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Where to Catch an Open Air Cinema in Bali

Bali venues have stepped up and have created their own style of open air cinema to keep us all entertained, watch movies in a different way in Bali!

Guru Canggu Movie Night by The Pool

Open-Air Movie Experiences You Should Try

Regular cinemas can be boring, whether you’re seeking romance, adventure, or family-friendly entertainment, these outdoor venues provide a captivating setting to catch your favourite films while basking in the island’s natural beauty. Discover where to find these captivating open-air cinema experiences that combine the magic of cinema with the allure of Bali’s picturesque surroundings.

Beachside Cinema Magic: Sundays Beach Club

Come join Bali’s first outdoor cinema experience at Sundays Beach Club! With big screens and a picturesque sunset backdrop, it’s a fun way to level up your sundown moment.

Sundays Beach Club is excited to welcome guests to their completely licensed, beachside cinema – Movies by The Beach. You’ll be fully immersed in the magic of watching movies against a backdrop of breathtaking ocean views and dreamy skies!

Unlike regular cinemas, you will watch the movie on the big screen and tune in to the audio through your own device. So make sure to bring either your mobile phone or tablet, along with a pair of headphones for each ticket!

Movies will kick off at 7 pm, but ticket holders can enter Sundays Beach Club as early as 5.30 pm. Perfect time to enjoy the bonfires and live music, as well as to have tasty treats and refreshing cocktails before settling in for the movie. And don’t worry, the house also has popcorn to munch on! 

Movies by The Beach will be available a few times a month during low tides at sunset.

There are several packages options available:

  • movie tickets + entrance only
  • movie tickets + popcorn & beverage
  • movie tickets + 3 course dinner & beverage

Don’t miss out on this exciting cinematic adventure where every day is Sunday! 

Get your tickets here.

U Paasha, Seminyak

Poolside cinema experience at U Paasha Bali

With one of the best rooftops in Seminyak, featuring panoramic views to the ocean and stunning Bali sunsets, U Paasha Resort is the perfect backdrop for an outdoor movie night. Not only will you be treated to the movie rooftop style, but you will also enjoy 2-4-1 drinks from 5-7 pm and free popcorn with every drink purchase! Movies at U Paasha are screened every Thursday night from 7 pm. Entry is free but bookings are essential as seats are limited!

For bookings:

+6281805692988

Karma Beach Club, Ungasan

Karma Uluwatu, Movie Night at the Beach | Where to catch a movie in Bali right now, by Bali Buddies

Karma Beach Club is known as glitzy day club, with relaxed vibes, crystal-clear water and plenty of fun in the sun. It is also offering an outdoor night movie concept that has an amazing and exclusive view, with that cool ocean breeze and the crashing waves as the backing soundtrack. Karma Beach Club movie night is on every Monday at 6.30 pm. The entrance price is 650k per pax (this includes entry, 450k F&B credit, and 200k for facilities such as towel, and beach activities. Come and enjoy Monday movie night with an intimate beachfront setting under the starry sky.

For bookings:

+623618482205

info@karmabeach.com

Ku De Ta, Seminyak

Watching a movie under the stars at Ku De Ta in Bali

Strategically located on Seminyak’s beachfront, KU DE TA was Bali’s original Beach Club and has continued to provide amazing events and experiences for years. Their take on the outdoor movie experience takes it one step further than just enjoying a movie outdoors. At KU DE TA movie nights you also have the option to purchase a menu to match the movie! The KU DE TA Culinary Cinema is held every other week and the movie and menu change each time. They are held on Wednesday evenings, starting from 6 pm. The price is 250K per pax with minimum order 2 pax. Bookings are essential to secure yourself a spot!

For bookings:

Visit their website

Or send a What’s App message

Azul Beach Club

Ku De Ta Movie Night | Where to catch a movie in Bali right now, by Bali Buddies

This gorgeous bamboo beach club is not just offering an outdoor movie experience, they are making Sundays become Fundays! Festivities start at Azul on Sundays from 4 pm. There are kids activities, family-style sharing meal deals, 50k Rp mojitos, salsa dancing and of course a movie in the garden. The movie here is for the kids… the adults can join too, or they can slip inside to enjoy the DJ, dancing & drink deals.

