Best Family Resorts in Daytona Beach

The "World's Most Famous Beach" welcomes over 8 million visitors from around the globe annually. Since Daytona is home to thousands of resorts, hotels and motels, it can be a painstaking and time-consuming task to narrow down the best place for you and your family. 

We've done the digging for you and compiled a list of the best resorts in Daytona for your buck. We've taken into great consideration, location, resort amenities, and local activities. Don't let the stress from planning your next vacation be another reason why you need a vacation, let us help.

Best Family Resorts in Daytona

1. Perry’s Ocean Edge Resort

2209 S Atlantic Ave.
Daytona Beach, FL 32118
(386) 255-0581

Located at 2209 S Atlantic Ave. in Daytona, Perry’s Ocean Edge Resort is the ultimate family destination for your next getaway. This beachfront property ensures the kids won’t get a chance to be bored with two outdoor swimming pools and an enclosed garden atrium with a heated pool and hot tub. Perry’s offers shuffleboard, an on-site putting green, 24 hour gym, and hotel planned family activities to maximize the fun in your stay.

Grab a bite at their Mango Sun Grille & Tiki Bar or throw down your BBQ skills at the outdoor grill and picnic area. Pets are welcome and breakfast (including their signature homemade doughnuts) is free, what more can you ask for? Check our list of the best pet friendly parks in the area. Ready to hit the beach? Take advantage of local vendors Boogie Down Rentals & Refreshments for all of your beach needs including chair, umbrella, boogie & surf board rentals and classic, tasty treats, located in front of Perry’s on the beach.

Perry’s Ocean Edge Resort

2. The Plaza Resort & Spa

600 N Atlantic Ave.
Daytona Beach, FL 32118
(844) 284-2685

Looking for a family friendly spot that doesn’t skimp on the luxury? The Plaza Resort & Spa located at 600 N Atlantic Ave. in Daytona provides both to guarantee your next trip will be one for the books. Keep the kids busy at the outdoor heated pool, volleyball and basketball courts, life size chess set, corn hole or ping pong tables, or wind down the day by catching the sunset at one of many courtyard fire pits.

The Plaza offers planned family activities, poolside games, scavenger hunts and movie nights, along with access to their 24 hour gym and top notch services at the salon and spa. Make the most of your beach time with local vendor Made in the Shade Beach Services offering chair, umbrella, boogie & surfboard, and bike rentals, located on the beach in front of The Plaza.

The Plaza Resort & Spa

3. Hawaiian Inn Beach Resort

2301 S Atlantic Ave.
Daytona Beach, FL 32118
(407) 956-6120

The Hawaiian Inn Beach Resort, located at 2301 S Atlantic Ave. in Daytona, exudes a unique island ambience that provides a one-of-a-kind experience for their guests. The family will never have a dull moment at the olympic sized swimming pool, indoor heated pool, shuffleboard courts or 9-hole miniature golf putting green. Get some grub at the Ohana Cafe or save up your quarters to dominate the resort arcade.

Don’t miss the authentic Hawaiian Luau Dinner Show featuring Polynesian Fire. This buffet style dinner comes with a great cultural experience of hula dancing and fire spinning that the whole family can enjoy. When you’re on the beach, ride the waves with a boogie or surfboard rental from Boogie Down Rentals & Refreshments, the conveniently located beach vendor by the Hawaiian Inn.

Hawaiian Inn

4. The Hard Rock Hotel

918 N Atlantic Ave.
Daytona Beach, FL 32118
(386) 947-7300

Turn up the rock and roll to beat the summertime blues this year at the Hard Rock Hotel, located at 918 N Atlantic Ave. in Daytona Beach. Take the kids down to the pool, kids pool or hot tub, enjoy fine dining on the firelit patio, check out the Rock store or get pampered at the fitness center and salon. Creative juices are guaranteed to flow in the Hard Rock Roxity Kids Club, this program gives kids a backstage experience complete with play music sessions, dancing, and games and activities.

With The sounds of Your Stay program, guests can reserve one of 20 Fender guitars to keep the jam sessions going for the family back in the room. When you’re ready to trade in the sound waves for the beach waves, head down to the beach and swing by Seabreeze Beach Rentals for boogie boards, surfboards and chair/umbrella rentals.

Hard Rock

5. Sun Viking Lodge

2411 S Atlantic Ave.
Daytona Beach, FL 32118
(386) 252-6252

The Sun Viking Lodge located at 2411 S Atlantic Ave. in Daytona Beach, was designed with the family experience in mind. The brand new pool deck includes an indoor and outdoor pool, and a 60 foot waterslide to keep the kids entertained for hours. They offer shuffleboard courts, game rooms with video and arcade games, a fitness center and sauna, and a three story playground for the little ones.

The Lodge also holds daily competitions from beach volleyball to tug-of-war for guests of all ages. Bring the family in for breakfast and lunch to the in house restaurant, the Viking Kafe.

Viking Sun Lodge


6. Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort

100 N Atlantic Ave.
Daytona Beach, FL 32118
(386) 254-8200

There’s a reason the Hilton brand is associated with exceptional quality and service, and the Hilton Resort located at 100 N Atlantic Ave. in Daytona Beach demonstrates exactly that. The resort is smack dab in the middle of all the action, it adjoins the Ocean Walk Shoppes and boardwalk, and is across from Daytona Lagoon Waterpark & Arcade. Lounge on the ground level sun deck complete with heated swimming pool, hot tub and children’s pool, or take the kids up to the 5th floor and check out D-Dawg’s Kidzone.

Stocked with activities, crafts, a life size chess board, miniature olympic style pool and children’s pool, this kidzone offers fully staffed expert supervision so the kids can play while you hit up the gym or spa. Complete your beach stay with surfboard and boogie board or bike rentals from local vendor Ocean walk Beach Services, located beachside in front of The Hilton.

Hilton Daytona

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