All Inclusive Family Resorts in Texas

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When we talk about all inclusive family resorts, we might think of Cancun or Florida.  It might be a surprise to many to find out that Texas has actually a lot of great all inclusive resorts for your family vacation, and it varies from ranch to beachfront resorts.

We researched the best all inclusive — and semi inclusive — resorts so all you need to do is choose which one is best for you and your family’s needs. And if you can’t get enough of Texas and plan to extend your stay, check out our list of family-friendly hotels in Houston.

Best All Inclusive Texas Family Resorts

Gaylord Texan Resort


Gaylord Texan Resort is named as one of AAAs top 10 summer vacation destinations for families, and seen on The Travel Channel as Texas’ Official Best Family Getaway.

Celebrate the summer season even bigger and better this year with the opening of 10 acres of outdoor pool and lazy river complex called Paradise Springs, to give you the best getaway experience in Texas.

Treat your family to a 6,000-square-foot family lagoon featuring a wading beach, 2 horseshoe-shaped heated swimming pools, a 27-foot water slide, a children’s pool, and water basketball.

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Moody Gardens


A perfect place to have a great escape on Galveston Island! This hotel offers 242 acres of lush tropical gardens, 3-D theatre, family rooms and so much more.

A living rainforest, fine restaurant, golf, tennis, an aquarium, a gym with a jogging track and a lap pool, a 3-D theatre, a water park, and other kid-friendly amenities await families who decide to make it their next getaway.

Most the hotel’s facilities are included in most all inclusive package options. If you want to make the most of your vacation, Click here for more resorts with water parks in Texas.

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The Woodlands Resort


The Woodlands Resort, Curio Collection by Hilton deserves a spot in our list of best family resorts in Texas. A 5-star family-friendly resort with a lot to offer.

This all-in resort features The Forest Oasis offering an expansive outdoor swimming pool with a water slide, lazy river, waterslide tower, splash pad for kids, and a streamlined transfer from The Woodlands Resort.

Here you can lounge by a lagoon-style pool or hot tub, order watermelon margaritas while kids play on a 30-foot twin-helix waterslide, or head down the long lazy river.

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The Vineyard at Florence


Our next all inclusive family resort in Texas is The Vineyard at Florence. An expansive, 5,000-square-foot estate that can accommodate families in their spacious suites.

This vineyard also has intimate one-bedroom units for couples. Rooms with a balcony as  well as Superior rooms are available to cater to different guests. So whatever occasion you have in mind, consider this lovely hotel.

Nestled in the Texas Hill Country, the rustic Italianate mansion features acres of scenic views, with vines hanging heavy with mature cabernets and lenoir.

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Great Wolf Lodge Grapevine


The Great Wolf Lodge is a great place to spend your family vacation. The kids rave about it, and moms and dads also enjoy the modern amenities that this hotel offers.

One of the best family resorts with impressive water facilities for all ages, and the Great Wolf kid’s club — all included in the family package. A seasonal outdoor pool, an on site spa, and a restaurant are available too.

An ATM is available for guest’s convenience and there are points of interest nearby like  The Escape Game Grapevine which is highly-recommended, so go and check them out.

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Isla Grand Beach Resort


The Isla Grande Beach Resort offers value-priced all inclusive family package, exclusive amenities, and an extremely warm welcome, to make you and your family feel excited.

This beachfront resort offers a variety of family-friendly activities such as sunset smores, movie night, arcade, and kid’s club for those nights parents wish to have an intimate dinner at one of the on-site restaurants.

Set on South Padre Island, the hotel has an outdoor pool, tennis court, views of the Gulf of Mexico, well-appointed family rooms, and is close to beaches and main attractions.

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Hilton Anatole


The Hilton Anatole is one of the Texas family resorts, and is the largest  Convention Center hotel in Dallas. It is known for its ultimate Dallas spa, with a low-cost, all-inclusive package.

The sprawling pool complex features a lazy river, two 180-foot water slides, an adults-only relaxation bay, a splash pad for kids, cabana rentals, and 4 on-site restaurants, two of which are family-friendly.

This 4-star resort has just launched its Kids Zone Experience, offering plenty of fun, kid friendly activities. You will also find a shopping mall and theaters nearby.

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Lajitas Golf Resort


Staying at Lajitas Golf Resort is a really great
experience for the entire family. It has a full-service world class spa and family-friendly activities for you and your little ones.

