Phuket is a unique destination that offers families both a relaxing beach stay and a cultural experience unlike any other. In addition to boasting beautiful beaches, the island is overflowing with many family friendly attractions, not to mention the amazing Thai food at your fingertips. Phuket is also home to countless resorts and hotels that offer fantastic value for families. To tempt you, here are some of the best family friendly resorts the region has to offer.
Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort
The Outrigger group is pretty much a sure thing when catering for a family holiday, and the Laguna Phuket Beach Resort ticks all the boxes. Set on the blissful Bangtao Beach, the resort boasts an award-winning kids club, which prides itself on its inventive educational indoor-outdoor programs for kids of all ages. Featuring large family rooms, a pool with a proper waterslide, tennis courts, onsite restaurants and a fitness centre, it really is a great option for families.
Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach Phuket
The Play Zone at Mövenpick Resort and Spa offers an extensive list of activities, from arts and crafts to cooking classes and swimming lessons. The family will also love the playground, in-room PlayStation option, enormous pool with waterslide, separate kids’ pool for under fours and the additional babysitting service on offer 24/7. The resort is a foodie’s delight with a variety of cuisines, including authentic Brazilian churrasco and Asian and Western favourites. This even extends to breakfast, where they present cuisine from around the world.
The Village Coconut Island Beach Resort
Book a self-contained beachside villa at this luxury resort and you’ll have the best of both worlds. Choose to have full, luxury catering when you want it or save some cash by cooking simple family favourites. The villas also have a private plunge pool, great for relaxing when you’ve exhausted yourselves at the addictive waterslides that connect the two infinity pools. There is also a Kids Club and babysitting service to give adults a night off here and there. Adding to the tranquillity, this resort is on a private island with boat-only access. Phuket is just five minutes across the water.
Club Med Phuket
There’s something to be said for the Club Med all-inclusive package when holidaying with the family. It just makes things so much easier. Club Med also invented the kids’ club concept way back in 1967 and its experience shows, continuing to be firm favourite with little ones. It caters for kids in five different age ranges, tailoring the creative, sport and nature programs to suit each group. Club Med also offers immersive family excursions, including canoeing or junk sailing in Phang Nga Bay. This beautiful resort offers a truly unique family holiday courtesy of its innovative activities and thoughtful, tailored extras.