What’s Happening This Chinese New Year in Bali?
Known as Gods’ capital, Bali is never short of surprises when it comes to cultural celebrations. Although Bali is predominantly Hindu, many establishments welcome the lunar year with exclusive celebrations and unique experiences. It’s time to bid farewell to the year of the Ox and welcome the year of the Water Tiger with one of our highly recommended Lunar New Year’s festivities!
Here’s our round-up on what you need to know about celebrating Chinese New Year in Bali! You are in for special treats and feasts the way only Bali can do!
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Want to host your own celebration at home or in your holiday villa? Vivre Gourmet has you covered with their Chinese New Year feasts that can be delivered to your door (not to mention any extra delicacies you could ever desire!!). Choose from their chicken, pork, or duck packages made with authentic Chinese ingredients and flavors all without MSG. The Vivre Gourmet chefs even dry their own chilies to make their signature chili dipping oil… there are no cut corners in the Vivre kitchen! Make sure you read your Fortune Cookie message because there will be some lucky customers receiving VIVREGOURMET.COM vouchers.
These special packages are available for the entire month of February, have them delivered to your home or your holiday villa/resort.
Find the Vivre Gourmet CNY packages here.
Azul Beach Club, Legian
Azul Beach Club invites you to celebrate the year of the Tiger with your family and friends by enjoying a Chinese fusion feast buffet. Ring in the Lunar New Year by treating your tastebuds to this oriental buffet feast! And not to mention the unique experience of a Barong Sai dance. Available on Tuesday, February 1st, this event is one you don’t want to miss out on with activities for the whole family of which include a pinata, bouncy castle, fortune teller, and more!
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Away Bali Legian Camakila Resort, Legian
This Chinese New Year just got more exciting at Away Bali Legian Camakila Resort with their lunch and dinner menu at The Beach House restaurant. For a set price, you can find yourself indulging in a mouthwatering multiple course meal that is sure to leave you satisfied.
Not only are they offering this amazing meal, but they also have an exclusive offer for your stay during the new year. By booking two or more nights at Away Resort, you can have your choice of one of three deals to enjoy (a 20% discount on room rate, one 30 minute massage for two people, or one Indonesia flavor lunch or dinner for two). The offers don’t stop there because if you book three or more nights, the rate from your 3rd night and on goes down even more! This offer is such a steal, and you would be staying right in the heart of Legian on the beach, you are not going to want to miss out on this one!
Ask about their 2 room family deals if you’re looking for more space!
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The Stones Legian Bali
Excitement is brewing at the Stones Legian Bali as they prepare for the New Year. You’re invited to celebrate with them! They are offering a 20% discount on your stay if you book two or more nights (and this includes a free upgrade to the next available room category, complimentary afternoon tea, and a daily buffet breakfast for two). There is so much to experience here, so be ready for the journey into the New Year at The Stones Legian, Bali!
Padma Resort, Legian
The prosperous year of the tiger is here and Padma Resort in Legian has brought you a Family-Style feast for 5. Including a free flow of Chinese tea, their meal highlights Wok Fried King Prawns with Golden Salted Egg Yolk Sauce, Slow Cooking Roasted Pork Belly, and much more. If that isn’t enough to get your mouthwatering, we don’t know what is! You can enjoy this family-style meal on January 31 and February 1, so call up your friends and family and let them know they have plans for the Lunar New Year!
Sheraton Resort, Kuta
With an incredible meal planned, Sheraton Kuta is ringing in the new year with full bellies and satisfied souls! You can taste the flavors of the new year by experiencing this delicious dinner that features peking duck, pork, char siew, and so many more delectable dishes. Available from January 31st to the 5th of February, you should pencil it into your calendars now. You really won’t want to miss this one before it’s over with!
St. Regis Resort, Nusa Dua
St. Regis Resort has curated three wonderful celebration options this lunar new year and we are so excited to share them with you. From the 10th of January to the 5th of February, they are offering Chinese New Year’s hampers so you can enjoy the holiday from the comfort of your home, or treat a friend or loved one! During this time, Lunar Afternoon Tea is offered from 3pm to 5pm every day with a wide selection of Chinese traditional treats and tea selections to enjoy. And last, but certainly not least, you can find yourself enjoying a Chinese New Year Degustation Dinner on January 31st at the resort. The perfect setting to spend the new year with your friends and family!
