Indonesia & Bali

Relaxing Bali

This 15-day family adventure offers a relaxed and relaxing holiday in Bali. After the long flight to get there, you have a couple of lazy days on the beach. Then enjoy time in Ubud, Bali’s cultural heartland. Here you’ll find a treasure trove of cafes, galleries and boutique hotels set in a lush and verdant landscape. You then have time to explore the scenic central highlands, before finishing up again on the beach. A great blend of activity and relaxation!

Highlights

  Sun, sea & sand at Sanur Beach
  Enjoy Bali Bird Park & Monkey Forest
  Family-friendly white-water rafting
  Balinese cookery class
  Zip-line adventure in treetops
  Waterfall swimming
  More blissful beach time!

15 days from £1,350 pp

Plus international flights from £750

A two-week holiday in Bali for a family of four usually costs from £5,400 to £7,500 plus flights, depending on type of accommodation and places visited.

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Relaxing Bali day-to-day itinerary

Day 1 Sanur Beach
When you arrive in Bali, you will have a short transfer to Sanur beach. Here you can take your shoes off, dig your toes in the sand, and relax!


Days 2-3 Sanur Beach
Two full days to enjoy the long stretch of beautiful beach. There is a reef off-shore here which keeps the waves to a minimum, so that swimming is ideal for all ages.

If you would like more action, take a walk along the promenade at sunset or head to Massimo’s for a delicious scoop (or three) of gelato. You can also browse for souvenirs in roadside stalls or introduce the children to delicious Balinese cuisine at the night market.


Day 4 Sanur Beach – Ubud
After a leisurely breakfast, you will be picked up and transferred to Ubud. The journey only takes an hour but you will stop en route to visit the Bali Bird Park. This is a tropical paradise with giant pelicans, flamingos, vultures and hornbills. It’s very interactive and a hit with kids.

From here it’s just a short drive to Ubud. Situated in the middle of some of Bali’s most picturesque landscape, Ubud is a wonderful place to spend a few days. The streets are lined with enticing cafes, restaurants, gift shops and galleries. There are beautiful boutique hotels, some in the town centre and some perched amidst the lush green paddy fields just outside. This is Bali’s artistic and cultural heart and the kids will love it all!


Day 5 Ubud
You have a relaxing morning. Perhaps head to the Ubud Monkey Forest, an easy walk from town. Here a natural forest sanctuary is home to numerous long-tailed macaques as well as many ancient temples and statues.

In the afternoon you will enjoy a cookery class. The kids will learn the basics of Balinese cuisine, helping to grind spices in a giant pestle and mortar. Dishes may include satay chicken (a kid favourite), curry wrapped in banana leaf and banana coconut custard for pudding. Yum.

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Day 6 Ubud
An exciting day today, as you head out on a white-water rafting expedition on the Ayung River. Suitable for children aged 7 and above, the rafting takes you through emerald green rice fields and jungle. Kingfishers flit from branch to branch as you rush down the river on an adrenalin filled expedition!

If this doesn’t appeal, or if you have younger children, we can arrange an alternative activity.


Day 7 Ubud
A full day to relax and enjoy Ubud. This is a great place for souvenir shopping, so teach the kids to bargain in the markets! Alternatively, find a nice cafe or restaurant and enjoy a fresh fruit juice and a plate of satay.


Day 8 Ubud – Munduk
This morning you will take a leisurely stroll through the stunning Tegallalang Rice Terraces just outside Ubud. The landscape here is incredibly beautiful with terraced green rice fields peppered with palm trees. You will then continue on to Tirta Empul, a fascinating water temple. Locals visit this temple to take a ritual purifying bath. If you want to take part, bring a sarong and a bathing suit with you.

From here you will continue up through the picturesque central highlands to Munduk.


Day 9 Munduk
This morning take a gentle hike into the hills around Munduk. Your route takes you through orange and flower plantations before descending to a plateau. This is filled with hundreds of old clove and coffee trees and leads you to one of Bali’s most magnificent waterfalls. A cold breeze from the spring waterfall welcomes you and you can take a dip before returning to the hotel.


Day 10 Munduk
A free day to relax and enjoy the surroundings.


Day 11 Munduk – Beach
After breakfast, you will return back to the south coast, for four nights on the beach. En route, stop to enjoy the Bali Treetop rope excursion in Bedugal. You will follow suspended bridges, spider nets and tarzan jumps through the forest canopy. There is also the option to visit the graceful lakeside temple at Ulun Danu.

End the day on the beach. There are many different resorts to choose from, depending on what will suit your family. Sanur is perfect for younger children, with calm seas that gently lap the shore. Seminyak is lively, with a huge range of resorts, activities and restaurants. Jimbaran has beautifully white sand and the waters are dotted with brightly coloured fishing boats. We will be happy to recommend the right spot for your family.


Days 12-14 Beach
Three days to relax on the beach, take a surf lesson, hire a SUP or browse souvenir stalls.


Day 15 Beach
You will be transferred to the airport for your flight home. Selamat jalan – Have a good journey!

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