Hotels with kids clubs & activities in Southeast Asia


Travelling with kids is a feat. Not only do you have to find something fun for them to do, but your plans usually have to revolve around their schedule. But what if we told you that you could do both at the same time? If you’re willing to splurge a little, these hotels with kids clubs and activities in Southeast Asia are the answer to your worries.

We’re talking high-level indoor playgrounds and activities such as diving with sea turtles and archery tag. Here’s what your kids will be up to while you finally hit the spa in peace:


– Malaysia –


1. Hard Rock Hotel, Desaru Coast – PS4 stations & attached waterpark


It’s going to be hard for kids to get bored with Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast being decked out in music-centric elements. While the adults get to enjoy a full-service spa onsite, the kids can hang out at the Roxity Kids Club that’s suitable for children aged 4-12.

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Image credit: Hard Rock Hotels

Kids can try almost anything here. Want to have a go at music? Play a real keyboard and drumset. If that’s not their thing, they’re free to try on costumes in the dress-up room. The best feature here is the PS4 consoles and desktop computers that’ll appease kids with a knack for gaming. 

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Image credit: Hard Rock Hotels

Here’s another reason why kids will love this hotel: attached to the hotel is Adventure Waterpark Desaru Coast. Go ham on thrilling rides and splash around in the park’s pools – these are sure to tire the little ones out. 

 kraken's revenge desaru coast
Kraken’s Revenge at Adventure Waterpark Desaru Coast.

Best suited for: Kids aged 4 and up, including teenagers. 

ADDRESS
Jln Pantai 3, 81930 Bandar Penawar, Johor, Malaysia
Opening Hours: Saturday 00:00-00:00  Show More Timings 
GOOGLE REVIEWS
4.4
(3554)
RECOMMENDED TICKETS AT S$165.44

2. Four Seasons Langkawi – Kayaking & rainforest trips in a geopark


Luxury Beach Haven at Four Seasons Resort Langkawi
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Luxury Beach Haven at Four Seasons Resort Langkawi

 

If you’re looking for an escape to a serene, tropical paradise, book a stay at Four Seasons Langkawi. The hotel is located within a UNESCO geopark, so not only will you have glorious views of nature surrounding you, but you’ll also have access to activities that take place in the rainforest and the sea.  

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The Lutong Kids Club.
Image credit: Four Seasons Langkawi

At the Lutong Kids Club, there are activities like traditional fishing at the resort’s very own fishery. Older kids can also opt for rock climbing on a natural limestone outcrop and even take part in excursions to Gunung Raya Rainforest and the Kilim Karst Geoforest Park. Oh, and did we mention, these activities are complimentary for hotel guests?

Hotels with Kids Clubs - fishing with kidsFishing at the hotel’s fishery.
Image credit: Four Seasons Langkawi

Wholesome outdoor activities aside, you can probably tell that Four Seasons Langkawi oozes luxury. So wind down in a spacious room and relax as a family while you tune into nature here.

Best suited for: Kids aged 4 and up. 

ADDRESS
Jalan Tanjung Rhu, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
Opening Hours: Saturday 00:00-00:00  Show More Timings 
GOOGLE REVIEWS
4.6
(828)
RECOMMENDED TICKETS AT S$498.71

3. Shangri-La Rasa Ria –  Adventure playground & forest night walk


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The Garden Wing Deluxe Family room.
Image credit: Shangri-La Rasa Ria 

Kota Kinabalu is perhaps lesser-known among Singaporeans, but the Malaysian state capital of Sabah shouldn’t be overlooked – especially if you’re looking for a getaway with the fam. Packed with outdoor activities for adventurous kids, Shangri-La Rasa Ria won’t disappoint as it’s nestled between a white sand beach and lots of natural greenery. 

shangri-la rasa ria resortImage credit: Shangri-La Rasa Ria

Children get complimentary access to the kids club that’s equipped with puzzles, LEGO and Duplo blocks, and a children’s ball pit. But if they’ve got lots of energy to burn, just step outside to Adventure Playground – another fun zone with swings and a kid’s zip line.

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Image adapted from: Shangri-La Rasa Ria

That’s not all. Give the kiddos experiences they’ll never forget such as a Night Walk activity, horse-riding on the beach, and even a Ranger Experience to get them to appreciate nature. There are also arts and crafts activities such as batik painting and mask making available. 

Best suited for: Kids of all ages, including toddlers. 

