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12 Days of Christmas at the Makati Shangri-La, Manila!

How have you been enjoying my 12 Days of Christmas Blog Giveaway so far my dear readers? <3 That’s only the first half (well, almost). We have other exciting gifts & guest posts ahead for the next half. Do watch out for it. I hope you’re enjoying this series as much as I am. If only I can give each one of you a gift, I would. Alas, I can only do so much.

I’ve always loved the holidays so I want this christmas to be really special for all of us. I always try to up one every year for Kap & my kids. And since you’re my family now too, I hope that even in my own small way, I am also able to bring you Christmas joy & cheer! :)

Coinciding with my 12 Days of Christmas Blog Giveaway is Makati Shangri-La Manila‘s 12 Days of Christmas! And what a perfect gift for me & my family as they gave us a Staycation! Now, it’s really beginning to look a lot like christmas for us too with this holiday-perfect gift! <3

So what’s happening at Makati Shangri-La, Manila???

Deck the halls with boughs of holly, Fa la la la la, la la la la. Tis the season to be jolly, Fa la la la la, la la la la.

Enjoy Makati Shangri-La Manila’s FUN-tabulous holiday decor. Ride the sleigh & take wacky pictures. Why not? You don’t often get to be Santa! ;)

Visit Santa, Snow Maidens and Pixies at the hotel lobby and capture your holiday moments in Santa’s Sleigh!

Don we now our gay apparel, Fa la la, la la la, la la la. Troll the ancient Yule tide carol, Fa la la la la, la la la la.

Makati Shangri-La, Manila also welcomes the Christmas season with room and culinary offers for guests to enjoy this December.

ROOMS:Family and friends are invited to celebrate the season of reunions and gatherings at the renowned five-star luxury hotel in Makati with Suite Staycations, where guests may book a Deluxe Suite for two nights and receive a complimentary third night from December 19, 2013 to January 5, 2014. Starting at a special rate of P12,600*, Suite Staycations includes access to the Horizon Club Lounge, daily breakfast for two adults and two children below 12 years old, and a special New Year’s Day breakfast at Rizal Ballroom on 1 January 2014, if the room is booked from 30 to 31 December 2013.

The hotel offers 696 spacious and beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites, each with views of Makati’s famous avenues and the city beyond. Four international restaurants and private lounges are known throughout the Philippines for their quality and the same gracious service found in Shangri-La hotels throughout the world.

All guests of the hotel enjoy free broadband & wireless Internet access and complimentary access to the hotel’s 24-hour fitness centre. The hotel is walking distance from deluxe cinemas, premium shopping malls and trendy bars and restaurants, making the hotel a prime location for business and family travellers from around the world.

1.) Gastronomes may head to Circles Event Café for a complimentary turkey, carved right on the table when diners book their lunch or dinner buffet through Offer is applicable for online bookings of 12 diners made 48 hours in advance from 1 to 23 December 2013 and is not valid for take away orders. Terms and conditions apply.

2.) Guests may while away their holiday afternoons at the Lobby Lounge, serenaded by a live orchestra while they enjoy an assortment of delicacies with a Christmas High Tea Set for P836, available from December 1 to 25 (except on 24 December) 2013, 3 to 6 p.m.

3.) Guests may also cozy up with a cup or two of Christmas Brew, and choose among coffee blend flavors of Mocha Peppermint, Vanilla Caramel or Almond Chocolate, inspired to encapsulate the Christmas Spirit in a cup. Christmas Brew is available all day at the Lobby Lounge for P225 from December 16 to 25, 2013.

4.) Christmas in the tropics means holiday-inspired drinks by the pool as the Pool Bar offers Christmas Cocktails from December 1 to 31, 2013. Guests may sip on a Berry Merry or a Happy Fruit Punch as a cool and refreshing mocktail after frolicking in the water, or with alcohol for those festive holiday evenings.

5.) Sinfully Circles and Sinfully by Makati Shangri-La at Greenbelt 5 offers Yule Logs, a delectable selection of Christmas cakes to complete holiday celebrations. Guests may choose from cake roll flavors such as Apple Tatin, Pralanica, Vanille, Victoria, or Opalys specially created by Executive Pastry Chef Romain Renard. Yule Logs are available until December 26, 2013 for P1,780 net inclusive of a thermal take away bag.

6.) For holiday gift inspirations, Makati Shangri-La offers hand crafted luxury hampers, all elegantly packaged in leather cases with hand-stitched trim, brass handles and silk lining. Guests may choose from Christmas Classics, Festive Traditions, Holiday Celebrations, Winter Wonderland and Dreams and Wishes, which are all filled with an assortment of pastry products created especially to celebrate the holidays. These items include Christmas cookies, chocolate Santa Claus, Marzipan stollen, festive flavored tea, Christmas pudding, English fruit cake, Christmas jam and chutney, Panettone, chocolate Christmas puzzle and a bottle of Moët et Chandon.

