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Macao with Kids

This three-day itinerary to Macao, the thriving entertainment hub of the East, is the ideal family-friendly getaway, which promises to win the hearts of parents and children alike. Open young minds to the unusual heritage of the region at the Macao Fort Museum, sample delicious street food walking through old Macao, and be amazed by a spectacular performance of ‘The House of Dancing Water’ at the City of Dreams. In the evenings, you can relax in the pampered luxury of your chosen five-star hotel. Packed with gourmet dining, wholesome fun, and finished with a DreamWorks-themed breakfast, this is one holiday your family will never forget.

  • Explore the unique history of the region at Macao Fort Marvel at ‘The House of Dancing Water’, the City of Dreams blockbuster water show
  • Race go karts at the Macao Go Kart Track
  • Discover the unique and exquisite cuisine of modern Macao
Day by Day Itinerary
Day 1
Day 1

Following your arrival, we will send a private car to transport you and your family through glittering Macao, and onto your hotel for a sumptuous early evening meal prepared by the hotel’s gourmet chefs. After dinner you will be delivered to the City of Dreams resort, where you will behold the US$250-million production of the acclaimed ‘The House of Dancing Water’ – a jaw-dropping show of song, dance and acrobatics set against the backdrop of a 3.7 million-gallon water stage - certain to leave you and your kids astonished.

Day 2
Day 2

After breakfast, your car will take you to Macao Fort (Fortaleza do Monte). The historical military center of Macao, here you’ll discover the unique local heritage of this former Portuguese colony, and its singular combination of Chinese and Iberian culture. From the fort, meander through old Macao (the entire town is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site) while grazing on incredible street food such as sweet Portuguese egg tarts or moreish pork chop buns – guaranteed to put a smile on young faces. Following lunch, you can choose between an adrenaline-packed afternoon of racing at the Macao Go Kart Track, or drop young ones off at the Kube for supervised fun, while you head to the observation deck of the Macao Tower to enjoy awe-inspiring panoramas of the Pearl River Delta. For dinner, Antonios is highly recommended. They are considered masters of the vibrant local cuisine - a delectable combination of Chinese, Portuguese and African culinary traditions which can only be found in Macao . To add a touch of glamor to your evening meal, not only will the eponymous Michelin star chef tantalize your taste buds with heavenly morsels, he may sing for you too!

Day 3
Day 3

Before check out, young travelers will love the Shrekfast, served every morning at the Conrad Macao, where they can meet Shrek, Kung-Fu Panda and all their favorite DreamWorks’ characters for the ultimate breakfast banquet.


Suggested Accommodations

Banyan Tree Macao, Mandarin Oriental Macao, Ritz-Carlton Macao, St. Regis Macao, Wynn Macao

Banyan Tree Macao

Part of the Galaxy Macao, this exclusive resort comprises 246 suites, including the ultra-exclusive Presidential Suite and 10 pool villas. Banyan Tree Macao is the first high-rise urban resort in Macao to feature private indoor Relaxation Pools in all its expansive suites, and the only luxury hotel with full-sized resort villas amidst their own gardens complete with a private swimming pool. Located in the vibrant Cotai city, 15 minutes from Macao International Airport and a mere 10 minutes from Taipa Ferry Terminal and Macao Heliport, Banyan Tree Macao is a "sanctuary for the senses" for visitors to Asia's premier entertainment and gaming destination.


Mandarin Oriental Macao

One of the most exclusive hotels in Macao, Mandarin Oriental Macao is a decidedly elegant and lavish retreat. With a chic, contemporary design, gourmet restaurants and personal service, our hotel exudes a sophisticated atmosphere and a sense of relaxed luxury. Located on the waterfront just 15 minutes from the airport, the hotel boasts 213 rooms and suites all with large floor-to-ceiling windows and spectacular bay views. The hotel’s Vida Rica restaurant offers gourmet Asian cuisine and snacks, and there is also a cake shop and a Lobby Lounge bar/café. The hotel also has a luxurious spa/fitness centre and a small 25m lap pool.


Ritz-Carlton Macao

Reminiscent of the Ritz-Carlton in Hong Kong, sharing its classic lines and restrained opulence, the Ritz Carlton in Macau is complete with little touches that will surprise and delight those familiar with the seminal home of Asian luxury. The all-suite hotel has over 250 large and supremely appointed accommodations, replete with floor-to-ceiling windows, marble bathrooms and high-tech entertainment systems. Echoing the abundance of gastronomic innovation found on the Cotai Strip, the hotel has four different dining options, presenting a choice of local delicacies, Western favorites and fine dining, to keep guests satiated day and night. To complete the indulgence, guests can lounge in the waters of the heated pool and jacuzzi, and be pampered with a myriad of rejuvenating treatments in the ESPA.

St. Regis Macao

The largest property in the brand’s portfolio, The St. Regis Macao is one of the most impressive pieces of real estate in Macao. Standing 38 floors high, the hotel commands panoramic views of the striking luminescence of Cotai Strip, the entertainment hub of the city, presenting a cornucopia of shopping, leisure and dining choices, and compounding Macao’s reputation as one of the preeminent hot spots for the elite international traveler, and absolutely perfect for major events like the International Fireworks competition and Macao Grand Prix. All 700 rooms and suites equipped with the latest technology and swathed in the finest linens and soft furnishings, creating an atmosphere of refined opulence that is second to none. Days can be spent lounging in the opulent surroundings of the pool, or guests can treat themselves to one of a wide range of treatments in the Iridium Spa.


Wynn Macao

Theatrical spectacle awaits amid the iconic golden curves of Wynn, Macao's acclaimed five-star resort. Illuminated and animated works of art and entertainment include The Dragon of Fortune, The Tree of Prosperity, an aquarium of moon jellyfish and, of course, Performance Lake. Located in the center of the city, Wynn is easily accessible from the airport and ferry terminal, and upon arrival guests will be instantly whisked into luxurious surroundings. The verdant poolside gardens sprawl alongside the palatial lobby, while the opulent rooms and suites are spread between the resorts two towers: Wynn and Encore. Dedicated butler service and access to Wynn club is available in all suites, and while many accommodations feature private massage rooms, both towers also feature a fully-equipped spa. The dining options span the spectrum from casual eateries and laid-back lounges, to world-class, award-winning gourmet restaurants serving delights from around the world.

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