Hair of the Dog? These boozy brunches and beachside happenings have got you covered - the best places to spend New Year's Day 2024 in Bali!
Think the celebrations are over once the clock strikes midnight? Think again. New Year’s Day in Bali is an all-out Champagne-popping celebration in itself, raising a glass in true island style to 2024! This year, New Year’s Day in Bali is set to have an entire lineup of recovery brunches and beachside happenings to make 1st January 2024 the best new day of the year! Whether you want to disco dance your way into 2024, or you’re in need of a few Bloody Mary’s to shake off the New Year’s Eve celebrations, here’s where Bali’s hair of the dog events are going down on New Year’s Day.
NEW YEAR’S DAY IN BALI: Where to spend January 1st 2024
Special events & thing to do to help cure the hangover!
1. BBQ Brunch By The Sea at Reef Beach Club
If there’s one thing we need to cure our NYE hangover, it’s food! Lucky for us, The Apurva Kempinski Bali has no shortage to feast on, with a tropical seafood buffet on the beach at the resort’s Reef Beach Club. This all-you-can-eat BBQ brunch by the sea is where you can spend the day grazing on the ocean’s finest bounty, surrounded by luxe vibes, panoramic views and six-star service. And if you’re looking for more, The Apurva Kempinski’s other venues will be putting on even more gourmet festivities throughout the day too!
When: 1st January 2024, from 12pm – 4pm.
Where: Reef Beach Club at The Apurva Kempinski Bali – Jl Raya Nusa Dua Selatan, Nusa Dua.
Price: IDR 650,000++ per person or IDR 1,250,000 to include selected alcoholic beverages. Children six to 12 years old can dine for IDR 350,000++.
2. Pool Party Recovery at Banana Lounge
There’s nothing like a sun-soaked pool party to help you recover from the NYE festivities (hair of the dog, anyone?!). So we say, roll up for brunch at Banana Lounge in Bingin, and settle in on the lawn on a comfy lounge. Start 2024 right with a poolside feast of hangover remedies, from juicy BBQ burgers, sausages and steaks, to buckets of prawns, chilled oysters and more. And if you’re ready to retox, take your pick from the buckets of beers, Bloody Marys, mimosas or negronis – or all of the above!
When: 1st January 2024, from 11am.
Where: Banana Lounge – Gang Sedana, JI Tanjung Simah, Labuan Sait, Pecatu.
3. New Year’s Day Seaside Brunch (& foam party!) at Roosterfish Beach Club
This New Year’s Day, make it a tropical day at the beach at Roosterfish Beach Club. It begins with an ocean-inspired seaside brunch, complete with panoramic views of Pandawa Beach. Think freshly caught seafood galore (like fish and shrimps, calamari and oysters), then, take the kids to the iconic family-friendly foam party at the pool. Yep, the party didn’t stop at midnight, because live DJs will keep the celebrations going!
When: 1st January 2024, from 12pm.
Where: Roosterfish Beach Club – Jl Pantai Pandawa, Pandawa.
Price: IDR 713,900 per person for the brunch buffet, or IDR 1,379,400 with free flow wine, cocktails and beers. Kids aged 6 to 12 years dine for IDR 356,950. Psst – use the code HONEYCOMBERS to get 15% off all reservations made before 20th December!
4. Spend the day beachside at SugarSand
Sun, seaside vibes and an all-day perch at SugarSand – we can’t think of a better way to spend the first day of 2024. This beachside restaurant and pool in Seminyak is where it’s at for superb Japanese izakaya-inspired cuisine, expert cocktails, a killer bill of music, and plenty of nods to local art, design and culture. Kick back on the plush sofas and chairs, and tuck into popcorn shrimp, beef fried ramen, gindara miso and so much more. And whatever you do, sip your way through the vibrant cocktails, and don’t leave before sunset…
When: 1st January 2024, all day.
Where: SugarSand at Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach – Jl Camplung Tanduk No. 10, Seminyak.
Price: Free entry.
5. NYD on the beach at Sundays Beach Club
There’s no better hangover cure than sun, sand and sea at Sundays Beach Club. Or is there? This year, a recovery day at this island icon also comes with hangover shots and a special Bloody Mary bar too! There’ll also be live music throughout the day to keep the festive vibes alive, and you’ll also get to graze on the brand new menu from celeb Aussie chef, James Viles. You can turn up and chill out on the sand, or go big with a VIP Bungalow or VIP Sundeck booking. Hangover, be gone!
When: 1st January 2024, from 9am – 9pm.
Where: Sundays Beach Club – Jl Pantai Sel. Gau Banjar Wijaya Kusuma – Ungasan.
Price: From IDR 650,000 per person (including IDR 400,000 food & beverage credit) for general admission, or from IDR 2,800,000 for VIP bookings.
6. New Year’s Day Super Brunch at W Bali – Seminyak
Designed to get you back on your dancing feet and cure the hangover from the night before, W Bali – Seminyak is putting on a very special New Year’s Day Super Brunch at its iconic beachfront destination, Starfish Bloo. Expect all of Starfish Bloo’s brunch staples and signature Pan-Asian fare, including live stations, fresh-from-the-net seafood and the option to pair your feast with plenty of bubbles. Then, stick around post-brunch for W Bali’s wettest pool party. Now that’s how you kick off New Year’s Day in style!
