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”

NEW EXECUTIVE MEETING PACKAGE AT IMPERIAL VILLA, INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT

InterContinental Bali Resort is taking traditional meetings to luxurious new heights by offering a new Executive Meeting Package that provides the perfect balance between business and leisure. Hidden away from the main resort, the meeting venue is the palatial, ocean-view Imperial Villa, selected to capture a genuine sense of place that will inspire participants and achieve results. Complete with a private swimming pool, convivial relaxation spaces for breaks and cocktail receptions for up to 40 guests, dining areas for lunches and dinners, and a large…Continue Reading “NEW EXECUTIVE MEETING PACKAGE AT IMPERIAL VILLA, INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT”

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”

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?”