You can’t get any more family-friendly than Orlando, Florida, in terms of travel destination. The “Theme Park Capital of the World” is so-called for a good reason, being the home of attractions such as Walt Disney World, Universal Studios Orlando, Seaworld Orlando, Busch Gardens Tampa, and Legoland Florida. It’s also where you can find Madame Tussauds, Ripley’s Believe It Or Not, the Crayola Experience, and Sea Life Orlando. Adding to the fun is the number of kid-friendly resorts in Orlando, Florida, each of which offers a unique experience to guests. Check out this list for the best child-friendly resorts in Orlando, Florida.
This resort is perfect for Disney enthusiasts. Located right in Walt Disney World, this establishment does not just offer shuttle services to the parks, it’s also just a stroll away from Disney Springs. You can arrange to have a Disney Character Breakfast, which takes place every Sunday. Another perk you can enjoy by staying here is Disney’s Extra Magic Hours Benefit. Kids’ meals and buffets are available here. If your children still have a lot of energy after spending the day in one of the amusement parks in the area, they can have fun at the resort’s playground.
The Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress is centrally located and will give you easy access to the amusement parks of Orlando. Besides this convenience, it also features family-friendly amenities and services, including but not limited to babysitting/child services, indoor and outdoor playgrounds, a games room, ping-pong, and kids’ club. For those traveling with older and/or outdoor-inclined children, you can also make arrangements for your family to go hiking, canoeing, cycling, and fishing, or play mini-golf, tennis, or racquetball.
If the highlight of your Orlando holiday is a trip to Walt Disney World, consider this accommodation, which provides shuttle service to the Disney parks. Nonetheless, you may be seriously tempted to spend your holiday in the resort, as this establishment is almost like an amusement park in itself. It features indoor and outdoor play areas for your children to romp around in, mini-golf, and a game room. If your children are picky eaters, kids’ meals and kid-friendly buffets are available here.
The Caribe Royale is a tropical-themed resort, perfect for those who want to feel as though they’re holidaying somewhere in the tropics. There’s an outdoor playground and a game room where you can take your kids. Alternatively, your family can also try fishing, biking, or playing tennis during your stay. If you want to do some exploring yourself, babysitting services are offered here.
If your main reason for visiting Orlando is to explore Universal Studios, this is the perfect resort for you. Located just a stroll away from the amusement park, booking here will allow you to get early park admission to “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” and the “Volcano Bay” water park. Cribs can be provided for those traveling with infants and small children. If you have kids who enjoy having their own space, you can book the kids’ suite for them.
If SeaWorld is more of your family’s speed, consider staying at Hilton Grand Vacations at Tuscany Village, where you can have views of the animals housed in the park. There’s an in-house playground, a game room, and puzzles and board games available to help keep children entertained. For an additional fee, you can enter them in the resort’s kids’ club. Child-friendly meals can be arranged, which is great if you’re traveling with a picky eater.
Here’s another resort for the Disney enthusiasts out there. This establishment provides easy access to the Disney Parks. What’s more, Disney Extra Magic Hours and FastPass are offered to all their guests. Convenience is not the only thing that this resort offers. It’s also been equipped with child-friendly amenities, such as baby safety gates, children’s books, movies, music, toys, an indoor playground, and child-friendly TV channels. Babysitting services and kids’ buffets are offered here, as well.
Margaritaville Resort Orlando provides guests access to a sand-covered beach. What’s more, entry to the water park is already included in the hotel rates. It features the Parakeet’s Kids Club, where you can register your children. Alternatively, they can play at the indoor playground. To kill time, they can watch the child-friendly channels on the TV. Strollers are available for use in the resort and babysitting services are offered.
This resort can also tempt your kids into spending most of their hours here, even though the amusement parks are relatively close by. It features its own water park, which comes complete with two waterslides. It also has an arcade and a playground, where your children can while away their hours. There’s a kids’ club where your little ones can have added fun. If your child is picky about food, kiddie meals and buffets are available to appeal to their taste buds.
This is a lakeside resort that offers shuttle services to the major amusement parks of Orlando. Babysitting services are offered here in case you want to take some time for yourself. Meanwhile, books, DVDs, board games, and puzzles are available for your kids to use. This resort also offers a lot of outdoor fun for kids and adults alike. There are water sports facilities that can be rented for a fee. Bikes, meanwhile, can be borrowed at no additional cost. Your family can also try mini-golf, canoeing, and fishing and, for indoor fun, there’s a bowling alley, ping-pong, pool, and a game room.
Choose the accommodation to match the magical experience of Orlando
With all of the attractions in Orlando, it can be quite easy to forget to carefully review which accommodation options are available because of the excitement to plan your itinerary. However, where you stay helps complete the experience, so your children can take back home with them magical memories of their holiday. Take the time to evaluate which of these options will be the best choice to make your Orlando vacation perfect.
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