With new hotel openings planned, old favorites getting more family-friendly, and international kidtastic events planned in Macau… it is time to book a holiday to this island of entertainment! Macau is no longer a hub for gambling only. It offers gorgeous hotels, huge playrooms, exciting shows, and lots of cultural outings to be enjoyed by all. Little Steps has the guide to the top family-friendly hotels in Macau for kids with many offering unique family suites, Macau kids activities, luxury extras, and awesome pools too.
Morpheus is the latest addition to Macau's skyline, and it truly looks like something from the future. This architecturally striking building is the first high rise building supported by a free-form exoskeleton. Morpheus has 770 guest rooms, six duplex villas, and three villas that have interior private pools. The children can go to Kids' City in City of Dreams, a mega playroom of 17,000 square foot!
Morpheus, City of Dreams, Estrada do Istmo, Macau, +853 8868 6688, www.cityofdreamsmacau.com/en/stay/morpheus/index.html
A five-star hotel set within the world-class Galaxy Macau™ Resort. Home to the world's largest JW Kids' Club, kiddos can get involved in interactive activities which put edutainment at the forefront. Fun and games are designed to educate as well as to entertain - wow.! There is a dedicated kids' pool and outdoor pool in addition to Galaxy Macau's spectacular 75,000-square-meter Grand Resort Deck. Note, the outdoor pools here are heated, and the Galaxy big pools are unheated, but you can check to see if they are open. Note - they also do great kids haircuts here. More information here!
JW Marriott, Galaxy Macau™, Estrada da Baía da Nossa Senhora da Esperança, s/n, COTAI Taipa Macau China + 853 8886 6888, www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/mfmjw-jw-marriott-hotel-macau
The Parisian Macao, a half-size replica of Paris' famed Eiffel Tower now resides in Macau, bringing a touch of Parisian glamour to the Cotai Strip. It's home to Shoppes at Parisian, and there is also a selection of bistros, bars, cafes, and restaurants, as well as hotel rooms and suites. You and the kids can travel up the tower to Observation Decks on the 7th and 37th floors for spectacular views over the city and watch a nightly light show. They have also added Aqua World which is a sure favorite for kids! The Qube Kingdom is their awesome indoor playroom.
The Parisian Macao, Estrada do Istmo, Cotai, Macau, www.parisianmacao.com
Just steps from the hotel are world-class restaurants, duty-free shopping and plenty of entertainment the whole family can enjoy. Sala Pool and Jaya Pool are the ultimate destinations for kids at Sheraton Macao Hotel. Check out their new "Little Big Club" - perfect for the little toddlers in Macau.
Sheraton, Estrada do Istmo s/n Cotai, Macao SAR, P.R. China, +853 2880 2000, www.sheratonmacao.com
Holiday Inn Macao Cotai Central is a heaven for kids big and small. Sunbathe and splash around at the Pool Deck, or relax at the Pool Café. This is a great value property, and it's also a good one to book up with a toddler as it is next to The Little Big Club and The Monkey King show.
Holiday Inn, Sands Cotai Central Cotai Strip Taipa Macao S.A.R, Macau +853 2828 2228 www.ihg.com/holidayinn/hotels/gb/en/macau
Kids at the Venetian are a high priority. With a 9,000 square-foot children's playground that features a 6-meter-high multi-climbing facility with a free fall slide, rainbow slides, a V-Net bridge, over and under barriers, zig-zag net climbers, and more. They even have stuff for teenagers too, from internet access, video games or air hockey. Mom and Dad can relax by the pool or take a ride on a gondola while they wait for the kiddos to return! The pool is heated here!
Whether your family is just beginning, all grown up or at any stage in between, Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotai Strip, makes a fantastic base for a family getaway. If you need a family meal arranged or want a babysitter for date night, then their brilliant concierge can help. With child-sized bathrobes, baby toiletries, and a great kids menu this is a fab hotel for the fam.
Four Seasons Hotel, Macao, Cotai Strip Estrada da Baía de N. Senhora da Esperança, S/N Taipa, Macau +853 2881-8888, www.fourseasons.com/macau
Grand Coloane Resort (formerly the Westin), situated on the southeastern tip of Coloane Island in Macau. They make family holidays more comfortable and more fun with their Kids Club, offering services and activities for families that ensure an enjoyable visit for everyone. If your little kiddo has a birthday while you’re there, they even do parties where you can get a 2-pound cake.
Grand Coloane Resort, 1918 Estrada de Hac Sa Coloane Macau, China, +853 2887 1111, www.grandcoloane.com
For a more budget-friendly option, this is a relaxed, friendly resort. Kids are happily accommodated for; the pool is excellent for all the family to enjoy and the food is sublime. It is described as the best relaxing spot in Macau, why not try it for yourself next time you need something a little less hectic.
Pousada de Coloane, Estrada de Cheoc Van (Coloane), Macau +853 2888 2143, www.hotelpcoloane.com.mo
Perfect for families who love the water! The sky wave pool is the largest sky top wave pool in the world and is also Macau's first and only Skytop Waterslide. For kiddos who love the water, this is not to be missed. They also have a 350-ton white sand beach, water attractions including exhilarating waterslides, beach lagoons, whitewater rapids, geysers, waterfalls, and a kids zone! Great fun for all the family to enjoy.
Galaxy Macau, Cotai, Macau +853 2888 0888 www.galaxymacau.com/en/macau-relaxation/grand-resort-deck. Check out here for more water fun in Macau.
Formerly the Hardrock Hotel which was rebranded in 2017 as the Countdown Hotel. It is home to Macau's more popular shows like House of Dancing Water. It also houses Macau's largest indoor playroom is here offering over 17,000 sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor play in one location. The hotel has kept some of the rockstar flavors by for example not altering the wave restaurant and the guitar-shaped which is still everyone's favorite. They always offer packages, so be sure to check for a deal.
The Countdown Hotel, Estr. do Istmo, Macau, +853 8868 3338, www.cityofdreamsmacau.com/en/stay/the-countdown-hotel
Artyzen Macau (Formally Grand Lapa Macau), 956-1110 Avenida da Amizade, PO Box 3016 Macau, China, https://artyzen.grandlapa.com/
Studio City offers iconic attractions offer a truly unforgettable experience. From 4D Batman, flight simulation rides to the world's highest figure-eight ferris wheel, a Warner Bros. Fun Zone, and a multi-theater immersive magic experience at the House of Magic. Entertaining the kids just got a whole lot easier! Yipee.
Studio City, Estr. Flor de Lotus, Macau +853 8868 7575, www.studiocity-macau.com
An all-suite resort, making it a perfect location for those families with little ones. At Ritz Kids, your little ones are swept away by everything from rich cultural traditions, storytelling, art and even food. Why not take a trip out and marvel at the modern wonders including the Macau Tower, Science Center or Dome. Parents will love the gin bar on the roof (and you can drop your kids off at the JW Marriott's playroom next door if you want an hour or two by yourselves). Learn more about it here.
The Ritz Carlton, MACAU Galaxy Macau™, Estrada da Baía da Nossa Senhora da Esperança, s/n, COTAI, Macau China +853 8886 6868, www.ritzcarlton.com/en/Properties/Macau