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Independence Day Happenings – Merdeka HUT 78

Food (Tabanan, Canggu, Ubud, Nusa Dua, Ungasan)

Lilly by The Sea by Nakula

Lilly by The Sea by Nakula

Adding More Luxury to Your Life

Their new refreshing and delightful cocktail creations have been meticulously crafted to set your taste buds on high “deliciousness” alert. Enjoy a special 17% discount with a minimum spend of 300K, AND get complimentary access to their sparkling pool from 3pm. to 7pm. Take a dip and cool off in their crystal-clear waters, it just adds that extra touch of luxury to your summer escape. From August 17th to 31st, join Lilly by the Sea for an extraordinary experience of sun, sand, and sea!

IG: @lillybythesea.id
Bookings and reservations: +62 859 4747 7571

Beach Boy Canggu

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Experience the Flavors of Independence! Beach Boy Canggu Unveils 3 Special Menus in Honor of Indonesia’s Independence Day

Celebrate Indonesia’s Independence Day this August at Beach Boy Canggu! In honour of this special occasion, we are offering three exclusive menu items that proudly represent the colours of the Indonesian flag.

Indulge in the refreshing 45 Frosted Berries, a delightful combination of tangy berries compote, refreshing citrus cream, and a burst of raspberry granita. This exquisite dessert truly captures the essence of the red and white colours of the flag.

Raise your glass to freedom with Tujuh Belas, our invigorating blend of Lemon and Pineapple juice, Vodka, and Cabernet Merlot. Sip on this vibrant cocktail while you soak in the lively atmosphere at Beach Boy Canggu

And don’t miss out the tropical sensation of Empat Lima, our enchanting mix of zesty lemon juice, smooth rum, and creamy coconut milk infused with honey. This creamy concoction pays homage to the rich flavors of Indonesian cuisine.

These special cocktails will be available throughout the entire month of August, so make sure to book your table. While you’re here, take in the sensational sunset views from our rooftop and truly immerse yourself in the Beach Boy Canggu experience.

IG: @beachboycanggu
FB: Beach Boy Canggu
Bookings and reservations: +62 813 3734 9771

Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan

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Sokasi Farmers Brunch

Enjoy a unique riverside brunch in celebration of Bali’s agriculture traditions: low-mile, farm-to-table produce; slow-cooked delights; fragrant coconut salad and local craft beer – all framed by the passion, care, and commitment of our skilled Balinese chefs.

Every Sunday 11:30am – 3:30pm | Rp 850,000++ per adult

Family Package: Rp 1,900,000++ for 2 adults & 1 child (4-12 years old)
Additional child (4-12years old) Rp 100,000++
Complimentary access to Pici Pici Kids Club

IG: @fsbali
FB: Four Seasons Resorts Bali
Bookings and reservations: http://www.fourseasons.com/sayan/chat

Gdas Bali Health & Wellness Resort

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Welcome, vegan food enthusiasts and conscious diners! As Indonesia’s Independence Day approaches, we have a delightful celebration planned just for you. Get ready to indulge in Independence Day Special Dinner with vegan rijsttafel feast at Tangi Restaurant that pays homage to Indonesian culture, while embracing the values of compassion and sustainability. Mark your calendars for the 17th of August 2023, and prepare for an unforgettable experience that celebrates both freedom and conscious living.

This Vegan Rijsttafel is a plant-based adaptation of the traditional Indonesian Rijsttafel, a feast that showcases a stunning array of small, flavourful dishes. Rooted in Indonesian culture, the special dinner offers an exquisite assortment of vegan delicacies that are as visually appealing as they are delicious. Each dish represents a rich blend of flavours, textures, and spices, staying true to the vibrant tapestry of Indonesian cuisine.

IG: @tangirestaurant
FB: Tangi Restaurant
Bookings and reservations: reservation@gdasbali.com

The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali

The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali

Sajian Merah Putih at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali
Mouthwatering Indonesian Flavours!

Celebrate Indonesia’s Independence Day at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali with their irresistible buffet dinner featuring traditional dishes from Indonesia’s archipelago such as Gado-Gado, Bebek Goreng, Babi Guling, Sate Lilit and various traditional treats carefully prepared by Ikan’s Chef de Cuisine, Fajar Kurniawan. Enjoy this special beachfront setting evening accompanied by solo acoustic for a memorable evening.

