Following our series of sharing you, our esteemed readers, a long list of many festivities held in all your favorite resorts and clubs all over the island. This time, we bring you the luxurious Aman Resorts of Indonesia. And in the true spirit of the luxury group, this holiday season they are not merely having parties. It’s all about showcasing the best of its respective property’s surroundings – an intriguing offer to pick only one.
Guests are invited to personally engage with village life, which includes scenic treks through the surrounding countryside, dance performances by the local village children, and daily afternoon tea. Guests can choose to take part in a complimentary cooking class, where they will learn the basics of traditional Balinese cooking. Meanwhile, there are several exciting dining opportunities at Amandari. These include the New Year’s Eve Night Market, where guests can try several flavoursome street food dishes, followed by a celebratory Thai-inspired brunch on New Year’s Day in homage to Amanpuri.
Guests are invited to join in a family-friendly craft sessions making Christmas decorations. Alongside that, the resort has their own festive entertainment and culinary highlights. On Christmas Eve, the region’s sacred Legong Keraton Dance is performed by the main pool before an unforgettable Christmas feast is served family-style. The festivities culminate on New Year’s Eve, with a fire show featuring six fire masters accompanied by musicians on traditional instruments, who lead guests into the light of 2022.
This year, a range of special festive private dining options are offered, including a Megibung, or a traditional Balinese feast designed to be enjoyed family-style. Alternatively, on Christmas and New Year’s Eve, guests can enjoy a touch of luxury and privacy with a refined tasting menu prepared by a private chef and served alongside bespoke musical entertainment, all arranged by the Villa Concierge.