Mon, 03 December 2018
Twinkling lights and the smell of gingerbread. Delicious meals and cups of hot cocoa. There is nothing quite like the magic of the especially at The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain.
This season families, couples as well as leisure travellers can truly enjoy ‘the most wonderful time of the year’, together with loved ones and friends inspiring #RCMemories that will last a lifetime. It’s sure to be a splendid occasion that even Santa and his elves in the North Pole wouldn’t miss.
Christmas Tree Lighting
Starting on December 1 from 6 pm onwards, the holiday season at The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain begins with an evening full of magic and splendour. A holiday tradition for nearly a decade, the resort’s hotel garden once again sets the scene for the annual Christmas Tree lighting ceremony and the much-awaited visit from Santa Claus. Throughout the evening, guests will savour traditional apple beverage, gingerbread cookies and hot cocoa while enjoying the holiday classics sung by the choir. The magical tunnel of lights also excites as the main drive illuminates with 150,000 miniature LED bulbs and 280,000 metres of colour-changing ribbons for a perfect holiday “selfie” moment to tag your #RCmemories @ritzcarltonbahrain.
Each day, through the month of December, guests can enjoy a Jolly Teatime menu at the signature Lobby Lounge or Ritz Gourmet Lounge featuring holiday pastry traditions like mince pies, stollen and panettone, along with a special menu of Christmas teas. Gourmet takeaways will also be available at the Ritz Gourmet Lounge with a selection of hampers and desserts perfect to accompany holiday gatherings.
Travelling families can also enjoy the annual Ritz Kids Winter Camp, from December 17 to January 7, with playful adventures and festive activities, while mums and dads indulge in ‘12 Days of Spa’, running December 14-26, featuring a daily unveiling of complimentary treatments and featured products on Facebook.
The Big Holidays
On December 25, the resort’s Grand Christmas Brunch delights with a lavish buffet spread featuring live stations, large seafood and prime rib corner and a room full of heavenly desserts.
The grand finale of the season ends with a New Year’s Eve countdown to 2019 where the 9,000sq/ft Al Noor Ballroom lights up with the ultimate pizazz for a night of Broadway and entertainment.
Pair holiday moments with overnight Christmas and New Year’s Eve packages, perfect for families or leisure travellers to create unforgettable #RCMemories together while enjoying the full line-up of festive events and culinary experiences, including:
Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
December 1, 6 p.m. | Hotel Garden
Feel the holiday spirit as we start the season with the lighting of the Christmas tree and festive tunnel of lights. Surround yourself with family and friends and let the cool breeze of the season embrace you while enjoying holiday classics sung by the choir. Tag your #RCMemories @ritzcarltonbahrain.
JOLLY TEA TIME
December 1-31, 3pm-7pm | Lobby Lounge and Ritz Gourmet Lounge
Tea time at the Ritz-Carlton is always a grand affair and the festive season makes it even more special with an indulgent selection of holiday treats.
Pricing: À la carte menu available from BD21++.
GRAND CHRISTMAS BRUNCH
December 25, 12.30pm-4.30pm | Grand Foyer
Indulge in a festive celebration of culinary delights highlighted by the chefs’ splendid creations – from live cooking stations and a large seafood and prime rib corner to a delectable spread of heavenly desserts. The grand occasion is elevated with live music, festive activities, and a special visit from Santa Claus.
Pricing: BD45++ per adult, including selected beverages; BD25++ per child, ages 4-12, includes soft beverages.
December 1-31 | Ritz Gourmet Lounge
Choose from a selection of festive cakes and goodies to celebrate the season. Takeaway turkey and roast beef family-style meals are available starting at BD99 ++. Orders must be placed at least 72 hours in advance.
Festive dining options are abundant, from the international buffet in La Med and lavish five-course set menu in Plums to light fare in Nirvana and decadent choices in The Ritz Gourmet. Available on Christmas and New Year’s Eve. Pricing options vary per restaurant.
CHRISTMAS JOY PACKAGE
Available December 24 and 25, create everlasting memories with your loved ones and enjoy exclusive rates this festive season with a vacation complemented with our Grand Christmas Brunch.
Pricing: Starting from BD175++ per night.
PAMPER YOURSELF THIS SEASON WITH ‘12 DAYS OF SPA’
Pamper yourself at The Ritz-Carlton Spa this festive season as they spread some holiday cheer to guests. Each day, from December 14, they will be offering selected gifts to guests who are booked for the day. From complimentary treatments to exciting products, everyone is in for a treat!
Follow www.facebook.com/ritzcarltonbahrain/ to see the gifts of the day are unveiled.
NEW YEAR’S EVE ON BROADWAY
December 31, 8pm-2am | Al Noor Ballroom
Celebrate New Year’s Eve on Broadway and welcome 2019 in style as The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain presents an elegant evening full of enchanting performances and extraordinary culinary presentations. Ritz Kids can also celebrate with a dedicated play area.
Pricing: BD95 per adult*; BD25 per child, ages 4-12. Advance purchase BD85, until December 10. *Includes gala dinner, countdown and selected beverages until 11.30pm.
NEW YEAR’S DAY BRUNCH
January 1, 12.30pm-3.30pm | La Med
Start the New Year with a sumptuous brunch featuring international specialities and selected beverages.
Pricing: BD35 per adult, includes selected beverages; BD30 with soft drinks; BD18 per child, ages 4-12.
NEW YEAR’S EVE ROOM PACKAGE
December 31, celebrate New Year’s at The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain and enjoy exclusive rates along with evening festivities at the resort, including the New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner.
Pricing: Staring from BD220++ per night.
Call (800) 00995 or 17 580-000.