Virginia Beach is the quintessential all-American summer getaway. Travelers head down to the coastal retreat in the summer months to enjoy the beautiful coast, the boardwalk shops and cafes with free concerts at night, and plenty of surf, sand, and sun.
Thanks to activities that travelers of all ages can enjoy, it’s no surprise that Virginia Beach is also one of the most family friendly destinations on the East Coast. So if you are traveling with your family in tow, which Virginia Beach hotels are the best to book?
Start your search with the hotels below, which offer poolside fun and activities for kids alongside roomy, budget-friendly accommodation.
DoubleTree by Hilton Virginia Beach
Though the DoubleTree by Hilton Virginia Beach isn’t located right on the sand, your kids will be sure to love the nearby OceanBreeze Water Park and Motorworld. The friendly, professional staff will make you feel right at home, and free Wi-Fi in all the rooms will keep visitors of all ages busy and entertained, as will the in-room cable and HBO. If you want to head to the beach, Doubletree by Hilton offers all guests a free shuttle between Memorial Day and Labor Day to take them right down to the ocean.
The Oceanfront Inn
Every room at the Oceanfront Inn has a balcony to give guests a stunning ocean view. In addition to being walking distance from the ocean, the Oceanfront Inn is also just a few steps away from downtown Virginia Beach’s shopping and dining, so you can head out with the family to explore the town any time. The indoor pool is fun for kids and adults alike, especially during the colder months when the beach is off-limits, and the hotel also offer child events and activities to keep younger guests entertained.
Crowne Plaza Virginia Beach Town Center
If you want to book a hotel close to more adventurous and educational activities for kids especially, reserve a room at the Crowne Plaza Virginia Beach Town Center. Guests at the hotel are just a few steps away from the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center. Teenagers will also want to check out the nearby Mount Trashmore, an enormous street skating course with a half-pipe included, while younger kids will have a great time at Kids Cove Playground. The comfortable rooms, as well as on-site restaurant and pool, will then help the entire family relax at the end of the day.
Turtle Cay Resort
The Turtle Cay Resort is one of the highest-rated kid-friendly hotels in all of Virginia Beach. Guests always rave about the friendly staff, around-the-clock services, and great amenities including two pools and a hot tub, all at budget-friendly prices. A night at Turtle Cay is relatively cheap for Virginia Beach, running around $100 a room. Guest rooms are quite family friendly as well, since they are comfortable and roomy enough to easily sleep 4 to 6 people.
Book one of the above top-rated hotels in Virginia Beach to make sure you experience an amazing summer getaway that the family will love!
Photo by Melanie Ducloux.