Rixos Bab Al Bahr’s Enchanting Holiday Season

Rixos Bab Al Bahr, one of the most celebrated all-inclusive beachfront resorts in the UAE, has announced an exciting lineup of delightful surprises and joyful moments that will make this Eid Al Adha truly unforgettable. From Wednesday, June 28th to Sunday, July 1st, guests will have the opportunity to indulge in a diverse range of activities. This includes tantalising cuisine, extended pool hours, a kid’s carnival, special buffets, electrifying entertainment, and a chance to win complimentary stays at the property . On the first two days of Eid, guests will be greeted by the alluring aroma of special Eid sweets as they enter the lobby, setting a delightful ambience. They will also have the rare opportunity to capture a memorable moment with a majestic falcon during the falcon photo opportunity, a remarkable cultural experience not to be missed. The celebration continues with a special Eid dinner buffet at Seven Heights, where guests can savour a delectable selection of culinary delights, in line with the festive atmosphere of Eid Al Adha. With an array of flavours and dishes to choose from, it promises to be a tantalising feast for all the senses. To ensure guests have ample time for relaxation and enjoyment, the main swimming pool at Rixos Bab Al Bahr will have extended operating hours from 7 am to 9 pm throughout the Eid Al Adha festive period. Guests can soak up the sun, take refreshing dips, and unwind in the pool's serene aether. For the ultimate entertainment experience, Rixos Bab Al Bahr will feature a specially curated entertainment program across the resort. Guests can look forward to a captivating lineup of activities and performances, ensuring memorable moments filled with laughter and excitement. To satisfy every morning craving, Rixos Bab Al Bahr will offer an enhanced breakfast offering to ensure guests can anticipate a delightful start to their day. Continuing the gastronomic extravaganza, the two-day jamboree will also showcase a special lunch, where guests can relish a variety of grilled delicacies, prepared to perfection. The enticing aromas and charming flavours will please even the most discerning taste buds. For families seeking endless fun and excitement, the Rixy Kids Carnival is back this Eid. Hosted in the spacious ballroom to ensure little ones don’t get fatigued by the heat kids can look forward to a two day Kids Carnival during the break. Children can partake in a variety of entertaining activities, including games, interactive shows, inflatable games and numerous surprises. Furthermore, guests will have the chance to win complimentary stays at the resort, adding an element of excitement to their Eid Al Adha celebration. Surprise details regarding an exclusive opportunity will be announced at the resort, giving guests an opportunity to embark on a remarkable stay at Rixos Bab Al Bahr. "We are thrilled to invite guests to celebrate Eid Al Adha with us at Rixos Bab Al Bahr. Our meticulously planned offerings aim to create exceptional experiences and lasting memories for our valued guests during this joyous occasion. With an array of festive activities, sumptuous cuisine, and exciting surprises, we look forward to welcoming everyone to indulge in the Rixos hospitality." said Ahmed Elnawawy, General Manager at Rixos Bab Al Bahr.

Discover the magic of the holiday season at Rixos Bab Al Bahr in Ras Al Khaimah. Dive into a winter wonderland with festive events, activities, and memories for all ages.

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Are you ready to immerse yourself in the holiday spirit like never before? Rixos Bab Al Bahr, the ultra-all-inclusive family beach resort in Ras Al Khaimah, is here to make your holiday season unforgettable. Starting December 6th, this luxurious resort will be transformed into a winter wonderland, offering many special attractions and festivities throughout December.

The Ultimate Holiday Experience

Experience the magic of Christmas like never before at Rixos Bab Al Bahr. This ultra-all-inclusive resort has something for everyone in the family. From tree lighting to Christmas Day celebrations, let’s dive into the enchanting details of what awaits you.

December 6th – Christmas Tree Lighting

Kick off the festivities with a mesmerizing Christmas Tree Lighting event. The entire resort will come alive with twinkling lights and breathtaking decorations, featuring a magnificent Christmas tree as the centrepiece.

What to Expect

  • Face Painting: Adorn your face with festive designs, adding to the holiday spirit.
  • Saxophone Solo: Enjoy the soothing melodies of a saxophone solo that will warm your heart.
  • Opening Speech by General Manager: Ahmed Elnawawy, the General Manager, will welcome you with an inspiring speech.
  • Christmas Tree Lighting Countdown: Witness the magical moment when the tree lights up.
  • Rixos Carol Performance: Revel in the musical carol performance by the talented Rixos team.
  • Santa Claus Photo Opportunities: Capture precious moments with Santa Claus himself.
  • Kids Carol Performance: Watch the little ones spread joy with their carolling.
  • Cello & Violin Performance: Be enchanted by the enchanting tunes of cello and violin.
  • Kids Show and Disco at Isla Stage: Kids can enjoy a special show and disco.
  • Dance Show at Show Centre: Enjoy a captivating dance performance.
  • Live Band Festive Tunes at Isla Stage: Groove to the festive tunes played by a live band.

