9 Best Destinations for Mother’s Day this 2023

9 May 2023
9 Best Destinations for Mothers Day this 2023

Celebrated around the world as a day to honor and treat mom, Mother's Day is a wonderful way to treat them with a weekend getaway or vacation. In fact, there are many popular destinations to choose from, especially if you opt for overseas travel, such as going to South Beach, San Diego, the City Palace, and the French Quarter. 


For nature lovers, a perfect destination to go on a day trip is the Caribbean Sea or the Arabian Sea. Meanwhile, horseback riding, jet skiing, scuba diving, and wine tasting are just a few fun activities to enjoy for moms who’d love outdoor adventures. 


But if you want quality time with your mom, you can also spend walking down the cobblestone streets, visiting art galleries, or admiring stunning scenery and gorgeous flowers with her. Or perhaps, you can let her enjoy seeing marine life, shopping, or retail therapy. 


After all, a mother deserves much appreciation and recognition.



Mother’s Day Weekend Getaway to Treat Mom

 Whether it's a hidden gem or an ideal destination, treating mom to a memorable Mother's Day celebration can be a wonderful and unforgettable experience for her. The great advantage is you can find the best destinations in the Philippines with direct flights as well.



La Union

Dive into the crystal-clear waters of San Juan Beach or go on a hike in the nearby mountains. Satisfy your cravings at Flotsam & Jetsam Artist Beach Hostel, Coast Call Kitchen & Bar, or the Little Surfmaid Resort. 


If your mom is looking for some retail therapy, you can visit the nearby Town Plaza or San Fernando Public Market. Don't forget to check out the Tangadan Falls and the La Union Botanical Garden for a peaceful and serene escape. Lastly, you can take a road trip and spend a weekend in Baguio City which is just an hour away from La Union.




Bulacan is also a hidden gem when it comes to Mother's Day weekend getaways. Start your trip by visiting the Barasoain Church, a historical landmark in Malolos. Take a relaxing stroll at the Biak-na-Bato National Park or visit the fascinating Pinto Art Museum. Celebrate mom with a delicious meal at Paresan, Rustic Box, or The Chocolate Chamber. 


For some shopping, head to Robinsons Place Malolos or SM City Baliwag.




Batangas is also a great vacation option. You can visit the Taal Heritage Town and marvel at the well-preserved Spanish architecture. Ride a boat to Taal Volcano Island for a stunning view of the crater lake. 


For a taste of local food and cuisine, head to Cafe de Lipa, Aozora Japanese Restaurant, or the popular Batangas Lomi Houses. What’s more, the nearby SM City Lipa and Robinsons Place Lipa offer plenty of shopping options. Lastly, you can spend the rest of your vacation on the nearby beaches of Laiya and Nasugbu for some sun and sand.




Another perfect weekend getaway for Mother’s Day is the charming city of Iloilo. Take a stroll along Calle Real and admire the beautiful heritage buildings. Visit the Miag-ao Church, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the Jaro Cathedral. 


To satisfy your food cravings, head to Breakthrough Restaurant, Camiña Balay nga Bato, or Tatoy's Manokan and Seafoods for Mother's Day Brunch. Check out the shops at the SM City Iloilo or the nearby Robinsons Place Iloilo for some retail therapy. If you want a relaxing escape, Guimaras beaches and Islas de Gigantes are only a few hours away from Iloilo City.




Bacolod is also great choice for a Mother's Day vacation. You can take your mom to the enchanting Ruins, a mansion built in the early 1900s, and marvel at its beauty. Take a walk around the Bacolod Public Plaza and try the famous Chicken Inasal at Aida's or Nena's. Visit the Negros Museum to learn about the local history and culture. 


For some shopping, head to the nearby SM City Bacolod or the Ayala Malls Capitol Central. Take the rest of the weekend trip to the nearby Mambukal Mountain Resort and enjoy the hot springs, trekking, and waterfalls.




Another ideal destination to spend your Mother's Day getaway is the Queen City of South - Cebu City. Start by visiting Magellan's Cross and the Basilica del Santo Niño. Explore the historical Fort San Pedro and the Casa Gorordo Museum. 


For a delicious meal, head to Lantaw Native Restaurant, Abaca Baking Company, or the popular Zubuchon. Check out the shops at the Ayala Center Cebu or the SM City Cebu for some shopping activities. You can also take a day trip with your mom to the nearby Mactan Island and enjoy water activities like island hopping, snorkeling, and scuba diving. Plus, experience the stunning Osmeña Peak for a picturesque view of the island.




Mindanao also has some of the best destinations for Mother’s Day, such as Pagadian, a city in Zamboanga del Sur. You can visit the iconic Pagadian City Hall and take a walk around Rotonda Park. Explore the stunning white sand beaches of Dakak or dip into the waters of the Tawagan River. 


Then, head to Casa de Babes, Yakimix, or the popular Sweet Corner Cafe to experience local cuisine. You can also shop for souvenirs and pasalubong at the Gaisano Capital Pagadian or the nearby Robinsons Place Pagadian. If you still have plenty of time left, don't forget also to visit the majestic cascading waters of Maria Cristina Falls.




Make this Mother's Day unforgettable with a trip to Malaybalay City. Visit the famous Monastery of the Transfiguration, a stunning structure built by the renowned Filipino architect Leandro Locsin. Take a tour around Kaamulan Park, a cultural village that showcases the diverse tribes of Bukidnon. 


For some local cuisine to taste, head to the Kaamulan Grounds or the Kawayan Kitchen. If you’re looking for something to buy, you can shop at the nearby Valencia City Mall or the Gaisano Malaybalay. But if your mom loves nature and adventure, take her to Mount Kitanglad Range Natural Park and enjoy outdoor activities like trekking and bird watching.




Last but not least is Tagum City. Visit the impressive Christ the King Cathedral, the largest church in Mindanao, and the Tagum City Hall and Freedom Park. Explore the stunning nature at the Hijo Resorts Davao, where you can go bird watching, kayaking, and exploring the banana plantation. 


For food adventure, head to the famous Bambu Cafe, Anghelita's Grill, or Chops and Sticks. Or, check out Gaisano Grand Mall Tagum or the New City Commercial Center Tagum for some retail therapy. Then, end your weekend trip to the Island Garden City of Samal and enjoy water activities like island hopping, snorkeling, and scuba diving, which is just a few minutes from the city of Tagum.



May it be Luzon, Visayas, or Mindanao, all these best destinations for Mother’s Day are also close to several Lumina communities. Lumina Homes ensure that residents have access to the nearest local destinations and other essential amenities, besides offering affordable house and lot properties and exclusive shuttle service. Thus, it’s an investment you shouldn’t miss.


So, if you really want something to surprise your mom big time, giving her an affordable house and lot for sale unit can be an ideal option. Get in touch with our accredited Lumina sellers and make a reservation for an affordable house and lot Philippines.


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