Bali dreaming? Get inspired and organized by the Little Steps guide to family-friendly villas throughout Indonesia’s sun-kissed Island of the Gods from Canggu to Seminyak to Legian too! From cheap and cheerful villas with private pools for small families to luxurious complexes perfect for groups of friends, we’ve got you covered! Go on, get your tickets, and we’ll help you find your home away from home, in beautiful Bali!
Seminyak is for families looking to stay in the heart of the action with many of the island's best coffee shops, restaurants, and beach clubs at your doorstep. While it can be a bit noisy at times (it is also known for its nightlife), there are plenty of villas offering a relaxing quiet escape within its area.
Family-Friendly Villas In Seminyak?
Bali Villa Escapes * 2-, 3-, 4-, 5- Bedroom Villas
They have over 600+ options in Seminyak, whether you are looking for something to suit a smaller family or a large one, they have it all. Most of their villas are located in the heart of all the action and include lovely swimming pools, lounge areas, free WIFI, and more!
Chandra Bali Villas * 2-, 3- Bedroom Villas
The 9 carefully curated villas come in a variety of configurations. Small families are best accommodated in the two-bedroom villas. Large families with friends and helpers will enjoy the three-bedroom Family Villas, boasting 580 square meters. The Family Villas, in particular, have large areas of grass and gardens; perfect for small people adventures. The friendly staff at Chandra will make your in-villa experience comfortable, entertaining and exciting.
Akara Villas: 3-, 4-, 5- Bedroom Villas
Located within walking distance to Potato Head and W Hotel, this villa brand offers families 2- 3- and 4- bedroom options.
Freedom Villa: 5-Bedroom Villas
Within walking distance to the beach and EAT street, this 5-bedroom white luxury villa has lawns for kids to roam, a fabulous pool (complete with a shallow area), and all the kid-friendly extras available to hire.
Lataliana Villas: 3-, 5-, 8- Bedroom Villas
300 meters from Seminyak Beach, these villas can be rented individually or as a group for larger crews.
Niconico Mansion: 6-Bedroom Villa
This modern villa offers a unique design twist for families. The living room looks like a NYC loft with plenty of space and loads of funky furniture. All six-bedrooms have king-sized beds and their own design aesthetics. There is also a huge pool and pool table for the kids. It's located in Petitenget area - perfect!
Peppers Sentosa Seminyak: 1-, 2-, 3-, 4-, 5- Bedroom Villas
This luxury family-friendly resort is made up of various villas, offering Australian quality and Asian style. An on-site tapas restaurant and bar, and babysitting is also available.
Villa Kubu: 1-, 2-, 3-, 4-, 5- Bedroom Villas
17 pool villas of varying sizes in a private sanctuary setting, with amenities such as babysitting, spa, yoga, and butlers. Side-by-side villas great for friends or family traveling together!
Villa Annam: 10-Bedroom Villa
This 10-bedroom beauty is fabulous for large groups. It has two pools, a cinema, Jacuzzi and fabulous rooftop lounge is a fantastic option for large groups wanting to stay in the trendy heart of Seminyak.
Bali Dream Villa: 1-, 2-, 4- Bedroom Villas
Just a 5-minute taxi ride from Seminyak's shopping center and beach, The Bali Dream Villa provides a backdrop of privacy and family fun. Each of the 30 private villas is outfitted with private pools, surrounded by tropical gardens and an elegant lounge area.
Villa Tangram: 6- Bedroom Villas
A zen option in Seminyak. This is a 6-bedroom property with a family-friendly pool and large space for groups. One bedroom has two sets of bunk beds and can sleep up to four guests.
Canggu is really one big area split into three sections. The three main areas are along JL Pantai Berawa, JL Pantai Batu Bolong and JL Batu Mejan. Its a lot quieter than Seminyak but has a lot of upcoming bars and restaurants as well making it a very popular place for families. There is an excellent selection of villas in this area. The beach is very popular with surfers but is not an amazing beach for families - but hey, you can't have it all.
Family-Friendly Villas In Canggu?
Bali Villa Escapes * 2-, 3-, 4-, 6-, 12- Bedroom Villas
They have many lovely villa options in Canggu, most are located within walking distance from the beach. And some of the villas even come with your own personal chef. If you wish to get away with a large group of friends or a few families, Bali Villa Escapes is an ideal option!
Villa Breeze: 5-Bedroom Villa
This relaxing white villa set in the rice fields has a lovely pool complete with bean bags and views. The villa has a great location within 250 meters of Pererenan Beach!
Villa Sally: 4-Bedroom Villas
Villa Sally is a luxury villa with an 18-meter pool, cinema room, chef, and rice paddy views in the heart of Canggu. For family-friendly entertainment, head to Finns Recreation Club (formerly Canggu Club), which is just 10 minutes away on foot.
Villa Zambala: 7-Bedroom Villa
This amazing villa is fabulous for large groups traveling with kids. We love the outdoor lounge area right by the pool complete with a bar offering direct views of the swimming pool, allowing parents to keep an eye on the kids. This villa is ultra swish from the design to the location.
Pantai Indah Villas: 2.5-Bedroom Villas
Chic, modern villas steps away from the gleaming black sand shores of Pererenan Beach. Well-equipped with baby cots, monitors, bottle sterilizers, toys, etc.
Arnalaya Beach House: 5-Bedroom Villa
This is a family-friendly luxe property overlooking Nelayan Beach in Canggu. 5 en-suited, double bedrooms, and a gym that easily converts into a 6th means this style pad can accommodate family groups of up to 18. Lush, terraced lawns, a large 20m pool, multiple living spaces, a private tennis court, and a spa ensures you'll rarely wish to step outside!
Villa Kudus: 5-Bedroom Villa
5-bedroom luxe villa with a full staff, excellent craftsmanship, and landscaping. 2-minute walk to the beach, a nice grassy area for kids, comes with Canggu Club membership!
Beach Club Villa Bali: 2-Bedroom Villa
Down-to-earth 2-bedroom beach pad with all the trimmings to relax and unwind with the fam. Brightly colored bunk bed nook for the kiddos. Shabby chic!
United Colors of Bali: 2-Bedroom Villa
Nine 2-bedroom villas all surrounding the main pool, plus views of rice fields and an onsite spa! Cribs and other amenities for kids available. Great for groups of friends!
Villa Kedidi: 3-Bedroom Villa
Very private 3-bedroom villa with beach, pool, gardens, staff, car! Pack light because they've got cots, high chairs, bed rails, baby monitors, car seats, a pool fence, toys and more!
Kemah Tinggi: 4-Bedroom Villa
4-bedrooms, super kid friendly! Grown-up glam meets kiddy chic with no ponds, no unprotected drops, a securely gated pool fence, stair-gates and equipment for up to four babies at no additional charge!
Dea Villas: 1-, 3-, 5- Bedroom Villas
There are a few villas to choose from in this group. We love Villa Sarasvati which comprises a large living pavilion and a two-story building arranged in an L shape around a 20m swimming pool (and a giant chess set!) looking onto rice terraces. This family-friendly villa is a kids' dream with slides, a playhouse, and a sandpit.
The Palm House: 5 Bedroom Villa
Accommodating up to 15 adults in 5 bedrooms, this is a larger villa. There’s a lovely large pool with a shallow end for little ones. The large flat lawn is the perfect place for ball games and having fun. There’s a bunk room with games, a bunk bed, toys, and a billiard table.
Umah Di Sawah: 5-Bedroom Villa
There’s a separate kids pool area, where the little ones can play and you can hire kids equipment for them too. There’s also a kid's room with books, games, and toys.
Villa Jasper: 4-Bedroom
Located in Berawa - this is a spacious beachfront haven! This villa is steps to the sand with great dining choices for brekkie, lunch, dinner & dessert! Stylish and comfortable, Villa Jasper has an expansive covered back verandah for family dinners, sunset cocktails. Catch cool ocean breezes while the kids run on the lawn. Great pool, deck, and bale - The Hamptons in Bali!
Helpful Guides On Canggu With Kids
Ubud is a treat for families looking to truly relax and is viewed as the cultural capital of Bali. It is full of healthy cafes, yoga retreats, spas and monkeys! Ubud Village offers the conveniences of being close to all the cafes and restaurants and it's easy to access the Monkey Temple too, but it can be a bit touristy. Many families opt to stay in the outskirts of Ubud, which can offer tranquility and a lot more space.
Family-Friendly Villas In Ubud?
Villa San: 6-Bedroom Villa
Set up for families and groups, Villa San has 6 en-suite bedrooms, a 25m pool, and a dedicated family area and kids' playroom. More mature family members might enjoy the loft art studio, telescope, yoga terrace and gym as well as curated artworks from around the globe! A look into the local culture is only a short distance away from Ubud's Royal Palace within 300m.
Bali Villa Escapes * 1-,2-, 3-, 4-, 5-, 6- Bedroom Villas
If you’re looking for Ubud Villas, they offer amazing 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 bedroom Ubud Villas. There are over 20 luxury Ubud Villas and Ubud private Villas to choose from all very close to Ubud markets, the sacred Monkey Forest & Ubud Palace.
Villa Kelusa: 4-Bedroom Villa
Villa Kelusa is a beautiful four-bedroom villa set on a tropical hill, offering amazing views of the surrounding rice fields and jungle ravine just outside Ubud, Bali. Villa Kelusa is made up of two standalone villas located side by side: Pondok Sapi and Pondok Surya. Each villa has two bedrooms and their own private swimming pools. It can be rented for up to 5 people (1 villa) or 10 people (2 villas). There is a fabulous pool for the kids and plenty of space to roam. It's 20-minutes from Ubud downtown.
Villa Vajra and Villa Sati: 4-Bedroom Villas
Two luxury villas 50 meters apart, just 10-minutes from Ubud. Beautiful hideaways, each with extensive gardens, contemporary Balinese architecture, private pools. Great for a group! Click here for review.
Villa Mana: 6-Bedroom Villa
Japanese bathtubs, a groovy bunk room for the kids, and fantastic design - this villa is gorgeous and unique. Villa Mana features a magnificent zero-edge swimming pool measuring at 17 meters long. The grounds also include a wading pool for the kids and a huge lawn too.
Puri Tupai: 4-Bedroom Villa
4-bedrooms, pool, tennis court, family-friendly amenities such as sports equipment and nannies available. Kids will love the friendly watchdogs, squirrels, turtles, and koi pond. Click here for the review.
Bali Soul Villas: Variety of Villas
Jimbaran and the Bukit are famous for amazing sunsets, white sand beaches, and of course, the Jimbaran seafood cafes. If you are looking for a more secluded beach getaway and only 15-minutes from the airport - this is an excellent spot to rent a villa!
Family-Friendly Villas In Jimbaran And Bukit Peninsula?
Villa Cassamia: 5-Bedroom Villa
This gorgeous villa has 5 bedrooms plus a kid’s room around a manicured garden and a lovely swimming pool. The kids also love the media room - perfect for movie nights with the family.
The Longhouse on the Bukit: 6-Bedroom Villa
6-bedroom party pad! Best with older kids, this 3-story villa has a pool, amazing views, gorgeous gardens, a karaoke machine, an in-home theatre, and much more!
Bali Villa Escapes 3-, 4-, 5-, 6- Bedroom Villas
Their Bali Villas are all close to Jimbaran beach with professional villa staff, villa managers, security, housekeepers & when you rent through Bali Villa Escapes you also get free airport pick up. Jimbaran is really close to the airport which means you can be sun baking by your villa pool within a couple of hours of landing. It’s also a handy location if you like the beach as well as having dinner at some of the best seafood restaurants in Bali all on the beachfront.
Karang Kembar: 5-Bedroom Villa
A 5-bedroom villa with families in mind! Nestled on a clifftop 90 meters above the pristine Kutuh Beach, this villa is geared with everything you need from massages for mama to a dedicated kid's bedroom. Click here for the review.
Karma Kandara: 2-, 3-, 4-Bedroom Villa
Choose from one of the 46 luxury villa residences with 2, 3, and 4-bedrooms, each with its own private pool and private kitchen. The resort's Three Monkey’s Kids Club offers adventures in Bali with the family!
The Istana: 5-Bedroom Villa
5-bedroom luxe set up for families of all sizes! What sets this villa apart is the games and children wing, a pool table and video game corner (with both Wii and PS3 machines), and four bunk beds!
The Sea Shanty: 4-Bedroom Villa
This Jimbaran Beach villa is stocked with everything you'll need to make holidaying with youngsters a breeze. From a bunk room for the kids, a super cool octopus bath, 15m pool with a toddler wading area and large rolling lawns, to high chairs, children's car seats, portable pool fence, kids toys, and even a cool chalkboard wall, The Sea Shanty Villa has your kids covered.
Umalas is known as a relaxed area to stay right in the middle of the trendy Seminyak – Kerobokan- Canggu triangle. It's a 10-minute scooter ride to all the hot restaurants and shops in Seminyak yet also has its own scene as well with shops like Bungalow Living (a Little Steps favorite) and Mosaic Beach Club for sunset cocktails.
Family-Friendly Villas In Umalas?
Villa Naty: 6-Bedroom Villa
This is a favorite for kids with its three swimming pools, resort-level facilities, billiard table, private gym, and trampoline! Located in laid-back Umalas, Villa Naty is popular with groups traveling with fun-loving kids and teenagers.
Villa Nehal: 5-Bedrooms
A Tuscan style villa complete with a tiled swimming pool, a large lawn, and 5 bedrooms.
Bali Villa Escapes 2-, 3-, 4-, 5-, 6, - Bedroom Villas
The Umalas is the ideal location for those groups or families who want to holiday in a peaceful and tranquil area yet be within easy access to the best bars, cafes, yoga studios, and restaurants. Bali Villa Escapes offers a wide range of options in beautiful locations, all with private pools!
Villa Sajak: 5-Bedroom Villa
Stunning sunsets over rice fields just minutes from Seminyak, but you won't want to leave Villa Sajak! This sprawling, 5 bedroom loft villa is in the quiet borough of Umalas, just a wee walk to a popular dining strip. Aussie architect-designed, this home-away-from-home sleeps 10 in comfort with the plus of a pool table, BBQ, ping pong, and gym! Fully staffed with cars and motorbikes available.
Batu Belig is located between Seminyak and Canggu making it super convenient for families. It's the most popular feature aside from its location is Batubelig Beach which is on Bali’s south-western coast. You can reach all the restaurants and shops you desire within 10-15 minutes by car and still have a beachy relaxing holiday away from the crowds. Score one for this location. You are also around the corner from Finns Recreation Park. This place is a MUST SEE attraction with water slides, bowling, and a massive indoor trampoline center.
Family-Friendly Villas In Batu Belig?
Villa Asta: 5-Bedroom Villa
Featuring epic entertainment options for an active family, Villa Asta in Batu Belig is perfect for large groups with lots of energy! With 2 massive pools, a large games room, pool table, table tennis, volleyball, badminton, 4 bicycles, and a beach nearby, there's little opportunity for guests to get bored.
Villa Atas Ombak: 5-Bedroom Villa
For families looking for a beachfront villa in this trendy area, Villa Atlas Ombak is stunning! It also has a large pool facing the ocean, an acre and a half of garden space to roam, and three ancient temples on the property. Amazing!
Located 10-minutes from trendy Canggu, this tiny rural area offers peaceful villages, country roads, rice paddy views, and Hindu temples. It's also close to Batu Bolong surfing beach for those seeking some waves!
Family-Friendly Villas In Pererenan?
The Iman: 5-Bedroom Villa
This luxurious private retreat offers impeccably styled villa include a fabulous sunken lounge, adorable kids’ playroom, and vast green lawns ideal for fun and play. There is also a 21-metre pool - perfect for swim parties!
Approximately 1.5 hours from Denpasar lies an area of Bali that offers an off-the-beaten world of family fun, discovery, good food, and plenty of activities. Bali’s iconic Tanah Lot sea temple and famed surfing beaches are just over 10 kilometers away, Canggu’s hip bars and cafés about the same distance, and the restaurants and boutiques of Seminyak around half an hour’s drive to the east.
Family-Friendly Villas In Tabanan?
Bali Villa Escapes 2-, 3-, 4-, 5-, 6-, 8- Bedroom Villas
Once again, Bali Villa Escapes offers an array of options! Whether you are looking for a location close to the golf course or once right next to the beach, they have you covered. Tabanan is one of the most laid back, picturesque & gorgeous holiday destinations in Bali and the best way to take advantage of all this beauty is to stay in your own private Tabanan holiday villa.
Arsana Estate: 4-Bedroom
Two hectares of terraced, gardens mean plenty of space to play. Guests of all ages will be thoroughly entertained at this hillside oasis. Featuring a tennis court, pool, yoga studio, gym, games room with a pool table, and children's playground, this villa has every conceivable luxury to ensure an unforgettable family holiday. Just 11km to Canggu, The Arsana's in a class of its own.
The area of Sesah is located around .1 km from Seminyak and 8 km from Canggu making its location ideal for those looking to stay close to the action. It is located right on the beach which is a bonus as well. Activities are limited but relaxing - hikes and beach walks but if you want more you are a ride away!
Family-Friendly Villas In Sesah?
Seseh Beach Villas: 6 Bedrooms
Big groups need space to spread out and with 11 bedrooms across 2 adjacent villas, Seseh Beach Villas is the obvious choice. Luxuriously appointed with an absolute beachfront outlook, this estate has 2 pools, sprawling lawns and is purpose-built for family events and special celebrations. The villas are designed with kids in mind, featuring bunk bedrooms, Playstation, Xbox, and Wii as well as babysitters on hand!
- April to October is dry, Mid-October to March can be wet
- Many villas offer airport transfers and baby gear, just ask!
- The currency is Rupiah, and there are plenty of ATMs, but they only allow you to take out about US$200 at a time. Best to get local currency before you arrive from your bank, or bring notes to swap out at a currency converter shop.
- Read up on Balinese customs and beliefs to avoid offense
- Hiring a car and a driver costs US$35-40 per day (make sure to tip). Taxis and Uber are cheap and abundant for short trips
- Beware of the fierce sun, slather rub in SPF 50+ at all times
- Do not drink the tap water!
- Most restaurants are open-air (no A/C) *The sea is notoriously rough, take note of the flags
- Country code for Bali is +62. Once there, all landlines start with 0361 and mobiles begin with 08. International Operator 101, Police 110, Fire 113, Ambulance 118, IDD 001