Family resorts and kid-friendly hotels in Fort Lauderdale

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Fort Lauderdale is an ideal vacation destination for families seeking fun in the warm Florida sun. With its sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, and a plethora of family-friendly activities, the city offers something for everyone. 

From thrilling water sports to shopping and dining, this South Florida city is the perfect place to bond with your loved ones and create unforgettable memories. So pack your bags and prepare for a fun-filled family vacation in Fort Lauderdale!

To help plan your trip, we’ve rounded up the best family resorts and kid-friendly hotels in Fort Lauderdale. Book your stay today! 

Best family resorts and kid-friendly hotels in Fort Lauderdale

Trump International Beach Resort

Trump International Beach Resort features high-end amenities for every generation.

Soak up the Florida sun on the white sand beaches while kids build sandcastles or grab a signature drink from the bar and unwind. Head to the luxury spa on-site and indulge in relaxing treatments. Meanwhile, the babysitters can look after the kids or have a great time at the kids’ club.

Guests can try various water sports, including jet skiing, diving, and snorkeling.

Plunge Beach Resort

Plunge Beach Resort is a great option for families due to its private beach, two outdoor heated pools, and fun on-site activities such as beach volleyball and skimboarding.

The resort also offers spacious, non-smoking rooms and suites with minibars and air conditioning, some with furnished balconies, making it convenient for families traveling with children.

Plunge Beach Resort offers several dining options, including a poolside beach bar.

The property is a short drive from Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport and steps from  Fort Lauderdale Beach.

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  • Which kid-friendly hotel in Fort Lauderdale is the best?

    Trump International Beach Resort in Fort Lauderdale is a great option for families because it offers spacious rooms, a kids' club that teaches guests aged 4-12 about the wonders of Florida’s environment, and a beachfront location. The resort also provides activities for all ages, including water sports, tennis lessons, and spa treatments.

  • Which family friendly resorts are perfect for kids under 8?

    Trump International Beach Resort, The Diplomat Beach Resort, and Acqualina Resort and Residences on the list are perfect for kids under 8 as they offer supervised babysitting services, a separate kids' club, a kids' menu, and many other kid-friendly activities to keep your little ones occupied throughout the trip.

  • Which family resort features an adults-only spa?

    Our favorites include the B Ocean Resort, Ocean Sky Hotel & Resort, AC Hotel, and the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.

  • Which family resort has beach access?

    Almost all the resorts featured on our list, except for a few, are either beachfront or have a private beach. So, whether you're in the mood for some sandcastle building or a refreshing dip in the ocean, you won't have to travel far. And for those resorts that are a short drive from the beach - W Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, and The Guitar Hotel at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, don't worry, the ocean is still within reach!