Make your vacation even more unforgettable by booking a stay one of these unique Bali Hotels. Most of these hotels are not only beautiful and amazingly designed, they are also family friendly. Below are our top 10 most unique hotels you need to check out in Bali:

#1 Mara River Safari Lodge

If your kids are fond of animals, they’ll love the Mara River Safari Lodge. This unique hotel provides guests the chance to experience the best of both worlds: safari experience in a comfy setting.

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The lodge is housed inside the Bali Safari and Marine Park giving the guests a chance to enjoy all the activities and shows the park has to offer. The kids can feed the zebras and elephants from the convenience and safety of the room’s own balcony. You can also watch the rhinos graze freely as you swim in the pool. Make sure to visit the Tsavo Lion Restaurant where you can dine while viewing the majestic lions.

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Kids will love the petting zoo where they can interact with the animals. They can also watch the different shows where performers include some of the animals that are taken care of by the park. As for the adults, there’s the night safari where guests are given the opportunity to get close to predatory animals in a safe environment.

#2 Bambu Indah

Bambu Indah literally translates as ‘beautiful bamboo’. This name perfectly describes the eleven ancient Javanese bridal homes that were brought to Bali and restored by John and Cynthia Hardy. The bridal homes are converted into rented residences for vacationers.

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Bambu Indah is known for its unique architecture using contemporary and sustainable materials, and also its rustic yet luxurious style.

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For kids (and adults) there’s a tree house and a natural pool featuring a swing. Meanwhile, the grownups can enjoy all of Bambu Indah’s amazing amenities including a spa, a swimming pond, organic gardens and an in-house restaurant.

#3 Desa Atas Awan

Be one with nature at Desa Atas Awan. This is an environmentally friendly boutique hotel surrounded by lush greenery, a panoramic view of the Indian Ocean, and rice fields that glimmer during sunset.

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Desa Atas Awan means “village above the clouds” in Indonesian, and this perfectly describes this tranquil haven high up in the Balinese mountains.

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Desa Atas Awan is perfect for families who really want to escape the busier parts of the island and experience a stripped down vacation close to nature. It’s the best place to reflect, read a book, or strengthen the bond between families. The whole family can ride a bike on the trails through bamboo forests, go on a leisurely walk or take a soak in the natural hot springs nearby.

#4 Green Village

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Teach your children about the value of conscientious practices and sustainability by booking a stay at Bali’s amazing Green Village. Each house is unique except for the fact that they are all made from completely sustainable bamboo.

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There are 18 homes in the Green Village, which are incredibly luxurious despite the use of simple bamboo. Not all are for rent, and when they are bookings are highly sought-after, but it’s worth enquiring as these are incredible places to stay.

#5 Luna2 Studiotel

Super playful and funky, Luna2 is an adventure in design, color and retro style. It may not be to everyone’s taste, but kids love this hotel for its bright colors, tactile furnishings and homages to cartoons of the past.

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This studiotel has spacious rooms, each one completely unique, and some amazing facilities. From the award-winning Orbit restaurant, to super trendy rooftop Space champagne & caviar bar to the amazing Lunaplex Cinema, this is the luxury of the future…if you lived in the 1960’s.

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#6 Sandat Glamping Tents

Experience camping in style at Sandat Glamping Tents Situated amongst scenic rice terraces in Ubud, Sandat Glamping Tents offer the first glamping safari-style tents and traditional Lumbung on the island.

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The tents are meant to give guests the ultimate safari experience, without the usual hassles of roughing it. Each room features a thatched or canvas roof, a lounge area and an open-air bathroom. The three Lumbung have a shared swimming pool that offers a fabulous view of the verdant rice field beyond.

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#7 Sapulidi Bali Resort

Here’s another amazing resort that’s perfect for families and values privacy and security above all. Sapulidi Bali Resort offers beautiful villas and an unforgettable view! The executive rooms sit over a huge fishpond filled with waterlilies.

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The deluxe and superior villas are spacious, yet cozy, and set near the rice paddies for a glorious view! And wait until the sun sets, the whole property lights up in blazing hues of yellow and orange!

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The resort is located in the outskirts of Ubud, just a few minutes drive to the centre of town. As for amenities, the rooms feature flat screen TVs, spacious beds and Wi-Fi. The rooms are perfect for backpackers, couples and villas are great for families with their spacious living rooms and well-equipped kitchens.

#8 Hotel Puri Tempo Doeloe

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Hotel Puri Tempo Doeloe in Sanur is reminiscent of the Dutch colonial era in Indonesia with its group of traditional wooden houses and antique decor. Kids and adults alike will love the colorful architecture, lush gardens and spacious swimming pool area with brightly colored bean bags.

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Within the hotel grounds there is also a villa for larger groups, a traditional spa, a popular yoga studio and La Tartine, the hotel’s kitsch restaurant serving European and Indonesian comfort food.

#9 Hidden Valley Resort

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Combining modern resort facilities and traditional 2 storey lumbung buildings, Hidden Valley Resort is the best of both worlds. You can get a bit of the culture of Bali and stay in an eco-friendly environment without having to sacrifice the luxury of having 4 swimming pools, kids facilities, flat-screen tvs and Wi-Fi.

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The resort caters to many surfers and their families as it is close to the best waves in Uluwatu, Bingin, Balangan and Padang-Padang. Yoga and other activities are also available for active families.

#10 Room@Bali

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With just 5 suites, Room@Bali is truly a unique experience in the stunning hills above Ubud, Bali. Each suite is unique and themed; the Industrial Chic Suite, the Black & White Chic Suite and the Hip & Chic Suite are favorites.

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Each suite has its own private terrace overlooking one of the most exclusive views in all of Bali, overlooking the Four Seasons Sayan Resort. However, style and substance come together at Room@Bali with all the amenities you expect from a pricier resort.

Don’t Miss These Unique Bali Hotels

It may be daunting to stray away from the convenience of a full-service resort, but often the experience of staying in one of these unique Bali hotels will make memories to last a lifetime!