Where To Stay In Phuket: Best Hotels For Families - Updated 2021

Where To Stay In Phuket: Best Hotels For Families

When going on holiday to Thailand’s Phuket as a family, you may wonder if it’s a good destination for children. One of the challenges that parents might face is choosing a suitable hotel. Many of the resorts on the island cater for couples; sometimes children are not allowed at all, as it spoils the general romantic atmosphere. However, there are some hotels on Phuket that gladly accommodate families with young children. A few provide babysitting services and facilities for children, such as kids’ clubs and kids’ pools. To make it easier for families, here are some hotels where you can have a wonderful time together:

1. Avista Phuket Resort and Spa (from USD 79)

All rooms at Avista Phuket Resort and Spa are modern and stylish with contemporary Thai features. There are 150 rooms and suites to choose from, each measuring at least 55 square metres. All rooms have a balcony or a terrace. Located on the family-friendly Kata Beach, your kids can be building sandcastles and splashing in the ocean within minutes of waking up. If you want to relax, the hotel has a large swimming pool. The kids’ club means your little ones can have fun while you have the time to explore or relax.

Avista Hideaway Phuket Patong - MGallery

Address: 39/9 Muen Ngoen Road, Tri-trang Beach, Patong, Kathu, Phuket
Price: from 79 USD

Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Safety deposit box Sauna Ironing service Restaurant Hot tub/jacuzzi Delivered food is securely covered 24-hour front desk

2. Clear House Resort (from USD 33)

Only a few steps from Kamala Beach, the private Clear House Resort is a perfect accommodation option for those who would like to feel a little bit more at home. You can enjoy the swimming pool (free of charge), and each room has Wi-Fi, a minibar and satellite TV. The Two-Bedroom Suite has a double bed in one room and two single beds in the other room. There is a separate seating area and a balcony. You can enjoy some privacy at night time, and sleep well knowing that your children are nearby.

Clear House Resort

Address: 97/97 Kamala ,Katu, Phuket
Price: from 33 USD

Ironing service Swimming pool Luggage storage Free WiFi WiFi available in all areas WiFi Massage Breakfast in the room

3. Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon (from USD 137)

The Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon has 4 swimming pools and a Play Zone, with Playstations and DVDs, for your whole family to enjoy. Enjoy exploring the lush gardens together. Other facilities include a fitness centre and a spa. In the evening, you can have a delicious meal at one of the resort’s 4 restaurants.

Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach Phuket

Address: 509 Patak Road, Karon Beach, Phuket
Price: from 137 USD

Garden Free parking Free WiFi Concierge service Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed 24-hour security Entertainment staff ATM/cash machine on site

4. Centara Karon Resort (from USD 56)

Centara Karon Resort is a great place for families. There are 3 pools, the Kid’s Club, and Camp Safari, which is suitable for children aged 4 to 9. A babysitting service is available upon request. Maybe you could unwind in the delightful and luxurious spa while the kids have fun and make new friends in the kids’ club? The resort enjoys a quiet location within easy reach of both Karon Beach and Karon Town.

Centara Karon Resort Phuket

Address: 502/3 Patak Road, Karon Beach
Price: from 56 USD

Daily housekeeping Karaoke Newspapers Dry cleaning Family rooms Airport shuttle (additional charge) Board games/puzzles Indoor play area

5. Best Western Premier Bangtao Beach Resort & Spa (from USD 83)

Located right on a white sandy beach, with two swimming pools and a kids’ pool, the Best Western Premier Bangtao Beach Resort & Spa is perfect for a family vacation. Parents can relax in the hotel spa, sip a cocktail at the swim-up pool bar, or take advantage of some of the water sports the hotels offers, while the kids are looked after by a professional and trained babysitter.

Best Western Premier Bangtao Beach Resort & Spa

Address: 124/29 Moo 3, BangTao Beach, T. Cheung Thalay, Thalang, Phuket
Price: from 83 USD

Mobile app for room service Golf course (within 3 km) Sauna Pool/beach towels Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Food can be delivered to guest accommodation Cashless payment available WiFi available in all areas

6. Patong Beach Hotel (from USD 71)

There are 7 different types of room at the Patong Beach Hotel, with some suitable for a family of at least 4. They are decorated with earthy tones, bright shades, and wooden details so as to resemble a contemporary Thai house. Rooms have either a view over the sea or over the hotel’s lush gardens and 2 pools. Each room has cable TV. The hotel can assist with booking a wide range of fun trips.

