Are you thinking of taking a family adventure into the tropical paradise of Phuket? It’s certainly full of pristine beaches, lush jungles, and a myriad of activities for all ages. But, the key to a perfect family vacation lies in choosing the right accommodation. We spent the last month exploring Thailand so we want to help make your vacation planning easier by curating an exclusive list of the best family-friendly villas in Phuket. Whether you’re traveling with little ones, teens, or extended family, our guide will ensure you have the best Phuket family vacation!
Best places to stay in Phuket with kids
When it comes to finding the best areas to stay for families in Phuket, you’ll want to consider factors like proximity to family-friendly attractions, safety, and the availability of amenities. Phuket offers a variety of areas that cater to families, each with its unique charm and appeal. Here are some of the top areas to consider:
Patong Beach is one of the most popular areas in Phuket, known for its vibrant nightlife and beautiful beach. While it’s known for its bustling atmosphere, there are family-friendly options available, and you’ll find a range of activities for kids. If you want to be close to the action, Patong Beach is a great choice.
Kata Beach is an excellent choice for families looking for a more relaxed and family-friendly atmosphere. The beach is ideal for swimming, and there are many water sports activities available. The area also offers a variety of very good restaurants and shops.
Rawai Beach presents a quieter and more intimate alternative for families looking to explore the genuine side of Phuket. Whether you and yours are into fresh seafood, boat adventures, or just enjoying the local culture, Rawai Beach will be an authentic and family-friendly experience.
Located in a quieter part of Phuket, Bang Tao Beach is perfect for families seeking a peaceful retreat. It’s also close to the Laguna Phuket area, which features family-friendly resorts and activities.
Nai Harn Beach is a hidden gem in the southern part of Phuket. It’s known for its tranquility and stunning scenery. Families can enjoy a relaxing beach experience here, and the nearby Nai Harn Lake Park is great for outdoor activities.
Nestled along the western coastline of Phuket, Kamala Beach offers a tranquil and family-friendly escape in the heart of this tropical paradise. If you’re seeking a more peaceful and laid-back atmosphere for your family vacation, Kamala Beach is the ideal destination.
Family-friendly villas in Phuket
Now that you have an idea of what area suits your family best, its time to look at the individual villas. Here are our suggestions for the best family-friendly villas in Phuket:
Villa Savu (Nai Harn)
Villa Savu is a beautiful, three-bedroom villa that can accommodate a large family. The villa has amazing views and it’s close to many landmarks and great restaurants. Villa Savu is close to Nai Harn and Raiwai beaches, but also within a short motorbike ride to Kata, Karon and Patong beaches as well. Savu is the perfect villa for a relaxing family holiday in Phuket.
Pra Nang Villa (Patong Beach)
Pro Nang is a five-bedroom villa is situated close to Patong Beach. With a stunning view of the ocean and lush greenery all around, it is just a perfect location. The villa has great amenities and an exceptional house manager, always available for anything your family may need.
Baan Hen Kata (Kata Beach)
Baan Hen is a breathtaking villa with stunning views from its hilltop location above Kata. Designed for large family gatherings, Baan Hen has a great layout to offer privacy, but also many areas for everyone to gather together. Easy walking distance to the beach, good restaurants, and local shops.
Villa Solaris (Kamala Beach)
Villa Solaris is a very modern four-bedroom with its very own gym and media room. Its unique master bedroom can be accessed via land bridge to its very own terrace, swimming pool, and outdoor lounge. The entire villa has ridiculous views of the ocean and plenty of privacy for your family to spreads out.
Casabay Villa 4 (Rawai Beach)
Casabay Villa is a great retreat for a family tropical getaway. The villa comes with complimentary drop-off service and great amenities. Super easy access to shops, eateries and lots of nearby attractions. You will be very happy with all of the services it provides for your family.
Trichada Villa (Bang Tao Beach)
Trichada Villa is located in one of the most sought after areas of Phuket, Bang Tao Beach. Its super close to many nice restaurants, spas, and lots of other great spots for families. I would recommend renting or hiring a car, as most popular places are about 10 minutes away. Very family-friendly area to be in.
Family-friendly activities in Phuket
Now that you’ve found the perfect villa, it’s time to explore Phuket’s family-friendly attractions. Here are some Phuket family travel recommendations:
- Phang Nga Bay: Take a family boat trip to explore stunning limestone karsts and caves.
- Old Phuket Town: Wander through colorful streets and experience the local culture.
- Andamanda Water Park: Located not far from Phuket, this water park is perfect for a day of fun and excitement with water slides, a lazy river, and a wave pool.
- Phuket Aquarium: Located in Cape Panwa, the Phuket Aquarium offers a fascinating journey into the underwater world of the Andaman Sea.
- Butterfly Garden and Insect World: Situated in the Phuket Town area, the butterfly garden features a variety of butterflies, insects, and other creatures. It’s both educational and visually captivating.
- Phuket Trickeye Museum: This interactive 3D museum in Phuket Town allows visitors to become part of the art. The optical illusions and 3D paintings create a memorable and playful experience.
- Phuket Bird Park: Located near Chalong, the bird park is home to a wide variety of colorful and exotic birds.
- Phuket Botanic Garden: Discover a beautiful collection of tropical and exotic plants in this lush garden. It’s an excellent place to explore nature and learn about various plant species.
- Koh Sirey Temple (Wat Koh Sirey): This temple, located on Koh Sirey Island, offers stunning views of Phuket Town and the sea and its a very peaceful place to visit with your family.
- Go-Kart Speedway Phuket: For families with a need for speed, this go-kart track in Kathu offers an exciting and safe racing experience.
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These family-friendly attractions in Phuket provide a wide range of experiences, from cultural and educational to adventurous and entertaining. Whether you’re interested in wildlife, water activities, or interactive museums, there’s something for every member of the family to enjoy in Phuket.
For more details, check out our full Family travel guide to Phuket.
FAQs about Family Villas in Phuket
Q1: Can I get a chef for my villa to prepare family meals?
- Absolutely! Most of the villas offer in-house chef services.
Q2: Are these villas suitable for infants and toddlers?
- Yes, many villas are equipped with baby amenities and safety measures. Be sure to check the listing Serves & Features under Kids.
Q3: How do I find the best travel strollers for my trip?
- To ensure a hassle-free family vacation, consider using our handy guide on selecting the best travel strollers. Best Travel Strollers
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