Christmas Tree at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay.

’Tis the Season for Coastal Cheer


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Join us for an enchanting celebration filled with activities and resort enhancements for guests and locals alike. Give thanks over a bountiful feast in Navio this November, then create new and memorable traditions with loved ones through December. The resort comes to life with holiday decor and displays, from twinkling lights and coastal-colored ornaments to the extravagantly adorned Christmas tree on the Ocean Lawn.

An assortment of dishes on the table.
Brunch in Navio

November 23, 25–26: Chef de Cuisine Francisco Simón’s Thanksgiving Brunch features courses that celebrate the season’s harvest. During the two-hour à la carte experience, individually plated dishes such as the Caviar Tasting, Half Moon Bay Crab Cake, and Wagyu Beef Slider can be ordered in any quantity. On Thanksgiving Day, November 23, Navio will present Traditional Early Bird Organic Turkey.

An assortment of dishes on a table by the fireplac
Dinner in Navio

November 22–25: Chef de Cuisine Francisco Simón presents Thanksgiving-inspired Navio classics for the seven-course Chef’s Thanksgiving Tasting. The menu features dishes such as Half Moon Bay Black Cod, Beef Wellington, and Cinderella Pumpkin Bisque with Langoustine. Specially on Thanksgiving Day, November 23, Chef Simón will prepare Traditional Early Bird Organic Turkey to commemorate the evening.

Family experiencing TableMation

A feast for the senses awaits. Embark on a first-of-its-kind culinary journey with our whimsical pop-up dining experience, TableMation. Curated by Executive Chef Roberto Riveros-Leyton, the immersive four-course menu comes to life on the table as adults and children alike follow the adventures of Chef Nya and Ned.

Holiday Carolers

December 20–24: Embrace the magic the Pacific through the joyous melodies of classic holiday songs. This holiday season, Dickens-era carolers will perform at the Porte-Cochère, Lobby, Ocean Lawn, and Navio to bring merriment and cheer throughout the resort.

Christmas decorations lining the front entrance.

Guestroom Enhancements

December 20–24: In the cozy privacy of your guestroom or suite, decorate your very own Christmas Tree this holiday season. Inquire with our Guest Services team to learn more about our festive holiday room enhancements.

Small Christmas tree set-up in luxury room with Oc
Family Friendly Activities

Relax and create memories together in the exclusive game and movie room. Throughout the season, guests can play board games and enjoy gaming consoles during the day and unwind with holiday movie screenings and refreshments at night.

Family snack with ocean views.

Holiday Favorites at The Conservatory

All season long enjoy festive favorites and seasonal specials during breakfast, lunch, and dinner in The Conservatory. Guests can take in sweeping views of the Pacific alongside the resort’s stunning seasonal décor.

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Christmas Eve Dinner in Navio

December 20–24: Celebrate the week of Christmas and indulge in courses inspired by the season’s festivities. Guests are invited to experience an enhanced Seven-Course Chef’s Tasting menu showcasing the finest offerings of the holiday season.

Ornament hanging on tree.

Christmas Brunch in Navio

December 23–25: Gather with loved ones over a holiday feast and celebrate the arrival of Christmas in Navio. Inspired by coastal flavors and the season’s bounty, guests are invited to enjoy an enhanced two-hour Christmas Brunch experience with festive à la carte presentations.

Chef preparing wagu beef dish
Bartender presenting a cocktail decorated with fog
New Year's in Navio

December 30–January 1: Sip, savor, and ring in the New Year at Navio. Guests can opt for the extravagant New Year’s Eve tasting dinner showcasing the season's most exquisite ingredients on December 31, while the enhanced two-hour brunch experience will be available daily December 30–January 1.