Christmas 2018 at Aria Resorts

Whether you're looking for a cosy Christmas retreat or a perfect party destination, read on to find out everything you need to know about Christmas at Aria Resorts.

Christmas at Retallack Resort

A Very Merry Christmas

A Special Visit

Step into the magical world of The Den, our woodland inspired festive family event! With a range of activities for children of all ages, including Santa visits, woodland friends, arts and crafts and even meet some unicorns!

£10 per child which includes:
An hour session with Christmas crafts activities, an edible treat, hot chocolate and Santa visit with gift!
Under 2’s are free or £5 to see Santa with a Christmas present!

Book by phone on 01637 882400 or online.

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23rd & 24th

23 Dec

Join us from 12pm for Sunday Lunch followed by Christmas Music from 2.30pm in our Lookout Lounge for festive celebrations playing Christmas carols and festive classics.

Our Christmas cocktails will be served all afternoon with mince pies, mulled wine being served alongside our gin bar.


24 Dec

Join our free family party from 6pm in The Lookout Restaurant and Lounge, with live music, Christmas food and Christmas cocktails this will be the perfect way to get in the festive spirit before the big day.

Christmas Dinner

Make your Christmas Day experience extra special with the perfect family celebration at our Lookout Restaurant and Lounge.

Join us from 11am for a delicious 3 course meal for £55pp or £27.50 for under 16's.

Book now to avoid missing out!

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Christmas Parties

Are you looking for a festive Christmas Party venue this year? Set in the cosy backdrop of our Lookout Restaurant & Lounge and with a stunning festive menu, you’re in for an unforgettable celebration!

Available on the following dates: Friday 7th December / Saturday 8th December / Friday 14th December /
Saturday 15th December / Saturday 22nd December


Large Groups

Are you a large group? Hire the Lookout Restaurant & Lounge exclusively for up to 60 guests.

Looking to book a small party? Reserve tables starting from a minimum of 6 guests.

Whatever size group, you can dine, drink and dance the night away from just £35pp with a welcome drink, three-course meal and dancing until late!

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For more information and your booking form email or call our team on 01637 882400.

Planning how to get home afterwards? Our recommended taxi company are Coastline Travel. Or you could stay at the resort to spend the night in style.

Contact us for discounted rates!


Forget the taxi home and rest those weary heads.

1-bed Double Lakeside Apartment for just £89 (Thursday) or £99 (Fri/Sat) per night.

Luxury Lodges sleeping 4, 8 or 12.

Please contact us for Luxury Lodge pricing. Minimum 2 night stay.

Call 01637 882 400


Discover our beautiful restaurant with a talented chef preparing your special Christmas meals.

Celebrate your Christmas party in style with our special festive and locally sourced menus, including our vegan menu.

3 courses for £35pp.

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Celebrate with us in The Lookout Restaurant & Lounge with our delicious menu from served from 5pm!

Plus, live music from 9pm playing all
your festive and party favourites!

Party is free to attend!

Call 01637 882480


Add the Pamper Package when you stay with us!

Prosecco on arrival
Afternoon Tea in The Lookout Lounge
An ELEMIS Express Spa treatment of your choice
Full use of the ESYA Spa facilities
Brunch in The Lookout Lounge on one morning


Add the Active Package when you stay with us!

Afternoon Tea in The Lookout Lounge
One session on our unique FlowRider
Brunch in The Lookout Lounge on one morning


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Christmas at the Bay Filey

A very special place to be at this magical time of year, so stay with us and make this the best festive season ever.

Parties & Meals

Throughout December, enjoy the Festive Fayre menu at The John Paul Jones (available until 24 December).

Choose from winter-warming seasonal favourites in the comfort of a re-lit bar. Plus, help yourself to a complimentary mince pie or shortbread. Bring your dog too because we welcome the whole family here!

If you want to book Christmas Day dinner with us, then please hurry as this is incredibly popular. It’s only £49.95 per adult and £24.95 for children. Call 01723 518 170 to book.

Family time, making memories...

In terms of activities, we have something for everyone! Try a Christmas craft session, which is geared around adding a personal touch to your family Christmas... let your children get creative with handmade cards, tree decorations, Christmas cookies, gingerbread houses and lots more besides.

If you are staying for the big day, then be sure to call in at The John Paul Jones on Christmas Eve.

We have managed to arrange a special visit from Santa on the busiest night of his year and he has a little gift for all good children. Also, listen out for our flashmob carol singing; this is a real treat and will be sure to make you smile.

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Christmas at The Bay Colwell

Every season on the Isle of Wight is a must-see and winter is no exception.

With glittering frost covering the island, it’s a chance to wrap up warm and go outdoors. Get swept up in the magic with a festive break or see in the New Year in style... Our accommodation is perfect for large family gatherings, you can book multiple cottages or caravans and bring everyone together for the big day, sharing laughter and making memories. The kitchens are fully equipped for cooking the turkey and all the trimmings.

Enjoy a family Christmas, unwrapping presents in your Premium Coastal Cottage. Turn up the heating and curl up with the kids to read their favourite story or challenge the family with an afternoon of board games.

Grab some fresh air after dinner with a leisurely stroll along the beach and reconnect with its natural beauty.

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