- Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort
A world of fun right on the beachfront
Not only a five-star, world-class destination in the heart of the luxury Nusa Dua neighbourhood, Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort is also home to a whole host of spectacular kiddie facilities to keep children on their toes throughout a Bali summer getaway.
In particular, the Sofitel Kids Club, managed by Cheeky Monkeys, is a piece of heaven on Earth for children. Located just footsteps from the resort’s stunning beachfront, this fun and colourful facility is dedicated to the resort’s little guests and offers a multitude of features such as an outdoor kids’ pool, a reading room and also a sleeping room where they can relax and recharge before getting involved with the fun and games once again.
Cheeky Monkeys understands how important it is to enrich young minds and, for that, the club puts on engaging and stimulating daily activities from indoor storytelling, reading sessions and video games, to outdoor gardening, cooking classes, yoga for kids, fun in the outdoor kids’ pool and beach games on the sand, to name but a few.
Then when it comes to that all-important family time, the dining destinations at the resort are second to none. Fussy eaters can pick and choose to their heart’s content at the Kwee Zeen market-style restaurant, complete with different cuisine from all over the world and a dessert room that even Willy Wonka would be proud of, as well as CCC’s offering of Italian pizzas and pastas alongside a seafood and meat grill.
With such a wealth of indulgent facilities throughout the resort, parents can thoroughly kick back and relax knowing that their kids are safe, sound and having plenty of fun.
Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort
Kawasan Parawisata BTDC, Lot N5
Nusa Dua, Bali 80363, Indonesia
T: (+62) 361 8492 888
- The St. Regis Bali Resort
Both posh and child friendly, The St. Regis Bali Resort is paradise for families.
Known for the beauty of its oceanfront location, the impeccable quality of its guest services and the serene holidays it affords to its guests, this resort is as luxurious as they come. Despite this you don’t have to leave your children behind on your next trip to Bali as The St. Regis Bali Resort welcomes guests of all ages with open arms. Kids will love the refined Balinese ambiance, quickly discovering that Gourmand Deli is the best place for delightful sweets and confections. Being top enthusiasts of sun and fun, children will build sandcastles on the pristine beach while parents watch from under a comfortable umbrella, a cooling drink in hand.
In addition, the resort’s Family Traditions programme is bursting with fun activities. During Christmas, for example, families are encouraged to get into the holiday spirit by attending a very special choir performance by children from the orphanage, decorating gingerbread cookies, and sitting on Santa’s lap.
The resort’s many options create unforgettable memories and can be completely customized for your unique children. One of these exciting adventures lets both kids and parents become pirates for the day at The Pirates Bay, Nusa Dua. Outfitted with iconic pirate costumes, the whole family will be led in exciting activities like kite building, fishing and treasure hunting.
Also a part of the Family Traditions programme, professional educators are on staff to lead your children in a day of exploration and learning at the Children’s Learning Centre can actively participate in cooking classes, Balinese dance, Balinese music, creative arts and crafts, fun recycling activities and much more.
The St. Regis Bali Resort
Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua Lot S6,
Nusa Dua, Badung, Bali, Indonesia
T: (+62) 361 847 8111
- Four Points by Sheraton Bali, Kuta
Four Points Kuta has established itself as one of the most exciting hotels for families in one of Bali’s most popular destinations.
Optimized to make your family holiday as sunny and enjoyable as possible, stay just a short walk away from the exciting kaleidoscope of Kuta and even closer to fun-filled features that children will love. The hotel centres around a spectacular lagoon pool featuring a Jacuzzi and overhanging plants where older kids can go on their own snorkelling adventure. Families with younger children will find their heaven-sent holiday in what is almost a separate wing of the hotel. There, separated from the larger pool, the sliding, double locked glass door of your spacious family room will open directly to a junior pool, perfect for carefree splashing and family swim practice.
Not far from the pool, children under 12 will play pretend in Four Points’ newest Kids Club addition. This village themed wonderland is complete with a miniature marketplace, tree houses, and make believe river. Kids can build Lego masterpieces, play house with dolls, or slide down from the tree village overhead into a pool of balls. To catch a break, they can join the excitement camp area, complete with miniature picnic tables, LED projector, LED TV and the latest child friendly video games. Parents can watch from the nearby pool lounge while the older kids challenge each other at the pool table.
After they have the time of their lives in the Kids Club, bring the young ones up to the Rooftop Pool and enjoy the sunset with a panoramic view of the surrounding skyline. The swimming pool has an adult section that cascades into an adjacent kid’s section that is only 40 cm deep so parents and children can swim side by side. And to satisfy the appetite, peruse the newly updated kids’ menu that is as delicious as it is adorable, offering all-time favorites fortified with vitamins and fibre and prepared with kids’ taste buds in mind.
Four Points by Sheraton Bali, Kuta
Jalan Benesari, Banjar Pengabetan
Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali, Indonesia
T: (+62) 361 849 6606
- Grand Nikko Bali
A Playground in Paradise.
