WE RECOMMEND the following villas for families seeking a holiday in Bali, the Island of the Gods, is one of the most popular destinations for holidaymakers in Indonesia. In addition to considering transportation options and desired destinations, accommodation is a crucial aspect of planning a holiday.

Bali offers a wide range of accommodation options to suit different holiday styles and group sizes. For those traveling alone, a budget-friendly hostel may be a suitable option. However, if you desire a home-like and truly comfortable accommodation with various facilities, a villa may be the optimal choice.

For those of you planning a vacation in Bali, we have compiled a list of accommodations that may be of interest:
1. Candy Villa Ubud by Pramana Villas
For those seeking a tranquil setting, where the only sounds are the chirping of crickets, the rustling of the wind, and the lapping of water, Ubud is an ideal destination. One such option is Candy Villa Ubud by Pramana Villas.

The villa, which is currently building nine new rooms, will bring its total to 20, has weathered the pandemic by offering long-term accommodation for people with deep pockets. The accommodation comprises seven room types, including a three-bedroom villa with a private bathroom and a small private swimming pool. The cost of accommodation at this establishment is IDR1.8 million per night.

The villa’s front area features a kitchen with essential appliances, including a stove, microwave, electric kettle, and refrigerator. It also includes a dining table and seating for multiple guests, ideal for enjoying a meal or simply snacking on fresh fruit.

“Our objective is to create a welcoming atmosphere that makes guests feel at home. Guests hail from a diverse range of backgrounds, including couples seeking a romantic retreat. We also offer a honeymoon package, with decorations featuring flowers,” said Pramana Villas General Manager I Wayan Suartawan in Ubud, Bali.

The accommodation is situated in a lush tropical setting, surrounded by rice fields. This is also a draw for foreign guests, with visitors from European countries being particularly prevalent. The area is notable for its extensive rice fields, which can be seen for miles. Guests may also choose to exercise by walking or cycling around the villa. Guests have access to a shared swimming pool, restaurant, spa, and sauna. Additionally, guests may enjoy yoga and cooking classes.

At night, the villa’s tranquil atmosphere is conducive to rest and relaxation, as the surrounding area is not brightly lit. The area is notably distinct from the urban environment of the capital, which is characterized by a prevalence of street lighting. Once the day’s activities had ceased, a sense of drowsiness was immediately apparent. This was due to the fact that the surrounding population had already retired for the evening.

However, the location is conveniently situated near the Ubud Market, approximately a 14-minute drive away. Another nearby attraction is the Ubud Monkey Forest, which is 8.1 km away. The villa area is conveniently located near a number of excellent restaurants and cafes, with the closest being just a short 12-minute drive away, particularly when traffic is flowing smoothly.

2. The Kayon Valley Resort
Bali is a popular honeymoon destination for newly married couples. The Island of the Gods also offers beautiful accommodation with a romantic atmosphere, including The Kayon Valley Resort in the rainforest surrounded by the Petanu River.

The resort’s environmentally friendly architectural design presents natural and cultural beauty in a way that is both sustainable and aesthetically pleasing. The stone walls are adorned with iconic statues of Kumbakarna and reliefs of the Ramayana story, which serve to enhance the resort’s overall aesthetic appeal.

This accommodation is intended for guests at least 15 years of age. We would like to inform you that, in addition to children, we do not recommend this accommodation for seniors due to the challenging terrain. Guests should be aware that the accommodation is located on a hillside, with uphill and downhill roads.

This property is well-suited for those seeking a tranquil environment for relaxation. The rooms are tastefully decorated, with flowers adorning the mattresses and bathtubs, as if welcoming couples seeking a quality time in Bali.

According to I Wayan Sucitra, CEO of The Kayon Hotels and Resorts, this accommodation is popular among foreign tourists, especially from South Korea, who share information via internet forums. The property is situated in the rural area of Petulu, approximately 10 minutes from the center of Ubud. The distance from Ubud Monkey Forest is less than 5 km. In addition to the standard facilities, guests can enjoy yoga in the fresh air of Ubud.

