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February 19

Welcome to the latest edition of the Bali Dynasty Resort e-newsletter!

We have just returned from Perth for the 26th Back to Bali Dynasty Party, which was another great success. A big thank you goes out to everyone who came along to support the event and our charity effort. Check out this great video showcased to the guests during the night. 

Who’s excited for what March has in store? We are in the counting down the days to the opening of our new-look Gracie Kelly’s Irish Pub that will coincide with St. Patricks Day. Mark your calendar and come along to help us celebrate.

If you are looking at being on vacation with your family from now until the end of May, we have prepared an extra special last-minute deal with savings of up to 15%. Read on for more information.

We hope you enjoy reading our e-newsletter. Stay updated by following us on social media through Instagram and Facebook @balidynastyresort. See you soon at the resort!

Last Minute Deal

Are you after a fabulous last-minute getaway? Look no further than Bali Dynasty Resort for a sweet deal that is just too good to miss!

Plan your holiday now by visiting your preferred travel agent or visit our website www.bdr.pphotels.com to arrange your holiday. We provide great offers with savings up to 15% on selected room types for stays up to 31 May 2019!

Be entitled to numerous inclusions such as daily buffet breakfast, free WiFi throughout the resort, free entrance to our Kids Club and Teens Club, free access to the Gym, free use of the 56m waterslide and Kids Water Fun Zone, free use of bicycles, free access to our beach club, 2x per day Happy Hours at Sunken Bar and Sunset Bar, free resort activities and lots more.

We look forward welcoming you to the resort!

Free Coffee at Cafe Piazza

Are you a coffee lover in need of a cup to get you through the day?

Come along to Cafe Piazza to enjoy your coffee fix. We will provide you with a drink card, which will get stamped every time you purchase a cup of coffee. Collect the stamps and your 8th coffee is on us, completely free of charge!   

This offer is available daily between 11am to 6pm. It cannot be used in conjunction with any other promos at Cafe Piazza.

For more information, drop us message to fbsales@bdr.pphotels.com .

Kids ATM Card now available at Bali Dynasty Resort

Bali Dynasty Resort is giving your kids a chance to enjoy their own ATM card, which of course you will have full control over. This promises to be a fun learning moment that will teach little ones how to handle small amounts of pocket money.

The Coco Smart Card is simply designed for your kids to purchase their own meals or snacks at various outlets during their stay at the resort. It can be topped up at our reception desk  at any time with whatever amount of money you choose to allow. This innovative card is also a handy tool to give your babysitter while she is taking care of your children.

Whenever our young guests would like to make a purchase, all they have to do is just swipe their Coco Smart Card. It is an easy and cashless solution for hungry kids. Our Coco Smart Card will be available starting in March 2019.

For more information on how to receive a Coco Smart Card, kindly contact our front desk.

Don't miss the opening of the Brand New Gracie Kelly's Irish Pub

Gracie Kelly’s Irish Pub at Bali Dynasty Resort is in the midst of relocating to a more spacious street-front venue in the vibrant heart of South Kuta. This new-look restaurant facility will be launched to coincide with Saint Patrick’s Day celebrations on 17th March 2019.

Externally, the new site has been inspired by a classic Irish tower complete with a distinctive steeple and large ornate windows. However, exposed red brickwork and semi-industrial elements give the building a more contemporary edge. This eye-catching design concept still manages to respect Bali by utilising locally sourced materials.

Although now much larger in size, Gracie Kelly’s Irish Pub will retain many of the quirky features and decorative accents that have appealed to guests over the years. It will be a multi-storey venue with an outdoor terrace, extended bar and wood-panelled stage. With a stone fireplace in one corner and parlour seating nooks to recreate the ambience of an authentic Irish pub, people can come to eat, drink and be entertained by live music in air-conditioned comfort.     

A mezzanine-styled second floor will be accessible via an elaborate staircase or a modern lift fitted with a vintage accordion gate. This upper area will entertain guests with pool tables, electronic darts and other fun pub activities. It will be supported by a smaller bar and a wrap-around counter that looks down over a wrought-iron railing onto the stage below.

In terms of wining and dining, Gracie Kelly’s will continue its wholesome Irish menu alongside international food options. Signature dishes will still be Beef & Guinness Pie, Mammy Kelly’s Fish & Chips, and Bangers & Mash. As breakfast is just about everyone’s favourite meal, a complete menu will be available throughout the day until late.

From the bar, guests will have all their needs covered with a comprehensive beverage list ranging from fresh juices to selected wines and top-shelf spirits. A variety of different beers will be served on tap including Guinness, Kilkenny and Bintang. Other popular beer brands will be sold by the bottle from an innovative ice counter. 

The bigger and better Gracie Kelly’s is expected to become a social hub for Bali Dynasty guests and outside visitors alike. It will offer a weekly schedule of various activities including live bands, DJ music, a juke box and the resort’s famous charity quiz night. There will also be a big screen where crowds can gather to watch live sporting events from all around the world.    

