10 Out-of-the-Box Ideas for the Perfect Girls Adventure
Thinking of a one of a kind adventure with your barkada? We’ve rounded up some ideas and spots for you.
Partying, fine dining, pampering...well, let's just say that you and your bunch of girls have done this all before. Sure it's still great to hang out with your friends and share the latest updates of each other's life, but then, it's getting monotonous and stale.
Time for new and extraordinary places to hang out, places and activities that offer one of a kind adventures whether you're all clad in your hottest outfits or just a bit on the chill side while enjoying your all-day beautiful hair.
What to do with the girls for an all-day and all-night fun and adventure? We’ve rounded up some options from north to south, whatever fits your girls-hang-out mood:
1. Laser Tag at Lazer Maxx
How does firing and dodging laser beams sound to you? Fun and exciting, yes? If that's the case, head to Lazer Maxx at Centris Walk or Greenhills and have the time of your lives trying to outwit your friends and dodge their laser beams. Though with smooth and manageable hair by your side, you’ll have no problem dodging kahit na naka lugay!
Lazer Maxx is at Centris Walk, Quezon Ave., Quezon City and Greenhills Shopping Center, N. Western St., San Juan (441-1958 and 584 -5958).
2. Tech-Pampering at The Blounge
Looking for a one-of-a-kind night out of pampering with your girlfriends? Try going to The Blounge, the only salon in Manila that lends hi-tech gadgets to its patrons. Try their budget-friendly beauty packages that also earn you the right to tinker with their readily available iPads. Capture moments of your all-day beautiful hair with your friends and share those photos online!
The Blounge is at the 2nd Floor, Hodge Podge Building, 139 Mother Ignacia Street, Quezon City (921-2247)
3. Marvel at The Mind Museum
Crazy about science when you were still studying or just plain curious, you and your girlfriends will definitely enjoy The Mind Museum at Bonifacio Global City. Relive highschool and college memories with your girlfriends while checking out the vast selection of interesting science displays. For the ultimate mind blown feeling, don't forget to visit the Universe Gallery!
The Mind Museum is at JY Campos Park, 3rd Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig (909-6463)
4. Exclusive Pampering at Cozy Nail Lounge
Girls' night out don't always mean juicy tidbits of each other's life over free-flowing alcohol or delicious food. You can always share the same stories over getting matching nail art! Head to the Cozy Nail Lounge and experience nail pampering from well-trained experts. You don't have to worry about talking over other girls, it has a 7-person limit that will ensure that you and your girls will have an intimate SPArty!
Cozy Nail Lounge is at 181 Eulogio Rodriguez Jr. Ave, Bagumbayan Libis, Quezon City (709-4018).
5. High-Speed Racing at City Kart
Feeling the need for speed? Gather your girls and head to the just opened City Kart Racing at Circuit Makati and lose yourselves racing against each other on a 650 meter track. It's really fast and you’ll need to wear a helmet the whole time for safety reasons. Forget about how the helmet will ruin your hair, though. Helmet hair will definitely be the least of your concern with your smooth hair!
City Kart Racing Makati is at Circuit Makati, Carmona, Makati City (0917-455-1060)
6. Staycation at Astoria Hotel
Sometimes even with your great friends, all you want to do is relax with them and rehash the adventures and misadventures that you had together. If that is so, why not have a grand staycation in a hotel, have a movie marathon, sit on beds and even have a hair spa party while you’re tearing to pieces the dignity of the dudes whom you dated in college!
Fortunately for you, the Astoria Hotel can easily accomodate a group of five or seven with a one bedroom unit and double that with a two bedroom one.
Astoria Hotel is at 15 J. Escriva Drive, Ortigas Business District, Pasig City (687-1111)
7. Nature Tripping at La Mesa EcoPark
Feeling the need to disassociate yourself from city life with your friends even for a weekend but not wanting to travel to some distant province? Nature is just nearby at La Mesa EcoPark! Check out beautiful butterflies at the Butterfly Haven, have a picnic with your girls or just sit on the grass and stare at all the greenery around you. With your all-day fragrant hair, you’ll definitely enjoy this break from the hustle and bustle of the big city!
La Mesa EcoPark is at East Fairview Subdivision, Fairview, Qeuzon City (430-4051).
8. Indie Film Fest at the UP Film Institute
Part of a cultured bunch that scoffs at franchise movies? Well, what better way to spend the day with your girls than watch local and international indie films! Head to the UP Film Institute, which, together with the Cultural Center of the Philippines, is also independent of Filipino movie censors. Yep, no censors...your inner Scorseses will be very pleased.
UP Film Institue is at Cine Adarna bldg., Magsaysay and Osmena Ave., UP Diliman Quezon City (926-2722)
9. All-Day, All-Night SPArty at Wensha Spa
Thinking of getting your pampering fix with your girlfriends? Try a spa that’s open 24 hours! Wensha Spa in Timog, Quezon City is one of the only spas in the country that’s open for 24 hours so you and your friends don’t have to worry about arriving too late or too early. Share stories with your friends over the many spa treatments that also come with complimentary food, bottomless juiced drinks and ice cream!
Wensha Spa is at Pasda Mansion Building, 4 Timog corner Panay Ave., Quezon City (375-1398, 375-1399).
10. Make a Stuffed Toy at Animaland
Want to experience the thrill of becoming a "parent?" If your group is that of female yuppie singles, you can have a bonding experience while making stuffed toys at Animaland. These stuffed animals are fully customizable: you can change the scent, clothes, accessories and the amount of cotton stuffing. There’s even a birth certificate that comes along with every stuffed toy. What better way to talk about each others’ plans and dreams?
Animaland branches can be found at Bonifacio High Street, Shangri-La Mall, Trinoma, Festival Mall, Robinsons Manila and SM Mall of Asia.
Excited to try out Manila’s unconventional hang-out places but still considering other adventure options with your girls? You can check out Sunsilk’s Facebook Page for more fun adventure ideas! Be sure to share your best hairkada moments using the hashtag #SunsilkHairkada and you might just get a treat from Sunsilk!