new icon mall set to open in sanur

Category : Adventure | Posted On May 07, 2024

The largest mall in Southeast Asia is opening soon in Bali. The new ICON Mall will launch in Sanur on May 17. 

ICON Mall is set to surpass several others, including the Living World Mall in Denpasar. ICON Mall aims to be a spectacle. It houses the "8 Wonders of Bali"." Attractions include a Butterfly Park, Edible Garden, Immersive Vertical Forest, and Indoor Cultural Amphitheatre.

The mall will feature two beach clubs. They are part of the "seamless beach experience". These include the Beach Sunset Laser Watershow and the Icon Beach Gallery. Also, the unique Jaje Bali Floating Market.

According to ICON Bali, Jaje Bali will be the largest indoor market. It is dedicated to local vendors. They sell Balinese food, desserts, and knick-knacks.

Interaction happens directly. Sellers operate from boats, display stands, bicycles, and rickshaws. Located on the beach floor of ICON Bali. This area is the hub for the mall's cultural activities. It hosts over 50 sellers, mostly small home-based businesses.

ICON Bali is designed to be comprehensive and family-friendly. It features ample parking, VIP and valet services. Also, a taxi queue, designated parking for disabled visitors.

There is free Wi-Fi throughout the facility. There is also a tax refund counter, a prayer room, a mothers' room, and pet-friendly areas.

ICON Bali mentions a variety of hang-out places. Many new cafes, restaurants, and seaside dining options are available. They offer international and local dishes, including vegetarian, vegan, and healthy options.

Visitors can enjoy various nasi campur for economical dining. Local diners and the Pasar Malam (Night Market) are options. They are at the northern end of Jalan Danau Tamblingan.

Reclaiming Sanur’s charm

Sanur is undergoing extensive tourism redevelopment. This includes the slated opening of the Bali International Hospital in late 2024. Renovations at the Grand Bali Inna Hotel, now The Meru Sanur, signal fresh attractions. 

The region is likely the only tourist spot in Bali with a dedicated bicycle lane. A 5-kilometer cycle path along the coast is available. Perfect for enjoying Sanur's famous sunrise during an early morning ride.

Sanur is also becoming a center for diving. It explores the marine beauty of nearby islands. Like Nusa Lembongan, Nusa Penida, and Nusa Ceningan.

While the full store directory for ICON Bali is still under wraps, the lineup includes Aldo, Asics, Birkenstock, Calvin Klein Jeans, Converse, Flying Tiger, and Gant. 

Krisna Oleh-Oleh, LEGO Store, Lacoste, Mango, Marks and Spencer, Pandora, Sensatia Botanicals, Swarovski, Ted Baker, and Tommy Hilfiger will also join ICON Bali. More is yet to be announced.

With the Sanur Now campaign, ICON Bali aims to communicate the changes within the resort area and envision how these developments will shape Sanur's future.

ICON Bali envisions a positive future. Investments are focused on enhancing Sanur's appeal while preserving its unique charm.

“We see Sanur two years from now with strong positivity and optimism. Investments by the government and the private sector are really focused on making Sanur a more attractive tourist destination without losing its charm. Sanur will once more be one of the premier destinations on the island of the Gods,” said ICON Bali.

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