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Newsletter May 2016

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May 2016

Welcome to the May Edition of Bali Dynasty Resort e-newsletter.

We are very excited to share with you that voting is now open for the Holiday with Kids 2016 Top 10 Readers' Choice Awards for best family-friendly accommodation from around the world. If you are one of the many families who enjoyed a great holiday with the kids at the Bali Dynasty Resort, we would very much appreciate your vote!

Bali was recently awarded as the best island in Indonesia by TripAdvisor. This means that Bali is still in the heart of the traveller and makes a perfect holiday destination in the archipelago. In the middle of June, there will be a big annual celebration of culture and arts—the Bali Arts Festival for a month until mid-July.
It's best to travel to Bali soon and book your holiday accommodation now as we have special promotions for stays up to March next year!

High Flyers is offering a special birthday package for your little ones, so make sure to check it out. We also recently introduced our SoleTeddy in our effort to raise much needed money to help the disadvantaged.

We hope that you enjoy reading the newsletter. See you soon at the Bali Dynasty Resort!

Special Treats from Café Piazza

Overlooking the beautiful duck pond and surrounding garden, Café Piazza is the perfect place for a casual hang out or a la carte dining. Visit this light and airy café every day from 8am – 10 to enjoy our special treats on coffees, afternoon tea, fresh pastries, cakes or special lunch and dinner options.


Afternoon Tea

Choose from our classic afternoon tea or the Balinese afternoon tea which are available from 3pm – 6pm. Enjoy it right in the Piazza or in one of the Balés overlooking the duck pond and surrounding garden.


Detox Juice and Protein Shakes

Cleanse your body with a selection of healthy detox juices or rev up your metabolism with a protein shake!


Gelato Ice Cream Delight

Beat the Bali heat with a selection of 10 different flavours of gelato.


Indonesian Rijsttafel

The Indonesian Rijsttafel is an elaborate meal adapted by the Dutch from the Indonesian feast called Nasi Padang. Café Piazza’s Rijsttafel Dinner consists of several traditional Indonesian dishes accompanied by rice. Available every Tuesday.


Schnitzel Special Dinner

Every Friday, enjoy the schnitzel dinner with choices of beef, pork or chicken schnitzel with your choice of sauce, salad and potatoes. Only IDR 140K nett/person!


Bootstrap Cold Brew Coffee

Bali’s best cold brew coffee is now available at Café Piazza. Making a cold-brew doesn’t include hot water during its process and therefore created a coffee that is rich, velvety, smooth tasting and lower acidity. The good news is a certain amount of every sales on Bootstrap Cold Brew Coffee will be donated to Solemen Charity.

A Fun-tastic Birthday Party

Are you looking for something exciting, out of ordinary, to celebrate your kid’s birthday? Holding a Kid’s Birthday Party at High Flyers Trapeze School is the perfect solution!

Located within the garden of Bali Dynasty Resort, High Flyers offers a Kid’s Birthday Party with super fun activities. With the package, kids can enjoy the thrill and excitement of the trapeze lesson for 1 hour, then have some fun in the resort’s Kids Water Fun Zone and finally have a good time enjoying the kids birthday lunch at H2O.

The package starts from IDR 2,400K for 8 until 10 children, which is perfect for a great birthday celebration.

Book now to events@bdr.pphotels.com or call to +62 361 752403.

Sunny Holiday at the Bali Dynasty Resort

With its warm climate and plentiful sun throughout the year, Bali is a perfect place to escape the cold winter or spending some good time with your loved ones. And there’s no other place that caters better for both families and couples than the Bali Dynasty Resort.

Plan your holiday now by visiting your preferred travel agent or visit our website www.balidynasty.com to arrange your holiday. We provide great offers and promotions for any room type for stays up to 31 March 2017!

Top 10 Awards Holiday with Kids 2016 - Voting now open

Vote for us in the Top 10 Awards for Best Family Resort 2016 by Holiday with Kids Reader's Choice Awards.

Nominations are now open so please take a few minutes to fill out the entry form and VOTE FOR US!

