Family Getaway Special

Family Getaway Special

Why not rent a family friendly villa outside the hustle and bustle of Seminyak and Kuta? Here is a selection of villas we particularly would like to recommend to our readers.

The Colonial Villa in Sanur

Set in lush tropical gardens with a private outdoor pool, this new villa offers the perfect setting for a family. You won’t need a car; it is only a 2 minutes stroll to the sandy shores of Sanur and a 5-minute walk to the dining and shopping areas. Our kids loved most of all the bike rides along the beach and to the center of Sanur or the relaxed seaside restaurants. For visitors, the location is ideal as it is only a 30-minute drive away from the airport and all other interesting parts of Bali are near. This two-storey villa offers three bedrooms: one master, one twin and an additional guest room with a king size bed. All bedrooms feature ensuite bathrooms. Bright and airy, the living area is tastefully and elegantly furnished. The dining area overlooks the garden. The fully equipped granite kitchen includes a large fridge, washing machine and all the accessories of a modern kitchen. Daily housekeeping is provided for guests’ convenience. The owners have two active boys of their own and so they understand the needs of families. They can provide a baby cot and other amenities for kids and babies upon request. We just loved this house and with its great location, it has all the ingredients for a wonderful family holiday. Special deal on weekly stays, get a free night and free kids amenities for Bali Advertiser readers.

Sea Shanty Villa in Jimbaran

The Sea Shanty is an intelligently designed, family friendly four-bedroom luxury villa set in a richly green and informal environment for cool, low impact tropical living. Every aspect of the villa has been designed with families’ entertainment, relaxation and safety in mind. The warm, friendly live-in staff are always there to ensure your stay is enjoyable and stress free.

The Sea Shanty is designed and equipped for families with children of any age. With 3 young children of their own, the owners wanted a place with instant kids entertainment in a safe environment, so they could relax. The second priority was to have it all there: an optional onsite pool fence, a toddler pool, 2 high chairs, a cot, toys, a pram, kids books, DVDs, plastic eating and drinking utensils, a kids menu, pool flotation toys, a chalk board wall in the kids room, and live-in staff who adore kids (perfect babysitters). The villa is located in Jimbaran only 100 metres from one of Bali’s best and safest beaches. In Jimbaran, there is something for everyone… and there is no doubt it is one of the most family-friendly holiday destination on the island. Complimentary 2 hour Sunset Family Boat Ride from Jimbaran Beach out around the spectacular cliffs of Uluwatu in a traditional “Jukung” for the readers of this article. (Subject to prevailing weather and surf conditions)

Villa Manuk in a Traditional Village of North Bali

Villa Manuk is a little eco-Lodge (4 rooms) in the beautiful traditional area of Bebetin, North-Bali. It is an ideal place to stay for families who want to discover the traditional Balinese life. Make a trip to the nearby amazing waterfalls of Sekumpul – one of the best in Bali! Or learn how gamelan instruments are manufactured by visiting a gong smith. Watch the farmers in their daily life and work to see how the famous subak system works. Their guided walks around the village were the highlight of our stay and we discovered the gorgeous cultured landscape and watched how palm sugar was harvested as well as tasting it.

You can relax in their beautiful garden and swim in the spring water swimming pool. They have TV and internet on the private terrace and in the little restaurant. They offer nice options for Spa treatments and all kids under 16 years can get a ½ hour traditional Bali massage for free. Families showing this article get 20 % discount on the room rate and extra bed without surcharge (depends on availability) – valid till 30th June 2015!


Villa Merah in Pemuteran

In the authentic village of Pemuteran, northwest of Bali, we were delighted to find Villa Merah. With over 200 square metres of living space, terraces not included and 3500 square meters of lush tropical garden, the villa gives a really spacious feeling. The villa is within one kilometre from the sea and at the foot of green hills. It has a private swimming pool with a round section for toddlers and a deeper section of 4x7m. There is also a sandbox in the garden for the little ones. We felt very comfortable staying there with our family. In Pemuteran you will find no mass tourism but instead eco tourism and many family friendly activities such as visiting Pura Pulaki temple with its large monkey colony, snorkelling around Menjangan Island, horse riding near the villa, swimming in Sambangan waterfalls one hour from Pemuteran, visiting the pearl cultivation farm, watching dolphins at sea or visiting the dolphin show in Lovina, visiting the Turtle Hatchery Project, watching Balinese dances on a Saturday night in Pemuteran or climbing the Bali tower with its breathtaking views over Java. Your family will not want to leave! Villa Merah offers special 10% discount for readers of Bali Advertiser!

Villa Teman in Lovina

Get away from the hustle and bustle of the South and explore the serene north coast of Bali. The highlight of the Lovina area is the calm sea and the hundreds of dolphins that come out to play each morning. You can take a local boat for only US$8 per person to go and watch them from close. Villa Teman is ideal for one, two or three families travelling together. It is a complex of three luxurious and modern 2-bedroom villas each with their own pool. The 3 villas are interconnected and able to be opened up to accommodate family groups of up to 14 guests. All beds can be doubles or singles. A baby cot is provided free of charge and babysitting is available with their experienced staff. The villas are large and include a full kitchen, dining area and spacious lounge with games, DVD player and cable TV. Very reasonably priced cooking classes are recommended where the whole family can participate in making an authentic Balinese feast! The villas are a 5 minute walk to restaurants and the beach.
Reasonably priced transfers are available. Villa Teman offer a special deal for Bali Advertiser readers of US$ 170 per night (instead of US$230), min. 3 night stay for 4 people are available from 10/1/15 to 30/5/15.

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