Minding the New Year in Danang
TIA Wellness Resort in Da Nang is helping guests step into the new year on the right foot with a curated selection of activities designed to nourish mind and body. Balancing revelry and reflection, offerings range from an intention-setting workshop on December 31st to a New Year’s feast rich with local seafood, and an equally decadent plant-based menu. There’s also a sunrise meditation on New Year’s Day for early risers. On December 31st there will be two ‘Reflection and Intention Setting” creative workshops at the resort’s dedicated creative space. Each 60-minute session is led by a wellness guide who will help participants celebrate or let go of what happened over the last 12 months. The six-course New Year’s Eve feast at The Dining Room is based on the property’s wellness cuisine and their eat-light feel-bright concept. TIA’s food philosophy is rooted in eating natural, real food and using healthy alternatives, for ingredients like white flour and sugar, and cooking methods that offer the most nourishment. Prices start at VND 1,400,000++ for the plant-based course, and VND 2,400,000 with wine added. The regular course starts at VND 2,200,000++ for the meal only or 3,200,000 inclusive of wine.
Resorts at Cam Ranh and Mui Ne to Count Down the New Year
The Anam Cam Ranh and The Anam Mui Ne will ring in 2024 with seafood BBQ buffets and countdown parties by the beach. The Anam Cam Ranh will celebrate with a seafood BBQ buffet at Lang Viet Restaurant & Bar with free-flow cocktails, beer and wine to a backdrop of a live Filipino band from 7-9pm on Dec. 31. The Beach Club will host a live band and countdown party on Dec. 31 from 9:15pm, with cocktails, Champagne, finger food and more on offer. The Anam Mui Ne, which debuted in January this year, will mark its first New Year’s Eve with a seafood BBQ buffet at Lang Viet Restaurant & Bar with a live band and a circus-themed BBQ buffet at Indochine. Both buffets will be staged from 7-10pm with selected free-flow beverages. Free-flow sparkling wine and Champagne are optional at the Indochine’s buffet. The countdown party will kick off at 10pm at the resort’s beachfront grass area, with highlights including games, food stations, a live band, and free-flow packages. In addition to Bloody Mary and Mimosa stations during The Anam Mui Ne’s Jan. 1, 2024 breakfast service, The Anam Spa’s therapists will conduct an express head massage class on the lawn from 4-4.30pm.
Fireworks to Light Up Chiang Mai’s Skies on New Year’s Eve
A sky-high party, lively buffet, intimate four-course dinner, and afternoon tea for two are among Meliá Chiang Mai’s celebrations to usher in 2024. Laan Na Kitchen’s ‘New Year’s Eve Buffet’ will make for a culinary journey around the globe from 6.30-10.30pm, as a live band entertains. Highlights include roasted prime ribs, seafood on ice, charcuterie board, salmon tiradito, a live cooking foie and truffle cream pasta station, Spanish-inspired Roscón de Reyes pastries, strawberry trees, and more, with optional two-hour free-flow drinks. All kids have free access to KIDSDOM. Mai The Sky Bar, the city’s highest rooftop bar, will ring in 2024 with a bang as fireworks light up the sky during the ‘In the Sky New Year’s Eve Countdown Party’ from 7pm-1am. Young Brother band and DJ Fufu will entertain, with prizes on offer. Mai Restaurant & Bar, that also affords incredible vistas of the city, will start 2024 on a delectable note with its ‘New Year’s Day Dinner’ from 6-10pm. The four-course Thai set dinner begins with appetizers followed by Tom Kha soup with crabmeat, young coconut, and fresh turmeric. After a choice of grilled sirloin steak or grilled Andaman yellow curry tiger prawns with crab roe brown rice for the main course, a New Year’s treasure box of desserts rounds out the dinner.
Plenty of Food and an Arts and Craft Market to Usher in 2024 in Cam Ranh
Alma Resort will host a champagne breakfast on a floating tray, an exquisite five-course dinner, buffet feast, a countdown party, and an arts and craft market to welcome the new year. In addition to Alma Garden’s special breakfast buffets to mark New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, a picture-perfect champagne breakfast on a floating tray will be available in the guests’ private pavilion pools and at swimming pools that cascade down to Long Beach. Accompanied by the resident pianist, La Casa will host the five-course dinner on New Year’s Eve featuring the likes of ‘Seared Japanese scallops, cream of broccoli, sea urchin and Iranian saffron sauce’. Alma Garden’s New Year’s Eve buffet dinner will brim with options such as baked tiger prawns in garlic butter, braised Australian leg of lamb with red wine sauce, and Oysters Kilpatrick. Alma will ring in 2024 at Alma Lounge, with a countdown party to feature live entertainment, games and special prizes. Guests are encouraged to wear “a touch of white, black and gold”. The lobby will be home to an arts and craft market on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.
