6 Must-Visit Hotel Destinations During a Long Weekend

6 Must-Visit Hotel Destinations During a Long Weekend


Embark on a transcendent journey and indulge in an opulent long weekend retreat to Astoria Hotels and Resorts’ six awe-inspiring destinations

We’re more than halfway through the year, and our productivity has tirelessly pushed us to work hard for our goals. As we soon head to the next part of our plans, it is also essential to get that well-deserved reprieve, whether in the city or on the beach. With properties in key tourist destinations in the country, Astoria Hotels and Resorts is the go-to destination to call home when traveling to Ortigas, Makati, Boracay, Bohol and Palawan. 

Astoria Hotels and Resorts
Break away from the relentless monotony and predictable routine and embark on a life-changing journey with your friends

Just from venturing beyond the boundaries of our familiar havens, we can rejuvenate our souls, kindle the flames of our adventurous spirit, and escape from the ordinary. With Astoria’s prime destinations that offer relaxation on top of exploring the country’s top vacation hotspots, you can feel both relaxed and renewed.

If you’ve been looking for a sign to embark on a quick weekend getaway, now is the moment to heed the call with Astoria Hotels and Resorts’ six must-visit hotel destinations. 

Palawan’s unparalleled natural splendor

With its pristine crystalline waters and thriving marine life, Palawan is a refuge for those adventurous and enamored with nature’s splendor. Revel in the beauty of Puerto Princesa’s wonders and find everything you need at Astoria Palawan with its classic cuisine at its restaurants, The Habitat and The Reserve. 

 Astoria Palawan
Designed in vibrant, vivid tropical colors that pay homage to the natural beauty of the island, Astoria Palawan is the place to be

Nestled amongst the verdant landscapes, Astoria Palawan shows you the beauty of Puerto Princesa in its most primeval form. This resort features a 39-meter infinity pool, a recreation pavilion with karaoke and games, and an in-house restaurant and bar. For the ultimate business and leisure trip, their events venue, Mangrove Conference & Convention Center By Astoria, and Palawan’s first and only waterpark, Palawan Waterpark By Astoria, are sure to meet your vision for the ideal work and play experience.

Embrace nature’s beauty in Bohol

If your heart yearns for a destination that blends the magnificence of nature with the luxury of cultural heritage, then look no further than the illustrious island of Bohol. This island paradise boasts awe-inspiring landscapes that will leave you breathless, from the mythical Chocolate Hills to the captivating Loboc River. 

Prepare to be swept away by the enchanting allure of nature while indulging in the wonder that is Astoria Bohol, which pays homage to the province’s local culture. With its stately mansion façade, the neutral-colored walls and interiors reflect the rich traditions and history of Bohol. 

 Astoria Bohol
With its quaintness and charm, Astoria Bohol provides a retreat to those who seek privacy and exclusivity

Experience the most relaxing vacation in a tropical paradise and take a dip in their infinity pool, where it is purposefully designed to make it seem as if it connects to the vast Mindanao Sea. After making laps in the pool, you can also visit their library or get some much needed vitamin D while hiking down their fitness trail in the early mornings or afternoons.

At the end of the day, an unforgettable dine-in experience awaits you at their restaurant, Pamana. In honor of traditional cooking, a wood-fired brick oven, or what we call “pugon” in Filipino, is used to cook Baclayon’s traditional specialties.

Visit the tropical paradise that is Boracay

Boracay is a destination that requires no introduction. This realm of wonder welcomes all who seek solace with its sun-kissed shores and azure waters. Its ethereal beauty, adorned with pristine stretches of ivory sand and crystalline depths, is a testament to nature’s divine craftsmanship. 

Astoria Boracay at Station 1 is located by the tranquil sea, while the energy of Station 3 resonates within Astoria Current for the young and young-at-heart. Whether you’re looking for a clandestine refuge for lovers or a jubilant haven for families, Astoria Boracay and Astoria Current both unveil a plethora of offerings to cater to the desires of each traveler.

Astoria Boracay's White Café
You’ll find respite and rejuvenation in this hallowed sanctuary with a picturesque view at Astoria Current

To fulfill your cravings, Astoria Boracay’s White Café offers flavors of paradise with the best epicurean specialties that are crafted to perfection. Additionally, if you want to experience a gastronomic journey, Astoria Current’s Parasol is the perfect place to be. It is known for its massive bilaos filled with every Filipino’s fiesta favorites, but if you’re looking to hold team lunches and dinners, as well as quick alignment sessions, Citrine is a great spot for informal business gatherings. 

While evenings can be pensive, you can start your night on a high note at Stratos, one of the best rooftop hangout spots on the island where you can dine under the stars. 

Enjoy urban sophistication in Makati

Renowned as the financial nucleus of the Philippines, Makati unfolds before you, offering a remarkable tapestry of vitality. If you wish to wholly embrace this lively ambiance, Astoria Greenbelt is the place to be. 

Experience a chic and classy stay and enjoy a quick escape from the hectic city at Astoria Greenbelt

This boutique hotel sits along Arnaiz Avenue, in the throbbing heart of the busy business district. It is a chic and classy staycation experience, especially for business travelers and those living in the concrete jungle looking for a quick escape from the hectic city. Surrounded by the city’s most popular malls and restaurants, the hotel is close to everything you may need or want. But if you simply want to relax and catch up with friends, have a taste of the delectable and famous bibingka at Astoria Greenbelt’s elegant restaurant, Tableau. 

Ortigas, a business hub with a relaxing twist

You don’t need to look far for an enchanting fusion of vibrant urban energy and tranquil repose. Following a strenuous day of traversing bustling city avenues, surrender to the resplendence at Astoria Plaza. Partake in the myriad of epicurean delights at Café Astoria or Minami Saki By Astoria, ranging from their best-selling signature Aburi Sushi to seafood teppanyaki dishes. Spend some well-deserved leisure time at the hotel for a memorable staycation experience with their various recreational facilities.

 Astoria Plaza
Go on a culinary journey around the world at Café Astoria

Perfect for city life, Astoria Plaza is within walking distance to the city’s premier shopping centers, hospitals, and universities, making sure that you are always at the center of the city’s activities. Shopping purchases are made even easier with complimentary roundtrip shuttle services to nearby malls in Ortigas Center.

A stunning retreat for all travelers

These six magnificent destinations await you, each offering unparalleled experiences and awe-inspiring panoramas that will leave you breathless. As you embark on your journey to plan the ultimate summer getaway, Astoria Hotels and Resorts will provide accommodations that exude the perfect blend of opulence, comfort, and impeccable service. 

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Bring color to your life and bask underneath the sun at Astoria Boracay’s lap pool

For every traveler, it’s #AlwaysAstoria. So, pack your bags, embrace the wanderlust, and embark on an unparalleled adventure to one of these exceptional destinations. 

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