Are you ready for the family adventure of a lifetime? Phuket, the tropical paradise of Thailand, offers a blend of stunning landscapes, rich culture, and a wide range of family-friendly activities. But to make your trip truly memorable, you need the perfect place to stay. Welcome to “With the Blinks” as we embark on a journey to explore the 10 best family-friendly hotels and resorts in Phuket.

We just got back from a month long trip to Thailand and loved our time in Phuket. Take a look at our top recommendations for hotels and resorts that really cater to families. Would you prefer a private villa? We have recommendations for those too in our “best villas in Thailand” post. You really can’t go wrong visiting this tropical paradise. Get ready to pack your bags and create unforgettable memories with your loved ones.

Phuket Family-Friendly Hotels

Phuket Marriott Resort & Spa, Merlin Beach

Exterior of Phuket Marriott Resort & Spa, Merlin Beach with tropical landscaping and pool

Situated on the picturesque Merlin Beach, this 5-star resort is a paradise for families. With spacious rooms, a kids’ club, and a plethora of water activities, you’ll be spoiled for choice. Let your children’s imaginations run wild at the resort’s play zone, while you enjoy a relaxing spa treatment. Experience the perfect blend of luxury and family-friendly hospitality.

Arinara Beach Resort Phuket

A serene family-friendly haven on Patong Beach with stunning ocean views and vibrant amenities for an unforgettable tropical escape

Arinara Beach Resort Phuket is a destination that understands the needs of families. It’s where parents can relax and rejuvenate while their children enjoy a world of excitement and wonder. With a perfect blend of beachfront charm, family-focused amenities, and activities, this resort promises a family vacation you’ll treasure forever.

JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa

JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa, a luxurious beachfront resort with a stunning view of Mai Khao Beach

Nestled in lush tropical gardens, this luxurious resort is perfect for families seeking tranquility and adventure. The Mai Khao Beach location, the largest beach in Phuket, provides a peaceful retreat. Enjoy family yoga classes, turtle conservation programs, and Thai cooking lessons. JW Marriott offers an enriching experience for all.

Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket

Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket, a family-friendly resort with a water park and kids' club

Dive into the fun and excitement at Centara Grand Beach Resort. Located in Karon Beach, it boasts a water park with four waterslides and a lazy river – your kids will love it! The resort also offers family suites and a dedicated kids’ club, so parents can enjoy some relaxation time too.

Beyond Kata

Beyond Kata Beach Resort overlooking the beautiful Kata Noi Beach with a spacious pool area

Kata Beach Resort & Spa is a beachfront haven in Kata Noi Beach, ideal for families looking for sun, sea, and sand. Your kids can engage in water sports or build sandcastles on the pristine beach. The resort offers spacious rooms, kids’ menus, and a fantastic pool area for family fun.

Holiday Inn Resort Phuket

Holiday Inn Resort Phuket, a beachfront resort with a relaxing ambiance and kids' club activities

This resort in Patong Beach is a hot spot for families. The Kids’ Club ensures that children are entertained while parents indulge in the spa or beachfront dining. The resort’s prime location offers easy access to the vibrant Patong Beach nightlife and attractions.

The Village Coconut Island Beach Resort

The Village Coconut Island Beach Resort, a tranquil island escape with water sports and villas

Escape to the serene Coconut Island and experience a unique island retreat at this charming resort. With spacious villas, a water park, and an array of water sports, its perfect for families seeking a tranquil and adventurous escape.

Outrigger Surin Beach Resort

Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort, a lagoon-side resort with family rooms and water activities

Nestled amidst a lagoon and the beautiful Bang Tao Beach, Outrigger Surin offers spacious family rooms, an exceptional kids’ club, and water activities galore. Don’t miss their unforgettable cultural shows in the evenings.

Katathani Phuket Beach Resort

Katathani Phuket Beach Resort, a family-friendly resort on Kata Noi Beach with children's pool

Katathani Phuket Beach Resort is located on the beautiful Kata Noi Beach, offering a serene and family-friendly environment.The resort offers a range of family amenities, including a dedicated kids’ club with daily activities, a shallow children’s pool, and a babysitting service. Families can enjoy water sports, including kayaking and windsurfing, as well as cultural experiences like Thai cooking classes. The resort’s five swimming pools cater to guests of all ages.

Angsana Laguna Phuket

Angsana Laguna Phuket, a resort with access to Bang Tao Beach, Kids' Club, and water activities

Situated within the Laguna Phuket complex, Angsana Laguna Phuket offers access to stunning Bang Tao Beach and a picturesque lagoon. The resort has a fantastic Kids’ Club with engaging activities, a babysitting service, and a dedicated family concierge to assist with planning family activities. Families can enjoy various water activities in the lagoon, explore the nearby Elephant Sanctuary, or embark on cultural tours within the Laguna Phuket area.

Novotel Phuket Kata Avista Resort and Spa

Novotel Phuket Kata Avista Resort and Spa, a hillside resort with stunning views and family amenities

Nestled on a hillside in Kata Beach, Novotel Phuket Kata Avista Resort and Spa offers breathtaking views of the Andaman Sea. The resort provides spacious family rooms and a Kids’ Club with indoor and outdoor play areas. There are also kids’ menus at the on-site restaurant. Your family can relax by the pool, enjoy spa treatments, or explore the nearby Kata Beach. The resort also offers a shuttle service to Patong Beach for those looking for more entertainment options.

Top family-friendly accommodations in Phuket

Phuket offers the ideal blend of relaxation and adventure for families. From stunning beaches to cultural experiences and thrilling water sports, this tropical haven has something for everyone. It’s a destination where you can create lasting memories with your family. We’ve explored some of the top family-friendly accommodations in Phuket. Now, it’s your turn to share your thoughts. Which one of these resorts is calling your family’s name?

Plan Your Perfect Phuket Family Vacation

These family-friendly hotels and resorts in Phuket will certainly offer an unforgettable experience. So, why wait? Start planning your dream family vacation planning in Phuket today.

Check out our Phuket Travel Guide for Families to learn more about planning your trip.

Things to do in Phuket with kids

Phuket offers a wide range of family-friendly activities and attractions. Here are some of the best things to do in Phuket with kids:

  • Beach Fun: Phuket’s beaches, such as Patong, Kata, and Nai Harn, offer pristine sands and gentle waves, perfect for building sandcastles and swimming with your children.
  • Monkey Hill (Khao To Sae): Take a trip to Monkey Hill to see playful macaques and enjoy scenic views of Phuket Town from the viewpoint.
  • Phuket FantaSea: This cultural theme park in Kamala offers an extravagant show that combines Thai culture, magic, and animals, making it an exciting experience for kids.
  • Zipline Adventures: Several zipline parks in Phuket, like Flying Hanuman and Jungle Xtrem Adventures Park, provide thrilling experiences for older children and teenagers.
  • Thai Cooking Classes: Enroll in a family-friendly Thai cooking class and learn to prepare delicious Thai dishes together.
  • Phuket Adventure Mini Golf and Off-Road Fun Park: This adventure park in Kathu offers both mini-golf and off-road buggy adventures, making it a great place for family fun.
  • Go-Karting: Phuket has go-kart tracks where older kids and teenagers can enjoy go-kart racing in a safe and controlled environment.

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