While kids may prefer a snowy winter wonderland for the holidays, Fort Lauderdale will have them wanting to return in years to come. Fun in the sun and in the sand instead of snow? Sandmen instead of snowmen? It can't be beat. Spending the winter holidays in the tropics has become a favorite for many families over the years, and there are plenty of family-friendly hotels ready to welcome these eager vacationers and be sure their stay is a happy and pleasant one.
Pelican Grand Beach Resort — Photo courtesy of pelicanbeach.com
Located right on the beach and just steps from the water, the Pelican Grand Beach Resort is an amazing property that offers everyone in the family something special. This resort's premiere location right on the sand, as well as its unique Lazy River tubing, is a special hit with kids, while its sophisticated amenities and a balcony equipped with comfortable chairs to take in the breathtaking views of the ocean, make this a particularly special place to stay.
Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa — Photo courtesy of comcast.net
The Marriott Harbor Beach Resort and Spa is a beachside resort that has earned high marks in this city for its incredible hospitality, family-friendly amenities and close attention to detail. With a recent multi-million makeover, this property offers a large pool, kids' club, large guest rooms with comfortable furnishings and a staff eager to please.
The Westin Diplomat Resort and Spa — Photo courtesy of 7show.com
The Westin Diplomat Resort and Spa on the beach of Hollywood is a seaside resort that has set a new standard in family-friendly accommodations. This modern and sophisticated high rise offers spacious rooms, world-class amenities, a convenient concierge as well as kid-friendly programs, child care and cribs and high chairs in the rooms upon request.
Fort Lauderdale isn't just for retreating during the cold winter months, but now can be a holiday season get-away that will create a new family tradition.