Ubud Writer and Reader Festival
GET THE CREATIVE JUICES FLOWING IN BALI
28 October – 1 November 2015
South-East Asia’s largest and most exciting literary event is once again set to take place in Ubud, the thriving cultural heart of Bali. The 12th annual festival will take place from 28th October – 1st November, with over 150 writers from more than 30 countries exploring this year’s theme of ’17,000 Islands of Imagination.’ The festival will offer an array of in-depth conversations, intriguing panel discussions, twilight performances, film screenings, poetry slams, street parties, cultural master classes, art exhibitions and book launches. This year, headlining the international line-up is the acclaimed Mohsin Hamid as well as best-selling Chinese-American memoirist, Anchee Min and short-story author, Nam Le. The festival will once again showcase the local diversity of Indonesian talent with literary figure Putu Oka Sukanta and award-winning filmmaker, Nia Dinata. For those who want to stay in the thick of the action, Alila Ubud will play host to several authors as well as various activities and events throughout the duration of the festival. This year the resort will be hosting The Travellers Lunch with guest speakers Maureen and Don Wheeler, the Founders of the Lonely Planet Guides. The resort is located just minutes from Ubud, sitting high up on the edge of the rich green Ayung River valley in the traditional Balinese hill village of Payangan. The secluded courtyards, spacious terraces and private gardens make Alila Ubud the perfect setting for guests to unleash their passion for the written word.
USD 87++ per person one-day pass
USD 290++ per person four-day passes.
For further information and reservations please contact www.ubudwritersfestival.com
Amadio at Plantation - A Wonderful Symphony of Flavours
3 October 2015
Join us at Plantation for a five-course gourmet dinner paired with premium wines from Amadio Wines featuring best selection of parcels of fruit from his Adelaide Hills Vineyard and specific regional varieties from the Barossa, Clare Valley and McLaren Vale wine regions in Australia.
IDR 895,000++ per person - reservations are essential
For further information and reservations please contact +62 361 975963 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Alila Ubud’s homemade ice creams are perfect scoops of deliciousness in contemporary and classic flavours - Ginger & Stracciatella, Mango, Lemongrass, Strawberry, Kemangi (Lemon Basil), Coffee and Vanilla – playfully presented on a traditional wooden Congkak game board.
Introduction to Balinese cuisine
Experience a complete culinary journey that begins early morning with a scenic drive to Payangan market with our chef to shop for fresh ingredients for the day’s cooking class. Immerse yourself in the bustling sights and sounds, and sample local Balinese breakfast dishes. Gather your ingredients and head back to the resort where you’ll be cooking close to nature in our Organic Garden. Don your personal gift of an Alila Ubud apron and learn how to cook several authentic Indonesian dishes, to be enjoyed together for lunch in the garden. An experience to savour long after you leave Ubud!
IDR 1,215,000++ per person.
Leave the cares of the world behind for an hour or two as you indulge at Spa Alila in our signature spa treatments. Experience Spa Alila’s holistic and intuitive path to well-being that puts a contemporary spin on ancient Asian healing techniques and age-old beauty recipes featuring the curative benefits of fresh, natural, quality ingredients. Book a Beauty & Balance or Balinese Beauty Ritual and get an hour’s complimentary treatment of your choice.
A Taste of Balinese Community
Reservation should be made in advance, available for 10-14 persons.
A wonderful experience for both guests of Alila Ubud and any visitor to Ubud to learn about and be welcomed into the Balinese community. Available for either lunch or dinner, this journey takes place in our Sculpture Garden transformed into a village community. Be greeted by Balinese flowers girls dressed in traditional attire who perform traditional Balinese dances. Listen to a gamelan orchestra played by elders from a nearby village. Indulge in a royal Balinese Rijstaffel banquet in a designer tent adorned with ornate decorations. Forget you are at the resort for a while and immerse yourself fully in the experience of local village life during a ceremonial occasion.
IDR 850,000++ per person
Private Dining Experiences
Reservation should be made in advance
Amid all the distractions of daily life, it can be hard to find time for romance. So while you’re here, amid the gorgeous beauty and welcome serenity of our valley retreat, why not treat yourselves to some well-deserved pampering and a romantic dinner for two served by your personal butler? Allow us to tailor the perfect menu to be enjoyed in a venue of your choice. Relax over a drink with our chef and discuss the menu and beverage selection.
Choose from 3 locations: ‘Away’ (Sculpture Garden), ‘On the Edge’ (Pool Garden) or ‘Amidst the Forest’ (Bale Bengong)..
IDR 1.500.000++ per couple
IDR 1.900.000++ per couple (including a bottle of “Plaga” white, red or rose wine)
For those who wish to make their experience even more memorable...
- Unwind further with an afternoon in the spa, enjoying a couple’s spa treatment before dinner
- Create the mood for romance over dinner with live rindik music from our local musicians
Please fee free to contact our team regarding the above optional extras or further recommendations.
Every new and full moon every 1st and 15th day of the lunar month, Outdoor garden
Spa Alila at Alila Ubud puts a whole new spin on natural spa treatments, now offering Moonlight Remedies in a wonderful outdoor setting, drawing on the energy of the moon in its new and full phases and the rhythms of nature. Moonlight Remedies are only available during the new and full moon every 1st and 15th day of the lunar month.
For reservations and enquiries, please contact us at +62 361 975 963 OR email: email@example.com
Rates are subject to 21% tax and service charge.