At Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara a tree lighting ceremony is scheduled to take place in the lobby on the evening of December 23, where guests can enjoy a traditional Gluwein or hot chocolate.
On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, guests can indulge in a special Christmas dinner buffer at the hotel’s all-day dining restaurant, The Palm.
Christmas lunch can also be enjoyed at the hotel’s poolside restaurant, Al Shams, with a festive barbeque lunch from 13:00.
Additionally, its signature seafood restaurant, Samak, is offering a five-course Christmas Eve dinner. A four-course couple’s dinner is being made available during Christmas Day at Samak, with fresh seafood and champagne.
New Year’s Eve celebrations at the hotel include a gala dinner in the brand new ballroom, with pre-dinner reception on the ballroom terrace, followed by a dinner buffet. Free flowing house beverages will be on offer with an array of entertainment, including a DJ, with a firework finale and the release of traditional Khum Soy Thai lanterns to mark the beginning of the New Year ahead.
Catering for children over the festive period, Desert Islands Resort & Spa will also offer turn down service on Christmas Eve with Santa stockings filled with candy, cookies and chocolates.
The properties of Anantara Luxury Resorts & Spa in UAE include: Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara; Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara and Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa. Each property over the festive season is offering a special room rate, along with individual special offers and incentives.
*More about Christmas and New Year’s celebrations you can find at www.christmas-newyear.com.