Nyepi is a Balinese "Day of Silence" that is commemorated every Isakawarsa (Saka New Year) according to the Balinese calendar (in 2018, it falls on March 17) is a day of silence, fasting and meditation for the Balinese.
Park Hotel and Villa Nusa Dua is delighted to be part of this “a Balinese own unique celebration, there were highlight of allure agenda prior and post NYEPI celebrating.
Two days prior to NYEPI DAY, Park Hotel Nusa Dua Suites and Villas guests can experience Melasti. Melasti is a Hindu Balinese purification ceremony and ritual, which according to Balinese calendar is held several days prior to the Nyepi holy day. Melasti ceremony is held on the edge of the beach with the aim to purify oneself of all the bad things in the past and throw it to the ocean. At Nusa Dua area 10 minutes’ drive from the resort, Melasti held at Mengiat Beach and Segara Samuh beach. This beautiful celebration is great opportunity to learn Bali culture and photo opportunity.
Ogoh – Ogoh Parade
Ogoh-Ogoh' carnival flood the streets with people and creative demonic statues made of bamboo and paper which symbolize negative elements or evil spirits, a day before Nyepi day which is known as 'Pangrupukan'. The parade starts around 3:00PM and ends at mighnight by burning the 'Ogoh-Ogoh' to symbolize that the evil spirits are driven away. The carnival held centralized just outside ITDC ( Indonesia Tourism Development Center ) area gates just 7 minutes’ drive from the resort and guests were welcome to join and experience.
NYEPI DAY 17th March 2018
Tourist in Bali including our in house guests required to stay inside the resort during the celebration. Guests were spent their quality time with your family and enjoy the Nyepi Day. Take advantage in a range of organized activities at the resort, including cinema show, Balinese dance class, kid activities as well as Indonesia buffet mouthwatering breakfast, lunch and dinner at Moonsun restaurant. Guests were also have a choice of swimming pools at main swimming pool, infinity pool at level six of the resort and at own private pool villa. One of highlight at Park Hotel Nusa Dua resort's is an infinity pool .
Bualu Village Festival on 18th March 2018
An event that show case a happiness of Baliness after Nyepi day, held at outside ITDC ( International Tourism Development Center) area gates just 7 minutes’ drive from the resort, this free entry event a celebration of Balinese people an amazing experience for all touris to enjoy music, culture, arts and other Balinese entertainment.
Mesmerizing NYEPI celebration in Bali like no other, a wonderful Bali and wonderful Indonesia!
About Park Hotel Nusa Dua
Revel in the tranquility of Nusa Dua Hills, away from the hustle and bustle of the city, and discover a host of exemplary facilities designed to ensure an effortless stay. The hilltop sanctuary sits serenely above it all, boasting tranquil views of overlooking the bay of Tanjung Benoa, the beach side of Nusa Dua, the islands of Nusa Penida and the sacred mountain Gunung Agung in East Bali. The simple, elegant resort provides a rejuvenating stay in one of their chic suites or private pool villas. Explore the island, Park Hotel Nusa Dua, Bali is within easy access to the beaches of Tanjung Benoa, Uluwatu, Jimbaran and the entertainment areas of Kuta and Seminyak. Embrace and take refuge in the lush surroundings coupled with loving hospitality at Park Hotel Nusa Dua, Bali. Talk to our friendly staff at front desk. Our recommendations to visit the followings popular tourist attraction:
· 10 minutes' drive to ITDC & Mengiat Beach – Free return shuttle service from hotel
· 15 minutes’ drive to Jimbaran Beach and seafood market
· 20 minutes' drive from Ngurah Rai International Airport
· 30 minutes' drive to Pandawa Beach
· 30 minutes' drive to Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park
· 35 minutes' drive to Kuta & Legian
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