Maximise your long weekend in Bali
Here's a list of not-to-be-missed indulgences with special offers and promotions.
Do you have plans to visit Bali this week? Make the most of the nation’s October 2020 long weekend holiday while still observing social distancing and the health and safety protocols. From an intimate kaiseki dinner to an exceptional wellness treatment, get ready to be charmed with Bali’s signature magic.
Experience NAMA at Six Senses Uluwatu, Bali
On 28, 29 and 31 October, make your way to the oceanfront Bar at Rocka for a special limited-seating, kaiseki-inspired dinner. NAMA, the resort’s pop-up Japanese Raw Bar concept, features freshly caught seafood from Uluwatu’s fishing community and produce from the resort’s own garden. Executive chef Justin Dingle-Garciyya and his team prepare a variety of a la carte selections of Japanese and Balinese-influenced fare. Expect dishes such as Uluwatu Bay Tuna Sambal Matah, Seared Raw Wagyu, Pickled Jalapenos with Ginger, Honey, Soy Dressing; Crab Donuts with Horseradish Jam, and Wagyu Katsu Sando. Exceptional pairings made of sake, cocktails, whiskey, and house-made beverages elevate the alfresco dining experience. Rp1,100,000/person (five-course set menu only) or Rp1,500,000/person (five-course set menu with beverage pairings). For reservation, email email@example.com or WhatsApp +62 823 3992 2381.
Jl. Goa Lempeh, Pecatu, Kuta Selatan. Tel: +62 2090300
Sunset Jazz at Raffles Bali’s The Writers Bar
Paying homage to the 20th century’s literary luminaries such as Rudyard Kipling and Somerset Maugham who had resided at Raffles Singapore, The Writers Bar is iconic to Raffles. Now you can make your way to Bali’s own The Writers Bar at Raffles Bali for stunning sunset and jazz session. Lounge at the terrace and have a sip of the Bali Sling, a tribute to the legendary Singapore Sling. For Rp895,000/two persons, indulge on two cocktails and a selection of signature tapas such as Bamboo Lobster Mini Hot Dog and Sate Lilit Ikan. Available every Friday, from 5.30pm to 7.15pm. Reservation is recommended.
Jl. Karang Mas Sejahtera 1A, Jimbaran. Tel: +62 2015800
Nourishing afternoon tea at The Westin Resort & Spa Ubud, Bali
This Saturday, indulge on guilt-less treat at The Lobby Bar of The Westin Resort & Spa Ubud, Bali. Renowned for its emphasis on wellness and nourishment, the resort collaborates with Arielle Chenarra of Thyme and Caramel. Find the bakery’s gluten and dairy-free creations on a beautifully presented two-tiered cake stand. Nibble on Pumpkin Lemon Tartlet, Pink Island, Faux Salmon Caviar and Signature Thyme & Caramel cake – made of caramel buttercream and burnt chocolate caramel. Available from 2pm to 5pm every Saturday until 14 November, the afternoon tea is priced at Rp250,000/person (incl. tea or coffee). Reservation is recommended.
Jl. Raya Lod Tunduh, Banjar Kengetan, Singakerta, Ubud. Tel: +62 361 301 8989
Rooftop live music at Four Points by Sheraton Bali, Ungasan
With a stunning view over the bay, Evolution Restaurant and Bar at the rooftop of Four Points by Sheraton Bali, Ungasan is quickly garnering a loyal following. Its revamped tasty Indonesian menu by chef de cuisine Rikki Prianto is partly responsible for its fame. The East Javanese chef creates alluring fare from the archipelago. From light snacks such as Tahu Gejrot to hearty Sate Padang Pariaman, find delightful Indonesian fare in an alfresco setting. Come early to enjoy the sunset, stay to enjoy the meal and linger to enjoy the live band performances. This Saturday, join the Soundset featuring Bali’s rising star, Royal Radio Band and performance by DJ Wilson Wilmix. Entry is free and enjoy 30 percent off all menu as well as free-flow beer (6pm to 8pm) for Rp100,000/person. Reservation is recommended.
Jl. Raya Uluwatu, Banjar Giri Dharma Ungasan, Kuta Selatan. Tel/WhatsApp: +62 853 3384 2788
Learn the art of Indonesian cooking at The Legian Seminyak, Bali
Join cookbook author and celebrity chef Mika Hadi on an afternoon of cooking and dining at The Restaurant, The Legian Seminyak, Bali on Saturday, 31 October. Facilitated by professional equipment from TEKA, learn how to make Karedok with Crispy Dumpling Goma Sauce, Nasi Bakar Ayam Suwir and Klepon Mille Crepes. Don’t miss the special tasting menu by chef Mika Hadi, from hearty Seared Salmon Lodeh to refreshing Kolak Custard Mousse. Cooking class starts at 11am while lunch starts from 1pm onwards. Rp680,000/person for cooking class and lunch. Rp450,000/person for lunch only. For reservation, email firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel: +62 361 730622
Jl. Kayu Aya, Seminyak
Special promotion for treatments at COMO Shambhala Retreat
Don’t miss the opportunity to indulge in exceptional treatments from COMO Shambhala Retreat at COMO Uma Canggu. During this long weekend, the spa offers 40 percent off for all 60 minutes and above treatments. Massage your tiredness away with a 90-minute signature COMO Shambhala Massage (Rp1,100,000) and give your body a complete pampering with a 120-minute COMO Shambhala Skin Detoxifying Treatment (Rp1,500,000). Prolong the state of blissfulness by checking in at the One-Bedroom Residence for Rp3,000,000/night (incl. breakfast for two persons at COMO Beach Club). For minimum two nights’ stay, enjoy the special benefit of Rp1,500,000 resort credit for F&B consumption, spa treatment and other paid wellness activities. Click here for more info.