Where to celebrate Christmas Day & New Year in Bali 2023

christmas and new year in bali

December has started and we can hear the festive bells ringing. It’s the warmest month of the year to fill our hearts with joy and gladness and where would be the best place on earth to celebrate the festive season? That’s right, it’s in Bali! What’s going on this year? Where to celebrate Christmas and New Year in Bali 2023? We will tell you all about it: lavish beachfront Christmas BBQs and scrumptious buffets with magnificent views and more. Unforgettable beach or pool parties with fireworks in the sky, let’s have a look at what’s going on. These are the warmest and trendiest places to go on Christmas Day and the hottest parties to welcome 2024 with an unforgettable bang:

christmas in bali 2023
Photo by Chad Madden on Unsplash

The night before Christmas in Bali 2023: where to go

Christmas Eve at KU DE TA

KU DE TA takes you on a seafood journey at their picturesque restaurant Palm Deck with fabulous ocean and sunset views. The Seafood Luxe dinner includes Blue Fin Tuna Tartelette, Papuan Mud Crab, Smokey Octopus Confit, Turkey Consommé, and Succulent Rock Lobster. Yum!

What: Seafood dinner on Christmas Eve
Where: KU DE TA
When: 24th December 2023 from 6 pm onwards
Price: IDR 1.950,000++ per person

W Bali

One of the best places to welcome Christmas this year is at W Bali in Seminyak. You can choose between two buffet dinners on Christmas Eve, one at Starfish Bloo and another at Fire Restaurant. Roast turkey with traditional trimmings, leg of lamb and gingerbread will not be missing. On top of that, there will be fresh seafood, roasted duck and Japanese sashimi. Let your tastebuds get wild at W Bali on Christmas Eve!

What: Christmas Eve buffet dinner
Where: W Bali Starfish Bloo or Fire
When: 24th December 2023 7 pm – 11 pm
Price: starts from IDR 1,900,000++ for the buffet dinner and free-flow soft drinks

Christmas Eve at CasCades

CasCascades Bali is a restaurant with magical river valley views in Ubud and things get even more magical on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. It’s not just the views but the whole ambience with mistletoe hanging, jingling bells ringing and carolers singing. There will be a grand gourmet buffet for you to feast on with live stations showcasing traditional Christmas favourites like glazed roasted turkey and a whole lot more. Warm eggnog upon arrival and a Balinese dance performance, you will be enchanted here on Christmas Eve.

What: Christmas Eve 
Where: Cascades Bali
When: 24th December 2023 from 6 pm
Price: starts from IDR 1.250.000 per person

Potato Head: Kaum restaurant

While holidaying in Bali, why not go for a traditional Indonesian Christmas dinner at Kaum, Potato Head? You will be treated to a tantalizing rice table full of colours, spices, scents and flavours from across the archipelago. The shared dining concept really adds something special to this evening when loved ones get together. It’s an amazing journey through the archipelago on Christmas Eve to warm your belly and your heart.

What: journey across the archipelago on Christmas Eve
Where: Kaum at Desa Potato Head 
When: 24th December 2023, from 12 pm – 10 pm.
Price: IDR 650,000++ per person for A set menu including a welcome drink

Christmas dinner
Photo by Jed Owen on Unsplash

Christmas Day in Bali 2023

W Bali Christmas Day Brunch or dinner

This fabulous beach club and resort in Seminyak makes Christmas 2023 unforgettable with a scrumptious Christmas Brunch and/or Christmas Dinner that you can enjoy at one of their amazing restaurants Starfish Bloo or Fire. You can expect the traditional roast turkey to be on the menu complete with all the trimmings. Furthermore, there is the leg of lamb, fresh seafood, charcuterie, cheeses, sashimi and a whole array of delightful Christmas cakes and desserts.  Also, there will be activities for the kids. Merry Christmas!

What: Christmas at W Bali
Where: Starfish Bloo
When: 25th December from 12 pm to 3.30 for lunch
Price: IDR 2,500,000++ per person for the Christmas Day buffet including free-flow soft drinks, or IDR 3,500,000 for the buffet and free-flow alcoholic drinks. 

