Atlantis, The Palm Celebrates the Chinese New Year!

27 January, 2016 By Atlantis Blog


In the Chinese calendar, 2016 is the Year of the Red Fire Monkey and this is the 4713th Chinese Year! What better way to celebrate the year of this energetic and mischievous animal than by joining us for a series of exciting events that will ring in the New Year with bold ambition and set the tone of the next few months which is sure to bring happiness, good cheer and luck!

Inspired by the delicious traditional Chinese cuisine as well as cultural performances in the form of entertaining dances, Atlantis, The Palm is offering a variety of specials in the form of activities, experiences, spa treatments, retail sales and more! Here’s your go-to list for our Chinese New Year celebrations, running at various times throughout February.

Have your holiday itinerary planned at our Ni Hao Centre

At Atlantis, The Palm, we have staff from around the globe, including our delightful Chinese-speaking staff! They will be waiting to welcome you at our dedicated Ni Hai centre, and will help you plan the most magical time of relaxation and adventure at our luxury hotel. Everything from seeing our marine life to enjoying a meal at one of our 23 restaurants can be arranged for you during your stay, making your New Year the best yet!

Our Ni Hao centre will be open from 8 – 13 February 2016, 10am – 6pm.

Celebrate at one of our famous restaurants

Not one, but four of our restaurants at Atlantis, The Palm will be offering a selection of mouth-watering fare – a dining experience that will have you going back for more! Chinese restaurant, Yuan will be hosting an amazing a la carte menu designed especially for the celebrations. Our famous Saffron restaurant will be serving delicious Dim Sum, Chili Crab, Peking duck and more at AED255 per person and our buffet restaurant, Kaleidoscope will also dedicate their menu to the Chinese New Year in their series of interactive kitchens. Not to forget Asia Republic, which has dedicated this time to serving a highly enjoyable a la carte menu, perfect for the festivities.

All four restaurants will be hosting Lion Dance performances on the first three days of the New Year (7-9 February). There will also be a feast for your eyes in the form of a breath-taking fireworks display on the 7th of February at 8pm!

Experience various water activity specials

To celebrate the start of a New Year, we are lowering prices for our Chinese and Taiwanese passport holders! Experience a special, limited rate when visiting our Dolphin Encounter Adventures in the resort, where you can swim with the dolphins! There is also the opportunity to see our Sea Lion’s perform at Sea Lion Point – fun for the entire family!

For more information, visit our Ni Hao Centre.

Relax with our spa offerings

If you’d like to see in the New Year with a bit of pampering before the eating and drinking commences, we have a special spa offer for that too! A 60 minute massage is available for only AED 510, which is sure to release any tension you have worked up over the past year! Let your stress simply melt away with this hour of bliss!

Enjoy some retail therapy with our shopping deals

Last but not least, what would a holiday be without a spot of shopping! Experience the ultimate retail therapy day by taking advantage of special discounts offering 10% to 40% off fashion, swimwear, jewellery, chocolate and exclusive art from top artists and boutiques all within the hotel. The best part? These sale offers are available from the 1st to the 29th of February. Happy shopping!

Atlantis, The Palm is the only Dubai luxury hotel to visit when celebrating the year of the monkey with your family and friends! Find out more here.