Words from the General Manager

General Manager Ahmed Elnawawy shares his excitement: “The Christmas Tree Lighting at Rixos Bab Al Bahr marks the beginning of a joyous season, and we look forward to creating a magical experience for our guests of all ages. The enchanting decorations, lively performances, and festive atmosphere will make this holiday truly special.”

Experience an unforgettable four-day Eid celebration from April 20th to 23rd, 2023 at Rixos Bab Al Bahr, the ultimate all-inclusive beachfront resort in Ras Al Khaimah. With a carefully curated lineup of exciting events and activities for guests of all ages, Rixos Bab Al Bahr is the perfect destination for this Eid. Enjoy the popular Rixy Kids Carnival with inflatables, live entertainment, and special kids' buffet, while adults can indulge in exclusive BBQ nights at Sea & See, and a special upgraded Eid breakfast buffet. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Rixos Bab Al Bahr and make this Eid unforgettable. Book your stay now. The festivities kick off on Friday with a special upgraded Eid breakfast buffet at Seven Heights. During Friday and Saturday, the breakfast buffet will be extended to the iconic, adjoining Italian restaurant L’Olivo serving extra delectable bites and live stations. As a special Eid treat for guests, Rixos Bab al Bahr is making a rare and treasured decision to host their exclusive Sea & See BBQ nights throughout the three-day Eid celebrations from 7-10 pm. In the spirit of Eid weekend, Friday, 21st April boasts an exclusive appearance of a camel and a falcon from 3-5 pm The Rixy Kids Carnival program on Saturday promises to be a hit among children, featuring inflatable games, a special kids' buffet, kid's disco, and live entertainment, complete with candy and popcorn machines that are sure to captivate your little ones. On the entertainment side, DJ Helen Swan will be spinning the decks at Sea & See and hosting the Infinity Sunset Special on Saturday, April 22nd at the adults-only Infinity Pool. Also making an appearance on Saturday are Walter Scalzone and DJ Mustafa Sarikaya. The duo will be leading Havana Night at Sea & See and ensuring the weekend vibes continue throughout the night. To make the weekend extra special, three lucky guests stand a chance to win a one-night stay for two adults and two kids during a raffle draw on Saturday evening. In the wake of the Eid celebrations, Rixos Bab Al Bahr welcomes you to an enticing all-inclusive package of exquisite dining experiences, Rixy Kids' Carnival, kids' disco, and live entertainment amid the tranquil waters of Marjan Island. “We are excited to offer our guests an exceptional Eid experience with a plethora of activities and events,” said General Manager Ahmed Elnawawy. “Our hotel has something for everyone, and we can't wait to welcome families and friends to celebrate Eid with us.” Don't miss out on the additional Eid program activities listed below. Join us at Rixos Bab Al Bahr for a memorable and exhilarating four-day celebration. Additional Eid program activities are listed below: 21st April Friday 16:30 DJ Helen Swan + Sax Performance 19:45 Madagascar Kids Show 20:15 Rixy Kids Disco 21:00 Urban Dance Show 21:30 Live Band (Band name TBC) 22nd April Saturday 14:00 – 18:00 Rixy Kids Carnival Eid Edition 15:00 Infinity Sunset Session 20:15 Rixy Kids Disco 20:00 Live band at Show Centre (Band name TBC) 21:00 Havana Night with Walter Scalzone and DJ Mustafa Sarikaya 23rd April Sunday 16:30 DJ Helen Swan + Violin Performance 19:45 Alice in Wonderland Kids Show 20:15 Rixy Kids Disco 21:00 4 Elements Dance show 21:30 Live Band (Band name TBC)

December 24th – Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve promises to be a magical night filled with enchantment. Celebrations start early in the day with the fun-filled Rixy Kids Carnival. Santa Claus will come and visit, providing an opportunity for the young and young at heart to meet the man of the season and share their holiday wishes. The night culminates in a spectacular Christmas Edition Dance Show, promising delightful surprises and a hearty holiday cheer.

Christmas Eve Program:

  • Christmas Themed Buffet Dinner at Seven Heights
  • Welcoming Characters at Seven Heights
  • Saxophone Performance
  • Santa Visit
  • Cello Violin Performance
  • Christmas Edition Dance Show
  • Live Band Festive Tunes

Rixy Christmas Eve Program:

  • Morning Yoga
  • Festive Glitter Art & Craft
  • Christmas Dance & Song Rehearsal
  • Kids Face Painting
  • Santa Gift Distribution
  • Kids Fashion Show 2022
  • Kids Carolling
  • Mini Monster Kids Show
  • Christmas Bingo Game

December 25th – Christmas Day

Celebrate Christmas Day in style with a sumptuous brunch, the Rixy Kids Carnival on the beach, and captivating performances throughout the day.

