10 Top-Rated Kids Clubs in the Maldives

Best Family Resorts in The Maldives

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Updated December, 2023

Not only romantic destination, the Maldives has a great collections of children friendly resorts that appeal to families. Choosing the right family resort in the Maldives is as challenging as it is important. All island resorts have a massive swimming pools, a comfy family villas to stay with the kids and a facilities offering fun-filled sports, art and cultural activities that a little ones will love. Finding a superb holiday resort with a kids club that makes this as easy as possible, with plenty of tyke-pleasing facilities, is the first step towards a harmonious family holiday. But what are the best kids clubs in Maldives for your next family trip?

Kids Clubs in Maldives generally have a range of kid-friendly facilities like pools, games, toys and playgrounds, while many also offer classes like painting, dancing and even cooking. The most childrens clubs have warm, engaging and attentive staff, with lots of creative and sporty things to do.

The following family hotels in the Maldives not only get that, but they encourage it by providing complimentary kids’ clubs—a luxury that not enough resorts offer.

1 OBLU SELECT Sangeli - Premium All Inclusive with Free Transfers

OBLU SELECT at Sangeli- All Inclusive

Best Experience:  Couples, Families, Beaches, House Reef Snorkeling, Dining, All Inclusive

With the unique Serenity Plan, OBLU Select Sangeli is the new all inclusive resort in the Maldives. Just 50-minutes by speedboat from Velana International Airport (Male), this idyllic tropical paradise is within easy reach. Perfectly suitable for couples and families, Sangeli features a beautiful island chic and it's a delightful addition to Atmosphere's Hotels collection. Set within two islands the 5-star hotel includes 137 beach and over water villas in six categories including exotic honeymoon water suites on the 'adults-only' island, with private pool and mesmeric views. Expect to enjoy lots of modern amenities, a fine selection of restaurants and bars, and exciting array of activities, as well as some of the best diving and snorkeling spots in the Kaafu atoll. Read Full Review

Sangeli island features a bright and inviting Kids’ Club in Maldives surrounded by lush green vegetation. The facility includes a children’s pool, a playground with a trampoline, and a variety of indoor games. An array of exciting activities is arranged daily for children (4 years and above) and young adults. Adding a fun element to family time is the huge beach slide located close to The Sangs Pool and Bar.

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2 Niyama Private Islands Maldives

Niyama Private Islands Maldives

Best Experience: Watersports, Two Pristine Islands perfect for Family & Couples, Luxury Surfing, Underwater night club

Set on two pristine islands Chill and Play on Dhaalu Atoll in the Maldives, Niyama Private Islands Maldives brings novelty to one of the most stunning settings in the world. Dining at sea, underwater, deep in the jungle or in the treetops. Submitting to spa journeys over water or in a garden. Adrenaline-fuelled adventures are interspersed with quiet moments of perfection on long stretches of powdery beach.

Always delighted with the water, your children will be here in their element. Set in the heart of 'Play' island, Children's Club Explorers - for kids of all ages, although teenagers will get the most out of this activity. Built in a fantastic space on one of the islands, close to some of the resort's most family friendly accommodation, the club is designed with adventurous spirits in mind. A colourful circus theme runs throughout, and facilities cater for each age range, including a dedicated sleep room for daytime siestas. Younger guests build sandcastles, paint coconuts, make salt dough and have fun with bubbles, whilst our older ones become master chefs, visit local islands, enjoy watersports and play volley ball matches. The club has its very own climbing wall, a trampoline pit and even a stage for those who like to perform, ensuring there's something for every child who takes part. The club is open seven days a week, from 9am to 6pm, and children can take part in morning, afternoon or full day sessions. There's a charge for children aged between 12 months and two years, whilst those from three to 12, are free of charge. Read Full Review

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3 Kuramathi Maldives

Best Experience for:  Couples, Families, Beach, Diving, House Reef Snorkeling

Strips of pristine beaches, world-class diving, fine dining and knockout spa, Kuramathi Maldives is rated one of the best hotels in the Maldives and with good reason. Kuramathi is one of the first resorts to open in the Maldives and is part of Universal Resorts of Universal Enterprises, a 100 per cent Maldivian company and the pioneers of tourism in the Maldives. Here, pathways weave through lush foliage, leading to the excellent facilities that are dotted around this large island. There are two oceanfront infinity pools plus a lagoon-style pool shaded by palm trees, and snorkelling on the stunning house reef is possible straight from the beach

Bageecha, the Kids Club at Kuramathi Maldives, is an excellent find for children visiting the island resort. A professional and multi-lingual team ensures exciting activities to keep children active and creative. It’s a complimentary service for kids between the ages of 3-12 years old. Babysitting services are also available for babies and toddlers below the age of three. In 2020 Kuramathi Maldives’ Bageecha Kids Club introduced more fun activities. The Kids Club now features a huge swimming pool that the kids surely will adore, along with splash pads for both younger and older kids. They also have a reading corner, an outdoor playground, barbeque area and an indoor play area abundant with fun games and toys. Read Full Review

