Bali is famous for its sunset bars, but did you know many are kid-friendly too? Grab the family, some games and head on down to one of these fab bars. For sundowners with a view, these are for you! Be prepared to be dazzled as you watch the sun setting over the Indian Ocean. Here is our list of the top sunsets in Bali with kids in tow.
Tanah Lot is one of the most famous temples in Bali. This is a must visit if you want to see a beautiful sunset against one of the oldest temples in Bali. Get here early as tables get busy. We suggest you come mid afternoon, take a walk around the temple, stock up on all of your tourist shopping in the nearby market, then settle down with a coconut water for the kids and a cold beer for you.
Tanah Lot Temple, Beraban, Kediri, Tabanan Regency, Bali, Indonesia, Website
This is one of Asia’s most famous beach bars. Spend the day here with the kids and enjoy a relaxing day by the pool and a stroll along the white sandy beach. Order a fruit juice for the kids and a chilled wine for you and snuggle down and watch the sunset with the kids.
Ku De Ta, Jl. Kayu Aya No. 9, Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia, +62 361 736 969, www.kudeta.com
Potato Head is another must visit beach club in Bali. Home to three restaurants, two bars, an infinity pool and a 500 sq m lawn that all look over the Indian Ocean, Potato Head has one of the best sunset views in Bali. Order something delicious from their dessert menu for for kids, and you! There’s a small pool for the kids if they need to burn off some energy.
Potato Head, Jl. Petitenget 51B, Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia, +62 361 473 7979, www.ptthead.com
Set within the W hotel, this is a hip and happening bar with cool beats. Hip kids can head here for a sunset you’ll never forget. Spend the day relaxing by the large pool and splash in the waves as the sun sets. Mom and dad can enjoy happy hour with a cocktail or two and relax and unwind as they watch the kids frolic in the waves.
WooBar, Jl. Petitenget, Seminyak Denpasar, Bali, www.woobarbali.com/
Jimbaran Beach Club promises gorgeous sunsets as you indulge in delicious food and cocktails. The Club offers around 20 sunbeds to relax in style on the beach and enjoy the fresh ocean air. This is a quieter spot to bring the kids. Let them play on the beach as you settle into a comfy chair and watch the sun go down. Pack a game or two and enjoy some quiet family time in this lovely resort.
Jimbaran Beach Club, Jalan Raya Uluwatu, Banjar Pesalakan, Jimbaran, Bali, Indonesia, +62 361 703 342, www.kupujimbaran.com
This is one of the most famous beaches to head to if you want to watch the sunset. Grab a seafood supper at one of the beachside restaurants then find your spot in the sand. Sunsets are great here around Christmas time, so grab your camera and take plenty of snaps to send home to the family. If your kids like to surf, pack their boards as this is a super cool beach dude!
Kuta Beach, http://wikitravel.org/en/Kuta
The beaches here have black sand and are popular with tourists and expats who live here. There are many beachside cafes and restaurants you can head to for dinner before relaxing on the beach. Grab a gang of you, pack up some beers and soft drinks, play some games and watch the sun setting against the Indian Ocean.
Echo Beach Canggu, http://wikitravel.org/en/Canggu
On this stunning stretch of white sandy beach on the Bukit Peninsula, every day is Sunday… and Sundays Beach Club offers a memorable experience like no other. Relax to the cool tunes and enjoy friendly Balinese service, take out a kayak or stand up paddleboard in low tide. Swim or snorkel in the crystal clear lagoon and enjoy a selection of international and fusion dishes at Sundays Beach Club Restaurant!
Sundays Beach Club, Jalan Pantai Selatan Gau, Banjar Wijaya Kusuma, Ungasan, Bali, Indonesia, +62 361 848 2111, www.sundaysbeachclub.com
Surf & Turf is a beach club, water park and chill out spot all in one - perfect for kids of all ages - and dad too! This beachfront venue features the first Flow-Rider in Bali and it’s perfect for families with kids who love the water. The beach club has a main free-form pool connected to a kiddie pool. There is also a mini playground to keep the little ones busy while you chill out. After a day of watery fun, hit the beach bar, grab a cold drink and watch the sun melt into the sea.
Surf & Turf Beach Club, Kawasan Wisata BTDC, The Bay Lot C-0, Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, +62 361 8499 166 / +62 361 9388 008, www.surfturfbali.com
This is one of the most famous sunset bars in the world. If you’re looking for swanky and sophistication, kids on best behavior can come. Set into the cliff, you will get a stunning view of the sunset. Stay for dinner and a cocktail and enjoy the holiday vibes from the DJ. Come mid-week with the kids when it won’t be too hectic.
Rock Bar Bali, Jl. Karang Mas Sejahtera, Jimbaran, Bali 80364, Indonesia, www.ayana.com/bali/ayana-resort-and-spa/eat-and-drink/venues/rockbar
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