It’s official: 2023 is just around the corner, so ring in the New Year in style at these NYE countdown events & special dinners in Bali!
Seriously, where did 2022 go? We know we spent most of it hopping from the beach to Bali’s best waterfalls and back again. But the rest of it? The jury’s out. One thing’s for sure – now that the island has opened up to international travel again, this year is going to go out with a bang. We’ll be bidding farewell to 2022 with a few extra cocktails and welcoming 2023 with parties and events that are bigger and better than ever before. And the best places for it? At these New Year’s Eve 2023 celebrations in Bali – the best places to raise a glass and ring in the New Year in true island style.
From live DJs and beachfront parties to glamorous beachfront dinners, here are the Champagne-popping New Year’s Eve 2023 events that you won’t wanna miss. And for everyone and anyone spending the festive season in Bali, we’ve also rounded up the best places to celebrate Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day too! Happy holidays, Honeys!
NEW YEAR’S EVE EVENTS IN BALI: 2022- 2023
Psst – Bali’s 2023 New Year’s Eve plans are still being finalised, but here’s what happened last year to give you a taste of what’s to come!
1. Get Wrapped Up NYE Buffet Dinners at W Bali – Seminyak
What: Two very special “Get Wrapped Up” buffet dinners at Starfish Bloo and Fire to mark your last feast of 2021! At Starfish Bloo, a mouth-watering seafood spread will feature delish delicacies like Papua crabs, Slipper lobsters, roast Australian lamb and so much more. While at Fire, there’ll be foie gras bites, cold smoked & cured fish, Christmas turkey, roasted prime rib and charcoal satay too. Think the gourmet celebrations end here? Think again. W – Bali Seminyak will be hosting two very special Super Brunches on New Year’s Day, too! For all the info you need, head here.
When: 31st December 2021, 6pm – 10pm for the buffet dinners.
Where: W Bali – Seminyak – Jl Petitenget, Seminyak.
Price: From IDR 1,600,000++ per person for the buffet dinners, with the option to add on a Bubbles Package for IDR 2,100,000.
2. Roaring Twenties Food Market at Andaz Bali
What: This New Year’s Eve, the breezy Village Square at Andaz Bali will be transforming into a lively buffet-style food market thanks to its four delicious dining outlets: Wok Wok, Fire Fox, Deli & Bakery and Blue Oven. Expect signature dishes such as succulent Babi Guling, Korean-style beef Kalbi, succulent lamb shoulder and roast duck too. Oysters, ceviche and decadent desserts will also be available for grazing and nibbling, and with a ‘Roaring Twenties’ theme, the evening will also see a live band and a DJ to keep the evening hopping on the open-air lawn (AKA the dancefloor!). Or, if it’s the seaside where you’d rather be, the signature Fisherman’s Club will also be serving its a la carte menu. Want to ‘top up’ the evening and stay for the countdown? A special bar-snacks menu will feature unlimited late-night snacks which includes a glass of sparkling wine for when the clock strikes midnight. Cheers!
When: 31st December 2021, 7pm – 10pm for the Village Square food market, or 6pm – 10pm for the a la carte dinner at Fisherman’s Club.
Where: Andaz Bali – Jl Danau Tamblingan No.89A, Sanur.
Price: IDR 2,022,000++ per person for the Village Square food market and alcoholic beverage package, and IDR 750,000 ++ per person for the pre-countdown snack menu and sparkling wine.
3. An open-air beachfront feast at Hyatt Regency Bali
What: Spend the last days of 2021 with a buffet-style dinner beside the seaside. Taking place at Pizzaria – Hyatt Regency Bali’s breathtaking beachfront restaurant – this laidback New Year’s Eve celebration will feature a scrummy spread of international favourites served up across multiple live stations. And once the dinner comes to a close? Stick around for the countdown and dance to the open-air beats and live entertainment on the beach – Pizzaria’s designated dancefloor!
When: 31st December 2021, 7pm – 10pm.
Where: Hyatt Regency Bali – Jl Danau Tamblingan No.89, Sanur.
Price: IDR 950,000++ per adult for the buffet dinner Children aged 6 to 12 years-old can dine at 50% off, while children under 6 years-old can dine for free.
