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Best resorts in Maldives for families

Best Maldives Family Resorts

Maldives water villa resorts have become a much sought after holiday destination among people looking for a vacation in Maldives. Whether it is to celebrate wedding anniversary, to spend an unforgettable romantic honeymoon or even to spend precious family vacation in Maldives with your young children, there is nothing better than experiencing the exotic paradise islands in the Maldives at one of the best Maldives water villa for family vacation.

Best resorts in Maldives for families

Maldives is home to more than half of the best water villa resorts in the world.  With many Maldives resort operators vying to attract families with young children by designing villas with child friendly pools, scheduling daily entertainment activities for children, and including kids’ menus with happy and healthy dishes, finding Maldives child friendly resorts that can make a fantastic family vacation in Maldives can be a bit of a challenge and time consuming. So in order to help in planning a family holiday in the Maldives, we have listed below the best Maldives resorts for families that have best reviews of all Maldives water villa resorts to consider if you are planing for an upcoming family vacation.

Anantara Dhigu Maldives

Anantara - Popular family resorts in Maldives

Why you might like:

  • Short Transfer (35-minute speedboat)
  • Features a Kids Club
  • Special amenities for children
  • Restaurant featuring a kid’s menu
  • Option for a family picnic available
  • Babysitting service available

Location & Transfer

Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort is a tropical paradise set in Dhigufinolhu Island of South Male’ Atoll which is easily accessible through a short 35-minute speedboat ride from Velana International Airport, perfect for a family vacation in Maldives.

You are welcomed into a private journey filled with natural wonders and breathtaking experiences to bring a little spark into your holiday. With over hundred villas including 30 spacious water villas this resort is also one of the best Maldives child friendly resorts.

Anantara Dhigu Maldives activities for children

The Dhoni Club

This 5-star luxurious resort features a special club for children (from 3 to 12 years) known as the ‘Dhoni Club’, a place where your children can enjoy to their hearts content.

Here children will find 2 fun packed Dhoni boats, a climbing wall and even a tree house for them to jump around in. Certainly, a source of entertainment kids dream about.

Amenities just for your child

Apart from the club, the resort features many amenities and experiences which makes the destination a perfect place for a family vacation in Maldives. From the moment you arrive to Anantara Dhigu, your children will be provided with Little Hermie beach bag, a sun hat, a coloring book with a pencil kit.

Upon entering the room, you will find that, bathroom amenities, flip flops and slippers are also catered for. While feasting at the restaurant you will notice the menu has a wide range of Children-Friendly dishes to choose from ensuring the child to leave the restaurant satisfied and their tummies full.

Family Picnics!

You can also take a boat to the private picnic island Gulhifushi with your family where you will be met with exciting adventures and activities such as, clear waters swimming, snorkeling, kite-flying, beach games, while ending the picnic with an unforgettable barbecue. The experience is sure to be priceless.

Your kids are in safe hands

To your convenience, there is a babysitting service for children 3 months and above accompanied by professional baby sitters trained in CPR and First Aid so that you may enjoy some alone time peacefully, without a worry in your mind.

 Where to stay in Anantara Dhigu Maldives

Kanuhura Maldives

Best resorts in Maldives for families - Kanuhura Maldives

Why you might like:

  • Short transfer by seaplane (40-minute)
  • Features a kid’s club
  • Various activities for teens and kids
  • Special Programs for festive seasons
  • Special meal for your kids
  • Wellness facilities for children

Location & Transfer

This 5-star destination for free spirited adventurers is home to 20 enormous water villas some featuring private pools. Surrounded by lush tropical vegetation and the pristine white sandy beaches, accompanied by the turquoise waters, Kanuhura is set in Lhaviyani atoll which can be accessed by a short scenic 40-minute seaplane ride which the children will surely enjoy.

Kanuhura Maldives activities for children

The Kanuhura Kids Club

Kanuhura is home to reputable Kanuhura Kids club short for K club which makes this destination the perfect getaway for a family, and the main reason that the resort is included in the article. The club is conveniently located near the reception and is a few steps away from the beach. Indoor, the children will find lots of places to enjoy their naps under the cool breeze of the Air Conditioner, while outside, they can let their inner explorer let loose in the splash pool decorated by a 3-meter-high waterfall and a wooden jungle gym to enjoy as much as the little adventurers like.

Special activities both for all ages

Kanuhura offers both children and teens a wide range of activities with infinite possibilities to enjoy such as water sports, beach football, and fishing trips. They can also get to experience some local activities such as Boduberu (Maldivians Drums) or even the hermit crab race. Furthermore, festive season programs and surprises are arranged by Kanuhura just so that your children can enjoy something special on occasions such as Easter and Christmas.

Meals and wellness for Children

In this idyllic resort you will find special menus created for the youngsters. They can indulge in sophisticated and exquisite meals such as chicken nuggets, creamy spaghetti, mini cheeseburgers and pizzas which is ensured to bring happiness to their little taste buds. You will also be surprised to discover a specialized wellness center just for children, where they can enjoy some yoga and stay in shape. Not to mention, kids under 12 stay and dine for free. The perfect family friendly resort for your vacation.

Where to stay in Kanuhura Maldives

Lily Beach Resort & Spa

Why you might like:

  • Platinum All-Inclusive resort
  • A short scenic seaplane ride for the children to enjoy (25-minute)
  • Special activities for the children
  • A Kids club is featured
  • Vibes Bar for young ones
  • Shallow pool

Location & Transfer

Lily Beach Maldives, a Platinum All-Inclusive Resort and a family resort. Reputed worldwide for its exotic house reef, white sandy beaches and lush tropical vegetation. A 5-star haven located in the spectacular Ari Atoll, accessible through a 25-minute seaplane ride above the vibrant sea of Maldives, the Lily Beach Maldives features a grand total of 56 water villas, offering the view of sunrise and plunge pools to swim in.

Lily Beach Maldives activities for children

Endless activities

You might enjoy gazing into the horizon, watching the sunrise while lazing on the deck. However, this is not the case with the children. They tend to be a little more adventurous. Hermit crab races, crafts, watersport activities and treasure hunts, your kids will have their hands full exploring all the wonderful activities and amenities which the resort has to offer. The resort will not fail to keep the kids entertained while you enjoy some quality time alone accompanied nothing but the peaceful atmosphere which surrounds you.

Turtle Kids Club

The Turtle kids club, for ages of children between 3 to 12 features a wide variety of activities, for children of various ages. In the Air conditioned indoor area, your children will find a small library filled with variety of books, lots of games to opt from and various oversized day beds to take their crucial day time naps in. outside they will be met by swing to slide, basket courts to ball and even a tree house to make believe in. The club also features daily scheduled activities to keep the little explores occupied.

The Vibes bar with Pool

The bar is most likely to be the place you find yourself spending most of the time on your holidays. Why? Because the Vibes bar is ideal for family fun. The bar features a shallow pool safe for kids, a game room with pool table, table tennis and table football, volley ball in beach and many other fun entertainments under the tropical sun. The little ones can also refresh their energy levels with some light cuisines offered by the bar while relaxing on the sun loungers under the umbrellas.

Where to stay in Lily Beach Maldives

Our young children are one of the most precious valuable treasures that we cherish and it is important that they get the same unforgettable experiences that we do. These resorts with water villas are ensured to give you and your family those memorable experiences to look back upon even after the holidays have long ended.

Need help to book a Maldives water villa for family? See our list of Maldives family water villas.

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