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Top 10 Family-Friendly Resorts In Asia You And Your Kids Will Love


Amira Rahmat •  Mar 06, 2017


When parents pick a destination for family holidays, often the question if the place is kid-friendly will pop up. And we're not talking about accommodations which merely offer baby cots. We're talking about needing much more than that, and even better if there were dedicated spaces or activities to keep our kids occupied! If you've been finding it hard to find such accommodations, we're here to save you (and your family)?
Credit: giphy Here are 10 family-friendly resorts at popular vacation destinations which will suit all your children's needs. All that’s left for you to do is book them!
1. Sunwing Kamala Beach Resort, Phuket, Thailand
Credit: Sunwing Kamala Beach on Facebook This hotel is perfect for toddlers - in the rooms, there are baby and toddler gears such as high chairs and prams. Keep your kids occupied at Mini-Land where there are board games, puzzles, toys and books.
Credit: Sunwing Kamala Beach on Facebook There’s also a dedicated activity tent featuring face-painting and hair braiding! Afterwards, take a stroll along the beach to snap those photographs of your kids to keep as memories? Address: 96/66 Moo 3, Kamala Beach,, Kamala, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand Click here to book and check out their official website here
2. Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La, Penang, Malaysia
Credit: Golden Sands Resort Pure relaxation by the beach front, check. Picturesque sunsets, check. Outdoor, adrenaline pumping adventures, check. You name it, Golden Sands Resort has it! It is one of the most highly-rated family-friendly resorts and has bagged numerous awards. Your little ones will be spoilt for choice! There’s an Eco Centre, swimming pool with water slides, a kids club with different activities and an impressive indoor 10,300 square feet Adventure Zone?
Credit: Golden Sands Resort There’s even a toddler playing area and babysitting facilities. For the adventurous families, there are a variety of water activities to pick such as jet skiing and kayaking. After a day of fun-filled activities, take the free shuttle to Georgetown for some authentic Penang food! Address: Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Kampung Tanjung Huma, 11100 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia Click here to book and check out their official website here
3. Hotel Cozzi, Taipei, Taiwan
Credit: Hotel Cozzi on Facebook Located in the heart of Taipei City, this family-friendly accommodation is sure to keep your kids entertained and happy. From playrooms, inflatable castles, kiddy race-tracks with electrical cars that your child can sit on and an Xbox-themed room, Hotel Cozzi’s got you covered!
Credit: Hotel Cozzi on Facebook Also, mummies need not worry about lugging their bags filled with books. Guests are able to borrow storybooks for their entire stay - perfect for those who love to read bedtime stories to their kids! The room itself is equipped with children-friendly amenities which includes kiddy bathrobes and even a step stool! No more brushing of teeth over the toilet bowl☺️ Address: 1F, No. 31, Section 1, Zhongxiao East Road, Zhongzheng District, 100 Taipei, Taiwan Click here to book and check out their official website here.
4. Four Seasons Resort, Kuda Huraa, Maldives
Credit: Four Seasons Resort Parents often have to stand by and watch while their kids play, or at times, their kids will be bored while waiting for their parents to do 'adult' stuff like shopping.
Credit: Four Seasons Resort At this resort, however, families can do activities together - specially organized by the resort. Such activities include snorkeling (yes, they cater for kids too!) The best part? These activities are complimentary! Address: Kuda Huraa, Noordelijke Malé-atol, Maldives Check out their website here
5. Village Hotel Bugis, Singapore
Credit: @mjnavarrooo on Instagram Want to bring your family for a simple vacation but don’t want to go out of the country? We definitely have family-friendly hotels right here in Singapore… but children-themed rooms? That’s something else! Situated in a hip enclave at the crossroads of culture, Village Hotel Bugis has some rooms decorated with a car theme or Princess theme.
Credit: Village Hotel Bugis In-room amenities are tailored for the kids up to bathroom accessories and television channels. The hotel also offers City Tours where kids can learn about the history and culture of the area– now that is a FUN and educational staycation for the entire family! Address: 390 Victoria St, Singapore 188061 Click here to book and check out their official website here!
