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A Guide To Uluwatu For Kids

Are you planning a family vacation to Bali and wondering if there are any kid-friendly destinations that you can visit? Look no further — Uluwatu is for kids. 

This stunning destination on the southern coast of Bali is best known for its gorgeous beaches, dramatic cliffs, and world-class surf breaks. Uluwatu offers a side of Bali that is rich in culture, full of excitement and a strong community that cares for families like they’re their own. Below, we offer the ultimate guide of things to do in Uluwatu for kids.


One of the main draws of Uluwatu is its beautiful, unspoiled beaches, with a variety of calm, family-friendly beaches to choose from. Some of the best beaches for kids include Padang Padang Beach, Bingin Beach, and Dreamland Beach, with views that attract all ages. These beaches offer plenty of space to run around and play, with local vendors selling snacks and drinks nearby.

Sundays Beach Club is also a great place to enjoy the pleasures of the beach with a few extra comforts, like your own designated spot to relax. Enjoy cocktails from the ocean-view bar and curated dining options that cater for kids and adults alike. To keep the kids occupied, they also provide watersports, live music and sunset bonfires. Sundays Beach Club really make the most out of a day at the beach.


Uluwatu is home to a number of fascinating animals that your kids are sure to love. One of the most popular attractions are the monkeys at Uluwatu Temple, where you can see hundreds of Balinese long-tailed macaques. They are even said to be the guardian of the temple. Just be sure to keep a close eye on your belongings – these cheeky monkeys are known for snatching hats, sunglasses, and even cameras. It provides quite the spectacle for onlookers and provides an unmissable experience for all family members.


Bali is known for its rich culture, and Uluwatu is no exception. One of the best ways to introduce your kids to Balinese culture is by visiting the Uluwatu Temple, a stunning Hindu temple perched on a cliff overlooking the ocean. Your kids will love the dramatic setting, and they’ll also have the chance to see a traditional Balinese Kecak dance performance.

Visit Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK), a cultural park at the centre of the Bukit Peninsula, and bring some sense of awe to your kids. The centrepiece of the park is a statue of the Hindu god Vishnu riding the mythical bird Garuda standing at 120 meters tall (400 feet).

Outdoor activities

Uluwatu is made for adventure with plenty of activities to keep children entertained. The area is famous for its surf breaks, with a variety of the best surf schools offering lessons for kids of all ages. Uluwatu is a place that nurtures Bali’s surfing culture and invites children to be part of that.

Don’t stop there. There’s no shortage of outdoor activities for kids in Uluwatu. Take the kids hiking along the stunning cliffs of the Bukit Peninsula, go horseback riding on the beach, or even bring the kids back down to earth with yoga and meditation sessions. Uluwatu is sure to keep the kids both entertained and inspired too.


Food is a key reason that Uluwatu is for kids. Bali is known for its delicious cuisine, and Uluwatu has plenty of options to choose from. Whether your kids are adventurous eaters or prefer something more familiar, Uluwatu is a culinary delight with so many accessible cuisines. Start with The Ungasan, a family-focused resort, where a wealth of international and local knowledge creates a world-class culinary experience for adults and children alike.

Explore Uluwatu’s strong hospitality community. In close proximity to each other are the best restaurants in Uluwatu, including the Mana Uluwatu Restaurant & Bar and Filini Restaurant, where families can enjoy a beautifully designed menu. Uluwatu couples this with casual, no-fuss dining options like The Cashew Tree, Bukit Cafe, and Drifter Cafe.

Uluwatu offers a fantastic destination for families with kids. Replete with beautiful beaches, fascinating wildlife, rich culture, outdoor activities, and delicious food, there’s something for everyone. The Ungasan is a resort that embraces family. Allow their family to look after yours.

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