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Don't miss out on these fantastic family-friendly resorts in 2019!

We have pulled together our top family-friendly resorts with 2019 availability, to make your family vacation planning super simple.

With so many fantastic features and activities for adults and kids alike, you won't want to go home!

Featured Family-Friendly Resorts

Bellbrae Country Club

Bellbrae Country Club

The Surf Coast, Victoria, Australia

Discover the beauty of the Bellbrae Country Club, a secluded rural retreat far from the hustle and bustle of city life. Surrounded by farmland and native Australian bush, Bellbrae Country Club offers all you need for a comfortable stay, while maintaining the friendly feel of a farm. Set on 33 acres of natural bushland, yet only 10 minutes from the renowned Torquay. This resort is just five minutes' drive from the world-famous surfing paradise, Bells Beach, and close to the beginning of the most well-known stretch of roadway in Australia, the spectacular Great Ocean Road. The spacious and bright units range from studio to three bedrooms, with modern conveniences including air-conditioning and fully-equipped kitchens. And with the range of activities and facilities at the resort itself, you won't have to go far a wonderful vacation these include: toddler play room, trampolines, giant outdoor chess, basketball ring, animal enclosure, aviary, DVDs, board games & weekly masseuse. Start your morning with laps in the indoor swimming pool, grab a racquet and head to the tennis courts, or relax in the spa and sauna. This ideal family getaway showcases an indoor toddlers' playroom, kids' outdoor playground, BMX bike track and mini-golf course. The animal enclosure is a unique feature housing horses, alpacas, donkeys, sheep, goats, geese, ducks, chickens, emus, peacocks, guinea pigs and native birds. Further afield, visit the Carriage museum, deer farms or wineries. And, if you opt for a round of golf, be prepared to share the course with grazing kangaroos. No wonder Bellbrae Country Club delights all who stay there.

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Busselton Beach Resort

Busselton Beach Resort

Busselton, Western Australia, Australia

A scenic southerly drive some 200km from Perth will bring you to the vibrant seaside town of Busselton, on the sheltered shores of Western Australia's famous Geographe Bay. The Bay was voted one of the top ten places in the world to visit by Lonely Planet and the Busselton Beach Resort is the best way to come and find out why. Explore 30kms of white sandy beaches and soak up some of the most spectacular natural beauty on earth. The Resort's 32 self-contained units are set on seven acres of prime beachside parkland. Beautiful gardens frame open lawn areas, interspersed with shady peppermint trees. Swing a squash racket, play lawn bowls or have a putt on the greens. Enjoy a sociable barbecue or visit the central complex where you will find fun attractions for young and old. Take yourself to the function room for bingo, treat yourself to a cocktail at happy hour, or retire to the adult lounge to relax with a good novel or a friendly chat. Do bring a car, because nearby you'll find fishing, horse riding, bush safaris, fine wineries and some of the world's most legendary surf at Margaret River. Arrive with the whales that you can watch from July to November. Don't miss the jaw-dropping spectacle of wildflowers from August to September. From the heights of the largest remaining Tuart forest in the world to the depths of Australia's greatest artificial reef off Busselton Jetty, Busselton Beach Resort is the very best way to experience the very best of W.A.

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Korora Bay Village

Korora Bay Village

Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia

Korora Bay is a gorgeous award-winning Resort halfway between Sydney and Brisbane in the picturesque temperate coastal town of Coffs Harbour. You will find welcoming holiday units set in delightful sub-tropical gardens, within earshot of the siren song of the nearby surf. All units are fully self-contained and you'll find all your basic essentials, like crisp fresh linen, waiting for you on arrival. However, do remember to bring a couple of beach towels, as a relaxing ten-minute walk will put the sun-drenched sand of the beautiful beach between your toes. The fun starts before you even step off the grounds of the Resort. Tumble into the outdoor solar-heated swimming pool. Splash around with the kids in the children's wading pool, or lay back in a heated spa. Play a couple of sets in floodlit full-size tennis court. Host a friendly barbie in the BBQ area thoughtfully equipped with a handy fridge, crockery and even utensils. In the games room, the kids will discover table tennis, billiards, air hockey, table soccer, Playstations and Austar. The list of fun things to do is a long one. Talk to your hosts about boogie boards, fishing rods and even picnic sets, cooler bags and vacuum flasks. The area boasts many evergreen attractions and the resort can arrange tours with the local operators at excellent rates. Rediscover the joy of the great Aussie seaside holiday at Korora Bay Village. 

