Celebrate Lunar New Year with Jumeirah

Celebrate the Year of the Dragon in luxurious surroundings


Celebrate Lunar New Year with Jumeirah

Celebrate the Year of the Dragon in luxurious surroundings

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In February 2024, Jumeirah invites you to celebrate Chinese New Year in luxurious surroundings in Asia and the Middle East. From the pristine beaches of the Maldives to the vibrant cityscape of Dubai, each property promises to enchant guests with its cultural experiences and culinary scene.


Couple eating dinner at Burj Al Arab

Indulge in Exquisite Chinese Flavours

As the Year of the Dragon approaches, Jumeirah Maldives Olhahali Island offers an idyllic island escape. Surrounded by the natural beauty of the Indian Ocean, the resort’s beach and over-water villas, designed in contemporary style, provide the perfect backdrop for welcoming the Lunar New Year. During the month of February, special events include a ‘Flavours of China’ culinary experience, which sees three renowned head chefs from Jumeirah Guangzhou prepare set menus that have been crafted to transport guests on an authentic journey through the vibrant tapestry of Chinese cuisine. Families can enjoy a range of activities, from dragon mask-making at MURACA Art Studio or a Chinese lantern release ceremony at Glow, presenting countless opportunities to create lasting memories. For those seeking relaxation, wellness practitioner Dr. Syed Afzal offers rejuvenating rituals at Talise Spa, including one-to-one pranic healing and Chinese acupuncture sessions, in which he blends ancient wisdom with modern wellbeing.


Image of Chinserie Restaurant at Jumeirah Guangzhou

Soak Up the Atmosphere in Asia

The result of a collaboration with renowned Chinese brand Tao Tao Ju, Jumeirah Guangzhou presents a ‘Jia Chen’ New Year cake box, which showcases traditional craftsmanship and includes flavours such as coconut and water chestnut cake. In addition, expect a specially curated menu at Chinserie Restaurant, which combines Chinese and Western cuisine and features an exquisite Ting Hot Pot experience that symbolises abundance and family reunions. While at Jumeirah Bali, the Segaran Dining Terrace serves a feast featuring beloved dishes such as Hainanese chicken rice, roasted duck with hoisin sauce and Singaporean chilli crab. Start the lunar year of the dragon by tossing traditional yee sang high in the air for good fortune before tucking into assorted dim sums from the live cooking station and finishing it off with an array of Mandarin-orange infused desserts.


Family celebrating Chinese New Year at Jumeirah Mina A'Salam

Witness the Majestic Roar of Good Fortune

A symbol of power, good luck and protection, lion dances take centre stage in Chinese New Year festivities at two of our most renowned Dubai properties. Enjoy this centuries-old tradition at Burj Al Arab Jumeirah and marvel at the intricately adorned lions as they dance in harmony, bringing prosperity and positive energy for a promising year ahead. Start your day with an extraordinary breakfast experience at Bab Al Yam, where talented chefs serve a special menu featuring classic offerings and modern interpretations that showcase the diverse and delectable flavours of regional Chinese cooking. As the sun sets over the Arabian Gulf, special celebratory performances such as the mesmerising Year of the Dragon drone show will illuminate the ocean and the Dubai cityscape. While at Jumeirah Mina A'Salam, guests can enjoy an elevated dining experience at Zheng He's. As the restaurant’s waterside setting comes alive with festive spirit, a specially curated three-course set menu featuring dishes such as steamed scallop dumplings, char siu pork belly and wok-seared tenderloin is accompanied by awe-inspiring lion dance performances, tea ceremonies and the presentation of Chinese red envelopes, which add an extra layer of excitement to your experience.


Image of traditional moon cake

Immerse Yourself in Joyful Celebrations

Enjoy a promising start to the year at even more destinations in the United Arab Emirates. Guests staying at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray in Dubai can indulge in a themed buffet at Imperium for breakfast and dinner, while the glittering grandeur of Sultan’s Delights is the scene for a Chinese tea ceremony, adding a touch of elegance to the festive atmosphere. Also in Dubai, Jumeirah Al Naseem welcomes the Year of the Dragon by placing a traditional lunar pastry infused with a blend of nuts and orange flavour in all rooms as a special gift to ensure a sweet start to the Chinese New Year.

While in Abu Dhabi, Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort is adorned with decorations as the cooking stations within the pearly oyster shell-inspired interior of White, serve delicious Asian cuisine offering a delightful dining experience amid the themed surroundings.

In every corner of Asia and the Middle East, Jumeirah is ready to ensure the Year of the Dragon is ushered in with a sense of luxury, tradition and the promise of a truly unforgettable celebration.