Makati Shangri-La’s handcrafted holiday hampers range from P2,580 to P9,980, depending on the combination of products, which may also be customized to suit any gift preference.

See the blazing Yule before us, Fa la la la la, la la la la. Strike the harp and join the chorus. Fa la la la la, la la la la.
Guests can enjoy all these exciting holiday offers and celebrate the festive season at Makati Shangri-La, Manila.

What’s more, Makati Shangri-La, Manila strives to make life easier for you. Why slave over Noche Buena & Media Noche when you can dine in relaxed style with the whole family? Holidays are meant to be enjoyed. So put your feet up, relax with a good book & a sparkly glass of mimosa, and let Makati Shangri-La, Manila do all the work for you! ;)

Contact details: Ayala Avenue corner Makati Avenue Makati City 1200, Philippines 
Telephone: (632) 813 8888
Instgram: makatishangrila
Twitter: @makatishangrila

Follow me in merry measure, Fa la la la la, la la la la. While I tell of Yule tide treasure, Fa la la la la, la la la la. 

But that’s not all. Makati Shangri-La, Manila has a heart too. <3 In light of the recent tragedy that has befallen our fellow countrymen in the south, and the ongoing water shortage worldwide, Makati Shangri-La, Manila has partnered with Manila Water for their environmental advocacy, Crystals of Hope, which will assist in providing clean, potable water for relocated families in Rizal province. Snow maidens at the hotel lobby will sell snowflakes that you can purchase to share as presents and also to give the gift of water to a family in need. For more information on Crystals of Hope, please call (63 2) 813 888 or visit and be able to help Southville 8.

With all these exciting things taking shape at Makati Shangri-La, Manila, I can’t wait for our staycation to begin & sample all those gatronomic delights that the hotel has to offer! m/

Thank you Makati Shangri-La, Manila & Ms. Leslie Tan for this wonderful gift. Because of you, my family & I will be creating more beautiful memories that will last us a lifetime.

Fast away the old year passes, Fa la la la la, la la la la. Hail the new, ye lads and lasses, Fa la la la la, la la la la. Sing we joyous, all together, Fa la la la la, la la la la. Heedless of the wind and weather, Fa la la la la, la la la laaaaaaa! <3

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  • Reply ewok1993

    oh my what a treat.

    panettone is my utmost fave holiday food. of course carbs yata yan. i was just shopping at a gourmet food store in berkeley yesterday and a panettone package was $33.00. i’d rather get one at costco, that’s far too expensive to feed my vice.

    December 10, 2013 at 9:13 am
    • Reply Sugar and Spice

      yes and parang they all taste the same naman diba Maria? Yung nga naka-box na bread/cake from Italy? :) Holiday season lang meron so you have to stock up haha! :)

      December 10, 2013 at 9:16 am
  • Reply Stephani Macalino (@StephaniMacalin)

    Wow! Sossy, Mommy Jane! Enjoy! :)

    December 10, 2013 at 9:22 am
    • Reply Sugar and Spice

      Ikr. What a treat! <3 We're already looking forward to it. :)

      December 10, 2013 at 9:33 am
  • Reply Jam


    i’m actually sad about this post kasi I plan our holidays mga October pa lang and I scout for announcements such as these. Too late – plans have already been made. huhu.

    dibale may next year pa naman. hehe.

    anyway, I am sure you will have a grand time! :D


    December 10, 2013 at 6:42 pm
    • Reply Sugar and Spice

      Awwww </3 Yeah nga they just released their christmas promo today manila-wide. Who knows you might be able to squeeze something in. :)

      December 10, 2013 at 6:46 pm
  • Reply Bree

    Hi Mommy Jane! Sarap naman ng staycation na yan. You’ve been very generous kasi to us and your family! So this is just a proof that when you give you get back ten-fold!

    Btw, parang scary nung Choco Santa sa hampers.

    December 11, 2013 at 12:44 am
    • Reply Sugar and Spice

      Hi Bree! :) thank you. This was totally unexpected. What a very very nice surprise. The kids are excited & raring to go! m/

      December 11, 2013 at 1:10 am
  • Reply mr_jeng

    Ui Staycation!!! Enjoy enjoy enjoy Mama Bear!!!!I remembered when I had a staycation in Makati Shang a few years back along with my lolo and lola’s wedding anniv ^_^ … it was the location that made it awesome!! Just a hop or two from the mall and starbucks ^_^

    December 11, 2013 at 8:01 am
    • Reply Sugar and Spice

      oh no!! just a hop?? that means SHOPPING for my girls!! what have I gotten myself into haha. Lol-jk! :))

      December 11, 2013 at 8:03 am

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