All Photos, Courtesy Terranea Resort, A Destination Hotel
Flowers, chocolate, a scarf — or a fab weekend away? Terranea Resort, A Destination Hotel, has a full plate of award-winning restaurants, family-friendly activities, and events just for mom this weekend if you need a last-minute unforgettable gift.
Brunch, Of Course
Mother’s Day Ballroom Brunch: Terranea hosts the ultimate seaside brunch in the Palos Verdes Ballroom — from morning pastries, fresh fruit, omelet and baked eggs station, sausage bar, specialty pancakes to Asian kitchen, pasta and whole grain station, carving station, salad bar, chilled seafood, charcuterie & cheese, desserts — and a create your own sundae bar. Toast Mom with bottomless Mimosas or Bloody Mary’s. (May 14 seating times from 9 am – 2 pm; Adults, $95++, Kids 4-10, $47 (Under 3, free)
catalina kitchen: The newly redesigned space is also offering Mother’s Day Brunch with an Eggs Benedict station, Chef’s Garden Table, local seafood and poke bar, Farmer’s Market fruit and juice bar and more. (May 14 from 9 am – 3 pm; Adults, $95 ++; $125 ++ with bottomless Prosecco, mimosas, or Bloody Mary’s; Children 4-10, $47; Under 3, free)
mar’sel: Terraneana’s signature restaurant will present a seasonal three-course menu featuring dishes including grilled lobster salad, green eggs and ham benedict, and farm omelet. (May 14 from 10 am – 2 pm; Adults,$85; Children 4-10, $40; Under 3, free)
bashi: For an Asian-inspired take, bashi’s menu will include specials, as well as the full menu, which includes Uni crispy rice, banana-wrapped halibut filet, tempura Atlantic lobster tail and more. (May 14 from 11 am to close)
Mom Deserves a Bit of Pampering.
24-Hour Rejuvenation Retreat: Treat Mom to this uber-rejuvenating experience including a 60-minute personal training session followed by 60-minute Sound Sleep treatment. This package includes a bedtime turndown amenity and unlimited access to Spa and Wellness classes throughout the stay. (Available through May 31; $370/person)
For The Kids
Kids Club Mother’s Day Special: To provide Mom with some R & R, the resort is offering a 10 percent discount on Kids Club Friday and Saturday, as well as 30 percent off Sunday activities. Drop the kids off at the Kids Club monthly themed party, “Pancakes and Pajamas.” (*Friday, May 12 – May 14, from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, 2:00 – 4:00 pm and 5:30 – 10:00 pm; open to children 4-12; prices vary and reservations required.)
Mother’s Day Trunk Show: Terranea’s luxury boutique will host a special trunk show for the holiday, featuring Suzan Zaheti jewelry and Vitamin A swimwear. (*Friday, May 12 – Sunday, May 14, from 12:00 – 4:00 pm)
Art & Nature
Oceanside Painting Class: Beach Cove: Parents and kids alike can unleash their creativity at this painting session by the sea, led by OCDC Art and Design. Participants will be using the Pacific as their inspiration while recreating the on-property beach cove in their paintings. (*Friday, May 12, from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm and 1:30 – 3:30 pm; open to all ages 7+; $80 per person)
Mother’s Day Coastal Hike: Experience a special guided hike, led by one of Terranea’s naturalists with stops at the resort’s scenic viewing points. Start outside of pointe discovery and continue along the coastal sage. You may spot a California Gnat Catcher or Allen’s Hummingbird, indigenous to Southern California. (*Sunday, May 14, from 2:00 – 4:00 pm; Adults $10; under 18 free)
Happy Mother’s Day!