The Ritz-Carlton Dubai Christmas and New Year Celebrations


Known as a city of innovation and excitement, Dubai has quickly become one of the world’s most popular destinations. That distinction only intensifies during the holiday season.

The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai invites guests to embrace the most wonderful time of the year with family, friends and guests with a myriad of festive events and Dubai fine dining options especially made to create memories and traditions to last a lifetime.

From a joyous tree lighting and children’s activities to a variety of brunches and meals, there are attractive things to do in Dubai for every guest at this Dubai luxury resort. Starting at AED 150 for adults, the Ritz-Carlton’s Christmas and New Year’s offerings include:

Advent Brunch at Splendido every Friday in December, 12:30-3:30 PM; Featuring live entertainment plus a wide variety of international dishes including a salad bar, oyster station, pasta, charcuterie station and sushi station, as well as a mouthwatering dessert station.

Three-course Festive Holiday Italian Dinner at Splendido from December 15th to 28th (excluding 12/24)

Christmas Eve Dinner at Splendido features a five-course Italian feast for the entire family.

Christmas Day Brunch at Amaseena from 12:30-3:30 PM offers a grand feast in private gardens, live choir performances, and a buffet featuring traditional holiday treats and desserts. For younger guests, the brunch also includes quality time with Santa, camel rides and face painting.

Every day in December (until 12/24) from 2-7 PM, the Poolside Christmas Barbecue at the Gulf Pavilion features grilled classics and a festive atmosphere.

From December 15th to the 24th, join us for Festive Afternoon Tea between 2 and 6 PM, featuring finger sandwiches, mini cakes, pastries, and over 22 different varieties of tea.

Enjoy the holiday with a Romantic Beach Dinner featuring a tailor-made, four-course meal for two served by a private butler in a beachside cabana (reservations required).

Children will enjoy Saturday Gingerbread House Decorating Classes and daily Kids’ Afternoon Tea at the family-friendly hotel.

The New Year’s Eve Mardi Gras Celebration features an epic buffet, live jazz band, DJ, and Mardi Gras entertainers, as well as a perfect location to see the New Year’s fireworks and ring in 2013.

For New Year’s with an Italian flair, the Venetian New Year’s Eve at Splendido package includes a five-course meal, Champagne toast, and a raffle for exciting prizes!

The Bubbly New Year at the Library Bar is an intimate way to celebrate, featuring a live pianist and a three-course dinner.

Full details and pricing can be found at For reservations or inquiries, please contact 971 4 318 6150 or e-mail

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