The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain Illuminates in “Red and White” In Honor of the 48th National Day of Bahrain

Bahrain residents and traveling guests can enjoy a variety of dining, spa, and resort experiences to mark the National Day celebrations, December 13-17.

With the festive season in full swing, The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain will once again sparkle on December 16 in celebration of the 48th National Day in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Shinning bright in “red and white” against the city skyline, the landmark beachfront resort, celebrating 25 years, will join the celebrations with its award-winning illumination of exterior lights and a variety of exclusive packages, curated dining options and spa experiences perfect for the whole family to enjoy, December 13-17, 2019. 

Chef de Cuisine Hanan Osman presenting a traditional Bahraini dish of Chicken Machboos (left). Manama, Bahrain city skyline at dusk (right).

On December 16, families can begin the day with traditional Bahraini inspired cuisine at La Med featuring the national dish of Chicken Machboos and other traditional delicacies. While the little ones are at play, mums, dads, and spa-seekers alike can enjoy “48-Minutes of Bliss” at The Ritz-Carlton Spa, before heading to afternoon tea with the sweet accompaniment of our decadent “Spirit Cake” by Executive Pasty Chef Jonathan Challenor. Over at the Royal Beach Club, members and guests can also test their fitness skills and compete in the “48 Feel Alive” rowing challenge. Bahrain residents too, can avail special National Day Room, Villa, and Daycation packages starting from BHD 95.

Chicken Machboos

“It will be a day of family fun, and togetherness as we celebrate 48 years as the Kingdom of Bahrain, and light up our resort in the national colors in honor of this historic moment. The fun doesn’t stop there, as we’ll be offering a myriad of National Day inspired offerings, including a special family day lunch, daycation packages, spa treatments, and more,” says Bernard de Villèle, General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain. “As always, we are grateful to the continuous support from our ownership, International Hotels Establishment, and Royal Beach Club members to make this day truly special for all.”

The full line-up of National Day events and packages at The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain, include:

National Day Villa, Room and ‘Daycation’ Packages

National Day Villa and Room Packages
Valid from December 13-17

Experience a luxurious stay at The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain with an exclusive resident’s rate for the whole family to enjoy. Relax by the infinity poolside or pamper yourself with a heavenly treatment at The Ritz-Carlton Spa while the children enjoy their mini-vacation at the Ritz Kids Club. Guests will also enjoy a daily breakfast buffet at La Med for Room Packages and in-Villa breakfast for Villa Packages. Price: Starting from BHD 700++ per night for Villas and BHD 95++ per night for Deluxe rooms; eligible for Bahrain CPR holders only. Reserve at (+973) 1758 0000.

National Day “Daycation” Package
Valid December 16 and 17, 2018

Celebrate National Day with a special ‘Daycation’ package at the iconic luxury resort where you’ll enjoy lunch at the award-winning La Med restaurant and access to the Royal Beach Club and Ritz-Carlton Spa. Price: BHD 95++; eligible for Bahrain CPR holders only. Reserve at (+973) 1758 0000.

Special “National Day” Dining Experiences

National Day Super Brunch
Friday, December 13, 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m, La Med
Elevate your senses with a National Day-themed super brunch featuring live jazz music and your favorite breakfast classics, traditional Bahraini dishes, along with a sampling of signature dishes from Primavera, Nirvana and Plums. Price: BHD 30, soft beverages; BHD38, select beverages. Reserve by dialing +(973) 1758 6499.

National Day Family Lunch
Monday, December 16, 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., La Med
With endless views of the Arabian Gulf, guests will delight in a most sumptuous lunch buffet featuring traditional Bahraini cuisines and national dishes like Lamb Ouzi and Chicken Machboos, along with ‘tapa’ style dishes and salads. Advanced reservations required. Price: BHD 19, adults; BHD 11, children. Reserve by dialing +(973) 1758 6499.

“Sprit Cake” at The Ritz Gourmet Lounge
Available Monday, December 16 at The Ritz Gourmet Lounge

Pair your festive afternoon tea with a signature “spirit” sponge cake made with cream cheese, vanilla and cardamom filling. Price: BHD 4.8

“48 Feel Alive” National Day Rowing Challenge
December 16 | Royal Beach Club
Royal Beach Club Members and guests can test their skills and compete in a 5k rowing challenge for a chance to win prizes. Tag your challenge with #48FeelAlive @ritzcarltonbahrain. Complimentary for members and hotel guests.

48-Minutes of Bliss
The Ritz-Carlton Spa, treatment times available from 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Celebrate 48 years of national pride with 48-minutes of heavenly bliss at the award-winning Ritz-Carlton Spa. Enjoy a signature aromatherapy massage featuring a blend of essential oils to melt away tension and stress. Elevate the treatment with a 48-minute marina hydrotherapy bath experience with our compliments. Price: BHD 48. Reserve by dialing (+973) 1758 6808 or email

The five-star luxury resort is located in the exclusive Al Seef district in Manama, Bahrain. For additional information about The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain resort, the full line up of events, or to reserve your stay, please call (800) 00995, the hotel directly at (+973) 1758 0000, a travel professional or visit The Ritz-Carlton website at Follow the hotel on Facebook and Instagram @ritzcarltonbahrain and join the conversation using #RCMemories.