The Party Continues: 8 Post New Year’s Parties and Celebrations

Bali Festive Season | Written By, Life on the Island |

Yes, the presents have been opened, the carvings have all been eaten, the champagne has been popped and drunk and the fireworks have all gone out… It’s the end of another Christmas and another New Year. However, here in Bali, the celebrations never stop! If you’re looking to keep the festivities going, make note of these exciting events to kick off your 2017 with bang.

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In case you missed something from the night before or simply want to recover with poolside beats, W Bali has got you covered. In addition to the poolside beats, the stylish beachfront resort is also throwing a Recovery Brunch Buffet at its Starfish Bloo from 1 – 4.30pm.

W Retreat and Spa Bali – Seminyak
A : Jalan Petitenget, Seminyak
T : +62 361 3000 106
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The celebration at Double-Six Rooftop doesn’t seem to stop. On the 1st of January 2017 the party continues at this Seminyak high altitude with DJs Heidy, Wisdy, and Andre Batz spinning their tunes for the Betoko NYD Party (free entrance from 3 – 6.30pm, ticket entrance from 6.30pm – midnight). Floating Pod and Sundeck packages are available.

Double-Six Rooftop at Double-Six Luxury Hotel – Seminyak
A : Jl. Pantai Double Six No. 66, Seminyak, Kuta, Seminyak, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
T : +62 361 730 466
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If you still haven’t had enough from the party the previous night, head out to Ayodya’s Infinity Pool Party as the new year party continues on 1 January 2017 from noon to 10pm. Splash away to the beats and rhythms as the DJ keeps the moods alive.

Ayodya Resort Bali
A : Jl. Pantai Mengiat, Benoa, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363
T : +62 361 77 11 02
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Celebrate the first day of the year with a sumptuous brunch and gorgeous beach view at Wild Orchid Restaurant. Curate your ideal culinary journey from an assortment of salads and seafood, charcuterie, imported cheeses, breads and dips, breakfast favorites and Asian delights, succulent carvery meats with all the trimmings, and wicked dessert temptations.

Wild Orchid Restaurant at Anantara Seminyak
A : Jl. Abimanyu (Dhyana Pura), Seminyak, Badung Regency, Bali 80361
T : +62 361 737 773
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Up in Uluwatu, Karma is throwing “12 Days of Karma”, an offering with a unique program of festivities to capture the spirit of the Festive Season for 2016 – 2017. Taking place from 23 December 2017 to 3 January 2017, the festivities will see 12 international DJs, themed entertainment, signature cocktails and more to bring unparalleled excitement to the shore of Bali.

Among the DJs lining up to deliver their tunes are international names such as Rob Venables, Chris Coco, Joey Fitzgerald, and Dan Cook. Below is the theme schedule of the festivities in time of publishing.

Click for the complete list of time and DJ performances.

A : Jalan Karma Kandara, Banjar Wijaya Kusuma, Ungasan
T : +62 361 848 2205
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This year, Ayana is pulling out the stops to bring you a very merry Festive SeaSun. Expect a fanfare of the finest food, cork popping celebrations and more from a team dedicated to you, even after the new year. Kicking off on November 10th, as the sun melted into the ocean, a group of 30 electrified dancers surprised guests with a secret flash mob style performance. The unsuspecting crowds that night were brightened by a unique performance in celebration of the start of the Festive SeaSun, a series of festivities spread throughout the resort’s outlets. In January, and as part of the festivities, you can cure those sore muscles from the new year’s eve heavy drinking by heading out to Ayana’s Thermes Marins Bali Spa for a special rejuvenating Sea and Sand treatment that is on offer till January 5. The treatment, combining two elements of the ocean, will leave you feeling like you could almost walk on water.

Ayana Resort & Spa
A : Jl. Karang Mas Sejahtera, Jimbaran, Kuta Selatan, Jimbaran, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80364
T : +62 361 70 2222
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Potato Head Beach Club’s flagship club night SUN DOWN CIRCLE returns for its inaugural event of 2017 on Monday 2 January – a special Boiler Room session featuring José Padilla, Crazy P [LIVE], Daniele Baldelli, Young Marco and Dea. Potato Head x Boiler Room — Sun Down Circle Edition, Monday 2 January 2017, 2PM until late, Entry IDR 250,000 (including two drinks). 

A first for SUN DOWN CIRCLE, the whole event will be available for live streaming by global online music broadcasting platform, Boiler Room. Founded in London in 2010, Boiler Room has now hosted shows in around 100 cities worldwide and this special session at Potato Head Beach Club will be accessible via

Potato Head Beach Club
A: Jalan Petitenget No 51B Seminyak
T: +62 361 473 7979



Head over to Canggu for some poolside relaxation on January 1st to enjoy your first day of 2017 in true Bali style. From 12pm-2am, Finns Beach Club will be in full swing, with both swimming pools, 5 bars, lounge and more ready to welcome you in. DJ’s will be playing their tropical beats all day, so if you’re looking to party or just to soak in the new year’s vibes, the choice is yours!

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