Best places to celebrate Christmas in Bali 2018. It’s that time of year again when you hear Christmas songs in the shopping centers and hotels will dress up with glittering lights and beautiful Christmas ornaments.
Although snowman will never survive a day here in Bali, but the island’s resorts and restaurants surely know how to bring in the festive spirits in many ways!
So here’s our list on where to feast this Christmas in Bali. Happy holidays!
1. The Westin Resort
On Christmas Day, children will have their very own celebration starting off with a fun breakfast party in the balloon-filled ambience of Nusantara Room. There’ll be cool games, a magic show, a visit from Santa and activities supervised by the team from the Westin Family Kids Club. Parents are welcome to come along and join in the merriment from 8.00 am to 10.00. Christmas Day Brunch at Prego promises to be a lively affair featuring an extensive buffet of tempting dishes including a carving station that will have everyone coming back for more.
There will be lots of carnival-style activities going on in the adjacent garden with balloons, magic tricks and photo opportunities. Santa is also expected to come by with his sack filled with treats. Guests have a range of different dinner options to choose from on Christmas Day. Hamabe will be pleasing palates with Japanese specialty dishes and an a la carte menu will be available at Prego. For something a little more refined, Ikan will present succulent seafood and other local flavors in an uplifting setting overlooking the gentle waters of the Indian Ocean.
Westin Resort Nusa Dua Bali| Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua BTDC, Jl. Raya Nusa Dua Selatan No.3| Call: +62 361 61771906
2. Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach
It’s like a feastful chronicle in this Seminyak’s brand new and award-winning hotel! On Christmas Eve, you may enjoy a much needed adult only dinner after you drop your children off at Pottery Cafe for gingerbread making and artsy activities. You can start your festive dinner with BALIXOLOGY cocktails and canapes at Tree Bar, before a scrumptious shared feast at Makase with Santa Claus and a three-piece acoustic band as company.
You can also get tucked in a delicious signature culinary treats at Salon Bali’s intimate yet joyous atmosphere, which is a 5-course set menu, including pre-dinner canapes and a glass of sparkling wine at Tree Bar.
Then on the big day itself, no expense is spared with a Christmas Day lunch that spans across all three dining outlets. From the artisanal pastries and coffees at Pottery Cafe, to Makase’s hearty buffet and the fresh and healthy treats of Tree Bar, you can munch to your heart content.
Price: IDR 550,000++ per person for food & soft drinks. Additional alcohol packages are available, and kids between 3 and 11 get 50% off.
Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach, Jl Camplung Tanduk No. 10, Seminyak, p. +62 361 209 9999
3. W Bali – Seminyak
By presenting an incredible dining experiences at its multiple venues, W Bali Seminyak once again presents its renowned chic and eclectic W style this Christmas.
Sip, mix and mingle endlessly at the sophisticated bar spaces, from Christmas Eve through to New Year’s Day. The comforts of home (nearly traditional but not quite) on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day will be seen at FIRE restaurant with a feast of seafood, prime meat, and hot dishes from both East & West. STARFISH BLOO’ s Chef de Cuisine Ash Garvey will be dishing up a Pan-Asian array of delicacies for more discerning palates.
Price: From IDR 650,000++ per person.
W Bali – Seminyak, Jl Petitenget, Seminyak Bali, p. +62 361 3000 106
4. Makan Place Bali
On Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, Makan Place Restaurant will offer a special festive menu dinner for two. Select one of the main course selections: Barbequed Pork Rib, Pork Schnitzel, Beef Tenderloin, Beef Rib Eye, or Crackling Pork Knuckle, completed with a salad, dessert, and a glass of wine each.
For Christmas Brunch and New Year’s Day Brunch, go big with the dynamic duo’s, “Chef Theo and Mrs. Claus Platter” for two diners, consisting of Gammon Ham; Spring Chicken; Snapper Fillet Champignon, Baby Potatoes, and Chocolate Panacotta for dessert. And a bottle of beer each that you’ll love.
Festive Dinner Menu IDR 658,000++ for two diners available on Christmas Eve Dinner, 24th December 2018 and New Year’s Eve Dinner, 31st December 2018. Festive Brunch ““Chef Theo and Mrs. Claus Platter” IDR 568,000++ for two diners.
Makan Place Bali|l. Padma No.1, Legian| Call: 62 361 767 161