Luxury integrated resort City of Dreams Manila gears itself for the Lenten and Easter holiday season with a host of activities to suit various inclinations, from church visits to exciting Easter-themed promotions for rooms, dining and events during the Holy Week.
Families looking to unwind amidst a modern and vibrant oasis can avail of a staycation at Nobu Hotel Manila that also offers a complimentary scheduled shuttle service to the nearby Shrine of Jesus church from Maundy Thursday to Black Saturday. The Holy Week Retreat package, which is available from April 9 to 16, consists of a two-night stay at P18,300 net or three nights at P24,800 net and includes: a luxurious accommodation for two persons with buffet breakfast at Nobu restaurant, DreamPlay passes for 2 adults and 2 children, daily Aqua Zumba classes, gym and pool access. Children under 12 years old are free of charge, if sharing room with parents. Daily breakfast at Nobu is complimentary for 2 adults and 2 children, 5 years old and below. For children ages 6-12 years old, buffet breakfast is 50% off the adult rate.
The young ones and the young at heart in the family will have a grand time at DreamPlay’s Easter Sunday Celebration on April 16, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. With the Easter VIP package, guests at this DreamWorks-inspired play space are entitled to an enticing Easter brunch buffet at Chez Gingy, all day park access, fun-filled Easter activities, special Easter bag with goodies, and “Secret of the Master” movie pass at the Dream Theatre. Guests can join Kung Fu Panda’s Po and other Dreamworks characters in Easter fun activities such as Egg-stravagant Egg Hunt, photo op with Po, Gingy’s “Baking is Colorful” cooking class and dance routines by well-loved DreamWorks characters with the DreamPlay Dreamers. The Easter VIP pass is at P1,799 net per child (80 cm. & above, up to 17 years old) and P1,499 net per adult.
Guests and families who love Nobu’s new-style Japanese-Peruvian fusion artistry, can complete their holiday dining experience on April 16 at the restaurant’s Easter Sunday brunch buffet highlighting Roasted US Prime Ribeye, Authentic Kobe Beef Fried Rice, Chicken Foie Gras Gyoza, Whole Fish New Style and Nobu Style Roasted Chicken. The Easter brunch buffet also features a variety of appetizers, hot dishes, sushi, sashimi, cut rolls, grilled skewered meats and vegetables, breakfast pastries and desserts.
A complimentary green tea-white chocolate Japanese Easter bunny exclusive to Nobu diners is provided per table. The Nobu Easter brunch buffet is open from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at P3,880++ per person. An additional P990++ or P1,990++ per person applies for the standard alcohol drink package and premium champagne drink package, respectively.
At the Wave poolside bar and restaurant, a barbecue dinner buffet makes for a refreshing al fresco Easter Sunday celebration from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Guests are treated to freshly-grilled Angus beef burgers and Frankfurt and Hungarian hotdogs served with choice of cheddar cheese, tomatoes, mustard and barbecue sauce, and sidings of baked potatoes, grilled corn and vegetable skewers. The Easter barbecue buffet, which also features Paella Negra, Halo-halo station and a dessert corner with local rice cakes and cake rolls is at P999++ per person and includes one round of iced tea, soft drinks, fresh juices or shakes. Guests who opt for free-flowing non-alcoholic drinks, local beers and cocktails pay a supplement of P700++ per person. Easter chocolate goodies as sweet tokens complete the Easter barbecue buffet experience.
Throughout April, Red Ginger showcases the “Unbeatable Egg” and its versatility with Southeast Asian flavors in an a la carte menu consisting of: Cha Thrung, Vietnamese style baked egg meatloaf; Red Ginger’s Egg Benedict; Telur Masak Merah, Malaysian style spicy braised eggs, Sate Telur Puyuh, char-grilled quail egg skewers; Angus Beef Short Ribs with sunny side up spicy egg white fried rice; and coconut pudding with mango yolk and palm sugar caramel.
For Easter-rific treats to bring home and share, or give as gifts, guests can hop to Café Society from April 6 to 16, and choose from a selection of Easter-inspired chocolates and pastries, such as: the trio of pastel chocolate eggs and individual pastel chocolate eggs in various sizes, Easter carrot cake, assorted pastel chocolate and milk chocolate eggs, chicken people chocolates, duck and rabbit chocolates, hot cross buns, Easter egg breads, and Easter Ensaymadas with salted egg.
For inquiries and reservations, guests can call 8008080 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit cityofdreams.com.