Patong Beach Hotel

Address: 124 Taweewong Road, Patong Beach, Phuket
Price: from 71 USD

Daily housekeeping Access to health care professionals Room service Parking First aid kit available Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning Meeting/banquet facilities Breakfast takeaway containers

7. Panwa Beach Resort (from USD 53)

Panwa Beach is located far away from the busy west coast beaches. It is quiet here and reasonably safe for your kids to swim in the calm waters. Because it is not overcrowded, you can observe your kids having fun in the sea from your hotel deckchair. Panwa Beach Resort has a pool with a separate Jacuzzi and sunbathing deck, as well as a luxurious spa. You and your kids can try various exciting activities, such as snorkelling and sea-kayaking, or you could learn how to replicate your favourite Thai flavours back at home with a Thai cooking class.

Panwa Boutique Beachfront

Address: 5/3 Moo 8, Ao-Yon Bay, Tambol Wichit, Muang
Price: from 53 USD

Cashless payment available Outdoor pool Grocery deliveries Express check-in/check-out Happy hour Shuttle service (additional charge) Special diet menus (on request) WiFi available in all areas

8. P.S 2 Resort (from USD 23)

P.S 2 Resort is a cheaper accommodation option, close to Patong Beach, if you are looking to save a little bit of money. The resort has a swimming pool and the rooms are large and comfortable, but the basic decor may not be so inviting. Rooms feature cable TV and free Wi-Fi, and all have a private bathroom. As the hotel has great access to the nearby beach, plus a swimming pool, you are almost guaranteed to have a great holiday here.

P.S 2 Resort

Address: 21 Rath-U-Thit Road,Kathu
Price: from 23 USD

24-hour front desk Garden Parking WiFi available in all areas Airport shuttle (additional charge) WiFi Internet services Free parking

9. Sunwing Kamala Beach (from USD 86)

Sunwing Kamala Beach has been created with families in mind. There are more than 200 family rooms and suites, which can accommodate a varying number of people. Guests with babies might like the Happy Baby Studios. They are all on the ground floor and have a private gate that can be locked. Other amenities in these rooms include a baby’s cot, a highchair, and a stroller, in addition to many other items your young family might need. With 7 outdoor pools, a separate children’s pool, free Wi-Fi, onsite dining options, a fitness room, babysitting services, a mini-market, tour booking services, a great kids’ area (MiniLand), and more, you’ll find everything you may need right at your fingertips.

Sunwing Kamala Beach

Address: 96/66 Moo 3, Kamala Beach, Kathu, Phuket
Price: from 86 USD

Non-smoking rooms Water sport facilities (on site) Pool/beach towels Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized WiFi Babysitting/child services Luggage storage

10. Koh Yao Yai Village (from USD 129)

Koh Yao Yai Village is located on the beautiful island of Koh Yao Yai, one of the many isles of Phang Nga Bay National Park. It is also just a short boat ride away from the busy beaches of Phuket. You can rest and relax with your family, enjoying the private beach and surrounding rainforests, and make use of the many activities and day trips that the hotel organises. Your kids are sure to be enchanted with the outdoor rainshowers of each room. Don’t worry - nobody can see! There is a large swimming pool and you can catch up on some work in the peaceful library.

Koh Yao Yai Village

Address: 78 Moo 4, Koh Yao Yai, Amphoe Koh Yao, Phang-nga
Price: from 129 USD

Restaurant 24-hour security Daily housekeeping Thermometers for guests provided by property Designated smoking area Free WiFi Bicycle rental (additional charge) Parking

11. Phuket Panwa Beachfront Resort (from USD 53)

Expect luxurious suites and bedrooms at Phuket Panwa Beachfront Resort, some with private pools and large terraces. The hotel has also a kids’ club, which is operated by cheerful and professional staff. The club can be enjoyed by children aged from 4 to 12. The hotel provides babysitting services.

