Luxurious Villas, Resorts & Inns



With serene temples, vibrant jungles and spectacular beaches, Bali in Indonesia is simply too enticing not to experience. We’ve rounded up some dreamy getaways for family trips or romantic escapes. Read on to find the ideal resort in Bali for you – and where to find a glam beach club on the island!

The Club by The Legian Seminyak, Bali

With high-energy little ones or adventurous teens, one challenge on a family holiday is satisfying everyone. This is where a luxury villa at The Club by The Legian Seminyak is ideal. The property offers a private space, helpful services and things to do for kids. You also get full access to the facilities and fun of the adjoining main resort, The Legian Seminyak, Bali.

Framed by frangipani trees, the three-bedroom private villa at The Club by The Legian Seminyak Bali is perfect for parents and kids. For one thing, it comes with a dedicated butler service! There are spacious living areas and two large swimming pools, and the beach and Bali’s popular neighbourhood of Seminyak are just a stone’s throw away. There are countless ways for parents to keep the kids entertained, too. For starters, little ones are given small bathrobes and slippers so they can have some fun dressing up for the full Bali resort experience. Plus, on request, slides, swings and seesaws can be set up outside your villa. It’s your own private playground!

For outdoors types, The Legian Seminyak Bali in Indonesia provides surfing sessions for kids. Alternatively, they can join Little Legends Bali for beach and ocean activities. Other options include a Balinese blessing ceremony tailored for children, and a supervised Seminyak neighbourhood sightseeing tour with a map and spending money. Alternatively, head to a turtle nursery to learn about protecting marine life. This resort in Bali even has a kids’ spa menu!

There are dining options aplenty at the main resort, from restaurants to pool bars, The area is also known for its stylish beach clubs. Further afield, the whole family can discover the best of Bali in Indonesia on day trips to black sand beaches in the north or Ubud’s Sacred Monkey Forest.

Getting there

These luxury properties on Bali’s southwest coast are 35 minutes from the international airport at Denpasar. The Legian Seminyak fronts a popular beach where the sun sets over the ocean horizon, while the luxury villas of The Club by The Legian Seminyak are right next door. Find more information here.

Umbala House

This private villa is a hidden gem in the heart of Canggu. It’s the kind of place that feels like home, yet it’s right near some of Bali’s best restaurants, shopping and family activities.

Beach club in Bali in Indonesia

There are five suites, including a bunk room for up to seven children. The home’s open-plan design is perfect for gatherings of families and friends, with an elegant sunken lounge area surrounded by a pool. Umbala House has a professional and dedicated staff consisting of a villa manager, butlers, in house chef and housekeeping, with tailored menus for vegans and children, a dedicated toy room, pool floats and even a jumping castle. Oh, and if you’re looking for some well-deserved spa time, you’ll definitely find it here!

Villa JOJU

While this Canggu property takes its reputation as a “home away from home” seriously, inside it’s all fun and relaxation, with plenty of space for high-energy little ones too. This is an ideal villa for families, sleeping up to 14 people. (You can also book the adjoining Villa to cater to as many as 22!)

Villa in Bali in Indonesia

Inside the kids’ bunk room is an array of toys and books, which they’ll enjoy after making the most of the pool, bouncy castle, pet bunnies, fish spa, and games and activities. Stays include complimentary access to the nearby VIP beach club and water park – you can watch the sunset on the beach or try surfing some waves. Villa JOJU comes fully staffed with a private chef, housekeepers, butlers and nanny services.

Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach

In the lobby of this hotel is a pohon pule tree (or “blackboard tree”) that grows through an opening in the ceiling. It sets the tone for the whole property – a blend of modern luxury, heritage and spirituality. The added bonus is that the vibrant neighbourhood of Seminyak is right on the doorstep.

Resort in Bali

There are 270 spacious rooms, designed with locally influenced aesthetics and a modern twist. For a more private stay, opt for one of the 19 villas with outdoor pools. Hotel Indigo’s eight dining choices provide plenty of culinary variety, including two beachfront options. And the onsite Sava Spa is inspired by Bali’s paddy fields, with treatments using local ingredients and holistic healing methods.

There’s also a 24-hour health club and in-house wellness programme including private boxing, yoga and guided runs.

This article featuring villas, hotels and a resort in Bali in Indonesia first appeared in our Spring 2024 issue.
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