Hotel Collection

Abama Golf & Spa Resort

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

The Abama Golf and Spa resort is a luxury sprawling resort managed by Ritz-Carlton, comprised of a main hotel building and separate clusters of beautifully appointed villas on a hill leading down to the beach. It is a perfect one-stop shop for families looking for a mix of adult and family time. There is a…

Acqualina Resort and Spa

  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Acqualina Resort and Spa is recognized as one of the best luxury family resorts in the country for families with kids of all ages. Sitting on 4.5 acres of prime Florida beachfront real estate on Sunny Isles Beach, just north of Miami, Acqualina offers families truly exceptional indoor and outdoor facilities for age-appropriate alone and together…

Albergo Punta Regina

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

Located at the top of Positano with breathtaking views, this 18-room intimate hotel makes it easy for guests to appreciate the dramatic beauty of the Amalfi Coast. Albergo Punta Regina is tastefully decorated, fresh, and comfortable. Guest rooms are bright, breezy, and all have balconies with a view of the town or the sea. Spacious rooms…

Almyra Hotel

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Trendy

Almyra is an upscale property yet very accommodating with kids. The restaurant staff go out of their way to offer unique, kid-friendly foods. We had a wonderful private dinner on our rooftop terrace one night. The overall service here is highly personalized. The Almyra is a fantastic place to truly relax and enjoy a beautiful…

Alva Park Resort and Spa

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

This 86-room property is an amazing example of a high-end property that successfully offers amenities and services that cater to adults and children. Privately owned, the Alva Park Resort and Spa opened in 2005. Located a block from the beach, this former apartment building has been transformed into a decadent oasis of comfort and luxury…

Anantara Hua Hin Resort & Spa

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

The Anantara Hua Hin Resort & Spa is a wonderful and relaxing retreat in the beach town of Hua Hin, a 2.5-hour drive from Bangkok. Luxurious guest rooms are decorated with Thai silks and feature terrazzo tubs and private outdoor terraces. The free-form beachside swimming pool, complete with swim-up bar, is a family favorite. Extensive grounds include a spectacular…

Borgo Egnazia

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Borgo Egnazia resort is a stunning and peaceful recreated Italian village tucked away in the Puglian countryside, just a short distance from the coast. Guests will find rustic yet elegant decor, tantalizing food options at several different restaurants, and incredibly family-friendly amenities. This is a truly five-star experience in every aspect. Kids will love the…

Bosinver Farm Cottages

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Bosinver Farm Cottages is a gorgeous 30-acre farm nestled among the hills in Cornwall with more than a dozen self-catering cottages ideal for family holidays. The property features indoor play areas, a heated indoor pool, animal feedings, and children’s activities without comprising the beauty of its natural surroundings. Wonderfully resorted cottages hold anywhere from 4-12 people…

Bosque Del Cabo

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Bosque del Cabo is comprised of independent cabanas and villas on the gorgeous and remote  Osa Peninsula. There are beautiful ocean and jungle views from all areas of the property. A long list of adventure activities is available including guided hikes through the rainforest, dolphin and whale watching, and surf lessons. The Osa Peninsula is…

Boutique Hotel El Pez

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Boutique

El Pez welcomes adventurous families who want to unplug and unwind in the colorful village of Tulum. This 18-room boutique hotel is located on a lovely little cove just steps from the Caribbean. The atmosphere of this eco-chic property is laid back and relaxed. The oceanfront rooms have amazing views; they are simple but spacious…

California Park Hotel

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

California Park Hotel is a fun, very family-oriented property. Kids are everywhere, and there is always activity and action in and around the public areas. The pool is great. The location is not on the water but still works well as it’s only two blocks from the beach and waterfront promenade. The hotel staff is…

Capella Marigot Bay Resort and Marina

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Legendary author James A. Michener once described Marigot Bay as “the most beautiful in the Caribbean.” Capella Marigot Bay resort overlooks the exclusive Capella Marina, home to mega-yachts from around the world. The resort has 124 guest rooms, 57 of which are one-, two- or three-bedroom suites with balconies or patios; some have hot tubs. Many rooms have sweeping…

Caribe Hilton

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Tucked into the nook of a private peninsula in San Juan, the resort is the only one in the city with a private beach. The beach itself is in a calm lagoon, perfect for kids of all ages. The resort is located just a few minutes’ drive from Old San Juan and boasts many family-friendly…

Castle Kiahuna Plantation & Beach Bungalows

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Castle Kiahuna Plantation & Beach Bungalows  has a memorable manicured lawn in front of sandy beach and welcomes romping children of all ages.  Families can partake in surf lessons in front of beach or enjoy the pool with a water slide (and shallow area with sand for babies) across the street. Parent-ready features include a…

Cheeca Lodge & Spa

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

Cheeca Lodge is a tropical paradise that welcomes families to come and play. The hotel offers something for all ages: a fish-stocked swimming lagoon for little ones, a family pool, a fishing pier, an assortment of water sports, and Camp Cheeca for ages 5-12. The spa and adult pool give parents a place to slip…

Club Med Cancun Yucatan

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

This property offers extensive baby equipment, including strollers, high chairs, cribs and baby baths. The Mini Club Med is a great amenity for children 4 and up – kids can play all day and parents get to explore. The resort is right on the ocean; beautiful bath-like water surrounds the facility, and there is a…