Panwa Boutique Beachfront

Address: 5/3 Moo 8, Ao-Yon Bay, Tambol Wichit, Muang
Price: from 53 USD

Cashless payment available Outdoor pool Grocery deliveries Express check-in/check-out Happy hour Shuttle service (additional charge) Special diet menus (on request) WiFi available in all areas

12. Horizon Karon Beach Resort & Spa (from USD 174)

Horizon Karon Beach Resort & Spa is loved by families. It is divided into two wings, each with its own pool and garden. One wing is exclusively for adults, and the other is for families. This means you can let your little ones run and play without worrying so much about disturbing others - everyone around you also has kids. The resort enjoys easy access to shops and restaurants. In a quiet location, soak up the lovely views or treat yourself to a blissful spa treatment while your kids join in with a variety of daily activities at the kids’ club.

Horizon Karon Beach Resort & Spa

Address: 3 Soi Karon, Soi 2, Karon District, Muang, Phuket
Price: from 174 USD

Mini-market on site Fitness centre Cooking class Babysitting/child services Shops (on site) Ticket service Baby safety gates Evening entertainment

13. Amaya Beach Resort & Spa (from USD 74)

Conveniently located in the heart of Patong, Amaya Beach Resort & Spa offers everything you might need during your holiday - tranquility, and relaxing peace and quiet, but also easy access to shops restaurants and nightlife. Take a dip in the large and inviting outdoor pool, indulge in a traditional Thai massage, arrange fun excursions, and more.

Amaya Beach Passikudah

Address: National Holiday Resort
Price: from 74 USD

Parking Board games/puzzles Private parking On-site parking Currency exchange Face masks for guests available Garden 24-hour front desk

14. Amari Phuket (from USD 85)

The rooms at Amari Phuket are bright and airy and most come with a sea view. The Ocean Wing has floor to ceiling windows to illuminate your dining room and bedroom with the sunshine. Enjoy a little TLC in the Breeze Spa and enjoy many delicious dishes at the onsite restaurants. Shuttle services are available to other beaches too, meaning that your family can easily experience even more of Phuket’s gorgeous sandy beaches.

Amari Phuket

Address: 2 Meun-Ngern Road, Kathu, Phuket
Price: from 85 USD

Pool bar Ticket service Bar Physical distancing rules followed 24-hour front desk Kids' club Sauna Cashless payment available

15. Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Villas (from USD 234)

There are over 90 private villas with swimming pools scattered along Mai Khao Beach. The Two Bedroom Family Villa comes with a rainshower and outdoor terrace tub. Your children can have fun in the pool while you watch them from the comfortable lounge chairs. Enjoy luxury at Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Villas.

Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Villas

Address: 888 Moo 3, Tumbon Mai Khao, Amphur Thalang, Phuket
Price: from 234 USD

Car hire Cooking class Library Meeting/banquet facilities Massage Cashless payment available Concierge service Business centre

16. Allamanda Laguna Phuket Hotel (from USD 36)

There are many things that guests can enjoy at Allamanda Laguna Phuket Hotel, including babysitting services, a 35 metre pool, and extensive food and cocktail menus. The well-equipped kitchenettes make it ideal for families who like the comfort of self-catering. You can hop on the free shuttle service to the nearby golf club to work on your swing.

Allamanda Laguna Phuket

Address: 29 Moo 4, Srisoonthorn Road, Chernatalay, Talang
Price: from 36 USD

WiFi Contactless check-in/check-out Private parking Laundry Cashless payment available On-site parking Internet services Airport shuttle

17. The Naka Island, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa Phuket (from USD 153)

The Naka Island, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa Phuket is located a short ride by speedboat from the coast of Phuket. The resort has luxury villas with private pools that provide peace and relaxation for guests. Enjoy the private tropical island, savour a blissful spa treatment, explore by bicycle (no charge), hit the fitness centre, and arrange a number of great activities and excursions.

