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Press Release

Immediate Release
18 November 2019
The Spirit of Christmas @ Discovery Bay
Share the blessings of Christmas with traditional decorations, $100 dining vouchers and DIY ornament pack
Enjoy a winter holiday with Christmas Sunday Market, Horse-drawn Carriage Ride and seasonal promotions by Auberge Discovery Bay

Christmas is a season of joy and love. This year, Discovery Bay is paying homage to the festive traditions with the theme of “The Spirit of Christmas” and decorations in signature Christmas red and green. Every corner of Discovery Bay is to be filled with festive spirit. Visitors to the waterfront promenade will be greeted by a romantic Christmas Light Tunnel furnished with traditional gift boxes and ornaments. At DB North, artistic Christmas trees made of gift boxes of various sizes will provide scenic backdrops for those looking to capture precious moments with their loved ones. As an extension of the gift boxes design concept, the installation at the fountain will feature giant gift boxes and snapshots of a classic Christmas town.  

Celebrate the Christmas season with delicious international gourmet offerings at Discovery Bay and enjoy great rewards at the same time. Visitors will receive a HK$100 dining voucher with single dining spending of HK$880 at designated restaurants. Discovery Bay has also prepared special DIY Christmas ornament gift packs where visitors can create unique Christmas gifts for themselves or their loved ones and customise the gifts with letters.

Prepare for a romantic, heart-warming and unforgettable Christmas with traditional Christmas decorations and the wide array of international cuisine options available at D’Deck and DB North. Make it a holiday staycation with limited-time promotions at Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong or immerse yourselves in the southern-European-style atmosphere with a trip to Hong Kong’s largest Christmas market or a tour on a Horse-drawn Carriage. Every corner of Discovery Bay is sprinkled with pleasant surprises.

For more information about “The Spirit of Christmas @ Discovery Bay”, please visit our websites  www.visitdiscoverybay.com and www.facebook.com/VisitDiscoveryBay or email explore@visitdbay.com.

Appendix

1) Festive decorations: The Spirit of Christmas @ Discovery Bay (14 November to 1 January)

a) D’Deck Waterfront Promenade

Visitors to the Discovery Bay Pier will be greeted by the Christmas Lighting Tunnel at the waterfront promenade. In the spirit of giving, the light tunnel is furnished with Christmas gift boxes in traditional red and green. Ornaments in silver and white deliver festive blessings such as “Love”, “Peace” and “Hope” to visitors. Create a special message for your loved ones by taking pictures with these celebratory messages.

b) DB North

DB North will be packed with artistic Christmas tree decorations made with gift boxes of different sizes.

As an extension of the gift box design concept, the installation at the fountain will feature giant gift boxes and snapshots of a classic Christmas town, creating the perfect backdrop for photo-taking.

c) DB North Love Lock Promenade

2) HK$100 Dining Voucher

D’Deck and DB North offer a wide selection of international cuisines for visitors to choose from. During the Christmas period, the restaurants at these locations will be cooking up special festive feasts. A number of the seaside restaurants will also be making special arrangements for couples to enjoy romantic moments with a gorgeous 180o view of the sea. 

Visitors will also receive dining vouchers while indulging themselves with the delicious international gourmet offerings. During the promotion period, visitors will get a HK$100 Dining Voucher to be used for subsequent spending, when they make single dining spending of HK$880 or above at designated restaurants. 

Dining voucher redemption:

Date:                           16 November to 31 December
Time:                           7:30pm – 10:00pm (Monday to Friday)
                                    1:00pm – 10:00pm (Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays)
Venue:                         Dine ‘N Ride Service Counter near Discovery Bay Pier (opposite McDonald’s)

Redemption:

3) DIY Christmas ornaments pack

This year, Discovery Bay has specially prepared a series of DIY Christmas ornament pack for redemption upon consumption of HK$200 or above in a single transaction at any of the designated restaurants and presentation of the original same-day receipt. Create a unique Christmas gift for yourselves and your loved ones and customise it with an English letter of your choice.

