It’s beginning to look a lot like the festive season, and if you’re counting down the days until your Bali Christmas holiday you’ll be looking for the lowdown on the best places to book your Christmas Day family feast! Check out our top ten suggestions to keep the fam bam happy and full of Christmas cheer this year!
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Experience the fun, festivities, and feast of a traditional Christmas at Jemme from December 10 – 26, 2018. Enjoy a 3-course meal including Bali's best roast turkey and lashings of cranberry sauce followed by home-made mini mince pies. Embrace the magic of Christmas with carol singers twinkling lights, mulled wine and maybe a visit from a jolly dude in a red suit! And ciscounted prices apply for children under 12 years old!
Jemme, Jl. Raya Petitenget 28, Badung, Bali, Indonesia, +62 361 473 2392, jemmebali.com.
Ku De Ta, Jln Kayu Aya 9, Seminyak, Bali, +62 361 736969, www.kudeta.com
Head to Prego for a Christmas Day Brunch that will entice the entire family. Savor festive fare from a buffet bursting with tasty Christmas treats along with fun activities in the Prego garden to keep little ones entertained including a magician, balloonist and a surprise visit from Santa. Prego Christmas Brunch, Tuesday, 25 December 2018 from 11:30am – 3pm.
Prego Restaurant at The Westin Resort, Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua, BTDC Lot N-3, Nusa Dua, Bali +62 361771906, www.westinnusaduabali.com
Welcome to the 12 Days of Karma! You won't find turtle doves, partridges or pear trees but 2 weeks of festive fun for the whole family. From daily dining and beach club events to a seven-day a week kids club packed with fun activities, Karma Resorts offer accessible luxury and the easiest way to relax this holiday season. Choose from 2 locations - Uluwatu or Jimbaran
Karma Kandara, Jalan Villa Kandara, Banjar Wijaya Kusuma, Ungasan, Bali +62 361 848 2200 | Karma Jimbaran, Jalan Bukit Permai, Jimbaran Bay, Bali, +62 361 708 800 karmagroup.com
What's not to love about the idea of Christmas Day by the pool! Cocoon has Hari Natal nailed this year with a feast for the whole family including presents for the kids from the Cocoon Christmas elves and DJs delivering your favorite tunes. Under 3s eat for free and you can even book and pay ahead securely online with their Paypal option!
Cocoon Beach Club, Jalan Double Six, No. 66 Blue Ocean Boulevard, Seminyak Bali +62 361 731266, www.cocoon-beach.com
You couldn't ask for more festive charm than a Christmas high tea at Biku. A Bali institution, this delightful tea house dishes up incredible meals year round with extra special festive touches come Christmas time. Fun for the whole family, Biku serves high teas especially for tiny tots and encourage coloring competitions among the kids to keep them occupied! Even more popular during the holiday period so best to book ahead.
Biku, JI. Raya Retitenget No. 888, Seminyak, Bali, +62 361 857 0888, bikubali.com
It's all about Christmas at Bridges Restaurant in Ubud. Not only do they offer a sumptuous Christmas day menu with all the baubles and whistles. But Bridges also celebrates the festive season with the ongoing tradition of their annual Christmas caroling event on December 15. Not something you hear a lot of in Bali, get the whole family into the spirit of Christmas and marvel at the incredible choral stylings of the Bali Community Choir. You can drink and dine as you listen and the first performance starts at 7pm.
Bridges Restaurant, Jl Raya Campuhan, Ubud Bali +62 361 970095 www.bridgesbali.com
Spread your Christmas spirit over a couple of days at Padma Hotel & Resort Legian. With four different options to choose from, your family will definitely be feeling festive! Get the whole clan involved with the Kids Xmas Eve Get Together on December 24th or a more adult-oriented beachfront celebration at SKAI. Head to the Plumeria Grand Ballroom on December 25 for Padma's Christmas Carol and Santa Day or Donbiu Restaurant for Classic Chrissy Dindins!
Padma Resort Legian, Jln Padma no. 1, Legian, Kuta, Bali +62 361 752111 www.padmaresortlegian.com
Want Christmas to last the whole week long? Check out Wicked Parrot's line up for the festive season of 2018! Friday, December 21 brings the sweet sound of carols to accompany a buffet dinner, sample succulent roast beef and Yorkshire puds on Christmas Eve or their set lunch and dinner on Christmas Day when Santa will swing by on the way. Family friendly and lots of fun in Sanur!
The Wicked Parrot, Jl. Danau Tamblingan No.47, Sanur, Denpasar Sel., Bali +62 0361 281814, www.wickedparrot.com
Movenpick counts down to Christmas with special seasonal events suitable for all ages. December 15 marks the traditional lighting of the resort’s Christmas tree in the Katha Lobby Lounge. A Christmas Eve Feast features classic favorites and tables adorned with Christmas crackers. Be entertained by a live band, magician and children’s choir as Santa drops by with a sack full of gifts for the kids! Then there's more on Chrissy Day with their Around The World Christmas Brunch or 'Festive Favourites' in the evening. Back it up on Boxing Day with Anarasa's buffet BBQ!
Mövenpick Resort & Spa, Jl. Wanagiri No. 1, Jimbaran, Bali, +62 361 4725777, www.movenpick.com