Sponsored: Festive fun with Jumeirah: The best places to celebrate Christmas and New Year’s Eve

From turkey dinners to firework displays, the best of December across Dubai
Sponsored: Festive fun with Jumeirah: The best places to celebrate Christmas and New Year’s Eve
20 Dec 2018 AT 11:44 AM
20 Dec 2018 AT 11:44 AM

Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve are right around the corner, and that means the vast and extravagant range of restaurants in Jumeirah hotels are pulling out all the stops for the best festive period ever. From superb brunches filled with seasonal delights to beautiful spots to see in 2019 with the best views of the fireworks, here are just some of the amazing ways you can celebrate throughout December at Jumeirah.

FESTIVE MARKETS

No Christmas is complete without a festive market to stroll around and pick up some last minute quirky gifts. Whether you want to partake in a giant snowball fight or get the adrenaline pumping with a bungee jump, or simply want to indulge in some traditional Christmas fare, there’s something for everyone. You can even visit Santa and pick up a present from him.
When: December 20-28
Where: Fort Island, Madinat Jumeirah Conference Centre and Jumeirah Creekside Hotel
Price: Free entry

CHRISTMAS DAY BRUNCH

Hanaaya Mina A’Salam

Combining the dishes of Mexican restaurant Tortuga and Arabic eatery Hanaaya, this is the festive brunch like no other. The mouth-watering fare is back dropped by the sparkling waters, too.
When: December 25, 12.30pm – 4pm
Where: Jumeirah Mina A'Salam
Price: From AED500

Al Mahara

Go on an aquatic adventure this party season and enjoy three courses of scrumptious seafood while sat amongst the equally impressive sea creatures swimming by the windows. With famed TV chef Nathan Outlaw rustling up the menu, you know it’s going to be sensational.
When: December 24-25, 12.30pm-2.30pm
Where: Burj Al Arab
Price: From AED495

Skyview Bar

Admire the stunning decorations as you indulge in Afternoon Tea in at one of the most luxurious venues in Dubai. Sat high in the iconic Burj Al Arab you’ll get a fantastic view across the city’s skyline as you enjoy expertly crafted beverages.
When: December 24-25, 1pm-4.30pm
Where: Burj Al Arab
Price: AED650

Kitchen Connection

Treat yourself and your family to an exquisite and exciting brunch consisting of a huge variety of Christmas Day fare. Enjoy unlimited cuisine featuring all your favourites as you soak up incredible view from the beach surroundings.
When: December 25, 1pm-4pm
Where: Jumeirah Beach Hotel
Price: From AED720

Mundo

Enjoy an entire world of flavours from one luxurious spot as December 25 rolls around. Head to this ambience location and explore Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Indian and Asian cuisine.
When: December 25, 1pm-4pm
Where: Jumeirah Emirates Towers
Price: From AED315

TURKEY TAKEAWAY

Don’t worry about cooking the turkey and all the trimmings this festive season – Jumeirah has you covered. Just contact the Madinat Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers or Jumeirah Creekside Hotel and they will create a veritable banquet for you and your guests. All you have to do is pick it up and enjoy the feast.

For more information on how to book your festive takeaway click here

NEW YEAR’S EVE

Hanaaya Mina A’Salam

And one of Dubai’s favourite brunches are also promising to go all out for its final one of the year. Watch the firework display sweep over the Arabian Gulf as you tuck into delicious fare to the sound of the five piece live band.
When: December 31, from 8pm
Where: Jumeirah Mina A'Salam
Price: From AED1,600

Rockfish

Eight incredible courses from the set menu and free flowing beverages in this gorgeous setting makes for a perfect end to the year. Access to the after party happening at Shimmers included in the price, too.
When: December 31
Where: Madinat Jumeirah
Price: AED3,800 per person

Hanaaya Mina A’Salam

And one of Dubai’s favourite brunches are also promising to go all out for its final one of the year. Watch the firework display sweep over the Arabian Gulf as you tuck into delicious fare to the sound of the five piece live band.
When: December 31, from 8pm
Where: Jumeirah Mina A'Salam
Price: From AED1,600

Rockfish

Eight incredible courses from the set menu and free flowing beverages in this gorgeous setting makes for a perfect end to the year. Access to the after party happening at Shimmers included in the price, too.
When: December 31
Where: Madinat Jumeirah
Price: AED3,800 per person

More on….
Festive markets: jumeirah.com/festivemarket
Christmas turkeys: jumeirah.com/en/offers/christmas-turkey/
Christmas and New Year events: jumeirah.com/festivedining

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