It feels like this weekend is arriving earlier since the week only had three days for most people to celebrate the Lunar New Year! We show you the way to the best and coolest activities and promotions still happening to celebrate the Year of the Ox. There are also some interesting exhibitions to check out, so be sure to read through our selection of the best there is in town to enjoy these next few days. Have a great weekend in Macau with your friends and family!
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With the Unique Taste of Baijiu, their mixologist at The St. Regis Bar has specially crafted a range of baijiu cocktails inspired by the Year of the Ox. Enjoy the balanced yet complex flavors, with a pleasant finish and beautiful aromas from this limited-time selection.
When: Unique Taste of Baijiu – 2:00pm–1:00am, February 1–March 31, 2021
How much: From MOP $128 per drink
For more information and reservations, call +853 2882 8898 or send an email to [email protected]
Remember the times when we could hop on a plane to spend a weekend in Bangkok or Chiang Mai? No reason to cry over spilled milk. Instead, hop on a bus and head to Artyzen Grand Lapa Macau to have a fantastic meal at Naam, one of our favorite Thai restaurants in town. Indulge in authentic flavors of Northern Thailand by ordering their new lunch menu dishes or opt for the classics such as tom yum or pad that. When the weather is warm, choose a table at NAAM’s alfresco area by the pool. Culinary adventures are guaranteed and vacation vibes are complimentary!
NAAM Thai restaurant–with its recent Michelin Plate honor–launches its new set lunch with highlights of coconut chicken soup, mango sticky rice, and satay only at MOP $298 for two people, inclusive of drinks.
When: Until February 28, 2021
How much: MOP $298 for two people
For more information, call +853 8793 3871, or check here
Savor the Oh My Glamorous! afternoon tea at Vida Rica Bar with stunning views overlooking Nam Van Lake and Macau Tower and enjoy Chinese New Year with your friends and family with a cool view. Vida Rica Bar is the ultimate gathering place where guests can look forward to a myriad of drinks, cocktails, and stylish bites.
When: February 6 and 7, 12–15, 20 and 21, 27 and 28, 2021
How much: MOP $588 for two persons
For more information and bookings, call +853 8805 8928 or send an email to [email protected]
Grand Hyatt Macau presents the Festival Celebration Package for guests to experience a fun-filled holiday! This staycation includes hotel credits, early check-in, and late check-out, room upgrade, and 20% off for dining and spa. Guests can relax and recharge in the cozy atmosphere of guestrooms. Those who book one night will get MOP $800 in hotel credit.
If you book two nights or more, there’s the chance to enjoy a complimentary room upgrade to the next suite category, but also 20% off for dining and spa, and up to daily MOP $1,200* hotel credit for an immersive and rewarding stay. Hotel credits can be used for food and beverage and spa, including mezza9 Macau and Beijing Kitchen’s “Big Bowl Feast”. Seats are limited, so don’t forget to reserve your table in advance! Book your stay from February 14–19 to receive an additional 200 daily hotel credits for a delectable culinary experience.
When: Booking – until February 27, 2021
Stay period – February 1–28, 2021
Where: Grand Hyatt Macau, City of Dreams, Estrada do Istmo, Cotai
How much: From MOP $1,399** per room
Daily MOP $1,000 hotel credit for a two-night stay, MOP $1,200 for a three-night stay
For more information and bookings, click here
*Above prices are subject to 10% service change
**Above prices are subject to 10% service charge and 5% government tax
Weekdays can sometimes be stressful, so it’s important to decompress and find ways to beat stress in order to get through the week with positive vibes. We all deserve a good pampering session after a long day with any of the relaxing treatments from the award-winning Iridium Spa. It has curated a series of wonderfully relaxing spa treatments–Exquisite Weekday Retreat–perfect for those looking for some “me-time” after work. Start the year with a calm mind, relaxed body, and invigorated soul after indulging in either the 60 or 80-minute gemstone massage treatment! On top of a relaxing massage, there’re Iridium Spa take-home gifts, and a special 30% discount on selected spa products.
There are also treatments for those looking to unwind during the weekend; their Weekend Indulgence promotion includes 60 or 80 minutes of signature Gemstone pampering and massage. Their Timeless Journey takes you through a relaxing trip with a 90-minute body and facial massage that also includes a 60-minute signature massage or Iridium Asian combination massage and a 30-minute anti-aging mineral mini-facial (with complimentary Gemstone Shower gel).
