Spring break is on the horizon and that means it is time to plan your next family vacation. We’ve gathered up dozens of hotels—from Mexico to Hawaii—that know how to do spring break right. From all-inclusive resorts that do all the planning for you to vacation packages that combine days by the pool with activities for kids, this list has it all. Scroll through and book your next vacation today!

photo: Panama Jack Resorts Playa del Carmen

Panama Jack Resorts Playa del Carmen - Mexico

In the heart of the Riviera Maya, Panama Jack Resorts Playa del Carmen provides couples, families and friends with a sun-kissed beach backdrop to enjoy genuine hospitality and explore the region’s vibrant center, steps away. Save up to 55% on new bookings made now through Feb. 6 for stays through Dec. 20. Or, take advantage of the Kids Stay Free offer that is available for stays from Apr. 29-Dec. 20. 

What to do: Explore the rich coral, ancient ruins and authentic local culture along the Riviera Maya, all from the front door of Panama Jack Playa Del Carmen's lush grounds. Add to that spectacular views of the Caribbean right in your backyard, luxury shopping and a range of outdoor spaces to mix and mingle. Dive into family fun at Oki Fun World and melt into relaxation with a rejuvenating hydrotherapy session.



photo: WaterColor Inn

WaterColor Inn – Santa Rosa Beach, FL

The WaterColor Inn, a gulf-front hotel located on Santa Rosa Beach, is a stunning property that can accommodate families of any size. The resort will be offering a Sensational Spring Savings Package that will be available over Spring Break for discounted rates and savings. Plan your trip Mar. 1-May 14 and save up to 20% off your stay. 

What to Do: Bask under Florida’s perennially sunny skies and sugar white sand this spring break with WaterColor Inn’s private beach access. Beach setups can be reserved online, so there’s no need to wake up early in the morning to secure a spot. Additionally, an array of water sports rentals, including kayaks, surfboards and boogie boards are available for rent at WaterColor Beach. Bonus: you can give your kids the chance to learn about biodiversity and Florida’s various ecosystems by visiting endangered sea turtles or strolling through the remarkable pines of Western Lake.


photo: Buenaventura Golf & Beach Resort

Buenaventura Golf & Beach Resort - Riviera Pacifica, Panama

The Buenaventura Golf & Beach Resort, located in Riviera Pacifica outside of Panama City is a one-of-a-kind resort destination in Panama. Situated within an exclusive golf and beach community on the Pacific Ocean, The Buenaventura provides the ultimate home-away-from-home atmosphere with its warm hospitality, attentive service and plenty of adventurous attractions. Families can take advantage of the resort’s Family Package available during the spring break months with rates starting at $199/night, daily breakfast for two adults and two kids, daily kids club activities and visits to the resort's Wildlife Center. 

What to do: Recently named an Autograph Collection Hotel, the resort’s programs and activities are developed with both the needs of children and parents in mind for the ultimate, stress-free vacation. The resort has plentiful water sports offerings such as kayaking, sailing, snorkeling and Jet Ski. Other activities include biking, jogging the fitness trail and horseback riding. Buenaventura is also home to a Wildlife Center with exotic animals from monkeys to parrots and peacocks. Plenty of supervised fun can be had at the Kids Club where kids can hang out for a half or full day of activities from treasure hunts through nature to snorkeling and paddle boarding.


photo: The Cottages on Charleston Harbor

The Cottages on Charleston Harbor - Charleston, SC

The Cottages on Charleston Harbor offer 10 luxurious two-bedroom, three-bath Cottages with a full kitchen, living room and screened-in porch that are perfect for a family spring break excursion. With convenient access to downtown Charleston, guests also enjoy daily housekeeping, a delicious continental breakfast, afternoon snacks in the clubhouse, free parking and outstanding southern hospitality. Families can take advantage of the spring break package that includes a two-hour water excursion, transportation and tickets to the South Carolina Aquarium, a gourmet picnic lunch and more. 

