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15 Top Choices For Nyepi 2020

The Balinese holiday Nyepi – also known as the Day of Silence or the Balinese New Year – shows you a side of the Island of the Gods that you’ve never seen before. These 15 getaways will help you make Nyepi an unforgettable experience.

1. The Seraya – Seraya Kecil

If you’re feeling a little more adventurous, The Seraya has the perfect getaway for you. Escape the silence and spend the Balinese New Year on a remote island backdropped by Komodo National Park. During this three-night stay in a luxurious bungalow, you’ll be sipping sunset cocktails overlooking a jaw-dropping view and enjoying amazing food.

But the real adventure starts with a speedboat trip to Rinca Island in the Komodo National Park to see the endemic Komodo dragons. And while you’re at sea, you will be stopping at Mauan Island as well for a chance to snorkel with gentle giants of the sea, Manta Rays.

Read our recent review of the resort here.

Book your stay for IDR 12,000,000. Make a reservation at info@theseraya.com.

2. Karma Reef – Gili Meno

Instead of retreating in silence, Nyepi can be the perfect opportunity to explore other parts of Indonesia. At Karma Reef on Gili Meno you will have the freedom to unwind in whatever way you want. Go snorkelling or swim with turtles, explore the island by bike, be amazed by beautiful views, delicious food and refreshing beverages.

Book your stay, starting from IDR7,000,000. Make a reservation at res@karmaresorts.com or click here for more information.


3. Tanah Gajah, a Resort by Hadiprana

Tanah Gajah brings the Balinese New Year to a whole new level with a special getaway during Nyepi. Start your first night at the resort with a tour to the village to watch the Ogoh-Ogoh ritual. Enjoy the peaceful vibes the next day and the amazing stargaze at night.

End this memorable holiday by catching the first sunrise with an exhilarating hot air balloon ride while enjoying the breathtaking view. And in between al these exciting experiences, you’ll get to enjoy sunset cocktails, have access to yoga classes and the spa, have a personal butler service and so much more benefits. This package is only valid for KTP & KITAS holders.

Book your stay for IDR6,600,000. Make a reservation at reservation@tanahgajahubud.com.


4. Karma Kandara – Ungasan

Experience the silence and gentleness at Karma Kandara during the Balinese New Year Celebration. Spend two nights in a two bedroom villa and enjoy your lunch and dinner at restaurant Di Mare. Switch your relaxing mode on with a heavenly 60 minute massage and recover at Karma Beach Bali.

Book your stay for 2 people for IDR 19,320,000. Make a reservation at res@karmaresorts.com or click here for more information.


5. Tugu Hotel – Canggu

Tugu Hotel invites you to arrive few days before the Balinese New Year to join the beautifully spiritual Melasti cleansing ceremony at the sacred Batu Bolong temple in front of the hotel and to witness the famous Ogoh-Ogoh parade taking place all over Bali. This exclusive Nyepi package includes a 2-night stay with a lavish breakfast, a daily high tea with the best local delicacies, a one-hour spa treatment for two and a yoga class to complete your zen experience.

Book your 2-night stay, starting from IDR 3.300.000++ (IDR 2,500,000++ for Indonesian citizens and KITAS holders). Make a reservation at bali@tuguhotels.com.

6. Hyatt Regency – Sanur

As Silent Day is approaching, Hyatt Regency Sanur offers two attractive packages to celebrate solitude in style. Located in the heart of Sanur, the hotel features newly renovated rooms and facilities including 3 pools, exclusive wellness complex Shankha Spa, beachfront Italian restaurant and poolside Indonesian restaurant. Choose a suite with daily breakfast or go full on with a 3 night stay in a premium room with breakfast, lunch and dinner included – both packages can be booked for IDR 2,500,000. Please keep in mind that these special packages are only applicable for Indonesians and KITAS holders.

Book a 3 night stay for IDR 2,500,000. Make a reservation at dpsbl-reservations@hyatt.com.


