Ubud Writers Festival
Reinhard Kleist & Johnny Cash In The Jungle
2 October 2014, from 6.00pm - 9.00pm
In this unmissable live art event, Germany’s most talented graphic novelist Reinhard Kleist will follow an opening of his first-ever exhibition in Indonesia with a ‘comic concert.’ Reinhard’s drawings of icon Johnny Cash will come to life on the big screen as the sun sets over the Ayung River; all to an electrifying set by tribute band Johnny & the Jail Story. Shuttle transport will be available to and from the Main Program area.
Ubud Writers Festival
The Traveller’s Lunch featuring Tim Cope, Colin Thubron, Ahmad Fuadi & Trisha Sertori
4 October 2014, from 12.00pm - 3.00pm
Meet three of the world’s most charming and energetic travel writers. Colin Thubron, award-winning author of To a Mountain in Tibet, Tim Cope, who spent over three years horse-back riding from Mongolia to Hungary in the steps of Genghis Khan, and Ahmad Fuadi, bestselling Indonesian author and avid traveller. The trio will shed light on their extraordinary adventures over Alila’s glorious four-course traveller’s lunch.
IDR 950,000++ per person
The Spice Market – Buffet Evening
Every Friday night from 07:00pm, Reservations are recommended
Travel with us to the days where spices & herbs were worth more than gold and current commodities. Travel back to the famed spice routes originating in Indonesia and celebrate the rich variety of spices and herbs in this culinary feast. Watch how our chefs prepare the traditional “Babi Guling” (Balinese suckling pig) in the afternoon on our terrace and experience how our “Plantation” Restaurant turns into a night market every Friday night from 07:00pm, where you will find only the freshest ingredients, exotic spices and traditional Balinese entertainment. Whilst watching traditional Balinese dances, enjoy a delightful feast of different dishes from around the Indonesian archipelago, prepared by artisans using only traditional recipes from each region.
IDR 495,000++ per person
Barong Dance Night – Set Menu
Every Monday Night
Indulge yourself in a journey through Balinese culture. Enjoy a four course Balinese influenced menu accompanied by a traditional “Lion Barong” dance with live Balinese music, representing the synergy of human, environment and spirits.
IDR 395,000++ per person
Active Culinary Day in Ubud
Reservation should be made in advance, available for 4 persons or more.
Get off the tourist trail for a full day exploring unique aspects and activities of Ubud, taking in local cuisine and culinary traditions along the way. Savour a tented picnic-style breakfast in our Sculpture Garden. Visit a traditional market where locals buy their fresh produce. Enjoy the thrill of white water rafting along Ubud’s Ayung River and a short trek that will lead you to the private tented residence belonging to the creator of Esprite Nomade ‘living without walls’ concept. As a guest in her house, take part in a unique cooking class and lunch featuring authentic Balinese ceremonial dishes. Then it’s back to Alila Ubud in plenty of time for seasonal cocktails in the evening and a lovely seasonal tasting menu in Plantation Restaurant. A fitting close to this full and fulfilling day!
IDR 2.250.000++ per person
Ubud Culture & Cuisine
Reservation should be made in advance, available for 2 persons or more.
This journey combines the artistic side of Ubud with an adrenaline-filled ride back to the hotel and a great dinner. Depart late afternoon from Alila Ubud and be transported back to the heydays of Ubud’s arts community with a visit to the beautiful Antonio Blanco Museum, housing works by one of Ubud’s earliest artists. Enjoy a personal tour of the museum followed by champagne and canapés in the museum garden. Then, weather permitting, hop onto a surprisingly different mode of transport for the return trip to the hotel where a delicious candlelit dinner by the pool and a mesmerising Kecak dance performance await you.
IDR 2.500.000++ per person
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
Reservation should be made in advance, available for 10-30 persons.
Beautiful temples abound in Bali, reflecting the important role of religion in the life of the Balinese. Normally peaceful places, temples are transformed during festivals, becoming scenes of great activity, bringing together entire communities to engage in colourful ceremonies that involve traditional music and dance performances. This journey invites you to savour local cuisine and temple culture over dinner within temple grounds, whether a traditional tasting menu, a royal Rijsttaffel banquet, or a personalised chef-tailored menu. Enjoy more of the local culture with the addition of a Balinese dance performance such as Kecak or Barong, or perhaps a delightful Wayan Kulit (shadow puppet) show.
IDR 1.250.000++ per person
Reservation should be made in advance, available for 10-40 persons.
Fun, fiery and full of local flavour…let your hair down and enjoy your fill of local food and culture. Get back to nature beneath the stars at the edge of the Ayung Valley. Start the evening off with a refreshing sunset cocktail. Then follow the flicker of candlelight to our Sculpture Garden for a spectacular barbecue offering a fantastic spread of tasty, fresh grilled meats and Balinese cuisine, including the live cooking of Babi Guling, or suckling pig, one of Bali’s most famous dishes. Of course, no fire-inspired evening would be complete without a performance of the Kecak Fire Dance, which never fails to mesmerise its audience.
IDR 1.500.000++ 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.