Best Family-Friendly Hotels / Resorts In Phuket

So, you’ve already booked your plane tickets for your family vacation to Phuket…so now the big question is where are we going to stay? Which is the best area for families to stay? While there is a wide selection of accommodation in Phuket, all with different price ranges, facilities, and locations, it can be hard to pick just one; the one that would best suit your family’s needs. So we hope this blog will help you narrow down your options. Depending on your personal preferences, budget and how old your children are, your options could vary. So below we will try to make it as easy as possible without boring you. 😉

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Which Are The Best Hotels In Phuket For Families ?

From cosy guest houses with local charm to luxury resorts. Below we will cover which are the 10 best family resorts in Phuket and also mention where they are locate as well as what type of hotel they are and what facilities they offer.

Disclaimer: Please note that the list is not in any particular order and always make sure to make your own research.

1. JW Marriott Phuket Resort and Spa

Type of accommodation: Luxury
Location: Mai Khao Beach (Up North Of Phuket)

The JW Marriott Phuket Resort and Spa has an awful lot going for it, it’s the perfect place for a family holiday. It boasts three swimming pools, 11 restaurants and bars, and countless other facilities ideally suited to families. Being situated a 15 minute drive from the airport is an absolute luxury when travelling with children, and the range of accommodation choices is great, the Marriott Beach Club even has two bedroom apartments available, some of the rooms even come with their own private pools.

JW Marriott - Mai Khao Beach - one of the best family resort phuket - Phuket Sail Tours

There’s so much on offer here to keep the whole family entertained, a huge range of watersports, a kids club, Thai dancing, yoga and cooking classes all set on Mai Khao beach, the longest on Phuket, 11km of pure tranquility and part of the Sirinat National Park which means there’s no beach bars or restaurants close by however, you can find some a little bit further down the coast.

Family Friendly Facilities:

  • Swimming pools
  • Kids Clubs
  • Table tennis
  • Kayaking 
  • Volleybal
  • Tennis
  • Dancing
  • Yoga
  • Cooking classes
  • Batik painting

For more information visit: https://www.marriott.com/en-us/hotels/hktjw-jw-marriott-phuket-resort-and-spa/overview/

2. Angsana Phuket Laguna

Type of accommodation: Luxury
Location: Mai Khao Beach (Up North Of Phuket)

The Angsana Laguna Phuket has a good reputation and is highly regarded as a great family resort. It’s located half way down the west coast of the island on Bang Tao beach, less than half an hour’s drive from the airport. The large complex boasts a beautiful free-form pool, lakes, an artificial beach, an outdoor playground, a spa and many other thoughtful additions to make this the perfect place for the whole family.

angsana laguna phuket - one of the best family resort phuket - Phuket Sail Tours

With many dining options from traditional Thai to steak to a beach club, you’ll not get bored of eating here either. And after a busy day of activities, there’s the chance to sit on the beach to watch yet another glorious sunset.

Family Friendly Facilities: 

  • Swimming pools
  • Tree House Kids Club
  • Angsana spa
  • Golf
  • Fitness
  • Xana beach club

For bookings please visit:https://www.angsana.com/thailand/laguna-phuket

3. Le Meridien Phuket Beach Resort

Type of accommodation: Luxury
Location: Karon / Patong Beach – Phuket

Under an hour’s drive from the airport, Le Meridien Phuket Beach Resort is set on the west coast in its own private bay with a stunning white sand beach. The facilities are fantastic with two huge pools, the largest of which is 60m x 90m and offer all manner of watersports, it even has its own dive centre to explore the reef in the bay.

Meridien Karon Beach - Hyatt Regency - Family friendly hotels in phuket - Phuket Sail Tours

There’s a kid’s club for 4-12 year olds with activities as varied as ice-cream making to sand castle building. The 470 rooms range in size, with 37m2 deluxe rooms, one and two bedroom apartments and a four bedroom grand villa complete with a private lawn, two living rooms and a modern kitchen. The dining options are varied with a choice of ten restaurants and bars where you can choose Japanese, Thai and Italian cuisine in addition to the seafood and barbeque buffets; there’s even a good old fashioned sports bar with a private karaoke room.