Take some time away from daily routines and enjoy nature trails, spa services and treatments, or get active by engaging in premier golfing opportunities, hiking, horseback riding, and fossil exploration with the whole family.

This 4-star resort also features stylish family rooms and a variety of on-site dining options serving gourmet West Texas cuisine. The Dallas Museum of Art is also nearby.

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La Cantera Resort & Spa


This resort and spa is one of the family friendly resorts in San Antonio with a picturesque view. Packed with luxury and entertainment, making it an amazing experience for visitors of all ages.

This hill country resort features entertainment options for the whole family, including a kids pool, golf course, a full-service spa and a supervised kids’ play area at the Kid’s Club. Sea World San Antonio, is not far from the resort as well.

One of the best features of this resort & spa is the lakeside setting, making it one of the best resorts in San Antonio, where families can bond and make memories.

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The Resort at Schlitterbahn


The Resort at Schlitterbahn is a great spot for families to have a great bonding experience, and recharge right between downtown New Braunfels and Gruene.

The resort features a hot tub, 3 outdoor swimming pools, water slides, a number of restaurants, and many activities for kids.

Other outdoor facilities include a picnic area, BBQ facilities and nearby activities are hiking and a golf course.
Their suites and apartments are spacious to accommodate a family or a group.

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Horseshoe Bay Resort


There is not any child-friendly hotel in the immediate vicinity of San Antonio that is quite as enjoyable as the Horseshoe Bay resort. Continue reading to know why.

This 4-star resort has an array of family-friendly amenities, including pools, gardens, and picnic areas. Family-friendly programs, like the Kid’s Club ages 4-to-12, and a meet-and-greet with the resort’s Mascot, are available, too.

This beachfront resort also features 14 tennis courts, including America’s first tennis courts designed for kids as young as 10. Golf Magazine named Horseshoe Bay one of the best golf resorts in the US.

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Wildcatter Ranch and Resort


Many families choose the Wildcatter Ranch and Resort because of their extensive outdoor recreational activities, including horseback riding, guided SUV tours, hiking, fishing, and a clay shooting range.

This  Western-style resort is great to bring your kids with plenty of activities for them, play areas, and even a kid-friendly buffet.

While parents can relax at the outdoor infinity pool, get a massage at the Sage Spa, and enjoy the most stunning views of the sunset at select cabin suites.

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South Shore Harbour Resort


At South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center, you will find an outdoor pool with music and a seasonal swim-up bar dining option. 

Floor-to-ceiling windows offer gorgeous views of the lake. You will not want to miss these beautiful views of Clear Lake from the restaurant and lounge as well.

Located on South Shore Boulevard, this luxury resort is close to Space Center Houston Visitors Center and overlooks Clear Lake, offering a full-service spa, a fitness center, a tennis court,  fishing, etc.

Related: Exploring the best family resorts in Houston!

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JW Marriott San Antonio Hill


The JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa is an ideal choice for families who seek relaxation and leisure.

In addition to swimming pools and water activities, this 4-star resort has various activities for kids and parents, making it ideal for families.

The family resort also boasts a nine-acre River Bluff Water Experience. While parents who are wine lovers will love staying here, as it’s home to more than 50 unique wineries.

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Margaritaville Lake Resort


This lake resort hotel features a private beach area, and five heated swimming pools to choose from, designed to be an absolute oasis indeed.

Just lay on the pool chaise ordering summer margaritas while kids are busy playing in the pool with water games and slides.

The 4-star resort not only offers two restaurants, a bar, a terrace, and evening entertainment but also family-friendly amenities such as a tennis court,  mini-golf, and an arcade space for kids.

Certain units include a balcony, and magnificent views of the lake.

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More Kid Friendly Hotels and Kid Friendly Activities in Texas

And if you are looking for some ideas for your next family vacation in Texas, we got you covered! Check out our suggestions below and plan the best vacation ever!

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  • Is there an all inclusive resort for families in Texas Gulf Coast with a great view?

    The Isla Grande Beach Resort is one of them. This 4-star resort is one of the recommended all-inclusive resort for families on the Gulf Coast as it does not only offer a great deal for a family getaway, but also it includes exclusive amenities and an extremely warm welcome with loads of family-friendly activities.

  • What is the best all-inclusive resort in Texas?

    Great Wolf Lodge has the most positive reviews, extremely popular, especially with kids going wild about its impressive water park, among other family-friendly amenities that will surely make up for an unforgettable family vacation.

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