Looking for that perfect family villa for your upcoming Bali holiday? Look no further, here is our selection of 8 amazing Bali family villas that both you and your kids will love to bits.
How we select our best Bali family villas:
Depending on how old the kids are, a villa can be child-friendly to one family but not to another one. So for this article, we list down the strictest criteria possible for a family vila:
- They have to be safe for babies and toddlers: safety features such as pool fence, stair gates must be available when needed.
- They are in a convenient location.
- Child-friendly facilities such as baby cots, high chairs are available.
- There is entertainment for kids at the villa such as swimming pool, toys, big garden.
- Parents will be able to pamper themselves, too!
- Something extra is a plus (as you will see below).
1. Villa Crystal
Villa Crystal enjoys an unparalleled location, even amongst villas in Seminyak. It’s just 1 or 2-minute walk away from ‘Eat Street’. However, you don’t have to worry about the noise level, as the villa is tucked away in a small gang. Just recently renovated, Villa Crystal was completely redesigned and added a kid’s bedroom. Families will enjoy a peaceful tropical garden, an open-plan living room and 4 air-conditioned bedrooms of which one is fitted with bunk beds for the kids.
Around Villa Crystal:
You can walk to the beach, go shop at designer boutiques and shopping malls, have a coffee or a high tea at places like Revolver, Sisterfield and Biku, go for dinner at Ginger Moon or La Lucciola, whatever! Everything is just a short walk away from your holiday home in Seminyak. Tropical chic interiors, modern amenities, affordable and a central location – this is all you need for the most idyllic family holiday in Bali!
Why parents love it: Stone’s throw from Oberoi Road | Connecting bedrooms | Close to KU DE TA beach club | Fast Wifi | Pool fence available for rent | Free baby cot & high chair |
Why kids love it: Swimming pool | Bunk beds | Close to the beach |
Villa Finder’s tip: One of our favourite restaurants, The Bistrot, is just a few steps away. Be sure to check it out.
2. Villa Alea
Want to have a huge garden to run around in and do you enjoy the view of rice paddies? Of course, you do! Villa Alea features traditional-inspired wooden houses scattered around the paradise-like garden where your private swimming pool glistens. This villa was designed for families with small kids. There are baby gates at the stairs, a pool fence can be set up and there are baby cots and high chairs available. The villa’s butler can cook delicious food for the entire family and kids can run around the garden freely – a little family paradise it is!
Around Villa Alea:
Villa Alea is an amazing family villa with a great location if you want peacefulness and entertainment in one go. Seminyak is just a 10-minute drive away and so is trendy Canggu.
Why parents love it: Peaceful yet strategic location | Short drive to Seminyak & Canggu | Rice paddy views | Personal chef who can arrange in-villa cooking classes |Pool fence, stair gate available|
Why kids love it: Swimming pool | Huge garden to run around | Toys available |
Villa Finder’s tip: We are in love with Komang’s (the chef) cooking. Highly recommend you to enjoy at least one meal at the villa!
3. Villa Gils
Are you dreaming of spending your holiday in Bali at some luxury villa near the beach? Villa Gils makes dreams come true, located on the east coast of Bali near Candidasa. Towering palm trees, manicured green grass lawns, a long 25-meter lap pool with a separate shallow area for the kids, everything is just wonderful here! Peaceful, tropical, fresh air and lots of space for the kids to move around, you just couldn’t wish for more! This 4-bedroom beach retreat makes up for a great escape from city life – embracing the tropical island lifestyle and spending quality time with the family. Open-plan living, elegant Balinese furnishings, family-friendly and affordable, you just can’t go wrong with this one!
Around Villa Gils:
Just 50-metres away from the villa, you will find a beautiful, calm beach where kids can swim to their hearts’ content. Plus, the villa is located in a peaceful, authentic Balinese village where you can learn about the way the locals live 🙂
Why parents love it: Very close to the beach | Remote and tranquil location | 25-meter lap pool | Shallow kids pool | Free baby cot | Open-plan living room | Private spa | Covered terrace with ocean views
Why kids love it: A pool of their own | Beach, beach, beach! | Snorkelling | Large garden to run around in | TV |
Villa Finder’s tip: If you need anything, from meals, massages to booking a taxi or organising a day trip, Wayan, the villa manager will be happy to help!
4. Villa Kami
Villa Kami is a traditional luxury villa with a huge private tropical garden and it is located in the up-and-coming beach town in all of Bali: Canggu. This 4-bedroom villa features traditional architecture with tropical thatched rooftops, a private spa area and the location is superb for those wanting to stay somewhere quiet and peaceful in the rice paddies but still close to the where the action is. In the massive garden sparkles a big swimming pool with shallow step-in, there is a large family kitchen inside the open living room and one of the bedrooms has got a mezzanine with a set of twin beds which makes an ideal family compound.
Around Villa Kami:
From the villa, you can easily reach Canggu’s best beaches such as Berawa and Echo beach. Seminyak is also just a 15-minute drive away.
