15 July, 2016
a cabana on the beach
a cabana on the beach
What's On HK

WEEKENDER: Feel the Zen with Flight Centre, Win a Pret Salad Bowl, Picnic Under the Stars and more

15 July, 2016
a cabana on the beach

What’s on this weekend…

This week our Weekender is packed with events and giveaways that we love – we’re talking free salads from Pret A Manger, an evening picnic and summer shopportunities! And of course, if you’re looking to celebrate Bastille Day, be sure to check out our Bastille Day event listings for some serious French fun!


Feel the Zen with Flight Centre

Still looking for a last minute summer vacay? Why not book in some quality time with your besties and schedule in an epic girls’ holiday to Da Nang, Vietnam! This beautiful beach destination is only a one and a half hour flight away from Hong Kong, and has everything you need for the perfect girls’ trip. Think fabulous tailors for dresses and jackets, the stunning historic ancient town of Hoi An, delicious food, tranquil rice paddies and picturesque beaches. And if you all need some serious pampering then make sure you take advantage of this amazing deal from Flight Centre at Fusion Maia, where you get a minimum of two spa treatments per person, per day… yes you read that right! Fusion Maia’s Natural Living Programme will leave you feeling oh-so zen, offering all kinds of wellness activities along with their luxurious spa facilities. It’s the ultimate indulgence and just what you and the girls need…

At only $9,999 per person with Flight Centre, you’ll get return economy airfare to Da Nang with Dragonair (taxes excluded), 4 nights’ accommodation in a Pool Villa at Fusion Maia, return airport transports, daily breakfast served anytime and anywhere, a minimum of two spa treatments per person per day, a complimentary shuttle bus to and from Hoi An and access to the Fusion Café Hoi An with use of bicycles… sounds like a dreamy holiday to us!


And that’s not all – Sassy Readers who book this deal will also receive complimentary return airport express tickets! Simply mention you’re a Sassy Hong Kong reader to redeem and get ready for some serious pampering in one of our favourite Asian destination!

a salad from pret hong kong

Pret A Manger Munching

Love Pret? So do we! That’s why we wanted to treat our readers to a free taste of their brand new salads… the perfect nutritious bowls for summer. We’re giving away 15 vouchers for Pret A Manger‘s delicious and affordable Salad Super Bowls! These super bowls are packed with nutritious ingredients such as quinoa, black and red rice mix, and even Japanese soba. Perfect for a quick energy boost at lunch! Make sure you’re part of our Sassy email list and click the button below to enter…


Read more: Hong Kong Dining: Healthy Food

clothing racks at the space hong kong

Summer Splash Pop Up 

There’s never a shortage of pop up shops in Hong Kong and one of the best pop up’s this weekend will be held at The Space in Sheung Wan. Known for promoting up and coming Hong Kong designers, The Space will showcase a diverse mix of homegrown fashion and jewellery designers at the ‘Summer Splash’ one-day shopping event. Stop by for a bit of summer retail therapy – it’s all about the sales!

When: Friday, 15 July, 12 – 9pm
Where: The Space, 210 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry! Be sure to bring some cash for some summer shopping.

Read more: Hong Kong’s Hottest Fashion Entrepreneurs

fairy lights and lanterns

A Picnic Under the Stars

For a truly breathtaking experience, try an evening picnic under the Hong Kong skyline. With live music, light painting and galaxy bottle workshops, it’s sure to be a magical experience. Head on over to Central Harbourfront for a romantic date night or chilled evening with friends.

When: Friday, 15 July, 6.30 – 9.30pm
Where: Central Harbourfront Event Space, 9 Lung Wo Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free! Check out the event for more info.

Read more:Hong Kong Dining: Date Night Spots

steak and french fries at la vache hong kong

Bastille Day at La Vache 

Steak and fries are a match made in heaven and La Vache has perfected this wonderful pairing. Celebrate Bastille Day here for a much-needed indulgence, and top it off with some of their delicious desserts (think Black Forest and Opera cakes!). For other Bastille Day celebrations, see here.

When: Sunday, 17 July, 12 – 4pm
Where: 48 Peel Street, SoHo, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $498 per person (+10% service charge)

Read more: Five of our Favourite French Restaurants in Hong Kong


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