Macau is bursting with so much holiday spirit that you don’t have to travel anywhere else in the world to get the Christmas feeling. From our favorite hotels dressing up their lobby in a battle for best showstopping decoration to towering Christmas trees, and fantastic festive dinners, the air is somehow brighter and more beautiful this season. You can walk along the streets and find every nook memorable. From family moments to festive activities for children and the whole gang, there are a lot of things to do and explore in Macau!
It’s all about friends and family this holiday season! Try the festive afternoon tea at Conrad Macao’s Lobby Lounge. Serving a mouth-watering Festive High Tea Menu until New Year, the menu features savory snacks including sour cream and cucumber tartlet topped with raw fish; lemon crab and avocado sandwiches, cream cheese, to name a few. For the ones who crave something sweeter there are also snow choux cream, tropical fruits, chocolate cake, Christmas stollen, mince pies and raisin scones with clotted cream and orange jam. Naturally there is also a choice of tea, coffee or two Christmas cocktails/mocktails. The set is priced at MOP $268. It is available 3:00 to 6:00 pm daily.
Conrad Macao Sands Cotai Central, +853 2882 9000, www.sandscotaicentral.com
Louvre Cafe at City of Dreams
Take time to bond with your loved ones before the year ends. Chat and chill away under the glass dome of Louvre Cafe at the City of Dreams. Indulge in a tempting selection of seasonal treats including a gingerbread man, Christmas panettone and more together with two glasses of la chouette cider. Feel the Christmas spirit and indulge in a delicious afternoon tea with a festive twist! This tea set is priced at MOP $340 for two.
Grand Coloane Resort
Hosting The Christmas Village at a beautiful nature setting of the Grand Coloane Resort’s outdoor area, the free-entrance event is filled with festivities until Christmas Day. Every Sunday, there will be fun-filled activities for children, international food and beverage booths, bazaar, ANIMA pet adoption, Village Mall artisanal workshops and more. Enjoy the themed decorations that include a huge gingerbread man display on the lawn. Take the whole family for a weekend of fun every Sunday at The Christmas Village in Grand Coloane this winter season.
With a towering Christmas tree to welcome visitors into a splendid winter wonderland, there’s a real Santa waiting for everyone with gifts and goodies on hand. An enchanting group of Christmas performers will also be celebrating with all resort guests. From a Christmas Candy Parade to lively Christmas Character everywhere at the Galaxy Macau, there will even be a Santa Flash Mob appearing every weekend from December 2 to 15, and every day from December 16 to 26.
Shoppes at Cotai Central Macao
Shrek’s Holiday House is nestled in the Level 2 of Shoppes at Cotai Central, Macao. Everyone’s favorite ogre has a special surprise with a decorated swamp house for the holidays. Making special appearances as Santa Claus Shrek to give kids of all ages an amazing photo opportunity for a Christmas experience that you’ll always remember this festive season.
Shoppes at Cotai Central Macao Sands Resorts, Cotai Strip, Macau, www.sandscotaicentral.com
Hotel Okura Macau
The Nagomi High Tea Buffet is decked with a festive ambiance that is relaxing. For just MOP $168 per person, indulge in a delicious selection of bites, treats and wonderful atmosphere. It is available from December 17 to 26 and resumes on December 30 to January 2, 2017. The High Tea Buffet starts at 2:00pm to 6:00pm.
Happy Holidays folks! Watch out for more festive updates!