Image of turkey roulade courtesy of Amara Hotels & Resorts, used with permission.
The Amara Singapore (compare rates) rings in the New Year with a "Colour-licious" celebration at the lobby, and the Amara Sanctuary in Sentosa (compare rates) is preparing a free-flowing feast of its own for the Yuletide season. All in all, a raft of seasonal promotions will sweeten your Amara Hotels & Resorts stay this Christmas in Singapore.
Start off with Amara Singapore's Festive Getaway Staycation: get 30 percent off the best available rate per room night for all room categories, between December 14, 2012 and January 13, 2013, inclusive of breakfast for two at Element.
You'll have your whole day ahead of you, swimming at the Amara's Balinese-themed pool, exploring the newly-opened shopping mall nearby, and ending with a delicious meal and nightcap at the Amara's other F&B outlets: Silk Road, Thanying, and Alphabet Bar.
That's not all: the aforementioned F&B outlets have some special promotions lined up for the holiday season.
- Silk Road serves a spread of provincial Chinese cuisine: a five-course set menu, including Pan Seared Beef Rib and Baked Cod with Spicy White Miso, all prepared by a team of specialty chefs flown direct from China. Christmas Eve Set Dinner at SGD 68++ per person; New Year's Eve Set Dinner at SGD 88++ per person. Amara Singapore, Level 2; for reservations, call +65 6227 3848.
- Element serves an all-you-can-eat Yuletide feast for Christmas and New Year, with Freshly Shucked Oysters on ice, cold cut and seafood platter, live teppanyaki station with King Prawns, Scallops and Beef and carving station with Honey Glazed Bone-in Ham and Roasted Beef Rib-eye. Desserts include Chempedak Crème Brulee, Christmas Log Cakes, Assorted Pralines, Macarons and Italian Tiramisu.
Christmas Eve Lunch, Christmas Day Brunch, New Year's Eve Lunch, and New Year's Day Brunch at SGD 42++ per person; Christmas Eve Dinner and New Year's Eve Dinner at SGD 68++ per person. Christmas Dinner at $48++ per person. Add SGD 20 per person to join the Countdown Party at the hotel Lobby, inclusive of free flow of beer between 10.30pm and 11.30pm. Amara Singapore, Lobby Level; for reservations, call +65 6879 2607.
- Alphabet Bar serves a festive 4-course dinner for Christmas and New Year, serving up Turkey Roulade (pictured above) and Poached Whiskey Pear. Christmas Eve 4-course dinner at SGD 68++ per person; New Year's Eve 4-course dinner at SGD 78++. Add SGD 20 per person to join the Countdown Party at the hotel Lobby, inclusive of free flow of beer between 10.30pm and 11.30pm. Amara Singapore, Lobby Level; for reservations, call +65 6879 2609.
- Thanying presents a Festive Set Menu featuring authentic royal Thai cuisine, highlighted by Tawd Poo Nim (Deep-fried Soft Shell Crab with Special Sauces) and Phad Graprao Ruammit Talay (Stir-fried Seafood with Hot Basil Leaf, Chilli and Green Peppercorn) prepared by Executive Chef Pramote. Priced at SGD 75++ per person. For reservations at the Amara Singapore branch, call +65 6222 4688; for reservations at the Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa branch, call +65 6222 4688.
- Amara Singapore's New Year's Eve Colour-licious Countdown Party takes off at the lobby and culminates in a balloon drop at the stroke of 2013. Cost at SGD 30 nett per person, inclusive of free flow of whisky, beer and soft drinks between 10:30pm and 11:30pm. For reservations, call +65 6879 2607.
Over at the Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa, guests party hearty with the free flow of drinks and favorite Christmas foods at the establishment's signature F&B outlets:
- Shutters serves seasonal multi-course feasts, bottomless beverages, and Chef's set meals, the latter featuring Seared Foie Gras and specials like Ala Minute Lobster and Sallop Pot Au Feu. Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve 4-course dinner from SGD 70++ per person; Christmas Day and New Year's 3-course lunch from SGD 55++ per person. For reservations, call +65 6825 3866.
- Tier Bar rings in the New Year with an endless flow of alcohol and a gorgeous tapas menu featuring a fusion of local and European flavors. Feast on champagne and oysters till the clock strikes 12. Liquid Buffet on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Countdown and Party & Liquid Buffet on New Year's Eve costs SGD 48++ per person (inclusive of 2 hours of free flow of house spirits, wine and beer, from 8pm to 2am) Bubbly with Oyster Promotion, inclusive of a bottle of 375ml Piper-Heidsieck Champagne and a half-dozen Oysters, at SGD 48++ for the month December (except December 31, at SGD 58++). For reservations, call +65 6825 3868.