What to do: Consistently rated one of the top travel destinations in the country, Charleston has tons to offer families including the Center for Birds of Prey, ghost tours, an amazing children's museum and tours of the historic Fort Sumter. 


photo: Kingsmill Resort

Kingsmill Resort - Williamsburg, VA

Family-friendly Kingsmill Resort is the perfect place for kids of all ages. The Ultimate Spring Escape package includes three nights accommodations (upgrade to a one-bedroom condo and really spread out!), daily breakfast and tickets to Busch Gardens and Colonial Williamsburg with shuttle service. 

What to do: Fill your tank at the morning breakfast buffet and then head off to Busch Gardens or Colonial Williamsburg for your day's adventures. If you prefer, stay on property to enjoy a myriad of resort activities including discount golf, bike excursions, kayaks or paddle boards, pools and more.


photo: Waimea Plantation Cottages

Waimea Plantation Cottages - Kauai, HI

Waimea Plantation Cottages, located on the idyllic western shore of Kauai, offers guests 42 acres of an oasis-like setting, surrounded by tropical landscaping, mountains, the tranquil ocean and other natural attractions. Each of the 61 historic plantation cottages is unique. Book the Spring Savings Special by Feb, 28 and you'll save 20% on the best available rates on Oceanfront and Ocean View cottages. 

What to do: Relax, kick your shoes off and listen to the waves. Enjoy lots of sunshine, walks on the beach and spectacular sunsets. Kauai has been blessed with an abundance of natural beauty and breathtaking sights, but that’s not all. Period architecture, quaint shops, memorable eateries, restaurants and galleries line Main Street in Waimea Town.


photo: Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate

Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate - Orlando, FL

Conveniently located near but tucked away from the chaos of the destination’s theme parks, the Omni Orlando Resort is a perfect family getaway for spring break. Surrounded by 36 holes of championship golf, an epic new wave pool and 125-foot waterslide, the resort offers tennis, mini golf and more. Spring break deals include the Orlando 3 or More Promotion. Enjoy all the fun of Orlando and save up to 15% off regular rates when you stay three or more nights.

What to do: Lounge by the pool or get your theme-park fill at nearby Walt Disney World and Universal Studios Orlando. Complimentary shuttle service gets you right to the park for an easy start to your day. On property, kids can enjoy kid-friendly dinners, movies, video games, board games and other entertaining activities at Omni Kids Escape.


photo: The St. Anthony

The St. Anthony - San Antonio, TX

Centrally located on a beautiful tree-lined park just a short walk from San Antonio's most popular downtown attractions, San Antonio's premier luxury hotel, The St. Anthony Hotel, is the perfect place for Spring Break travelers who want the ideal combination of location, beautiful surroundings and family-friendly amenities. Families can enjoy the Spring Break Special good for travel Mar. 1-31. Use promo code Y24 to save 20% on a stay of four nights or longer. 

What to do: The hotel is within walking distance of the River Walk, the Alamo, San Antonio Museum of Art, Briscoe Western Art Museum, Tobin Center for Performing Arts, Majestic Theatre, shopping, chef-driven restaurants and historic sites. The St. Anthony's spacious rooftop swimming pool offers stunning views, private cabanas and poolside service of food and drinks. 

Online: marriott.com

Copper Mountain Resort - CO

If snowy mountains are your idea of the perfect spring break, then head to Copper Mountain Resort for some time on the slopes. Located just 75 miles west of Denver, Colo. in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, Copper Mountain Resort is an ideal vacation destination with a laid-back and inclusive vibe that represents the best of Colorado. Experience the magic of three at Copper Mountain Resort with the “3 is Magic” lodging offer: Book two nights of lodging and they’ll give you another for free. Take advantage of discounts for ski and ride school, rentals and tubing. Purchase your lift tickets with your lodging, and you'll have access to the lowest-priced tickets available. Book by Feb. 25 for stays valid through Apr. 21.

What to do: Three pedestrian-friendly village areas provide a vibrant atmosphere with lodging, retail outlets, restaurants, bars and family activities. During the winter and spring months, Copper’s naturally-divided terrain offers world-class skiing and riding for all ages and abilities. 


photo: Parrot Key Hotel & Villas

Parrot Key Hotel & Villas - Key West, FL

Family vacationing will never be the same! Get everyone into the Key West spirit and experience island life at its finest—family style. The Family Island Fun package will get you and your entire family experiencing ultimate relaxation, sand between everyone’s toes, swimming, swimming and more swimming, and the irresistible charm of Key West. The package comes with a round of cocktails for the parents, beach buckets for the kids, late check out and an upgraded room (based on availability).