Gracie Kelly’s resident pair of leprechauns will continue to have a starring role at the new venue. Always a hit with the children, these pint-sized icons will get everyone into the party mood with their playful antics and crazy dance moves. Another fun gimmick will be a customised Gracie Kelly’s vehicle where guests can enjoy escorted rides from the lobby down to the main street. 

After its official launch, Gracie Kelly’s Irish Pub at Bali Dynasty Resort will have 187 seats spread over two levels and a front terrace. An additional roof top environment will be available for private events with an open-air space to accommodate up to 90 people for a standing party. Opening hours will be from 8.00am until late every day of the week.   

St. Patricks Day!

Don’t miss the biggest Irish party in town for St. Patrick’s Day on Sunday, 17th March 2019, 8pm to 1am. This colourful celebration will coincide with the grand launch of our brand-new Gracie Kelly’s Irish Pub that promises to be bigger and better than ever before.  

It will be an evening filled with entertainment galore including toe-tapping music by our local Irish band and a special performance by Gracie Kelly’s resident leprechauns. Everyone is invited to get into the swing of things by joining in the fun of our Irish Dance Competition.  

There will be great prizes to be won for the Best Costume, so don’t forget to dress up for the occasion.  

Special beverage promotions will be available all throughout the night on cocktails, beers, and wine.

For more information, feel free to reach out to our team at fbsales@bdr.pphotels.com. See you at Gracie Kelly’s Irish Pub for a party like no other!

Bi-monthly Spa Promotion: Deep Tissue Moor Theraphy

Experience tension relief and a feeling of deep relaxation to restore your physical and spiritual balance with a Deep Tissue Moor Therapy.

Priced at only IDR 725.000, this indulging two-hour session of personal rejuvenation begins with an energizing foot bath. The pampering continues with a silky skin body scrub and moor mud body mask by Pevonia. Freshen up with a warm shower followed by a vitality body massage. This blissful therapy ends with a thirst-quenching serve of lime-grass tea.

Deep Tissue Moor Therapy is available starting from 1st March 2019 to 30th April 2019. For bookings and more information, kindly email spa@bdr.pphotels.com.

Charity Update - Back to Bali Dynasty Party 2019

The 26th Back to Bali Dynasty Party, hosted on 9th February 2019 at the Leederville Oval in Perth, Western Australia, was an overwhelming success. As the resort’s biggest annual fundraising event, this year’s party attracted more than 140 loyal guests for an evening of fabulous food and fun. It was once again made possible by the generosity of major sponsors such as AirAsia, Asia Escape Holidays and HelloWorld Travel Limited.

Over AUD 5,000 was raised through the sale of raffle tickets offering an array of great prizes, including a return flight for two people to Bali sponsored by AirAsia, hotel accommodation vouchers, free entry to various Bali activities, and much more.

All proceeds will be directed to Bali Dynasty’s Charity Account in an effort to alleviate the suffering of individuals in Bali through a collaborative partnership between the resort and Solemen Indonesia. Started in February 2016, the project is called “Help Friends for Life” and it has since supported many SoleBuddies with their ongoing long-term care and education. A significant number of one-off donations have also been made in the form of wheelchairs, prosthetic legs and varying medical treatments.

Bali’s Dynasty’s biggest charity achievement to date has been the allocation of funds to establish Solemen House – a four-bedroom home for poor patients and their families to stay at no cost. A Solemen Car was also purchased to transport people in need to the hospital for free. Other initiatives include the installation of community toilets and shower blocks for an impoverished extended family group in North Bali, giving 26 people access to basic bathroom facilities and proper hygiene.

The next project on the agenda will be to fund Bali Dynasty Resorts’ Recovery Centre. This will be a supporting facility within the new Solemen Centre, replacing the current SoleHouse, which is set to relocate to new premises this coming July. The Bali Dynasty Recovery Centre will be a comfortable home environment where patients can recuperate after surgery or treatment. There is also a self contained room for patients needing to be cared for in isolation. 

We’d like to thank all of our sponsors for kindly supporting us and contributing to the success of this event. The list includes AirAsia, Asia Escape Holidays, HelloWorld Travel Limited, C&M Italiano, Smiths Enterprises PTY.Ltd, Bintang Beer, Hatten Wine, The Gelato Bar, Amadea Resorts & Villas, Menjangan Dynasty Resort, Prime Plaza Hotel & Suites Sanur, Mason Adventures, Bali Bird Park, Bali Hai Cruise, Taru Bali, Waterbom, Bali Quad Discovery Tours, Bali Safari & Marine Park, Bali Zoo, Ena Dive, Nusa Dua Theatre, Bali Vista, Marine Walk, Bali UTV, Finns Beach Club, Odyssey, POD Bali Chocolate, Secret Garden Village, and all of Bali Dynasty Resort’s loyal guests and friends for believing in this worthy cause.

