Get Into The Holiday Swing With Fairmont Golf
- Category: Inside Golf
- Published: 2019-12-06
The holidays are quickly approaching; yet there’s still time to get into the swing of the season at Fairmont’s festive golf destinations throughout North America. In addition to promising world-class golf experiences, Fairmont is making spirits bright for the whole family with a selection of special events, packages and celebrations. Video available here.
Following are just some of the wonderful opportunities to enjoy magical décor, festive meals, family-friendly events and holiday cheer all season long:
Travel + Give Back with Trees of Hope Package
Travelers are invited to embrace the true meaning of the holidays this year with the Trees of Hope package at select Fairmont and Swissôtel properties. A charitable initiative that supports local communities, the package includes savings up to 25% off the daily rate and a $10 donation per night to the hotel’s charity of choice. Participants this year include: Fairmont Chateau Whistler, which has partnered with Canuck Place Children’s Hospice, Fairmont Southampton, which is supporting the Family Centre in Bermuda, and Fairmont Mayakoba, which will donate proceeds to Oceanus AC to support their Coral Restoration Program.
Go Skating + Sip Champagne at Fairmont Grand Del Mar’s Winter Wonderland
Join Fairmont Grand Del Mar for the second annual Winter Wonderland at The Grand — an extravagant holiday festival with ice skating, carousel and Ferris wheel rides, fireside s’mores, pictures with Santa around The Grand 25-foot Christmas tree, and the Moët & Chandon Champagne Garden, all celebrated throughout the grounds of the stunning SoCal resort. The Winter Wonderland will be open November 30 – January 1 for resort guests and locals. Guests can also book the Winter Wonderland Package which includes overnight accommodations, two ice skating tickets, complimentary valet parking, and more.
Fairmont Southampton Warms Up with Holiday Fun
Winter in Bermuda means pink sand, blue skies and palm trees and just like the sun, the holiday spirit is bright at this island destination. Fairmont Southampton not only serves adventure and relaxation, but a full season of holiday events and activities including classic holiday dinners, the Bermuda-famous Christmas Day Brunch at Windows on the Sound, and traditional Boxing Day Brunch. Guests are invited to kick off the holidays at the resort’s annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on December 8 featuring treats, carols and 10,000 lights on a 25-foot Christmas tree overlooking The Great Sound. Children of all ages can also explore Fairmont Southampton’s Kids Camp for Gingerbread House Decorating, Fishing Off de Dock, Slime Time and more throughout the holidays.
Make It a Mayan Style Holiday at Fairmont Mayakoba
Eternal summer and the warm Caribbean Sea awaits this holiday season at Fairmont Mayakoba. Located on Mexico’s breathtaking Riviera Maya, guests will find exciting festive activities for all ages at this AAA-5 Diamond resort from exclusive holiday-themed spa treatments to a New Year´s Eve party in the white sand.
Discover the Christmas at the Princess Festival at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
Celebrate the splendor of the season at the AAA Five Diamond award-winning Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. Witness the resort transform into an enchanting winter wonderland during the 10th Annual Christmas at the Princess festival November 26 through December 31. Festive activities include a desert ice skating rink (yes, with real ice!), Build-A-Bear Pop-Up Shop, enchanted light shows, and exclusive access to Santa’s secret headquarters where guests can pose for photos with Santa. New for 2019, Mrs. Claus' Well & Being Beauty Bar features a selection of thoughtfully curated beauty and relaxation essentials perfect for holiday gift giving.
Make Party Plans at Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa
California wine country is a magical destination for the holidays, and Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa has made it easy to celebrate the season in Sonoma. The Holiday Cheer Package, available November 10-January 30, includes a special holiday event rate for corporate and social parties hosted at the hotel. The package also includes a discounted overnight rate for guests attending holiday parties with complimentary 2:00 p.m. late checkout based on availability and up to 20% off spa services.
Say Aloha to the Holidays with Fairmont Kea Lani
Trade snow for sand and celebrate a Hawaiian holiday at Fairmont Kea Lani. The resort, located on Maui’s beautiful Wailea coast, features extensive festive programming for the entire family including a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus themselves as they arrive by way of traditional outrigger canoe. Guests can also immerse themselves in Hawaiian culture with daily experiences such as lei making, hula lessons and lauhala weaving.
And, although the golf courses are closed at these iconic Fairmont golf properties, you can still find plenty to enjoy:
Experience a Christmas at the Castle with Fairmont Banff Springs
Fairmont Banff Springs, nestled in the heart of Banff National Park, comes alive with the spirit of Christmas. From indulgent dinners and ice skating to guided wilderness walks and the grand New Year’s Eve Gala, Christmas at the Castle offers something to delight adults and children throughout the season. In what has become a holiday tradition, the historic castle hotel will also host live theatrical presentations of A Christmas Carol on select dates from November 29-December 28. Through the use of puppets, music and magic, this special rendition of the classic holiday tale is perfect for families of all ages.
Visit Santa’s Cabin at Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
Celebrate the holidays in the land of a million Christmas Trees at Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge with the annual Festival of Christmas. Festive activities and events are scheduled daily throughout the holiday season and Santa’s Cabin, home to Santa and Mrs. Claus themselves, is at the center of it all and ready for visitors. The Festival of Christmas Offer includes overnight accommodations with in-room Christmas tree and decorations, ice skating and tobogganing, wine tasting, s’mores under the stars and more and is available from December 20-31, 2019.
Spend Christmas in the Santa Suite at Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu
One lucky family will get to stay in Santa’s Suite this Christmas at Quebec’s famed Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu. This exclusive suite is available for $999 CAD per night (2 night minimum stay) December 23 – 27 and includes breakfast buffet one morning, Christmas Brunch on December 25, valet parking and, of course, the magic of Christmas. The hotel will also offer festive programming and additional holiday overnight packages so everyone can get in on the fun.
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