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13 Best Hotels with Lazy Rivers ~ Recommended by Travel Experts

Know what’s better than drifting along a lazy river in an idyllic vacation destination? Nothing, that’s what! As a hotel pool fanatic, I’m always seeking new pools to add to my family’s must-swim list. I asked some discerning, globetrotting travel bloggers to share their picks for the best hotels with lazy rivers. Of course, I […]

Best Hotel Pools in Hawaii for Families

Not only is Hawaii’s landscape beautiful and its people friendly, but also the state is home to numerous incredible hotel pools. We reached out to travel experts to share their picks for the best hotel pools in Hawaii for families and included a couple of our favorites as well. As you can see from reading this list, Hawaii […]

Hotel Spa Pools that Will Make You Swoon

Hotel pools with slides, waterfalls and cabanas are divine. But the best luxury hotel spas take swimming pools to a whole new and decadent level. A day of pampering followed by time relaxing in a dreamy hotel spa pool can elevate your vacation from good to great. Selected by top travel bloggers, these six hotel spa pools will inspire you to book a spa […]

Kalahari Resort Poconos – A Splashy Escape from the Ordinary

Looking for indoor water park fun and family-focused adventures on the East Coast? The Kalahari Resort is sure to thrill kids and parents alike with its African-themed decor, plentiful activities, delicious dining and luxurious amenities. My 6-year-old daughter and I were recently invited to check out this new hotel in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. Here’s why you’ll have […]

10 Best Embassy Suites Pools

I am a fanatic of great hotel pools and I adore the perks and extra space offered by Embassy Suites. It just makes sense to combine these two loves when looking for a fabulous hotel. If you’re looking for an Embassy Suites property with a pool the whole family will love, check out my picks for the 10 […]

A Journey Via My 7 Links

There are stories on TravelMamas.com that I am incredibly proud of, and others…not so much. In a few, I let my heart hang a tad more open than I feel comfortable with. (Those are probably among the best.) A blogging game of sorts has me reflecting on this site’s nearly 250 blog posts. This Tripbase project, entitled My 7 […]

The Best Family Hotel Pools in the World

To compile this list of the best child-friendly pools, I spoke to three Travel Mamas who are experts in the hotel and travel industries: Laura van Hoff of Juicy Hotels, Theresa Jorgensen of SixSuitcaseTravel, and Amie O’Shaughnessy of Ciao Bambino. I couldn’t help but include a couple of my family’s favorites, too.