Meliá Koh Samui Celebrates Christmas with Merry Events
Koh Samui, Thailand, December 3, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / With the season to be jolly approaching, beachfront resort Meliá Koh Samui will host an array of festivities including a Christmas tree lighting ceremony, exquisite dining experiences, a visit from Santa Claus, fireworks and more.
After kicking off the festive program with the tree lighting ceremony amid a choir performance on 17 December 2021, the resort overlooking secluded Choeng Mon beach will stage a four-course Christmas Eve dinner, Christmas Day buffet brunch and New Year’s Eve gala dinner and after party.
On December 24, executive chef Azizskandar Awang, who has won a string of coveted awards during his 21-year career including the prestigious Chef Hotelier of the Year award at the Hotelier Awards Asia, will serve a Western-themed four-course dinner with optional paired wines. Staged at the Power Lounge from 7pm – 10pm, the dinner is priced at THB 1,600++ (USD 47++) per person and totals THB 3,000++ (USD 89++) per person with paired wines.
To mark Christmas Day on December 25, the resort will stage a delectable buffet brunch brimming with all sorts of indulgent options at a series of stations to a backdrop of live entertainment. The ‘Raw Bar’ will offer poached rock lobsters, imported French ‘Fine de Claire’ oysters, Koh Samui blue swimmer crabs and poached tiger prawns.
The brunch’s ‘Carving Station’ will feature honey-glazed Christmas ham, whole roast turkey, Australian grass-fed beef rib eye steak, Italian pork porchetta and Australian leg of lamb with garlic and rosemary. In addition to Japanese and Spanish stations, the feast will include a traditional Christmas platter and trimmings, Massimiliano charcuterie board and cheese collection. Yule Log cakes, mince pies, Mazapán de Toledo, Italian panettone, Christmas pudding with brandy cream, and croquembouche are among the desserts.
Santa Claus will give the children gifts and wish them a Merry Christmas at the brunch, to be held from noon until 4pm at The Breeza Beach Restaurant & Bar. The brunch starts from THB 2,400++ (USD 71++) per person and is THB 1,200++ (USD 36++) per child aged 5 to 12.
On the final day of 2021, December 31, the resort will host a gala dinner buffet under the stars at the beach, on the sun deck and around the infinity pool from 7.30pm – 10.30pm with live entertainment and fire dancing show. The buffet’s selection of Mediterranean and local Thai cuisine will include a ‘Spanish Corner’ offering paella and tapas and ‘Charcoal Grill Station’ with tiger prawns, fish of the day in banana leaf, grilled rock lobster and grilled local squid. In addition to the Raw Bar’s fresh seafood and an ‘Artisan Pasta Station’, other highlights include a whole roast pig, Beher Jamón Ibérico ‘Pata Negra’, Australian lamb shoulder and baked salmon. The gala dinner starts from THB 2,990++ (USD 89++) per person and is THB 1,495++ (USD 44++) per child.
Afterwards, guests will descend on the beach to ring in the new year with live music, a DJ spinning tunes and a riot of colour as fireworks light up the skies.
To contact Meliá Koh Samui or to make a reservation, please call +66 (0) 77 938 899
The four-course Christmas Eve dinner is THB 1,600++ (USD 47++) per person, and totals THB 3,000++ (USD 89++) with paired wines. The Christmas Day buffet brunch starts from THB 2,400++ (USD 71++) per person, and is THB 1,200++ (USD 36++) per child aged 5 to 12. The New Year’s Eve gala dinner starts from THB 2,990++ (USD 89++) per person and is THB 1,495++ (USD 44++) per child. Prices are subject to 10% service charge and applicable taxes.
About Meliá Hotels & Resorts
Meliá Hotels & Resorts is the best-known international brand in the portfolio of the Meliá HotelsInternational company; it has more than 100 city and resort hotels in the main leisure and business destinations of Europe, Asia, Africa and America. The brand offers exemplary meetings and events facilities in all important business cities as well as in exotic locations, catering to the ever-expanding conference and incentive travel market. As part of its innovation philosophy and new positioning, Meliá Hotels & Resorts has reinvented itself to cater to every aspect of the guests’ wellbeing. Unique experiences are created for guests and are defined by relaxation, quality time and personalised services. For a balanced lifestyle, Meliá Hotels & Resorts instinctively understands the guests’ needs and lifestyle expectations, which is an integral part of its redefined identity.
About Meliá Hotels International
Founded in 1956 in Mallorca (Spain), Meliá Hotels International operates more than 380 hotels (portfolio and pipeline) throughout more than 40 countries, under the brands Gran Meliá Hotels & Resorts, Paradisus by Meliá, ME by Meliá, Meliá Hotels & Resorts, INNSiDE by Meliá, Sol by Meliá and TRYP by Wyndham. The Group is one of the leading companies in resort hotels worldwide, while also leveraging its experience to consolidate the growing segment of the leisure-inspired urban market. Its commitment to responsible tourism has led the Group to become the most sustainable hotel company in Spain and Europe in 2020, according to the SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA). It also has ranked seventh in the Wall Street Journal’s list of the 100 most sustainably managed companies in the world (and the leading travel company) and is the only Spanish travel company included in the list of “Europe’s Climate Leaders 2021” by Financial Times. Meliá Hotels International is also included in the IBEX 35 Spanish stock market index and it is the Spanish hotel leader in Corporate Reputation (Merco Ranking).
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