Explore East Bali on The One-day Art and Culinary Journey with The Westin Ubud

The communal spirit and rich cultural heritage of Jungutan Village, Karangasem is brought to life by Samsara Living Museum for a one-day-only special event at The Westin Resort & Spa Ubud, Bali on Saturday, 22 April 2023.

Westin Ubud Art Journey

Nestled within a two-hectare land, Samsara Living Museum warmly welcomes visitors who wish to learn a myriad of rituals in the Balinese life cycles. It is named after the cyclicality of human life, built as a community and cultural-based destination in the heart of East Bali.

From the symbolism behind ceremonies to the significance to Genjek performance as a social expression, a visit to the living museum enriches one’s understanding of the importance of culture, heritage, and cuisine in Balinese life.

Genjek Performance Westin Ubud

The East Bali Experience starts with an invitation to make and taste Laklak, a traditional pancake topped with grated coconut and palm sugar syrup. Held at the resort’s Lobby Bar, learn how to flip the pancake in its hot clay pan and pair the sweet and savory delicacy with tea or coffee for a true Balinese treat. The experience is priced at Rp65,000++, inclusive of a portion of Laklak and coffee or tea. Guests are invited to sit back, savor the delicacy and enjoy a special art showcase from Samsara Living Museum.

The feast continues into the evening at Tabia Restaurant. Taste the authenticity of East Balinese flavors through dishes made from seasonal and fresh ingredients from the market as well as traditional cooking techniques. Carefully prepared by the culinary team of Samsara Living Museum and The Westin Resort & Spa Ubud, Bali; guests can opt for the Atiti Bojane or Megibung set menus.

The Atiti Bojane set menu which price is Rp195,000++/person is suitable for one. Lavishly served on a platter mounted on a pedestal, it is made of Ayam Betutu, Tum Ayam, Sate, Kacang Gerang, and several other condiments. True to its name, Megibung (Rp350,000++/two persons) set menu is a feast to share. Highlights include four kinds of fruits, vegetables, and meat Lawar, Sayur Blimbing, Pesan Ikan, Daging Timbungan, and a few other condiments.

Megibung Westin Ubud
Arak Making Westin Ubud

“We recognized our guests’ needs for experiencing local culture and learning something new during their stay. By collaborating with Samsara Living Museum, we wish to offer our guests an enriching art and culinary experience that they can take home after a memorable holiday where they were able to Eat Well and Feel Well in Bali,” says I Wayan Raksa, General Manager of The Westin Resort & Spa Ubud, Bali.

Enjoy the live performance of a Genjek troupe that is renowned for its entertaining vocals while feasting. The dinner starts at 6 pm to 10 pm.

For reservation, contact +62 361 301 8989 or email to putu.ryantini@westin.com. Available via WhatsApp. Reservation is required.

The Westin Resort and Spa Ubud

Address: Jl. Lod Tunduh, Singakerta, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
Instagram: @thewestinubud
Tel: (0361) 3018989
Email: resv.dpswr@westin.com

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