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Lakeside Country Club

Lakeside Country Club

Inland Victoria, Victoria, Australia

Lakeside Country Club at Numurkah is a firm family favourite. Located 240 kilometres north of Melbourne and just 25 kilometres from Shepparton, Lakeside Country Club, Numurkah is set in the semi-rural outskirts of the township. <br /><br />The resort is set on 65 acres of expansive grounds and features 48 single storey villas comprising of comfortable and well-equipped 1, 2 and 3 bedroom units. <br /><br />The resort runs exciting activity programs throughout the year. During school holidays there are additional fun activities. Which means kids love Lakeside. And why wouldn't they? They've got 65 magical hectares to explore. Fuel up for a day of family fun with the famous Pancake Breakfast, then bask in the heated indoor swimming pool. Kick back in the spa or sauna. Have a splash with the kids in the outdoor swimming and wading pools. Find peace in the adults-only lounge, fun in the games room and the Kids Room. There is also mini golf and a jumping pillow. Feel like something more energetic? Grab the racquet of your choice and head for any one of two tennis courts, two squash/racquet ball courts or grab a putter for a round of mini golf. Make some new friends with group activities that include mini golf, anoes, stand up paddleboards, jumping pillow and crafts. There's a kid's playground, a fairy garden, a BMX track, a basketball ring, a beach volleyball court, seasonal paddle boarding and even a golf driving range. <br /><br />Bring your clubs, because the resort has an 18-hole golf course, with no green fees, right next door.

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Blue Tree Resort

Blue Tree Resort

Orlando, Florida, United States

Located on 16 beautifully landscaped, tropical acres in Orlando, Florida, Blue Tree Resort is just minutes from major area attractions, including Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, SeaWorld and the Kennedy Space Center. All suites at Blue Tree have separate living and dining areas, full kitchens, cable television and DVD players. Resort amenities include a spa, four swimming pools, daily scheduled activities, tennis and volleyball courts, and a miniature golf course. There's also a game room and a playground for the kids, as well as a fitness center and two whirlpools for the adults. Ideal for families or groups of up to six people, the two-bedroom suites offer the perfect amount of space to enjoy a comfortable stay without compromising quality. One-bedroom suites are also available. Along with theme parks and other attractions, Blue Tree Resort is close to championship golf courses, world-class outlet shopping, and exciting adventures like zip-lining and skydiving. Gatorland, museums and parks, dining from fast and inexpensive to gourmet, and so much more is at your doorstep. Orlando is known by many as the world's best vacation destination. Your family might agree! Come stay at Blue Tree Resort during your next Orlando vacation, and you may just discover your new "home away from home!"

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Magic Tree Resort

Magic Tree Resort

Kissimmee, Florida, United States

Magic Tree Resort is located in Kissimmee, Florida and makes a great vacation getaway. <br /><br />Magic Tree Resort offers one- and two-bedroom suites. A one-bedroom suite provides comfortable accommodation for up to four people and includes one bathroom, one king-size bed, a queen sofa sleeper, full kitchen and living area. The two-bedroom suite is ideal for up to six and has two bathrooms, one king-size bed, two double beds, a queen sofa sleeper, full kitchen and living area. All suites have satellite television, direct dial telephone(s), a VCR or DVD player, coffee makers, air conditioning, radios, and hair dryer(s). <br /><br />Magic Tree Resort offers a swimming pool, tennis, a game room and is near many restaurants and shops in the Kissimmee and Orlando areas for your entertainment. Magic Tree is located less than two miles from Disney World and a short drive from Epcot Center, Sea World, LegoLand, Kennedy Space Center and Gatorland. There are golf courses in the area, and unlimited restaurants and shopping opportunities, including two outlet malls with famous international brands. Both adult and children's pools are available onsite, as well as picnic areas, tennis court, playground and much more, so you can plan a day or two to just relax and enjoy Central Florida's incredible weather. <br /><br />Magic Tree is the ideal location for fun and entertainment when Orlando and Disneyworld call. Make Magic Tree Resort your Orlando vacation getaway!

