Here are just some of the many highlighted events and happenings that you can join in to help celebrate the festive season this month; partake in the Christmas joy and welcome in the New Year. Check out the revelry in your own hotel and environs.
- Family Affair at Discovery Kartika Plaza Hotel
Christmas Day Brunch at Discovery Kartika Plaza will feature roast turkey, freshly baked Christmas breads and cakes, and a variety of international dishes for Rp. 195.000++/person. It goes from 12 to 3 p.m. and includes live music and carol singers!
- Eastern Twist at Bali Lemeridian Jimbaran
East meets West at Bamboo Chic restaurant, where all-time favorite Christmas dishes are getting a twist of Pan-Asian on Christmas Day. The buffet lunch goes from 11.30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for Rp. 699,000++/person (Rp. 999,000++/person for free ﬂow wine and beer). It’s just Rp. 299,000++/person for children 5 to 12 years old, who are sure to enjoy the Christmas carols and a visit from Santa Claus.
- Simple Standout at Cuca Restaurant Jimbaran
Cuca Restaurant, the “new kid” in Jimbaran, is offering a special Christmas menu for Rp. 580,000++/person that includes a lovely honey baked pumpkin soup and roasted stuffed chicken with smoked bacon. Available for lunch and dinner on December 24, 25, 31 and January 1
- Sweet Tooth at Sundara Restaurant (Four Seasons Jimbaran Bali)
The festive season gets a sweet kick at Sundara Restaurant (Four Seasons Jimbaran Bali), where they are presenting 20 mouthwatering cakes, freshly baked tarts, alcohol-ﬁlled chocolates and other festive sweets on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day for afternoon tea time. You can enjoy these scrumptious sweets with Sundara’s refreshing mojitos and other drinks for US$ 35++/person
- Shadow Puppets at Four Season Sayan Ubud
Tucked away in the middle of the forest, the New Year’s Eve Dinner at Ayung Terrace will be Rp. 2,750,000++/person or Rp. 1,500,000++/person for the vegetarian menu. Gold decorations will transform the venue where diners will enjoy the “Putra Kencana” dance troop performance. The party moves to Jati Bar afterwards for dessert and a live Blues band until count down.
Shiny & Bright at W Retreat & Spa Bali in Seminyak
To end your 2013 with a bang, head to the W Retreat & Spa Bali in Seminyak. Since this year’s theme is ‘Bring The Bright’, slip into something glamorous and prepare for the New Year’s Eve countdown at the W Lounge where DJs from Bali, the UK and the USA including Scarlett Etienne and Hugo Marti will rock the ﬂoor with intoxicating techno-house tunes.
- Tropical Xmas at Ku De Ta Seminyak
Bring the whole family to KU DE TA for a lavish Christmas luncheon especially prepared by Executive Chef Ben Cross, Executive Pastry Chef Will Goldfarb, and their eager kitchen helpers. As for the entertainment, KU DE TA is presenting the UK’s cutting edge recording artist Colonel Red and his mind-bendingly wonderful sounds.
- Head East at Alila Manggis
For some peace and serenity, make your way to the Alila Manggis for a Christmas Eve feast at their beautiful Seasalt Restaurant, which begins with pre-dinner cocktails. The delicious four-course dinner is Rp. 625,000++/person (Rp. 915,000++ with wine pairing) and children under 12 years of age will enjoy a 50 percent discount.
- Rooftop Party at SOS Supper Club at Anantara Seminyak
The SOS Supper Club at Anantara Seminyak will have a six-course Christmas Eve set menu dinner ready for you at Rp. 495,000++/person (795,000++ with wine pairing). And on New Year’s Eve there will be live bands, international DJs, ﬁreworks, door prizes and more, so come join the party!
- Arabian Nights at The Legian Bali
New Year’s Eve at The Legian Bali will be inspired by ‘1001 Nights’, so venture on a journey of Arabian scents at the Arabic ‘Souk’ Market before indulging in an elegant six-course New Year’s Evening Gala Dinner at The Restaurant. There will be an enchanting belly dance and live Arabic music before the grand ﬁnale ﬁreworks display
- That Voice at The Mulia Bali
Celebrate the holiday season with style at the luxurious Mulia Bali. Jermaine Paul, the second season winner of NBC’s The Voice, will deliver a captivating performance to celebrate the New Year at the resort’s Grand Ballroom. Also, at ZJ’s Bar Indonesian jazz singer Maera Panigoro’s sultry voice will lead you into the New Year.
- Starry Night at Grand Aston Bali
Celebrate the end of 2013 under a Balinese starry sky! The New Year’s Eve celebration at this newly refurbished beachfront resort kicks off with a cocktail party, followed by a splendid gala buffet dinner and entertainment by a live band, cabaret performers, hula dancers and a lineup of DJs performing up to the countdown.
- Wonderland at Pan Paciﬁc Nirwana Resort
The New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner Buffet at the Pan Paciﬁc Nirwana Resort will be served at Merica or the Pool Grill overlooking the golf course, Indian Ocean and iconic Tanah Lot temple. For US$ 145++/person and US$ 75++/child (4 to 12 years old), feast on fresh sea bass, grilled lobster and roasted Australian lamb leg. Afterwards, make your way to the Grand Ballroom for dancing and games in a “Nirwanaland” ﬁlled with thousands of balloons