The Best Hotels for Nyepi Festival in Bali 2024

You might think you know all about unique Bali getaways,  but have you ever experienced the Nyepi festival Bali, also known as Bali’s “Day of Silence”? Picture this: for a full 24 hours, the island dims its lights, transportation halts (even the airport closes!), and everyone retreats to their homes. It may sound unconventional, but trust us, Nyepi is the jewel in Bali’s calendar, offering an unparalleled spiritual experience found nowhere else on Earth! We love it! 

 

 

This year, the Nyepi festival in Bali falls on Monday, March 11th, 2024, starting at 6 am and wrapping up 24 hours later at 6 am on March 12th. For the Balinese, Nyepi is not just a celebration; it’s a spiritual reset, inaugurating a fresh chapter in the calendar. It is the time for you to do a cosmic cleanse, purge past misgivings, and pave the way for a pristine and promising year ahead. 

 

 

The days just before Nyepi are alive with the creation of massive figurine monsters, known as Ogoh-Ogoh. These towering figures, paraded through the streets amidst fiery displays and jubilant crowds, are a stark contrast to the hushed serenity that ensues during Nyepi itself. Nyepi’s guidelines apply to everyone, emphasising respect for the day’s significance. If you wish,  you can move around your accommodation, but it’s essential to keep the noise down and lights dimmed. Plus, lots of hotels provide activities to enjoy, guaranteeing a peaceful and enjoyable Nyepi adventure.

Melasti Ceremony

Lots of people leave Bali during this period, but I think this is absolutely the best time to do a Bali getaway. It is a rare opportunity to unwind and reconnect with yourself amidst the luxurious confines of your chosen accommodation.  Grab a book to read, indulge in a pampering session, or simply soak up the sun’s gentle rays, serenaded by nature’s symphony. And come nightfall, don’t miss the chance to marvel at the spectacle of stars above! With all the lights turned off, the stars are simply spectacular! 

 

 

Are you ready to book your Silent Day adventure? The Bali Interiors team has got you covered. We’ve collected the best Nyepi packages straight from the most fabulous hotels and resorts in Bali. Indulge in discounted rates, delectable meals, and pamper yourself silly with spa vouchers. Plus, keep the little ones entertained with games, activities, and movie marathons. Are you ready to book your Silent Day adventure?

1. La Reserve 1785 – Canggu

One of the bedroom
La Reserve 1785 Living Room

La Reserve 1785 brings all the charm of France.  The owner, Laure Juhen’s, serendipitous encounter with the esteemed Mademoiselle Henriette Reboul in the heart of France, ignited a bond steeped in allure and mystery. As Laure delves into Reboul’s mesmerising life as an antiques connoisseur and love guru, their friendship evolves into a shared dream. Teaming up with partner Louis Mariotti, they have transformed Reboul’s former abode into a Bali oasis, blending Provencal charm with island vibe. You can wander through cobblestone pathways and feast your eyes on renaissance masterpieces gracing the lobby walls, each whispering tales of romance. Retreat to one of 14 uniquely curated rooms, named after Reboul’s cherished loves, where French elegance meets Balinese magnificence. Don’t skip out on the spa, its sensory delights transport you to a realm of tranquility amidst the Balinese-inspired architecture. La Reserve 1875 isn’t just a hotel—it’s a timeless fusion of souls, transcending borders and epochs with unparalleled sophistication and grace.

 

 

Location: Jalan Munduk Kedungu No.19 Pererenan, Canggu, Kec. Mengwi, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361

How to book: Book direct through their website.

Aerial view of the resort
One Bedroom Villa with Private Pool

Step into a world of luxury with a lavish 2-night retreat in your chosen Suite or Villa. Awaken to the enticing aroma of daily a la carte breakfast, paired with a refreshing welcome drink from MMP’s exclusive collection. Indulge yourself in gastronomic delights with lavish 3-course Set Lunch and Set Dinner experiences, Afternoon Tea and homemade cookies. Relax in your blissful 60-minute Traditional Balinese Massage, melting away stress and leaving you feeling utterly pampered. You can explore sacred rituals and lively Ogoh Ogoh parades on curated guided walks and captivating roadside cooking demonstrations. You will also get unlimited WiFi, full access to MMP facilities and programs!

