Experience Thai Traditions On Saadiyat Island




Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – In celebration of the Songkran Festival, Thailand’s traditional New Year’s Day festival, The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi is offering discerning guests renowned Thai hospitality, food and traditions.

From 9 - 12 April, 2014, visitors can learn about the traditions and culture of the Songkran Festival at the resort’s award winning Southeast Asian restaurant – Sontaya.

Adding to the celebrations, guests of the festival will have the chance to win a stay in the Thai themed Spa Suite at the resort which is located on the white sands and azure waters of Saadiyat Island. While staying in the distinctive suite, the winner will enjoy a Thai massage and candle-lit dinner for two on the tranquil beach.

Delectable cuisine will be presented by Thai Chef de Cuisine Peter Peerapong, which will highlight the distinctive aromas of the Southeast Asian region, while the live cooking in the show kitchen demonstrates the preparation of Thai cuisine. Dishes include butterfly pea flower dumplings and stuffed baby aubergine with braised Wagyu cheek.

The Thai inspired menu, which is available for dinner only (6:30pm - 10:30pm), is priced at AED 375 per person and subject to 10% service charge and 6% tourism fee.

With Thai music and dancers, guests will also enjoy iconic boats floating on the waterways of Sontaya.

For more information on The Thai Festival or for reservations, please call +971 2 498 8008 or visit www.sontayaabudhabi.com


About St. Regis Hotels & Resorts

Combining classic sophistication with a modern sensibility, St. Regis is committed to delivering exceptional experiences at 30 luxury hotels and resorts in the best addresses around the world. Since the opening of the first St. Regis Hotel in New York City over a century ago by John Jacob Astor IV,  the brand has remained committed to an uncompromising level of bespoke and anticipatory service for all of its guests, delivered flawlessly by signature St. Regis Butler Service. From Bal Harbour to Bangkok, Saadiyat Island to Shenzhen, the St. Regis brand caters to a new generation of luxury travelers and continues to thoughtfully build its portfolio in the most sought after destinations at the heart of today’s grand tour. Plans for the brand to expand its legacy include much-anticipated St. Regis Hotels & Resorts in the Riviera Maya and in Asia, where St. Regis has announced plans to open hotels in Changsha, Chengdu, Kuala Lumpur, Lijiang, Nanjing, New Delhi and Zhuhai. Additionally in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, St. Regis will continue to expand in Abu Dhabi, Amman, Cairo and Dubai. For more information on St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, please visit www.stregis.com, to explore our recent debuts visit www.stregis.com/newgrandtour and for the privilege of residential ownership, please visit www.stregis.com/residences.


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