Mum-Cation (It's Your Turn For A Break) 06-Jan-2019
Dreaming of taking a mum-cation with your besties where you can shake off the stress and demands of motherhood for a few days? You are not alone. It’s been in the news of late that psychologists are confirming what we already know - that there should be more weekends away for Mum's. By indulging in regular mum-cations and investing time in their own well-being, Mum's can have the space they need to recharge their mum-batteries.
The Hills district Sydney, offers an ideal girls weekend getaway location where you can embark on your mum-cation. A short 30-minute drive from Sydney’s CBD here you can enjoy a weekend away with your best mum friends unplugging from motherhood and indulging in uninterrupted conversations, meals in peace, pampering and relaxation which will go a long way to restoring your juju and help you to be an even better (and calmer) mum.
Ditch the mummy guilt, gather your besties and experience the ultimate mum-cation in The Hills District!
The stylish and elegant, boutique Hills Lodge Hotel & Spa located in the heart of the Hills region 30 minutes from Sydney, is the perfect place to spend a weekend away on your mum-cation. Check-in into adjoining twin share rooms or a spacious 2 bedroom apartment where you can relax and enjoy quality time together. Don’t worry cooking isn’t on the cards for this weekend however the fridge in the apartment is perfectly sized to store some nibbles and a few bottles of bubbly. Enjoy a sleep in, followed by an indulgent buffet breakfast or in room dining and spend time reading a book and relaxing with the girls by the heated 20m pool offering perfect swimming conditions year-round.
A spa day offers the perfect way to unwind and restore your sense of self. Offering the best day spa experience in Sydney, our very own Hills Lodge day spa, the Temple Skincare & Spa located onsite, offers a sanctuary where you and your mum friends can spend a few hours – or the entire day! – indulging your tired and neglected body with luxurious treatments.Imagine sitting back and relaxing as you enjoy a delicious hand and foot soak, before overhauling your feet and hands with a deluxe manicure and pedicure. Enjoy a blissful facial and full body massage or invest in one of the temple day spa packages, where you can find refuge from the stresses of mummy life, restoring energy and vitality back into your body and soul.
WINE & DINE
There are a diverse range of places to eat in the Hills district, from fine dining Hills district experiences to more casual styles choose from. There is no need to leave the hotel to experience one of the best restaurants in Castle Hill the Nobles Bar & Restaurant.Listed as one of the Top 10 Castle Hill restaurants, Nobles Restaurant Castle Hill offers and incredible seasonal a la carte menu using the freshest of the seasons produce to be enjoyed with a selection from the extensive wine list. The impeccable service and enjoyable atmosphere make it a wonderful place to reconnect with your tribe. The sweets list is incredible too so make certain you leave room for a dessert that you only need to share if you want to!
A mum-cation in the Hills district is not complete without a decadent Hills Lodge High Tea experience with the girls. Spend the perfect girls retreat enjoying the most authentic High Tea Experience in Sydney where you will enjoy a range of teas from antique porcelain cups or be a little more daring and enjoy a glass or two of bubbles as you indulge in a selection of miniature cakes and tarts, dark chocolate dipped strawberries, scones with jam and cream, ribbon sandwiches and savory pastries.
The practice of Yoga is one of the best ways to clear your mind and body of the stress and spending an hour enjoying a Zhenergy Yoga class in a calm and peaceful environment is exactly what you need on the perfect mum-cation. Located right next door to The Hills Lodge & Spa, Real Fitness Training offers this relaxing and calming style of Vinyasa yoga. Suitable for all abilities during the class you will stretch and strengthen your entire body and walk away feeling relaxed, renewed, calm and ready to take on the day.
A mum-cation is not complete without quality time browsing the boutiques, and without the kids you will enjoy the experience. The Hills district shopping offers a diverse range of experiences, the Castle Towers shopping centre has a good mix of traditional chain stores like Myer and David Jones and fashion boutiques for you to explore. Plan your trip to coincide with the many Hills district markets where you can pick up unique clothing and some artisan gourmet goodies to enjoy back at the hotel with the girls.
A mum-cation with the girls is not complete without indulging in a few cocktails while enjoying uninterrupted conversations and laughs with the girls. Castle Hill is home to some of the best wine and cocktail bars and our favourite, the Crooked Tailor, has a lot of character and offers a great vibe. Choose from incredible range of cocktails and drinks or be a little daring and allow their experienced staff tailor an expertly crafted cocktail to your tastes.Be certain to order their truffle polenta chips which are quite frankly out of this world.