Bali's top five family-friendly villas

Villa Alea, Villa Finder, Bali

Who wouldn’t want a relaxing stay in Bali? However, with little ones in tow, finding a villa in Bali may not be as simple as it once was. Depending on your kids’ age, you may have specific requirements for the villa. As a result, you end up spending hours looking villa after villa to find the one that ticks all the boxes. Fret not, as we have done the work for you. We’ve looked at hundreds of villas in Bali to find the best ones for families. The next time you travel to Bali, finding a holiday home will be a breeze.

Our criteria:
• High quality. These villas must be well-maintained and frequently inspected
• Private swimming pool, of course
• Plenty of space for the kids to have fun
• Child-friendly facilities like baby cots and high chairs and pool fence
• Babysitter, chef, laundry services available

Here are the best five family-friendly villas in Bali.

1. Villa Theo, Umalas

Villa Theo brings the luxury of living large to a whole new level. You will be greeted with an expansive lawn, where the little ones can’t help but run around immediately. At the focal point of this tropical garden lies an inviting 20-metre swimming pool. The villa features traditional Javanese Joglo pavilions with five luxurious bedrooms. The open-plan living brings fresh air into the building. While enjoying a freshly-made juice in the living room, you can appreciate the view of the glistening pool and the tropical garden while your kids splash around. The villa is located in Umalas, a tranquil neighbourhood within a short drive from the fashionable Seminyak and the hipster Canggu. You are in the best of both world here: the serene, rustic side of Bali, yet close enough to all conveniences of the tourist hub. Did we mention that there is a private spa in the villa?
Rates start at A$859/night.

2. Villa Kami, Canggu

On the way to Villa Kami, you will pass by the dreamy rice fields of Canggu. The villa has a big lawn for poolside family picnics. Pool toys and games are available, keeping the little ones entertained all day long. Four comfortable bedrooms come with king-sized beds and ensuite bathrooms. While a babysitter looks after the kids, you can enjoy some private moments or enjoy a therapeutic in-villa massage. In case you don’t want to leave the villa, a chef will help you take care of your meals. You will also enjoy complimentary access to Canggu’s Splash water park and Finn’s Recreation Club for some family fun. The staff at Villa Kami will go to great length to give you a comfortable stay, so all you need to do is relax and let your mind drift away to the cotton clouds of Canggu.
Rates start at A$515/night.

3. Villa Alea, Kerobokan

The five-bedroom Villa Alea is meant for those seeking a peaceful getaway, from the usual day-to-day life and the hustle bustle of a touristic hub. It brings out the dreamer in us who always thinks of a relaxing day by the pool, casting our eyes on the green rice field and sipping away a cold coconut. At the same time, the kids swim happily in the cool water or throw around a beach ball. When hunger creeps in, the private chef has already prepared the meals based on your taste and diet. Your mind can be completely at rest at Villa Alea.
Rates start at A$542/night.

4. Villa Wiana, Seminyak

Seminyak is known for to be the trendy beach town for fashionable travellers. It’s chic, stylish and convenient with plenty of boutiques, cafes and restaurants to explore. Villa Wiana, located right in the heart of this buzzing centre, is the epitome of contemporary luxury you’d look for in Seminyak. The 3-bedroom villa features a private swimming pool, a sunny garden with beanbags, poolside chairs and gazebo. Inside, the villa is equipped with modern amenities such as home cinema, air-conditioners, a fully-equipped kitchen, a billiard table and more. The floor-to-ceiling glass door invites light into the living area while making sure that the kids won’t run around too much when you are not looking. The staff at Villa Wiana is praised to be extremely accommodating. If you need their help with anything, just ask.
Rates start at A$383/night.

5. Villa Koyama, Seminyak

Just a few steps away from the beach and Seminyak’s attractions lies something special: Villa Koyama. Seamlessly blending traditional Balinese style and modern comforts, the five-bedroom home promises a pampering stay for the family. While located just a stone’s throw away from shops and restaurants, the villa still enjoys a tranquil, quiet atmosphere. The villa is kid-friendly with a stunning swimming pool, an expansive garden with a pool bar and air-conditioned bedrooms and TV room. The best part? There’s a shallow area in the pool for little children, but if you require a pool fence for extra security, that’s also possible. At Villa Koyama, you will be assisted by a team of friendly, attentive and helpful staff who is ready to go the extra mile for you.
Rates start at A$727/night.

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