Festive Season at Amandari

24 December 2017 to 31 December 2017

Ringed by rice paddies and views of the Ayung valley, Amandari lends itself beautifully to sophisticated celebrations in peaceful seclusion. Between exploring the wonders of Ubud, cycling or trekking the mountain scenery or basking by the pool, discover our festive programme of special events for all ages

 

Christmas Eve Dinner
 

Enjoy a very special five-course Indonesian meal. The carefully-crafted menu will take you on a journey of traditional flavours comprising fresh, locally-sourced ingredients. Highlights include crab and lobster with sambal matah – shallot and lemongrass relish – and Bebek betutu asli Bali: slow-cooked Balinese duck with water spinach and peanuts

24 DECEMBER 2017

 

Christmas Eve Cocktails and Live Music

Relax on the Amandari Terrace with an expertly-mixed Sunset Margarita, to the sounds of Bali’s most famous jazz saxophonist, Pramono Abdi Pamungkas. Hailing from East Java, he draws influence from legendary American saxophonist Joe Henderson and has joined the stage with almost every jazz artist and band ever to grace the stage in Bali

24 DECEMBER 2017

 

CHRISTMAS DAY BALINESE DANCE AND LIVE MUSIC

Supported by Amandari since 1998, the Kesayan Ikang Papa orphanage brings hope to children with severe learning difficulties. On Christmas Day, gather in the lobby for their unique performance of traditional Balinese dance, before a live performance from Nita Aartsen, one of Indonesia’s most accomplished jazz pianists

25 DECEMBER 2017

 

CHRISTMAS DAY DINNER

This sumptuous five-course dégustation menu is a feast for all the senses. Traditional Christmas flavours come together in a turkey, cognac and foie gras terrine, while eggnog crème brulee is served with chocolate truffles to finish with a flourish

25 DECEMBER 2017

 

KECAK DANCE PERFORMANCE

Gather at the Desa Temple at 6.30pm to witness an enchanting performance from the Kedewatan Dance Group, exclusive to Amandari. The Kecak is the best known of the traditional Balinese dance styles, accompanied by the distinctive sounds of a chorus of 100 men

28 DECEMBER 2017

 

BALINESE BANQUET

Discover Bali’s classic cuisine with a fine dining feast. Served after the Kecak dance performance, you will experience culture, hospitality and an unparalleled menu in an idyllic setting

28 DECEMBER 2017

 

NEW YEAR’S EVE DANCE AND GAMELAN PERFORMANCE

Join us in the lobby for a traditional dance and gamelan performance by the children of Kedewatan. Part of Amandari for more than 20 years, Bapak and Ibu Agung visit daily to teach the children of Kedewatan to dance and play music. The children will perform a medley of dances, set to gamelan music by children from Tatiapi village

31 DECEMBER 2017

 

NEW YEAR’S EVE MUSIC AND MAGIC

Settle in at the Bar with a cocktail and enjoy the sounds of dangdut, one of Indonesia’s most popular and traditional musical genres.  Afterwards, be entertained by local magician Dena, who will perform spellbinding tricks both onstage and at your table

31 DECEMBER 2017

 

JOGED – BALI’S SOCIAL DANCE

Enliven your New Year’s Eve celebrations with Bali’s traditional social dance, joged. The performance is characterised by good cheer and laughter as the dancer moves through the audience and selects her partner by tapping him on the shoulder with her fan

31 DECEMBER 2017

 

NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER

Indulge in Indonesian flavours with a delicious six-course menu. From terong isi - stuffed aubergine with keju, quinoa, tomato and amaranth leaf – to Southern-style fried quail and basa gede aioli, the mouthwatering menu is followed by an irresistible array of desserts

31 DECEMBER 2017

 

FIRE DANCE AND NEW YEAR COUNTDOWN

Immerse yourself in Bali’s colourful culture and the captivating rhythm of the fire dance. Combining traditional and modern movements, it includes juggling, baton twirling and poi spinning, along with incredible fire manipulation skills. As midnight approaches, join the Amandari family in the countdown, with cheese boards and champagne

31 DECEMBER 2017

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