Christmas Celebrations at Discovery Primea

In Makati, Christmas Season is usually ushered by a wonderful switch-on ceremony of the Ayala Avenue Christmas Light Display, and then followed by the majestic and festive Ayala Triangle Gardens’ Festival of Lights and Sound. These are two main events in the city that everyone look forward to once the Christmas countdown begins.

With all the main thoroughfares all lightened up and adorned with Holiday feels, surrounding skyscrapers followed the act by displaying their own magical touch to welcome the heart-warming and joyous Holiday Season.

This year, one more property is joining the bandwagon in sharing cheers and wonderful creations to the guests of this busting city – the Discovery Primea.

A towering 68-storey prime property at the Central Business District of Makati, Discovery Primea is The Discovery Leisure Company’s latest contribution to the growing deluxe hotel for business and leisure travelers of the city. Home to 141 rooms and suites and 90 serviced residences with stunning vistas of Manila’s skyline, Discovery Primea recently launches their Christmas campaign that is set to melt one’s heart with their captivating offerings.

The Yuletide celebrations at Primea started last December 3 with a Christmas Tree Lighting. Then, last December 6, the Christmas Chorale Performances started and will run all Sundays of December. On December 16th til the 24th, Prime will be hosting a Christmas Midnight Mass that will take place at the Chapel of Annunciation at 5:30 in the morning, and then concluded with a Christmas Day Mass on the 25th at the Shakespeare and Cervantes Room.

For those who wanna indulge on the Gustatory Delights of Discovery Primea, from December 1 up to December 31, there will be a Christmas Hampers and Goodies at the hotel lobby – a great selection of delicious Christmas treats and curated hampers are for sale to all guests and walk-ins.

Discovery Primea is ready to share an unforgettable Christmas Eve Dinner at Restaurant Tapenade for only Php2800 (nett) per person. This offering comes with their Festive Set Menu consist of  Spaghetti Fra Diavola (Grilled Prawns & Scallops, Cherry Tomatoes, Chili Flakes & Extra Virgin Olive Oil) and Pan-Roasted Black Cod, topped off with Chocolate & Orange Cannoli Siciliano, and a glass of the Italian white wine, Prosecco. And on Christmas Day, guest can enjoy a Christmas Lunch at Restaurant Tapenade for only Php2800. One can indulge to their version of Braised Lamb Shoulder or Grilles U.S. Beef Loin fillet, Spanish “Cotillion” Chocolate Cake ad a glass of Spanish wine, Cava.

A Holiday High Tea will also take place on Christmas Day at the hotel's The Gilarmi Lounge from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Take a bite on their decadent local and classic bites such as sandwiches, scones and Primea’s holiday pudding for only Php1000 (net). Tea lovers is set to love their generous spread of tea – definitely an offering you don’t want to miss.

By night, Christmas Day is capped off with their Holiday Night Cap through a wonderful dessert buffet at The Gilarmi Lounge from 9:00 pm til 12 midnight for only Php1000 (net). Spend the last hours or Christmas with their Tiramisu Eggnog Parfait, Panettone Christmas Pudding, and a macaroon tower that will sweep you off of your feet.

On New Year’s Eve, December 31st, guests has three option to welcome the New Year. There’s the New Year’s Eve Dinner at the Restaurant Tapenade, which costs Php3000 (net); The Tapas and Jazz at The Gilarmi Lounge, which costs Php2000 (net); and the sparkling Glitter and Gold New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner and Countdown at Shakespeare and Cervantes, which costs Ph6500.

New Year’s Day at Discover Primea will surely give everyone a great start through their Feliz Ano Nuevo set lunch at Restaurant Tapenade, which costs Php2500. This must-have lunch of the New Year is consists of Spanish favorites such as El Cochinillo de Sandoval (Roasted Suckling Pig, slow-cooked to tender, crisp perfection), Paellas de Ano Nuevo (a New year’s Day Sampler of Paella) and unlimited Sangria and fresh treats from the Tapenade Salad Room.

If these lineup excites you and you wanna book a room this Holiays, room rates start at Php9808, which includes Gourmet Breakfast for two at Restaurant Tapenade, a Christmas welcome amenity and a savings of 15% on food and beverage. You can call Discovery Primea through their hotline (02) 955-8888 or email them at  You can also visit their website for more details or follow them on their social networking sites such as Facebook (, Twitter (@PrimeaMakati) and on Instagram (@discoveryprimea).

You can also check out The Discovery Leisure Company’s website and on social networking sites for further info: Facebook ( Twitter (@TDLCI) and Instagram (@TDLCI).

Happy Holidays, guys!

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