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Nestled on the Adriatic Riviera, One&Only Portonovi is set to transform into a glittering winter wonderland this festive season. 

“We look forward to welcoming guests to enjoy the holiday season at One&Only Portonovi. From breath-taking decorations to indulgent banquets, and exhilarating musical performances all set within the beautiful surroundings of the resort, we are sure that this festive season will be unforgettable," commented Tessa Gorman, General Manager of One&Only Portonovi.

A picture-perfect setting, the resort's festive calendar caters to guests of all generations with something for everyone. Festivities begin with the lighting of the Christmas tree on December 4, followed by the quintessential making and decorating of gingerbread houses for the youngest guests from December 15 to January 7. 

With jingling bells and festive melodies in the air, the resort has curated extravagant traditional feasts including festive dinners on Christmas Eve, December 24 and Christmas Day, December 25 from 6 PM, and Christmas Day brunch from noon onwards. Families and kids of all ages can unwrap the excitement of presents in the hotel lobby with Santa Claus himself. 

The New Year celebration promises a spectacular evening to remember with a gala dinner and a party at La Veranda on December 31. The beautiful evening sets the tune to ring in the new year accompanied by upcoming musical artist Nika Turkovic with the band and a spectacular fireworks display. The five-course Gala dinner, curated by Executive Chef Chris Mare, features the best of Mediterranean cuisine with a plethora of seafood options. Extending the evening to the next day, the resort has special stay offers as well.  

Catering to all the new year resolutions, the Chenot Espace wellness centre will focus on detox programs as well as daily yoga and aqua aerobics training in January. The NEO boutique located within the resort will have special offers of fashion accessories from regional and foreign brands during December and January. 

The magical spirit of Portonovi comes alive in December with classic lanterns and decorations. The city offers a variety of festive events, entertainment, and out-of-the-ordinary celebrations that will ensure an unforgettable experience. Guests and visitors are invited to enjoy Portonovi Festive Market and indulge in local delicacies including homemade cakes, fish specialities, burgers, waffles, tacos, and various other festive specials. Marina Square will host some of the most famous local and regional music stars including Amira Medunjanin and Petar Grašo, whilst children can enjoy Santa Clause's company and children’s shows. While the Marina sparkles with remarkable light shows, guests must not miss is the dramatic installation that will light up the night skies across the resort. 

Spend time with your loved ones and celebrate this holiday season at One&Only Portonovi. 

For reservations, please email reservations@oneandonlyportonovi.com or call +382 31 691 001, while for programs in Portonovi it is necessary to make a reservation via email events@portonovi.com

For more information or reservations, please visit oneandonlyresorts.com.


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