Building sandcastles, snorkeling, and friendly locals make Curaçao an excellent option for a family vacation. There’s a variety of accommodations available and many hotels have a kids’ club, playground, kiddie pool, and more to keep the little ones busy. After visiting the island’s top hotels and evaluating how each stacked up against the competition, we can confidently say which are a cut above the rest. Take a look at the best kid-friendly hotels in Curaçao and get inspired!

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Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, Curacao

Nieuwpoort, Curaçao

This sprawling, immaculate 350-room luxury resort draws both couples and families with its lovely spa, tennis lessons, kids' camp, and three pools. With an 18-hole golf course and meeting rooms, the hotel is also popular with business and corporate guests. The wide, white-sand beach and protected swimming area are also highlights. Though it enjoys a quiet location with natural beauty, the Santa Barbara Beach and Golf Resort is far from town and no other restaurants or hotels are anywhere close by.


Sunscape Curacao Resort Spa & Casino

Willemstad, Curaçao

As one of the few fully all-inclusive resorts on the small island of Curacao, Sunscape Resort is a popular pick. This large 341-room upper-mid-range resort is a great family-friendly option, with many games and activities available for teens and kids, from soccer and kayaking to movie nights and even a rock wall. Its rooms are colorful and updated rooms and the central location is close to shops and nightlife. The tradeoff for these features and convenience are the crowds, which often pack the beach and pool areas.


LionsDive Beach Resort

Willemstad, Curaçao

This large upper-mid-range resort is a hub of sporty activities and family-friendly fun. With a popular dive shop, a 50-meter lap pool, and an excellent fitness center, there's plenty to keep busy. For those coming for the famed Caribbean sea, the resort has a lovely, wide white-sand beach. The apartments and suites are modern and sleek, though hotel rooms are in need of some updates. There are four restaurants on-site, but this is a lively location and several more dining options are within a five-minute walk.


The Royal Sea Aquarium Resort

Willemstad, Curaçao

This 60-room, upper-mid-range resort is fun for families and kids-at-heart who love the sea -- it’s both surrounded by water and connected to the Sea Aquarium next door, which is home to dolphins, sea lions, flamingos, and more. There is a waterfront Italian restaurant on-site, and plenty more dining options can be found in walking distance. The resort offers two great pools and small, sometimes crowded, beach under a lovely grove of palm trees for shade.