Blossom the Easter Bunny
Blossom, the Easter Bunny

While some may already be out of town for their Holy Week break, those still contemplating on what to do this long weekend may check out these offers, both for Easter Sunday activities and staycations, from some of the metro’s finest establishments.

With people going out of the city these days, perhaps what can be more relaxing than being with family and loved ones and staying away from packed roads to out-of-town destinations.

New World Makati Hotel’s Easter Carnival Fun Fair

The Easter Bunny is back in town, and she’s bringing a basket full of treats for everyone!

New World Makati Hotel is proud to announce its Easter Carnival Fun Fair, set to take place on April 9, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. This exciting event promises to be a highlight of the Easter weekend, featuring a range of activities and attractions that are sure to delight both children and adults alike.

The Easter Carnival Fun Fair will be held at the hotel’s grand ballroom, offering visitors a unique opportunity to enjoy a fun-filled morning in the heart of Makati. Attendees can look forward to a variety of rides, games, and attractions that have been carefully selected to appeal to kids of all ages.

Children will be thrilled to meet Blossom, the Easter Bunny, who will be making a special appearance at the fair. Blossom will be on hand to greet guests, pose for photos, and spread some Easter cheer. She will also be handing out eggs filled with surprises for everyone in attendance.

They will likewise be thoroughly entertained by the range of carnival rides on hand, including a mini carousel, various coin operated rides, and an inflatable castle. Guests can also test their skills at a variety of carnival games, such as ring toss, balloon darts, and basketball shooting. Other activities include a bubble show, balloon twisting, a fun magic show, and even some face painting.

No carnival would be complete without delicious food, and the Easter Carnival Fun Fair will not disappoint. A range of food vendors will be on-site, offering a variety of treats, including mini hot dogs, cheesy French fries, and caramel popcorn, along with Easter-themed sweets like cupcakes and chocolate mousse on chocolate egg shells.

Kids can hop on the mini carousel, as well as other rides at New World Makati Hotel’s Easter Carnival Fun Fair

Those who wish to join the “egg-citing” fair may avail of the hotel’s Stay and Play Package, available for stays until April 9. The package, with rates starting from P8,500++, comes with a hearty buffet breakfast for two adults and two kids 11 years old and below, as well as two tickets to the Easter Carnival Fun Fair.

New World Makati has something delicious in store for diners on Easter Sunday, too! Jasmine will offer a special iteration of its famous Yum Cha for Easter, replete with classic dim sum such as har gao and xiao long bao, signature Jasmine favorites like the seafood taro puff and the chicken and cheese spring roll, together with specially crafted Easter items like a cute milk cream filled bun shaped like a rabbit. Meanwhile, enjoy an upgraded selection of dishes from Café 1228 when you dine in for lunch. Children 11 years old and below who are dining in both of these restaurants will also get access to select game booths and rides at the fair.

Take a bit of the Easter fun home with The Shop’s colorful sweet treats. Indulge in the sweetness of Easter with some delectable chocolate eggs and bunnies, available in a variety of sizes to satisfy every craving. The shop’s Easter cake, an Oreo, brownie and cream cheese confection, is also sure to delight both eyes and taste buds.

For room inquiries and reservations, guests can call (+632) 8811-6888, email, or book a room package directly via They can also visit the website or check out the hotel’s official Facebook and Instagram accounts.

Crimson Hotel’s world of wonder and sweetness

Hop on over to Crimson Hotel Filinvest City Manila this Easter weekend and indulge in a fun-filled celebration with the entire family. With an array of “egg-citing” activities, delicious dining options, and irresistible staycation packages, it is the perfect destination to create unforgettable memories during the long weekend.

On April 9, the Crimson Grand Ballroom transforms into a land of candy-coated wonder. Guests will be treated to an unforgettable Easter adventure celebration with exciting games, a special egg hunt, a fun interactive show, costume and egg-decorating contests, and a scrumptious Easter snack buffet. The ticket rate is P1,350 net per person.

For the Easter and long weekend holidays, indulge in a staycation at Crimson Hotel Manila. The hotel’s exclusive packages start at just P7,999 for a Deluxe room for one night or P13,300 for a two-night stay. Each package includes two tickets to the much-anticipated Easter Adventure in Candy Land on April 9, a special Easter welcome amenity, and other exclusive perks.

Café Eight is inviting diners to make the indulgence of an Easter buffet, a highlight of one’s holiday revelries. Enjoy a lavish spread of international and local cuisine that is sure to satisfy any palate, with the Easter Sunday Buffet Brunch on April 9 from noon onwards for only P2,600 per person.

Baker J’s Easter-themed cake

In addition, Baker J and Firehouse Pizza have prepared delicious treats that are sure to make your Easter celebration extra special. Baker J’s Easter-themed cake is available in two sizes: a whole cake for only P950 or a mini cake for P300 net. The cake features an Easter-inspired design that will surely delight both kids and adults alike. It’s not only a treat for the taste buds but also for the eyes.

Meanwhile, Firehouse Pizza is offering an Easter Bundle that includes classic pizza, a signature pizza, a chicken platter, a pasta platter, and a chocolate Stracciatella dessert for just P3,200 net. The bundle is perfect for families and friends who want to enjoy a delicious meal together during the Easter weekend.

To get tickets to the Easter Adventure in Candy Land event, visit

To reserve a table for the Easter Sunday Brunch Buffet, visit

For more information or room reservation, visit

Eastwood Richmonde Hotel’s Easter Sunday lunch buffet

Eastwood Richmonde Hotel‘s Easter ‘eggsperience’

This Lenten season, Eastwood Richmonde Hotel offers the perfect family getaway that’s easily within reach right in the heart of the vibrant township of Eastwood City.

