Now that the Christmas celebrations are behind us, it’s time for the countdown to begin for the biggest event of the whole year.
It’s time to celebrate the end of a great year and toast a new beginning! New Year 2012 will be celebrated and enjoyed in same enthusiasm and happiness just like every year. Parties and celebrations all across the world and loads of warm wishes will flow in the air. Celebrating the eve will surely be a delight for all as every individual forgets the grudges of the past year and looks forward to move on with new hopes and possibilities.
New Year is also the time to make resolutions and end off enmity. Family and friends enjoy the day with full zeal and joy. Get-togethers are organised all across the globe and people celebrate the New Year’s Eve with much joy.
If you’re looking for a spectacular place to spend New Year’s 2012, Phuketindex.com has some treats for you. If you’re still looking for a great night out this year, or want to carry on with the celebrations on New Year’s Day, below are some of the best events taking place around the island.
New Years Eve
Maikhao Dream Resorts – Embrace 2012 the Year of the Water Dragon!
Maikhao Dream Hotels & Resorts invite you to spend the last night of the year to say goodbye to 2011 to embrace 2012 the Year of the Water Dragon!
Savour an extravagant New Year Eve Buffet Gala dinner with tantalizing tastes of lobsters, king crabs, clams, oysters, blue crabs, tiger prawns, crayfish, New Zealand mussels, smoked salmon, marinated salmon, flying fish caviar and fresh Sushi & Sashimi Bar.
Take a step forward into a prosperous 2012, our extravagant party is certainly not to be missed. Ease into the party mood with delicious welcome cocktails. Count down the hours over a wonderful meal. The party includes live music brought to you by Filipino band, Thai Classical dance, Live Jazz band, water dragon show and of course, spectacular fireworks. Dance the night away with DJ James Bubblefunk from the UK at our roof-top Firefly Bar.
IndoChine – New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner
IndoChine Waterfront Restaurant, Phuket is offering an exciting and wonderful dinner to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2011.
Then adjourn to a superb countdown party at either St. Tropez Beach Club or IndoChine Surin Beach Club and get entertained by local and international DJ’s, magnificent fireworks and many more surprises.
Join the IndoChine team and celebrate welcoming the New Year 2012!!! Indulge in a four course set menu prepared by their Executive Chef, Stuart Hickman with free flow white /red and sparkling wine from 19.00pm – 22.00pm.
Mom Tri’s Villa Royale – New Year’s Eve Special Menu
Enjoy fine dining in an award-winning restaurant set just above the rocks overlooking Kata Noi Beach. Panoramic sea views combined with the sound of the waves below create a peaceful, sensually indulgent and romantic setting.
Come and celebrate as Mom Tri’s Villa Royale welcome in the New Year with a delectable menu which we’re sure will make the end of 2011 and the start of 2012 unforgettable.
Twinpalms – New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner & New Years Eve Countdown Beach Party
Oriental Spoon will host a New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner where you can indulge in a fantasy parade of cocktails, chocolate and champagne, or fulfil your year-end longings with sunset cocktails and an elaborate buffet at Catch Beach Club’s New Year’s Eve Beach BBQ.
Then the tropical night will quickly hot up at the New Years Eve Countdown Beach Party at Catch Beach Club. Dash, Dance or Prance your way down to the sands for a fiery fiesta, drop your dreary inhibitions and let your party spirit flow as freely as their signature drinks.
One thing’s for sure, the Night will not be Silent at Catch Beach with guest DJs spinning the perfect seaside soundtrack to keep you moving and grooving well into the New Year.
Boathouse Phuket – Fabulous Feast @ the Award-Winning Boathouse Wine & Grill
Celebrate the end of 2011 and the beginning of 2012 in decadent style at Boathouse Wine and Grill. Join them for a memorable evening at Kata Beach with Champagne cocktails in the Sunset Lounge followed by an amazing eight course dinner in the restaurant. See out the year in ultimate style and enjoy the magic of Kata, complete with an incredible fireworks display, together with live entertainment and dancing until the early hours.
Cocktails at 7.00pm – Dinner from 8.00pm onwards -Fireworks at midnight
Menu highlights include ceviche of scallops, slow-cooked Canadian lobster, Kobe beef, truffles, Brie and an amazing dessert.
Boathouse Phuket – Top Entertainment @ RE KÁ TA Beach Club
For all the party goers out there that want to a more casual dining experience, RE KA TA’s tapas pass around evening is perfect, in a relaxed setting. The evening starts at 7pm with chilled out music and Grey Goose cocktails for an hour followed by tapas served in either dining or lounge setting from 8pm onwards.
Spa therapists will be on hand throughout the evening for mini head, neck and hand massages to make sure you are totally relaxed. Superstar DJ and DJ Ekanan will get the crowds warmed up for a fantastic welcome to the New Year from 10.30pm until 2.00am with a fabulous fireworks display at midnight to officially welcome 2012.
Ultimate Private Cabana experience
For those wanting the ultimate James Bond VIP lifestyle experience, book a private cabana overlooking the pool (only 4 available) with a private butler. It doesn’t come any better than this. Comes with a bottle of Champagne on ice and a gourmet hamper!
Serenity Resort & Residencies – East 88 Beach Lounge presents 2012
The staff at Serenity Resort & Residencies is waiting to set off the fireworks. Join them to celebrate the leap into 2012! Lounge, dine and move to the vibes of the 70s and 80s! With lots of entertainment and unlimited fun!
Foods stations & buffet offering international delicacies including a welcome cocktail.
Millennium Resort Patong Phuket – “Carnival Night” New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner
Indulge in an extravaganza of international cuisine including live cooking stations. Enjoy spectacular carnival dances, crooning with Gilbert Khoo, a showcase of various martial arts and acrobatic skills from Master Lee, the award winning “Minute to Fame, Hong Kong 2007″ and party with The Wild Cat Dancers integrated with special light and sound effects.
Dance the night away in the New Year at the brand new Famous Phuket Rooftop Beach Club, watch the fireworks of Patong and dance until the early hours under the stars. Or for those who are with your children under 18 years of age, enjoy the fireworks at our Rooftop Pool at the Beachside Wing with a complimentary drink.
Dress code: Smart Casual. No shorts, flip flops and T-shirt.
New Year’s Day
Twinpalms – New Year’s Day Sunday Brunch & Brunch by the Beach
Renew, refresh and revive your body and soul on New Year’s Day (January 1), with Catch Beach Club bringing you a New Year’s Day Brunch by the Beach and Oriental Spoon splashing out with a New Year’s Day Sunday Brunch. Those Twinpalms elves are working overtime to give you a delicious start to the year by assembling an array of gastronomic delights including freshly chucked French Fines de Claire Oyster with free-flow Chardonnay, Shiraz and sparkling wine.
IndoChine – First brunch of 2012
Get started with IndoChine’s renowned cocktails at the rooftop pool – bar, followed with their famous sumptuous brunch to welcome the New Year 2012. The freshest selections of seafood, IndoChine signature cuisine, special themed international cuisine and traditional New Year Celebration dishes, complete with their dessert buffet and fresh seasonal fruits.
Join IndoChine for a wonderful brunch including a bottle of white/red wine or sparkling wine per couple from 11.00am – 16.00pm. A stunning location within a view across Patong Bay and out over the Andaman Sea in front. Relaxing and indulging in the pleasures of the luxury Phuket lifestyle and possibly its most decadent manifestation….. The long, lazy New Year’ Sunday!