Tampa is nestled on the Gulf Coast of Florida in Tampa Bay. The city is a popular travel destination and offers plenty of activities for a family vacation. The kids will love Busch Gardens, an amusement park with an African theme offering animal-viewing areas and thrill rides. They will also enjoy the Florida Aquarium, with more than 20,000 aquatic animals and plants to view. Back to land species, ZooTampa at Lowry Park is a great zoo with many interactive exhibits. Alternatively, the whole family can have fun on Adventure Island, a sprawling water theme park. To make the visit perfect, stay in one of the family resorts in Tampa, Florida, listed below.
Emerald Greens Condo Resort is ideal for the whole family. The resort is located 14.8 km (9 miles) from Busch Gardens theme park for the kids and has a 27-hole golf course and 8 tennis courts on the property for the adults. The property also has an outdoor pool, a playground for the children and there is a children’s activity center on-site. The 1972 Bar and Grille serves lunch and dinner and has a terrace overlooking the golf course. Snacks and cocktails can be enjoyed at the Oasis Poolside Grille. Each guest suite features a full kitchen, a flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi and there are family rooms available.
Emerald Greens Condo Resort
Address: 13941 Clubhouse Drive, Egypt Lake - Leto, Tampa (FL), United States, 33618
Sailport Waterfront Suites offer a private beach on Tampa Bay with all kinds of activities, including beach volleyball. The property has an outdoor geothermal pool which is warm in winter and cool in summer and there is a fishing pier on the property. There is also an outdoor recreational and fitness area. Barbeque grills and a fire pit are available for outdoor cooking. The Big Bamboo Bayside bar and grill offers an extensive menu, including burgers, sandwiches, fish tacos and plenty of options for the kids, as well as a great breakfast buffet over the weekends. Suites offer fully equipped kitchens and complimentary wireless Internet.
Family resorts near Tampa
Saddlebrook Resort offers golf, tennis and more in Tampa Bay, along with several excellent restaurants, lounges, and bars. Relax at the swimming pool or visit the wildlife and colorful birds at the on-site nature reserve. There is also a fitness center and grass and sand volleyball courts on site. Families will appreciate the S’Kids Club, with its fun-filled program for the kids. Accommodations range from a hotel room to a two-bedroom suite with a Tropical Bahama decor. All rooms feature flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi.
Sandpearl Resort is a short drive from Clearwater Beach Marina and the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. The property has a lagoon-style pool and offers a spa and fitness center. There is an on-site boutique and fine art gallery and dolphin encounters can be arranged. Fine dining and more casual fare are available in the hotel’s restaurants and the inhouse Marketplace sells grocery items. Suites include 32” flat-screen TVs and an iPod docking station, a minibar and free Wi-Fi. Public parking is available on the premises but an additional charge of 25 USD per day, is levied.
The family will feel like they are on safari at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge, located in the Disney West Area of Orlando, Florida, close to all the attractions. The property has an outdoor pool, a garden, and a hot tub. There is also a children’s pool and a kids’ club. Guests can enjoy the services of a spa and fitness center on-site. Guests can enjoy dining at the restaurants or relax with a drink in the bar. There are vending machines available for drinks and snacks and a gift and souvenir shop is present on the property. Guest rooms feature flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi.
Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge
Address: 2901 OSCEOLA PARKWAY, Disney West Area, Orlando (FL), United States, 32830
This three-bedroom condo is located in Reunion Resort in Orlando, Florida, a short drive from Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Epcot Theme Park, Walt Disney World, Magic Kingdom and all the other attractions of Orlando. The resort offers a swimming pool. The condo itself has a private pool and is air-conditioned, with a TV and DVD/CD player and free Wi-Fi. There is a well-equipped kitchen with all necessary appliances, including a washing machine.
Family fun in Tampa, Florida and the surrounding areas
With all the theme parks, beaches and other attractions in the surrounding areas, families are sure to have a great vacation while staying in comfort and style at one of the family resorts in Tampa, Florida, USA.
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