Christmas Seaside Brunch with foam party at Roosterfish

Christmas on the beach with a grand seafood buffet is what you’ll get at Roosterfish Beach Club in Uluwatu. Oysters, lobsters, salmon, tuna and a whole lot more. The ambience is set with Christmas carols and a DJ set with saxophone. Then, it is time to get wild with a family-friendly foam party right here on Pandawa Beach. There will also be kids’ activities. It’ll be great fun!

What: Christmas Brunch and family foam party
Where: Roosterfish Beach Club at Pandawa Beach 
When: 25th December 2023 12 pm – 7 pm
Price: IDR 590,000++ per person for the Christmas Day Brunch Buffet or IDR 1,140,000++ per person for brunch including free-flow sparkling wines, selected wines, beers and cocktails. IDR 295,000++ for kids aged 6 to 12 years old. Kids below 6 feast for free.

KU DE TA Christmas Day

KU DE TA is the perfect family beach club in Seminyak and on Christmas Day it’ll be a wonderful family day with arts and crafts, surprises, activities, Christmas tunes and a visit from Santa himself. The Christmas set menu completes the day.

What: KU DE TA Christmas Day
Where: KU DE TA in Seminyak
When: 25th December 2023

SugarSand Beach Club Christmas Day Dinner

Want to have a truly exotic Christmas dinner in Bali? Head over to beachfront SugarSand Beach Club for an amazing 5-course Japanese set menu by Chef Syamsul Rizal featuring croquettes, sushi and sashimi, toro truffle tataki, red mullet and Christmas dessert. For a whole day of Christmas feasting with loved ones, you can also come here for a tantalising Christmas Lunch at Makase. During lunch, Santa will visit, there will be Christmas carols and there will also be a magician which the kids will love.

What: Christmas Day dinner at SugarSand
Where: Sugarsand Beach Club at Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach
When: 25th December 6 pm – 10 pm
Price: IDR 950,000++ per person for brunch at Makase or IDR 1,350,000++ per person including free-flow of alcohol. Children under 11 years can brunch for half price. Dinner at SugarSand starts at IDR 1,100,000++ per person or IDR 1,600,000++ per person including cocktail pairing.

A plant-based Christmas Lunch at Kynd Community 

A plant-based roast turkey and vegan Wellington? It is all possible and extremely delicious at Kynd Community in Seminyak. It’ll be a 4-course Christmas feast with decorations and live music. Who’s in?

What: A plant-based Christmas Lunch
Where: Kynd Community Seminyak
When: 25th December 2023 from 12 pm
Price: starts from 650.000++ per person including a welcome mocktail or mimosa

A tropical Christmas at Azul Beach Club in Legian

Are you up for a BBQ lunch by the sea? Azul Beach Club in Legian offers the perfect Christmas celebration for families with kids.  There will be live music, a magic show and kids’ activities plus you get to meet this tropical Santa in person. On the BBQ there’s fresh seafood, roasted lamb, pork ribs, chicken and more. On the side, lots of salads and all the Christmas desserts you could wish for.

What: Tropical Christmas Day
Where: Azul Beach Club
When: 25th December 2023 from 12 pm – 5 pm
Price: IDR 1.000.000++ per adult and 50% off for kids from 4-12 years old. Kids below 4 years old eat for free.

Christmas Day Lunch at Sunday’s Beach Club

Australian chef James Viles curated a special Christmas menu for Christmas Day. It’ll be a fantastic 5-course lunch to be enjoyed on the beach. Santa will pay a visit and there will be Christmas cookies, live music and face painting for the kids.

What: Christmas Day Lunch at Sunday’s Beach Club
Where: Sunday’s Beach Club
When: 25th December 2023 starting at 11 am
Price: IDR 1,200,000 Adult | IDR 600,000 Child

Christmas Day in Ubud at CasCades Bali

With river valley views, jingling bells, Christmas carols and mistletoe hanging, Christmas will be magical at CasCades Bali in Ubud. Chef Yusuf put together an amazing Christmas feast with live stations and a lavish gourmet buffet. Think glazed roasted turkey, prime rib steak, Christstollen chocolate log and eggnog. There will be live jazz performances and entertainment including Balinese dance. Nothing but good vibes and breathtaking views here.

What: Christmas in Ubud
Where: CasCades Bali
When: 25th December 2023. Lunch is at 12 pm and dinner starts at 7 pm 
Price: From IDR 1,250,000++ per person for the buffet, including eggnog on arrival.

