Every year we rack our brain’s about the perfect family vacation. We spend time debating where to go, what to see and the best spots to make the most memorable experiences with the family. We always make sure to consider the kid’s interests as well as include some adult R & R!
Lucky for us, Booking.com has a recent survey showing that 35% of Canadian travellers became closer to their family after travelling with them – sign me up!
To inspire family travel, here are 6 fabulous places located in all corners of the world. Each getaway is the ideal spot where the whole family can relax and enjoy time together. What a perfect way to reconnect and enjoy summer! Be sure not to worry when thinking of activities to keep the whole family busy, each of these gorgeous resorts has everything you need for a memorable stay, from relaxing spa treatments to fun games and outdoor activities for all ages. Take a peek below to check out your families next summer vacation.
Montage Palmetto Bluff, Bluffton, USA
Located on the May River in South Carolina, just a short drive from Savannah and Hilton Head Island, the Montage Palmetto Bluff is a beautiful resort on 20,000 acres of land surrounded by 100-year-old oak trees. The resort’s exclusive children’s program includes a variety of exciting outdoor activities for the whole family like bike riding, hiking, river-themed games and scavenger hunts. Younger guests can even get pampered with an array of beauty treatments while their parents relax by the pool or enjoy a romantic meal at one of the resorts several dining options.
Llao Llao Hotel & Resort, Golf-Spa, San Carolos de Bariloche, Argentina
If you’re picturing a holiday that brings out the kid in everyone in the family, then the exclusive Patagonian resort of Llao Llao has everything needed for an unforgettable stay full of indoor and outdoor activities. Situated near the beach, the resort boasts a great selection of activities for both adults and children, including mountain biking, boating, rafting, dance lessons, ping pong and painting lessons. Overlooking Lake Moreno and Mount Tronador, the stunning outdoor infinity pool is a perfect place to relax and enjoy the warm breeze.
InterContinental Bali Resort, Jimbaran, Indonesia
A luxurious experience awaits the entire family at InterContinental Bali Resort, set on the shores of Jimbaran Bay. The resort offers rooms with Balinese artwork and a private terrace overlooking the ocean or the surrounding gardens. Guests of all ages can enjoy a game of tennis, attend yoga classes and various weekly culinary events. This kid-friendly resort features a kids’ club for little travellers to enjoy fun activities like kid-friendly spa treatments, a mini soccer field, yoga and traditional Balinese games.
Pine Cliffs Hotel, A Luxury Collection Resort, Albufeira, Portugal
Set in a stunning cliff-top location above Portugal’s longest beach, Praia da Falésia, this 5-star resort has it all. Kids and teenagers can have fun at the seasonal Junior Club, which provides a range of activities like mini-golf and football, while parents can enjoy a refreshing cocktail by the pool. Also at the resort, the Porto Pirata children’s village is ideal for kids up to eight years old and its exciting daily activities offer the adorable kind of moments you’ll want to frame on your return.
JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove Resort & Spa, Mussoorie, India
Offering breathtaking views of the Garhwal Himalayas, this beautiful resort is home to The Den – a 12,000 square-foot kid’s club and entertainment center which offers guests of all ages bowling alley, billiards and pool tables, gaming consoles, arts and crafts, library and board games. And when you’re in the mood for some fresh air, guests young and old can experience different kinds of family-friendly outdoor activities like a hilltop-outdoor adventures activity area, putting green for golf lovers, an amphitheater for showcasing cultural activities and karaoke nights, picnics and hiking trails.
Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa, Broome, Australia
Overlooking the iconic Cable Beach, a long stretch of white sand along the shores of the Indian Ocean, this award-winning resort offers a beautiful setting to reconnect with nature. Surrounded by palm trees and tropical gardens, the lagoon style water park is a hit with kids of all ages. The resort’s mini golf course and playground are perfect for guests of all ages and will definitely keep both little and big kids entertained while on vacation.
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