7. Radisson Blu – Uluwatu

Celebrate Silent Day by indulging yourself in the serenity of  this beautiful Uluwatu clifftop resort from 23 March to 26 March. The Radisson Blu Bali Uluwatu is perched overlooking the Indian Ocean and local farmland, giving you amazing views from each room. All rooms include a delicious breakfast. Bring yourself to complete zen by booking extra spa treatments, so you can start the Balinese New Year with a brand new you!

Book your stay, starting from IDR 1,300,000 ++. Make a reservation at rhi_rdbu@radisson.com.


8. Sudamala Suites & Villas – Sanur

Treat yourself on a relaxing detox holiday during Nyepi. Spend a peaceful holiday at Sudamala Suites & Villas and take in a true experience of the Balinese culture. You’ll be staying 2 nights at Sudamala’s suite room which includes breakfast and a special Nyepi satay dinner for 2 people. This package is only valid for Domestic market & KITAS holders.

Book your stay for IDR 3,200,000. Make a reservation at reservations.sanur@sudamalaresorts.com. Click here for more information.


9. Karma – Jimbaran

For those who are spending Nyepi with the whole family, this stay at Karma Resort in Jimbaran is perfect! This villa with a drop-dead gorgeous view and a private pool can accommodate 6 people. During your stay each guest will receive a 75 minute massage. Enjoy your lunch at The Bay Restaurant and relax while you dinner is served in your private villa.

Book your stay in a 3-bedroom villa for IDR 15,840,000.00. Make a reservation at res@karmaresorts.com or click here for more information.


10. The Garcia Ubud


Be a part of Balinese essential “Day of Silence” with a two-night stay at The Garcia Resort. Embrace the magical getaway with our 24-hour bespoke hospitality at your service. Package inclusions: Accommodations for two nights within the serenity of The Garcia Resort; Airport transfer; Daily breakfast for two persons at Ksuna restaurant; One time complimentary lunch for two persons; One time complimentary dinner for two persons; Daily pool pampering service.

Deluxe room IDR 5,999 K nett/package. Garcia Suite IDR 6,999 K nett/package. One bedroom villa IDR 7,999 nett/package

With compliments: 24 hour bespoke hospitality at your door. Enjoy our signature welcome drink and cold towel. Wifi internet access throughout the resort

Terms & Conditions:

– Package valid only for website booking. Package valid for 2 person. Extra third person will be charged at Adult: IDR999 K nett (same benefits included). Child: FOC. Valid for stay period from 24-26 March 2020. No arrivals on 25 March 2020. Bookings require credit card guarantee. Non refundable



11. Desa Potato Head Seminyak

Potato head

Ogoh-Ogoh Creation by Nano Uhero
24 March 2020
On the night before Nyepi, giant demonic effigies are paraded through the streets then burnt to symbolise the purging of evil. Watch artist Nano Uhero weave an organic ogoh-ogoh out of bamboo in the lead-up to the pre-Nyepi street parade.

There’s also plenty of activities planned for the potato heads lucky enough to be at Desa Potato Head on Nyepi.

Reservation to seminyak@potatohead.co


12. The Westin Resort Nusa Dua

Westin Bali

Bali auspicious day of silence is an opportunity to unwind and embrace total renewal. Rates start from IDR1,800,000++ per room per night with period of stay from 24 – 26 March 2020. The package includes stay in a Deluxe Garden Room with daily breakfast for 2 adults, one buffet dinner on Nyepi Day, morning yoga session on Nyepi Day with Jitendra Pokhriyal, access to WestinWORKOUT Fitness Studio and access to Westin Family Kids Club with many fun activities.

Pengerupukan Day Dinner Embrace the moment and enjoy signature Balinese delicacies such as Babi Guling, Lawar Kelungah, Sate Lilit and much more. Be entertained by an authentic Balinese performance in a relaxed garden setting under the stars. Available on Tuesday, 24 March 2020 from 6:30PM at Ikan Beach Garden.

