Andaman – This is perhaps the most family-friendly hotel on the island. The hotel is located between a rainforest and Datai Bay. There are 6 restaurants, free WiFi, coffee machines in the rooms, 24-hour room service and rainforest showers. The Young Explorers Club offers educational excursions focused on nature. There is a special dining program created for young guests 12 and under. There are cooking lessons for kids, a DVD library, book library, swimming pool, babysitting service, and activities related to the hotel’s “Coral Nursery” a conservation project to rescue damaged coral. Some connecting rooms are available and cribs are available. Hotel Website.
Four Seasons – This luxury hotel is comprised on 91 villas and pavilions surrounded by hills, rainforest, gardens and beachfront. There is a spa, gym, pool, family pool, 24-hour business service, bicycles to borrow and tennis courts. The hotel goes all out for families offering a family beach house with a private plunge pool, lounging deck, private strip of beach, children’s bedrooms with PS3 and TV, pint-size bathrobes, a special menu and beach toys. The complimentary “Kids for All Seasons” program offers activities 9am,-5pm for 4-12-year-olds including kid’s yoga and Mangrove and Monkeys eco-excursions. Other great kid’s activities include cooking lessons, horse riding (3-18), rock climbing, pony rides and archery for teens. Young adventurers (4-12) can go on the “Swamp Skipper” into the mangroves. Kids under 18 stay free in the parent’s room and cribs are available. And that’s just what they offer families! Hotel Website.
Holiday Villa Beach Resort
This 4 star hotel faces Pantai Tengah Beach and has rooms and chalets furnished in traditional Malay style. The rooms overlook a garden area where kids can play. There is a kid’s pool, indoor ladies pool and outdoor pool. The hotel offers a spa and activities like scuba diving, night fishing, go-karting and mini-golf. There is free wireless Internet, a 24 hour restaurant and a Mother & Kiddies Fun Club.
This hotel is in the commercial district of downtown Kuah, 5 minutes from the shore where boats leave for the mainland. There is an outdoor pool, Jacuzzi, three restaurants (one with live entertainment), coffee house, gym, spa and WiFi. All of their rooms have either a hill or sea view.
(formerly Langkawi Village Resort) – This hotel markets itself as the “greenest resort in Malaysia”. It is located on the Pantai Tengah beachfront. The eco-friendly resort has villas with sea views or garden views and there are private patios and semi-outdoor showers. The hotel has a spa and restaurant serving Asian and western cuisine. There is a pool, outdoor Jacuzzi, reflexology path, room service and Internet. There are 115 rooms, villas and suites with family rooms located in a double storey building overlooking the garden. Families could take the Garden Villa so kids can run around, Sea Facing Villa or Beach Villa. Hotel Website.
Langkawi Lagoon Resort
This resort is on the west coast of Langkawi Island, it combines old-world charm with modern luxury. There are three types of accommodation – beach front hotel rooms and junior suites, the Sea Village built on stilts in the Andaman Sea with suites including a family duplex and the luxurious Ombak Villa. There are sea and hill views from all angles. There is a beach front pool, restaurants, 24 hour room service, gym, sauna, steam rooms and spa. For families there is a Kid’s Club, a children’s playground, babysitting service and there are daily scheduled activities. Hotel Website.