Exciting Highlights This December
at Alaya Resort Ubud
Welcome to the December edition of Alaya’s monthly online newsletter. Time flies and we are finally at the end of yet another year preparing for an extra special holiday season filled with great celebrations. Christmas is always a highly-anticipated occasion that brings families together to share good food and precious memories together. This year, the resort’s New Year’s Eve Balinese Royal Dinner at Alaya Resort Ubud promises an evening of cultural elegance, so read on for more details. Lastly, wishing you a joyful holiday season and all the very best for a peaceful 2020!
Festive Celebrations at Manisan Restaurant
24th December 2019 | 7pm – onwards
For an uplifting Christmas Eve celebration filled with flavour and flair, the resort’s ‘East Meets West’ Dinner with Barong Dance honours Bali’s creative spirit. A superb buffet dinner featuring live cooking stations will take guests on an exotic journey with an array of tasty dishes highlighted by a whole suckling roast pig. Entertainment is a dynamic performance of the Barong Dance with costumed creatures based on Balinese mythology re-counting the universal tale of the struggle between good and evil. This vibrant enactment will take place under the light of flaming bamboo torches in the Manisan Garden. Dinner is priced at just IDR 350,000++/person. For more information and table reservations, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
31st December 2018 | 7pm – onwards
For a New Year’s Eve celebration with a difference, join us for a Royal Balinese Dinner with cultural entertainment. Experience a grand buffet featuring a live grill station serving succulent satays and island-fresh seafood. Be mesmerized by a traditional dance performance where mythical creatures depict the eternal struggle between good and evil. This exclusive event promises a real taste of Bali, which is a rich blend of art, culture and religion. There’ll also be a midnight countdown and special toast as we embrace 2020 in true Balinese style. Dinner is priced at just IDR 1,250,000++/person. For more information and table reservations, please email email@example.com.
Festive Season at Petani Restaurant
For a meaningful Christmas Eve celebration shared with family and friends, Petani presents an exceptional three-course menu of flavourful Asian cuisine. This exotic dining experience will be highlighted by a live acoustic performance by a well-known Balinese band. Dinner is priced at just IDR 350.000++/ person. For more information and table reservations, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us as we bid farewell to 2019 and get ready to embrace 2020 in true tropical style with an exclusive New Year’s Eve dinner. Savour a three-course set menu including an amuse bouche and one glass of wine. A live DJ performance featuring upbeat music will set the mood and have everyone up dancing ready for the midnight countdown. Dinner is priced at just IDR 500.000++/person. For more information and table reservations, please email email@example.com.
at Alaya Resort Ubud
With tranquil views of an adjacent rice terrace, Alaya Resort Ubud provides the perfect setting for an intimate wedding celebration, commitment ceremony or renewal of vows. This 5-star boutique hotel is attuned to the surrounding environment and has been designed to follow the contours of the natural landscape. A simple Balinese garden features random plantings and tropical flora, while a river gently flows at the base of the property. Bridal couples planning to embark on a journey of shared destiny can choose from several distinctive wedding packages such as Renewal Vow, Enchanting Hearts, Blissful Love or Everlasting Love.
Each package starts from just IDR 15.500.000++ inclusive of a romantic venue at Alaya’s Wedding Pavilion or Manisan Garden, fresh flower decorations, a licenced Christian celebrant, sound system & wireless microphone, flower shower, elegant wedding signage, white Balinese temple flags, a traditionally costumed Balinese flower girl, and a fresh frangipani hand bouquet and boutonniere. There’s also Balinese “Rindik” music during the ceremony, a commemorative wedding certificate from Alaya Resort Ubud, white jasmine martini cocktails for the wedding toast, decorated chairs, wedding liturgy, and virgin bellini mocktails for 15 invited guests. For more information, please contact the resort’s wedding team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
at Dala Spa
This inspiring treatment is based on the beauty traditions of the Indonesian and Malay cultures. It begins with a Betel Nut Foot Ritual, which is an age-old Malay custom. Then a Balinese Massage is performed, starting off with a ritual sprinkling of fresh flower petals to generate positive energy. The Cananga Infused Coconut Body Scrub will leave your body silky smooth, finishing off with a lavish Potpourri Bath to recreate the opulence of a Malay wedding bath. This replenishing 120-minute treatment is priced at just IDR 1,199 K ++/couple. Book direct and save through www.dalaspa.com.
with Alaya Dedaun Kuta
The ultimate Christmas holiday is all about spending quality time together with family and friends. With this in mind, the best way to celebrate this festive occasion is with a restful Bali escape. Alaya Dedaun Kuta is offering an indulging package to stay two nights in a private villa complete with exclusive privileges. It includes return airport transfers, an invigorating foot bath on arrival, daily breakfast, afternoon tea and complimentary mini bar, and a one-off lunch/dinner with a set three-course menu at Dedaun Restaurant. A personal butler will also be on hand to take care of all needs and special requests.
at Tanaya Bed & Breakfast
Tanaya Bed & Breakfast is the ideal accommodation option for active travellers on the go. This low-budget lodging in the heart of Kuta offers a wide range of comfortably-styled rooms with budget-friendly rates that are just too good to be true. Now it is easier than ever before to book a room at Tanaya Bed & Breakfast simply by using your smart phone or preferred electronic device. For more info, please visit www.tanaya.com.
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