Club Med Ixtapa

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

Club Med Ixtapa is a self-contained resort in a beautiful setting. We’ve vacationed here a few years in a row and end up never leaving the resort. There is something for everyone: parents are able to get a vacation with and without their kids. It is truly the best of both worlds. There is a…

CuisinArt Resort and Spa

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

CuisinArt Resort has every amenity you can think of in a wonderful setting. The beach is the highlight with calm surf and warm water and the villas are conveniently located right on the sand for maximum beach time. Much of the food served at the restaurant is from the hotel’s own hydroponic farm and it’s…

Cuixmala

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Cuixmala is the coastal estate of Sir James Goldsmith. Part of a 25,000-acre nature reserve, this is a wonderful place for a family eco-adventure. Surrounded by a jungle and private beaches, you will find crocodiles and turtles, and even open land with zebras, gazelles, and antelope. Brightly colored guest accommodations featuring Oaxacan fabrics and furniture…

Dolphin Bay Resort and Spa

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  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Located in the heart of California’s Central Coast, Dolphin Bay is an exceptional oceanfront getaway. Comprised entirely of one- and two-bedroom suites, guest units feel like luxurious apartments with fully equipped kitchens, laundry facilities, and spacious living areas. The suites are so well-designed and decorated that it would be easy to settle in comfortably for…

Dream Inn

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  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Trendy

The Dream Inn’s beachfront location is ideal for families – kids are just steps from the sand and the landmark Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk with numerous games and rides. The casual and funky decor is fun yet comfortable, and definitely kid-friendly. All rooms feature ocean views and pricing is value-oriented. The pool and lounge area hanging…

Eden Roc Cap Cana

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

Eden Roc Cap Cana is a truly exceptional luxury resort set in a lush development in the Dominican Republic near Punta Cana. With just 34 expansive suites, the property is intimate and private, yet offers the amenities of a resort with a much larger room count. Suites are amazing; they are wonderfully designed with their own pool and…

El Capitan Canyon

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

This upscale “camping” resort is great for families who want to experience the natural beauty of the California coast without the effort of really roughing it. El Capitan has something for everyone – between easy or challenging hikes into the foothills, a walk to one of the most striking beaches in California, a pool and…

Fairmont Kea Lani

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

The Fairmont Kea Lani is convenient and enjoyable for a family vacation. The condo units have kitchens and comfortably fit extended families. Some condos have direct access to the big lagoon pool, are a short walk to the beach and have plunge pools on the patio. The plunge pools are a huge hit with kids…

Fairmont Mayakoba

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

Casitas are stylish and offer generous space for families with roomy and nicely appointed bathrooms. A large balcony provides views of the lagoon and/or resort. There are several pools to choose from along with activities for the children at the kids’ club. The beach is clean and well-maintained with turquoise-blue waters. Golf carts and boat…

Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows

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  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

The Fairmont Miramar is one of the landmark hotels in Santa Monica. The atmosphere is lively and social, even more so now that they’ve opened a top-notch organic restaurant called Fig. The lush garden is wonderful, and there is even a bit of green grass for kids to run around. My favorite feature for families…

Forte Village Resort

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Pro-led sports academies, sculpture classes, circus performances, fashion shows — the menu of family fun and amenities at Forte Village Resort is so vast that it would take weeks to sample it all. That said, guests will have a fabulous time trying. The kids’ clubs, tailored for the toddler through tween years, are first-rate, and…

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Our girls are still asking when they can go back to the Four Seasons Hualalai and tell us that this trip to Hawaii was the best vacation they’ve every had. The highlight for kids is the extensive and creative activities for kids of all ages including unique and cultural programs like hula dancing and mask…

Four Seasons Resort Nevis

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Four Seasons Resort Nevis has it all: the friendliness of a small town on one of the most beautiful islands in the Caribbean, paired with the exceptional services and amenities for which the Four Seasons brand is known. Each of the 196 rooms and suites can accommodate a family of four, since each room or…

Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita

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  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
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For years the Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita has stood out as one of the best luxury hotels in Mexico. High on the list of favorite attributes is the breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean from the main swimming pool and restaurants. The other stand out feature is the truly exceptional service. Adults feel pampered…

Grace Bay Club

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

Situated on a gorgeous white-sand beach, this property includes 38 spacious, all ocean-view family suites, a new spa and fitness center, an on-the-beach pool, a poolside Grill and Bar, and children’s program. The Grace Bay Club is a great option for families wanting to be truly pampered while enjoying quiet time and easy-to-access island activities.…

Grand Hotel Miramare

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  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

The Grand Hotel Miramare is an old-school seaside hotel in the center of the Italian Riviera. Family-owned with personalized service, this 84-room Liberty Style gem is perched over the picturesque Tigullio Gulf on the road to Portofino. Just steps from a popular beach club, swimming and water sports are right outside the door. There’s a…

Grand Velas Riviera Maya Resort

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

The only family-friendly all-inclusive resort in the Mexican Caribbean to receive the AAA Five Diamond award, the Grand Velas Riviera Maya combines the elegance and service families expect from a luxury property with the relaxed atmosphere of an oceanfront beach resort. The Grand Velas Riviera Maya’s three distinct sections, Ambassador, Zen, and Grand Class, help to…

