Last-minute Mother’s Day Suggestions (That Show You Really Know Her) at Terranea Resort

Are you still looking for a last-minute Mother’s Day suggestion? This one sounds like a great one to me!

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Images left and right: The Spa at Terranea.

How about going to  Terranea Resort?

Awaiting mom this weekend are a plethora of award-winning restaurants and family-friendly resort activities in celebration of the holiday. Whether it’s a well-deserved spa retreat while the children enjoy the Kids Club, or shopping at one of the retail boutiques, Terranea is L.A.’s premier seaside resort destination this Mother’s Day.


Is mom a foodie? Invite her to one of these family feasts!

  • Mother’s Day Ballroom Brunch: Terranea Resort honors Moms with the ultimate seaside Mother’s Day Ballroom Brunch in the Palos Verdes Ballroom. Brunch items include morning pastries, fresh fruit, omelet and baked egg station, sausage bar, specialty pancakes, Asian kitchen, pasta and whole grain station, carving station, salad bar, chilled seafood, charcuterie & cheese, desserts, and a create your own Sundae bar. Guests may also toast Mom with bottomless mimosas or bloody Marys. *Sunday, May 14, seating times from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm; Adults $95++; Children 4-10 $47 (under 3 free)


  • catalina kitchen: Enjoy a decadent brunch buffet at the newly redesigned catalina kitchen. Highlights include an eggs benedict station, Chef’s Garden Table, local seafood and poke bar, Farmer’s Market fruit, juice bar and more. *Sunday, May 14, from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm; Adults $95++ ($125++ with bottomless Prosecco, mimosas and bloody Marys); Children 4-10 $47 (under 3 free)


  • mar’sel: Terranea’s signature restaurant, mar’sel, will present a carefully crafted three-course menu featuring seasonal brunch items such as grilled lobster salad, green eggs and ham benedict, and farm omelet. *Sunday, May 14 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm; Adults $85; Children 4-10 $40 (under 3 free)


  • bashi: The resort’s Asian-inspired bashi will feature specials, in addition to the full menu including Uni crispy rice, banana-wrapped halibut filet, tempura Atlantic lobster tail and more. *Sunday, May 14, from 11:00 am to closing; prices vary.


Is Mom in need a little pampering?

  • 24-Hour Rejuvenation Retreat: For extra rejuvenation, enjoy a 60-minute personal training session and 60-minute Sound Sleep treatment, perfect for a Mom’s much-needed good night’s sleep. The treatment includes a bedtime turndown amenity and unlimited access to the Spa and Wellness classes offered throughout the stay. *Available May 1-31; $370 per person


  • Kids Club Mother’s Day Special: Give Mom a break this Mother’s Day weekend. Offering her the perfect opportunity to take a few hours of reflection, families will receive 10 percent off Kids Club Friday and Saturday, and 20 percent off Sunday activities. Saturday night is the Kids Club monthly themed party, “Pancakes and Pajamas,” where kids are encouraged to wear pajamas and indulge in breakfast for dinner. *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:Shop ‘til you drop at Terranea’s luxury boutique, which 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


For the active mom who’s non-stop!

  • Oceanside Painting Class: Beach Cove: Parents and kids alike can let out 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: Enjoy an afternoon with mom on this special guided hike, led by one of Terranea’s naturalists with stops at a number of the resort’s scenic viewing points. Starting outside of pointe discovery, walk among the coastal sage and spot a California Gnat Catcher or an Allen’s Hummingbird, native to Southern California. *Sunday, May 14, from 2:00 – 4:00 pm; Adults $10 (under 18 free)


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Images left to right: catalina kitchen oyster bar; paddle boarding on the Pacific.

Happy Mothers Day!


Self Disclosure: Info and Images were provided. No compensation was received.


  1. Is it just me or does it feel like Mother’s Day is early this year? I can believe it is already this Sunday.

  2. Superb post big up for writing

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