Family-Friendly Resort Review: Padma Resort Legian, Bali

Review: Padma Resort Legian, Bali

The Padma Resort Legian in Bali, Indonesia, is a beautifully designed resort with lush gardens, several swimming pools and a convenient location steps away from Legian Beach. We stayed at the Padma Resort Legian for twelve nights during our family holiday in Bali, and its family-friendly facilities and excellent customer service truly made for a…

Dinner for Two at Tirtha Dining, Uluwatu

Magical Dinner for Two at Tirtha Dining, Bali

In honor of Valentine’s Day, I’m sharing one of our most memorable travel experiences: an intimate sunset dinner for two at Tirtha Dining, Uluwatu, Bali. It was an experience we won’t soon forget, having a table on a glass stage perched on a cliff, with a view overlooking the Indian Ocean and the place practically…

Sea Turtle Release - Kuta Beach Bali

Turtle Release with Bali Sea Turtle Society

While in Bali this past July, we participated in a sea turtle release with the Bali Sea Turtle Society which was one of our most memorable experiences of the trip. I’ve mentioned the turtle release on my Snapshots from Bali and Activities in Bali with Kids posts, and in this one I’ll be expanding a…

Day Trip to Nusa Lembongan

Located across the Badung Strait from Bali’s southeast coast, the small, tranquil island of Nusa Lembongan truly feels a world away from the bustling traffic and crowds of Bali’s beach areas. Our day trip to Nusa Lembongan turned out to be a fun family adventure that we all enjoyed, exploring the island’s stunning coastline and…

Arriving at Nusa Lembongan

Top Activities in Bali with Kids

For our nearly two week holiday in Bali, we were based on the beach in Legian, which is between Seminyak (to the north) and Kuta (to the south). We planned three day trips to Uluwatu, Ubud and Nusa Lembongan, and the rest of the time was spent mostly splashing about in the hotel pool and…

Seminyak Beach at Sunset

Our Family Holiday in Bali, Indonesia

Bali, Indonesia offers so much for families, and the locals are truly warm and friendly, especially with children. From the days spent at the amazing pools at Padma Legian Resort, to meeting the monkeys of Ubud Monkey Forest, to bounding around the island of Nusa Lembongan on a golf buggy and so many adventures in…