Hacienda Encantada Resort & Spa

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  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
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Hacienda Encantada Resort is perched high up on a scenic point overlooking the beautiful Sea of Cortez. It is an ideal location set away from the crowded touristy hotel corridor, yet just a 10-minute drive from downtown Cabo San Lucas and the Marina. The resort’s decor embraces traditional Mexican culture and is paired with upscale,…

Half Moon, A Rock Resort

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Half Moon is a large 400 acre plantation style property that surprisingly feels intimate. There are many beach and pool areas to enjoy. The Caribbean beaches with warm blue waters are calm enough to be able to lie on a float and relax. The resort has many onsite activities including horseback riding (even in the…

Harborview Nantucket

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  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
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Families looking for a kid-friendly Nantucket hotel need look no further than the Harborview Nantucket. Located between the Town of Nantucket and the harbor, this boutique New England resort gem is comprised of 11 one- to four-bedroom luxury cottages fully equipped with high-end appliances and plenty of room for families to spread out. Fresh, modern design complements the traditional…

Hawks Cay Resort

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Hawks Cay is an all around great hotel option for kids of all ages. We liked it so much we went there three years in a row. There is a terrific pool area with a pirate ship and slide that is perfect young kids and a flexible kids’ program where there is always some kind…

Heritage Awali Golf & Spa Resort

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  • Location: Seaside

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The Heritage Awali Golf & Spa Resort, situated on the golden sands that fringe Mauritius’s buzzy south coast, is beautifully laid out. Recently renovated guest rooms are spacious and comfortable. Family rooms sleep four, but for privacy, opt for a suite or villa. Families can find something for all ages: 8 months, 8 years or pushing 8 decades. Baby and toddler…

Honua Kai Resort & Spa

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
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Honua Kai Resort is an affordable luxury option for families who want top-notch condo amenities paired with the services of an upscale hotel. The one- to three-bedroom suites are ideal for multi-generational trips with kids as they are spacious with room for everyone to spread out. Furnishings are light and contemporary, yet still kid-friendly. Lanais…

Hotel Byron

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  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
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Located directly across from the Tyrrhenian Sea in Forte dei Marmi, Hotel Byron offers easy access to the beach, dining, shopping and attractions in this lively upscale resort town, popular with Italians and tourists alike. With beautiful sea views from many rooms and public areas, a swimming pool, free bicycles and an excellent onsite restaurant, Hotel…

Hotel Cenobio Dei Dogi

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

The hotel provides a convenient home-base for exploring the Italian Riviera and Cinque Terre. It’s located in the town of Camogli, a picturesque fishing village that’s a nice place for family strolls with a carousel that provides some entertainment. The seaside promenade is pedestrian-only with a beach that’s rocky but fun to explore. The hotel…

Hotel Continental

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Looking across the bay with sweeping views of both Santa Margherita Ligure and Portofino, Hotel Continental offers classic Italian Riviera luxury in a family-friendly setting. The location is excellent, just a short walk from the main square. Service is warm and attentive. With two restaurants, nice gardens, and a private beach club with secluded swimming…

Hotel Esencia

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  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

Esencia is a luxury hotel with 27 suites and 2 villas with private pools located on a beautiful beach in the Riviera Maya. The atmosphere is intimate and the food is fantastic. The staff goes out of their way to make stays relaxing and they greet guests by name. Parents can relax on the beach while kids…

Hotel Excelsior Venice Lido Resort

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Located right on the Venice Lido beach, the Hotel Excelsior Venice Lido Resort offers guests relief from the congestion and crowds in the center of Venice. Families love having immediate access to a sandy beach with private cabanas and a swimming pool over the summer months. A seasonal kids’ club for ages 4-12 is available…

Hotel Palazzo Murat

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Location, location, location! These three little words sum up Palazzo Murat’s distinct advantage over its counterparts in Positano, a gem of a vacation town set into the cliffs of the gorgeous Amalfi coastline. The incredibly steep incline of the city’s streets and staircases make it challenging for families; the fact that Palazzo Murat is situated…

Hotel Poseidon Positano

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Hotel Poseidon offers stunning views of the town of Positano and the sea. It’s also one of the few hotels in town with a large swimming pool and outdoor lounge area, making it a wonderful place to relax with kids. There are a few room configurations that sleep families comfortably, including Superior Suites and connecting…

Hotel Rufolo

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  • Standard: Simple
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Ravello is a quaint town with lots of local children. Hotel Rufolo has a fantastic location in the center of the town, yet still feels secluded. There are stunning views of the Amalfi Coast from all areas of the hotel. Rooms are simple, comfortable, and spacious, and a good value for this area. The friendly…

Hotel Santa Caterina

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  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Hotel Santa Caterina has a stunning location in Amalfi with clifftop gardens, a pool at the sea’s edge, and a beach. The views are spectacular and the gardens feel distinctly Mediterranean, with lemon trees and views of the sea. Rooms have traditional decor and the sea view rooms with balconies are outstanding. Common areas and…

Hotel Tugu Lombok

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  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
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Hotel Tugu Lombok is a perfect respite from the crowds families encounter on other islands, such as Bali. This privately owned hotel sits on a pristine beach on the Bali Sea, which is calm, warm and shallow. Room options include suites and villas just steps from the beach. Parents can comfortably allow kids to splash in the water without…

Hotel Villa Ottone

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Once a lavish home to the family of the Counts Toscanelli, Villa Ottone offers a paradise escape from the crowds of Italy’s usual seaside destinations. With its own private beach and charm to surpass many other villas of its kind, Villa Ottone takes guests back in time to an era where luxury was as much about…

Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa

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The Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa couldn’t be in a better location. It sits directly across from the expansive, beautiful beach – simply walk across the hotel’s pedestrian bridge to cross the Pacific Coast Highway. Guests not in the mood to get sandy can take the kids to the resort’s private water playground,…

Imagine Roussillon

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Imagine Roussillon is an intimate family resort with four apartments located in a lovely area in the South of France. The resort provides the perfect balance for parents who want a relaxing holiday without needing to compromise on quality accommodations, while providing children with wonderful amenities just for them. Emma, Phil and family really do know how to…

Inn By The Sea

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Inn By the Sea offers 61 spacious, modern, sleek rooms, suites, and cottages with views of the ocean, gorgeous food served on the premises, children’s activities, a full-service spa and an extremely attentive staff. The contemporary coastal resort offers activities for kids throughout the day, including art classes, kids’ yoga classes, tours of the inn’s gardens…

InterContinental The Clement Monterey

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

The location for InterContinental The Clement Monterey is absolutely ideal for families, adjacent to the Monterey Aquarium and steps from the walking/biking path that continues along the ocean. Families can buy multi-day passes for the aquarium, so events such as otter feedings are easy to catch, and little kids can go back to the hotel…

Jean-Michel Cousteau Fiji Islands Resort

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

We’ve traveled everywhere and this is one of our favorite resorts in the world with kids. Built on the site of a former coconut plantation, the property is small and intimate with a quiet feel and beautiful grounds. It is eco-friendly and all guests stay in private bungalows (called bures). What works so well here…

Kaanapali Alii

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Located on Kaanapali Beach it’s hard to get any closer to the surf and sand than with Kaanapali Alii. Spacious and modern one and two bedroom luxury condos offer gourmet kitchens, laundry rooms and an amazing amount of space for families to spread out. Views of the ocean, mountains and blooming gardens will spoil you…

Koloa Landing

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Koloa Landing is comprised of extremely high-quality one- to four-bedroom condo units in a resort setting. These new, spacious condos are wonderfully furnished with top-of-the-line kitchens, luxurious bathrooms, and comfortable beds. Lanais are perfectly set up for outdoor living with full dining areas. The property also features multiple swimming pools, BBQs for guest use, daily…

L’Auberge Del Mar

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

Set in the heart of Del Mar, a picturesque town that embodies Southern California’s laid-back elegance and charm, L’Auberge Del Mar is a luxury boutique hotel that manages to be hip yet kid-friendly. With just 120 guest rooms, the hotel has airy, peaceful spaces with stunning views of the Pacific. Rooms are casual and comfortable,…

Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa

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  • Baby Ready
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  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

The Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa sits on a cliff overlooking the Dana Point Harbor and the ocean. The location is ideal for a multi-faceted family vacation as it’s a day trip from Los Angeles, Disneyland, and even San Diego. The resort is reasonably priced for the area with a plethora of kid-friendly amenities.…

Laguna Lodge

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  • Baby Ready
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

Tortuguero, population just 1200, is in the middle of the Costa Rica jungle. A two hour boat ride from the regular hustle and bustle of daily Costa Rican life, the Laguna Lodge’s location is one of its most celebrated features. Laguna Lodge offers comfortable, rustic rooms in an incredible jungle setting. The rooms are simple…

Lapa Rios Ecolodge

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  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

One of National Geographic’s top 50 ecolodges in the world and a pioneer of its kind in Costa Rica, Lapa Rios offers families an unforgettable and educational adventure vacation experience. Set within a 1,000-acre private reserve of virgin rainforest in the Osa Peninsula, every moment at Lapa Rios is immersive, from howler monkey wake-up calls to…

Le Guanahani

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Located on the tranquil island of St. Barths, Le Guanahani is a boutique upscale oasis spread over 18 secluded acres. Nestled above a private beach on the edge of a peninsula, the rooms and suites afford families views of lush vegetation, sweeping beaches and blue ocean. While vast in acreage, the property is intimate in terms of…

Le Mas de Chastelas

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  • Baby Ready
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  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

It’s rare to find a place that literally takes your breath away, but when you pull up by the main entrance to Le Mas de Chastelas, the natural Provençal beauty of the place does just that. Before you’ve even stepped through that front door your eye is drawn past the chic interior and through the…

Lighthouse Inn

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  • Baby Ready
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  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

The nine-acre oceanfront  hotel on Cape Cod is family-friendly for all ages and a popular multi-generational vacation spot. Families can choose traditional rooms or one of several ocean view and ocean front cottages. The pool area and private beach are popular hangouts for the kids. The hotel also offers a kids’ club during meals with…

Little River Inn

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  • Baby Ready
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  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Nestled on over 200 acres in Mendocino County, the Little River Inn is a quaint set of white Victorian buildings that sits off Highway 1. Guests enjoy big ocean views (all rooms but one have them) and whale watching in season from the comfort of their porch rocking chairs. Families throw baseballs and footballs on…

Loews Miami Beach Hotel

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  • Baby Ready
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  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Trendy

Loews offers a variety of unique programs and services for children; including lending libraries of games, special children’s menus which include healthy options, tours, Fisher-Price welcome gifts, and supervised recreational programs. There is also a zero entry pool that is a safe and a fun way to enjoy the magnificent pool with small kids. Highlights…