The Naka Island, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Phuket

Address: 32 Moo 5 Tambol Paklok Amphur Thalang Naka Yai Island
Price: from 153 USD

Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Internet services Snorkelling Delivered food is securely covered First aid kit available Outdoor pool Dry cleaning Outdoor pool (all year)

18. The Royal Paradise Hotel & Spa (from USD 23)

The lobby at this hotel is ultra modern, with sleek and elegant furniture. However, the rooms look more traditional and are not so much different from rooms seen at other resorts. This doesn’t mean, however, that the accommodation here is not good - quite the opposite. Rooms are spacious and comfortable with wooden floors, bathtubs and other amenities. The hotel offers a free Kids’ Club for younger guests.

The Royal Paradise Hotel & Spa

Address: Rat-U-Thit 200 Pee Road Phuket
Price: from 23 USD

Security alarm First aid kit available CCTV in common areas Outdoor pool (all year) Spa and wellness centre Cooking class CCTV outside property WiFi

19. Holiday Inn Resort Phuket (from USD 43)

Holiday Inn Resort Phuket is a good choice for families with kids of all ages. They not only have a kids’ club, but also a pool with fun slides and shallow areas. There is an additional family pool, where parents can safely enjoy the water with their toddlers.

Holiday Inn Resort Phuket

Address: 52 Thaweewong Road
Price: from 43 USD

Laundry Non-smoking rooms Car hire 24-hour security Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed Safety deposit box Fax/photocopying Kid meals

20. Grand Mercure Phuket Patong (from USD 43)

Grand Mercure Phuket Patong is one of the largest hotels in Phuket, providing guests with spacious rooms and excellent customer service. The family two-bedroom pool villa has enough space for the whole family - 200 square metres of space to be precise. There are even two separate bathrooms to make everyone’s holiday a little more pleasant.

Grand Mercure Phuket Patong

Address: Soi Ratuthit Songroipi 2, Kathu, Phuket
Price: from 43 USD

Physical distancing in dining areas Water slide Process in place to check health of guests Fax/photocopying WiFi available in all areas Physical distancing rules followed Air conditioning Bar

21. AM Surin Place (from USD 11)

AM Surin Place is located in a quiet area, just a few steps from Phuket’s Surin Beach. There are 30 rooms and 3 penthouses to choose from, so you can be sure that the hotel’s pool won’t be overcrowded and noisy.

AM Surin Place

Address: 51/8 Moo 3, Choengtalay, Thalang, Phuket
Price: from 11 USD

Airport shuttle (additional charge) Lockers Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Contactless check-in/check-out Physical distancing rules followed 24-hour front desk Valet parking Golf course (within 3 km)

22. The Haven Lagoon (from USD 133)

If you like to be independent and don’t like resorts, then why don’t you rent a serviced apartment? The Haven Lagoon offers two 80 square metre flats with two bedrooms and two bathrooms each.

The Haven Lagoon by Silkstay

Address: The Haven Lagoon Condominium,6/59 Sirirad Rd, Kathu, Phuket, Amphoe Kathu
Price: from 133 USD

Mini-market on site CCTV in common areas Safety deposit box Free WiFi Non-smoking rooms 24-hour security On-site parking 24-hour front desk

23. Arinara Bangtao Beach Resort (from USD 224)

Arinara Bangtao Beach Resort is a perfect place for kids. It is very close to the beach as well as local shops and restaurants. It also claims to have the best swimming pool in Phuket, with many fun activities for children.

Arinara Bangtao Beach Resort

Address: 72/9 Moo 5 Cherng Talay
Price: from 224 USD

Themed dinner nights Gift shop Happy hour Shops (on site) Cooking class Golf course (within 3 km) Babysitting/child services Family rooms

24. Aochalong Villa Resort & Spa (from USD 106)

What makes Aochalong Villa Resort & Spa different from others is the personal touch the owners add. Originally built for their family and friends, thanks to its growing popularity, it was developed into 50 villas and rooms. Members of staff still greet guests as they would welcome their own family, which will make your stay even more pleasant.

