Christmas in Cambodia
- SWATHI RAMASWAMY
- UPDATED Sep 10, 2018
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Cambodia has no Christians living there, but the country celebrates Christmas with sheer fun, excitement and enthusiasm. There are not many places where Christmas is celebrated, but the few ones where it is celebrated are definitely worth your visit. There are no particular events organized in Cambodia during Christmas, but there are hotels and resorts that make your stay pleasing and enjoying. So here is the list of few hotels and resorts that you can plan to visit when you are celebrating your Christmas in Cambodia.
1. Stay at Park Hyatt:
Park Hyatt is a premium 5-star hotel in Cambodia. You should definitely visit this hotel if you're in Cambodia during the Christmas season. The hotel organizes special dinner and other kinds of events on Christmas day and Christmas Eve. The hotel completes the event with by offering you a large table of deserts at the end of your Christmas Celebration. They offer a variety of choices along with the elegant presentation. Not only this, but the dinner is accompanied with Christmas themed entertainment celebrations and traditional Khmer performances. The events are organized on 24th and 25th of December. So, you’re your reservations in time for Christmas holidays, to visit this hotel and have fun with family and friends.
2. Enjoy at Resort La Villa Loti:
This is not just a hotel, but a very authentic service for Christmas Day Events. These events begin a day before Christmas and finish a day after Christmas. These three days are worth celebrating Christmas rather than celebrating it just for one day. Welcome cocktails, pumpkin soup, duck breast with pineapple sauce and chilli, a brilliant sweet dessert with coffee and tea toppings, potatoes and vegetables and sweet treats are included in the menu for the 5-course meal of the resort. This is a very enjoyable place, and you need to reserve your seats before 22nd December if you want to enjoy sumptuous dinner.
3. Attend the Gala Dinner at Palate Angkor Restaurant:
Get ready to attend the most refreshing and fantastic Christmas Eve Dinner Party at Lynnaya Urban River Resort & Spa and Palate Angkor Restaurant. The ambience and the celebrations here will definitely lift your spirits and rejuvenate your senses with this party which is organized by the spacious poolside of the hotel and resort. There are various musical and dance performances included in the feast. The Christmas Eve menu includes appetizers, sorbets, salads, two main courses of the specialty of Palate and in the end, desserts. You can also enjoy the live guitar performance along with the cocktails. You can even dance your heart out till until ten in the night after enjoying the dinner and wine.
4. Relax at the Navutu Dreams Resort & Wellness Retreat:
Those who love the peaceful and beautiful ambience of the Navutu Dreams Resort & Wellness Retreat will have a wonderful time enjoying the Christmas Eve Gala Dinner Party on 24th of December. This party starts at half past seven in the evening and continues for the next three and a half hours. You'll get to taste the traditional festive dishes as supper in buffet style. Not only traditional, but bit modern takes are also available for Christmas Eve Dinner which includes a three-course meal for dinner as per the Navutu's specialty. The resort even serves wine alongside your dinner. Here even traditional Khmer music is enjoyed by the guests. There are performances, including the Apsara Dance, organized by the resort. The best part which is loved by every guest is the end of this night which includes making a wish on the pool with a floating candle lantern.
5. Visit the Baby Elephant Boutique Hotel:
This is a place you should definitely visit if you've not till now. But going to this hotel during Christmas season adds life to your visiting. This hotel serves its special and seasonal Christmas menu from 8th of December until the end of Christmas. You can enjoy its meal if you come in a group of 4 or more. The special menu is available for lunch as well as dinner. Enjoy chicken breast in the pan-fried manner, braised red cabbage with apple, dive into garlic and bacon toped potatoes, and ice cream with mince pie are included in the menu for the annual Christmas lunch and dinner. There are undoubtedly the alternatives for vegans and vegetarians. Make sure to get your booking done before a minimum of 48 hours.
6. Attend the events at Kuriosity Kafe:
This is the funkiest open-air bistro in Cambodia. It organizes Christmas events for 24th and 25th of December. Special dinner and special lunch are served on 24th and 25th respectively. So, you can even consider this cafe if you want to enjoy the uniqueness of Cambodia.
All the above-mentioned hotels are the best places in Cambodia to spend your Christmas Eve. You can select any of them and enjoy your festival. We wish you an enjoyable and fantastic festive season in Cambodia!