December 2017 - Celebrate the holiday season with the greatest gift of all, unique and unforgettable experiences at One&Only, an award-winning collection of ultra-luxury resorts.

With the return of the legendary One&Only Le Saint Géran in Mauritius, guests can immerse themselves in an incredible week of epicurean delights by the resort’s Executive Chef, Marc de Passorio and his culinary team. On Christmas Eve, guests will be welcomed to a Cocktail Reception followed by a Gala Dinner at La Terrasse. On Christmas Day, the morning begins with an indulgent champagne breakfast, while Santa will visit the resort with treats for the younger guests, sharing the magic of the festive season. The merriment comes to a memorable close with the spectacular New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner, a night of fireworks, fun and frolic to bid goodbye to the year.

At One&Only Reethi Rah, Maldives, Christmas Eve Dinner is a spectacular family affair - guests will be spoilt for choice at Reethi Restaurant with a vast selection international cuisine. The Christmas Day Champagne Brunch has a range of holiday classics catering to those with discerning tastes, along with surprise gifts from Santa for the younger guests. Usher in the New Year with a Gala Dinner at Sunrise Beach, surrounded by unforgettable views of the Indian Ocean and glittering skies lit up with fireworks.

Choose to spend the most magical time of the year at the remarkable One&Only Royal Mirage. Watch the golden sunset over Dubai Marina and follow the candlelit corridors to one of the resort’s many unique and sumptuous restaurants for a Christmas Eve dinner under the stars, with views of Palm Island bay or the lush green gardens. For Christmas Day, exquisite dining venue Celebrities is serving a White Glove Festive Brunch, an elegant four-course culinary experience designed by Chef Laurent Michel. Ring in 2018 at The Jetty Lounge, sink your feet in the warm soft sand and toast the New Year with an evening of fine beverages and live entertainment, while delighting at the firework display over the water.

One&Only The Palm, Dubai’s most intimate beachfront resort, invites guests to experience the holiday season in elegant surroundings with delicious culinary experiences. For Christmas Day, set off on a culinary journey with festive classics inspired by acclaimed Chef Yannick Alléno at STAY, or enjoy a yuletide brunch at ZEST, blending the best of tradition and culinary innovation. Welcome the New Year at 101 Dining Lounge offering unrivalled views of Dubai’s thrilling fireworks display, accompanied by live DJ to dance the night away in style.

In the heart of Victoria & Alfred Waterfront is One&Only Cape Town, an oasis in the heart of a bustling city. On Christmas Eve, enjoy a relaxing day at the pool followed by South African seafood braai (barbeque) dinner at the secretly tucked away Isola, or guests can indulge in traditional Christmas Eve meal at Reuben’s, featuring an interactive dessert station accompanied by atmospheric live music. On the last day of 2017, prepare for a glamorous New Year’s Eve party at the sensational award-winning Nobu, serving a six-course Omakase menu, followed by the countdown to midnight at Vista Bar & Lounge.

For a quintessential Australian Christmas with friends and family, experience the outstanding natural wonder of Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley, which is offering an array of activities for adults and children alike. Celebrate Christmas Eve by joining the ‘Australian Bush Experience’, with pony rides for children and a glass of bubbly for the adults, followed by live music around the campfire to keep cosy. For a relaxed and elegant New Year’s Eve, enjoy a special dinner set against the backdrop of the breath-taking Wolgan Valley, with exciting activities on the lawn for families to welcome 2018.

Set alongside the Sea of Cortez, One&Only Palmilla in Mexico welcomes guests to celebrate the holiday season in stunning natural surroundings and luxurious style. On Christmas Eve, a special selection of traditional holiday dishes will be served at Agua by Larbi, a Mexican farm-to-table restaurant, and SEARED by Michelin-starred Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. Guests can choose to begin Christmas Day by giving thanks at the resort’s chapel, followed by a spirited, classical Christmas dinner menu. After dining, delight in a wide selection of home-made desserts including classic stollen bread, Christmas pudding and a glass of eggnog. As another year comes to an end, partake in a sumptuous New Year’s Eve dinner and enjoy the atmosphere at SEARED and Agua by Larbi, serving a specially prepared five-course menu for a warm yet lavish celebration. Welcome 2018 with a live band and countdown to midnight at the exclusive ‘Colors of Mexico’ party.

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