Bali’s Best Hotels for Kids


Bali’s Best Hotels for Kids

If you’re looking for a relaxing family holiday it’s hard to look past beautiful, family friendly Bali. With stunning weather and kind people, plenty of fun activities for the little ones and amazing dining options (for big and little kids!), it’s a great family option. Even better, it isn’t too far from Australia and offers amazing value for money. Recently my daughter and I flew from Melbourne Tullamarine Airport on the Jetstar 787 Dreamliner. The flight went quickly and we kept ourselves hydrated. Once we landed in Bali, it was so easy to get through the airport process now that Visa on arrival and immigration arrival cards are no longer required. Expedia’s Aussie travellers usually spend 4-5 nights in Bali – school holidays are the peak periods and it’s easy to see why. Here are my top five child friendly Hotels in Bali.

Padma Resort Legian

Padma Resort Legian is paradise for families. All your needs catered for – my favourite feature are the family rooms with bunk beds. To entertain your kids there are awesome water slides and a well equipped kids club, all at no extra cost and no need for advanced bookings. Simply come and go as you please. There’s also a fantastic children’s playground and plenty of family friendly dining options within the resort covering all needs. I highly recommend the wood smoked pizzas and the buffet breakfast – it has everything you could dream of having for breakfast! From traditional Indonesian stir-fries and curries to pancakes, waffles, tropical fruits and of course hot English breakfast items.

Hard Rock Hotel Kuta

Hard Rock Hotel Kuta has great kids suites with added extras including a play station and children’s toilet. The suites have a separate second bathroom for your kids. Hard Rock has the largest free form swimming pool in Bali, with a huge water slide that’s lots of fun for all. The good news is both pool and slide are supervised at all times, and the pool is the beach style access, which is great for babies and toddlers.

Bali Mandira

Bali Mandira is a beach resort and spa with a few really cool extra activities, including Balinese craft and Cultural nights. Cening Kids club has fully qualified staff to supervise and entertain children during the day. Accomodation options include deluxe cottages or Junior Club suites, which are spacious and include a jacuzzi for parents to relax in at night. Heaven!

Holiday Inn Benoa

Holiday Inn Benoa is situated right on the waterfront at Tanjung Benoa Beach, which is less than 15 minutes drive from Ngurah Rai international airport. There are four pools to choose from, as well as a kids club, beach activities and a games zone. Tunjung family connecting rooms are a huge 70 square metres in total. Kids rooms feature children’s bathroom amenities and colourful children’s bedding.

Westin Nusa Dua

Westin Nusa Dua’s Westin Kids Club has separate areas for toddlers, kids and teens and includes a set of bunk beds for little ones who might need a nap. There’s also a huge 12 metre waterslide which provides hours of fun, and shaded playgrounds with extra activities like face painting and kite making. As if that wasn’t enough, there’s also a library. The accommodation is modern here with two-bedroom and family suite options including a sleeper sofa in the kids rooms.

We really are spoilt for choice in family friendly Bali. I hope that my top five list helps you find the perfect hotel which best suits your families needs. Traveling with your family can be relaxing and memorable if you plan ahead.

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Jade Szonyi is a mum of two and has been an international flight attendant for more than 10 years. She loves travelling with her young family, has been lucky enough to visit beautiful places all around the world and is passionate about helping other families do the same. Jade lives in the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria and can often be found exploring the beautiful wineries, beaches and National Parks with her young children in tow.