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Save your Summer holiday...Our Top 10 Family Resorts in Thailand

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1JW Marriott Phuket

Phuket, 5 stars

Beachside luxury and cultural activities for the whole family: our new Thai number one proves it’s a winning combination. This luxe Marriott boasts far more than simply breezy accommodation on Mai Khao Beach, and it everyone is kept busy with an array of hands-on action, from elephant treks and circus training, to batik painting, dancing, yoga, face painting and more. Add this to 11 restaurants and the Ginga cooking school with classes even little ones can enjoy, and you’ll find it’s a gourmand’s dream destination, too. 




2Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket

Phuket, 5 stars

The five-star finery keeps on coming in our Thailand list, with bright and spacious rooms with fun cultural accents and wide windows looking out across the brilliant natural surrounds. Families are sure to be lured into the brilliant blue here, with everything from lazy rivers, pools and slides to cliff jumping platforms and nonstop water sports in the form of kayaking, windsurfing, sailing and snorkelling. Camp Safari and E-Zone are a godsend for parents, providing daily age-specific programmes for kids to enjoy while mum and dad escape to the award-winning SPA Cenvaree. 




3Centara Karon Resort Phuket

Phuket, 4 stars

Centara secured two spots in our Thailand top three this year for good reason. The Karon Resort is just minutes from the beach, featuring Centara’s signature Camp Safari and E-Zone kids’ clubs that are sure to delight younger guests. There are four residential zones, with The Lagoon providing deluxe accommodation perfect for families. There are also tennis courts, a spa, sauna and three sprawling pools to explore, with separate children’s pools, waterfalls and water slides. And, with six restaurants and bars on site, there’s a dining option to suit all tastes. 




4Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort

Phuket, 5 stars

Situated on Bangtao Beach between a tropical lagoon and the sparkling Andaman, this Outrigger property seems an enduring fixture in our Top 10 lists each year. Combining absolute beachfront, spacious Club Rooms and Suites, a Marine Centre packed with water fun, and a mix or entertainment from a 55-metre long water slide to poolside cocktails (for mum and dad), its sure to be a family winner. The Koh Kids Club mixes things up with both outdoor and indoor activities, while all taste buds will enjoy sampling the three onsite restaurants, from burgers and pizzas to the freshest of seafood. 





5Angsana Laguna Phuket

Phuket, 5 stars

In enviable location just 20 minutes from Phuket airport Angsana Laguna Phuket makes the ideal destination for a tropical family holiday. The Tree House Kids Club is perfect for the kids packed with a jungle gym, kids spa and even has a resident baby elephant, Lucky, who visits twice a day to come and get his photo taken with the kids. The whole family will love floating down the 323-metre long pool which meanders its way through the resort, or heading off to the artificial beach. The resort also features an array of outdoor activities including scuba diving, sailing, tennis and yoga. 




6Club Med Phuket

Phuket, 4 tridents

The newly renovated resort in Phuket’s glorious Kata Bay has it all. Full of exciting activities like the Flying Trapeze Academy, golf, snorkeling archery and more, families looking for an action packed holiday will have more than enough to choose from. For a more relaxing retreat Club Med also offers yoga, a quite pool, two children’s pools not to mention the pristine beach stretching over a kilometer right on your doorstep. When mum and dad need a break Club Med has a variety of kids’ clubs for ages four months to 17 years old where the kids will have the change to try out numerous activities and learn about Thai culture. 





7Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket

Phuket, 5 stars 

Surrounded by tropical gardens there is no wonder Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket has made it back on the list. Families can make the most of their stunning aquatic surrounds at the water sports center with snorkeling, windsurfing, sailing and kayaking on offer and teens will love the games room kitted out with PlayStation, darts, table tennis and snooker. The six restaurants and cafes at the resort caters from everyone’s taste and for the real foodies there is the resort also offers Thai cooking classes. As well as the onsite facilities, guests have access to shared facilities in Laguna Phuket including the 18-hole golf course, shopping, horse riding, spas and the outdoor adventure training centre. 




8Le Méridien Phuket Beach Resort

Phuket, 4.5 stars

Perched between lush tropical vegetation and a secluded beach, Le Méridien Phuket Beach Resort is a paradise for families looking for that perfect getaway. Although the resort is just minutes away from Patong, the shopping and entertainment center of Phuket the onsite facilities will make it hard to leave. The pristine beach right in front of the resort is perfect for families and the two huge swimming pools and kid’s paddling pool will ensure hours of outdoor fun. The resort also boasts 10 restaurants and bars, tennis courts, gym, spa and the Penguin Club for kids aged four to 12.  




9Holiday Inn Resort Phuket Mai Khao Beach

Phuket, 4 stars

Kids are always the center of attention at Holiday Inn Resort Phuket Mai Khao Beach. The kids and family suites are every child’s dream equipped with TV, DVD and a game console. The brightly decorated kids club for ages five to 12(children four or under must have parent supervision) has everything kids could want including a ball pit with slide. Budding chefs will absolutely love the kids cooking classes and teens will love their own space to relax with games, pool table and movies. To top it all off, the resort runs a Kids Stay and Eat Free program so there is no reason not to love your stay. 




10Avista Hideaway Resort & Spa

Phuket, 5 stars

The five-star resort in southern Phuket offers families a slice of paradise during their stay. The resort is ideally situated amongst an array of beaches including Patong, Paradise, Freedom and Karon beaches and has three onsite swimming pools. Kids ages three to 15 have access to the kids club where they can make new friends and enjoy specially tailored activities just for them. The all-day dining at the restaurant makes feeding the kids flexible and parents will love the spa and fitness centre as well as relaxing in the library. 




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