Will you be celebrating your lovely momma on the One Happy Island this year for Día de la Madre? Make your mother dearest feel extra special by treating her like the true 👑 reina 👑 (aka queen) that she is! Discover all the different types of fun that await for a perfect Mother’s Day celebration in Aruba with our little mommy-approved guide.
Keep scrolling to explore some of this year’s brunch options, a few gift ideas, and fun activities to celebrate your love and appreciation for mom:
Where to go for a Bubbly Brunch
Bubbly or no bubbly…Mother’s Day brunch is all the roar here on the One Happy Island. Are you and your family thinking about doing a Sunday Brunch to honor mom? Check out Mother’s Day restaurant specials – here!
Gift Idea: Shower her with Flowers
Whoever said that gifting flowers was out of style? Personally, I think flowers are a timeless gift option, especially for Mother’s Day.
The following are a few store options in Aruba where you can get your mom a beautiful bouquet ( or flower plant – I know I’m not the only one who has a garden guru for a mom – lol!) :
Gift Idea: Spoil Mom with a Spa Day
Give the gift that keeps on giving, a spa day! Mani-Pedi? Facial? Massage? The smells of essential oils and the sounds of waterfalls? Yes to all for mom. Check out these recommended spa spots in our blog, “5 Places for Pampering in Aruba!” – here.
Gift Idea: Shop Local Jewelry
Check out some of Aruba’s very own shining stars when it comes to jewelry businesses and brands run by locals. Most of which (if not all) are locally made too!
Gift Idea: Pamper Mom with Perfume
Why not give mom her favorite perfume for Mother’s Day? She’ll be happy to have her fave smell stocked up. Want to gift her something different…something new? Just visit one of the Maggy’s boutiques and ask one of their beauty and perfume experts to help you find the perfect new scent to impress mom.
FUN: Have a Relaxing Beach Day
Do you have a mom who’s a big-time beach lover? Plan the perfect beach day in Aruba, and treat your sandy-toes-lovin’ mama to a dreamy day by the seashore. Not sure which beach to take her to? You can check out our Aruba Beaches page – here.
FUN: Take a Shopping Trip Downtown
If your mother loves to sneak in some retail therapy here and there, then take her to Aruba’s Oranjestad shopping area for Mother’s Day. From Renaissance Mall’s luxury shopping center, to strolling through Mainstreet and discovering unique boutiques, to Renaissance Marketplace and their wide selection of snack spots to fuel up for more shopping, to Royal Plaza Mall’s insta-worthy aesthetic, much fun awaits downtown. For more info on this you can check out the “Shopping in Aruba – 4 Oranjestad Retail Therapy Spots” – here.
FUN: Visit The Butterfly Farm Aruba
Last, but not least, on our list of mom-approved suggestions for a fun Mother’s Day celebration is taking your mama-bear to visit the fluttering beauties at The Butterfly Farm Aruba.
We hope this guide helps you plan the best Mother’s Day celebration in Aruba to date!