7 best family resorts and hotels in Thailand

Searching for that next fabulous family adventure? Then Thailand may just be the destination you are looking for; bewildering jungles, breathtaking beaches, and some of the best food you will ever taste. That's before you even find out that they have some of the most amazing family resorts and hotels that include splash pools, kids clubs, and beautiful luxurious family rooms. We took a look at some of the best family-friendly accommodations that everyone will love.

1. Splash Beach Resort - Mai Khao Phuket

The highlight of this resort is every child's dream, the enormous waterpark includes 9 themed areas for all ages. after a busy day of playing, you can then relax with some evening entertainment on the beach watching a fire show. They have an extensive daily activities agenda to keep everyone in the family busy from Thai lessons to seashell painting. This resort also offers the widest range of family accommodation options and the choice of 7 different on-site bars and restaurants catering to all taste buds.

2. The Village - Coconut Island

We absolutely loved staying at this resort it is great for a quieter escape due to its secluded laid back island location. Do not be fooled though there is so much to do here we loved the free daily hire of their kayaks, you can also try sailing and paddleboarding or little ones will love the water slide pools. Getting to the island is an experience in itself with the free speed boat transfer and the staff are so welcoming. You have three accommodation options; Grand Villa, Pool Villa, and Jacuzzi Villa, each offers your own private pool or Jacuzzi. If you are travelling with babies you may be interested in their 'All-Inclusive baby package' this includes a bottle steriliser, high chair, changing mat, cot or bed barrier in addition to other benefits.

3. Ananta Burin Resort - Krabi

Located just a 5-minute walk from the centre of Ao Nang and the beach sits Ananta Burin. This is a smaller boutique hotel but has so much to offer, guests have the choice of two swimming pools, one for relaxing aimed more towards adults and one for the kids that includes 2 water slides and a lazy river. Room choices here are extensive with a selection of different family room types and the option for direct pool access.

4. Phuket Orchid Resort & Spa - Karon

Water-splashing holiday fun for the whole family, Orchid resort really has thought of the entire family here. They have a water park for the older kids that boasts the biggest waterslide in Karon, plus two further kids pools with their own smaller slides including a toddler splash pool for the babies and toddlers in the family the best part is 99% of the pool is under a UV cover. You can also make use of the great kids club with its own mascot Guinlider and the options for family rooms is available too.

5. Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort - Pattaya

Families will be spoilt for choice with the extensive leisure facilities on offer here. Centara Grand Mirage has a lost world theme that runs through the entire resort, offers guests 8 dining options, children have two kids clubs to choose from one consisting of a soft play area, there is a club lounge also dedicated for families to take away the stress of overactive toddlers. The main event is the many swimming options that include a freeform pool, lazy river, waterslide pools, Jacuzzi's cliff jumping platforms, adult pools and a monsoon island water playground for the younger family members.

6. Anantara Siam - Bangkok

Offering its guests a prestigious retreat from the crazy city whilst being close to all the main attractions and minutes from the local BTS station, Anantara is a great base for exploring Bangkok. Children can enjoy the kids club, large pool, outside play equipment and even look forward to a range of children’s toiletries and bedtime milk and cookies. Family rooms are available as well as joining rooms for larger families.

7. Swissotel Resort - Patong Beach Phuket

The ultimate Phuket beach break, just a few meters from the beautiful sandy beach as well as the lively entertainment district of Patong. Younger guests will be thrilled with the hotel's Kid’s World a great activity and amusement zone filled with games, crafts and a ball pit that will keep them entertained whilst escaping the heat. Family rooms are light and spacious and there are lots of options for food including Italian and Japanese.