Planning a family vacation? You’ve come to the right place. Below you will find the 10 best family-friendly resorts around the globe!
1) Hawks Kay (Florida Keys)
Located on its own private beach in the Florida Keys, the Hawks Kay has something fun for the whole family. Play together on the beach, take a dip in one of their pools, visit their onsite dolphins, get active on their tennis courts, eat at one of their many restaurants, grab a drink by one of their three poolside bars and relax at their full-service spa.
Check out the resorts gorgeous beach views on their interactive live cam!
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2) Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua (Maui, Hawaii)
Swimming, snorkeling, hiking, golfing, or relaxing at the resort’s spa … the Ritz- Carlton, Kapalua is truly a dream vacation. There are interactive adventures that let kids explore the coral reef. The kiddos also love exploring the “fires of Pele” in a lava-flow hike.
3) Hanalei Colony Resort (Kauai, Hawaii)
With a “no phones, no TVs, no stereos” room policy, the Hanalei Colony Resort is the ultimate bonding resort. It’s located on a secluded stretch of beach, set against the magnificent mountains of Kauai’s north shore.
4) Aquamare, Virgin Gorda (British Virgin Islands)
The area itself is amazing. You can swim with dolphins or go for a ride on a beautiful yacht. What makes the Aquamare resort special, though, is that it caters to big family events. Right on the front page of their website it says, “This unique oasis offers three (8,000-square-foot) villas for that big occasion or your own private villa for a secluded intimate family retreat or a group of friends.” In case you’re wondering, this is what their breathtaking villas look like:
5) Hotel Caesar Augustus (Capri, Italy)
Give your kids the ultimate history lesson with a trip to Capri, Italy. If you look out your window at the Hotel Caesar Augustus on a clear day, you can actually see Vesuvius, the volcano that buried Pompeii in A.D. 79.
With 49 beautiful bedrooms and 6 utterly unforgettable suites, this 5-star hotel is located on the side of a cliff, right above the sea. Check out the amazing views:
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6) Sandy Lane (Barbados)
Dad can go golfing while mom enjoys a luxurious afternoon at the spa and the kids (ages 3-16) spend some time in the Treehouse Club. The Treehouse Club is dedicated to kids and is a great place for them to have fun and be entertained.
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7) Jumby Bay (Antigua)
Jumby Bay is situated on a 300-acre private island. It has 40 suites and 16 villas with private pools. The island is only reachable by boat and there aren’t any cars in sight. With so much land to explore, after families check-in, all members will be given a bike! Along with family-friendly restaurants and activities, kids can join Camp Jumby. As a camper, your children will be able to take a closer look at nature!
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8) Heron Island (Australia)
Located off the southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef, a trip to the Heron Island will be filled with lots of outdoor time! While families can explore the area together, there are special opportunities for the kiddos. Children can enroll in the Junior Rangers Program, where they explore the forest and wildlife. Kids who are 8 years or older can snorkel!
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9) Four Seasons Bora Bora (Tahiti)
This gorgeous and entertaining resort was recently awarded “Best Resort In The World” by U.S. News. After you hear what amenities this place has to offer, you’ll understand why! The Four Seasons Bora Bora has an infinity pool, spa, fitness center and restaurants. Plus, you can’t beat the ocean views!
10) Castaway Island (Figi)
Castaway Island is 174 acres and covered in rich tropical rainforest. Surrounded by white sand beaches and vibrant coral reefs, you don’t want to forget your camera! Along with the beauty, there are plenty of activities for both adults and kids. If parents want some alone time, the resort’s staff can keep kids and teens entertained. Book either a 5-person bure or 10-person bure. Many bures show off this amazing view:
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