Welcome to the March 2014 edition of the Bali Dynasty Newsletter.
Another great month ahead of us with the Easter Holidays coming up! To prepare for the busy season we have been working on more updates and upgrades within the hotel for you to enjoy!
Our Kupu Kupu Kids Club has been expanded and we are about to open a brand new playground area. Read more about it in the news.
Also we are excited about our Easter Sunday Bunny Party for the kids and family and our annual ANZAC Day Memorial Night at Gracie Kelly's! Make sure to join these yearly fun events!
We hope you enjoy the read and we wish you all a Happy Easter!
ANZAC Day at Gracie Kelly's
ANZAC Day Memorial Night at Gracie Kelly's
ANZAC Day is the solemn day of remembrance of those Australian and New Zealand Army Corps soldiers who fought and died at Gallipoli in 1915. It is also a day of remembrance for all soldiers who died while fighting for their country. It is celebrated on 25 April each year, regardless of on which day it falls.
Join us on April 25th at 8pm onwards at Gracie Kelly's when we hold our annual ANZAC day Memorial Night.
The highlight of the night will be the Charity Two up Competition. The money raised will be going to our Charity project which is helping the poor children of Bali in conjunction with the East Bali Poverty Project.
Live music will be provided by our famous Rais Paddies Band and our juggling bartender will show you how to prepare one of his famous cocktails. Also make sure to join the drinking competition with special discount offers and the raffles with great prizes...DON’T MISS IT!
Join us for a night to remember!
Celebrate Easter Sunday
It won't be long now. Easter is just around the corner and an Easter bunny theme party is perfect for a family get-together. Celebrate Easter and have lot's of fun at our Kids Easter Bunny Party!
The Resorts' inner garden area will be the place to be on Sunday, 20 April!
The party will begin with a grand Easter Egg hunt throughout the hotel garden. Then it will be time for the children to show just how talented they are with an Egg Painting Competition. The winners of the competitions will be presented with great prizes.
Also a special mystery guest will be visiting the kids during the party! Join in and find out who this is!
After the activities the children can join their parents for the delicious Easter Buffet Lunch in Sen5es Restaurant.
*Kids attending activities only will be charged IDR. 110.000 nett per child
Join us for a delicious Easter Sunday Lamb Roast Buffet for only IDR.195.000 net per adult with each accompanied child under the age of 12 being free of charge for the pre-lunch activities and lunch buffet.
The Golden Lotus Chinese restaurant is offering its SPRING PROMOTION"HAINANESE CHICKEN", steamed whole white chicken served with Hainanese rice.
You can try and enjoy "HAINANESE CHICKEN" up until the end of April at the very special price of IDR 190,000net / whole chicken available for Lunch and Dinner, it's a great feed for up to 4 people
See you soon in Golden Lotus Chinese Restaurant and make sure not to miss our special promotions!
Food Hygiene Certification and training
All the Bali Dynasty Chefs and kitchen staff recently went through a 3 day food hygiene training program following the procedures according the HACCP.
HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point) is an approach to food safety that is systematic and preventive. It helps food operators introduce procedures to make sure the food produced is safe to eat.
All the participants in the training have successfully passed the program and we are very pleased to have received the HACCP certification.
Upgraded Kids Club
We are pleased to inform you that we have revamped and expanded our Kupu-Kupu Kids Club. The Kupu-Kupu Kids Club has always been available for the ages of 4 to 12 years old. Now we have created a separate area for the ages 8 and up to be able to provide activities and facilities suitable for both age groups.
The teens club, located above the Kids Club, previously available for teenagers from 13 to 19 years old, is now available for kids from 8 years and up and is free of charge. The area is equipped with a pool table, computer area, Wii, PS Player and X-Box, Movie theatre, carrom board and table football.
The kids club area for the little ones, 4 to 7 years old, is equipped with a TV area, Creative Play area, computer, Arts & Craft area, traditional music instruments and a big screen for Movie Nights, currently available every Thursday and Saturday.
Also soon we will open a brand new outdoor playground located near the kids pool. The new playground is equipped with a slide with rubber line flooring, a swing, a bird and car rocking chair, a see saw and a ping-pong table.
All the facilities will be complete at the beginning of April prior the start of the Easter Holidays.
A full day programme of activities runs from 9am to 6pm. A special lunch package is available for only Rp. 60.000 per lunch
Great Fun for a Good Cause
Put your wits to the test and win some great prizes while you are staying with us!
