Whether you are looking for an action packed adventure family holiday or prefer to take it a little easier, holidays away with your family allow you to enjoy some special time all together and create memories that will last a life time. When it comes to choosing the destination of your family holiday the world is literally your oyster yet there are places that lend themselves more to families. That’s why we have put together a list of our top family holiday destinations that cater for all types of families and holidays.
With the very best in all inclusive hotels and spectacular activities to keep the whole family occupied, Dubai is an ideal destination for a truly memorable family holiday. A great opportunity to expose your children to a different culture, a desert safari tour is both exciting and educational and is something that people of all ages will enjoy. No family holiday is complete without a trip to a water park and in Dubai you will find not one but two world class water parks. A once in a lifetime experience, head over to Atlantis located on the famous Palm island, where you can plunge down the parks thrilling rides and swim with dolphins. After a busy few days families can relax on the white sandy beaches or head over the Burj Khalifa area for some sightseeing and retail therapy in the famous Dubai Mall. A sure hit for children, the mall is homed to the massive Dubai Aquarium. For spectacular views and a central location pick a hotel near the Burj Khalifa so you and your family don’t miss a thing in Dubai.
The Mediterranean’s most up and coming island, Malta’s crystal clear waters, sandy beaches and quieter atmosphere make it one of the best places in Europe for a fun filled family holiday. Despite its smaller size, there is no shortage of top quality resorts on the island for families like the Radisson Blu in St Julian’s. From crèches to onsite dive schools, at resorts like the Radisson Blu there’s something for all ages. Make the most of the surrounding area with a trip to the Blue Lagoon in Camino. Fun for the whole family, a dip in the lagoon’s crystal clear waters always makes for a good holiday snap. For the best prices on family holidays to Malta avoid peak months during the summer or if you can’t avoid the school holidays, book around 5 to 6 months in advance.
The ultimate adventure holiday, a safari is a magical experience for both children and adults alike and with some of the best wildlife viewing opportunities in Africa; South Africa is one of the top safari destinations in the world. With big game reserves a plenty and family friendly lodges there are plenty of options for families looking for a family holiday with a twist. As well as avoiding language barriers, the country is mostly malaria free, unlike other safari destinations in Africa so you don’t need to worry about your family’s health while in Africa.