Holiday-Inspired Experiences at The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba and The Ritz-Carlton, Turks & Caicos

Holiday-Inspired Experiences at The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba and The Ritz-Carlton, Turks & Caicos

The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba and The Ritz-Carlton, Turks & Caicos (pictured) have announced an exciting collection of experiences and offers for the 2022 Holiday Season. Both stunning beachfront resorts will invite guests and groups of families to spend their holidays in style with a personalized and luxurious celebration, exemplary of The Ritz-Carlton.

Holiday Programming at The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba
The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba will treat travelers to the Happy Island to a lineup of unforgettable holiday experiences, available the weeks of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s. Each morning during the holiday season, guests can visit Ritual Coffee Culture for themed drinks, including pumpkin spice lattes on Thanksgiving and roasted marshmallow mochas for Christmas. During the day, guests can enjoy holiday-themed cocktails under the Aruban sun at the Madero Pop-Up bar and at nightfall, guests can indulge in BLT Steak NY’s signature blackboard menu for a dinner of curated seasonal favorites.

On Thanksgiving and Christmas Day, guests can enjoy a buffet of specially selected holiday favorites at Casa Nonna NY. A “Be Thankful Soiree” Dinner Buffet on Thanksgiving will showcase traditional holiday selections accompanied by delicious pastries and live music. The Christmas Day Feast at Casa Nonna will feature festive holiday dishes with a Caribbean twist alongside a selection of sweet treats for dessert. On New Year’s Eve, guests can enjoy a New Year’s Eve Buffet at The Ritz-Carlton Ballroom or a Family New Year’s Eve Buffet at Casa Nonna NY, both offering holiday favorites and signature selections. 

The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba will also host holiday favorite fashion shows showcasing collection of resort chic pieces on November 23, 2022 and December 27, 2022. Each featured item, perfect for holiday gifts or a souvenir to take home, will be available for purchase at The Shops at The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba. The Christmas Fashion Show will also be attended by some very special guests, a group of adorable rescue puppies for guests to hold and play with, in partnership with Sgt. Pepper’s Friends Foundation, the largest animal rescue on the island.

Guests of The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba can ring in the New Year in elegance with celebrations throughout the resort. The Divi Balcony Bash will take place at Divi Sushi Bar & Lounge, offering guests a delicious selection of sushi and bottles of champagne and a prime view of the New Year’s Eve celebration, while the Pool Deck will host a New Year’s Eve Party Soiree featuring fireworks and live entertainment, which guests can enjoy from a Stage Front Table, Premium Table, or their own Private Cabana.

Holiday Programming at The Ritz-Carlton, Turks & Caicos
Festive programming at The Ritz-Carlton, Turks & Caicos the morning of Thanksgiving as the resort will host a Turkey Trot morning jog along scenic Grace Bay beach for guests before they indulge in their favorite holiday food and beverages later that afternoon. After a morning delight enjoying the turquoise waters, guests can visit the Caribbean Cocktail Van all afternoon for pre-dinner cocktails, but nightfall brings the main event, the headlining Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet. Taking place at the ballroom and event lawn, the buffet will feature a curated selection of holiday favorites. After enjoying a delicious Thanksgiving dinner, the resort will provide s’mores at bonfire pit followed by a Thanksgiving movie screening on the event lawn.

Guests can celebrate Christmas with a host of festive events and activities. Beginning on Christmas Eve, are invited to gather in the Lobby for Christmas Carolers and eggnog, followed by a Christmas Eve Bonfire with s’mores and views of the sunset over Grace Bay beach. On Christmas morning, guests can take part in Yoga with Mrs. Claus, focusing on wellness, balance, and rejuvenation, while younger guests can welcome Santa to the hotel on the beach and meet him afterwards at the Ritz Kids Club. Later in the day, the ballroom and event lawn will host the Christmas Dinner Buffet, followed by a Christmas movie screening for the whole family to enjoy.

The Ritz-Carlton, Turks & Caicos invites guests to celebrate the New Year on the world-renowned beach of Grace Bay with a lineup of luxurious events. Prior to the New Year’s festivities, BLT Steak and Casa Nonna NY will offer guests an exclusive New Year’s Eve dinner with carefully curated holiday menus. Guests can also opt for the resort’s New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner, for an exclusive holiday buffet presented by the culinary team at The Ritz-Carlton, Turks & Caicos. Guests have the option to reserve one of the resort’s pool cabanas or attend the New Year’s Eve Fireworks After Party to celebrate 2023. On New Year’s Day, guests enjoy oysters and champagne at the beach pathway.

At both The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba and The Ritz-Carlton, Turks & Caicos, guests can extend their holiday stays with the Stay Longer, Experience More package, where guests who stay four or more nights can save 25%. Eligible for stays through April 2023 at The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba, and through December 20, 2022 at The Ritz-Carlton, Turks & Caicos.

For more information on the either resort, or to reserve a stay, meal, or event tickets, please visit The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba website and The Ritz-Carlton, Turks & Caicos website.