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4 Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa

Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa

Best Experience for:  Water Villa stay, Honeymoon, Family vacation, activities, House reef snorkeling, diving

Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa is a luxury island hideaway on the pristine Haa Alifu atoll in the north of Maldives. Boasting with long white sandy beaches on each side of the island, crystal-clear waters, and beautiful turquoise-blue lagoon, Hideaway Beach offers guests the luxury of space and privacy of tropical island. With some of the largest villas in the country, all 103 luxury villas and residences fall into ten categories ranging from beachfront to over-water. Each villa is carefully positioned to offer peace, comfort and privacy to guests. To ensure the absolute absence of stress during your holiday, each of the villas is assigned a butler, to deal with anything from unpacking luggage to food, activity and transfers. Including Family Villas with Pool the entire resort is great for families. There is a children's menu, a children's pool and a large shallow lagoon, ideal for swimming and water sports. There is a free Aqua Floating Park, suitable for children and adults who are children at heart. There are ocean adventures galore including Private Fishing Fun, dolphin spotting and snorkelling with turtles. READ FULL REVIEW

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5 Lily Beach Resort and Spa - All Inclusive

lily beach resort

Best Experience:   for Families, House Reef Snorkeling, All Inclusive

Today, Lily Beach Resort and Spa ranks among the leading luxury resorts in the country with Premium All-Inclusive, which includes far more than the traditional package of cocktails, premium brands, champagne and world class culinary delights. The stylish and spacious rooms have open air bathrooms with hydromassage baths, outdoor terraces with direct access to the ocean or to the beach, as well as other facilities: from sunscreen and quality toiletries to the packed mini bars and large flat-screen TVs. The resort's family facilities include a kid's buffet in the restaurant, a swimming pool and a game club. The five-star Lily Beach Resort is located on Huvahendhoo island and boasts one of the South Ari Atoll’s best house reefs.

An absolute delight, the Turtles Kids’ Club at Lily Beach is an Indoor & Outdoor play areas controlled activity and sports space offers a variety of kids club programs to make their holiday, fun-filled, adventurous & exciting. The children between the ages of 4 - 12 are welcome to the Turtles playground and socialize with other children. Although daily activities are planned, such as hunting hermit crabs, bicycles to ride, showing films with snacks, snorkeling and crafts, they can be adapted according to the interests and age of the young guests. Children also have their own spacious pool in shallow water near the main family pool behind Vibes, although you can follow it with a raised deck without fencing. Read Full Review

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6 Meeru Island Resort & Spa

Meeru Island Resort & Spa

Best Experience:   Family, All Inclusive, Activities, for Couples, Value

Every year, Meeru Island Resort is possible satisfies more families than any other hotel in the Maldives. The island is always full and after people have visited here, very often they come back again and again. The island is attractive for all ages: families have their own corner of the island, and couples have their own, hence there are two separate swimming pools, two buffet restaurants, and 2 spas. As a top rated Maldives' family resort, Meeru not only offers a family plan for an affordable holiday, but also fun facilities for children and teens.

Families with children are offered to settle around the authentic center, where they will have The Komas Kid's Club, Dhoni bar and a swimming pool (with children's pool and daily water polo), Kakuni bar, café and the main Farivalhu buffet restaurant capable of satisfying the tastes and appetites of many families. Read Full Review

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7 Kandima Maldives

Kids Club at Kandima Maldives

Best Experience: Family, Activities, Beaches, Nightlife, Value

Located on a posh tropical island in Dhaalu atoll, Kandima is a "new look" of the Maldives combining wild parties in the beach club, extensive dining options and even a chance to see the dolphin from the bathroom. It's about genuine hospitality with a human face and clever solutions that use the latest innovations, not to mention the playful spirit of a private island. It's aimed at sports-loving, party-going groups as well as couples and active families, and has a range of accommodation options, from affordable studios to luxury pool villas. The luxury resort has first class infrastructure, one of the largest selection of F&B options in the country, boasting one of the largest pools in the Maldives, tennis courts, an art studio, a marine biology school, a kids club, a game room, a library, a gym, a yoga studio and a spa.