What to do: The Florida Keys are famous worldwide for their natural beauty, perfect year-round weather, unparalleled fishing and diving, and vibrant nightlife. Let your worries go and explore all the exhilarating watersports onsite. Or discover downtown historic Key West and uncover what makes this one of the most sought after vacation destinations in the world.


photo: Kate Loweth

Hotel Zephyr – San Francisco, CA

Kids love Hotel Zephyr, a fun and funky hotel in San Francisco. It’s located right across from Fisherman’s Wharf and has a huge courtyard full of oddities, games and fire pits. Hotel Zephyr offers savings when you book at least a month in advance and deals that get a free spot to park your ride when you visit (essential for any visit to SF).  

What to do: San Francisco is one of the most easily accessible on-foot cities in America. You can see so much in one short weekend: Pier 39, Alcatraz Island, Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory, City Lights Booksellers and Publishers, Ghirardelli Square, Golden Gate Bridge and on and on. And, if you’re tired of walking, or if you have little kids in tow, you can take the Big Bus Tour, which allows you to hop on and off wherever you choose. Check out our PIER 39 guide and Fisherman's Wharf guide to learn all there is to do in the area. 


photo: Omni Hilton Head

Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort - Hilton Head, SC

Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort offers activities for the whole family, including access to an 11-mile lagoon system complemented by bike trails, 25 tennis courts and three championship golf courses. Come enjoy the newly-renovated guest rooms and dive in with the Family Fun Package which includes a $100 dining credit to be used at the resort as well a s'mores kit, kites and two-hour bike rental for up to four guests.

What to do: Make a splash at one of the on-site pools including two hot tubs, adult-only pool, kid's splash zone and two family pools. Send the kids to Kids Camp for a half or full day and spend some time relaxing at the Ocean Tides Spa. 


photo: Big Cypress

Big Cypress Lodge – Memphis TN

Big Cypress Lodge is a rustic and woodsy retreat where most rooms are outfitted with a screened-in porch that overlooks a Cypress Swamp environment with real alligators, 100-foot tall replica Cypress trees or a city view of Memphis. The #AdventuresWithWinston family package includes your choice of accommodations, a Polaroid camera, tickets for one adult and one child to the Memphis Zoo and bear snacks. 

What to Do: Memphis has more than BBQ and blues to offer families. Be sure to check in on the ducks that hang at the Peabody, ride the historic trollies through downtown, visit the Children's Museum of Memphis and take the monorail to Mud Island River Park, for starters. In addition, you can find fun family adventures at Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid including underwater-themed bowling at Uncle Buck’s Fishbowl, the Sky High Ride (which is the country’s tallest freestanding elevator) and the glass observation decks at The Lookout restaurant at the very top of the Pyramid. 

Online: big-cypress.com

photo: Carmel Valley Ranch

Carmel Valley Ranch – Carmel, CA

Can you imagine staying at a place that is dedicated to the idea of play? That’s the essential ethos at Carmel Valley Ranch where families can golf, have access to miles of hiking trails, explore an organic garden, learn about honey bees in an apiary, swim, play with chickens and practice yoga on a 500-acre property. The Ranch Hands Family Package includes overnight suite accommodations, daily breakfast and kid camp for up to two children. 

What to Do: If you decide to leave the ranch for the day, head into Carmel-by-the-Sea, a charming beach town with cobblestone streets, boutique shops and delicious food. Read all about what to do in Carmel here

Online: carmelvalleyranch.com

Disney Springs Resort Area Hotels - Orlando, FL

Guests staying at the seven Disney Springs Resort Area Hotels will continue to enjoy two great benefits at the Walt Disney World Theme Parks through 2019: the Extra Magic Hours and 60-Day FastPass+ benefits, with valid theme park admission. This provides the opportunity to enjoy select attractions, including the offerings at the all-new Toy Story Land which just opened at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in June and the popular attractions at the other three theme parks, such as Pandora—The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. 

