Celebrate Christmas in style this year with a festive retreat at one of the four FJB Collection hotels.  Escape the mayhem and enjoy award-winning cuisine, fine wines and Dorset’s spectacular coastline.

The FJB Collection is offering a range of Christmas breaks at its seaside-based hotels, The Haven, The Sandbanks, The Chine and The Harbour Heights.


What’s on offer:

The Sandbanks Hotel

The Sandbanks Hotel in Poole is offering a three-night dinner, bed and breakfast festive break for families which includes afternoon tea on arrival, lunch, dinner and children’s entertainment.  The price for a three-night stay over Christmas (24 – 26 December) starts from £390 per adult and discounted children’s rates (three to 14) are available.

 Father Christmas will be making a stop on The Sandbanks Hotel’s Winter Terrace on Christmas Eve and he will be bringing a couple of his reindeer with him. Families will be able to wander through the snow-filled terrace and enjoy mulled wine and a hog roast before sitting down to an evening meal with live music.

Aside from a traditional Christmas lunch and festive party food, evening entertainment will be taking place throughout the festive season including a pantomime presented by the Funsters team on Boxing Day.


The Chine Hotel

The Chine Hotel in Bournemouth is offering a three-night dinner, bed and breakfast package for families and includes afternoon tea, lunch, dinner and entertainment. The price for a three-night stay over Christmas (24 – 26 December) is £360 per adult. Discounted children’s rates are also available.

On Christmas Eve the hotel will host a welcome drinks reception and guests can enjoy listening to a brass band before sitting down for dinner.

On Christmas Day morning guests will get to meet Father Christmas, who will then lead everyone a short distance to Bournemouth beach for a festive swim in the sea or stroll along the beach, before Christmas Day lunch is served.  Guests will be entertained by the hotel’s resident pianist during dinner.

The hotel will be organising a Boxing Day casino following dinner.


The Haven Hotel

During the Christmas period The Haven Hotel, which is idyllically located at the very tip of the exclusive Sandbanks peninsular, will be providing guests with a programme of events to suit all ages.  The hotel is offering a three-night full board package between 24 and 26 December starting at £445 per person.  Discounted children’s rates are also available.

On Christmas Eve, guests will be able to relax for the afternoon in the Harmony at The Haven spa and leisure facilities and will then be able to join in with a traditional carol service before dinner is served at 8pm.

On Christmas Day, Father Christmas will arrive with gifts for the younger guests before the hotel’s head chef, Jason Hornbuckle, and his team serve up an exquisite Christmas lunch using the finest local produce.

The hotel will be hosting an afternoon cream tea on Boxing Day before dinner is served in the evening.


The Harbour Heights Hotel

Couples and families can retreat this Christmas into a world of contemporary elegance at the Harbour Heights Hotel.  With unrivalled sea views over Poole Harbour and Brownsea Island, this is the perfect location to relax and celebrate Christmas.

The hotel is offering tailor-made bed and breakfast packages between 24 and 26 December. Prices for a one-night bed and breakfast stay start from £105 per room per night and lunch and dinner can be added.

For more details on the FJB Collection Christmas break packages, please call 0845 337 1550 or visit www.fjbcollection.co.uk .