Southeast Asia is home to pristine beaches, ancient temples, urban jungles and creative cuisine. And let’s not forget how affordable it is compared to other tropical destinations like The Bahamas, Maldives, Bora Bora and a lot more.
If you want an exotic paradise that won’t leave you bankrupt, Southeast Asia is the place to be.
Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines – when you hear these countries you immediately think of romantic vacations and solo backpacking adventures, right? That’s true. But don’t think that Southeast Asian countries aren’t the ideal destinations for family vacations.
In today’s article, allow me to walk you through the best Southeast Asian Destinations to travel with your little ones.
Sun, sand and elephants! Aside from the beautiful beaches in Phuket, you and your kids can actually go on an Elephant trekking tour where you can get a chance to climb onto the back of an elephant, feed them while soaking in the beautiful exotic surroundings.
There are also lots of kid-friendly resorts such as Angsana Laguna, Outrigger Laguna and Movenpick Resort, that offer different activities, facilities and clubs exclusive for kids.
Rice terraces, excellent waves for surfing, luxury relaxation resorts, rich culture and friendly people – all these and more truly make Bali one of the best family-friendly holiday destinations in the world. If you are traveling with a baby, Conrad Bali Resort & Spa provides all things “baby” from nappies to baby robes and even toddler-friendly menus
If you want to spend a vacation where locals are very caring, warm, hospitable and always smiling, visit the Philippines. Cebu is one of the many islands in the Philippines where you can find luxurious family-friendly resorts. Shangri-La Mactan has a three-level Adventure Zone indoor playground for kids to enjoy while the Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort offers a kids club that includes activities like fish and shark feeding, hula-hooping, sea shell hunts and native dance lessons. Only 3 hours away from the city is an island called Oslob, where you can get a chance to swim with Whale Sharks!