On New Year’s Eve, you can opt to dance all night long with family and friends. You can also watch the colorful reflections of the fireworks on the beach. But before you go on festive mode, you might need to fill up first with a sumptuous New Year’s Eve dinner, a must to sustain the energy you’ll need to usher in 2018.
Boracay has plenty of delicious dining options, from local to international cuisine. Check out our list below of where you can eat in the island come December 31st.
1. Discovery Shores Boracay
You can enjoy a family vacation with your kids at Discovery Shores.
Though situated at the quiet side of Station 1, Discovery Shores Boracay doesn’t fall short in giving entertaining and jovial celebrations to guests and visitors. The resort is considered as one of the best in the island in terms of services and facilities. In 2012, it was included in the top-rated 500 hotels in the world by Travel + Leisure Magazine, an international publication based in New York.
Discovery Shores Boracay opens each year with a thrilling fireworks show which illuminates the beachfront. Their award-winning culinary team prepares a lavish buffet spread which is usually accompanied by live entertainment. After dinner, they have a countdown party with famed local and international DJs. The five-star-resort is known for its two upscale Boracay restaurants, The Sands and Indigo, which serve a themed buffet and coastal cuisine, among others.
2. Monaco Suites de Boracay
Monaco Suites is a leader in using renewable energy in the island.
Monaco Suites de Boracay is best known for its commitment to help in protecting and preserving the environment. As part of their green commitment, the resort has installed a solar-powered system which makes good use of the Boracay sun. Situated in Sitio Lugutan, away from the much-hyped White Beach, the resort offers the privacy their guests long for. The resort has Mediterranean-inspired villas with suite rooms.
This New Year’s Eve, glitz and glamour will reign on the resort as they host a gala dinner. The event will start at 6:30 PM followed by an array of activities, including performances by Boracay fire dancers and live bands, fireworks display, and a toast to welcome the New Year. Their buffet has a wide selection of sumptuous main courses with meat and seafood options. They have a Mongolian station and carving station where guests can enjoy lechon (roasted suckling pig) and roast beef.
3. Henann Regency Resort and Spa
Henann Regency Resort and Spa was formerly known as Boracay Regency.
Henann Regency Resort and Spa situated on Station 2 is the first and the biggest among the Henann Group of Resorts in the island. There are five other Henann-branded resorts scattered across Stations 1, 2, and 3.
In line with the yuletide season, Henann Regency is offering a gala buffet dinner at Sea Breeze Café. The gala dinner is free for hotel guests as part of their New Year offer. Walk-in guests can also partake of their sumptuous buffet. You can expect a holiday feast at Sea Breeze Café as they change themes every day.
4. Two Seasons Boracay Resort
The view of White Beach at the presidential suite of Two Seasons
Two Seasons Boracay Resort is a boutique resort located in Station 1. The resort is named after the two distinct seasons in the Philippines, the wet and dry seasons.
In time for the holidays, they have reopened barLO Resto Lounge. It was closed from September to November for renovation and was reopened last December 1. Two Seasons is known to have the best four cheese pizza on the island. Their oyster sisig (oysters with calamondin and chili peppers), salpicao (stir-fried beef) and chili fries are also worth trying among other ones this New Year’s Eve. You can also taste the other creations of esteemed father-and-son tandem of Chef Gene and Gino Gonzales who own Café Ysabel.
5. The Lind Boracay
The birdcages in The Lind are perfect for an Instagram post.
The Lind Boracay is one of the newest high-end resorts in Station 1. The resort promises to give its guests luxurious comfort during their stay. They are known for their elevated garden and infinity pools with a scenic view of the White Beach. This five-star hotel resort has six restaurants where their culinary team offers creative and distinctive dishes. You can also enjoy your mouth-watering meal on their private birdcage called cabanas.
This season, the resort offers a seaside holiday promo with entertainment and dining activities each night from December 21. The special event will culminate on New Year’s Eve.
6. Savoy Hotel
Savoy Café is one of the three restaurant outlets in Savoy Hotel.
Savoy Hotel is a four-star establishment nestled at the heart of Boracay Newcoast, a 150-hectare integrated tourism estate by Megaworld Corporation. The resort has three dining outlets, most known of which is Savoy Café at the lower ground floor of the hotel. Here, diners can expect to find modern cuisine with a casual dining ambiance. You can enjoy a live cooking show while dining at the café. The resort also has an Ibiza-style pool party where you can join partygoers in welcoming the New Year.
7. Astoria Boracay
You can take a dip on this spacious pool at Astoria Boracay in Station 1.
Astoria Boracay is the first resort property of Astoria Hotels and Resorts. They also have Astoria Current in Station 3, as well as resorts in Bohol and Palawan. Astoria has a first-class restaurant for a picture-perfect al fresco dining experience by the beach. During the holiday season, they treat their guests to a lavish buffet. This New Year’s Eve is another special night as they prepare a one-of-a-kind dinner to ring in 2018. Aside from enjoying a culinary feast, diners will also be serenaded by a live band.
Which of these hotels will you be visiting for the New Year? Let us know in the comments section below!
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About Karen Bermejo
Karen writes to earn a living, tell stories and promote her advocacies. She’s a traveler and a volunteer. Her adventurous soul makes her more comfortable to sleep on the couch of a stranger than pay bucks for accommodation. Her ultimate dream is to travel the world, master a foreign language and learn how to swim. To keep her sanity while chasing her dreams, she chases waterfalls on weekends.
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