As the year wraps up, the holiday spirit is slowly but surely gearing up to celebrate the successes, the triumphs over adversities that seemed insurmountable. Finally, the pandemic restrictions are also easing into a more relaxed mode and this has seen five-star accommodations and casino resorts able to offer the best for their guests.
Okada Manila, a Forbes 5-star integrated resort readies its accommodations and offerings to give the most magical holidays for its guests. There are numerous events lined up as well as venues that are now opened up and gleaming with the holiday season themes. This starts with “A Night of a Thousand Lights” as its theme at the Fountain Foyer where one of the most magnificently decorated Christmas Trees is found.
The lighting of the tree was attended to by Okada Manila’s top management and witnessed by media guests and property visitors. The astounding 38-foot Christmas tree was a dramatic sight to see as this has taken its inspiration from a magical “Whimsical Dreamland” filled with bright lights and splendid decorations such as ornate white twigs, a fairytale window likened to that of a dwarf’s house, festooned with sparkly green garlands, and accentuated with clear and white beautiful Christmas balls, as well as dazzling fairy lights.
After the Christmas Tree lighting, this was followed by an equally magical event with the launch of a Christmas Village and a stunning Light Show at the Crystal Pavilion — one of the newest events place at Okada Manila. Guests at the Christmas Village will be able to establish memories of the 2022 holidays via interactive photo booths that showcased different holiday themes among which are the Fairy Garden, Giant Gift Box and Mistletoe booth. Guests can also visit the “North Pole”, or go dive into a singalong with carolers via augmented and virtual reality.
The Light Show is also a sight not to be skipped. The latest state-of-the-art technology played its hand in having the unbelievable synchronized light show with favourite Christmas tunes. The light show sees over 300,000 individual pixel-mapped LEDs and with more than 300 separate digital controllers, spectators can be amazed at how wonderful a sight this will be.
These events marked just the beginning of Okada Manila’s holiday highlights for every visitor and guest at their place. There are ongoing festivities and surprises in store at Okada Manila all throughout the Yuletide season.
Unforgettable Holidays at Okada Manila
Okada Manila is offering the best way to spend the holidays with friends and family. There are an almost inexhaustible number of offerings and events that would simply be breathtaking and thrilling of an experience for everyone. To name a few, there are fantastic staycation packages, dining with festive menus and treats, and the absolutely luxurious shopping experience with its diverse global retail outlets to cap the season.
Extraordinary Holiday Staycation
Staycations are brought to a higher level with Okada Manila’s Yuletide Staycation deal. There are excellent add-ons such as PHP2,000 worth of dining credits at the property’s select restaurants, free vouchers from PLAY for one-time access for 2, and a 30-minute massage for 2 adults at The Sole Retreat among other perks.
Just book from Nov. 18, 2022, to Jan. 14, 2023, with stay dates from Nov. 19, 2022, to Jan. 15, 2023, in Okada Manila’s Deluxe and Suite rooms on all days of the week. Blackout dates apply.
Impressive Season Offerings
Awesome treats and gastronomic adventures are to be found at Okada Manila’s holiday dining lineup of events. The lavish Feast at Medley Buffet’s “Holiday Medley Fiesta” for Christmas and New Year is definitely something not to miss out on. The seasonal classic Filipino favourites are featured at Kiapo for traditional puto bumbong (classic, cheese and leche flan flavours), and bibingka.
Meanwhile, at the Lobby Lounge, one finds scrumptious sweets and treats such as decadent cakes, cookies, truffle chocolates, and pastries. The outlet also has Yuletide hampers filled with thoughtfully curated holiday goodies – a perfect gift that’s sure to impress.
Time for Celebration
Okada Manila offers a diverse venue portfolio for milestone events and celebrations. These venues can address and welcome groups of guests of various sizes. The function rooms also range from ballrooms for grand events to function rooms for intimate gatherings.
Cove Manila, the biggest indoor beach club and night club are open for bigger events, too. Okada Manila can have its award-winning Culinary Team assist in providing the delectable food needed for your events. These are well-curated menus incorporated into event packages that make for memorable celebrations.
Welcome 2023 at the New Year’s Eve Countdown
Okada Manila will provide a grand way to ring in the New Year. There will be a simultaneous New Year’s Eve Countdown set to happen at the Grand Ballroom, Cove Manila and The Fountain deck. This ensures a resounding celebration of hope for 2023 and a grateful farewell to 2022. Okada Manila has also made sure that its Banquet and restaurant offerings will be in sync with the festivities guaranteed to bring memories that will last a lifetime.
Okada Manila is an integrated resort facility that has 993 exceptional accommodations ranging from 55 sqm deluxe rooms to 1,400 sqm villas complemented by extraordinary amenities such as the Retail Boulevard, the one-of-a-kind Cove Manila nightclub and indoor beach club, The Gardens by Manila Bay, an exciting array of dining options, a 3,000-sqm spa, and the world’s largest multi-colour dancing and musical fountain.
They are located just 10 minutes from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. The location is also just a few hours away from nearby other countries like China, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, and Hong Kong. The exemplary service that personifies Okada Manila is its unique blend of Japanese hospitality and Filipino warmth.
After all the year’s hard work to finally make goals successful as well as keep the family happy, I’d go for Okada Manila’s staycation options. It has been almost three years since the world has finally found breathing room to get life back to as normal a pace as it could. Any thoughts dear readers? Let us know if you have another place in mind and we’ll feature them on our pages. Hope to hear from you soon, cheers!