Richmonde’s “Easter Eggsperience Room Packages,” available from April 1 to 10, provide three rate options guests can choose from. For a no-frills stay, rates start at P3,800 nett, which is good for room accommodations for up to two adults and two children five years old and below. For as low as P5,600 nett, get inclusions of breakfast buffet for two and P500 dining credits that can be used for food and beverage orders at Eastwood Café+Bar or from room service. To have the ultimate Easter Sunday celebration with the little ones, there’s the Easter Celebration Package, available on April 8 and 9, starting at P8,600 nett which includes breakfast buffet for two, dining credits worth P500, and two tickets to the hotel’s April 9 Easter Party event.

It will be a “Beary Happy Easter” at Eastwood Richmonde’s kiddie party happening on April 9, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., at the Ballroom and Amberley-Belmont Rooms. Highlighted by a sumptuous snack buffet and food carts, Easter egg hunt, kiddie show with musical performances, and a bear-themed costume contest, plus photo booth, loot bags, games and prizes, the event promises to be a fun-filled Easter celebration to remember. Tickets are at P1,499 nett per child or adult. Children two years old and below are free if accompanied by a paying adult.

Eastwood Richmonde Hotel’s “Beary Happy Easter Party”

During the Holy Week holiday from April 6 to 8, the hotel’s all-day dining restaurant, Eastwood Café+Bar, will serve from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. an array of well-loved Filipino snacks including pancit canton, arroz caldo, turon, sapin-sapin, halo-halo and more at the Merienda Buffet. The buffet is priced at P499 nett, inclusive of a glass of iced tea.

Come Easter Sunday, Eastwood Café+Bar will be presenting its newest weekend lunch buffet spread. Priced at only P1,499 nett with bottomless iced tea and coffee, this buffet will make Easter celebration with the family even more special. Children six to 12 years old get a 50-percent discount while toddlers five years old and below eat for free.

For inquiries and bookings, call (+632) 8570-7777 / (+63) 917-5316867 or email For table reservations, call (+63) 917-8210333 or send a message via Eastwood Richmonde Hotel’s official Facebook page.

Richmonde Hotel Ortigas Superior Room

Richmonde Hotel Ortigas’ Easter Break Escape

Richmonde Hotel Ortigas is offering local staycationers a soothing sanctuary at special rates for an easy and affordable urban getaway.

Available until April 10, Richmonde’s Easter Break Escape Room Package provides guests with a soothing sojourn for as low as P3,400 nett per night if staying for two or more nights. Overnight rates are also reasonably priced starting at P3,500 nett for Sunday to Thursday stays and P3,700 nett for Friday and Saturday check-ins. For rates that come with daily breakfast buffet for up to two adults and two children five years old and below, rates begin at P4,200 nett per night for a minimum of two nights, P4,300 nett and P4,500 nett for nightly stays from Sunday to Thursday and Friday to Saturday, respectively.

All guests also get complimentary use of the Health Club’s gym and heated indoor pool, scheduled afternoon snacks at the café and lemonade at the pool area on April 6, 7 and 8. And for the convenience of in-house guests on April 9, an Easter Sunday Mass will be celebrated at the 3rd floor function rooms at 10:30 a.m.

Richmonde Hotel Ortigas’ Seafood Specials (Grilled Blue Marlin)

For guilt-free indulgences this Lent and the summer season, the hotel’s all-day dining restaurant, Richmonde Café, introduces new seafood specials featuring fresh and healthy pescatarian dishes like grilled blue marlin (P810 nett), sous vid black cod (P940 nett), and salmon teriyaki (P865 nett). These delightful entrées are available for a la carte orders the whole month of April.

For bookings and inquiries, call Richmonde Hotel Ortigas at (+632) 8638-7777 or email You may also call or message via mobile/Viber (+63) 917-8597914 (Room Reservations) and (+63) 917-5344352 (Richmonde Café).

Diamond Hotel Philippines’ Easter Funland

Come one, come all for a day loaded with fun and games at Diamond Hotel Philippines’ Easter Funland on April 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. At P1,000 net per person, there’s something for kids and kids-at-heart with the line-up of Easter activities at the Diamond Ballroom and 2nd Floor Function Rooms such as Arcade Games, Inflatables, Bubble Show, Face Painting, Kids’ Salon, Photo Booth, Puppet Show, Little Chef, Glitter Tattoo, and Lootbag giveaways.

To delight the guests, the hotel will prepare a delectable culinary spread available for sale at the Ballroom foyer. Guests can have their fill of delicious snack bites such as freshly baked cookies, sandwiches, spaghetti, chicken shawarma wrap, mini pizzas, popcorn, and a whole lot more!

Ticket holders are entitled to join the raffle for a chance to win roundtrip airline tickets to any local destination for two persons via Cebu Pacific. Also at stake are gift certificates from Diamond Hotel Philippines.

Diamond Hotel Philippines’ swimming pool

Tickets for the Diamond Hotel Easter Funland event are available for sale now until April 9. For ticket inquiries, please call 8528-3000 loc. 8461. You may also purchase at the hotel lobby or online at

Book the Easter Staycation Package until April 9 and get ready to have an amazing family staycation. Rate starts at P7,500 nett for an overnight stay in a Deluxe Room inclusive of one free ticket (per room, per stay) to the Easter event on April 9. Stay also includes buffet breakfast for two at Corniche, Wi-Fi access, use of the Health Club and Spa, access to the swimming pool, 20-percent discount at Corniche, and 20-percent discount on massage.

Room packages are applicable to local residents only. For room reservations, please call 8528-3000 loc. 1141.

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