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Wednesday, November 13, 2013

New Year in Bali

As the New Year approaches, Bali gets ready for its New Year celebration. For many years, Bali has been the most desirable place to celebrate the New Year’s Eve, not only for Indonesian people but also for all the foreigners from all around the world.

Most of the places in Bali are the great places to celebrate the coming of the New Year but the most well-known spot to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Bali is Kuta Beach where there is a parade or carnival in the afternoon.

For the youngsters and tourists in Bali, New Year’s Eve is a time to party all night long. They will start out the evening with a nice dinner in a restaurants, cafes, or pubs around Kuta, Legian or Seminyak area. Then, they will be off to Kuta Beach where thousands people gather to celebrate the New Year’s Eve.

Precisely one second after final countdown, the fireworks will be ignited and drinking will go on till pass midnight. Then, the party goers will continue the New Year celebration at numerous nightclubs or pubs around Kuta area such as Musro, Kama Sutra, Hard Rock Café, The Wave; Legian area such as DeJaVu, Bounty; or Seminyak area such as KuDeTa, Double Six Club, Paparazzi, F Lounge, Bahiana. The most popular nightclubs are around Double Six Street and Dhyana Pura Street.

Jimbaran Bay is also well-known as the best place to have New Year’s Eve dinner with family and friends. Its romantic setting is perfect for couples who want to have dinner in a quiet romantic place with good meals, accompanied with the sound of the waves and night breeze.

For people who want to commemorate New Year’s Eve at the hotels, each hotel in Bali has its own unique program to attract the guests. Each hotel provides competitive rates or New Year’s package for guests.

Bali’s annual New Year celebration will also be held at Puputan Badung Square where hundreds people will gather at the square to see the parade or carnival and fireworks after the final countdown. Hundreds of people will also gather at Puputan Margarana Renon to commemorate the coming of the New Year.

For some people who are not willing to spend the New Year’s Eve in the crowded places like Kuta Beach and other places, they will hold their own private New Year’s Eve party by having fish grilled on the beach or in the garden of their homes.

The next day, on January 1, Sanur Beach is the ideal place to see the sunrise on the first day of the New Year, hoping that the upcoming days will be as bright as the sun.

New Year in Bali
Sanur Beach

For people who would like to spend their New Year Day away from hustle and bustle of the city, Bedugul Botanical Garden is the perfect place to spend their holiday with family and friends in its beautiful landscape and cool refreshing air.