Thursday, 17 August 2023
Beachfront Ikan Restaurant
6.30pm onwards
IDR 450,000 ++ per person (Price is subject to 21% government tax and service charge)

IG: @westinbali
FB: The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali
Bookings and reservations: dining.bali@westin.com or call +62 361 771 906

Tropical Temptation Beach Club


“Victory for Unity”
Fabulous 2 for 1 – buy 1 get 1 cocktail and mocktail promo for only IDR194,500
Valid between: 17th & 18th Aug 2023

Themed Cocktail “Taste of Victory” – Vodka, triple sec, sweet sour, red wine, rose petals
Themed Mocktail “Colour of Unity” – Lychee, fermented milk, strawberry cream, rose petals
Snack corner “Taste of Nusantara” IDR 78,000 per portion

“Moments of Celebration” IDR780,000++ (minimum spend for all day-beds except Bar Stool and VVIP)
Valid: 17th Aug only 2023 (subject to availability)

IG: @tropicaltemptation
FB: Tropical Temptation Beach Club
Bookings and reservations: info@ttbeach.club or call +62 361 6200 688

Cocktails (Ubud)

Ankhusa Restaurant


Merdeka Cocktails
Variety of Cocktails : Lychee Fantasea, Terong Belanda, Kelapaksari, Barbielli
Validity : 16th, 17th, dan 18th August 2023
Price per pax: 78,000 IDR (Tax and service not included)

Cocktails and Pizza Class and Competitions
Validity : 17 Agustus 2023
Price : 170,000 IDR (Tax and service not included)
Inclusion : 1 cocktails+1 pizza of your own creation and certificate

IG: @ankhusabali
FB: Ankhusa Ubud
Bookings and reservations: WA +62 821 4593 0491

Kojin Teppanyaki & Omakase Resturant


Independence day Cocktails, Classes and Competitions

Merdeka Cocktails
Cocktails variant: Lychee Fantasea, Terong Belanda, Kelapaksari, Barbielli
Available on the 16th, 17th and 18th August
Price per pax: 78,000 IDR (Tax and service not included)

Cocktails and Pizza Class and Competitions
Validity : 17th August
Price per pax: 170,000 IDR (Tax and service not included)
Inclusions: 1 cocktail + 1 pizza of your own creation with certificate

IG: @kojinbali
FB: Kojin Ubud Bali
Bookings and reservations: WA +62 821 4593 0529

Norii Ubud

norii ubud

Special Merdeka Cocktails 78,000 IDR
Validity : 17 Agustus 2023
Price : 78,000 IDR/cocktails
Inclusion : all menu cocktails each 78,000 IDR

IG: @noriiubud
FB: Norii Ubud
Bookings and reservations: WA +62 812 3669 6361

Shichirin Konro Grill


Special Merdeka Cocktails 78,000 IDR
Validity : 17 Agustus 2023
Price : 78,000 IDR/cocktail (Tax and service not included)
All on-menu cocktails – 78,000 IDR (Tax and service not included)

IG: @shichirinbali
FB: Shichirin Bali
Bookings and reservations: +62 813 3888 6513

Spa (Ubud)

Svaha Spa Bisma

svaha bisma

Special Independence Spa Package
Valid : 17th August 2023
Pakage: Traditional massage + bubble bath – 75 minutes
Price per couple: 780,000 IDR (Tax and service not included)

IG: @svahaspabisma
FB: Svaha Spa Bisma
Bookings and reservations: +62 812 3544 7189

Svaha Spa Kenderan

svaha kenderan

Special Independence Day Package
Valid: 17th – 31st August 2023
Package Perk: 17% off your total bill

IG: @svahaspakenderan
FB: Svaha Spa Kenderan
Bookings and reservations: +62 812 3703 2059

And something very artistic brought to you by…

The Apurva Kempinski Bali

the apurva kempinski

Powerful Indonesia Festival: An Annual Celebration of Art, Fashion and Music at The Apurva Kempinski Bali

In the spirit of commemorating the 78th year of Indonesia’s Independence Day, The Apurva Kempinski Bali proudly presents the Powerful Indonesia Festival, an annual celebration that showcases the nation’s powerful essence through art, culture, tradition, heritage, and music in a mesmerizing display of unity and creativity. This series of events kicks off on 11th of August 2023, and brings together a dynamic ensemble of talented maestros, artists, creators, and artisans in a symphony of collaboration that culminates in a meticulously curated festival.

