Festive Breaks 2024

Yuletide Joy: A Family Christmas Celebration at Dunalastair

Escape to a winter wonderland and experience the magic of the season with our Yuletide Joy.

Celebrate your Family Christmas at Dunalastair. Nestled amidst the serene beauty of the Scottish
Highlands, our enchanting retreat promises two days filled with warmth, laughter, and cherished
memories for the whole family.

Upon arrival, be greeted with a complimentary dram, setting the stage for a festive getaway to
remember. Step into our transformed library, adorned with twinkling lights and holiday decor, where
families can indulge in a variety of activities, from crafting keepsakes to enjoying a special Christmas
movie screening on Christmas Eve.

Delight your taste buds with a specially curated Christmas Eve dinner, accompanied by live music to
serenade your evening. Sip on mulled wine and savour the sweetness of mince pies, as you immerse
yourself in the joyous spirit of the season.

Awaken to the aroma of freshly brewed coffee and indulge in a sumptuous hot breakfast before
embarking on a day filled with family-friendly fun and togetherness. Engage in creative crafts and
activities designed for all ages, fostering moments of connection and laughter.

Gather around the table for a magnificent Christmas lunch, featuring traditional holiday flavours and
festive favourites. Weather permitting, venture outdoors for exhilarating adventure, followed by
indulgent mince pies and mulled wine to recharge.

Savour the last moments of your retreat with a delightful Christmas brunch, before bidding farewell to
your unforgettable holiday experience at Dunalastair. With a late checkout option available, take
your time saying goodbye, knowing that the memories you’ve made will be cherished for years to

Hogmonay - Evening Reception

Our Christmas Package:

  • Accommodation for two nights: £500
  • Additional Inclusions: £378 (Total of all activities, meals, and room décor)
  • Total Package Price starting from: £878

Secure your spot for this magical holiday experience and make cherished memories with your loved
ones this Christmas at Dunalastair.

Christmas - Christmas Eve

Day 1: 24th December 2024


  • Check-in and welcome with a complimentary dram upon arrival.


  • Festive activities in the decorated library turned Christmas grotto, including Christmas-
    themed arts and crafts for kids.
  • Christmas movie screening for families to enjoy together.


  • Dinner featuring a special Christmas Eve menu.
  • Live music performance to set the holiday mood.
  • Enjoy mulled wine and mince pies during the evening festivities.
Christmas - Christmas lunch

Day 2: 25th December 2024


  • Wake up to a hearty hot breakfast.


Engage in kids’ crafts session, where children can create holiday-themed decorations and


Indulge in a lavish Christmas lunch with traditional holiday dishes.


  • Explore the outdoors, weather permitting.
  • Mulled wine and mince pies


  • Relish in a delightful Light Christmas buffet.

Late evening:

  • Gingerbread competition with prizes for the winner, a fun-filled activity for families to bond
Christmas - Boxing Day

Check Out: 26th December 2024

  • Enjoy a relaxed departure with late checkout option available. Hot cooked Breakfast


Highland Elegance: A Hogmanay Celebration at Dunalastair

Indulge in a luxurious New Year’s escape filled with Highland charm and sophistication at Dunalastair Hotel suites. Our exclusive “Highland Elegance” package invites you to experience the epitome of refinement and celebration as we bid farewell to the old year and welcome the new in style.

30th December: Arrival and Evening Delights

As you cross the threshold into our warm and inviting haven, immerse yourself in the timeless allure of the Scottish Highlands. Before you even unpack, savour a welcoming “Dram of Arrival,” a taste of fine Scotch whisky to set the tone for the indulgent journey ahead.

Step into a world of warmth and comfort, where a selection of fine teas and homemade mince pies and cakes await to tantalise your senses. Relax and unwind as you settle into your elegant suite, anticipating the enchanting festivities ahead.

Savour the evening with a pre-dinner treat—a complimentary glass of our signature mulled wine, expertly crafted to infuse the air with festive cheer. Later, join us for a three-course candlelight supper, where each dish is a masterpiece of flavour, crafted from the finest seasonal ingredients by our talented culinary team.

31st December: A Day of Celebration

Begin the day with a leisurely picnic-style lunch in our inviting lounge, embracing the laid-back elegance that defines the Scottish Highlands. As evening approaches, gather for a Champagne reception, where bubbles mingle with laughter and anticipation fills the air.

Embark on a gastronomic journey with a lavish seven-course gala dinner, each course a symphony of taste and presentation designed to delight the senses.

As the clock ticks closer to midnight, let the music move you as our professional singer sets the stage for a countdown to remember. Raise a glass to the promise of new beginnings as the clock strikes twelve, surrounded by the company of friends old and new.

1st January: Reflection and Brunch

Awake to the first day of the new year with a sense of renewal and possibility. Join us for a leisurely brunch, where gourmet delights and refreshing beverages await, providing the perfect opportunity to reflect on cherished memories and set intentions for the year ahead.

Departure: Farewell and Fond Memories

As your Highland Elegance experience draws to a close, take with you the memories of laughter shared, flavours savoured, and moments cherished. Until we meet again, may your journey be filled with joy, adventure, and the enduring spirit of Highland hospitality.