It is no secret that Bali is considered as one of the very best family-friendly destinations in the world. There are heaps of places where kids can explore and spark their imaginations. For parents, planning a vacation with the kids can sometimes be a stressful ordeal. Pairing kid-friendly perks with luxurious amenities for adults to unwind isn’t easy. Fortunately, in this article, you may want to consider our help. Providing fun-filled amenities that will please both adults and children, we’ve put together some of the best family-friendly hotels, resorts or villas for your next family getaway in Bali.
Apurva Kempinski Bali
Featuring traditional Indonesian culture and identity, this resort is a sprawling sanctuary for those travellers coming with toddlers. Highlighting Sriwijaya Two-Bedroom Villa, this villa provides a spacious king-bed accommodation with a twin-bed room, a perfect sanctuary for family getaways. With 195 sqm of space, your family can indulge during the day around the private plunge pool and its relaxing pool deck, including a designated alfresco lounge and dining area. As a privilege that you are a valuable guest, Sriwijaya Two-Bedroom Villas come with exclusive access to the Villa Lounge.
If your kids want to go out and explore the rest of the resort, by all means, to do so. Your little champs can play slides at the children’s pool. Optionally, if they prefer indoor, take them to the resort’s family club or treat them a nice dinner surrounded by baby sharks in the underwater restaurant at Koral. You may want to ask the staff about the daily family activities. Make sure to sign your kids to the Funtasea Tour where your kids can learn a lot about sea life. This is heaven for kid’s, I’ll say.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua
Renowned as one of the most family-friendly resorts in Bali, the resort has a special programme called Westin Family. Westin Family is designed to enrich the little ones and enhance their wellbeing through exploration and discovery. Upon arrival, kids will receive Kids’ Travel Journals and Local Activity Guide, where the Westin Family Programmes are designed to engage, ignite wonder and spark curiosity. For room selection, you can choose to stay at Family Suite with two private bedrooms, a separate living area and child-friendly features make for an easy choice for those coming with kids.
Moreover, the resort boasts a spacious outdoor playground with exciting facilities such as 12-metre waterslide in the pool. Set in a quiet garden corner and shaded by tropical greenery, the Westin Family Kids Club is more than just a playground for children. A fully supervised facility with indoor and outdoor play areas that offers a daily schedule of age-appropriate games and activities to engage little ones and give parents a well-deserved break as well during their summer in Bali. Fun activities in the Kids Club range from face painting, kite making, movie night, stargazing and much more to cater to children between the ages of 4 and 12, with a different rotating schedule daily, from Monday to Sunday.
Dining as a family is made easy at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua with a choice of different restaurants catering to all taste preferences. A wholesome children’s menu is available to tempt even the fussiest of eaters and every family is entitled to a free meal pass for kids.
In addition, kids can also enjoy the Westin Kids Spa, where they will get a chance to be pampered with lots of fun and relaxing treatments, such as Fun Fruity Crème Bath, Twinkle Toes and Fancy Fingers (popularly known as manicure and pedicure), temporary tattoos, hair-braiding and many more. Westin Kids Spa is open daily from 10am to 6pm. For a more private experience, treat your little ones with Bath Time Bubbles prepared exclusively at the privacy of your own tub by the team from Westin Kids Spa. In addition to lots of bubbles, the fun bathing activity will feature floating toys, colourful shower caps, fruity bath bubbles and fluffy towels for a maximum of two children.
When the weekend comes around, Prego presents its Brunch where kids under 6 years of age eat for free. Serving up delicious Italian cuisine, this weekly event brings families together in the best possible way. Guests can enjoy refreshing time-off with access to the swimming pools and beach lounge area at Westin, while the little ones can take part in safe activities supervised by the Westin Family team.
