Family Vacation Resorts in Phuket

Where to Stay with Kids in Phuket 

Phuket has a fantastic selection of family vacation resorts.

With the combination of these family friendly resorts and an ever growing list of fun activities and things for kids to do on the island has made Phuket one of the best family holiday destinations in Thailand. 

Below you will see that we have put together some tips on what to look for when choosing where to stay in Phuket with kids.

As well as a couple of the best family vacation resorts and kid friendly hotels that we have found on our travels in Phuket.

The resorts that we have listed have a full range of fun activities for kids.

What to look for


  • Large Swimming pool, preferably with a slide
  • Plenty of in-house fun activities for kids  
  • Kids club so that Mum and Dad can have a break
  • Games room, where the kids can hang out and play table tennis or pool
  • Movie or game channels for those rainy day activities
  • Interconnecting rooms






Family Vacation Resorts in Phuket

Resorts at Patong Beach

Holiday Inn is located on the southern end of Patong beach, directly across the road from the beach.

This family friendly resort would have to be classed as one of the best family vacation resort in Patong.

It is one of the best resorts for families with small kids, with not one but two kids’ clubs and a kids’ activity pool with slide, to keep them happy throughout the day.

There won’t be any fuss from the kids about going to bed, with their special kid suite room. Read more




Graceland Resort is located on the northern end of Patong Beach.

The resort is only a short walk into the heart of Patong.

I would have to say that Gracelands is among one of the best family vacation resorts in Patong providing plenty of fun activities for kids.

The resort has a couple of fantastic swimming pools and its own tenpin bowling alley. Read more




Le Meridien is located at Freedom Beach just south of Patong.

The resort is set on it's its own private beach, and two enormous swimming pools.

There is a discovery centre for kids with planned daily activities.

You can put the Le Meridian on the list of family vacation resorts if your looking for a resort close to Patong but away from the crowds. Read More




The Merlin Beach Resort is situated just 3 km from the action of Patong, on the secluded Tri-Trang Beach.

The resort has not one but three swimming pools a kids club and free shuttle bus into Patong.

With all these features and more the Merlin Beach Resort is a great family vacation destination in Phuket. Read More




Resorts at Karon Beach



Novotel Phuket at Karon Beach is an ideal choice if your travelling with kids on a budget.

There's loads of fun activities for the kids and its only a short walk to the beautiful Karon Beach or for a full variety of dining options around Karon Circle. Read more  





Movenpick Resort and Spa at Karon beach is another great family friendly resort.

Located in the heart of Karon and only a short walk across the road to the beautiful Karon beach.

Facilities include a kids club called Play Zone, a top spot for the kids.

Movenpick Resort provides everything from customized activities to Play Stations. Read more




Centara Karon Resort offer affordable family vacations in Phuket, with three swimming pools and three kids pools.

The resort features a kids club for the little kids and an activities center to keep the older kids amused.

Other facilities include tennis courts, snooker and darts.

The location of the resort is excellent,  only a short walk to the restaurants and Karon Beach. Read more




Resorts at Kata Beach

Kata Beach Resort and Spa is a great family vacation destination, located directly on Kata Beach.

The resort boasts three large swimming pools and one for the kids.

Located across the road is the local songthaew bus station.

Or you can catch the shuttle bus into Patong.

You will find a variety of family friendly restaurants and the markets near the resort. Read more




Resorts at Kata Noi

Katathani Beach Resort has everything you need for a complete holiday getaway.

The resort features six swimming pools, three Jacuzzi's, a kids pool and water slide.

Two tennis courts, aqua-aerobics, table tennis, a games room, and billiards table.

To add to the list of fun activities for kids there is an amazing kids’ club that will keep the little ones amused, whilst giving parents a well earned break.

All this and much more, only steps away from the pristine Kata Noi Beach. Read more




Resorts at Mai Khao Beach

JW Marriot Resort and Spa is located on the beautiful and quiet Mai Khao beach.

The resort has three amazing swimming pools and a kid’s pool.

Along with a range of family activities and a kids club. Read more





Resorts at Nai Yang


The Slate is another great resort for couples or for family vacations.

The resort is located at Nai Yang Beach.

The resort offers everything you need for a relaxing holiday in an area that reminds us of how Patong was 20 years ago. Read more




Resorts at Bang Tao


Angsana Laguna Hotel is ideal for a family beach vacation with its lagoon villa’s or poolside rooms that look out over the beach style lagoon pool.

The kids will be kept amused with loads of activities and a wonderful swimming pool that weaves its way through the resort. Read more





Outrigger Laguna Beach Resort would have to be the pick of family vacation resorts in the Laguna area.

There are so many fun activities for kids.

The resort is ideally located on the beach with an adventure playground of pools. Read More




Resorts at Kamala Beach

Kamala Beach Resort is set on the beautiful Kamala beach.

This hotel is an ideal choice as a family vacation resort if your children are over the age of 15 years of age as the resort now has an adult only policy. Read More








Secret Tip


Before booking our accommodation we always read the reviews from guests that have stayed at the resorts, as they often give interesting feedback.

If you have come across any good family vacation resorts in Phuket that you think we should add to this list please use our contact form to get in touch.

Sometimes hotels and resorts are just not what some visitors are looking for to stay in on their family vacation.

If so you might also considered the option of renting a villa or vacation home.



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