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May 03, 2016

Shangri-La at the Fort Tour: Secret Artworks and Best Sports Facilities in BGC! @ShangriLaFort

May 03, 2016

Shangri-La at the Fort Tour: Secret Artworks and Best Sports Facilities in BGC! @ShangriLaFort




Related Blog Post: HIGH STREET CAFE: Your Neighborhood BGC Food Hall @ShangriLaFort (A Review) 

Shangri-La at The Fort is where luxury and the contemporary lifestyle get married. Standing at 250 meters tall, Shangri-La is composed of the Hotel, Shangri-La Residences, Kerry Sports Manila, Horizon Homes, and a 2-level retail podium of 30 different shops.

The opulence can be felt right down to the level of detail and thoughtfulness of the interiors and facilities.

SHANGRI-LA AT THE FORT
30th Street corner 5th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
Telephone: +632 820-0888
Instagram: @shangrilafort
Twitter: @ShangriLaFort
Facebook: Shangri-La at the Fort, BGC
Website: www.shangri-la.com

Check out low rates and availability from Agoda: Shangri-La at the Fort

 

Here’s a preview of a few things you can look forward to when you book your stay at Shangri-La, The Fort…




1) The Stunning Décor & Art

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There is no shortage of beauty when it comes to the decorative pieces of the interiors.

 

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The Lobby Chandelier by Katarina Fulonova of Lasvit, one of the top chandelier producers from the Czech Republic.

Inspired by the solitaire of a brooch and the maker’s training in jewelry design, this shimmering piece is made from 1,500 hand-blown crystals tubes, 2,000 crystal chains, and 200 lights and circuits!

 

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Anima (Latin for “Soul”) by Bea Valdes, a prominent accessories designer known for her beautiful beadwork.

The flowing tapestry with resin flowers took 40 women to sew it together in under 12 months—it represents what Jungian Psychology calls anima, which is “a part of the psyche that is directed inward, and is in touch with the subconscious.”

 

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Growth by Raul Isidro, a master of contemporary Filipino art and abstraction.

Raul Isidro showcases his skillful use of the oil and acrylic medium at the age of 73.

 

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Drift by Jinggoy Buensoceso who is known for his intricate metalwork.

The 6 panels made with skillfully bent metal of flowing narra, mango, and chestnut leaves, adorns the High Street Lounge at the hotel’s ground floor.

 

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High Street Lounge Chandelier by Petra Kausova from Lasvit

This stunning piece, shaped into dome-like Ambergris, is made of 5,000 hand-blown, amber plates arranged in a gradient fashion.

 

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The High Street Lounge is a sophisticated meeting place to dine and discuss in a peaceful, yet luxurious environment.

Operating hours
Breakfast 6am - 11am
All day dining 11am - 6am
High tea 2pm - 5pm

 

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Release by Mars Burgaoan. This installation is part of a series called “Found”.

This curious installation that plays with the idea of space is made from plastic wrap construction and emphasizes the concept of impermanence.

 

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Damask Panels (Shangri-La Grand Ballroom) by Bea Valdez. The hand-cut pieces took about a year to complete.

The fabric and metal Damask appliques are hand-woven and made to look like a woman’s lavish purse.

 

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The Shangri-La Grand Ballroom is a magnificent event space measuring 1,800sqm—it can accommodate nearly 1,200 guests.

 

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Grand Ballroom Chandeliers by Tana Dvorakova from Lasvit.

All the Grand Ballroom chandeliers are made of 600 meters worth of frosted, free-cut octagon beads that were meticulously hand-strung by artists.

 

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Flowers by Antonio V.K. Garcia of Mabolo.

Mabolo is known for their elegant flower arrangements that thoughtfully complement the architecture and style of the surroundings.

 

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High Street Café

High Street Café is a modern dining destination equipped with 9 distinct live kitchens.

Related Blog Post: HIGH STREET CAFE: Your Neighborhood BGC Food Hall @ShangriLaFort (A Review)

 

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Diners can enjoy an array of seafood, meats, salads, Continental food, and much more!

Operating Hours:
Breakfast 6:00am-10:30am (P1,200 net)
Lunch 11.30am - 2.30pm (P1,550 net)
Dinner 6.00pm - 10.30pm (P1,900 net)

 

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Retail Podium

Shangri-La’s Retail podium is home to over 30 distinct shops with the likes of Provenance, Harley-Davidson, Gautier, and local brands like Philux.

 

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Kerry Sports Manila

With about 8,000sqm of space, Kerry Sports Manila caters to the active man, woman, and child based on their individual fitness needs!

 

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The fitness center is equipped with the latest machines for the most effective workout.

 

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The best part about this gym is that you have a wide array of fitness options—whether you want to do free weights…

 

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... kickboxing, 

 

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… core or agility training,

 

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… spin class,

 

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… Crossfit,

 

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… tennis,

 

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… squash,

 

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… basketball with NBA-grade court,

 

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… dance,

 

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… swimming,

 

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… or Yoga, Kerry Sports Manila offers you the best to meet your fitness needs!

 

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You can freshen up with some complimentary infused waters…

 

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…or grab something healthy to eat or drink at Kerry Sprouts Café.

 

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You can also have fun with your children at the Adventure Zone, a 1,000sqm area with exciting playpens and slides!

 

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Kids can also enjoy a snack at the café.

  

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Shangri-La Residences / Horizon Homes

All 97 rooms of the Shangri-La Residences are for guests who plan to extend their stay within the area—the Horizon Homes (98 rooms at the top most floors), however, are luxurious permanent abodes for homeowners who wish to experience the Shangri-La treatment every day.

 

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Shangri-La at The Fort is located at the heart of BGC, making it one of the best and most convenient lifestyle destinations for the modern family or business traveler!

 

SHANGRI-LA AT THE FORT
30th Street corner 5th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
Telephone: +632 820-0888
Instagram: @shangrilafort
Twitter: @ShangriLaFort
Facebook: Shangri-La at the Fort, BGC
Website: www.shangri-la.com

Check out low rates and availability from Agoda: Shangri-La at the Fort

Related Blog Post: HIGH STREET CAFE: Your Neighborhood BGC Food Hall @ShangriLaFort (A Review)

 

Live an Awesome Life,

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Founder, www.OurAwesomePlanet.com  

Disclosure: This tour was courtesy of Shangri-La, The Fort. I wrote this article with my biases, opinions, and insights

P.S. Check out our related blogpost for more information on the food at High Street Café.




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