Festive Celebrations in the Island of the Gods
The holiday season is just around the corner, and once again, Bali lits up endless options of Christmas and New Year’s celebrations, from all-nighter parties to intimate events for the family, all with fascinating entertainment, scrumptious food and drinks, and awesome crowd!
Intercontinental Bali Resort
Welcoming the festive seasons, The InterContinental Bali Resort prepares an array of tropical celebrations within the property’s beautiful beachfront setting at Jimbaran Bay. Taman Gita is hosting a Christmas Eve Family Buffet Dinner, while Bella Cucina offering a Christmas Eve Set Dinner accompanied with a live jazz performance for a stylish touch.
Guests can then welcome Christmas morning with a delightful tropical picnic breakfast at the Resort Gardens, Christmas High Tea at Taman Gita, and Christmas Day Dinner at Bella Cucina.
Visit www.bali.intercontinental.com for more information and reservations.
Manarai Beach House
Christmas comes early at Manarai Beach House, the newest hip beach club in Nusa Dua, with tropical Christmas decorations and festive cuisines and beverages available as early as 11 December.
After successfully bringing in world-class entertainment since launch, Manarai Beach House will enliven the New Year’s Eve party with a Disko Samba NYE, a 1970s carnival theme party with buzzing tropical beats, featuring French DC/producer DJ Natty Rico. Grab your favorite signature cocktails and dish out your best disco moves barefoot on the sand!
Visit www.ismaya.com/eat-drink/manarai for more information and reservations.
Mövenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali
At Mövenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali, the Christmas tradition is elevated to an uber festive celebration. The brand’s traditional Advent Chocolate Hour remain available throughout December with extra attention put into the world-renowned Mövenpick chocolate variations and homemade creations such as eclairs, brownies, a chocolate fountain, and more. Signature festive hampers are available at Katha Lounge and Mövenpick Café, with Christmas items ranging from roast turkey and ham to mulled wine and German stollen.
At Christmas Eve, Anarasa Restaurant brings the elegance of a traditional Christmas Eve feast with a special appearance from Santa and his helpers bearing gifts and various live entertainments. Roast turkey with all the trimmings, glazed ham, and a dedicated desserts station is what you can expect at Anarasa Restaurant for Christmas dinner, where Santa Claus will also jolly up the evening.
Visit www.movenpick.com for more information and reservations.
Radisson Blu Bali Uluwatu
Radisson Blu Bali Uluwatu invites all to celebrate Christmas and New Year’s in its majestic sanctuary with its verdant tropical forest surroundings. Experience an Italian Avvento Brunch on the 23rd at Filini Restaurant to get you warmed up for the festive mood, and then enjoy a splendid Christmas Eve dinner buffet at Artichoke Restaurant or a 5-course Italian set menu with your preferred choice of Angus Beef or Poached Lobster at Filini Restaurant.
Ring in 2019 with a New Year’s Eve dinner, featuring a grand buffet and live entertainment by the pool. The Dine & Dance theme will keep you fired up until the epic fireworks show starts just as you enter 2019.
Visit www.radissonblu.com/id/resort-bali for more information and reservations.
Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort
Christmas and New Year’s celebrations at Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort will take guests through Kwee Zeen, Cucina, and Toya for a fantastic offering that is sure to make this festive holiday an unforgettable experience.
Christmas Eve Dinner at these three F&B outlets features different offerings based on each restaurant’s signature identity, while Christmas Day Brunch will be available at Kwee Zeen. Also at Kwee Zeen and Toya, Christmas Day Dinner, along with other mentioned dining events, will also feature live entertainment provided by roaming acoustic bands spreading joy through cheerful tunes.
Visit www.sofitel.com for more information and reservations.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali
Offering something for everyone to dish out yet another family-style festive season, The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali starts off this year’s holiday season program with a smart Christmas Eve cocktail party at the Lobby Bar & Lounge. Afterward it’s on to a delightful dinner under the stars in a refreshing poolside setting with great food and entertainment for the whole family. Alternatively, Hamabe will be serving authentic Japanese cuisine with a festive touch.
New Year’s Eve will welcome guests to savor an “All Around The World Buffet” theme paired with live music and entertainment, with Prego putting on a scrumptious feast as well and a Festive Starlight Dinner by the beach at Ikan. Head on down to Beach Lounge afterward for pulsating DJ music and dancing on the sand as you await the midnight countdown.
Visit www.westin.com/bali for more information and reservations.
W Bali – Seminyak
Holiday cheers are taken to a whole new level at W Bali – Seminyak, where seemingly Christmas and New Year celebrations await guests to celebrate in style. On Christmas Eve, stylish casual FIRE restaurant turns into a night market with festive carving station, roast turkey, Fire smokehouse barbecue and Christmas sweet cave, while the beachfront Starfish Bloo will serve a Pan-Asian array of cuisine in a seafood market style. Christmas Day super brunches are available at FIRE and Starfish Bloo with children activities to entertain the kids.
Celebrate the coming of 2019 with a delectable buffet spread at FIRE or Starfish Bloo before continuing on to W Lounge or Woobar with special guests DJ Doorly, Olivia Dawn, and Internet Slang just before the signature fireworks show.
Visit www.wbaliseminyak.com for more information and reservations.
Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach
Celebrate both the Galungan holy day (December 24) and Christmas (December 25) at Salon Bali with a Bali-inspired 3-course set menu complete with the Island’s scrumptiously authentic flavors with a Balinese flute musician serenading you you as you celebrate. For New Year’s Eve, Salon Bali presents a special 5-course set menu complete with pre-dinner drinks, canapés and a live jazz band.
Visit www.seminyak.hotelindigo.com or call +62 361 2099999 for more details.
COMO Uma Canggu
COMO Uma Canggu is a beachfront resort located on Bali’s south coast, with panoramic views of the soft volcanic sand and rolling waves. The area is well-liked for its bohemian atmosphere, iconic surf scene and focus on wellness. This festive season, celebrate in Bali’s hottest new beach club, with poolside festivities by day and laid-back parties by night, set to the sounds of local DJs. Days at the resort begin with sunrise yoga overlooking the ocean and end with some of the most spectacular sunset views on the island.
Contact COMO Uma Canggu at +62 361 620 2228