So, the big day might be planned but have you thought about the two very important days either side of 25th December? Christmas Eve and Boxing Day are often forgotten in the planning stages, but it’s always a good idea to have something planned to help keep the magic of Christmas going that little bit longer.

Experience the Magic of Christmas Eve at Agrabah Family Brunch

This Christmas Eve, treat your family to experience the enchantment of Arabia at Agrabah Family Brunch, with views of the stunning Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. 

From 1pm to 5pm in Hanaaya restaurant at Jumeirah Mina A’Salam, expect world cuisine as well as an Aladdin theme. Expect appearances from Aladdin and Princess Jasmine as well as a snake charmer, arts and crafts, balloon bending, face painting and more.

Choose from a variety of packages: AED 400 for soft beverages, AED 480 for house, AED 580 for premium, AED 780 for champagne and AED 175 for kids aged 4 to 11. 

Reserving your spot at or by contacting 050 836 1513.

Jingle Bell Bites with a Christmas Eve Dinner at Centara Mirage Beach Resort

The little elves at Centara Mirage Beach Resort are cooking up a snow storm getting ready for their Christmas Eve dinners which are spread across the amazing selections of restaurants at the resort! From 6pm – 10:30pm, brace yourself, it’ll be pure festive fun!

Head over to Suan Bua for a feast at AED 159 (soft drinks included) or AED 259 for a free flow of grape, spirits and hops. Kids (6-12 years) get in on the festive action for just AED 80.

Uno Mas is bringing you a la carte delights and festive specials, featuring the classic Roasted Turkey and Christmas pudding for AED 110.

Sheesh is spicing up the night at AED 159 (soft drinks) or AED 259 (free flow of grape beverages, spirits, and hops). Kiddos (6-12 years) are welcome at AED 80.

Sands, their beachfront paradise, is putting on a Live BBQ buffet with Roasted Turkey and Christmas Pudding for AED 125. And kids (6-12 years) get 50% off!

Book now at or call 04 522 9999.

Señor Pico’s Boxing Day Recovery Brunch At Marriott, Palm Jumeirah

Recover from your Christmas Day indulgence with Señor Pico’s Boxing Day Recovery Brunch from 1pm-4pm! It’ll be a beachside Mexican fiesta with a stunning view of the Dubai skyline.

Think live guacamole and taco stations, festive salads and Mexican goodies like burritos and churros, all served family style. To keep the festive vibe going they’ll be bringing you beats by the beach with a live DJ. Whether you prefer the cosy indoors or the panoramic outdoors, it’s a brunch experience like no other. 

Señor Pico is offering two fantastic party packages. For AED 395 per person, you can feast on all your Mexican favourites, with soft and house beverages. If you prefer non-alcoholic options, it’s AED 295 per person.

To book, please call 04 666 1434 or email

Boxing Day BBQ Brunch at La Baie, Ritz-Carlton Dubai

For the ultimate post-Christmas reviver, this year La Baie will be putting on a poolside Boxing Day BBQ Brunch on Tuesday 26th December from 1pm-4pm.

Probably one to enjoy without the kids, you can cool off in the adults only pool while taking in views overlooking Ain Dubai. All while sipping on your favourite house beverages and a selection of culinary treats.

For those wanting soft drinks, it’s AED 299 per person inclusive of a BBQ lunch and pool access. The house package including a BBQ lunch and pool access is AED 425 per person. 

To book please call 04 318 6150, email or visit:

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