 

 

Location: Jl. Asah Gobleg, Gobleg, Kec. Banjar, Kabupaten Buleleng, Bali 81152
How to book: Book direct through their website.

3. Bambu Indah Resort – Ubud

Bambu Indah Treehouse
Daily offerings in Bambu Indah

Escape the chaos and enjoy yourself in the tranquil embrace of Bambu Indah, where nature’s whispers mingle with the echoes of serenity, fostering a profound connection to both self and surroundings. Experience two nights of complete rejuvenation with their Full Board package from March 10th to 12th, 2024. Engage in complimentary Outdoor Programs, crafting coconut hats and communing with animals through cow and duck feeding. Join their Cultural Program, mastering the sacred art of Canang Sari and Gebokan making. Restore balance with Wellness Program, featuring Balinese massages, sunrise yoga sessions, and guided meditations. Pure bliss awaits! 

 

 

Location: Jl. Baung, Sayan, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
How to book: Book direct through their website.

4. Sumberkima Hill – North Bali

Villa Kurma Sumberkima Hill
Villa Jahe Sumberkima Hill

Sumberkima Hill is a retreat nestled in the picturesque hills of North Bali, Indonesia. With its breathtaking panoramic views of the Bali Sea, surrounding lush greenery, and volcanoes, it offers an escape from the hustle and bustle of life. The resort features luxurious villas designed with traditional Balinese architecture and modern amenities, providing the perfect blend of comfort and authenticity. Visitors can indulge in rejuvenating spa treatments, savour delicious cuisine at the on-site restaurant, or explore nearby attractions, such as diving spots and cultural landmarks. Sumberkima Hill promises an unforgettable experience of relaxation and natural beauty.

 

 

Location: Sumberkima, Gerokgak, Buleleng Regency, Bali 81155

How to book: Book direct through their website.

5. Wapa di Ume – Ubud

 

Balinese Hospitality in Wapa di Ume
Bedroom with Private Pool

Wapa di Ume Ubud is a luxurious sanctuary in the verdant landscapes of Ubud, Bali. With its  tropical gardens, rice paddies, and soothing sounds of flowing water, Wapa di Ume embodies the essence of Balinese hospitality. Their Nyepi 2024 packages include daily breakfast for two and afternoon tea, with a complimentary mini-bar and laundry credits. You can also enjoy 20% off food in their world class restaurants, an hour of night meditation, and three-course set menus for both lunch and dinner on Nyepi day.

 

 

Location: Jl. Suweta Banjar Bentuyung Ubud, Ubud, Gianyar, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571

How to book: Book direct through their website

Balinese Inspire Bedroom
Pool Area at Sañña Ubud

Get ready for a transformative journey at Sañña Ubud, A Pramana Experience, where nature meets luxury. Located in Tegallalang, it serves as a gateway to explore the captivating beauty of Tegallalang Rice Terrace, the landscapes of Kintamani, the mystical Pura Tirta Empul, and Ubud’s vibrant culture. It is also perfect for admiring sunrises and sunsets! They offer four different types of rooms for guests to choose from, each immersing them in the depth of Balinese culture, allowing them to disconnect from the world, and relish an elegant, classic-modern experience. Not to mention, they provide the highest level of personalized service and facilities for their guests.

 

 

Location: Tegallalang, Gianyar Regency, Bali 80561

How to book: Book direct through their website.

As the island of Bali prepares to embrace Nyepi, a sense of reflection and renewal settles upon its inhabitants and visitors alike. With the hustle and bustle of everyday life momentarily stilled, Nyepi offers a precious opportunity for introspection, rejuvenation, and connection with the spiritual essence of Balinese culture. As the stars illuminate the night sky and the island falls under a blanket of peaceful darkness, may the spirit of Nyepi inspire us all to embark on our own journeys of inner discovery and growth, emerging refreshed and revitalised to embrace the beauty and wonder of the world anew.

 

 

Selamat Hari Raya Nyepi, everyone!

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