A Christmas tree lighting ceremony, a beach bonfire and marshmallow roast, ‘lobster, prawn and steak’ nights and photos with Santa Claus are among Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort’s array of celebrations this festive season.
Poised on Ho Tram Beach within an easy commute from Ho Chi Minh City, the resort’s festive program kicks off on December 18 with a tree lighting ceremony accompanied by cocktails and canapes, a choir performance, and a visit from Santa Claus. Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve buffets anchored with fresh seafood, Asian specialties and traditional Christmas favourites will be served at Sasa restaurant from 6.30-11pm.
The resort’s Breeza Beach Club will host its vibrant ‘Ho Tram Seafood Market’ on Christmas Eve from 6.30-11pm. Brimming with crabs, squid, fish such as grouper and snapper, shrimp, mussels, snails, clams and scallops caught from local waters that day, large bamboo baskets are assembled on bamboo stalls at the beach club’s outdoor terrace to a backdrop of live chill-out music. Diners determine if their seafood and meats are grilled, wok-fried or steamed, and choose from sauces and popular Vietnamese accompaniments
Santa Claus will visit the resort’s various dining outlets from 6.30-8pm on Christmas Eve, before the bonfire and marshmallow roast on Ho Tram beach gets underway from 8.30pm.
Breeza Beach Club will also host the lobster, prawn and steak night on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, and a steak night on December 30, all from 6.30-11pm. A countdown party on New Year’s Eve from 11pm until 2am the following morning will be staged at Breeza and on the beach, with a DJ spinning the decks. Workshops such as Christmas biscuit making, ornament colouring, postcard decoration, balloon twisting with a clown, will be held throughout the program.
A 152-room and 83-villa property, five-star Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort’s features a host of world-class facilities such as three restaurants including the beach club, a swim-up bar, coffee shop, 20-treatment room spa, an executive lounge The Level Lounge, ballroom and conference facilities, kids club, gymnasium, gift shop and more. The contemporary rooms, suites and villas afford unencumbered views of the ocean, lush gardens, lakes and swimming pools.
Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort is offering a ‘Christmas Experience’ for two nights from December 23-25, 2022 that includes a stay in a Deluxe Ocean View Room, daily buffet breakfast for two, the Christmas Eve buffet for two with free-flow water, soft drink, juice, beer and in-house wine, and other activities including the bonfire and marshmallow roast, surprise Christmas gift, visit from Santa Claus, arts and crafts workshops and more. The Christmas Experience is priced at VND 6,500,000++ per night for two people, with a booking window until December 20, 2022.