9 of the best family resorts worldwide

Last updated 8th June 2017

For the ultimate school holiday trip, finding the right destination to suit all your family’s needs is key. Luxury holiday specialists, Tropical Sky, has hand-picked family resorts that get it spot on for families so you can enjoy quality time with your loved ones, keep everyone entertained and create memories to last a lifetime.

Verandah beach

1/9  The Verandah Resort & Spa, Antigua

This family resort feels spacious and boasts four pools, two white sand beaches and four restaurants, as well as the Rasta Bar grill. There’s a wide range of activities to keep you busy, plus children can enjoy crazy golf, movie nights and the excellent kids’ club to keep them entertained.

Price: Seven nights, all inclusive, from £1,299pp. Children from £879pp.

Find out more about family-friendly Verandah Resort & Spa.

family lying on hammock

2/9  Almond Beach Resort, Barbados

This family-friendly resort, set on the beautiful west coast of Barbados, is a truly lovely location. Children of all ages are well catered for, with a separate nursery, kids club and teens’ centre, while you can relax around one of the five pools. Complimentary boat trips, a jeep safari and a turtle swim are included.

Price: Seven nights, all inclusive, from £1,079pp. Save up to £480pp. First child stays free year round.

Find out more about the beautiful Almond Beach Resort.

Sunrise villa

3/9  Ja Manafaru, Maldives

The jaw-dropping beach combined with elegant and spacious accommodation is perfect for families. Every room features a private pool and complimentary wifi. Seven restaurants and bar, two beautiful pools and a rejuvenating spa create a haven of serenity for the ultimate escape.

Price: Seven nights, B&B, from £2,079pp. Under-12s stay free when sharing parents’ room. Free nights and a saving of 25% on accommodation.

Find out more about the heavenly Ja Manafaru.

Dreams Punta Cana

4/9  Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa, Dominican Republic

Set amongst beautifully manicured tropical gardens and backing on to a fine sandy beach. The Explorer’s Club here offers daily activities for children three to 12, including swimming, sports and handicrafts. Older kids can enjoy non-motorised watersports, Spanish lessons and painting.

Price: Seven nights, all inclusive, from £1039pp. Children from £549pp. First child (2-12) stays free for stays completed between 1 Nov and 18 Dec, 2 Jan and 18 Mar,9 Apr and 8 Jul,and 27 Aug and 31 Oct.

Find out more about Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa in the beautiful Dominican Republic.


5/9  Maritim Resort & Spa, Mauritius

Located next to the powdery sand of Turtle Bay, the Maritim is an idyllic destination for families. You’ll love the pool and the range of activities on offer – horse riding, deep-sea fishing and watersports are all available. Children are well-catered for with a kids’ club and children’s area in the pool.

Price: Seven nights, all inclusive, from £1,289pp. Children under 12 sharing their parents‘ room stay free of charge for stays 26 April-30 Sept 2016 on an all-inclusive basis.

Find out more about the family paradise Maritim Resort & Spa.

JA Palm

6/9  Ja Palm Tree Court, Dubai

With the essence of luxury beachfront living and with Dubai’s malls and water parks just a shuttle bus away you can make the most of Dubai. There’s a huge choice of restaurants and bars to whet your appetite, as well as plenty of activities for kids ensuring parents get to indulge in a few moments of R&R.

Price: Four nights, all inclusive, from £1,039pp. Two children under 12 stay free, and there are savings of 30% on accommodation.

Find out more about Dubai’s stunning Ja Palm Tree Court.

Moon Palace

7/9  Moon Palace Resort, Cancun

If you’re looking for a luxe getaway, look no further. This resort offers a family holiday to remember, with daily activities including a flowrider, minigolf and fantastic evening entertainment, from live music shows to themed parties. Plus, foodies are spoilt for choice with the extensive dining options.

Price: Seven nights, all inclusive, from £1,099pp. Free Kids in Summer 16. Receive up to $2,500 resort credit per room per stay.

Find out more about the idyllic Moon Palace Resort.

Dolphin Hotel

8/9  Club Hotel Dolphin, Sri Lanka

The pool here is the largest in Sri Lanka, an azure ribbon that runs around the resort, offering the perfect place to relax. Plus, there are bags of on-site activities to keep you busy and ensure your holiday is as stress-free as possible.

Price: Seven nights, all inclusive, from £789pp. Book by 29 Feb and receive a complimentary room upgrade for stays between 1 May and 31 Oct16.

Find out more about Sri Lanka’s tranquil Club Hotel Dolphin.

St Lucia family resorts

9/9  St James’ Club Morgan Bay, St Lucia

This resort is perfect for families who want to lose themselves in the glow of the St Lucian sunshine. Children can take advantage of the kids’ club, where they’ll find a host of fun activities, while you relax on the sun-drenched beach or dine in style at one of six restaurants.

Price: Seven nights, all inclusive, from £1,059pp. Children from £899pp.

Find out more about St James’s Club Morgan Bay and live the Caribbean dream.

Find out more about Tropical Sky’s family-friendly resorts and book here, or call 01342 886753

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