Coastal resorts come in a variety of styles. While some emphasize nightlife and glamour at their exclusive bars and restaurants, others cater to families with young children whose top priorities are to swim, collect shells, and find the best ice cream in town. Such low-key destinations have plenty of kid-friendly options for dining, shopping, and local adventures. Filled with charming stores and the sorts of restaurants where no one minds if a little sand gets tracked in from the beach, these summer getaways know how to make families feel at home. Here are a dozen favorites from around the world.