The Holidays with Kids team runs a highly regarded Annual Top Ten Awards for The Best Family Resort in Bali. The wonderful things about these awards is that they are completely 'Reader's Choice', rather than being judged by a panel. You get to decide on the best place to holiday with your family, as recommended by you!

If you think we are one of the best family resorts you and your family have experienced, please increase our chances of winning an award by submitting your votes. Please also share with your family and friends.

How do you vote?

To cast your vote click on the link above or visit the Holidays with Kids website www.holidayswithkids.com.au

THANK YOU for taking the time to vote, your support is extremely important to us.

CHARITY UPDATE - Meet our SoleTeddy

In an effort to help the people in need, Bali Dynasty Resort & Solemen launched the SoleTeddy. Bearing HOPE BALI on its shirt, this cute teddy bear is one of the many ways we do fundraising to give hope and alleviate the suffering of our fellow SoleBuddies.

This cute teddy bear is available at the Tour & Information Centre. Adopt and take this cute teddy bear home with a minimum donation of IDR 150,000 for the charity. Your donation will go to Solemen Foundation in our effort to help friends for life.

You can also have fun while helping others by participating in the twice-a-week Gracie Kelly’s Charity Quiz Nights every Tuesday and Thursday. The Quiz Nights are so popular that we manage to raise funds to support some requests for wheelchairs, prosthetic legs, education and much more.

Bali News

Bali Aims to Become a Medical Tourism Destination

Bali is now aiming to become a prominent medical tourism destination. Bali provincial administration is now constructing a new hospital that will be equipped with world-class facilities in Sanur. The project started last year on 2.95-hectare plot of land in Sanur and is expected to finish this year. The hospital will be able to accommodate 176 inpatients.

The hospital would be equipped with high-standard facilities, including for bariatric surgery. The hospital is also designed as an integrated cancer treatment centre with facilities for radiodiagnostics, radiotherapy and nuclear medicine.

A therapy centre for the elderly is also part of the plan. As many pensioners from across the world opt to spend their time in Bali, the hospital is expected to provide a quality service for the elderly. To meet the demand for alternative medicine, the hospital will also contain health spa facilities, a traditional herbal treatment centre and an acupuncture therapy service.

Source: JakartaPost.com


Menjangan Dynasty Resort Brings Glamping to North Bali

Menjangan Dynasty Resort, Beach Camp and Dive Centre will soon open its doors in North Bali in August 2016.

Offering a glamorous camping (otherwise known as “glamping”) experience in the unspoilt area of Banyuwedang, the resort features 24 beach camp tents, 2 one-bedroom and 2 two-bedroom cliff tent villas which are African Safari tents imported from South Africa. All tents are completed with flat screen TVs & DVD players, minibar, safe deposit box, IDD telephones, hairdryer and full bathroom amenities, in tent bathroom/shower rooms.

There is a large 158sqm infinity swimming pool on a small cliff that overlooks   the Bambu Beach Club & Bar where guests can enjoy  refreshing cocktails whilst watching the sunset on the horizon. The cliff tent villas, moreover, enjoy the luxury of having their own private infinity pools.

Getting to all the facilities from your tent is easy as the resort organises a seamless buggy service to navigate around the resort. There will also be 24 hour room service, a tour desk, transportation service and wedding facilities.

If you are looking for a novel experience in Bali, Menjangan Dynasty Resort, Beach Camp and Dive Centre is the perfect option. The resort is now available for bookings with a special opening rate for stays starting mid August 2016. .

Menjangan Dynasty Resort is the sixth property to be managed by Prime Plaza Hotels & Resorts in Bali and its eleventh property in Indonesia.

Bali Events

Locally known as 'Pesta Kesenian Bali', the Bali Arts Festival, which interestingly takes place from every second Saturday of June to the second Saturday of July, is a yearly celebration of exhibitions and performances of various kinds of artworks and cultural achievements. This year will be its 38th event which will start on 11 June until 9 July 2016.

The opening will be held at Niti Mandala Renon square. Daily performances and exhibitions will be in Denpasar Art Centre, approximately 30 minutes from Bali Dynasty Resort.

Click here to find more about this great event.

