Staying in Manila this Christmas season doesn’t have to be boring if you know where to go. Here, we list down some of the best places to get together with the whole family this year.

1. Resorts World Manila


Be dazzled by the biggest indoor lantern festival in Metro Manila. Listen to the country’s brightest musical theater stars. Attend a Royal Christmas Ball. Whatever your interests are, there are plenty of Yuletide activities for you at Resorts World Manila. Not yet done with your Christmas shopping? Newport Mall has everything you could possibly want for the people on your list.

2. Manila Ocean Park


Avoid the usual crowd of families at the oceanarium by going at night. From 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., you and your family can take a look around at all the underwater creatures, get souvenir photos, eat a light snack, and watch a fantastic mermaid show.

3. Sands at SM By the Bay


Want to go to the beach, but aren’t too keen on braving the traffic to Batangas or Subic? Take the fam bam to Sands at SM By the Bay. With an impressive and spacious court area measuring 28x18 meters, it’s the perfect place to play sports like beach volleyball, beach tennis, and sepak takraw. Go get a tan (if you can) without even having to leave the city limits.


4. Cultural Center of the Philippines


Counting down the days to Christmas? The Cultural Center of the Philippines has an amazing lineup leading to the 25th. The Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra performs with conductor Jeffrey Meyer on the 19th while an international folk dance festival is scheduled on the 20th.

5. Solaire Resort and Casino


Forget about the outside world for a while and stay at the indulgent suites and villas of Solaire Resort and Casino. Take a dip in their pool or book a pampering session at the spa. Is everyone in the family a foodie? Trade your usual noche buena for a tour of some of the best restaurants in Metro Manila. And while you’re there, don’t forget to watch Chicago The Musical at The Theatre at Solaire. Tickets start at P1,750.

Interested in a staycation? See our list of family-friendly staycations here.

(Flashbox photo by paverne via Flickr Creative Commons)

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
Get the latest updates from Female Network
Subscribe to our Newsletter!
Comments

Latest Stories

Top 10 Countries to Move to for a Higher Salary Overseas

But if you're looking for the best place to live and work, the answer is still Singapore.

How to Use Contraceptive Pills After Giving Birth or for the First Time

Women should know how to use contraceptive pills especially when it comes to their reproductive health.

Watch the It Girls Comment on One Another’s OOTDs from the ’00s

Georgina Wilson, Liz Uy, Solenn Huessaff, and Isabelle Daza comment on their outfits before the age of social media!

Cristalle Belo Credits Collagen, Glutathione for Long-time Healthy Glow

Cristalle enumerates three beauty essentials to help stay young and healthy: sunblock, collagen, and glutathione.

The Richest Women in the PH 2018, Sources of Wealth and Net Worth

Only eight Filipinas made it to Forbes magazine’s latest list of 50 richest people in the Philippines
Load More Stories