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Woodstone At Massanutten

Woodstone At Massanutten

McGaheysville, Virginia, United States

Massanutten Resort is the Mid-Atlantic's premier four-season resort destination. Woodstone is the perfect accommodation so you can enjoy all of it. Relax in spacious air-conditioned comfort or by a roaring fire, in one-bedroom units that sleep up to four guests, two-bedroom units that sleep up to six or eight, and four-bedroom units that sleep up to 12. All accommodations come with partial or full kitchen facilities that include a microwave, and for added comfort and convenience, some units also feature full kitchens as well as dishwashers. While the resort offers many unique lodging options, all resorts share a wide variety of resort amenities including the new indoor WaterPark, two golf courses, skiing, dining, retail, recreation and a spa for complete relaxation while you enjoy your vacation. Located in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley, Massanutten offers plenty to see and do both on and off the resort property. From world-class wineries to breathtaking nature hikes, you can explore Luray Caverns, sample wine at Cross Keys Vineyards or take an exciting ride on the rapids with Massanutten River Adventures. History buffs can visit Mount Vernon, Monticello or take a day trip to Washington D.C. You can also get your thrills at amusement park like Kings Dominion. Many museums are in the area as well, including the Virginia Discovery Museum and the Harrisonburg Children's Museum. In ski season or anytime throughout the year, make yourself at home at Massanutten at Woodstone - a perfect vacation anytime.

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Summit at Massanutten

Summit at Massanutten

McGaheysville, Virginia, United States

Massanutten is a four-season mountain resort where you can enjoy snow sports, golf, an indoor/outdoor water park, mountain biking, fishing, hiking, and so many other recreational opportunities. Nestled in the Shenandoah Valley, you'll see spectacular views of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, Alleghenies, and Shenandoah Valley. Massanutten Resort offers free wireless Internet access condo units, hotels and common areas! The spacious rooms can accommodate 2 to 12 occupants and offer a choice of bed sizes. All rooms include TV, cable, telephone, balcony and sitting area. Some accommodations have a full kitchen. All accommodations offer the modern amenities you would expect in a first-class resort. When Massanutten was created, the developers had families in mind. Today, year-around activities take place in two indoor sports complexes. Families can enjoy planned group activities for all ages, swimming, racquetball, saunas, and fitness centers. Hiking, biking, swimming, saunas, fitness centers, and golf are enjoyed throughout most of the year. Winter fun includes downhill skiing, and a tubing park that has become a fun place for children from 6 to 60+. The resort's terrain park offers lots of jumps, rails, boxes, table-tops and spine jumps. Massanutten Snow Sports is the first resort in Virginia to offer snowboarding and snow-tubing. It also features two quad chairlifts, 14 lighted trails for night skiing, and 1,110 feet of vertical slope - the most in Virginia, Maryland, or Pennsylvania. Modern snowmaking helps keep all the slopes covered with snow throughout the season. The Terrain Park, one of the best in the mid-Atlantic region, is groomed, shaped, and changed daily for a fresh experience. Experience all that The Massanutten has to offer, you'll be glad you did!

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Azul Sensatori Mexico - AI

Azul Sensatori Mexico - AI

Playa Del Carmen & Riviera Maya, Mexico

Azul Beach Resort Sensatori Mexico is located in Puerto Morelos, M&eacute;xico, right on the shores of the Caribbean Sea and just 20 minutes from Canc&uacute;n. <br /><br />The resort offers spacious luxury accommodations tastefully decorated in contemporary Caribbean style, with dark wood accents and canopy beds. All suites come with views of either the crystal-clear swimming pool, the lush gardens or the sea. Each has air conditioning, a 32" plasma television, DVD players, iPod docking station, an in-suite hydro-jet whirlpool tub, plus amenity kits; minibars; coffeemakers; and oversized balconies or terraces. Your minibar will be refilled daily with water, soft drinks and beer.<br /><br />Azul Beach Resort Sensatori Mexico is a "gourmet inclusive" resort with delicious meals, drinks and room service included. The resort features six gourmet restaurants onsite, with worldwide cuisines served &Atilde;&iexcl; la carte. Eat, drink, relax and enjoy royal pampering! You'll also find seven bars and lounges, children's and teens' clubs, a spa and fitness center, an activities program, non-motorized water sports, two tennis courts, sports courts, four swimming pools, and direct beach access. For shopping and sightseeing, Cancun is just a few minutes' drive from the resort.<br /><br />Experience a world-class luxury resort on the pure white sands of Bah&Atilde;&shy;a Petempich, full of pampering service and unmatched experiences. A warm welcome awaits you at Azul Beach Resort Sensatori Mexico.

