A Guide to Miami Family Holidays

If you’re thinking of spending the half term holidays absorbing the tropical rays on a powdery sandy shore overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, you’ve definitely chosen the perfect destination for a family holiday. At Pure Destinations, we understand that family holidays are more than just a good-looking beach; it’s all about those memorable moments that will keep your little ones entertained. Read on to discover our top things to do in Miami for the perfect family adventure…

Zoo Miami

Zoo Miami is the largest and oldest zoological garden in Florida, home to a variety of tropical animals, from the big cats to small reptiles and amphibians. There’s plenty to do around the zoo including feeding the Giraffes, parrots and rhinos or head to the many adventure playgrounds for some water rides, camel rides and the Asian trail, which leads you around 77 different plant specimens and a 130-foot-tall tree!

Jungle Island

Jungle Island is a one-stop destination for everything fun! There’s so much to explore, from animal interaction stations, multiple zoo areas and even a private beach, all enveloped by lush tropical plants. Parrot Cove beach is the perfect place to cool off after a busy afternoon of animal sightseeing; children can enjoy fun obstacles including balance beams, action towers, a water playground, trampolines and a climbing wall.

Miami Children’s Museum

Get creative in Miami at the Miami Children’s Museum, a hub of interactive exhibits, programs and learning materials. What better way than to make your trip to Miami both educational and creative? Bank is a fun financial literacy six-foot piggy bank-style bank, children learn about spending and saving as well as expressing their creative side while learning the importance of borrowing and withdrawing money! Supermarket is a kid’s life-sized supermarket with real representations of food products, with kid-sized shopping carts. Your child can reenact the weekly shopping tasks as well as learning the importance of nutritional facts of food!

John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park

Scaling an extraordinary 70 sq. miles, the John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park is a one-stop park for enjoying wonderful beach scenes with incredible underwater activities. There are plenty of ways to enjoy the wonders of the sea, with snorkeling and scuba tours, glass bottom boat tours and kayaking, paddle boarding and canoeing activities. Dive the depths of the sea where you’ll discover underwater sculptures, sea turtles, vibrant coral reefs and an abundant of colourful marine life. You’ll leave the John Pennekamp Coral State Park in awe of Miami’s wealth of experiences.

Duck Tour South Beach

The title might not sound appealing at first, but the duck Tour from South Beach Miami will far exceed your expectations. This interactive 90-narrative tour guides you through the in’s and out’s out of south Beach Miami, both on sea and on ground via a boat / bus vehicle. The main attraction of the duck Tour is without a doubt the narrative of jokes and charisma from the tour guide, who will have you smiling from beginning to end.

Family friendly hotels in Miami

Fontainebleau Miami Beach

Holiday like a celebrity at Fontainebleau Miami Beach, where the likes of A-list stars relax poolside! Fontainebleau Miami Beach is the perfect escape for families, in prime location to entertainment hubs and of course Miami Beach! FB Kids club invites children aged between 4-12 to get involved in games such as scavenger hunts, sports, arts and crafts, music and much more! Baby sitting services are also available.

Fontainebleau Miami Beach A Guide To Miami Family Holidays

Loews South Beach

Loews South Beach is set in the heart of south Beach, where luxurious guest rooms offer exquisite views out to sea. The SoBe Kids Club is an exclusive kids program with special Kids Clubs Menu, welcome gifts, a teens-only food bar and fun activities to keep them entertained. Loews South Beach offers a Sprout Dream Stay Package, making family holidays in Miami easy and welcoming, with a Sprout Backpack filled with goodies, an activity book a mini Chica toy and more!

Loews South Beach A Guide To Miami Family Holidays

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