Yuletide Cheer at Okada Manila

Okada Manila, Okada Manila Resorts and Casino
Okada Manila officially welcomes the Christmas season with a grand tree lighting ceremony
centered on its 28-foot tree made of 38,008 of the finest capiz shells from Cebu.



The premier lifestyle and entertainment destination ushered in the Philippines’ favorite time of the year with the press launch of its latest attraction, The Garden—a lush open space which offers guests a front-row seat to breathtaking views of the Manila Bay sunset.

The Garden at Okada Manila

The Garden at Okada Manila




Ideal for family gatherings at the resort, guests who want to escape the concrete jungle, and for anyone looking for the perfect outdoor venue for celebrations and events, The Garden is a sprawling spread of greenery within Okada Manila. Guests will completely enjoy this brand new facility once it officially opens to the public.

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“The Garden is more than an outdoor space—it’s an integral part of Okada Manila where guests can enjoy life’s best moments under the sky with people they treasure the most,” said Ivaylo S. Ivanov, Okada Manila’s Vice President for Hospitality.

Alongside the unveiling of The Garden, the grandest resort in Entertainment City ramped up the holiday festivities with a grand Christmas tree lighting ceremony along The Fountain Foyer, where guests were serenaded by Chorus Vocales Philippines, Hazel Faith, and Monique Lualhati. Taking off from these memorable events, Okada Manila is all set to celebrate the holidays in style with an exciting line-up of events and promotions across its numerous attractions in the coming weeks.


Feel the season’s music
Get in the holiday vibe with remarkable choir performances from the heavenly voices of the award-winning Himig Rizalia! Hear your favorite Christmas songs rendered with heart-melting vocals and excellent choral direction on all weekends of December until the 23rd.



A special Christmas for kids—and kids-at-heart
Santa Claus is coming to town at Okada Manila—and he’s ready to listen to Christmas wishes from kids and kids-at-heart! Okada Manila is hosting a meet-and-greet with jolly old Saint Nick himself at Santa’s Cabin by the Crystal Corridor junction on selected dates starting November 17 until December 25, from 3 to 5 PM.

Holidays are bound to be more fun with the Yuletide Kiddie Jam at PLAY (weekends from November 17 to December 16, and daily from December 21 to 25). Kids will get to enjoy activities such as storytelling time with Santa, Christmas caroling, and fun games. Kids can come in their Santa outfits to get a complimentary pass for both child and guardian for their next visit, as well as 50% off on a six-month MOON Pass.


PLAY also has fun activities in store during its Best Friends Day on December 2 and Kasambahay Appreciation Day on December 9. Both events include exciting activities like arts and crafts, Pinoy Henyo, Zumba, and more.


Relax, rejuvenate, and get party-ready for exciting gifts!
If the season is becoming too hectic, head on over to The Retreat Spa and let their team of experts take care of all your grooming and wellness needs. Choose from a variety of Yuletide Spa Gift Sets to bring the relaxation home. These festive jute box hampers come with a complimentary treatment voucher that you can use on your next visit or gift to a loved one.


Need to glam up for your holiday parties? The Retreat Spa salon offers exclusive packages that will ensure you’ll be party-ready in no time. Yuletide Glam Packages start at PHP 2,500 plus guests can enjoy 25% off add-on services like manicures, pedicures, root touch-ups, and hair treatments. There’s no such thing as too much merrymaking with the Hangover Recovery Package that will hydrate and re-energize you for the next celebration!




Take holiday partying to the next level

Catch up with family and friends over a scrumptious meal as Okada Manila’s signature restaurants bring special treats to the table. Starting November 15, Okada Manila guests will get to enjoy delightful homemade treats created by Executive Pastry Chef Josef Teuschler, in a life-size Gingerbread House.


Enjoy hassle and worry-free holiday feasts at Kiapo with special set menus that will bring mouthwatering flavors to your Christmas reunions, as well as the Ultimate 8 Samgyeopsal from Goryeo which will deliver the most delectable Korean experience for the whole month of December. You’ll never run out of festive dining options from a wide range of international cuisines as Enbu, La Piazza, Medley, Red Spice, Lobby Lounge, and Yu Lei serve up their holiday specials.



