He shamelessly taught you every corny dad joke in the book. As much you hate giving in to his embarrassing comic stunts, you still love him for it because, at the end of the day, you know nothing can make you smile quite like your dad’s lighthearted antics. So, for Father’s Day on Sunday, June 19, The Peninsula Manila thinks that it’s only fitting that you spoil the man who’s been your favorite superhero all these years by splurging on an all-star weekend staycation and indulging in Escolta’s delicious Sunday brunch buffet. And since The Peninsula Manila is also all about being adventurous, it has partnered with VMV Hypoallergenics, Back Alley Barbershop, Globe Platinum, Art Toys PH, The Signet Store, Triumph Motorcycles, Auro Chocolate, and Philippine Wine Merchants in curating a one-afternoon-only, pop-up Pen Ultimate Father’s Day Dream Lounge in Salon de Ning.Continue reading
After sheltering at home these past few years, The Peninsula Manila is inviting guests back to celebrate Easter Sunday on April 17 with a variety of activities and experiences for the whole family that include splashing in the pool or enjoying classic holiday traditions such as Easter Egg Hunts and special meals together as a family.Continue reading
The Peninsula Manila is offering a robust and diverse menu for delivery and takeout from The Peninsula Boutique. Famed for its classic ensaymada, breads, quiches, donuts, macarons, handmade chocolates, and cakes, these can now be ordered and picked up from The Peninsula Boutique daily from Monday to Sunday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Love is celebrated 365 days a year, but The Peninsula Manila wants the fire to burn extra bright on Valentine’s Day as it helps set the mood for couples to express their amore while indulging in romantic delights that range from listening to Vietnamese harpist and singing sensation Helpoise LaHarpe as she strums at your heartstrings at The Lobby, along with The Peninsula Strings serenading guests in Old Manila, spending the night sipping wine in beautiful guestrooms, delighting in intimate dinners in any of The Peninsula Manila’s legendary restaurants, luxuriating in relaxing massages with your special someone at The Peninsula Spa, nibbling on sweet delights from The Peninsula Boutique, or showering that special someone with blooms from The Flower Shop.
Modern life can often feel busy, with time seemingly passing at an ever-faster rate. With the approach of the festive season, The Peninsula Manila and its sister hotels – the homes of the holidays – is encouraging guests and visitors alike to practice mindfulness by slowing down, reflecting, and enjoying the present moment while surrounded by those they love.
Forbes Travel Guide (“FTG”), the world-renowned and only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, today unveiled its Verified List for 2019’s World’s Best Hotel Bars, naming The Bar at The Peninsula Manila as one of only 45 bars around the world to earn the accolade. This comes on the heels of the Forbes Five-Star Awards announcement in February 2019, in which The Peninsula achieved Forbes Five-Star status across all ten of its hotels, resulting in The Peninsula Hotels being the first and only hotel brand to achieve the highest possible FTG rating for all its hotels.
Truth be told, I have no prior knowledge of Colombian Cuisine, much more Colombian Pacific Cuisine. I thought it would be similar to that of Latin American or Peruvian flavors, but I was totally wrong. It was a classification on its own, especially Colombian Pacific Cuisine. One flavor similar, that ties the region together is that of Cilantro or Culantro.
The Peninsula Manila features Chef Rey Guerrero of Sabor Pacifico Restaurante in Spices Restaurant on October 4, and 5, 6pm. Like me, you can also have yourself a taste of true Colombian Pacific cooking, and appreciate what the cuisine has to offer.
The Peninsula Manila has been a longtime supporter of the arts. Over the last 43 years, it has assembled a sizable collection by some of the most notable names in Philippine art, the likes of Ang Kiukok, Malang, Romulo Olazo, Cesar Legaspi, Sanso, and BenCab among others. But the jewel in its collection is probably National Artist Napoleon “Billy” Abueva’s monumental “Sunburst” sculpture that crowns its soaring lobby under which guests gather every afternoon to enjoy the classic Peninsula Afternoon Tea.
The Peninsula Manila has announced a phased refurbishment of its guest rooms and suites, as well as the unveiling of The Gallery Club Lounge – the hotel’s all-new, 90-seat guest lounge accessible to suite guests, featuring a range of food and live music.
The Peninsula’s is one of the most iconic and it’s not difficult to figure why. From their soft, custard filling to their delicate crumbly exterior, these limited-edition, mini-egg custard mooncakes are a real treat, comes in a box of 8 for 3,588php nett. Competition for these mooncakes is fierce, with supply running out fast each year.