Christmas in Bali: Lunches, Dinners, Celebrations

Bali's Festive Season | Written By, Life on the Island | December 1st, 2016

Finally the December holidays have come and Bali is surely going to be filled with people looking for an island Christmas. Well, if you’re spending your Christmas in Bali, you’ll be happy to hear that hotels and restaurants are offering a huge range of specials, whether you’re after a Christmas Eve dinner, Christmas Day Lunch (or brunch) or something totally different! You’ll find it all in Bali. 

Please search what area you’re looking to have your special Christmas celebrations:

Kuta & Legian –  Seminyak – Canggu – Jimbaran & Uluwatu – Nusa DuaUbud & Sanur

If you’re here for New Years, don’t forget to see our article on Bali’s Hottest New Year’s Parties!


KUTA & LEGIAN

The ANVAYA Beach Resort Bali

Anvaya Beach Resort Spa Sands Restaurant

It’s Christmas in Bali so why wouldn’t you want to celebrate by the beach? Settle into Sands Restaurant at the Anvaya Beach Resort Bali, looking out over Kuta Beach and the Indian Ocean. On Christmas Day, enjoy the beach breeze with a 5-Course Set Menu, acoustic music and Christmas carols to bring that festive spirit! IDR 499,000++ per person.

A: Jalan Kartika, Tuban, Kuta
T: +62 361 751267 / 759991
W: www.theanvayabali.com

The Stones Legian Bali – A Marriott Autograph Collection

Christmas in Bali The Stones Legian

Santa has invaded Chef Vitto’s kitchen! This year both Santa and Chef are happy to present a decadent Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet at Big Fish Bar & Grill, where together they have whipped up a perfect festive feast for you. Find the freshest selection of oysters, crab, crayfish and prawns at the Seafood Station, before indulging in some traditional Christmas delicacies like Chestnut Stuffed Turkey with cranberry sauce and trimmings and Roasted Lamb cooked to perfection. For those with a sweet tooth, the dessert corner is fully prepared with Christmas Stolen, Christmas Pudding, and Coconut Crème Brule! Starts at 6.30pm, starts at IDR 450,000++ per person including a glass of sparkling wine.

On Christmas Day, its an island Christmas outside with a lively Christmas Barbecue lunch at the Pool Bar with Santa and his elves strolling around the property with good tidings. A la Carte prices start at IDR 120,000++, including The Stones Salad Bar.

Address : Jalan Raya Pantai Kuta
Phone : +62 361 300 5888
Website : www.stoneshotelbali.com

 


 

SEMINYAK


Alila Seminyak

Christmas in Seminyak Alila SeaSalt

Christmas Eve: Join Alila Seminyak for a ‘Coastal Christmas’ at their beachfront restaurant SeaSalt Seminyak. Enjoy a luscious 5-course set dinner menu with Christmas carols, a visit from Santa and a special performance from the gypsy songstress Lydia Rose along with her band. Includes welcome eggnog or hot wine, starts at 7pm. IDR 750,000++ per person, 50% off for children below 12 years.

Christmas Day: Get involved for the midday Christmas Munch Brunch at Alila Seminyak’s SeaSalt restaurant. In true family fashion, enjoy delectable sharing platters with SeaSalt Christmas specials, unlimited a la carte appetisers and desserts, as well as a pastry display whilst Santa surprises the little ones! Includes a glass of bubbles, 12pm-4pm. IDR 750,000++ per person, 50% off for children below 12 years.
A : Jl. Taman Ganesha No.9, Kerobokan, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
T : +62 361 3021 888
W : www.alilamoments.com

Jemme

Christmas in Bali Jemme DIning

Mulled wine under twinkling fairy lights, plump turkey with lashings of cranberry sauce, buttery mince pies as well as homemade cream, and carol singing on the baby grand piano. That is Christmas at Jemme, and they will be on hand to host your Christmas from the 10th of December. Staff parties, management dinners, pre-Christmas gatherings with friends or a celebration with the family – they can help you plan your special seasonal get-together, with roast turkey and all the trimmings of course.

Jalan Petitenget 28, Seminyak
+62 361 4732392
www.jemmebali.com

W Retreat and Spa Bali

Christmas at W Bali
Slip on something stylish for the festive season in this sexy Seminyak retreat. Abandoning the expected this year, W is freshening things up for 2017 with a huge array of options at both FIRE restaurant and Starfish Bloo for your Christmas in Bali.

