Experience another Barbie Daycation as Okada Manila hosts Barbie’s 65th anniversary celebration: a tribute to empowerment and dreams.
Fun Stuff | Travel | By Trixie Reyna on April 27, 2024
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The Barbie craze is far from over, and girls of all ages can continue to celebrate their love for their favorite doll in style, especially as Barbie celebrates her 65th anniversary this year—who would have thought senior na si Barbie?! No wonder women—from our lolas to now our little daughters—love and know Barbie, the quintessential icon of inspiration and empowerment across generations!

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Last year’s Barbie Daycation at Okada Manila’s Cove Manila, the world’s largest indoor beach club and nightclub, was such a hit that it’s back for another round, with a lot more in store! A Forbes 5-star luxury destination in the Philippines, Okada Manila marks the 65th anniversary of Barbie with “Barbie 65th Anniversary: Inspiring Stories, Shaping the Future,” a grand celebration at Cove Manila from today, April 27, up to June 2, 2024. The celebration commemorates Barbie’s profound influence on encouraging dreams and aspirations since her inception in 1959, designed to bring together Barbie fans of all ages, highlighting her significant impact on culture and society.

Barbie’s 65th Anniversary at Cove Manila is a mesmerizing celebration of six and a half decades of Barbie’s iconic history, as it transforms Cove Manila into a colorful journey through Barbie’s storied history. Explore over 130 Barbie Career Dolls since 1959, trace the magical evolution of the beloved Barbie logo, live out your Barbie dreams inside a life-sized Dream Camper, and embark on a whimsical journey within the Barbie Interactive Tunnel. Learn more about what’s in store for you and your family below:


Regine Tolentino hosted the launch event of Barbie’s 65th Anniversary celebration at Okada Manila’s Cove Manila

Barbie Interactive Tunnel at the Crystal Pavilion

This spotlight feature allows attendees to traverse Barbie’s iconic moments. It includes a beautifully lit Barbie acrylic logo with spaces for visitors to engage in hands-on activities that encourage kids (and kids at heart!) to dream big and share their inspiring stories on a post-it note wall and express how Barbie has inspired their futures. The Barbie Logo Exhibit will trace the iconic evolution of the Barbie logo through the decades and see how it inspired dreams through the years.

Barbie Dream Camper


For the first time ever, experience a life-sized Barbie open camper, divided into three interactive play areas for an immersive experience into Barbie’s world of adventure. Our daughter especially loved this one!

Barbie Career Showcase Diorama


Have your photo taken at this extensive exhibition featuring over 130 Barbie Career Dolls from 1959 to the present day, showcasing the evolution of Barbie’s roles and professions. Each doll represents Barbie’s role in inspiring generations to dream without limits.

Barbie Ice Cream Cart and Food Truck, “You Can Be Anything” Pop-Up Booth, Barbie Activity Area and 65th Photo Op Box


Kids and the whole family can enjoy toy-inspired treats and actual food, as well as a free play table, a TV for webisode playback, a mini-mirror for kids’ selfies, and an interactive wall where visitors can post their dreams. They can also pose as different Career Barbie dolls in a box!

Year-Round Family Getaway at Cove Manila

Before and long after the Barbie celebration, Cove Manila continues to be a premier family destination throughout the year. Its 9,000-square-meter dome, equipped with temperature control and UV protection, offers a unique beach club experience right in the heart of the city. It’s the perfect year-round getaway for families seeking fun and relaxation.

Barbie Okada Daycation 65th anniversary

Your whole family can experience and explore Barbie’s world, her house, and the myriad of careers she has represented over the years with a Barbie Daycation package at Cove Manila, Okada Manila, from now up to June 2, 2024. Daycation session rates are as follows:

All-Afternoon Session from Monday to Wednesday, 12NN to 8PM: PHP1,600 (comes with P700 worth of food consumables)

There are three different sessions from Thursday to Sunday, with rates inclusive of a set meal:
▪ Mid-day Session (9 AM – 2 PM): PHP1,200
▪ Sunset session (3 – 8PM): PHP1,600
▪ Whole day session (9AM – 8PM): PHP1,900

You can also book a cabana, the size of which will depend on the number of guests: Small cabana can fit eight persons, Large cabana can fit 12, while the Premium cabana can fit 20. Cabana rates start at PHP11,200 for the mid-day session on Thursday to Sunday, 9AM-2PM; PHP14,000 for the All-Afternoon Session from Monday to Wednesday, 12NN-8PM; PHP14,400 for the Thursday-Sunday Sunset Session from 3PM to 8PM; and PHP16,800 for the Full Day Session from Thursday to Sunday, 9AM-8PM, with PHP5,600 worth of food and drink consumables.

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Glow In Pink Like Barbie at The Retreat Spa

As part of Okada’s Pink Paradise: Exclusive Offers at Okada Manila, which include delightful deals on spa treatments, fashion, and gastronomic treats, the Forbes 5-star-rated The Retreat Spa offers an exclusive pink-themed spa treatment that allows you to rejuvenate with a luxurious spa experience and emerge with a radiant glow. From May 1 to 31, 2024, you can avail the Glowing in Pink package any day for PHP6,500.

Bookings are required and subject to availability. Email relax@okadamanila.com or text your booking request to +63917-8753724. Make sure to come early so you can enjoy the facilities at The Retreat Spa before your treatment, including the pool, sauna, steam room, and jacuzzi. Bookings will only be held up to 15 minutes from the confirmed time. Late arrival will result to shortened treatment time, and any unused portion of the treatment offer will not be refunded or retained.

Visit okadamanila.com to know more about these exciting Barbie pink offers.

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