No matter how much you love and cherish them, there will be times during your holidays when you wish Mary Poppins would magically appear on the doorstep of your villa and look after your children while you run-off for some well deserved, guilt-free me time. Been there? That’s why it’s so great that Bali has loads of daycare centers with professional caregivers to watch over your kids. These daycare centers offer affordable rates and flexible packages. So you can drop off your children in the morning and being totally assured that your kids will be picked up at the end of the day safe, happy and ready for a good night’s sleep! Yes, we know, it Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!
Cheeky Monkeys daycare programs caters for children from 1 – 10 years old and they have three locations: Beachwalk Mall in Kuta, Sanur and the Sofitel Resort in Nusa Dua. The Sanur location requires booking ahead, but Kuta and Nusa Dua are great for last minute drop-offs. All 3 locations offer colorful amenities, professional staff and supervised play areas for kids who love to play all day long! Parents can drop off their kids for 2 hours (prices start at IDR 100.000), to half-day (prices start at IDR 185.000) or a full day (prices start at IDR 370.000). So mommy and daddy can enjoy a nice meal together, maybe get a massage or even better, take a nap…
Address Sanur: Jl. Danau Tamblingan 82, Sanur, Bali
Contact: +62 0361 4721661
Opening hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm
Address Kuta: Beachwalk Level 3, Kuta Beach, Bali
Contact: +62 361 846 5610
Opening hours: Daily 10:00am to 10:00pm
Address Nusa Dua (Sofitel Branch): Jl. Nusa Dua, Kuta Selatan, Bali
Contact: +62 361 849 2888 ext 4223
Opening hours: Daily 8:00am to 6:00pm
Located at the Canggu Club, Cubby House Kids Club offers a safe and stimulating environment for children 2 to 12 years old and offers a huge range of toys and activities to keep kids entertained for hours. There’s an area for movie watching, reading and arts and crafts. For techie older kids, the place comes with MAC computers and WII. Parents and nannies are not permitted to remain inside the play area. For kids two years old and below, a parent is allowed to enter but additional charges may apply.
Address: Jl. Canggu Club, Canggu, Bali
Contact: +62 361 848 3939 or +62 858 5722 2942
Opening hours: Daily 8:00am to 10:00pm
Rates: 2 hour Casual Pass IDR 140,000++
3 hour holiday fun pass includes a 5 visit pass for IDR 700,000++
This daycare center offers a happy and safe environment for children between 6 months to 5 years old. Kids are free to choose the type of activities they want for the day. The daycare provides half day and full day programs for both residents and visiting families as well as holiday programs. Given its central location and easy access from Canggu, Seminyak and Kuta, it’s the go-to for a much deserved day-off from parenting.
Address: Jl. Umalas Lestari 28, Kerobokan, Bali
Contact: +62 361 849 9441 or +62 81 936 291 040
Opening hours: Daily 8:00am to 5:00pm
Rates: half day IDR 300,000 – full day IDR 400,000
Stop by anytime and drop the kids for a two-hour minimum stay (no reservation needed) in the care of professionally trained and certified staff in CPR and first aid. Open 7 days a week, this eco-friendly learning center welcomes children from 2 to 12 years old (children under 2 years must be accompanied by a carer). Depending on the time and day, there will be learning games, arts and crafts, storytelling, Lego building, kids’ cooking, gardening along with indoor and outdoor activities.
Address: Jl. Raya Semat 18a, Canggu, Bali
Contact: +62 361 407 1268
Opening hours: Monday-Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm – Weekends 9:30am to 5:00pm
Rates: 2 hour Pass for non-members IDR 160,000++