Festive Season - Christmas and New Year in Dubai on Palm Jumeirah

Indulge in the “Festive Season” in Dubai on the luxurious grounds of Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah. Give your family the chance to enjoy a truly memorable Christmas, or welcome the New Year 2015 in a magical way with Max Baliardo performing live.

For prices, bookings and detailed information please call us at +971 56 6445815, +971 4 4442000 or email brunello.thepalm@kempinski.com

Al fresco dining, poolside lounging, and a traditional Christmas dinner

Dress to perfection and enjoy an elegant five-course menu prepared by our world-class gourmet chef. Sip contently on specially-paired grape amongst sophisticated company, while listening to our live piano entertainment. Santa Claus will also be making his appearance. Children are welcome. Generous gifts and more beckon your family to take part in the “Festive” pre-Christmas extravaganza!

Christmas Eve dinner: On December 24th, 19:00 till 23:00, Brunello restaurant (indoor and outdoor seating available)

  • AED 375 includes soft beverages
  • AED 575 includes alcoholic house beverages and a welcome glass of sparkling grapes
  • AED 195 for kids 6-12 years old; ages 5 and under are free

Dress code: Elegant attire

Kids Club: Complimentary Kids’ Club is open from 10:00 till 21:00, indoor activities only. Children under 2 should be accompanied by adult.


Christmas Brunch at Kempinski Palm Jumeirah

After you open the gifts, come to a Festive Christmas Brunch where our hotel guests and Dubai residents or visitors can eat their heart out with mouthwatering BBQ grilled waffles, pancakes, turkey carving and hand-selected cooking stations. It is a day to celebrate children or the child within you, with a special guest appearance by Santa Claus himself, who will be bringing some special gifts for all. Many kids’ activities are planned, such as face painting, henna painting, nail arts, making snowman arts and crafts, Christmas card making, etc, and of course taking pictures with Santa Claus. Live entertainment and a seasoned choir will bring out the most in your holiday spirit.

On December 25th, 12:30 till 15:30, Brunello restaurant

  • AED 345 includes soft beverages
  • AED 495 includes alcoholic house beverages
  • Children up to 5 years old eat for free and 6-12 years old at 50% off when dining with adults

Dress code: Smart casual

Beach and pool access: All our outside guests booking a Christmas Brunch can enjoy a full day access to beach and pool at a special price of AED 250 per person (children 0-12 free).

Kids' Club: Complimentary Kids’ Club is open from 10:00 till 19:00, indoor and outdoor activities. Children under 2 should be accompanied by adult.


Decorated Christmas tree for your suite

Christmas is on its way to meet us yet again. If you are staying in our hotel this Christmas, celebrate in style and have your own Christmas trees delivered directly to your suite, penthouse or villa with decorations and lights. Booking must be made at least 48 hours in advance.

Price: AED 1,500 with tree decoration


Santa comes to spend Christmas with you

Santa Claus is coming to Kempinski

Whether you’ve been naughty or nice, we have arranged for a very special visitor to stop by on December 24th, 25th and 31st.

Bring your children to meet Santa Claus:

  • December 24th: In lobby lounge 18:30 - 19:00  |  In Brunello restaurant 19:00 - 20:30
  • December 25th: East Lawn 12:00 - 15:00
  • December 31st: In lobby lounge 18:30 - 19:30

Santa Claus is coming to your suite

Santa can surprise your children! You can invite Santa Claus for a private visit to your own suite, bringing unequalled joy to your whole party! The appearance includes gift distribution. The photographer Elf will take your picture so the memory of your visit will never fade away.

Please note, Santa is on high demand. Please make your requests at least 48 hours in advance.


New Year’s Eve Garden Gala and Gipsy Night

Bring in the new year with a bang at Dubai’s prime location and delight in the decadent fireworks. Our lavish garden setting is a stunning backdrop against the Dubai skyline, the Palm Jumeirah lagoon and the private beach.

Enjoy the electric carnival-style atmosphere, accompanied by a sumptuous gala buffet and delicious seafood bar, paired with select premium beverages flowing all night. Complete the celebration with an array of entertainment, including an acrobatic show, a DJ, a live contemporary band, magicians and walk-around entertainers in the dedicated children’s area and the famous celebrity Max Baliardo and Kiko "The Golden Voice" flown in by our key sponsor, Air France-KLM, to perform for all of you who decided to meet New Year 2015 in Dubai, with us on the Palm Jumeirah island.

Our exclusive Garden Gala includes:

  • Gala buffet dinner with selected unlimited premium beverages
  • Dedicated children's area at the Garden Gala with exclusive children's entertainment 

 AED 3,300 per adult AED 1,650 for children between 6-12 years of age

Dress code: Elegant (suitable for outdoor venue)


Christmas spirit with a homemade turkey at AED 1,550

It is our turn to cook Christmas Dinner! Invite your closest relatives to a memorable Christmas Turkey Hamper in your suite, featuring a scrumptious menu that is almost too pretty to eat. Each hamper serves four to five people and must be ordered at least 24 hrs in advance to ensure availability and preparation requirements.

Starters: Bread basket | garden salad | butternut squash soup

Main course: Roasted turkey | traditional stuffing | mash potatoes | braised Brussels sprouts | roasted parsnip | maple glazed carrots | cranberry sauce | traditional gravy

Dessert: Christmas pudding with custard


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Please watch videos below to see how we are excited about the Festive Season along with Santa Claus himself.