Ritz Carlton, Nusa Dua
Looking for an excuse to get your fancy on? Well you will find just that at the Ritz Carlton with their Lunar New Year Afternoon Tea. With a choice between two options, Prosperity and Wealth, savory and sweet, you can find yourself at this stunning venue during the holiday splurging on the luxurious flavors of the menu with family and friends. We can’t wait to see all of your jealousy-inducing Instagram posts from this event.
Laguna Luxury Collections, Nusa Dua
The Laguna Luxury Collection Resort & Spa has fabricated four delicious and holiday cheer-inducing options for this Chinese New Year. Starting strong with two meals to fuel your celebrations, they are offering a Chinese New Year’s Eve dinner as well as a Chinese New Year Brunch to pick you up after a night of celebrating. Not only this but there is also a Dim Sum special available from the 1st to the 13th of February that you really don’t want to miss out on! We know that the craziness of this world has made it so some of you aren’t as comfortable going out, if this is you – don’t worry, you can still celebrate with their Blossom Chinese New Year Hampers which are full of delicious goodies for your holiday celebrations!
Renaissance, Nusa Dua
Roar into the year of the tiger with Renaissance Nusa Dua’s Chinese Buffet offered on the 31st of January. This expansive spread has been formulated to remind you of the place in which the holiday originated. Before this meal, you may choose to enjoy some half-priced liquid courage at Atomic 17 during their happy hour. It’s the perfect start to the new year! There are also options for all ages with their pool access package (includes a DJ, access to the Atomic 17 pool, the Jungle pool, and the lap pool). This one is sure to make your holiday traditions full of excitement!
More info here.
Melia Bali, Nusa Dua
Enjoy a stunning holiday vacation at Melia Bali with their unbeatable room packages and deals during the lunar new year. You can find yourself relaxing this holiday at the beautiful resort with a delicious dinner offered for the Chinese New Year. This dinner includes a free flow of non-alcoholic drinks and kids under the age of 12 are 50% off. This one really is a deal you won’t be able to find anywhere else!
Sofitel, Nusa Dua
Welcome the year of the Tiger at Sofitel’s Kwee Zeen Restaurant from January 30th to February 1st. With Lunch Ala Carte, a Buffet Dinner, and special cocktails, this spread will leave you feeling full and satisfied! Handcrafted to show the most unique and delicious qualities of culinary finery this holiday, unveil traits of fortune amidst the finest and most decadent oriental gastronomic delicacies!
Andaz Bali, Sanur
Leap into the New Year with Andaz Bali in Sanur as they introduce their special Chinese New Year Brunch available on February 1st. Including luxury delicacies and traditional dishes, as well as complimentary access to the pool so you can relax all day to your heart’s content. We know some of you will be a little tired after a night of celebrating and this is the perfect place for you to recover. It’s hard to find a better hangover helper than a good meal and a relaxing day by the pool!
One Eighty, Uluwatu
One Eighty Uluwatu has formulated an all-day family-style dining solution with chef, Nyoman Suasa, for your holiday enjoyment. Enjoy dishes such as duck bao, chili salt calamari, and sago pudding that are totally instagram worthy and not to mention ready for your tastebuds. But hurry to add this to your schedule as there is limited seating with general and VIP admission. We can assure you that this will be an incredible meal to ring in the New Year with!
Four Seasons, Sayan
Experience a feast in the jungle with Four Seasons Resort at Sayan as they create an expansive 8-course meal for the Lunar New Year. Offered from 31st January to 4th February in their Ayung Terrace, this is the perfect experience to embody the year of the Tiger and you won’t find anything like it! Feast on decadent dishes such as crispy wonton, pork dumpling soup, and pork belly handcrafted with care by Chef Suta. This menu, paired with Four Seasons legendary service, are you hungry yet?
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Enjoy the sunset ocean views at Sundara this Chinese New Year while you feast on their special Peking Duck menu, served with all of the condiments. Not only will be indulging in authentic Chinese tastes, while enjoying epic Bali views, every table will receive complimentary Yu Sheng to add to the celebrations.
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