V&VPR Travel Lust List: NYE Getaways

As 2018 comes to a close, some of the region’s most stylish hotels are pulling out all the stops to ring in the New Year. From extravagant feasts to city firework displays and boutique island getaways, The Upper House, The Sanchaya and The Slate have each planned unforgettable celebrations for their guests.

The Upper House – Hong Kong 

One of Hong Kong’s most sought-after hotels, The Upper House will be celebrating the festive season in style with decadent feasts at the renowned Café Gray Deluxe, elegant decorations, and a New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner. Set against the panoramic backdrop of Victoria Harbour and the city’s incredible annual firework display, Café Gray Deluxe creates the perfect atmosphere for a spectacular New Year’s Eve countdown.


The Sanchaya – Bintan Island 

The most stylish estate on Indonesia’s Bintan Island, The Sanchaya is located just 50 minutes away from Singapore. The most glamorous event of The Sanchaya’s festive calendar will be the annual New Year’s Eve gathering. The exclusive evening is set to transport guests on a culinary journey in a setting reminiscent of the most extravagant of private house parties – with DJ Patrick Oliver spinning an energetic set to raise the tempo. His unique, cutting-edge sound will create the backdrop for The Sanchaya’s grown-up affair, set to be full of indulgence, with a glorious firework display to mark the strike of midnight. The following morning, guests can ease into the New Year over a recovery brunch, complete with DIY Bloody Mary and Champagne station.


The Slate – Phuket

Phuket’s designer hotel, The Slate, has a New Year’s Eve line-up to keep the whole family entertained. Adults can enjoy a special dinner at either Rivet or Black Ginger, while families with little ones under the age of 14 will be treated to an international feast at Tine Mine restaurant. Post-dinner festivities will then kick off for the little ones who can enjoy activities and a movie night in the Mabe suite, while the adults make their way to a magical “Jungle Themed Night” at Jomon Pavillion, with complimentary bubbly set to the pumping beats of a resident DJ.


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