sourced products from makers on the Coast. With timber candle holders, with hand poured soy wax from Zaa Candles, all natural soaps from The Little Oasis Bath Co and a dried flower bouquet from Floral Design, this hamper is a stunning gift to give.
5 Star Day Spa, Erina
Give your mumma the ultimate gift and let her relax and feel the tension drift away while she is pampered and rejuvenated with a Five Star Day Spa’s sensory spa packages. Your mum will feel Relaxed, Refreshed and Rebalanced after a heavenly holistic delivered treatment.
Haven At Home, Erina Heights
All your items for Mother’s Day in one beautiful homeware shop. From clothing, earrings, candles, cocktail glassware, cushions and home décor you’ll find something at Haven at Home that all the mum’s figures in your life love.
Treat Mum to a stunning arrangement of Boydita fresh flowers or upgrade to a pamper hamper to include a variety of pampering treats. With a bunches and bunches of bouquets to suit every budget, Mum will be tickled pink, purple, yellow or orange to receive a luxury posy or hamper this Mother’s Day.
Broken Bay Pearl Farm, Mooney Mooney
Make this Mother's Day truly special by gifting her a piece of timeless saltwater pearl jewellery from Broken Bay Pearl Farm. Celebrate the extraordinary women who have shaped our lives with their love and support this Mother's Day. Give her a sustainably crafted saltwater pearl with a natural purity matched by its rare high quality. A gift to treasure for years to come.
Give mum a gift of a mini beachside break in beautiful coastal homes around the Central Coast and on arrival at her Beach Retreats home, there will be a Ikou organic mini spa duo de-stress pamper hamper, a bottle of bubbles and as bouquet of local native flowers on arrival! This special Mother's Day gift is for a limited time only and if you can't decide which home to choose, then you can purchase a gift voucher and let her choose.
Love Her Gift Boxes
Love Her Gift Boxes, located in Bensville, haven't forgotten about the 'Mumma's to be' this Mother's Day. These beautifully arranged pregnancy themed gift boxes feature belly butters, relaxing bath salts and calming bath milks. Shop their range of create your own gift boxes for new mums too and fill your hamper with her favourites so she can get some much needed R&R.
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