Travel Awards

Asia’s Best Family Resort

The winner and shortlist for Asia's best family resort in the 2019 Marco Polo Club Members' Choice Awards offer kids' club activities inspired by the local culture, nature excursions and fuss-free dining

Asia’s Best Family Resort

Winner: Hong Kong Disneyland

Home to three hotels, this resort not only provides easy access to the Hong Kong Disneyland theme park, but each hotel has restaurants, a swimming pool and daily activities that include Disney character experiences and other House of Mouse-themed activities.

‘Disney magic attracts children and adults alike – and staying in one of the themed hotels gets you in hassle-free.’ –Eric Gnock Fah, co-founder of Klook and part of our panel of travel experts

Asia’s Best Family Resort Shortlist

Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui

Four Seasons’ Kids For All Seasons programme offers a wealth of activities and games to keep kids entertained. There are also family barbeque nights and accommodation options designed with the whole family in mind.

Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa, Sabah

This kid-friendly hotel in Kota Kinabalu is what children’s dreams are made of, with a Kids Club, dedicated kid’s pool and daily activities for all, ranging from mini golf and horseback riding to water polo and kite making.

Soneva Kiri

Home to a tree-top bamboo playground and a dedicated junior holiday programme, this Thai resort was designed with kids in mind. An outdoor cinema, observatory for stargazing, and child-friendly excursions, add to the offering.

Nay Palad Hideaway, Siargao

Kids will have a blast at this island hideaway in the Philippines complete with Children’s Village featuring trampolines, swing, slides and treehouse. Outdoor activities include both beach and water sports, rounded off with an outdoor movie screening.

Soneva Fushi

This Maldives resort is an adventure playground for kids of all ages, with dedicated children’s club complete with pirate ship, swimming pools and cinema. A resident marine biologist and astronomer lead fun and inspirational activities, and private tutoring is also available.

The Datai Langkawi

There may not be a dedicated children’s club, but this destination resort offers a wealth of experiences for curious-minded kids. Its location in an ancient rainforest means nature-based activities abound, while water sports take place in the clear turquoise waters.

Alila Seminyak, Bali

This beachfront Bali property keeps kids out of trouble with Play Alila, a dedicated space where kids can play and engage in a fun daily activity schedule. The resort is also home to a dedicated family pool.


Kids won’t want to leave this family-friendly resort, which has everything from miniature village filled with activities and Kids Club for arts and crafts, to bumper car driving experience, interactive activity zone, rock climbing wall, mini golf and family pools.

Angsana Lang Co

It’s all go for young guests at this resort in Central Vietnam, who can enjoy cooking experiences and T-shirt painting, engage in local cultural activities, and embark on active adventures, such as swimming, yoga and archery, and outdoor excursions.

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