Cheeca Lodge & Spa - Islamorada, FL
The holidays are right around the corner, and there’s no better way to celebrate the New Year then escaping to Cheeca Lodge & Spa. The oceanfront property is offering quirky holiday happenings like a family snorkel trip with Santa, dancing to the live band on New Year’s Eve, or sipping on a holiday-inspired cocktail at the Tiki Bar while the kids make holiday ornaments at Camp Cheeca. With a full schedule of daily festivities for kids, teens and adults, your family will enter the new year feeling refreshed after a few days in the laid-back Florida Keys.
Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa - Montauk, NY
Situated on Montauk’s most pristine stretch of oceanfront real estate, ring in the New Year at Gurney’s Montauk with a variety of events to choose from. Strut your most dashing outfit at the 077 Full Immersion: NYE James Bond-Themed Party with a 6 hour open bar, late night bites and music by DJ Nicole Leone and a special surprise performance. On New Year’s Day, Polar Plunge into the Atlantic Ocean and warm up at the in-door pool party in North America’s only Seawater Pool followed by a Champagne Brunch with sounds by DJ Nicole Leone. For guests looking to work off all the New Year’s fun they can purchase the ’New Year, New Me’ Detox package in partnership with Wellthily. The Gurney’s Seawater Spa day-pass for detox includes daily yoga classes, cold-pressed juices by Corso, in-room guided workouts and a travel kit (Package is available from January 1-2 and $558 for 2 people). Through out the weekend, guests can get their sweat on with the Wellthily X CYC pop up classes including a ‘resolution ride.'. Purchase for overnight packages, tickets and more information can be found here.
The Nantucket Hotel & Resort - Nantucket, MA
The 2015 New Year’s Eve ball theme will be “A Night to Remember,” which will be a mix in vibe of “Titanic” and the new Hollywood warner bros blockbuster “In the Heart of the Sea,” which was released in December - based on the whaling history of Nantucket. You will be welcomed aboard the “RMS Nantucket” where you’ll ring in the new year on The Nantucket Hotel’s oldest Grand Ballroom with dancing, live music, hors d’oevres, a spectacular dessert buffet, light bites and a champagne toast. Tickets are $120/person and Hotel Rooms from $195 per night (Dec. 26-30) & $295 per night (Dec. 31 only); Suites starting at $275 per night (Dec. 26-30) & $395 (Dec. 31 only), exc. taxes. Tickets and more information can be found here.
The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach - Miami, FL
Ring in 2016 in true opulence at The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach this New Year’s Eve with the Glimmer in Gold package. Guests will be taken through a gold journey encompassing every experience from culinary to wellness. This over-the-top offering is being unveiled timed to the re-incarnation of the annual New Year’s Eve Party, Eve of Midas.Glimmer in Gold Package includes:
• One night overnight accommodations in a spacious one-bedroom Oceanfront Suite with views of the Atlantic Ocean
• Gold glittered champagne and gold dusted pastries
• His and hers Carita Gold Perfection Facial with ProLift at The Spa at Ritz-Carlton, South Beach
• 30 minute private gold consultation at Duchamp Jewelers for two
• Two tickets to the exclusive 3-course Gala Dinner from 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the hotel overlooking Miami’s most famous beach
• Access to the Eve of Midas party, the only option for those seeking an elegant affair with an open bar in South Beach. Celebrate with unobstructed views of the Atlantic, live entertainment, specialty acts, an array of performances throughout the night and a champagne toast at midnight
• Price: $3,259 per night
The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park - New York, NY
Celebrate the New Year with the Caviar and Champagne Wishes overnight package for two including caviar and champagne upon arrival, 5-course dinner in Auden Bistro, a 60 minute Caviar Facial for both him & her at La Prairie Spa and full American breakfast in bed on New Year's Day.
Valid for stays on December 31, 2015
Starting at $2,365
White Barn Inn - Kennebunkport, ME
New Year's Eve at the White Barn Inn will be a night full of fine cuisine, artistry, live entertainment and dancing. The festive bash kicks off with a special six-course menu including items such as a Duo of Maine Smoked Salmon Tartare and Poached Salmon with Cucumber Salad and Creme Fraiche, Pan Seared Day Boat Scallops on Truffled Celeriac Ragout, Parmesan "Bon Bon" with Prosciutto Foam, Local Venison "Wellington" and an Artisanal Cheese Selection. Following the dinner, guests are invited to partake in an exclusive kitchen tour led by Executive Chef Derek Bissonnette, a midnight toast, cabaret performance and unlimited champagne after midnight. New Year's Eve at The White Barn Inn Restaurant is $295 per person.
Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort - Maui, HI
Thursday, December 31, 2015
All hotel guests are invited to count down to the 2016 new year in island style and spend New Year’s Eve enjoying live music, dancing and fireworks while toasting to memories made. Make a resolution to unwind and savor mouth-watering cuisine at Ka’ana Kitchen, specialty cocktails at Lehua Lounge, and entertainment from Ottopilot and the island’s best DJ throughout the property's 4 pool decks.
