Beautiful view and the spirit of ancestral culture can be experienced when you hang out while drinking or eating at Konderatu Beach Club. This drinking and eating place located on Jalan Segara Madu, Kelan Beach, Kedonganan village, Kuta, Badung, is indeed different from other clubs. The location is very strategic, only a few meters south of Ngurah Rai Airport and very close to star- and non-star hotels as well as shopping oasis.
In addition to serving various food menus and types of drinks, Konderatu is also a center for art events because it is often taken advantage as a venue to display painting works or other fine arts. Currently, an art exhibition entitled Timeless Art Exhibition and Culinary is underway, featuring the works by maestros I Nyoman Gunarsa and I Wayan Bendi (the Konderatu Beach Club’s collection) as well as seven paintings by I Gede Made Surya Darma. The exhibition is part of the activities of food beverage, cocktail, artifact & textile, handicraft, foot massage, hair cut, fashion, and virus keeper.
The owner, Herlinda Siahaan, stated that Konderatu Beach Club has held the Timeless Indonesia Festival three times which showcases the richness of art, culture and history of Indonesia with the king, sultans of the archipelago because kingdoms, sultanates, and royal palace are the origins of the history and culture of Indonesia. This club is also a place to demonstrate trendy fashion with a touch of Indonesian ethnic as well as serving a variety of traditional culinary with the best taste. “Konderatu Beach Club & Art Gallery is a venue to preserve Indonesian wealth,” she said.
Being at Konderatu will have been nice. This club offers an exotic view because it is in a very strategic location. In the afternoon, the sunset on Kelan Beach becomes the background for airplanes taking off and landing. While enjoying a drink, the activities of fishermen on the white sandy beach become an unforgettable cultural attraction. “We continuously create comfort for our guests. Guests can enjoy the swimming pool, and watch a beautiful sunset and comfortable place, like international standards. The menu is definitely affordable for the local community,” she said.
Konderatu is open every day from 09:00 to 21:00 local time and offering delicious menus, including chicken wings, meatballs, fried rice, chicken noodles and an affordable bar menu. Meanwhile, the drinks offered include soft drinks, beer and herbal coffee at tourist and local prices. “It used to serve international standard menus, but during this pandemic, we collaborated with Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in order to be able to present affordable food menus for the local community,” said this artist.
During this pandemic, Konderatu Beach Club remains open following the new era of life order (new normal) by strictly implementing health protocols. For supporting facilities, the hotel has prepared a place to wash hands, hand sanitizers and been adjusting the distance as the application of social distancing. “Now, with the existence of a circular from the government to Implementation of Restrictions on Community Activities (PPKM), all the health protocols can be improved,” she concluded. (BTN/015)
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