4. An Enchanted New Year’s Eve Dinner at Alila Villas Uluwatu
What: Usher in 2022 with a magical night of sumptuous food and a live music performance under the stars at CIRE. Served up on the clifftops of Uluwatu, a luxurious five-course dinner will feature delicious delicacies such as butter-poached lobster, Wagyu beef tenderloin and a triple chocolate dessert. Get ready to toast to a New Year, and arrive early to catch the breathtaking vistas at sundown that this six-star resort is renowned for.
When: 31st December 2021, 6.30pm – 10.30pm.
Where: Alila Villas Uluwatu – Jl Belimbing Sari Tambiyak, Uluwatu.
Price: IDR 1,350,000++ per person for the five-course dinner, with the option to add on cocktail pairing (IDR 750,000++ per person), wine pairing (IDR 850,000++ per person) or two hours free-flow Champagne (IDR 1,000,000++ per person).
5. New Year’s Eve 007 at Apéritif
What: Two dazzling celebrations at Ubud’s six-star wining and dining destination: first, an eight-course gala dinner, followed by a Licence to Party at Apéritif Bar. Think cocktails, canapés and Casino Royale vibes, complete with a James Bond dress code! Oh yes ladies and gentlemen, you’ll want to dust off your finest tuxedo and glitziest evening wear for one of the most glamorous New Year’s Eve events in Bali. And bring your dancing shoes too, because after dinner, DJ Evie will bring you into the new year with her great tunes to welcome 2022 with style.
When: 31st December 2021, from 6pm.
Where: Apéritif – Jl Lanyahan, Banjar Nagi, Ubud.
Price: IDR 2,500,000++ per person for the eight-course gala dinner. Wine pairing options available.
6. New Year’s Eve BBQ at Samanvaya Luxury Resort & Spa
What: An evening of live music and delicious barbecued delicacies in the stunning surrounds of Sidemen Valley. Graze on BBQ meat and seafood (including vegan meats!) alongside fresh salads and plenty of sides and toppings, plus a complimentary cocktail or mocktail on arrival.
When: 31st December, from 6pm.
Where: Samanvaya Luxury Resort & Spa – Banjar Tabola, Telaga Tawang, Sidemen
Price: IDR 450,000++ per person including welcome drink.
7. A multi-course festive feast at Cuca
What: A sparkling and delicious festive menu cooked up by Santa and his elves, AKA Chef Kevin and Cuca’s unstoppable kitchen team! The festive feast features multiple courses of gourmet snacks and tapas, with Cuca’s signature twists at every tasty turn. Think freshly shucked Java oysters with an edible lemon-scented pearl, black quid risotto made from hand-cut squid grains, and the Lobster Roll with warm buttered lobster chunks, a just-made sesame bun and a lemony mayonnaise. And of course, each dish pairs perfectly with Cuca’s locally-inspired house cocktails. Cheers!
Where: Cuca – Jl Yoga Perkanthi, Jimbaran.
When: 31st December 2021, available all day from 12pm – 10pm.
Price: IDR 750,000++ per person.
8. “Bienvenido 2022” NYE Fiesta at Motel Mexicola
What: A Mexican-style New Year’s Eve fiesta that’s saying Adios to 2021 and Bienvenido to 2022! There’s be DJs, special entertainment, bottle service and those famous Mexicola vibes. Get ready to send 2021 off in a blaze of glory at this legendary antojeria and tequileria.
Where: Motel Mexicola – Jl Kayu Jati No.9X, Seminyak.
When: 31st December 2021, from 7pm.
Price: Free entry.
9. New Year’s Eve Enigma Dinner at Sundara Bali
What: A meticulously crafted five-course degustation dinner that promises to surprise and delight – nothing will be what it seems! Each artful dish will be carefully curated by the award-winning chefs, specifically designed with a surprising twist to keep you guessing what will come next. And for little guests who are determined not to miss the countdown to midnight, Sundara’s Jimba Kids Club will be extending the opening hours with a Kids Movie Night, meaning parents can really let their hair down!
Where: Sundara Bali – Jl Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay
When: 31st December 2021, from 6pm.
Price: IDR 2,250,000++ for the five-course set dinner including one glass of Champagne.
