Category Archives: Bali with Kids

Pampering for Families

The joy of family time is often centered on activities that essentially entertain the children and amuse the adults, however a family spa day can give each family member a really joyous time, with everyone getting exactly what they desire without compromise. A short beach massage is an option if your children would like to try and see if they like it. Girls enjoy having their hair braided for a change of look and manicures and pedicures but keep an eye on the hygiene standards. Here you will find our recommended Spa establishments catering for the little ones and families. ... [ Read More ]

The Latest Hotels and A Great Summer Holiday Program

Holiday Inn Resort Bali Benoa : a Top Choice for Families Holiday Inn Resort Bali Benoa is the newest addition to the family resort scene. This is an entirely family-friendly hotel. We had the opportunity to stay there in June and absolutely loved it! It is brand new and only opened on April 1st of this year. The resort boasts an absolute beachfront location in Tanjung Benoa, Nusa Dua and offers 171 rooms and suites with a variety of accommodation options to suit families of all sizes and budgets. Children of all ages will be delighted with the range of ... [ Read More ]

Action-Packed Camps for Summer

Bali Equestrian Centre BEC is once again running their hugely popular 1, 2 and 3 day Pony Camps. They offer children the chance to interact with ponies in their stables, learn about them as a live animal and not just as something to ride, developing empathy, responsibility and compassion. BEC camps are tailor-made to each group – from beginners to advanced competition riders, making them both achievable and challenging. Stable topics covered include safety around ponies, saddling, grooming and feeding, whilst the two daily riding sessions can include the basics of steering, stopping and trotting, through to dressage movements and ... [ Read More ]

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” (Benjamin Franklin)

Learning stays at the heart of parents preoccupation and we all want our children to learn and acquire skills that we may or may not have ourselves. Languages are considered a great tool for the future, whether it is for a successful social life travelling around the globe, for better job prospects or to enhance the activity and flexibility of the brain. As the title suggests, we are now more convinced than ever that learning is more likely to take place if we offer children hands on and interactive learning contexts. This month we would like to recommend three companies ... [ Read More ]

The Anak Atelier Playground in Jimbaran

The very southern tip of the Island offers stunning beaches such as Bingin, Padang Padang or Green Bowl, some of the Island’s top surf spots and an absolutely glorious sunset on Balangan Beach. Some of the restaurants have swimming pools and if you want to occupy the children with something fun and inspiring, we have found a gem of a place located near Balangan Beach called The Anak Atelier Playground. This beautiful venue welcomes families with children to come and explore the stimulating outdoor playscape. Merging well with Bali’s natural beauty, it boasts a natural playground that includes a sandpit, ... [ Read More ]

March Highlights: Shopping and Family Photography

Mother and Daughters Dressed in Pygmees Style The designer of Pygmees kids, a creative brand of clothes made in Bali, described the Pygmees spirit as “colourful”, ”graphic” and “playful”. He explained that a natural bridge exists between the adult world and a child’s enchanted universe. With the launching of PYGMEES Kids, the brand achieved the logical next step. After presenting girls, boys and babies collections for years, the designers finally dedicated their efforts on the brand’s main specialty: dresses. A large range of these was created, completing the existing adult collections. Wide, shapely or straight cuts will enlighten every princess ... [ Read More ]

Kids, Put On Your Dancing Shoes!

Break Dancing with a Pro Nugra is a professional Break Dancer from Jakarta, and he is now settled in Bali. He loves passing on his passion for Break Dancing to little ones, future Bboys or Bgirls ! They have classes for kids from 4 to 12 years old and they also organize private classes for adults or teenagers. Their little studio is in Brawa, next to the Bali Equestrian Center (Bj Pelambingan, Jl Karang Suwung, Gg Nangka N°11). Their room allows for a maximum of 4 kids per class, ideal for a group of friends but please, remember to book ... [ Read More ]

Perfect Escapade to Pemuteran in the North of Bali

Perfect Escapade to Pemuteran in the North of Bali Pemuteran has always been one of the favorite spots for our family. We love its unique scenery, its underwater world and calm waters. In the fishing village of Pemuteran, it is possible to snorkel and even take part in activities at the coral rehabilitation and sea turtle conservation centre. Trips to Menjangan Island, where lie some of the best scuba diving and snorkeling sites in Bali, are easily arranged from many dive and boat operations along the coast. If you don’t already know it, a visit to the Atlas pearl farm ... [ Read More ]

Family Getaway Special

Family Getaway Special Why not rent a family friendly villa outside the hustle and bustle of Seminyak and Kuta? Here is a selection of villas we particularly would like to recommend to our readers. The Colonial Villa in Sanur Set in lush tropical gardens with a private outdoor pool, this new villa offers the perfect setting for a family. You won’t need a car; it is only a 2 minutes stroll to the sandy shores of Sanur and a 5-minute walk to the dining and shopping areas. Our kids loved most of all the bike rides along the beach and ... [ Read More ]

Looking for a family villa for yourself or for visiting friendsWe met the experts at Bali Family Villas

Looking for a family villa for yourself or for visiting friends? We met the experts at Bali Family Villas With so many families travelling to Bali each year we are always being asked which are the best villas for kids. There is now a dedicated web site specializing in beautiful Bali villas that are both practical and enjoyable for those travelling with children. The site is run by an Australian family with three boys of their own and are long-term residents of Bali. They have first hand experience about being in Bali with children and several years experience in the ... [ Read More ]