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Babygoes2 recommends properties which are suitable for babies or toddlers for a variety of reasons (go to first stop). None of these properties however is 100% child-safe. All of the property descriptions are the opinion of BabyGoes2 and not the individual property owner or tour operator. Prices, while as accurate as possible, are for guidance only. Check late deals and members offers for any price reductions or offers.
Ski Famille, France
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Experts in child friendly holidays, Ski Famille has 13 catered chalets spread between the French resorts of Les Gets, Reberty 200- (Les Menuires, 3 Valleys) and La Plagne. Great family service - All chalets have in-chalet childcare provided by a team of qualified and experienced carers. All properties are ski in/ski out or very close to the piste.

Accommodation:

There is a choice of 13 chalets including a selection of two  “Premier Select” and six "Select" properties for those seeking a little more in the way of character or luxury. Properties sleep between 8 and 22 people. You can take over a whole chalet or book one or two rooms for your family. Chalets are intended to be an informal environment where you and your family can relax and enjoy your holiday. Chalets have dedicated playrooms complete with books, toys and childcare equipment. All chalets have a stock of sterilisers, high chairs, cots and other essentials.

Child Care:

Ski Famille cater for children from a few months old to 12 years and provide 6 days of optional “a la carte childcare” Looking after and entertaining children has always been at the heart of a Ski Famille holiday. Their team are all recruited for their genuine enthusiasm for helping children to enjoy their time in the Alps. This high quality childcare means that many clients return year after year. Childcare is provided in the chalet you stay in rather than in a large impersonal crèche and your children will, wherever possible, have the same carers for the duration of their holiday. Whenever the weather allows play is based outdoors, however, there is a range of stimulating indoor activities available.

Price guide:

Catered chalets from around £500 per adult for a week and £300 or a child. Many seasonal offers available however.

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The Peak Chalet Hotel, Sainte Foy, France
Big enough for:

1-15

Location:

Beautiful, unspoilt characterful Sainte Foy, France - great for skiing at all levels throughout the whole season and perfect for child friendly holidays.

Accommodation:

This newly built property is a fantastic addition to the hugely popular Premiere Neige program. Focusing on comfort and luxury, the hotel provides accommodation for up to 15 guests across 8 spacious, ensuite family rooms, these rooms can be booked individually, on a shared ‘room by room’ basis, or The Peak can be booked as a whole, for exclusive use. Amazing views from balconies on all levels Offering half board or B&B, this is a fantastic option for families looking for luxury, facilities and flexibility. Ski in /out location close to lifts with private access path to the nursery slopes.

Facilities:

Games rooms, spa treatment facility, boot room, hot tub, sauna, steam room, enormous open plan living area with wi-fi.

For children:

Creche on resort provided by Premier Neige team in the Cub Club, Open 7 days: Monday to Sunday; 08.30 to 17:00. Ski school pick up. Stair Gates, High Chairs, Cots and toys available Free of charge in your Chalet. You can also pre-order baby essentials for your chalet Babysitting also available in the evenings.

Sleeps:
15
Price guide:

From £630 - £1155 per person per week ( based on full occupancy) excluding peak dates

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Chilled Mountain Chalets, Alpe D’Huez/Oz en Oisans, France
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Chilled Mountain Chalets, Alpe D’Huez/Oz en Oisans, www.chilledmountain.com France +44(0)208 1238669

Location:

These luxury ski chalets in Alpe D’Huez/Oz en Oisans are the perfect base for a relaxed ski holiday in a small friendly resort with a great high altitude skiing. The chalets have the best position in the resort only 50m from the lift. Alpe D’Huez is one of the largest ski areas in France with guaranteed high altitude skiing. Oz en Oisans offers the best access to the skiing of both Alpe D’Huez and Vaujany in a charming, friendly pedestrianised resort.

Accommodation:

The chalets are supremely well located, only 50m from the lifts, 100m from the crèche, bars and restaurants. The chalets are 5/6 bedrooms with 4 bathrooms. The living and dining rooms are spacious and well furnished with flat screen TVs and log fires. There is a separate play area for the children with its own DVD/TV and plenty of toys. The beds are super luxury 6 foot doubles which can be split to form twins. We have everything you need for the kids from cots, high chairs and kids crockery to sledges and push chairs. The staff are friendly and attentive hosts provide an impeccable service. They will take care of every aspect of your ski holiday so you don't have to worry about a thing. Professional chefs and experienced cooks will surprise and delight you with their culinary masterpieces. As well as the 3 course evening meal there is also a cooked breakfast and fresh cakes each day. You can choose either a children’s high tea or family dining at your choice. Great emphasis is placed on the wine choice.

Facilities:

The resort is perfect for child friendly holidays, big enough to have all the of slope entertainment required, from swimming pools to cinemas but small enough to be safe to let the kids play without concern. This is complemented by the local nursery slopes complete with “magic carpet” for the kids to learn to ski. The chalets are fitted with every conceivable piece of equipment to make your stay easy. High chairs, cots, buggies, children’s crockery etc. are available as are a collection of DVDs, games, books, art equipment and toys. The separate children’s area means the adults are free to enjoy the flat screen TV or just watch the log fire!

Child Care:

Childcare is available in the crèche 50m from the chalet. The crèche is spacious and well equipped and has some English speaking staff. The crèche can be combined with the on site snow garden where the kids can start to learn the feeling of being on skis.

