Beaches Resorts is at the forefront of family vacations. They have Sesame Street themes, Kids Kamps, nurseries, nannies, and myriad child-inspired activities.
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Founded on the belief that grown-ups don’t have to give up luxury travel just because they have kids, Ciao Bambino is an association of family-friendly hotels in Italy, France, England and Spain. Every one is reviewed in person and meets strict quality standards.
Club Med has children’s clubs for kids from two to 17 and provide childcare. Their programs provide fun-filled games and learning experiences. The Club Med Family Plan (when and where available) is a discounted family-of-four package.
Hyatt locations in the Caribbean, Hawaii and mainland U.S. offer Camp Hyatt for kids 3-12 where they will engage in a variety of activities.
Nickelodeon Family Suites by Holiday Inn
At Nickelodeon Family Suites by Holiday Inn, kids can enjoy the Kidsuites, themed SpongeBob Squarepants, Rugrats and The Fairly OddParents décor. Each room has a 20-inch TV, movie rentals and game system.
Sunscape has a kids’ Explorer's Club at its various locales with fully supervised programs for children ages 3-12. Kids can revel in sandcastle competitions, arts and crafts, movies, an ocean trampoline and campouts. All Explorer's Club staff must complete and be certified in Red Cross CPR, first aid and toddler CPR. In addition, the kids’ areas have non-lockable doors, padded floors and rounded corners.
SuperClubs’ various properties and locations, such as Breezes in Curacao and Starfish in Brazil, have kids’ programs offering a variety of activities for children. Check their web site for kid-friendly properties.
Azul Beach Hotel by Karisma
This property on the Mexican Riviera is the only Karisma hotel that welcomes families. It provides strollers, cribs, baby milk heaters, beach games, coloring books, and refrigerators for milk and medicines.
Meliá Caribe Tropical
In Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, Meliá offers a kid-friendly Flintstones vacation. Kids get their own mini check-in where Fred and Dino greet them. The theme carries over into a retinue of activities and venues for infants through “tweens.”