Family Friendly Facilities: 

  • Nine-hole mini golf
  • Fitness
  • Swimming pools
  • Tennis & squash courts
  • Water sports activities
  • Family and kid club

Check out their room rates and more about the hotel here:https://www.marriott.com/en-us/hotels/hktmd-le-meridien-phuket-beach-resort/overview/

4. Hyatt Regency Phuket Resort

Type of accommodation: Mid – High End
Location: Kamala Beach – Phuket

With panoramic views out to sea, the Hyatt Regency Phuket Resort sits pride of place above the beautiful Kamala beach, a 5-minute shuttle bus ride away. It has a spectacular mega infinity pool stretching further than Olympic size with separate kids pool and wading pool encompassing the Pool House restaurant and bar.

Hyatt Regency - Family friendly hotels in phuket - Phuket Sail Tours

Camp Hyatt is an indoor kids club for 4-12 year olds with a great choice of activities, they can even learn to make pizza. There are 210 rooms available, all of which are spacious and comfortable with 12 deluxe two bedroom suites, perfect for family occupancy with living areas and incredible views.

Family Friendly Facilities: 

  • Swimming pool
  • Kids club
  • Fitness
  • Pizza cooking class for kids

For prices and more about their resort please visit: https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/thailand/hyatt-regency-phuket-resort/phuhr/rooms

5. Thavorn Beach Village and Spa Hotel

Type of accommodation: Mid Range
Location: Kamala Beach – Phuket

The Thavorn Beach Village Phuket Resort & Spa is in the enviable location of Nakalay beach, private and secluded and yet only a five minute drive from Kamala. Set in 14 acres of tropical paradise, the grounds are beautifully maintained and easy to lose yourself in, their motto being, ‘Where Thai Tradition Meets Nature’.

Thavorn Beach Resort & Spa Kamala Beach - One Of The Best hotels in phuket for families

The massive free-form pool is thought to be one of the largest of its kind in Southeast Asia. There’s an excellent spa, a gym and it’s home to Phuket’s first privately funded coral conservation centre, and unusually there’s a Jungle Funicular railway and a petting zoo right on the beach. If you’re a family of nature lovers, this is the place for you.

Family Friendly Facilities: 

  • Giant Lagoon Pool
  • Botanical Gardens
  • Phuket’s One & Only Beachfront Petting Zoo
  • Paddle boarding 
  • Beach yoga
  • Dining outlets

For more information visit: https://www.thavornbeachvillage.com/

6. Holiday Inn Resort Phuket Beach

Type of accommodation: Mid Range
Location: Patong Beach – Phuket

The Holiday Inn Resort Phuket Beach is huge, in the thick of the action on Patong beach, great for families looking for a lively holiday. There are close to 400 rooms of differing sizes, from standards to suites and villas, there are even special family suits housed in a separate wing of the hotel with adjoining kids rooms,

Holiday Inn Patong Beach - One Of The Best hotels in phuket for families - Phuket Sail Tours

for the under 10’s, who’ll just love the turtle shaped beds, video games and convenient separate bathroom. There’s a free-form pool with separate children’s pool, water slides and a small playground and the kid’s club is free and well staffed. The hotel fronts straight onto the esplanade and so is excellently located on the beach.

Family Friendly Facilities: 

  • Swimming pool
  • Playground
  • Thai language
  • Dance
  • Kids club

See their family friendly rooms here: https://www.ihg.com/holidayinnresorts/hotels/us/en/phuket/phuth/hoteldetail?cm_mmc=GoogleMaps-_-RS-_-TH-_-PHUTH

7. Hilton Phuket

Type of accommodation: Mid Range
Location: Kata Beach – Phuket

The Hilton Phuket can be found on the south west of the island, on the beautiful beach of Karon. With expansive 75 acre grounds and five outdoor pools, you’ll not be at a loss for anything to do here with plenty of space for you children to run around safely.

