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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Saturday, December 14, 21 and 28
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.