As Goa welcomes the festive season, Fortune Miramar promises to make merry with fun and festive activities
Christmas and New Year are upon us, which means it is time for you to immerse yourself in the colourful chronicles of this joyous period.
Celebrate the arrival of the season with an array of heartwarming, fun and festive activities. Experience the adventure and excitement of seasonal indulgence at Fortune Miramar.
So mark your calendar and put on your dancing shoes as this boutique hotel has gone all out to ensure that you have a marvelous time.
ART Street Food at the Children’s Park
As the holidays approach kick-start the festivities with handcrafted bites and meals at the Serendipity Arts Festival. Explore a variety of international street food at the Art Park, opposite Inox, Panjim from 15th to 23rd December.
Box up a ton of love
The staff at Fortune Miramar are eager to help you kick start your Christmas preparations with customized Christmas hampers, perfect to gift your loved ones. “We have everything that you need, including freshly baked gingerbread cookies, Christmas cakes, assorted jams, pies and much more whichAs Goa welcomes the festive season, Fortune Miramar promises to make merry with fun and festive activities are available at our restaurant, Orchid from 15th December onwards”, says Ricardo de Lima, GM, Fortune Miramar.
Joyful carols paired with mulled wine and Christmas cake
Make your Christmas holidays with your family and loved ones more memorable at Fortune Miramar. The young serenading carolers, the tantalizing mulled wine and the decadent plum cake together with the cozy ambience perfectly blends with the Christmas spirit and will be available from 20th December onwards from 6 to 8 pm.
Christmas Eve midnight buffet dinner
Experience the true embodiment of Christmas with near and dear ones over a mid-night buffet. Delve into the sumptuous flavours of the season with an enchanting selection of appetising dishes, complemented by delectable desserts at the mid-night buffet on 24th December, 12 am onwards.
So this is Christmas – Brunch
Enjoy a fabulous Christmas brunch with friends and family. Explore a delectable array of appetisers, soups, mains and desserts and an array of live counters. Indulge in a handcrafted buffet listening to the foot-tapping beats by Ashley Afonso on 25th December from 11.30 am onwards.
Ring in the New Year
Have an unforgettable time counting down the hours to the brand new year at Fortune Miramar’s New Year Dine and Dance. Feast on a scrumptious spread which includes an array of cuisines and live stations with a selection of fish, meats, vegetables and desserts. Dance to music by Entre Nós, featuring Omar, Selwyn and Nadia on 31st December.
Welcome 2023 with a four course lunch
Begin 2023 in style! Make the first day of the year marvelous by delighting your taste buds with a divine four-course New Year lunch. To ensure that you have a fabulous time, Angelo will keep you entertained with his popular beats on 1st January, 12.30 pm onwards.
Christmas tree lighting at Goa Marriott Resort and Spa
Goa Marriott Resort & Spa ushered in the festive spirit with the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony.
The event commenced with the General Manager Gaurav Apte, addressing and welcoming everyone to the resort’s annual Christmas Tree
Grand Hyatt Goa has set flight right into the sparkling spirit of Christmas festivities with its annual Christmas tree lighting celebration by the 17th century chapel on the resort. The evening began with a countdown leading to a brightly lit Christmas tree and the delightful sounds of Christmas.
Lighting and inviting all the guests to join him and Santa in lighting the Christmas tree and inaugurating the beginning of the festive season, followed by the melodious voices of the children singing carols from Bethesda Life Centre and the Goa Marriott Resort and Spa team. Their Executive Chef Amit Dash and his team put together a 40kg chocolate mousse cake igloo house, also known as a snow house or snow hut, a chocolate Santa, a chocolate snowman, and a chocolate Christmas tree in the lobby. Eggnog, mulled wine and festive bites, along with a visit from Santa Claus added a magical touch of Christmas Spirit. The event was attended by city’s elite and the evening went on with an array of delectable live food counters, lots of yummy cake, live music, loads of fun and laughter.
Grand Hyatt Goa rings in the festivities with its annual Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration
Grand Hyatt Goa has set flight right into the sparkling spirit of Christmas festivities with its annual Christmas tree lighting celebration by the 17th century chapel on the resort. The evening began with a countdown leading to a brightly lit Christmas tree and the delightful sounds of Christmas carols by the children of Bethesda Life Centre.
No Christmas celebration is complete without the joyful cheer of Santa Claus as he hopped, danced and sang along to Christmas carols with both kids and adults. Set along the calm waters of the Bambolim Bay, the evening witnessed a captivating performance by a live pianist performing nostalgic Christmas tunes while singer Katya dazzled with an impromptu dance with Santa Claus.
Highlights of the evening also included a home-made spread, where guests were treated to a menu that was curated and personally prepared by the General Manager, Jaco Le Roux along with Executive Chef, David Ansted. Nothing compares to the spectacular experience of spending the holidays at Grand Hyatt Goa and the 5th edition of annual tree lighting celebrations marks the beginning of the festivities on the resort.
Spreading Christmas cheer at The St. Regis Goa Resort
In a unique celebration of then Christmas spirit, children from Valentina’s Little Heaven Orphanage celebrated the traditional Christmas tree lighting ceremony at The St. Regis Goa Resort in Cavelossim along with guests and influencers. The special guests at the ceremony were witness to a 32-foot Christmas tree which was decorated, to mark the celebration of the 32-year legacy of the property located in South Goa.
The Christmas tree at the St. Regis Goa Resort represents lineage and fond memories created by the guests during their previous visits at the resort. “Christmas is the perfect time to give back to society, a time to share your blessings. At The St. Regis Goa Resort, we spread joy with our little friends from Valentina’s Little Heaven Orphanage, as we celebrated our cake mixing ceremony with them. 100% of the proceeds from the revenue made through the sales of these Christmas cakes will be handed over to the orphanage” explained Satish Kumar, General Manager, The St Regis Goa Resort.
The lighting up of the Christmas tree is seen as a symbol of love, with the wish that the lives of our near and dear ones shine as brightly
as the tree, followed by carol singing, a special raffle draw to spread holiday happiness, marking the beginning of the Christmas season. The unique Christmas celebration at The St. Regis Goa Resort sums up the spirit of the festival in the words “It’s not what’s under the Christmas tree that matters; it’s who’s around it!”