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What’s on — island news, events and happening

Wedding with a View

Imagine waking up to the gentle lull of the Indian Ocean, stepping out into the warm Bali sun, taking in 180 degrees of uninterrupted sea view with the friendly seaweed farmers waving “Selamat pagi!” to you from down below on Pandawa Beach… Welcome to Villa Karang Putih—your very own lavish getaway from the rest of the world…

The Pride of Alsace

On 2nd February at a special wine dinner at Cut Catch Cucina, Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort’s signature restaurant, we had the pleasure of meeting Etienne Hugel, a 12th-generation torchbearer of the family-owned Hugel & Fils, a pioneering winemaker in the small French region of Alsace…

Quintessentially Jamie

The impending opening of Jamie’s Italian in Bali in 2015 has our tongues wagging and taste buds tingling in anticipation. The Jamie Oliver group of family-friendly Italian eateries, together with Hotel Properties Limited (HPL), has their eyes set on our famous Kuta Beach, next to Hard Rock Hotel Bali…

A Fashionable Afternoon

Fancy an afternoon tea and an excuse to shop (or to have a boozy midday drink)? Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort has taken the time-honoured Victorian tradition to a stylish level with the launch of Fashion A to Tea, combining an elegant afternoon tea at The Lounge with an exciting shopping experience at Beachwalk, Kuta’s retail, restaurant and entertainment hub.

Life is a Nikki Beach

It’s official: the world’s sexiest beach club and restaurant, Nikki Beach Bali, is now open on the beach at the luxurious Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort, much to the delight of the island’s posh party people…

Welcome to Bali, Fairmont!

The Canadian-headquartered luxury hotel brand Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has surrendered to the charms of Bali and landed in Sanur, the island’s well-established upscale resort area. Fairmont Sanur Beach Bali, formerly known as the Regent Bali, sits on four hectares of lush tropical gardens, along 200m of the golden sands of Sanur on the southeast coast of the island, a mere 25-minute drive from Ngurah Rai International Airport…