• Heart spots


    Be it romantic culinary journeys, private city escapades, or fun movie or concert dates, The Sunday Times Magazine got you covered on February 14. Here is our annual list of places to spend Valentine’s Day with loved ones.

    @Acacia Hotel
    Take advantage that Valentine’s Day falls on a weekend this year. On February 13, Side A and Jon Santos team up for a Valentine’s show entitled High On Love at the Grand Acacia Ballroom. For inquiries, visit www.acaciahotelsmanila.com or call 720-2000.

    @Bellevue Resort Bohol
    Fall in love with the captivating charm of Panglao Island in Bohol as the top-notch 5-star resort The Bellevue Resort stages a special valentine party entitled “Love & Lore” on February 14 at the resort’s beach front. Featured performers are saxophone player and songwriter Alvin Cornista and DJ Abdel Aziz. For inquiries, call 771-8181 or or e-mail info@thebellevuebohol.com.

    Crimson20150208@Crimson Hotel
    Enjoy a city escapade at Crimson Hotel Filinvest City’s 1.4.3.I Love You promo. Choose to stay in a deluxe room or premier room and enjoy buffet breakfast for two, a bottle of wine, and candle light dinner buffet for two at Café Eight. For inquiries and reservations, call 863-2222.

    @Club Paradise Palawan
    On February 14, rekindle your love with a romantic Valentine’s Dinner at Club Paradise Palawan. Its Ocean Restaurant is preparing a delectable buffet menu consisting of House Smoked Salmon Fritter, Blue Crab and Sweet Potato Bisque, and fresh basil pesto, among many others. For inquiries, call 719-6971 to 74, or e-mail at cp.reservations@discovery.com.ph.

    Crowne20150208@Crowne Plaza Manila
    On February 14, let Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria take you to a romantic culinary at each of Seven Corners’ lavish seven stations varying from appetizers, aphrodisiac selection, array of international entrée, the crowd favorite Rib-eye steak, to irresistible desserts. For inquiries, call 633-7222 or e-mail fandbreservations@ihg.com

    Torn between movie night and intimate dinner date? Worry no more, as you can enjoy both and more this February at Cravings with “Cravings of the Heart”, a promo that features an indulgent 4-course menu, a cake selection, and freebies that include a chance to win movie tickets. Take advantage of this hearty deal from February 12 to 15. For inquiries, call 587-9634 (QC branch), 815-4271 (Makati branch), 635-6087 (Shangri-La Plaza Mall) or 556-0927 (Alabang branch).

    Capture your love in a dreamy city escapade at Crimson Hotel Filinvest City’s 1.4.3.I Love You accommodation promo. Choose to stay in a deluxe room or premier room and enjoy buffet breakfast for two, a bottle of wine, and candle light dinner buffet for two at Café Eight. For inquiries and reservations, call 863-2222.

    F1-Hotel20150208@F1 Hotel
    Spend a unique Valentine celebration filled with love and laughter with Arpie and the Multivitamins on February 14 at the hotel’s Infinity Ballroom.The valentine show features Arpie and his gang in a blend of music and intelligent humor. For inquiries, call 928-9888 or email inquiry@f1hotelsandresorts.com.

    @Holiday Inn Manila Galleria
    Experience a one-of-a-kind culinary indulgence at Holiday Inn Manila with Fab Restaurant’s 5-course demi-buffet special. Take advantage of this occasion as Italian Executive Chef Angelo Faoro prepares your main course right in front of your eyes. For inquiries, call 633-7111 or e-mail fandbreservations@ihg.com.

    @Makati Shangri-La
    Give yourself some love with an amorous body treatment at Spa at the Makati Shangri-La, featuring a full-body massage with oil-aromatic notes to soothe your senses, and soak in the afterglow with pralines and a glass of Moet Rose. This special Valentine spa treatment is available for the month February.

    Diamond-Hotel20150208@ Diamond Hotel Philippines
    Love will once again be the center of Valentine celebrations at Diamond Hotel Philippines. For an authentic Japanese gastronomic escapade with your sweetheart, feast on Yurakuen Restaurant’s eight-course Kaiseki dinner set menu served with a glass of Moet & Chandon. For inquiries, call 529-3000 local 1121.

    @Eastwood Richmonde Hotel
    After dinner on Valentine’s Day at Eastwood Richmonde Hotel, head on out to The Gallery with your best buds or the best thing that ever happened to you, and get drunk on love at the Black & White Cocktail Night, happening from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. For inquiries, call 570-7777.

    @Momo Café
    At the stylishly fun and casual Momo Café in Eastwood Mall, the season of hearts will be celebrated with home-cooked inspired comfort food in two set choices from February 9 to 15, available for lunch and dinner. Located at the ground floor of Eastwood Mall in Quezon City, Momo reservations may be taken thru 900-1006.

    @Pan Pacific Manila
    From February 14 to 15, make your Valentine’s day getaway with your special someone more spectacular by staying in the Philippines’ first Butler hotel, the Pan Pacific Manila. Enjoy value-added amenities like Valentine’s Dinner for two and 24 hour Butler service. For inquiries, call 318 0788 or visit panpacific.com/manila.

    Discovery-Country20150208@Discovery Country Suites
    It’s “Home Suite Home” at Discovery Country Suites Tagaytay as the hotel prepares a special Valentine lunch and dinner menu at Restaurant Verbena from 13 to 15 February. Created Corporate Chef Anthony Raymond, the à la carte selection features a medley of the freshest local produce and choice continental ingredients to give diners a taste of Tagaytay’s harvest. For inquires, 529-8172 or e-mail dcsrsvn@discovery.com.ph.

    @Marriott Manila
    This February, Marriott Hotel Manila offers a Valentine experience inspired from the best-selling book Fifty Shades of Grey. Excite your senses as you enter the “Red Room” filled with sinful and sensual dessert. While at Java+, an array of delectable “My Sweet 50” cupcakes interprets Ana Steele’s relationship with Christian Grey. For inquiries, call 988-9999 or visit manilamarriott.com.

    @Resorts World Manila
    Resorts World Manila’s (RWM) signature coffee bar and lounge Café Maxims offers diners with a serious case of holiday hangover and those in the mood for romance with its thrilling Bibingka Love. Also experience and share Sweet Love as Café Maxims offers perfect hearts day gifts. For inquiries, 908-8833 or visit www.rwmanila.com.

    @Seda BGC
    Spend the night and make the most of Valentine’s Day at Seda BGC’s “Valentine Hideaway” package including an overnight stay in a Deluxe Room accommodation, a bottle of wine in the room, “After Sunset” dinner for two persons at Misto, buffet breakfast for two persons, and more from February 13 to 15. For more inquiries, call 945-8888 or email bgc@sedahotels.com for reservations.

    Le-Jardin20150308@Le Jardin
    This season of love, Le Jardin Manila, ;ovingly tucked inside the W Fifth Building at The Fort. It is the perfect spot for intimate meals, since it is located away from the hectic dining districts. The restaurant also speaks of authenticity in its interiors, which evoke sceneries of France’s countryside. For inquiries, contact 0917-817 6584 or email lejardinfrenchrestaurant@gmail.com.


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