Monday - Apr 24, 2017

What Activities To Do In Ubud When Traveling With Kids


When you embark on a family vacation, you leave the struggles of life behind. You don’t have to follow schedules, run errands, pickups toys, etc. Plus, you have unlimited time to bond and play with your kids.

If you are one of those parents who are looking for the best places to travel with the little ones, you might want to consider bringing them to Ubud. Yes, Ubud is known for yoga and rice paddies, but what many fail to realize is that it offers travelers more than that. It is a kid-friendly destinationwith activities that will surely draw families closer. Below is a list of activities to help you better plan your family travel in Ubud:

  1. Satisfy Your Kid’s Sweet Tooth

Guests at Big Tree Farms Bamboo Chocolate Factory can have a sneak peek into the factory to see how a food we all love is being made. Your kids will surely thank you for bringing them into this chocolate haven. They offer a 60-minute tour so your whole family can watch the process of chocolate making. Big Tree Farms Bamboo Chocolate Factory is located just 25 minutes away from central Ubud. Walk-in visit costs IDR 60, 000 or USD 5, while a private tour costs IDR 120,000 USD10. If you intend to have a private tour, be sure to contact their office for reservation. The factory is open from Monday to Friday.

  1. Experience eco-living with the whole family

If you have a few days to spare during your family travel in Ubud, take the opportunity to experience eco-living at Green Camp. You can either join their 3-day or 5-day family camp packages. During the camp, you and your kids will be taking part in different activities, intended tolet you experience new things, stimulate anuplifting outlook on life, and to better appreciate nature. Your kids should be at lest 5 years old before you can sign up.The camp is situatedjust about half an hour southwest of Ubud in BanjarSaren, Abiansemal.

  1. Join an Eco Tour at The Green Village

If you only have a day to spend and cannot join the Green Camp, you are welcome to visit the Green Village. This place is a mansion made out of a collection of bespoke, luxury bamboos. You and your kids can watch how the bamboos are harvested and turned into an amazing craft. They also offer classes to visitors like making and playing the Jegog instrument and model making. It is also located 30 minutes from Ubud in BanjarSaren, Abiansemal. The rate for a morning or afternoon tour costs USD 28 for adults, and USD 17 for kids.

  1. Have fun while learning at PondokPekak Library

Your kids will probably not love the idea of visiting a library while on vacation. But PondokPekak Library offers a different way for your kids to learn. Here, you and your little ones can learn how to carve fruit, create traditional Balinese offerings, and play the gamelan. Learning new skills are the best souvenirs your kids can take home after their Ubud getaway. For studious visitors who are interested to learn more about the Balinese culture, PondokPekak Library also have a collection of books. This library is open from Monday to Sunday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. It is located at the eastern side of Monkey Forest Road in Ubud.

  1. Cycle through rice paddies in Ubud

You can still tour Ubud through cycling even if you are with your kids. As long as they are already 12 years of age, they can join you as you visit coffee plantations, interact with villagers, and take pictures of the beautiful sceneries.

A bicycle tour is also educational so your kids will learn a lot about different places in the area during the trip. Tour packages in Ubudranges from IDR 200,000 or USD 15 to IDR 500,000 or USD 38.

If you want to make the most your holiday in Ubud, allow FuramaXclusive Villas and Spa to help you. They have accommodation, tour, and workshop services to guarantee that you will have a memorable stay. Visit their website to learn more about their services.