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CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS AT THE RITZ-CARLTON, LAGUNA NIGUEL

From seasonal treats to beloved traditions, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel provides guests with a variety of festive experiences to create memories that last a lifetime. Surprises are in store for both children and adults as the seaside resort decks the halls, ensuring each moment is merry and bright. 

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NOVEMBER CELEBRATIONS

ANNUAL TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY

November 20, 2022 | 4 p.m.

Kick off the holiday season with the resort’s annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. Festivities include holiday music, a special appearance from Santa Claus, music, hot cocoa, and a final countdown to light the spectacular 40-foot tree on the front drive.  Combined with the gorgeous holiday setting, it promises to be a memorable evening for all.

This event is open to overnight resort guests and the local community.

Restaurant dining room overlooking the ocean

NOVEMBER CELEBRATIONS

HOLIDAY BRUNCH

November 27, 2022 | 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 

Enjoy savory and sweet brunch delights, with a la carte menu items inspired by flavors of the season.   

Priced at $115 per adult and $55 per child (ages 3 to 9), exclusive of tax and gratuity.

GATHER AT LAGUNA NIGUEL

From festive celebrations to unique gourmet experiences, we invite you to create holiday memories at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel that will last a lifetime for your family.  

Festive Season, Turkey Takeaway

THANKSGIVING BUFFET AT THE RITZ-CARLTON BALLROOM

November 24, 2022 | 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Indulge in a bountiful Thanksgiving buffet featuring festive holiday favorites and seasonal inspirations. Feast on favorites such as Turkey Breast and Prime Rib paired with Roasted Vegetables before indulging in sweet delights including Apple Cider Donut Cake, Seasonal Pies and more.  

Priced at $250 per guest and $125 per child (ages 3 to 9), inclusive of tax and gratuity.

THANKSGIVING DINNER AT RAYA

November 24, 2022 | 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

Gather with friends and family at RAYA and enjoy scenic ocean views paired with a festive three-course pre-fixe menu inspired by the season’s finest flavors.

Priced at $175 per guest, exclusive of tax and gratuity.

CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS WITH A SEASIDE RETREAT

Continue the holiday cheer with celebrations around the resort. From holiday décor and family-friendly activities, magical seasonal surprises await guests of all ages.

HOLIDAY BRUNCH

December 4, 11 and 18, 2022 | 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 

Enjoy savory and sweet brunch delights, with a la carte menu items inspired by flavors of the season.   

Priced at $115 per guest and $55 per child (ages 3 to 9), exclusive of tax and gratuity.

2019 X'mas Afternoon Tea Dessert Christmas Tree

HOLIDAY TEA

Mondays – Thursdays from November 28 to December 15, 2022 | 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

Delight in a contemporary twist on the beloved holiday classic while you enjoy afternoon tea with festive winter petite sandwiches and pastries in RAYA.

Priced at $110 per guest and $90 per child (ages 3 to 9), exclusive of tax and gratuity.

Steiff Teddy Bear Festive Afternoon Tea

TEDDY BEAR TEA

December 10, 2022 | 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Designed for the young and young at heart, Teddy Bear Tea is the perfect setting for an enchanting holiday afternoon featuring a delightful tea menu and lively holiday entertainment.

Priced at $155 per guest, inclusive of tax and gratuity. 

 

CHRISTMAS BUFFET AT THE RITZ-CARLTON BALLROOM

December 25, 2022 | 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Delight in a memorable dining experience with a festive buffet featuring elevated brunch offerings, traditional holiday favorites, and seasonal flavors. Finish off the meal with an array of sweet delights including Chocolate Yule Log, Seasonal Pies and more. 

Priced at $250 per adult and $125 per child ages 3 to 9, inclusive of tax and gratuity.

 

Dining table for four overlooking the ocean

CHRISTMAS DINNER AT RAYA

December 25, 2022 | 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

Savor a three-course dinner featuring traditional holiday favorites and a dazzling array of tastes and flavors in the inviting ambience of RAYA. 

Priced at $175 per guest, exclusive of tax and gratuity.

Bar with glasses of champagne and wine

CHRISTMAS AT ENOSTEAK

December 25, 2022 | 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. 

Enjoy the Christmas holiday gathered around the table with friends and family enoSTEAK. Specialty menu items available in addition to the full menu.

Gingerbread Workshop

December 4 |  2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Join our talented pastry team to decorate your own Gingerbread house. Guests will be supplied a large-scale pre-built house, candy, icing, and more.  

Priced at $340 per house, inclusive of tax and gratuity.

A Morning with Santa

SANTA STORY TIME

December 9, 10, 16 and 17 | 5 p.m. 

Santa will charm little ones with classic Christmas tales throughout the holidays.

This experience is complimentary for resort guests.

RING IN THE NEW YEAR

As we count down to a New Year, join us for an unforgettable weekend at our seaside retreat. 

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NEW YEAR’S EVE AT RAYA

December 31 2022 | 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. 

Celebrate the New Year at RAYA and enjoy a three-course menu, specialty cocktails, lively entertainment and panoramic ocean views.

Priced at $195 per guest, exclusive of tax and gratuity.

Two glasses of champagne on a festively decorated tabletop

NEW YEAR’S EVE AT ENOSTEAK

December 31, 2022 | 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. 

Ring in the New Year with an intimate dining experience at enoSTEAK and delight in a four-course menu highlighting seasonal ingredients.

Priced at $225 per guest, exclusive of tax and gratuity.