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…

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…

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…

Carmel Valley Ranch

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

Carmel Valley Ranch is a wonderful destination with kids. The one-bedroom suite accommodations are perfect for families as there is a back bedroom plus a sofa bed in the living room so parents get a bit of privacy. Onsite amenities are numerous including the River Ranch area that is perfect for children and includes a…

Chaa Creek

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Chaa Creek is located in a private nature reserve and offers cottages, suites and tents. We stayed in a cottage and a tent and the kids loved the tent! There are wonderful services and activities including horseback riding, canoeing, a butterfly farm, day trips to ruins, miles of trails for hiking and birding and a…

Club Med Cancun Yucatan

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  • Baby Ready
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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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  • Baby Ready
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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…

Dolphin Bay Resort and Spa

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  • Category: Hotel
  • 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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  • Category: Hotel
  • 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…

Fairmont Banff Springs

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

This hotel is known as the “Castle in the Rockies,” and it lives up to that title. Nestled in the Canadian Rocky Mountains in Banff National Park, it is a very special place to stay. It offers one of the best year-round outdoor pools anywhere, with breathtaking views and scenery. There is a great little…

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 Le Chateau Frontenac

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

The hotel is beautifully situated overlooking the Lower Village and the St. Lawrence River. It is in the center of town, so everything is close, including the glass funicular, which kids love to ride. In the winter, there is a toboggan ride next to the hotel, which older kids love. The rooms are well designed,…

Fairmont Mayakoba

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  • Baby Ready
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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 Scottsdale Princess

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

We love the extensive activities offered at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, including a children’s program, multiple swimming pools (one with two long, curvy slides), a lake where you can fish, golf, and a full spa. Mini-golf, CrackerJax race cars, and a train park with a carousel are nearby. There are multiple restaurants onsite, in addition…

Fattoria di Maiano

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

Fattoria di Maiano is an ancient hamlet converted into a set of apartments and a small guest house/ hotel located near the village of Fiesole, just a 10- to 15-minute drive outside Florence. The lovely apartments, many in the cloisters of a former convent, sleep four to 11 people and are perfect for families looking for…

Firesky Resort and Spa

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

FireSky Resort & Spa is the perfect alternative to the vast number of huge hotels in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area. Owned by the family-favorite brand Kimpton Hotels, this boutique property is charming and well-appointed. Guest rooms are large, the staff is outstanding, and there are wonderful common spaces for relaxing. One of the pools is perfect…

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…

Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Old World

Dating back to 1834, this 98-room landmark hotel in Sorrento has been run by the same family for five generations. The cliff-side setting at the Grand Hotel Excelsior is stunning and guests are immersed in old-world beauty at every turn. One feature we love is the fragrant gardens and orchards – a perfect place to…

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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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

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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  • Baby Ready
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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…

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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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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
  • Style: Boutique

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 Adler-Thermae

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Set in the gorgeous Val d’Orcia, in close proximity to the wonderful hilltop towns of Pienza, Montalcino, and Montepulciano, Adler-Thermae is a thermal spa resort that combines Zen sensibilities with Tuscan charm and hospitality. The therapeutic thermal spa amenities added a whole new level of relaxation to our family vacation. In addition to the beautiful…

Hotel Byron

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

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 Esencia

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  • Category: Hotel
  • 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 Poseidon Positano

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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 Villa Ottone

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

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,…

Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Lake

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

The Hyatt Regency is a wonderful resort for families visiting Lake Tahoe. Kid-friendly amenities include a private sandy beach with watersports rentals, a kids’ club, a heated pool and hot tubs, and an arcade in the hotel. Meanwhile, adults will enjoy the casino and great dining options, an incredible spa, and workout facilities. Sierra Cloud,…

Imagine Roussillon

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

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…

Jean-Michel Cousteau Fiji Islands Resort

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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…

La Quinta Resort & Club

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

La Quinta Resort & Club is a desert retreat located near Palm Springs. Built in 1926, the resort mixes old-world charm with original Spanish architecture and modern amenities in a relaxed resort environment. The expansive grounds have stunning mountain views and are filled with fruit trees. Guest room options include casitas, suites, and villas. Casitas…

Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa

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  • 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.…

Les Fermes De Marie

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

If you’re looking for the ultimate chalet-style luxury experience, this is it. Les Fermes de Marie is a spectacular boutique hotel that manages to successfully merge adult-focused relaxation with a kid-friendly vibe in an intimate setting. A lovely spa featuring their exclusive mountain plant-derived product line is paired with a kid-friendly indoor pool. The delicious,…

Locanda Rossa

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

Locanda Rossa is a boho-chic resort located in the Maremma region of Tuscany a short drive from the Ligurian Sea. It offers 18 rooms, suites, and 3-bedroom apartments, accommodating families of up to six people. An onsite organic farm-to-table restaurant serves a fresh buffet and an la carte menu for breakfast, as well as lunch and dinner. The most…

Loews Miami Beach Hotel

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  • 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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  • 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…

Marbella Club

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  • 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…

Marriott Desert Springs Villas

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

The Marriott Desert Springs Villas have gorgeous mountain views and a convenient location in Palm Desert, well positioned for local sightseeing. Villas and grounds are very family-oriented, with full kitchen and laundry facilities in each unit. A central playground and kids’ activity center keep younger guests happy, but there’s also an individual pool for each…

Marriott Timber Lodge

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

The Marriott Timber Lodge has an incredibly convenient location – guests can walk to great skiing, restaurants, a grocery store, coffee shops, and much more. All areas of the property are ultra-clean. Beds are comfortable; villa units have full kitchens and washers/dryers. Both the pool and the sidewalks are heated. Best of all, the resort…

Martinhal Beach Resort & Hotel

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  • 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…