Los Suenos Marina And Resort

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Los Suenos is situated in a gorgeous area where everything is at your fingertips. It’s comprised of multiple condominium communities with many amenities and activities for all ages. The concierge team is excellent and accommodating; they make guests feel right at home. The kids’ club gets two thumbs from parents and kids. This is a…

LUX* Grand Gaube

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  • Baby Ready
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  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

The LUX* Grand Gaube is on Mauritius’s quieter, less developed north coast and exudes the chilled-out vibe that seems to be unique to this part of the island. Small clusters of neat and airy hotel rooms overlook the three calm bays around which the resort is built. There are three swimming pools, but the sea is…

Mandalay Luxury Beachfront Apartments

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

Just steps from Four Mile Beach in Port Douglas, the Mandalay Beachfront Apartments are perfect for traveling families with full kitchens and in-unit laundry facilities. Kids and parents can spread out in these spacious accommodations with private balconies set in beautiful tropical gardens. Shared amenities include tennis courts, swimming pools, and outdoor BBQs for guest…

Marbella Club

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  • Baby Ready
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  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Old World

Staying at Marbella Club is like staying in a small village with great amenities and services at every turn. With 84 rooms, 37 suites, and 14 villas, there are a number of accommodation categories that work well for families. The beach is wonderful and a fantastic place for children to play; meanwhile, the spa offers…

Marco Beach Ocean Resort

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Marco Beach Ocean Resort is located on a wonderful beach. In contrast to the adult-oriented scene of other seaside resort areas in Florida, the atmosphere of Marco Island is very family-friendly. The all-suite resort is beautifully appointed with renovated kitchens, marble bathrooms, and luxury linens. Although the property does not have a kids’ club or…

Martinhal Beach Resort & Hotel

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

This luxury family resort is wonderful for a beach vacation with kids. Martinhal Beach Resort offers childcare as well as activity programs for every age, including infants and teens. Dining options include casual and upscale restaurants, all with play areas for children. The spa is a lovely, relaxing space and offers children’s treatments. The beachfront is easily accessible…

Masseria Torre Coccaro

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Masseria Torre Coccaro is the kind of place where guests check in stressed from everyday life and, a week later, check out well fed, relaxed, and rejuvenated. Family-run, this upscale, atmospheric hotel offers a totally unique beach vacation experience. The historic estate produces olive oil from its grove of 1,000-year-old trees and is full of…

Monarch Beach Resort

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Monarch Beach Resort is a timeless seaside resort on the Southern California coast that caters to families looking for a beach vacation with amenities. Cascading staircases, fountains and statues evoke the Mediterranean, with a layout designed to take in Pacific Ocean views throughout. Set on a rolling hill, expansive grounds and green spaces provide room for…

Montage Laguna Beach

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Quite simply, Montage Laguna Beach exceeds expectations in many ways. Southern Californian families know this, which is why an incredible number of them return year after year. The oceanfront setting is stunning, and every guest appreciates this, as all guest rooms look out at the water in one way or another. The main public areas…

Nonantum Resort

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

The Nonantum Resort is the perfect place to stay for families visiting Kennebunkport, Maine. Not only does it provide walking access to the waterfront and seaside village, but it provides a slew of onsite activities for children including crafts, kayaking excursions, family movie nights, ice-cream parties, Princess & Pirate Parties, paddle board demonstrations, cooking demos, campfire…

Oceana Santa Monica

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  • Baby Ready
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  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

The Oceana is in the heart of Santa Monica across the street from the beach and Santa Monica Pier.  It has a relaxing vibe and the short walk to the beach to bike or stroll or the Third Street Promenade for shopping and dining means it’s easy to take in the tourist sites and come…

Omni La Costa Resort & Spa

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  • Baby Ready
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  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Old World

Omni La Costa Resort & Spa, in San Diego’s North County, is a dream destination for kids as well as parents. Little ones are greeted with a welcome gift at check-in, and on any given day, the menu of family activities might include surf lessons, wildlife shows, s’mores roasting and more. The Spanish Colonial-style buildings…

Parador de Nerja

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  • Baby Ready
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  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

Parador de Nerja is an oasis in a typical whitewashed Spanish village on the Costa del Sol. It’s a perfect haven for families who want the luxury of wonderful views and a beautifully manicured lawn with a private pool and playground overlooking the Mediterranean. The hotel is set on a cliff with a private elevator to a…

Parrot Cay

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  • Baby Ready
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Parrot Cay, a Turks and Caicos resort owned by COMO Hotels, integrates the brand’s signature healthy living philosophy into every aspect, creating a rejuvenating, sublime guest experience. The clean, minimalist decor showcases the natural beauty of the island; the ambiance is luxurious but not glitzy. Suites, oceanfront villas and private homes are all wonderful options…

Peaks N’ Swells Surf Camp

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  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

The family surf camp at Peaks n’ Swells was one of the best vacations we’ve ever taken. The small, family-owned camp in Montezuma is all about creating an authentic Costa Rican surf experience for the entire family. Kids learn with a 2:1 instructor-to-kid ratio on sandy-bottom beach breaks, and everyone benefits from highly customized professional…

Pine Cliffs Resort

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  • Baby Ready
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  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

