In pictures: Last minute New Year's eve 2016 deals
Hoteliermiddleeast.com presents a roundup of the special offers available this New Year's eve
End the year at Coya Dubai.
\nCoya Dubai expands its offerings to include New Year’s Eve.
\nTo end the year on a high note, COYA Dubai will be hosting a surprise themed party as guests groove to the tunes of two special DJ’s performing in the Pisco Lounge.
\nThe Member’s Club will see a live band welcome them into the New Year and diners will have the opportunity to experience a special menu for New Year’s Eve. Starting 2017 on the right foot, COYA Dubai’s first day of the year will see the return of the brunch concept offered up with the outlet’s signature flourish as guests dine to the sights and sounds of South America while in the heart of Dubai.
\nAED 850/person on restaurant tables; AED 1,250/person (USD $340) on the elevated enclosed terrace tables.
\n*New Year’s Day brunch prices will be: AED 328 ($98)– Non-alcoholic package. AED 498 ($135) – House beverages. AED 598 ($162) – Champagne.
Festive offerings from Fairmont the Palm.
\nOn the 1st January, Flow Kitchen is inviting everyone to celebrate the first day of the New Year in style among family and friends with the exclusive New Year’s Day Lunch. The exquisite buffet offers a wide variety of grills and international cuisines accompanied by live DJ music to chill out among family and friends from only AED 355 per person. To start the first day of the year in style, guests are welcome to enjoy the authentic Churrascaria dining experience at Frevo with succulent cuts of meats, fresh seafood and authentic South American salads with family and friends from only AED 395 ($107) per person.
Welcome 2017 in ‘Viva la Vegas Style’ at Dusty’s Celebrate the New Year at Dusty’s al fresco on their terrace. The mood shifts into a party vibe with a Vegas themed night to usher in the New Year. Keeping in the theme along with the festivities, there will also be tons of goodies to win, the jackpot being a huge table for the famous Lazy Saturday brunch to enjoy in 2017. From the glitz of Las Vegas to the elegance of the ambience in DIFC, guests will have a great view of the world famous fireworks at the Burj Khalifa. Dusty’s resident spin-doctors have the New Year musical beats sorted and plan to keep you entertained in high spirits through the night. Reservations required.
\nDeal: A special 3 course Al La Carte festive dinner can be enjoyed alongside the following beverage packages: Enjoy with Bubbly for AED850 ($231), Enjoy with Dusty’s House Beverages for AED 750, Focus on the delicious festive dinner with the soft drink package for AED 450 ($122).
New Year’s Eve Dinner at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi Celebrate New Year’s at 55&5th, The Grill. Join the resort’s signature restaurant for an evening of glamour, gastronomic highlights and stirring live entertainment by The Jade Trio band in the impressive setting of 55&5th The Grill.
\nDress to impress in golden style and celebrate the New Year with friends and family enjoying a gourmet six-course menu from the award-winning culinary team. Price: Six-course menu inclusive of a welcome drink: AED 850 +++ per person ($231). Six-course menu inclusive of a beverage pairing, recommended by the Head Sommelier: AED 1199+++ per person. New Year’s Day Brunch: Celebrate at the resort’s all-day dining venues’ premier buffet offering in a stylish atmosphere curated by live entertainment from Naz Holland & The Souled Out Band. Price: Silk package inclusive of soft beverages: AED 300 +++ per person ($81). Pearl package inclusive of house beverages: AED 395 +++ per person($107). Diamond package inclusive of Louis Roederer bubbly: AED 495 +++ per person ($134).
Blind Dragon Dubai, The Atrium at Al Habtoor City
\nStarting from 8 pm onwards the Blind Dragon’s NYE package is geared towards family and friends, with exclusive karaoke suites. The package priced at $163 (AED 599) per person includes a special menu and free flowing drinks.
Festive Cheer at Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas in Abu Dhabi.
\nAnantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas and their five resorts across the emirate of Abu Dhabi, provides the perfect festive getaway this New Years. Guests can enjoy the seclusion of the three resorts on Sir Bani Yas Island, or the bright lights of Abu Dhabi at Eastern Mangroves Hotels & Spa by Anantara.
\nEastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa by Anantara has three venues to choose from:
\nStart the evening with an authentic four course Thai menu at Pachaylen, from AED 499* ($135), before continuing the celebrations under the stars on the Pool Deck. Welcome in 2017 at the poolside setting and dance the night away with classic feel-good tunes from a DJ as well as free-flowing beverages from the open bar. Prices start from AED 250* ($68) per person with soft drinks or AED 480* ($130) with house beverages, from 10.30 pm to 3.00 am. Those looking to welcome in the New Year in extravagant style can arrange a private party at the Royal Mangroves Suite from AED 50,0001 ($13,600).
\nAt Anantara Al Yamm Villa Resort, feast on Mediterranean food whilst listening to the soothing sounds of a sax before mingling around a crackling bonfire. Count down to 2017 with a delicious African inspired buffet at Anantara Al Sahel Villa Resort and enjoy the captivating strings of a violin, whilst Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara will be hosting a rich buffet overlooking the ocean at Amwaj. For a more lavish affair, join the New Year’s Gala Dinner at the Dhabi Ballroom. Prices for New Year’s Eve celebrations are AED 999* ($271) per person, including soft beverages, house grapes and hops.
\nTilal Liwa Hotel, situated on the edge of Rub Al Khali Desert in Abu Dhabi’s Empty Quarter, has tailored weekend getaway packages to ring in 2017.
\nThe experience begins on December 30th, with a relaxed afternoon followed by an evening meal at Al Badiya restaurant. On New Year’s Eve, you have the choice of staying for one night or two nights including a gala dinner with unlimited house beverages.
\nFor those who book on December 30th, room rates start at $658 (AED 2417) and include breakfast and dinner with unlimited beverages on first night and entry to the Gala Dinner on New Year’s Eve with unlimited house beverages on the second night.
\nFor guests looking to stay the night of the 31st, packages start from $385.79 (AED 1417) including buffet breakfast and entry to Gala Dinner with unlimited house beverages. The other offer starts at $276.89 (AED 1017) for one night stay with food and beverage and bubbly brunch.
\nThe signature six course menu is available from 8 pm to 1 am at Dubai’s Pierchic on the Marina. Packages start from $ 680.65 (AED 2,500) with house beverages and go up to $2314.22 (AED 8,500) with Krug Grand Cuvée. Outdoor seating allocated at time of bookings made. First come, first served.
Four Seasons Abu Dhabi
\nFour Seasons Abu Dhabi will be hosting the New Year’s Eve Celebrations at Zsa Zsa starting from 10pm to 4am, the next day. The champagne package is priced $163 (AED 595++) . There’s a diverse range of packages to choose from, including a VIP choice that offers magnum Champagne, four bottles of spirits and tasty canapés. Table and VIP room reservations are available upon request.
Nassima Royal Hotel
\nThe Nassima Royal Hotel on the Sheikh Zayed Road is hosting a New Year’s Eve gala dinner at its Celsius restaurant. Priced at US $190.31 (AED 699) per person the dinner will also include live entertainment and selected house beverages, followed by access to the 42nd floor to view the midnight fireworks display. The Phantom of the Opera themed party at the Tre Lounge on the 50th floor, with table packages starting from $544.31 (AED 2000) including selected beverages and sharing platters, will also offer views of the city and a front row seat to the fireworks.