Santa’s Christmas list for Atlantis

9 December, 2012 By admin

With Christmas weeks away, it’s time to start thinking festive. Atlantis makes it easy with this top 8 list of festive ideas.

    1. Step Inside a Gingerbread House

The Atlantis Christmas Shop will leave visitors in awe with its walls made of gingerbread. A white wonderland offering authentic treats, it’s a great place to stop in and stock for Christmas delicacies such as puddings, cakes and cookies.

    1. Enjoy a Christmas Break with the Family

Everyone needs an end of year break over Christmas. Book your stay at Atlantis and enjoy shark safaris and water action at Aquaventure Waterpark, the region’s largest waterpark and discovering marine life at The Lost Chambers Aquarium or simply lay by the pool in the beautiful Dubai sun.

    1. Have our Christmas Elves Tuck the Children In

Atlantis Kids Club offers an Elf Tuck-In for children of all ages staying in the resort where they will be read a personalised story, tucked in bed and receive a present from one of Santa’s elves.

    1. Try Wine Tasting on Christmas Eve  at Rostang

At celebrated ‘Grape Escape’ on Christmas Eve, not only can you go on an all-inclusive wine tasting journey around France, you can enjoy live cooking stations offering French treats and European cuisine.

    1. Enjoy a Festive Gourmet Feast at any of our incredible restaurants
      • Seafire Christmas Day Brunch will be a sumptuous affair, featuring providore, ‘butcher shop’ and seafood stations, as well as decadent dessert stations, surely to be a hive of activity.
      • Time Out’s ‘Best Brunch’ 2012 award winner Saffron turns on an incredible festive feast, with cuisines from every continent. From the Ice Bar with its freshly shucked and peeled seafood to the Hawker Noodle station, ice cream teppanyaki counter and crepery, Saffron’s winning elements remain.
      • Looking for Christmas on a white sand beach? Nasimi Beach will offer traditional roast turkey with all the trimmings and a relaxed coastal Christmas vibe.
      • No restaurant creates a gourmet festive feast for families quite like Ronda Locatelli, with favourites including homemade chestnut ravioli, and pumpkin, burrata cheese and truffle pizza.
      • For fine dining elegance with a festive flair, try the underwater dining experience at Ossiano.
      • For a refined Christmas High Brunch there is renowned restaurant Nobu, with its fusion of Asian and South American delights
      • Enjoy Christmas with a French twist, at Rostang, the French brasserie of Michelin star Chef Michel Rostang.

      For festive restaurant bookings enquiries contact Atlantis, The Palm on +971 4 426 2626 or visit for more information.

    2. Give a loved one the gift of a dolphin encounter at Dolphin Bay

The most unique gift this Christmas will be a gift voucher of the resort’s marine encounters such as an Ultimate Dive in The Ambassador Lagoon, a Dolphin Encounter at Dolphin Bay or Shark Safari at Aquaventure. For marine gift voucher enquiries, contact Atlantis, The Palm on +971 4 426 0000.

  1. Purchase your Christmas presents at The Avenues and Nasimi Boutique With over 40 luxury boutique stores, is the place to find unique Christmas gifts and most sought-after brands in in luxury fashion, beachwear, jewellery and beautiful handmade garments. Browse stores such as Tiffany & Co, B More, Lacoste, Rodeo Drive, Paspaley, Chopard, Vilebrequin, Porsche Design, Bateel, Kenza and Atlantis’ own Nasimi Beach Boutique.

    • The Avenues is open Sunday through Saturday between 10am until 10pm
    • Nasimi Beach Boutique is open from midday to midnight during weekdays and midday to 1am during weekends.
  2. Pick up your own Christmas turkey delivery made by our culinary team The turkeys come in three different sizes and are served with all your favourite condiments and trimmings. And if you’re looking to indulge, include our special dessert with your order.All turkeys are served with:

    • Stuffing – Prunes and Almond Stuffing.
    • Sauces – Cranberry Sauce, Turkey Giblet Sauce, Bread Sauce.
    • Condiments – Chipolata Sausage, Roasted Potatoes, Honey-Glazed Parsnip, Brussels Sprout, Green Beans, Carrots.