Located in Nusa Dua, the plush Grand Nikko Bali has two accommodation options designed and situated specifically for families near the family-friendly facilities on the second and third floors of the Cliff Tower. The resort has gone to great lengths to fulfil the needs of holidaymakers travelling with little ones and, as such, offers its Family Suites and the recently upgraded Family Rooms.
The Family Rooms come with a choice of exciting new bunk beds for children while parents get to enjoy the luxury of a king-sized bed, or alternatively, two queen-sized beds. Both have been designed to comfortably accommodate a maximum of two adults and two children with the option of connecting doors to create a large Family Suite.
Grand Nikko Bali has some great family dining options too and offers a range of flexible Family Packages, Aside from the stretch of stunning beach, the resort is crammed with family-fun activities including lagoon-style pools, a sweeping waterslide and pool for kids, a climbing wall and the unique Jungle Camp Kids Club, which is open from 8AM until 10PM and offers a supervised fun-filled schedule from fish and camel feeding, Balinese dressmaking and sandcastle contests, to swimming lessons and pool fun, plus of course free play in the treehouse area.
Grand Nikko Bali
Jalan Nusa Dua Selatan, Nusa Dua, Kabupaten Badung, Bali, Indonesia
T: (+62) 361 773 377
- Bali Dynasty Resort
Look forward to award-winning fun at this family-focused resort.
Consistently rated as one of the best family resorts on the island, Bali Dynasty Resort offers sun-drenched fun for the whole family. With its own private beach club and a pool perfect for every member of the family, your holiday is certain to be filled with days of tropical fun. The property includes a huge range of family facilities and programmes, including six restaurants, each with its own fun theme and live entertainment. Bali Dynasty also includes a delightful playground area, a kiddie salon, a kids’ club and a teens’ club, plus an on-site high-flying trapeze school with a circus workshop and bungee trampoline. With so many fun and exciting options, your children will have a difficult time deciding what to do next.
Bali Dynasty Resort
Kartika Plaza, Tuban, South Kuta
Bali 80361, Indonesia
T: (+62) 361 752 403
- Anapuri Villas
Where little Princes and Princesses can live like Kings and Queens.
Anapuri is Bali’s luxury, boutique villa estate perched mere footsteps from the black glittering sands of Pabean Beach, just 15 minutes from the family-friendly town of Sanur. Not only neatly nestled on this tranquil strip with the Indian Ocean on its doorstep, this stunning castle-like complex just so happens to be one of the most fabulous places for a family getaway on the Island of the Gods.
Comprising four impressive and totally private villas, Anapuri is a glamorous playground for both kids and adults, with gorgeous sweeping grounds, grand architecture and an elite team of hospitality professionals on hand at all hours of the day.
Proving that five-star opulence isn’t just for adults, Puri Salila is Anapuri’s six-suite grand ocean-view villa that can only be described as the ultimate family residence. Adorned with wonderfully exciting facilities and high-end playthings, the villa features a dedicated children’s room with three bunkbeds and a fold-out bed (meaning plenty of late night sleepovers), as well as a games room that’s stocked with a full-sized pool table, darts, Wii game station, Sony Playstation, a ping pong table and toys for all ages, not to mention an adjoining and humungous home theatre with a 130-inch screen. And while the children are well and truly occupied, parents can wholly relax knowing their little ones are in safe hands thanks to baby monitors, pool fences and playpens on hand, as well as the option of professional nannies and babysitters. That leaves plenty of time for mums and dads to soak up the multi-level infinity pool, the Anapuri Spa and the gorgeous cuisine whipped up by Anapuri’s in-villa chefs.
Banjar Pabean, Ketewel, Sukawati
Gianyar, Bali 80582, Indonesia.
T: (+62) 361 471 3050
- Padma Resort Legian
Serene, yet family-friendly, this resort is a favourite of travelling parents.
A five-star boutique art resort, Padma Resort Legian is as beautiful as it is luxurious, situated near the traditional and tourist markets of Legian. Bursting with fun activities and having a quiet, child-friendly environment, the resort is also a fantastic destination for families.
Kids under 12 can now stay for free at Padma Legian and spend their carefree holiday enjoying this spectacular resort. Little ones splash in the shallow, safe children’s pool guarded by a colossal statue of Hanuman, the mythic Balinese protector. The Wolly Kids Club & Games Centre provides endless activities for young ones, including T-shirt painting, mask making, face painting and cooking lessons. Children will excitedly return to the Games Centre, equipped with the latest video game consoles, an air hockey table, a billiard table and more.
Padma Resort Legian
Jalan Padma No. 1, Legian
Kuta, Badung, Bali, Indonesia
T: (+62) 361 752 111
- Padma Resort Ubud
Guests of all ages will always remember their time at this prestigious address in Ubud, Bali’s cultural heart.