DIY Christmas ornament gift packs:

Date:                           16 November to 31 December
Time:                           7:30pm – 10:00pm (Monday to Friday)
                                    1:00pm – 10:00pm (Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays)
Venue:                         Dine ‘N Ride Service Counter next to Discovery Bay Pier (opposite McDonald’s)

Redemption:

4) Discovery Bay Christmas Sunday Market2

Discovery Bay’s Christmas Sunday Market will feature a selection of gifts, including unique Christmas decorations, handmade jewellery, eco-friendly apparels, baby products, home decorations, Christmas wine, party snacks, etc. that are created or curated by many local artists and creators. Get into the festive spirit with a touch of southern European flavour 

Date:                         24 November and 8 December 2019 (Sundays)
Time:                         11:00 am to 6:00pm
Venue:                       DB Plaza
Admission:                 Free

5) Enjoy a relaxing Christmas Horse-drawn Carriage Ride2 at Discovery Bay

Drawn by two European thoroughbreds, the Christmas Horse-drawn Carriage Ride offers a memorable experience for couples and families (a maximum of four people are allowed in one carriage per ride) exploring the Discovery Bay North area. With breath-taking views along the coast and European-style architecture lining the route, visitors will feel like they are in Europe celebrating Christmas!

“Christmas Horse-drawn Carriage Ride” details

Date:

24th-26th December (Horse-drawn Carriage Ride normal edition opens everyday)

Time:

10 am -12 noon and 2 pm - 8 pm

Duration:  

Around 10 minutes per ride

Ticketing Point:

Activity Centre of Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong

Fee:

HK$300 per ride

* All prices are subject to 10% service charge.
* Terms and conditions apply.

6) “Stay in the North Package” by Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong

Package fees:

From HK$2,288*

Promotion period:

24 – 26, 31 December 2019 & 1 January 2020

Package includes:

One Night Stay in a Mountain View Room

Breakfast buffet for two persons

Festive Dinner Buffet for two persons

Upgrade to an Ocean Front Room for an additional HK$400*!

Indulge yourself in the seaside oasis at Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong with our exceptional buffets and afternoon tea at Café bord de Mer & Lounge. The full-length windows invite sunlight to stream into the restaurant, rewarding guests with panoramic views over the South China Sea.

 

Lunch Buffet

Dinner Buffet

Mon - Fri

Mon - Thu

Mon - Thu

Fri - Sun

Light Lunch Buffet

Full Lunch Buffet

Semi Dinner Buffet

Full Dinner Buffet

Adult

HK$198*

HK$338*

HK$268*

HK$398*

Child

HK$148*

HK$208*

HK$198*

HK$228*

Spoil yourself with our Chestnut & Ginger Afternoon Tea Set this winter. 

Time

3:15pm – 5:30pm

Price

HK$328*

 

7) Ultimate Delight Spa Treatment

From just HK$1,090*, awaken your senses with our 90 min Ultimate Delight Treatment at Spa Botanica, including Eye & Scalp Treatment with Aroma Massage or Luxurious Customised Facial Treatment. Treat yourself a comprehensive spa journey before 30 Apr 2020! 

For reservations or enquiries, please contact our reservations department at reservations@aubergediscoverybay.com or 2295 8355. Terms and conditions apply. Please visit www.aubergediscoverybay.com for more details.

* Terms and conditions apply.

* All prices are subject to 10% service charge. 

8) Transportation Tips

1.Dine ‘N Ride

Upon dine-in consumption of every HK$120 at any of the designated D’Deck or DB North restaurants4 and presentation of the original on-day receipt for validation at “Dine ‘N Ride Service Counter” to enjoy a Free Ride back to town on the same day4

2.Bus Interchange Discount by DB North

DB North offers a Bus Interchange Discount5 when departing from DB North to Sunny Bay, Tung Chung or DB Bus Terminus. 

