Unwrap the Magic with an Unforgettable Festive Season and Welcome in 2020 Vegas Style at Waldorf Astoria RAK

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A collection of memorable experiences and a Vegas themed New Year’s Eve extravaganza.

Unwrap the Magic with an Unforgettable Festive Season and Welcome in 2020 Vegas Style at Waldorf Astoria RAK

RAS AL KHAIMAH, UAE – November 2019 – Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah, the iconic destination set on the serene shores of the Arabian Sea will welcome the festive season with a collection of memorable experiences and a Vegas themed New Year’s Eve extravaganza overlooking the mesmerising Guinness World Record breaking firework show.



Usher in the festive season with traditional Christmas Carols sung by the student choir from GEMS Westminster School RAK, underneath the twinkling lights of the Peacock Alley Christmas tree. A time to gather with friends and family, guests are invited to savour Yuletide treats such as gluhwein, hot chocolate and mince pies freshly prepared by the talented culinary team, as they are serenaded by local Carol singers.

5th of December 2019; 4.00pm – 6.00pm; Peacock Alley; Cost: Free



This year, guests have the chance to add some sparkle to brighten up their holidays with the Diamonds in December draw. Courtesy of luxury jewelers, Dhamani, guests who spend a minimum of AED 1000 in either Lexington Grill, Umi or Marjan can enter the draw and stand the chance to win a glistening Diamond Ring, to make their holidays that much brighter.

Diamonds in December available through December. Minimum spend of AED 1000 in Lexington Grill or Umi or Marjan.



Revel in holiday spirit with Christmas Eve or Christmas day dinner at the famous Lexington Grill. Savor an exquisite three-course menu including Dry Aged Beef Ravioli and traditional Christmas Turkey stuffed with Chestnut and Sage and served with all the trimmings.

Christmas Eve menu is available on 24 December 2019 from 7.00pm to 11.00pm at Lexington Grill and on 25 December 2019 from 7.00pm to 11.00pm, priced at AED 393 per person and AED 566, including a wine or cocktail pairing.  



Savor magical fare with Christmas delights from around the world at Qasr Al Bahar, the ideal venue for a relaxed celebration. The buffet will be brimming with all the fond favorites including a carving station serving turkey, beef and salmon, as well as traditional hand-crafted Christmas desserts.

Christmas Eve Dinner buffet is available on 24 December 2019 from 6.00pm to 10.30pm at Qasr Al Bahar and is priced at AED 289 including a welcome drink. AED 145 for children between 6-12 years.



On Christmas Day enjoy an alternative celebration with a leisurely afternoon of delicious food and outstanding service in the elegant surroundings of the Garden Cabanas. Relax with family and friends while indulging in a delectable buffet lunch and enjoy live musical entertainment throughout the afternoon.

Christmas Day Buffet Lunch is available on 25 December 2019 from 1.00pm until 3.30pm at Garden Cabanas and is priced at AED 318 per person (beverages are not included). Children half price AED 159 including taxes per person.



It’s Vegas Baby! This year guests are invited to experience all the fun, flavour and glamour of Las Vegas with a themed end of year gala at Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah’s famous Peacock Alley. Luxuriate in a lavish buffet of international cuisine, featuring food from all corners of the world to delight any palate.

Party the night away with live entertainment and free flowing beverages, and with complimentary access to the hotels private beach, count down to 2020 and witness the illuminating record-breaking fireworks display for the ultimate Viva Las Vegas celebration!

Vegas Baby New Year’s Eve celebration is available on 31 December 2019 from 8.00pm to 01.00am at Peacock Alley. Package includes a luxury international buffet with free-flowing beverages, live entertainment and Fireworks.

Pricing as follows –

  • Silver Seating – AED 1329 including taxes per person (Peacock Alley Ground Floor)
  • Gold Seating – AED 1675 including taxes per person (Peacock Alley Front Row)
  • Platinum Seating – AED 2022 including taxes per person (Private Balcony sections 1st floor)



The kids are invited to a special 2019 countdown with their favorite New Year’s treats, movies and games. A specially curated kids’ menu will include Mini Burgers, Mac n cheese and Potato Twisters.

Kids Club will be open on 31 December 2019 from 7.00pm until midnight. Kids buffet opens at 8pm and is priced at AED 203 per child.



From the 28th to the 30th of December relax and gather friends for a chilled out sunset session at Siddharta Lounge. Enjoy Siddharta Lounge’s excellent range of cocktails and fresh and enticing bites, as you savour 2019 with music from a live DJ and saxophonist.

28th- 30th December – A la carte and food available along with live entertainment from DJ and saxophonist.



Welcome in 2020 is true Siddharta Lounge style. The stylish and laid-back lounge will offer music from the best Siddharta Lounge by Buddha Bar DJs as guests are invited to enjoy free-flowing drinks and tapas style bites throughout the evening. At midnight enjoy a private viewing of the spectacular Marjan island fireworks.

31st December from 8pm-1am. AED994 per person includes free-flowing selected drinks and cold and hot tapas bites.



Welcome in the New Year at Marjan with a specially prepared set menu and unlimited soft beverages. Savour stunning views of the Marjan Island fireworks and toast 2020 with a complimentary glass of sparklingly date juice at midnight.

Set menu and unlimited soft drinks is available on 31st December 2019 only from 8pm – 1am, priced at AED715 per person.


For further information on the Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah Packages, please contact [email protected].

For more information about the Waldorf Astoria brand, please visit www.waldorfastoria.com or http://news.waldorfastoria.com.


About Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts is a portfolio of more than 30 iconic properties that creates a unique sense of place with a relentless commitment to personal service and culinary expertise in landmark locations around the world. Unified by their inspirational environments and True Waldorf Service, Waldorf Astoria hotels deliver graceful service from the moment a guest books through checkout. In addition to the brand’s renowned hotel offerings, Waldorf Astoria boasts a best-in-class residential portfolio, including 15 properties either open or in development, that provide the comfort of a private home combined with the unsurpassed amenities and legendary service of Waldorf Astoria. Waldorf Astoria is a part of Hilton, a leading global hospitality company. Experience Waldorf Astoria by booking at www.waldorfastoria.com or through the Hilton Honors mobile app. Learn about the brand by visiting newsroom.hilton.com/waldorfastoria,and follow Waldorf Astoria on TwitterInstagram, and Facebook.

About Hilton

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 17 world-class brands comprising nearly 5,900 properties with more than 939,000 rooms, in 114 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton earned a spot on the 2018 world’s best workplaces list, and has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its 100-year history. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, more than 94 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can’t buy, plus enjoy instant benefits, including digital check-in with room selection, Digital Key, and Connected Room. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, TwitterLinkedInInstagram and YouTube

About Hilton Honors

Hilton Honors is the award-winning guest loyalty program for Hilton’s 17 world-class brands comprising nearly 5,900 properties in 114 countries and territories. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount, and free standard WiFi. Members also enjoy popular digital tools available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile app where Hilton Honors members can check-in, choose their room, access their room using a Digital Key and use ‘Order Ahead’ to request extra pillows or their favorite snack for their room prior to arrival. With more than 94 million members, Hilton Honors offers hundreds of ways to earn and redeem Points. Members can redeem their Points for free nights, premium merchandise, and items on Amazon Shop with Points; make charitable contributions; or gain access to unique events through Hilton Honors Experiences, such as exclusive artist connections and VIP concerts with Live Nation®, and race experiences with McLaren Racing. The program is free to join, and travelers may enroll online by visiting www.hiltonhonors.com. Connect with Hilton Honors at newsroom.hilton.com/hiltonhonors, and follow Hilton Honors on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.