We stayed at the Sheraton Algarve, part of Starwood Luxury Collection’s Pine Cliffs Resort, for five nights with our 5-year-old daughter. We could have stayed 10! The property is beautiful and expansive with many different types of accommodations, including apartments, townhouses, and the Sheraton. There are lots of restaurants onsite with various types of cuisine, including a…

Playa Grande Resort

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

Located just 5 minutes (on foot) from downtown Cabo San Lucas, the entire Playa Grande Resort is kid-friendly with gorgeous Pacific Ocean views. All guest rooms feature kitchen facilities and upscale decor. The pools serve as the centerpiece of this well-designed hotel, relaxing parents and exciting kids the minute they lay eyes on them. The…

Puente Romano Beach Resort and Spa

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  • Baby Ready
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  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

With its more than 300 different types of plants and flowers growing along the creek, ponds and buildings, the Puente Romano Beach Resort and Spa is a green oasis of lushness and calm. Once in the complex, all of your family’s needs are met with eight onsite restaurants, a kids’ club (open during school holidays and summer),…

Radisson Blu Resort Fiji Denarau Island

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Trendy

The Radisson Blu Resort Fiji Denarau Island offers the beach, lagoon-style swimming pools and tropical gardens. The kids’ club is popular and very much part of the social element at the resort. You’ll see and hear the kids as they move about the property having fun. There’s also a waterslide and an additional kid-friendly pool…

Rancho Santana

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Rancho Santana sits on 2,700 acres of unspoiled shoreline in Nicaragua between Lake Nicaragua and the Pacific Ocean, with five private beaches for guests to enjoy. Known to be one of Nicaragua’s best luxury hotels, the resort pairs laid-back elegance and traditional ranch amenities within a tropical dry forest. Families can choose to be as active or as sedentary as they want…

Red Frog Beach Resort

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Located on a wildly beautiful island in Bocas del Toro on the edge of a national park, Red Frog Beach Resort is a unique getaway for families seeking an exotic and off-the-beaten-path beach vacation. The American owner has developed an expansive complex with one- to six-bedroom villas and condos in all shapes and sizes that can…

Renvyle House Hotel

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Old World

Renvyle is in a truly stunning location on a peninsula on the west coast of Ireland. It is a commitment to navigate the single-lane, rural roads to get here – Renvyle is about 90 minutes (by car) west of Galway City, just outside Clifden in Connemara. The stark scenery is breathtaking and the destination is…

Reserva Conchal

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

Reserva Conchal is a gated resort and golfing community with a variety of condo options for families. Our family of seven stayed in a four bedroom unit for a month. The well-kept condo was modern with a large kitchen and washer and dryer. The condos are grouped in neighborhoods that are spread out around the property, each…

Roberts Grove Beach Resort

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Roberts Grove is kid-friendly but caters to grown-ups too. Guests of all ages are happy at the nice beach and pools, where kids can be kids. The beach is shallow with small waves; beach toys are available. Two-bedroom units with kitchens and hammocks are perfect for families; located close to the beach, they have roof-top…

Rosewood Little Dix Bay

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

This landmark Caribbean beach resort property sits on a private bay. Accommodations are comprised of rooms, suites, and private villas, with most located directly on the beach. There is one central kid-friendly restaurant and a kids’ club. The resort offers lots of water sports, such as sailing, scuba diving tours, and snorkeling – the famous…

Rosewood Mayakoba

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Trendy

What separates the Rosewood Mayakoba from other properties in the Riviera Maya is the exceptional level of service. The gracious staff at the Rosewood Mayakoba blow guests away. The suite-style rooms are gorgeous and very private; terraces, roof decks and plunge pools afford views of the beautiful lagoon. The food is excellent, though it’s fun to venture…

Round Hill Hotel & Villas

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Round Hill is among the cream of classic Caribbean hotels. Set on a secluded peninsula just west of Montego Bay, this storied retreat combines the genteel air of a country club with the relaxed rhythm of island life. Despite its expansive grounds, the property feels cozy and intimate, with just 36 guest rooms and 27 villas. Rooms in the Pineapple House, which can be connected,…

Royal Hotel Sanremo

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Warm, friendly service makes all ages feel right at home Royal Hotel Sanremo, nestled in a park-like oasis with access to a lovely Ligurian beach and spectacular views of the Mediterranean. Kids love the large free-form swimming pool, filled with temperate saltwater, as well as the onsite kids’ club, playground and sports such as tennis…

Sandy Lane

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  • Baby Ready
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  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Located directly on the beach in St. James, Barbados, Sandy Lane is a true vacation for the entire family. With direct flights from New York and many US cities, it’s a perfect escape for a long weekend or a week-long vacation. The hotel offers incredible food, golf, tennis, watersports, and a beautiful spa. You can…

Saunton Sands Hotel

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

This seaside resort overlooks one of the best beaches in the UK. Accommodations are comprised of hotel rooms, suites and self-catering apartments. The entire property has a smart period feel. Great childcare options are offered with special programs planned around holiday times. Activities include indoor and outdoor pools, squash, tennis and a putting green.

