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Hearts are on fire at Conrad Manila
Every moment with your beloved is precious. Whether it’s a day off with that special someone or a weekend spent with the family, you can give them a premium staycation that shows how much you care. A “Romantic Sojourn” is certain to sweep them off their feet with P15,000 nett per night in a Premier Room, a staycation elevated by complimentary “Dinner for Two” at Corniche, and other great perks. Book this getaway and treat your special someone like royalty from Feb. 13-16. You can also feel the love all month long with the Be My Valentine package, which can be booked until Feb. 29. With a starting rate of P5,999 nett per night in a Deluxe Room inclusive of complimentary buffet breakfast for two and much more, this offer is ideal for family stay-ins, too.
Say “I Love You” in a grand gesture and spend a luxuriousgetaway at the Opera Suite or the iconic Imperial Suite, complete withan exclusive helipad dinner date. In true magnifiquefashion, enjoy the evening featuring a bespokeFrench menu prepared by a private chef and served by a private butler. Rates start at P200,000 nettinclusive of room stay and helipad dinner valid for Feb. 14-16.
Complete your Valentine’s escape with a Room Package exclusively from Feb. 9 to 16 witha special rate of P18,888++ for an overnight stay in a Premium Room for two or an overnight stay at the Executive Room for two with ExecutiveLounge Access for P25,888++. To make it extra special, both stays include a welcome amenity of fresh roses and boxof chocolate pralines with daily F&B credits worth P5,000++ valid at any F&B Outlet including IRD (prior reservations required).
Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria
On Valentine’s Day, the stars in the sky will witness one’s love to his better half as the hotel presents a romantic dinner under the panoramic Ortigas skyline. The four-course dinner will commence with Goats Cheese and Winter Salad. Perfect for the weather, couples can choose between hearty Aromatic Seafood Veloute and Spiced and Roasted Butternut Squash Bisque. For the main course, one can order Surf & Turf—a dish consists of U.S. prime beef tenderloin and crispy braised shin with shiitake and butter-poached king prawn with butternut squash puree, spinach, oyster mushrooms, roasted onion braised cabbage, and red wine jus. Other choices include Trio of Chicken and Duo of Salmon. Make sure to save space for dessert with a shared chocolate surprise to cap off the dinner. Love Story Under the Stars is from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the fifth floor Courtyard and priced at P3,000++ per person.
Brasserie on 3 serenades couples with a delicately-crafted dinner buffet paired with a liveacoustic performance and special gifts this February 14 and 15. “Hearts on Fire” is pricedat P2,800 nett per person, with a special Champagne Henriot Upgrade at an additionalP1,000 nett that includes a glass of champagne, priority seating at the Veranda, amongothers. Terms and conditions. Heartfelt feelings also take flight at China Blue by Jereme Leung as executive Chinese chef Eng Yew Khormasterfully curates a Valentine’s set menu fit for royalty. Pricestarts at P4,800 nett perperson.
New World Makati
New World Makati Hotel invites couples and loved ones to celebrate a dreamy Valentine’s weekend beginning with a relaxing overnight stay including a sweet treat and a bottle of sparkling wine, an indulgent lunch or dinner buffet with red and pink heart shaped decadent desserts at Café 1228, as well as a free-flowing sparkling wine at The Lounge—setting the se for a truly romantic respite in the city. Guests who book the Valentine’s weekend room package from Feb. 14 to 16 are not only proffered with a luxe accommodation and buffet breakfast for two, but are also treated to a special heart-shaped meringue dessert and a bottle of sparkling wine as a romantic turndown amenity. The package starts at P8,500 nett for a Deluxe room. Suite stays, which also include access to the Residence Club floor’s Living Room as well as afternoon cocktails, start at P12,000 nett.
Marco Polo Ortigas
Marco Polo Ortigas Manila celebrates Valentine’s Day with dining promotions that satisfy one’s palate. Guests dining at any of the hotel’s restaurants or bars may choose to celebrate their evenings on a sparkling, classy note, with glasses or bottles of Moët and Chandon Rosé Imperial or Impérial Brut champagne. These premium champagne varieties are available at limited promotional prices from from Feb. 13-14. Gourmands who wish to embark on a global gastronomical experience may opt to dine in Cucina on Level 24. Aside from the restaurant’s signatures like the paella mixta, its roast selection, and an indulgent selection of desserts, a special a la carte menu will be made available for dinner on Feb. 13-14. Dining rates per person for the dinner buffet spread is at P2,988. At Vu’s Sky Bar and Lounge, guests can look forward to celebrating Valentine’s Day with a curated tapas buffet while enjoying the performance of Real Groove Band beginning 8 p.m. Door charge per guest is available at P3,000++, inclusive of the Sky Lounge’s Strawberry Daiquiri as a welcome drink.
It’s a week-long celebration written in the stars this Valentine’s week for guests when they stay, dine, and play at Shangri-La, The Fort. With rates beginning at P17,500++ for an Executive Suite, cozy up and enjoy complimentary access to Horizon Club Lounge where guests can enjoy sweeping city views at sundown with cocktails and canapes. Wake up the morning after with a delectable spread at the Horizon Club Lounge for breakfast or opt for sumptuous selections at High Street Cafe. Get active during the stay and make use of the gym at Kerry Sports Manila and the outdoor swimming pools. Room rate is quoted in Philippine pesos, subject to service charge and prevailing local government taxes.
Bizu marks this special day for lovers and lovers of life by presenting its signature Valentine’s Day cake: The Romance Cake. Exclusive to this time of the year, the Romance Cake is a tempting creation of layers of dark chocolate ganache, crème brûlée, and caramel, generously topped by farm-fresh local strawberries. For the pièce de résistance, this 2020 also marks the debut of La Vie en Rose (Life in Pink), Bizu’s special-edition Valentine drip cake made of fluffy layers of moist sponge cake, flavored with strawberry sauce and rose essence, and dripping Chantilly cream. This heart-shaped creation is decorated with lavish toppings of fresh strawberries, meringue, and petit Macaron de Paris. It should probably come with a warning: swoon worthy.
Go all out with the love of your love by celebrating Valentine’s Day at Club Paradise in Coron, Palawan where you can laze on sun-drenched beaches and swim with the resort’s resident sea turtles. Memorable getaways are inclusive of overnight accommodation for two (minimum of two nights stay), buffet breakfast at Firefish Restaurant, roundtrip Busuanga airport transfer, and P5,000 food and beverage credit per two-night stay. Rates start at P16,000 nett.
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