Mothers' Day

Treat that special someone in your life on Mother's Day. Arm yourself with a bottle of bubbly to make things extra fancy and raise a glass to the good life.

Escape on a getaway to the dreamy waters, pristine beaches and magnificent sunsets of Port Stephens.

Enjoy decadent dining with views or a relaxing pampering experience and boutique shops for that special gift.

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Bannisters Port Stephens

Take a Break

Bannisters Port Stephens – Barefoot luxury perched right on the water. A stylish boutique getaway, Bannisters Port Stephens is a remodelled hotel and an ode to the glamour days of luxury hotels from the sixties and seventies. When you are not relaxing on your coastal chic room balcony, a visit to the infinity pool overlooking the ocean is a must. Taste of Port Stephens package includes overnight accommodation, continental breakfast each morning and a 2-course dinner at Rick Stein.

The Retreat Port Stephens - nestled amongst bushland and surrounded by nature, the perfect place to re-connect and enjoy everything about being together. A Couples Soul Soothing Pamper includes accommodation in a self-contained cabin with a gourmet hamper and bottle of bubbly on arrival. Relax with a 2 hour pamper package including hydrotherapy spa, relaxing body massage, signature foot ritual and bespoke facial and scalp massage at The Wellness Path.

Anchorage Port Stephens - With its effortless Hamptons luxury and unrivalled natural surroundings, a stay at The Anchorage will linger in your mind, long after your voyage ends. Embark on a journey to discover epic salt air adventures, wholesome dining, private sanctuaries with shimmering heated pools and waterfront rooms with views out to the sea. Luxury Winter Getaway where you stay 3 nights and only pay for 2 in an Anchorage room, complimentary glass of sparkling on arrival, daily signature sparkling wine hot and cold buffet breakfast, unlimited in-room movies and complimentary onsite parking.

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Whitesands, Shoal Bay

Long Lunch

Whitesands, Shoal Bay Country Club - Treat mum to a Mother’s Day she will never forget, overlooking Shoal Bay Beach. Enjoy a delicious three course lunch; with a menu curated by our Executive Chef, plus all mums will be treated to a free glass of sparkling on arrival. Adults: $75pp. Kids menu (under 12): $30pp. Bookings essential.

Julios, Bannisters Port StephensJulio’s Mexican restaurant is treating mothers this mothers day with its new Los Favoritos De Julio tasting menu. Celebrate your Mum with modern Mexican eats and Margarita’s. $75pp Bookings essential.

The Point - a relaxed dining experience with breath-taking views of the stunning Soldiers Point waterways and the best sunsets in Port Stephens. Mothers Day lunch or dinner includes a special 4 course menu, that includes a complimentary glass of bubbles for Mum. $95 per person. Bookings essential.

Little Beach Boathouse - perched right on the edge of Little Beach serving fresh modern Australian cuisine prepared with local produce. Have a long lunch and celebrate with mum, it’ll be a memorable dining experience including a 2-courses for $60pp and 3-courses for $70pp. Bookings essential.

Moonshadow-TQC Cruises - spoil mum this Mother's Day on the water with Cruising Eats 'n' Beats. Enjoy a three-course meal with a range of cocktails, selection of Hunter Valley Wines and locally brewed beers available for purchase from the bar and live entertainment with Darren Gould. $79 per adult. Bookings essential. 

Hunter Region Botanic Gardens - is mum a garden lover? surround her in the natural bushland, take the walking trails to see the native gardens, the orchid house and spot the resident koalas. There will be live music, markets stalls, guided tours or browse the gardens at leisure. Kookaburra Cafe will be open and there will also be a BBQ. Tickets can be purchased online Adults: $10pp Child: $5pp Family: $20 per car. 

Pack a rug, grab a bottle of wine or local beer from Murrays Brewing Co and fresh local seafood straight from the trawler can be purchased from Nelson Bay Fish Market or Fishermen's Wharf Seafood and choose from so many beautiful parks in Port Stephens to enjoy a picnic with the family. The Bay Butler can arrange charcuterie, cheese, antipasto and dessert grazing platters and boxes.

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Spa Lucca, The Anchorage Port Stephens

Peaceful Pampering 

Spa Lucca, The Anchorage - the ideal destination spa for those who seek a spa retreat, or a decadent day spa. Enjoy the voyage in your own private seaside sanctuary in a double treatment room for you and your loved one. Treatments from rituals, healing, immersions, wraps, scrubs, facials and massages.

Spa Bannisters - Spa Bannisters is a must visit for those looking for the ultimate relaxation and luxurious spa experience. Offering massage and facial treatments, manicures and pedicures using organic Australian products.

Wellness Path - beauty, inside and out. Luxurious packages including a soul soothing couples retreat; soak in the spa together then drift into deep relaxation as our therapists soothe skin and muscle from the top of your head to the tips of your toes.

Hawaiian Heart Massage - a special sacred healing space referred to as “the temple”. It is a place where you go to relax and heal and find balance.

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Artisan Collective, d'Albora Marina Nelson Bay

Gorgeous Gifts 

Bay Living and Garden - their lush range of plants are sourced by Tass, who is a horticulturist by trade, and sit effortlessly from floor to ceiling amongst the high-quality contemporary ceramic & porcelain pots & planters.

Artisan Collective - browse and purchase high-quality, locally made gifts direct from the makers. The space is all about supporting the creative arts community within the area.

Port Stephens gift vouchers for so many activities and attractions.

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Dated: April 2022

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