Why Radisson Blu Yas Island is the ultimate place to celebrate New Year’s Eve

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Why Radisson Blu Yas Island is the ultimate place to celebrate New Year’s Eve

Yas Island hotspot Radisson Blu is staking its claim to be the ultimate place to welcome 2019 with a string of brilliant New Year’s Eve celebrations.

The plush hotel is home to some of the capital’s favourite venues, all of which are preparing to wave goodbye to 2018 with a bang.

Uber-cool Filini Garden, Mexican hangout Amerigos and the stylish Assymetri have unveiled bumper NYE line-ups and we can’t think of anywhere better to be as the clock strikes midnight.

Partygoers can usher in the new year at the Glam, Glitter, Disco bash at charming al fresco spot Filini Garden with a glamorous throwback party paying homage to legendary New York nightclub Studio 54.

Time Out Abu Dhabi’s Best DJ Cliff Townley will unleash the best of disco hits from the 80s, 90s and 2000s while guests tuck into a lavish six-course Italian menu prepared by Chef Federico.

Packages start at Dhs495 including soft drinks, with the house beverage package costing Dhs695 and the sparkling beverages option priced at Dhs895.

Neighbouring Amerigos also has mega plans to mark the big occasion, with an unmissable party combining two of our favourite things – street food and poolside vibes.

This year’s Highly Commended Restaurant in The Americas section of our Restaurant Awards will treat guests to some of the best delicacies Mexico has to offer.

While visitors will be getting into the fiesta spirit with live entertainment and the sultry sounds and Latino beats of a special guest DJ.

The dinner and soft drinks package costs Dhs320 per person, while the food and house beverages option costs Dhs520.

Kids are welcome, with the food package for youngsters aged between six and 11 priced at Dhs125.

That brings us to the excellent all-day dining eatery Assymetri, which completes the terrific trio of party plans.

The venue will say ‘Aloha’ to 2019 with a Polynesian-themed New Year’s Eve Tiki Party.

Dig out your favourite Hawaiian shirts or grass skirts and make a beeline for this brilliant bash featuring luscious seafood, sushi, decadent barbeque grills, delicious desserts and a huge spread of international food stations.

Visitors will get the full tiki experience with a traditional lei necklace, exotic cocktails and poolside entertainment featuring fire dancers and a live band.

The dinner and soft drinks package will cost Dhs390 per person, with dinner and house beverages priced at Dhs590, with the food package for kids aged six to 11 set at Dhs125.

It’s safe to say Radisson Blu has all bases covered for New Year’s Eve revellers, young and old.

So why go anywhere else?

Prices and times vary. December 31. Radisson Blu Hotel Abu Dhabi Yas Island (02 656 2000).

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