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Jumeirah festive celebrations

Boasting a line-up of impressive activities and festive gastronomy, adults and kids are invited to explore the holiday happenings and partake in an enchanting December across Jumeirah. From a fun festive market, to afternoon teas and Christmas brunches, make this a sparkling and cheerful season.

Festive Market

Madinat Jumeirah Fort Island

Jumeirah festive celebrations

Gather your loved ones and head to the Madinat Jumeirah Festive Market to enjoy 15 days of exciting activities for the young and the young at heart. From a snow fight zone to bungee jumping, there is something for everyone. While the kids are having fun, and taking in the spirit of the occasion, parents, friends, and family can enjoy a wide variety of delightful festive food and beverages. A celebration not to be missed!
December 16 to 30 from Sunday-Wednesday from 3pm-late and Thursday-Saturday from 12pm- late. Free entry. Don’t forget to download Jumeirah One app and pay with points. Visit the website.


Afternoon Tea

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Sahn Eddar, Burj Al Arab

Expect a selection of sweet and savoury treats with unlimited speciality tea, coffee and soft beverages at the Christmas edition of the spot’s afternoon tea. Those who want to toast can include a glass of bubbly that pairs perfectly with these sumptuous bites.
December 15 to 30, 3-6pm. AED490 for two (inclusive of unlimited soft and hot beverages) and AED590 inclusive of a glass of bubbly per person. Visit the website.

Al Mandhar, Jumeirah Al Naseem

A picturesque assortment of savoury and sweet treats, made with vegan and locally sourced ingredients, awaits diners at the Turtle Tea by Idriss B. A contribution will also be made on your behalf to the Turtle Rehabilitation Project.
Daily from 2:30-6:30pm. AED280 per person inclusive of unlimited soft and hot beverages and AED320 per person inclusive of a glass of bubbly. Visit the website.

Al Fayrooz, Jumeirah Al Qasr

What’s afternoon tea without scones? Tuck into freshly baked treats alongside assortment of savoury bites and gourmet petit fours, paired with unlimited speciality tea, coffee and soft beverages at this palatial lounge with ocean views.
Daily from 2-4pm. AED215 per person. Visit the website.

Al Samar, Jumeirah Mina A’Salam

A selection of sweet and savoury treats complemented by a fine medley of freshly brewed coffee and fine loose tea. It’s the perfect escape along the Jumeirah beachfront.
Daily from 2.30pm-6:30pm. AED270 for two (inclusive of two hot beverages). Visit the website.

Pearl Lounge, Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Escape to this lounge for delectable savouries, pastries, freshly baked scones and unlimited speciality tea, coffee and soft beverages.
Daily from 2-5pm. AED300 for two (inclusive of unlimited soft and hot beverages) and AED480 inclusive of a glass of bubbly per person. Visit the website.

Sultan’s Lounge, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Accompanying unlimited specialty tea, coffee and soft beverages, is an assortment of savouries, scones and delish homemade pastries.
December 5 to 30 at 3-6pm. AED220 for two, inclusive of a signature tea selection and AED299 for two, inclusive of signature tea and two glasses of bubbly. Visit the website.


Christmas Brunches

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Jumeirah Al Qasr

For a romantic, coastal Italian dining affair in a refined setting, there’s no better place than Pierchic, set on the hotel’s private pier overlooking the shimmering waters of the Arabian Gulf. This festive season, French Riviera will also offer a magnificent brunch with ‘je ne sais quoi’ of the South of France, complete with live entertainment for a fun afternoon out. The Al Qasr vintage festive brunch at Arboretum and The Hide will offer an extravagant festive feast with seasonal dishes, unlimited beverages and a band playing all the old festive classics from Rat Pack, Bing Crosby, Nat King Cole and Ella Fitzgerald. The after-party continues at the newly opened Parisian-inspired venue, Bar Buci until 6:30pm.
December 10, 17 and 25 at 1-4:30pm. AED420 inclusive of soft beverages, AED550 inclusive of house beverages and special concoctions, AED720 inclusive of premium bubbly and AED250 for children. Visit the website.

Bastion and Dhow and Anchor, Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Impress loved ones with stunning views of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, as you indulge at the modern brasserie and grill Bastion or make a beeline for a festive brunch at the all-time favourite gastropub Dhow and Anchor, or D&A, serving up hearty British classics.
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Tortuga and Hanaaya Jumeirah Mina A’Salam

A Mexican festive brunch, live entertainment and more await diners at Tortuga. Dining with a bevy of friends? Opt for an international brunch at the chic waterside dining spot Hanaaya, serving festive specials, and signature meat and fish from the grill, to suit all taste buds.
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Nomad, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel

Nomad will get a festive makeover this season, with twinkling lights and glittering ornaments adding to the holiday cheer. Tuck into sumptuous seasonal specials from the widespread international buffet.
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Rockfish and Kayto Jumeirah Al Naseem

Enjoy relaxed beachside dining with delectable fresh seafood platters, live entertainment and more, at the modern Mediterranean restaurant, Rockfish. If a cool Nikkei brunch is more down your alley, the renowned Kayto is a must-visit.
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Imperium, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

The family-friendly Imperium features gourmet fare, continental delights using the finest ingredients from around the world, festive specials, a sushi room and an unrivalled dessert assortment in a designated room. The regal setting includes bubbly stations, with live musical performances adding to the mood.
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Trattoria, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

The much-loved Trattoria, sited on the waterfront, offers a celebration of classic, authentic flavours that will transport you to the streets of Italy. Expect antipasti, traditional pasta, oven-baked pizza, meat and seafood dishes, and decadent desserts at the festive brunch. Live entertainment will have you swaying and singing along to your favourite tunes.
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Dubai Hills

Brunch in the Hills with family-style sharing plates, a hearty roast, live music and bubbly. The festive brunch takes place every Friday until the end of 2021, offering a fun-filled escape filled with comfort food, over the weekend.
December 5 to 31 on Fridays. Visit the website.