March 25, 2024

GUIDE: Where to Dine, Stay, and More This Holy Week

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  • In the Philippines, Holy Week is a time for reflection. It often involves spending time with family on a much-needed vacation, gathering with your local church, and even fasting as acts of devotion.

    If you’re looking to meaningfully commemorate this season, fortunately, there are numerous establishments in the Metro, including restaurants, hotels, and other venues, that are specifically geared towards providing a reflective and serene atmosphere this Holy Week 2024!

    Corner Tree Café’s NEW Vegan Offerings

    Corner Tree is a quaint vegan and vegetarian café in Makati City that is popular among locals for their delicious organic and healthy dishes. Their menu consists of vegan and gluten-free food, perfect for those looking for meat-free options this Lenten Season.

    IMAGE from Corner Tree Cafe

    What’s more, they have NEW vegan offerings that you might want to try for your next visit. These includes their Squash Arancini Balls (Php 280), featuring fried Sicilian rice balls, stuffed with pumpkin, and coated with breadcrumbs.

    Squash Arancini Balls / IMAGE from Corner Tree Cafe

    They also have Vegan Onion Rings (Php 195) with their special vegan mayo and Veg Laksa Soup (Php 340) to ready your tummy for heartier servings of Corner Tree’s first-ever The Montreal Wrap (Php 330) with cheakpeas, greens, carrots, tomatoes, and corn in their wholewheat flour tortilla.

    More plant-based options are available, so be sure to check out their menu!

    IMAGE from Corner Tree Cafe

    Try these and more when you visit Corner Tree Cafe at 150 Jupiter Street, Bel-Air, Makati City, open from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.


    The Lobby’s Easter Afternoon Tea Time at The Peninsula Manila

    Indulge in your favorite pastries and sandwiches at The Lobby at The Peninsula Manila until March 31, 2024! Available from 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., this afternoon tea set includes a three-tiered layer of gourmet pastries and savory sandwiches that you will surely enjoy with your family.

    IMAGE from The Peninsula Manila

    If you’re craving for something heartier, The Peninsula Manila also welcomes you to an Easter Sunday Brunch Buffet at Escolta from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on March 31, 2024. After which, you can hop to the Rigodon Ballroom with your kiddos at “The Peninsula Easter Egglandia” as the EGG-citing Easter Egg Hunt and Merienda Buffet await from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., the same day!

    IMAGE from The Peninsula Manila

    Don’t forget to reserve your slots today by contacting The Peninsula Manila at 02-8887-2888 or by sending them an email at!


    Hotel Okura Manila’s Exclusive Room and Dining Experience

    As the long weekend approaches, Hotel Okura Manila at Newport World Resorts in Pasay City invites its guests to celebrate the spirit of renewal and togetherness with a specially curated Spring into Easter Garden Package!

    IMAGE from Hotel Okura Manila

    Reserve your stay by March 25, 2024, and experience luxurious accommodations from March 30 to 31 or from March 31 to April 1.

    Choose from Hotel Okura Manila’s exquisite room selections, including the Deluxe Room, the Hinoki-yu, and the opulent Palace Suite, each offering unique comforts and elegance.

    Hinoki-yu Room / IMAGE from Hotel Okura Manila

    This includes the following:

    • Special Welcome amenity
    • Daily breakfast for two adults and 2 kids below 12 years old at Yawaragi
    • Easter Lunch Buffet (March 31 only) for 2 adults and 2 kids below 12 years old
    • Easter activities for kids: Easter Cupcake Making, Face Painting, live entertainment by a clown/magician, and a free Easter Painting Kit on March 31 only
    • Complimentary WIFI and broadband internet access
    • Access to the fitness center and use of the outdoor swimming pool

    IMAGE from Hotel Okura Manila

    For reservations, you may reach Hotel Okura Manila at 02-5318-2888 or send them an e-mail at Don’t forget to check their terms and conditions for Spring into Easter Garden by checking their website at!


    Grand Hyatt Manila’s Grand Easter Escape

    Looking for last-minute staycation options for your Holy Week getaway? Grand Hyatt Manila in Taguig City might just be your pick for an Easter escape! Book an overnight stay for two (2) adults and your child on Black Saturday and Easter Sunday. For registered guests, your stay will include the following:

    • Daily buffet breakfast
    • Seats to the Grand Sunday Easter Brunch at The Grand Kitchen
    • Guaranteed 4:00 p.m. late check-out
    • 15% savings on any of Grand Hyatt Manila’s treatments at Illume Spa

    IMAGE from Grand Hyatt Manila’s Facebook page

    For inquiries and reservations, you may contact Grand Hyatt Manila at 02-8838-1234 or send them an e-mail at You may also follow their Facebook page to get updated on their latest promos!


    BONUS: Toyota Makati’s FREE Vehicle Safety Inspection and General Service Promo

    Prepping for the long weekend ahead? You might also want to have your vehicles checked before the long ride! Fortunately, Toyota offers a FREE vehicle safety inspection and a Caltex Saveplus Card until March 27, 2024. 

    IMAGE from Toyota Makati’s Facebook page

    What’s more, Toyota Makati has an ongoing General Service Promo on their basic change oil service package with FREE 21-point safty inspection. They also have a 20% discount on selected general service parts which includes a FREE installation and/or wheel alignment inspection to keep you ready for your next roadtrip!

    IMAGE from Toyota Makati’s Facebook page

    Avail these promos and discounts until March 27, 2024 in their Makati City branch located along Ayala Avenue corner Metropolitan Avenue!

    More will be added to this list! Bookmark this page to know where to dine and stay in Metro Manila this Holy Week 2024!

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