Keeping the kids busy through wintertime or during their summer break can be a real struggle. We’re lucky that Macau is teeming with indoor playrooms to keep children of all ages entertained. From free-fall slides, bouncy castles and indoor racing tracks to air hockey and a chocolate-sprinkle-like sandpit, these playrooms will make the day for your little one! Our choice of indoor playrooms also hosts children’s birthday parties, so if you’re on the chase for a venue, consider one of these. Head to these fun and entertaining spots for a great family day filled with joy. Keep in mind that all of these Macau indoor playrooms require both parents and children to wear socks.
JW Kids Club
JW Kids Club at JW Marriott Hotel Macau is a spacious and appealing playroom designed to provide fun times to toddlers, kids, and teens. The latter will especially enjoy the arcade gaming area. Younger kids can hop around cool amusements such as slides, climbing nets, and an awesome mirror room (see featured image above) they’ll find mesmerizing. This magic mirror room is great to play hide and seek with mom and dad! Once they’re done with all the energy-consuming activities they can have a sit and draw their imagination away. If by any chance your little one is in need of a haircut, consider stopping by JW Marriott’s Kids’ Salon, conveniently located right beside JW Kids Club, where kids get their hair cut while sitting in a cool car and watching their favorite cartoon on an iPad.
Qube at The Venetian Macao is one of the most popular indoor playrooms in the city. It can also be one of the busiest but that means more playmates for your kids! It is suitable for all ages, with a ball pit and soft blocks area for the younger children, as well as a six-meter high climbing park complete with a freefall slide. You will find teens in the arcade corner glued to various game consoles and computers with internet access.
Qube 2 at Sands Cotai Central is a lot smaller than the one at The Venetian Macao and it’s less crowded too. The room is designed to make it easy for parents to keep an eye on their children at all times. The room is filled with bouncy castles as well as a few game consoles and computers. Teens might not find it as entertaining, although there are air hockey and football tables. In addition, there is a small play area designated for toddlers with a ball pool and some soft blocks to pile up and climb over.
Qube 2 Sands Cotai Central, Shop 2201, Level 2, Shoppes Cotai Central, Estrada do Istmo. s/n, Cotai, +853 8113 8598, www.sandscotaicentral.com/qube2
Nestled at one of the most stunning hotel resorts in Macau, The Parisian Macao, Qube Kingdom covers over 20,000 square feet and features an indoor and outdoor area, making it suitable for all weather conditions. This playroom is perfect if you are looking for a more relaxed and less crowded space for the children to play. The room is equipped with climbing nets, slides, ball pool, and gaming consoles too. One of Qube Kingdom’s jewel attraction is the carousel, straight out of Les Jardins de Luxembourg, located in the outdoor area and perfect for pictures!
Kids’ City in City of Dreams is a firm favorite among parents, with high ceilings and natural light pouring in from the large glass walls. Focusing on providing entertainment for all ages, this spot will definitely not disappoint. It is complete with a very reasonable play area for toddlers, an art corner, a dressing-up room, kinetic sand tables, a bouncy space, an arcade area as well as an enormous multi-level play structure for the more adventurous children. Parents can control the arcade-spending budget with the barcode bracelet given at the entrance.
The Macau Peninsula also has some awesome playrooms for the kiddos to have fun at too. Castle BB is conveniently located close to Dom Bosco school and sports a fun, colorful, spacey environment with plentiful amusements! Think of the joy of a train track, climbing nets, trampoline, ball pool, sandpit, pretend-play kitchen, market and workshop, and more combined in one place! Similar to most any other playrooms, at Castle BB everything is covered in padded material to make it safe for your little adventurer! You can also host your kid’s birthday party at Castle BB, according to their preferred theme. There is a room designed for this purpose which you can book in advance.
Just for Fun
Just for Fun is a two-minute walk from Tap Seac Square. Why not turn a random weekday special by heading to this lovely playroom after school? Just for Fun’s team is friendly and attentive and there are English speaking team members too dedicated to monitoring kids during playtime. The playroom boasts several cheerful attractions for babies from seven months old to toddlers and kids up to 13 years old, including a fully padded carousel. trampoline, slides and ball pool, a ballon house, a sandpit, a race track, table football, and many more! There’s even a cosplay corner where little ones can dress up with some of the costumes made available and have their photo taken at a booth. It’s any child’s wonderland!
This article was originally written by Bárbara Barreto in April 2017 and updated by Sara Santos Silva in January 2020.