Planning a family holiday especially with younger kids is always exciting as well as challenging. Even after very careful planning, a lot of things can go out of the plan and required an improvisation. There are so many things to be considered to suit not only the parents’ needs but also the kids’. A very comfortable place with a breathtaking view sometimes not enough for this occasion as we always have to keep the kids’ entertained and safe at all times. However, the holidays should also be enjoyable and relaxing for the parents. Therefore, we have listed some hotels & resorts around Indonesia that can inspire you as you plan for your family holiday.

Apurva Kempinski Bali

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Featuring traditional Indonesian culture and identity, this resort is a sprawling sanctuary for those travellers coming with toddlers. The rooms are generously-sized and melding premium modern amenities. Kids can rejoice to play slides at the children’s pool while parents can chill at the main pool. If they prefer indoor, take them to the resort’s family club or treat them a nice dinner surrounded by baby sharks in the underwater restaurant. This is heaven for kids. kempinski.com/en/bali


Hard Rock Hotel – Bali

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Families will be treated well staying in this hotel! In the room, the suite features an additional kids’ room for children below 12 years old, complete with Play Station 4 and other kids’ entertainment. If they are tired playing in the room, ask them to go to Roxity Kids Club where kids of all sizes can move to their rhythm, Lullaby Playroom for those ages 4 years old and below, or TABU Teens Club for the young adult. As for the outside activities, this hotel has a huge pool with big waterslides for, not just kids, but adults can go down one of them too. This pool features a lagoon beach section where kids’ activities are held regularly in the afternoon. Then there’s another pool with tipping buckets, slides and climbing – a heaven for kids. bali.hardrockhotels.net


Montigo Resorts Seminyak – Bali

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This upscale resort looks after your kiddos really well. Starting with the room, they have expansive guest rooms and suites that are bathed in soothing colours to create a fun environment for your little ones. The resort has three swimming pools, and one of them is dedicated to kids. But the best part is, their Tilo Kids Club! This is the largest kid’s club in Seminyak, spanning 300 square metres, where your kids can have an endless amount of fun. The Tilo Kids Club provides artistic, educational and fun activities for children aged 4 to 12 that involves music, exercise, Balinese arts & crafts and baking. While children below 4 years old need to be accompanied by parent or nanny. In addition, Tilo Kids Club at Montigo Resorts, Seminyak houses a playroom which is equipped with a PS3 and Wii. And good news for parents is this kids club open until 11PM every day! montigoresorts.com/seminyak


Tijili Benoa Hotel – Bali

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Offering a wide range of amenities and facilities to make sure your stay is comfortable and delightful, the hotel is the perfect place to relax and unwind with your family. Get yourself a family interconnecting room, elevated by high ceilings and tall windows provide your peaceful oasis where cultural authenticity meets delicate luxury. If you want your kids to have an enjoyable time, let them loose at the Kids Club. Dedicated to children below 5-year-old, this kids club offers plenty of colourful toys, kid’s beanbags, children books and cartoon movies. For older kids, there are innumerable recreational activities to participate in, such as Pizza or Cookies Making Class, Kite or Offering Making Class, Art Towel or Balinese Dance Class. tijilihotels.com


The Trans Resort Bali

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Seminyak’s seven-star-award-winning-resort, The Trans Resort Bali is simply made for families. The spacious 65sqm standard Premier room is a perfect option for a small family with two children up to 12 years old, showcasing a spacious balcony with daybed and private Jacuzzi overlooking the shimmering sandy beach pool and tropical garden. If you have a bigger family, the 130sqm Celebrity Suites with direct access to the pool or a lavish villa of 350sqm with a private pool can be the ideal option for more luxurious and exclusive experiences. For parents’ peace of mind and children’s delight, the resort is completed with the signature White Sandy Beach Pool with water slide for kids and a Kid’s Club offering round the clock babysitting service, children’s library, kid’s activities, digital entertainment area and the new mini golf features at The Waterfall garden. While the kids are having fun, parents could enjoy a relaxing Balinese massage treatment at The Spa or keep the body fit at The Fitness Centre, complete with sauna, steam room, hot & cold jacuzzi. For more engaging experiences with family, join the fun activities such as Pizza Making, Cooking Class and Yoga Class or just lay down at the pool lounger while watching a family movie on a big screen under the stars which available every Saturday night. transresortbali.com


