The desire of every parent contemplating a family holiday is to find a place or a resort with every amenity that will make their kids have the most memorable time. For most kids, a holiday will never be perfect if there is no bomb-diving into epic pools and whizzing down endless waterslides all day long. If Queensland is in your radar for such a holiday, then you will have no regrets because the region is known to have the right charms to please both adults and kids, and here is a look at some of the leading kid-friendly resorts in Queensland, Australia.
Sand Dunes Resort Accommodation is not only known for its affordability and great amenities such as fully equipped kitchens, balconies, flat-screen TV, laundry facilities and a magnificent rooftop terrace but also, it is one of those resorts where you will never be disappointed if you are looking for kid’s friendly amenities. It has a myriad of pools for both adults and kids, and there are water slides, as well as incredible access to a clean and spacious beach where the kids can have all the fun they want. The location of the resort is also very convenient, given that it is only five minutes’ walk from local shops, and restaurants, and it is also about five minutes’ drive from Sunshine Coast Airport.
White sandy beaches and sky blue waters are some of the scenes you will expect to find upon arriving at Culgoa Point Beach Resort. The resort is located along the Noosa River and it has private beach access with great river views from all the self-contained apartments, complete with a balcony or a patio. For the kid’s pleasure, the rooms and most of the facilities are not only kid-friendly but the hotel also offers a number of fun activities that will be the delight of most kids. There is a kid’s swimming pool, a tennis court, and boat rides to appease the adventurous young ones. Booth the Noosa Beach and Hastings Street are within 10 minutes’ walk from the resort while the Steve Irwin’s Australia Zoo is about 50 minutes away by car.
Grand Palais Beachside Resort boasts of everything you will ever need for a comfortable family stay. The location is great, given that it overlooks the Alexandra Headland Beach, and it is 50 m (164 ft) from The Bluffs Surf Break and about 1 km (0.62 mi) from Mooloolaba. The resort has air-conditioned family rooms, each fitted with a full kitchen, flat-screen TV, en suite bathrooms, and a heated outdoor pool amongst others. If the kids are tired of watching TV and surfing the internet, a private beach is only 30 m (98.4 ft) away where they can play in the sand as they enjoy the sea and sun.
RACV Noosa Resort is without a doubt one of the best kid-friendly resorts you will find in Queensland. The resort has fully self-contained apartment that will make you feel right at home upon checking in with your family. The fittings and the fixtures throughout the apartment are prestigious by all means, with the kitchens, bedroom, and bathrooms all having European appliances. For the kids’ delight, the resort has a modern waterpark which features kid’s swimming pools and a horde of water games that most kids would dream of for a holiday.
Ivory Palms Resorts befits the description of lovely, homely and immaculately clean family-friendly resort in Queensland. The resort has fully contained one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments, villas, and townhouses. The adults will be more than pleased with the views, the swimming pools, sauna, and also the proximity to the Noosa River and the surf beaches. For kids, the resort has a little paradise waiting for them. This is in the form of a kid’s club where the little ones will have the joy of enjoying water slides, face painting, movies, and play station games amongst others. All kids will always want to extend their stay in this resort.
The Islander Noosa Resort is set on 5 acres (2.02 ha) of tropical gardens with self-contained apartments across the Noosa River. Visiting families will enjoy facilities such as a sauna, a fitness room, three swimming pools, feature cable TV, laundry facilities and a full kitchen. The kids, on the other hand, will be treated to a special kid’s club where they will enjoy a plethora of water sports activities, and indoor games, including video games and car racing on simulators.
ULTIQA Shearwater Resort is only a three-minute drive from the Bulcock Patrolled Beach and just 50 m (164 ft) from Kings Beach. All the guest rooms air-conditioned and are fitted with a tea- and coffee-making facilities, a flat-screen TV, a fridge, and an en suite bathroom with a hairdryer and toiletries. There is a gym for guests to keep fit and a sauna room where the guests can wind down after a day of exploration. For the kids’ delight, the resort has a kids’ club with a kid-friendly swimming pool and gaming rooms featuring video games, car racing simulators, and various kids’ table games.
Other options for kid-friendly properties
Ocean Breeze Resort is located directly opposite Noosa Main Beach on Hastings Street. The resort boasts of spacious, self-contained, air-conditioned apartments, with easy access to a half-size tennis court, a swimming pool, and free WiFi. Each apartment has a balcony or a courtyard, a kitchenette, laundry facilities, and an en suite shower. The Noosa National Park is about 10 minutes away on foot, while the Sunshine Coast Airport is only 30 km (18.64 miles) away. The resort may not have a kids’ club, but it has kid-friendly pools and rooms guaranteed to give your entire family a great vacation experience.
The Whale Watch Ocean Beach Resort has direct access to the beach via a private pathway and it boasts of spacious self-contained apartments with both outdoor and indoor dining areas. The apartments are each fitted with a washing machine, a flat-screen TV, a fully equipped kitchen, and a DVD player. Some of the on-site leisure facilities include a fitness center, as well as a games room where both kids and adults can enjoy a variety of games. Brisbane is 45 minutes away by car, while the Point Lookout Surf Club, shops, and cafes are just five minutes away. Again, the resort may not have a kids’ club, but it is spacious enough with lots of kid-friendly amenities to treat the entire family to a great stay.
Mango Lagoon Resort & Wellness Spa is another option worth considering if you are scouring the internet for kid-friendly resorts in Queensland. The facility boasts of four swimming pools and a luxury day spa, as well as air-conditioned rooms with private bathrooms. The suites have fully equipped gourmet kitchens, separate living rooms, and flat-screen TV amongst other amenities. Bars and restaurants are five minutes’ walk away while the Cairns International Airport is about 20 minutes by car. The entire facility is extremely kid-friendly while the highlights for the kids will be playing on the crystal clear waters on the white sandy beaches.
Treat your family to a marvelous holiday in Queensland
With the above options, your search for kid-friendly resorts in Queensland, Australia, should be over. We wish you and your family a marvelous holiday in Queensland, Australia.
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