Bali is an ideal spot for a great family getaway, gorgeous beaches, delicious food, beautiful sights, and many fabulous, family-friendly hotels and resorts to pick from! Kiddos are spoiled for choice when it comes to hotel entertainment, with everything from water slides and culinary classes to themed suites and super cool kids clubs. Check our run of Top 15 family friendly hotels in Bali to give you a helping hand when booking your next trip to this tropical paradise.
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Head over to Club Med for a modern beachside all-inclusive Resort in Bali, infused with the spirit of local culture! This gorgeous sanctuary is nestled between fields of rice paddies and temples. Kids can fly on the trapeze and play about in the splash pool with new friends, while adults can explore nearby temples or be pampered in the Spa by MANDARA. You and the family can embrace local culture with Balinese cooking lessons and evening shows…Your Bali holidays have never been so blissful!
Club Med Bali, Po Box 7 Lot 6, Nusa Dua, 80361Bali, Indonesia, www.clubmed.com.hk/r/Bali
If you and your family are need of true serenity, then look no further than Capella Ubud. Nestled at the heart of lush green forests, their unique tented camp sits in harmony with the surrounding nature. Capella Ubud, Bali offers twenty-two one-bedroom tents and one two-bedroom lodge; all with private salt water pools. Ladies, leave your heels at home as the surroundings are not stiletto friendly, and Capella Ubud politely advises that the camp would not be best suited for families with children below 6 and guests with mobility challenges due to the nature of the camp site’s terrain.
Capella Ubud, Jl. Raya Dalem, Banjar Triwangsa Desa Keliki, Kecamatan Tegallalang Ubud, Gianyar Bali 80561, Indonesia, +62 361 2091 888, www.capellahotels.com/en/capella-ubud
Westin Resort at Nusa Dua understands that holidaying families need that special balance between 'me' time and 'us' time.... and that applies to everyone starting with Westin's dedicated family check-in. You couldn't get a more family oriented resort with multiple pools perfect for play and pondering, waterfalls and a 12m waterslide. Take some time out at the spa while your mini-me has a massage of their own at the kids' spa! But the best part about the Westin is their family Sunday Brunch at Prego Restaurant. Themed with the fam bam in mind, the kiddos can even make their own pizzas!
Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua, BTDC Lot N-3, Bali, +62 361771906, www.westinnusaduabali.com
Acres of gardens and a private beachfront location in the heart of Kuta makes the Discovery Kartika Plaza Hotel an obvious choice for your family holiday. All the usual resort facilities of pools, gardens, spa and very comprehensive kids club featuring a fabulous and varied daily schedule, the Discovery Hotel also has the benefit of being smack bang in the center of some of the island's most popular holiday activities! Walk to Waterbom, Matahari Square, Lippo Mall shopping and cinemas as well as a multitude of restaurants to satisfy every appetite.
Discovery Kartika Plaza Hotel, Jl. Kartika Plaza, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung Bali, +62 361751067, www.discoverykartikaplaza.com
Courtyard Marriott rooms wrap around an expansive pool with swim up bar and massive floating bean bags to laze away the day. Suites are spacious with lounge areas and interconnecting rooms for the family to spread out. Breakfast is one of the best on the island, plus there's a steak restaurant and even a Mexican food truck to get your fix of fajitas! After brekkie, buggy it down to their beach club and kick back as the kids take surf lessons.
Courtyard Marriott Seminyak, Jalan Camplung Tanduk No 103 SP, Jl. Dhyana Pura, Seminyak, +62 3618499600, www.marriott.com
A more traditional looking Bali hotel but by no means dated, Bali Mandira Beach Resort & Spa is one of the few resorts that allow 2 adults and 2 children in one room. Beachfront at Legian, guests can watch the waves and the world wander by as the kidlets ride the water slides in their huge pool area that has been recently renovated with families in mind. Check out Azul Beach Club for an uber cool drink, dine and lounge experience.
Bali Mandira Beach Resort & Spa, Jln Padma No. 2 Legian, Bali +62 361 751381, www.balimandira.com
Consistently in the top 10 family resorts in Holiday With Kids, it's little wonder this hotel features highly among families. Family rooms feature bunk beds and a separate parent retreat area as well as game consoles to keep the kids happy when they're out of the pool. Always an action hub, kids will go gaga over the activities planned around the ever popular pool area. The water fun zone features a 3-storey water slide and mini water park with all the bells, whistles and buckets! Too much time in the sun? Send pint-sized peeps off to the parent-free kids club as you make your way to the tranquil adult-only pool area.....Pure Bali bliss!