Open daily from 9.00 - 20.00, Kandiland is Kandima's Kids Club. Dedicated to the little VIPs age from 4 to 12 years old it is run by a professional, multilingual team of fully certified child carers, and offers a daily programme jam-packed with fun and informative activities from painting, playing games to baking cakes. Parent accompanying children who are under age are most welcome to the kids club and they will be in charge of their child during the time at the kids club. Read Full Review

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8 JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa

Kids club at JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa

Best Experience:  Couples, Families, Water Villas, Spa, Wellness

JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa is set on the stunning island of Vagaru, Shaviyani Atoll. Just an hour from Malé airport by seaplane the crescent-shaped Island offers an unrivaled luxury in the stunning environment, a bright, modern 60 villas are some of the largest in the archipelago, each one featuring a private pool and a gourmet cuisine stretches from classic Asian gastronomy – Thai, Japanese, Indian – to wood-fired Italian across seven restaurants. An ideal geataway for couples and families alike, this 5-star resort also features a Spa by JW, a wellness boutique, an overwater gym, dive center and an open-air yoga pavilion.

Open for children from the ages of 4 to 9 years, the Little Griffins Kids Club by JW has a full range of fun and enriching activities to keep young guests occupied during their stay on the island. With their very own Kid's Club House, even the youngest guests will make new friends and enjoy their holiday just as much as their parents. Under the supervision of the Kids' Coordinator, children can take part in beach games, arts and crafts and an array of other activities to ensure they're always having fun. There is a very welcoming reception, 2 big rooms filled with quality toys and books, an outdoor pool with Pirates' ship, cute floats and a good sized outdoor play area) and the amazing services there. The children are always supervised in the Club and they get to enjoy both lunch and dinner (complimentary) at the Club. The staff at the Kids Club really spend the time to play with the kids and have a lot of different activities for them to do each day. The parents can get a massage while the children are at the club. Each restaurant has a children's menu from pasta to mini steak. Read Full Review

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9 LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas

Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa

Best Experience:  Couples, Families, Value, Beach, Diving, Dining, Whale Shark Watching, All Inclusive

LUX Resorts & Hotels has introduced new developments for LUX * South Ari Atoll after its reopening in late 2016. Cutting-edge designer villas and world-class dining can be found only a 30-minute seaplane flight away from Malé International Airport, making LUX* South Ari Atoll one of the most exciting resorts in the Maldives. With 187 private villas dotted at the water's edge along four kilometres of powder fine beach or perched on stilts above a crystal clear lagoon, these spacious pavilions and villas bring an entirely original vibe of coastal, beach house chic to the Maldives. Excellent eating and drinking is always a cut above the rest at LUX*, and at LUX* South Ari Atoll, there is authentic South East Asian street food in the Maldives' only over-the-water gourmet night market and world-class Chinese cuisine at East, along with the Japanese restaurant Umami, which offers live teppanyaki and dazzling selection of sakés. While the resort has a PADI-certified dive centre, two infinity pools, a floodlit tennis court, a fitness centre and a renowned spa.

The PLAY Kid's club welcomes children aged 3 to 12 years and offers to explore an array of the wonders and delights of island life. Under the supervision of a team of highly qualified and enthusiastic teachers, children are instilled with love for incredible nature and local culture, and there are a number of fascinating programs for sports and outdoor activities. From art classes and treasure hunt, to interesting and informative tennis lessons "Teddy", PLAY is the main children's playground on the island. Studio 17 is the resort's complimentary teens' club, where guests between 12 and 17 can play together, explore the island or just hang out. Run by trained and enthusiastic LUX* animators, teens can make the most of their island holiday with loads of activities including local dance and language classes, beach sports activities and exciting adventure trips around the island. Both PLAY and Studio 17 are open every day from 9am to 7pm, with meal options available. Read Full Review

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10 Vakkaru Maldives

kids club at Vakkaru Maldives, UNESCO Biosphere reserve

Best Experience:  Couples, Families, Water Villas, Service, Beaches, Swimming with Mantas

Vakkaru Maldives is a brand new luxury resort located within the crystal clear waters of the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in Baa Atoll. Vakkaru is a lovely island combined with a real Maldivian atmosphere and offers many high-end options in a comfy ambiance. With an array of energetic or relaxing indulgent activities in and around this Maldives resort, it’s an ideal getaway for both couples (romantic and idyllic with an adult-only area ) and as well families (kids club, family villas beach & overwater and nanny service). The island, with its pearl shores and ambundant marine life is just a 25-minute seaplane ride from Malé Airport.

Cultivated by nature at a breath-taking enclave within Baa Atoll, The Parrotfish is an extensive kids' club facilities offer tailored activities for children aged between 3 and 12 years and attentive service, for families who seek enriched timeless memories. Indoor play and activity areas are designed to capture the imagination and the outdoor exploration space features a children's pool. Children's dining options and cookery classes are also available. Your kids'll spend most of their days there - voluntary! The kids club is amazing, it's very well organized and had all-day activities from talent shows to pizza making. The toys and games are high-quality. Club's team work tirelessly to make sure kids were happy and in turn so were the parents ! After all, happy kids are the key to a good, fulfilling holiday! Read Full Review

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