Spend the holiday season with loved ones at the award-winning Banyan Tree Macau this Christmas and New Year. Presenting a gastronomic journey, guests can indulge in premium seafood and grill at Belon, authentic Thai fare at Saffron, or a heart-warming hotpot at the Cabana by the poolside. Tying the stay together is the soothing Christmas Bliss spa treatment, designed to feed the mind, body and soul.
With its dramatic ocean-blue staircase and a dining room steeped in grandeur, Belon curates a gastronomic voyage befitting festive gatherings. Belon’s reputation for premium seafood and grill, is the inspiration for an exquisite five-course Christmas Dinner Set Menu (MOP1,088 per person) on Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25 December. The evening begins with White Pearl Oyster with a tangy mango nam jim sauce, followed by Yuzu Marinated Ceviche of Scallop & Tuna served with a refreshing fennel salad. For the entrée, guests can choose between the Fillet of Cod with a velvety chive butter sauce, or the Roasted Fillet Mignon served with mushroom polenta. Dessert features a Red Wine Poached Pear coated in dark chocolate topped with gingerbread gelato.
Belon will ring in the new year with the five-course New Year Set Menu (MOP1,088 per person) on Tuesday 31 December and Wednesday 1 January. The menu starts with an amuse bouche of Foie Gras Rillettes and Port Wine Caviar, followed by the aromatic Anise Marinated Tasmanian Salmon. Guests can choose between two entrées, the Seared Hake Fish Fillet served with a salad of golden beets, or the Oven Roasted Colorado Salted Grass Lamb Loin topped with a smoky eggplant puree, before wrapping up with the decadent Grand Cru Chocolate Tart. To further enhance the culinary journey, a wine pairing is available at MOP528 per person.
The Winter White Truffle Degustation Menu (MOP1,598 per person) will be available at Belon until end of December. Alba white truffle will be featured in each dish that comprises the tantalising four-course tasting menu featuring dishes such as Risotto topped with 24 month aged parmigiano-reggiano and Wagyu Beef Tenderloin in a Zinfandel red wine reduction.
For an exotic twist to the season, guests can embark on a culinary adventure of Thailand’s most cherished dishes with gourmet Thai cuisine in a contemporary and elegant setting. The Dinner Buffet is the perfect way to share the convivial warmth of the season with friends and family, and is available for Christmas feasts on Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25 December, and for New Year’s Eve celebrations on Monday 30 and Tuesday 31 December starting from MOP688 per person. The buffet features an array of sections such as seafood, Thai salad bar, live cooking station, carving station and more, with a selection of favourites including Panang Moo, Panang style pork curry, Tordmon Pla, crispy fish cakes, and Thai style Roasted Turkey marinated in a mix of fragrant spices. An assortment of desserts and fresh fruit makes for a perfect end to the meal.
Featuring cushioned lounges and marble-top tables, the Cabanas by the poolside are the perfect escape for an alternative Christmas. The Christmas and New Year’s Eve Hot Pot Menus (MOP998 per person) are available from Tuesday 24 to Thursday 26 and Tuesday 31 December. Specialty soup bases to choose from include the Fish Maw Chicken Broth and spicy Tom Yum Soup, which are complimented by a variety of ingredients for diners to complete the hot pot, including seafood, meats and vegetables. The menu also features delectable dishes such as Cheese Baked Boston Lobster with Spaghetti, and an enticing Christmas Cake.
End 2019 on a relaxing and rejuvenating note with the award-winning Banyan Tree Spa Macau’s festive spa treatment, Christmas Bliss (MOP2,990 per person). The soothing 150-minute long treatment includes a 30-minute chocolate truffle body scrub, a 90-minute hot stone massage and a fragrant rose petal bath to leave the body glowing and mind renewed for the new year. Banyan Tree Spa Macau takes part in the tradition of gift giving by sharing with each guest, a Banyan Tree Gallery Aroma Gift Set of four travel-size roll-on perfumes during the holiday promotion period.
The resort is a luxurious retreat whether guests are looking for a romantic getaway or a weekend with the family. From Christmas feasts to relaxing spa treatments, embrace the holidays at Banyan Tree Macau. For more information about Banyan Tree Macau, please visit https://www.banyantree.com/en/china/macau for details.