Planning a family vacation to Orlando? Book your stay at luxury Orlando hotel or resort that offers kids programs and supervised activities so that you can enjoy some time to yourself. Many family-friendly destinations in Orlando are designed with playgrounds, kiddie pools and recreational rooms with video games, movie presentations and other activities for kids of all ages. Some offer free babysitting services and camp-style programs, giving parents a chance to disappear for a few hours and enjoy some Orlando attractions or a meal on their own.
Here are some of Orlando’s luxury resorts offering kids’ programs and supervised activities:
Kid’s Activities at the Orlando World Center Resort & Convention Center
It’s one of the larger family-friendly resorts in Orlando and offers dozens of onsite activities for kids of all ages. This resort is home to six swimming pools, a water slide and two children-only pools. Kids can sign up for an afternoon of craft projects, video games and group activities throughout their stay. If you want to stay in for a day, you can spend some time playing air hockey or ping pong with the kids at the onsite recreational room. This Orlando resort is located at 8701 World Center Drive. Call (407) 239-4200 for more information.
Kids’ Programs at the Royal Pacific Resort
Planning a vacation to Universal Studios? Book your stay at the Royal Pacific Resort nearby so that kids can join the “Loews Loves Kids” program. Children have access to their own private “Kidbana” by the pool, and can participate in the Mariner’s Club program to enjoy supervised water activities and special events during their stay. The resort also offers games on loan – perfect for family game night while you’re on vacation! The Royal Pacific Resort is located at 6300 Hollywood Way in Orlando. Call (407) 503-3000 for more information.
Kid’s Activities at the Omni Orlando at ChampionsGate
If you want to stay near Celebration and the Walt Disney World Resort, book your stay at the Omni Orlando at ChampionsGate. This resort offers complimentary shuttle service to Disney World every day, and kids can register for the Camp Omni Kids Escape program that includes hands-on activities, group events and entertainment. The resort also features a zero-entry family swimming pool, making it a great match for families with very young kids. The Omni Orlando is located at 1500 Masters Boulevard in ChampionsGate. Call (407) 390-6664 for more information.
Kids’ Programs at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Spa
The Gaylord Palms Resort and Spa is home to one of the largest interactive indoor parks and boasts a giant play area for kids of all ages. You can register the kids for a supervised indoor program when you want to break away for half the day. Families can swim and play in the Clearwater Cove pool, a 120,000-gallon zero-entry family pool with the famous octopus waterslide, and have access to the Coquina Dunes Recreation Park with a bocce ball court, sand volleyball court and croquet lawn. The resort also offers in-room childcare services (with a four night minimum). This family-friendly Orlando hotel is located at 6000 West Osceloa Parkway in Kissimmee. Call (407) 586-2000.