Home / International  / Rockin’ Around Ras Al Khaimah This Festive Season

Rockin’ Around Ras Al Khaimah This Festive Season

Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, 19 December 2023: The most wonderful time of the year is just around the corner and the nature Emirate has you covered with its exciting line-up of festive events and activities

Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, 19 December 2023: The most wonderful time of the year is just around the corner and the nature Emirate has you covered with its exciting line-up of festive events and activities for friends and family, alike. From soaking up the winter sun at family-friendly resorts, enjoying mouthwatering Christmas brunches across a wide range dining venues to welcoming the New Year with a jaw-dropping fireworks display of 4.5km across Al Marjan Island and Al Hamra Village – there is so much to celebrate and explore at Ras Al Khaimah this December:

Mövenpick Resort Al Marjan Island

A festively warm welcome awaits at this five-star hotel on Marjan Island, offering a host of events that will bring a touch of sparkle to your holidays.  From Christmas brunches to a New Years Eve rooftop party, this resort has it all.  The festive fun will begin on December 7th with a family Christmas tree lighting ceremony, where Santa Claus will make his grand arrival at 6pm on the dot. Children can also write letters to Santa and enjoy festive crafts, as well take part in pizza making and gingerbread decorating on December 24th and 25th. Planning to stay into the New Year? The magical New Years Eve fireworks display across Marjan Island returns on 31st December!

Christmas:

  • The Market, All Day Eatery: Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet | 24th December | 6.30PM – 10.30PM | AED 295 including select unlimited house beverages; AED 195 including unlimited soft beverages and AED 95 per child from six – 11 while junior kids under the age of six dine with the restaurant’s compliments.
  • Boons Brasserie and Bar: Three-course festive set menu | 24th December 2023 – 7th January 2024 | 6.30PM – 10.30PM | AED 275 per person
  • Boons Brasserie and Bar: Christmas Day Brunch | 25th December | 1:00PM – 4:00PM | AED 399 including select unlimited house beverages; AED 299 including unlimited soft beverages and AED 149 per child from six – 11 while junior kids under the age of six dine with the restaurant’s compliments.

New Year’s Eve:

  • Neo Sky Bar: Epic New Year’s Eve rooftop party with incredible views of the fireworks |31st December | 10:00PM – 2:00AM | AED 350 per person for unlimited house beverages (for guests dining at Boons Brasseries and Bar and joining at Neo Sky Bar for the afterparty) | AED 550 per person for unlimited house beverages (for guests joining at Neo Sky Bar). Adults only.
  • Boons Brasserie and Bar: New Year’s Eve Set Dinner |31st December | 7:00PM – 12 midnight | AED 499 including house beverages, AED 299 including soft beverages.
  • Main pool area: New Year’s Eve Island-Themed Party for in-house guests only | 31st December | 7:00PM – 2:00AM (dinner from 7:00PM onwards) | AED 750 including house beverages and AED 550 including soft beverages.
  • Jais Ballroom: New Year’s Eve Kids Party | 31st December | 7:00PM – 11:00PM | AED 275 per child between six – 11 while junior guests under the age of six dine with the hotel’s compliments.
  • Sparkle & Sands New Year Celebration: New Year’s Eve 3-course dinner | 31st December |7:00PM to 2:00AM |AED 999 per person including unlimited house beverages and AED 699 including soft beverages.

For more information or to make a booking, please call +971 7 246 0134 or email dining.almarjanisland@movenpick.com.

Radisson Resort Ras Al Khaimah, Marjan Island

Get into the festive spirit with this property’s friendly home away from home vibes, perfect for all the family to enjoy. Its beachfront location on Marjan Island offers a prime spot to watch the dazzling New Year’s Eve fireworks show too.

Christmas:

  • Seafood Shack: Christmas Family Brunch |25th December| 1:00PM – 4:00PM | AED 350 including sparkling, AED 300 including house beverages, AED 250 for soft beverages, AED 65 for kids aged six to 12 and junior guests under the age of six dine complimentary.
  • RBG Restaurant: Christmas Eve Dinner | 24th December | 6:00PM – 10:30PM | AED300 including house beverages, AED 200 including soft beverages, AED 90 for kids between ages six and 12 and junior guests under the age of six dine complimentary.
  • RBG Restaurant: Christmas Dinner | 25th December | 6:00PM – 10:30PM | AED300 including house beverages, AED 200 including soft beverages, AED 90 for kids between ages six and 12 and junior guests under the age of six dine complimentary.