New Year’s Eve Party will include:
• Live Music from Ottopilot | 6:00pm – 10:00pm | Lehua Lounge
• DJ | 8:00pm – 10:00pm | Bumbye Beach Bar
• DJ & LED Dance Floor | 10:00pm – 12:15am | Nohea Terrace
• Complimentary passed appetizers | 10:00pm – 11:30pm | pool decks
• Wailea fireworks display | 12:00am
Heavenly Mountain Resort - Lake Tahoe, CA
Snow capped mountains, an outdoor concert, fire dancers, ice sculpting and world-class skiing marks South Lake Tahoe’s biggest NYE celebration - Heavenly Mountain Resort’s NYE Gondola Ball Drop! Party into 2016 as a brightly-lit Gondola descends over the crowd, signaling the start of the New Year and set to an explosive fireworks show at midnight. Photo booths, face painting, entertainment a 16-foot snow globe are all part of the festivities to make one of the ski industry's biggest NYE celebrations and traditions.
Surf & Sand Resort - Laguna Beach, CA
Ring in the New Year at Surf & Sand Resort’s NYE package including luxurious accommodations on California's Laguna Beach shoreline where the waves of the Pacific meet 500 feet of pristine sand. Enjoy dinner for two at Splashes Restaurant, which combines signature coastal flare with creative Mediterranean-inspired dishes. With the sea just 25 feet below, guests can toast to the new year while watching the waves role in. After a fabulous night of celebrating, recover the next day with their specialty Rehydrate and Recover kit.
Available exclusively on December 31, 2015, this New Year's package includes:
• One-night stay
• Dinner for two at Splashes Restaurant
• A 'Rehydrate & Recover' kit
• Package starts at $940
THE US GRANT - San Diego, CA
San Diego's iconic luxury hotel, THE US GRANT, will be embracing the renaissance of La Vie Bohème at THE US GRANT’s 4th Annual Bivouac New Year’s Eve celebration. Bivouac 2016: La Vie Bohème is a unique nightclub experience inspired by the European roots of Bohemian culture, and infused with all the modern trappings of a glamorous New Year’s night. Hosted in THE US GRANT’s former speakeasy, Bivouac 2016: La Vie Bohème promises a magical escape into a world where unbridled culture and creativity thrive. Guests will be treated to a night inspired by the magic of "The Green Fairy," to include absinthe cocktails, specialty cask ales and even absinthe-infused ice cream. In addition all guests will enjoy unlimited sparkling wine from 9-10pm. VIP tickets provide unlimited Czech and Pilsner cask ales, and specialty cocktails from Master Mixologist Jeff Josenhans and his beverage team. Bottle Service packages will also be available, and all guests may order drinks of choice – beer, wine and cocktail standards – from the Bivouac bars for an additional charge. Live music will flow throughout the evening, and transition to a DJ into the night, while guest mingle from during the grand celebration from 9 PM - 2 AM. The pricing for the New Year's Bivouac: La Vie Boheme is as follows: $50 general admission, $130 VIP tickets and $975 bottle service.
Fairmont Mayakoba - Mexico, Playa del Carmen(pictured at top)
The AAA Five Diamond and Rainforest Alliance Verified resort, Fairmont Mayakoba is offering an unforgettable celebratory progressive dinner on New Years Eve 2016. Enjoy three of Fairmont Mayakoba’s newly renovated restaurants in partnership with world-renowned chef and restaurateur Richard Sandoval in one night. The set menu will showcase the newly revamped F&B program with traditional and signature dishes. Guests can pick from two dining hours 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. or 8 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Madinat Jumeirah - Dubai, UAE
Madinat Jumeirah welcomes travelers to experience currently the world’s most popular destination for New Year’s Eve, Dubai. Known for it’s over-the-top style and record breaking fireworks, Dubai is the place to be for ringing in the flashiest holiday of the year. The Arabian Resort of Dubai, Madinat Jumeirah offers guests prime beachfront location to see all of the fireworks throughout the night along with a magical dining experience at one of their multiple restaurants with live multi-piece bands.
The Mulia & Mulia Villas - Bali, Indonesia
Located beachfront on the white-sand Nusa Dua beach, The Mulia & Mulia Villas are two ultra-luxurious properties that offer breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean to create a relaxing haven with lavish amenities and incredible service. From expansive and elegant suites to distinct lounge and oceanfront pools, The Mulia's luxury accommodations truly exceed expectations for style, comfort and service. Ring in the New Year with an exclusive performance (complimentary to guests) by NBC’s “The Voice” season 2 winner R&B soul singer and songwriter, Jermaine Paul.
The Palms Turks and Caicos - Providenciales, Turks and Caicos
Ring in 2016 at the 72 suite oceanfront resort just steps away from the sparkling white sand and turquoise water of Grace Bay Beach and just a 3 hour direct flight from NYC - allowing travelers to be transported from snow to sunshine in no time! Enjoy a special New Year’s dinner at Parallel 23, the fine dining restaurant by Chef Lauren Callighen. Turks & Caicos is often hailed as the most beautiful beach in the world, and guests have panoramic views of the turquoise waters, a front row seat to the infinity pool and swim-up bar, and moonbathing, a nighttime under-the-stars experience where guests enjoy desserts and drinks on the beach, along with mini-spa treatments. Complimentary wi-fi means you can stay connected (if you wish!), tennis and croquet courts for the athletes, Konch Kritters Kids' Club for the young vacationers, lessons in sailing, kayaking and paddle boarding for beginners and advanced water enthusiasts. Additionally, enjoy complimentary breakfast in The Garden, a new outdoor dining venue where guests can eat their breakfast while listening to live music and surrounded by indigenous flora and fauna.