Italy – the land of vineyards, beautiful beaches, stunning cities and lovely lakes! Plus 2020 sees the opening of a new Legoland theme park in Gardaland at Lake Garda – there has never been a better time to visit! Read on to discover the best places to stay in Italy with babies and toddlers including toddler friendly holiday parks near Lake Garda, Rome, Venice and Adriatic coast.
Places To Stay With Babies & Toddlers In Italy
#1. Belvedere Village Apartments, Lake Garda
This large village style complex has got loads of fun things for babies and toddlers including 3 massive swimming pools, a splash park and a children’s playground. There are also 2-bedroom family apartments with air con and basic kitchenette facilities. Both Peschiera resort and Gardaland theme park are close by.
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#2. Gardaland Adventure Hotel, Lake Garda
This vibrant and bustling hotel is in a great location close to Lake Garda and next door to the Gardaland theme park. There are fun hotel rooms dedicated to one of the hotel’s 4 themes; Artic, Arabian, Jungle and the Wild West designed to give mini explorers and adventurers an exciting experience. The Blue Lagoon aqua park at Gardaland is great for water loving babies and there is a lagoon style swimming pool at the hotel. The hotel also offers a free bus to Gardaland theme park and the Sea Life Aquarium. The resort of Peschiera is just 4km away too.
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#3. Camping Village San Francesco, Lake Garda
This fun filled holiday park is ideal for families looking for a baby and toddler friendly campsite near to Lake Garda. There is loads for little ones at the Camping Village San Francesco including a massive outdoor swimming pool, splash park and a pebble beach just 80m away. There is also a fab little playground. Accommodation comprises of a range of mobile home / caravans. There is a restaurant onsite if you don’t fancy cooking.
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#4. Gardaland Magic Hotel
A stay at the Gardaland Magic Hotel is a once in a lifetime experience for families looking for a magical place to stay with babies and toddlers near to Gardaland! Even the hotel entrance is exciting as children step through the wizard’s hat entrance which marks the start of their holiday. There are 3 magical themed rooms to choose from including a magic ice room, wizard house room and enchanted forest room. There is a complimentary shuttle bus service to Gardaland Theme Park and Sea Life Aquarium, and the Blue Lagoon waterpark is close by.
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#5. TUI Blue Baia Di Conte, Sardinia
The gorgeous TUI Blue Baia Di Conte hotel is in a peaceful rural setting with its own stunning private beach. It is close to the Porto Conte national park and the marine protected areas of Capo Caccia and Isola Piano so is also in a great location to go exploring. Life revolves around the large swimming pool in the tropical gardens and there are also 2 separate swimming pools for little ones. The BabyClub creche is open 6 days a week offering up to 3x 2-hour sessions a day leaving parents time to head to the fitness centre or Spa. There are also parent and toddler activity sessions, a baby lounge and family rooms.
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#6. Parc Hotel, Lake Garda
This baby and toddler friendly hotel is close to the village of Peschiera in Lake Garda, and has excellent facilities for babies and toddlers. Let’s start with the 2 children’s swimming pools and the little waterslide which toddlers will love zooming down! Then there is also a playground and an indoor soft play in case it rains. The hotel offers a free shuttle bus to Peschiera and is also close to Gardaland and the Sea Life Aquarium. Don’t miss the free sweets which are given out to Jet2holidays customers upon arrival!!
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#7. TUI Magic Life Calabria
This big and bustling resort has everything you need to keep all members of the family happy on holiday! It’s in a great location nestled between one of Calabria’s best sandy beaches surrounded by pine trees and vineyards. Toddlers will be able to alternate between beach days and also spending time in the fab splash park with 5 slides, tipping buckets and a separate area for toddlers. There are also 2 playgrounds and a mini club for children aged 3+. One of the best things about Magic Life hotels is the sheer variety of sporting activities available to try, and the Magic Life Calabria is no different. Choose from mountain biking, archery, windsurfing or the regular fitness classes just to name a few.
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#8. Camping Village Roma
This holiday park is ideal for families looking for somewhere to stay with babies and toddlers near to Rome. It is just a 10-minute drive from the Vatican, or close to bus and metro stations so you can get into Rome easily. There are a variety of caravans and mobile homes to suit all family sizes and budgets. Toddlers will love swimming in the pool or letting off steam in the playground after a busy day sightseeing.
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#9. Pra Delle Torri, Adriatic
Toddlers will love the pirate themed lagoon pool at this fab holiday park on a stunning sandy beach in the Adriatic! There are also 4 waterslides which are suitable for children over 1m in height, as well as the Pirate’s Island pool with a pirate ship, water games and slides. You can also take a boat ride across the lagoon to spend the day in Venice, or visit Aqualandia water park or the Jesolandia theme park which is close by.
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#10. Union Lido Campsite
This 5* resort is really popular with families looking for a baby and toddler friendly place to stay in Italy. Located on a 1km private sandy beach, the park has a lagoon, toddler waterslides and even a lazy river. There is also a fab little playground, and a little train which goes all around the park and to and from the beach. The park is also within easy reach of Venice and the little island of Murano.
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#11. Bella Italia Holiday Park, Lake Garda
This big and bustling holiday park is located at the start of the Olive Tree Riviera on the south eastern side of Lake Garda. There is direct access to a lakeside beach and a massive lagoon style swimming pool, toddler splash pool and waterslides. Toddlers will also love the onsite playground at the Bella Italia park. A cycle path between Mantova and Peschiera runs past the holiday park and bike hire is available. The Gardaland theme park is close to Bella Italia.
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#12. Butterfly Holiday Park
This quiet and tranquil holiday park is just 50m from Lake Garda, and 25 minutes by train from Verona. There is a large outdoor swimming pool, kids pool and a couple of waterslides as well as a playground with slides, swings and a sand pit. A great choice for families looking for a smaller holiday park which is ideal for babies and toddlers and close to Lake Garda.
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#13. Del Garda Campsite
This lovely relaxed holiday park is a good-sized park for younger children. It is close to Lake Garda and is surrounded by countryside and has 4 swimming pools, water slides and a couple of playgrounds. The park is a short walk to Peschiera where you can get boat trips to other towns around the Lake or hire a pedalo. A popular choice for families looking for a somewhere to stay near Lake Garda with babies and toddlers.
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Can you recommend any baby and toddler friendly places to stay in Italy?