Located on Walt Disney World Resort property, the Disney Springs Resort Area Hotels consist of B Resort & Spa, Best Western Lake Buena Vista, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Orlando—Disney Springs Area, Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace, Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista, Holiday Inn Orlando—Disney Springs Area and Wyndham Garden Lake Buena Vista.  

What to do: Among the outstanding new offerings at the Walt Disney World Resort is the 11-acre Toy Story Land, where guests “shrink” to the size of a toy to explore the adventure and fun of Andy’s backyard and can enjoy such new attractions as the Slinky Dog Dash family coaster and Alien Swirling Saucers.


photo: Best Western Plus Hood River Inn

Best Western Plus Hood River Inn - Hood River, OR

Hood River, Oregon is an awesome spring break destination, with something for every age and interest. The Best Western Plus Hood River Inn offers The “Art” of Fun package this spring. Kids under 12 stay free at the Hood River Inn and enjoy complimentary breakfast. Call 1-800-828-7873 and mention you’re interested in “the art of fun” when you make your reservations and receive a complimentary coloring book and crayons at check-in.
What to do: Experience the self-guided BIG Art Walk through Hood River, beginning with three pieces displayed on the hotel’s waterfront grounds; visit the Columbia Center for the Arts during their “Industrial Arts” display (you can walk there, beginning on the hotel’s waterfront path); or visit WAAAM, the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum, which has one of the largest collections of still-flying antique airplanes and still-driving antique automobiles in the country, all of which are works of art in their own right! For skiers of any age, discount lift tickets to Mt. Hood Meadows, the biggest ski resort on Mt. Hood, are available for guests of the Inn. There’s also swimming in the year-round heated pool or relaxing in the indoor or outdoor hot tubs.  

photo: Kona Kai Resort

Kona Kai Resort & Spa - San Diego, CA

Kona Kai Resort & Spa is an ideal destination for soaking up the Southern California sunshine. The resort, just 10 minutes from the San Diego International Airport, offers a range of activities that fit the needs of kids and adults alike. The resort offers a number of Spring Break packages that offer breakfast, resort credits and more. 

What to do: Rent paddleboards or jet skis and head out on the nearby waters. Then spend your evenings roasting s'mores over fire pits on the resort's private beach. Head off site to nearby LEGOLAND or Balboa Park for more family adventures. 


photo: Martinhal Cascais

Martinhal Cascais - Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon invites travelers to experience the “California of Europe,” welcoming guests with beaches, sporting activities, nature, rich culture and history. The hotel offers on-site child care, a complimentary kids clubs, mommy and me spa treatments and curated kids menus. Book the All-Inclusive Holiday package for a seven-night stay that includes meals, kids club services and a 50% discount on spa services among other features. 

What to do: Martinhal’s Kids Clubhouse is an area run by experienced child caregivers. This amenity gives children a place to stay occupied by toys and games under supervision while parents can enjoy a yoga or wellness activity. Martinhal wants families to create long-lasting memories through quality time spent together. On-site activities such as sporting, biking, cultural tours and even horseback riding are geared toward a wide range of ages so the whole family can participate.


photo: Radisson Blu Mall of America

Radisson Blu Mall of America - Bloomington, MN

Families that are looking for the perfect spring vacation spot should head to the Radisson Blu Mall of America. The hotel's Fort Blu Kids Camping package includes all the amenities of the best camping trips such as a kids tent, log-shaped pillows, s’more ice cream treat and of course a projector to transform the guest room ceiling into a starry night sky! Or, enjoy the Play and Stay package that offers Nickelodeon Universe All Day Ride Wristbands.

What to do: Spend your day exploring the absolutely massive Mall of America with our parent's guide to lead the way. After a day of shopping, make a splash in the indoor saline pool or indulge in a massage at Solimar Spa & Salon. 


photo: Hotel Indigo Mount Pleasant

Hotel Indigo Mount Pleasant - SC

Conveniently located in the Mount Pleasant neighborhood of Charleston and only a bridge away from the historic downtown, the newly-opened Hotel Indigo Mount Pleasant offers modern conveniences in an inspiring atmosphere. Families can take advantage of the Experience the Aquarium package to receive overnight accommodations, daily breakfast and tickets to the South Carolina Aquarium for two adults and two children with rates starting at $329/night.  

