Staying at a child-friendly beach resort means that not only will there be plenty of fun activities to keep kids of all ages entertained, but even teenagers are less likely to be bored, as there are likely to be many other kids around their age, leaving parents to enjoy what could have otherwise been an extremely stressful vacation. To help you plan your next family vacation, OROGOLD has rounded up some of the best child-friendly beach resorts around the world.
Sensatori Resort, Crete
Located on Lyttos Beach in Crete, the Sensatori Resort offers child-friendly, five star luxury, at prices that are affordable for even the larger families. In addition to their four lagoon-style swimming pools and whirlpool, there are plenty of activities to choose from, including scuba diving, guided kayaking, and one of the largest spas in Greece. Children will love the silly science lab and the ‘sprayground’, while teenagers can hang out in the chill-out zone. With six restaurants and one-of-a-kind accommodation, such as swim-up rooms and pool suites, this is a resort that children of any age will enjoy.
Paradisus, Playa del Carmen La Esmerelda, Mexico
A luxury, all-inclusive beach resort aimed at impressing the whole family, the Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Esmerelda offers up many amenities and services that everybody will love. The Family Concierge rooms come with a kid-friendly mini bar, a room spa and private family check-in and check out services, while the complimentary walkie talkies make it easy to keep track of everyone when you’re not enjoying the decadent rooms. The many different classes on offer will appeal to adults and children alike, from cocktail making workshops and tequila tasting sessions to pizza making classes and treasure hunts. OROGOLD also recommends a day excursion to some of the ancient sites located nearby, such as the Mayan ruins in Tulum.
Beaches, Turks and Caicos
Located on one of the best beaches in the world, and with its very own 45,000 square foot waterpark, you can see the instant appeal that this Beaches Resort would have with children. The resort consists of four different villages, each with different architectural styles, and there are plenty of multi-bedroom family suites available. In addition to the wide array of watersport opportunities available, there are an endless stream of other activities for different age groups, from Sesame Street characters to an Xbox gaming lounge to a teen disco. For parents that just want to relax, there are 20 international restaurants and 12 bars, 5 of which are swim-up, to choose from, as well as a 12 mile stretch of white sandy beach, 6 pools, and a Caribbean-inspired spa.
If you find that your children tend to get bored easily at beach resorts, then perhaps you just haven’t found the right one yet. OROGOLD’s top picks of child-friendly beach resorts put your children first, ensuring that they fully enjoy each and every minute of their day, as everybody knows that happy children means happy parents!