Celebrating Jimbaran’s beach lifestyle and active local community, the second annual Sunburst series features a variety of events ranging from artist workshops and Zero Waste cocktail class, to beer yoga, beach cross-fit and guest bartenders. Each event falls on a Sunday starting 23 February and continuing over another 14 Sundays throughout the year, with the last event on 20 December.
Highlights of Sunburst 2020 include:
23 February – Guest Bartender
Jimbaran’s award-winning Rhama Aprian presents Nikkei flavours as he joins Sundara head bartender Sufian Mahmoud in the Lounge Bar, as Sundara’s first guest bartender of 2020. Rhama has created five cocktails inspired by the Nikkei style of Japanese-Peruvian flavours, using Pisco, sake or rum mixed with locally-sourced ingredients in line with Sundara’s sustainable ethos. Rp250,000++ per cocktail
29 March – Sustainable Art Collaboration
Brunch guests will have the opportunity to take home their own work of art with complimentary artist workshops. Themed around sustainability to reflect Sufian’s philosophy of ‘maximum flavour, minimum waste’, there will also be an exhibition and artworks for prize giveaways.
12 April – Bali’s Longest Easter Brunch
Bali’s Longest Easter Brunch will provide plenty of fun for the whole family with above-ground and underwater egg hunts, chocolate painting on edible paper, street magician, photo booth, and special Easter-themed menu from our chefs.
26 April – Guest Bartender
Forty Thieves bartender Aldo will present 5 sustainably-themed cocktails. Enjoy 2-for-1 Guest Bartender creations from 5-9pm, and 2-for-1 on Sundara cocktails 5-7pm.
10 May – Zero Waste Cocktail Class
Sufian will share his sustainable bartending tips in a Zero Waste cocktail masterclass. Find out the real story behind pure Balinese arak, take a tour of our on-site gardens and pick ingredients for the class. You’ll get behind the bar, but first, join Sufian in the kitchen where he slow-cooks the infusions and ingredients that put the zing in your glass. 9–11 am, complimentary for Brunch guests.
19–21 June – Beervana Bali Collaboration
Test your balance after a day of craft cocktails with Sunset Beer Yoga. Join the pool party and try craft beers from around the world as Sundara’s bar team present a special selection of beer cocktails to match the rotating Sunday Brunch menu.
July – Guest Bartender
One of Bali’s hottest bartenders, Ayip, will present 5 sustainably-themed cocktails. Enjoy 2-for-1 Guest Bartender creations from 5-9pm, and 2-for-1 on Sundara cocktails 5-7pm.
9 August – Kite-Fighting
Kids will love learning this ancient ritual from our kite masters. Fly five-metre-wide kites and take part in kite fighting and racing, all day while the wind blows.
October – Guest Bartender
Raka from Ubud’s renowned Night Rooster will present 5 sustainably-themed cocktails. Enjoy 2-for-1 Guest Bartender creations from 5-9pm, and 2-for-1 on Sundara cocktails 5-7pm.
25 October – Beach Cross-Fit & Cocktail Yoga
Work your Brunch off before you even take your seat, with a morning session of Beach Cross-Fit in partnership with Pronoia, a Bali-based lifestyle campus dedicated to adventure, fitness and wellness. Stay for Sunset Cocktail Yoga and see if you pass the sobriety balance test.
20 December – Bali’s Longest Christmas Brunch
Bali’s Longest Christmas Brunch kicks off the festive season with a Christmas tree lighting ceremony, special Brunch menu and entertainment including live band, street magician and photo booth.