22 Nov 2023 By AWAY IN STYLE

Soaring to New Festive Heights: Island Shangri-La’s Season of Enchanted Wonders

As the festive season beckons, Island Shangri-La invites guests to embark on an unprecedented journey of Enchanted Wonders aboard The Shangri-La Airship, piloted by the charming Mr. Nutcracker and his jubilant penguin entourage. With the promise of revisiting cherished yuletide memories and creating new ones, the hotel unfolds a series of unparalleled festive offerings. From the mesmerising Christmas Tree Lighting on November 24 to the enchanting Christmas Market, delectable dining experiences, rejuvenating staycations, and wellness experiences, every moment is woven with magic and wonders.

An Enchanting Christmas Market Experience

The Christmas spirit comes to life at Island Shangri-La as our Christmas Market the Level 6 hotel lobby is available from November 17 to December 26. Revel in the magic with our brand-new Christmas advent calendar collection, unveiling delightful elements daily. Our collection offers a premium version along with LED lights, a movable propeller, and an exquisite ceramic ornament for a customised greeting, as well as the regular version featuring Enchanted Wonders stickers for you to interact with loved ones.

Savour The Shangri-La Train Chocolate and Chocolate Peony, tributes from the “Find Your Shangri-La” brand film, or the exclusive Enchanted Wonders’ The Shangri-La Airship Chocolate, Chocolate Suitcase Penguin and Chocolate Nutcracker. And for the ultimate surprise, the Christmas Ornament Piñata and DIY sets, including Gingerbread Houses and Chocolate Christmas Trees, promise festive fun. Don’t miss out on our irresistible Chocolate Bars that could contain a golden ticket entitling you to a mystery prize!

An Enchanting Festive Staycation Like No Other

Families dreaming of a Christmas getaway in the lap of luxury will rejoice in the “Christmas Wonderland Escape”staycation package. Indulge in a daily breakfast for two adults and a child, benefit from a HK$1,000 hotel credit, enjoy a magical Immersive Santa’s House Experience and delight in a takeaway festive afternoon tea, all starting at HK$5,300 from November 9 to December 26. If you fancy a festive retreat for your well-being, revel in our “Blissful Holiday Wellness Getaway” package, where you will luxuriate in a truly rejuvenating staycation. Enjoy a relaxing stay with wellness themed welcome amenities, daily breakfast for two adults and a child, two 60-minute treatments at YUN Wellness, as well as two complimentary Body Composition Analysis and Wellness Consultations, all starting at HK$6,800 from November 1 to December 28.

Feasts, Treats, and Gastronomic Celebrations

Immerse yourself in the enchanting ambience of the Lobby Lounge from November 7, 2023 to January 7, 2024 where “The Shangri-La Wonderliner” invites you aboard a culinary journey. Here, guests can delight in an array of festive set menu and winter-themed afternoon teas. For those craving a grand feast, cafe TOO is set to dazzle with its festive buffet. Highlights range from succulent Roasted Turkey to luxurious Boston Lobster and Snow Crab Clusters, culminating in a selection of festive desserts. The younger ones are in for a treat as Santa Claus himself will be making special appearances during the dinner session on Christmas Eve and both lunch and dinner buffets on Christmas Day. The Christmas Day Lunch Buffet starts at HK$1,018 for adults and HK$728 for children, while the Christmas Day Dinner Buffet is priced at HK$1,318 for adults and HK$918 for children.

For a more luxurious experience, the Lobster Bar and Grill and the Michelin-starred Restaurant Petrus are unveiling their festive menus. Dive into the Lobster Bar and Grill’s festive offerings with a 3-course Christmas Brunch at HK$988 for adults and HK$588 for children. Add-on options like a two-hour free-flow are available to elevate the dining experience. Their Christmas set dinner, tantalises with options like Scallop Tartare with Mandarins and Fennel, King Crab Tart with Caviar, and a delectable Beef Wellington. The 4-course set dinner for adults is priced at HK$1,488 per person while the 6-course set dinner for adults is priced at HK$1,688 per person. A 3-course set dinner for children is also available, at HK$588 per person.

Restaurant Petrus offers a lavish spread with its Christmas Day Set Lunch and Dinner at HK$1,488 and HK$2,388 per person, respectively. Dishes like Hokkaido Potatoes adorned with Salmon Roe, Seaweed, and Kristal Caviar, and the decadent Truffle Baba are sure to leave a lasting impression. As the year draws to a close, celebrate in grandeur with their New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner, featuring a 6-course spectacle, including the renowned Brandt Beef Calotte and Brittany Lobster, at HK$2,888 per person.

Round off your festive celebrations at the Lobster Bar, the go-to spot for festive concoctions this December. Warm your spirits with their signature mulled wine, or opt for whimsical cocktail Christmas Bellini, and refreshingly festive mocktail Jingle Juice.

YUN Wellness: An Oasis of Rejuvenation

Unveiled earlier this year, YUN Wellness is a reflection of Shangri-La’s commitment to holistic well-being, deeply rooted in its Asian heritage. This festive season, the sanctuary provides guests with two uniquely curated offers. Dive into the“Festive Embrace Warming Ritual” that harmoniously fuses a Tata Harper body peel with a massage, radiating warmth from cinnamon and clove-infused oils.

On the other hand, the “Mid-Week Winter Indulgence” extends any 60-minute massage booked from Tuesday to Thursday, ensuring a longer relaxation. The “Festive Embrace Warming Ritual” is priced at HK$2,800 per session, while the “Mid-Week Winter Indulgence” is available at HK$1,650 per session. Both offers are available from November 1 to December 28. 

Embrace the Spirit of Giving with Island Shangri-La’s Christmas Hamper

This festive season, gift your loved ones with Island Shangri-La’s exclusive Heep Hong Charity Hamper, thoughtfully curated with festive favourites such as Christmas Cookies, Homemade Christmas Stollen, Panettone, Traditional Jam, Chinese Tea, Organic Balsamic Vinegar, Luxury Hot Chocolate, and the celebratory Veuve Clicquot Champagne. Beyond the delightful assortment lies a heartfelt purpose. Every purchase of this limited-edition hamper supports Heep Hong Society, an organisation deeply committed to nurturing and empowering children with special educational needs in Hong Kong. Your choice to indulge is not only a treat to the recipient but also a beacon of hope and assistance to those in need. The charity hamper is priced at HK$2,488.