Take your significant other out and treat them with these romantic Valentine’s Day packages at these acclaimed hotels.
Love takes center stage as the day of love draws near. Restaurants will be packed with couples who are either celebrating an important relationship milestone or just paying homage to the upcoming occasion. What better way to get all loved up than to treat them to various Valentine’s Day packages?
These hotels or restaurants provide the quintessential romantic experience through their banquets on offer. Get ready to take great pleasure in a well-curated selection of ambrosian dishes to cap off your Valentine’s celebration.
The Peninsula Manila
“L is for love (and luxury)” for the Peninsula Manila during this love season. Old Manila provides a five course dinner menu that Chef de Cuisine Gaël Kubler created. The refined delicacies includes their Toro tuna carpaccio, seared foie gras baklava, calamansi mint sorbet, and a main course of either a black angus beef tenderloin or sea bass papillote. Guests will love their raspberry and white chocolate with compote, gel, and sorbet.
Peninsula Manila’s The Lobby meanwhile includes a four-course dinner. The Valentine’s Day package includes tuna tartare, a butternut velouté, and a main course of either a grilled angus beef tenderloin or Maine lobster linguine. A pièce de resistance of white chocolate and strawberry will be served for dessert. Martin Avila will play the grand piano and serenade the crowd with a guest vocalist while couples enjoy their meals.
Escolta will serve an exquisite lunch and dinner buffet with a variety of Valentine’s themed selections. The Peninsula will hold a pop-up boutique in The Lobby, where you can choose among their pastry team’s handmade framed chocolate hearts. The pop-up is open between February 7 through February 14 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.
A Valentine’s Day package for wellness-loving couples is on offer, too. They can avail a couple’s massage that includes a chilled flute of champagne and the hotel’s handmade chocolates. Guests will receive Peninsula gift cards for the spa and fitness centers.
Call at +632 8887 2888 (ext. 6694 for Restaurant Reservations, 6769 and 6771 for The Peninsula Boutique, and 6871 for The Peninsula Fitness Center and Spa), or visit peninsula.com/manila for reservations.
City of Dreams Manila
A number of restaurants from the City of Dreams Manila showcase numerous Valentine’s Day packages as well.
Nobu Manila offers a five-course tasting menu exclusively available on February 14. It comes with a complimentary welcome drink and a selection of zensai. The course starts with a trio of Nobu canape selection of oyster tomato gelee, shima-aji (striped jack) with aji amarillo, and black cod butter lettuce. Assorted sushis come next, followed by Hokkaido scallop and lobster duo. Couples will enjoy the braised wagyu beef short ribs and end their meal with a vanilla plum wine rose with a plum sauce and fresh berries.
Crystal Dragon prepared a Chinese-Cantonese dinner for the holiday of love. A glass of France Chateau d’ Esclans Rosé sets the dining mood. The course opens with a trio of foie gras with soy on crispy bean curd skin, pork belly with radish pickles, and scallops in mango pomelo salsa. Braised sea treasures in golden sour soup, five-spice marinated pigeon, and crispy egg noodle with king tiger prawn follows. For dessert, a slow-poached Chinese pear with snow fungus in umeshu sweet soup and whisky chocolate brownie snow skin will be served.
Haliya introduces their four-course dinner with their Prawn and Crab followed by their Mushroom Krema. The main course is Beef Tenderloin with a red wine jus and a symphony of vegetables and saba banana. Dessert includes a decadent chocolate sphere with a red velvet cube, passion fruit and berries, and cotton candy. The restaurant will provide mocktails for diners too.
Cafe Society will provide confectioneries like their Valentine Heart Cake, Trio Chocolate Mousse Cake, and Valentine Flower Croissant.
Call 8800-8080 or e-mail [email protected] for inquiries and reservations.
Love is present all around Marriott Manila through their restaurants’ Valentine’s Day packages.
Marriott Café will hold a Fire and Ice Dinner buffet available from February 14 to 17. The curated set available includes rib eye steak, lamb chops, baby back ribs, roasted suckling pig, Boston lobster, tiger prawns, and more. You may contact 09175849560 to reserve or inquire, or book directly here.
