Here’s why the new Renaissance Bali Nusa Dua Resort should be your next destination in Bali

Eve Tedja

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Expect the unexpected at the new Renaissance Bali Nusa Dua Resort. epicure takes a closer look at this new resort in Bali.

The new Renaissance Bali Nusa Dua Resort draws its inspiration from the grand theatrics of traditional Balinese dances. Designed by Thailand’s leading interior design practice P49 Deesign, vibrant colours and quirky furnishings dominate the resort. From the mismatched armchairs in the lobby to the bohemian Paul Ropp-designed wardrobe of the front desk staff, rest assured that your stay is going to be a fun one when you stay at this Nusa Dua’s family-friendly resort. Here’s what epicure loves about it.

Deluxe Sea View King Room at Renaissance Bali Nusa Dua Resort
Deluxe Sea View King Room at Renaissance Bali Nusa Dua Resort

Theatrical rooms and suites

Renaissance Bali Nusa Dua Resort offers 307 rooms and suites that all feature a private balcony or terrace. The 42-square- metre Deluxe Sea View King Room category is spacious and artfully designed with quirky theatrical details such as the Balinese dancer’s gobo light at the entrance, turquoise-fringed-and-tasselled wall accent, and vanity mirror in the open-plan bathroom. The stylish bathroom also features a freestanding ivory bathtub, setting the stage for a movie star-style escape. Between the luxurious king size bed, cosy seating overlooking the sea at the balcony, and a delightful Hollywood travelling trunk-styled mini-bar amenities, leaving the room is entirely optional.

Find the best Renaissance Bali Nusa Dua Resort deals here and insert promo code D60 for a special rate of Rp1,450,000++/ room/ night inclusive of daily breakfast, one-time lunch or one-time Modernist Tea Party at R Bar or afternoon local snacks at the beach, one-time VIP theatre dinner, and an added bonus of free meals for kids aged 12 years old and under. Available for a minimum of two nights stay and valid immediately for booking until 31 March 2022.

Backstage, Renaissance Bali Nusa Dua Resort
Casual all-day dining at Backstage, Nusa Dua

All-day dining at Backstage (and more to come)

There is nothing not to love at the resort’s all-day dining venue. With spacious outdoor and indoor dining areas, social distancing is not an issue here. The mismatched tables and chairs, industrial décor, graffitied exposed brick walls mirror the hotel’s theatrical concept aptly. However, the star of the show is the food.

Breakfast is an a la carte, casual affair. Guests are spoilt with a myriad of tasty nosh, be it the Classic (Egg Benedict), the Modern such as Rise and Shine (waffle and fried chicken, sweet potato crisp and palm sugar syrup), or the Indigenous (Balinese Rice Congee). Customise your own juice, sip your latte and have a leisurely breakfast from 6.30am to 11am.

The lunch and dinner menu feature vibrant Indonesian, Asian and international fare. Highlights include Crispy Soft Shell Crab Nori Taco, Black Ink Fettucine, Backstage Signature Nasi Campur, and Ubud Chocolate Matcha Cake. The resort will open three more dining venues this year. Expect to find contemporary Chinese cuisine at Lion X, Indonesia’s regional dishes at Nusantara by Locavore’s Nusa Dua outpost, and a plant-based and seasonal seafood restaurant, Tanah Liat.

Biologique Recherche’s facial and body treatments at The Spa at Renaissance

Combining restorative Balinese healing method with innovative beauty products, the spa’s menu offers an extensive selection of treatment. Arja, a 60 or 90-minute massage works wonder to banish sore muscles with its long, firm and kneading technique. Sign up for a personalised 45-minute facial with a trained Biologique Recherche therapist and let the premium products cleanse, tone, purify, and brighten your skin. Afterward, schedule a stop at the spa’s sauna and steam room facilities. Find the menu here.

Nusa Dua's romantic wedding venue, The Cove
Nusa Dua’s romantic wedding venue, The Cove

Cinematic wedding venue

The resort’s state-of-the-art Grand Ballroom that can accommodate up to 1,100 guests is certainly impressive but the resort’s stunning wedding venue is something else entirely. The Cove, a lagoon-like jungle pool is a dreamy oasis to say “I do”. Walking down the aisle takes a whole new meaning when the bride crosses the paved stone walkway to reach her groom, witnessed by their dearest and nearest from The Cove’s tribune above. After all, intimate and private (and of course, romantic) weddings are the new normal.

Nusa Dua’s private beach access and pools

The tranquil bay of Nusa Dua is ideal for a fun beach day out. The resort provides a shuttle car to pick up and drop off the guests at the resort’s dedicated beach club area, just a five-minute drive away from the resort. Cosy sun loungers and an attentive staff are on stand-by to assist the guests’ needs. Alternatively, make the most of the resort’s three vast swimming pools.

Renaissance Bali Nusa Dua Resort's main pool area
Renaissance Bali Nusa Dua Resort’s main pool area

R Bar for the win

The lobby bar invites guests to chill out and unwind over crafted cocktails or enjoy the R Bar’s signature The Modernist Tea Party. Nibble on dainty S’more Whoopie Pie, Matcha Cheese Cake and Bamboo Charcoal Scones while waiting for the sunset. In-house guests are invited to join the Evenings at Renaissance ritual where guests can sip, mingle and enjoy live entertainment at the bar area.

Kawasan Pariwisata Lot SW 4 & 5, Nusa Dua. Tel: +62 361 2092888

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