New Hotel Rings in the New Year in Bangkok
INNSiDE by Meliá Bangkok Sukhumvit, which debuted in July this year with a sky-high transparent infinity pool, an authentic Spanish tapas bar and integrated co-working spaces, will mark the new year with a delectable set menu, a buffet dinner, sky-high countdown party and a buffet brunch. LUZ Bangkok Tapas Bar’s New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day five-course menu begins with starters such as ‘creamy lobster croquette with caviar’, with highlights including ‘turbot with saffron sauce and asparagus’, and ‘slow-cooked beef short ribs, truffle mash potatoes and homemade gravy’. With its soaring windows affording spectacular views, all-day dining restaurant The Kites Eatery will serve a New Year’s Eve buffet from 6-11pm, as well as a buffet brunch from 12-3pm on New Year’s Day. Revelers will say goodbye to 2023 and count down the new year at the pool bar for a night of rooftop fun and music from live DJs, from 6pm on Dec. 1 until 1am on Jan. 1.
Dinner Cruise Marks New Year’s Eve in Halong Bay
Ambassador Cruise, the luxury line behind UNESCO World Heritage site Halong Bay’s most compelling cruise experiences, will celebrate New Year’s Eve with an exquisite dinner cruise. Ambassador Cruise II, which debuted in February this year and offers an eight-hour day cruise followed by a four-hour dinner cruise, will toast its first New Year’s Eve with the special cruise. Passengers will soak up a sunset show by the Ambassador live band on the vessel’s spacious sundecks across two floors affording 360-degree vistas. Instead of plying the usual cruise route within the Halong Bay area, the dinner cruise will sail along the bay adjacent to the mainland to witness the glittering lights of Halong City and Bai Chay Bridge by night from 6.30 – 10pm. A lavish New Year’s Eve feast featuring Asian and European delicacies ranging from roast meat and fresh seafood to sashimi and sushi will be served at the ship’s two restaurants. A spectacular music show by the band, featuring popular New Year tunes, will be staged at the vessel’s entertainment area, followed by a cabaret show with Thai performers. The cruise will be rounded off with a DJ party underscored by a bikini show and “hot” dancers before passengers disembark at Halong International Cruise Port.
Koh Samui Resort Invites Guests to Beachfront Champagne Party
Visitors to the effervescent island of Koh Samui are invited to join a New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner Buffet, starting at 7pm on Dec 31st, at any one of the resort’s three restaurants: Saffron, the resort’s signature Thai restaurant; The Edge, an international restaurant with a beautiful sea view; or Sands, a beachfront venue with sea breezes and romance in the air.
The Edge will feature a galaxy of sumptuous choices from land and sea, including caviar, yellowfin tuna, tasmanian salmon, foie gras, a carving station, a vegetarian selection, and an assortment of desserts. Saffron offers diners a magnificent 7-course set menu, with either vegetarian or non-vegetarian options. And diners from both venues will be escorted by buggy to the beach around 10pm where the evening’s entertainment continues well into the night at Sands Restaurant with dancing and Champagne by the beach to ring in the new year at midnight.
New Year Revelers to Light Up the night in Krabi
This New Year’s Gala Dinner and Countdown Party at Banyan Tree Krabi includes live entertainment, free-flow drinks and fireworks. The evening’s fun begins at 7pm at The Naga Kitchen restaurant, just a stone’s throw from the beachfront lawn. Diners can choose from a selection of cheeses and cold cuts, a salad bar, as well as live stations, including an oyster bar, a carvery, barbecue, and a Japanese buffet. There’s also a kids’ menu available. Guests will be invited to enjoy drinks by the resort’s secluded beach as the midnight celebrations begin.
Exclusive Phuket Resort Welcomes 2024 In Exquisite Fashion
Trisara’s glittering New Year’s Eve Gala unfolds against the stunning backdrop of the Andaman Sea. The air will be filled with excitement as guests immerse themselves in the lavish festivities that promise to bring 2023 to a close in unparalleled style. The extravagant buffet feast offers a culinary journey, featuring exquisite flavors and international delights that cater to every palate.
