Beach holidays are always fun. Warm sand between your toes, the ocean breeze in your hair and a sunset stroll on the boardwalk.
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But a beach vacation with children? Now that may be a bit of a challenge for parents. If you're asking whether it's possible to relax while your kids have their own fun, the answer is yes! This handy list will guide you to places in Langkawi where everyone (yes, including your cute baby) will have the time of their lives!
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1. The Frangipani Langkawi Resort & Spa Credit: The Frangipani Langkawi Resort & Spa on Facebook
Nothing says enjoyable, family-friendly beach vacation like The Frangipani Langkawi Resort & Spa. With accommodating facilities and entertainment that are conveniently at arm's reach, families looking for a hassle-free trip should make a trip out to this gem.
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Take advantage of not one, not two, but three
swimming pools - two outdoor Jacuzzis and a saltwater lap pool - available on site! For more than just a dip in the pool, you can also opt for activities out at sea like kayaking and jet skiing. Spend some time with your children at The Frangipani Eco-Walk, where kids can learn all about the environment and ways to save it.
Not only is this a great family-bonding activity but your kids are able to learn more about the ecosystem as well (a double win!). For more family time, go on a wild shopping spree or eat out at nearby shopping arcades and restaurants.
Starts from RM521 on Agoda
Jalan Teluk Baru, Jalan Pantai Tengah, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah
+604-952 000Website | Facebook | Instagram
2. Holiday Villa Beach Resorts & SpaCredit: Holiday Villa Beach Resort & Spa on Facebook
Affordable, kid-friendly, and relaxing. If you're looking for these things for your next family vacation, look no further! Holiday Villa Beach Resort & Spa checks off all the boxes and more when it comes to the ideal lodge for a family of travelers.
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Depending on the type, you can take in the different views at any time of the day - garden, pool, sea or beach - from the comfort of your very own room. Wander out of your room where exciting family activities await you like Underwater World, Cable Car and Kilim Geoforest Park await you!
Starts from RM397 on Agoda
Lot 1698, Jalan Pantai Tengah, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah
+604-952 9999Website | Facebook
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3. Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa Credit: Meritus Pelangi Beach Resorts & Spa, Langkawi on Facebook
A few days at the Meritus Pelangi Beach Resorts & Spa is all your family needs to de-stress from work and school. You can find an endless stretch of white, sandy beach and traditional Malay village architecture spread across a 35-acre beachfront property. This stunning seaside resort is the perfect cure for families in need of a vacation.
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Throw your worries away about small living accommodations. At The Meritus, you can expect ample living space like the family room that holds a King size bed, a single bed and a convertible day bed. Plus, the wooden chalets come with their own private balcony so you can enjoy some quality with the family.
Outside these spacious rooms, there are plenty of exciting activities that will keep you and your children entertained for the entire trip! Archery, mini-golf, tennis courts, Kiki kids clubs and all kinds of water sports activities like water skiing and snorkelling.
Starts from RM486 on Agoda
Pantai Cenang, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah
+604-952 888Website | Facebook | Instagram
4. The Andaman, a Luxury Collection Resort, LangkawiCredit: The Andaman, a Luxury Collection Resort, Langkawi on Facebook
Picture this - a tropical rainforest retreat with plenty of exciting things to do for the entire family. That is exactly what you'll be able to experience at The Andaman, a Luxury Collection Resort, Langkawi. Nestled between the Cincang Mountain and the Andaman Sea, this is where memories of your family holiday will be made to last a lifetime.
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From butterfly hunts and bird watching at the Young Explorer’s Club to a coral nursery and even a family-friendly swimming pool with a fun slide. There won't be a single dull moment for your children!
And what about the parents, you ask? Don't worry, The Andaman's got you covered there! Pamper yourself at the V Hair Salon and V Spa or head on over to ELS Club (adjacent to the hotel) and swing at some golf balls while enjoying the cool breeze of the ocean.
As of September 2022, The Andaman is closed temporarily.
Starts from RM764 on Agoda
Jalan Teluk Datai, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah
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5. Berjaya Langkawi ResortCredit: @berjayalangkawiresort on Instagram
With red-tile roofs decorating the forested hillside, let the Berjaya Langkawi Resort charm you with its special feature of stilted chalets and suites over water where you can wake up to a gorgeous sea view and end the day with a golden sunset. Make the most out of the photo opportunities here and snap some of the most memorable family pictures.
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Direct beach access, free Wifi, hot tubs and a PlayStation 3 game room. What more can you ask for at this incredibly stunning resort? Visitors of all ages can easily find something they like here and as if it's not tempting enough already, this hidden forest is also close to the Langkawi Cable Car! So, make sure to catch a scenic ride with the whole family in the lush rainforest.
Starts from RM436 on Agoda
Karung Berkunci 200 Burau Bay, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah
+604-959 1888Website | Facebook | Instagram
6. Tanjung Rhu ResortCredit: @0101224k on Instagram
Take a break from the traffic and bustle of city life by spending a peaceful getaway at Tanjung Rhu Resort. Soak in the tranquil vibes and look forward to all five-star amenities that cater to both the adventurous and laid-back traveller. No matter the activity, families can expect to have a wonderful time at this exclusive resort.
There are endless possibilities when it comes to the family-friendly activities and facilities here at this luxurious resort. Feeling adventurous? Book a wind-surfing session out at sea or witness the beauty of underwater creatures by snorkelling. Need more relaxation? Lounge by the pool where you can sip on that cool drink while your kids waddle in at the pool's kid section.
Starts from RM616 on Agoda
Mukim Ayer Hangat, 07000 Pulau Langkawi, Kedah Darul Aman
+604-959 1033Website | Facebook | Instagram
7. The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa Credit: The Westin Langkawi Resort and Spa on Facebook
If a beautiful sunrise on a private beachfront is something you’ve been dreaming of, The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa can make it a reality for you! This beautiful resort is every family’s haven when it comes to holiday accommodations that can make everyone happy throughout the trip!
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Located in Kuah, one of Langkawi's many towns, The Westin attracts visitors for its wealth of family-friendly facilities. With four swimming pools which include a massive kids pool and a cool infinity pool, everyone has their own space to splash about! After a fun day of swimming, unwind with a spa session at Heavenly Spa or attend a complimentary beachfront yoga class.
While you melt your stress away, your kids can have more fun time at The Westin Family Kids Club where they can take part in local games for children. There's even a chance for them to explore and discover the flora and fauna of Langkawi!
Starts from RM545 on Agoda
Jalan Pantai, Jalan Dato Syed Omar, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah
8. The Danna Langkawi Hotel Credit: @ayumilangkawi on Instagram
Staying at The Danna Langkawi Hotel should be on every family's beach bucket list. From the perfect blend of British colonial and Malaysian designs to the unmatched views of nature, this beachfront hotel is deserving of its multiple awards as a popular travel accommodation.
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Although the hotel's main focus is to cater to couples, the various kid facilities have been a welcome sign for families to spend their holidays here. Drop your kids off at the resort's kids club and have some alone time with your partner by the cabanas and loungers. You can also use the babysitting service for a fee to spend the much-needed time with your partner
Starts from RM1,414 on Agoda
Pantai Kok, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah
+604-959 3288Website | Facebook | Instagram
So, get ready to pack your bags, hit the reset button and rejuvenate with your family at one of these kid-friendly resorts!