Balinese New Year Celebration Join us as we embrace the tranquility of this auspicious cultural occasion. We present an extensive buffet dinner of flavorful international dishes including sushi options, classic roast beef, garden-fresh salads and irresistible desserts. Available on Wednesday, 25 March 2020 from 6PM at Seasonal Tastes.

Nyepi Exceptional Offer Heavenly Spa by Westin offers an uplifting spa experience to restore body and soul during this Nyepi Day. Unwind in our luxurious thermal facilities and enjoy a full range of spa treatments from Sanur spa package to Merthasari spa package for total relaxation. Available on Wednesday, 25 March from 10AM at Heavenly Spa by Westin.

Chakra Therapy A type of treatment that may take a number of different forms to help a person cleanse their chakras. Each of the chakras contains a vital key to unlocking the life force. Chakra therapy uses tools from Yoga and Bioenergetics as well as models of childhood development to root out these unconscious programs, greater aliveness and freedom. Available on Wednesday, 25 March from 10AM to 11AM at Lotus Room.

Fun Spa Renewa lIntroduce your little ones to the art of relaxation at our Westin Kids Spa. Enjoy 50% discount on all spa treatments such as hair braiding, mini facials and even manicures & pedicures. Available at Westin Kids Spa from 10AM to 6PM.

Kids Nyepi Break Experience the unique serenity of Nyepi Day with a line of fun and refreshing activities for the whole family. Kids will start the day with stretching, followed by cultural and crafty activities, such as temple visit, fruit carving and many more. Available at Westin Family Kids Club from 7:30AM onwards.

For more information, please visit the website www.westinnusaduabali.com


13. Sheraton Kuta

Sheraton Kuta

Rates from IDR1950000/night! Escape from the bustling city and rejuvenate your senses. Enjoy a series of resort’s fun activities with your loved ones while experiencing ‘silence’ in a magical way.

This offer includes:
• Daily buffet breakfast for two at Feast Restaurant
• One time buffet dinner for two at Feast Restaurant on 25 March 2020
• 15% discount for all foods & non-alcoholic drink
• 20% discount for all treatments at Shine Spa
• Complimentary access to Play@Sheraton kids club
• Complimentary special welcome amenities for kids below 12 years old: a drinking bottle for free refills with chilled juices or hot chocolate
• Resort activities: Games room & Kids Corner, Balinese Cultural Activity, Kids Balinese Dance, Ogoh-ogoh Paper Coloring and many more
Book period until 24 March 2020 for stay period from 24 – 26 March 2020
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14. The Trans Resort – Seminyak

Although all of Bali shuts down during Nyepi, when staying at The Trans Resort Bali you’ll still have enough options to indulge yourself in total relaxation. There are extra spacious rooms available with a jacuzzi on the balcony, luxurious suites with pool access, and villas with a 24-hour butler service.

On Nyepi day you will have the luxury of relaxing at the endless blue water main pool connected to the signature white sandy beach pool. In the mood for something more active? You will have access to and extremely well equipped fitness centre, with two yoga rooms, steam & sauna rooms and much more.

Book your stay, starting from IDR 4,500,000 for 3 days and 2 nights. Make a reservation at reservation.bali@thetranshotel.com.


15. Montigo Resorts – Seminyak

Immerse yourself in a world of indulgence and tranquillity at Montigo in Seminyak during Nyepi. Your stay in Montigo’s brand new Deluxe Room includes breakfast and lunch & dinner at TIIGO Restaurant.

One thing is certain – you will definitely not be bored during this Silent Holiday. At this luxury resort you have the opportunity to take Balinese dance lessons, learn how to make a Canang sari or play pool games. Looking for something more zen? Your stay also includes yoga and meditation!

Book your stay for IDR 2,900,000. Make a reservation at reservations.seminyak@montigoresorts.com or click here for more information.