Bali Dynasty Resort, Jalan Kartika, Kuta, Bali, +62 361 752403, bdr.pphotels.com
Sister hotel to the Bali Dynasty Resort, Prime Plaza Suites in Sanur has enjoyed 4 consecutive years in the Top 10 Best Hotels for Families in Indonesia by Tripadvisor. Choose from 1, 2 and 3 bedrooms, self-contained apartments, some up to a spacious 165sqm. Suites can sleep up to 6 people in comfort and kids will love Camp Splash with enough to entertain the kids in and out of the pool for the entire day. For big family get-togethers, reunions or long staycations, Prime Plaza Suites is an ideal choice and only 7 minutes walk to the heart of Sanur Village.
Prime Plaza Suites, Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai No.83, Sanur, Denpasar Sel., Kota Denpasar, Bali 80228, +62 361 281481, spps.pphotels.com
Perhaps Bali's most unique hotel, the Mason Elephant Park & Lodge ensures a once in a lifetime experience. Environmentally conscious, this hotel combines conservation, care, culture, and comfort. It's families on safari with 27 boutique hotel rooms to suit all tastes and types of guests. Completely interactive, guests can get up close and personal with these incredible pachyderms from a front door meet-n-greet, to your breakfast table and into the jungle. A must-do experience for every family in Bali!
Mason Elephant Park & Lodge, Jalan Elephant Park Taro, Taro Village Tegallalang, Ubud Bali, +62 361 721480, www.masonelephantlodge.com
Le Meridien is a luxury hotel with family-focused facilities, proving that you don't need to compromise on quality when holidaying with the kids in tow. The hotel features a massive saltwater pool which meanders through the center of the resort. Also armed with a killer kids' club that operates from 8 till 7 daily, perhaps one of the most exciting features of the resort is their SPG Kids Pass - an all-inclusive access to a variety of dining options, including children's menus and beverages throughout the day for only Rp150,000 per day for children 12 and under. That's breakfast lunch and dinner done and dusted!
Le Meridien Bali, Jl. Bukit Permai, Jimbaran, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, +62 361 8466888, www.lemeridienbalijimbaran.com
What more could you wish for in a family hotel than 3 water slides, games center and a kids club that provides painting, craft, traditional mask making, cooking classes and Indonesian language lessons? This massive hotel on Legian Beach has acres of gardens for active kids to get outside and play! Family rooms are located closest to the pool and boast 2 bathrooms, bunk beds and a private balcony to boot. Woot Woot!
Padma Resort Legian, Jl. Padma No. 1 Legian, Kuta, Kebupaten Badung, Bali 80361, +62 361 752111, www.padmaresortlegian.com
Big on Balinese style Mercure Resort Sanur is friendly for the fam and your wallet! This sprawling, spread out property offers a multitude of accommodation options: choose from 2 level thatched beachfront bungalows or huge family suites with a massive master bedroom, large living areas, bunk beds and a double balcony for quiet reflection. The hotel has 2 pools, plenty of play areas and a prime location on calm Mertasari Beach in Sanur. Grab some bicycles from the games center and take a leisurely 7km ride along the beachfront.
Mercure Resort Sanur Jalan Mertasari, Sanur Kauh, Denpasar Selatan, Bali 80228, +62 361 288833, www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-5474-mercure-resort-sanur/index.shtml
In addition to stunning rooms and suites and spectacular grounds, Intercontinental Hotel's dedicated childcare facility for 4 to12-year-olds - Planet Trekkers, takes kids' clubs to a whole new level! Indoor activities comprise all of the anticipated options and more, however, outdoor choices range from a fully equipped playground with swings and slides (something of a rarity in Bali), supervised children's only pool. Under the umbrella of their Green Sea Turtle conservation program - let your youngsters learn about local wildlife with such activities like fish feeding, recycled art classes, and turtle release programs.
InterContinental Bali Resort, Jl. Raya Uluwatu No.45, Jimbaran, Bali 80361, +62 361 701888, www.ihg.com/intercontinental/hotels/us
When your hotel is located oceanfront on a calm, family-friendly beach, exploring the marine life as the tide ebbs out is par for the course for the kiddos! Once beachcombing duties are done, it's back to Prama Sanur to enjoy pristine pools & water slides at Splash Zone. A hotel perfect for those families fond of outdoor play, guests of all ages can get busy with volleyball, tennis, yoga or savor some spa time.