Check out the Charity Video 

Cultural News

The Day of Silence

Nyepi is one of the most significant events on the Indonesian calendar and it should top your list of things to experience in Bali in 2019. Nyepi is the first day of the Saka New Year and it is a vivid celebration of traditions, spirituality and rebirth. This annual event sees entire communities come together to welcome in the New Year. On the eve of Nyepi, the Balinese people take to their local temple for quiet prayers, warning away any negative spirits for the year ahead. At around 7pm, villages become filled with colourful papier-mâché models known as Ogoh-Ogoh. These bright and frightful puppets represent omens and are paraded through streets across Bali to celebrate their departure. The next morning, Bali welcomes the Day of Silence. All activity on the island comes to a complete stand-still. Visitors are expected to stay indoors and respect this sacred tradition.

(Source: travel.eatsandretreats.com)

Our Star Performers

I Kadek Ernayasa - Employee of The Month Front of The House

Kadek Ernayasa won the title Employee of The Month ‘Front of The House’. Ernayasa joined the Bali Dynasty Resort since 2008 and now works at the Recreation Department. He is commonly seen guarding the Kids Water Fun Zone or assisting in the pool hut.  Known as the most talented staff, Kadek Ernayasa is an experienced performer of kapoera and fire dance. Congratulations to Kadek Ernayasa for his great accomplishment!


Anak Agung Ayu Istri Priyatna Wulandari - Employee of The Month Heart of The House

Anak Agung Ayu Istri Priyatna Wulandari or Geg Is as her friends call her, won the title Employee of The Month ‘Heart of The House’. Geg Is has been working at the Bali Dynasty Resort since 2018 in the accounting department as Income Auditor. Graduated from Universitas Udayana Bali majoring in Agricultural Business, Geg Is loves to travel and going on an adventure. As a single lady, Geg Is hopes to have a good career at the Bali Dynasty Resort. Congratulations to Geg Is for her accomplishment!


Luh Putu Martami Astuti - Supervisor of The Quater Front of The House

Luh Putu Martami Astuti or Marta, won the title Supervisor of The Quarter ‘Front of The House’. Marta has been working for 18 years at the Bali Dynasty Resort, now being one of our Duty Managers in the Front Office Department. As a Duty Manager she welcomes guests and handles the flow of the front office department.

Marta loves dancing and sport such as jogging. Well done Marta, congratulations!

Tour of the Month - Set Sail with Bali Hai Cruise

Established in 1990, Bali Hai Cruises is Indonesia’s leading Marine Tourism Company operating exciting day cruises to Lembongan Island with fun-filled activities for the whole family.
Bali Hai Cruises offer a range of activities to cater for those with an adventurous spirit, as well as those who seek a relaxing day in paradise. The services are rounded up with the unique Hai Tide Beach Resort, as well as two separate evening dinner cruises. Bali Hai Cruises truly has something for everyone.

Those who like daytime sailing will enjoy Bali Hai’s choice of great day cruises on vessels ranging from the luxury sailing catamaran, Aristocat, to a high-speed Ocean raft. If you opt for a romantic cruise at sunset, or perhaps a party as the sun goes down, the Bali Hai Evening cruises can cater to all your needs against the backdrop of a beautiful orange sky at Bali’s Benoa Harbour.

Grab a special privilege to enjoy up to 15% off the Bali Hai cruises by booking at our Tour & Information Centre at the lobby. Set sail and bon voyage!

Dynasty's Loyalty Program

As a loyalty programme specially designed for valued guests, Dynasty Rewards when booked directly with the hotel or through a travel agent, allows you to collect points from your room nights as well as what you spend in our restaurants, bars and spa. Points can then be redeemed on your return visit for food, drinks, spa treatments or even accommodation depending on your accumulated total.  

If you have already registered as a Dynasty Rewards Member, we advise you to start checking your point balance prior to your arrival. Simply login to your Reward account by clicking here and enter your Dynasty Rewards Number. Who knows, you may have already saved up enough points for a free room night or other great benefits!

If you haven’t received your Dynasty Rewards identification number yet, please email to rewards@bdr.pphotels.com.

If you are coming to Bali soon and are not already a member, sign up now as you can start earning points on the first day of your next stay! Click here for details.

If you have any queries about this exclusive programme, please contact rewards@bdr.pphotels.com.

Review us on TripAdvisor

Social Media is all the hype and TripAdvisor is becoming an ever popular source that people are turning to for advice! Please share your experience during your stay in the Bali Dynasty Resort or your experience at our Golden Lotus restaurant and Gracie Kelly's Irish Pub and help us increase our ranking on Trip Advisor It means a lot to us!

Guest Feedback

Great to see Didit in the Managers room. He is always great to talk to and has made some great changes around the hotel. I love the more shade around pool and seats near pool bar. Loved the Golden Lotus, had dinner 3 times this trip. Breakfast is a good selection. Gracies had a great steak dinner. Michelle Richrads Australia

The cleanliness was very good, room service great and fast. Fresh towels daily and room kept nice and tidy, and loved  the towel animals left on bed. Great atmosphere and staff are very helpful and happy to assist with anything we needed. Liza New Zealand

We were so happy to stay here. I’d like to be back here soon. Putu, thanks.. H Seno Japan

Our room was cleaned everyday so nicely. Very friendly and nothing was too much trouble. Good job! Good food and service from restaurants and bars. Jasmine Lee Australia

 

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