9) About Discovery Bay

Discovery Bay is located in the northeast of Lantau Island. With a land area of approximately 650 hectares and surrounded by mountains and oceans, it is Hong Kong’s foremost premium international residential community and a unique leisure destination, boasting a quiet environment, sophisticated urban planning and a variety of waterfront facilities. 

Situated next to Discovery Bay Pier, D’Deck is Hong Kong’s renowned oceanfront alfresco dining destination with numerous themed restaurants with spectacular views of the sea. The 400-metre-long Tai Pak Beach is an excellent venue for outdoor activities with pertaining facilities. Featuring a shopping arcade, restaurants, an open piazza and Love Lock Promenade, DB North serves as the second social hub for the Discovery Bay community and visitors alike. Adjoining is Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong, home to 325 superbly appointed rooms and suites, European horse-drawn carriages and a seaside Pavilion with a one-of-a-kind design, offering a unique leisure experience.

Discovery Bay is served by a comprehensive transport network that includes the 24-hour ferry service to Central, bus services to Tung Chung MTR Station, Sunny Bay MTR Station and Hong Kong International Airport. A Free Ride is offered to diners at designated restaurants5 at D’Deck and DB North, and a discount on bus fare is also available at DB North. Both urban and Lantau taxis can access Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong through the Discovery Bay Tunnel, providing a convenient alternative for residents and visitors. 

Notes

1 The designated restaurants are:

22∘North, Three Sheets Marquee Bar, Coyote Mexican Cantina, Ebeneezer's, Figos, First Korean Restaurant, Hemingways, Il Bel Paese, Koh Tomyums, McSorley's Ale House, Pascucci Italian Caffe & Fine Food, PizzaExpress, Shanghai Breeze, Solera, Zak’s, Cali-Mex, Mirch Masala, MooFish, TigerLily, Peony Chinese Restaurant and D'Café at Discovery Bay Recreation Club and Café bord de Mer & Lounge at Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong 

2 Discovery Bay Christmas Sunday Market is organised by Handmade Hong Kong. Admission is free. 

3 Tickets for the “Christmas Horse-drawn Carriage Ride” are available at the Activity Centre at Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong. Each ride will last about 10 minutes and a maximum of 4 people are allowed in one carriage per ride. For details, please call (852) 2295 8140. 

4The 15 designated D’Deck restaurants are: 22∘North, Three Sheets Marquee Bar, Coyote Mexican Cantina, Ebeneezer's, Figos, First Korean Restaurant, Hemingways, Il Bel Paese, Koh Tomyums, McSorley's Ale House, Pascucci Italian Caffe & Fine Food, PizzaExpress, Shanghai Breeze, Solera, Zak’s.

The 4 designated DB North restaurants are: Cali-Mex, Mirch Masala, MooFish, TigerLily. 

Dine ‘N Ride is valid only for dinner consumption (6pm to 11:30pm) from Monday to Friday, and for lunch / dinner consumption (12 noon to 11:30pm) on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays. Customers should redeem and use the offer within the day of consumption. The “Dine ‘N Ride Service Counter” is located at the glasshouse near Discovery Bay Pier.
The free ferry times are from 7:30pm to 12am on weekdays and from 1pm to 12am on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.

To Tung Chung - the free bus ride times are from 7:30pm to 1am on weekdays and from 1pm to 1am on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.

To Sunny Bay - the free bus ride times are from 7:30pm to 12:20am on weekdays and from 1pm to 12:20am on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. 

5Bus Discount Fare applies to all visitors of DB North. Tap your Octopus card at the “Bus Fare Saving Station” next to Wellcome Supermarket or Uncle Russ Coffee, and use your Octopus card for any bus departing from DB North within the next 45 minutes (except to Hong Kong International Airport) to enjoy a discount fare at HK$6.8.