Christmas in Cambodia

By Swathi Ramaswamy on May 08, 2018
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Cambodia 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. Different hotels and resorts organize events and activities to make your stay pleasing and enjoying. So, here is the list of places you must visit when celebrating your Christmas in Cambodia.

1. Stay at Park Hyatt:

Park Hyatt is a premium 5-star hotel in Cambodia. Stay here when exploring Cambodia during the Christmas season and you will get to enjoy special dinner and other kinds of events on Christmas day and Christmas Eve. The hotel completes the event 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 by Christmas-themed entertainment celebrations and traditional Khmer performances. The events are organized on the 24th and 25th of December. So, make your reservations in time for the Christmas holidays in Cambodia 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 events in Cambodia. These events begin a day before Christmas and finish a day after Christmas. All three days are worth celebrating Christmas rather than celebrating it just for one day. Welcome cocktails, pumpkin soup, duck breast with pineapple sauce and chili, 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 ambiance and the celebrations here will definitely lift your spirits and rejuvenate your senses as this is a spacious poolside party. 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 enjoy the live guitar performance along with the cocktails. You can even dance your heart out till ten in the night after enjoying the dinner and wine. Attending this dinner is one of the best ways to celebrate Christmas in Cambodia.

4. Relax at the Navutu Dreams Resort & Wellness Retreat:

Those who love the peaceful and beautiful ambiance of the Navutu Dreams Resort & Wellness Retreat will have a wonderful time enjoying the Christmas Eve Gala Dinner Party. This party usually starts at half-past seven in the evening and continues for the next three and a half hours. You will 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. Enjoy the traditional Khmer music along with performances that include 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 must visit if you want to see the best of Cambodia during Christmas. This hotel serves its special and seasonal Christmas menu during the month of December. 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 topped potatoes, and ice cream with mince pie are included in the menu for the annual Christmas lunch and dinner. There are undoubtedly delicious alternatives for vegans and vegetarians. Make sure to get your booking done before a minimum of 48 hours. 

 

Visit any of these places to celebrate Cambodian Christmas and you are bound to have a great time. These events will take your taste buds on a ride and will also give you a chance to soak in the local holiday festivities. 

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