Glam-Packed Holidays

Welcome to The Ocean Club – where our distinctive festive season features the golden sands of Paradise Island, memorable activities rich with Bahamian culture and our signature hospitality.

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  • November 28 – December 1


    Connect with loved ones over a range of onsite activities during the long holiday weekend. You may find yourselves on one of our tennis courts or in a Yoga Flow class led by a live cellist, sipping fine wine at the Martini Bar & Lounge, or dining in style at DUNE by Jean-Georges.

  • Women in brightly colored outfits with headdresses and arm bands smile and dance
    Friday, December 20 & 27

    Junkanoo – Rhythm of The Bahamas

    Revered around the world – the vibrant display of costumed dancers and musicians is the epitome of what holidays in The Bahamas offer: celebration; dance; fanfare – it also doubles as one of the nation’s fiercest competitions. Held on Boxing Day and New Year’s Day – a Junkanoo rush will take place on the Fridays prior to herald Resort celebrations.

  • A group of children plays in the sand together on the beach
    December 18 – January 3

    Kids for All Seasons

    Kids activities throughout the day are complimentary, with a minimum fee levied for adventurous festive excursions. Children ages 4 to 12 years are welcome to join from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Younger ones are welcome with parental supervision.

  • Plush red chairs and palm trees are set throughout the Hartford Courtyard
    Saturday, December 14, 21 and 28

    Straw Market

    Local artisans and craftsmen model a neighbourhood bazaar in our elegant Hartford Courtyard. Experience Bahamian culture through the art of fine hand-rolled cigars, small-batch rum and traditional straw handicrafts.

  • A man in all white trows a tennis ball high into the air, mid-serve
    All season long

    Fit for a Holiday

    Earn each feast with our extensive programme of high-intensity workouts from Resort fitness experts, Corey and Larry – or join a family-friendly tennis tournament led by long-standing Tennis Pro, Leo Rolle. Stay present with morning yoga every day at 8:00 am, occasionally set to live cello, and often followed by Pilates.

  • Versailles outdoor swimming pool with deck lined with lounge chairs, tropical gardens
    December 20 – January 3

    Days Into Nights at Versailles

    Open daily for al fresco lunch and dinner exclusively during this period – Versailles Terrace fades into movies around the pool on Thursdays. Our inaugural Arts in the Garden series will feature Bahamian poetry and music on December 27 and again on January 3.

  • Detailed metal leaves decorate a lighting fixture
    December 22 – 30


    The eight nights of Hanukkah take center stage at the Martini Bar & Lounge with a delectable menu of Kosher wines – and dining options available throughout the Resort.


  • December 24 & 25

    Christmas Eve Dinner & Christmas Day Brunch

    While Santa drops off presents – enjoy a three-course dinner at DUNE restaurant. Then, give yourself the gift of a full belly on Christmas Day as you dine on the last brunch of the year – all while overlooking the turquoise waters of Paradise Island.

  • December 31 & January 1

    New Years Eve Dinner & New Years Day Brunch

    Savour a five-course dinner at DUNE restaurant – then move your dancing feet to live music before the DJ pumps up the night and counts you down in the last moments of 2019; bring in the new year by brunching in style.