When: From from January 1, 2021 onwards
Exquisite Weekday Retreat – January 1–February 28, 2021
How much: Exquisite Weekday Retreat – MOP $698 per person (60-minute treatment), MOP $898 per person (80-minute treatment)
Weekend Indulgence – MOP $898 per person (60-minute), MOP $1,068 per person (80-minute)
Timeless Journey – MOP $1,480 per person
For more information and bookings, call +853 8113 4949 or send an email to [email protected]
Sands China Ltd. present an exhibition entitled “Abode of Immortals – Tai Xiangzhou Ink Paintings” at Grand Atelier, The Grand Suites at Four Seasons, in partnership with Four Seasons Hotel Macao. More than 30 of Tai Xiangzhou’s artworks will be displayed at the exhibition, including one of his bronze sculpture masterpieces – “Min Fanglei”.
Tai is an international contemporary artist and attained a PhD from the Academy of Arts and Design at Tsinghua University. His early artworks indicate his mastery of the composition techniques of landscape paintings and calligraphy of the Song Dynasty. He has held over 30 individual exhibitions around the world, and his art pieces have been acquired by more than 22 domestic and international museums, art galleries and academic institutions.
When: February 15–March 14, 2021
Where: 6/F, Grand Atelier, The Grand Suites at Four Seasons, Estrada da Baía de Nossa Senhora da Esperança, Taipa
How much: Free admission
For more information, check their Facebook page
This exhibition series not only creates an exchange platform for different artists who embody different talents and artistic skills, but also allow the general public and tourists to appreciate their unique artworks at the show venue. All artworks embrace the same goal – that is to express the vitality of art.
Betty, a handicraft art lover and a nature lover, her creativity and inspirations come from nature. Established her handicraft brand “B Handmade” in 2013, Betty actively took part in different handicraft and creativity scenes, such as Art Fair, exhibitions, educational workshops, etc, with the purpose to promote handicraft art. Sharing her inspirations and joy in art creation, Betty aims to promote different forms of art to all walks of life.
Every miniature artwork in the exhibition took the artist a lot of time and sweat, some of them were artwork learnt from different hands of art in Hong Kong. Betty hopes every person who comes to this exhibition enjoys every piece of it, and could learn a bit more about miniature art in Macau.
When: January 30–March 19, 2021
Where: Creative Industries Promotion Association of St. Lazarus Church District, 10 Fantasia, 10 Calçada da Igreja de São Lázaro, Macau
How much: Free admission
For more information, check the event’s Facebook page
Taipa Village Cultural Association is delighted to present the first show of the year, entitled “Walking Culture – Outdoor and Indoor Collective Exhibition”, in collaboration with thirteen Macau and international artists who hosted exhibitions at Taipa Village Art Space between 2016 and 2020. A diverse collection of artworks handpicked by the artists, the exhibition features paintings, illustrations, photography, movie posters, zines and more.
As a distinctive art showcase for Taipa Village Cultural Association’s past few years, this breakout exhibition brings together a unique combination of outdoor art installations and interior displays of selected works by thirteen individual and collaborative talents from Macau and across the world, creating a visual spectacle richly endowed with cultural heritage, interactivity and art appreciation. Going beyond a conventional indoor display, the experience takes art-lovers outdoors, enticing them to stroll among the heritage spots and historic lanes of Taipa Village as they explore the culture, the charm and the distinctive atmosphere of the district.
When: February 3–March 31, 2021
Where: Taipa Village Art Space, 10 Rua Dos Clérigos, Taipa
How much: Free admission
For more information, call +853 2857 6116 or check their Facebook page
The Procession of the Passion of Our Lord, the God Jesus is a unique Macau religious celebration when an image of Christ carrying the Cross is taken in a solemn procession from St. Augustine’s Church to the Cathedral for an overnight vigil. It is then returned through the city via the stations of the Cross, accompanied by a magenta-robed escort and crowds of the faithful and curious.
When: February 20–21, 2021
How much: Free admission
For more information, check here
Character has been a medium for the transmission of messages and stories for thousands of years, and the Chinese character for “love” has always been interpreted in different thought-provoking ways. The exhibition presents the theme of the Chinese character “love”, with several sessions such as “Speak Love Out”, “Write with Love” and “Touched by Love”, transmitting the different meanings of “love”.
When: December 19, 2020–February 21, 2021
Where: G2 Gallery Exhibition Center, Macao Science Center, Avenida Dr. Sun Yat-sen, Nape, Macau
How much: From MOP $25 per person
For more information, check the organizer’s Facebook page
Don’t miss the chance to create your own bespoke watch with this Swatch X You contest! The Swiss watchmaker takes its customization concept Swatch X You to the next level by collaborating with six talented local artists! From graphic designers to graffiti artists, each of them created up to three unique canvases for Swatch that everyone can use as a design for their new watches.
To win our contest, follow @macaulifestyle and @swatch_hk Instagram pages, like the post and share it to your Instagram Story tagging one of your friends. There are no limits to the number of reposts and comments, the more messages, the higher the chance to win. A lucky winner will be invited to the pop-up store to experience and the chance to take home their own customized Swatch X You watch. This contest ends on February 22, 2021.