Not many things can beat the fun and chilled time spent with family on a sunny beach with lots of laughs and precious memories. Granted, it may take a bit more planning and research because you want it to be fun for your kids as well, but it's all worth it in the end. To make the most of your time while having family holidays in Croatia, we've made the list of top hotels that have been the favorites of many families over the years.
Two hundred eighty spacious and comfortable rooms and suites with private bathrooms make the Amarin family hotel. Guests can take advantage of numerous amenities with the view of the old part of Rovinj. Babysitting services, wellness and spa (for parents and kids), snack bars, modernly equipped playgrounds, clubs for babies and teenagers, and different sports activities will keep your whole family occupied during your family holidays in Croatia. All that, just 50 m from the beach.
The hotel has four restaurants with special kids-approved menus and four pools for parents, babies, and other kids. The Kids Zone isn't only fun but also includes many educational and sports activities. A science nook, game room, cinema, and animation programs are designed according to age groups. The whole complex is done with families in mind.
All-inclusive service in Bellevue Resort and Girandella Maro Suites in Rabac is an excellent choice if you want a worry-free vacation. Girandella Resort, just nearby Bellevue, features a 1,500 square meters parent-free zone devoted to children and fun. Thanks to big TVs, PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo Switch, multimedia Game Lounge will win over even those who didn't want to take a vacation. Valamar Bellevue has two kids clubs - one for the ages 3-7, and the other is for the kids 7-12 years of age.
Both Bellevue and Girandella Maro are a part of Valamar Resorts, a high-end, family-sized accommodation with an abundance of choices for kids and parents. The rooms and suites have stunning views of the sea or the park. Guests can choose between a pebble beach, a family pool with heated water, a kids pool with water attractions, and a splash playground.
A green oasis in a five-star resort with first-class service and plenty of activities for everyone in the family. That would be the shortest description of a new and modern family hotel Diadora, located in the Falkensteiner Resort Punta Skala. Newly designed accommodation includes a separate children's room and a family hang-out zone.
Modern outdoor sports courts and a fitness center are available to all guests, while Fortis Club will probably be more attractive to the kids, thanks to bowling, PlayStation 5, gaming zone, and other features. One more highlight that makes this resort a children's paradise is the Falky-land, a huge colorful world with interactive and digital toys. Structure programs with science and creative elements include different activities, from sports to cooking.
For all beach lovers, the Sun Gardens Hotels, Dubrovnik is situated three minutes away from Blu and Potok beaches. Modern rooms and suites have private bathrooms and balconies, while residences include a fully equipped kitchenette, dining room, sitting space, and a balcony or a terrace overlooking the sea or the garden.
Spa and sports facilities spread on over 6,000 square meters with other amenities that include equipped fitness center, outdoor tennis court, soccer field, and even a climbing rock. Wellness amenities include an indoor pool, saunas, and a hot tub. In several Sun Gardens restaurants and bars, customers can try a wide variety of traditional Dalmatian specialties, Mediterranean cuisine, seafood, and international dishes.
Hotel Andrija is situated right by the sea, in the proximity of a family beach and the Aquapark Dalmatia. Its playful design reveals that it's meant primarily for families with younger kids. Amadria is also the only hotel chain with its own aqua park, and this one is the biggest park of this type in Dalmatia. During the summer, children can participate in the Kids Summer Club and many animation programs.
The hotel's restaurant serves traditional Dalmatian and Mediterranean dishes. It also has a mini buffet with a menu made especially for kids. There's also a game room with free video games and a kids' bar with alcohol-free cocktails. As for the accommodation, guests can choose if they want to stay in a family room, a deluxe suite, or a superior suite.
Medora Hotel is a family place providing you with an astonishing view of Biokovo mountain merging with the Adriatic Sea in a small place of Podgora. It's 5 km away from the Skywalk Biokovo. The hotel offers specially designed activities for the youngest guests, such as beach activities, playrooms, board games, art workshops, and a mini disco near the hotel's pool.
While the kids enjoy their time, parents can relax in a wellness center, jump in an outdoor heated pool, or get a drink in a beach bar with a panoramic view or the pool bar serving signature cocktails. In addition to standard rooms, Medora Auri Family Beach Resort has spacious family rooms near the amusement and game facilities, as well as just a few steps from the pool and the beach.
Family Hotel Lišanj boasts unique full-time animations for kids, numerous entertaining facilities, wellness, and spa, making it a family-friendly destination for everyone who wants to spend their family holidays in Croatia. One hundred sixty-two rooms and six suites are spread on four floors with a 24/7 front desk. There are several types of rooms that have air conditioning units, cable TV, Wi-Fi, bathtub, and shower.
The hotel has two indoor and three outdoor pools, including kids pools with attractions and a beach pool with saltwater. The car arena is fun for all ages, while the playroom also has a kids' cinema. The babysitting service is available for kids ages 3-12. The location of the hotel is great for family excursions and exploring the surroundings of Novi Vinodolski.
In the middle of pine trees lies Family Hotel Vespera featuring two kids' pools with waterfalls and a view of the Adriatic sea. The restaurant inside the hotel serves buffet-style breakfast and dinner, while fine dining dishes are available in the restaurants Veli žal, Borik, and Lanterna by the sea. The hotel organizes culinary nights and cooking in front of the guests. There's also a parents' nook where they can prepare food for their children. Summer night programs include cabaret shows, comedy stand-ups, quizzes, and much more.
The youngest guests can enjoy Pino Baby and Mini Club equipped with didactic toys and board games. At the same time, teenagers will appreciate a foosball table, darts, video game consoles, and sports activities. Family rooms and suites overlook the park or the sea so that guests can enjoy peaceful nature and unobstructed views no matter the accommodation.