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Celebrate the magic of the festive season on the sun-kissed shores of the Arabian Gulf as The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai invites you to indulge in a sensational lineup of festive experiences. Renowned for its commitment to excellence and world-class hospitality, The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai promises to make this festive season an unforgettable one for all.

Throughout December, The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai will be hosting a series of enchanting dining experiences, each carefully crafted to suit every palate. From sumptuous meals served in magnificent settings to gastronomic journeys filled with unparalleled entertainment and exquisite views, guests can expect nothing but the best in culinary delights and generous hospitality.

Festive Treats Await

The Hamper Shop at The Ritz-Carlton

The Hamper Shop at The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai is set to delight guests with an abundance of festive goodies. From yule logs and stollen to fudge, panettone, Christmas pudding, and mince pies, this dazzling Hamper Shop is a treasure trove of festive indulgences. For the little ones, creative activities like gingerbread house making kits and giant Santa butterscotch toffee biscuits will add to the merriment. The Hamper Shop will be open daily from 7th December 2023 to 7th January 2024, from 9 am to 9 pm, with prices starting from AED 15.

Sparkling Festive Afternoon Tea

Sparkling Festive Afternoon Tea at The Lobby Lounge is an award-winning experience with a festive twist. Guests can relax in luxurious surroundings, choosing between an indoor setting under sparkling chandeliers or an al fresco experience on the terrace overlooking the resort’s lush gardens. The afternoon tea menu features a selection of elegant sandwiches, cranberry scones with Devonshire clotted cream, and a delightful assortment of sweets, including gingerbread choux and blueberry and chestnut streusel. Guests can also extend the festivities with a two-hour sparkling beverage package for the perfect ending to a refined affair. The festive afternoon tea will be available daily from 6th to 31st December 2023, from 12:30 pm to 5 pm. From AED 225 per person including tea infusion and coffee, and AED 95 for children up to 11 years, while kids under 5 years dine free.

Thanksgiving or festive celebrations at home

For Thanksgiving and festive celebrations at home, guests can let The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai’s culinary experts take care of the feast. The Whole Roasted Turkey Takeaway comes with all the trimmings, salads, and desserts, ensuring a splendid and hassle-free holiday gathering from 23rd November to 27th December 2023. Prices start from AED 795 for a Whole Roaster Turkey Takeover for 6-7 guests.

London Social Garden Festive Brunch

London Social Garden Festive Brunch brings the magic of England’s most vibrant city to the shores of the Arabian Gulf. Guests can enjoy a picture-perfect garden setting with iconic British symbols and indulge in London’s favorite dishes perfectly paired with mocktails, mixed drinks, and craft hops. The London Social Garden Brunch will take place on Saturdays, 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 23rd December 2023, from 1 pm to 4 pm. Prices start from AED 395 per person for the Lancaster Package inclusive of signature mocktails, fresh juices and soft beverages.

Christmas Eve at Caravan

Christmas Eve at Caravan will be an unforgettable festive dinner buffet featuring delicacies from the Middle East and India, a seafood bar, fresh grills, and a festive carvery. With seasonal melodies from a live band and a visit from Santa Claus, it will be a night to cherish. Prices start from AED 395 per person inclusive of festive buffet and soft beverages, and will take place from 6 pm to 10 pm.

Christmas Day Brunch at The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai

The Legendary Christmas Day Brunch at The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai promises to be a spectacular affair for families. With live entertainment, culinary stations from around the globe, and exciting activities for kids provided by Ritz Kids, the little ones are in for a treat. Prices start from AED 695 per person inclusive of buffet and soft beverages, and kids under five eat for free. From 1 pm to 4 pm.

Christmas at Tamoka

A Caribbean-style Christmas at Tamoka awaits with a lively Christmas celebration with spectacular views, live entertainment, and mouth-watering 5-course culinary delights by Chef Cesar. Prices start from AED 675 including unlimited house beverages, from 1 pm to 4pm.