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Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana by Karisma

Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana by Karisma

Dominican Republic, Dominican Republic

At the gated Nickelodeon Hotels &amp; Resorts Punta Cana, the Gourmet Inclusive&reg; Experience offers an unrivaled program that goes beyond delicious food. Recognized as best in the world for food and service - from Slime smoothies and sparkling wine upon check-in, to 24-hour room service and complimentary mini bar service, no detail goes unnoticed. Guests can enjoy premium domestic and international drinks along with gourmet cuisine, from lavish food displays, to poolside snacks and multi-course tasting menus. Further, personal concierges, beach and pool butlers and attentive staff offer unparalleled service for which the Gourmet Inclusive Experience is known for. <br /><br />Pad Suite accommodations provide a comfy, cozy home base for small families. Each Pad Suite features 1 king or 2 double beds, a pull-out sofa bed, dining room, TV, and marble bathroom with double sinks and freestanding tub, plus a spacious balcony with sitting area. Standard Amenities Include: 42&rdquo; Smart TV Radio/alarm clock docking station with Bluetooth, Safety deposit box, Daily stocked mini-bar, Iron and ironing board, Coffee maker, telephone, Deluxe bathrobes, Double-sink bathroom, Freestanding tub and Rainforest showerhead.<br /><br />Situated on the easternmost tip of the Dominican Republic, Punta Cana is a destination filled with exciting contrasts. One moment you can be digging your toes in the golden sand. Next you can be on an exciting truck safari or perfecting your game on one of 11 golf courses. But more than anything, Punta Cana is a mecca for water enthusiasts. From scuba diving, snorkeling, fishing and windsailing to afternoon cruises, speedboat rides and yachting, you&rsquo;ll find your bliss here in La Costa del Coco, the Coconut Coast. Best of all, Punta Cana International Airport is the best-connected airport in the Caribbean and Central America, with flights from 26 countries. In Punta Cana we offer all kind of excursions, a string of bars, Discos, plazas and restaurants, beautiful beaches, Water Sports, Casinos and Golf Courses.

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Sensatori Punta Cana - AI

Sensatori Punta Cana - AI

Dominican Republic, Dominican Republic

Sensatori Resort Punta Cana, by Karisma, is an oasis of tropical luxury. Located on the serene Uvero Alto beach near Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, the resort boasts endless views of the Caribbean Sea and endless opportunities for both excitement and relaxation. Only 40 km north of Punta Cana Airport, the hotel is located in the perfect setting for exploration. Take in all the stunning facets of the Dominican Republic that preside within and surrounding the perfectly coifed grounds of Sensatori Resort Punta Cana. <br /><br />No matter which room you choose to brighten with your presence, rest assured no accommodation is anything less than exquisite. You'll delight in the selection of 10 luxury suite styles, from Family Suites to romantic Swim Up Suites, there's a style available for all guests. All suites feature a host of incredible Gourmet Inclusive&reg; Experience amenities, including your choice of one king bed, two doubles, or one king + pull out sofa bed, daily stocked minibar, and balcony or terrace with a view of the garden, pool, or stunning sea. Every suite is a world of adventure in pampered bliss. <br /><br />Whether with friends, family, or simply a good book, there's nothing quite like a day spent by the pool. Soak up the Caribbean sun and refreshing breezes by Sensatori Resort Punta Cana's two oversized swimming pools, both facing the white sandy beach of Uvero Alto. The Dominican Republic is simply brimming with excitement. Whether your definition of adventure is scuba diving and discovering the underwater wonders of Uvero Alto beach, or engaging in a cooking class led by one of our gourmet chefs, there's an activity for absolutely every guest. Test your fitness on our tennis courts, running track, and archery area. Or make a splash with our aqua aerobics classes, kayaks, paddleboards, and scuba diving lessons. Adventure and intrigue abound in the paradise of Sensatori Resort Punta Cana. <br /><br />Perfection lies in the details, and there's no detail left unnoticed at Sensatori Resort Punta Cana.

