We can’t believe summer’s gone by so quickly! It’s already mid-August and there’s so much to enjoy around the city, so be sure to check out our list for this weekend’s best events in Macau. From a themed-party to an intimate gathering at home with The Manor’s delicacies, there’s a lot you can do to experience our beautiful town. Gather your mates and head to a mojito masterclass, or enjoy sumptuous food at The Ritz-Carlton, Macau. Even if rain threatens these next days ahead, worry not, there’s plenty of fun stuff to do indoors as well.
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Albergue 1601 restaurant is hosting a party by the Macau Social Club filled with good music, wine, and Macau 60s themed attire. What better way to celebrate summer with your friends than having drinks and socializing from late afternoon onwards? It’s a night of non-stop celebration and popping champagne, drinks, and dancing. Don’t miss out on Macau’s hottest event this year!
When: 6:00pm–11:00pm, August 15, 2020
Where: Albergue 1601, 8 Calçada da Igreja de S. Lázaro, Macau
How much: MOP $800 per person
For more information, check the event’s Facebook page
Mandarin Oriental, Macau has a series of fun and unique events for all to enjoy with friends and family! Besides food and drinks, there are special Thai yoga massages at their spa for deep relaxation and cocktails at Vida Rica Bar with a live DJ set and an amazing sunset view. Check out their deals for this August, 2020 and be delighted by all the things they’re offering!
The crispy piglet is a must-have at Vida Rica Restaurant this August! Sample Chef Marco De Boni’s version of crispy suckling pig this summer and have a great meal around friends and family with an all-time favorite dish in Asia and around the world. Grab some cocktails while you’re at it and experience the unique view from this venue overlooking both Taipa and Macau sides, as well as the bridge.
When: August 14–30, 2020
Where: Vida Rica Restaurant, Mandarin Oriental, Macau, 945 Avenida Dr. Sun Yat Sen, NAPE, Macau
How much: MOP $1,388 for two persons (a la carte starting from MOP $688)
Sheraton Grand Macao, Cotai Strip, and The St. Regis Macao, Cotai Strip are inviting locals to take advantage of their exclusive Staycation Packages. Booking period is from now till August 31, 2020 for stays valid till September 30. Featuring the best of Sheraton Grand Macao, Cotai Strip and The St. Regis Macao, Cotai Strip in the prime location on the vibrant Cotai Strip, the Staycation Packages are ideal for families and friends looking for a relaxing weekend getaway or mid-week break.
Guests will enjoy a one-night stay in a spacious deluxe king or twin room with hotel dining credit and access to the hotels’ swimming pools, as well as early check-in and late check-out. From now until August 31, 2020, you can book both packages. The Sheraton Staycation Package includes accommodation for two in a deluxe king or twin room, complimentary room upgrade to the next category, daily MOP $500 dining credit, admission for two adults and two children at Eiffel Tower 7/F and 37/F, admission for two at Qube Kingdom and much more! With The St. Regis Staycation Package, you’ll enjoy accommodation for two in a deluxe king or twin room, complimentary room upgrade to a suite, daily private dining breakfast for two, daily MOP $200 dining credit (redeemable at The Manor, Swimming Pool, and private dining), admission for two adults and two children at Eiffel Tower 7/F and 37/F, amongst other perks.
How much: Sheraton Staycation Package – Starting at MOP $888 per night
The St. Regis Staycation Package – Starting from MOP $1,368 per night
Mandarin Oriental, Macau is offering everyone the chance to fully enjoy their swimming pool overlooking the wonderful city of Macau. Guests can enjoy their day passes on weekends but also weekdays full of sun and swimming all day long! Their day passes include MOP $1,000 dining credit to spend by the pool on lots of food choices, healthy juices or cocktails, while other options even include a bottle of champagne to share between friends or with someone extra special. These passes are eligible for groups of up to four guests.
When: From August 1, 2020
Where: Mandarin Oriental, Macau, 945 Avenida Dr. Sun Yat Sen, NAPE
How much: Weekday pool pass – MOP $1,400 (inclusive of MOP $1,000 dining credit), MOP $1,800 (inclusive of MOP $1,000 dining credit and one bottle of Veuve Cliquot champagne)
Weekend pool pass – MOP $1,800 (inclusive of MOP $1,000 dining credit), MOP $2,200 (inclusive of MOP $1,000 dining credit and one bottle of Veuve Cliquot champagne)
For more information and bookings, call +853 8805 8888, send an email to [email protected] or check their website
Macau is home to some unique charms of both Chinese and Portuguese cultures. Cohering Macau’s cityscape, the architecture style of Grande Praça at MGM Macau is also intertwined with some very Portuguese architectural features. From July 7, the “Sino-Portuguese Cultural Tour” will start leading guests into a journey of Sino-Portuguese aesthetics filled with art, architecture, music, gastronomy and crafts at MGM Macau.
The experience begins with a guided tour, where guests will be toured around the hotel starting from Grande Praça, a miniature of Lisbon, to get an insight into the Sino-Portuguese history and culture through architecture wonders, and most importantly discovering a handful of romantic photo-taking spots along the tour.
Guests may transform themselves to craft artisans in the series of crafting workshops, where they create their masterpieces and fully experience traditional Portuguese arts and crafts while enjoying Macanese style afternoon tea to draw a perfect ending to the experience.