What to do: A Mount Pleasant icon, visit Patriots Point for an interactive experience with three museum ships. Soak in some rays at the on-site pool while the kids enjoy lawn games nearby. 


photo: Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa

Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa - St. Lucia

Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa’s family-friendly Splash wing is fun for everyone. The 50,000-square-foot CocoLand Kidz Klub welcomes babies to 12-year-olds, kids receive a complimentary CocoPack at arrival and there are free local cell phones for parents. Families will save up to 64% on spring break travel to Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa with Premium All-Inclusive rates starting at $152/person, per night based on double occupancy for stays of five nights for travel Apr. 29-June 30, 2019. Kids under three always stay for free, ages 3-17 stay for just $59/night. 

What to do: The CocoLand Waterpark features a Lazy River and the Coconut Cannon that shoots riders out into the CocoLand Plunge Pool. Activities offer families a chance to have some fun together from stand-up paddle boarding and kayaking to tie-dye lessons and coconut bowling. For $20/person, the 30,000-square-foot Zone paintball course accommodates teams up to six players featuring tons of obstacles making the game more tactical and fun. 


photo: Tenaya Lodge

Tenaya Lodge - Yosemite, CA

Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite is all about family fun for spring break. The resort’s 2019 spring break offer includes a 7-day Yosemite National Park Pass, complimentary breakfast for kids (with purchase of adult breakfast) and unlimited buy one, get one free on-site activities. The package is available from Mar. 8-Apr. 28 and has a two-night minimum. When booking use promo code: FAMILYFUN.

What to do: BOGO on-site resort activities include the following options: guided morning nature and evening flashlight hikes (snowshoes provided if needed), two-hour ice skating sessions with skate rentals, a half-day sled rental, a half-day bike rental or a 30-minute archery session.


photo: The Confidante Miami Beach

The Confidante Miami Beach - FL

The Confidante Miami Beach, a midcentury beachfront oasis, is a wonderful place to spend spring break. With both adults-only and kid-friendly pools and a backyard filled with games and treats, the colorful resort is offering the Book Early and Save Package where you can save 15% off the rack rate on all room types. 

What to do: With a starting point in Miami Beach, you can access all of Miami’s coveted neighborhoods, from the Design District to Coral Gables and Little Havana. Discover the city’s rich history, from the Art Deco buildings and the vibrant Wynwood Walls to the culinary traditions. At The Confidante Miami Beach, soak up the sun, then grab a little shade in a colorful cabana or built-in bungalow by one of two heated outdoor pools. Enjoy direct beach access—the Miami Beach Boardwalk is right outside and stretches all the way to South Beach and Lincoln Road, perfect for strolling or bicycling.


photo: Four Seasons Chicago

Four Seasons Hotel - Chicago, IL

One of the best properties for a Chicago family staycation is the Four Seasons Hotel. Their Family Fun in the City package includes daily American breakfast for two at Allium restaurant, a visit from the famous Four Seasons Hotel Chicago Ice Cream Man between 3-6 p.m. and an in-room movie—with popcorn and sodas of course! When little guests arrive at the hotel, they are greeted with a toy chest and are allowed to pick out something special for keeps.

What to Do: Spend a night or two in Chi-town, taking advantage of all that this beautiful city has to offer. From Millennium Park to Navy Pier to fun kid-friendly shows like Blue Man Group at Briar Street Theatre, Chicago has it all. Check out our guide to the windy city here.

Online: fourseasons.com/chicago

photo: Kate Loweth

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess – Scottsdale, AZ

Scottsdale is a spring break hot spot for baseball fans and families alike and the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is well-equipped to welcome everyone. Receive a daily resort credit when you book online to enjoy the many on-property restaurants, all of which are family friendly. 

