The island of the gods is an absolute favourite destination during the festive season: from Christmas all the way to the New Year’s, Bali sees every venue lighting up with exciting events and celebrations. Here are our suggestions for those looking to ring in 2018 in Bali:
Finns Beach Club
This year Finns Beach Club, the tropical bamboo structure sprawling across the front of Berawa Beach, has prepared an epic line up for New Year’s Eve in Canggu!
It’s the ultimate trifecta of electronic music featuring: Flight Facilities (DJ Set), Claptone and Hayden James (DJ Set). A range of tickets are available, from general admission (starting at Rp.1,000,000) to VIP Lounge (Rp. 1,750,000) to VIP Day Beds and more. *Prices may vary closer to the date. They’ll be open on Sunday 31st Dec from 3pm to 3am (2018)
Welcome 2018 in Bali like you should, by the beach at an epic party in one of Bali’s most popular beach clubs.
A: Jalan Raya Pantai Berawa, Canggu
T: +62 361 934 7344
W Retreat and Spa Bali
Prepare for the countdown on New Year’s Eve in one of the world’s sexiest destinations! Start the evening with a mouthwatering buffet spread at FIRE or STARFISH BLOO (prices starts from IDR2,500,000++ per person) then head to W LOUNGE or WOOBAR where the entertainment lineup will electrify the night:
This year W brings in headliner SAM DIVINE, London born and bred female DJ under Defected Records, where her reputation for energizing the dancefloor has been acknowledged by her inclusion in Pete Tong’s Selecter Series for Radio 1, and also BECKY TONG, one of London’s most in-demand female DJ who is currently the EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) Music Director for W Hotels. Extra beats by W’s line up of resident DJs will ring in the night with energy against Seminyak’s mystical backdrop along with the signature fireworks show.
Presale entrance ticket to W Lounge & Woobar is IDR 1,000,000++ per person (IDR 1,200,000++ per person at the door).
A: Jalan Petitenget, Seminyak
T:+62 361 3000106
The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas
The Mulia Bali has pulled in all the stops for a huge New Year’s celebration in Nusa Dua. This year they are bringing in a big headliner, Charli XCX! Charlotte Emma Aitchison, a British singer and songwriter within the “experimental pop” or electro-pop genres, who made her big break with the popular song “Boom Clap” in 2014, the soundtrack to the movie “The Fault In Our Stars”. This year she released a new single in July 2017 called “Boys” featuring stars like Joe Jonas and Panic! at the Disco. This New Year’s Eve she’ll be electrifying the Grand Ballroom at the Mulia Resort Bali.
The Mulia Bali offers a different range of packages to see Charli XCX for those either staying in-house, enjoying one of the many New Year’s dinners available or those who are just there for the big countdown! Make a direct inquiry to: [email protected] or +62 361 301777 for details and pricing.
A: Jalan Raya Nusa Dua Selatan, Kawasan Sawangan, Nusa Dua
T: +62 361 3017777
New Year’s Eve at Alila Seminyak is split into three fantastic events because enjoying the end of this year is just as important as welcoming in the new one! Two great dinners are on offer: the Festive Feast at SeaSalt (8pm-11pm) invites friends and families to enjoy an amazing 4-course family-style set dinner by the beach (IDR 695,000++/person, 50% off for kids under 12years). For a totally new experience, the Village Vanguard at Alila’s Event Centre (7pm-11pm) brings you back to 1935 in New York, when the legendary Village Vanguard club first opened - the birth place of jazz musicians like Bill Evans, Miles Davis, John Coltrane. Enjoy a spectacular 4-course dinner whilst the jazz band swings in the last moments of 2017.
The real party starts at 11pm at The Beach Bar! Music from Lydia Rose the gypsy songstress and Sammy on saxophone, street food snacks to fuel your celebrations and a beachside countdown with fireworks to end the year with a bang! (Free entry).
A: Jalan Cendrawasih No.99, Seminyak
T: +62 361 3021 888
Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort
Sofitel Bali are offering a range of exciting dining and celebration events on 31 December. Choose between Kwee Zeen, Cucina, or Kecak Ballroom for dinner (prices start from IDR 899,000++/person, alcohol packages are available). Down by the beach at Toya Beach Bar & Grill, it’s all about the barbecue and a great seaside party (prices start at IDR 499,000++/person, alcohol packages are available). Finally, down at Retreat Beach it’s time for two fiery displays to ring in 2018: a magnificent Kecak fire dance performance, followed by fireworks over the beach!
A: Kawasan Parawisata ITDC Lot 5 N5, Nusa Dua
T: +62 361 849 2888
S.K.A.I Beach Club
Head to the legendary beachfront of Legian and settle into S.K.A.I, the beach club at Padma Resort Legian. Everyone is invited to enjoy the sea breeze, DJ tunes and drinks here for the last hours of 2017. Limited a la carte menu is available on the night. No entry fee, only special prices on the sofa & lounge with a minimum spend.
A: Padma Resort Legian, Jalan Padma No.1, Legian
T: +62 361 752 111