Wining & Dining with Santa

'Tis the season to be Jolly at Burlock Coast located at The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale, as the luxury 5-Diamond resort and award-wining restaurant embrace the holiday season with their signature #RCMemories experiences.

The tradition continues December 1, with the The Ritz-Carlton's annual life-size Gingerbread House Unveiling . Hosted from 6pm - 8pm in the resort's lobby, guests will enjoy complimentary Santa Snacks and live music while touring the house made from over 1,000 lbs of dough.  Purchase a $20 Ritz-Carlton Lion to benefit the SOS Village and receive a complimentary photo with Santa - plus as a guest, children 5-12 will enjoy a complimentary meal in Burlock Coast, with each purchase of an adult entree.

For those looking for a more intimate experience in the Gingerbread House and some  one-on-one time with the Big Man, up to 6 guests can reserve the Holly Jolly: Gingerbread Dining Experience from December 2 - 23rd. Priced at $899 for breakfast and brunch, and $999 for dinner, the 2.5 hour experience includes a family style meal and drinks catered by Burlock Coast, and a visit and photos with Santa. Reservations are required by calling Morgan Bullock at (954) 302-6425

For those who want to splurge on the family with a two-night stay at the resort in an ocean view, three-bedroom suite, Christmas Day in the Gingerbread House and a plethora of amenities and packages at the spa, pool, shopping and meals at Burlock Coast, now have the opportunity to do so with the Fully Wrapped: The Ultimate Christmas Experience (only one package available). Experiences follow.

Fully Wrapped: The Ultimate Christmas Experience
*Only one package available | $12,999 plus tax

Two-night stay, Monday, December 24th through Wednesday, December 26th in an Ocean View, Three Bedroom Suite

Photography Concierge
Two hours of photography, 100-200 professionally edited photographs, 8 x 10 hardback photo album shipped to the family's house, a custom mobile app that will hold the photos, Custom video slideshow of the event, $395 of print credit for prints available via The Photography Concierge

Breakfast with Santa in the resort’s 200 square foot Gingerbread House  includes:

  • Breakfast for Four (4) guests
  • Photos with Santa
  • Unwrapping of Gifts with Santa plus Storytelling by Santa
  • One wrapped American Girl Doll
  • One wrapped Pair of Custom Adidas Sneakers
  • One Pandora Bracelet with one charm, wrapped provided
  • by the resort’s jewelry store, Memories
  • One Bottle of Island Company Rum and Voucher for Private Rum Room Experience
  • with Burlock Coast’s Mixologist

Gift Wrapping Services for Christmas morning experience
Private Dinner for Four (4) in Burlock Coast’s Rum Room
Christmas Eve North Pole Amenity (includes Santa Snacks, Santa cookies & In-Room Holiday Movie)
Natural Oasis Pool Cabana Package
(Pool Cabana Amenity provided by Island Company)
Full Day Spa Package for One (1) includes:
Stress Relief Massage
Custom Facial
Manicure & Pedicure
Wash & Blow Dry
Choice of one complimentary enhancement
Complimentary Champagne

To make a Reservation, please call (954) 465-2300 or email