17 of the best kids' clubs by the sea

of the best kids' clubs by the sea

A private yacht or a family-friendly charter yacht can provide a fantastic base for a vacation. If you want to add an extra element to your vacation then some of the world’s best kids’ clubs can provide exciting activities and unforgettable experiences for your children.

Here are some of the best kids’ clubs by the sea if you fancy adding an extra dimension to your family trip:

1. The The Jean-Míchel Cousteau Resort

The Jean-Míchel Cousteau Resort's Blue Club for kids offers an award-winning program of watersports, educational games, exploring the islands and fun activities to keep children aged between six and twelve years old entertained.

Those under five years old will be assigned a dedicated 'nanny' throughout their vacation on at the resort, meaning parents can enjoy the freedom to enjoy excursions, spa treatments and watersports without having to worry.

of the best kids' clubs by the sea

Located on its own private island Jumby Bay, a Rosewood Resort, is a picturesque wonderland for children to explore with white beaches, calm waters and even a flock of sheep.

The headquarters for the Rose Bud programme, aimed for three- to 11-year-olds, is the children’s pavilion which provides a series of exciting experiences — including a Pirates of the Caribbean adventure and Little Chefs sessions. Children are also given the opportunity to take part in the island's conservation efforts with the Hawksbill Turtle Programme. Under expert supervision, young guests can watch turtles nesting on Pasture Bay Beach and participate in the release of hatchlings.

If you are looking to enjoy some pampering with your children then you can all head to the Sense Spa. One of the best luxury spas in the Caribbean its junior menu offers mini manicures, pedicures and massages as well as hair braiding.

of the best kids' clubs by the sea

The brand-new resort has a wonderful family offering, meaning you can whisk your brood slightly off the beaten track for your next vacation. It has a pirate-themed kids' club as well as a teen club with its own pool and dedicated menu, as well as daily supervised activities so your little ones will be fully entertained for the duration of the trip. Additionally, if you're after a romantic dinner for two one night, they offer babysitting services on request.

During the day families can partake in a variety of water sports, including scuba diving, surfing, kayaking and much more at the nearby beach, but for a more relaxed day, parents can unwind in the sunshine while their children play in the multi-level swimming pool.

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of the best kids' clubs by the sea

If you are heading to the Maldives with your family then it’s hard to beat the bespoke service of the Lha Velaa Kids Club on Velaa Private Island. Each child is met on the jetty upon arrival and has one staff member that looks after them throughout their stay.

The island is equipped with fabulous facilities for children— including the largest water park in the Maldives and a climbing wall - while activities range from kids’ yoga to learning about sea life with a marine biologist. There is plenty to keep teenagers entertained including SeaBob scooters, diving excursions, PADI certification courses, kayaking, sailing and kite surfing.

There is also an array of experiences to enjoy as a family including sunset cruises, fishing and dolphin watching.

of the best kids' clubs by the sea

The latest addition to the top luxury hotels in the Mediterranean, Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort’s Kids Planet offers entertainment for children from three months to 17 years old. Its extensive facilities include an impressive football academy and kid’s radio station. The resort also offers a wide range of activities such as pirate battles and astronomy.

Set to become one of the best hotels to visit by superyacht, a new marina has opened alongside the 5-star spa resort in Halkidiki making it an easy stop off this summer.

of the best kids' clubs by the sea

Nestled in the Zeytinlikahve Cove Jumeirah Bodrum Palace is home to the Sinbad's Kids Club which features a children’s pool, aqua park and playgrounds.

One special feature is the Science Club which gives children over the age of eight the chance to be introduced to science in a fun way. Children can conduct experiments and use professional microscopes while teens can make their own eco toys, such as cars and robots, which run on solar energy. Parents with younger children can take advantage of the Baby Room which has been specially designed for children under four.

of the best kids' clubs by the sea

The family orientated Manathai Koh Samui has designed its kids’ programme around allowing children to interact with and explore Thai culture. Children will have the opportunity to take part in Thai cooking, dancing and yoga as well as having a go at learning the language. There is also the option for them to have a go at Muay Thai Boxing, with participants receiving a certificate and embroidered Muay Thai shorts.

“A lot of thought has gone into this programme to ensure it ticks all the boxes in terms of finding the perfect balance between high octane fun and learning activities,” says general manager Natalie Kamolwattanasoontorn.

of the best kids' clubs by the sea

Offering stunning views of the UNESCO-protected islet of Spinalonga, Domes of Elounda has recently completed a multi-million pound expansion and launched Domesland — a specially designed entertainment area and programme for children and teenagers. It has a vast array of watersports on offer including tubing, water skiing, beginner scuba instruction and paddle boarding. While activities on dry land include treasure hunts, sandcastle building, arts and crafts, mini bikes and cars, puppet shows, bowling and tennis.

The resort also offers an extensive children’s spa treatment menu, which includes chocolate facials and “mummy and me” pedicures.

of the best kids' clubs by the sea

As part of the VIK (Very Important Kid) programme at MAIA, a butler is provided to help take care of your children when required so you can relax and enjoy the resort. The diverse range of activities on offer include swimming lessons, sand castle building, treasure hunts, canoe trips, arts and crafts and night-time film showings. If your little someone also likes a touch of pampering the Spa offers a chocolate fudge or banana-split scented bath, massages, mini-pedicures and mini-manicures.

of the best kids' clubs by the sea

Designed to touch on all five senses the kids' program at Panacea Koh Samui immerses children in Thai culture. Children are able to learn to cook authentic Thai cuisine, explore a butterfly garden, discover traditional Thai music and create their own scent from essential oils. With Thailand now becoming more accessible due to its new foreign-flagged charter licenses Panacea Koh Samui is worth a visit if you are in the area with your family.

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