New Year’s Eve:

  • Seafood Shack: Family style sharing menu | 31st December | 7:00PM – 2:00AM | AED 800 including house beverages, AED 650 including soft beverages, AED 275 for kids between ages six and 12 and junior guests under the age of six dine complimentary | Guests looking to party longer (till 2AM) can add AED 400 to extend their packages.
  • Gala dinner on the beach: New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner | 31st December | 7:00PM – 2:00AM | AED 950 including house beverages, AED 750 including soft beverages, AED 475 for kids between ages six and 12 and junior guests under the age of six dine complimentary.
  • RBG Restaurant: New Year’s Eve Dinner | 31st December | 7:00PM – 2:00AM | AED 800 including house beverages, AED 650 including soft beverages, AED 275 for kids between ages six and 12 and junior guests under the age of six dine complimentary | Guests looking to party longer (till 2AM) can add AED 400 to extend their packages and join the beach after party.

For more information or to make a booking, please email siham.faraji@radisson.com or call +971 50 419 5692.

Rixos Bab al Bahr

Experience the magic of the holiday season at Rixos Bab Al Bahr. An enchanting Christmas Tree Lighting event on 6th December where live music and performances as well as activities such as face painting for the kids, will be sure to get everyone in a joyous mood. The Rixy Kids Carnival on Christmas Eve will see Santa Claus make a visit, with the evening concluding with a spectacular Christmas Edition Dance Show. On New Year’s Eve, enjoy the much-anticipated record-breaking display of Marjan Island New Year’s Eve fireworks surrounded by friends and loved ones.

Christmas and New Year’s celebrations are part of the hotel’s all-inclusive package. To book your stay, please contact or visit  https://www.rixos.com/en/hotel-resort/rixos-bab-al-bahr.

Hampton by Hilton Marjan Island

Friends and families will find yuletide fun in abundance at this beach-front property, staring with a Christmas tree lighting and carol singing event on December 6th, where the big man himself, Santa, will appear with treats for young guests. A mini-Christmas market will be open in the lobby where guests can find hampers, festive cookies as well as traditional cooked food to-go. Bid adieu to 2023 with a bang by celebrating NYE in the hotel’s grand gala setup, perfectly paired with gorgeous views of the Marjan Island fireworks. For those who’d like to visit the hotel’s other venues, Claw BBQ and Karma Kafe are sorted with their delicious menus and accompanying live entertainment.

Christmas:

  • Flavours: Christmas Eve BBQ buffet dinner | 24th December | 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM |
  • Claw BBQ:  Christmas set menu | 23rd to 25th December | 7:00PM – 11:00PM | AED 149 per person.
  • Karma Kafe by Buddha Bar: Five-course Christmas Eve dinner | 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM | AED299 including free-flow house beverages for 3 hours.

For more information, please contact or visit https://www.hilton.com/en/hotels/rktmahx-hampton-marjan-island.

InterContinental Ras Al Khaimah Resort & Spa

Guests can immerse themselves in the joy of the season at InterContinental RAK, starting with Christmas carols on December 10th at 4PM where mince pies and warm festive drinks will warm spirits. Between 12th – 23rd December, a special festive edition of the Ramsa Lounge High Tea will offer an exquisite way to celebrate the season.

Christmas:

  • Saffar: Christmas Eve buffet | 24th December | 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM | AED 399 including house beverages | AED 275 including soft drinks | AED 135 for kids aged six to 11 years old.
  • Saffar: Christmas Day buffet | 25th December | 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM | AED 399 including house beverages | AED 275 including soft drinks | AED 135 for kids aged six to 11 years old.
  • NoHo: ChristmasEve festive set meal| 24th December | 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM | AED 699 including wine or cocktail pairing | AED 475 including soft drinks.
  • NoHo: ChristmasDay festive set meal| 24th December | 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM | AED 699 including wine or cocktail pairing | AED 475 including soft drinks.
  • Resort Garden: Christmas Day brunch | 25th December | 1:00PM – 4:00PM | AED 395 including house beverages and champagne | AED 275 including soft drinks.

New Year

  • Saffar: New Year’s Eve family-friendly buffet | 31st December | 20:00 PM – 23:00 PM | AED 1499 with unlimited house beverages | AED 1199 with unlimited soft drinks | AED 600 for kids aged between six and 11 years old.
  • NoHo: New Year’s Eve dinner | 31st December | 20:00 PM – 1:00 AM | AED 599 minimum spend on a la carte menu | AED 300 for kids aged between six and 11 years old.
  • Saffar: New Year’s Day lunch | 1st January | 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM | AED 135 per person for food | 50% off for kids aged between six and 11 years old.

For more information or to make a booking, please contact +971 7 202 6666 or WhatsApp +971 50 6185779.

