Stay at Miyazaki Prefecture’s Phoenix Seagaia Resort For the Ultimate Springtime Experience

07.February.2020 | FOOD / SPOT

Spring is the season for relaxationーa time for kicking back and letting your mind and body chill in its cool embrace. If you’re looking for the ultimate relaxation this spring, say, to be treated like a princess, then look no further than Phoenix Seagaia Resort.

 

Located in Japan’s Miyazaki Prefecture, this resort offers the perfect springtime experience, with an all-you-can-eat dessert buffet, a walk through the flower-filled garden, massages, a bath with an ocean view, and much more.

 

All-you-can-eat dessert buffet with 50 different treats – Available Spring Only

The pastry chefs at Sheraton have poured their hearts and souls into this ambrosial line-up. Fifty beautifully colourful delights make up this all-you-can-eat dessert buffet, which features a bountiful of berries such as strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries. The line-up will change for the second month of this limited-time service to introduce a different fifty items. That makes 100 options over the course of two months. Even better, all the soft drinks are all-you-can-drink too.

 

Sheraton Sweets Buffet” Very Very Berry”

Running: March 1, 2020 – April 30, 2020 (Except March 22, 2020)

Time: 14:00-15:30

Location: “Pine Terrace” Garden Buffet at Sheraton Grande Ocean Resort (Floor 1F)

Price: Ages 13+ ¥2,500 / Ages 4-12 ¥1,250

Information Page: https://seagaia.co.jp/article/641

*Members of the Segaia Premium Members Club receive a discount: Ages 13+ ¥2,300 / Ages 4-12 ¥1,150

*Those looking to eat lunch at the Sheraton restaurant can pay the following price on the day only: Ages 13+ ¥1,000 / Ages 4-12 ¥625

 

Drink tea and feel like a princess around the pool

“THE LIVING GARDEN” is a garden area attached to Sheraton Grande Ocean Resort, where guests can enjoy a “springtime garden party” in a gorgeous, Instagrammable-looking space. Purchase a “Picnic Basket” set for takeout and enjoy some well-deserved princess teatime either on one of the sofas surrounding the pool or in a gazebo, the latter of which you can rent.

 

FLOWER LIVING ~Spring Garden Party~
Running: February 21, 2020 – May 24, 2020
Price: Free (For Sheatron guests only)
Information Page: https://seagaia.co.jp/article/641

 

Hog that breathtaking ocean view all to yourself

Sheraton Grande Ocean Resort’s favourable location places it by the sea, meaning all rooms guests stay in enjoy an ocean view. There are also two very special rooms called “Corner Suites” which boast a panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean from the bathtub. The blue sea and sky can be enjoyed from every part of the room too, not just the bath, meaning everyone can enjoy their own private little resort experience without being intruded upon by anyone else.

 

Special Club Suite – Grand View Bath

Location: Sheraton Grande Ocean Resort – Club Floor (Floors 39/41) 109㎡

No. of People: 2

Information Page: https://seagaia.co.jp/hotel/sgor/club-floor/20

 

Unwind at the spa

Experience true luxury at the Banyan Tree Spa, a pioneering Asian spa brand that was established in Phuket, Thailand. Enjoy nature and beauty come together in your treatment with quiet music, natural light from the towering windows, and the scent of original essential oils.

 

Banyan Tree Spa

Location: Sheraton Grande Ocean Resort (Floor 39)

Opening Hours: 10:00-20:00 (Reservation Only)

Information Page: https://seagaia.co.jp/hss/254

 

Eye-catching artisanal cocktails to complete your spring evenings

Left: Berry Rose Bouquet / Right: Cherry Blossom Tonic

The KURO BAR offers an unbroken view of the lit-up garden area. Sip on one of their delicious and expensive-looking cocktails, like the “Berry Rose Bouquet,” a full-bodied beverage made with a tea liqueur, rose syrup and cranberry juice. Or you can order the “Cherry Blossom Sonic” at Pacifica, a cocktail lounge with live music. This drink is fragrant with cherry blossom and mixes together cherry blossom liqueur and gin.

 

Flower Cocktails

Available: March 1, 2020 – April 30, 2020

Prices: Berry Rose Bouquet ¥1,300 / Cherry Blossom Tonic ¥1,600

 

Taste the flavours of a Miyazaki Prefecture spring

At the resort’s main restaurant, Pine Terrace, they are serving a buffet-style menu with seasonal springtime ingredients. Enjoy a line-up of typical Miyazaki flavours, like shimaura sea bream and steamed kumquat white wine, spring cabbage and sakura shrimp spaghetti aglio e olio, tempura, and more.

 

Pine Terrace’s Spring Dinner Buffet

Available: March 1, 2020 – April 30, 2020

Time: 17:30-22:00 (Last Orders 21:30)

Prices: Ages 13+ ¥4,500 / Ages 4-12 ¥2,250

*Prices for the dinner buffet will change from the start of April to: Ages 13+ ¥4,600 / Ages 4-12 ¥2,300

Information Page: https://seagaia.co.jp/article/641#paragraph_1557

 

Make some springtime memories this year at the incredible Seagaiaシーガイアで春の楽しい思い出を作ろう!

 

*Listed prices include tax. Photos are for illustrative purposes only.

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