As the year draws to a close, the fun doesn’t stop as you can still enjoy nights of revelry, drinks, and world-class music acts at Southeast Asia’s largest indoor beach club and nightclub, Cove Manila. This beach party destination will celebrate its all-star anniversary with the three-part party series, Crescendome, which will bring in world-renowned DJs for three consecutive weeks: Tiesto on November 30, DJ Snake on December 7, and Afrojack on December 15.

Come New Year’s Eve, with last year’s grand fireworks setting the standard, Okada Manila is set to make it bigger than ever, with something very special planned along the entire venue and for its guests.

“Our guests will never run out of fun and exciting experiences here at Okada Manila. Bring the whole family, barkada, and even your colleagues for unforgettable holiday celebrations!” added Ivanov.








The premier lifestyle and entertainment destination @okadamanila opens its latest attraction, The Garden - a lush open space which offers guests a front row seat to breathtaking views of the Manila Bay sunset. Together with other media press, we celebrate and cheers for this exciting night. Just a friendly reminder when visiting Okada - be mindful of your personal belongings to avoid getting it lost, and make sure to keep on eye with your kids. Okada Manila have top-notch security team that are ready to assist you. And if you love to chill (sans kids) #CoveManila is here to bring you the best of the best. It was a great night partying with #kztandingan Stay tune for more stories only at forurbanwomen.com and follow @blairvillanueva for insider updates. #insiderupdates #blogger #party #tiktok #douyin #okadamanila #covemanila #manila #lifestyle #nightlife #weekend
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24 LOVES AND COMMENTS:

  1. We have never visited Manila. Always like to learn what other countries do for the holiday season. Beautiful decorations and gingerbread house is adorable

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  2. I think the garden is my favorite. Nice pictures!

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  3. That looks like an absolute blast! I think my favorites are the gorgeous views and the gingerbread house! I just want to eat it all... Also I enjoy that they have caroling every weekend of December which is super cool! What a way to ring in the holidays!

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    1. That's awesome Amanda. Yup, that gingerbread house makes me feeling a little girl again :D

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  4. This looks like such a bling resort, really spectaculr. What a great time to visit for Christmas season. I can see that they take the season seriously, with music, decoration, events and even theming the restaurant offerings.

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    1. That is true! NO wonder I am lured to visit this place every weekend. Its like I am in a different country!

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  5. I never knew there's such a vivid Christmas celebration in Manila. I never visited before but it was really interesting to see how Okada Manila looks like for Christmas through your eyes.Those decorated gardens look so pretty! Thank you for sharing this lovely article.

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    1. Hi Daniel,

      Filipinos and other Asians knows how to celebrate Christmas season and believe me, when you visit the Philippines Christmas season is truly a extravagant event.

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  6. I love that gingerbread house. My kiddo will love it too. Never been to Manila but I think the holiday season is a great time to visit it. We were actually planning for Philippines this December but things changed. However, we pegged Philippines for next Christmas. After reading through your post, I am sure we will have a great time there.

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    1. I agree Philippines is best as well during Christmas season. We are known to celebrate the longest Christmas starting from September to December then next is Chinese New Year!

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  7. Okada Manila, I have yet to see it. Your photos are as always very beautiful Blair. I always enjoy reading your blog. Thanks for sharing.

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    1. Oh thank you Sheena! Hope you will visit Manila soon and add Okada Manila to your itinerary :D

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  8. The Okada Manila really elevates the holiday season. The garden looks absolutely stunning. I like the gingerbread houses and decorations. Seems like a great place to celebrate with family and for the kids to enjoy Santa and Christmas activities.

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    1. Oh adding here the musical fountain show that many loves!

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  9. I haven't been to Manila yet. Looks like a lovely place to visit during Christmas time. Thanks for sharing.

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  10. Never been to Manilla but these are some great options. I so love the beautiful little crib there. The offers are great and i would have grabbed them if i was there

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    1. Hello Sinjana, hope you add Okada Manila in your future trip!

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  11. There are treats hiding in every corner. It is like a treasure hunt. Loved the whole festive feel here. No wonder you enjoy it too.

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    1. That is true! And sometimes a cheaper way to entertain kids during holiday season.

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  12. I love how festive the settings are and that people are taking the holiday spirit to new heights. How delightful!

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