Where to spoil Mom for Mother’s Day in Vancouver

Mother's Day is a time to show your mom just how much you appreciate her, and to let her know how special and wonderful she is. A box of chocolates and flowers are always appreciated, but a surprise activity or an out-of-the-ordinary outing will always be remembered and treasured. We've come up with some ideas that are guaranteed to make Mom very happy this Mother's Day.

Dockside Restaurant

1
1253 Johnston St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3R9

Celebrate Mother's Day with brunch at Granville Island's popular Dockside Restaurant. Enjoy their scrumptious marketplace brunch buffet while taking in the breathtaking views of the city skyline. After filling up on sweet and savoury breakfast goodies, take a leisurely stroll around Granville Island to admire the scenery and treat your mom to a sweet surprise gift from one of the many local stores. Be sure to book brunch ahead of time as reservations are required.

Absolute Spa

2
900 Georgia St W, Vancouver, BC V6C 2W6

Treat Mom to a relaxing spa day with a date at the award-winning Absolute Spa. With an endless number of different treatments and packages available, Absolute Spa has something to please every woman. Some of the treatments on offer include specialty massages, manicures and pedicures, facials, water spa therapy, organic detox body wraps, waxing, tanning, makeup application and much more. Spoil your mom to a day of pampering to show her how much you appreciate everything she does. She’ll leave the spa looking and feeling great, both inside and out.

Little White House & Co.

3
9090 Glover Rd, Langley, BC V1M 3S3

Fancy a spot of tea? The elegant High Tea service at Little White House & Co. is the perfect outing for Moms who appreciate a civilized afternoon get-together. Located in historic Fort Langley, the house was first built in 1910 and has since been renovated to include a fairy-tale inspired tearoom – the perfect setting for a delightful Mother's Day date! Enjoy buttery scones with jam and cream, pretty macarons, savoury sandwiches, loose-leaf tea (of course!) and many more delights. There’s also a beautiful boutique on site filled with feminine wares if you want to do a little shopping afterwards.

Yyoga Kitsilano

4
1915 4th Ave W, Vancouver, BC V6J 1M7

Why not start the day off right with a yoga class. YYoga is one of the most popular studios here in Vancouver with 13 locations across the city. And Mom doesn’t have to be a devoted yogi to enjoy a class; all levels are welcome. There are more than 12 class styles on the schedule (Flow, Hatha, Pilates and Yin to name a few) and you’ll also have access to the on-site infared sauna to enjoy afterwards. This Mother's Day, get active, sweat a little, and finish feeling refreshed and ready to take on the rest of your day!

Seasons in the Park Restaurant

5
33rd Avenue W, Vancouver, BC V5Y 2M5

Seasons in the Park is nestled among the greenery atop Queen Elizabeth Park and provides guests with one of the most awe-inspiring, views of the city. Take in the spectacular sights of the Vancouver skyline while relishing in West Coast flavours at this top-notch restaurant. Afterwards enjoy a scenic, relaxing walk with Mom along the park's nearby pathways and admire the springtime florals in bloom.

Barre Fitness

6
1038 Mainland St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2T4

If you’re looking to arrange a fun outing with your active mom, why not spend the afternoon together getting your sweat on at an energizing barre class. Barre classes are the ultimate workout, combining components of ballet with sports conditioning, Pilates and flexibility training to sculpt and tone your body. Barre Fitness has three locations across Vancouver and offers a variety of different class styles to suit all levels. Tip: If you and your mom are new to barre, we recommend starting with a Barre Classic class that covers the basic movements with a focus on proper form.

TWG Tea Salon & Boutique

7
1070 Georgia St W, Vancouver, BC V6E 2Y2

Delight your senses and tantalize your taste buds at The Urban Tea Merchant. Specializing in all-things tea related, these experts provide one of the most elegant and memorable tea experiences in Vancouver. Make Mother's Day extra special this year and enjoy an enchanting date together over traditional Afternoon Tea, which features a three-tiered serving platter adorned with handcrafted sandwiches, scones and petite fours. If you’re looking for something a little different, try the Pacific Route Tea featuring West Coast flavours and plenty of seafood options, or the indulgent Platinum Tea service, which includes decadent duck breast, caviar and champagne.

Yew Seafood + Bar

8
791 Georgia St W, Vancouver, BC V6C 2T4

For the seafood-lovers out there, it doesn’t get much better than brunch with Mom at one of Vancouver's finest seafood restaurants. Located inside the swanky Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver, YEW is known for their top-notch West Coast cuisine, outstanding service and vast wine and cocktail selection. Each year they host a fantastic Mother's Day Brunch that is sure to satisfy on this special occasion.

Butter Baked Goods Ltd

9
4907 MacKenzie St, Vancouver, BC V6N 1G8

Local favourite Butter Baked Goods is THE spot to take your mother to appease her sweet tooth. Not only will you fall in love with Butter's nostalgic treats, but the bakery itself will also leave you swooning. The interior is ultra-feminine and features vintage-inspired decor and oh-so-pretty floral wallpaper. Stop in to sample a selection of tarts, loaves, whoopie pies, cupcakes, bars, cookies, cakes and more. If your mom likes to bake goodies in her own kitchen, send her home with a Butter Baked Goods cookbook by bakery owner Rosie Daykin.

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