Family Vacation Resorts in Phuket

By Paula Parker

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.

Family Vacation Resorts in Phuket

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Tips for Finding Family Vacation Resorts in Phuket

Here are some top tips to finding the absolute best resort for your family vacation in Phuket.

  • Ensure the resort has a 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
  • Location of your resort

Family Vacation Resorts at Patong Beach

Holiday Inn Resort Phuket

Holiday Inn Phuket

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

This family friendly resort would have to be classed as one of the best family vacation resorts in Patong and is definitely one of the best resorts for families travelling with very young kids.

The Holiday Inn has a fantastic kids’ club offering fun and educational activities and it also has a kids’ activity pool with slide which will keep them happy throughout the day.

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

Phuket Graceland Resort

Graceland Resort Phuket

Phuket Graceland Resort is located on the northern end of Patong Beach, directly across the road from Patong Beach and only a short walk into the heart of Patong.

The resort has a fantastic range of spacious family friendly rooms, including pool view rooms and pool access rooms.

Apart from the fantastic rooms, the resort facilities include four fantastic swimming pools, Jacuzzis and pool bars and a tenpin bowling alley.

The kids will never be bored as the resort provides plenty of fun activities for kids of all ages but they also have lots of fun activities and games at the Kids Club which is open daily from 8.00am till 6.00pm for children up to 12 years of age.  Read more.

Le Meridien Phuket Beach Resort

Le Meridien Phuket

Le Meridien Phuket Beach Resort is located at Freedom Beach just south of Patong.
The resort is set on it's its own private beach with two enormous swimming pools, a shaded swimming pool for the kids and kids water fountain.

Other family fun activities you can enjoy is. tennis or squash or treat yourself to a round of golf on the resorts very own 9 hole mini golf course, or hit some golf balls at the driving range.

There is a discovery centre for kids with planned daily activities, a kids club for kids aged 4 to 12 and a teens club for children aged from 12 to 19.

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

Phuket Marriott Resort & Spa Merlin Beach

Phuket Marriott Resort Merlin Beach

The Phuket Marriott Resort & Spa Merlin Beach 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 Marriott Resort & Spa is a great family vacation destination in Phuket. Read More

Family Vacation Resorts at Karon Beach

Destination Resort Karon Beach

Destination Resort at Karon Beach, Phuket

Destination Resort 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 

Paradox Resort Phuket

Paradox Resort Karon Beach Phuket

The Paradox Resort Phuket at Karon beach is another great family friendly resort.

The resort is 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.

The Paradox Resort Phuket provides everything from customized activities to Play Stations. Read more.

Centara Karon Resort

Centara Karon Resort Phuket

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 centre 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.

Family Vacation Resorts at Kata Beach

Chanalai Flora Resort  

Chanalai Flora Resort Kata Beach

The Chanalai Flora Resort is a great family vacation destination, located just 5 minutes walk from the beautiful Kata Beach.

The resort boasts two large swimming pools with swim up bars as well as a pool just for the kids. Onsite there is 2 dining options and a kids club. Interconnecting rooms are available. Read more about this great family friendly resort here.

Family Vacation Resorts at Kata Noi

Katathani Beach Resort

Katathani Beach Resort, Phuket

Katathani Beach Resort has everything you need for a complete family 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

Family Vacation Resorts at Mai Khao Beach

JW Marriott Resort & Spa 

JW Marriot Resort and Spa at Mai Khao Beach

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

A stay here with your family will have you relaxing in family friendly suites and villas with three amazing swimming pools and a kid’s pool. 

The resorts has a good selection of family friendly activities as well as a kids club which is open from 9.00am to 9.00pm daily. The kids will also love the turtle sanctuary.  Read more

Family Vacation Resorts at Nai Yang

The Slate

The Slate, Phuket

The Slate is another great resort for family vacations in Phuket.

The resort is located at Nai Yang Beach offering everything you need for a relaxing holiday in an area that reminds us of how Patong was 20 years ago.

The Slates Kids club is open from 9.00am to 5.00pm daily with an array of activities including kids yoga, clay art and much more to keep them busy.

There is a fantastic range of family accommodation at the Slate including two bedroom family pool villas. Read more

Family Vacation Resorts at Bang Tao

Angsana Laguna Hotel

Angsana Laguna Hotel, Phuket

Angsana Laguna Phuket is ideal for a family beach vacation with its lagoon villa’s or poolside rooms that look out over the beach style lagoon pool. There is a variety of two bedroom suites available at this 5 star resort.

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

The Angsana kids club is open daily from 9.00am to 6.00pm daily with a range of entertainment and activities. Read more

SAii Laguna Phuket

SAii Laguna Resort, Phuket

Saii Laguna Phuket would have to be the pick of family vacation resorts within the Laguna area, as the resort has direct access to the beach.

There are so many fun activities for kids such as kayaking, canoeing and table tennis just to name a few.

This resort was formally known as the Laguna Beach Resort and is ideally located on the beach with an adventure playground of three swimming pools and a waterslide. Read More

Family Vacation Resorts at Kamala Beach

Sunwing Kamala Beach

Sunwing Kamala Beach Resort

Sunwing Kamala Beach is perfect for families with kids of all ages.

The resort has a fantastic selection of room types available including studio rooms designed specifically for families travelling with babies, these rooms are equipped with everything you need when travelling with a baby including a highchair, stroller, cot and baby bath. They also offer two-bedroom family suites.

The Sunwing Kamala Beach has 8 swimming pools, with several waterslides to suit all ages. Read more about this very family friendly resort here.

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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