FIRE: Director of Culinary Richard Bias has recreated the comforts of home for the holiday season. There will be more than just chestnuts roasting at FIRE, known for its grills and servings of seafood, prime meat and dishes from East & est. Christmas Eve join a buffet style dinner from 6pm-11pm (starting at IDR 950,000++), tuck into the Christmas Day Super Brunch from 12pm-3pm (starting from IDR 1,100,000++), or enjoy a Christmas Day Dinner from 6pm-11pm (starting frm IDR 950,000++).

Starfish Bloo: Chef de Cuisine Ash Garvey will create an array of  Pan-Asian cuisine for the more discerning palate, with seaside views to accompany! Fun starts for a Christmas Eve Brunch buffet from 12pm-3pm (starting from IDR 650,000++), whilst a Christmas Eve Dinner with a 4-course set menu is available from 6pm-11pm (starting from 650,000++). On Christmas Day enjoy a Super Brunch buffet from 12pm-3.30pm (starting from IDR 1,100,000++).

Prices include free flow water, soft drinks and a welcoming glass of bubbles. Other drinks packages and children’s prices available. Details can be found here.

Jl.Petitenget, Seminyak
+62 361 3000 106
www.wretreatbali.com

Courtyard by Marriott Bali Seminyak Resort

Christmas in Bali Seminyak Courtyard

To celebrate a month full of love and joy, this little Seminyak oasis prepares a wide range of exciting promotions at Seminyak Kitchen and Pool Bar during Christmas. For Christmas Eve Dinner, try an extensive array of global specialties and traditional seasonal favourites at the December buffet spread at IDR 555,000++ per person. Meanwhile, the Christmas Day 5-course set dinner at Seminyak Kitchen will bring you joy at IDR 375,000++ per person. On Boxing Day, a BBQ with luscious offerings from the grill such as, beef burger, honey BBQ wings, hot dog sausage, pulled pork, alongside fresh greens at the salad bar are all at IDR 200,000++ per person.

A : Jl. Camplung Tanduk, Seminyak, Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali 80361
T : 0361 8499 600
W : www.marriott.com/seminyak

Trans Resort Bali

Trans Resort Bali Christmas Seminyak

This Christmas Eve, settle comfortably into The Restaurant at the Trans Resort Bali, with its tropical pool view and cosy ambience. Chef Amaury Belkhanafar, who’s experience travels afar as New York and London, has prepared an extra-special set menu for the festive season, finished with a fine French twist.

Start with “Assorted Gourmet Canapes”, featuring Foie Gras Mousse on walnut farm bread, Escargot Cromesqui, Mini Raviole of paprika confit and lobster, House Cured and Smoke Salmon Tartare in cornetto, and Royale Seafood with the best in the world Iranian Saffron. Following this is the “Pan Seared Duck Magret and Leg Confit, Potato Noisette, Fricassee Mushroom, Declination of Roots Vegetables, and Moscato de Bali Cream Sauce” as the main course. The dessert is not to be missed, the classic “Soufflé Au Cognac” served with ice cream. Chef Amaury has said that each plate is served with love and passion – perfect to warm up the Christmas season!

Priced at IDR 350,000++ per person, available only on Christmas Eve, 24 December 2017.

Jalan Sunset Road, Seminyak, Kerobokan
+62 361 898 1234
www.transresortbali.com


CANGGU

Finns Recreational Club

Christmas in Canggu Bali Finns
At Finns, Christmas is about the gift of giving. Starting 1st December, a traditional Christmas Tree takes pride of place in the foyer of Finns Recreation Club. Attached to the branches are tags bearing the names and details of each child from the Jodie O’Shea Orphanage in Denpasar, along with one item they would wish to receive on Christmas Day. Preferences are simple, day to day items, the likes that most of us (and our children) might take for granted such as T shirts, sports shoes, clothing, art materials and back packs. Why not give back this Christmas with the Jodie O’Shea Wishing Tree? Register the name and details you find on the tag with the reception at Finns Rec Club, once you have purchased and wrapped your gift, drop it back at the club. Finns aims to get all the presents by December 20th so the kids can have an amazing Christmas Day.

Speaking of Christmas Day, Finns Recreation Club will host its annual Christmas Lunch! From 12pm – 5pm its a day of family fun, with a buffet lunch, live entertainment including a carol performance by the Jodie O’Shea Orphanage, kids activities, a bouncy castle, buy 1 get 1 on selected Champagne and entrance to Splash Water Park (extra fee). Prices start from IDR 600,000nett for adults, IDR 250,000nett for children 3-12 years, under 3 FOC.