ADDRESS
Pantai Dalit Tuaran, 89208 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Opening Hours: Saturday 00:00-00:00  Show More Timings 
GOOGLE REVIEWS
4.8
(2337)
RECOMMENDED TICKETS AT S$184.28

– Indonesia –


4. Padma Resort Ubud – Ketupat-making & animal garden visits


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The resort is practically a hideout, surrounded by hills and the rainforest.
Image credit: Padma Resort Ubud

Everyone knows that Bali is fail-proof when it comes to kid-friendly resorts. But, for a dose of R&R plus kid-friendly fun, plus cute critters the whole family can play with, book a stay at Padma Resort Ubud

Hotels with Kids Clubs - animal garden
Image credit: @padmaubud via Instagram

Mum and Dad can go full zen with yoga, fishing, and spa treatments. Or, grab the kids for an agroforestry tour or feeding sesh with chickens, goats, and cows at the hotel’s Animal Garden. We hear the garden is also home to rescued otters!

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Image credit: @padmaubud via Instagram

A visit to the Wolly Kids Club & Games Centre is also a must. Let the kids learn about Balinese culture through traditional angklung music and ketupat-making classes.

Best suited for: Younger kids and toddlers.

ADDRESS
Padma Resort Ubud Banjar Carik, Desa, Puhu, Kec. Payangan, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80572
Opening Hours: Saturday 00:00-00:00  Show More Timings 
GOOGLE REVIEWS
4.8
(4193)
RECOMMENDED TICKETS AT S$305.97

5. The Apurva Kempinski Bali – Indoor car race track & movie theatre


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Image credit: Kempinski Hotels

Another area in Bali well-known for its family-friendliness is Nusa Dua, where there’s no shortage of resorts and white sand beaches for plenty of sun and play. But The Apurva Kempinski Bali’s got something that one-ups many other kids clubs: the Jalak Family Club that has an indoor racing track complete with kid-friendly cars. 

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Have lunch while surrounded by tropical fish and corals.
Image credit: The Apurva Kempinski Bali

You’re going to find it hard to peel them away from the kids club, because there’s also a movie theatre, lots of animal bean bags, and games such as foosball and air hockey. Come lunch time, be sure to bring them to the hotel’s Koral Restaurant which is essentially a restaurant in an aquarium. 

apurva kempinski deluxe room
Image credit: The Apurva Kempinski Bali

Best suited for: Kids of all ages, including toddlers. 

ADDRESS
lot 4, Jl. Raya Nusa Dua Selatan, Benoa, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Opening Hours: Saturday 00:00-00:00  Show More Timings 
GOOGLE REVIEWS
4.8
(7794)
RECOMMENDED TICKETS AT S$409.00

6. Nirwana Resorts Garden Bintan – Water sports & archery


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Image credit: @nirwarnabintan via Instagram

Bintan island is a godsend when you want to go on a quick getaway, but don’t want to spend hours travelling by air. That said, families with adventurous kids can hop on a ~1-hour-plus ferry and park themselves at Nirwana Gardens Bintan

Hotels with Kids Clubs - nirwarna gardens bintan flying fox
Image credit: @nirwarnabintan via Instagram

We’re talking archery tag, bungee trampoline jumps, flying fox, and lots of water activities like banana boating and kayaking – all within the vicinity of the resort and its beachfront. Those who love marine life will also have a field day learning about sea turtles with the resort’s turtle hatchery programme. Snorkelling and diving are also available at the resort. 

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Image credit: Nirwana Gardens Bintan

Younger kids aged 4 and up will be perfectly happy at the Nablez Kids Club, too. They’ll be well-entertained with wholesome activities such as horse-feeding, face-painting, sand castle-building, and balloon sculpting, to name a few.

Best suited for: Kids aged 4 and up, including teenagers. 

