Raising the Bar for Bali’s Cocktail Scene

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Long gone are the days of colourful umbrella clad concoctions where the blue-green hue of Bali Moon was all that indicated the exoticism of your beverage. Bali’s blossoming bar scene is no secret and an influx of well travelled tourists has demanded that venues up the ante in terms of originality, ambience and the calibre of the cocktail.

The Lounge at Finns Beach Club on Pantai Berawa is the latest offering from this popular sunset venue and brings a sophisticated level of uber chic to the Bali bar scene. An intoxicating fusion of modern elegance and original island flavours, Finns Lounge Bar promises to add that extra “Oohh” to your evening.

Located on the mezzanine level at Finns Lounge is distanced enough from the pool party below for guests to appreciate an atmosphere of ambient elegance, however they can still be entertained by the view from afar minus the mayhem!

Showcasing Bali’s best treasures; sunsets and ingredients unique to the island, the brief is about cocktails spiced with island essence and cool vibes. With the focal point of the venue a giant Balinese stone mortar by the bar, it’s a marriage of tradition and trend. Visitors are treated to an insight to island history in a scene reminiscent of the way generations of old prepared their food and guests truly get a taste of Bali culture as a mortar and pestle mixologist explains each component of the cocktail to customers as it is prepared in front of them. A nod to the persistent popularity of the deconstructed drink, raw materials are served ‘on the side’ which allows the consumer to relish every element of the concoction. All you have to do is decide which cocktail would be the best accessory to match the shade of the setting sun!

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The extensive beverage list ensures an array of choices to tantalise every taste from an inclination to exotic mixes (think G&T infused with local star anise and a touch of vanilla…..) to lovers of bubbles and spirit stalwarts who prefer to entertain their guests with a high end beverage by the bottle! Sustenance of a non alcoholic nature is available in the form of culinary cool…..well, more like hot, hot hot! The food menu offers a tapas style, hot stone concept where meaty bites are presented on a sizzling local stone accompanied by a blend of buttery, Balinese sauces and condiments.

Open from 4pm to midnight, it’s evenings and adults only. With just seventy seats you’ll need to be ahead of the game to score a sofa and watch the sun go down as it’s first come, first served! Finns Lounge encompasses everything the discerning drinker desires for an evening out. Cue sophistication, sunsets and style, it’s a chance for dress ups, light dining and enjoying some of the edgiest cocktail creations on the island without having to venture out of Canggu.

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Get the Look of Love

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Romance is definitely in the air this month and you can feel fab with your Bu in February with spa specials designed specifically for two! Body Temple Spa has a put together some sweet specials with ‘we time’ in mind and this month certainly offers an opportunity for you to show your significant someone just how much they mean to you.

But there’s no point in only one of you having all the fun! Enjoy pamper time together with their ‘Time for Two’ package. Book two ninety minute massages together and one of you gets thirty minutes massage time free!

Fellas, if you feel a massage is not for you, treat your best girl to two and a half hours of spa sensation with a package purely for her. She’ll simply adore sixty minutes of bliss with Body Temple’s famous Balinese massage, followed by an hour’s hydration facial to emerge feeling refined and refreshed. Then she can polish up the pins and pinkies with a thirty minute colour change for toes and tips. At only Rp950K++ you’d think that’d be all yet to quote Tim Shaw……’but wait, there’s more!’ Book a massage for you or your love for another day and you’ll receive a thirty minute upgrade for free!

Now guys, don’t get dejected, you haven’t been forgotten. You too can look as sleek as you feel with a Sports Scrub for Him. Release some stress and strain with a sixty minute sports massage and half hour body scrub to slough off some of the rough stuff and save Rp200K when you book another massage and get a free thirty minute upgrade. That’s pretty smooth!

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These specials are available for the entire month of February but if you’re after a little extra effervescence on Valentine’s Day, check out Body Temple’s Couple’s Retreat! Available at both locations: The Canggu Club and their newly opened Berawa beach side spa, this package is perfect for loved up couples seeking quality time together. Book any Couple’s Retreat and Body Temple will add some extra sparkle with a free bottle of Valdivieso bubbles. You can take some time and indulge in your drinkies at the spa or feel free to take it home if you need more…ummm….privacy!

On your own for Valentine’s Day? Love yourself a little more and enjoy a free glass of bubbles just for you with any massage treatment over sixty minutes. Don’t delay though peeps, they’re only popping the cork for February 14th so book now to secure an appointment for you and your dream date on Valentine’s Day! Appointments are strictly limited.

Give the gift of love and a little luxury this month and secure some spa time together at Body Temple Bali.  Call or email for reservations.

Body Temple Canggu Club
phone: +62 361 4741019
email: reservations.cc@bodytemplebali.com

Body Temple Berawa
phone: +62 856 3807806
email: reservations.sbh@bodytemplebali.com