A: Jalan Raya Pantai Berawa, Canggu
T: +62 361 848 3939
W: www.finnsrecclub.cm

Hotel Tugu Bali 

Hotel Tugu Bali

Embrace the spirit of the festive season and give back with Hotel Tugu Bali. Join this gorgeous hotel for a 4-course dinner with a welcome signature cocktail, accompanied by special Balinese dance performances and Christmas carols by the children of the Bali Street Kids Project. Proceeds from the dinner will be donated to Yayasan Kasih Peduli Anak (YKPA), an orphanage otherwise known as the Bali Street Kids Project. They have been helping children on the streets for the past 13 years. Starting from a school class on the beach, then a shelter and finally a place to call home for 45 children. The 45 children in residence attend school and go through extra classes in English and computer skills. An opportunity to give more to them through the Hotel Tugu Wishing Tree.

Christmas Eve, 24 December 2017, Priced at IDR 490,000++.

Hotel Tugu Bali
Jalan Pantai Batu Bolong, Canggu
+62 361 473 1701
www.tuguhotels.com

 


 

JIMBARAN & ULUWATU

 

Sundays Beach Club (Ungasan)

Sundays Beach Club

Celebrate this festive day on the beach with the whole family! Sundays Beach Club will be preparing a great buffet spread including everything from ocean-caught seafood to roast turkey, whole roast pig, glazed ham and of course fabulously fresh salads and trimmings. Don’t miss the dessert buffet’s burnt lemon cured pavlova. With live acoustic music going on through the day, a visit from Santa for the kids and when the sun goes down a cozy bonfire for the perfect family experience. What better way is there to celebrate a tropical Christmas? Buffet available 12-4pmPrices: IDR 1,300,00++ for adults, IDR 350,000++ for children. Bookings and pre-payment essential. Limited tickets available. (12-4pm)

A: Jalan Pantai Selatan Gau, Ungasan
T: +62 811 942 1110
W: www.sundaysbeachclub.com

Karma Kandara (Ungasan) 

12 Days of Karma Kandara Christmas in Bali Uluwatu
The Karma Group will celebrate this year’s Christmas season with ‘12 Days of Karma’, a unique programme of holiday-related experiences starting from December 23rd to January 3rd with a distinctly cosmopolitan spirit, ushering a uniquely Karma Yuletide tradition. The ’12 Days of Karma’ are a celebration of the Christmas spirit and the good life. A different party every single day at Karma Beach Club in Uluwatu, 12 specialty cocktails released over the celebration period, daily themed activities for the kids, different spa specials and dinners at the award-winning di Mare Restaurant. Its carols and dinner at di Mare restaurant at Christmas Eve; on Christmas Day its brunch from 11am. Activities for kids, parties for the young at heart, dinners and delights for the families. Check out the full program for 12 Days of Karma

A: Jalan Uluwatu I, Ungasan
T: +62 361 762131
W: www.karmagroup.com

 Movenpick Resort (Jimbaran)

Christmas in Bali Jimbaran Movenpick

Christmas Eve: At the resort’s Anarasa Restaurant, gather to celebrate the precious moments with loved ones. With festive delights, roast turkey, grilled seafood and a selection of international cuisine, Anarasa’s buffet has something for everyone. Enjoy acoustic music and lucky draw prizes (including a night stay in Movenpick’s Classic Room, Sunday Family Jazz Brunch and Theme Dinner at Anarasa). Available for brunch (12pm-4pm) and dinner (6.30pm-11pm). Prices start at IDR 498,000++ per person, 50% off for children 6-12 years, an free for children below 6 years of age.

On Christmas Day: Anarasa will be bringing joy and laughter, with a wide ranging buffet including Christmas bites of roast turkey, to Swiss cheeses, sushi and sashimi bars, seafood platters and even a Peruvian-Japanese corner. Santa also makes an appearance around the resort! Available 12pm-4pm. Prices start at IDR 498,000++ per person, 50% off for children 6-12 years, an free for children below 6 years of age.

A: Jalan Wanagiri No1. Jimbaran
T: +62 361  4725777
W: www.movenpick.com

BELLA CUCINA 

Italian Restaurant Jimbaran Bella cucina

The festivities at InterContinental Bali Resort will begin on Christmas Eve, with complimentary Christmas Cocktails served in the Saraswati Lounge accompanied by Christmas Carols performed by the children of Widya Asih orphanage. In the evening, an exceptional Christmas Eve set dinner will be served at the resort’s Bella Cucina Restaurant. Santa Claus himself will herald the Christmas Day festivities, arriving at the Resort Lobby at 10 am in his horse-drawn carriage to spread a special message of peace and goodwill. The merriment will continue at Bella Cucina with a Festive Family Brunch and/or a Christmas Day Dinner accompanied by all the trimmings.