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KUTA – LEGIAN
Hard Rock Hotel Bali
Families will be treated well staying in this hotel! In the room, their luxurious and spacious Suite for families features a master bedroom with an en-suite bathroom, a luxurious soaking tub with a separate rain shower, and a walk-in wardrobe. It also features a kid’s room (ideal for young children below 12 years old) complete with Play Station 4 and other children’s toys as well as a second bathroom and shower for the kids. The living room is complete with large Smart TV, BOSE sound system and dining area for 6. These suites are located around the serenity of the chill-out pool. A connecting Deluxe Premium King room is available with an additional charge.
As for the outside activities, this hotel has a huge pool with big waterslides for families and big fun for little ones! Located at the Main Pool, this brand-new Kids Waterpark includes slides, a waterfall bucket and lots of water activities for the kids to go ecstatic!
This is a heaven for kids!
Bali Dynasty Resort
The resort offers tons of options to keep your kids busy as there are numerous activities available for them to play around with. Imagine your little champs enjoying a 56-metre waterslide flowing into their own pool! Yes, exactly the way you imagine. The resort provides a kids pool with its own Kids Water Fun Zone! Not just that. There are also kids clubs, Kids playground and teens club, all completed with daily activities schedule. For big families, they can take their kids to have fun at our kids’ club where plenty of games are available. Joyous rides give them great excitement and they could spend all their day in the kids club. Be rest assured that your kids will never get bored while staying at this resort!
Built on the fascinating decor, the design of the room is based on the modern structure, consisting of two sections divided by a full floor-to-ceiling partition and blackout curtain. The capacity is for up to 5 people sleeping at 1 King Bed, 1 Bunk Bed and 1 trundle bed. This type of room is definitely dedicated to family travellers.
Should you plan to celebrate Christmas and New Year’s Eve, Bali Dynasty Resort will ensure your these special moments are relaxed, memorable and fun-filled! They have prepared fantastic festivities, featuring an endless amount of mouth-watering food and lots of activities that will keep you entertained with your bellies full! For the NYE spectacular occasion, you can party the night away in tropical style with an extravagant dinner and entertainment at H20 Restaurant. This year’s theme will be Black & White for an East meets West. So be sure to be ready to don your best black and white outfit!
Four Points Kuta by Sheraton Bali, Kuta
Located in the heart of the Legian-Kuta region, only seven kilometres from Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport, you can enjoy staying in a spacious room of 55 sqm that has Four Comfort Bed by Four Points, customized especially by King Koil and also a sofa bed that can be converted into an extra bed and two bathrooms that has a bathtub in it when you book our Family Suite Escape promotion.
Every room has its own balcony with our Lagoon Pool view – one of the biggest pools in Kuta – with a unique shape that resembles Indonesia as an archipelago country, completed with a heated jet pool in the centre. They also have a Junior Pool with a depth of 60 meters, which is located next to our Kids Club. The perfect place to spend time with your loved ones.
With a price of IDR 850.00 net/night, you could enjoy this promo comfort, inclusive of daily breakfast for two adults and two children; a complimentary extra bed; and a 15% discount for food and beverage. Book this promo before the 22nd of December 2021.
This resort has the largest selection of 3 and 4 bedroom villas amongst luxury resorts on the island, a perfect selection for family travellers. Their two-bedroom pool villas are ideal for small families as they provide a spacious open plan living room with dining area. This space then opens out onto a large terrace with infinity pool, a traditional Indonesian bale and sun loungers all surrounded by a private tropical garden. If you happen to have big family members, opt for their elegant oversized four-bedroom pool villas, making sure you have the space needed to function as a luxurious holiday home. Now, entertainment for your kiddies! Their Kids Club is open every day for the children aged 3 and up. Daily activities like baking, painting and hair braiding will keep them entertained for hours!
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Kayumanis Jimbaran Private Estate
Strategically located on the fishing village of Jimbaran, just a stone’s throw away from the famous Jimbaran Beach, Kayumanis Jimbaran Private Estate stands majestically around many small restaurants, bars and traditional markets. Basically, anything you need is only a few steps away from where you stand. The beach, public attractions, shops, fancy and local restaurants, traditional market, and even a 24-hour medical centre – they all are accessible to walk in less than 15 minutes. You will not be afraid to miss any of the holiday spirits.
