By Christian Jay B. Quilo
It’s that time of the year again. No, not Christmas, but Mother’s Day! While our moms deserve to be treated like queens every single day, this day dedicated to them should be made extra special. Check out these promos by some of Cebu’s top hotels and resorts that you can avail yourselves of this Mother’s Day:
Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and Spa
Partake of a worldly bacchanal feast at Tides: lunch buffet is at P2,350++ per person, while dinner buffet is at P2,550++ per person. For a refined Italian culinary experience, Acqua has a special family set menu at P5,990++ for four persons. While you’re there, why not also treat mom to a relaxing Mother’s Love Treatment at Chi, The Spa? It’s a 45-minute stress relieving back massage followed with a 30-minute Express Facial for only P4,500 net per person. (*Prices are inclusive of VAT, subject to 10 percent service charge and other applicable government taxes.)
Marco Polo Plaza Cebu
As an annual tradition, Marco Polo Plaza Cebu brings back its Mother’s Day special, “Just Like Mom!” today at Cebu City’s Best Premium Buffet – Café Marco. Rates are at P1,999 net per person with free-flowing drinks and at P1,599 net for buffet only. First 50 mom-daughter tandems to book a table at Café Marco will receive special gel manicures from Salon de Rose.
Cebu Grand Hotel
Eat to your stomach’s content at Cafe Lorenzo’s special Mother’s Day Dinner Buffet today and feast on a vast selection of local and international cuisines including salads, appetizers, a lechon belly carving station and decadent desserts. This Delicious MOMent is for only P599, with a complimentary drink for mothers. Dinner is from 6 to 10 p.m.
Crimson Resort and Spa Mactan
Celebrate Mother’s Day at Saffron Café and feast on a wide selection of international cuisines with live acoustic entertainment by Post Band. Moms dining at Saffron Café will also get a 20 percent dining discount voucher that they can use at Saffron Café on their next visit. Moment with Mom at Saffron Café is at P2,100 net per person with an optional add-on of P650 net for free-flowing standard beverage and cocktails.
If you’re looking for a last-minute gift, Cebuano jewelry designer Tina Campos will be present at the celebration to help you craft a personalized and customized bracelet for mom.
Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino
For only P1,198 net per person, enjoy an exquisite lunch or dinner buffet today at UNO, where one can indulge in delectable dishes such as Singaporean chili crabs and roasted Norwegian salmon with asparagus and potatoes. Moms eat for free when dining in with four paying guests and will receive a special gift.
Should one prefer purely Italian cuisine, La Gondola’s “Mamma Mia!” promo is available for the whole month of May. Take delight in a set menu for four especially made for Mother’s Day, inclusive of cream of mushroom with bacon bits, Antipasto Misto, trio di pasta, salmon alla griglia con couscous, polleto alla diavola e patate and tiramisu – all for only P2,895 net.
Until May 31, 2019, one can also avail himself of amazing room deals and spoil mom with an overnight stay for as low as P4,900 per night, which includes a complimentary breakfast buffet for two and a 20 percent discount for a la carte orders at UNO, Tin Gow, Mizu and La Gondola.
Radisson Blu Cebu
A hearty banquet awaits the special woman in our lives at Feria on May 12. Priced at P1,650 net per person, the Mother’s Day buffet spread will include the chefs’ exquisite culinary creations such as beef brisket, traditional roasted turkey and paella pan with free-flowing iced tea, chilled juices and sodas. Guests dining on the 12th will get a chance to win exciting prizes in a raffle draw. The Mother’s Day Feria special is available for lunch or dinner buffet on May 12, 2019 only.
Seda Ayala Center Cebu
Priced at P1,500, Misto’s sumptuous buffet features prime rib and baked salmon carving stations, as well as a seafood and dessert corner. Children six years old and below dine for free, while kids seven to 12 get 50 percent off. Moms dining at Misto today will also receive a surprise gift. Lunch is from noon to 2:30 p.m., while dinner is from 5:30 to 10 p.m.
Quest Hotel and Conference Center – Cebu
Today, take mom to see the Virtucio Designs trunk show at the lobby, featuring Christine Virtucio’s bags, jewelry, and accessories and maybe get her a piece or two. The trunk show is from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Indulge in a mouthwatering buffet with the family at Pusô Bistro and Bar with its Mother’s Day Lunch and Dinner Buffet, featuring Cebu’s famous lechon, roasted beef and more. Lunch buffet is at P998 net per person, while dinner buffet is at P1,250 net per person (rates are for Mother’s Day promotion only). When dining with at least four regular-paying adults, mom dines for free. Plus, moms get a complimentary flower cupcake when dining on her special day.
At Quest Hotel, Mother’s Day doesn’t end today. On every Saturday of May, moms and their little ones can participate in cooking demos by the chefs of Pusô Bistro and Bar. Chefs will be prepping vegetable and chicken quesadillas and banana chocolate muffins on May 18 and carrot cake cookies and muesli on May 25. Slots are limited so registration is required.
Jpark Island Resort and Waterpark, Cebu
Enjoy a sumptuous buffet at The Abalone Restaurant on Mother’s Day, where moms will receive a complimentary mini cake or a box of pralines. Lunch buffet is at P1,700 net, while dinner buffet is at P2,150 net. Mother’s Day promotion runs until today only.