Bella Cucina at InterContinental Bali Resort
Jalan Uluwatu 45, Jumbaran
+62 361 701 888
bali.intercontinental.com

Above Eleven Bali

Christmas in Bali Jimabaran Above Eleven

Enjoy Christmas Eve Under the Stars! Head to the 8th floor of Mövenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali to the Above Eleven rooftop serving specialty Nikkei cuisine from Peru . Indulge in a set menu of four or six courses in a special decoration of gold Christmas. Live tunes played by Above Eleven’s resident DJ from 5pm-1am, dance your way into Christmas in Bali! IDR 700,000 per person for four-courses, or IDR 850,000 per person for six-courses.

A: Jalan Wanagiri No.1 Jimbaran
T: +62 8113860402
W: www.aboveeleven.com

JU-MA-NA 

Ju Ma Na Bali Banyan Tree ungasan

During the whole festive month this year, Banyan Tree Ungasan, Bali, will be decorated in traditional red, white and bronze festive season ornaments. A three-meter white Christmas tree and all-white decorative ornaments will be placed at the resort’s Ju-Ma-Na Restaurant to resemble a magical ice kingdom. Indulge in a gastronomic menu of creative festive flavours, curated by the restaurant’s talented chefs this 24th and 25th of December. Savor a five-course set menu while enjoying breath-taking ocean views from a cliff-edge 70 meter above sea level. An acoustic band will add an extra festive feel to this special night. IDR 1,700,000++ per person, for food only

Ju-Ma-Na at Banyan Tree Ungasan
Jalan Melasti, Banjar Kelod, Ungasan
+62 361 300 7000
www.banyantree.com


NUSA DUA

The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas

Christmas in Mulia Nusa Dua Bali

To feel the magic of Christmas in Bali, The Mulia will serve a range of festive brunches and dinners! Take your pick out of Mulia’s best dining destinations for the cuisine and atmosphere you want for your Christmas Day: The Café opens up its elaborate international buffet for a festive feast; enjoy a stunning display of culinary artistry from the chefs with the Japanese delights of Edogin’s Teppanyaki Buffet; or for those after Chinese flavours, the resorts Table8 is serving up its authentic spread as well. The beachfront favourite Soleil will present its  immaculate Mediterranean brunch for Christmas Day.
Details on each restaurant here.

Jalan Raya Nusa Dua Selatan, Kawasan Sawangan
+62 361 302777
themulia.com/mulia-bali/

Eight Degrees South and Suku

Eight Degrees South Conrad Bali

Treat yourself to an evening of culinary highlights and surprises at Conrad Bali, and let the moon be your witness on Christmas Eve. Bring your little ones to the resort’s Suku restaurant for exciting and fun activities at 6.30pm (first seating) and 8.30pm (second seating), and be serenaded by a children’s choir (IDR 688,000 per person, IDR 175,000++ per child aged 6 – 12). Alternatively, the resort’s beachfront Eight Degrees South restaurant will serve a sophisticated and beautiful Christmas set menu at 6.30pm (first seating) and 8.30pm (second seating) in a classy ambiance (IDR 888,000++ per person, IDR 222,000++ per child aged 6 -12).

Eight Degrees South and Suku at Conrad Bali
Jalan Pratama 168, Tanjung Benoa
+62 361 778 788
www.conradbali.com

KWEE ZEEN & CUCINA

Kwee Zeen Sofitel Nusa Dua Restaurant Bali

One of the best ways to celebrate Christmas is by heading out to two of Sofitel Bali’s restaurants, Kwee Zeen and Cucina. On Christmas Eve, Kwee Seen is rolling out its Christmas themed buffet accompanied by live acoustic band from 6pm – 11pm. Price for the buffet is IDR 499,000++ per person for non-alcohol package (additional IDR 299,000++ per person for alcohol package), and IDR 899,000++ per person for Premium Package.

Meanwhile, at Cucina, enjoy a pre-Christmas brunch with live acoustic band playing to your indulgence over the restaurant’s famous array of cuisine selections also on December 24th from 11am – 3pm. Price for brunch is IDR 499,000++ per person for non-alcohol package (additional IDR 299,000++ per person for alcohol package), and IDR 899,000++ per person for the Premium Package. For a different kind of Christmas evening treat, opt for the degustation dinner offering that invites you to enjoy culinary indulgence with live acoustic entertainment at only IDR 799,000++ per person.