Nestled into the dense hillsides of Ubud, Padma Resort Ubud boasts incredible views of a lush river valley from every room and suite. It is also a wonderful place for children to explore the unforgettable culture of Ubud and experience the holiday of a lifetime. As a parent, you can recline poolside with a full view of the picturesque rainforest as your child splashes in the sun. Young guests can choose a healthy meal from the specially constructed kids’ menu and then hurry off to the resort’s kids club for a fun and interactive afternoon. There they can play games with other children, fold their own origami creations and even learn how to create traditional Balinese offerings.
Padma Resort Ubud
Padma Resort Ubud Banjar Carik Desa, Puhu, Payangan, Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia
T: (+62) 361 301 1111
- Pullman Bali Legian Nirwana
Well located and superbly appointed, the Pullman Bali Legian Nirwana is an excellent family hotel in the very heart of Bali’s tourism hub.
About a 20-minute drive from Bali’s international airport, the five-star luxury Pullman Bali Legian Nirwana boasts 351 rooms and suites, a rooftop infinity pool, a bar and eatery offering gorgeous far-reaching ocean views, the delightful Tjakra 7 Spa, two lagoon pools and a modern fitness centre, plus more restaurants and a host of family-friendly facilities.
Whether ocean- or garden-facing, each spacious guest room benefits from its own private balcony. All rooms feature large flat-screen internet TVs, have separate showers and bath areas and high speed WiFi. For larger families the two-bedroom suites offer extra beds and space, making them an excellent choice.
A variety of local, Asian and European dishes are served throughout the day. The Deli Restaurant at the Pullman Bali Legian Nirwana has an excellent kids’ menu packed with local favourite dishes like nasi goreng, as well as a range of pasta and burgers and a selection of gelatos and ice popsicles for dessert.
The kids’ pool is conveniently situated adjacent to the pool restaurant and is a favourite hangout for parents who can supervise their children while relaxing with a drink or on the sun loungers.
For children aged 4-10 years old, the kids’ club is open every day between 9AM and 5PM: supervised, airy and fitted out in bright welcoming colours, there are daily activities such as face painting, Balinese costume play and Indonesia language lessons offered, as well as a host of electronic and traditional games for the youngsters to enjoy.
Ideally situated, just off Bali’s most famous stretch of beach and close to the boutiques of Legian and the famous Beachwalk shopping mall with its array of shops, family restaurants and a cinema, the Pullman Bali Legian Nirwana is an elegant tropical haven that is perfectly suited for family holidays.
Pullman Bali Legian Nirwana
Jalan Melasti No. 1, Legian
Bali 80361, Indonesia
T: (+62) 361 765466
- The Stones Hotel – Legian Bali, A Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel
It’s a family thing!
Primely positioned on the beachfront of Bali’s most popular tourist neighbourhood, The Stones Hotel – Legian Bali is not only a stunning resort with a sought-after address, but also perfect for family vacations. Overlooking the beach, just minutes from the Beachwalk shopping mall and all of Kuta’s biggest attractions, like the Waterbom waterpark, the resort is ideal for families with a sense of adventure yet who are looking to minimise the stress of having to travel far. To further avoid any holiday hiccups and to ensure mums and dads can relax too, the resort offers babysitting services, a family-friendly swimming pool, spa treatments for kids and free entrance to its Jasper Kids Club for two children. If that wasn’t enough, throughout July and August the resort is also offering a very special family package that includes 20% off the second room for children, together with a daily buffet for two adults and two kids, daily dinners for kids up to 12 years old and a pick-up or drop-off service to or from the airport – just use the promo code MAJ when booking via the website.
The Stones Hotel – Legian Bali, A Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel
Jalan Raya Pantai Kuta, Legian,
Bali 80361, Indonesia
T: (+62) 361 300 5888
- Discovery Kartika Plaza Hotel
Where guests of all ages can see for themselves the warm hospitality that has made Bali so famous.
Within walking distance of malls, diverse restaurants and exciting family attractions, Discovery Kartika Plaza Hotel is located in the vibrant tourist hub of Kuta. The hotel provides many wonderful advantages to parents on holiday with children, including 15 family suite rooms and connecting rooms to accommodate even the largest band of travellers. In the Family Suite, parents can relax on the private terrace of the master bedroom while only a door away children have their own area to play or stay up watching kid-friendly TV channels.
During the sunlight hours, the kids club at Discovery Kartika Plaza is a wonderland for young travellers every day of the week. There they can learn more about Balinese culture with Indonesian lessons, sarong-tying activities, fruit carving and temple tours. Meet your children in the afternoon and they will tell you all about their exciting day of squirrel or fish feeding, coconut bowling and water polo – a perfect day in paradise.
Discovery kartika Plaza Hotel
Jalan Kartika Plaza, Kuta
Badung, Bali 8036, Indonesia
T: (+62) 361 751 067