It’s the season of mooncake madness and trust our gentle reminder that it’s wise to avoid the rush by preparing as early as now in terms of your checklist for gift giving. With the Mid-Autumn festival upon us, the time for family celebration and thanksgiving is a beautiful tradition that we joyfully uphold and revere. Playing a significant role during this well-loved occasion, mooncakes have become a legacy of love and kindness during this annual affair.
Take a peek at our gifting edit of traditional and modern flavored mooncakes in exquisite boxes and more flair. These round shaped pastries baked to a golden sheen are the perfect tokens of affection and appreciation. From classic flavors to special concoctions with avant-garde ingredients, mooncake munching underneath the spectacular full moon takes us on a different level this year at these top spots!
JW Marriott Macau
Shaking up the yearly tradition with bold new flavors, the JW Marriott Mid-Autumn Collection features six mooncakes with its own unique flavors. From White Lotus Paste with Bird’s Nest, Supreme Custard, Red Lotus Paste with Egg Yolk, White Lotus Paste with Egg Yolk, Green Tea with Red Bean Paste and Preserved Ham and Assorted Nuts, each one will tantalize your taste buds. The sophisticated red leather bag comes with the set that can also be used as a stylish wind holder. The collection is available at JW Marriott Hotel’s Man Ho Chinese restaurant. You can avail of discounted prices running up to the Mid-Autumn Festival period. The rates are MOP $237 from July 15 to August 21, MOP $270 from August 22 to 31, MOP $304 from September 1 to 10, 2016.
JW Marriott Macau Estrada Da Baia Da Nossa Senhora Da Esperancan, Macau, +853 8886 6888
The Ritz-Carlton Macau
Sink your teeth in luscious Mini Egg Custard Mooncake and Mini Purple Sweet Potato Mooncake with Chestnut at The Ritz-Carlton’s Lai Heen restaurant. The delicate creations are light and yet filling. They are packaged in individual boxes with elegant floral designs that symbolize harmony and accord. The Macau Autumn Moon Box Treasure is comprised by eight pieces of mooncakes with the two highly distinguished flavors. It is priced at MOP $588 per set. You can still avail of the early bird offer of 10% until August 15.
The Ritz-Carlton Macau Galaxy Macau, Estrada Da Baia Da Nossa Senhora Da Esperanca S/N, Cotai, Macau, +853 8886 6868
Hotel Okura Macau
Hotel Okura Macau has selected and sourced only the finest ingredients in creating their premium mooncakes. The delectable pastry selections of Lotus seed paste and egg yolk and supreme Chinese ham moon cakes are mouthwatering delights for every adult and child this season of thanksgiving. The gift box is priced at MOP $358 with four delicious mooncakes. It is available at the Hotel Lobby Pavilion from August 15 to September 14, 2016.
Hotel Okura Macau Galaxy Macau Avenida Marginal Flor de Lotus, Cotai, Macau, +853 8883 5116 or +853 6368 4808
Grand Hyatt Macau
Creating an elegant exclusive edition mooncake gift box is a feat for Grand Hyatt Macau. Bringing together talented designers and chefs, the Moon Bling Bling Gift Set is truly a work of art. Starting with the ornate box with beautiful lusters beads inspired by the beauty of Butterfly and Peacock to the added dimension of LED lights as visual effects, this truly aces the art of gift sets. It features three different but equally incredible flavors: Chocolate fondant, Salted egg custard, and Taro with lotus paste. The Moon Bling Bling gift certificates are priced at MOP $469 each. It can be redeemed at Lobby Boutique from August 15 to September 15, 2016.
Grand Hyatt Macau City of Dreams Estrada do Istmo, Macau, +853 8868 1908
Sticking to basics but truly capturing the delicious delicacy in pure balance, Altira Macau celebrates the full moon with White Lotus Seed Paste Mooncakes with Yolks. The sophisticated Ying Exquisite Mid-Autumn gift box is filled with four luscious pieces at MOP $388 each. Spread the joy with the harmony of flavors in taste and at home. This must-try treat is a meaningful gift for such a special occasion. You can avail discounts depending on the number of boxes purchased. Running from August 15 to September 15, it is advised to order 3 days in advance to avoid the rush.
Altira Macau Avenida de Kwong Tung, Taipa, Macau, +853 2886 8868