Family Friendly Hotels Andrew Harper Travel

Introducing Our ‘Family Friendly’ Category

We are pleased to introduce a new and invaluable way to sort through our recommended properties: hotel categories. By selecting a category on the right column of any hotel page, you can easily access a full bank of properties from around the world that share a common theme. Find an exceptional Harper-recommended hotel that pertains to your interests – whether it be the great outdoors, safari camps or family-friendly hotels.

To showcase our new categories, we’ve included a list below of 10 Family Friendly properties. Though there are numerous properties in the Family Friendly category, these 10 are chosen time and again as Andrew Harper reader favorites.

1. The Cloister at Sea Island

Sea Island, Georgia — Renowned family-oriented resort and golf community on a 10,000-acre island estate connected by a causeway to St. Simons Island, midway between Savannah and Jacksonville.

2. Four Seasons Hualalai

Ka`upulehu-Kona, Hawaii — Grand resort in dramatic grounds along a half-mile rocky shoreline on the north Kona Coast, adjacent to Kona Village.

3. Four Seasons at Wailea

Maui, Hawaii — Luxurious resort on 15 oceanfront acres at the south end of Wailea Beach.

4. Blackberry Farm

Walland, Tennessee — Country house hotel owned by the Beall family since 1976, set on a 9,200-acre estate bordering Great Smoky Mountains National Park, 25 minutes south of Knoxville.

5. Mauna Kea Beach Hotel

Kohala Coast, Hawaii — Justly renowned resort overlooking an exquisite white-sand beach on the Kohala Coast.

6. The Sanctuary Hotel

Kiawah Island, South Carolina — Beautifully appointed resort set along a 10-mile beach on private Kiawah Island, 35 minutes from Charleston.

7. Caneel Bay

St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands — Eco-resort founded by Laurance Rockefeller amid 170 verdant acres bordered by seven secluded white-sand beaches.

8. Calistoga Ranch

Calistoga, California — Tranquil 157-acre resort of 50 cedar-clad freestanding guest lodges, sister property to Auberge du Soleil, in a wooded canyon at the northern edge of the Napa Valley.

9. Four Seasons Punta Mita

Punta Mita, Mexico — Seaside hotel on a scenic 1,200-acre peninsula with two pretty beaches, 45 minutes north of the Puerto Vallarta airport.

10. Four Seasons at Peninsula Papagayo

Guanacaste, Costa Rica — Gracious 175-room resort overlooking two beaches from the hilly Peninsula Papagayo.

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