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The Middle East’s Leading Beach Destination offers a series of festive treats this holiday season

The Middle East’s Leading Beach Destination offers a series of festive treats this holiday season

Enjoy the holiday season in the heart of the capital, Saadiyat Island Abu Dhabi, the “Middle East’s Leading Beach Destination” honoured for the 12th consecutive year by the World Travel Awards. Indulge in celebrations that reflect the destination’s unparalleled charm, crafting an experience that is truly unmatched.

The destination crowned off a magnificent year at the World Travel Awards where the award for Middle East’s Leading All-Inclusive Resort 2023 went to Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island and the award for United Arab Emirates’ Leading Luxury Resort 2023 went to The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi

This festive season at Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas, every detail is attended to, ensuring a holiday filled with joy and unforgettable moments. Indulge in a gourmet feast with stunning views, live entertainment and exciting kids’ activities at Café restaurant’s Christmas Brunch at the Park. The Café Terrace features premium assortments of carved and grilled meats, complemented by live cooking stations. Taking place on December 25th from 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM, this event offers three tempting packages starting from AED 450, featuring a scrumptious brunch complemented by live entertainment, ensuring an elevated and enjoyable dining experience.


Experience the joy of festive flavours from the comfort of your home with Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi’s exclusive festive takeaways, available from December 7th to 30th. Savour the rich taste of the honey glazed slow roasted turkey at AED 830, featuring delightful accompaniments such as cornbread stuffing, brussels sprouts, maple-glazed vegetables, bread sauce and more. Alternatively, indulge in the roasted lamb Asado priced at AED 650, complemented by mushrooms, roasted potatoes, sautéed vegetables, and asparagus.

Step into the glamour of the New Year with Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi’s “White Affair“ Gala Dinner, a dazzling event to bid farewell to 2023 in style, featuring resident DJs, captivating dance performances, and live shows, while enjoying a diverse buffet and tempting dessert spread. The dress code for the night is all white or shimmering outfits, adding an extra touch of dazzle to the festivities. The dinner will be hosted on December 31 from 8:00 PM to 2:00 AM, for AED 1,700 per person, inclusive of free-flowing premium beverages. Children aged between 6 to 11 years can join for AED 1,100, inclusive of soft beverages, while children below 6 years dine for free.

To ensure a seamless celebration, orders must be placed at least 48 hours in advance, by contacting +971 54 740 5323.

Celebrate this holiday season with Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas, where guests are invited to embark on an extraordinary journey filled with precious moments. Gather your loved ones and celebrate the New Year’s with an unforgettable five-course meal at Turtle Bay Bar & Grill, on December 31st from 7:30 PM to 11:45 PM, adding flavour to a year-end celebration with a scrumptious New Year’s Eve set menu including the finest selection of seasonal dishes, paired with premium beverages.

After that, guests can head over to Nasma Beachfront Bar for an unforgettable beachside after party featuring exceptional music to keep the celebration going. Guests who have attended the Turtle Bay dinner can enjoy the perks of an open bar from 11:45 PM to 12:15 AM, priced at AED 200 for house beverages, making it the perfect way to continue the festivities by the sea.

For more information or reservations, please contact +971 2 697 0000.

‘Tis the season for joy and a curated collection of festive celebrations infused with signature glamour and a touch of island life awaits guests at Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort, winner of the 2023 World Travel Awards for World’s Leading Luxury Resort & Villas 2023. Join the Christmas tree lighting events in the lobby, marking the beginning of the holiday season. Guests can enjoy traditional carols, delectable treats, and refreshing beverages while exploring the resorts seasonal festive shop. For all festive inquiries and reservations, a dedicated festive desk in the lobby will be ready to assist guests starting December 12.

For more information or reservations, please contact +971 2 811 4342.

Over at Hawksbill Restaurant at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, enjoy a classic Christmas brunch on the Dolphin lawn, where an exquisite afternoon awaits you with a delightful spread of seasonal favourites, international and contemporary cuisine, and a three-hour unlimited beverages package, with live entertainment on December 25th from 12:20 PM to 4 PM, enhancing the festive celebration on Saadiyat Island. Wave 2023 goodbye at Hawksbill Restaurant with elegance at its New Year’s Eve Gala, where a sumptuous buffet awaits guests with live culinary stations, a selection of free-flowing beverages and a complimentary sparkling toast at the stroke of midnight.

For more information or reservations, please contact +971 56 660 8780.

Experience the mesmerising Christmas village hosted at the Abrahamic Family House this December. Gather your loved ones to decorate stockings and cookies, capture your season’s greetings family photo in its photo booth, and enjoy face painting with a twist.

Saadiyat Island Abu Dhabi, the Middle East’s leading beach destination for the 12th consecutive year by World Travel Awards ,  promises its guests a holiday retreat of enriching experiences with an array of natural landscapes, white sandy beaches, thriving wildlife and marine life, luxurious resorts and a vibrant culture district.

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