Cultural Calendar

Saraswati Day, 25th of June

On the 25th of June, the Balinese people will celebrate Saraswati Day, a day devoted to Dewi Saraswati, the Goddess of Knowledge, Art and Literature. To mark this joyous day, books of knowledge, manuscripts and the Vedas are blessed and special offerings are made together with aspirations for knowledge and wisdom. The day is the first in a series of five important religious highlights.


Banyu Pinaruh, 26th of June

Banyu Pinaruh is the immediate day after Saraswati, which falls on Sunday, 26th of June. The morning typically sees Balinese Hindus heading to the nearest beaches either for weekend family leisure and cleansing or purification purposes by bathing in the sea.


Pagerwesi, 29th of June

Pagerwesi is the day when the Balinese strengthen their minds and souls against evil forces. Etymologically Pagerwesi derives from the two Balinese words “pager” and “wesi”, which means fence and iron respectively. The iron fence is a symbol of strong self-protection and on Pagerwesi the Balinese focuses on building a strong personal fortification to ensure that evil doesn't enter their minds, speech and deeds.

In many regions in Bali, Pagerwesi is considered to be a really important holiday which is celebrated excessively in a similar fashion to Galungan Day.

TOUR OF THE MONTH - Bali Zoo Park

Bali Zoo Park is Bali’s first and only zoological park where you can learn the behaviour of over 500 rare and exotic animals in a lush, tropical environment. Participate in fascinating animal adventure activities, some of which are unique experiences of their kind in Indonesia.

Experience Bali’s most unique photo opportunity as you sit up close and personal with their tame animals during the Animal Encounters session. Treat the entire family to a unique chance to hand feed the tame deer, pelicans and beautiful lory. Children of all ages can stay as long as they like in the domesticated animal pen to enjoy petting and feeding the cuddly rabbits and friendly Timor Deer. For some thrilling excitement, join Feed the Animals session where you can feed the African lions, tigers and crocodiles from afar. The Zoo also offers an exotic bird show featuring the wreathed hornbills, rhinoceros hornbills, falcons, eagles and more. Dining options in the zoo is easy as they have plenty of restaurants where people can dine with the wildlife.

There is a lot to explore at the Bali Zoo Park making it a great holiday destination for anyone. Visit their website in here to find more. Get up to 15% discount when you book through our Tour & Information Centre.

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!

Dynasty Rewards

Have you signed up for Dynasty Rewards?

Dynasty Rewards is our loyalty programme specially designed for our loyal customers like you.

With Dynasty Rewards, for every night you stay and each time you spend in our restaurants, bars and spa you will earn points which you can redeem on your return visit against food, drink, spa or even room nights if you save enough points!

We currently have a special promotion for Dynasty Reward members where you can redeem your stay for half points! Pay for a minimum of 3 nights, and then redeem your additional nights at 50% off the normal point redemption rate.

For example, the normal redemption value for a deluxe room is 3,000 points however during this promotion period a night in the deluxe room can be redeemed at only 1,500 points on the 4th night or more.

This promotion applies to stays between 1st August to 15th  September 2016 and 15th  October to 25 December 2016.

The free extra night(s) only applies to the fourth consecutive night of the same redeemed stay. Please be reminded that no refunds or credits for unused portions of fourth Night Free redemptions.

For further information on how to redeem your points and how many points you need for each redemption reward please click here.

For reservation enquiries please contact reservations@balidynasty.com

Dynasty Team

Guest Feedback

I mainly only used H2O, the pool bar, around pool service and the Cafe Piazza, didn’t use the others, but the one I used were awesome, loved the entertainment at night in the H2O restaurant. Kathryn Fluin (Australia)

Breakfast at H2O was particularly delicious. Lunch around the pool was yummy too. Thank you! Sharon & Paul Miller (Australia)

Thank you. We have enjoyed our stay and would be happy to recommend Bali Dynasty. Rob & Lynda Polain (Australia)

We ate at the Golden Lotus  and Piazza. The food was excellent. The staff are wonderful. Pam Squires (Australia)

Our room attendant where Mawen and Sriana. They were very pleasant and through. Our kids especially liked the towel animals on our bed and their bunk. Lisa Galli

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