For a relatively compact island, Bali is brimming with things to do. There are jaw-dropping beaches, world-class surf spots and stunning rice paddy vistas to visit. And while that can provoke excitement for travelers, it’s also somewhat overwhelming trying to decide exactly what to spend your vital time on. If you have a limited number of days in Bali to explore, make it memorable by ticking these must-do adventures off your bucket list. Sunset watching Sunsets in Bali are some of the most sublime in…Continue Reading “Make Your Stranded Day Unforgettable”

10 Things to Do in Jimbaran That You Won’t Find Anywhere Else

Bali’s leafy-green volcanic interior, postcard-perfect beaches, unique culture and welcoming people are just a few reasons this iconic destination’s appeal has endured. The inviting coastline of Jimbaran – just a 25-minute journey from the island’s main airport – is a slice of quintessential Bali. With its undiscovered coves and larger, family-friendly beaches, you can appreciate stunning sunset panoramas from the local viewpoints or head out to sea and make the most of the world-class surf. For visitors who like to take things slow, there are…Continue Reading “10 Things to Do in Jimbaran That You Won’t Find Anywhere Else”

CELEBRATE THE YEAR OF THE EARTH DOG AT INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT

GONG XI FAT CHOI! Chinese New Year as known as Spring Festival is the festival for families to come together and wish each other peace and prosperity. It is also traditional for every family to thoroughly clean the house, in order to sweep away any ill-fortune and to make way for incoming good luck. 2018, the Chinese Year of the Earth dog is an opportunity for the Dog to consolidate his achievements and to renew his motivation. It is a time to put our common…Continue Reading “CELEBRATE THE YEAR OF THE EARTH DOG AT INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT”

DAY PASS AND DINE

Come enjoy a swim at our oceanfront swimming pool with a stunning view of Jimbaran Bay. Lounging in Bale Kambang or sun lounger while savoring our scrumptious dishes just to spend your short break. Purchase our day pass for only IDR 300,000/adult The package includes: Use of main pool, Balinese bath pool, fountain pool and fun pools IDR 300,000 credit on Food & Beverage or Spa/beauty salon for adult, IDR 150,000 for child Sun lounger and/or umbrella and/or hut for a day Shower and locker Tennis…Continue Reading “DAY PASS AND DINE”

MICHELIN STAR CHEF, FRANCESC ROVIRA CANUDAS, SHOWCASES AUTHENTIC CATALAN CUISINE AT INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT

Spanish chef, Francesc Rovira Canudas, from the Michelin-starred ‘La Fonda Xesc’ in the Catalan Pyrenees, is set to delight diners at InterContinental Bali Resort over three days in November 2017 with a series of gourmet dinners and an exclusive cooking class.   Born into a farming family, Francesc Rovira was taught how to cook at a very young age by his mother so that he could help out at the family-owned village inn, ‘La Fonda’, an 18th century building in the small village of Gombrèn, specialising in traditional Catalan cuisine….Continue Reading “MICHELIN STAR CHEF, FRANCESC ROVIRA CANUDAS, SHOWCASES AUTHENTIC CATALAN CUISINE AT INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT”

BEACH COMBING COWS AT INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT

If you happen to be walking along the magnificent golden sands of Jimbaran Beach in the early morning, you might just get to witness the enchanting sight of a pair of Balinese cows harnessed to a large metal rake and treading the beach. The apparatus is similar in many ways to the hand-held walking ploughs used in Bali’s rice fields and drawn by water buffaloes. The rake, however, was designed especially for the purpose of combing the sand and cleaning the beach. The cows are…Continue Reading “BEACH COMBING COWS AT INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT”

IHG APPOINTS MICHAEL KOTH AS GENERAL MANAGER OF INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT & DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS FOR AMEA RESORTS MALAYSIA, INDONESIA & THAILAND

  InterContinental Bali Resort is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr Michael Koth as the new ‘General Manager of InterContinental Bali Resort & Director of Operations for AMEA Resorts Malaysia, Indonesia & Thailand’, responsible for Hotel Indigo, Holiday Inn Resorts and Holiday Inn Express throughout the region. A German-Swiss national, Michael Koth has had more than three decades of experience within the InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG). He began his career by training to be a chef in his home town of Hamburg, serving two…Continue Reading “IHG APPOINTS MICHAEL KOTH AS GENERAL MANAGER OF INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT & DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS FOR AMEA RESORTS MALAYSIA, INDONESIA & THAILAND”

Planning a Beach Wedding

What could be more romantic than tying the knot with the one you love on the golden sands of a secluded beach? For many years tour operators have been promoting dreamy images of wedding couples strolling barefoot on pristine sandy beaches silhouetted, perhaps, against a dramatic crimson sunset. She, of course, is wearing a frangipani flower in her hair! Yes, an intimate exchange of rings on a beach is a beautiful concept, but the planning and organisation involves a whole heap of unexpected things that…Continue Reading “Planning a Beach Wedding”

INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE

InterContinental Bali Resort is proud to announce the launch of its newly designed and updated website – bali.intercontinental.com – which has been expertly developed to provide an optimal viewing experience that allows potential guests to take a 360-degree virtual tour of the Resort and visit the destination before their travels begin. The fresh new website presents an elegant, clean, responsive design, integrating highly-visual interactive elements and technical features. The corporate model has been replaced with an intuitive, image-rich, engaging layout, and enhanced user-friendly navigation that…Continue Reading “INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE”

INTRODUCING THE NEW SINGARAJA LOUNGE AT INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT

Guests staying in the recently renovated Singaraja Rooms, the Classic Duplex Suites, and the Newly Renovated Duplex Suites at InterContinental Bali Resort can now enjoy the comforts of the elegant new Singaraja Lounge. This spacious, yet cosy, air-conditioned haven with its polished parquet floor, pots of white orchids, Balinese artefacts and an impressive series of paintings by a local artist, is an exclusive sanctuary for social interaction while also being a cool and quiet place to escape from the heat of the day. The lounge…Continue Reading “INTRODUCING THE NEW SINGARAJA LOUNGE AT INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT”