Planning your next your family vacation? We have selected 4 hotels across Asia that offer fun activities for kids. Start planning your holiday now and stay at these kids friendly hotels.
‘Family is Everything’ at Leading Chiang Mai Hotel
Recently recognized as one of the Top 10 Family Resorts in Thailand, Meliá Chiang Mai has initiated a “Family is Everything” package that combines a stay in its colorful Family Room with activities such as Thai boxing and umbrella painting, as well as a new kids’ pool, sightseeing and more. The hotel’s double 54 sqm Family Room offers city views, a sofa bed, separate sitting area, ensuite bathroom, flat-screen TV with Chromecast, puzzles and board games, children’s tent, toys and more. Meanwhile, the supervised KIds Club provides sliders, lego, painting and drawing in a safe space for little ones, while teens will relish a host of board games and a TV zone.
Golf for Kids in Central Vietnam
Golf is one of the ultimate summer activities for kids. And leading clubs in Central Vietnam including Laguna Golf Lang Co and Ba Na Hills Golf Club — key members of the Vietnam Golf Coast, a recently rebooted destination marketing effort — are doubling down on their commitment to supporting the junior game this summer via initiatives including discounted green fees of up to 50%, promotions where kids under 16 can play for free with their parents, and youth coaching programs. “How do we find the stars of the future? Let them play!” said Gary Dixon, general manager at Ba Na Hills Golf Club. “The future of golf in Vietnam is in the hands of the kids, and we are determined to be at the vanguard of efforts to help their development.”
Make Kiddie Cocktails in Tokyo
The “Kids Bartender” program at Palace Hotel Tokyo, a Forbes Five-Star property, lets children take a peek into the world of grown-ups. The hotel bartender first demonstrates some of the techniques for making cocktails and then children are invited to shake up their own non-alcoholic drink with juice and syrup to their liking, with the assistance of the bartender. The shaker, glass and recipe can be taken home as mementos of their trip. The workshop is offered Monday through Friday between 2pm and 4pm, subject to availability, and lasts around 30 minutes. The class is priced at JPY8,470 ($61) per group and includes a workshop for two children plus a cocktail for one adult supervisor. Advance reservations are required.
Water Park on the Cam Ranh Peninsula
Alma Resort, a 30-hectare oceanfront property on the Cam Ranh peninsula in south-central Vietnam, was recently named the No. 1 family resort in Vietnam by the influential Australian-based Holidays with Kids magazine. The resort’s 12 “beautiful” swimming pools drew high praise in the editors’ review, which notes how the pools “cascade down to the beach” where a variety of exciting water sports are on offer. The 6,000 sqm Splash Water Park is home to a lazy river, water slides, wave pool and kid’s pool, and the resort also offers its own science museum, cinema, youth club, kids club, 18-hole putting green, sustainable farm and more.