Philippine Daily Inquirer / 01:00 AM April 11, 2017
This April 16, 2-5 p.m., treat your kids to an Easter Egg Hunt program of Madagascar fun at Novotel Manila Araneta Center.
Kids can meet Alex the lion of Madagascar in person. For P999, an exclusive pass to Madagascar Easter Fun at Novotel’s Monet Grand Ballroom includes children’s magic show, Easter Egg hunt, Madagascar film showing, face painting, buffet snack of mouthwatering dishes plus a loot bag full of candies, chips and kiddie items.
Avail yourself of the Madagascar Staycation Package for P6,000 nett with an overnight accommodation with two free tickets to Madagascar Easter Fun show, breakfast for four (two adults and two children aged 15 and below) at Food Exchange Manila, and access to Kids Club and Novotel Versailles Garden Summer Fun activities—urban stargazing, glamping and picnic plus outdoor film showing.
Enjoy brunch at the Food Exchange Manila and get 20 percent off on Madagascar Easter Fun.
Fairmont Makati’s Easter room package at P6,900 includes breakfast buffet at Spectrum for two, a 20 percent discount on à la carte treatments at the Willow Stream spa, and 20 percent off at food and beverage outlets.
Rates at the all-suite Raffles Makati start at P12,900 inclusive of an American breakfast buffet for two at the hotel’s elegant brasserie Mireio, Classic Afternoon Tea and evening cocktails for two at the Writers Bar, a 20 percent discount on massage treatments at the Willow Stream spa, and 20 percent off when dining at food and beverage outlets.
An Easter Egg Painting activity will be held April 16 at the Fairmont Makati Ballroom, along with other games at the Easter-themed Gymboree play area from 12 to 3 p.m.
Lunch may also be enjoyed at Mireio, which offers “Weekends at Provence: A Family Affair,” where guests savor endless servings of Provençal-inspired fare at P1,980 per person. Those who dine at Spectrum and Mireio at this time also get a 20 percent discount at the Easter activity at the Ballroom.
Chocolate delights shaped as Easter eggs and bunnies, as well as delectable cakes and macarons, are the order of the day at Café Macaron, available until April 21.
Guests can have a memorable Easter Weekend with the whole family at Resorts World Manila (RWM).
Staycationers can enjoy the four-day weekend in one of the elegantly appointed rooms and suites spread out across the four hotels within RWM: the all-suite Maxims Hotel, global five-star brand Marriott Hotel Manila, the business traveler’s Belmont Hotel, and the value-for-money Remington Hotel.
The Newport Performing Arts Theater (NPAT) is transformed into a place of worship for the Easter Sunday High Mass. Concelebrated by Bishop Leopoldo Tumulak and Fr. Larry Tan, the Easter Sunday commemoration on April 16, 11 a.m., is open to the public. It features the Mandaluyong Children’s Choir, assisted by the RWM Orchestra.
RWM signature restaurants Impressions and The Terrace have prepared Easter-themed buffets for the whole family to enjoy. Café Maxims’ Sweet Easter Treats is a selection of chocolates, candies, and pastries in classic and quirky shapes that celebrate the occasion.
Families with kids aged 4 to 12 are invited to a wholesome afternoon on the farm with the Easter Barnyard Adventure at The Plaza in Newport Mall on April 16, starting at 3 p.m.
Various booths will offer treats and toys that the whole family will enjoy. Exciting prizes await kids who come in costume and participate in the Easter Barnyard games.
On Easter Sunday, April 16, Robinsons Magnolia will be transforming its atrium into a kiddie carnival composed of game booths such as Balloon Shot, Hoop Shot, life-size Snakes and Ladders, Sling Shot and Ball Drop complemented with free face painting.
Children will be treated to Juggling and Unicycling acts, Magic Show and Bubble Show, all happening at the mall atrium starting 1 p.m. The Easter egg hunt will follow at 4 p.m. at the garden area.
To join, shoppers can present a P1,000 minimum purchase receipt made from April 15-16. Registration starts April 15, 10 a.m., at the atrium.
Robinsons Magnolia will also hold a Kiddie Cooking Workshop on April 22 and 23 at the mall atrium, 2 p.m., where little future chefs will learn the basics in cooking and baking. A minimum single receipt purchase of P1,000 should be presented on the day of the activity.
Robinsons Place Manila will be holding its event, A Hoppy Easter, at Robinsons Place Manila at the Midtown Atrium on April 16, 2 p.m.
It will be an afternoon of fun games, shows and amazing freebies where children will be treated to Pool of EGG-citement, Feed the Bunny, and Key Puzzle games plus, a fantastic Magic show, Balloon Twisting show, and Puppet Show.
Interested participants can join by presenting a P2,000 single-receipt purchase from Robinsons Supermarket, Robinsons Department Store, and Robinsons Appliances or a P1,000 single-receipt purchase from Robinsons Place Manila mall tenants.