Why parents love it: Surrounded by nature |Short drive to Echo Beach | Private massage area | Big lap pool | Large family kitchen |
Why kids love it: Oversized garden with green grass, a pool and bean bags | Mezzanine bedroom | Short drive to the beach where they can learn surfing or horse riding |
Villa Finder’s tip: Beef rendang by the villa’s chef, anyone? I mean, that’s a must try!
5. Villa Mannao
Modern Javanese Joglo-inspired houses, Villa Mannao is surrounded by emerald rice paddies and it makes a great family island stay! High soaring rooftops, open-plan designs, magnificent views, tropical chic interiors and a total of 8 bedrooms, you can bring the entire family for a fantastic villa stay in Bali. This holiday estate boasts not just 1 but 2 swimming pools, amazing staff, interconnected family bedrooms and a bedroom with bunk beds. A unique find!
Around Villa Mannao:
Villa Mannao enjoys a peaceful location and yet the fashion boutiques, luxury spas, restaurants and beach club of buzzing Seminyak are just a short drive away.
Why parents love it: Rice paddy views | Abundance of space | Close to Seminyak | Peaceful location | Interconnected bedrooms | Massage area | Amazing tribal artwork and statues |
Why kids love it: 2(!!) swimming pools | Bunk beds | TV in the bedroom | Garden big enough to kick a ball | Close to the beach |
Villa Finder’s tip: Did you know? The villa is suitable for events, celebrations and retreats. It’s lovely to decorate the garden with golden candle lights. Plus, you will enjoy a lovely green field view while savouring the delights cooked up by the villa’s chef. Quite an experience, I must say! We had our team retreat here and it was awesome.
6. Villa Anam
Hidden away right in the heart of buzzing Seminyak, Villa Anam is a dream come true for family holidays! This grand family estate has got 2 swimming pools, multiple living and dining areas, a 3D cinema room, BBQ garden lounge and a rooftop yoga deck. The estate houses 10 air-conditioned bedrooms to accommodate large families and it is also perfect for events and celebrations. Potted plants, colourful artwork, tribal statues and high-tech facilities, there is no other place like Villa Anam in Seminyak!
Around Villa Anam:
From the villa, you can walk to the beach and explore the lively shopping and dining streets such as the famous Jalan Kayu Aya and Jalan Raya Seminyak.
Why parents love it: Exotic luxury villa in the heart of Seminyak | BBQ grill & bar | Rooftop deck for yoga | Private gym | Big enough to accommodate extended family trips| Walking distance to shops, restaurants, spas and the beach |
Why kids love it: 2 swimming pools | Private cinema | Large garden | Short walk from the beach | TV in the bedroom |
Villa Finder’s tip: There’s something very special in getting a tube of Gusto Gelato, a few croissants from Monsieur Spoon, a warm blanket and hiding away in the villa’s private cinema after a long day exploring Bali… Guilty, but #sorrynotsorry.
7. Villa The Beji
Really pretty and utterly luxurious, this villa appears to come straight out of a magazine. Villa The Beji is a 6-bedroom villa located in Canggu and it makes a really tropical, utmost wonderful island stay with the family. For surfers, you will be glad to know that the villa is just 5-minute away from the surf breaks of Berawa beach. Tastefully designed and furnished, Villa The Beji transports you to the tropical sanctuary of your dream.
Around Villa The Beji:
Just a short walk away, you will find plenty of adorable cafes and shops: Bungalow Living, Milk & Madu and Peloton Supershop.
Why parents love it: Private gym | Air-conditioned library and media room | Complimentary access to Canggu Club
Why kids love it: 27-metre pool | Private tennis court | Huge green lawn |
Villa Finder’s tip: Do spend at least one whole day indoors. I know, it’s counter-intuitive as you are travelling, but the villa has so many things to offer that it’s a waste to not try them out!
8. Villa Desa Roro
Villa Desa Roro is traditional yet super luxurious and it is located in the heart of Canggu, close to Berawa Beach, Finn’s Recreation Club and lots of family cafes. This gorgeous luxury retreat features authentic Joglo houses brought over from Java, a huge garden, a salt-water swimming pool and a mini yoga studio. All 5 bedrooms are very spacious and fully air-conditioned. There are vast open living spaces and Villa Desa Roro even boast a private spa. There are board games for old-style family fun and on to of that, the entire family gets to enjoy complimentary access to Finn’s Recreation Club. Just splendid!
Around Villa Desa Roro:
The villa is very close to Bounce Bali, Cubby House Kids Club, Strike Bowling and Finns Recreation Club.
Why parents love it: Stunning traditional luxury retreat | gorgeous views all around | 10-minute walk to Berawa Beach | Around the corner from Milk & Madu | Mini yoga studio | Private spa | Gorgeous rustic interiors |
Why kids love it: Free access to Finn’s Recreation Club (including Splash water park!) | Private pool | Big garden | Board games |
Villa Finder’s tip: We love it that Desa Seni (one of the island’s best yoga studio – the yogis in the company said so), is just a few steps away. Definitely check it out one or two sessions there.