Hotels all over the UAE are holding Christmas events and festivities. Here’s a round-up of some of the most exciting ones in store:
Hilton Dubai JBR
The hotel’s Christmas market will be taking place on December 6-7 from 10am-4pm, with over 20 stalls offering a wide range of Christmas goodies, gifts and decorations, in addition to artisan food and drinks.
The Festive Sunset brunch on December 20 at Pure Sky Lounge will feature award-winning food, festive beverages and live entertainment from 5.30pm onward.
McGettigan’s bars around Dubai and Abu Abu Dhabi are getting into the Christmas spirit with three evenings of festive fun. Events are taking place at Souk Madinat on November 25, JLT on 26 and Abu Dhabi on 27 between 5pm-7pm.
The Ritz Carlton, Dubai
With its Bedouin-inspired tents scattered beneath twinkling desert skies, al fresco restaurant, Amaseena will host a Christmas Eve and Christmas Day feast featuring a Middle Eastern buffet with oriental flair from the mandi oven.
Dishes include smoked turkey with rice and chestnuts, along with a seafood display and mezze, complemented with Arabic entertainment and a visit from Santa.
Atlantis, The Palm
Guests can enjoy a seasonal feast with Saffron’s Christmas favourites. The buffet selection is complemented by a festive music set presented by the restaurant’s resident DJ. The jolly old man will also be a part of the revelry, so diners should make sure their wish list is prepared.
Christmas Eve dinner is taking place on December 24 from 6pm-11pm and the Christmas Day Party Brunch on December 25 from 12.30pm-4pm.