AFTER a week of fasting and spiritual reflection, everyone looks forward to Easter Sunday because it is the culmination of not just Holy Week but of the entire Lenten season. It is the day of rejoicing, as, in the history of mankind, it is the day that Jesus Christ, Our Lord and Savior, rose to eternal life and saved mankind from the ravages of sin.
This is why everyone rejoices come Easter and hotels and restaurants offer special treats just for the occasion, including Easter Egg Hunting activities, dining promos and exciting staycation packages. Here are some of them:
MARCO POLO ORTIGAS
Marco Polo Ortigas Manila, a Forbes Travel Guide Twice in a Row Five-Star Award winner, offers a relaxing family staycation with premium accommodations inclusive of privileges and benefits that kids will surely enjoy. These include breakfast buffet for two adults and two kids under age 6 as well as complimentary wireless Internet access and use of the hotel’s indoor infinity pool and gym.
It has also laid out special culinary treats in all of its five signature food outlets—freshly baked pastries and a wide variety of coffee and tea at Café Pronto; stylish delights for an afternoon tea at Connect Lounge; live action stations showcasing world-famous dishes at Cucina; authentic Cantonese cuisine at Lung Hin; and cocktails over the stunning views of the metro at Vu’s Sky Car and Lounge.
For inquiries and reservations, call (632) 720-7777, visit www.marcopolohotels.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Marco Polo Ortigas Manila is located at Meralco Ave. corner Sapphire St., Ortigas Center, Pasig City.)
RICHMONDE HOTEL ORTIGAS
Richmonde Hotel Ortigas has designed a blissful and relaxing vacation complete with all the essentials that can be enjoyed at discounted rates this Easter.
Available until April 1, 2018, for as low as Php3,100 nett per night for a two-night stay, Easter Break Escape offers a peaceful Holy Week sojourn that includes buffet breakfast for two at Richmonde Café, Wi-Fi access and complimentary use of the Health Club’s gym and heated indoor pool. What’s more: All in-house guests on March 29, 30 and 31 will be entitled to complimentary Afternoon Snacks at The Exchange from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. For regular overnight stays, rates for room accommodation (without breakfast) start at Php3,500 nett.
On Easter Sunday, breakfast will be extra special for little ones with Easter Sunday Kiddie Corner taking place from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. This is open to children of in-house guests availing of the breakfast buffet on April 1, and it allows kids to enjoy arts and crafts activities and bring home loot bags with snack tokens.
On a more serious note, Easter Sunday Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. at the SRS Room on the Third Floor of the hotel.
For inquiries and reservations, call (632) 638-7777 or book online at www.richmondehotelortigas.com.ph.
(Richmonde Hotel Ortigas is located at 21 San Miguel Ave., Ortigas Center, Pasig City.)