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach

Looking for a private holiday getaway? Secluded beachfront villas with private pools provide an intimate and luxurious base for festive celebrations this December. Celebrations will begin on December 7th with a spectacular tree-lighting ceremony, with in-house guests and residents all welcome to come and mark the start of Christmas with festive cheer and canapés. The highlight, however, will be its Christmas Day Seafood Fiesta at its Beach Deck, imagine a four-course festive lunch with your toes in the sand!

Christmas:

  • Shore House: Five-course Christmas Eve dinner | 24th December | 6:30PM – 10:30PM | AED 250 per person including soft beverages.
  • Seafood Fiesta at Beach Deck: | Christmas Day | 25th December | Four-course family style brunch | 1:00PM – 3:30PM | AED 300 including soft beverages, AED 360 including house beverages, and AED 175 for kids between 6 – 12 years old.

New Year’s Eve:

  • Shore House and Beach Deck: | New Year’s Eve | 31st December | Cocktail reception followed by gala buffet dinner | 7:30PM onwards | AED 990 including premium beverages and bubbly.

For more information or to make a booking, please call +971 7204 8888.

The Ritz Carlton Al Wadi Desert

Al Wadi Nature Reserve sets a serene scene for luxurious family friendly festivities this December. Enjoy being surrounded by nature and celebrate together under a magical starry desert sky. Kicking off the season is Kaheela’s slew of kid-friendly activities including Gingerbread House decorating workshops, Christmas Ball decorating and a festive movie night replete with sweet treats, hot cocoa, and special menus.

Christmas:

  • Kan Zaman: Arabian Buffet and entertainment | 24th December | 6:30PM – 10:30PM | AED 475 including house beverages, AED 360 including soft beverages.
  • Kaheela: Family-Style Buffet | 25th December | 6:30PM – 10:30PM | AED 325 including soft beverages and AED 470 including house beverages, including AED 550 premium house beverages.
  • Farmhouse: A la carte festive dishes | 25th December | 1:00PM – 4:00PM | AED 480 including premium beverages, AED 580 including house beverages and AED 480 including soft beverages.

New Year’s Eve:

  • Farmhouse: Family-Style Buffet| 31st December | 8PM onwards | AED 1200 including soft beverages, AED 1,999 including premium house beverages and bubbly and AED 600 for kids between 6 – 12 years old.
  • Ken Zaman: Family-Style Dinner | 31st December | 8PM onwards | AED 900 including soft beverages, AED 1,700 including premium house. AED 400 for children aged 6-12 years old.
  • Kaheela: New Year’s Day Family-Style Buffet | 1st January | 12:30 – 3:30PM | AED 275 including soft beverages, AED 375 including house beverages and AED 125 for children aged between 6 – 12 years old.

For more information or to make a booking, please call +971 7206 7777.

Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Beach Resort & Spa

This beachfront destination comes alive with festive splendour this December, with events and offerings for guests of all ages. Starting with a Christmas tree lighting ceremony in the hotel lobby on 7th December and a visit from Santa himself, to welcoming 2023 with the hotel’s own spectacular fireworks display from the oceanfront terrace in Al Maeda, this resort has everything you need for the ultimate festive getaway. The highlight? Its New Years Eve Gala dinner at its Vida Lawn, a special occasion that you will not want to miss.

Christmas:

  • The Kitchen: International Christmas Eve Buffet | 24th December | 7:00PM – 11:00PM | AED 249 including house beverages, AED 159 including soft beverages and AED 99 for kids aged four to 11 years old.
  • The Kitchen: International Christmas Day Lunch Buffet | 25th December | 1:00PM – 3:30PM and 7:00PM – 11:00PM | AED 249 including house beverages, AED 159 including soft beverages and AED 99 for kids aged four to 11 years old.
  • The Kitchen: International Christmas Day Dinner Buffet | 25th December | 7:00PM – 11:00PM | AED 249 including house beverages, AED 159 including soft beverages and AED 99 for kids aged four to 11 years old.
  • The Kitchen: International Boxing Day Dinner Buffet | 26th December | 7:00PM – 11:00PM | AED 199 including house beverages, AED 159 including soft beverages and AED 99 for kids aged four to 11 years old.

New Year’s Eve:

  • Vida Lawn: New Year’s Eve | 31st December | Gala dinner and party | 1:00PM – 1:00AM | AED 950 including soft beverages and AED 1300 including house beverages, AED 475 for children aged 4 – 11 years.
  • Al Maeda: NYE Gala Dinner| 31st December | 8:00PM – 1:00AM | AED 599 including soft beverages, AED 359 including house beverages and AED 199 for kids between 4 – 11 years old.

For more information or to make a booking, please call +971 7228 8844.

