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Amazing Islands to Visit for the Whole Family

Is it safe to travel again? Where can we go to have a safe and comfortable holiday during this time? Those are the common thought that came to mind before deciding to have a vacation these days.  

Fortunately, Maldives, Phuket or Koh Samui offer a quarantine-free trip so you might want to start planning your next holiday. We list 3 of the best resorts that provide something for everyone to enjoy. 

The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands

The breathtaking beauty of the Maldives continues to draw adventurous and conscientious travellers from around the world. At the newly opened The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands, guests can step into the beautiful blue waters of the Maldives for a blissful family holiday while engaging in ocean discovery and conservation.

Through the Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment Program, the first-of- its-kind in Asia, The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands offers a wide array of immersive ocean experiences. From scuba diving through shipwrecks to snorkelling with sea turtles, guests are guaranteed unimaginable ocean adventures.

For those traveling with family, the Family Moments Package is the perfect vacation choice. Guests can settle into their luxury villa accommodation before starting the day with activities like paddle boarding, kayaking and windsurfing. After sunset, they can enjoy a private gourmet barbecue dinner on the beach under the stars. Other family experiences include a traditional Bodu Beru drum crafting masterclass, a treasure quest, or an island discovery tour.

JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa

Located just a few steps away from the pristine Mai Khao Beach, the JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa offers an unforgettable escape surrounded by tropical gardens and golden sunsets. For the ultimate fun-filled family holiday, guests can head to the beach for windsurfing and boogie boarding; kayak through an aquatic forest; take a walk to the Lumpee waterfall in Phang Nga province; or cycle around the Phu Jae San Mangrove Forest before sunset.

Parents seeking for purpose-driven experiences for their children can also visit an on-site turtle shelter as part of the Good Travel with Marriott Bonvoy program. In collaboration with a dedicated Mai Khao Marine Turtle Foundation and Rehabilitation team, guests can learn more about endangered sea turtles, the environmental issues that impact their survival and how to protect them.

Sheraton Samui Resort

Earlier this year, Sheraton Hotels and Resorts launched its first family program, Side by Side, in Asia-Pacific for the first time. Designed for guests to get the most out of travel and celebrate time with the family, the Sheraton Side by Side program offers an array of immersive family-friendly activities.

Families that enjoy bonding over a good meal will particularly enjoy the Organic Culinary Journey by the ‘Side by Side’ program at Sheraton Samui Resort. The package offers guests a unique opportunity to explore local and fresh ingredients at the hotel’s Organic Farm followed by a cooking class where families can learn to make delicious hearty meals with each another.