Meliá Koh Samui Celebrates Christmas with Merry Events

KOH SAMUI, Thailand (21 November 2021) – With the season to be jolly approaching, beachfront resort Meliá Koh Samui will host an array of festivities including a Christmas tree lighting ceremony, exquisite dining experiences, a visit from Santa Claus, fireworks and more.


After kicking off the festive program with the tree lighting ceremony amid a choir performance on 17 December 2021, the resort overlooking secluded Choeng Mon beach will stage a four-course Christmas Eve dinner, Christmas Day buffet brunch and New Year’s Eve gala dinner and after party.


Celebrate Christmas Eve and Christmas Day at Meliá Koh Samui with our indulgent brunch and dinner menus with a wonderful festive atmosphere, beautiful Christmas decorations, live entertainment and a visit from Santa Claus with gifts for the children, it’ll be a very Merry Christmas for one and all!


On Christmas Eve (24 December 2021) executive chef Azizskandar Awang, who has won a string of coveted awards during his 21-year career including the prestigious Chef Hotelier of the Year award at the Hotelier Awards Asia, will serve a Western-themed four-course dinner with optional paired wines.  Staged at the Power Lounge from 7pm – 10pm, the dinner is priced at THB 1,600++ per person and totals THB 3,000++ per person with paired wines.


To mark Christmas Day (25 December 2021), the resort will stage a delectable buffet brunch brimming with all sorts of indulgent options at a series of stations to a backdrop of live entertainment. The ‘Raw Bar’ will offer poached rock lobsters, imported French ‘Fine de Claire’ oysters, Koh Samui blue swimmer crabs and poached tiger prawns.


The brunch’s ‘Carving Station’ will feature honey-glazed Christmas ham, whole roast turkey, Australian grass-fed beef rib eye steak, Italian pork porchetta and Australian leg of lamb with garlic and rosemary.  In addition to Japanese and Spanish stations, the feast will include a traditional Christmas platter and trimmings, Massimiliano charcuterie board and cheese collection.  Yule Log cakes, mince pies, Mazapán de Toledo, Italian panettone, Christmas pudding with brandy cream, and croquembouche are among the desserts.


Santa Claus will give the children gifts and wish them a Merry Christmas at the brunch, to be held from noon until 4pm at The Breeza Beach Restaurant & Bar.  The brunch starts from THB 2,400++ per person and is THB 1,200++ per child aged 5 to 12.


On the final day of 2021 (31 December 2021), the resort will host a gala dinner buffet under the stars at the garden lawn and Koko Kitchen from 7.30pm – 10.30pm with live entertainment and fire dancing show.  The buffet’s selection of Mediterranean and local Thai cuisine will include a ‘Spanish Corner’ offering paella and tapas and ‘Charcoal Grill Station’ with tiger prawns, fish of the day in banana leaf, grilled rock lobster and grilled local squid.  In addition to the Raw Bar’s fresh seafood and an ‘Artisan Pasta Station, other highlights include a whole roast pig, Beher Jamón Ibérico “Pata Negra”, Australian lamb shoulder and baked salmon. The gala dinner starts from THB 2,990++ per person and is THB 1,495++ per child.


Afterwards, guests are invited to join a countdown party on the beach to ring in the new year with live music, a DJ spinning tunes and a riot of colour as fireworks light up the skies.


To contact Meliá Koh Samui or to make a reservation, please call 077 938 899 or email


The four-course Christmas Eve dinner is THB 1,600++ per person, and totals THB 3,000++ with paired wines. The Christmas Day buffet brunch starts from THB 2,400++ per person, and is THB 1,200++ per child aged 5 to 12. The New Year’s Eve gala dinner starts from THB 2,990++ per person and is THB 1,495++ per child.  Prices are subject to 10% service charge and applicable taxes.