23 September, 2016
What's On HK

WEEKENDER: Escape to Paradise in Palawan, Win Summer Essentials from Apartment 49 and more

23 September, 2016

What’s on this weekend…

 

With only 14 Monday’s left until Christmas (how’s that for a wake up call?!) we’re determined to make the most of our weekends before we’re hit with the crazy season! And with summer coming to an end (boo!) and Hong Kong swiftly moving in and stocking up for the cooler months, we remain defiant – getaways booked, bikini in hand and dreams of winning a giant inflatable swan…

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Paradise in Palawan

We know, we know, we’ve just had a public holiday with the Mid-Autumn Festival. But that doesn’t mean we can’t lust over the dreamy vacay packages that Flight Centre are offering up at the moment… especially as there’s yet another long weekend ahead for us in October! If, like us, you can’t resist travelling to new, exciting destinations, then don’t miss out on Flight Centre’s deal to El Nido Pangulasian Island in Palawan, Philippines. Voted ‘the world’s most beautiful island’ two years in a row, this tropical treasure boasts pristine beaches, unspoilt wildlife and breathtaking sunsets… what more could you really want?! For $11,099 per person, you’ll get return flights from Hong Kong to Manila and from Manila to El Nido, plus three nights’ accommodation in a Canopy Villa (with your own balcony!) at El Nido Resorts Pangulasian Island with breakfast. You won’t regret booking a long weekend break at this idyllic stay where you can sink your toes into powdery white sand, swim in the crystal clear blue sea and soak in the sun. Lounge by the stunning infinity pool, indulge in a Filipino massage or enjoy activities like kayaking, windsurfing, paddle boarding and snorkelling, which are all available as a bonus with the deal. This is one destination that’s a must on the bucket-list, so take advantage of this all-inclusive deal and make the most of the stunning surroundings that are just a hop, skip and jump away from HK.

When: Book now by calling 2830 2730 or emailing [email protected]. More info available here.
Where: El Nido Resorts Pangulasian Island, Palawan, Philippines
How much: $11,099 per person for: return flights with Cathay Pacific from Hong Kong to Manila, return flights from Manila to El Nido with Island Transvoyager Inc, three nights’ accommodation at El Nido Resorts Pangulasian Island, return boat transfers to Pangulasian island and more. All details here.

For a more ‘wallet friendly’ option, Flight Centre also offers deals to Palawan from $8,099 or $8,759 per person with alternative accommodation.

inflatable pool toys from apartment 49

An Everlasting Summer with Apartment 49

With all this blustery weather and threat of typhoons, we’re clinging on tightly to the last of summer, refusing to give up on sunny beach days and our beloved junk excursions! Well, don’t fret just yet girls, we’ve still got time to soak up the sun and make the most of it all. And Apartment 49 are here to help keep the dream alive with an amazing giveaway for one lucky reader worth $1,350! We’re talking a huge inflatable swan (#junkgoals) by the ever popular Sunny Life, a super on-trend Palm Leaf Round Towel, a Project Ten Tote in Navy Polka and a Coral Fan Zip Pouch! There’s also a cute Round Towel ($400) for one lucky runner up, and 10% off for all readers until Friday, 30 September with the code “SASSY”! Don the bikinis girls, we’re not done with summer just yet…

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cupcakes from foodlink hong kong

Live, Laugh, Love

Foodlink Hong Kong is continuing to curb hunger across the city with a fun and worthwhile event that’s set to bring the most inspiring creatives in the food, wellbeing, music and art communities together. Head to Hazel & Hershey for an afternoon of lively conversation, delicious lunch offerings, live performances and sketch artists, all in aid of the hunger relief charity. The most amazing part? ONE ticket alone to this event is going to provide 58 nutritious meals to those in need! What are you waiting for?

Read more: Sassy Supports: The Foodlink Foundation

When: Saturday, 24 September, 11-3pm
Where: Hazel & Hershey, 69 Peel Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $450 per person which includes: two free drinks, live music and art, educational sessions with a top nutritionist and health coach, a $100 dining voucher, a goodie bag from The Kinnet with great freebies and a lucky raffle ticket! To RSVP, send your full name and payment receipts to: [email protected]. Payment can be made to HSBC: 640-102398-838 (Foodlink Foundation Ltd). 

face painting on po tuk street

Po Tuck Block Party

We absolutely love a good block party – and this one is soon to be in full swing! Po Tuck Street is going to be buzzing with live music and entertainment, amazing nibbles and heaps of incredible steals and deals from neighbouring stores. Shop the best of Shek Tong Tsui’s vintage goods and browse handcrafted delights – all with a $50 draft beer in hand!

When: Saturday, 24 September, 12-7pm
Where: Po Tuck Street, Shek Tong Tsui, Sai Wan, Hong Kong
How much: Free admission! Don’t forget your purses to grab lots of great goodies.

delta open air hong kong

DELTA Open Air 2016

Get ready to party with a panoramic view of Hong Kong to the sounds of deep beats and live murals… all in a secret location! Grab the gang and dance the afternoon away – quite possibility with a margarita in BOTH hands – as DELTA Open Air 2016 steps up your plans this weekend.

When: Saturday, 24 September, 1-11pm
Where: A secret venue on Hong Kong Island! A shuttle bus service will be provided within your ticket purchase as there is no public access to this exclusive venue.
How much: $350, grab your ticket here.

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