This year marks another winter holiday season sans travel. But luckily for us, Hong Kong’s top hotels have a bevy of festive staycations to choose from. So treat yourself and get away from home for a while … Staycation for Good at Rosewood Hong Kong For those who want to give back to the community during the holiday season, this is the staycation for you. From December 18 to 20, the three-day stay is full of programmes that will fill little ones with the joy of giving as well as receiving. Guests aged five years and up are invited to donate their preloved toys to Green Toysland, a non-profit organisation that collects and distributes toys. After that, the fun begins with activities such as biscuit decoration masterclasses, parties, treasure hunts and a chance to work with underprivileged children. Prices start at HK$5,300 (US$700). How to beat holiday stress and anxiety, according to wellness experts Royal Caribbean Cruisecation Setting sail on Christmas Eve, the award-winning cruise line’s cruises to nowhere are as close to a holiday abroad without the requirement for quarantine. The Spectrum of the Seas is considered a resort of the ocean because of the spectacular facilities on board. The Sky Pad is a VR trampoline experience that can even simulate the experience of walking in the air, while the Seaplexis a multipurpose sports centre where the AR walls and floor give you the feel of taking part in an international arena. On top of that, you have the North Star viewing deck for panoramic views of the ocean and well as fantastic performances, world-class gourmet food options and more. Two night stays start at HK$499 per person. Christmas Staycation at The Royal Garden Hong Kong Grab your stockings for a festive stay at The Royal Garden. For the price of HK$2,000, you can enjoy a relaxing stay in a deluxe room with a romantic four-course dinner at Banquet Room and a buffet breakfast for two at the Greenery. The four-course dinner includes a roast whole turkey with traditional chestnut stuffing and a seasonal Christmas log cake. What’s more, you can enjoy facilities such as the Underwater Music Heated Pool at the Sky Club as well. Festive Gastronomic Discovery at Renaissance Hong Kong Harbour View Hotel Foodies will love celebrating the festive season with this at-home holiday at Hong Kong Harbour View Hotel. On selected dates between December 24 and 31, merry makers can enjoy a night’s stay with breakfast included, as well as HK$1,500 in dining credits at Cafe Renaissance, Mirage Bar & Restaurant and in-room dining. From HK$2,280, that’s a holiday full of treats. How Hong Kong hotel bars went from hopeless to hip, just like that Christmas Everyday at The Murray Everything you need for Christmas will be ready and waiting for you at The Murray. Starting from HK$3,150 per-room, per-night between December 1 and 30, the package welcomes you with mulled wine. Also expect to indulge in a festive afternoon tea and dinner, wake up to a stuffed Christmas stocking, and get a photo op with the man himself at Santa’s Grotto. Festive Stellar-bration Package at Ritz-Carlton Available from December 20 to 30, Ritz-Carlton’s Festive Stellar-bration will fill you with Christmas cheer. For HK$3,599, you’ll get a room with sky-high views bedecked in Yuletide decorations, complete with Christmas cake, a bottle of champagne and a hearty breakfast. Nutcracker Suite Staycation at Island Shangri-La For an absolutely all-inclusive Christmas getaway, head to Island Shangri-La’s Nutcracker Suite. Priced at HK$48,000, just one of Island Shangri-La’s signature suites will be luxuriously decked out in Nutcracker-themed decor complete with Christmas tree, personalised stockings for children, and even a visit from Saint Nicholas himself! Available throughout the month of December, this blowout package also includes a festive family hamper and round-trip transfers in a Rolls-Royce. Hong Kong’s best new cocktails this December – that aren’t Christmas-themed Festive Wonder Staycation at Mandarin Oriental The Festive Wonder Staycation at Mandarin Oriental is for those who love to indulge in MO’s famous restaurants. Available on December 24, 25 and 31, the HK$8,000 per night stay includes a tasting dinner menu at Michelin-starred Man Wah for two on the day of check-in and a delicious brunch at The Aubrey for two guests on the day you check out, and more. Festive Fun with Giant Pandas and Red Pandas at Cordis, Hong Kong Christmas is a great time to give back to the community and the Cordis, Hong Kong is partnering with Ocean Park and Ocean Park Conservation Foundation to launch a staycation package (from HK$6,888) to spread conservation awareness. The package includes Ocean Park admission tickets for families to meet Cordis’ mascot red pandas, join the Meet the Giant Panda tour to visit the facilities and feed the giant pandas. Back at the hotel, a Christmas-themed dinner buffet for four persons at The Place awaits as well as Cody, the red panda plush toys for the kids, and much, much more. For those who are after something more relaxing, the Bubbly Holiday Staycation Package (from HK$1,398), includes a room with a decorated Christmas tree, a warm bubble bath, and Lush Christmas products. Centric Festive Staycation Treat yourself and your family to a holiday mini-break with the Centric Festive Staycation (from HK$1,880), where you can choose to either indulge in a festive lunch or dinner at the Farmhouse. Sink your teeth into a festive feast filled with classic Christmas comforts such as a slow-roasted turkey, Black Angus prime rib, honey glazed Christmas ham, grilled tiger prawns and a huge selection of The Farmhouse ice-cream, pastries and a special Christmas Cottage packed with sweet Christmas delights. Kids can also expect a visit from Santa and Christmas carollers. Festive makeover: how to decorate a small home for Christmas in Hong Kong Four Seasons Festive Staycation This one is for the kiddies. On Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, celebrate the holidays with your loved ones at the hotel’s festive buffet or participate in the plethora of activities for the kids. Activities on the schedule include Santa Claus Surprise, Little Chefs classes, virtual car racer, kids fitness, a scavenger hunt, and much more. The lunch buffet package starts from HK$5,280 per night, while dinner buffet package starts from HK$5,980 per night. This different deal is available on other dates in December. Grand Festive Countdown at Grand Hyatt Ring in 2022 with the one of the best harbour views in town. The Grand Festive Countdown staycation includes a night’s stay at a harbour view guest room and you can attend the Grand Masquerade Countdown Dinner Buffet for two at the hotel’s Grand Ballroom. Priced from HK$5,580 per room on December 31 and breakfast the next morning ensures a decadent start to the New Year. Want more stories like this? Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter .