A ‘V’ery festive Christmas and New Year awaits in the form of immersive celebrations inspired by the five (‘V’) elements of nature – fire, metal, wood, water and earth – delivered with a local Nam Hai twist.
“In true Nam Hai style, we’re focusing this year’s celebrations around our interpretation of the ‘V’ elements: the five elements that can be experienced here in central Vietnam.”Bryan Ruch Resort Manager
- December 21, 2019
'V' Christmas Tree Illumination Ceremony
Kick off the festivities with our lighting ceremony featuring our one-of-a-kind Christmas tree inspired by Vietnam's five elements: Water, Fire, Metal, Wood and Earth.
- December 24, 2019
Christmas Eve Dinner
The five flavour profiles of Vietnamese food – spicy, sour, bitter, salty and sweet – elevate our festive buffet, featuring tastes from around the world accompanied by holiday turkey and all its trimmings.
- December 31, 2019
New Year’s Eve ‘V’ Night
Indulge in succulent seafood bars, grilled meats and Vietnamese and international delicacies, all paired with live entertainment and a Tribal Jungle party under the stars complete with Champagne and fire performers.
- December 21, 2019 – January 5, 2020
The Best Gift of All: Relaxation
Surrender to fluid freedom with a Letting Go meditation and stoke your internal fires with Energising Vinyasa Flow. Call on the powers of metal with The Heart of the Earth Spa’s gold age-reversing facial. Experience grounding, earthly peace through singing bowl therapy while balancing the wood element with healing poultices, fresh from the Resort’s herb gardens.
The 'V' Elements Culinary Connections
- December 21, 2019 & January 4, 2020
SMOKE HOUSE BBQ
Satisfy your taste buds with BBQ favourites, including a Wagyu Ribeye, Iberico Pork Ribs and House-Smoked Beef Brisket.
- December 22, 2019 & January 2, 2020
Nam Hai Street Food Market
Gather friends and loved ones for our most popular festive dining event. Savour a variety of Hoi An street food specialties – from Suckling Pig and Bánh Bao Steamed Buns to Spicy Bún Bò Noodle Soup – right from our live-cooking food stations.
- December 26, 2019
Illuminasia: Colours of Asia
Join us for an extraordinary culinary journey through Asia to celebrate its culinary diversity with a colourful twist. You'll savour Thai salads, Balinese satays, Suckling Pig, Canton Roasted Duck, Curries and Street Wok Stir Fries while being entertained by colourful dancers.
- December 27, 2019
Bounty of the Sea
Celebrate with a fresh seafood feast, featuring whole Tuna Tataki and Crudo, a raw bar, sushi boat, Tahitian ceviche, Giant Crustacean Paella and more.
- December 29, 2019
Dine like Indian Royalty and indulge in a grand buffet with live-action kebab, curry and pakora stations.
More 'V' Festive Fun
- Festive Making and Baking
Take part in Vietnamese craft activities for guests of all ages, from lantern-making to wood carving. Families can also enjoy baking Christmas cookies together and decorating the tree with our five element-inspired decorations.
- Uplifting Activities
Tap into the earth’s energies with our restorative activities such as tree-planting, energizing power walking, Vietnamese coffee workshops and a wood-based Coconut Cutting Experience.