Your Ultimate Guide to the Festive Season: Celebrating Christmas and New Year’s 2020 in El Gouna
The festive season is upon us – As December comes to a close, Christmas celebrations and New Year’s Eve preparations are just beginning. Known for its unforgettable parties and endless festivities, El Gouna is bringing visitors and residents a complete experience, whether you are celebrating this holiday season with family or friends, or are looking for a relaxing or event-filled stay.
El Gouna Hotels
Cook’s Club El Gouna
Looking to make the start of 2020 an unforgettable one? Memento is here to do just that. At Cook’s Club El Gouna, party into the New Year to the captivating tunes of talented DJs Oriol Calvo, Armen V and AK, bringing you a mix of melodies that play around the world, from Ibiza’s top clubs to creating memorable sounds across Egypt.
For more information Check the event’s page
Dawar El Omda & Sultan Bey
Get in the festive spirit by mixing East with West this Christmas Eve at Sultan Bey, with a mouthwatering gala dinner accompanied by live music. The festively decorated tent opts as the perfect venue for a laid-back, cozy atmosphere this Christmas. For visitors, the ticket price is 750 L.E. excluding drinks.
One thing that does not get old when celebrating New Year’s Eve is a masquerade ball. Watch the ball drop as 2020 comes rolling in and enjoy the extravagant gala dinner while you dance to live music. Tickets are 1,500 L.E. excluding drinks.
Sheraton Miramar Resort El Gouna
Say hello to Christmas festivities at Sheraton Miramar Resort El Gouna, where you can treat yourself to a lovely meal at the themed gala dinner complimented by lively music this Christmas Eve for 80 Euros.
In tune with the hotel’s Egyptian-rooted architecture, guests can welcome in 2020 in a unique way this year by embracing Old Cairo’s traditions in the vibrant Moled. Guests can also indulge in a decadent gala dinner, all for 175 Euros.
For more information, call +20653545606.
The Three Corners Rihana Inn & Resort
With an unmatched program this holiday season, The Three Corners Rihana Inn and Resort are bringing guests an array of enticing activities: from an elegant gala dinner to the mesmerizing tanura along with the classic musical “Princess and the Frog”. This Christmas Eve special will cost 75 Euros.
In line with the celebrations, the hotel is setting the bar for entertainment this New Year, with an Egyptian Folkloric show, dance show “Movies Night” and a decadent gala dinner. The price for this one-of-a-kind night is 95 Euros.
If you love getting in touch with your Egyptian roots, hurry up and reserve a place by calling +20653580025.
The Three Corners Ocean View
In a prime location at the Abu Tig Marina, guests staying at The Three Corners Ocean View can visit the Rihana Inn and Resort tent for a folkloric Christmas, and party until sunrise and into the New Year at DuPort Club.
For more information, call +20653580350.
Steigenberger Golf Resort El Gouna
A five-star buffet dinner at the highest point in Steigenberger Golf Resort El Gouna with a panoramic view of the town, its picturesque lagoons and stunning Red Sea coast is definitely an unparalleled way to celebrate Christmas, and ring in the New Year! Enjoy a Christmas dinner for 90 Euros or a New Year’s Eve buffet for 130 Euros at La Rotisserie for an unforgettable night!
For reservations, please call +20653580140.
Movenpick Resort & Spa El Gouna
You can never have too many festivities during the holiday season – and that is why Movenpick Resort & Spa is offering an array of activities that stay true to the Christmas spirit!
Celebrate Christmas Eve in a festive tent by indulging in the extravagant buffet that will be complimented by live music, followed by a Christmas lunch the day after by the turquoise Red Sea waters at El Sayadin restaurant. You can’t forget Santa – get your kids in the spirit of Christmas and send them to visit Santa Claus, who has a variety of games and gifts for all hotel children!
Entering 2020 with style, welcome in the New Year at a festive tent in black and white attire, accompanied by a show, live music and DJ for 200 USD.
You don’t want to miss out – hurry up and call +20653544501 for more information!
Labranda Club Paradisio
Treat yourself to a lavish Christmas dinner with impeccable live music at Labranda Club Paradisio, and truly experience the festive spirit for 1,000 L.E.
