Celebrate The Lunar New Year With These Aman Locations Across Asia
Usher in the Year of the Dragon at these Aman hotels and resorts this year
At Aman properties across Asia, preparations are underway to celebrate the fifth animal of the Chinese zodiac with the Year of the Dragon. As festivities build towards 10 February 2024, a host of surprises await across China and beyond.
There is a chance for family reunions, feasting and new beginnings at Amanyangyun. Throughout February, immersive activities such as calligraphy and paper-cutting classes will be held at the resort’s Nan Shufang cultural centre, with a New Year’s Eve dinner at Lazhu on 9 February 2024.
Set in the Unesco-listed Old Town, Amandayan will showcase local traditions of the Naxi people throughout the month of February. On New Year’s Eve (or “Da Du” in Naxi culture), a local spiritual leader will host a calligraphy class to shed light on the practice of hanging couplets (or banners).
At Amanoi guests will have the chance to learn how to make the seasonal traditional bánh chưng cake on 9 February, before a Vietnamese meal in the hilltop main Restaurant.
Pistachio-crusted lamb and pan-seared scallops are just a few highlights of Amansara’s special Dinner Under the Moonlight event, taking place on 10 February.
In Laos, a Brahmin-influenced Baci Ceremony, practiced in Luang Prabang for centuries, will mark the start of the new year at Amantaka.
Amanpulo is one of the most tranquil places to witness the shifting lunar cycle. As the new moon rises over this private island in the Philippines, festive happenings will focus on a special Chinese-inspired Lunar New Year’s Eve dinner, held at the Beach Club on 9 February 2024.
Aman Villas At Nusa Dua, Bali
Chinese New Year, known locally as Imlek or “the Spring Festival” in Indonesia, is celebrated widely across Bali and the Indonesian islands. Aman’s five properties, strung like a necklace across the idyllic archipelago, are all preparing to welcome in the Lunar New Year.
Celebrate the Year of the Dragon at one of Amankora’s five lodges, with an array of immersive experiences showcasing the rich culture of the legendary Buddhist Kingdom.
More information can be found on the Official Aman Resorts Website.