ADDRESS
Jalan Panglima Pantar, Lagoi, Bintan Resorts, Sebong Lagoi, Teluk Sebong, Lagoi, Riau 29155
Opening Hours: Saturday 00:00-00:00  Show More Timings 
GOOGLE REVIEWS
4.2
(1884)
RECOMMENDED TICKETS AT S$137.00

– The Philippines –


7. Atmosphere Resorts & Spa – Kids’ yoga classes & scuba diving


atmosphere resorts & spa pool
Image credit: Atmosphere Resorts & Spa

We can bet that not many of you have heard of Negros Oriental in the Philippines. Neighbouring Cebu, this province has a mix of everything we love about idyllic island life: crystal clear waters, coral reefs, waterfalls, mountainscapes, and lots of natural greenery. Located on this island is Atmosphere Resorts & Spa which is chock full of activities and facilities for kids. 

scuba diving with kids
Image credit: Atmosphere Resorts & Spa

Here’s why the trip over is going to be worth it: they’ve got PADI diving courses for kids aged 8 and above. The young ones won’t just get to learn diving techniques; they’ll get to dive in an actual coral reef and swim among colourful fish. We hear the waters here are also home to sea turtles and even whale sharks, so the experience will defo be one for the memories. 

PADI coursesImage credit: Atmosphere Resorts & Spa

The hotel also has a kids spa and yoga sessions, perfect for winding down after the excitement of diving. Not to mention, 2 swimming pools that are kid-friendly, plus a kids club which offers plenty of arts and crafts activities suitable for younger kids. Babysitting services are also available for parents who need some alone time. 

Best suited for: Kids aged 8 and up, including teenagers.

ADDRESS
Maayong Tubig, National Road, Dauin, 6217 Negros Oriental, Philippines
Opening Hours: Saturday 00:00-00:00  Show More Timings 
GOOGLE REVIEWS
4.7
(207)
RECOMMENDED TICKETS AT S$285.88

8. Edsa Shangri-La, Manila – Disco glow parties


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The swimming pool even has a water playground young kids will enjoy.
Image credit: Edsa Shangri-La, Manila

Edsa Shangri-La, Manila has all the luxurious trimmings you’d expect at the 5-star hotel chain: elegant suites with a killer view of the city skyline, atas rooms, tennis courts, and a spa. While the adults are sure to find plenty of ways to wind down, the kids are far from left out.

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Neon glow disco parties take place every Saturday from 5pm-6pm.
Image credit: Shangri-La Hotel

The Splash Squad is where tweens can socialise and blow off some steam with an array of activities on the weekends. We’re talking neon glow disco parties, chocolate masterclasses, K-Pop dance classes, and even bungee bouncing. 

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Cubs and Cubbies play area.
Image credit: Edsa Shangri-La Hotel via Facebook

There’s also The Nook, where older kids can play VR games, ping pong, pool, and board games. Toddlers aged 5 years and below can play in the indoor Cubs and Cubbies room instead. It’s equipped with a wooden cage-like playpen, games like Jenga and Scrabble, along with a huge projector screen for entertainment.

Best suited for: Kids of all ages.

ADDRESS
1 Garden Way, Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong, 1550 Metro Manila, Philippines
Opening Hours: Saturday 00:00-00:00  Show More Timings 
GOOGLE REVIEWS
4.6
(8363)
RECOMMENDED TICKETS AT S$216.00

9. Okada Manila – Giant indoor playground with 8 zones


okada manila roomImage credit: Okada Manila

Okada Manila is a haven of entertainment and leisure situated in Manila. This integrated resort offers a ton of amenities – from its magnificent casino to different gaming activities. The hotel also boasts an outdoor pool complex complete with private cabanas and a man-made beach, as well as a massive glass dome beach club.

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The beach club is in a glass dome which offers UV protection.
Image credit: Okada Manila

The resort had a slightly different idea for their kids’ club. It’s essentially a giant indoor playground with 8 different play zones. For younger kids, the soft play area and 2-storey jungle gym and maze will surely appease them. Older children, on the other hand, can sharpen their athletic ability at the sports zone, play video games, and traverse a multi-level playground. 

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Image credit: Okada Manila via Facebook

They also have workshops that cover arts, crafts, music, and movement. Plus, more high-level classes that teach the kiddos important life skills such as anti-bullying and housekeeping. 

Best suited for: Kids of all ages, including toddlers.

ADDRESS
New Seaside Dr, Entertainment City, Tambo, Parañaque, 1701 Kalakhang Maynila, Philippines
Opening Hours: Saturday 00:00-00:00  Show More Timings 
GOOGLE REVIEWS
4.6
(23200)
RECOMMENDED TICKETS AT S$250.00

– Thailand –


10. The Slate – Different activities every hour daily


 the slate entrance
Image credit: @theslatephuket via Instagram

The Slate is a 5-star hotel in Phuket that combines modern luxury and traditional Thai aesthetics. As a guest, you’ve got an array of dining options, trendy bars, and even a spa and wellness centre, perfect for a blissful retreat where you won’t have to leave the premises.

