Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 5 December 2017: The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert invites guests to ring-in the festive celebrations and create unforgettable moments with festive experiences and extraordinary culinary offerings perfect for the whole family this holiday season.
Kicking off the seasonal merriment, the hotel will mark its inaugural Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on December 7th, welcoming guests into the bustling lobby lounge as festive music fills the air and the hotel lights up for the festive season. A delectable selection of seasonal canapes, goodies and traditional beverages will be on offer for a truly memorable evening – followed by a special visit from Santa Claus and Santarina.
Guests looking for signature holiday treats are invited for the Festive High Tea (from AED 145) at the Lobby Lounge from December 7th to 24th – and can even enjoy the traditional delights in their villa, upon request. The hotel will also host a creative Gingerbread House Making workshop (AED 155 per child), perfect for families with children of all ages to revel in the fun of the festive season and showcase their creativity by creating their own delectable masterpieces.
For those looking to escape the holiday hassles this festive season, the Take-Away Turkey dinners (AED 900) provides a succulent festive turkey meal prepared by the expert culinary team at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert – ready for pick-up from December 10th to January 6th.
Celebrating the season of giving from December 6th to 24th, the hotel offers guests the perfect gift for near and dear ones with a treasure trove of gourmet surprises. The Luxury Hampers (from AED 200) are bound to be the ideal treat for even the most discerning of palates, while those looking to treat loved ones to a serene experience throughout December can take advantage of the hotel spa’s intuitive and personalised body therapies and beauty treatments in special Festive Spa Packages (from AED 500) that friends and family are sure to love.
The junior guests of The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert can also enjoy revel in the magic of the holiday season with the hotel’s Ritz Kids Program. Starting from December 20thto 26th, the program will feature immersive and engaging arts & crafts activities for children aged 4 to 12 years old. Highlights include interactive workshops that will explore Christmas Card Marking, Paper Snowflakes, Origami, Christmas Bookmark Making, Recycled Basket Making, Christmas Photo Frame Making, Santa Hat Making, Christmas Tree Making, as well as special sessions with Santa Claus himself.
Adding to the Christmas cheer, guests will be spoiled for choice with festive culinary experiences at the Christmas Day Brunch at Farmhouse (from AED 295), set amidst seasonal jazz and choral music.
Ringing in the New Year on December 31st, the hotel will host lively evenings across its incredible dining options, featuring bustling culinary offerings and a thrilling party atmosphere set against the backdrop of exhilarating live music performances. Guests can ring in the celebrations in an ultimate desert escape with the sumptuous New Year’s Eve Night Brunch at Farmhouse (AED 1999), featuring bubbly and unlimited live stations showcasing festive favourites and the very best in farmhouse cuisine, accompanied by a live jazz band and DJ performances. For those looking for a truly luxurious New Year’s celebration with friends and family, guests can head down to the New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner at Kaheela (from AED 610), boasting musical entertainment and a sumptuous five-course feast with a Champagne toast at midnight. Guests can also celebrate the countdown in a sparkling party atmosphere at the New Year’s Eve Countdown at Khanzaman(AED 450), where the outdoor terrace is the perfect setting to revel in the celebrations and enjoy a spectacular fireworks display.
To close off this festive season, the luxury resort invites guests and visitors for a memorable New Year International Brunch at Kaheela (from AED 295), to ring in the new year in a joyful atmosphere with friends and family.