Christmas Day Program:

  • Christmas Day Brunch
  • Lobby Dance Show
  • Lobby Piano Performance
  • Music Performance
  • Christmas Themed Buffet Dinner at Seven Heights
  • Welcoming Characters
  • Santa Roaming
  • Instrumental Music Performance
  • Live Band Festive Tunes
  • Rixy Kids Disco
  • Kids Show
  • Evening Dance Show

The Rixy Kids Carnival “The Christmas Edition”

For the kids, the Rixy Kids Carnival offers a world of fun and excitement on the beach. Here’s what they can look forward to:

  • Beach Zumba: Get active with beach Zumba sessions.
  • Santa Workshops: Engage in creative workshops with Santa’s helpers.
  • Family & Friends Beach Fun Challenge: Challenge your loved ones to beach fun.
  • Beach Activity Time: Enjoy various beach activities.
  • Beach Volleyball Fun: Have a blast with beach volleyball.

Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to create heartwarming and cherished holiday memories with your loved ones at Rixos Bab Al Bahr.

December 31st – New Years Eve

As the clock nears midnight on New Year’s Eve, Rixos Bab Al Bahr has two spectacular programs prepared to make your transition into 2024 truly memorable.

For families and adults, our spectacular New Years Eve Gala Dinner features mesmerising Belly Dancers, a duo violin performance, dance shows, and the enchantment of roaming artists. The celebration continues as our after-party takes you into the early hours.

The Rixy Kids Carnival – 2024 Edition for our younger guests promises endless fun. From a Kids Buffet to inflatable games, bubble shows, face painting, balloon shows, and the ever-energetic Rixy Kids Disco, children are in for a treat. 

New Years Eve Program:

  • Welcoming Characters
  • Duo Violin
  • Opening Speech by Ahmed Elnawawy, General Manager
  • Belly Dance
  • Dance Show
  • Roaming Artists
  • Raffle Draw
  • Live Band
  • New Year’s Countdown
  • Firework Show
  • After Party

Rixy Kids Carnival – 2024 Edition

  • Kids Buffet
  • Inflatable Game
  • Bubble Show
  • Face Painting
  • Balloon Show
  • Rixy Kids Disco
  • New Year’s Cake Cutting
  • Frozen Kingdom Show
  • Magician Tricks
  • Trolls New Year Show
  • Musical Game
  • Party With Santa Bear
  • New Year Countdown
  • Cinema Time

1st January – New Year’s Day Brunch

Start the new year with a delectable brunch at Rixos Bab Al Bahr. Indulge in a lavish spread of culinary delights and toast to new beginnings with your loved ones. Our brunch promises a delightful assortment of flavours in a beautiful setting, setting the perfect tone for a year filled with hope, happiness, and exquisite food.

6th January – Orthodox Christmas Eve

Step into a world of enchantment on Orthodox Christmas Eve at Rixos Bab Al Bahr. Delight your taste buds with an Orthodox Christmas-themed buffet dinner at Seven Heights, featuring a delectable array of festive dishes. 

As the evening unfolds, let the music of Solo Musicians serenade you, and don’t miss the heartwarming gift distribution by Santa. 

Orthodox Christmas Eve Program:

  • Solo Musician
  • Orthodox Christmas Buffet Dinner at Seven Heights
  • Santa Visit & Christmas Characters
  • Solo Musicians
  • Gift Distribution with Santa
  • Kids Show
  • Dance Show
  • Live Band

7th January – Orthodox Christmas

This Orthodox Christmas at Rixos Bab Al Bahr will be a heartwarming celebration of family, joy and love. The day begins with a delightful brunch that offers a sumptuous array of flavours, setting the stage for a day filled with joy and merriment.

We have a Kids Fest for the little ones where they can enjoy a world of fun and excitement. Orthodox Christmas celebration is only complete with Santa Claus’s visit, who will spread holiday cheer and joy. 

Orthodox Christmas Day Program:

  • Rixy Kids Carnival (Circus theme)
  • Orthodox Christmas Brunch
  • Lobby Dance Show
  • Solo Musicians
  • Roaming Christmas Characters
  • Santa Visit
  • Duo Musicians
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Q: Is Rixos Bab Al Bahr suitable for families with kids?

A: Absolutely! Rixos Bab Al Bahr offers various activities and programs tailored for families, including kids.

Q: Are the Christmas Eve and Christmas Day events included in the all-inclusive package?

A: Yes, these holiday events are part of the ultra-all-inclusive package at Rixos Bab Al Bahr.

Q: Can I book activities for kids in advance?

A: You can pre-book kids’ activities to ensure your little ones have a fantastic time.

Q: What’s the best way to reach Rixos Bab Al Bahr?

A: The resort is easily accessible by road from Ras Al Khaimah, and the nearest airport is just a short drive away.

Q: Is there a dress code for the holiday events?

A: While no strict dress code exists, we encourage guests to wear festive attire to enhance the holiday spirit.

Q: Are there vegetarian and special dietary options available at the buffet dinners?

A: The resort caters to various dietary preferences, including vegetarian and special dietary needs.


The holiday season at Rixos Bab Al Bahr promises to be a magical and unforgettable experience for you and your family. From the mesmerizing Christmas Tree Lighting to the joyous Christmas Day celebrations, this ultra-all-inclusive resort has everything you need to create cherished memories. Don’t miss the opportunity to bask in the holiday spirit at this remarkable destination. Book your stay now and make this holiday season truly special!

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