After months of lockdown and travel in and out of Bali still a stretch, it probably feels like forever since the family has taken a vacation! While that Summer sojourn to The Med is out of the question right now, the truth is we needn’t travel far from home to take advantage of five-star deals on family accommodation. Some of Bali’s best hotels are offering amazing specials encouraging staycations across the island from now until the end of the year, while others are inviting holidaymakers to pay now with the flexibility to travel as late as 2022! Whatever your preference, it’s worthwhile checking out what’s on offer.
Currently Bali is closed for international travel until the end of 2020, this formal statement was released on August 22 by Governor Wayan Koster.
Take a week away from the every day at The Westin Hotel in Nusa Dua. Stay for 7 nights but only pay for 6 and enjoy a whole host of extras including breakfast for two daily, choice of massage at Heavenly Spa, morning wellness session, complimentary afternoon tea, and more. Ideal for couples or younger families, this special is valid 7 days a week through to December 5, 2020. Ask about their pay now, stay later deals too!
The Westin Resort, Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua, BTDC Lot N-3, Nusa Dua Bali, +62 361 771906,
Elegant and established this iconic hotel exudes old-world charm and boasts some of Bali's best sunset views. Located on the calm waters of Jimbaran Bay, younger kids can swim with confidence and parents can enjoy beachfront seafood dining at its best. Intercon's Wanderlust Beach Staycation, starting from IDR 1,600,000 Nett per room per night inclusive daily breakfast and one time 60 minutes Balinese Massage for two persons. Valid for stay until December 31 2020, just show your KITAS/KITAP/KTP.
Intercontinental Bali Resort, Jalan Uluwatu 45, Jimbaran Bali +62 361 701888, email@example.com, www.ihg.com
Not sure you can afford that luxury getaway? Think again because kids stay free at Legian's Padma Resort with their family offer for bookings and stay up to March 31, 2021. Book a minimum 2-night stay at Padma Resort and 2 children up to the age of 17 years stay free of charge! Add to that daily breakfast and airport transfers and you've got more Rupiah to spend on the fun stuff. Not that you'll need to venture far from the resort with its pools, water slides, kids club, beach club, and surf beach right out front! Need space for more? The Padma is also offering 25% off for extra rooms.
Padma Resort Legian, Jalan Padma 1, Legian Bali +62 361 752111, www.padmaresortlegian.com
With its central pool area, swim-up bar, and kids' activities daily, Courtyard Bali Seminyak Hotel hits the spot for family weekends away. Book now to July 19 for stays until May 2021 and take advantage of Courtyard's Deluxe Pool View rooms for just IDR 800K per night/minimum 2-night stay. Enjoy free shuttle service to Double Six Beach Club or browse nearby shops, but be sure to try a bite from 'What The truck' before heading back to your room with a view. Kids will love the daily activity schedule and popcorn machine in the lobby!
Courtyard Bali Seminyak, Jalan Camplung Tanduk, Jalan Dhyana Pura 103, Seminyak Bali, +62 361 8499600, www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-deals/dpssm-courtyard-bali-seminyak-resort
Not too many hotels boast their own water park and that's just one thing that keeps families coming back for more. Designed with families in mind, Bali Dynasty Hotel features 6 restaurants, 5 bars, a beach club, an Irish Pub, a Kids' Club, Teen Den, and scheduled activities to keep kids busy from 9-6 daily. Book Now for Stays until December 15, 2021, for flexible dates with no surcharges or rescheduling fees. Families of up to 6 can take advantage of Dynasty's 2 x Deluxe interconnecting room deal including buffet breakfast, spa discounts, free themed dinner, bicycles, kids' yoga, art class, cooking demonstration and a treasure hunt!
Bali Dynasty Resort, Jl. Kartika Plaza, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali +62 361 752403, www.balidynastyresort.com
One of Legian's most popular beachfront resorts is ready to welcome guests again with their 'Save the Holiday' scheme. Book and pay now at significantly reduced rates and you can redeem your beachfront holiday without limitations or surcharges up to June 2022! Rooms for families of 4 are on sale for as little as USD$100 per night. Multiple dining options, beach club, complimentary kids' club, daily yoga, surf lessons lagoon pools and water slides means this oceanfront property is a firm favourite for families.
Bali Mandira, Jalan Padma 2, Legian Bali +62 361 751381, www.balimandira.com
Looking for a quiet escape to the hills? Bisma Cottages provides a boutique Bali experience within walking distance to Ubud's best attractions. Their 2 bedroom cottages are ideal for families of 4 with Bisma's 'save now stay later' promo featuring 7 nights for as little as IDR 7.5 million, or 2-night getaways for only IDR 2 million for stays until June 2022. Enjoy inclusions such as a Balinese floating breakfast in Bisma's tropical pool, free use of bicycles and yoga mats, and discounts on tours, transport and spa services. Kids will love the Monkey Forest and Bunny cafe, just a short walk from Bisma Cottages!
Bisma Cottages, Jl. Bisma 35 Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali +62 361 976530, www.bismacottagesubud.com
Discovery Kartika Plaza is close to everything you need to entertain the family from cinemas, shopping, water parks, dining, and more. This beachfront hotel has a complimentary kids club, daily activities, and even an indoor squash court! Their 'Suite Sensation' deal means families can grab a 2 bedroom ocean-view suite for just IDR 1.5 million per night including breakfast for 4. Ask about their 7-night stay packages for just IDR 3 million including dining discounts and free use of all recreational facilities. Great to keep older kids busy for hours!
Discovery Kartika Plaza, Jalan Kartika Plaza, South Kuta Beach, Bali, +62 361 2001300,
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