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Hotels with Private Villas for Larger Families

by Aoife O'Riordan

Sep 23, 2022

© Caerula Mar Club


Family travelers on vacation in a large group can sometimes find it difficult when it comes to accommodations. Finding the right hotel for larger parties becomes more of a painstaking effort than something that should be easy. Larger families planning their next vacation should consider these private villas, perfect for families of all sizes looking for some fun and relaxation.



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Coral Beach Club, St. Maarten

Coral Beach Club, Oyster Bay Resort’s sister property, offers 24 private and luxurious beachfront villas and condominiums with two, three or four bedrooms. The villas come with private backyards and lie within walking distance of Oyster Beach. In addition to its many bedrooms, each villa boasts its own private pool and full-sized kitchens (both indoor and outdoor), as well as private chefs upon request. Families can also rent a car and drive 10 minutes to the Dutch capital of Phillipsburg.


Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Course, Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Considered one of Cape Cod’s crown jewels, Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Course lies along the coast of Massachusetts and features newly renovated one-bedroom Britterige villas and two- and three-bedroom villas at The Villages and The Mansion side of the resort. At these private residences, up to eight guests enjoy fully equipped kitchens, dining areas and living rooms. Outside the villa, experience the area’s exciting activities, from swimming in any of the resort’s five pools to walking along the private beach. The resort also includes a golf course, nine tennis courts, six restaurants, a spa, oyster bed tours, kayaking, biking and more.

Playa Largo

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Playa Largo Resort & Spa, Key Largo, Florida

This resort offers a variety of accommodation options for families of all sizes. Families can book a colorful two-story bungalow in the Hammocks or opt for the multi-bedroom villa at Playa Largo Ocean Residences. In the villa, guests enjoy a private enclave overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and access to the resort’s amenities. Every stay at The Hammocks or villa includes a picnic basket of breakfast goodies delivered each morning. During the stay, kids can play on the resort’s sports court or go kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding and parasailing. While kids explore the area, parents can relax in a VIP cabana.


Caerula Mar Club, South Andros, Bahamas

This HGTV-helmed luxury resort invites guests over the age of 12 to stay in one of its 18 suites or five private villas. Each villa and suite features unique styles and décor while also maintaining a minimalist design so nature remains the star of the show. Relax by the pool, eat at one of the property’s three on-site restaurants or swim in the ocean.

Casa Palopo

© Casa Palopo


Casa Palopó, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

Situated above Lake Atitlan, Casa Palopó offers 15 uniquely decorated guestrooms adorned with Latin American artwork, handwoven textiles made in Guatemala and colorful walls. As the only Relais & Chateaux property in Guatemala, Casa Palopó provides families with an escape unlike any other. For the ultimate privacy, Villa Palopo, located 150 steps above the main hotel, features three master suites, a living and dining room and full kitchen. The villa also includes an infinity pool, situated adjacent to the outdoor fireplace.


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