Published on : Wednesday, November 8, 2017
This holiday season, trade in the snow shovel and boots for the golden sands and clear turquoise waters of the Caribbean at Four Seasons Resort Nevis. It’s sure to truly be the most wonderful time of the year at the award-winning Resort, which has created a schedule of customised activities and events that are perfect for any holiday celebration. Guests can spend time with friends and family immersing themselves in the culture, cuisine and holiday traditions of Nevis.
With three infinity pools, a championship 18-hole golf course, award-wining tennis program, five gourmet restaurants and three dedicated bars and lounges offering a wide range of fresh, locally-sourced and delicious dining experiences that capture the culture and beauty of Nevis, celebrating the season at Four Seasons Resort Nevis is sure to be spectacular.
Guests of all ages will experience a truly magical holiday season as they join in on all the festivities scheduled throughout the season. They can recreate refreshing “mocktails” with Chief Mixologist Kendie Williams and tasty treats as they decorate cookies with one of the Resort’s talented pastry chefs. The celebration doesn’t stop there; guests can celebrate a few Nevisian customs such as jumbie stories (Nevisian ghost stories) around a bonfire and release lanterns into the starry night sky. Playing a round of dominoes on the beach is also a must during the holidays in Nevis. Guests can even challenge the whole family to a full moon night golf experience that is sure to test even the best golf aficionado. There’s so much happening to keep everyone entertained and in the holiday spirit for hours and days on end.
Theme Dining (December 23 – 30, 2017)
Cabana, the Resort’s beachside casual dining restaurant, will feature creative gourmet fare during the holiday season, offering guests the opportunity to enjoy a different dining experience every night of the week. Theme nights include the Pelican Market, showcasing some of the Island’s freshest seafood and local provisions complimenting each dish; a Taste of Nevis, offering dishes inspired by traditional Nevisian fare that pairs farm-fresh ingredients with fresh local catches and premium meats; and the Latin Festival, where guests can enjoy a flavourful fiesta of Spanish, Mexican and South American favourites complimented with signature cocktails.
Two Nights of Christmas
Christmas in Nevis is celebrated on both Sunday, December 24 and Monday, December 25, providing guests with the option to enjoy a traditional evening in Coral Grill on both nights. Neve and Mango restaurants will also serve succulent Christmas specials along with their regular á la carte menus.
New Year’s Eve
To celebrate the New Year in style, Four Seasons Resort Nevis is kicking off the festivities with its annual New Year’s Eve Grand Tasting in Neve. Before being mesmerised by the fireworks on the beach, guests will be in for a treat with a sumptuous spread of traditional and Caribbean holiday favourites. The Grand Tasting will feature a variety of gourmet fare, including caviar, king crab legs, lobster and fine cuts of meat. To top it off, guests will want to leave room for the decadent dessert station crafted by Executive Pastry Chef Nakul Kulkarni and his talented team. The New Year’s Eve Grand Tasting will also offer a kid-friendly buffet for them to mix-and-match their favourite bites.
For a more elegant evening, Coral Grill, the Resort’s premium steakhouse, will offer an exquisite and exclusive á la carte menu developed with meticulous detail by Executive Chef Samuel Faggetti. The menu will feature a selection of prime steaks and freshly caught seafood. This tantalising tasting menu is sure to wow course after course.
For a Caribbean twist on a New Year’s feast, guests can also dine at Mango and watch the last sunset of 2017 while enjoying Caribbean Rim cuisine paired perfectly with a signature rum cocktail from 101 Rums Bar created by Chief Mixologist Kendie Williams. From the feast to fireworks, it is sure to be a spectacular celebration to ring in 2018.
Kids for All Seasons
The Kids For All Seasons (KFAS) program includes supervised recreational, creative and educational activities for guests’ children, ages 3 to 9, from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm. During the festive season, KFAS hosts several planned activities for Resort guests, including family Olympics on the beach, pool movie nights, creatures of the night scavenger hunts and other recreational watersports activities throughout the weeks along with regular scheduled daily events. Children of all ages will be excited to see Uncle Mac Kee, the Director of Guest Experiences and Spiderman during his rendition of the Coconut Story, an interactive tale about all the uses for the coconut and the coconut tree in Nevis. At the end, Spiderman climbs a coconut tree and brings a few fresh coconuts for everyone to sample.
It’s a Celebration
Christmas in Nevis
Four Seasons Resort Nevis hosts its annual Santa Fiesta on the terrace, where guests will be entertained by dancers and cultural groups from around the Island as they wait for Santa and Mrs. Claus’ arrival. This festive cultural experience will feature masquerade dancers, clowns and a live band, including steel pan drums and calypso music. Guests will also enjoy the joyful sounds of the local children’s choirs singing Christmas carols, Nevisian style.
New Year’s Eve After-Party
The biggest party of the year isn’t just happening in New York City. From Champagne toasts to a live DJ on the beach, Four Seasons Resort Nevis is ringing in the New Year with a tropical twist. When the clock strikes midnight, stand along Pinney’s Beach and keep an eye to the sky for a mesmerising fireworks display that will illuminate the night sky in celebration of 2018.
The More the Merrier
With 196 rooms and suites ranging from 490 to 1,761 square feet (46-164 square metres), each offering floor-to-ceiling sliding plantation shutters, a pull-out sofa bed, full private marble bathroom, a spacious veranda or patio, and complimentary laundry facilities, the Resort’s accommodations provide ample space for the whole family to relax and enjoy.
For multi-generational families or groups of friends needing a little more space to call their own, the Resort also features more than 50 luxury villas for rent. These spectacular residences come complete with full access to all amenities and services of the Resort and few additional luxury touches such as a private chef upon request, private pool or plunge pool, six-seater golf cart to get around and a dedicated Villa Ambassador to assist with all their festive needs. Villas range from 648 to 3,961 square feet (60-368 square metres) each and offer captivating views overlooking the golf course, Nevis Peak and surrounding Caribbean islands.
Celebrate with Us
Merrymakers can take immediate advantage of new non-stop air service to St. Kitts and Nevis for the holidays. Delta Air Lines will add a second non-stop flight from John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York on Saturdays and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Wednesdays starting on December 23, 2017. American Airlines continues to offer twice-a-day, non-stop flights from Miami to St. Kitts, while JetBlue and Seaborne Airlines are continuing their codeshare agreement to fly into Nevis International Airport via San Juan, Puerto Rico. Bi-weekly flights are also available from London Gatwick Airport and weekly flights from Charlotte Douglas International, Toronto Pearson International and Newark Liberty International airports. In the Caribbean, vacationers can connect with Tradewind Aviation from San Juan Thursdays through Mondays and Antigua on Fridays and Sundays starting on December 15 for short non-stop flights to Nevis.
Source:- Four Seasons