Great Wolf Lodge Colorado Springs
The Great Wolf Lodge opened in January 2017, becoming the fourteenth property in the wildly popular indoor waterpark lodge chain. This new woodland-themed resort features more than 300 suites and a 65,000-square-foot indoor waterpark where it's always 84 degrees. Zip down the Howlin’ Tornado thrill slide, play in the zero-depth Cub Paw Pool with your little ones or take a gentle ride in an inner tube along the lazy river. There are waterslides, raft rides, and plenty of wet and dry activities for all ages here.
Royalton Negril Resort & Spa
The latest all-inclusive resort to open in Jamaica, Royalton Negril features a dedicated wing with family rooms and suites, kids programming, six restaurants, and waterfront swimming pools and a splash pad by the beach. For children ages 4-12, there is a supervised kids club featuring Max & Ruby characters, games, and a playground, while teens ages 13-17 can hang out in the Teens Club with video games, billiards, and Ping Pong.
Royalton St. Lucia
Open since late February, Royalton St. Lucia features a divine beachfront location, multiple swimming pools, plus a children's program for kids ages 4-12 (featuring Max & Ruby characters) and a teen hangout for ages 13-17, Activities include beach volleyball, Ping Pong, cooking classes, dance classes, trivia competitions, snorkeling, kayaking, and introductory scuba diving lessons in the pool.
The Grove Resort & Spa
Looking for an Orlando-area resort with room to spread out? Recently opened in nearby Winter Park, The Grove Resort & Spa offers more than 800 spacious condo-style suites with one to three bedrooms, screened balcony porches, full kitchens, washers, and dryers. The property will also feature a waterpark with slides, a lazy river, four pools, surfing simulators, a spa, and expansive grounds.
Legoland Beach Retreat
A second hotel has opened at the bricktastic LEGOLAND Florida Resort outside of Orlando. LEGOLAND Beach Retreat is a sunny and colorful hotel featuring 166 rooms in 83 duplex bungalows, a themed swimming pool, sandy lakeside beach area, outdoor playgrounds, and a complimentary breakfast buffet. There will also be a Lego clubhouse with special Lego experiences inside. Guests get early access to the park and exclusive use of some of the park's most popular attractions.
The Coral at Atlantis
A new hotel is opening at Atlantis this summer. Coral Towers is being completely overhauled and will feature a new lobby and guestroom design. Guests can enjoy dessert in the new lobby gelataria, have fun with pint-sized guestroom amenities such as robes for Coral Towers' younger guests, and pre-purchase snacks to be set up in the in-room refrigerator. Even better, the new pool will feature a swim-up ice pop bar specifically for kids .
Park Hyatt St. Kitts
The highly anticipated Park Hyatt is the first luxury resort on Saint Kitts, a 126-room resort offering both rooms and suites, private beachfront, family and adult swimming pools, a top-notch spa, and an 18-hole golf course designed by Tom Fazio.
Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach
Following an 18-month renovation, Hawaii's Pacific Beach Hotel will reemerge in 2017 as the Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach, a stylish resort best for families with older kids. The new hotel will feature an eye-popping 280,000-gallon lobby oceanarium that will filter water directly from the ocean and serve as home to more than 1,000 marine life species. There will also be a pool deck with multiple pools and restaurants by celebrity chef Masaharu Morimoto.
Grand Solmar at Rancho San Lucas
The newest property in the Solmar portfolio is coming to Rancho San Lucas, located about 20 minutes from Cabo San Lucas on Mexico's Pacific Coast. The 834-acre community is set along 1.2 miles of oceanfront property and is home to private estates, condos, and villas as well as a Signature Greg Norman Design golf course. Grand Solmar at Rancho San Lucas will be located within this community and will provide the same luxurious accommodations and exhaustive list of amenities the brand is known for.
Rosewood Little Dix Bay
The iconic and luxurious Rosewood Little Dix Bay on Virgin Gorda closed for an 18-month refurbishment back in spring 2016. When the resort reopens this December, it will emerge from a multi-million-dollar makeover with new signature suites, new restaurants, and brand new landscaping.