This resort offers a complimentary shuttle service to and from the center of Ubud, with prices starting from IDR12 million per night.

3. Villa Tenang by Nakula, Batu Belig
For those seeking a luxurious private villa, we offer the following accommodation: Villa Tenang by Nakula offers five bedrooms in Batu Belig, a renowned destination on the Island of the Gods. This property offers the comforts of a luxurious family home, providing a tranquil retreat for small groups of up to ten individuals seeking a respite from the bustle of the city.

As the name suggests, the atmosphere is tranquil, ideal for those seeking a reprieve from their daily routines. Despite its secluded location, this property is conveniently situated near a number of popular tourist attractions, including nature reserves and renowned beach clubs. Over half of our guests are domestic tourists, while the remainder are tourists from Australia and Europe. Recently, we have welcomed tourists from India and China.

“The owner’s objective is to provide guests who visit Bali with convenient access to a number of tourist attractions by foot,” stated Nakula’s Director of Marketing, Fahmy Haryandi.

This villa, designed in a tropical, minimalist, and modern style by world-renowned architect Fredo Taffin, boasts an open design. The lower floor rooms feature semi-outdoor bathrooms, while the upper floor rooms offer the convenience of a balcony overlooking the swimming pool.

Jacuzzis, outdoor pavilions, tropical gardens, and koi ponds can enhance the ambience of a holiday with family, loved ones, or friends. The swimming pool, situated in the center of the villa, is equipped with relaxing chairs, which serve as an ideal gathering area for guests who wish to socialize outside their rooms.

For guests who wish to prepare their own meals, a kitchen and BBQ equipment are available at an additional cost of IDR8 million per night. If you would prefer not to cook, A number of restaurants and cafés are conveniently located in the vicinity of the accommodation.

4. S18 Bali Villas
Kuta in Bali is so renowned that its name has been immortalized in a song by Andre Hehanusa. Naturally, this location is also a popular destination for foreign and international tourists.

For those seeking a luxurious and elegant villa with a modern minimalist style in Kuta, Bali, S18 Bali Villas is an ideal choice. The name is distinctive, derived from the initials and date of birth of the property owner’s wife. “This villa was constructed as a birthday gift for his wife,” stated Meikirana, General Manager of S18 Bali Villas.

“Our location is in the Golden Triangle of Bali, namely Kuta, Legian, and Seminyak, which is a strategic one,” said Meikirana, adding that there were not many villas in that location.

The property comprises 17 villas, with the majority of units being one-bedroom apartments, catering to guests seeking a romantic or family-oriented vacation experience. This location, which is popular among tourists from Saudi Arabia to Korea, also has an area that can be used as an intimate wedding venue with a capacity of around 300 guests.

Each room is unique in its own way. One room on the ground floor offers a direct view of the private swimming pool, where the sound of the water can be heard throughout the day. This room is ideal for guests who appreciate ASMR white.

The other two rooms are located on the top floor. One room is equipped with a balcony, while the other room does not have a balcony but has a larger bed than the other rooms. Despite this, it still feels spacious even when occupied by two people. The common area outside the room is designed to be cool, with a semi-outdoor feel and trees providing shade.

The property is conveniently located near I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, just 6.2 km away, with a 15-minute drive. The distance to Legian Beach is approximately eight minutes by car. Should you require a snack or meal, there are a number of cafes and restaurants within walking distance or a short drive away.

According to Public Relations Sr. manager Sandra Darmosumarto, every place in Bali has its own unique charm, which contributes to the popularity of different types of accommodation. For instance, Ubud is an optimal destination for those seeking a tranquil holiday experience, while Canggu and Seminyak are popular among those who enjoy the nightlife. Please indicate which of these locations is of interest to you. [antaranews/photo special]