As Bali is close to Singapore, it make sense that many Singaporean families take their yearly vacation to Bali to enjoy the pristine beaches and lively cultures. Family often flocks to the resort area in Nusa Dua, where the resort complex is placed in gated, security-guarded neighbourhood and the big, empty roads that separate one resort from another create a calm ambience which is perfect for a family holiday.
However, travelling with families are often times messy. You gonna have messy bathrooms, messy bedrooms, and cupboards that looks like a temporary nest. So, whether the family spend much time in the room or not, an organized room will certainly make your stay much more enjoyable. The key is making the most of each space while also making it work for your family. So make sure to bookmark this page and it will come handy at any times you’re taking the family trip to Bali.
Pack All the Stuff
You know what people say; pack less and buy other things in your destination. However, every parents know that packing less and minimalism is virtually impossible for travelling families. The specific snacks your kids only want to eat; the specific toys that help them to stay quiet; the specific stuffed animals to help them sleep; and just bunch of other things. The lotions, skincare, aftersun, and other things. While we know that you can easily get anything you need while you are in Bali, who has the time for that?
Bring Hanging Carousels to Get More Space in the Closet
Most closets in family resorts in Bali are great. However, you’ll always need extra space when you’re travelling with kids. Bring one or two hanging carousels or shelves with me that you can hang up and use as additional storage space. They’re wonderful for storing all those miscellaneous objects or organizing your kids’ outfits by day. Think of baby wipes, sunscreen, sunglasses, glow sticks, extra batteries, etc. It keeps everything in one spot rather than strewn throughout the room.
Bring A Liquid Soap and Toothbrush Holders
A simple way to keep your bathroom from looking like a crazy mess. A liquid soap dispenser and a toothbrush holder are two essential accessories in our bathroom. What’s the point of soap? Soap bars are provided by the Nusa Dua family resort, of course. However, those little bars that, once wet, will be these slick little things that the kids always drop! So we bring a liquid soap in a Ziploc bag to make handwashing easier and less messy. Keep toothbrushes in a cupboard at home. Bring a toothbrush holder to keep them all in one place and not strewn over the sink for when the housekeeping comes and may relocate them.
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Call The Nusa Dua Bali Family Resort Before to Ask Some Amenities
Many parents are concerned about their children sleeping in resort beds when traveling with youngsters. In addition to pack-n-plays for small children, some Bali all-inclusive family resorts in Nusa Dua provide bed rails for you if you call and request them. They can also deliver a stool to your room! This is also useful for washing your children’s hands if they aren’t tall enough to reach the sink! In case our room doesn’t have a “soft glow” option, I keep a nightlight in my carry-on. It’s sometimes too bright to leave the bathroom light on for the kids.
Pack the White Noise Machine
You might also want to bring a white noise machine with you when yiu travel. If you’re a light sleeper, you might be concerned about noise from other guests, but we create a soft white noise that drowns out all external noise. If you don’t already have one, you can download one, but we never leave home without ours!
Sponge & Dish Soaps
Pack a Ziploc bag with a sponge and a travel small dish soap. You don’t want to wait for the housekeeper to come each morning to wash all the cups and plates. The soap will especially help if you’re traveling with any water bottles, thermoses, sippy cups, or anything else that has to be cleaned! Each night, you can easily wash your items in your sink.
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While a lot of family resorts in Bali has recently upgraded their rooms to include normal outlets as well as many USB outlets, you may want to bring a charging hub with you to ensure that you can charge all of your gadgets each night! Think of how many devices does your household have that require charging? Now you have many outlets to charge the watches, smartphones, tablets, iPods, e-readers, laptops, cameras, and external chargers!