Festive season all wrapped up!

As Winter Break begins and the holiday spirit sweeps across the UAE, Privilee invites you to immerse yourself in a world of festive enchantment! 

Discover a round-up of festive activities at Privilee spots in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. From snowy slides and gingerbread decorating to festive equestrian shows and poolside Christmas movies, there's something for everyone in the family to enjoy. 

Unwrap the joy of the season! 

Abu Dhabi 

Anantara Eastern Mangroves

Enjoy a visit from Santa whilst little ones craft gingerbread houses on the 15th of December from 6pm to 8pm! Listen to your favourite Christmas Carols, enjoy live music and spread some festive cheer.

When: Friday 15th December from 6pm to 8pm.

Price: AED 150 per child.

Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi 

Bring the kids to Pearl Lounge from the 15th to the 17th of December for a fun gingerbread cookie decorating workshop from 3pm to 5pm! 

When: From Friday 15th December to Sunday 17th December from 3pm to 5pm.

Price: Complimentary. 

Saadiyat Rotana Resort

Get into the holiday spirit with Sweet Traditions and Gingerbread Creations: Sim Sim's Holiday Gathering of Delight! Build a gingerbread house while enjoying sweet treats and freshly baked Christmas-themed sweets and pastries.

When: Sunday 17th December from 3pm to 5pm.

Price: AED 165 per child.

The WB Abu Dhabi

Gather your family and head to The WB™ Abu Dhabi’s dive-in theatre, The Matinee on Christmas Eve! Relax on loungers and watch iconic films that set the mood for the festive season, while helping yourself to snacks and beverages from the à la carte menu.

When: Sunday 24th December from 4.30pm to 6.30pm or 7pm to 9pm.

Price: Food and drinks are available to buy from The Matinee. 


Hilton Al Habtoor City 

Immerse yourself in the festive season at Hilton Al Habtoor City’s Winter Garden, Explore 50 different festive food kiosks, including Hot Chocolate and Gelato Divino. There’s also live entertainment, kids’ activities, and fun workshops, from perfume making, candle making, soap making and more. Plus, it’s dog-friendly!

When: From Wednesday 1st November to Wednesday 31st January. 

Price: Complimentary. 

Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club

Mark your calendars for a festive equestrian show at Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club! Watch the riding academy's Christmas show on the 17th of December. 

When: Sunday 17th December.

Price: Complimentary for spectators. Food and drinks are available to buy at the grandstand.

JA Beach Resort

Experience the Snow & Glow Festive Village at JA Beach Resort! Kids can enjoy the thrill of snowy slides and play areas, while grown-ups enjoy live entertainment and merry drinks at the bar. 

When: Wednesday 13th December to Sunday 7th January from 5.30pm to 10pm.

Price: Complimentary access. Food and drinks are available to buy at the Snow & Glow Festive Village.

Habtoor Grand Resort, Autograph Collection

Explore Habtoor Grand Resort, Autograph Collection's Festive Garden! Indulge in a variety of booths offering festive food and drinks. Look out for Santa’s special appearance every Saturday! 

When: Monday to Friday from 5pm to 10pm, Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 10pm. 

Price: Complimentary access. Food and drinks are available to buy from the Festive Garden.

Sofitel Dubai The Palm

Let your creativity shine at Sofitel Dubai The Palm’s Gingerbread Decorating activity! Craft your very own festive gingerbread candy cottages at Olivier’s, Sofitel Dubai The Palm. 

When: Sunday 10th, 17th, and 24th December. 

Price: AED 99 per child. 


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Dec 11, 2023