L’Apogée Courchevel: Ski and Picnic
L’Apogée Courchevel, part of the Oetker Collection portfolio of masterpiece hotels, climbs the summits this season for moments of sharing. This is how the hotel is giving guests the opportunity to enjoy an exclusive VIP experience alongside Executive Head Chef Jean-Luc Lefrançois. Sports-mad Jean-Luc Lefrançois is a self-confessed ski enthusiast, and guests will have the chance to spend a full day by his side. On the menu, plenty of opportunities to chat and ask questions about both skiing and cooking, the two passions that fuel Jean-Luc Lefrançois’ life.
The programme: Join Jean-Luc Lefrançois at 10am ready to head out onto the slopes for a day of skiing tailored to suit your preferences and ability. Alpine skiing, cross-country skiing or ski touring? The choice is yours. At midday, stop for a picnic-style lunch pre-prepared by the Chef himself and return to L’Apogée Courchevel at around 3pm.Between 5pm and 6.30pm, sip a glass of champagne whilst the Chef demonstrates how to prepare the signature dish served at the hotel’s gastronomic Japanese restaurant “Koori”. This memorable experience is the perfect way to round off your stay at L’Apogée Courchevel. Click Here
Ultima Courchevel Belvédère re-opens for the Winter Season on December 17
Delivering Courchevel’s finest ski-in/ski-out stay, benefit from the best half-board experience yet in Ultima Courchevel Belvédère. Stay in one of their exquisite private 4 or 5-bedroom residences and enjoy Private Residences with Luxury Service, Direct Ski Slope Access with Ski Room (Direct South Resort / 2 mins North Resort), Private chef for dinner with set menus, and many other inclusions. Click Here
Christmas in Residence at The Lanesborough, London
Spend Christmas in the English capital for some true festive magic at this Regency home away from home. Available as a one, two- or three-night experience, the stay includes your very own Christmas tree in the room or suite, complimentary in-room English breakfast every morning and a sumptuous five-course Christmas Day lunch. Plus, a chauffeur-driven car transfers to St. Paul’s Church in Knightsbridge for evening service on Christmas Eve and to iconic London shopping landmarks such as Harvey Nichols and Hamleys. Click Here
Celebrate the Festive Season at Address Beach Resort, Dubai
Welcome the Festive Season in Dubai and indulge in a festive themed afternoon tea with a bottle of sparkling tea during the winter days in Dubai. The whole family is in for an enchanting experience as they design and assemble their very own edible gingerbread house. Tuck into some of the most wholesome culinary delights in a joyful atmosphere with a soulful choir and a visit from Santa Claus. Click Here
Vegan Feast at The Farm at San Benito, Philippines
As leading proponents of holistic wellness, the world-renowned eco-luxury resort continues to elevate plant-based flavours with a season-long menu of farm-to-table delights. Conceived and designed with Christmas festivities in mind, the Vegan Festive Feast Menu enhances all the freshest flavors of locally-sourced ingredients. From organic greens, grains, to fruits, everything on the table is a gastronomic reimagining of a holiday indulgence done the healthy way. Click Here
Go Moroccan at Mandarin Oriental Marrakech
Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech has a Moroccan festive season planned with a curated festive programme with entertaining activities that suit all ages. In keeping with tradition, an Advent calendar will count down with festive surprises every day during December. A daily lucky draw will offer participants the chance to win a wonderful gift or even a stay in one of the hotel’s stunning villas. Plus, an array of festive culinary delights including multi-course tasting menus. To help fulfil New Year’s resolutions, Energy Reader Justin Andries will be visiting from 24 December to 4 January. With his unique way of approaching spirituality and personal development, he will help guests start the new year with greater clarity, freedom and self-empowerment. Check out their A Festive Season Like No Other package.
Festive season at The Standard Bangkok
Check out the Roller Disco at The Plaza – a throwback to the 1980s in Hollywood where The Standard was born. The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon is bringing this all-American retro glam roller disco inspired by the legendary Sunset Strip to The Plaza with daily DJ sets curated by The Standard. A groovy combination of art, fashion and roller-skating, the disco is open to all, with hourly skate rentals available from 17th to 27th December 2022. While on Christmas Eve, The Standard Grill will be putting on a four-course dinner rooted in American culinary tradition with entertainment from Sunny Trio & Natt Buntita. The menu opens on a high note with foie gras terrine and is followed by a clam chowder served in a bread bowl with serrano and celeriac. Carved table-side are Norfolk turkey, CopperTree beef prime rib and Kurobuta pork loin served with butternut pumpkin confit, sauteed Swiss chard and Brussel sprouts with black truffle jus. Saving room for the moreish pumpkin pie with crème fraîche ice cream is highly recommended. On 24 December from 5:30 pm; priced at THB 3,200++ per person (add THB 1,200++ for optional wine pairings). At Mott 32 Bangkok the New Year’s Eve set dinner is priced at THB 8,888++ per person, with a glass of Billecart-Salmon Brut and live DJ entertainment. Click Here