Festive Season at Intercontinental Bali Resort
November 22, 2014 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel NewsNovember 22, 2014 - InterContinental Bali Resort has planned an exciting programme of events and activities for the festive season.
For each culinary event, guests can choose from four different packages: the Silver Packages are priced for food only; the Gold Packages include food and free flow of soft beverages and juices; the price of the Platinum Packages include food and free flow of soft beverages, juices and house wines; and the Titanium Packages include food and free flow of soft beverages, juices, house wines and champagne.
Christmas Eve - The festivities will begin on Christmas Eve, Wednesday 24th December 2014, at 10 am with a visit from Santa Claus who will be arriving in his horse-drawn carriage to spread his message of peace and goodwill. Later guests can enjoy complimentary Christmas Cocktails served in the Resort's Lobby from 6 pm until 7 pm accompanied by Christmas Carols performed by the children of Panti Salam orphanage.
From 7 pm until 11 pm, guests have the choice of three special Christmas Eve dining options:Bella Cucina Restaurant will serve a Christmas Eve set dinner, with different priced packages starting at Rp 1,200,000 ++ per person. Taman Gita Terrace will present a Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner accompanied by a live band, with packages starting at Rp 900,000 ++ per person. Alternatively, for an authentic Japanese experience, there will be a Sushi Extravaganza at KO with prices starting at Rp 600,000 ++ per person.
Leisure activities on Christmas Eve begin at 9 am with the opportunity to partake in a one-on-one 60-minute yoga session with a private instructor, priced at Rp 400,000 ++ per person (advance reservation is essential). From 4 pm to 5 pm resort guests can enjoy a complimentary afternoon session of mixed team volley ball on the beach, and at 5 pm a 60-minute Healing Meditation session is open to all-comers at Rp 150,000 ++ per person.
Christmas Day - On Christmas Day, the merriment will begin with a Festive Family Brunch at Bella Cucina, from 1 pm until 4 pm with musical entertainment by Trio Batak and prices starting at Rp 900,000 ++ per person. In the evening, from 7 pm until 10.30 pm, Bella Cucina will be serving a Christmas Day Dinner accompanied by all the trimmings, with prices starting at Rp 1,200,000 ++ per person – there will also be an à la carte menu available. Alternatively, Taman Gita Terrace will be offering a Seafood Buffet Dinner starting at 7 pm accompanied by the famous Kecak Dance with the performance scheduled for 7.45 pm, and prices starting at Rp 900,000 ++ per person.
Leisure activities on Christmas Day start with a group yoga class at 7 am priced at Rp 150,000 ++ per person. In the late afternoon, guests can choose between a sunset bicycle tour of Jimbaran, which takes in the village sights and is priced at Rp 100,000 ++ per person, or a group sunset yoga session priced at Rp 150,000 ++ per person.
New Year's Eve - InterContinental Bali Resort offers something for everyone on New Year's Eve. The main event is the New Year's Eve Resort Extravaganza, which will take place in the Puri Kencana Ballroom from 8.30 pm until 2 am. Here guests can rock to the rhythm of a live band, complete with a welcome cocktail, a gourmet buffet and a midnight countdown, with prices starting at Rp 2,950,000 ++ per person. Jimbaran Gardens, meanwhile, is offering a Seafood Buffet Carnival from 7 pm until 11 pm accompanied by live music and a fire dance, with package prices starting at Rp 1,500,000 ++ per person. Guests also have the option of a Candle Light Dinner in Bella Cucina, from 7 pm until 11 pm with live music and prices starting at Rp 1,750,000 ++ per person. At the same time, Taman Gita will be offering an Asian Buffet Dinner, starting at Rp 1,500,000 ++ per person and completed with a Balinese dance performance, and KO will be presenting Japanese Delights, also starting at Rp 1,500,000 ++ per person.
For a truly romantic and memorable New Year's Eve experience, honeymooners and couples can choose to have an Intimate Dinner served by a personal butler and chef in a bale pavilion overlooking the bay. This very special dinner is priced at Rp 10,000,000 ++ per couple, inclusive of music paired with caviar and Dom Pérignon champagne. Another option for couples staying at the resort is the opportunity to enjoy a Romantic Dinner on their own private balcony, priced at Rp 3,000,000 ++ per couple including Champagne.
Finally, from 11 pm until 2 am, revellers can welcome in the New Year at Sunset Beach Bar & Grill witha Countdown Party, DJ music and a fabulous display of fireworks that will light up the sky over Jimbaran Bay.
Guest activities on New Year's Eve start with a 60-minute Breathing Exercise session to promote a heightened sense of wellbeing, priced at Rp 150,000 ++ per person. At 8 am, guests can partake in a 2-hour bicycle tour of Kedonganan fisherman's village and the traditional fish market, priced at Rp 120,000 ++ per person. A 60-minute Healing Meditation session, designed to channel positive energy, will take place at 5 pm, priced at Rp 150,000 ++ per person.
Detox Treatment at Spa Uluwatu - Also available during the festive season is the 150-minute Complete Purifying Treatment at Spa Uluwatu incorporating a foot bath detox ritual, a sea salt scrub, a deep tissue body massage, a volcanic earth clay body mask and a scalp massage, priced at Rp 1,700,000 ++ per person. .
Little Travellers - Likewise, little travellers have plenty to look forward to at Planet Trekkers, with a fun programme of Christmas and New Year activities commencing on Saturday December 20th with Christmas tree decoration in the morning and a pajamas party in the evening. The days that follow will continue with activities such as Christmas T-shirt painting in the Balinese Bath Pool, Christmas card making, gingerbread man decoration, snow globe making, a Christmas movie night, and a Christmas picnic lunch with a magician show. On Christmas Eve there will be a treasure hunt and a special Christmas Eve party, and on Christmas Day more laughter and high spirits with Santa's visit. At 5 pm on Christmas Day, kids will have the opportunity to release some baby turtles into the sea, and the day will conclude with Santarina storytelling. Finally, on New Year's Eve, the Kids' Olympics will take place at 10 am, and at 7 pm, there will be a New Year's Eve mask and trumpet making activity. Nanny service is available every day, charged by the hour.
All of the festive season menus are complimentary for children under 7 years of age when dining with their parents. All prices are in thousand rupiah and subject to 10% service charge & 11% government