5 Best Resorts for Families Along the Gulf Coast

Are you hoping to book a late summer trip to the beach? Make sure to reserve your stay soon while there is still availability at our favorite family-friendly resorts along the Gulf Coast. No matter where you are looking to vacation to on the Coast, each area features something unique and fun. There are tons of great dining and adventure that offer something for the whole family. However, these 5 best resorts for families may provide enough fun that you could never need to leave your condo.

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5 Best Resorts for Families
5 Best Resorts for Families

Seawind in Gulf Shores, AL

This family-friendly resort in Gulf Shores, AL can sleep 6-12 guests and features condos that have 3 bedrooms and 2 -3 full bathrooms. Seawind is 20 floors high meaning, you will love the views of the Gulf on your private balcony. Your kids can enjoy the indoor and outdoor pools while you relax on the sun deck. Feeling like hitting the beach? Walk down and sink your toes in the sand! The large fitness facility is perfect for those who don’t like to miss a workout while on vacation. After a long day in the sun, take advantage of the community barbeque grills and fully equipped kitchen in every room and enjoy a home-cooked meal with your family. There is no shortage of excitement when staying at Seawind in Gulf Shores, AL.

Shores of Panama in Panama City Beach, FL

Shores of Panama in Panama City Beach, FL features incredible views and a large pool your kids will love! These condos can sleep 6-8 guests offering 1-3 bedrooms 2-3 full bathrooms. You will also find a fully equipped kitchen and plenty of space for your family to unpack and get comfortable. Not only is there a 14,000 square foot beachfront pool, but there is also a heated indoor pool as well. Start your day with a workout at the fitness facility and end your day relaxing in the community hot tub. This resort is not only one for the children, but also for the adults. An onsite spa will take your cares away, perfect for an afternoon focusing on the adults. Check out Shores of Panama in Panama City Beach, FL today!

5 Best Resorts for Families
5 Best Resorts for Families

Sterling Shores in Destin, FL

With space for 6-8 guests, Sterling Shores in Destin, FL is perfect for your next vacation to the beach. Not only do you have incredible amenities at your fingertips including a community pool, grills, fitness facility, and hot tub, but you also are close to area activities. Centrally located in Destin, Sterling Shores is just a short drive away from delicious dining and adventure. Your kids will love spending the day at Destin’s waterpark, Big Kahunas. Or, spend the day at the beach and head on over to the Track for some evening fun. The Back Porch, a delicious seafood restaurant is just moments away. You will never run out of things to do when staying at Sterling Shores in Destin, FL.

The Wharf in Orange Beach, AL

The Wharf in Orange Beach, AL offers a wide variety of amenities and is just a short walk away from tons of family-friendly activities. The Wharf Shopping Center is known for having your favorite stores and restaurants, as well as hosting area events. If you’re lucky, The Wharf Amphitheater might even be featuring your favorite country music artist a night while you are in town. With 1-3 bedrooms, the condos sleep anywhere from 6 to 9 guests. The perfect size accommodation for your family. Community amenities are available including a community pool, fitness facility, and more!

Waterscape in Fort Walton Beach, FL

This beachfront condo in Fort Walton Beach is sure to be your new favorite place to stay along the Coast. This 10-acre site on Okaloosa Island is known for its incredible pool. A lazy river for the adults, splash pad for young children, and park-like fun for the kids await! There is even a ten-foot waterfall that would make for the perfect backdrop for fun family pictures. These 1-3 bedrooms condos can sleep 6-10 guests. Waterscape has even more resort amenities including shuffleboard, community BBQ grills, and a fitness facility. Being located on Okaloosa Island means being right in the middle of Destin and Fort Walton Beach. Because of this, you are surrounded by area excitement!

These 5 best resorts for families along the Gulf Coast offer something for everyone! Be sure to check out our Gulf Coast Guide for area adventure and vacation inspiration. Also, as a Southern guest, you get access to deals and discounts with our Southern Perks program. Businesses such as La Dolce Vita Rentals will handle all of your beach rental needs.