Every Tuesday and Thursday at Gracie Kelly’s Irish Pub it is quiz time to raise money for our charity effort. On Tuesday it is Family Quiz Night from 7.30pm with some questions kids might only know! On Thursday there is a General Quiz Night from 8.30pm.
You can also help our Charity effort by supporting the ‘Two Dollar to Check out’ program, donating your small change in our donation boxes around the resort and purchasing Bali Dynasty's Merchandise, of which a percentage is donated to Charity.
Bali's Culture Calendar
Purnama sasih kedasa - Full moon ceremony 14 April
The full moon (which has particular importance to the Balinese Hindus) will fall on Monday 14th April and ceremonies are held throughout the Hindu temples all across Bali. The Balinese that adhere to the Hindu Dharma religion will take offerings of food, fruit and flowers to the temple to be blessed by a priest. It is the essence of theses offerings that will be enjoyed by the deities. The Balinese themselves are then blessed by performing various rituals using holy water, incense smoke, petals and rice grains.
Usually during Purnama, the village temple will feature special prayers, wayang puppet performances, arja plays, Balinese dancing. Towering offerings called sesajen, are also brought to the temple.
Balinese believe if you bathe in water containing fragrant frangipani flowers, under the light of the full moon, you will enjoy youthfullness and good health. Planting fruit bearing trees is encouraged on Purnama. In Bali everything has a place and time.
Whether you chose to go to a festival or just want to watch the glow on the water, there is nothing like a full moon in Bali.
Tour of the Month - Bali Hai Cruises
Bring your family to experience the unspoiled charms of peaceful tropical islands on one our many day trip cruises departing from South Bali. Enjoy exciting water sports, snorkeling, scuba diving or simply relax on pristine beaches with crystal clear water. As the sun goes down, enjoy a dinner cruise around the harbour featuring an international buffet and a variety of live entertainment.
Bali Hai Cruises have a great Family Package which includes Air-conditioned hotel transfers, Morning/Afternoon tea and snacks, BBQ Lunch, Snorkelling equipment and tours, Glass bottom boat rides, Beach/pool games, Children's Club, Unlimited banana boat rides, Village excursion, Sea Kayaks and Semi Submersible Coral Viewer ride.
For special prices and bookings please visit the Tour Informations Centre just off our hotel Lobby.
Our Star Performers
Every month we hold our staff gathering, where we celebrate our staff birthdays and present an update to our team on new hotel products and services. Here are our winners of Jan 2014. These staff members have excelled in their duties and the services offered to our guests. This month we are also including our Supervisor of the Quarter!
Our Employee of the Month for 'Front of the House' is NI KOMANG TRISNAWATI or Trisna to her friends. Trisna works as a Waitress at H2O and is known for her big smile and jokes. She has been working at the Bali Dynasty since 2011.
Our Employee of the Month 'Heart of the House' is I KETUT WINATA. Most of you would have seen him around the hotel as Ketut is responsible for taking care of our beautiful gardens. Ketut is also famous for his amazing memory, as we affectionately call him ‘Mr. Did you Know’ as Ketut is always winning our monthly staff gathering Did you Know Quiz. Well done Ketut!
Our Guest Nomination is I KETUT ARDANAYASA who is one of our popular Housekeeping Assistants. He may be a familiar face to some of you as he maintains your room at all times. Yasa lives in Denpasar with his wife and two children and is passionate about motorcycles as his hobby. Yasa joined Bali Dynasty in 1991 and is one of our very loyal staff members!
Congratulations to all our Winners!
What the Guests say!
As everybody knows, Italia and I are very happy to be here. Hoping to come back sometimes in the near future. Thank you very much for your welcome, with best wishes to everybody. Mr/Mrs. C. France
Bali Dynasty Resort is now our home away whilst in Bali. Loved the people, facilities and the hospitality was sensational. Mr/Mrs. D. Australia
This resort is definitely great for my family. We chose this resort because its location and facilities. It is quite near from airport and there are two shopping malls nearby. Some mini marts are nearby as well. Check in process was efficient and smooth. The staff were exceptional and helpful. Mr/Mrs. J. Australia
We will definitely stay at Bali Dynasty Resort on our next visit. Our visit here was splendid and welcoming. Staff was excellent. Mr. L. Singapore
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