There’s no party like one at a Casino – Welcome in the New Year with your loved ones and guests of the hotel only while you enjoy a delicious gala dinner in an intimate setting for 1,800 L.E.
For more information, please call +20653547934.
Celebrate Around Town
El Gouna Jolly Christmas
Looking for some family fun? Make sure you check out El Gouna jolly Christmas Bazaar that will prove to be an eventful day for you and your children. From live entertainment and kids’ shows to delicious food and beverage outlets, there’s a lot to explore in the bazaar, including several surprises in store!
The Christmas Bazaar will be held from December 23 to 31. If you are looking to sleep in during the mornings, don’t worry, the bazaar is open from 11 am to 9 pm!
Loco Dice, Tia and Dooze in December 30th
Location : New Venue ( Makani )
Price Tickets : 800 or 1200 EGP
For reservations and more information Check the events website
The Venue at El Gouna is taking you back in time with legends The Gipsy Kings for an unforgettable end to 2019 full of their iconic music! Also there to perfect the beginning of the New Year are the talented Fabrica Musical, DJ Ghandoukli and a belly dancer.
As if that was not enough, The Venue will also be welcoming international boy band Blue to El Gouna who will promise to make the New Year weekend like no other on January 2!
Hurry up and get your ticket by calling 01061199795
On January 3rd a new event will take place under The Venue roof with Hip Hop party
While many people welcome Christmas by the fireplace, at El Gouna, we celebrate by the sea. At La Playa , enjoy a decadent Christmas dinner on December 25 surrounded by friends and family as you take in the unmatched views.
Bid farewell to 2019 from the same unique spot on December 31 as you welcome in the New Year with your feet in the sand by El Gouna’s stunning coast!
The Smokery Event
31 December at Sia ( The Smokery New Venue )
For reservations call 01096499099
For more information check The Smokery Facebook Page
Bringing the Abu Tig Marina to life, Bartender is known for its late nights and unmatched playlists that have visitors and passers-by dancing until dawn – and they are living up to expectations this New Year’s Eve with a famed DJ taking guests into 2020.
Who says New Year’s celebrations have to last one day? Continue the festivities on January 1 with a night dedicated to the best of hip-hop music from 9 pm to 1 am!
For more information , check The Bartender Facebook Page
With a panoramic view of the picturesque marina, DuPort Pool Club will not disappoint this year, promising guests a long-awaited countdown as they indulge in the venue’s popular drinks and dance to the melodies of the DJ from 10 pm until sunrise!
For More Information Check The events Page
Irish Pub El Gouna
Situated in Downtown – one of the busiest places in El Gouna – the Irish Pub will guarantee an upbeat night full of retro vibes. Enjoy a night of enticing live music, whether you are celebrating Christmas Eve or want to countdown into the New Year in this cozy venue – open from 9 pm until midnight!
For Reservation , Call 01061231555
Celebrate the Italian way this season at Zia Amelia , with delicious authentic dishes and entertaining live music on December 28 and January 6.
New Year’s Eve is different this year at Zia Amelia, with its own Italian flair, laid-back vibes and vibrant live music.
For Reservations Call 01225271526
Kaju & Co.
Known for its spectacular Mediterranean and Caribbean dishes overlooking El Gouna’s azure lagoon, Kaju & Co. is cooking up cozy nights this season, with a mouthwatering dinner menu on December 24 and January 7 that will be accompanied by the captivating melodies of a live band.
Visitors can also welcome in the New Year with their loved ones with the backdrop of the shimmering waters and live music starting from 8 pm.
For Reservations Call 01228044124
Christmas and New Year’s Eve at Element Watersports will prove to be a unique one – enjoy uplifting Christmas tunes while you soak up the winter sun on the rooftop terrace, indulge in a cozy cup of Gluhwein and snack on delicious Christmas cookies on December 25, 26 and 31 from 3 pm.
In tune with the giving spirit this season, El Gouna’s popular venue Clubhouse will be hosting its annual community Christmas dinner on December 25 starting 7:30 pm.
To ensure 2020 is off to a spectacular start, party through all of the hours of the day and night as the DJ plays hit tunes at Clubhouse on the first day of the New Year!
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