Christmas isn’t just about gifts and food, you also get to spend time with loved ones. (Yes, even the funnily annoying titas in our lives.) Likewise, holiday staycations are also popular among people who want to change it up every year. Or, you know, this is your alternative to booking a plane ticket and braving the rush across the globe.
True enough, there are spots that already revealed their holiday deals, as well as treats they’re offering specifically for this season. If you’re looking for the right staycation spot, check out our list below and start booking.
Shangri-La at the Fort
When you book a room or suite here, you get a number of perks like complimentary daily breakfast buffet at High Street Café and kids can access Adventure Zone. You’re also free to use the fitness amenities—perfect after all the noche buena eats. Located at 30th Street cor. 5th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City.
Grand Hyatt Manila
There’s currently a Yule Stay Grand promo which is inclusive of a buffet breakfast at The Grand Kitchen for two adults and two kids below 12 years old, access to Illume spa and fitness, and high-speed Internet access (important). While you’re booking a room, don’t skip out on pre-ordering the roasted porchetta and Christmas turkey as early as now to complete your noche buena meal. You can also have a dessert hamper personalized (choose from gingerbread houses, yule logs, and Florentine cookies) for a loved ones’ gift. Located 8th Avenue cor. 35th Street, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City.
Holiday Inn Makati
Holiday Inn has a couple goodies to share this holiday season. According to their site, if you book a Christmas or New Year’s Room Package starting Dec. 1, 2018 to Jan. 13, 2019, you’ll get a chance to win a trip to Seoul. If you’re also looking for a food gift for your upcoming parties, you can check out their dessert list which includes a cake pop tree. Located at Glorietta 2, Palm Drive, Ayala Center, Makati City.
Take relaxation to another level by getting the full onsen experience at I’M Hotel. You can either book a room for up to two nights or avail of their whole-day Onsen Spa package. There’s also a complimentary dinner buffet if you book the latter. So if you’ve been feeling tense in your office seat for the past few months, this is your chance. Located at 7862 Makati Avenue, Makati City.
Manila Marriott Hotel
Aside from their special room package, Marriott is offering Christmas cakes starting at P400 nett, as well as Marra the Panda pillows/blankets for the Philippine School of the Deaf. That’s two ways you can spread the holiday cheer! Located at 2 Resorts Drive, Pasay City.
The Henry Hotel Manila
If you’re looking for an affordable staycation, The Henry Hotel has holiday room promos for as low as P3,500. You can choose from their overnight or 3D2N packages on Gives.ph. But hurry because they’re running out quick! Located at 2680 Compound, FB Harrison Street, Pasay City.
Some people book hotel rooms to watch the fireworks during New Year. If you want to do that this year, check out Sofitel’s NYE promos. You can choose from two room packages: the first comes with a complimentary buffet meal at Spiral; the other will give you two tickets to Sofitel’s Mardi Gras Countdown Party. Bring your family or your friends for this celebration! Located at CCP Complex, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City.