Mas de Thau

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

Mas de Thau, comprised of five beautiful cottages on a vineyard, is the creation of French owners Maryse and Yvan. They are natural hosts — nothing is too much to ask and their willingness to please is genuine. Sunday dinners are a warm affair where local chefs come and cook delicious meals while guests mingle and drink family-made wine.…

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
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • 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…

Omni La Costa Resort & Spa

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • 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…

Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa is set on 240 acres in the desert, centrally located in Rancho Mirage. It has a huge variety of activities and amenities to offer: two pools, three Jacuzzis, a 27-hole golf course, 25 tennis courts, a spa with its own pool, and a water fantasy land called Splashtopia, an…

Park Hyatt Aviara Resort

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

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

The Park Hyatt Aviara Resort is a large resort hotel in North San Diego County with expansive grounds that include access to the Batiquitos Lagoon area. The resort is just a five-minute drive from Legoland and caters to families, offering many amenities for children and teens. Guest rooms are spacious and well-appointed. A beautiful pool…

Parkhotel Delta

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Parkhotel Delta is family-oriented in every way. From the guest rooms that accommodate families, to their expansive garden filled with games and places for kids to play, there is no shortage of places for families to relax. The food is excellent and kids enjoy the independence of being able to roam the grounds, ride bikes, play…

Pine Cliffs Resort

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • 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…

Poggio Etrusco

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

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

For many families, Poggio Etrusco is the highlight of a Tuscany vacation. The spot is beautiful, and the cottage is comfortable with great views. Hosts Johnny and Pamela are interesting, knowledgeable, warm, and generous hosts – they clearly love children and have been known to amuse them while parents get a little time on their own.…

Puente Romano Beach Resort and Spa

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • 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),…

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…

Resort at Squaw Creek

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

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

The Resort at Squaw Creek is one of the few full service resort properties in the North Lake Tahoe area. Set at the Eastern end of Squaw Valley, the setting and mountain views from this vantage point are spectacular. Although the hotel is very modern on the outside, rooms and public areas are traditional and…

Round Hill Hotel & Villas

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • 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,…

Saunton Sands Hotel

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • 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.

Shangri-la Hotel, The Marina Cairns

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • 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…

Skiathos Princess Hotel

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • 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…

Smugglers’ Notch

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Smuggs is a place for families who really enjoy doing things together. They didn’t earn the number one spot for Family Programs (for the 12th year!) in the 2010 SKI Magazine Reader Survey for nothing. In addition to top notch skiing, Smuggs offers a huge list of activities including a waterpark, zipline canopy tour, mini…

Solage Calistoga

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

Solage Calistoga boasts a wonderful setting with mountain views from every direction. Hip and modern, the fun atmosphere and attitude ensures all guests feel welcome; kids, couples, and even dogs, the social environment at Solage makes it appealing or a variety of age groups and interests. Separation is the key to success with family and…

Sunriver Resort

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Located in a high mountain meadow, this resort has everything active families could want. Highlights include multiple accommodation options, such as lodge rooms and home rentals, and a wide variety of different activities to experience together: fishing, horseback riding, biking, and hiking. There are a few swimming pools and a fun kids club. The location is…

Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

The hot springs, pool and waterslide, and kid-friendly swim-up bar are the highlights at Tabacon – this is a great place for school-age kids and teens to spend the day in the water. Meanwhile, parents can enjoy the restaurant and bar that overlook the pool area. Another big perk is that the cost of the…

Tanque Verde Guest Ranch

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  • Baby Ready
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Ranch
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

Tanque Verde is a resort-style guest ranch that offers an excellent horseback riding program for all ages and abilities. When you need a break from riding, there are a multitude of activities including basketball, tennis, hiking, swimming, dancing and a spa to keep everyone entertained. The property has a laid back Western ranch atmosphere –…

The Alpina Gstaad

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

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

The Alpina Gstaad offers one of our favorite luxury hotel experiences in Europe. Despite its five-star status in a coveted jet-set Swiss village, the service and ambiance are relaxed, approachable and inviting. Children are warmly welcomed and pampered by the staff at every turn. The extraordinary design pairs natural, handcrafted textures from the region with…

The Breakers

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • 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 Carneros Inn

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

These stylish and comfortable cottages and villas offer plenty of space inside and out for stays with kids. The unique atmosphere integrates well with the surrounding landscape and is great for couples as well as families. The hilltop pool and restaurant have fantastic views. There is a family pool area with seasonal toys and snacks.…

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 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 Grove

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

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Trendy

The Grove bills itself as ‘London’s country estate’ and being just a half hour drive from central London — it’s spot on. A beautifully restored stately home, once the scene of lavish royal house parties, forms the hub of this rural resort. Luxuriously appointed bedrooms look out over the beautifully landscaped traditional English formal gardens.…

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, 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 Sagamore Resort

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

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

The Sagamore Resort, located on the shores of Lake George in the Adirondacks, has been welcoming families for more than 100 years. The beautiful and expansive grounds slope toward the lake and provide lots of room for children to run and play. There are many dining options available in different areas of the resort, where…

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 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…

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…

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…

Villa Le Piazzole

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Le Piazzole is part of an estate that produces olive oil and wine in the countryside just outside Florence. The setting and views are spectacular. Apartment accommodations are well-furnished, and the decor is traditional, inviting, and warm. This location is ideal for families who want easy access to Florence and the surrounding area, including Chianti…

Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

Amazing mountain views and starry nights highlight this kid-friendly retreat. Guest rooms have all the conveniences of home, and outstanding service makes for a smooth and enjoyable stay. The pool area is spectacular, highlighted by a water slide that is extremely popular with kids. There is also a kids’ club on the premises for ages…

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.…