We know how important holiday time is for everyone in the family. That’s why we have thoughtfully chosen a variety of family-friendly hotels, so you can enjoy every moment of your precious time away.
Understanding the needs for a family holiday is what we do, activities, sports and kids clubs are features of our family-friendly hotels, to keep your little treasures entertained. From babysitting services, child-friendly menus, children’s dressing gowns and free nappies, our stays make life easier for everyone. Take a look at our All Inclusive holidays, a great choice as most of your holiday will be paid for in one go. You can always browse early and secure your family holiday by booking with our low deposits. Keep an eye out for certain times of the year when there is availability for free kids offers.
Family holidays to smile about
Family holidays with babies
Tailor your family holiday to get the right balance between ‘family time’ and well-deserved ‘you time’. We offer carefully selected hotels with baby friendly facilities and amenities for the whole family. Book a stay in Crete at Domes of Elounda or in Cyprus at the Almyra and pre-order your baby essentials, to lighten the load of travel. Or stay at the Verdura in Sicily, to utilise the Rbabies club, whilst you relax in the spa. Be sure to spend time with your little one and explore the surrounding beaches. Whether it’s the first time or fifth time you’re holidaying with your baby, make it memorable for the right reasons.
Active family holidays
Are you the family who can’t sit still? We’ve got you covered. We offer plenty of holidays with activities for everyone. From water sports galore, sports on courts and various outdoor activities, you can keep the whole family happy. Our family holidays also offer kids clubs to keep the little ones busy too. Book a vibrant stay in Halkidiki at Sani Beach, with scenic mountain biking, a sensational variety of water sports and tennis – all at this lavish five star hotel. Or be spoilt for choice at the Westin Costa Navarino in Greece, with its aqua park, lagoon pool, climbing walls, gym, golf and classic ten-pin bowling.
Family holidays with the teens
We understand the versatility needed on family holidays with teenagers. Our selection of holidays allows them to join in as much or as little as they like. With a mixture of club activities, your children can meet teens their own age and make new friends, whilst spending family time with you on the beach and evening dinners together. Stay at the luxurious Sani Club, perfect for families looking for balance – where teens can kick it at the Ozone teens club and adults can savour relaxation time. In Dubai, book into Atlantis the Palm. There’s plenty of space at Club Rush, the exclusive teen hangout. At Sandy Lane in Barbados, teenagers can relax in The Den or in their own lounge, with televisions, foosball and a jukebox. Meet your teenagers’ many demands – and keep everyone in the holiday spirit.
The multi-generational holiday
Whether you want to share a family villa or interconnecting hotel rooms, we can offer something for the whole family. Stay in Italy at the Borgo Egnazia and choose a village townhouse or luxury private villa to accommodate the entire family. With stunning facilities and activities ranging from storytelling to mixology, there is something for every age. Book the Westin Costa Navarino in Greece, for an array of dining experiences, golf courses, a serene spa and hubs for the youngsters. Or stay in the tropics of Barbados at The Crane, with stunning pools, tennis courts and private villas which boast their own private pools. Spend precious family time, with a holiday to keep everyone smiling.
Beach holidays for the whole family
You’re never too old (or too young) for a family beach holiday. With safe sandy shores, brilliantly fun activities and handy kids’ clubs, our family hotels near the beach will show everyone a good time. In Portugal, the impressive Tivoli Marina Vilamoura is a beachfront five star with a kids’ club, pool, play area and lots of organised activities. Adults can discover the hotel spa area, with its indoor pool and jacuzzi. In Crete, the outstanding Daios Cove has a kids’ club accredited by the Worldwide Kids Company. Book a large, family-friendly suite or a villa. If you’re considering the Caribbean, why not head to the Dominican Republic? Dreams Palm Beach Punta Cana has a fantastic swathe of brilliant white sand on its doorstep, and both a kids’ club and teen club.
Tips for starting your family holiday the right way
We know that travelling and especially flying with children can be stressful at times. Enjoy your family holiday from start to finish, with these top tips:
- Have drinks readily available for children to sip during take off and landing, a small distraction from the motion and pressure.
- Buy new toys and games, these will keep children entertained for longer.
- Use different toys at different times to keep children engaged, interactive games are a great way to occupy time on a flight, such as I Spy and Uno.
- If it’s an evening or night flight, take pyjamas for the children, it can help avoid disrupting bedtime.
Where families come first
Spend quality family time on beaches building sandcastles, relaxing in the sun or snorkelling in turquoise waters of Europe. Wander through city streets full of history and grab an ice cream on the way. Take a day to venture out on holiday excursions. Enjoy time together playing sports, laughing at each other ride the banana boat or lounge by the pool as the children make a splash.
Take the family holiday of a lifetime and fly to the USA and Canada. With spectacular scenery, outstanding activities and plenty to see and do, love every moment. Enjoy time together exploring mountainous landscapes, or experience thrilling theme parks. Stay at one of our great family-friendly hotels, with views to go wild for or gigantic pools to make a splash in.
Make your family holiday a trip to a tropical haven, when you jet off to tantalising climates and sensational sunshine. With beautiful Caribbean beaches, snorkel-friendly surf, an array of water sports and outdoor activities, there is an abundance of fun for everyone. With a superb selection of family stays, enjoy copious amounts of ice cream by the swimming pool and dine beachside for evening meals together.
Take the whole family away to the mesmerising Middle East. Enjoy the beating heat of the sun at our stunning resorts or take part in shaded activities. Dive into stunning pools, take part in water sports together or simply enjoy the blissful facilities on offer to you and the family. Enjoy day trips for shopping, theme parks and meet camels for fabulous family photos.
Experience the best of British on a family holiday in the UK. There is plenty of choice to create special holiday memories – book theatre tickets, venture to pretty beaches and see the biggest sights of London by open top bus. Visit historical attractions or theme parks and book a table for afternoon tea. Enjoy British style in our hotel stays or tuck into a full English breakfast.
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