Post updated: 10th September 2019
Looking for a holiday destination for your next family fun trip? If you are thinking of a chilled family escape, like a tropical island, Bali would be an ideal choice as a holiday destination and fun for the kids too. From beautiful beaches to the lush green rice terraces around Ubud to the warm Balinese culture and fun attractions for kids, there is plenty in Bali to entertain the whole family.
Why travel to Bali with kids?
Travelling with kids to Bali is easy and stress free. The island offers all of the luxury, pampering, shopping and relaxation you could possibly hope for, yet it is deeply child and family friendly as well. Family friendly accommodation is easily available where you can be rest assured that the needs of your kids will be well taken care of. The Balinese are very welcoming of kids, and there is plenty of western style food for fussier palates.
The other great advantage is that Bali offers incredible value. You have direct flight from Singapore, Perth, Darwin and most places in Australia and the flight prices can go as low as $300 return during the sale. Food, beers, massages and taxis will cost you just a few dollars, so Bali is quite affordable.
For kids, Bali certainly has no shortage of activities and there are awesome fun activities for the family that will keep your sense of adventure alive.
Top activities for kids in Bali
1. Splash around at Splash Water Park, Canggu
Kids can get quite overwhelmed with the humid weather in Bali. So, a great place to chill on a hot day is Splash Water Park! You will love this park full of fun rides and attractions for all age groups. Relax at the swim-up bar and enjoy a martini as you watch your kids slide ‘n’ race all the way down the colourful slides.
2. Ride an elehphant at the Elephant Safari Park
A perfect place for kids to have fun and experience an up-close encounter with the elephants. You can feed the elephants or enjoy an elephant ride through the forest.
3. Chocolate Taste Testing and Behind the Scenes Tour at Mason Chocolates Factory
Visit Mason Chocolates and let your kids learn the art of making delicious chocolate. They offers daily tours (with transfers from the villa) around the factory, demonstrating how chocolate is made, and later allowing visitors to have a hands on experience to taste test the products and browse their selection of pralines, truffles, chocolate thins and coated nuts. Part of the Mason Adventures group and located inside the beautiful Koko Bambu Restaurant – the Mason Chocolate factory would be a great experience for the whole family. Located just 3km from the famous Elephant Safari Park & Lodge, near Ubud – families can make a day of it and enjoy elephants rides and other attractions on site.
4. Finding Nemo at The Ultimate Seawalker Experience
Imagine walking on the ocean bed and getting up close with Nemo! The Ultimate Seawalker Experience is fun for the whole family, even for the non-swimmers. Prepare to be amazed as you put on seawalker helmets and descend down the steps into the marine paradise.
5. Get adventurous at Bali Treetop Adventure Park
After walking on the ocean bed, you can now walk high up in the trees, thanks to the zipline circuits at Bali Treetop Adventure! This park attracts people of different age groups and the circuits are designed with varying difficulty levels. Just watch your little monkeys scamper from tree to tree without a second thought!
Bali family accommodation
Bali is an absolutely delightful place for a family holiday with great options for kid friendly accommodation! An ideal option for families with kids is to stay in a villa that comes with added benefits of a private pool, comfortable living and dining space and separate bedrooms for kids. Additionally, the private villas come with staff – a private butler, chef and even a babysitter if you desire a few hours of alone time, away from the kids!
Chandra Villas in Seminyak are a great option for families seeking a luxury ‘home away from home’ in a tranquil environment, yet very close to all the hotspots in town. Our two and three bedroom villas with private pools and lush gardens are designed to accommodate families with kids of all ages.
Forget waking up for breakfast buffets at 8 am! At Chandra, you can request your butler to prepare breakfast as per your choice and at a time when you’re ready (actually you don’t need to get dressed! Even PJs are fine in our villa!)
Kids at Chandra
Our spacious villas in Seminyak are designed for families of all ages to stay and play all day. The Family Villas in particular have large areas of grass and gardens; perfect for small people adventures.
The pools at Chandra are designed with steps and with different water levels, suitable for guests of all ages to have fun. For families with toddlers and non-swimming children, we provide pool fences free of charge. If you need it, just ask our staff and it can be erected in an hour or so.
Some of our family villas at Chandra have a spare bedroom to accommodate a nanny or we can also arrange a babysitter upon request. All our nannies are professionally trained to take care of a children. They are familiar with the complex and will gladly help you with the preparation of children’s meals. They are trained in basic first-aid and swimming.
Baby Care Items
Chandra also maintains a range of baby-care items including cots, high-chairs, a stroller and a potty chair. So, you don’t need to worry about hiring them here in Bali.
We also have a selection of toys, games and pool inflatables for kids. All you have to do is ask!
Chandra Villas also provides a car seat free of charge so your little ones are safe while you take them around to all the interesting places listed above.
So, now that we’ve enticed you enough, talk to our team to find out everything you need to know to make your Bali family holiday a success!