DoubleTree by Hilton – Jakarta

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This hotel offers free cribs for your little ones, a good bargain to start with. To make your kiddos entertained, the property has a children’s pool, free playground and children’s club. As for parents, they can easily enjoy 5 different restaurants and 2 pool bars in the hotel area. doubletree3.hilton.com


The Trans Luxury Hotel – Bandung

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This hotel has everything to create a perfect family gateway. They have facilities to accommodate both children and parents, such as kids club, hand puppet show, artificial beach and swimming pool. Highlighting their kids’ club, your little ones can discover fun activities during a unique, adventure-packed holiday in this hotel. From the toddler playing area to puppet show zone, up to the digital entertainment area, be rest assured the time will just fly for your kids! While the kids are having the best time of their lives, the parents can pamper themselves at the spa, fitness centre, boutique, restaurants and lounges. thetranshotel.com


ARTOTEL Yogyakarta 

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Coming as a new lifestyle hotel with modern architecture and touch of local culture, ARTOTEL Yogyakarta highlights a unique persona as an art-inspired design hotel, such a new approach that you can teach to your kids. If you happen to stay with toddlers, they offer a free baby cot, making sure you will have a pleasant stay in their spacious room. As for kids’ entertainment, have your kids to try The Golden Brass Slide. Going down from Mezzanine to Lobby has never been more fun than this. An artwork that aesthetically keen for those who see it and a temptation for those who decide not to try it. Safe for kids, but make sure you watch them carefully. artotelgroup.com/hotels/artotel/yogyakarta

Eastparc Hotel – Yogyakarta

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This hotel is a perfect home away from home. The hotel offers great options for younger children as well with slides in the pool, pony riding, mini zoo, koi pond, kid movie theatre and a playground. Parents can also spend their time indulging themselves in the hotel art gallery, batik gallery, wellness centre, and restaurants. eastparchotel.com


Grand Dafam Rohan Jogja – Yogyakarta

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This hotel welcomes guests warmly along with nice facilities your family will love. Book your stay at their Family Room which includes one queen bed and another single bed along with complete in-room facilities. To maximise the fun time at the hotel, their Tasneem Swimming Pool has a kid pool to make sure the safety of your little ones. You can also tag along with your kids to snaps some family photos at Riaz Garden and fish pond with a red bridge. A mini-outdoor playground available close to the garden can also be a fun spot for your kids. While the kids are spending time of their own, mums can take time to have body treatment at Naura Muslimah Center, a woman-only treatment centre. And dads can explore a collection of antique car and motorcycle spread in the ground floor, featuring some 50s until 70s motorcycles and cars, such as Chevrolet Impala El Camino, First Series Land Rover, and various BMW motorcycle series. granddafam.com


Novotel Lombok Resort & Villas – Lombok 

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This hotel is probably the best family location as they have a dedicated team running a kids club ensuring that children are entertained during the day allowing the parents to get ‘we time and me time’. Kids’ activities range from fun cooking class, sunrise walking, to monkey feeding, daily yoga and aqua aerobics session, beach volleyball games and much more. They also have a nanny service to allow parents to unwind by the beach during the day or to enjoy romantic dinners in the evening. novotellombok.com


AYANA Komodo Resort – Flores

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AYANA is the first and only 5-star resort on Flores Island’s breathtaking Waecicu Beach. Apart from the amazing daily boat trip, the hotel provides a variety of facilities for children such as kids’ pool and kids club. As a family, you can take part in hiking activities, sunset cruise and the breathtaking glass-bottom boat tour. ayana.com/labuan-bajo/ayana-komodo