Where Wonderful Things Are: Kid-Friendly Resorts in Bali and Bogor

Dimas Ponco


Find kid-friendly resorts in Bali and Bogor that offer excellent experiences to unleash your children's inner explorers, artists, and creatives.

Luxury hotels are evolving beyond adults-only indulgences, extending their offerings to create unforgettable experiences for younger guests. The ever-evolving hospitality scene recognises the importance of catering for the whole family, and kids’ clubs are no longer just about childminding. Today, these thoughtfully designed spaces unlock endless possibilities for young minds, defining the true essence of kid-friendly resorts.

From culturally enriching activities to classic adventures, epicure has selected the most outstanding kids clubs, perfect for introducing your children to a world of wonder during your family getaway in Bali and Bogor.

The Ritz-Carlton, Bali

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Enjoy a relaxing getaway with your little ones at the resort

Bearing the name of the luxury global hospitality icon, The Ritz-Carlton, Bali has always been known for its sprawling opulence. One may notice the signature quality of the resort’s extensive amenities for guests, especially the little ones.

Staying here means inviting your children into a world of mindful adventures that adhere to the Ritz Kids programme’s four pillars: Nature, Exploration, Responsibility, and Culture, while indulging in the expansive family-oriented accommodation.

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Balinese offerings crafting for little guests

Be it a suite or villa, families are guaranteed to enjoy extensive space and privacy with added access to a lagoon pool or a private pool. Inside, kids can cosy up and let their imaginations run wild in a safari tent set-up where toys and cuddly friends await. While typically provided for villa guests, suite guests can also request the safari tent as an add-on. Otherwise, take the kids on a real beach glamping adventure where they can snuggle up in the tent as they savour grilled delights over a bonfire.

Embark on a series of improved kids programmes focusing on thoughtful interactions and awareness of one’s surroundings as Ritz Kids celebrates its ten-year milestone. From educational activities such as When Cultures Meet and Fun Language Learning to crafty ones such as Paper Binocular Craft, Handprint Tiger, and Balinese offerings crafting and mask painting, there is always something to spark their curiosity.

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Turtle release activity at the beach

Explore the resort’s premises with the Discovery Map received on check-in. Together with Leo the Lion, unravel the resort’s exciting features and redeem a refreshing ice cream or small memento once the quest is complete. The evolving programme also allows kids to participate in releasing sea turtles at the beach during the hatching season, from May to October.

When it’s time to refuel, invite the little explorers to discover the Ritz Kids special menu. The all-day dining selection includes a choice of entrées such as Mushroom Soup, mains such as Beef Slider, desserts such as Brownie with ice cream, and fresh beverages.

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Explore the resort and let the children spark their curiosities

If arriving between 6 and 11am, you can opt for the breakfast menu, which includes a choice of cereal or egg dishes, an Asian Touch dish, and beverages. The kids menu also offers gluten-free, preservative-free, vegan, and organic options.

For reservations, call +62 361 849 8988 or visit www.ritzcarltonbali.com

Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort

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Sunset Picnic at Courtyard at Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort

Since its inception, the enduring luxury haven in Kuta has been taking the all-inclusive concept to new heights. In its expansive tropical grounds, every family member, especially the youngest ones, will find ample opportunities for adventure.

Introducing the Side by Side family offerings, this one Bali’s premium kid-friendly resorts fosters a sense of togetherness through signature activities such as the Sunset Picnic at Courtyard and Grain to Table Adventure: Bene Pizza & Pasta. A plethora of other family-forward activities are also available as a complimentary and paid add-on, namely Beach Breeze Walk, Sunset Yoga, Popcorn Flavorings, and more.

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Th family suite is equipped with kids amenities, making it one of the coveted kid-friendly resorts

Spark your little ones’ creativity during the Play@Sheraton’s curated daily activities. From Origami to Coconut Leaf Creation to Wool Bracelet Making, artistic expression thrives.

Introduce them to traditional Indonesian customs through Side with Balinese dance lessons, Cendol and Balinese tridatu making, and gamelan music sessions. Complement the experience by staying at the new Family Suite, equipped with a living room, sofa bed, special kids’ tent, toys, and complimentary kids activities.

For reservations, contact +62 361-8465555 or visit sheratonbalikutaresort.com

Hilton Bali Resort

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The jungle-themed Kids Club encourages the kids to have adventurous fun

It is nearly impossible for little ones to run out of things to do at Hilton Bali Resort, as the Kids Club offers a gamut of experiences, from outdoor exploration to indoor fun. Catering for children aged up to 12 years old, the Kids Club boasts a jungle-themed design to set the adventurous atmosphere. The outdoor playground is where young explorers can brace themselves for the Rock Climbing challenge or romp on the trampoline and in the tree house.

Find artistically stimulating activities such as Face Painting, Art Coloring, T-Shirt Painting, and Egg Painting. Enrich their minds with cultural sessions such as Balinese Offering Making, Balinese Dance Lessons, Balinese Dress Up, and Temple Visit.

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The new Game Cave area for older kids

On the beach, younger guests can join the Camel Feeding and Shell & Crab Hunting. Older kids better get their game on at the new Game Cave, where PlayStation 5, foosball, mini bowling, dart, and board games await.

