Planning a family gateway to Phuket?

Browse our recommendations of child-friendly hotels and resorts below and have a great holiday!

Katathani Phuket Beach Resort

Katathani Resort is located on the Southwest coast of Phuket Island in secluded Kata Noi Bay, less than an hour from Phuket International Airport.

The resort has Chang Noi Kid’s Club that is perfect for the little ones aged 4-12. Keep your children here to let them enjoy the fun in our Chang Noi Kid’s Club supervised by a specially-trained activity and arts instructor from 9 AM – 5 PM daily.

JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa

JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa offers guests an unforgettable getaway with 5-star accommodations and a beachfront location. Guests are steps from Mai Khao Beach and a short drive from Phuket Yacht Haven and Royal Phuket Marina.

Rooms and suites are filled with luxury amenities, including marble bathrooms, deluxe bedding, flat-screen TVs and Wi-Fi. They also have serene outdoor spaces with views of the lush gardens, pools or sea.

The Kids Club is located near to the children’s pool and is divided into a large main room with toys, crafts, books, TVs and a teens area. There is also a mini movie theatre where your kids can choose what’s playing. You can drop your kid off at any time unaccompanied from 4 years onwards. In addition to all the fun of the kids club itself, they also run free activities from nail painting to cookie making.

Novotel Phuket Karon Beach Resort & Spa

Located only 10 minutes drive from Patong and right across Karon Beach, Novotel Phuket Karon Beach Resort & Spa is the ideal choice for your perfect family holiday.

Kids Club offers loads of games and entertainment to spend a fun-filled day in the safest environment! The little ones will enjoy jumping in the ball pool while preteens can comfortably play PS4 or watch a DVD. From 10:00 to 16:00, kids can also join exciting and creative activities.

Centara Grand Karon Beach Resort

Stay in the heart of Karon Town, with dining and entertainment opportunities at your doorstep and the wide expanse of sands at Karon Beach only moments away. Whether you are longing a fun family holiday on this exciting island or a romantic escape, Centara Karon Resort Phuket makes for a great holiday base from where to enjoy all the many facets of Phuket.

Kids Club offers various activities and events throughout the day.

Amari Phuket Hotel

Imagine escaping to somewhere secluded, where a canvas of blue skies and turquoise sea is the first thing you’ll see, where island paradise is exactly how you’ve imagined it to be.

Family Fun for Everyone

To make the trip extra special, the Amari Hosts are on hand to make sure our little guests are happy and entertained with an assortment of games, souvenirs and treats along the way. From poolside games to creative crafting, there are countless activities for families to enjoy together at Amari.

The Slate Hotel

Discover the turquoise waters and pristine coral sands of Nai Yang Beach on Phuket’s serene northern shore. Enter a magical world of peace and serenity bordered by the dazzling waters of the Andaman and the lush green shades of protected national parkland. Easily accessible from Phuket International Airport and historical Phuket Town, The Slate blends the fantastical beauty of Phuket.

A play land of IMAGINATION, The Tin Box is The Slate’s kids’ club, where little miners can uncover a rich array of activities for their busy hands and inquisitive minds. They can enjoy origami, mask-making and hair-weaving, undertake chef and petit sommelier classes, learn kick-boxing and much more.

A colourful universe of toys and games, The Tin Box keeps kids enthralled, safe and entertained. Travellers under 4 must be accompanied by an adult. Babysitting services are available upon request. Open every day, 9am – 12pm and 1pm – 5pm

Holiday Inn Phuket Mai Khao Beach

Holiday Inn Resort Phuket Mai Khao Beach invites you into a heaven of white sand, warm blue seas and pristine national parkland. Located on a 11-kilometre stretch of idyllic Andaman coastline. Phuket family resort is the perfect romantic escape for couples and a fantastic place to bring the family for an adventure-filled vacation. The hotel near Phuket airport is conveniently located and easy to reach.

It has a large infinity pool with swim-up bar, plus a separate pool just for kids. They have a diverse daily programme of activities and workshops the whole family will enjoy, plus a dedicated Kids’ Club with an indoor ball pit, games and movies to keep little ones endlessly entertained.

Club Med Phuket

Dive into an immersive Thai experience at Club Med Phuket island resort. You’ll plunge into a variety of must-try local experiences that awaken the senses and ignite excitement. From Thai boxing and cuisine, to daytime expeditions and evening performances, take your family vacation to the next level.

Discover a resort created with your children in mind. With fun-filled activities, outdoor adventures, and hands-on experiences, they’ll have an unforgettable time during family holidays in Thailand. Club Med Phuket is catered to all ages with dedicated spaces and activities for your children to enjoy.

  • Baby Club Med (4-23 months)
  • Petit Club Med (2-3 years)
  • Mini Club Med (4-10 years)
  • Club Med Passworld (11-17 years)

Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa

Experience the delightful time with your family; discover our unspoiled beach, vibrant accommodation and impeccable service.

Set just 15 minutes from the airport, Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa is situated on Mai Khao Beach, on Phuket Island overlooking the Andaman Sea, in southern Thailand. Explore Sirinat National Park and miles of unspoiled beaches just steps away. A range of recreation activities are available for all ages, including yoga classes, pilates, aqua aerobics, bike tours and more.

Useful tips

  • The best time for travelling to Phuket is is during December through March, where the weather isn’t so humid, and there’s cool breeze to keep you comfortable.
  • The hottest time in Phuket would be from April to May.
  • June, July, August tend to be the period where there’s heavy rains, between-sunshine.
  • September to October is then the rainy season.

15 Best Things to do in Phuket

There are plenty of really memorable things to do in Phuket. The island itself has a beautiful historical old town, great viewpoints and iconic cultural attractions. It is also a good base for exploring the nearby islands and must-see attractions. These include world-famous places like Phang Nga Bay and the Phi Phi Islands.

The following list is our pick of the things which you should absolutely not miss while in Phuket. No trip here can be called complete without ticking most of these off your bucket list. Being a place of great variety, there’s something among the best things to do in Phuket for every kind of traveller. Take a look here and see what sparks your interest.