Christmas at the Ocean Sands Hotel

Join us for our Christmas celebrations at the Ocean Sands Hotel. We have a great lineup of events and entertainment this November and December, from Festive Afternoon Tea to an Elf Lunch for all the family.

Friday 17th November                  7pm       Ocean Spa Christmas Night

Join us for a very special Christmas Night in the Ocean Spa hosted by Spa Manager Louise. You’ll be wowed by our special offers and discounts. Cross a few names off your Christmas list with hampers, gift sets and vouchers while you enjoy canapes and a glass of Prosecco with live music adding to the festive atmosphere.

While you’re here enjoy some mini treatments with our compliments. Try a relaxing hand and arm massage and have your nails polished and painted. See what a GHD can do, creating cascading curls in moments. Find out more about your skin with a technical Elemis skin analysis.

All our guests will be entered in a fabulous competition with a top prize of a Day in the Ocean Spa for Four followed by Afternoon Tea. The day includes use of the lovely thermal area, a full treatment each and of course the relaxation room. Four runners up will receive beautiful gift sets with Soak, Elemis, Ishga and Carraig Fhada products.

Christmas Afternoon Tea this December

Afternoon Tea by the Sea takes on a very seasonal atmosphere from Friday 1st December. Expect Christmassy treats, spices and a festive feel-good factor. Treat someone to a leisurely Festive Afternoon Tea on weekdays in December, arriving between 1pm and 3pm and staying as long as you like. The cost is €24.95 per person or €29.95 with a glass of celebration bubbles. We offer a gluten-free option and ask you to request this when you book.

  • To make a reservation call us on 096 26700.
  • Available Monday to Saturday, arrival from 1 to 3p.m.

Sunday 10th December                                               Christmas Village and Elf Lunch with Santa

What could be more Christmassy than a festive Christmas Village with craft and food stalls piled with seasonal goodies and gifts.

The Elves will do Arts and Crafts with the kiddies and we’ll have music, face painting and fun games all afternoon from 1p.m.

Our hugely popular Elf Lunch is followed by a complimentary visit to Santa-by-the-Sea in his North Pole Grotto where he has a special gift for every single child. Tickets for the Elf Lunch must be booked and paid for in advance as demand is sky high. The two-course festive lunch costs €30 (adult) and €25 (child) which includes a visit to Santa and an age-appropriate gift for each child. Sittings begin at 12.30pm and are every 30 minutes until 5pm.

Admission to the Christmas Village is free of charge and the Elf games are complimentary too. Don’t miss this lovely family occasion – we enjoy it just as much as our guests do!

  • To secure your Elf Lunch and Santa Visit, book HERE.
  • Local traders are invited to contact us about stalls.

Christmas Party Nights & Concerts

The Christmas season is on its way and party nights at the Ocean Sands Hotel are top choice for friends and colleagues in festive form. We’ve three fabulous party nights in December with a cocktail reception, a lavish four-course meal and dancing ‘til the wee small hours with the best of live music. We also have a concert night. To book your tickets book on Eventbrite.

Special Overnight Offer
Make a night of it and stay over at the Ocean Sands with our special Christmas Party Night Package for two people including party night, bed, and breakfast. Just imagine – no driving, no taxi, no hassle. See our website for details.

Friday 1st December                                     7pm                 Derek Ryan Party Night

Showbiz supremo Derek Ryan provides the entertainment for a fabulous party night. Dance the night away to this chart-topping country legend. Our Derek Ryan Party Night includes a cocktail reception, four-course meal and dancing to Derek Ryan and his band. T&C Apply.

  • Tickets cost €50 each and group bookings are also available.
  • Book a ticket including dinner, on Eventbrite. (Click Here)
  • Book a package including your ticket, dinner and overnight stay. (Click Here)

Friday 8th December                             7pm till late                  Jimmy Buckley Party Night

Join top entertainer Jimmy Buckley for a party night full of festive fun. Influenced by Elvis and Buddy Holly, Jimmy is a country and Irish icon who guarantees a great show. Jimmy Buckley Party Night includes a cocktail reception, four-course meal and dancing to Jimmy Buckley and his band.

  • Tickets cost €50 each and group bookings are also available.
  • Book a ticket including dinner, on Eventbrite. (Click Here)
  • Book a package including your ticket, dinner and overnight stay. (Click Here)

Saturday 16th December                          7p.m. till late             Stuart Moyles Party Night

Country star Stuart Moyles is the big act for a Christmas party night to remember. Hailing from Ballina, award-winning Stuart is well known for live stage appearances with Nathan Carter, Michael English and others. Our Stuart Moyles Party Night includes a cocktail reception, four-course meal and dancing. Tickets cost €50 each and group bookings are also available.

  • Tickets cost €50 each and group bookings are also available.
  • Book a ticket including dinner, on Eventbrite. (Click Here)
  • Book a package including your ticket, dinner and overnight stay. (Click Here)

Festive Christmas Two, Three and Four Night Breaks

Why not try something different this Christmas and enjoy the festive season by the sea at the Ocean Sands Hotel. Relax and let us do the hard work. Choose from two, three or four night breaks all including tea and scones on arrival, Mulled Wine & Mince Pies on Christmas Eve and of course a celebration Christmas Day Lunch with Evening Buffet. Live music and entertainment on 24th, 25th, 26th. Apart from stretching your legs on the beach, you won’t have to move outside the door!

Bookings can be made HERE

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