CHRISTMAS EVEN DINNER at Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai starts with an extravagant open-air buffet, while live jazz and traditional carols by a live choir fill the air. Dinner features a journey around the world that includes selection of cold cuts, cheeses, and desserts also awaits. We’ll keep the kids entertained, so you can take a breather.
Dinner will be served from 6.30 pm to 9.30 pm. Cost: 3,200 THB for adults and 1.600 THB for each child. Time: 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Four Seasons’ Christmas Day feast includes classic holiday dishes, along with a spread of international specialties at its Rim Tai Kitchen and feature Christmas carols by a live choir and a visit from Santa and Santarina for the little ones.
Christmas Lunch will be served form noon to 3.30 pm. Cost: 2,800 THB for adults and 1,400 for each child,
On New Year’s Eve, say goodbye to 2018 with an evening of festivities in Four Seasons style that begins with intimate cocktails, followed by a sit-down dinner amid terraced rice fields.
The revelry continues at the poolside as the DJ from the renowned Ministry of Sound spins foot-tapping tunes, and free-flow drinks and dancing
It ends with fireworks at midnight, and the release of Thai lanterns into the sky for good luck in the New Year. The celebration starts at 7 pm and ends at 1 am. Price is 14,000 THB for adults and T7,000 THB per child,
At Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui, the celebrations start with an afternoon tea.
Executive Pastry Chef Dustin Baxter has put together a menu of petit fours, including gourmet sandwiches with Duck Egg, Winter Truffle and Watercress in Brioche Bun; Goat Cheese, Spiced Pumpkin Chutney and Foie Gras in Pumpernickel Bread and more.
Guests can get into a the spirit of the season with sweets like Classic Stollen or Raspberry Pistachio ‘Bouche de Noel’, while soaking in the island life. It stats at 1 pm and ends at 5 p.m. Price is 1,250 THB a person.
The tea runs from Dec. 21 to Jan. 7. Price: THB 1,250 person
Four Seasons Samui’s Christmas and New Year’s Day brunches combine a lavish buffet of Thai and International cuisine, with nostalgic seasonal dishes from around the globe, including traditional roasts with rich, savoury sides, decedent dessert and more festive favourites and a glass of sparkling wine. Both brunches run from noon to 4 pm.
On New Year’s Eve, there is a masquerade countdown party around the infinity-edge pool, as its band lays down great rhythms. Then the promise of new beginnings with dancing and a fireworks display while enjoying perfectly chilled Champagne that flows freely all the way to the 2019 countdown.
It gets under way at 10:30pm and ends with the count down for the New Year. Price is 9.500 THB per person and includes fre-flowing Champagne.
For late risers, there’s a New Year’s Day Lazy BBQ Brunch at the Beach House – a beachside barbecue serving up some classic comfort dishes while enjoying beautiful views of the Gulf of Thailand. There’s also a late breakfast with some brunch dishes and a selection of pastries next to a smoking grill, cooking up favourite barbecue classics while you sip on coconuts.
It runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Price per person is 2,500 THB.
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An evening of char-grilled succulence awaits. Enjoy a selection of fire-cooked delights in our lush tropical gardens, including whole roasted, grills, and marshmallows roasted in the bonfire at the Cocktail Lawn. Not to mention the fire dancers, who take the experience to a whole new level.
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm on Dec. 18, 22, 29 and Jan.3, 2019. Cost: 3,000 THB per adult and 1,500 THB per child