After a challenging period of time, friends and families can finally embrace the magic of the holiday season once again. Keeping this in mind, the opulent Uluwatu Resort Karma Kandara returns with its much-anticipated ‘12 Days of Karma’ festivities. The celebration will kick off from December 23 to January 3 with a mélange of seasonal activities, gastronomy fares and dashing parties, catering to both young and old, for over 12 wonderful days filled with love, happiness and laughter. Culinary Diaries On Christmas Eve, indulge in a fantastic three-course dinner over at Karma Beach Bali. A special “Indonesian Archipelago” dish on 27 December; a special barbecue on the beach on 28 December; a special celebrity chef on 29 December; “Barefoot Luxury New Year’s Eve Dinner’ on 31 December, and nautical-themed menus on 2 January. R for Rejuvenation The Karma Spa has put together a bounty of spa offerings for you and your loved ones to enjoy. Experience a 30-minute magnesium warm salt scrub, full body massage and infrared sauna over at the Cliff Spa, or ‘Merry Christmas Vinyasa Flow’ session on December 25. Children’s Play Take the little ones over at the Three Monkeys Kids Club to enjoy kids activities and meet up with Santa at the beach on Christmas Day. Cheers to that! Karma Beach Bali will be hosting daily parties with rosters of resident and international DJs, including DJ Suzzane El and DJ Evie. This year’s Harvest Sunday returns on December 26, taking place from 11am till late, with Happy Hours hosted from 6 to 9pm. Rocking Events Start out your holiday sojourn with Christmas tree lighting ceremony on December 23 and prepare for the year-end party on December 31 where a special DJ will turn up the heat so you can dance the night away to the New Year. Don’t miss out on the adrenaline-rush Karma Cup competition. Taking place on December 28, a full day of beach volleyball, stand up paddleboard fun and more will be held along the pristine shoreline of Karma Beach. On January 1, a special Karma-style Día de los Muertos festival will be held at the Karma Beach and boasts an authentic Mexican vibe, fun and flair. Elsewhere, deck out in leather, fur or feather for the Burning Beach-themed party on January 3. The last event of the festivity will feature awesome lighting installations, fire dance performances, giant burning statues and a banger closing party in courtesy of the talented resident DJs.