Nyepi is the Balinese Day of Silence that is celebrated every Saka New Year according to the Balinese calendar, which falls on March 21st in 2015. On this sacred day, Balinese Hindus practise absolute silence, fasting and meditation. Observe Nyepi and contemplate in style with unique offers from Bali’s best getaway destinations.

COMO Shambhala Estate

Embrace the new beginning of the Balinese New Year and Easter with a stay at the COMO Shambhala Estate and experience COMO’s Cleanse or Rejuvenation programme. Seek wellness from the inside through cleansing and detoxing, or rejuvenate the mind, body and spirit with beauty and spa treatments. Enjoy a 20% reduction from the published rate for Indonesian residents and KITAS holders. For more information and to make reservations, please email res.CSestate@comohotels.com

The Royal Santrian

Celebrate Nyepi Day with a luxurious two-night stay in a deluxe pool villa and enjoy serenity by the sea at The Royal Santrian between 15th and 25th March. This Silent Escape Package, priced at IDR8.35 million++ for two nights, is valid for Indonesians and KITAS holders. Special privileges include return airport transfers, daily breakfasts, afternoon tea, a complementary set lunch and dinner and a replenishing one-hour spa treatment for total body, mind and spirit indulgence. To reserve, please email reservation@theroyalsantrian.com

Semara Luxury Villa Resort

Spend the Day of Silence in your own private slice of paradise at the Semara Luxury Villa Resort. A five-bedroom villa starts at USD1,543++ per night for 10 persons and a suite starts at USD357++ per night for two, valid for a minimum of two nights from 20th to 22nd March. This offer includes daily breakfasts (suites only), a personal chef and butler for eight hours per day (villas only), VIP entrance to Finn’s Beach Club, a complementary 20-minute Body Temple Spa voucher per person and access to the resort’s facilities. Book now at reservations@semararesorts.com

Alila Villas Soori

Refuel, appreciate and reconnect in serenity at the Alila Villas Soori. Choose from the Mountain Pool Villa (USD477++), the Beach Pool Villa (USD537++), or the Ocean Pool Villa (USD607++). Rates are applicable nightly for two persons between 1st and 31st March for a minimum stay of three consecutive nights and include daily à la carte breakfasts and one dinner for two, return airport transfers and access to resort facilities. For more information, please email soori@alilahotels.com.

The Chedi Sakala,Bali

Great news for Indonesians and KITAS holders! From 20th to 22nd March, The Chedi Sakala presents its 3 Days/2 Nights Nyepi Package at IDR2.75 million net, which includes two nights in The Chedi Suite, daily international buffet breakfasts and one buffet dinner for two, access to the health club and 25% off the Ancient Balinese Massage treatments. For more information and reservations, please email reservation@chedisakala.com.

Conrad Bali

Connect with Bali and reconnect with yourself with Conrad Bali’s Nyepi in Batik Package. Stay from 19th to 22nd March and enjoy a selection of tailor-made cultural activities. The package, starting at USD265++ per room per night, features a two-day Batik Workshop for one by the Guru from the Iwan Tirta Private Collection, a piece of batik made by yourself, daily breakfasts for two, return airport transfers, free meals for children under 12 and access to the Kura-Kura Kids Club. For bookings and inquiries, please send an email to reservations@conradbali.com.

Courtyard by Marriott Bali Seminyak

Check into the Courtyard by Marriott Bali Seminyak and enjoy the Silent Hideaway Nyepi Package valid for domestic guests and KITAS holders. The resort’s Deluxe Room is available at a special nightly rate of IDR1.3 million++ (for a minimum of two nights), which includes daily breakfasts for two, free access to the Kids Club and a 10% discount on food at the Pool Bar and the Seminyak Kitchen. Upgrade to the Deluxe Pool View Room for only IDR100,000++ per night. To reserve your room, please email reservations.seminyak@courtyard.com.

Maya Ubud Resort & Spa and Maya Sanur Resort & Spa

Celebrate the serenity of Nyepi by staying at the Maya Ubud or the Maya Sanur. At IDR1.75 million net per room per night, Maya’s Nyepi Package includes accommodation for two in a Superior Room at Maya Ubud or in a Deluxe Garden View Room at Maya Sanur, daily buffet breakfasts, one-time lunch for two on Nyepi Day and free late check-out until 3PM on departure day. This offer is valid for Indonesian residents only and for stay between 20th and 22nd March. For reservations, please email reservations@mayaubud.com or reservations@mayasanur.com.

Peppers Sentosa Seminyak

Indulge in the luxurious comforts of a private villa at Peppers Sentosa Seminyak with its enticing Nyepi Package. When you book a minimum of two nights at Peppers between 18th and 23rd March, take advantage of its reduced nightly rates, which include daily breakfasts, one lunch, one dinner and a relaxing 60-minute massage for two. Choose from five villa categories designed to provide you with the ultimate silent getaway. Please visit www.pepperssentosaseminyak.com for more information.

The St. Regis Bali Resort

Celebrate this peaceful moment in the privacy of The St. Regis Bali Resort and delight in culinary indulgence during your two-night stay. The St. Regis Suite starts at USD360++ and Gardenia Villa starts at USD900++ per night, valid only for local residents and KITAS holders from 20th to 22nd March. This Silent Day Package includes a buffet breakfast on 21st March and a Sunday brunch on 22nd March for two at Boneka, a 24-hour on-call butler service and return airport transfers. Please visit www.stregisbali.com for more information.

Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort

Stay stylishly silent at Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort with its Silent Day Package Special priced at IDR3,025,000 net per room per night, including daily breakfast for two, one buffet lunch and a buffet dinner on 21st March at Kwee Zeen for two and a generous 50% savings on a PURE facial at the So SPA. For reservations and more information, please email H9078@sofitel.com.

tanadewa luxury villas & spa

Welcome to tanadewa, a paradise within paradise, perfect for pampering and restoring your mind, body and soul with its special 3 Days/2 Nights Nyepi Package priced at USD599 net for two. Stay from 20th to 22nd March and enjoy daily breakfasts, two set lunches, two set dinners, daily snacks for two, a first-served mini-bar (two soft drinks and two beers), a 10% discount on room service and 25% off Spa treatments. Please visit www.tanadewa.com for more information. 

The Ubud Village Resort & Spa

The Ubud Village Resort & Spa is where tranquility meets tradition. At IDR4.96 million net, the resort’s 3 Days/2 Nights Nyepi Package includes a two-night stay at the Private Garden Pool Villa, daily à la carte breakfasts, daily high tea, one set menu lunch and one set menu dinner for two on 21st March, a 10% discount on spa treatments and food at the Angkul-Angkul Restaurant and a late check out until 2PM. This package is valid for Indonesians and KITAS holders staying from 20th to 22nd March. For reservations and more information, please email reservation@theubudvillage.com.

Uma by COMO, Ubud

Uma by COMO, Ubud has designed a lively two-day schedule to make the most of this unique tradition, starting on the eve of Nyepi on 20th March with a barbeque of street food fares including suckling pig and Balinese cocktails at the Pool Bar, followed by a day of Balinese cuisine and cookery classes on 21st March with chefs from the Kemiri Restaurant. Guests will also be treated to a traditional ogoh-ogoh parade of papier-mâché effigies. For bookings and more information, please email dining.uma.ubud@comohotels.com or call (+62) 361 972 448.