Family resorts and kid-friendly hotels in Charleston

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Welcome to historic Charleston, where southern charm meets family fun! The balmy weather and warm hospitality invite you to explore this beautiful coastal city. Stroll through the colorful streets of Rainbow Row, and immerse your family in history at the Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum.

Kids will love discovering aquatic life at the South Carolina Aquarium and playing in the fountains at Waterfront Park. Enjoy a scenic harbor tour, and savor mouthwatering local cuisine at family-friendly restaurants. 

Come experience the rich heritage, stunning architecture, and captivating attractions. Don’t wait any longer; book one of these best family resorts and kid-friendly hotels in Charleston for the best trip ever! 

Best family resorts and kid-friendly hotels in Charleston

The Beach Club at Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina

Welcome to The Beach Club, where fun meets ultimate relaxation and comfort for the entire family.

This 5-star family resort boasts an outdoor pool with a stunning view of Charleston Harbor. For the young and adventurous, The Beach Club offers the Mini Mariners Camp with outdoor activities for children, including games, team sports, arts and crafts, crabbing, swimming, and water slides.

Families can enjoy a fun-filled day at Melton Peter Demetre Park Beach, where they can swim, sunbathe, play volleyball, and enjoy scenic views.

Andell Inn

Andell Inn is the perfect spot for a white sand beach vacation. Kids can join Camp Xtreme, a seasonal kids camp with fun activities, to ensure they are well-occupied throughout the trip. 

The sparkling saltwater pool with cabanas offers a refreshing retreat for families to soak up the sun and cool off. Rent bicycles to explore the surrounding area, head to the beach for some sun time, or enjoy horseback riding with the kids. 

For those who enjoy watching wildlife, the property is located near the Kiawah Island Nature Center, where kids can explore and learn about local flora and fauna.

More family resorts and kid-friendly hotels near Charleston


  • What are the most affordable family resorts in Charleston?

    The two most affordable family hotels on the list are Hilton Garden Inn Charleston and Staybridge Suites. 

  • What is the most luxurious family resort in Charleston?

    The most luxurious and 5-star hotel on the list is The Dewberry Charleston.

  • Which kid-friendly hotel in Charleston is the best?

    The Beach Club at Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina is the best kid-friendly resort on the list as it offers plenty of family-friendly amenities such as a kid's menu, private beach access, a kid's club, and a pristine pool. 

  • Which kid-friendly hotel is best for kids under 8?

    The Charleston Place, The Dewberry Charleston, and The Cottages on Charleston Harbor are a few kid-friendly hotels offering babysitting services to keep the little ones looked after. These resorts also provide family rooms to keep the whole family in one place and a kid's menu to satisfy the fussiest eaters. Some also include a pool that your little ones can enjoy the most.