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Top 10 Hotels for Teens

Rocco Forte's Verdura Resort
Agrigento, Italy

At Verdura Golf & Spa Resort, junior guests are made to feel very special from the time they arrive. Understanding that teenagers like variety and often get bored easily, Verdura offers an exclusive area dedicated to teens that will keep them engaged and excited to be on holiday and away from home. In the daytime, they can explore the local area via hired complimentary bicycle. Supervised alongside staffers this will lead to hours of sightseeing fun around Sicily. If they are interested in staying active, teens will without a doubt be impressed by the wide range of sporting activities at their disposal including basketball, tennis, and water sports. Video games including the Nintendo Wii consoles are also available, serving as hours of amusement. While you are off enjoying the sunset, they can participate in some of the exciting evening liveliness taking place at the resort’s teen club, including selected cinema nights where the latest teen appropriate movies are shown and music pumps from the disco where they can dance and party the night away in a safe and supervised environment with people their own age. 

Almyra
Paphos, Cyprus

Almyra is known for its family-friendly atmosphere and quality customer service that makes all guests feel appreciated. For the teens in your family, the resort’s exciting retreat ‘The Teen Zone’ features games, table football, air hockey, a plasma TV and DVDs, all there to enjoy and make for hours of entertainment when they want to get away and mingle with kids their own age.There is also a variety of supervised activities on offer for an additional fee if your teen wants more of an organised and structured day of excitement. For the active busy bodies, every sport from diving, bowling, and even windsailing is available. A renowned space made just for teens only, it is located next door at the resort’s sister hotel, Annabelle. This makes teens feel that they are on their own separate holiday inclusive of the independence they crave and the supervision you expect. 

Angsana Laguna Phuket
Phuket, Thailand

Opening in December 2011, this resort is high anticipated for its focus on families. If you are bringing along teens, they will find this place to easily be a second home. Not only are the facilities brand new, but the dedicated teens' areas take into account age-specific interests and cater to the idea of how young people would like to spend a holiday in the Far East. In addition to an exciting array of indoor activities which will be setup in a designated area of the resort, there will also be a selection of outdoor sports and other planned events that teens can participate in for a fun time during their stay. 

Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa
Borneo, Malaysia

Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa is a great place to use as a base for families to explore the local area for activities and fun things to do, especially if you bring along teens. For outdoor fun, teens can enjoy a dedicated section at the luxurious pool area. Other fun things at the resort include creative arts projects and computer/TV rooms which lead to the chance of teens being able to meet and socialise with others their own age. If you're going into the local area, consider popular outdoor experiences such as white water rafting, known for always generating a thrilling and bond building adventure with families. For an educational experience, take them (along with the rest of the family) for a day out at the Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, a sanctuary for orangutans who have been orphaned, injured, or threatened across the region. Engaging and a perfect moment for learning about the universe at large, your teens will have a chance to see what is considered one of the most fascinating creatures in the world, up close and personal.

Carlisle Bay
Antigua

Carlisle Bay is known for its superior service and special programmes for families. For teens, they offer the ‘Crush’ programme during both the summer and Christmas holiday periods. Dedicated to guests between the ages of 13 and 19, this action-packed array of events includes tennis and yachting workshops as well as adrenalin based fun such as wakeboarding lessons and the opportunity to zip-line through a nearby rainforest. For the creative teen, look no further than the ‘mocktail’ making workshop, a chance to design and sample your own non-alcoholic cocktails made from scratch. For the downtime that most teens crave, there is also a designated ‘chill out’ room filled with state-of-the-art entertainment components including a Wii console system. On certain nights, the chill out room also doubles as a luxurious escape where there are beach barbeques and private movie screenings which will give your teen the opportunity to meet others their own age and mingle the night away. If you want to allow your teen to have more independence throughout your entire stay, consider taking advantage of the standard ‘Super Chill Out’ offer which allows those 17 and older to stay in their own suite at half price.

Atlantis, The Palm
Dubai

As exclusive as every other part of this luxury resort, Club Rush at Atlantis, The Palm is one of Dubai’s most exciting hangout spots, made just for teens. Bringing 13 to 18 year olds together, this is a strict parent-free zone. Specialising in afternoon and themed evening events, there is always much buzz happening to keep your teen busy. They can stop by for hours or just a few minutes to meet and mix with other teens or say hello to the hip supervisors that often get involved in the games themselves. For the creatively inclined, a mocktail bar caters to those who want snacks and non-alcoholic beverages as they chat and relax. For hours of built-in entertainment, game consoles such as Wii and XBOX 360 are provided, as well as sleek Apple computers for short times of internet surfing. This is considered one of the most popular hotels in the Arabian Gulf with the young crowd. 

Four Seasons Resort Kuda Huraa
Maldives

Four Seasons Kuda Huraa is a luxurious oasis, made enjoyable for all members of the family at every age. For teenagers, it is considered a cool and contemporary retreat where they can feel an element of independence within a supervised environment. On offer is a comprehensive surf school where they can hone their skills whether beginner or advanced. Water sports also accompany this element, including jet skis for hire and water polo lessons alongside trained specialists. Unique to this resort, an extra touch of luxury is added through spa treatments for teens. The Kuda Spa is specifically designed with young and growing bodies in mind and will aid in helping your teens relax and peel some of their stress away to make for a memorable holiday. 

Tamarind by Elegant Hotels
Barbados

Within this exclusive resort, Club Taramind is the place to be for teens. Offering a contemporary lounge dedicated and focused on the 13 to 18 crowd, this space includes game consoles, large screen TVs, pool tables, and a range of other entertainment activities. This is a great place to lounge and meet other teens staying at the hotel. For an outdoor adventure, your teens will love the non-motorised water sports that are already included in the price of the holiday. Offered through the AQUA SCHOOL, this programme allows teens to try their hand at windsurfing, kayaking, sailing, and paddle boarding, a fun way to stay active during a holiday period.

Forte Village - Bouganville
Southern Sardinia, Italy

From the moment they arrive at Forte Village, teenagers will feel as if they have entered a world they can call their own. Exclusively made with them in mind, the hotel offers a massive space dedicated to the cause of ‘teens only’. Appropriately titled ‘Leisureland’, this oasis tucked on the end of the resort embodies the essence of what every teen dreams of in terms of ultimate fun. Interactive and vibrant, the Technodrome at Forte Village is the main place to be for a good time indoors. Offering the latest video game consoles, your teen will spend hours being entertained and challenged. When they return to the room, you may also find out that they spent some of their time bowling a few lucky strikes at the full-size 8 lane bowling alley, the perfect spot for a socialising with others their own age. After they make some new friends, they can race each other on the go-kart track. Supervised by trained staff, this adrenaline pumping course lets any teen with the need for speed drive in a controlled environment. For those who want to try their hand at sport, there is an old-fashioned baseball field where they can swing a few bats or a championship golf course where they can tee-off and work on a junior-level handicap. Your teens will have so much fun here, they’ll be asking you to return to Forte Village again next year before you checkout.

One & Only Le Saint Geran
Mauritius

One&Only Le Saint Geran resort offers teens complimentary membership to an exclusive ‘Teens Club’ they can call their own. Inclusive within this club are a wide array of water sports plus the opportunity to learn kite surfing and kayaking, both of which make for exciting days outdoors in the beautiful sun. There are also more dynamic sports on offer such as basketball and tennis lessons. To round off the evenings, teens are also invited to dine together in order to socialise and mingle. There are organised events, disco nights, and regular local outings which are arranged and available to book on arrival.