Young Family walks along Alabma's beaches at Sunset

The Best Ways to Pamper Mom with Mother’s Day at the Beach in Alabama

Mother’s Day is a special time and an opportunity to show mom just how much she is appreciated.

There are so many different ways to pamper mom at the beach. Bring the whole gang and enjoy family time celebrating mom, or plan a trip for mom and one of her best girlfriends. Either way, mom is set for a Mother’s Day to remember!

Mother and Daughter swing on Alabama's Beaches

Family Trip for Mother’s Day

Show mom how much she is loved by planning a trip without her knowledge and just watch her face glow as she packs for a spontaneous trip to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. (Just be sure you’ve handled all her responsibilities, so she has nothing to worry about.) You can browse our vacation rentals in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach to find the property that best meets the needs of your traveling posse, keeping in mind that directly booking through a local vacation rental management company most likely will land the best price and many onsite perks.

Be proactive in pampering mom by securing rental beach chairs and umbrellas in advance to make beachin’ easy for mom. And, of course, make sure lots of beach time is included in the trip.

Mother’s Day brunches are prevalent all across Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, so check your favorite restaurants to learn times and events happening during Mother’s Day weekend.

There’s no better way to say “I love you” than taking mom on a sunset cruise and there are nice options in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach that will make this Mother’s Day one to remember. Also, take a look at a sunset cruise aboard the new Gulf Coast Ducks where you’ll learn some local history while riding on an amphibious (land/water) vehicle.

Girlfriends enjoy spa day in Orange Beach

Mom and a Girlfriend Mother’s Day Getaway

Book a luxury beachside hotel and ensure mom has a couple of reserved beach chairs and umbrellas with the package. A hotel will give mom an extra special feeling with daily cleaning service and likely daily breakfast or other perks.

Treat mom and her friend to a spa day. You’ll need to make reservations in advance, as Mother’s Day weekend is popular for spa treatments. Also ask about Mother’s Day specials.

Mom will enjoy relaxing while sampling a wide variety of wines at Red or White Wine & Gourmet Center at The Wharf in Orange Beach. Pair with a corresponding charcuterie board or choose from other options like a roasted chicken board, a bruschetta board, pizza, and more! It’s a unique experience that mom will forever remember. Purchase a gift certificate prior to the trip so mom has nothing to worry about.

Another fun choice for mom is making her own natural bath or shower products at High Cotton Bath Company at The Wharf. She’ll have a great souvenir to bring home.

Take a Segway tour through the Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trails with Coastal Segway Adventures and their certified operators who will oversee your safety and comfort. It’s fun, a little different and a great way to see the natural beauty of Alabama’s coastal community. Reservations are a good idea.

What to Send with Mom

No matter if it’s a family getaway or a trip with her best friend, give mom a special beach bag filled with niceties that will make her trip a breeze. Include a new beach towel, a book, her favorite magazines, sunscreen, a few indulgent snacks, gift cards for restaurants and gas, plus an itinerary for her time in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach on Mother’s Day weekend.

Planning is key and can make this Mother’s Day one for the books and filled with pampering moments for Mom and those she holds dear. And, don’t forget, you might find a gem in the spring lodging deals so check it out before you book your Mother’s Day weekend in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach.


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