Seven Stars

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  • Baby Ready
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  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

Seven Stars has a great setup for families, with spacious condo units overlooking a beautiful beach. Kitchens and bathrooms feel modern; furnishings are comfortable and casual, which makes for a relaxing stay with kids. The views from ocean-facing units are to die for, and there is a beautiful, large swimming pool and an onsite playground…

Shangri-la Hotel, The Marina Cairns

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Wonderfully located on the waterfront right on The Marina in Cairns, the launching point for trips to the Great Barrier Reef, the Shangri-La Hotel is the perfect base for exploring the sea and city. All guests enjoy complimentary Internet access and all rooms have private balconies or terraces with water, garden or city views. Guest…

Shore Hotel

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

Just across the street from the Santa Monica Pier and one of the most iconic beach scenes in America, the Shore Hotel couldn’t be better positioned for exploring the area. Guests can leave their cars in the onsite parking deck and walk to the pier, ocean, shopping, dining, local parks and more. Although the decor…

Si Como No

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Tucked into a pocket of the Costa Rican jungle, Si Como No seems to have grown from the hillsides as organically as the lush greenery that envelops it. This laid-back, ecofriendly hotel is perfectly positioned for exploring the beaches, flora and fauna of Manuel Antonio National Park — a complimentary shuttle whisks guests straight there…

Skiathos Princess Hotel

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  • Baby Ready
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  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Located in a central position along the island’s popular south coast, this five-star hotel has its own private stretch of sandy beach, with a safe, shallow water for children, plus a variety of water sports from which to choose. Family and childcare facilities have been recently upgraded; family rooms and suites now offer more space and there…

Sublime Samana

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

This Small Luxury Hotel on the Atlantic coast of the Dominican Republic is one of our favorite boutique beachfront experiences for families. Sublime Samana is located on a spectacular undeveloped beach at the edge of a massive palm tree forest extending for miles in either direction. Suites and cabanas surround a dramatic swimming pool lined…

Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort, is a former sugar plantation on 100 acres wedged between St. Lucia’s towering Pitons, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. All of the 93 accommodations and 60 luxury hillside villas have spectacular views of the Caribbean or the Pitons. The style marries 18th-century colonial charm with modern, luxurious amenities. Accommodations also have private…

Surf & Sand Resort

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

Boutique meets flip-flops at this wonderfully located Laguna Beach retreat. The elegant yet casual hotel, with 154 guest rooms and 16 suites, sits on the sand, with rooms that are incredibly close to the ocean and have spectacular views of the California coastline. The location is a convenient 15-minute walk to downtown Laguna Beach, where…

Terranea Resort

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  • Baby Ready
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  • School Age Action
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Terranea is a Mediterranean-style oceanfront resort with a long list of unexpected treats for a property situated in the heart of the greater Los Angeles area. It’s spread across 102 acres, so it takes time to digest all the natural and manmade elements that make this hotel such a special place. The stunning bluffside setting…

The Breakers

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

A family vacation at The Breakers in Palm Beach is a treat for the entire family. The property is luxurious and very comfortable with gorgeous rooms and excellent service. The kids’ program and amenities are outstanding and include an arcade, movie theater, and playground. There is a beachfront area with pools for families as well…

The Fairmont Orchid

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

The Fairmont Orchid has many amenities for families including options for connecting rooms and full buffet breakfasts with children in mind, as well as casual and upscale dining options. There is a long list of activities for all ages and packages are available to rent water equipment for use during the stay. There is a…

The Fess Parker

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

The Fess Parker’s location, across the road from a beautiful beach, and variety of family-friendly amenities combine to create the perfect California beach vacation. Ground room floors with patios that spill out onto grassy areas for kids to play are especially convenient for families with younger children. Onsite activities like shuffle board, a putting green, and…

The Grand Del Mar

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

The Mediterranean meets California at The Grand Del Mar. Expansive grounds with large grassy areas and walking trails allow plenty of space for kids to run and play. Onsite amenities include a wide array of sports, games, and swimming pools (adult, family, and children’s options) complete with underwater music. Traditionally decorated rooms are spacious; bathrooms…

The Lodge at Torrey Pines

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Set in one of San Diego’s most beautiful areas, Torrey Pines is a destination in and of itself. The landscape is comprised of red cliffs and undeveloped canyons that drop into the Pacific Ocean. The Craftsman era resort, The Lodge at Torrey Pines, was designed to blend in with the adjacent Torrey Pines State Reserve,…

The Long Hill Road Villa

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Villa
  • Location: Seaside

  • Style: Traditional

Our partners Kid an Coe provided the review for this standalone villa in Jamaica. This airy beachfront villa is perched on nine beautiful acres in Jamaica, with panoramic views of Montego Bay, and sleeps 10. The spacious layout of the house makes it ideal for two small families traveling together, as the bedrooms are spread…

The Miami Beach Edition

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  • Baby Ready
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

Despite the fact that South Beach is brimming with amazing hotels, The Miami Beach Edition has carved out its own wonderful niche. A true urban resort, The Miami Beach Edition is filled with play areas inside and out. From two beautiful swimming pools to the ice skating rink and bowling alley entertainment center, there’s no shortage…

The Olive House

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Category: Villa
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

This is a beautiful house, well designed, open, airy and light. It features a big kitchen and fantastic terrace, and overall is very functional and comfortable. It’s a great home for hanging out, with safe places for kids to explore and plenty of room for playing. The location is convenient; the nearest village for supplies is a…

The Raleigh Hotel

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

It can be hard to find a great family hotel in Miami, but The Raleigh rises to the challenge. It’s an intimate place that allows both stress-free time for parents and a safe and secure environment for the kids. Its South Beach location, on a private stretch of shoreline, affords beautiful views of the ocean and…

