By Patricia May P. Catan
Easter is a cheerful holiday that must be spent with family. It’s a holiday appropriately celebrated in high spirits like treating ourselves to our favorite dishes or simply staycationing in one of our most-liked hotels. The goal is to spend this day with merriment, so we’ve rounded up hotels and their Easter offerings.
Quest Hotel and Conference Center-Cebu
An Easter family holiday won’t be complete without a feast. Luckily, Quest Hotel and Conference Center is serving a delightful dining treat for the entire family throughout April. The Seafood Platter is a Holy Week special that features a scrumptious combo of crabs, stuffed squid and grilled fish and mussels. This set menu is good for three persons priced at P1,800 net per order and is available at the Pool Bar.
For inquiries or reservations, guests may call 402-5999 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Crimson Resort and Spa Mactan
If the family is up for a culinary adventure to celebrate Easter Sunday, Crimson Resort and Spa Mactan gladly offers its delectable Easter Sunday Brunch. The brunch spread is complete with international favorites, Asian dishes, Filipino specialties and some Easter staples. For only P1,900 net per person and with a free flow of sodas and juices, the Easter Sunday Brunch at Saffron Café is for the whole family to indulge in.
For inquiries and reservations, call Crimson Resort and Spa Mactan at 401-9999 or email email@example.com.
Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and Spa
Easter is all about joyous and hearty celebrations and Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and Spa is not short of these. To mention two, Tides cooks up a filling buffet that highlights canapés, whole pork jamon, slow-roasted lamb leg, chicken roulade, slow-cooked US prime beef ribeye and free-flowing standard drinks. Tides’ Easter special is available for lunch and dinner buffet at P2,580 per person and P2,850 per person respectively.
Another feast that the family should not dare miss is at Acqua, where Italian chef Andrea Burzio prepares culinary treasures from his homeland such as crab and cherry tomato soup; or a sumptuous grilled lamb cutlet in spicy eggplant stew with farmer potatoes. The Easter set menu is priced at only P1,880 per person for lunch and dinner.
For inquiries or reservations, please call Restaurant Reservations at 231-0288 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino
Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino as one of Cebu’s well-known landmarks isn’t the last to join in on all the Easter Sunday revelries. The hotel’s restaurant, UNO headed by Chef Alessio is dishing up a special Easter weekend spread. The spread includes a selection of seafood display like crabs, prawns, mussels and orange-marinated Norwegian salmon. The special Easter buffet is priced at P1,198 net per person.
For more information, Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino can be reached at 232-6888.
Marco Polo Plaza Cebu
Easter Sunday is also a time to unwind and a quick staycation sounds perfect for the occasion. Marco Polo Plaza Cebu’s eggstra eggciting staycation package is an ideal deal for the family. The package starts at P4,700 net and is inclusive of a breakfast buffet for two at Café Marco, late check-out up to 4 p.m. and one complimentary access pass to the Easter Egg Hunt and Play Room. A discounted rate for the access pass for in-house guests is also available at P500 per additional child. The staycation package is valid until April 22, 2019.
For inquiries and reservations, call 253-1111 or visit www.marcopolohotels.com.
BE Grand Resort, Bohol
It’s a whole day of fun activities and delectable treats for the entire family as BE Grand Resort, Bohol goes on an Easter Eggventure. Kids can first sink their teeth in a sumptuous lunch buffet spread at only P600 net per child, then join in on the Easter egg hunt, egg painting and more with a bag of sweets to take home. Adults may also partake of the feast for P1,320 net. The spread features a sushi and sashimi station, roasted pig and goat carving station and scallops served with bottomless iced tea. For dinner, the resort’s waterfront restaurant, The Monkeybar will prepare a seaside seafood buffet for P1,520 per adult.
For inquiries and reservations, call 09955100819 or visit https://www.facebook.com/BEGrandBohol/.
BE Resort, Mactan
Take advantage of this joyous holiday with BE Resort’s Easter Eggstravaganza. This day-use special is worth P1,500 net per adult for a full day of lounging by the pool or posing for photos at the hotel’s beachfront. The Easter special is inclusive of a hearty lunch buffet at the newly upgraded Salt Restaurant and Bar. Kids are also treated to exciting Easter activities with their own station at Salt’s al fresco area complete with an ice cream cart, face painting and balloon-making station, Easter egg hunting and a whole lot more for only P750 net per child.
For inquiries and reservations, call 09955100812 or visit http://www.facebook.com/BEResortMactan.