10. December 31st at Finns Beach Club
What: A daytime celebrate to bid farewell (or good riddance?!) to 2021, Finns Beach Club will be doing what it does best and rolling out great music, delicious cocktails and world-famous food as the sun sets over the ocean. Going big? Go for a VIP area with bottle service too.
When: 31st December 2021, from 1pm.
Where: Finns Beach Club – Jl Pantai Berawa No. 5, Canggu.
Price: From IDR 1,000,000 for general admission with IDR 500,000 food and beverage credit and access to Finns Beach Club Pool and Lagoon Pool.
11. Back to the Future New Year’s Eve Dinner at Mozaic Ubud
What: Celebrate the New Year at Mozaic with a glamorous ‘Back to the Future’ themed dinner inspired by the ’80s. Welcome 2022 with this exciting dinner event that will showcase the next evolution of Mozaic’s menu. The dinner will present new dishes from Chef Chris Salans who guarantees one of the most exclusive dinner events on the island, all while showcasing the best food and ingredients from the island and beyond.
When: 31st December 2021, 6pm – 9pm.
Where: Mozaic Ubud – Jl Raya Sanggingan, Ubud.
Price: IDR 1,100,000+ for a six-course menu, or IDR 1,500,000++ for an eight-course menu. Premium wine pairings available at additional cost.
12. New Year’s Eve dinner at Seasalt
What: As the sun sets on 2021, Seasalt at Alila Seminyak will be hosting a sparkling night of great food and bubbly Chandon beside the seaside. Feast on a five-course set menu while some live music jazzes up the evening and keeps your toes tapping all the way to the countdown.
When: 31st December 2021, from 6pm.
Where: Seasalt – Jl Taman Ganesha No.9, Petitenget, Seminyak.
Price: IDR 1,300,000++ per person for the five-course menu including a welcome glass of bubbles or a cocktail.
13. New Year’s Eve dinner at The Restaurant
What: An elegantly-themed New Year’s Eve five-course dinner by the beach with a premium open bar serving delectable drinks, pass-around hors d’oeuvres as well as a spectacular view and great vibes. This deliciously curated feast will be complemented by a contemporary live Jazz performance. Dance beneath the stars with a glass of bubbly in hand, and welcome 2022 in true island style.
When: 31st December, from 6pm.
Where: The Restaurant at The Legian Seminyak, Bali – Jl Kayu Aya, Seminyak Beach..
Price: IDR 2,022,000 ++ per person for dinner only, or IDR 3,000,000 ++ with wine pairing.
14. Counting down around the world at Mulia Bali
What: One helluva New Year’s Eve banquet at Mulia Bali’s five-star dining destination, The Cafe. You’ll get to feast on all-you-can-order signature dishes from around the world, cooked and plated at the theatrical live stations. All of your favourite cuisines from Indonesia, Thailand, China, Korea, Japan and beyond will be making an appearance, and psst – you won’t want to miss the dessert wonderland!
Where: The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas – Jl Raya Nusa Dua Selatan, Kawasan Sawangan, Nusa Dua.
When: 31st December 2021, from 5pm with two separate seatings.
Price: IDR 1,599,000++ per adult and IDR 599,000 for children aged 3-8 years old.
15. Bali Gala NYE at Klapa resort
What: This New Year’s Eve, Klapa Resort is going over the top – of the roof! Taking place at 180 Dreamland on the roof of Klapa Resort, the evening is inspired by MOMA’s annual MET Gala costume event, with the theme: ‘if you can dream it, you can wear it’. Guests needing something to wear can submit a photo or sketch of an outfit and have it custom-made for them in time for the event. Then, on the night, professional photographers and videographers will be onsite to capture the dreamt up ensembles. Add to that a lineup of DJs and live entertainment, and you’ve got yourself an elevated New Year’s Eve soiree to see you into 2022.
Where: Klapa Resort – New Kuta Beach I, Jl. Raya Uluwatu, Pecatu.
When: 31st December 2021, from 5pm.
Price: From IDR 1,500,000++ per table including one bottle of wine or sparkling.
Psst – bookmark this page and keep your eyes peeled for more NYE 2023 events & announcements: COMING SOON!