Five hotels with child-friendly facilities

4 Jun 2014 by Clement Huang

Angsana Laguna Phuket

WHERE Phuket, Thailand

GENERAL KID-FRIENDLY FACILITIES The multi-level Tree House Kids Club will keep your youngsters entertained all day, with jungle gyms, an arts and crafts laboratory and even a children's spa for particularly precocious youths! Drop them off at 9am and forget about them until 9pm. Bliss.

DON'T MISS The resort has its own baby elephant, Lucky, who makes twice-daily visits to the club for meet and greet sessions.

BABYSITTING SERVICES Available for booking upon request.


Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa, Langkawi

WHERE Langkawi, Malaysia

GENERAL KID-FRIENDLY FACILITIES The KiKi Klub (9am–9pm) is a highlight for any child, with a large playground and swimming pool. The club mascot (a bird with a yellow beak) will make rounds throughout the day, so get ready to snap a picture with it!

DON'T MISS Located at the Mini Golf Adventure Park, KiKi’s Animal Farm is a must-see for any kid. Children can get close to their favourite animals.

BABYSITTING SERVICES Available for booking upon request. Babysitters speak English, Bahasa Malaysia and Mandarin.


Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort

WHERE Singapore

GENERAL KID-FRIENDLY FACILITIES Win parent points by letting your children explore the Cool Zone (9:30am – 9pm) at the Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa Resort. This large, two-storey kids club provides a range of fun activities for children between the ages of five and 12. A highlight is the giant tree-house slide that winds down into a pool of colourful balls. Water slides are featured in the children’s pool as well as a poolside ice-cream bar for young ones to cool down in the Singapore heat.

DON'T MISS The Flying Trapeze is available for anybody over the age of four, with each swing costing SGD10 (US$7)

BABYSITTING Available for booking upon request.


Hong Kong Gold Coast Hotel

WHERE Hong Kong

GENERAL KID-FRIENDLY FACILITIES Both the Amazing Kidz Fun Land and the Playground offer plenty of activities for toddlers and teens alike. At the weekend the whole family can join in the fun, with an all-day, child-friendly buffet option at Cafe Lagoon, and a free glass of Champagne for frazzled parents!

DON'T MISS Dolphin watching - see if you an spot one of Hong Kong's famous pink dolphins.

BABYSITTING Not available.


Empire Hotel & Country Club

WHERE Brunei

GENERAL KID-FRIENDLY FACILITIES Wear your kids out by allowing them to enjoy a splash at the pool and water slide. For particularly hyperactive kids, there is also an activities room which offers a mix of sporting and non-sporting activities such as badminton, bowling and origami.

DON'T MISS The E-Kids Club (9am – 6pm) that aims to raise environmental awareness among children. The club’s mascot Timmy the Turtle is guaranteed to put a smile on your children’s faces.

BABYSITTING Not available.

Clement Huang

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