Here Are The  Best Beaches For Kids Bali – Found!

Bali is by no means a small island, it’s made up of many inlets and coves, each with its own unique attractions just waiting to be explored. Of course, some beaches are ideal for risk-taking, extreme surfers, while others are better for young children. If you’re traveling with kids, it’s best head to the beaches with calm, shallow waters and plenty of shade. Below are some of the best beaches for kids Bali has to offer:


Of all beaches in Bali, Sanur is the most kid-friendly! The waters are protected by a massive reef, which keeps rip tides and waves from reaching the shore. The powder-fine white beach is lined with trees, offering plenty of shade to hang out under. Even better, there are loads of cozy shops and restaurants to explore when the kids need a break from the sun.

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Nusa Dua

If you and your family are traveling to Bali to experience the ultimate in island living, head straight to Nusa Dua. Nusa Dua is a well-known spot in Bali, and is one of the first to be developed into the tropical paradise it is today. Nusa Dua is full of five-star resorts, with miles of sandy beach. Keep the kids busy by taking them out to play to the nearby playgrounds or kids club! You can also take private tours or island hop with the whole family.

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Kuta Beach

If your kids are around 10 to 15 years old they’ll have loads of fun at Kuta Beach. Kuta is known for some of the best beaches for kids Bali possesses,  with plenty of water activities, including water skiing, surfing, wakeboarding and much more that will keep your older ones busy all day! There’s also plenty of shops and restaurants, and the people watching will also be great!


Easily the most underrated of all beaches in Bali, Padangbai is perfect if you want to break away from the crowd. The beach is known for its crystal-clear waters, beautiful private resorts and stunning ocean views. A day in Padangbai can turn quickly into an adventure. The beach has a lot of hidden coves, and untouched beaches. When you’re done sightseeing, you can check out the local Colonial restaurant, the largest café in Padangbai beach. The kids can rest on beanbags and cozy sofas as they nosh on local and fusion cuisine. You will definitely find some of the best beaches for kids Bali can treat you to in Padangbai!

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