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Resorts often struggle to find the right balance of service and activities for those traveling with children and those who would prefer to be as far away from them as possible. The increase in kids’ clubs at hotels around the world has been a boon for families, and years ago, the Aruba Marriott dedicated a separate building to the entertainment of little ones. In the past few years, however, attendance at the resort’s kids’ club has declined. So when the resort embarked upon a $50 million renovation two years ago, one of the areas it completely rethought was the kids’ club. In its place is now a 10,000-square-foot adults-only swimming pool and surrounding recreational area called the H2Oasis. (Kids get full run of the resort’s main, free-form pool, complete with waterfalls for frolicking to their hearts’ delight.) With lushly landscaped coral pathways, the H2Oasis also offers swank cabanas — nine of them, to be exact, equipped with iPads and dedicated cocktail servers offering sustenance in the form of Mojito snow cones and rum-infused frozen grapes. And there’s entertainment, too — a DJ is on hand to officiate adults-only pool parties, and guests who book a Tradewinds Club–level room can take the party home with them (or fuzzy memories of it) in the form of a complimentary playlist. From $389, (800) 228-9290, www.arubamarriott.com