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Silver Sands Resort

Silver Sands Resort

Mandurah, Western Australia, Australia

Silver Sands Resort in Mandurah is an idyllic holiday destination surrounded by vast calm and protected waterways, excellent beaches, superb fishing and crabbing, a sunny climate and a relaxed atmosphere. Choose between one-bedroom apartments, two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartments, all with a corner bath, or a sumptuous two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment with a corner spa. All apartments feature fully-equipped kitchens, including microwave and dishwasher, a comfy lounge and dining area, a laundry with washing machine and dryer, air conditioning, colour TV and DVD players. The onsite amenities are chosen to augment your incredible surroundings. Dive into the large outdoor swimming pool. Bask in the heated indoor pool. Bubble your troubles away in four heated spas after a revitalising sauna. Play a couple of sets of tennis or squash, or putt your day away on the mini golf course. Mandurah's many restaurants and bars are close by, along with shopping facilities, lawn bowls and golf courses. The beach, boating, fishing and many other water sports are just one block away. Garden Island, Penguin Island and Seal Island are also well worth a visit. Peel Inlet covers an area of 155 square kilometres and is perfect for small boat cruising and sailing. If you prefer solid ground, wind your way along Estuary Scenic Drive for a view of the Inlet and Harvey Estuary. Renowned local wineries are also within an hour's drive. Welcome to vintage Western Australia! Welcome to Silver Sands.

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Tamarind Sands

Tamarind Sands

Cabarita, New South Wales, Australia

Tamarind Sands is in the township of Bogangar on the northern New South Wales Coast, minutes from the legendary swimming and surfing beaches of Cabarita. You'll have a nature reserve to the north and the west and the Pacific Ocean to the east, just 20 kilometres south of Tweed Heads and about 45 minutes from iconic Byron Bay, considered by many to be a must-do. Rainforest-clad mountains, plains, 37 kilometres of natural coastline, wetlands, estuarine forests, lush pastoral farmland and three world-heritage listed national parks are to be found in the Tweed Valley, part of the largest caldera in the southern hemisphere. Beaches abound. Kingscliff, Dreamtime and Fingal to the north. Pottsville to the south. Cabba, as the locals call it, is renowned for fabulous surfing conditions all year round! The resort is set on lush tropical grounds and features a choice of 48 units in different configurations on three levels. Return from the beach and plunge into the refreshing swimming pool and spa. Play a round of minigolf or a few sets of tennis. Check out the games room, kids' playroom and playground, and the BBQ areas. Kick-off your day with our famous Holiday Concepts Pancake Breakfast! Beachside caf&eacute;s, breakfast bars and speciality shops all vie for your attention. You're only twenty minutes from the Gold Coast and an hour from major theme parks. Tamarind Sands is the ideal resort to get away from the busy city, while still being able to access the major attractions of the region.

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Tuncurry Lakes Resort

Tuncurry Lakes Resort

Forster, New South Wales, Australia

As the name implies, Tuncurry Lakes Resort is nested in an area endowed with expansive beautiful lakes. On the clean waters of the Myall, Smiths and Wallis Lakes, locals and visitors enjoy sailing, fishing, canoeing, windsurfing and skiing. Seafood lovers' note: shallow Wallis Lake is one of the largest oyster-producing areas in New South Wales! The picture-perfect Great Lakes region begins in the south with the twin towns of Tea Gardens and Hawkes Nest, and stretches 100 beautiful kilometres north to the larger twin towns of Forster and Tuncurry. A short trip inland will take you to historic Stroud and the Barrington Tops, so having a car will greatly improve your holiday experience. Take a scheduled trip or charter a cruise on the Lake or, better still, pump up the fun by hiring a comfortable easy-to-drive small craft and insisting that the family call you captain. All that being said, make sure you allow some time at the Resort, because there are almost unlimited recreational facilities, spanning everything from pools and spas to jumping pillows, bikes and boats -and everything in between. Tuncurry Lakeside Village, situated on 90 acres of superb waterfront bushland and gardens, is a rural getaway far from the hustle and bustle of city life. If you dream of a relaxing, romantic getaway; or an active, outdoors experience; or maybe a family holiday that combines a little of each this Resort has one of the longest traditions of delivering all that and more!

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