An extraordinary beachside dining experience at The Beach House will feature four live

cooking stations and a wide range of global culinary delights 

KOH SAMUI, THAILAND – Santiburi Koh Samui, the island’s leading Thai luxury resort overlooking the stunning north shore, is inviting guests, visitors and local residents to an exclusive Christmas Eve dinner by the pool, followed one week later by a Mystic Jungle New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner at The Beach House restaurant overlooking the glassy waters of the Gulf of Siam.

On 24th December, Christmas Eve at Santiburi will begin with a special “Cocktail with Santa Claus” on the beach before guests move to the poolside to enjoy an exquisite menu that features delicate dishes like Salmon and Hokkaido scallop variation, Grilled lobster tail with angled seabass fillet and tiger prawn tempura, rounded off by pineapple tarte tartin, coconut panna cotta, White rum parfait. The rich delights on the plate will be perfectly complemented by Santiburi’s stunning tropical garden surroundings and a soundtrack of live music.

On 31st December, guests and diners at Santiburi Koh Samui can join a magical rainforest-themed extravaganza with more live music performances and an al fresco dance floor by the beach. The sumptuous New Year’s Eve spread of gourmet delights will feature four live cooking stations, including a traditional festive roast meat carvery and a special kid’s corner.

With just 80 reservation-only seats available for the unique oceanside event, guests will be able to celebrate the start of 2018 in exclusive, memorable style. The Beach House sits right next to 300 metres of pristine beach and offers the ideal location to savour the exquisite menu being specially prepared by the resort’s Swiss-born Executive chef, Adrian Hauenstein, before watching fireworks light up the entire north shore of Koh Samui as the clock strikes midnight.

The rainforest dinner will begin with a cocktail accompanied by succulent choices from a specially created appetiser buffet featuring freshly prepared Nordic gravlax and delicious carved black Iberian ham. Fresh salads and an innovative pumpkin soup with ginger ice cream will add to the culinary surprises, whilst a kids’ corner will tempt young diners with gingerbread decorations.

For the main course, live cooking stations will serve up succulent imported meats including marinated French duck breast and Australian black angus tenderloin, as well as Thai and Asian delights, including seared Hokkaido scallops, and grilled rock lobster, tiger prawns, red snapper and squid. In keeping with festive tradition, the carvery will serve roast turkey with stuffing, honey-glazed ham, herb-crusted rack of lamb and English roast beef. Delicious sides, desserts and an international cheeseboard will round off a meal to remember.

With live music all night long, an outdoor dance floor will be set up for revellers to celebrate under the stars. The Santiburi staff will join in the spirit of the occasion, dressed in jungle-themed uniforms, whilst the whole of The Beach House will be transformed with plants and trees and tables decorated with greenery to create an exotic dining landscape.

Chef Adrian Hauenstein says, “We are delighted to offer guests and visitors these two unique and delicious events to mark the festive season and the start of the New Year.”

“With the resort’s incredible beachfront setting and a wide choice of fresh local and imported ingredients to work with, we can really make Santiburi an experience to savour,” he added.

Santiburi Koh Samui’s Christmas Eve menu is 3,800++ per person. The Mystic Jungle New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner is THB 8,500++ per person. For more information and to make a reservation call +66 77 425 040 or email [email protected]com