Calendar of Enriching Programmes
Indonesia, The Land of Art – Live Art Studio Exhibition
11th August 2023 to 3rd November 2023

Illustrating the unity as one nation and one homeland: Indonesia, The Land of Art showcases the vibrant and diverse art of Indonesia portrayed through the hearts of artists. The Apurva Kempinski Bali collaborates with Kita Art Friends to invite guests and art lovers to encounter the world-of-art in a unique way. To bring a new perspective in curating an art exhibition, four live art studios are set up in the Pendopo Lobby, where every month, four different artists can work comfortably in their own space while guests can enjoy the collection and, at the same time, be able to experience live art viewing. Exclusively during this exhibition, a selection of masterpieces from maestros such as late Hendra Gunawan and Made Wianta, as well as Nuraeni HG will be the focal point of the event. Moreover, the live studio includes renowned artists such as Ugo Untoro, Sutjipto Adi, Lugas Syllabus, Vincent Prijadi, and eight other highly acclaimed artists, all of whom are taking part in this three-month exhibition.

Tribute To I Gusti Ngurah Rai – Book Launch By Andre Syahreza
Thursday, 17th August 2023 at L’Atelier by Cyril Kongo, from 11:00am onwards

“”Prosa Gerilya,”” penned by the talented author Andre Syahreza, serves as a poignant tribute to the remarkable life and contributions of I Gusti Ngurah Rai. The book takes readers on a captivating journey through history, chronicling the hero’s endeavours and sacrifices for the country’s freedom, while highlighting the essence of his powerful impact on Indonesia.

To further elevate the occasion, the book launch will be graced by a guest star, the highly-acclaimed author, Dee Lestari. Her presence adds a touch of literary excellence and excitement to the event, underscoring the importance of preserving and cherishing Indonesia’s cultural heritage and accomplishments. Additionally, the event will feature a renowned Bali-born writer and poet, Frischa Aswarini, whose works have been acclaimed internationally.

Grand Reveal of SR 1928 – The Awakening Concert by Indonesian Maestro Aksan Sjuman
Thursday, 17th August 2023 at Pendopo Lobby, from 18:00 onwards

One of the festival’s highly anticipated events is the world premiere of “”Dunia Saat Mata Terpejam,”” (The World As Eyes Closed), an exquisite musical masterpiece composed by the esteemed Indonesian maestro, Aksan Sjuman. Central to this performance is the grand reveal of the SR 1928 The Awakening Concert Grand Piano, a masterpiece borne from the collaborative genius of award-winning musician Aksan Sjuman, visionary Indonesian-based designer, thinker, and artist Raul Renanda, and the exceptional craftsmanship of Saniharto Enggalhardjo, a renowned leader in a state-of-the-art manufacturing company, specialising in custom state-of-the-art furniture for the affluent market. This captivating 2.75-meter-long concert grand piano is the embodiment of luxury and elegance, adorned with a sleek, black high-gloss finish that shimmers with opulence. Its core features an ingenious combination of epoxy-carbon fiber action, ensuring precision and responsiveness in every note played. The exterior is graced with the allure of Indonesian Macassar Ebony, a wood known for its rich and distinctive character.

The enchanting concert will take place at the Pendopo Lobby on Thursday, 17 August 2023, starting from 18:00 onwards. Accompanied by a stellar lineup of accomplished musicians, including Indra Lesmana and SB Acoustics, Aksan Sjuman will lead audiences on a journey through the evocative melodies of his new album. The captivating tones of the Sjuman+Renanda 1928 The Awakening Grand Piano, resonating through state-of-the-art LSR speakers, promise an unparalleled auditory experience that will elevate the celebration to new heights.

Harmony in Diversity – A 65-Year Celebration of Indonesia and Japan
Friday, 18th August 2023 at Pendopo Lobby, from 18:00 onwards

Against the backdrop of the resort’s iconic Pendopo Lobby, the evening promises to be a mesmerising celebration of the rich cultural ties between Indonesia and Japan. The event seeks to commemorate the 65-year-long relationship between Indonesia and Japan, emphasising the values of unity that have brought them closer together over the years.

Renowned fashion designer Torang Sitorus, hailing from North Sumatra, will be at the heart of this extraordinary celebration. With unparalleled creativity, Sitorus will weave together the traditional Sumatran fabric with the elegance of Japanese silk, resulting in a stunning collection that harmoniously blends the aesthetics of both cultures. This unique fusion of design is a testament to the shared history and enduring friendship between Indonesia and Japan, encapsulating the essence of harmony in diversity.

This series of events is open to the public, and it is strongly recommended that guests secure their spots in advance. To reserve the seat and be a part of this celebration, please contact: mia.falatehan@kempinski.com

IG: @kempinskibali
FB: The Apurva Kempinski Bali
Bookings and reservations: +62 8113 8209 541