What to Do: In addition to catching your favorite baseball teams during spring training, Scottsdale is full of fun activities like Wild West and ghost town tours. Or, pack up some snacks and hit the trails to hike Camelback Mountain. The Fairmont offers a fantastic drop-off kids club program as well as the Trailblazers Recreation Center where they can meet the resident animals and try out virtual reality games. Read the full scoop on this destination here


photo: Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita

Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita - Nayarit, Mexico

Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita is located in a picturesque fishing village nestled on the southwest point of the Riviera Nayarit region. This spring break, take advantage of the resort’s Family Package and take 50% off a second room. The resort also offers an Advanced Purchase package with 30% off the room rate when you book at least 90 days in advance, or the Stay Longer package where guests get the fourth night free.

What to do: The beachfront property is set on 400 acres and boasts incredible surf, lush jungles and endless adventure. In addition, 177 spacious, casita-style guest rooms, three alfresco Richard Sandoval restaurants with ocean views, a serene spa and world-class golf courses designed by Jack Nicklaus offers guests an unrivaled Four Seasons luxury experience infused with an authentic taste of rural Mexico. Families will enjoy the Kids for All Seasons program, babysitting services, a game room and complimentary water sports. 


photo: Lotte New York Palace

Lotte New York Palace – New York, NY

Kids (and their parents, too) will explode with enthusiasm over Little Royals Package at Lotte New York Palace, which includes pretty-in-pink princess or shining knight costumes, plush bathrobes and slippers and royal palace-themed cookies and beverage. You can continue the royal treatment with a 25% discount on a manicure or pedicure with the queen (aka Mom) at the Palace Spa. 

What to Do: Who doesn’t love New York City? No matter what time of year, this eclectic, energetic metropolis is bursting with family-friendly activities and fun. Spring is, of course, a very special time in New York City. Check out our New York page for some inspiration!

Online: lottenypalace.com

photo: Turtle Bay Resort

Turtle Bay Resort - Oahu, HI

An off-the-beaten-path tropical retreat and the only resort on Oahu’s fabled North Shore, Turtle Bay is situated on 840 acres of tropical paradise with five miles of unspoiled beach and 12 miles of oceanfront hiking trails surrounding the resort. This spring break, take advantage of the resorts Stay Longer Save More special, and save 10% when you stay four nights, save 15% when you stay five nights and save 20% when you stay six or more nights.

What to doThe resort features two saltwater swimming pools; a charming spa cabin overlooking the ocean; seven indoor and outdoor restaurants, lounges and bars; an oceanfront spa and fitness center; two world-class golf courses; a Hans Hedemann Surf School; and so much more. Snorkel offshore, take a sunset horseback ride, paddleboard or rent a moped for a day of adventure. 


photo: Paradisus Playa del Carmen

Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Esmeralda - Mexico

This all-inclusive family-friendly Playa hotel features 510 elegantly appointed suites, 120 of which are luxury Family Concierge Junior Suites. Family Concierge provides both adults and kids an immersive vacation experience including a separate check-in experience where special treats and games are in the lobby area to ensure kids are occupied during the check-in experience. For spring break, book through melia.com to get up to 35% off nightly rates, two kids stay free, up to $1,500 in resort credits and more.

What to do: A brand new kid-friendly waterpark opened this past December consisting of three pools, one of which includes five water slides and dumping buckets. The small pool acts as the splash pool for small toddlers. In addition to the waterpark, Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Esmeralda has incorporated new activities for children of all ages including an afternoon pool party for teens, a new snack stand offering a children’s menu with healthier options, themed parties for families at the main pool and special surprises for the youngsters. 


photo: Anaheim Marriott

Anaheim Marriott - CA

Anaheim is synonymous with one of the most sought-after family experiences in the country: Disneyland! Families can spend spring break at the Anaheim Marriott, offering a seamless stay and park experience with the Discover Disneyland package, including accommodations, self-parking, shuttle for two adults and two kids to Disneyland and $100 Disney gift card per night. 