Hilton Phuket Arcadia Karon Beach - One Of The Best hotels in phuket for families - Phuket Sail Tours

There are tennis courts, a gym and a spa and plenty of dining choices with six restaurants, bars and a cafe, and Karon beach is just a short walk away.

Family Friendly Facilities: 

  • Swimming pools
  • Spas 
  • Fitness & Recreation
  • Tropical gardens

Visit their website for more information: https://www.hilton.com/en/hotels/hkthihi-hilton-phuket-arcadia-resort-and-spa/

8. Phuket Orchid Resort & Spa

Type of accommodation: Low – Mid Range
Location: Kata Beach – Phuket

Phuket Orchid Resort is a stone’s throw from Karon beach, festooned in bougainvillaea there are several pools and some great water slides for the children to enjoy. The restaurant offers a selection of both local and international dishes, there’s a separate pizza restaurant and the pool bar is open for lunch.

Orchid Resort Kata Beach - One Of The Best hotels in phuket for families - Phuket Sail Tours

The hotel is a little under an hour’s drive from the airport and about half an hour from Phuket town. Karon beach has a variety of activities and there are a selection of bars and restaurants.

Family Friendly Facilities: 

  • Giant Slippery Slip
  • Guilinder
  • Kids pool
  • Swimming pools
  • Fitness Centre
  • Kanda Spa
  • Kids club
  • Cooking classes
  • Kids playground

Check out their prices, facilities and more: https://www.phuketorchid.com/

9. Katathani Phuket Beach Resort

Type of accommodation: Mid Range
Location: Kata Beach – Phuket

The five star Katathani Phuket Beach Resort is set right on the beautiful Kata Noi beach. With 500 rooms, and five different room types, you’re spoilt for choice. There are six pools, six bars and six restaurants and there’s plenty to keep the children entertained with the kid’s club and a great kids pool complete with water slides.

katathani phuket beach resort - Phuket Sail Tours

There’s an excellent spa, a fitness centre and a beach club, and Kata Noi is great for swimming and snorkelling. 

Family Friendly Facilities: 

  • Sports & Activities
  • Swimming pools
  • Tew Son Spa
  • Kids Club
  • Beach club

For more information visit:https://www.katathani.com/

10. Centara Grand Beach Resort

Type of accommodation: Mid High End
Location: Karon Beach – Phuket

Situated at the north end of Karon beach, Centara Grand Beach Resort offers five star opulence and family comfort. This is a great place to come if you have waterbabies, there’s all manner of pools and waterslide and other watersports activities, such as diving and snorkelling. They offer a kid’s club with daily activities and there’s also an adult’s only pool should you need a break.

Centara Grand Beach Resort - one of the best family resort phuket - Phuket Sail Tours

Rooms range from Deluxe to Premier Spa and there’s a choice of seven restaurants and a poolside bar to sate your appetites. All this right on the beautiful Karon beach.

Family Friendly Facilities: 

  • Children’s Pool
  • Kids Club & Playground
  • Games Room & E-zone
  • Spa & Sauna
  • Fitness
  • Tennis Court

See their rooms, prices and availability visit: https://www.centarahotelsresorts.com/centara/ckr

As you can see, Phuket is the perfect place to bring your family on holiday, with a great choice of accommodation and activities for you to enjoy together or separately. If you need some pointers for things for you and your family to do on the island while you’re not at your amazing hotel, check out our blog on the Top 15 Family-Friendly Things To Do In Phuket. If you’ve read this and still have some questions, don’t be shy, drop us a line anytime through Facebook, Instagram or Whatsapp and we’ll do all we can to answer your questions.

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