Kayumanis Jimbaran Private Estate is a rightful tribute to all things creative. Experiencing a typical Balinese village is what gives this resort its charm. The elegant and charming ambience pampers the eyes with architecture inspired by Bali’s rich culture and focuses on building strong connections with the tourists by providing not just an enriching experience but also the comfort of an Indonesian home. This magnificent yet comfortable hotel keeps within the Balinese tradition of warmth and generosity of spirit with the courteous and attentive staff devoted to making your stay memorable.
Built on the fascinating decor, the designs of the villas are based on the Balinese-modern structure. Each villa features an integrated living and dining environment, a swimming pool and a timber terrace to view the incredible tropical surroundings while storytelling your kids under the stars before bedtime. The master bedroom boasts a king-size canopied bed or, alternatively, Hollywood twin beds, as well as an indulging spa-like open-air bathroom. A fully-equipped gourmet kitchen caters for those who appreciate the art of wining and dining. A separate studio can be set up as an office, additional bedroom, space to read, or practise yoga. Big, bright and airy, this 500 sqm space is guaranteed to give more than enough space for your active kids to run around.
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Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach
In the heart of Bali’s beloved Seminyak neighbourhood – an eclectic melting pot of culture, fashion, dining and lively entertainment – the eclectic design ethos of guest suites and villas within this talk-of-the-town new resort, Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach, brings family experiences to a new level featuring its two-bedroom private pool villa and family rooms and suites and its offering of child-friendly amenities and services, together with Bali’s ancient traditions with creativity and a vibrant sense of fun.
Leisure facilities for guests range from kids and fun family activities to body and mind wellness, including kid’s pool and complimentary resort activities. The resort’s Sava Spa offers treatments and traditional Balinese massages using Sava Spa’s locally-sourced natural spa products with active ingredients for complete relaxation. Additionally, you may join the resort daily activities such as kite making, cycling and mask colouring that surely will keep your family entertained.
Kayumanis Sanur Private Villa & Spa
Following Balinese principles of design, each family compound has a place for everything; and everything is in its place. The areas for sleeping, eating and relaxing are distinct but harmonious – easing one into the next with carefully ordered walls, shades and railings.
Inside, the space is impressive but inviting. Despite the brush of luxury, there is above all an instant and effortless hominess. It is perfect for families, with spacious common areas that invite guests to come together over meals or movies, and the privacy of two bedrooms; each with its own entrance. There is a wooden deck bathed in sun and a pool that ripples jewel-like in the early afternoon heat. The living room is open-air, framed by six coconut timber pillars that hold aloft a traditional Alang-Alang roof. Rectangles of white fabric are strung between each pillar, pulled down slightly to keep the area permanently shaded. A floor of slate grey tiles is covered here and there by woven rattan mats.
During the slow, sunny days, there is a range of activities for family. Shuttle to the nearby beach facility, cycle along the boardwalk or select a tailor-made tour package specially adapted for family fun. There are even entertainment offerings just for the little ones, from kite-making classes to traditional Balinese games.
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Adiwana Monkey Forest
The Monkey Forest area has always been referred to as the beating heart of Ubud. It captures the essence of Tri Hita Karana that believes that in order to reach the ultimate well-being, one must live harmoniously with other people, with nature, and with God.
Strategically located in Central Ubud, Adiwana Monkey Forest is one of the perfect choices for a family getaway in Ubud. The resort offers a modern luxury room with a certain room with connecting access suitable for staying with family. The lagoon pool with lush tropical Balinese garden is perfect for the kids with a beautiful and instagramable bridge over a charming and lush garden.
Step outside and you can experience lively interactions with the local people, the monkeys playing by the street and the vibrant shops around the hotel as well to explore with the kids into interesting attractions such as Ubud Palace, Painting and Dance lessons. Be more closed to your family and have a good family time at Adiwana Monkey Forest.
