Exploring Macau with the whole family

I recently wrote about a three-day itinerary for the whole family in Macau. You can read the full article by clicking the links below.



Dubbed the Las Vegas of Asia, Macau has grown to become one of the most popular tourist destinations in the region. But there is more to Macau than just casinos—the dynamic SAR is a cultural melting pot that needs to be explored and discovered. A unique cuisine, top-notch restaurants, an emerging art scene, and exciting events—you will be surprised to find that it has all the ingredients for a perfect family holiday. Here’s a three-day itinerary to experience the best of Macau.

Now, there are just so many things that you won’t be able to squeeze in a three-day adventure. Here are a few more options that you might like to do and visit.

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Taipa Village

Taipa Village is just walking distance from the Cotai strip.  Here you’ll find the food street called Rua da Cuhna. Sample snacks from the local eateries such as the pork chop bun, durian ice cream, Fong da coffee and egg tarts from Lord Stows. This popular tourist spot is a must-visit for the beautiful blend of heritage and modernity manifested in the buildings, roads, and landmarks.

The perfect Instagram subjects, pose in front of the pastel-hued villas, colonial churches and Chinese temples. With its cobblestoned alleyways lit by twinkling street lamps winding their way through the distinctive façades of Portuguese-style shops and homes, Taipa Village is an impressive medley of East and West and Macau’s divine destination for heritage and culture.

For more details, visit www.taipavillagemacau.com

a-ma-templeBarra Square

There are so many things to see and explore the area surrounding Barra Square. There’s the A-Ma Temple, Maritime Museum and Moorish Barracks also connecting to other historical sites of Macau. As you walk along, you’ll find cozy cafes and interesting restaurants popular for Portuguese or Chinese cuisines. Grab a bite as you walk along.

For more details, visit www.macaotourism.gov.mo

Nam Van lake

Nam Van Lake

There’s always something happening around the Nam Van Lake. It’s a favorite family attraction by locals. Discover art galleries, outdoor weekend craft market, cultural and creative shops, graffiti display area, boat paddling in the lake and a beautiful atmosphere to enjoy the scenery of Macau.

Anim’Arte Nam Van, 744B Avenida Panoramica do Lago Nam Van, Macau


DreamWorks Experience All-Star Parade

Make a quick stop to watch the daily DreamWorks Experience All-Star Parade as it makes its way to Level 2 of Shoppes at Cotai Central. The kids will love the fun and playful vibe. If you want to experience something extra, book the Po’s Kung Fu Feast, Character Breakfast with the DreamWorks All-Stars. Stroll around the Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macau to shop or dine with the whole family.

For more details, visit www.sandsresortsmacao.com 

And, if you want to know more about Macau and need some advice or suggestions, don’t hesitate to send me a mail and I will share my thoughts and ideas to help you create a fun and family-friendly itinerary of your holiday in Macau.


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