Adding cultural flair to the evening, a Khon Thai traditional show captivates attendees with its rich heritage and vibrant storytelling. The live jazz band sets the perfect tone, creating a melodious ambiance that resonates throughout the venue. The sophisticated cabaret performance and the skillful DJ seamlessly blend entertainment genres, ensuring a dynamic and engaging experience for all. As the night progresses, the anticipation builds towards the grand crescendo—an awe-inspiring midnight fireworks display that paints the night sky in a kaleidoscope of colors, marking the beginning of a new year filled with promise and excitement.
Countdown in Central Vietnam Enlivened By Balloon Drop
Laguna Lang Co, one of Asia’s most ambitious integrated resorts, welcomes 2024 in grand style with an extravagant soiree. The New Year’s Eve countdown party promises to be an exhilarating climax, a jubilant affair marking the transition into a new chapter. As the final seconds of the year tick away, anticipation heightens, and all eyes are drawn to the mesmerizing balloon drop. The release of countless balloons, suspended in mid-air, symbolizes the collective hopes and dreams of those gathered. It’s a spectacle that captures the essence of new beginnings, a visual representation of the boundless possibilities that await in the upcoming year. The air is filled with the colorful cascade of balloons, a visual spectacle that marks not only the changing of the year but also the collective spirit of joy and anticipation that defines the essence of the New Year’s Eve countdown party.
Celebrating New Year’s Eve in the Vietnamese Capital
Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, Vietnam’s most storied hotel, will host exclusive New Year’s Eve celebrations at the award-winning modern French fine dining restaurant Le Beaulieu, and at Le Club Bar, angelina (cocktail bar, whisky lounge and rustic New World restaurant) and the newly renovated modern Vietnamese restaurant Spice Garden. With prices ranging from VND 3.3 million to 5.9 million, gala dinners and countdown parties will be the order of the evening. Revelers can choose from an extraordinary 9-course New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner at Le Beaulieu or a 7-course New Year’s Eve Dinner at angelina, along with special dinner buffets at Le Club Bar and Spice Garden. The elegant poolside Bamboo Bar and upscale angelina will both host New Year’s Eve countdown parties that promise to be among the most exciting places in Hanoi to welcome 2024.
Welcome, 2024: Where to Count Down in Cambodia
Ring in the New Year at one of Cambodia’s most iconic hotels: Raffles Hotel Le Royal in Phnom Penh or Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor in Siem Reap. A gala “New Year’s Eve in the Tropics” evening at Raffles Hotel Le Royal includes dinner, dancing and a party at Le Phnom 1929 and outside on the terrace. The festivities kick off with a grand buffet featuring BBQ stations and Cuban culinary classics, before a live Cuban band ushers in the New Year. Or step into a world of magic and grandeur at Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor’s Poolside Terrace as the iconic Grand Dame sets the stage for the most anticipated event on the holiday calendar. “The Grand Circus New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner” will usher in the New Year on Dec. 31 in true style, with a lavish dinner buffet, music and mesmerizing circus acts from Phare Circus, which has been thrilling Siem Reap for over 10 years.
Wellness-Inspired Resort Brand in Vietnam Announces NYE Festivities
Fusion, the wellness-inspired resort brand with multiple properties across Vietnam, will ring in 2024 in style. Fusion Resort Cam Ranh, on the country’s south-central coast, will host a New Year’s Eve Buffet followed by a Masquerade Ball. Up the coast, Maia Quy Nhon will present an extraordinary New Year’s Gala Dinner with live food stations and a selection of artisanal champagnes. In Ho Chi Minh City, Fusion Original Saigon Centre’s Miss Thu will host a fabulous New Year’s Eve Dinner featuring a 6-course degustation menu. Across town, Fusion Suites Saigon will offer festivities including live music and a countdown party. Fusion Suites Vung Tau on the southern coast will feature a gourmet buffet with live saxophone performance and lucky draw before a fantastic Countdown Party with fireworks at the rooftop bar. And Ixora Ho Tram by Fusion will host lunch and dinner set menus, and the on-site Roxy Nightclub will take guests through till 2am with a fun-filled New Year’s Eve party atmosphere.
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