A Valentine’s package awaits at Cru Steakhouse. They prepared a set menu for two where you can choose from Omi wagyu striploin, prime rib eye, prime tenderloin, Portoro rib eye, lamb rack, or seafood options. The course comes with two side dishes. Contact 09176595420 for reservations or inquiries, or book directly here.
Marriott Café Bakery will provide whole cakes and they will have special drinks for the whole month of February. Chocolate, matcha, and berry lovers will enjoy their Berry Matcha Latte, Loved, and Chocolove Sidedown available until February 29. Reach them at 09178599521 for inquiries and reservations.
Greatroom provides an afternoon high tea and fizzy cocktails with sweet and savory treats. Diners get to enjoy their red Valentine’s chocolate mendiants, kani and cucumber baguette sandwich, smoked salmon with caper dill spread sandwich, 2 glasses of De Bartoli Emeri Sparkling Pink Moscato, coffee or Dilmah Luxury Leaf Tea. They have cocktails upon request too. For inquiries and reservations, contact 09178002393.
This Valentine’s Day, Makati Shangri-La toasts to love as well. The hotel offers a special room package that includes a romantic breakfast for two at the Circles Event Café, a bouquet of roses, indulgent chocolates, and a bottle of sparkling wine. This offer is available from February 7 to February 28 for stays between the 7th through February 29. Additionally, the cafe will also have a Valentine’s Day dinner buffet that includes a seafood platter served at the table with a glass of bubbly.
Makati Shangri-La’s Lobby Lounge provides a romantic afternoon through their Valentine’s themed afternoon tea set. The prepared a decadent dessert buffet available from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. for guests to cap off their dinner.
The hotel’s Sage grill showcases its six-course set menu featuring dishes such as their Five Founders striploin, Chilean sea bass, and Hokkaido cured scallops available to diners from February 13 to February 17.
Marco Polo Ortigas
Marco Polo Ortigas will observe the season of love with various Valentine’s Day packages.
Café Pronto prepared a selection of sweet treats for the whole month of February, such as their Sweetheart Chocolate Naked Cake. They also serve white, dark, and milk Chocolate Heart Bars, ruby chocolate teddy bears, heart pralines, and more.
Connect Lounge is Marco Polo’s afternoon tea which goes on for the whole month as well. It appeals to both savory and sweet flavors. Diners may expect dishes like smoked salmon on a pretzel roll, mini tiramisu, classic scones, coffee, and tea, among others. Enjoy this offer from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Vu’s Sky Bar and Lounge will feature a generous grazing table and a glass of wine. Live jazz entertainment will set guests’ mood from 6 to 9:00 p.m.
Lung Hin arranged a six-course lunch and dinner set from February 12 to 18. Guests can expect dishes like king prawn with mango salsa in sweet chili sauce, succulent Australian beef tenderloin in savory black pepper sauce. Indulge in Lung Hin’s famed love dessert, chocolate heart and snowy mooncake. You may complete the gastronomic affair with a bottle of Duet Rose Sec.
A special buffet dinner at Cucina is also on offer from February 14 to 17. Couples may stay with Marco Polo until February 28. Guests are entitled to a welcome bottle of house wine, a round of cocktails, and 25 percent discount at Cucina and Lung Hin.
Contact +632 7720 7777 or email [email protected] for more information and reservations.
Culinary excellence and memorable experiences await discerning couples at Raffles Makati.
Mireio French fine dining restaurant offers their Ma Valentine dinner consisting of a six-course set menu. They have non-vegan and vegan options for the occasion. The selection will highlight exceptional dishes like Foie gras, sea urchin and mussel soup, and have them paired with a Tedeschi Pinot Grigio. A dessert of poached pear in burgundy wine, cranberry grenadine ice cream, and red berries coulis is the perfect end to the meal.
