Hyatt Regency Danang
If you’re in the tropics for Christmas, you might as well embrace it. Up in Danang, the Hyatt’s Pool House Restaurant was voted most likely to make your shivering friends and family back home jealous — and with special drinks added to the menu for Dec. 24 and Dec. 25, as well as a VND1 million net laid-back New Year’s Eve option, you’ll start your year off humble-bragging the right way.
Move inside for the Green House and Beach House options, with Green House doing a VND1,090,000 net buffet — VND1,640,000 net with free flow wine and a glass of champagne — on Dec. 24 and Dec. 25, and Beach House handling the a la carte. On New Year’s Eve Beach House is the place to be, with a resident jazz duo providing the backbone of two set dinner options — VND1,590,000 net for the four-course, VND1,960,000 for the five-course.
Novotel Nha Trang
Getting beached this Christmas season? Escape the bustle of the major capitals and enjoy the party season with Novotel Nha Trang’s Christmas Gala Dinner at The Square on Dec. 24 — VND1,155,000++ per person. Once you’ve swam that off in the East Sea, settle down for the Dec. 25 Brunch Buffet — VND630,00++.
If you’re not in a rush to return to the Vietnamese rat race, consider the Dec. 31 New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner your perfect excuse — VND1,470,000++ including one round of beer, wine or soft drinks on the house. All that’s without even mentioning Vous Spa’s Pampering Package which is on as soon as this edition comes off the printers and remains valid until the last day of the year. VND1,190,000 net gets you a two-hour herbal compression package that’ll have you channeling your inner Ghandi — that’s how good your life will be.
Pullman Danang Beach Resort
Celebrate on the white sands of Danang this year and let the Pullman do the hard yards in the kitchen for you. Their Dec. 24 Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner at VND1,350,000 net also includes a free flow of beer, wine and mojitos, so it’s not even worth mentioning the mocktails and soft drinks as well. Children 12 and under get a seat at the big table for VND675,000 net, while Dec. 25’s Christmas Day Lunch Buffet is a steal at VND600,00 per adult. It’s also served with a side of magic and all the Christmas pudding you can eat.
Sheraton Nha Trang
If you want to go up north — but not too north — for Christmas, Sheraton Nha Trang has a little plan for you. Check out the Christmas Eve buffet at Feast on Dec. 24 — VND2.15 million++ for adults, VND1,175,000++ for children, Santa and his lucky draw prizes included in the bargain. On Dec. 31 the Grand Ballroom will be your New Year’s Eve destination, with five hours of free flow, a DJ, love band, Lion Dance and Cham Dance performers and a seaside countdown — VND2.8 million++ for adults, VND1.4 million++ for children.
The rest of the month will also be holiday-like, with the children of Nhan Ai Orphanage attending the Dec. 5 lighting of the 6-metre tree.