Sanctoo Suites & Villas
Situated in the charming art village of Singapadu, Sanctoo Suites & Villas is defined as a private place for families on holiday. It embodies a luxury private getaway for parents seeking a peaceful retreat surrounded by natural beauty while – at the same time – their little champs can also spend a great time discovering gems around the property. Their Family Suites are designed as a family’s paradise with a spacious master bedroom, an elegant second bedroom and a shared living room. The excitement of modern touch and lavish look make this type of room perfect for those wishing to spend warm family moments in solitude.
Outside the room, you can take a moment to wander around the property. Feel the clean, fresh air and sightseeing in the exquisite gardens. Alternatively, go relax at the pool where you can take a dip, lolling under the warm sun on the outdoor chaise lounges while watching the kids splashing at the kid’s pool – making sure your togetherness with the loved ones is worthwhile.
The highlight of this property is getting multiple entries to Bali Zoo, which is only within a stone throw away. If your little champs love animals, this activity is the powerful two-way animal children relationship. Please note that some of the benefits the children may get from interacting with animals are to learn to be responsible by taking care of them while at the same time to study nature as the great textbook in the zoos, thus this will gain the much-needed knowledge and life skills.
Combining the mission of providing guests with the highest level of luxury while preserving the natural beauty of the local environment and culture, Sanctoo Suites & Villas is truly a Bali sanctuary to take good care of a family.
NusaBay Menjangan by WHM
Occupying a perfect location on a private beach, in the middle of the West Bali National Park, NusaBay Menjangan by WHM – a serene Balinese Eco-Resort, presents you with a kid-friendly destination for your next family outing in Bali. Plan your next family vacation around the exciting outdoor activities your children can participate in and introduce them to the beautiful nature of the island’s West Bali National Park where you can discover over a hundred species of wildlife, several conservation centres and sanctuaries for the protected Jalak Bali (Bali Starling) birds.
A stay in the island’s only National Park can be a fun way to treat your kids to the outdoors, create memories and a sense of family bonding. It will leave them feeling amazed and inspired by seeing wildlife in their natural habitat, roaming freely within the resort grounds. Kids can explore the resort’s grounds dominated by herds of Menjangan (deer) and shy long-tailed black monkeys. The resort’s soft white sand Kotal Beach is a safe spot to watch Menjangan sun-bathing during the day. They can learn how the resort is committed to keeping intact the natural landscape following the National Park’s rules and hand-in-hand with their look after the sustainability of its flora and fauna. Joining a trek in the national park with a professional guide is also recommended for education and knowledge.
Sharing the crystal clear turquoise ocean surrounding the famous Menjangan island, the NusaBay Menjangan by WHM resort’s house reef is perfect for snorkelling. Here kids can swim with colourful fishes and get a close look at beautiful marine life. Please note, due to the remote location and boat only accessibility, the resort is not suitable for children below the age of 2.
The Lovina Bali Resort
Located in the northern part of the island, this tropical gem is overlooking Lovina Beach. It is surrounded by various attractions, therefore, you will never get bored, regardless of what age you are. Not only the kids can have a blast on the beach or at the kids’ club, but parents can also take them on a snorkelling or morning dolphin adventure.
Families are recommended to stay at the Terrace Beach Villas. Elegantly designed with contemporary elements of the beach and ocean, this two-storey villa captures cool island breezes. Designed as a kids’ paradise that will bring a whole new level to the luxury family-friendly resort, the villa is well-equipped with modern amenities and facilities, allowing vacationers to unwind in the comfort of their suite with a living area and full kitchenettes. A spacious lounge area is available where you can spend valuable time with your loved ones. Big, bright and airy, this type of room is guaranteed to give more than enough space for your active kids to run around. Options of swimming pools are endless; not only inside the villa but also 2 other pools are available for adults and 1 kid’s pool.