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  Top 10 Bali Family Resorts


Bali has long been a favourite for sun-loving families worldwide and with beautiful beaches, lush tropical forests and friendly faces all around, there are experiences aplenty in the cultural haven known as the Island of the Gods. The spectacular resorts which are dotted along the coastline or nestled among the trees are another major drawcard. However, to merit a Five Star Kids Award the resorts chosen must be particularly outstanding.

Each of the resorts has distinguished itself on a number of criteria:


Accommodation and services tailored to children of all ages


Exceeding family expectations


Excellence in staff and hospitality


Standard of accommodation


Ambience of the resort

From beachfront opulence to tranquil retreats, we’ve discovered the very best that Bali has to offer.


InterContinental Bali

Nestled on the beachfront, the resort blends Balinese architecture with modern amenities on 14 hectares of tropical landscape.

The vibe Tropical haven meets cultural immersion.
Pool party With six swimming pools, the main pool offers stunning views of the bay plus a 10-metre kids’ pool.
Kids’ club Planet Trekkers’ clubhouse is equipped with arts, crafts, an internet cave and library, while the outdoor activities focus more on conservation and culture.
Why your kids will love it A truly Balinese experience ensures your little ones have an action-packed yet educational holiday they’ll never forget.
Why you will too Enjoy a delicious private meal by candlelight right on Jimbaran Bay with the sand between your toes.

Soori Bali

Guests at the resort formerly known as Alila Villas Soori will experience the best of both worlds nestled between the rice paddies and the glittering Bali Sea, and the views are simply spectacular.

The vibe Tranquil ambience with an ecofriendly focus.
Pool party With the main infinity pool just metres from the volcanic sand beach, the private villa pools offer a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle.
Kids’ club No.
Why your kids will love it Fully immersive experiences with Journeys by Soori will have your kids learning about Balinese culture, cuisine, crafts and much more.
Why you will too The Soori Spa’s contemporary spin on ancient Asian healing techniques will have you feeling fresher than ever, and your little ones can even join you.

Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay

Occupying 14 hectares of prime beachfront along the azure ocean, the Balinese Village design of this Four Seasons resort offers guests a luxurious cultural experience.

The vibe Culture paradise.
Pool party The infinity pool blends with the waters of Jimbaran Bay, while the decadent Sundara pool below is the perfect place to catch some rays.
Kids’ club Jimba Club will give your little ones the adventurous holiday of a lifetime with daily themes, interactive activities and plenty of new friends to meet.
Why your kids will love it Take to the waves with a surfing lesson, check out the water sports and make friends with the locals at the Ganesha Cultural Centre.
Why you will too Enjoy a romantic dinner of exotic Balinese cuisine or indulge in a treatment at the Healing Village Spa.

Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort

Eight hectares of tropical gardens and luxe accommodation in Bali’s exclusive enclave makes for a heavenly family stay.

The vibe Tranquil oasis meets coastal chic.
Pool party The elegant swimming pool features islands while the kids’ pool has an artificial beach and water slides.
Kids’ club The Cheeky Monkey Kids’ Club offers an outdoor pool, library and nap area as well as multiple play areas.
Why your kids will love it Beach activities, water sports and Balinese cultural experiences will have you grinning.
Why you will too So Spa’s exclusive treatments.

The Mulia Bali

This expansive coastal resort offers exquisite style, service and amenities along with views from 111 beachfront suites.

The vibe Coastal extravagance.
Pool party The opulence of the oceanfront Oasis Pool is astounding. Guests also have access to the kids’ Splash Pool.
Kids’ club Mulia Kidz Club at Mulia Resort, within the complex, keeps little ones occupied with fun crafts and games.
Why your kids will love it A welcome gift of ice-cream.
Why you will too Twenty treatment rooms and contemporary wellness therapies at Mulia Spa ensure you feel amazing.

Karma Kandara

Set on Bali’s Bukit Peninsula, known as ‘Billionaire’s Row’, the resort sits in a lush landscape offering spectacular views.

The vibe Zen cliff-top hideaway.
Pool party Curving with the cliff, the stunning infinity pool seems to blend right into the Indian Ocean beyond.
Kids’ club The Three Monkeys Kids’ Club offers arts and crafts, island exploring, beachcombing and swimming.
Why your kids will love it Amazing snorkelling, guided excursions and a great kids’ club.
Why you will too Relax and rejuvenate at the Karma Spa, while the night away at the Moroccan-themed Temple Bar and enjoy the indulgent Karma Beach Club Bali.

The St. Regis Bali Resort

With nine hectares of lush landscape featuring 123 suites and villas, The St. Regis Bali Resort radiates beachfront luxury.

The vibe Sheer opulence with a tropical twist.
Pool party The magnificent saltwater lagoon spans 3668 square metres, with islands, a sun deck and two Jacuzzis.
Kids’ club Cultural elements like dance and cuisine engage little ones at the children’s learning centre.
Why your kids will love it Beaches, water sports, amazing food and all the experiences Nusa Dua has to offer.
Why you will too The treatments of Remède Spa.

Villa Sungai

Situated just inland of the west coast near Canggu, the estate is set in a tranquil country village surrounded by temples.

The vibe Private paradise.
Pool party Your infinity pool overlooks the untamed jungle and the river below.
Kids’ club In this private enclave childcare is bespoke. Anything you want can be organised.
Why your kids will love it Children will feel at home with their own fun menu, beach bags, sarongs and slippers.
Why you will too Exclusivity and bespoke service.

The Chedi Club Tanah Gajah

Nestled among the rice fields, this secluded resort offers guests an intimate retreat close to the culture of Ubud.

The vibe Authentic luxury.
Pool party The main pool is perfect for splashing about, while waterfalls tinkle in the background.
Kids’ club No.
Why your kids will love it The traditional Kecak dance and dinner is a real treat and they’ll love an excursion to the nearby monkey village.
Why you will too Delight in a five-course menu in a romantic dining experience among the rice paddies or take an engaging cooking class using local ingredients.

AYANA Resort & Spa

This resort offers just the right level of privacy for holidaying families with exclusive villas or rooms. Perched 14 metres above Jimbaran Bay is the open-air Rock Bar, one of the best places in Bali for a parents-only sunset cocktail.

The vibe Exclusive enclave.
Pool party There are four pools to choose from. Most spectacular of all is the infinity pool that seems to blend into the Indian Ocean beyond.
Kids’ club There is a sandpit, a trampoline, a cubby house and plenty of age-appropriate activities; from painting vases to video games.
Why your kids will love it The Children’s Pool features lots of water slides. Energetic families can wander down the 197 steps to a perfect stretch of beach.
Why you will too The lavish Ayana Villa is a three-bedroom retreat with stunning cliff-top views.

Conrad Bali

Set on the South Coast of beautiful Bali, this opulent beachfront resort exudes luxury and serenity yet offers island activities which are sure to delight.

The vibe Authentic island experience.
Pool party The resort's expansive pool complex offers plenty of space to splash about or relax on the daybeds.
Kids' club The Kura Kura Kids' Club will have your little ones busy with activities ranging from baking and exploring the island to learning traditional dances.
Why your kids will love it The family-focused adventures and beachfront activities available are perfect for kids.
Why you will too Treat yourself to an afternoon in the Jiwa Spa or choose a Mum & Me package to make the experience a little more special.

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