One thing Mom is sure to enjoy is a gourmet brunch at Vue on 30A, a classy restaurant on the beachside in Santa Rosa Beach. Vue is having a special Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday May 10 starting at 10:00AM. The delicious food, excellent service, and the picturesque view will start her day off right.
2. Paint a hand-print platter
A precious keepsake that all mothers love is their babies’ hand prints. Stop in Fired Up in Seaside and surprise mom by getting the whole family to pitch in and create a special platter with everyone’s hand prints. The Fired Up crew will help you bring out your imaginative side and turn your hand prints into fish, butterflies, or any other idea you might have. Mom is sure to cherish this unique dish for a very long time!
3. Family beach portraits
Moms are all about family pictures and remembering the fun times you have at the beach. A 30A beach at sunset is the perfect setting for a family photo shoot. Amy Walchak with Avalon Photography is one of the best in the business and has a ton of experience with beach family portraits. These pictures will melt mom’s heart!
4. Have a Picnic
You can’t go wrong with a picnic. The gorgeous May weather on 30A is too perfect to not take advantage of it! There are countless picnic locations in the area like the Seaside Amphitheater, the dune lake state parks, or the lawn of the Eden Gardens Plantation.
There are also several great food options on 30A to choose from, depending on what mom likes best!
5. Rent Yolo boards
While you’re outside, now is as good a time as any to pick up some Yolo boards or ocean kayaks from a beach rental shop and head to the beach! Mom will be amazed by the beauty of the Gulf of Mexico from the vantage point of the second sandbar far from the seashore. Stand-up paddle boarding is a local favorite beach activity that mom will enjoy.
6. Amavida and 30A Farmer’s Market in Rosemary Beach
Mom needs her morning coffee, and the Rosemary Beach Amavida makes a tasty cup. A great way to spend Mother’s Day morning is to stroll through Rosemary’s 30A Farmer’s Market. Mom will love to try the locally grown and farm fresh foods. You will most likely find a merchant selling fresh-cut flowers that are a must for mom on Mother’s Day and every other day!
7. Send Mom to the spa
The ultimate way to spoil your mom on Mother’s Day is to send her to the Sanabella Spa & Salon at WaterSound Beach. She is guaranteed to feel relaxed and pampered whether she gets a massage, facial, mani-pedi or her hair done. Sanabella is a premier spa on 30A and mom will not be disappointed.
8. Dinner in Watercolor at Fish Out of Water
Mom will most likely want to have a nice dinner out. Fish Out of Water is Watercolor’s finest restaurant serving some amazing fresh seafood. A waterfront dinner is perfect for a Mother’s Day on 30A.
9. Dinner at Caliza in Alys Beach
Another luxurious dinner option for mom is the Caliza Restaurant in Alys Beach. Alys is a town like none other on 30A with its Bermudan influences. Caliza is likely the most beautiful and unique poolside dining you will ever experience. Mom deserves the best for all that she does.
10. Gift from Zoo Gallery
A great place to find a unique Mother’s Day gift for your lovely mom is the Zoo Gallery in Grayton Beach. This eclectic shop has something for every mom from locally handmade jewelry to home décor. You will also find a perfect Mother’s Day card here! Located across the street from the beach in Grayton, Zoo Gallery will be a hit with your mom.