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Image credit: The Slate 

Your kids’ days will be packed with fun here – we’re talking different hourly activities throughout the day. Just drop them off at the Tin Box Kids Club and they’ll have a full day of things to do. The kids can get in a workout with boxing, yoga, or aerobics in the morning, followed by arts and crafts, games, and friendly competitions. 

 the slate roomThe hotel only has suites and villas, so rest assured you’re going to have ample space for the family.
Image credit: The Slate

Outdoor activities such as archery and snorkelling are also available, as are kid-friendly swimming pools. For lunch, just head down to the hotel’s Underground Cafe where kids can enjoy some local foods like Tom Yam Goong (~S$13.11) and Phad Mee Sapam (~S$14.65), or wok-fried rice noodles.

Best suited for: Kids of all ages.

ADDRESS
116 Tambon Sa Khu, Amphoe Thalang, Chang Wat Phuket 83110, Thailand
Opening Hours: Saturday 00:00-00:00  Show More Timings 
GOOGLE REVIEWS
4.7
(1323)
RECOMMENDED TICKETS AT S$194.00

11. SO Sofitel Hua Hin – Floating inflatable playground & mini-golf


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The inflatable playground stretches nearly as long as the Signature pool does.
Image credit: SO Sofitel Hua Hin via Facebook

Hua Hin is a hidden gem that’s a 3-hour drive from Bangkok, known for its scenic landscape, beaches, and seafood. But you might very well travel all the way here just for a stay at SO Sofitel Hua Hin with the kids. We’ll tell you why: the hotel has a floating inflatable playground your kids can bounce off, not to mention a bunch of other activities to keep them entertained. 

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Giant carrots in a mini-golf course? Sign us up!
Image credit: SO Sofitel Hua Hin

They can try their hand at an 18-hole mini-golf course that has hints of inspo from Alice in Wonderland such as giant carrots. Or, head on down to the safari-themed Kids Tent to dive into its ball pit, or challenge each other to a game or two on the PS4 or Nintendo Switch. There are also an array of activities such as kids’ yoga and sand painting. 

SO sofitel hua hin family room
SO Family Kids House has a separate den with bunk beds for the young’uns.
Image credit: SO Sofitel Hua Hin

Best suited for: Kids aged 7 and above.

ADDRESS
115, Tambol Bangkao, Tambon Bang Kao, Amphoe Cha-am, Chang Wat Phetchaburi 76120, Thailand
Opening Hours: Saturday 00:00-00:00  Show More Timings 
GOOGLE REVIEWS
4.6
(1318)
RECOMMENDED TICKETS AT S$142.26

12. Amari Pattaya – Waterslides & roving mascots


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Image credit: Amari Pattaya

Amari Pattaya had us at the word “waterslides”. This affordable gem in Pattaya is a 2-hour drive from Bangkok, and it offers the sun, sea, and lots of family fun. If they’re not frolicking at the beach, they’ll be spending lots of time zooming down the waterslides at the hotel’s swimming pool. There’s even a water playground younger kids will love. 

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Image credit: Amari Pattaya

If it’s too hot out, bring the kids to The Tree House Kids’ Club. They’ve got roving monkey mascots to entertain the young ones, not to mention, an array of activities, toys, books, and playgrounds. The hotel even has a kids’ check-in counter and spa so that they too, can learn how to be savvy globetrotters like Mum and Dad.  

amari pattaya room
The Deluxe Family room comes with bunk beds the kiddos will love.
Image adapted from: Amari Pattaya

Best suited for: Kids of all ages, including toddlers.

ADDRESS
240 Beach Rd, Muang Pattaya, Amphoe Bang Lamung, Chang Wat Chon Buri 20150, Thailand
Opening Hours: Saturday 00:00-00:00  Show More Timings 
GOOGLE REVIEWS
4.5
(3613)
RECOMMENDED TICKETS AT S$137.63

Book these hotels with kids clubs for your next vacay


Now that you’ve read our list of the best hotels with kids clubs in Southeast Asia, all’s that left for you to do is book a stay for a stress-free holiday for the whole fam. Whether your little ones are a fan of the outdoors or like to stay cosy in an indoor playground, these kids clubs will surely keep them busy. 

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Cover image adapted from: Hard Rock Hotels, Atmosphere Resorts & Spa, SO Sofitel Hua Hin via Facebook

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