Here’s Why Fairmont Resort & Spa Is The Perfect Destination For Families This Summer

What do you get when you combine a kids club, designated KidsZone (with two indoor play centres, an indoor heated pool, an outdoor maze, junior golf, merry-go-round and mini-train—but we digress) AND a luxurious, 16-room day spa?

You get Fairmont Resort & Spa, in all of its family-friendly, crowd-pleasing glory.

Set in the Blue Mountains, Fairmont boasts some of the best facilities in the country for kids, without feeling like it’s designed solely with young folk in mind. With so much to see and do in the Blue Mountains, we recommend a long weekend stay so your family can explore the delights of the resort and beyond. And when you’re all tuckered out from all that adventuring—you’ll be beyond grateful for a massage while the kids blow off even more steam at the Kidz Klub.

Here’s why Fairmont is the perfect pick for your family holiday this summer. 

Kidz Klub And Activities

Available every afternoon during NSW school holidays, the Fairmont Resort Kidz Klub is suitable for kids aged 4 to 12 and includes games, arts and crafts activities and more. 

Other (parentally-supervised) kids activities available at the resort during school holidays include Fairmont Express train rides, a merry-go-round, ride-on cars, pony rides, arts and craft classes, on-site cinema showings and even a Mini Masterchef session. If they aren’t completely worn out by the end of all of this, they’ll certainly enjoy making the most of…


So you know that epic KidsZone we mentioned? The details are even better. There are four games rooms; one for 4 and under's complete with ball pit, jungle gym, slippery dips and more, one for 5 to 13 year olds that is basically a giant jungle gym, a teenage lounge with games like table tennis and pinball, and lastly a mini arcade complete with bowling alley, classic arcade games and a mirror maze. What more could a kid want in a hotel?!

Adult Activities

While the kid's facilities are undeniably great, adults won’t feel like they’re in an overgrown kids club at Fairmont Resort & Spa. During school holidays there’s daily yoga classes and happy hours (after all, balance is key), an on-site library and billiards room plus nearby Segway tours and the nearby Leura Golf Club. A heated indoor pool with spa and sauna, an outdoor pool and deck, a gym and tennis courts are ideal places to head while the kids are in Kidz Klub, or if you’re after something a little more decadent—the high tea feels decidedly refined, while the brand new Ubika Spa promises the epitome of luxury, relaxation and rejuvenation. 

Local Attractions

Although Fairmont is a sight to behold in itself, there’s plenty to see and do for the whole family in the Blue Mountains region. For those that love spending time outdoors, Everglades Gardens and the plethora of bush-walking trails will keep you well occupied, while the Leuralla Toy and Railway Museum is sure to delight kids—especially those with a penchant for trains! 

The Blue Mountains Explorer Bus swings by Fairmont Resort to pick up budding explorers, and takes you to 29 great locations across Katoomba and Leura. And while you’re in the area, a day at Scenic World is a must. Perfect for the whole family, it offers an amazing way to experience the beautiful World Heritage listed area of the Blue Mountains from all aspects – from walking through the valley floors to skyway views in the cable car.

Want to hear a first-hand review from an ellaslist explorer’s experience at Fairmont? Check it out here.


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