WHAT TO DO FOR NEW YEARS EVE IN BALI
New Year’s Eve; the time to celebrate the end of the year that has just passed and welcome in a brand new year – hello 2020! Whether you’ve had a fabulous year or a difficult one, you’ll want to say goodbye to 2019 in style, and here in Bali there are myriad ways to do just that.
Here are our fave ways to ring in the changing of the years:
The Biggest New Year’s Eve Party in Bali at Finns Beach Club
With its iconic oversize lounges and stunning beachfront location, Finns is a legend in the Bali beach scene. Yummy food and excellent cocktails complement the buzzing atmosphere and soulful tunes.
What: In true Finns Beach Club style, this boundary-pushing beachside destination will be hosting a star-studded day-to-night New Year’s Eve party that’s set to be Bali’s biggest yet. Expect performances from some of the hottest names in electronic music today – like Camelphat, Duke Dumont and Lost Frequencies – and one helluva NYE bash across 4 pools, 9 bars and 5 restaurants. Psst – last year saw more than 12,000 people ringing in the New Year here, so expect big things for 2020!
When: 31st December 2019 – 2020, 3pm – 2am.
Where: Finns Beach Club – Jl Pantai Berawa, Canggu.
Price: From IDR 1,800,000 for general admission – VIP passes available from IDR 3,000,000.
Da Maria presents NYE x 528HZ
This chic Seminyak restaurant brings the Amalfi coast of Italy to the Island of the Gods. With an excellent selection of sparkling and still wines along with plenty of authentic Italian food Da Maria is a great place for a slightly more adult and entirely enjoyable New Year’s Eve 2019
What: A supercharged dinner party with free-flow drinks – choose from either a three-course sit-down dinner or come for pizza and drinks only. The Da Maria 528HZ crew will be supplying the sounds, with international guest DJs Disco Stu, Marco Baglione, Peter Santos and Andy Chunes on the decks. All of this with a wild and wacky Disneyland theme…where did you leave your Mickey Mouse ears?!
When: 31st December 2019 – 2020, From 8pm for dinner & drinks, or from 10pm for pizza & drinks.
Where: Da Maria – Jl Petitenget No.170, Seminyak.
Price: From IDR 500,000 for free-flow drinks & pizza, or IDR 1,500,000 for seated dinner & free-flow drinks.
Party at the top of the world with Double Six Seminyak
If you want the ULTIMATE panoramic instagrammable selfie, then Double Six is your perfect party venue. Situated on the top of Double Six Luxury Hotel, 15 metres above sea level and spanning over 1700 square metres this is one of the world’s largest rooftop bars.
What: Double Six presents HOLA! 2020, with SIki on vocals and Hannah for tropical deep house sounds, followed by Retro VD to usher in the first dawn of 2020. It’s the most incredible spot to watch those legendary Seminyak beach New Year’s Eve fireworks, while sipping on a cocktail. Admission is relatively cheap around 400,000 IDR (£24!), it’s worth it just for the venue. Double Six is one of the most popular spots in Bali so you’re guaranteed a good night!
When: 31st December 2019 – 2020, From 4pm til late
Where: Double-Six hotel, No 66 Double Six Beach, Seminyak
Price: 150.000IDR for entrance after 8pm
NYE at Café del Mar Bali
The luxe Café Del Mar is one of the latest arrivals on the Bali beach club scene and this hot newcomer has been stealing the show ever since it opened.
What: This year partygoers can experience an extraordinary lineup of international superstar DJs. Get in the last spectacular sunset for 2019 to the tune of an awesome performance from the award-winning and legendary David Morales – this is the man who’s mixed for Mariah Carey, Michael Jackson, Britney Spears, Eric Clapton and SO many more! As the party heats up, Morales will be followed by the ultra-chic and disco-licious sounds of Dimitri from Paris. Dance the night away and welcome the New Year in a cloud of glitter and fireworks.
When: 31st December 2019 – 2020, 3pm til late.
Where: Café Del Mar – Jl Subak Sari, Seminyak.
Price: From IDR 600,000 for general admission, with VIP daybed packages and sit-down dinner options available.
Bring the Family and Go Retro with Montigo Resort
For something deliciously old school that the whole family can enjoy, head to Montigo Resort’s TIIGO restaurant for a smorgasbord of top notch eats with a backing track of your favourite 80s classics.
What: New Year’s Eve dinner buffet at TIIGO Restaurant to end 2019 on a high note. Enliven your taste buds with a smorgasbord of locally-sourced spices utilised to present an impressive spread of signature Italian and Mexican dishes. Be sure to stick around ‘til midnight and enjoy the disco-themed party featuring awesome nostalgic hits of the ‘80s and ‘90s!
When: 31st December 2019 – 2020, 6pm, bookings essential.
Where: Montigo Resorts, Seminyak .
Price: The buffet starts from 200.000IDR, excluding drinks.
There’s something for everyone at Ku De Ta…
There’s no other venue that does parties like KU DE TA. The long-standing and iconic venue has proven time and again to be a timeless destination that people always return to. This festive season, KU DE TA has put together an extravagant year-end celebration to bid farewell to 2019 with a bang.
What: Ku De Ta NYE Party – KU DE TA’s themed parties always hit the mark and this year will be no exception. Embrace the ending of 2019 with a lavish celebration that’ll take you deep into the tropical jungle for an extraordinary night to close out the year.
When: 31st December 2019 – 2020, 6pm – 2am
Where: Ku De Ta, Seminyak .
Price: Pre Sale tickets 500.000. general admission 600.000IDR
What: Ku De Ta NYE Dinner – An unforgettable NYE Dinner experience featuring delectable dishes that the chefs have prepared including mouth-watering highlights such as pineapple braised suckling boar. The Deluxe dinner option includes a bottle of Rosé and a table after dinner.
After dinner, get ready to down and boogie under the sparkling stars of Bali as vocal house legend, Sandy Rivera, crank the party into high gear with extravagant party vibes. Dance the last few hours of 2019 away as a magical firework display go off when the clock strikes 12.
When: 31st December 2019 – 2020, 6pm
Where: Ku De Ta, Seminyak .
Price: Dinner 1.800.000IDR, Deluxe Dinner 2.200.000IDR, Super Luxe Dinner 2.600.000
And then…in 2020…
What: However you party the night away and say farewell to 2019, be sure to start the brand new 2020 in the way you mean to continue. Take the family for an opulent lunch at the superb Oasis restaurant where the chefs offer an opulent Roast Beef or Lobster Thermidor as a New Year’s Day Special.
When: 1st Jan 2020, from 11am
Where: Oasis Restaurant,Villa Kubu, Seminyak .
Price: From 450.000IDR++
Pool Party at MrsSippy
What: Relax on a daybed by the saltwater pool in the Mrs Sippy Oasis and chill out the first day of 2020 with Sneaky Soundsystem
When: 1st Jan 2020, 10am – 9pm.
Where: Mrs Sippy, Seminyak .
Price: Entrance from 200.000IDR