Christmas Day Lunch at Banana Lounge in Bingin

The newest pool club in Bali celebrates Christmas 2023 with a festive buffet lunch by the poolside. Cold ham, prawns, roast chicken, salads and desserts, you’ll be munching all day with relaxed music playing in the background. This chic, contemporary pool club in Bingin features a fabulous pool with lots of floaties and great cocktails. The Christmas Buffet is perfectly affordable and kids are welcome, too. Come and celebrate!

What: Christmas Day Lunch
Where:  Banana Lounge Bali
When: 25th December from 12 pm – 3 pm
Price: IDR 690,000++ per adult. You can add free-flow wine, beer and cocktails for another IDR 515,000++. Kids aged 4 – 12 join the feast for IDR 345,000++. Kids below 4 eat for free.

NEW YEAR 2023 – Welcoming 2024

Here’s where to be for a dazzling and blazing start of the new year 2024:

Finn’s Beach Club: Finn’s New Year’s Eve

If you want to be at the biggest New Year’s celebration in Bali, get your tickets to Finn’s Beach Club. The renowned DJ Fatboy Slim will be taking the beachfront stage at this fabulous beach club in Canggu supported by  Peking Duk, Jax Jones, and Kito. In total, Finn’s Beach Club has 3 different stages where you can dance and party all night. It’s an 18+ event

What: Finn’s New Year’s Eve – sold out in a record time
Where: Finn’s Beach Club

New Year’s Eve party @ W Bali Seminyak

On the open-air main stage at W Lounge? The internationally acclaimed Mousse T for an extravagant countdown party by the sea. On the Woo Bar Stage, you can dance to the set of local DJs Stan, Schizo, GoodTrip and Jeremy Jay. This is an 18+ event and it’ll be unforgettable.

What: New Year’s Eve Party
Where: W Bali

New Year’s Even in White @ Sunday’s Beach Club

Non-stop entertainment, canapes, food and fireworks on the beach in Uluwatu, Sunday’s Beach Club knows no limits. There will be DJs, saxophonists, fire dancers and water drum performances. 2024 starts with a massive crescendo of fireworks on the beach. 

What: New Year’s Eve in White
Where: Sunday’s Beach Club Uluwatu

New Year’s Eve Aqualand Party

Dance all day and night to the sets of international DJs, live saxophonists and LED aquatic dancers. Face painting, fireworks and a foam party, this beachfront party at Pandawa Beach will be great fun. Enjoy the pool, enjoy the sea and party the night away for an excellent start to the new year. 

What: NYE: Aqualand Party
Where: Roosterfish Beach Club

New Year’s Eve dinner and foam party at Azul Beach Club

Start the last night of the year with a special New Year’s Eve dinner at Azul Beach Club or Celagi Restaurant and stick around for the fantastic New Year’s Foam Party by the pool and the ocean. There will be live DJs, lots of foam and lots of surprises. Bring your bathers and let’s celebrate.

What: NYE dinner and foam party
Where: Azul Beach Club in Legian

Acapulca Fest @ Motel Mexicola Seminyak

Six hours of unlimited booze and food, dancers, DJs and all-night-long entertainment, brace yourselves for a night of ongoing partying at Mexicola in Seminyak. Tequila and amazing Mexican flavours, let’s dance right into 2024.

When: 31st December 2023, from 7 pm – 1 am.
Where: Motel Mexicola in Seminyak


How about welcoming 2024 on a clifftop in Uluwatu? It’ll be magical! At Savaya Bali, you can start your end-of-the-year celebration 2 nights before. Yep, that’s right, it’s an all-weekend party with international DJs lined up including Ben Böhmer, Artbat & Argy and headliner Bedouin on New Year’s Eve. This clifftop pool club promises to be an epic location and the only location to party ongoing for 3 days in a row for a blazing start to the new year.

When: 29th to 31st December 2023 from 6 pm every evening
Where: Savaya Bali in Uluwatu


Relive the 90ties at KU DE TA’s NEW Year’s Eve celebration 2023. Robin S takes the stage, famous for her worldwide hit ‘ Show Me Love’ and later on the sensational band Manja will make you dance the night away. Ocean views and fireworks at midnight, DJs playing their tunes until late, KU DE TA has got your NYE covered!

When: 31st December 2023 from 6 pm
Where: KU DE TA Bali

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, everyone!

Related Articles