With two coastlines numerous islands like the Florida Keys, warm weather, a sunny climate and of course Walt Disney World, Florida is really a dreamy, family-friendly location filled with kid-focused resorts for many family travelers. Whether you're taking your kids on a dream a vacation to Disney in Orlando or for a Gulf Coast beach holiday near Sarasota, Florida's family resorts cater to various types of tourists year-round.
From accommodations for active adventurers and for those looking for all-inclusive luxury resorts,(where parents can have some one-on-one time while young ones can partake in activities created particularly for them), you will discover a Florida resort to fulfill your expectations.
1. Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
Victorian elegance meets modern sophistication at this lavish Disney Resort hotel. Unwind outdoors, indulge in a luxurious massage and watch evening fireworks light up the sky over Cinderella Castle. Just one stop to Magic Kingdom park on the complimentary Resort Monorail, this timeless Victorian-style marvel evokes Palm Beach’s golden era.
2. Club Med Sandpiper Bay
For an all-inclusive stay with a focus on sports, Sandpiper Bay is the ideal Club Med Resort for an active family vacation. Located along the St. Lucie River, amid wonderfully lush vegetation, Club Med Sandpiper Bay enjoys a delightfully tropical climate, a Sports Academy with top-ranked coaches, and an adult-exclusive infinity pool with a dedicated bar. Located between Miami and Orlando, you can make the most of visiting other great American cities during your Florida vacation.
3. Ponte Vedra Inn & Club
Ponte Vedra Inn & Club and The Lodge & Club Ponte Vedra Beach bookend a stunning stretch of beach on Florida’s northeast coast in the picturesque seaside setting of Ponte Vedra Beach. For over 90 years, we have set the standard for elegant and refined resort, golf, tennis, spa and recreation experiences—all with authentic touches of gracious Southern hospitality.
Every reason to escape is a reason to book a stay at Ponte Vedra Beach Resorts. Just 20 miles southeast of Jacksonville, we are waiting to welcome you to like a dear friend—even if you’ve never been before.
4. The Don CeSar Hotel
Dramatically perched atop wind-swept dunes with expansive water views in every direction, the fully renovated Don CeSar is the crown jewel of Florida's Gulf Coast. Since 1928, this monument to glamour and leisure has welcomed sun-seekers, luxury travelers and some of America's most famous - and notorious - figures. Become part of the storied history of the legendary Pink Palace®. Iconic. Romantic. Celebratory.
5. The Ritz Carlton Key Biscayne
SECLUDED ON A BARRIER ISLAND WITH SHIMMERING GOLDEN SAND, THIS KEY BISCAYNE RESORT PRESENTS LUXURY WITH A TROPICAL TOUCH.
Not far from Miami Beach and downtown, an island escape awaits at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami. Stretching along the beachfront, the luxury hotel is an opportunity to experience Miami living with redesigned ocean-view residences and suites, the renowned Cliff Drysdale Tennis Center, a Caribbean-inspired resort spa and Lightkeepers restaurant featuring Florida-sourced seafood
6. Reunion Resort
Experience a Florida lifestyle location like no other. From top-grade golf courses to the Water Park, or high-end restaurants and villas in the Grande Tower, Reunion Resort offers an endless array of features to explore. Reserve your stay with us and get ready to make memories that will last a lifetime.
7. Islander Resort
Islander Resort is a serene slice of paradise in the Florida Keys — an incomparably grand getaway that offers exceptional experiences for every type of traveler. Our breathtaking oceanfront getaway is situated on Islamorada’s most picturesque piece of shoreline — a lush, white-sand stretch dotted with gently swaying palms and bordering the deep turquoise of the Atlantic. Relax in one of our 114 inviting tropical-vibe rooms and suites before heading out to explore all the area has to offer — including world-class restaurants, incredible water sports and our famously art-filled downtown. Or, stick close by and enjoy spectacular seafood and island-inspired dishes at our on-site eateries, Tides Beachside Bar & Grill and Elements Lounge. You’ll also discover two saltwater pools, a hot tub, on-site recreational activities (such as snorkeling, scuba, biking, and boating), and even fun spaces for kids, like our sunny Splash Pad.
8. Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa
The largest resort poolscape in Southwest Florida, enjoy three acres water attractions including a meandering Lazy River, five waterslides including a pair of dueling speed waterslides an inner tube waterslide (48” height requirements), the Corkscrew waterslide (42” height requirement) and the Ciquala waterslide for little ones. A tranquil adult pool and adult-only hot tub, kid-friendly waterfall pool plus the family-favorite Adventure pool and splashdown pool are all available to resort guests.
9. Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek
Signia by Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek is surrounded by the Walt Disney World® Resort, just minutes from Disney® Theme Parks, water parks, and Disney Springs™. World-class shopping, arts and entertainment venues, and the best of Orlando’s exciting attractions are all within a short drive of the hotel.
10. Hawks Cay Resort
Centrally located between Miami and Key West yet tucked away on the secluded island of Duck Key, Hawks Cay Resort offers the perfect union of solitude and convenience. For guests that live in the United States, there's no need for a passport. With easy access by car, boat or plane, you can enjoy the best qualities of the Caribbean—clear turquoise waters, endless sunshine, excellent fishing and diving opportunities, fresh seafood and a relaxing tropical atmosphere—without the hassle of vacationing overseas.