Raffles Makati’s rooftop bar and long bar will beckon couples to experience their Valentine’s Day package. The former arranged “The Perfect Match at Mistral” and will go on from February 5 to 29. It will feature three unique pairing options with cocktails, wine, and cheese while diners enjoy the breathtaking cityscape backdrop.
Meanwhile, Long Bar will offer “My Perfect Pair” for the whole month of February with cocktail and pizza pairings. Diners may revel in the lively vibe and live music.
Call +632 7795 1840 or email [email protected] for more information and reservations.
Four Points By Sheraton Palawan
If you want to go above and beyond for your Valentine’s dinner plans, why not fly to a gorgeous romantic spot by the ocean? Four Points By Sheraton Puerto Princesa Palawan is the place to be.
The hotel is located in a protected nature reserve 90 minutes away from the city of Puerto Princesa. Couples looking for a sanctuary outside the metro will find joy in exploring the resort for their Valentine’s Day retreat.
The resort offers the perfect two-night romantic retreat. Four Points introduced their Suite Escape package which includes a suite room and complimentary breakfast for two. Guests will receive hotel credit which they can use for meals, spas, or airport transfers. The highlight of their Valentine’s Day package is a dreamy dinner by the sea, consisting of a four-course meal and a bottle of Prosecco.
Love will definitely fill the air at the resort as the all-inclusive package prompts a magical and memorable seascape.
Contact Four Points by Sheraton through (048) 550 9000 or visit FourPointsPalawan.com for more information.
Casa Buenas, La Serenata
Newport World Resorts shows it is in the mood for love through Casa Buenas’ La Serenata, a Valentine’s dinner banquet. It is a collection of a culinary love affair of eastern and western cuisine. La Serenata commences on February 14 and will go on until the 15th, and the meals will be from 6:00 p.m to 11:00 p.m.
Couples will feel love in every dish as the restaurant prepares a sumptuous seven-course dinner. Casa Buenas welcomes kinds of love and will take diners to an exciting symphony of flavors.
Prepare to be entranced with their takes on an assortment of bread. After which, diners will delight on their freshwater prawns with cauliflower and a shrimp-tomato gazpacho. More of their dishes include San Pablo eggplant salad, a trifecta of fresh tuna in spicy cream and ikura, chorizo croquetas, seared citrus salmon with yuzu marmalade, decadent black cod with black garlic aioli, and more. The highlight of their selection includes their version of beef wellington. Lastly, their perfectly curated array of confectionaries become the perfect end to the course. You’ll have to experience the set meal to be able to experience decadence like no other.
Casa Buenas’ Executive Chef Godfrey Laforteza is the brains behind the exclusive menu. The dishes highlight depths of flavor with visionary plating and concepts. To know more about La Serenata, visit their website. For reservations, you may contact 7908-8988 or 09178788312.
Anya Resort Tagaytay
Anya Resort Tagaytay serves as an escape to the fast-paced city life. The accommodation is among the members of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH).
Anya offers a romantic getaway that includes a suite accommodation for two, welcome drinks, and a complimentary mini bar. An experience assistant will assist couples as well along with access to amenities like the heated pool and fitness studios. Guests are entitled to 20 percent savings in their wellness center and their two restaurants.
Chele Gonzales spearheads Anya Resort’s two restaurants, Samira and Anila. The former highlights a Valentine’s Day package for two with a well-curated menu. A Franck Massard Cava will serve as the welcome drink. Appetizers like their foie gras and mango waffle and Gallagher premium oyster with compressed pear will start the delicious meal. A Tasmanian ocean trout tartare, grilled prawns, and a prime beef tenderloin will take guests in a delightful gastronomic adventure. A burnt basque cheesecake will conclude the hearty meal.
Anila provides guests with a dinner that starts off with the same welcome drink as Samira. It proceeds to the confit tuna and roasted bell pepper salad. Porcini, truffles, and mushroom rice comes next before the main course of beef wellington. Guests will enjoy a sparkling wine jelly with raspberry white chocolate entremet for dessert.
Contact 09177046159 or send an email at [email protected] for reservations.
Banner photo from Marriott Manila.