Prama Sanur Beach Bali, Jl Cemara, Sanur, Denpasar Selatan, Kota Denpasar, Bali 80228, www.pramasanurbeachresort.com
Ten minutes to the airport yet right in the hub of family action in South Kuta, Holiday Inn Baruna Bali is budget-friendly and family-focused. You can't argue with price-point when kids 19 and under stay free when sharing with their parents. Even better, those aged 12 and under eat free at any time of the day! Hit the markets or the massage table and kids are welcome to select a spa treatment from a menu made just for juniors. Just right for bonding time between mum and mini-me. Check out their cute themed kids' rooms or teen retreats. Holiday Inn Baruna Bali means the family can enjoy the best of Bali on any budget!
Holiday Inn Resort Baruna Bali, Jl. Wana Segara No.33, Tuban, Kuta Bali 80361, +62 361 755577, barunabali.holidayinnresorts.com
Centrally located in beachfront Kuta, Hard Rock Hotel Bali is a family holiday hub loaded with kid-approved extras. Boasting one of Bali's largest pools complete with water slides and a swim-up bar for Ma and Pa, Hard Rock is one happening hotel! Junior Rockers will love the luxury kids suites kitted out with a PS4, own bathroom and bunk bed set up. Mom and Dad can take in a show while the juniors get their groove on at Roxity Club for Kids or Tabu Teen Club and the whole family can join the fun and froth of their weekly foam party. Check out why Little Steps loves Hard Rock Hotel Kuta here!
Hard Rock Hotel Bali, Jalan Pantai, Banjar Pande Mas, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia +62 361 761 869, bali.hardrockhotels.net
A stone's throw from the restaurant strip in Seminyak, this Indonesian inspired, spacious resort has everything to satisfy families of all ages. Hotel rooms look over an appealing lagoon pool with a pristine beach and kid-friendly shallows for safe sand-play for tots and toddlers. Good luck trying to extract your young clan from the kids club! This spacious haven for youngsters sports a playground, library, air hockey, arts, and crafts a multimedia room with every gadget and its own Baskin Robbins ice cream corner. What's not to love! See what the 'experts' have to say about the Trans Hotel Kids Club here!
Trans Resort Bali, Jalan Sunset Rd, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia, +62 361 8981234, www.transresortbali.com
The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas - Nusa Dua, Bali, offers a haven for you and your family members when you're visiting the island of the Gods, Bali. The kiddos will surely not be disappointed with the lavishly designed rooms and dedicated kids facilities! There is never a dull day at The Mulia, as family travelers are more than welcome to explore Mulia Bali grounds. Varieties of indoor and outdoor activities are on offer, and the resort complex is well equipped to accommodate both adults and children.
The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas - Nusa Dua, Bali, Jl. Raya Nusa Dua Selatan, Kawasan Sawangan, Nusa Dua 80363, Bali, Indonesia, +62 361 301 7777, www.themulia.com
Wyndham Dreamland Resort Bali located on a tranquil stretch of coastline between Kuta and Uluwatu close to Bingin Beach and Padang Padang surf breaks, the resort is the ideal destination for relaxation and surf trips with facilities including a spa and wellness center, swimming pool/children’s pool and an awesome kid's club! Make sure to check out the exclusive offers for some great room rates and Summer Specials.
Wyndham Dreamland Resort Bali, Kawasan Pecatu Indah, Jl. Pantai Dreamland - Pecatu Kuta Selatan, Bali 80364, Indonesia, +62 361 446 3900, firstname.lastname@example.org, wyndhamdreamlandbali.com
COMO Echo Beach offers stunning beachside accommodation with a range of well-appointed rooms, suites, one- and two-bed residences, as well as splendid three-bed duplex penthouses featuring personal rooftop pools. Set across 2.2 acres of land in the coastal village of Canggu, its location on the beach offers access to some of Bali’s best surf – and is just seven miles from the hip and happening Seminyak. For those with kids in tow, babysitting services are available as well as the Play by COMO Space kids club with a library, general play area, imaginative playroom, and an arts and crafts space, ensuring kids of all interests remain engaged.
COMO Uma Canggu Echo Beach, Jalan Pantai Batu Mejan, Echo Beach, Canggu, Bali 80361, +62 361 3022228,