RENOVATION OF PURI KENCANA BALLROOM AND MEETING ROOMS AT INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT

InterContinental Bali Resort is pleased to announce the current renovation of its Pura Kencana Ballroom, as well as the smaller auxiliary Nakula & Sadewa boardrooms and the Pandawa three-in-one meeting room, all of which spill out into an expansive, new-look, pre-function foyer to create a smooth transition between the interior and exterior spaces. The new-look 525-square-metre grand Ballroom will feature a fresh and luxurious custom-made wall covering and floor carpet with an ethnic Balinese-inspired design expressed through colour, textures and patterns. These soft furnishings will…Continue Reading “RENOVATION OF PURI KENCANA BALLROOM AND MEETING ROOMS AT INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT”

Intercontinental Bali Resort Launches Unique Botanical Garden

We all know the pleasure of taking a rest under a shady tree on a hot sunny day. Trees and plants are our friends; they create a sense of harmony on Earth, they are the breath of life, and an important source of food, medicine, parchment, cushion-stuffing, clothing, utensils and water carriers, while the timber is utilized in furniture-making, boat-building, carpentry and construction. For the Balinese Hindus, trees and their flowers, fruits, leaves and branches, also play an important part in rituals and ceremonies. InterContinental…Continue Reading “Intercontinental Bali Resort Launches Unique Botanical Garden”

NEWLY REFURBISHED DUPLEX SUITES AWAIT GUESTS  AT INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT

As part of its ongoing room upgrade programme, InterContinental Bali Resort is proud to present its newly refurbished Duplex Suites. In keeping with the overall concept of the Resort, each of the 38 split-level suites retains the artistic craftsmanship, ambience and identity of Bali. Each spacious blue-themed suite is creatively infused with colonial charm. Covering 79 square metres of expertly optimised space in the style of an elegant private residence, each plush interior features a large living room, with a sofa bed and an adjoining…Continue Reading “NEWLY REFURBISHED DUPLEX SUITES AWAIT GUESTS AT INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT”

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”

WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO VISIT BALI?

Bali is a wonderful place to visit year-round, complete with a collection of things to see and do that would suit any travel plan. The best time is not necessarily determined by the weather but by your own personal preferences, and the following factors will help you to decide what time of year will best fulfil your particular needs and expectations. • Rainy season Bali’s weather is typified by sunny, tropical days and balmy nights. It is mostly warm and humid with temperatures that range…Continue Reading “WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO VISIT BALI?”

THE MOUNTAINS OF BALI

Bali sits directly on the world’s ‘ring of fire’, its famous volcanic mountains forming a craggy east-west backbone across the island. Mt Agung At 3,014 metres high, Gunung (Mount) Agung is Bali’s tallest and holiest mountain, its magnificent summit dominating much of the island. It is not surprising, therefore, that it is the dwelling place of the gods, with Pura Besakih, the island’s largest and most important Hindu temple located on its slopes and attracting both pilgrims and tourists. The Balinese treat this volcano with…Continue Reading “THE MOUNTAINS OF BALI”

Nyepi Day Experience at InterContinental Bali Resort

Take pleasure in a traditional Nyepi Day at InterContinental Bali Resort and be a part of all the customary rituals that this unique holiday entails. Relax in style as the entire island comes to a complete standstill on this revered day of silence to mark the beginning of the New Year. Our expert local  knowledge will ensure that your Nyepi Day is filled with enriching experiences. OGOH – OGOH PARADE Monday, 27 March 2017 5.30pm – 6.30pm In the lead up to NYEPI, Balinese community…Continue Reading “Nyepi Day Experience at InterContinental Bali Resort”

8 BALI’S BEST CULTURAL FESTIVALS

There is no better way to immerse yourself in the Balinese culture than by attending some of the island’s colourful festivals, which is when the true spirit and traditions of Bali come alive. These important features in the social landscape are either determined by the Balinese calendar, or are scheduled to take place during specific months each year. The great thing is that you can time your holiday to coincide with these events. Nyepi Nyepi marks the Balinese Saka New Year, and the way in which…Continue Reading “8 BALI’S BEST CULTURAL FESTIVALS”

THE TOP FIVE QUIET & PEACEFUL BEACHES OF SOUTHERN BALI

Just short drives from InterContinental Bali Resort are some of the island’s most idyllic beaches. Getting to them isn’t always easy as many of these out-of-the-way beauty spots are positioned at the base of towering cliffs. However, when you make the effort to get there, you will be rewarded with glorious views from the cliff-tops, panoramic vistas along the coastline, hidden coves, and secluded stretches of white-gold sand. Pock-marked with crystalline rock pools at low tide, these southern beaches are pounded by some of the…Continue Reading “THE TOP FIVE QUIET & PEACEFUL BEACHES OF SOUTHERN BALI”

CELEBRATE THE CHINESE NEW YEAR OF THE ROOSTER AT INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT

At InterContinental Bali Resort, we invite you to join us in celebrating the most important festival in the Chinese calendar – Chinese New Year. Chinese New Year is a family affair, a time of reunion and thanksgiving, steeped in many traditions and themes of good luck, fortune, happiness, wealth and longevity. The New Year’s Eve feast symbolises family unity while honouring past and present generations. On New Year’s Day, families gather, clean their houses and sweep away bad fortune. 2017, the Chinese Year of the…Continue Reading “CELEBRATE THE CHINESE NEW YEAR OF THE ROOSTER AT INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT”