Written by Alya Maisarah
Co-written by Beverley Lennon, Val Caulin and Nadia Crowe

Truth be told, if it were up to our children, every school holiday would be spent living it up in Bali, but if – like every other parent – you’re more daunted by the planning process (especially choosing a place to stay) than anything else on the list, you may want to consider our help for picking and choosing the best family beach resorts for your next family getaway in Bali!

There’s no doubt that Bali offers jaw-dropping resorts around its coastline, but not all of them are designed to spark imagination and ignite adventure for kids of all ages, with plenty to offer for Mom and Dad.

In fact, we would only title some areas of the island to be ultimate kid-friendly spots, namely:

Seminyak/ Kuta/ Legian: Where families enjoy exciting times at the beach, learning to catch waves or stroll along busy shopping streets lined with cafes and boutiques.

Nusa Dua: This attracts restless families on the lookout for thrilling watersports, extreme sports and clear turquoise waters.

Sanur: As a peaceful refuge from the chaos of other touristy areas, here’s where families with toddlers enjoy calm and shallow waters. As a peaceful refuge from the chaos of other touristy areas, here’s where families with toddlers enjoy calm and shallow waters, and relax in family-friendly resorts.

Jimbaran: A paradise for foodie families where you get seafood by the beach while kids enjoy the wild space to run free!

Now come on, where better to yank your children from their all-consuming gadgets and immerse them in everything Bali has to offer? These family beach resorts in South Bali’s top kid-friendly areas offer ultimate fun with kids’ clubs, water slides and more!

Note: The prices reflected below are the low season rates, and they exclude tax and service charges. Accommodation rates often change with room availability, and low or high seasons. We recommend double checking for the final prices before confirming your booking.

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Family Beach Resorts in Seminyak/Kuta/Legian
Family Beach Resorts in Nusa Dua
Family Beach Resorts in Sanur
Family Beach Resorts in Jimbaran

Family Beach Resorts in Seminyak/Kuta/Legian

For families who like excitement and shopping

Probably on every first timer’s itinerary, the coastal towns of Seminyak, Kuta and Legian are known to be action-packed spots with interconnected shopping streets and an expansive stretch of beach that is ideal for a beginner surf lesson with the young ones.

You’ll find water theme parks the kids will love and you’ll probably dine somewhere new every day, as there’s no lack of restaurants, shops and cafes.

1. This resort’s name is even whispered among kids at school gates!: Bali Dynasty Resort

Moms know best, am I right? That’s why most of them opt for a stay at Bali Dynasty Resort when travelling with the kids! The exciting resort located in action-packed Kuta guarantees family-friendly fun in the sun with a collection of exhaustive activities for the kids.

While you’ll have direct access to the beach, perhaps your kids will fancy the pool that comes with a thrilling splash waterslide. It’s quite a set-up they have here and incredibly impressive as the popping primary colours and cartoon characters extend to their Kupu-Kupu Kiddies’ Club that offers a daily programme of fun activities.

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Food-wise, kids will be in seventh heaven (as will parents!) – you will find an extensive menu with kid-friendly options (including cartoon-inspired dishes) made available for every little picky eater out there, so you can be sure they’ll behave at the table!

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When it comes to your sleeping arrangements, the well-appointed family room options will give you a large space to relax in while your younger ones nap on their bunk bed behind a sliding door.

Oh and remember telling your partner that having children wouldn’t change your holidays? This could be as close as you’ll ever get to prove it, without actually leaving the little ones at home, as at Bali Dynasty Resort, adults are also entitled to some lavish attention too!

Between swooning away at their onsite Ashoka Spa for a traditional Balinese Massage or setting a sunset date at The Upper Deck at H2O, you’re bound to rekindle romance even on a family vacation, but perhaps you’ll prefer some live entertainment while downing beers at their Gracie Kelly’s Irish Pub (they’ve got you covered with babysitters to help when needed)!

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Bali Dynasty Resort

Rates: Garden View Family Room from USD $162 for 2 adults and 2 kids (Approximately Rp. 2,443,462)
Address: Jalan Kartika, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 752403

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2. No matter your age or who you travel with, let everything be taken care of – Padma Resort Legian

Travelling with kids can be quite a hassle, it becomes even more of a challenge if you’re travelling with multiple people of different ages! You need to make sure to find rooms that will accommodate everyone (or at least which have interconnecting doors), a place which will preferably have lots of activities for the little ones, beyond that though, you need to find a resort which will allow you and the rest of your crew to enjoy yourselves as well!

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Located just a stone’s throw away from the beach, and incredibly close to the airport, Padma isn’t lacking in all things sun, sand and sea.

Their best feature though? The swimming pool, or should I say ‘pools’! Decked out with five different pools, you could easily spend the whole day hopping in and out from one to another!

Not only that; this gorgeous resort seems to have endless greenery, great for kids to run around and perfect for a post-breakfast stroll around nature!

Coming back to the essentials – while the main pool is the perfect place for the family to base themselves, the lagoon pool is great for transporting yourself to a tropical paradise! The family pool will be the apple of all the kiddo’s eyes, featuring multiple slides, and a colourful mushroom fountain for endless fun!

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For those who are a little older and looking to get away from all the commotion that the little ones cause, there’s an adults-only infinity pool which serves as the ultimate sunset location.
Relax by the swim-up bar with one of Padma’s giant martinis in hand as the lowering sun makes the waves glitter around you! Don’t worry about letting the cocktails flow too much, your little ones will be safe and sound at the kids club.

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Now, if you happen to be there on a Friday, you’re in luck as you can party it up with their live music sessions! And when it comes to food, Padma doesn’t exclude either; whatever your dietary needs they’ll accommodate!

They even provide gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian options or any other dietary requirement you might have. If you’re feeling a bit more creative, make your own sandwich or salad in the Deli where they cater to your meal completely to your liking!

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Probably most essential, you also get to enjoy a departure lounge that welcomes guests for free – an absolute comfort when you have a late-night flight and in need of a shower and rest after having explored the last bits of Bali! Clearly, Padma Resort Legian understands when it comes to travelling with the whole family!

Padma Resort Legian

Rates: Family Room from USD $399 for 2 adults and 2 kids (Approximately Rp. 5,979,832)
Address: Jl. Padma No. 1 Legian – Bali 80361 Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 752 111

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3. It’s a Family Affair at Legian Beach Hotel

Less than 30 minutes from the airport is Legian Beach Hotel, a property highly dedicated to travelling families.

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From its spacious grounds and myriad of dining options, you’ll love all the amenities, starting with its Kid’s Club. Its Little Starfish Kid’s Club is open for young to older kids.

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Complete with a kiddie menu, the kids’ club works perfect for ages 3 to 11 while 11 and older will enjoy the Game Room.

The little ones can also expand their energy in both indoor and outdoor activities like play sets, puzzles, squirrel feeding and Balinese dance lessons.

Families will love the pool villas, and if you want to spend less, you will be happy to know that this property has Deluxe and Superior Family Rooms.

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Superior Family Rooms even have a Loft, perfect if you’re travelling with children want your own personal space.

Legian Beach Hotel

Rates: Superior Family Rooms start from USD $163 (Approximately Rp. 2,521,947)
Location: Jl. Melasti, Legian, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Contact: +62 351 751 711

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4. A beach lover’s paradise right by the mall (shops, cinema and more!) – Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort

Some of our favourite memories with family as a child, involve the beach, and most of them involve sunset. When we go on holiday, it’s not rare for the whole family to be spread out in different parts of the resort. Especially when it comes to resorts like Sheraton Kuta. Given that there are so many different activities available for kids, adults, and teenagers alike, we’re able to do our own thing comfortably during the day.

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It’s at sunset, though, when most families come together. It’s those moments when we sit down and bond altogether. With the beach located just across the street, a gorgeous swimming pool that overlooks the horizon, and endless grass and greenery to run around, Sheraton has almost everything that a family could need.

If you’re wondering what to do the whole day, you can always lounge on the sand of the ever buzzing Kuta beach, or surround yourself with the cool waters of the swimming pool. Indulge your senses at their Shine spa or feast on their 5-star quality food.

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Whatever it is, do it all with the comfort of knowing your kids can be well taken care of at the kids club should you feel the need to have a little adult time! What’s best, Play@Sheraton is located right in BeachWalk Mall so you can always enjoy some shopping time without any distraction too!

At Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort sunsets are sacred, and considering the fact that they possess one of the best spots to view the sunset, they do it incredibly well! If one night on their rooftop just isn’t enough, then you’re in luck! Sheraton now offers a special Bali Sunset Escape package, it’s just as luxurious and magical as it sounds. With a complimentary massage for mummy and daddy, unlimited access to their incredible kids’ club for the little ones, and daily sunset drinks at their Sundowner Rooftop where the whole family can bond, Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort is the ultimate family beach destination!

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Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort

Rates: Guest room from USD $143 (approximately Rp. 2,141,882)
Location: Jl. Pantai Kuta, Kuta, Kec. Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 8465555

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5. Slide into family fun! – Bali Mandira Beach Resort & Spa

Are you planning a funtastic family vacation? Hoping to get a little luxury at a great price, without compromising the necessary creature comforts? You won’t need to look much further than Bali Mandira Beach Resort & Spa.

Located only minutes’ walking distance from both Kuta and Seminyak, families can venture into these renowned districts for a wide range of restaurants and shops.

If you’re travelling with kiddos, the 1000-square-metre hotel pool area is a perfect place to laze away your afternoon. This consists of a main pool with two large water slides, a toddler pool, and even a lagoon-style pool that mimics a real beach, complete with white sand and sun loungers.

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You’ll find the perfect getaway you’ve been looking for in the Superior Family Room – these spacious rooms comfortably accommodate families of four with two interconnected rooms. If you have young kids, you’ll be pleased to know that all guests under 12 can stay for free!

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The little ones will be able to get a kids-friendly menu at the in-hotel Celagi restaurant, Barong Bar and Fat Bowl.

At the colourful Cening Kids Club, under the supervision of nurturing English-speaking staff, your kids can enjoy movie time, reading, and have lots of fun with a range of toys. If you have slightly older kids, dabbling in Balinese arts and crafts is also a great way to spend an afternoon!

And we all know – happy kids translates to a happy family holiday!

Bali Mandira Beach Resort & Spa

Rates: Superior Family Room from USD $183 (Approximately Rp. 2,815,855)
Address: Jl. Padma No.2, Legian, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 751381

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6. Family Fun in 5 Outdoor Pools at The Anvaya Beach Resort Bali

The property was designed by one of the top Indonesian Architects, Hadiprana Architect. If you want a touch of luxury for your family vacay… The Anvaya is a great choice!

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The hotel is not only located close to the airport, but it is also a walking distance to Kuta town. The resort also has direct access to the beach, super convenient whenever you want to have a family day out with the sun, sand and sea!

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You will also be near Waterbom Bali, a popular family-friendly waterpark! But if you prefer more relaxing water activities, check out the resorts swimming pools.

With a total of 5 outdoor pools, each pool is rarely seen crowded. If you’re staying in a premiere room with lagoon access (suitable for 2 adults and 1 child), you can even slip right into the water directly from your room!

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Guests with little ones have complimentary access to the Anvaya Kids Club, which offers both indoor and outdoor activities such as arts and crafts, dress-up, dancing and music lessons, and many more. They also organise kids’ cycling trips around the hotel, cooking classes and even yoga sessions with the Anvaya team.

Mealtimes are another adventure at Sand Restaurant, where you can indulge in Balinese-influenced Mediterranean and Californian-inspired cuisine. If you prefer an authentic Balinese menu, you can also check out Kunyit Restaurant.

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What can be a better way to start your day than having breakfast with this gorgeous beach view?

The Anvaya Beach Resort Bali

Rates: Residence from USD $375 for 2 adults and 2 kids or 4 adults (Approximately Rp. 5,979,832)
Address: Jl. Kartika Plaza, Tuban, Kec. Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Phone: +62 361 2090477

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7. Splurge and lounge by the lagoon at The Patra Jasa Bali Resort & Villas
Want to spoil your family in Bali?

The Patra Jasa Bali Resort & Villas is one of the most luxurious accommodations on the island, close to the airport and has accommodated many VIPs.

From the beach, you and your family can enjoy its vast lagoon-style pool.

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Its lawn and lounges are great places to relax, snuggle and to simply have a great time together. The dining venues offer outdoor spaces too, so you can have a peaceful meal while relaxing.

While the kids are at the Kid’s Club, you can enjoy a couple massage or individual spa, ranging from hot stone massages to local rituals.


And of course, the hotel also offers family-friendly accommodations, beginning with its Deluxe Suite suitable for families with two kids.


The Patra Jasa Bali Resort & Villas

Rates: Deluxe Suite from USD $66 (approximately Rp. 989,604)
Location: Jl.Ir. H. Juanda South Kuta Beach Kuta, Tuban, Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 9351 161

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Family Beach Resorts in Nusa Dua

For families who love exciting watersports

Ideal for children aged seven and up, Nusa Dua is known for its sandy beaches with international luxury resorts along the coastline. They aren’t always all kid-friendly but what’s there to complain when everything is about the outdoors, as junior guests can take part in snorkelling, diving, paddle-boarding and an array of other thrilling watersports!

8. Thrilling Slides and Camel Rides – Hilton Bali Resort

Take a dip in the pool after sliding down the 30-meter slide – how do you like the sound of that?

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Unwind at the sprawling connected pools while the kids have their own watery fun. But, the fun, it seems, is only beginning!

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Throw in the aptly named Serenity – a secluded beach for hotel guests, plus an exclusive camel ride safari – and you are bound to have the time of your life!

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Entertainment for families with children is one of the major USPs (unique selling points) of the resort, and their Jungle Camp Kids Club for children is all the proof you need.

With both indoor and outdoor playground areas, arts and crafts, books and board games available for children aged 6 to 12, they’ll be having fun to their heart’s content! For the more active kids, they may also have fun on the trampoline and rock climbing facilities under the watchful eyes of the resort’s trained team.


The comfortable family rooms only make your stay more worthwhile, with 2 options to choose from. One features fun bunk beds for the kids (while the parents enjoy a king-sized bed, of course), and the other family room comes complete with 2 queen-sized beds!


Hilton Bali Resort

Rates: Family Room King Bed from USD $175 (Approximately Rp.2,440,000) (2 Adults + 2 Kids)
Address: Jalan Raya Nusa Dua Selatan, Nusa Dua, Bali 80363, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 773377

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9. Get treated to a stylish dose of family fun – Club Med Bali

Club Med is synonymous with family fun, and their beachfront Nusa Dua arm is true to their philosophy, with an added sprinkling of Balinese style and hospitality. On top of that, kids under the age of 8 stay free!

It’s an all-inclusive resort where all meals (including wine and beer), and fun activities are complimentary! You will also enjoy free access to all childcare and children’s club facilities.


The resort sits on 24 acres of manicured gardens, dotted with tropical palms and day beds, meandering down to the water’s edge.

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There’s a huge, sparkling main pool with boardwalks, lounge decks, the Kintamani Pool Bar and the enormous Agung Restaurant right in the middle of the pool, serving delicious dishes and colourful cocktails alfresco on the pool deck.

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During the day, there are plenty of opportunities to discover activities such as yoga, trapeze, windsurfing and tennis. At night, you will be able to enjoy your dinner and drinks at the bar accompanied by live entertainment.

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Club Med Bali

Rates: From USD $108 for Deluxe Room (2 adults + 1 child) (Approximately Rp.1,673,288)
Address: Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua BTDC Lot. 6, Nusa Dua, Kuta Selatan, Benoa, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 771521


10. All you could possibly need for fantastic family fun – Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Bali

On top of being one of Bali’s best family beach resorts, you should know that Grand Mirage Resort also has one of the best resort kids’ clubs in Bali. This means you get the best of both worlds – family bonding with your kids, and quality alone time with your other half.
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For accommodation, make your choice between garden view, ocean view, or even a family ocean suite. Regardless, you’re sure to enjoy a clean, beautiful, comfortable and spacious cocoon.

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There’s a wide variety of things to do for both the kids and adults, ensuring everyone thoroughly enjoys their time in Bali – and parents will have the freedom to steal away for some quality me time, or spend time having fun with the little ones – doesn’t that sound simply perfect?

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With a focus on family fun and bonding, Grand Mirage Resort’s Bamboo Kids’ Fun Club not only provides a wide variety of activities to keep the kids occupied – they even facilitate family bonding activities such as family soccer!

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When you’re hungry, head to any of the 8 restaurants available. Whether you’re hankering after some good grills from Jukung Grill Restaurant, or Italian/Mediterranean from Julie’s, you won’t go hungry for sure.

Finally, make your already perfect vacation better with some well-deserved rejuvenation at the in-house Thalasso Bali. Thalassotherapy is one spa treatment that will not only leave your body feeling pampered and refreshed – but is also well known for being an amazing healing therapy.

It provides a great environment for you to hang out and chat just like old times, while your body enjoys heaps of benefits!

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And before we forget, opt for the all-inclusive package to make your time at Grand Mirage Resort even sweeter! If you’re unsure what activities to go for, the all-inclusive package will provide a plethora of fun things to do. And best of all? This will make budget planning for your family vacation even easier!

Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Bali

Rate: Family Studio Room from $128 for 2 adults and 2 kids (Approximately Rp. 1,928,102)
Address: Jl. Pratama No.74, Tanjung Benoa, Nusa Dua, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 771888 / +62 361 3009544 / +62811-3821-3359 (WhatsApp)

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11. Fun classes for family at Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa

Finding a variety of family accommodations by the beach?

Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa Pool

This luxury beachfront hotel has Deluxe Rooms for 3 and 4, and Family Rooms complete with kids’ space and bunk beds. And that’s not to mention the long list of activities your kids can indulge in.


The Gecko Kids’ Club offers half-day activities, and if you’re a parent to 3- to 12-year-olds, rest assured that your little ones will be supervised with highly qualified staff during playtime.

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So you can enjoy some downtime in Bali, or indulge in the resort’s amenities like spa or a romantic meal.

As a family, you can take part in activities such as Fruit Carving Class, Coconut Weaving Class, Garden Tour and Watersports.

You can even make full use of the Game Room for entertainment!


Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa

Rates: From USD $108 for Deluxe Room (2 adults + 1 child) (Approximately Rp.1,673,288)
Location: Kawasan BTDC Pariwisata Nusa Dua Lot. North 4, Benoa, Kuta Selatan, Benoa, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363
Contact: +62 361 771 210

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12. Pocket-friendly Family Choice at Novotel Bali Benoa

Want to save some cash but also wish to bask in the sand and sea?

Located at the seafront at the edge of Tanjung Benoa peninsula at Nusa Dua, you can do just that at the Novotel Bali Benoa.

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For a budget-friendly property, the hotel is equipped with a kid’s club, where young guests aged 5 to 12 can be well taken care of, while Mommy and Daddy explore Bali at their own pace.

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When it comes to accommodations, you can get a good selection of Family Rooms and Suites.


The hotel also offers a kid’s menu, welcome gift for kids, and a kiddie pool.

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And you can get all of these for a lesser cost, compared to other family-friendly properties in Bali.

Novotel Bali Benoa

Rates: From USD $73 for Deluxe Room (2 adults + 1 child) (Approximately Rp.1,093,419)
Address: Jl. Pratama No.70, Benoa, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 77 22 39

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13. This is where kids have their own happy hour – Ayodya Resort Bali

As soon as you walk into Ayodya, you’ll be amazed at the way this gorgeous resort is designed. Featuring all the elements of traditional Balinese architecture, and made to resemble a magnificent water palace, both you and the kids will feel as though you’ve been transported to another realm!

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Despite its grandiose look, you need not worry about the resort being all boring and uptight, Ayodya absolutely loves kids! In fact, Camp Ananda is their very own kids club, that runs extensive daily activities to make sure the little ones don’t get bored, and more importantly to make sure you get a little relaxation!

Ready for more? Kids can also feed the fish and ducks near the lagoon close to Waterfall Restaurant, or make real Balinese costumes, masks, offerings, or beautiful flower arrangements.

And as the kids are busy having fun, parents get to chill out at the poolside bar, at the gorgeous infinity pool by the beach! And thanks to its beachfront location, you’ll be able to easily enjoy days at the beach just a short walk from your rooms.

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Ayodya Resort Bali

Rates: Grande Room from USD $104 (2 adults + 2 children) (Approximately Rp. 1,515,165)
Address: Jalan Pantai Mengiat, Nusa Dua, 80363, Bali, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 771 102

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14. In the lap of luxury – The Laguna Resort & Spa

The Laguna Bali might be a luxury hotel that will cost slightly more, but the holiday experience that your family will get there is also one that you’ll remember forever. So, if you have the money, why not go for it?

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Daily activities such as kayaking, scuba diving, snorkelling, windsurfing and many more are available. Kids will also have fun with kid-oriented activities such as kite-flying and canang sari-making.

Actually, even walking around the resort is an experience in itself. Join in the Destination Discovery tour to explore and understand all the unique and precious artefacts that are scattered all around the hotel.

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You can also enjoy the beauty of Bali’s nature right within The Laguna. The resort’s large infinity lagoon pool is surrounded by tropical greenery, and stretches right from the lobby to the beach.

While you’re lounging around or surfing the waves, your little ones can also have a ball of a time at The Westin Family Kids Club at a charge (The Westin is their sister hotel).

Simply arrange beforehand for a free transfer, and send your kids off to a fun day of cooking, Balinese craft and music lessons, and many other exciting activities!

The Laguna Resort & Spa

Rates: From USD $265 for Deluxe Room (2 adults + 1 child) (Approximately Rp.4,193,588)
Address: Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua Lot N2, Bali, IDB, 80363, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 771327

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Family Beach Resorts in Sanur

For families who want peaceful dips in shallow waters

Sanur has long been a favourite among families travelling with younger kids as the beaches here offer calm, shallow and safe waters that invite peaceful dips all day long. It is the perfect pick for those who believe that no childhood vacation is complete without some time underwater as you get to enjoy one of Bali’s clearest waters for ultimate snorkelling sessions.

15. For a laid-back family getaway in the ‘real Bali’ – Hyatt Regency Bali

If you ask me; there’s no better place to escape busy Kuta and Seminyak than a getaway to the tranquil and laid-back Balinese beach town of Sanur.

Everything here seems to be more enjoyable. During my visit, I could feel the real “community” vibes – locals know and simply respect each other. Eventually, I am sure that as a parent, all you ever look for when travelling with kids, is a safe area – that’s exactly what you’re in for when booking a staycation at Hyatt Regency.

There’s an expansive garden for your little ones to run free and tire themselves as well as a fun kids club that runs daily activities – and they aren’t confined to a four-walled room as several activities on their programme are conducted outdoors (Balinese Dance, Fish and Duck feeding, Hulla Hooping and more).

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On Sundays, most families reunite around their delectable Sunday Brunch that takes place at their Pizzaria Restaurant, right by the beach. It’s one special time and I’d recommend you to drop by even though you aren’t staying overnight.