Kwee Zeen and Cucina at Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort
BTDC Complex Lot N 5, Nusa Dua
+62 361 849 2988
www.sofitel.com

Westin Resort Nusa Dua Bali

Christmas in Nusa Dua westin bali

This year the Westin Resort Nusa Dua Bali is offering a huge range of exciting festivities during the Christmas season. Starting off at Christmas Eve with a dinner by the pool, under the stars. Complete with live entertainment and special traditional performances. Hamabe Restuarant will be serving up an unlimited selection of Japanese bites from suhsi, sashimi, teppanyaki and more.

On Christmas Day, celebrations go from morning to night. A Children’s Christmas Party and Family Breakfast start the day off from 8am with games, magician and of course  a visit from Santa. Prego will host a Prego Fun Christmas Brunch with a buffet of Italian fare, holiday delights, live grill and more delicious surprises from Chef Alessandro Molini. Plenty of games, including a Parents Tug O War, will keep children and parents entertained. For prices, times and details, view the Westin’s Festive Booklet.

The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali
Bali International Convention Centre
+62 361 771906
www.westin.com/bali

 


 

UBUD

KUBU

Kubu at Mandapa Ritz Carlton Reserve Ubud Bali

Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve welcomes you to indulge in exquisite gastronomic experiences this Festive Season. Offering a medley of classic and seasonal cuisines for the most discerning epicureans, discover a host of remarkable festive experiences at the resort’s Kubu restaurant. On December 24th and 25th, starting at 6.30pm and 9pm, enjoy the sparkle of the Festive Season with a bespoke dinner at Kubu, and let the soothing sounds of the Ayung River serenade you while you indulge in a special six-course Mediterranean-European dinner.IDR 1,400,000++ per person. Reservation essential.

Kubu at Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve
Jalan Kedewatan, Banjar Kedewatan, Ubud
+62 361 4792 777
www.mandapareserve.com

Petani Restaurant

Petani Restaurant Alaya Ubud

Start the holidays with a magical evening of superb food with Live acoustic music on Christmas Eve at Petani Restaurant in Ubud from 7pm-10.30pm. Savour a three-course holiday menu of creative festive flavours, accompanied by a solo acoustic Christmas. Santa and Santarina also will come and visit, adding an extra festive feel to this special night. IDR 425,000++ per person.

Jalan Hanoman, Ubud
+62 361 972200
www.alayahotels.com

Wijaya Kusuma Fine Dining Restaurant

Ayung Resort Ubud Wijaya Kusuma Restaurant Fine Dining

This year, the Wijaya Kusuma Fine Dining Restaurant in the Ayung Resort Ubud has pulled out all the stops to prepare an amazingly festive meal

The Ayung Resort Ubud perches on the edge of the Ayung River valley, verdant greens the only thing visible. It is these views that the Wijaya Kusuma Fine Dining Restaurant enjoys. Chef Made Lugra prepares an eclectic mix of Balinese, Indonesian, Asian and European food prepared in a fine, yet hearty style. This Christmas, Chef Made has prepared a fantastic 5-course menu for dinner, featuring a gorgeous honey glazed ham as its highlight (or poached jumbo prawns), entertainment will be a classic piano for that warm family feel. The restaurant also has an extensive wine list, many wines available by the glass, and an array of specialty liquors are also available for those hoping to add to the already festive occasions! Price: Rp.850,000 nett . Full festive offers can be seen here. 

Desa Melinggih Kelod, Payangan, Ubud
+62 361 9001333
www.ayungresortubud.com

SANUR

Byrdhouse Beach Club

Byrdhouse Deck 2

For those who are celebrating Christmas in Sanur Byrdhouse’s Executive Chef Alies Sugiarto has prepared a succulent buffet spread special for Christmas Eve. Get ready to have your appetite spoiled with some featured classics including Oven Baked Turkey, Roasted Lamb Leg, Christmas Pudding, and Eggnog. The night will be warmed by an exclusive performance from the stellar Australian couple – Vogue Duo. Dinner will be served from 7PM to 10 PM, along with the entertainment. Santa will make a stop at Byrdhouse Beach Club on the night, so make sure the kids come along to get their holiday photos with Santa Claus. Sunday, 24 December 2017, IDR 300,000++ per person | 50% discount for children under 12 years old. More from Byrdhouse Beach Club this festive season.

Byrdhouse Beach Club
Segara Beach Front, Sanur Promenade
+62 361 288
Jalan Segara Ayu, Sanur


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