When it comes to the most awaited festival of the year nothing beats the excitement Christmas has in store for us. Every nook and corner is decorated with holly leaves, candy canes and Christmas trees with the most beautiful ornaments. This festival is often celebrated with a lot of pump and galore. Food being one of the most significant parts of this season as the preparations start before the actual date. Many families are seen drying their cake ingredients in order to go down to the bakers and have their delicious Christmas goodies baked. With families joining families and friends over dinners and brunches, the menu of the day needs to be at its best.
Festivals without food are not an enjoyable festival. Christmas calls for sweets of various kinds, cookies, cakes, fine wine, meats and lots more. Living in Dubai, food is something that one would find easily anywhere and with this important season on, the demand for cravings rise ten times more than usual. Various places have their discounts and offers put up for weeks. The onset of the Christmas season is all about promotions, offers and fun!
Some of the best places to dine in are: Kitchen 6 at JW Marriott Marquis located in Business Bay. This place has six live cooking stations and food that will make your mouth melt. This place not only offers you amazing food but also guarantees an evening of entertainment and fun. Swissotel Al Ghurair is another lovely place to take your family to. The large buffet of food to choose from is laid out to suit everyone’s tastes which is accompanied by activities for children with loads of treats and frolic. This place is located in Deira and children below six years of age may enter for free.
Tucking into a course of three meals at The Irish Village with its special prawn cocktail and roasted turkey, Christmas could not be more complete in the heart of Garhoud. Festive Gardens at Habtoor Palace in LXR Hotels & Resorts is a wonderful place to escape the reality and settle in with some soothing jazz and enjoy a meal filled with barbeque and steaming salmon. This place has one of the best layouts for desserts to choose from. As you enjoy the live band that brightens up everyone’s moods, a kiddies corner is made with exciting Christmas events planned for them as well. This is not just a restaurant but a holiday themed gala.
Situated in Deira City Centre is a fabulous restaurant called Next Level Restaurant that has amazing deals for Christmas. With free giveaways that include tasty treats this place is a very chill and relaxing spot to spend Christmas eve at. Overlooking the Dubai Creek rests, a cozy restaurant called Danial Restaurant which offers a buffet where you can eat all you want. This is a very affordable place especially when you are trying to be on a budget and still wish to enjoy Christmas with a belly full of food. Spice Island, Aseelah, Crystal, Mr Toad and Novotel are some of the restaurants that one must try during the festival of Christmas.
There are a great many places to celebrate Christmas in Dubai. A place with music to dance to and get into the Christmas spirit is Dubai Opera. This place is filled with pomp and lighting that will blow your mind. Ski Dubai is another fun and adventurous place to be in. It doesn’t only give you the feeling of Christmas but also the extreme chills of a winter wonderland. With the weather changing in Dubai from the extreme hot months to the colder ones. La Mer and Miracle Garden are two must see places. La Mer is the ultimate beach destination that offers a variety of shops to buy food, jewelry, craft items and lots more from. This fun place is always bustling with activities and people enjoy taking long walks as they watch passers-by and other entertainments that take place here. Miracle garden is a very beautiful place that is filled with a wide selection of flowers and trees. It is called a miracle garden because it indeed is so. The weather in Dubai is not usually suitable for growing flowers but this garden beats the maximum.
Christmas is a season during which this place must be enjoyed as everything is Christmas themed and photographers from all around gather to take pictures of this place. This isn’t just a garden but an amazing spot for a Christmas themed holiday date! Global village is yet another popular place that everyone talks about. Spending time here is fun and memorable but going to this place with friends or family during Christmas is a whole other experience. With discounts on rides and offers on selective foods, this is a place that one must not miss out on.
Christmas after all comes around once a year and making the most of it with family and friends is amazing. For after all it’s not the expensive places that you go to but the people you spend this occasion with, is what counts the most. So picking the right place is important but most of all picking a place and making it right for this event is even more important!