1. Victoria Sapa Resort & Spa, Sapa, Lao Cai
Children often take to nature like ducks to water. For some close encounters with wild, head to this Victoria Sapa Resort & Spa in Sapa, Lao Cai which is near Hanoi in Vietnam. Not only do kids get a special welcome kit to make their stay extra comfortable, children who visit also have access to a rabbit garden specially catered for younger kids. Don’t miss out on some family hiking fun, too, as the resort is set within the lush greenery of Mount Fansipan.
2. The Andaman, Langkawi
For mums and dads who enjoy the great outdoors, instil that love of adventure in your little ones with a trip to The Andaman in laidback Langkawi, Malaysia. Shrouded in the rainforest, you can expect unrivalled service at this Starwood-managed hotel for yourselves and your kids. The Young Explorer’s Club sets it apart from other resorts; with educational excursions that focus on nature, where your kids will leave with an appreciation of the island’s rugged wooded landscape.
3. The Andaman, Langkawi
4. AYANA Resort & Spa, Bali
Perched above Jimbaran Bay, AYANA Resort & Spa Bali is a stylish getaway for young parents and a spectacular escape for tiny tots. The Kids Program makes space for cultural fun in full or half days. Children aged two and up will have a new activity programme each day so there’s no room for boredom. There’s also a separate children’s swimming pool with two water slides tucked into the greenery near the Kids club pavilion.
5. Hard Rock Hotel, Bali
If thumping family fun is your jam, bring your little rockers to Hard Rock Hotel Bali, located on the ever-entertaining Kuta Beach. Its Lil’ Rock Kids Club offers treasure hunts, lessons in local musical traditions and more. Plus, there are food options aplenty to satiate your kids’ appetites long after playtime is over.
6. Club Med Bintan Island Resort
Kids rule at Club Med Bintan, where they can take their pick of a myriad activities to choose from to keep them distracted for days, if not weeks. There are circus workshops for children to discover the joys of performance art, the Petit Chef Program to keep them busy in the kitchen, and there’s even a Teen Spa to introduce older kids to the world of wellness.
7. Angsana Laguna Phuket
The Angsana Laguna Phuket in Thailand has a renowned reputation for being a super-child-friendly resort. In addition to the atmospheric rooms, Angsana takes the usual children’s facilities a step further with the Tree House Kid’s Club, which provides activities like indigenous crafts, cooking classes, and exploration walks.
8. Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort
At first glance, bustling Bangkok may seem to be the last place to take a child, but the Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort, right along the river outside the city, is a cool oasis for families. Its kids’ club will keep children entertained for hours on end, with child-loving staff keeping a watchful eye on tiny tots. The resort will also happily arrange babysitting services with bilingual nannies who can speak both Thai and English.
9. Hong Kong Disneyland
The Hong Kong-based Magic Kingdom is the epitome of family vacations, and with a brand new hotel that opened in doors in April, visitors are in for real treat if they head to this cosmopolitan city in the summer. The Disney Explorers Lodge offer spacious and brightly decorated rooms, with themed amenities to match. Best of all? Seven themed Disney worlds are right at your doorstep – Adventureland, Grizzly Gulch, Mystic Point, Toy Story Land, Fantasyland, Tomorrowland and Main Street, U.S.A.
10. LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort
If you and your little ones live for LEGO, head for LEGOLAND Malaysia just across the causeway in Johor Bahru. Fully LEGO-themed bedrooms and a gorgeous lobby complete with a LEGO pirate ship and LEGO castle will provide endless delight, while the theme park offers more than 70 hands-on rides, slides, shows for children of all ages. Kids will also love the new LEGO Ninjago-themed rooms, which open this June.