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Rooms are also super family-friendly with their premium category offering a small green area (perfect for toddlers) while their family suite features partial ocean views and a balcony – it accommodates up to three adults so it’s ideal if you have a teen!

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Needless to say, they have a pool too. Oops I mean… three pools! The kids’ pool comes with a cave and slide. I guarantee you’ll have so much fun!

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Hyatt Regency Bali

Rates: From USD $206 for Premium King Room (2 adults + 1 child) (Approximately Rp. 3,110,332)
Address: Jalan Danau Tamblingan 89, Sanur Bali, Indonesia, 80228
Contact: +62 361 281234

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16. How about some fun family playoffs? – Mercure Resort Sanur

Located on the beach, Mercure Resort Sanur offers great Balinese-style accommodation – 41 traditional cottages with thatched roofs, private terraces and free Wi-Fi!

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For those with kids, Mercure Resort Sanur has 8 Family Suites with bunker beds for the kids and 47 connecting rooms where parents can have their own private space!


Surrounded by lush tropical landscape, Mercure also features 2 pools, and a spa. (What can we say – while the kiddos get to have fun at the beach and in the pools, the adults get to schedule some much needed downtime at the spa, right?)

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There are even tennis, volleyball and badminton courts at Resort Mercure Sanur for some fun family playoffs.

After having so much fun, your bellies will need food, and where best than the beachside Pandawa Restaurant where sea views accompany international dishes and live entertainment. (24-hour room service is also available!)

If the family is keen to venture out, there’s a free shuttle bus available to the local shopping area, bikes are available for rent, and the friendly staff can provide tour and vehicle rental services for your convenience.

There’s also a kids club if parents are looking for activities to keep your kids occupied with (and a place where they will be cared for), while you get away for little bit of romance!


Check out Mercure’s beach bar or the poolside bar if you’re looking to have a romantic toast to this perfect family vacation. Enjoy!

Mercure Resort Sanur

Rates: Deluxe king room from USD $61 (Approximately Rp. 926,000) (Please email to ask for Family Suites rate and availability for connecting rooms)
Address: Jl. Mertasari No. 3 Sanur Kauh, Denpasar, 80228 Bali, Indonesia
Contact: +62 811 3809 111

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17. Great things to do, great food to eat – Prama Sanur Beach Bali

Prama Sanur Beach Bali is located right on Mertasari Beach, where there’s plenty to see and do.

Before we talk about Prama Sanur, let’s talk about 3 potential adventures your kids will enjoy on Mertasari Beach.

Come down to the beach during low tide, and have fun exploring the marina around. Crabs, shells, starfish and more – the kids will get to have fun hands on experiences with marine life.


There’s a great variety of watersports available on the beach if you’re interested. (Prama Sanur provides watersports with RipCurl.)

Lastly, if you’re here during kite season, your kids will enjoy watching the kite teams keep the kites up in the sky – just imagine a beautiful scene of a sky full of kites!

Back to Prama Sanur, this property provides 2 outdoor pools for swimming and poolside lounging and a splash zone pool for the kids!

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They also have tennis and volleyball courts; pampering spa services and yoga; and fitness center. You may also want to know that they have a kids club, so parents get to drop off their kids and take some time out for romance.


Surrounded by 15 acres of tropical gardens, this beautiful beachfront resort comes with 3 in-house restaurants and 2 bars (including a swim-up pool bar!).

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Whether it’s a mix of International and Asian cuisine at Tirta Restaurant; authentic hearty Italian at Basilico Restaurant; fine Indonesian dining at Lada Restaurant; or cocktails, pizzas and tapas at Bamboo Bar and Lounge – Prama Sanur ensures your body, belly (and spirits) are kept happy and content!


