The Philippines is a great place to spend a special occasion – be it a celebration of a loved one’s
birthday or your wedding anniversary. The Filipino hospitality, great Filipino food, fantastic
beaches, and affordable luxury hotels will definitely make your celebration a memorable one. To
help you think beyond the usual celebration plan and make your special occasion an
unforgettable one in the Philippines, here’s a list of ideas that will surely work!
Take a Helicopter Tour in Manila
There are occasions when you just want to be with that special someone who’s the reason
behind the celebration. In such case, what’s better than taking them over the clouds for a
memorable and breathtaking view.
Helicopter tours in Manila offer a spectacular experience of being on top of the world on your
special day. You can choose helicopter tours around Metro Manila, Boracay, Cebu, and many
other locations in the Philippines. Airtaxi.ph lets you enjoy the privilege to celebrate your
special occasion in helicopters that give your celebration a majestic feel. This is a brilliant idea if
you want to make memories that can last a lifetime.
Take a Yacht Tour in Manila Bay
From lovebirds to carefree souls – yachts are also a good way to celebrate special occasions
differently. What could be more exciting than to cruise around the beautiful Manila Bay while
enjoying Manila’s world-famous sunset? This will surely make your celebration a day to
Spend the Night in a Luxury Hotel
Luxury hotels in Manila are quite plenty and are pretty affordable. Eat to your heart’s content in
the hotel’s massive buffet area, take advantage of the hotel’s spa and don’t forget to try the
Philippine hilot massage! Most of the luxury hotels are in Makati, Fort Bonifacio, Manila Bay
area and in Intramuros.
Experience Filipino Food
While not as popular as other Asian cuisines like Japanese or Thai, Filipino food will definitely
tickle your tastebuds! Must tries are sinigang soup (tamarind soup), lechon (roasted pig) and
kare-kare (beef stew in peanut sauce). If you are feeling more adventurous, you can always try
balut (fertilized duck egg) and dinuguan (pork blood stew).
In case you want to try Filipino sweets with great ambiance, you can always order the famous
halo-halo (shaved ice with local sweet ingredients) at Manila Peninsula. Beyond halo-halo,
other luxury hotels in Manila serve afternoon tea in Filipino style at affordable prices.
Head to Tagaytay
In case you’re not used to humid Manila, head to Tagaytay to enjoy it’s cool and breezy
weather. Tagaytay is popular during the months of December to February when locals from
Manila usually go to experience aircon-like temperatures.
Whether you’ll be there for your food trip, a relaxing spa massage, the great weather, the
bountiful nature or the view of Taal Volcano – Tagaytay has definitely a lot to offer!
Explore the Beautiful Beaches in the Philippines in Style
Comprised of over 7,000 islands, there is no shortage of wonderful beaches in the Philippines
particularly outside Manila. From Manila, head over to Cebu or Boracay and take a Philippine helicopter tour to get a bird’s eye view of the beautiful islands and the beach shores.
No matter what the special occasion you’re celebrating, all these places will make sure you’ll
have a luxurious and memorable stay in the Philippines!