5 Reasons to Choose Bali for Your Family Holiday
If you are planning a family holiday for this year and wondering where to go, then look no further than Bali. With beaches, jungles, things to do, and plenty of family-friendly accommodation, there are plenty of good reasons to take your family on the trip of a lifetime to Bali. We’ve listed some of the best reasons to book your family holiday to Bali now.
Things to Do:
One of the main reasons why Bali makes for such a good family holiday destination is the abundance of things to do. With plenty of family-friendly attractions such as the Monkey Forest, Bali Safari and Marine Park, Bali Tree Top zip-lining centre and much more, you’ll never be short of fun, new and exciting things to try together as a family when you holiday in Bali. And, what’s better, is that tickets to these types of attractions in Bali are usually quite cheap, so you get great value from your visit.
Some of the best memories of family holidays are made on the beach. Whether you’re relaxing and soaking up the sun, playing football on the sand, taking advantage of the cool water to snorkel or playing some adrenaline-inspiring water sports, the beach is an essential part of your family holiday itinerary. Thankfully, Bali and the surrounding areas are full of fantastic, clean and safe beaches for you and your family to visit. You can also find many family villas Bali close by to the beach, for example, Kuta Beach.
Holidaying in Bali with children is made easier by the fact that many of the locals are friendly and welcoming towards little ones. In Bali, you will be able to find family villas or hotel accommodation that is suitable for children and can cater to your little ones. And, some restaurants in Bali are well-known for being family-friendly, for example, providing children’s entertainment.
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When travelling to Bali from Australia, there’s no need to worry about lengthy paperwork and application processes as you can purchase a Visa on Arrival. This desk can be found just after you disembark the plane, before you arrive at the customs desk. If this is your first time visiting Bali, then it’s good to know that you should have the exact change ready before you board the plane at home, as there are no ATMs before customs at Ngurah Rai International Airport. The Visa on Arrival fee costs $35 USD for all persons regardless of age, so be sure that you bring the right change for the number of visas your whole family will require. A tourist visa allows you to stay in the country for 30 days.
Lastly, another good reason to visit Bali destination with your family is that you’re likely to be able to get a direct flight. Flying direct is of course more ideal for families, as there’s no need to worry about long stop overs, and you can’t sleep in the airport when you’re with little ones! A range of airlines fly direct to Bali from cities in Australia, including Jetstar, Virgin Airlines, and Indonesia Air Asia.
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