Bermuda’s Hamilton Princess & Beach Club is opening the new “Prince & Princess” Kid’s Club this month. Designed for ages 5-12, the theme-based Club includes “Castaway Day,”with scavenger hunts and decorating pirate ships and “Bermudian Party Day,” where kids will learn about the island’s sailing culture and how to play cricket.
The Marylebone’s “Harry Potter’s Magical London” tour uncovers the hidden gems of London with a local (Hogwarts-loving) personal host. The journey begins on the charming street of Cecil Court (the inspiration for Diagon Alley) before visiting the House of MinaLima exhibition and none other than Platform 9 and ¾. After visiting Regent’s Park and the London Zoo, the finale is tickets toHarry Potter and the Cursed Child.
Nantucket’s White Elephant on Nantucket harbor will offer the Mini Chef program, where children are invited to decorate cupcakes and cookies in 45-minute weekly sessions in July and August. For a fun night in at the hotel, children can snuggle up in kid-sized robes and have an in-room camp-out, complete with teepees and faux, indoor campfires.
Ian Fleming’s former gardener, Ramsey Dacosta, leads activities including coconut carvingand nature walks for children staying at Jamaica’s GoldenEye. Daily complimentary kid’s yoga is also available on property.
The littlest of andBeyond travelers receive a WILDchild backpack on their first day of safari with a scrapbook and trinket, such as a beaded bracelet, animal key chain, or small wooden carving. Rangers help kids fill up their scrapbooks while guiding them on fun (and educational) safari adventures, such as Maasai obstacle courses, beading jewelry, and identify butterflies.
With treasure hunts and coconut bowling for the 4-12 set and ping pong tournaments and sailing school for tweens and teens, St. Lucia’s Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort’s Sugar Club and Spice Club offer all kids their own version of paradise.
Le Jardin de Lila, Royal Mansour‘s newly built Kid’s Club, turns little ones into global citizens with Moroccan art activities, Arabic lessons, and a complimentary children’s bookfollowing Lila, a young girl exploring the hotel’s winding passageways and gardens.
Belmond tailors activities for its tiniest travelers including a film-making program where children willdirect and star in their own short movie in Ravello and the “My First Job” program in Napasai allowing young travelers to join the hotel’s head chef to make chocolate roses or the bartender to concoct the best mocktails.
It’s no parents allowed at La Petit Réserve at La Réserve Geneva, where a trained staff oversees children ages 6-months to 13-years. The kid’s club occupies a treehouse complete with game tables, an obstacle course, a suspension bridge, and a fireman’s pole.
The Kid’s Club at Domaine de Manville is headquartered in two gypsy caravans where activities include making homemade jam from fruit grown onsite. The property also has a Petanque court and a 10-person private cinema for animated movie viewing.
The Chatwal’s Family Excursion Package offers families 25% off a second room and complimentary meals for children up to 12 years old. Highlights include a limited-edition Margherita Missoni backpack; a Family Movie Night menu including treats and drinks; milk and cookies at turndown; and a children’s puppet theater in-room to keep the little ones entertained all evening.