Living / 16 January, 2023 / My Baba
If you’re looking for the best luxury family holidays to book this year or next, you’ve come to the right place. Luxury hotels and resorts are busy creating rare experiences for families. Time is a luxury – capturing new memories and bonding with your loved ones is more important than ever.
Rare experiences range from in-room camping, eco-activities focused on marine biology and private swimming sessions for the entire family, as well as family cooking classes, family yoga and a photoshoot from a suite with Eiffel Tower views. Where will your next trip take you? Luxury Travel Experts Gemma Williams and Ilonka Molijn of Sophibee Luxury Family Travel highlight their top 10 of each family-friendly destination to help you decide.
The Tortuguitas Kids’ Club features a shallow pool for your little ones and is also your must-go-to destination for family movie nights, Spanish classes, cooking adventures, and delicious and family-friendly dining at The Beach Club.
Fun and bonding experiences await all 4 to 11-year-olds at One&Only Palmilla. Your little ones can hunt for treasure, track lizards, paint ceramics, and make and smash piñatas! Adults and older children can learn to play golf with a Pro or how to snorkel at the supervised beach.
The Four Seasons Resort Orlando is the only resort in Orlando that can arrange a private meet and greet with your favourite character!
Your little ones will have a blast at the resort’s private five-acre water park, swimming in the Explorer Pool and floating down the lazy river, or zooming down the water slides and enjoying outdoor recreation such as sand volleyball, basketball, foosball, table tennis, and much more.
On top of that, Kids For All Seasons offers complimentary activity programming through 5 pm daily, including supervised swim time. There are even on-site character breakfasts on selected days.
Island Fort Kids Club hosts a range of must-do activities such as the lawn games challenge, pool scavenger hunt, beach games tournament, bird watching, kayaking, paddleboarding, snorkeling and catch of the day
You’ll enjoy celebrations for the whole family. From camping on the beach around the bonfire, movie night under the stars, and mocktail-making classes to tailoring activities for that special time of the year such as fourth of July, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
At Rosewood London you can enjoy a children’s art afternoon tea. This whimsical afternoon tea comes with a painter’s palette so that your tiny artists can enjoy finger sandwiches and art-inspired pastries.
There are also pie masterclasses. Your budding chefs, equipped with a personalised apron, hat and mini rolling pin, will learn how to make a sausage roll and an apple pie that they can take home, in a 2-hour immersive masterclass with the pastry experts of Rosewood.
Do you have kids under 5? Then book the Tiny Tots programme, designed for young families with newborns to toddlers up to five years old.
The Marbella Club Hotel is also home to the Kids’ Club, the pinnacle of kids’ clubs in Europe. Here, your 4 to 14-year-olds can learn new skills with the following exciting classes: Perfumiers, Budding Chefs and Mini Gardeners.
Perfect for families, quintessential English retreat Chewton Glen is set in 130 acres of picturesque woodland, gardens and parklands. From the Beehive Kids’ Club, the Bake with Me cooking class for budding chefs and a 30-minute sheep walking experience around the orchard, Chewton Glen offers a one-of-a-kind experience your family will love.
The Tamariki Kids’ Club is the must-go destination for inspired activities such as Tahitian dancing, Pareo painting, learning about Polynesian culture, playing the ukelele, and making flower crowns, just to name a few!
No theme park tickets to buy, just one unforgettable epic and thrilling vacation for you and your family. With family-friendly amenities including Atlantis Kids’ Adventures, CRUSH for teens, and a 141-acre water park with 11 unique pools, waterslides, river rides, and memorable marine experiences you’ll never want to come home.
Say “Aloha!” and take your entire ohana to this blissful Maui resort this year. Make a splash at any of the resort’s three main swimming pools. The two lagoon-style pools are connected by a gigantic waterslide that offers hours of fun for your whole family.
You can join the paddlers for a traditional Hawaiian sunrise chant to welcome the dawn of a new day, or learn the basics of paddling, along with the history of the canoe and its importance to Hawaiian culture. You can even learn to dance a traditional Hawaiian hula and play the beautiful sounds of the ukulele!
An exclusive partnership with Jean-Michel, Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society are found at only five Ritz-Carlton hotels worldwide, and this unique program introduces you and your little globetrotters to the local culture and environment.
The Ambassadors Keiki Program (for five to 14-year-olds) features activities such as:
The Four Seasons Resort Nevis is home to The Sea Turtle Conservation taking place during each weekend in July. The Sea Turtle Conservation Weekend includes night turtle-tracking walks, catch-tag-and-release events and sea turtle-themed programs. You’ll participate in a beach clean-up, a marine biology class, and playing ecobio golf on the beach as you feed the fishes with dissolvable golf balls!
You’ll also enjoy a Sea Turtle Conservancy adopt a turtle kit
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