MAKE the most romantic night of the year more delectable with The Marco Polo Davao's superb dining alternatives.

For lunch or dinner, head for The Polo Bistro or Cafe Marco.

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Polo Bistro's special four-course menu comes with an antipasti buffet with salads, cold cuts, and canapés. Café Marco presents the renowned intercontinental buffet made more extensive with Roast Turkey, Roast Prime Rib, Roast Leg of Lamb, and Iberian Chicken.

At the Lotus Court, the Cantonese dinner buffet, Valentine edition, offers a wide variety of Oriental favorites, including Roast Pig, Roast Peking Duck, and crabs and other premium seafood items.

At the same time, have a sweet escape with Marco Polo's Valentines Romance Package on February 12-15.

This heart-healthy treat includes elegant accommodations for two in a superior or cabana room, bundled with an intimate set dinner for two at Polo Bistro, and buffet breakfast at Café Marco. Rates for the one-night package start at P5,888 net only.

Enhance the romance with a perfect aromatherapy massage for two at the Lazuli Spa for an additional charge of only P2,000.

The hotel also ushers in the 2010 Chinese New Year with special buffet tables at the Lotus Court and Cafe Marco on February 13.

At the Lotus Court, top picks are roast Peking duck, roast suckling pig with butterfly bun, crabs, steamed garoupa, dim sum and Chinese sweet cakes, among others.

The Cafe Marco buffet spread features favorites, along with harmony trays of Chinese dim sum, and desserts.

Guests with a minimum tab of P3,000 shall be invited to spin the Wheel of Fortune. Lucky guests win a weekend lunch buffet at the Lotus Court.

Other diners shall receive gifts of fortune cookies and angpao for wishes of peace and prosperity.

A traditional Lion Dance will start off the celebration at the Lobby at 6.30 p.m. on February13.

Students from the Davao Chinese High School will also perform cultural dances and other special numbers. An Oriental tradition, the Lion Dance is believed to attract abundance and positive energies.

Welcome 2010 with the flavors of sweet beginnings at The Marco Polo Davao. For reservations and inquiries, please call (082) 221 0888 local 7233 or 7234.