Best Bali Vacation Ideas For Couples and Families

Best Bali Vacation Ideas

Bali, Indonesia’s paradise island, is one of the most famous travel destinations in Asia. Every travel lover is trying to achieve their Bali vacation dream during their lifetime. Therefore, Bali attracts thousands of families, honeymooners, and solo travelers from all over the world. Bali’s wonderful tropical environment, volcanoes, lush forests, world-class Bali hotels and resorts, yoga and meditation retreats, scenic beaches in Bali, authentic Asian culture, and delicious Balinese dishes are the major reasons for such a huge tourist attraction towards this small island.

Are you dreaming of an unforgettable Bali vacation? Here’re the best ideas for couples and families. 

Bali Vacation

Bali Vacation Ideas

Whether you plan to stay near a beach, rainforest, paddy field, or a traditional village, Bali has world-class hotels everywhere. There are various types of ideal hotels for families, honeymooners, groups of friends, and solo travelers. Here’s the list of the best 10 hotels in bail with some essential information.  

1. Healing Village Spa at Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran

Healing Village Spa at Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran is a luxury family resort in Bali. Located just 30 minutes away from Seminyak, this resort is close to the sleepy Jimbaran Bay.

It is always ready to welcome kids with welcome gifts and many other kid-friendly things. For example, the resort has an on-site kids’ club, a kid-friendly food menu, pint-sized robes, etc. So, your kids will love this place.

Also, the resort offers free foods for kids under 5, and for kids between 5-12, it offers a 50% discount for any food. How sweet they are.

Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran
Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran

On the other hand, the villas in this resort are attractive and decorated with Balinese art. Having a private pool, indoor and outdoor showers, and many other facilities, Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran is one of the top Bali vacation ideas for families.

For the families who are looking for outdoor activities, the resort guides you for SUP (stand-up paddleboarding), water-biking, surfing, hiking, sightseeing, and more.    

The next best feature of this resort is the unique Balinese massages at their spa and yoga sessions. It calls Healing Village Spa as it helps you to heal your body and soul.

In the end, every family is looking for delicious food. Well, they have many dining choices on-site. Especially, the menus include unique Balinese dishes.

So, do not hesitate to book your accommodation at Healing Village Spa at Four Seasons Resort Bali. (Bali Vacation)

Address: Jimbaran, South Kuta, Badung Regency, Banten 80361, Indonesia Phone: +62 361 701010

2. AYANA Resort and Spa

AYANA Resort and Spa is a 5-star hotel in Bali, Indonesia. Spreading over 90 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, AYANAis considered one of Bali’s most beautiful resorts. 

Since it is near to Jimbaran Bay, it offers you scenic views as well. 

Another popular feature of this resort is free to access to its partner resort RIMBA Jimbaran BALI by AYANA. In addition, they offer you free shuttles for transportation between both resorts. So, it is a huge bonus.

AYANA Resort and Spa Bali
AYANA Resort and Spa Bali

Altogether, there are 12 pools, access to private beaches and beach clubs, 19 restaurants and bars, a wonderful spa on the Rocks, ocean view guest rooms, golf and tennis courts, and many other luxury facilities.

Apart from that, AYANA offers yoga, cookery, batik painting, and perfume making classes for those who love to learn various things.

Or you can visit nearby tourist attractions, markets, and villages to explore more about the authentic lifestyle of Bali people. (Bali Vacation)

To grab all these wonderful experiences, book your AYANA Resort and Spa Bali accommodation here.

Address: Sejahtera, Jl. Karang Mas, Jimbaran, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80364, Indonesia phone: +62 361 702222

3. Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve

Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, is a 5-star hotel in Bali, Indonesia. Located just 15 minutes away from Ubud, this resort has a unique, peaceful surrounding.

Do you like to stay near a paddy field surrounded by a lush jungle and a river? Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, is exactly that place.

There’s a scenic paddy field in front of the hotel, and the surrounding contains the jungled valley of Ayung River banks. Therefore the scenic views are everywhere.