What to do: If you are heading to Anaheim, we bet to plan to spend some time at the Happiest Place on Earth. Before you go, read some insider tips from our editors who know Disneyland inside and out. When the crew gets maxed out on Mickey, read this post for other awesome spots to hit up while you are in Orange County. 


photo: Naples Grande Beach Resort

Naples Grande Beach Resort - Naples, FL

Naples Grande Beach Resort is the ideal coastal escape for family vacations of all sizes and types. The resort overlooks the Gulf of Mexico on 23 waterfront acres and features 474 guestrooms including 29 Tower Suites and 50 Garden Villa Suites. For spring break, families can book the BONGO (Best of Naples Grande) offer and receive $50/night which can be used for any of the resort’s extensive amenities (beach activities, dining, golf, spa, retail and tennis). 

What to do: Offered complimentary this upcoming spring, families can explore the pure nature of Naples by participating in nature walks of Clam Pass Beach, provided by the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. NGBR also offers a variety of daily kid-friendly activities including a balloon toss, limbo contest and super slide contests down the Mangrove Pool’s winding waterslide, all included in the daily resort charge. Parents can take advantage of wellness activities that vary from week to week including indoor cycling, yoga and body sculpting.


photo: Halekulani

Halekulani on the Beach at Waikiki - Honolulu, HI

As one of the first and finest hotels in Hawaii, Halekulani is located by the freshwater springs that give Waikiki its name. Halekulani's beachfront location and unobstructed views of Diamond Head make it the sought-after destination for those wishing to enjoy an amazing family vacation in Hawaii. For spring break, families can enjoy Family Plan rates. When booking two or more rooms, Ocean View and higher, with the exact same arrival and departure dates, receive a discount on the second (50%) and the third (20%) rooms. 

What to do: Halekulani guests have complimentary access to some of Oahu’s finest art and cultural venues such as the Bishop Museum, Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu Museum of Art—Spalding House, Iolani Palace, Liljestrand House, Doris Duke’s Shangri-La and Honolulu Symphony. 


photo: Hard Rock Hotel Cancun

Hard Rock Hotel Cancun - Mexico

Your spring break vacation at the Hard Rock Hotel Cancun is a rock star paradise, which also reflects the Mexican setting and cosmopolitan flair. Perfect for every member of your entourage, family-style lodging provides special perks including kid's menus, video games and pint-size plush robes. Get up to 50% off when you book your flights and hotel stay at the same time. 

What to do: The Kids Club is loaded with all the amenities of an all-inclusive luxury resort with fun, kid-oriented activities scheduled throughout the week, making for a vacation experience parents appreciate and children will never forget! With two swim-up bars, an expansive lagoon-style pool featuring a kid-friendly wading pool, thrilling water sports and three outdoor hydro spa tubs you can spend your days relaxing by the water.


photo: Catalina Express

Santa Catalina Island, CA

Spend your break on an island close to home on Southern California's Santa Catalina Island. Combine your boat passage and your stay for extra savings from 16 island properties. Whether you pick a spot that includes a kitchenette or one with an on-water location, your whole family is guaranteed to enjoy their island vacation. 

What to do: Our Red Tricycle editors love taking their families to Catalina Island and you can find all their tips here. Book some time on a glass-bottomed boat, gear the crew up for some zip lining or spend your days chilling on the sand. 

Online: catalinaexpress.com

photo: Hacienda Encantada

Hacienda Encantada - Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Discover paradise high above the sea in a dramatic destination that gives you seclusion, but is still close to the best of the Baja. At Hacienda Encantada, kids will love the golf cart rides around property and parents the comforts of home in suites with kitchenettes or luxury villas. For spring break the property is offering a 50% discount when you book by Feb. 28 and travel Feb. 28-Apr. 30. 

What to do: Hacienda Encantada offers many family-friendly activities including horseback riding, ATV riding, sailing and water sports. The hotel also includes theme nights for families with fire and water shows. The hotel recently launched a new bicycle tour and will debut a new Kid’s Club with activities for little ones and teens. Mexican cooking lessons, Spanish lessons, mixology classes, handcrafts and on-site sports tournaments between families including volleyball and ping pong are also available. 


photo: The Ritz-Carlton Toronto

The Ritz-Carlton Toronto - Canada

Enjoy a fun and unique luxurious getaway with your family. Keep the little ones entertained with a fun-filled night at Toronto’s most centrally-located luxury hotel. Whether they’re an aspiring hockey player, budding chef or future marine biologist, the customizable Family Fun package at The Ritz-Carlton Toronto allows guests to choose their own adventure. 

