Ras Al Khaimah, UAE – 10th December 2020 –The days are shorter, the temperatures are cooler and Christmas melodies are slowly taking over the airwaves, it is official, the Festive Season is upon us.
This year the Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah has created a series of exceptional festive experiences, making it the perfect destination to experience with loved ones. Celebrate a dazzling Yuletide and travel through time to usher in 2021 with a breathtaking backdrop of the dramatic Hajar Mountains and Azure waters of the Arabian Sea.
CHRISTMAS CAROLS – PEACOCK ALLEY
Admire the lavish decorations that adorn the elegant Peacock Alley; an expanse of bells, poinsettias, mistletoe, and a twinkling giant Christmas tree will transform this beautiful space into a festive wonderland. Feel the merry spirit float through air as carolers sing Christmas classics, and guests enjoy festive treats of mince pies, hot chocolate, and gingerbread men crafted by the talented in-house patisserie team. Don’t miss the chance to capture a special moment with Father Christmas in a special photo session with the little ones!
10th of December 2020; 4 PM to 6 PM; Peacock Alley; priced at AED 25
*The funds collected from the ticket sales will be donated to Rashid Center, a charity organization working for children of determination.
CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER – LEXINGTON GRILL
Luxuriate the Yuletide evenings with a glamorous dinner at the Lexington Grill on 24th and 25th December. To mark this special occasion with your nearest and dearest, indulge in an exquisite three-course Christmas menu that can be paired with a selection of premium grape beverages.
Special Christmas Set Menus are available on 24 and 25 December 2020; 6:30PM to 10:30PM; Lexington Grill
- Option 1 includes a Welcome drink for AED 370
- Option 2 includes Premium Beverages for AED 525
CHRISTMAS UNDER THE SUN – BRUNCH AT THE GARBEN CABANAS
The Christmas regale will not be complete without day revelries for guests looking to enhance the celebrations under the sun. Gather your friends and family to unwind with picturesque views from the Waldorf Astoria Cabanas dotted around the manicured gardens of the hotel. Guests will be able to enjoy a delightful Christmas Brunch Package, al fresco, accompanied by festive live musical entertainment in the afternoon.
Christmas Brunch Packages are available on 25 December 2020 from 1:00PM to 4:00PM, Cabanas Lawn
- Santa Package includes soft drinks for AED 315
- Grinch Package includes premium beverages for AED 422
A TIME TRAVELER NEW YEAR’S EVE GALA – THE CAMELIA LOUNGE
Bring the night to life! Guests will be invited to celebrate the last night of the year with an exquisite gala dinner featuring a sumptuous buffet of international cuisines, complemented by a selection of premium beverages. Over the course of this fabulous evening a series of artists and live performances, including the legendary ensemble, Gypsyland, will keep guests thoroughly entertained until the clock strikes midnight. This phenomenal feast will be served on the Camelia Terrace, purposely set up for the occasion and offering breath-taking views of the fountain and Waldorf Astoria beach.
Gala Dinner is available on 31 December 2020 at 7.30 PM with a cocktail reception in the Camelia Lounge
- Silver Package – includes NYE Gala Lavish International Buffet, free flow of selected house beverages, glass of bubbly at midnight, 1 raffle draw entry, and a free access to Al Fayrouz (after-party) for AED 1,600
- Gold Package – includes all silver package benefits, multiple raffle draw entries, and a special seat facing the stage for AED 1,850
ONE-OF-A-KIND VIRTUAL TOUR, ‘MEET ME AT THE CLOCK’
Usher in the New Year with a time travelling afternoon tea experience! Go back in time, escape the present, and step into the rich history of the Waldorf Astoria brand with the ‘Meet Me at the Clock’ virtual tour. This exciting experience features a virtual tour with an audio guide available in Arabic, English, and Russian and takes participants on an adventure that unravels the heritage of the luxurious Waldorf Astoria brand. Discover the touching story behind the ‘meet me at the clock’ expression and how this has become an integral part of the brand legacy.