Actually, the resort aims to offer an authentic traditional Balinese village experience for every visitor.

Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve Bali
Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve

Having villas with private gardens and regal Balinese decorations, Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, is truly one of the best Bali vacation ideas. Furthermore, as it is an eco-friendly resort, this is ideal for nature lovers.

This is a family-friendly resort because it features an on-site kids’ club and some other age-specific fun activities. So, parents can have a relaxing time at the resort’s wonderful spa.

For the foodies, there are four restaurants in this resort. And they always ready to offer any kind of dish. But, their Balinese and Asian dishes are more famous and delicious. Just try. (Bali Vacation)

So, stop thinking and book your Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve accommodation here.

Address: Jl. Raya Kedewatan, Banjar, Kedewatan, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia Phone: +62 361 4792777

4. Kayumanis Jimbaran Private Villas & Spa

D you like jungle beaches?

Kayumanis Jimbaran Private Estate & Spa is located in a dense jungle near the ocean. So, you have direct access to the beach through the jungle.

This family-friendly 4-star resort has all the facilities for both kids and parents, starting from child-sized robes and slippers to private swimming pools. Further, the rooms contain kitchenettes and other facilities.

Surprisingly, there are spa treatments for kids as well.

Kayumanis Jimbaran Private Villas & Spa
Kayumanis Jimbaran Private Villas & Spa

Apart from that, Kayumanis Jimbaran offers you fishing trips, yoga classes, hikes, walks, and many other outdoor activities. Since staff members and guides are friendly, you can request guidance for any kind of activity. (Bali Vacation)

In the case of food, this resort is famous for fresh and delicious seafood dishes. Do you like fresh seafood? Then, book your Kayumanis Jimbaran Private Estate & Spa accommodation here.

Address: Jl. Yoga Perkanthi, Jimbaran, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia phone: +62 361 705777

5. The Oberoi Beach Resort, Bali

The Oberoi Beach Resort, Bali is a 5-star hotel located near the famous Seminyak Beach. Also, it has lush, landscaped gardens with luxury villas and private swimming pools.

Since the resort is decorated with creative Balinese artsy, it looks unique and attractive. The grounds of the resort have genuine old temples, Balinese sculptures, and a natural stone amphitheater. Especially, the amphitheater hosts Balinese dance performances for the guests)

The Oberoi Beach Resort, Bali
The Oberoi Beach Resort, Bali

There are two restaurants and a bar that serve delicious European dishes and Indonesian dishes with various drinks. (for food lovers)

On the other hand, The Oberoi Beach Resort offers you world-class spa treatments in open-air treatment rooms overlooking the scenic gardens. Also, there are yoga, pilates, and gym classes as well. (Bali Vacation)

If you are here for your honeymoon, the resort has romantic plans for you—Ex: surprising romantic candle-lit beach dinners.

So, book your luxury beach vacation in The Oberoi Beach Resort, Bali.

Address: Seminyak Beach, Jl. Kayu Aya, Seminyak, Kuta, Bali, 80361, Indonesia phone: +62 361 730361

Read this Fiji vs Bali comparison if you are confused about choosing one. 

6. COMO Shambhala Estate

Located around 9 miles away from Ubud, COMO Shambhala Estate is a huge estate that has a relaxing, lush surrounding. So if you are looking to escape from busy life and spend a relaxing holiday, COMO Shambhala is ideal for that.

Even the interior and exterior of COMO have designed using modern Balinese style to create a relaxing surrounding.   

Especially, the guests who are expecting holistic wellness, the resort offers professional holistic wellness programs. The programs are handled by trained yoga teachers, Ayurvedic doctors, dieticians, and physiotherapists.

COMO Shambhala Estate Bali
COMO Shambhala Estate

On the other hand, its Kudus House Restaurant and Glow offer healthy and organic food dishes specialized in Indonesian flavors. So, if you worry about a healthy diet, COMO Shambhala is always ready to take care of it. 

For adventure seekers, the hotel arranges white-water rafting, cycling, hiking, and unique sightseeing experiences.

