Ringing out 2017 with New Year's Eve celebrations in Bali
Anantara Seminyak Bali Resort is traveling back in time this new year's. MoonLite Kitchen & Bar will be transformed into a 1930s themed venue on New Year’s Eve, where you can expect vintage jazz music, take part in a lucky draw and, of course, enjoy a memorable countdown at their rooftop bar(Rp3,888,888, inclusive of free-flow beer and cocktails).
Jl. Abimanyu, Seminyak, Bali 80361. Tel: +62 361 737 773
For an exclusive festive celebration, opt for the glamourous RIMBA Jimbaran Bali on New Year’s Eve and dine at either the romantic Garden of Eden, Jati Foyer, Poolside Cabana or Birdcage Cabana (Rp4,800,000/couple, inclusive of two glasses of Moët & Chandon Champagne during dinner and at AYANA Centercore, and a countdown party at UNIQUE Rooftop Bar & Restaurant).
Jl. Karang Mas Sejahtera, Jimbaran, Bali 80364. Tel: +62 361 846 8468
Apart from being greeted with the elegant ornamental décor at Banyan Tree Ungasan, Bambu Restaurant will offer a decidedly different experience to ring out 2017 in style; fire dancers will give an exhilarating performance while you tuck into a four-course set meal (Rp1,350,000). Meanwhile, their French-Japanese fine dining restaurant Ju-Ma-Na offers an ice-themed gala dinner (Rp2,500,000, including a glass of sparkling wine).
Jl. Melasti, Banjar Kelod Ungasan, Bali 80364. Tel: +62 361 300 7000
Resident wellness mentor and former Buddhist nun Ibu Fera will lead a series of activities at Four Seasons Resort Bali At Sayan for guests to transition into 2018 full of happiness and optimism. On 31 December, take part in a Ceremony of Peace by releasing doves and undergoing sound therapy. The latter is conducted using pure quartz crystal singing bowls, tuned to 432 HZ, as it’s said to be in alignment with the intonation of nature. On 1 January, get rejuvenated with a Sacred Nap suspended mid-air in a silk cocoon as your body relaxes while listening to Fera tell the life story of Buddha, and singing chants that mingle with the ethereal sounds of the rainforest.
Jl. Raya Sayan, Ubud, Bali 80571. Tel: +62 361 977 577
Four Seasons Resort Bali At Jimbaran will also offer spiritual therapies for a soul-healing experience. From 28 December to 6 January, you can seek a reading with renowned psychic Marco Della Valle. On 31 December, guests can participate in an ocean-front Letting Go and Moving On ritual to start their year on the right path.
Jimbaran Bay, Jimbaran, Bali 80361. Tel: +62 361 701 010
Rock out and indulge in Hard Rock Hotel Bali’s extensive New Year’s Eve buffet dinner for two (Rp3,400,000) includes free flow beer, wine and soft drink and access to the exclusive poolside countdown party.
Jl. Pantai, Banjar Pande Mas, Kuta, Bali 80361. Tel: +62 361 755 661
Jambuluwuk Hotels & Resorts is giving a 15% discount on the best available rate for those who book their accommodation via its website for Jambuluwuk Oceano Seminyak Hotel, Bali and Jambuluwuk Oceano Resort Gili Trawangan, Lombok. Guests can choose to enjoy the nightlife of Seminyak or relax by the white sandy beaches and clear waters of Gili Trawangan, or combine both experiences. Starting from Rp1,000,000, this offer is valid for any bookings made till 10 December (valid for any stay until 8 January).
Jl. Petitenget No. 108 – 110, Kerobokan, Bali 80361. Tel: +62 360 9345 900
Karma Group’s four boutique properties and resorts have launched 12 days of Karma, which kicks off from 23 December to 3 January. Karma’s master mixologist has created 12 luscious cocktails, one for each day of Yuletide, using specially-sourced artisanal ingredients to produce explosions of flavor. These spirits will be specially featured at banquets and big events such as the Pink Flamingo Beach Party on the 28th, 50 Shades of Karma party on the 30th, and Gatsby’s New Year Celebration on New Year’s Eve.
Look forward to some fine dining and entertainment when you check into Maya Sanur Resort & Spa. Join the festive New Year’s gala dinner at their signature all-day dining restaurant Reef (Rp865,000); at the stroke of midnight, make a wish and release a floating lantern for some Instagram-worthy pictures from the third level of Tree Bar. The resort will also offer free Balinese-inspired cultural activities from 24 to 31 December.
Jl. Danau Tamblingan, Sanur, Bali 80228. Tel: +62 361 849 7800
This festive season, Mövenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali is throwing an 80s-themed New Year’s Eve party at Above Eleven, where retro tunes meet eclectic cocktails, tapas and canapés to precede a six-course set dinner followed by a rooftop countdown disco with renowned guest DJs.
Jl. Wanagiri No.1, Jimbaran, Bali 80362. Tel: +62 361 472 5777
Celebrate New Year with a big bang and gala dinner at The Legian Bali (Rp3,500,000). The entertainment kicks off with a live jazz band followed by a DJ set. At midnight, raise your glasses and toast the new year with some bubbly while enjoying a spectacular firework display. Alternatively, indulge in a festive barbecue on 28 December, sampling a wide selection of meat and seafood, while being entertained by traditional Balinese Rindik (a bamboo instrument) music performances throughout the evening.
Jl. Kayu Aya, Seminyak, Kuta, Bali 80361. Tel: +62 361 730 622
Check out the festive options at Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Resort between 18 December and 7 January. On New Year’s Eve, Kecak Ballroom will be turned into a lavish Moulin Rouge set up that will have you reliving the love story between Sabine and Christian all over again(Rp899,999; alcoholic and premium alcoholic packages Rp299,000 and Rp899,000 respectively). If you prefer chill by the beach, enjoy the sea breeze at barbeque dinner at Toya Beach Bar & Grill, before partying 2017 away (Rp499,000).
Kawasan Pariwisata ITDC, Lot N5, Benoa, Bali 80363. Tel: +62 361 849 2888