Okada Manila is the iconic integrated expansive leisure space in the entertainment city. It is set on 42 hectares of picturesque oceanfront in the city of Paranaque. Everyone wanted to stay, play, eat, and relax in the luxurious comforts of this one-of-a-kind and masterfully designed five-star pleasure and extravaganza. As the center of their core values, everyone who walks through their doors is greeted with a warm welcome and overflowing hospitality. Immediately making guests feel at home. Moreover, it has a 10,000 square meters indoor Dome Pool with many swimming areas and Cabanas. Okada has a number of swimming pools where you can cool off. In fact, The Cove is the Philippines’ largest indoor pool! After dark, it transforms into Manila’s largest nightclub, making it a popular party destination for both locals and tourists! Now with its Christmas events, a lot of people are giving more attention to its services.
Noel Bazaar 2022
The GMA Network and the Philippine Daily Inquirer co-produced the largest and longest-running annual holiday bazaar in Manila – the Noel Bazaar! They recently celebrated their 22nd year of annual holiday shopping event in Okada. This will benefit the GMA Kapuso Foundation, the Bantayog ng mga Bayani Foundation, the Inquirer Foundation, the Gifts, and Graces Foundation, the Noel P Gozon Memorial Clinic, as well as other charities.
Furthermore, it showcases the best entrepreneurs selling the most recent crafts and products ranging from clothing, Christmas and home decor, fashion accessories, novelty and gift items, to food and drinks. This will be a great one-stop-shop avenue for people looking for presents to give this season. Definitely, a great place to buy last-minute gifts for monito-monita and loved ones! However, the event only ran for 3 days (Nov 11-13) in Okada. For those who want to shop, they can go on the following days:
- Filinvest Tent Alabang – Nov 18-20, 2022
- World Trade Center – Nov 25-30, 2022
- Filinvest Tent Alabang – Dec 16-18, 2022
Grand Fountain Show
The Fountain, Okada Manila’s main attraction, reopened last November 11 with a great spectacle and festivities, ushering in luminous and more amazing experiences ahead. After two years, the world’s largest multicolored dancing fountain rekindles the interest of many. This $30 million stunning attraction features a breathtaking display of artistically choreographed water, light, and music performances. The Fountain enlivens the space with high-fidelity speakers, dazzles with over 2,000 lights, and enthralls with its close-to-the-edge jets, which can create a breathtaking water performance that exceeds the height of Okada’s 19-story building.
Moreover, the show runs from 6 PM to 11:30 PM daily every half hour. Visitors can also bring their young ones as the Fountain welcomes guests of all ages, making it a great place to spend a relaxing staycation for everyone. For three years in a row, Forbes Travel Guide has named Okada a Forbes five-star integrated resort (2019 to 2022).
Okada Manila is offering exciting events to complement the holiday festivities for the Yuletide season. The Forbes 5-star integrated resort celebrated “A Night of a Thousand Lights” by lighting up its dazzling Christmas Tree in the Fountain Foyer. It was attended by Okada Manila’s top management and witnessed by media guests and property visitors. Special performances by Manila Philharmonic Orchestra, Jayda AVanzado, and Okada Manila Entertainment Group warmed up the night. The 38-foot Christmas tree was mesmerizing, inspired by a magical “Whimsical Dreamland” filled with vibrant lights and exquisite decorations last November 18.
After two years of the pandemic, families, lovers, and circles went to reignite the spirit of Christmas by witnessing the heartfelt event. Visitors will expect to see decorated instagrammable booths and posts showcasing the Yuletide celebration in different places. Okada Christmas Village will be available for viewing until January 1, 2023 for FREE.
How to get there
- First, take the train going to Taft Station. Then go to Epifanio Delos Santos Ave and ride a bus going to Roxas Boulevard. Finally, from there you can walk or take a 2.8 km taxi drive going to Okada manila.
- First, go to Epifanio Delos Santos Ave and ride a bus going to Roxas Boulevard. Finally, from there you can walk or take a 2.8 km taxi drive going to Okada manila.
Taxi or GrabCar
- First, book a GrabCar or Taxi going to Okada Manila. This is only recommended if you’re at any point in Metro Manila and nearby Cities.