For bookings:

Call: (0361) 765759

Or visit their website

Canggu Camp 308, Canggu

Canggu Camp 308 - Movie Night | Where to catch a movie in Bali right now, by Bali Buddies
Canggu Camp 308 which is located on Pererenan Beach and shows movies on their rooftop with a beautiful sunset view. Everyone is welcome to join here. Movie nights are run every Thursday at 6.45 pm and entry is free of charge. You can also order any pizza for only 75k and you get Bintang, soft drink, or coconut for free! Currently, you will also receive a 15% discount for all menu items at their Sundeck Kitchen.

Doors open from 6.15 pm and there is no need to book!

Alternative Beach, Canggu

Alternative Beach - Movie Night | Where to catch a movie in Bali right now, by Bali Buddies

Alternate Beach Club in Batu Bolong was one of the first venues to run regular movie nights (even well before COVID). With an outdoor night movie concept that is next to rice fields and surrounded by coconut trees, a relaxing viewing scene is set. You can watch outdoor night movies here every Monday and Thursday and it is free entry! The movie starts at 7 pm so be sure to have your seat sorted before then.

Arrive early to secure your spot!

Yema Kitchen, Canggu

By carrying out a vintage home concept with a touch of Balinese interior, Yema Kitchen is a must-visit place to spend time with your friends. Here you can watch an outdoor movie every Wednesday at 7 pm. The comfy and cool venue gives all the cosy movie vibes…not to mention their food is delicious! No entry fee, just book a table!

For bookings:

Call +62 853 3338 6320

or +62 813 3701 0166

Children watching movies at Tamora Gallery in Bali

Tamora Gallery, the popular lifestyle shopping destination for residents and tourists of the island of Bali, has chosen to become more family-friendly! As we have described in our blog article “Things to do for kids in Bali”, this shopping mall brings so much into children’s lives… and also it’s not displeasing to their parents that have the chance to rest.

In addition to creative and formative workshops, activities such as dance and music, and a spacious outdoor area where kids can play in complete safety, Tamora Gallery organizes Pop Up Movie Nights at 6.30 pm every Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays in the playground area, weather permitting of course!

Folk, Ubud

Folk Ubud - Movie Night by the Pool | Where to catch a movie in Bali right now, by Bali Buddies

Have you ever watched a movie while relaxing by the pool with a refreshing coconut? If you have not and very and are curious to try it, Folk Ubud will set the ultimate movie scene. Movies at Folk start at 6.30 pm Thursday and Sunday! Apart from their usual scheduled showtimes, they will also introduce additional screenings on special occasions like holidays and other captivating events. You can watch the movies with 75k charge including pool access and towel on the weekdays in the general sitting area, on the weekends and public holidays. Daybeds charge 250k for maximum 4 people, and Sun Loungers charge 100k for 1 person, including pool access and towel.

For bookings:

Click here to reserve

Guru Canggu Boutique Hostel, Canggu

This movie-night is served with a debate afterwards! Guru Canggu hosts movies every Wednesday at 6 pm, followed by a debate with a guest speaker. The movie of the week and the speaker are announced every Monday on their Instagram page (@gurucanggu). First, watch the movie, followed by the speaker (who sometimes joins virtually) where you can discuss and debate. 100k minimum consumption and there is limited seating, so be sure to book!

For bookings:

Send a direct message via Instagram: @gurucanggu

Special Mention: the Ultimate Private Cinema Experience at the Edge, Uluwatu

The Edge Uluwatu - Private Cinema | Where to catch a movie in Bali right now, by Bali Buddies
The Edge Uluwatu - Bowling | Where to catch a movie in Bali right now, by Bali Buddies

For those wanting a safe and private cinema experience, The Edge in Uluwatu has a  private cinema option. The Cinema seats up to 10 guests and has a movie selection of over 500 movies, but guests are also welcome to bring their own films or request a specific movie in advance.

Perfect for a fun-packed family day, or for after-dinner entertainment, The Club at The Edge has something to entertain everyone. Along with the Cinema Room, The Club also features two bowling lanes, karaoke, DJ booth & dance floor, pool table and private lounge. The ultimate private entertainment retreat!

The details:

  • Minimum 8 guests: IDR 300,000 net per person for 3 hrs movie theatre and bowling
  • Includes a glass of beer, soft drink, or house wine and popcorn
  • Additional guests (3 or more) IDR 150,000 net per person

The one-eighty menu is available to order and advanced bookings are required at least 24 hours prior.

For bookings:

Call +6282147487431

Or send an email

Final Words

So, there you have it… the Bali venues have stepped up to keep you entertained. So, pack your blankets, grab some popcorn, and immerse yourself in the cinematic wonder of Bali’s open-air movie nights. Experience the magic under the stars – it’s a film night like no other.

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