For reservations, call +62 361 773377 or visit hilton.com/en/hotels/dpsbahi-hilton-bali-resort

Mövenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali

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Get artsy with Mask Painting session at Meera Kids Club

Tucked away in Jimbaran’s lush beachside foliage, Meera Kids Club at Mövenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali makes it a beacon for premium family and kid-friendly resorts. Promising endless excitement, the pirate-themed kids club offers educational and interactive activities such as Pirates Hand & Finger Printing, Jewellery Making, Pizza Making, Kids Yoga, and Nanding Canang.

Stay indoors and enjoy all-weather entertainment in the game room, Movie Corner, and Ball Bath. Otherwise, head to the pool, where the waterslides and toddler pool double the aquatic fun.

The resort’s eco-conscious ethos extends to the kids’ programme. Curious minds can explore the Stingless Bee House and learn about the vital role of bee colonies. Afterwards, a visit to the Rabbit House will further encourage them to interact with nature. Meera Kids Club provides a Nap Room for little explorers to recharge before rejoining the fun at 4pm when Chocolate Hour begins.

For reservations, visit movenpick.accor.com/en/asia/indonesia/bali/jimbaran-bali

Pullman Ciawi Vimala Hills Resort Spa & Convention

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Find modern consoles, arcade games, and classic table games at the resort’s Activities Centre

The hilltop Bogor resort caters brilliantly for young guests on school breaks. Packed with activities for all ages, families can embark on adventures together. Take the tram to the Flower Hills, where peacocks strut among colourful blooms. Interact with charming residents such as rabbits, tortoises, and iguanas at the Animal Feeding & Show. Feeling active? Opt for Bike & Ride, with thrilling ATV adventures or leisurely bike rides. Try Mini Golf, a Paintball session, or even a mermaid swimming class in the pool.

Poised to be the best among other kid-friendly resorts in Bogor, caters for a multitude of interests. Little Picassos can unleash their creativity with Splash Art, Hanging Art, and glow-in-the-dark painting sessions at the ArtPlay Studio, while gamers can battle it out on PlayStations, Xboxes, arcade games, or classic table games in the Activities Centre. Teens can get crafty with Embroidery and Brooch Art sessions, while children can enjoy Cookie Making and Arts & Crafts sessions.

For reservations, WhatsApp +62 821 1156 9861 or visit pullman-ciawi-vimalahills.com

Alila Villas Uluwatu

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The kids will paint their own pots during the gardening session at the resort

The family-led establishment in Uluwatu offers myriad bespoke pastimes for little guests. Designed as half-day experiences, the newly curated Journey for Little Champs is where your little ones can be involved in every step of the process.

In Kids Camping, younger crews join the resort team to decorate their tent on the villa lawn for games and a mini afternoon tea. The Cosplay Craft is where they can craft costumes over tasty snacks.

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Archery on the Cliff for young archers to test their skills

Cultivate their minds with precision and patience tests through Archery on the Cliff and Gardening sessions. The instructors will guide the young archers as they learn and refine their technique while little green thumbs get planting, pot-painting, and enjoy a delightful mini afternoon tea. Finally, usher in the evening with Movie Under the Stars at your villa, where children can help decorate before enjoying the movie over dinner or snacks.

For reservations, call +62 361 848 2166 visit alilahotels.com/uluwatu

Hotel Nikko Bali Benoa Beach

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Cening Kids Club has an assortment of engaging activities to keep kids entertained

In Tanjung Benoa, the vibrant establishment combining Japanese and Balinese flair rolls out the red carpet for guests aged 4 to 12. As the hub of entertainment for younger guests, the Cening Kids Club brims with interactive and engaging activities that nurture creativity and spark imagination.

The club provides a stimulating environment for children to play, equipped with flat-screen TVs, PlayStations, a foosball table, and a vast array of toys. A dedicated team supervises various complimentary activities, including beachcombing, origami workshops, fish feeding, canang sari making, drawing, and colouring sessions. Additionally, the club offers paid options like canvas painting, sand and egg painting, and pizza-making sessions, ensuring a well-rounded and enriching experience for young holidaymakers.

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Pokémon-themed rooms make the hotel stands out in the kid-friendly resorts scene in Bali

Setting itself apart from the island’s other kid-friendly resorts, the hotel also offers Pokémon-themed rooms to delight the little ones until the end of this year. From Pokémon-themed mementoes to take home to Pikachu appearances throughout the room, find joy and adventure during your stay.

For reservations, WhatsApp +62 812 1266 3577 or visit hotelnikkobali-benoabeach.com

Umana Bali, LXR Hotels & Resorts

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Nurture the young minds with Balinese cultural knowledge through fun activities at the Kids Club

The Kids Club at this secluded Ungasan sanctuary invites little ones to discover the magic of Balinese culture through fun activities. Children can unleash their inner artist with traditional Balinese Art & Craft sessions or learn graceful performing arts by joining Balinese Dance Lessons and Balinese Musicals.

Aspiring linguists can hone their skills through Learn Balinese Language sessions or let little ones don Balinese attire for Balinese Dress Up. The cultural enrichment extends to craft sessions such as Keben Painting, Canang Sari Making, Gebogan Making, and Kwangen Making.

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Younger guests can partake in a Balinese Dance Lesson

Unique wellness experiences are also offered where little guests can relax and recharge through Kids Balancing Back & Scalp Massage, Kids Breath into Calmness, and Kids Foot Treatment. Family wellness activities such as Family Yoga and Family Sound Healing are also available at the Lohma Spa, promoting togetherness and relaxation for the whole family.

For reservations, email umanabali.reservations@hilton.com or visit umanabali.com





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