Vacations or vacations aren’t just for couples, honeymooners, or large groups of friends traveling together for some excitement, it’s for anyone who can afford the time to do so. This is why many vacation groups are actually families traveling together to experience the outside world.

Parents and their children often travel together to coveted and popular destinations to enjoy their vacations. When it comes to choosing locations, families with children tend to opt for tourist properties that best cater to their children. After all, if the children were bored throughout their vacation, the whole trip would have been for nothing.

Today, we’re listing some of the premier properties in the Maldives that, in addition to being favorite spots for couples and honeymooners, stand out from the pantheon of tourist resorts for their dedication to catering young travelers.

One&Only Reethi Rah

First on the list is a luxury vacation destination nestled in the North Male Atoll. Surrounded by azure skies and turquoise waters, the beautifully scattered beach villas and overwater villas immersed in the waters of the Indian Ocean are home to eager travelers flocking from different corners of the world.

Consider the resort your “vacation home” for its warm and tranquil nature, friendly staff and calming atmosphere. The resort is versatile in its features since almost anyone can call it their favorite tourist hotspot, especially kids.

One&Only Reethi Rah has a designated kids’ club which opens from 10:00am to 10:00pm and children between the ages of four and nine are welcome to come together and have fun and frolic. Not only does One&Only provide a hotspot for children, but also for teenagers. These clubs are designed to suit the pace and rhythms of very active young minds who prefer to keep busy while on vacation. Club activities range from safe snorkeling trips to creative arts and crafts sessions, cooking classes that teach kids how to make sushi and chocolate and even a pottery class where kids can ignite their inner sculptors.

Kandima-Maldives

An aerial view of the Kandima Maldives coastline — Photo: Visit Maldives

The game-changing destination in a “very stylish island setting” aims to provide inclusive vacations for everyone – and that includes little travellers, too. Kandima Maldives caters to younger vacationers with its designated kids’ club that caters to children between the ages of three and 12 while children under three can join, accompanied by their parents or a babysitter.

The kids’ club is open daily from 09:00 to 20:00 while children can grab self-serve drinks and snacks from the club during their day of fun activities alongside other children staying at the resort. Kid-specific activities include cooking classes, learning about Maldivian culture with song and dance, coral planting initiatives and mini-Zumba and “Kandiland” mini Olympics, attack challenges art, rock painting and learning the local Maldivian language; Divehi.

The resort has six Family Studios with a connected living area, but they’re best suited to families with older children.

Kuramathi Resort Maldives

A panoramic view of Kuramathi Resort Maldives — Photo: Kuoni

It is one of the largest tourist resorts in the Maldives and it facilitates young holidaymakers while remaining true to the geographical identity of the resort; because Kuramathi Island Resort has one of the biggest children’s clubs in the country. Children benefit from a mini buffet in the main restaurants of the resorts as well as in the children’s club.

The specialty of the Kuramathi Resort Maldives Kids Club is their ever-changing range of activities – which change daily.

As for accommodations for families with children, the resort includes two two-bedroom beach houses that are two-story villas with separate living areas, making them ideal abodes for larger families with more of two children. The resort also has a children’s pool while babysitting services are provided by the kids’ club.

Laamu of the six senses

Laamu Atoll is designated as Mission Blue Hope Spot — Photo: Six Senses Laamu Maldives

Another leading luxury resort in the Maldives that welcomes travelers from all walks of life. The resort is a tropical Shangri-la, imbued with tranquility and serenity, with guests guaranteed to experience a moving journey of self-revitalization during their stay.

As for children, the emotional hospitality and personalized well-being of the island are made special thanks to a kids’ club dedicated to children from 3 to 12 years old, while children under 3 are welcome under the direct adult supervision. The kids club opens at 9:00 a.m. and stays open until 1:00 p.m., and opens an hour later at 2:00 p.m. and stays open until 6:00 p.m.

Six Senses Laamu has specific children’s menus available in all restaurants, while baby menus are available upon request. In addition to this, a daily changing children’s menu is available at the resort’s Chill Bar and Longitude (rotating weekly). The special children’s menu includes wellness and healthy options for children as well as all-time classics.

The resort offers Family Pool Villas that include study space and accommodation for up to two children with attached bathrooms. These villas are equipped with their private swimming pools and private access to the beach. The resort has two bedroom Lagoon Beach Villas and two bedroom Ocean Beach Villas specially designed to accommodate large families with children. However, Six Senses Laamu does not have a designated children’s pool which they make up for by having a specific children’s section enclosed in the resort’s main pool.

Soneva Fushi

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This one is as rare as it gets in terms of vacation experiences, and the resort is unique in every way, even in terms of the kids’ club.

Unlike most of the other entries on this list, Soneva Fushi doesn’t have a traditional kids’ club, but kids can still enjoy their own time at the ‘Den’ inside the resort’s ‘Jungle Club’, which is the main center of activity and entertainment in Soneva. -All. The Jungle Club is rich with exciting facilities that include a chocolate room, cinema, observatory, and diving libraries among several other features.

The “Den” can be enjoyed by children ages four to 17, while children under four and non-swimmers must be accompanied by a guardian. The Jungle Club opens at 10:00 a.m. and remains non-closing for lunchtime, until 5:00 p.m. The resort offers specific meal options for children and infants, while children can also enjoy their lunch at the Jungle Club.