• Place / Date
Bali, 02 October 2019

Plataran Announces Ecotourism Festivals, in Celebration of Indonesia’s Treasures

This November, Plataran L’Harmonie will host Plataran Menjangan Xtravaganza 2019 in West Bali National Park. As a True Indonesian Icon; and in line with Plataran’s commitment to supporting local communities, preserving the natural environment and conserving wildlife; this iconic annual celebration sets out to increase public awareness of coastal and marine ecosystems.

Supported by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry as well as West Bali National Park authorities, the event will focus on three main aspects: ecotourism & sustainability; culture & entertainment; and local entrepreneurship. These core concepts come together to create a schedule of captivating music and entertainment in the forest, featuring performances by Jamie Aditya (Indonesian-Australian Video Jockey and Musician), Balawan (Indonesian Guitarist and Songwriter), Dialog Dini Hari (Indonesian Folk Band), Astrid Sulaiman (Pianist & Vice Chairman of Ubud Village Jazz Festival) and many more.

In addition, Xtravaganza will feature a range of conservation and eco-tourism activities that showcase the natural beauty and cultural diversity of the region. There will be an endemic tree planting project, coral planting and a Bali starling release program, along with an art and culture festival, a culinary festival and cooking academy, a mural festival, kite-making workshop and festival, and an outdoor Zumba class.

The festival will be held Saturday, 2nd November 2019 at Plataran L’Harmonie - West Bali National Park on. Around 1,500 people are expected to attend the event, which will be focused mainly around the Octagon Ocean Club and Deer Sanctuary Area. With a packed and varied schedule, the events and festivities will continue throughout the day and long into the evening.

Plataran L’Harmonie Menjangan was recently named the winner at the 14th Global Forum on Human Settlements (GFHS) in the Planning and Design of Scenic Areas of Tourism Destination category, for its achievements in building a resort community in harmony with the local hydrology and topography. With this achievement, Plataran became the first hospitality company, the first national park and the first eco-development project in Indonesia ever to receive this prestigious award. In addition to the recent accolade from GFHS, the resort was a Green Silver Winner at the Indonesia Sustainable Tourism Award in 2017, was named in the Top 100 Global Sustainable Destinations 2017 & 2018, was a Winner at the World Luxury Spa Awards in 2018 and is frequently listed in the top 100 companies in Indonesia.


Plataran Indonesia was founded in 2009 as an exotic Indonesian company that encompasses various facets of tourism, including hotels, resorts, cruises, spas, restaurants, event venues and nature development areas. Plataran properties are dotted throughout many heavenly locations all over the Indonesian archipelago; the word "Plataran" itself means "God's favorite courtyard". The underpinning concept of Plataran is summarized with the Three Xs: eXoticism, eXperience and eXcellence, with a commitment to being a True Indonesian Icon.

For more information relating to this press release, and for high-resolution photographs, please contact:

Nanda Wongso
Corporate Assistant Digital Marketing Manager

Plataran Canggu Bali Resort & Spa
Jalan Pengubugan, Banjar Silayukti, Kuta, Bali 80361, Indonesia
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