The Resort at Pelican Hill

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

The Resort at Pelican Hill is a luxury resort located along the Newport Coast, between Laguna Beach and Newport Beach. Perched high along the coast, set back only a few minutes from the beach, the resort has gorgeous views of the ocean and Catalina Island. Families can take a 5-minute shuttle ride to the famed…

The Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

We love the Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay as a unique and relaxing seaside getaway for local Bay Area families and visitors alike. Ireland-meets-California in this spectacular setting comprised of cliffs and breathtaking ocean views. It’s hard to believe the location is just 23 miles from the San Francisco airport. Public areas are grand but it’s…

The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

The oceanfront setting, with soft white sand and incredible turquoise water, is one the of the highlights of The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman. This recently renovated luxury resort along the seven mile beach of Grand Cayman has extensive amenities for every age, including a Jean-Michel Cousteau Ambassadors of the Environment children’s and family program. The service…

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel sits high on a cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island. It has stunning coastline views and is surrounded by a three mile wide beach that is popular with surfers, beach goers and dolphins. Located halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego, the resort has a convenient location for sightseeing…

The Somerset

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

The Somerset is a special place. The resort feels like a private tropical island getaway, featuring luxurious condo-style rooms with gourmet kitchens and plenty of space for families. It’s kid-friendly but not kid-centric; amenities for families include a year-round kids’ club, floaties for the pool, and, best of all, staff who go out of their…

The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort is a new addition to the exclusive Punta de Mita peninsula, 45 minutes from Puerto Vallarta on Mexico’s Pacific Coast. It is exquisitely designed with sweeping ocean views, and the luxurious ambiance is the highlight. The layout of guest rooms is ingenious – all room categories have lovely views…

The Westin Ka’Anapali Ocean Resort Villas

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

At this all-studio, one- and two-bedroom condo hotel, guest rooms are ideally suited for families, with kitchens, comfortable beds, sofa beds, washers/dryers, dishwashers, DVD players, and stainless-steel gas grills scattered throughout the resort. Overall, the property is extremely kid-friendly, with a fee-based kids’ club offering continuous activities, outdoor movies, and a fun kids’ pool complete…

Tranquilo Bay

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  • Baby Ready
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Guests enjoy an incredible experience at this eco-friendly lodge on an island that’s not at all touristy. Guest units are standalone with air-conditioning; food is phenomenal. Although there isn’t much to do on the immediate island outside of kayaking, fishing, and snorkeling, the hotel can arrange fabulous tours of a chocolate farm, a visit with local…

Turtle Bay Resort

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

This classic hotel on Oahu’s North Shore has something for everyone in the family (especially for those who golf or surf). A kid-friendly swimming beach with restaurant, showers, volleyball, and other luxuries, large central pool, children’s pool with water slide and adjacent family jacuzzi, a separate more grown-up jacuzzi with views of the bay, poolside…

Vedema Resort

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Situated in a beautiful, traditional Greek village, away from the hustle and bustle of the touristy areas of Santorini, Vedema Resort is a peaceful and luxurious getaway overlooking the sea. All guest rooms in the village-like complex are either suites or villas, with plenty of room for families to spread out and move around. The…

Verdura Resort

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Verdura Resort is a wonderful, contemporary resort for all ages with stylish, spacious guest rooms, lots of green space for playing, and an idyllic private beach. Families can bike their way around the expansive property set over 230 hectares. The onsite restaurants are delicious and include child-friendly meal options. The abundant breakfast spread is especially…

Vero Beach Hotel and Spa

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

This hotel is just the spot for a family getaway. It’s pristine and inviting as soon as you enter the lobby. Rooms, which are mostly suites, have upscale white linen decor, but also happen to be comfortable. The two- and three-bedroom suites are magnificent. The food is very good, both poolside and in the dining…

Weekapaug Inn

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

The Weekapaug Inn is one of New England’s last great family resorts, located in the peaceful community of Weekapaug, Rhode Island. It has sweeping views of Quonochontaug Pond and the Atlantic just beyond. Originally built in 1899, it reopened in 2012 after a multi-year renovation. The inn has 27 guest rooms and four two-bedroom Signature…

Wequassett Resort and Golf Club

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Set on the waterfront on the edge of Chatham, this resort caters to families looking for a traditional Cape Cod experience. They offer terrific family activities, including daily seal watching tours, family movie nights, clambakes, and an excellent theme-based kids club. Charming and casually elegant, the property has exceptional service and beautiful views of the…

White Elephant

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

For easy access to Nantucket Town activities with kids, the location of the White Elephant is unbeatable. Cottages with two bedrooms and a living room are nicely appointed, and the room configuration in these guest units is ideal. Beach toys are provided on arrival and the restaurant is clearly experienced in hosting families. Young kids…

Winnetu Oceanside Resort

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

We love that the family-oriented Winnetu hotel is located literally across the street from the beach. Families have a wide range of rooms to choose from including options with multiple bedrooms, kitchenette facilities, and private living space. Onsite amenities include a restaurant and swimming pool—it’s small and deep—but still a nice alternative to the beach.…

Yasawa Island Resort & Spa

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Yasawa Island Resort & Spa has just 18 luxury bungalows located in a spectacular setting just steps from the beach, called bures, which is Fijian for sanctuary. Every bungalow also has a personal hammock and private beach hut. During special family weeks, the resort allows children under 12 and offers a free kids’ club for…