Time to decide where the next family holiday should be! Not just for you and your partner, but the whole gang of four. Or five! And, as the kids are a bit older, their input counts now.
Bali is always an excellent choice. From beautiful beaches to the lush rice terraces around Ubud, from the local culture to the purpose-built attractions in Bali for kids – the list of family entertainment activities is endless.
Here’s a list to help make your family holiday a success:
1. There is a crazy amount of Bali family accommodation which can make stays very easy.
2. Bali is very welcoming of all kinds of palates
You still want to do your regular Family Day Pizza ? Done. Sneaking out with your partner for a fancy French restaurant with wines you can’t pronounce? Vegan Restaurants? Authentic Indonesian Cuisine ? You rent a non-serviced villa and your particular teenager only eats the freshest bread? Checked!
3. Good value
For a few dollars, you can easily find something to eat, have a beer or a deep-tissue massage that all parents have earned. But also, there’s also places where you can have spa journey together with your children; Bali Family Spa
4. Something for everyone
Mothers can put up their feet and have a traditional facial, or maybe try yoga, while the kids are busy doing activities like a Balinese dance class, arts and craft studio, or trying to make a kite. We have a cheat sheet of which hotels have the best Kids Club on the island: Hotels with best kids club. These hotels also provide certified baby-sitting service, so you can your spouse can always escape to hit some Romantic spots in Bali for a while! There are options for fathers to have a little bit of a me time too, like going to a Cigar Bar or sports bar in Bali.
5. There are endless ways to bond in a fun way
When it’s time to do something fun together again, there’s an endless list of Bali’s Best Beach Club to visit or cultural shows to enjoy together. Your children are into art and history? Check this Five Best Museums in Bali
6. There’s always something you can bring home
What is a holiday without some tan to show off aside from Instagram stories? You can actually bring home more than that. From fond memories, beautiful souvenirs, to a new skill like surfing and cooking! Check this one out: Cooking class in Bali.
7. Land of many languages
Don’t worry about something being lost in translation. The local tourism sector is adept at dealing with visitors from all over the world. They can easily communicate in English, German, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, and even Korean!
Below are some family holiday packages we love:
1. Kids Stay Free at Padma Legian
Dedicated to the little guests, Padma Resort Legian has prepared special kids menu and several facilities that will put smiles on their face. A children’s pool near the beach is only 0.6 meter depth, just like another pool near the lobby. There are also Kids Club for children as small as four years old. To help parents, highchairs and babysitting service are available to book. This holiday season, take your children on an unforgettable getaway and enjoy the benefit of FREE stay for 2 children up to 12 years old, and yes breakfast is included. The promotion is valid until 31 March 2020. For more info, click: here
Padma Legian| Jalan Padma No. 1, Legian, Kuta, Legian| Call: +62 361 752111
2. Westin Family Package
Embark on a journey of discovery and explore Bali’s unique local culture together with your kids. As a family-friendly property, The Westin Nusa Dua Resort, Bali goes above and beyond to anticipate the needs of travelers with children with thoughtful brand initiatives. In the past year alone, the Westin Family Kids Club has been reinvented with refreshed facilities and better activities to engage little ones. Within the family package, stay with daily SuperFoodsRx™ breakfast is inlcuded. You will also get free access to new Westin Family Kids Club with daily indoor & outdoor activities, free kids meal pass, and many more
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua Bali| Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua, BTDC Lot N-3, Bali| Call: +62-361-771906
3. Family Staycation at Renaissance Bali Uluwatu Resort & Spa
Maximize your vacation with two Deluxe Rooms next to each other and Enjoy some fun and quality time with your children at our pottery school at Renaissance. For more info and reservation, click: here
4. Family Package at Ritz Carlton Bali
The Ritz-Carlton, Bali is committed to creating an unforgettable family vacation and continues to improve and expand on its family programs, enabling parents and children to grow through mutual interaction and learn about compassion and wisdom through their experiences. The Ritz-Carlton family package which includes breakfast for 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children (up to 12 years old), complimentary second room accommodation (same category), and complimentary to signature kids club. For more info, click here
The Ritz-Carlton Bali| Jalan Raya Nusa Dua Selatan Lot III, Sawangan| +62 361 849 8988
See more packages here: Best Family Packages in Bali
And for activities, see below…
1. Bali Treetop Adventure
Bali Treetop Adventure is the Ultimate fun open space activity area for every one of all ages. Located strategically in the Botanical Garden of Bedugul, this is the perfect destination to spend the adventurous day with your family.
Bali Treetop Adventure Park| Call +62 361 9340009
Strategically located in the heart of Kuta, just across the famous Discovery Mall, Waterbom offers an Oasis of 3.8 Hectares providing an unforgettable fun day for you. Just for a day, everyone will feel like a kid once more.With 22 rides and counting, your family and little ones will be able to enjoy varieties of activities starting from the lazy pool to the extreme one that is not for the faint of heart.
Waterbom| Jalan Kartika Plaza Tuban| Call: +62 361 755676
3. White-water Rafting
Spend 2.5 hours of fun and adventurous moment with your family going through the longest river in Bali (Telaga Waja). With an entertaining guide at the back of every boat, you are guaranteed a wonderful time and you will be surprised on each and every turn.
White-water rafting: [email protected]
See more activities here: Family Activities in Bali