When: 1st January 2024, from 12pm – 3.30pm, followed by the pool party.
Where: W Bali – Seminyak – Jl Petitenget, Seminyak.
Price: From IDR 1,900,000++ per person for brunch and soft drinks, to IDR 3,900,000++ to include Champagne.
7. Oceanside seafood lunch at Ijen
Shake off the night before by diving into Desa Potato Head’s beachfront pool, then settle into a set menu seafood lunch at Ijen. Served up just footsteps from the poolside, tuck into whole lobster, fresh oysters, citrus clams and grilled prawns, served cold or cooked over a wood fire with farm-fresh vegetables. Every dish is served family-style to share, all with the option to add-on endless pours of Champagne. Finish off your lunch with a sweet treat for dessert, before heading back to that sparkling pool…
When: 1st January 2024, from 12pm – 3pm.
Where: Ijen at Desa Potato Head – Jl Petitenget No.51B, Seminyak.
Price: IDR 850,000++ per person for the set menu, or IDR 1,900,000++ with free-flow Champagne.
8. New Year’s Day Champagne Brunch at Sangkar Restaurant
Start the New Year right with a luxurious brunch spread at Bulgari Resort Bali. The cliff-front Sangkar Restaurant will be treating you to a relaxing, self-indulgent feast to mark the first day of 2024. And the celebrations here will be particularly sparkly, because this brunch will see a magnificent collaboration with Dom Pérignon Champagne! Meanwhile at Little Gems Club, the kids can have a go at making their own New Year’s cards, or a friendship bracelet for their besties.
When: 1st January, from 11am – 3pm.
Where: Sangkar Restaurant at Bulgari Resort Bali – Jl Goa Lempeh, Uluwatu.
Price: From IDR 3,000,000 per person, including free-flow of beverages.
9. First Sunset at Azul Beach Club
In true island style, welcome the first day of 2024 with a stunning Bali sunset at Azul Beach Club. There will be live singers and saxophone players to set the tropical vibes, as you bask in the golden glow and ocean breeze. Top tip: reserve a sunbed and toast to the first sunset with cocktails from Bali’s first Tiki Bar, before heading upstairs to get a taste of Azul’s dinner menu.
When: 1st January 2024, from 5pm.
Where: Azul Beach Club – Jl Padma No. 2, Legian, Kuta.
Price: Free Entry
10. Prego New Year’s Day Brunch at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali
Let the 2024 celebrations continue on New Year’s Day with a family-friendly brunch at Prego. The kitchen team will be dishing up a superb, authentic Italian spread with all the trimmings. Think comforting pastas and hearty pizzas, alongside other Nonna-inspired favourites. You’ll want to save some space for the dessert station too, because the selection prepared by Chef Antonio Yang is set to be a real treat!
When: 1st January 2024, 12pm – 4pm.
Where: Prego at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali – Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua, ITDC Lot N-3, Nusa Dua.
Price: IDR 650,000++ per adult or IDR 375,000++ per child.
11. New Year’s Day Brunch at Hyatt Regency Bali
Start the New Year with a beachfront brunch, a calming ocean breeze and live acoustic music at Pizzaria in Sanur. The brunch is a family affair, with plenty of options for sharing, like hot and cold antipasti, charcuterie boards and pizzas. You’ll want to make your way to the carving station for a special roast, and taste the bounty of grilled Jimbaran-style seafood. There’ll also be Italian and Asian comfort food to help you recover from last night’s festivities. Got a sweet tooth? The dessert station is worth the trip, with a selection of cakes, macaroons and even fresh gelato and sherbet.
When: 1st January, TBC.
Where: Pizzaria at Hyatt Regency Bali – Jl Danau Tamblingan No. 89, Sanur.
Price: IDR 590,000++ per person with non-alcoholic beverages, and IDR 1,080,000++ per person with free-flow of selected alcoholic drinks.
12. New Year’s Day Brunch at Alila Villas Uluwatu
For the most fabulous way to start the year, feast on a comforting festive brunch with family and friends on the cliff tops of Uluwatu. Graze on exquisite delicacies that feature decadent Sumba Lobster Batik Thermidor, and indulgent desserts. All of this as the salty ocean breeze and crashing waves give you a soothing start of the year…
When: 1st January, from 12.30pm – 4pm.
Where: CIRE at Alila Villas Uluwatu – Jl Belimbing Sari, Banjar Tambiyak, Desa Pecatu.
13. Champagne Jazz Brunch at The Restaurant
A three-course prix-fixe set brunch with unobstructed views of Seminyak Beach at The Restaurant. Paired with this New Year’s Day brunch will be – you guessed it – Champagne! There’ll also be a live Jazz and saxophone performance to set the tone for the New Year ahead, perfectly.
When: 1st January, from 12pm – 3pm.
Where: The Restaurant at The Legian Seminyak Bali – Jl Kayu Aya, Seminyak Beach.
Price: IDR 1,288,000++ per person for brunch and a glass of Champagne, or IDR 4,188,000++ for two people with a bottle of Taittinger Brut NV Selection LHM Champagne.