Prama Sanur Beach Bali

Rates: Junior Suite from USD $164 for 2 adults and 1 child (Approximately Rp.2,470,381)
Address: Jalan Cemara Sanur, Sanur Kauh, Denpasar Sel., Kota Denpasar, Bali 80228, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 288011

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18. The secluded beach paradise that’s all yours and more – Peneeda View Beach Hotel

Imagine walking along secluded white sandy beaches where paradise is all yours – then hopping into any of the 3 pools (+1 kiddy pool!) at Peneeda for a refreshing swim. This beachfront hotel gives as good as they’ve got with a fantastic location right on the beach, and all the fun facilities to boot.
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When you’re famished from all that walking, and swimming (and dare we say it – rest and relaxation) – simply head to the beachside restaurant. Enjoy your meal with the playful sea breeze blowing through your hair, and the sounds of the lapping waves.

If you’re ready to get back to the pool after eating, there’s also a pool bar for drinks where the adults get to relax at, while the kids go swimming in the kiddy pool, or the other 3 pools!

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Other than that, there’s also a library and an Acoustic Music Bar for you to bring the kids to. For snacks, do try the Roadside Kebab and Crepes available at Peneeda. Something savoury, and something sweet for the perfect mid-day treat.

One fun fact to know: the rooms at Peneeda seem to have this pop art meets traditional Bali vibe. The walls are colourful with different textures and patterns, combined with traditional Balinese fittings and furnishings. It all comes together to create a cheerful environment that lifts your spirits rather unexpectedly.


Lastly, don’t forget to spend some time on the lovely beach, and simply unwind to some well-deserved family bonding.


Rates: Family Room from USD $85 (Approximately Rp. 1,296,000)
Location: Jl. Danau Tamblingan No.89, Sanur, Denpasar Sel., Kota Denpasar, Bali 80228, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 288425

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Family Beach Resorts in Jimbaran

For families who love sunset views and seafood feasts

Don’t let the ‘seafood by the beach’ tag fool you, Jimbaran is much more than that. This area offers secluded spots where you get to enjoy some peace not too far from the happening side of town.

With great dining options, quality resorts and attractions, Jimbaran makes a perfect base if you prefer somewhere quieter but still within reasonable driving distance to other popular parts of the island.

19. Aqua theme and traditional touches: Le Meridien Jimbaran

This luxury hotel has actually translated Jimbaran’s fishing village roots into a fluid and modern futuristic design without losing its warmth.

The 118 chic and contemporary rooms are positioned around a curving saltwater lagoon-style swimming pool and carry the aqua colours flawlessly.

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Every room features floor-to-ceiling windows, a private terrace, LED TV, wireless Internet access, and an iPod dock, perfect for your own vacation soundtrack.

With such luxurious amenities and a heavenly spa-inspired deep soaking bathtub in the bathroom, the room is a vacation itself!

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And don’t forget to check out the chic Smoqee Lounge.

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Its signature design brings a unique blend of open-air enclave with water deck that offers an elevated viewpoint to the unparalleled ocean views.

Le Meridien Jimbaran

Rates: Classic room from USD $115 (approximately Rp. 1,745,000)
Location: Jl. Bukit Permai, Jimbaran, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 8466888

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20. ‘Trek the planet’ at Intercontinental Bali Resort

At the Intercontinental, the kid’s club called Planet Trekker is a mini-resort that keeps young guests occupied, while adults can get some solo time.

Your little ones can take part in activities like Balinese dance lessons, and even fishing, all the while supervised by professional staff.

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The property is also very spacious for your kids to enjoy the outdoors and run around.

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From the stunning beachfront at Jimbaran Bay to its six pools, your family can truly indulge in the best during your Bali holiday.

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You will never be bored in this lavish hotel, with plentiful activities for adults and children – including water sports, a fully-equipped gym, fishing with the local people, and as well as tennis courts.

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Also read: Our InterContinental Bali Review: The ultimate Bali beachfront family holiday Intercontinental Bali Resort

Rates: King Classic room from USD $200 (approximately Rp. 3,100,000)
Location: Jl. Uluwatu 45, Jimbaran, Bali, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 701 888

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With so many exciting family-friendly choices in Bali, have you selected your next beach resort getaway? The ones with awesome kids’ clubs, waterslides, or great locations to explore Bali?

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