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.
- December 20 and 27 at the Resort | December 26 and January 1 Festival Parade on Bay Street, Nassau
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 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, Marvin Rolle. Stay present with morning yoga every day at 8:00 am, occasionally set to live cello, and often followed by Pilates.
- December 21 – January 3
Days Into Nights at Versailles
Toast on the terrace as you bookend days with seasonal nourishment from the 'Fresh Start' smoothie bar and festive drinks during happy hour. Al fresco days are best had on Versailles Terrace, amidst our many statues and tiered gardens. Pop-ups including a poolside cinema, will appear throughout the programme.
- 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 25
Christmas Day Brunch
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. Enjoy a Christmas dinner prepared by our Chefs.
- December 31Menu
New Years Eve Dinner
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. USD 250 per person.