Aochalong Villa Resort & Spa

Address: 5/26 M. 9 Soi Porn Chalong , East Chaofa Rd., Chalong,Muang,Phuket
Price: from 106 USD

Kids' club Car hire Babysitting/child services Garden VIP room facilities Shuttle service (additional charge) Bridal suite Airport shuttle

25. Indigo Pearl Hotel (from USD 267)

Indigo Pearl Hotel offers not only stylish suites and villas, but also day trips, diving and a kids’ club, where children can participate in many activities from mask-making to hair-weaving. There are many toys for kids to enjoy, and children are looked after by the hotel’s trained staff.

The Slate

Address: 116 Moo 1 Tambol Sakhu, Talang, Phuket
Price: from 267 USD

Bike tours Swimming pool toys Special diet menus (on request) Packed lunches Beachfront All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Snack bar Outdoor pool

26. Le Meridien Phuket Beach Resort (from USD 71)

Le Meridien is a well-known group of hotels. They provide great customer service and a high standard of accommodation. At Le Meridien Phuket Beach Resort, families can have the best of times. Kids can enjoy free water activities, barbecues, and wood-fired pizzas. Teens are welcome to use the facilities at the Teen Club, which organises a wide variety of activities such as Thai boxing, archery, and sandcastle art.

Le Meridien Phuket Beach Resort

Address: 29 Soi Karon Nui, Karon Muang
Price: from 71 USD

Garden Security alarm CCTV in common areas Room service Air conditioning Shops (on site) Airport shuttle Non-smoking rooms

27. Angsana Laguna Phuket (from USD 109)

Angsana Laguna Phuket is a great place for the whole family. Kids below the age of 12 dine for free and have free access to the Kids’ Tree Club. You can also explore the lagoon during a one-day kayak trip, or hire a babysitter to look after your children 2 hours per day while you take the advantage of the spa facilities.

Angsana Laguna Phuket

Address: 10 Moo 4, Srisoonthorn Road, Cherng Talay, Thalang
Price: from 109 USD

Smoke alarms Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed Kid-friendly buffet Concierge service Squash Evening entertainment Shops (on site) Daily housekeeping

28. Sunset Beach Resort (from USD 46)

Sunset Beach Resort is a large, but cosy and friendly hotel. Children will love the kids’ club and the outdoor swimming pool, with a special section just for them.

Sunset Beach Resort

Address: 316/2 Phrabaramee Rd., Phuket
Price: from 46 USD

Delivered food is securely covered Fax/photocopying Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Concierge service Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Gift shop Meeting/banquet facilities Breakfast in the room

29. The Quarter Phuket (from USD 61)

All rooms at The Quarter Phuket are larger than an average hotel accommodation. The smallest suite measures 80 square metres and features an outdoor veranda, an en suite bathroom, and a kitchenette. It is suitable for large families.

The Quarter Phuket Resort

Address: 92/5, Moo 3 Cherng Talay, Surin, Phuket, Thailand, 83100

30. Manathai Surin Phuket (from USD 56)

The luxurious Manathai Surin Phuket boutique hotel has more than 60 rooms, featuring high ceilings, local artwork, and private balconies. Rooms also have satellite TV, iPod docks, free Wi-Fi, and refrigerators. The hotel has 2 pools and a restaurant. It would be suitable for families with older children.

31. Novotel Phuket Karon Beach Resort & Spa (from USD 84)

The Deluxe Family Room at the Novotel Phuket Karon Beach Resort & Spa comes with a double bed, bunk beds, and 38 square metres of space. There is a kids’ club available, so your children can have as much fun as possible while you indulge in one of the beauty treatments at the Novotel’s spa. Have fun in the 3 swimming pools, and listen as your kids squeal in delight on the water slide.

Novotel Phuket Karon Beach Resort And Spa

Address: 568 Patak Road, T.Karon, A.Muang Phuket, Phuket 8310

Take Your Children To Phuket

One thing worth remembering when choosing a hotel in Phuket is that the island is a great destination for the whole family. Don’t get discouraged by stories about sex tourism, or big parties that take place in Phuket. These happen mainly in certain areas and most of the above hotels are far away from partying hotspots. Keep in mind that you can not only let your kids play in hotels’ pools, or kids’ clubs, but also let them enjoy the beaches, take them on different excursions, teach them how to snorkel or play mini golf, show them nature and a different culture, and give them an adventure of their lifetime.

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