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Top 5 Places for a Luxury Holiday with the Family

Truly luxurious holidays are often thought of as the sole preserve of couples, while young adults party on the Spanish and Greek islands, and families reside in all-inclusive resorts with large pools to keep the kids occupied, couples enjoy the freedom to frolic in plush resorts, waited on hand and foot without the burden of having to look after children. This isn’t of course the reality, families with multiple young children can still enjoy a luxury holiday, it’s simply a case of picking the right resort that balances the needs of parents and children.

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Here are five family friendly resorts;

Grand Weilea – Hawaii, USA

The U.S is well known as a great family holiday destination particularly due to the ubiquitous Disney Land resort, but there are plenty of other locations which offer kids a great time, including Hawaii. This island boasts great weather and a welcome change from Europe’s popular resorts.

For Kids

  • ·         Six Level Water park
  • · Sand Sculpting
  • Necklace making
  • Crab hunts

Princesa Yaiza – Lanzarote

This is widely regarded as one of the most luxurious resorts in Europe so the fact that it has such great credentials for families is perhaps surprising. Nestled on the 4th Largest Canary Island, Lanzarote, it’s located just off the coast of West Africa meaning it enjoys a warm climate all year round, making it perfect for families who perhaps want avoid the busy school holiday period.

For Kids

  • 4 different kids clubs offering activities for ages between 0-16
  • Activities include shows, crafts, treasure hunts, discos, football and watersports
  • Playstation3s in rooms
  • Kids fridges stocked with treats

Beaches Negril – Jamaica

Jamaica has a laid back vibe which alone makes it a great destination to take the family. Combine this with a stay at the Negril resort and the little (and big) ones will be in heaven. It’s close proximity to the beach also means very little walking and no sore feet!

For Kids

  • On-site water park
  • Self-serve ice cream
  • Reef snorkelling
  • Sesame Street characters to entertain
  • An under 21s nightclub

Hotel Savoy – Italy

The hotel Savoy is located in the fascinating beautiful city of Florence. The Northern Italian bastion of culture boasts centuries of history to discover, a multitude up upmarket fashion outlets and several must try local dishes, including traditional Florentine Pizza. While the Savoy makes a perfect base for mum and dad to go and explore the city, what makes it so special for the little ones?

For Kids

  • Free teddy bear on arrival
  • Bathrooms stocked with junior toiletries
  • Rooms have junior toiletries
  • Child friendly options at the restaurant

Sani Beach Club – Greece

Sani is a purpose built resort near Halkidiki in Greece, organised around a pristine beach and port area, the resort consists of four hotels, each with its own unique personality. The Sani beach club is widely regarded as the best for families with some great activities to keep the kids occupied.

For Kids

  • Crèche
  • Non-motorised watersports

—Joe is a travel writer and has enjoyed many luxury family holidays all over the world.