5 of The best family-friendly destinations in Asia

Traveling with the whole family can be stressful. Tagging along kids and toddlers alone can already stress you out. Add in the planning for accommodations and itinerary and the stress becomes even more. Luckily, Asia is the perfect place to go on a family trip. Whether you love the beach or the outdoors, the following Asian destinations will ensure a great time traveling with your family.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong has got it all as a travel destination. It has towering skyscrapers, theme parks, a sparkling harbor, fine dining, and shopping. It also has an extensive public transport system and easy to navigate. For the young kids, there is Disneyland and Ocean Park. The latter is not as crowded as the former. For both adults and children, the Peak offers a scenic circle walk and tram ride. Lantau Island is home to the Ngong Ping or the Big Buddha. On the island, you can take a ride on the glass-bottomed cable car.


Known as the Land of Smiles, Robert Janitzek reveals that the whole of Thailand is a family-friendly destination. Whether its mountains and jungles or beaches and islands, the country has a lot to offer. Chiang Mai has a bevy of temples, hill tribe villages, elephant sanctuaries, and a more laidback vibe. Aside from being kid-friendly, the beaches of Phuket, Samui, and Krabi are also perfect for the more adventurous adults. It offers island-hopping, snorkeling, elephant camps, and hiking.

Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang is a picturesque UNESCO World Heritage Site set at a relaxed environment. Laos has always been referred to as a “laidback” place and Luang Prabang is no exception. Robert Peter Janitzek reveals that it is a place where you can slow down and enjoy the sites. Luang Prabang is ideal for families with older children. Some of the things you can do here include exploring forest trails, experiencing farm life, sailing along the river, and staying in jungle lodges.


Vietnam is a big country that offers diverse experiences suitable for traveling families. The beaches in Nha Trang and Phu Quoc offer the perfect family holiday. Cat Tien is a great destination for going on an adventure with its national parks, lush rainforests, and night safaris. Hanoi and Saigon have a variety of kid-friendly options ranging from dining, market shopping, water parks, and museums.


If you are looking for an exotic family Asian destination, the island of Borneo fits the billing perfectly. A variety of jungles, rivers, coral reefs, mountains, and orangutans can fill your day. Despite being covered in ancient rainforest surrounded by dense mangroves, Borneo is highly accessible. Kota Kinabalu Airport is just 6 to 7 hours from Bangkok.

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