Why are you waiting? Just book your holistic Bali vacation at COMO Shambhala Estate.   

Address: Banjar Begawan, Desa, Melinggih Kelod, Payangan, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia phone: +62 361 978888

7. Bulgari Resort Bali

Bvlgari Resort Bali in Uluwatu is a nice blend of Balinese style, Italian style, and Oriental exotism. Located around 500 feet above the Indian Ocean, this resort offers breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean and Bali’s beaches. 

The resort’s three restaurants are always ready to serve delicious Asian and Italian dishes. Also, if you want to work out or do yoga, a Workshop Gymnasium and a yoga space are there.  

On the other hand, Bvlgari Resort Bali’s spa is more famous among visitors since it treats with unique massages. (Bali Vacation)

Bulgari Resort Bali
Bulgari Resort Bali

The resort has mansions, extravagant villas, one-bedroom villas, and some other options. You can select the most suitable one for your family. So, just book your Bvlgari Resort Bali accommodation here. 

Address: Banjar Dinas Kangin, Jl. Goa Lempeh Uluwatu Bali, Pecatu, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80364, Indonesia  phone: +62 361 8471000 

8. Alila Villas Uluwatu

Alila Villas Uluwatu is always on every top 10 Bali Hotel list. Yes, it has all the features to qualify for those lists. Scenic location, breathtaking views, world-class facilities, superb service, traditional Balinese design, and its spa are the reasons for that.

The resort is located on a limestone cliff around 300 feet above the ocean. Therefore obviously, it offers you unique, mind-blowing views from every angle.

There are villas with a different number of bedrooms, private pools, and unique ocean views. You can choose your one according to your requirements.

Alila Villas Uluwatu Bali
Alila Villas Uluwatu Bali

Not only the natural environment but also the resort’s decors with traditional Balinese design are relaxing. Since those designs feature stone, rattan, and wood-like natural things, you can experience an authentic, relaxing environment.

Apart from that, the hotel has a wonderful spa, three delicious restaurants, a fitness center, and superb public areas.

And they are always ready to organize outdoor tours and other activities on your demand. Book your Alila Villas Uluwatu accommodation here. (Bali Vacation)

Address: Jl. Belimbing Sari Tambiyak, Pecatu, South Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali 80364, Indonesia Phone: +62 361 8482166

9. The Legian Bali

Located on the famous Seminyak Beach, The Legian Bali is a luxury, 5-star hotel. Since there’s no barrier to beach access and ocean views, thousands of beach lovers book this hotel annually. 

Also, this hotel is close to many tourist attractions, popular boutiques, top-rated restaurants, and nightclubs. So if you are looking for a fun and entertaining Bali vacation, The Legian Bali will fulfill your every need.

The Legian Bali
The Legian Bali

The hotel’s all suites and villas feature luxury facilities like comfortable furniture, minibars, private balconies, espresso machines, sumptuous bathrooms, Bose sound systems, etc. 

On the other hand, there’s a wonderful spa, a large pool, several restaurants, and a fitness center as on-site facilities.   

So, do not hesitate to book your fun Bali Vacation at The Legian Bali Hotel.  

Address: Jl. Kayu Aya, Seminyak, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia phone: +62 361 730622 

10. InterContinental Bali Resort

Located in a special location on Jimbaran Bay, InterContinental Bali Resort is a 5-star resort.

Showing a perfect mix of traditional Balinese architecture and modern features, this resort has an attractive look. Since it has a lush island landscape and a relaxing surrounding, this is ideal for a relaxing exotic Bali vacation. 

InterContinental Bali Resort
InterContinental Bali Resort

Rooms have all the luxury features with superb service. And there are several dining choices where you can eat by looking at the stunning beach.

Are you interested? Just book your InterContinental Bali Resort accommodation here. (Bali Vacation)

Address: Uluwatu St No.45, Jimbaran, Bali, Badung Regency, Bali 80361, Indonesia Phone: +62 361 701888