Celebrate Holiday Family Bonding – the Modern Ilonggo Way

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Holidays in Iloilo City typically means going to church early in the morning to complete Simbang Gabi. It also means getting your early morning holiday treats like bibingka and puto bumbong after the early mass.

Ilonggo are also thinking about the number of holiday parties to attend to and the number of people they will give special gifts. But aside from these things, what makes holiday season more special is that it becomes a time for family bonding. The holiday season has always been the best time to celebrate with the family. And the city caters to all the things you need for a great Christmas bonding.

Here are some of the things you can do to strengthen your family bond this holiday season:


Book a room in different real estate in Iloilo properties. Enjoy a week-long stay at some of the best hotels in the city. Hotels and real estate properties are sprouting all over the place and they offer services that support relaxation. Treat your family to a luxurious holiday by looking for the best hotels in the metro.

Some of the biggest include: Hotels in the Iloilo Business Park, the Injap tower, the Sarabia Manor Hotel, Hotel del Rio, the Grand Hotel and the Days Hotel. You may also want to treat your family to a spa or to a whole body massage.


Christmas bond is never complete without having delightful foods on the table. Iloilo is known for several delicious delicacies that range from sea foods to pastries. One of the best family bonding activities to do this Christmas season is restaurant hopping. There are a variety of restaurants all around the city to choose from. Food ranges from local to international cuisines.

You can start with Iloilo’s famous old-time restos like Roberto’s or Ted’s La Paz Batchoy or go straight to a sumptuous dining at Breakthrough Restaurant, Red Mango and the likes. There are also restaurants offering international staples like Afriques, Peri Todds, Ayanna, The Promenade Restaurant and Bistro Carcosa .

The  is one  of newest real estate in Iloilo that is a hub for great dining experience. Restaurants around these areas compose of fine dining, pastry shops, café and coffee shops.


Malls and stalls in the city offer great sales during the holidays. Take advantage of the huge slash in the prices of some merchandise. Bring your family to a holiday shopping spree. Whether you are buying personal merchandise or things to give as gifts, it is nice to tag along your family members for more bonding moments.

Some of the famous shopping centers in Iloilo City include Robinson’s Place Iloilo, SM City Iloilo which has recently opened an expansion and Gaisano City.

Iloilo City house a great number or real estate properties and commercial establishments you can go to relax, to dine and to shop this holiday season. Explore and enjoy! Happy holidays!



Atty. Ma Carolina Tantoco Advincula

(033) 333-2347

(+63) 0917-5471310

(+63) 0919-9913630


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