What to do: This package provides family the choice of one of four activities: Ritz-Carlton Camp (features in-room tent set-up and special camp-themed amenities including flashlights/glow sticks, stuffed animals, children's bedtime/ghost story books etc.); 'Fin'tastic Family Adventure (includes four Anytime tickets to Ripley's Aquarium of Canada); Hockey Hall of Fame (includes four tickets to the Hockey Hall of Fame for two adults and two kids); or Culinary Creators Experience (Virtual Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream Sundae interactive activity for two children in the kitchen with a Ritz-Carlton Toronto Chef).


photo: Gaylord Opryland Hotel

Gaylord Opryland Hotel - Nashville, TN

Gaylord Opryland in Nashville is perfect for families with the recent debut of SoundWaves, an upscale water experience featuring four acres of combined indoor and outdoor water attractions including water slides, lazy rivers, a wave pool, rock climbing wall and multiple restaurants. Guests can book the SoundWaves Water Experience Package which includes guaranteed daily admission and luxury accommodations.

What to do: SoundWaves is the nation’s first truly upscale indoor/outdoor resort water attraction, fusing music and water to create an exclusive modern oasis with something for everyone—from incredible thrill rides to relaxing indulgences.


photo: Gabby Cullen

Sawgrass Marriott Resort & Spa - Ponte Vedra, FL

Located in Ponte Vedra, Florida, midway between Jacksonville and St. Augustine, the Sawgrass Marriott is perfect for a long weekend getaway. There are three outdoor pools (two large, one kiddie) on the resort property, there’s a wide array of lawn games for kids of all ages, and the resort has a fully-stocked kids’ playroom equipped with a LEGO table, chalkboard walls, superheroes, barbies, giant bean bags for relaxing and movies galore There’s also mini-golf and a SurfStream Wave Pool on the premises.

A five-minute shuttle ride will take you to Sawgrass’ beachfront cabana club. You’ll find another expansive pool, plenty of lounge chairs and umbrellas, and Sharkey’s restaurant. You can rent boogie boards, surfboards, paddle boards and even small sailboats. The beach is perfect for kids—warm water, mellow waves and even sandbars that make it easy to play. Choose from over three dining spots, or opt to book a round of golf on the famous adjoining golf course. Book a vacation package for spring break and use the code “D2Q." You'll receive up to 20% off stays of three nights or longer.

Online: marriott.com/hotels/sawgrass

photo: courtesy Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark

Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark – Monticello, NY

Just in time for Spring Break, the Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark will debut late Mar. 2019 in the foothills of the Catskills. The stylish, modern resort features 324 all-suite accommodations, the biggest indoor waterpark in New York, arcade with mini bowling and laser tag, spa, eight restaurants and bars, nearby casino and more. Covered entirely by the world’s largest texlon transparent roof and heated to 84 degrees year-round, the indoor waterpark boasts more than 15 water slides/coasters and attractions, including wave pool/lazy river, Flowrider, cabana rentals and more.
Spring breakers can take advantage of an incredible Grand Opening Special: all pre-opening reservations—booked Jan. 10 - opening day will enjoy up to $250 in resort credit to be used anywhere on property (except rooms).

photo: Hamilton Princess

Hamilton Princess & Beach Club - Bermuda

Coined the “Pink Palace,” and a "Palace of Eternal Spring," the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club, Bermuda is the crown gem of Bermuda—and this season—babymoons! Mommies-to-be can experience a relaxing prenatal massage at Exhale Spa, enjoy "mocktails" overlooking a gorgeous marina (it’s the only one on the island!), indulge at premier retail shops right on property and take an unforgettable maternity photoshoot at the iconic moongate symbolizing good-luck and rebirth. The property even features one of the most prestigious private art collections, a great way to give some cultural education to the baby in utero!

Online: thehamiltonprincess.com


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