The Cove Rotana Resort, Ras Al Khaimah

Shimmering beachfront views and a warm family-friendly atmosphere await guests this festive season at this popular resort. Kick off the celebrations on December 6th with a Christmas tree lighting and festive choir from 5:30 PM in the lobby. From there, enjoy traditional Christmas Eve and Christmas Day brunches complete with all the trimmings, or opt for its Masquerade dinner party on New Years Eve.

Christmas:

  • Basilico: Five-course Christmas Eve menu | 24th December | 6:30PM – 11:30PM | AED 199 per person
  • Cinnamon Restaurant: Traditional Christmas Eve Buffet | 24th December | 6:00PM – 10:30PM | AED 175 including soft beverages, AED 275 including house beverages, AED 85 for kids between 6 – 12 years old.
  • Basilico: Christmas Day buffet | 25th December | 1:00PM – 4:30PM | AED 225 per person including soft drinks, AED 375 including premium beverages and bubbles, AED 115 for kids aged between 6 – 12 years old.

New Year’s Eve:

  • Sky Gala dinner: Retro-themed buffet dinner with entertainment | 31st December | 7:30PM – 1:00AM | AED 399 including soft drinks, AED 499 including house beverages and AED 649 including bubbly (Kids below 12 years old are not permitted).
  • Basilico: NYE Masquerade Dinner and Party | 31st December | 7:30PM – 1:00AM | AED 399 including soft drinks, AED 499 including house beverages and AED 649 including bubbly (Kids below 12 years old are not permitted).
  • Breeze Bar: A la carte food and drinks | 31st December | 7:30PM – 2:00AM | AED 200 entry per person, fully redeemable.
  • Basilico: New Year’s Day Buffet | 1st January | 1PM – 4:30PM | AED 210 including food, AED 290 including house beverages and AED 325 including bubbly.

For more information or to make a booking, please email fb.cove@rotana.com or call +971 7206 6000 or +971 50 463 7216.

BM Hotels & Resorts

BM Hotels & Resorts offers a relaxing and stress-free holiday season in Ras Al Khaimah. With three large diverse dining venues and beachside bars, the property is also dog-friendly, making it perfect for families who want to have their canine companions join in the holiday festivities.

Christmas Eve:

BM Beach Resort: Experience a Christmas Eve-themed buffet dinner by the beach that includes holiday trimmings and beverages to keep you entertained into the wee hours of the morning.

  • Christmas Eve Dinner | 24th December | AED 199 per adult, AED 99 for kids between ages six and 11 years | 7:00PM – 10:00PM | Open bar from 7:00PM – 11:00 PM.

New Year’s Eve:

BM Beach Resort: Countdown by the beach and witness the world’s record-breaking fireworks display on Marjan Island.With astonishing live performances on the beach such as the Tanoura show, belly dances, duo bands, fire shows and jam sessions, the night is set to be unforgettable. Early bird offer is also available till 30th November 2023.

  • New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner | 31st December| Early bird prices – AED 449 per adult, AED 199 for kids between ages six and 11 and AED 59 for junior guests between ages of three and five | Valid from 1st November to 30th November 2023.
  • New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner | 31st December| Regular prices – AED 499 per adult, AED 249 for kids between ages six and 11 and AED 99 for junior guests between the ages of three and five.

For more information or to make a booking, please visit bmhotelsresorts.com/glitz-glam.

Longbeach Campground

Experience a unique festive getaway with glamping! Treasured memories are all set to be made with this family-favourite glamping resort, where plenty of entertainment is available for young guests and adults alike. For Christmas Eve, experience a decadent gala dinner under the stars and for New Year’s, bid adieu to 2023 on the campground beach with impressive views of the annual fireworks display.

Christmas:

  • Christmas Eve Gala Dinner: | 24th December | AED 199 per adult, AED 99 for kids between ages six and 11 while junior guests under the age of five dine complimentary.

New Year’s Eve:

  • New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner | 31st December | AED 399 per adult, AED 199 for kids between ages six and 11 while junior guests under the age of five dine complimentary.

For more information or to make a booking, please visit https://www.bmhotelsresorts.com/bm-eat-drink/eat-and-drink-campground/.

The Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) was established in May 2011 under the government of Ras Al Khaimah. RAKTDA aims to develop the Emirate’s tourism infrastructure and establish Ras Al Khaimah as a world-class destination for leisure and business travel, creating sustainable investment opportunities and enhancing the quality of life for its residents. In order to achieve its goals, the Authority has a government mandate to license, regulate and monitor the Emirate’s tourism and hospitality industry.

komal.hospi@gmail.com

Review overview
NO COMMENTS

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.