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Step into Christmas grandeur at Al Wathba, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa

Al Wathba, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa

The luxurious resort has put together a line-up of festive themed affairs that will get you into the Christmas spirit 

PARTNER CONTENT: It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! The countdown is well and truly on until the big man in red starts appearing down your chimney!

And, of course, in true Christmas spirit Al Wathba Desert Resort & Spa has put together an amazing line-up that will take your breath away!

 

Christmas Eve

24 December, 7 to 11pm

Al Wathba, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa

Bait Al Hanine invites you to savour the magic of Christmas Eve with a truly immersive dining experience with a variety of live cooking and carving stations, set within the tranquil Zawaya area.

Indulge in a lavish festive buffet complete with sizzling grilled meats like smoked brisket and delectable seafood, as well as expertly carved premium meats and succulent turkey. Artisanal cheeses and an array of traditional festive desserts are the perfect end to the evening.

That’s not all, however, as a special surprise awaits young adventurers, making this a truly enchanting celebration.

AED 250 including soft beverages; AED 450 including selected mixed fruit drinks, grapes and hops; AED 550 including prosecco, selected mixed fruit drinks, grapes and hops. For bookings, call 02 204 4444

 

Young explorers’ gingerbread house workshop

Monday 25 December, 3pm to 5pm

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The luxurious resort is calling all young explorers to don their aprons and chef’s hats for a festive Gingerbread House Workshop filled with holiday cheer, as the talented chefs guide the workshop and encourage Santa’s little elves to let their creativity run wild.

AED 85 per child including snacks such as marshmallows, cotton candy, ice cream, and hot chocolate. For bookings, call 02 204 4444

 

New Year’s day delight: breakfast at Bait Al Hanine

Monday 1 January, 7am to 12 pm

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Celebrate the dawn of the new year with a joyous morning at Bait Al Hanine, where you can relish a delightful breakfast featuring the finest Levantine classics infused with a modern twist. Delight in freshly baked pastries while you enjoy the serene ambiance of the Zawaya area, accompanied by the soothing melodies of nature.

AED 150. For bookings, call 02 204 4444

 

Festive delights: Terra Secca’s charming afternoon tea

1 November to 30 December, 4 pm to 7 pm

Al Wathba, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa

Savour a delightful Festive Afternoon Tea at Terra Secca, abundant with charming seasonal touches. The extensive menu features an array of irresistible sweets, such as the Dark Chocolate Christmas Present, Pistachio Christmas Tree Tart, Classic Pantone, Christmas Yule Log, and beloved homemade Christmas cookies.

To complement these flavours, indulge in a selection of sandwiches, including the decadent Truffle Frosty, Salmon, Turkey, and Foie Gras French Toasts. It’s the perfect way to celebrate the festive season in a truly stylish manner.

AED 195 including tea or coffee. For bookings, call 02 204 4444

 

Festive Christmas extravaganza: Christmas Day Brunch at Terra Secca

Monday 25 December, 12.30pm to 4.30pm

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Celebrate a spectacular Christmas Day at Terra Secca, an enchanting trattoria with a breath-taking view of grazing Arabian Horses. Revel in a lavish Christmas feast, overflowing with flavours of the season; from Italian cheese and cold cuts, and Foie Gras, to Scallops Risotto, Prime Beef Tenderloin Fillet, and a delightful Sea Bass. End the evening on a sweet note with irresistibly sweet Italian desserts.

AED 255 including soft beverages; AED 395 including selected mixed fruit drinks, grapes and hops; AED 550 including prosecco, selected mixed fruit drinks, grapes and hops. For bookings, call 02 204 4444

 

A New Year culinary celebration at Terra Secca

Sunday 31 December, 8pm to 1am

New Year's Eve at Al Wathba, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa

Bid farewell to the old and welcome the new in style with a celebratory feast featuring live music and a DJ to ignite the atmosphere. An extravagant buffet awaits at Terra Secca, featuring live stations and delectable desserts to please every palate.

Highlights include a decadent seafood bar boasting Atlantic lobster and king crabs, a lavish Foie Gras station, and premium offerings from prime beef tenderloin and salmon at their Wellington Station. Take a trip to the Far East with their sushi and poke station or savour tradition with a mouth-watering roasted turkey.

AED 600 including soft beverages; AED 850 including selected mixed fruit drinks, grapes and hops; AED 950 including selected bubbly, mixed fruit drinks, grapes and hops. For bookings, call 02 204 4444

 

Holiday rejuvenation: ‘Festive Desert Escape’ at Saray Spa

Daily, 11am – 10pm

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Celebrate the holiday season with a well-deserved festive pampering, and spoil yourself or your loved ones with a rehydrating and rejuvenating experience that brings harmony to the mind and body at Saray Spa.

Embark on a 60-minute revitalising massage, enhanced with luxurious argan oil, and conclude your session with a therapeutic sensory journey featuring a rain stick that evokes the soothing sounds of a rainforest. After your treatment, revel in an additional 30-minute ‘The Essential Facial’ experience to nourish and revitalise your skin, ensuring your skin is radiant for the holidays.

AED 790 for 90 minutes. For bookings, call 02 204 4553 or email [email protected]

 

Panache’s New Year poolside grill

Monday, 1 January 2024, 1pm to 4pm.

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Celebrate the first day of the year as you unwind by the palm-shaded pool and embark on a culinary adventure brimming with fresh beginnings. Delight your taste buds with a harmonious array of grilled bites, showcasing succulent meats and fresh seafood, all meticulously cooked to awaken your senses.

Price: À la carte. For bookings, call 02 204 4444

 

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