These goodies are the mother of all surprises.
Moms give children everything they have from the moment of birth: time, care, devotion.
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It only makes sense that once these kids grow up, their first instinct is to give back all of the love that their mothers showered them with throughout childhood.
Looking for ideas? Here are Mother’s Day treats and sweets perfect for spoiling your mom on her special day.
City of Dreams Manila’s Mother’s Day offers include exclusive dining options, gifts, and family-friendly activities. Crystal Dragon, in particular, will have a Mother’s Day ala carte menu available for lunch and dinner from May 1 to 10.
This consists of Double-boiled Chicken Soup with Baby Abalone and Himematsutake Mushroom, Wok-fried Diced Squid and Shrimp in Crispy Cup with Conpoy (dried scallop) and celery, Wok-fried Boston Lobster with Pineapple and Lemon Sauce, Honey-glazed Silver Pompano Fillet with Zhenjiang Black Vinegar, and Stir-fried Glass Noodles with Shredded Beef.
City of Dreams is at the corner of Asean Avenue and Roxas Boulevard, Entertainment City, Barangay Tambo, Parañaque. For more information, visit CityOfDreamsManila.com.
The Peninsula Manila will shower moms with free-flowing mocktails, snacks, and afternoon tea at the Pen Ultimate Mother’s Day Dream Lounge.
The Peninsula Manila is at the corner of Ayala and Makati Avenues, Makati City. For more information, visit Peninsula.com.
Fit for a queen
Hilton Manila will serve Dampa-style feasts, Bring Hilton Home set meals, and signature cakes, among other indulgences for its Mother’s Day celebration this year. As a bonus treat, moms will take home a “special gift” from Kusina.
Hilton Manila is at 1 Newport Blvd, Pasay. For more information, visit Hilton.com.
Heart of the home
Marco Polo Ortigas Manila will offer a Suite Treat accommodation package for stays between May 6 and 9. Aside from gaining access to the Continental Club Lounge and a complimentary upgrade to a Superior Suite, those who avail of the P9,900-package will receive an inclusive massage for mom at FLOW Spa with the rest of the family receiving 20% savings on additional spa services.
Marco Polo Ortigas Manila is at Meralco Avenue and Sapphire Street, Ortigas Center, Pasig. For more information, visit MarcoPoloHotels.com.
Love you a brunch
Sofitel Manila’s flagship restaurant, Spiral, will offer a Mother’s Day exclusive menu starting at P4,900 per person.
They have also made available for the entire month of May a Mother’s Day kit complete with a Strawberry Short Naked Cake and a bottle of rosé.
Sofitel Manila is at CCP Complex, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay. For more information, visit SofitelManila.com.
Discovery Primea invites moms to experience its Terazi Spa during the Mother’s Day weekend. Treatments include the Terazi Signature Massage, Dead Sea Salt and Lemon Scrub, and Sports Massage.
Discovery Primea is at 6749 Ayala Avenue, Makati. For more information, visit DiscoveryPrimea.com.
Outside the box
New World Makati Hotel invites families to treat their matriarchs to Jasmine’s all-you-can-eat dim sum, Café 1228’s seven buffet stations, and The Lounge’s coconut and pineapple afternoon tea.
Their “out of the box” treat, however, is a pink Mother’s Day gift box containing a coffee-flavored macchiato spray cake, a dozen chocolate mendiant bites, and a bottle of wine.
New World Makati Hotel is at Esperanza Street corner Makati Avenue, Ayala Center, Makati. For more information, visit Manila.NewWorldHotels.com.
S Maison says it sweetly on Mother’s Day with a host of sweets like Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf’s Pineapple Upside Down Cakes, Nono’s Honey Crunch Cakes, Lola’s Cafe’s Modern Filipino Cakes, and UCC’s Halo-Halo Cakes, among other delectables.
Photos via City of Dreams, Hilton Manila, Marco Polo Ortigas Manila, New World Makati Hotel, and S Maison
Banner Photo: The delightful and stylish confections at Cafe Society in City of Dreams (Click here for more information)