Rixos Bab Al Bahr, Ras Al Khaimah
Don’t miss a gala dinner along with a live performance, raffles, fireworks, and many more surprises at this beachfront resort. Being a beach party, it has various activities aligned at Dhs 2,000 per person that includes a dinner buffet or a la carte. It starts from 9 am to 3 am. Children between the age of 3 and 14 years can dine at a 50 per cent off while 0-3 year olds dine for free. The live cooking station is a special attraction besides performances by DJ M.E.G. and artist Akcent.
INFO: Al Marjan Island, Near Al Hamra Mall, Ras Al Khaimah; +971 7244 4400, www.rixos.com
Chill out in a Las Vegas style New Year celebration at Dusty’s. Apart from the festivities, there will be goodies also to win, the jackpot being a huge table for the famous lazy Saturday brunch to enjoy. This resto-bar’s crew will be dressed in their best version of Elvis Presley to add to the fun. A special three-course a la carte festive dinner can be enjoyed alongside the beverage packages like Bubbly for Dhs 850, Dusty’s House Beverages for Dhs 750 and you could focus on a festive dinner with soft drinks for Dhs 450.
How about celebrating your New Year’s Eve in an Italian style? At BiCE, there’s a spectacular gala dinner, remarkable views of the JBR fireworks and late night DJ after-party. And, there is an entire spread dedicated to those with a vegetarian preference as well. Packages are priced at Dhs 1,300 per person for the New Year menu with unlimited soft beverages, and Dhs 1700 per person with unlimited house beverages.
Rove Downtown Dubai
One can enjoy a NYE street festival, a festive bench brunch and exclusive NYE pool side celebration all set against backdrop of Burj Khalifa fireworks. Rove Downtown Dubai celebrates its first New Year’s Eve at The Daily with a fun backyard-style barbeque street festival. The package ranges from Dhs 650 per person (including soft beverages), Dhs 750 per person (including house beverages), Dhs 850 per person (including bubbly, house beverages) and Dhs 245 for children at the age of 6-12 years, while it’s free for children under 6 years of age.
INFO: Al Sa'ada Street, Zabeel 2, Downtown Dubai, +971 4561 9999, www.rovehotels.com
Hakkasan Dubai and Hakkasan Abu Dhabi
To start 2017, Hakkasan has planned a special New Year’s Eve menu featuring the restaurant’s renowned Cantonese cuisine. This menu is especially designed by Chef Andy Toh. The three-course menu begins with signature dishes such as hakka steamed dim sum platter, crispy duck salad and sesame prawn toast. While at Hakkasan Dubai, it starts from Dhs 498 onwards, at Hakkasan Abu Dhabi, the offer starts with Dhs 688 onwards. These offers are available on December 31 only.
INFO: Hakkasan Dubai, Emirates Towers, +971 4384 8484, email@example.com
Hakkasan Abu Dhabi, Emirates Palace, Corniche Road, Abu Dhabi, +971 2690 7739, firstname.lastname@example.org