Looking for somewhere for your family to stay during a vacation in balmy Florida? Lucky for you, there are countless options throughout the state that offer everything you're looking for, including family rooms, activities for the whole family, and access to beaches, the Florida Keys, and Walt Disney World. In this article, we're going to explore 10 of the best places where you can take all inclusive Florida family vacation, so that you know exactly where to stay the next time you're planning a luxurious Florida vacation.
Kids stay free at this elegant hotel, nestled along the gulf-side in the Florida Keys region. This Hyatt offers exciting activities for child guests to engage in together. Further, the hotel offers free breakfast in the morning, and entertainment and shows at night. A stay includes a beachside outdoor pool, a fitness center, and access to diving and snorkelling. Another cool thing about this hotel is that it's situated near the Faro Blanco Lighthouse. As well, it's not far from the iconic Seven Mile Bridge, which lays directly on top of the water of the Florida Keys. The hotel also has a full-service marina and yacht club--perfect for aficionados of marine navigation.
Spread out over seven acres of property, in the southernmost portion of the Florida Keys, the Marriott Beachside Hotel is filled with all kinds of interesting amenities, including resplendent tropical gardens, many restaurants to choose from, and a scenic waterfront swimming pool. The décor and style of the hotel mixes island or tropical ambiance with contemporary design ideas, and it does so in an elegant, timeless manner. There are 93 king-sized rooms and more than 120 bedroom suites, which are complete with a gourmet kitchen, spa tub, and marble floors. Included on the property are a water-sports concession, so that guests can rent aquatic equipment during their stay, and a pier for fishing.
This hotel, which can be found in the North Beach region of the city of Fort Lauderdale, is a breathtaking place to take a beach vacation. The views of the Atlantic Ocean and Intracoastal Waterway are simply stunning, and the suites offer guests the awesome amenities they need for an unforgettable stay. Suites include one to three bdrms; there's also a spa on the premises--fully decked out with all kinds of treatments for maximum comfort--and a fitness center that's open 24/7. The three premium restaurants are complemented by an outdoor pool, sun-deck (complete with a panoramic view of the Atlantic Ocean), and 25,000 square feet of space for functions and events.
If you're looking for something a little more, shall we say, thematic for your Florida vacation, then Disney’s Port Orleans resort is the place to be. It's meant to evoke the French Quarter of New Orleans, and as such has been decorated with wrought-iron balconies, magnolia bushes, gas lamps, jazz music, and streets made of cobblestone. The quick-service restaurant fare is also meant to evoke the New Orleans theme. Situated near the Sassagoula River, this hotel is within the area allocated for Disney World without directly being in one of the parks. It's also close to the cousin resort Port Orleans Resort - Riverside, where you can eat all kinds of delicious Creole and Cajun specialities. You can also take a fifteen-minute boat ride to get to the downtown part of Disney World.
This Hldy Inn has everything you could want for a Florida vacation, including shows and entertainment, many options for restaurants and dining, and highly professional staff members. Guests can go explore the tropical gardens, as well as admire the lagoon-style pool from the imprssve pool deck. And while we're on the subject of pools, there is a lagoon-style pool, that even includes a cascading waterpool; a fountain pool; several large hot tubs; and a small water park. Dining options include the SeaGlass bar and a seafood grille. Rooms are located on the gulf side, directly facing the beach--the big balconies ensure that the view is always splendid--and are equipped with free Wi-Fi. There is also a fitness center and conference spaces for business event. This hotel also has a great location: guests are only a few minutes away from attractions like the Pier Park Mall.
This resort is great for families because of its placement: it's near all kinds of Orlando landmarks, including NASCAR’s indoor kart-racing arena, and the ICON Park entertainment complex. It's only a short walk (or boat ride) away from Universal Orlando, meaning that you can easily access the park at any time of day. There are dedicated activities for the kids in your group, as well as the Calypso Gaming Zone arcade. Breakfast is included in your admission, as are access to the fitness center and pool. Rooms come furnished with a flat-screen TV, fridges, and air conditioning, as well as free Wi-Fi. The concierge and room-service can help you with whatever you need, as can the front desk (open 24 hours a day).
This resort, which is located in Key Largo, is one of the best places to stay in the Keys if you're looking to explore natural beauty with your family. The premises are spread out over thirteen acres filled with lavish foliage, alongside the Florida Bay. The balconies will also allow you to explore nature, providing guests with views of both the Bay and the lush resort grounds. Beach activities include watersports, and the beautiful sparkling pools are surrounded by even more beautiful waterfalls. A kids’ club allows child guests to learn and play together, and the Greenhouse Salon is perfect for guests looking for pampering. Calusa, one of the on-site restaurants, offers Caribbean and Creole cuisine to hotel guests. There is also a Tiki Bar, which makes the most of its beach location, and Los Martires, a Mexican dining spot where you can get the best tequila and tacos.
If your family is interested in the history and natural beauty of the American frontier, then the Campsites at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort is the place to go. The 750 acres of the Campsites feature all kinds of interesting animal species to observe--including ducks, armadillos, deer and rabbits--and kids and adults alike will have fun camping among the charming forest full of pine and cypress trees. Also included on the premises are a scenic beach and pool areas for swimming and splashing. Your family can also enhance the camping experience with campfire singalongs, access to the Pioneer Hall, and the ability to see the Hoop De Doo, a Western-style musical dinner show.
If you're looking to combine both Disney World and beach relaxation for your travels, then Disney’s Beach Club resort is one of the best out there. With décor style after that of New England, you can also enjoy the best of water-based entertainment, thanks to the pools, spas and lagoons of Crescent Lake and Stormalong Bay, located on the premises. You can easily walk from the Beach Club to EPCOT, or take a short boat ride if you're headed out to Hollywood Studios. The balconies will allow you to take in the beautiful views with ease, and you can even rent a private cabana at the pool. The rooms are spacious and well-equipped, and the dining area allows guests with a food plan to choose among all kinds of food. The décor and furniture are as vintage as they are modern, and they have been arranged in lovely combinations for guests to enjoy. The friendly, highly knowledgeable staff members will be able to help you with any challenges that might arise.