When: Sino-Portuguese Cultural Tour – July 7–December 31, 2020
Macrame Experience (Keychain Making) – 3:00pm–4:00pm and 5:00pm–6:00pm, Weekends, August 9, 15, 16, 22 and 23, 2020
Mini Embroidery – 2:30pm–4:30pm, September 26 and 27, October 3 and 4, 2020
Portuguese Tile Painting – 3:00pm–4:00pm and 5:00pm–5:00pm, Saturday and Sunday, December 12 and 13, 19 and 20, 2020
Where: Grande Praça, MGM Macau, Avenida Dr. Sun Yat Sen, NAPE, Macau
How much: Sino-Portuguese Cultural Tour – Free admission
Macrame Experience (Keychain Making) – MOP $188
Mini Embroidery – MOP $288
Portuguese Tile Painting – MOP $188–388
Call your friends, set up an intimate date with someone you care for, or simply surprise your family or buddies with delicacies from The Manor! Besides being sumptuous, their takeaway menu lets you enjoy not only food but also specially tailored drinks that include classic cocktails like gin and tonic, long island ice tea or margarita.
As for the food, there’s an array to choose from and, when in doubt, order a bit of everything: from BBQ pork ribs to beef fillet Wellington and even Mediterranean baked halibut, there’s also a selection of homemade bread and lots of desserts on the menu for all of you with a sweet tooth to lavish on.
When: August 1–31, 2020
How much: Mains – MOP $298–1,698 (beef Wellington portion for four people)
Desserts – MOP $50 each (per person)
Cocktails – MOP $198 (per bottle and add-ons)
For more information and the full menu, click here
Get your credit cards ready! This summer just got better, with New Yaohan’s discount deals set for the month of August. The shopping mall set in the heart of Macau has incredible deals going on every weekend with different promotions for different floors!
Each weekend caters to flash sales of products from different areas and floors, so be sure to head there and check out all the unmissable prices for all to shop. The third weekend takes place from August 14 to 16, with unmissable deals on floors 4, 8, and 9 (bedding and shower products, kitchen appliances, stationery, electrical appliances, digital items, and massage chairs).
When: August 14–16, 2020
Where: New Yaohan, 90 Avenida Doutor Mário Soares, Macau
For more information, check their website (use your browser translate option for the Promotions page)
This summer, experience something truly extraordinary at The Ritz-Carlton, Macau with sensational gourmet delights, where a series of uniquely crafted summer sweets and lobster delight awaits. Featuring the seasonal fruits, The Ritz-Carlton Café pairs luscious desserts with summer refreshments that will excite your palate with the balance of refreshing flavor. A glass of virgin piña colada comes together with a scoop of homemade coconut ice cream with pineapple compote, transporting everyone’s taste buds for a tropical vacation. It wouldn’t be summer without stone fruits, the apricot yogurt parfait is creatively presented in popsicle shape, bring back childhood memories for summer vacations with a touch of elegance.
This summer, the well-received Duo Dining Experience at The Ritz-Carlton, Macau has been elevated to Summer Lobster Delights from now until August 31, 2020. Let the breathtaking views, exquisite lobster canapés, and Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut Champagne kick off the night with flair at The Ritz-Carlton Bar & Lounge on the 51st floor. Continue the dining extravaganza by an indulgent four-course lobster menu at The Ritz-Carlton Café, including Lobster Bisque as a starter and spicy seafood pasta with lobster or filet mignon with lobster as the main course. Complete the oceanic gastro journey with baked Alaska flambé.
When: Now till August 31, 2020
For more information and reservations, call +853 8886 6868
City of Dreams is celebrating one of the most refreshing drinks for summer: the mojito! This August only, they’re organizing a series of activities and events catering to this iced cocktail, which includes masterclasses and incredible promotions for all to enjoy while sipping a mojito and making the most of this summer month in Macau. Their one-time-only masterclass on how to do a perfect mojito takes place at lavish and classy Voyages restaurant. It includes the introduction of mojito, demonstration, guests’ hands-on experience, and finally, the tasting (including food pairing with the mojito). Be sure to get this one for you and your friends, making the most of it and learning how to impress everyone at other friends’ gatherings!
Craving that poolside afternoon, but with cocktails and finger food to accompany you? Well, then head to the Wave Outdoor Pool and upon purchasing the pool access, enjoy two glasses of mojito cocktails at a special price of MOP $60. This is great for those looking to refresh themselves while taking a dip in the water.
Do you fancy some tapas? Here’s the perfect summer promotion for you then! From now until the end of August, 2020, enjoy fabulous deals with a free mojito per MOP $200 on T for Tapas, SOHO’s Spanish-inspired restaurant. A maximum of five glasses can be redeemed for one transaction, so be sure to take some friends to share this incredible summer promo!
When: August 1–31, 2020
Where: Voyages by Alain Ducasse, level 3, Morpheus Hotel, City of Dreams, Estrada do Istmo, Cotai, Wave Outdoor Pool, Level 3 The Countdown Hotel, City of Dreams, Estrada do Istmo, Cotai and T for Tapas, level 2, SOHO at City of Dreams, City of Dreams, Estrada do Istmo, Cotai
Local band Concrete Lotus joins the Together We Dance event to combine different sounds and tracks, melting them into a mesh of dancing moves for all to enjoy a night out. On a Saturday, dress for the occasion and listen to the beats by D-Hoo, Ryoma, Matteo C and Furtas on their DJ sets.
When: 10:30pm–5:00am, Saturday, August 15, 2020
Where: Club Legend, 555 Avenida da Amizade, Landmark Plaza, Macau
How much: MOP $250 per person (including two drinks)
For more information, check the event’s Facebook page