Home to the most fascinating destinations and biggest and brightest locations, Bay City is truly Metro Manila’s most exciting area. The vibrant entertainment hub and fast-emerging central business district is continually abuzz with activities that delight and beckon.
Despite the headwinds, Bay City continues to make headways. Recent launches of vital establishments in the area mark steady growth; re-openings indicate recovery.
The world’s biggest IKEA opens in Manila
Swedish furniture maker IKEA not only opened its first store in the Philippines on November 25, 2021 but also its world’s biggest, to date. The big blue building at the Mall of Asia Complex in Pasay City welcomes shoppers to its expansive retail space that spans an area of 68,000 square meters – or equivalent to 150 basketball courts – across five floors.
IKEA Pasay features a showroom and market hall with a total of 8,000 products that include furniture, furnishings, and food items. It also has a café and restaurant serving various Swedish food products, including the brand’s popular meatballs with lingonberry jam. For shopping guidelines and more details, go to ikea.ph.
A luxurious treat awaits at Conrad Spa Manila
The multi-awarded spa of five-star hotel Conrad Manila is welcoming guests back to its relaxing space, where state-of-the-art facilities amid panoramic views of the bay await. Conrad Spa Manila reopened on February 4 to offer rejuvenating treatments featuring world-class ESPA products, a much-deserved treat after a hard day of work or long hours of enjoying the other establishments in the Bay City.
The premier spa facility at the Mall of Asia Complex has won the Best Luxury Hotel Spa of the World Luxury Spa Awards for four consecutive years. More information about the spa’s services are available at conradhotels3.hilton.com.
DreamPlay welcomes kids back
City of Dreams Manila’s DreamWorks-themed interactive play space, DreamPlay reopened all its attractions on February 5. Children of all ages can once again enjoy its entertaining and educational features inspired by animated movies Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, and How to Train Your Dragon.
To ensure the safety of its young guests as they participate in the attractions, DreamPlay operates at a modified capacity and requires adult companions to present proof of vaccination. Go to cityofdreamsmanila.com for more details about DreamPlay.
Playtime resumes at Okada Manila’s PLAY
Fun family playtime is back at Okada Manila as it reopened on February 5 its indoor facility for kids and kids at heart. PLAY, which stands for Purposeful Learning and Activities for the Young, offers a full-line of dedicated recreation and learning programs designed for children 16 years old and below.
PLAY consists of eight purpose-built play areas or “neighborhoods” where adventure and learning await participants, as well as learning programs managed by certified expert coaches and licensed teachers. Kids can enjoy two hours of uninterrupted playtime per session. Go to okdmnl.ph/play to know more.
Star City reopens rides and attractions
The much-awaited comeback of Bay Area’s most popular amusement park is finally happening on February 24. Star City, located at the CCP complex in Pasay, is reopening its attractions to guests of all ages.
Star City is known for introducing various types of rides and attractions to the country, including the crowd-favorite Star Flyer, dubbed as the first inverted roller coaster in the Philippines. Get tickets and more details at starcity.com.ph.
With a variety of local attractions, lifestyle and entertainment options, and a vibrant vibe that can be felt throughout, it is easy to see why many people choose to live in the Bay City. Residents enjoy a cosmopolitan lifestyle in a central location that houses exciting destinations with a stunning view of Manila Bay sunset in the background.
Complementing the district’s dynamic character is a luxury condominium that offers hotel-like experience all year round.
Copeton Baysuites redefines luxury in sync with the Bay City vibes. The 16-storey residential development offers premium living spaces equipped with smart features for the utmost comfort and convenience of residents.
Living at Copeton Baysuites means having access to a suite of top-notch amenities while enjoying an enviable proximity to world-class leisure and business establishments that are operating today and opening soon in the district.
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