Festive dinners and Splendido

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dinners at Splendido will delight guests with their unique theme. At Splendido, guests can enjoy authentic Italian flavors under the stars on the Tuscan-style piazza from AED 495 per person inclusive of a five-course set menu, sommelier selection, and soft beverages.

Boxing Day Brunch at La Baie

Boxing Day Brunch at La Baie offers the perfect post-Christmas reviver. Guests can relax in the adult-only pool while indulging in an array of culinary treats, accompanied by smooth tunes from an international DJ and live entertainment. Prices start from AED 299 per person inclusive of BBQ lunch, soft beverages and pool access.

New Year at Splendido

La Festa Italiana at Splendido promises a vibrant and unforgettable New Year’s celebration with delectable cuisines and lively entertainment. Prices start from AED 1,150 per person inclusive of six-course set menu, soft and house beverages and from AED 500 for children above 6 years, while children under 5 years dine free. 

New Year at Tamoka and Caña

A Caribbean-style New Year at Tamoka and Caña awaits with a lively New Year’s celebration with spectacular views and mouth-watering dishes. Prices start from AED 1,650 for Tamoka Beach Lounge access including bites and beverages.

End of Year Indulgences

Festive Spa-cation:

Allow the rich aromas of sweet sugar, cinnamon, and spice to set the tone this holiday season with a 30-minute body scrub followed by a 60-minute relaxation massage. After the treatment, spend the day lounging around the resort’s picturesque swimming pools and private beach overlooking Ain Dubai. Complete the decadent experience with an award-winning Christmas afternoon tea at The Lobby Lounge, where guests can indulge in the essence of luxury. This package promises a truly delightful spa-cation to cherish for a lifetime. The package is available throughout the month of December until Christmas Eve, and prices start from AED 875 per person.

New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner

Set amongst the spectacular gardens of the resort with the dazzling backdrop of the JBR skyline overlooking Palm Jumeirah and Ain Dubai, guests can enjoy live music complimented with a lavish dinner buffet, from a foie gras and truffle station to a chilled seafood, caviar and ceviche bar and extensive grills and carvery. The premium variety of live stations offer guests a range of delectable offerings for an unforgettable night to ring in 2024 in style, with fun, food, and great memories at the Gala Dinner in The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai. The welcome reception will take place from 7 pm to 8 pm followed by the main Gala Dinner. Prices start from AED 1,650 per person inclusive of a dinner buffer and soft beverages.

New Year’s Day Brunch at La Brise

New Year’s Day Day at La Brise invites guests to end 2023 on a high note over a celebratory al fresco brunch with friends and family, and toast to new beginnings. Diners can enjoy live entertainment, an international DJ on the decks, and an array of cuisines from signature stations including a ceviche, sushi and a seafood bar to a pasta and risotto station, festive carvery, charcoal grills, Pan-Asian delights and more. Prices start from AED 450 per person per person for the Lancaster Package inclusive of signature mocktails, fresh juices and soft beverages, taking place from 1 pm to 4 pm. 

A Gift to Remember:

Delight your loved ones with the exquisite gift of relaxation at The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Dubai. Choose from lavish vouchers for their desired treatments or elevate their experience with a personalized gift-set from the renowned ESPA or Natura Bisse. With these opulent offerings, they’ll be pampered and radiant, embracing the true spirit of The Ritz-Carlton during this special time of the year. Make this holiday season memorable by giving the gift of rejuvenation and tranquility. 

Year-End Soirées in Style:

The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai invites guests to add a touch of grandeur to their festive celebrations and year-end soirées with an elegant evening among family and friends. Choose from an array of breathtaking outdoor venues and lawns, each offering views of Ain Dubai and the Arabian Gulf. Guests can also opt for distinctive signature restaurants, glittering beachside settings, or the spectacular Loulou’a Ballroom for a truly unforgettable event. Impeccable service and exquisite catering ensure a seamless and memorable experience as guests say goodbye to 2023 and toast to a fresh start in 2024.

For those looking to create a bespoke and elegant celebration The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai offers private, tailor-made year-end festivities to ring in 2024 in style, for more information please visit www.ritzcarlton.com/dubai


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