 6. Lotte Hotel Seoul, South Korea
Credit: Lotte Hotel After a day of sightseeing and shopping, parents often want to just unwind and relax back at their hotels. At Lotte Hotel, they need not worry about their kids while they rest as there is an outdoor kids world with a kids' lab. The hotel also offers top-notch facilities such as a babysitting service, family room and a swimming pool specially for kids. On top of that, they have themed rooms which are perfectly suited for the younger guests.
Credit: Lotte Hotel Situated just beside one of the world’s largest amusement park - Lotte World - parents can bring their children for a fun-filled day in a jiffy. There is also a free shuttle service to Itaewon shopping district, but if you opt to take the subway, it is situated at a perfect location just beside Jamsil Subway Station. Of course, holidays are not complete without halal food and we've got you covered for halal food in Seoul too! Address: 30 Eulji-ro, Euljiro 1(il)-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea Click here to book and check out their official website here
7. Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, Hong Kong
Credit: Hong Kong Disneyland Craving for authentic halal dim sum? Bring along your children and head to Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel for an unforgettable, magical trip. For a fairytale-themed vacation, stay in this Victorian-styled hotel where there are numerous facilities and activities enough to keep your little ones and yourself entertained throughout the day!
Credit: Loren Javier on Flickr There are Disney story-telling sessions by hotel staff, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a Disney-themed Playroom and even a cute saloon with costume makeovers. Then, take the perfect photograph with Mickey, Minnie and other characters when they make their surprise appearances at the lobby. To head out to central Hong Kong, simply get on the Disneyland Resort Line. Make sure to check out other exciting activities you can do in Hong Kong! Address: Lantau Island, Hong Kong Click here to book and check out their official website here
8. Terminal Wisata Grafika Cikole, Bandung, Indonesia
Credit: @pkostyuchenko on Instagram Family and nature are two things we cannot live without. Stay at this serene nature resort with your loved ones and you can have it all. This place is not just a resort but an interesting destination of its own. Pick from a standard hotel room, a villa or stay in a tent at the designated campsite for an authentic outdoor experience?
Credit: @adella.ulyandana on Instagram Fruit farms, outbound sites (think ATV, flying fox and paintball), deer and goat petting zoo, trekking trail and treehouses – such a great opportunity to bond with the family! End the day observing the starry night. Now, you don’t have to travel all the way to New Zealand to stay in the Hobbit houses!? Address:  Jl. Tangkuban Perahu Km. 8, Cikole, Lembang, Cikole, Lembang, Kabupaten Bandung Barat, Jawa Barat 40391, Indonesia Check out their official website here
9. Watazen Ryokan, Kyoto, Japan
Credit: @gheedsgreed on Instagram When in Japan, live like a Japanese in a ryokan - a traditional Japanese house with tatami mats and sliding paper doors! Stay at this affordable family-friendly hotel with a local touch where there are kid-sized Japanese robes for the younger guests to try.
Credit: @sheikaraufon Instagram Now, this is truly a sleepover – Japanese style, which you and your kids will definitely love! Address: Japan, 〒604-8113 Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto, Nakagyo Ward, 柳馬場通六角下る井筒屋町413 Click here to book and check out their official website here
10. Victoria Sapa Resort and Spa, Vietnam
Credit: @olivia_brown89 on Instagram For adventurous mums and dads who enjoy the outdoors, don’t need to leave behind your trekking shoes when you bring the little ones with you to Sapa, Vietnam. Enjoy some lush greenery as you take a train - the Victoria Express, from Hanoi to Sapa where one cabin can fit a family of 4 comfortably. You and your kids can even have a mini party?
Credit: @suzuki_yoko_ on Instagram Check in to Victoria Sapa – near Mount Fansipan. This resort can cater to kids as young as two years old. This is a rare gem! Kids Club is equipped with DVDs, toys and even a cool rabbit garden specially catered for younger kids. Address: Xuân Viên, Sa Pả, Lào Cai, Vietnam Click here to book and check out their official website here Now, what else is stopping you from having an adventure with your kids??