For children:

The chalet is fitted out with a good range of toys, books and art equipment for kids and we can arrange for a nanny for the week in the chalet

Price guide:

From £250 - £600 per person for a 7 night stay fully catered including wine.

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Forte Village
Location:
World famous and award winning luxury self-contained resort with a number of different 4 or 5 star hotels all offering a wide variety accommodation types and a fantastic array of facilities and activities. This beautiful resort is set in 63 acres of pine forest with a private beach on the south coast of Sardinia, around 45 mins from Cagliari, surrounded by gardens with tropical plants and flowers.
Accommodation:
759 well equipped rooms, bungalows and suites spread over 7 hotels (4* to 5* deluxe) Ideal for families are 4 star Villagio and Le Palme, along with 5 star del Parco or Dune. Accommodation styles vary from rustic to super-luxe, so do contact us to discuss which hotel would best your family.
Facilities:
Unrivalled range of facilities for adults and children including award winning restaurants, watersports, pools, horseriding, football, bowling, tennis skating, spa, fitness centre.
For children:
Creche from 6 mths - local charge. Fantastic children's club open to 3 to 12-year-olds open from May to September. The club is situated near the sea close to the Le Dune hotel and has 2 pools, gardens, and an amazing schedule of daily activities and workshops. There's bowling, go karting, trampolining, ans specialist sports academies such as Chelsea Football, Five Star tennis and Rugby Academies. Separate childrens restaurant, babysitting.
Spa:
Superb thalassotherapy spa
Price guide:
From £2500 pp inc flights for 7 nights half board in May in deluxe bungalow; children from £1175
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Perdepera Beach Resort
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Perdepera Beach Resort is located on the eastern side of unspoilt Sardinia with lovely views of both the coastline and long sandy beach and of magnificent mountains behind. The resort has a relaxed and intimate feel, with single storey accommodation set is lovely gardens.
Accommodation:
Accommodation is set in terraced villas which are split into individual rooms, built in traditional Sardinian style, with colourwashed walls set amongst landscaped flower gardens, close to the beach. Double, triple and family rooms are available, which all have their own private terrace where you can relax and enjoy the shady gardens around you. All rooms are fully air-conditioned with their own television, en-suite bathroom, fridge and safe. Beach towels are also provided.
Facilities:
Superb range of facilities an activities, most with optional tuition, such as watersports, tennis, fitness classes, mountain biking. Pool, beach, wi fi, lovely restaurant with excellent food - a mixture of buffet and a la carte evenings:The Perdepera Beach Resort is run on a full board basis, with wine, water and soft drinks all included at lunch and dinner.
For children:
Childcare and activities from 4 mths to 17yrs. Baby Club 4-11 Months Cost 2014: 6 mornings (9am to 12.30pm) - £180 per week 6 afternoons (2.30pm to 5.30pm) - £180 per week 6 full days (9am to 12.30pm & 2.30pm to 5.30pm) - £360 per week Toddler Club 1-2 Years (split into 2 groups according to age). Toddler 1 Club (1 year olds) The Toddler 1 club provides a good balance of indoor and outdoor play ensuring that time in the outdoor heat is limited. The Toddler room is brightly painted and full of all the latest toys and games to stimulate these little minds. Cost: 6 mornings (9am to 12.30pm) - £180 per week 6 afternoons (2.30pm to 5.30pm) - £180 per week 6 full days (9am to 12.30pm & 2.30pm to 5.30pm) - £360 per week Toddler 2 Club (2 year olds) The Toddler 2 club, like the Toddler 1 club, provides a good balance of outdoor and inside fun with stimulating play led by the Toddler Club team of nannies. Toddler 2 Club Cost: 6 mornings (9am to 12.30pm) - FREE 6 afternoons (2.30pm to 5.30pm) - FREE 6 full days (9am to 12.30pm & 2.30pm to 5.30pm) - £180 per week Mini Club 3-5 Years The Mini Club runs a daily schedule of fun-filled activity throughout the week supervised by a high ratio of nannies to children. There is plenty going on to stimulate the young minds, and a good balance of indoor and outdoor activity. Cost: 6 mornings (9am to 12.30pm) - FREE 6 afternoons (2.30pm to 5.30pm) - FREE 6 full days (9am to 12.30pm & 2.30pm to 5.30pm) - £180 per week Junior Club 6-9 Years Junior Club offers a varied programme of activities throughout the day including an introduction to sailing and windsurfing using junior equipment.FREE Kidz Club 10-13 Years Kidz Club is lively, and has a full and varied programme of activities and watersports provided throughout the day. Children's windsurfing and sailing lessons are included as part of the daily schedule. As children in this age group are slightly more independent, supervision by our childcare team is provided when an activity is taking place, and children are free to dip in and out as they wish. Cost: 6 full days (9am to 12.30pm & 2.30pm to 5.30pm) - FREE Indy Club 14-17 Years Family holidays are great, but older kids sometimes want to enjoy some independence, so for guests between 14 and 17 year the Indy Club is ideal. It's a place where teenagers can meet up and make friends of their own age and enjoy a full programme of activities. Costs - FREE 6 full days, 9am to 12.30pm & 2.30pm to 5.30pm
Price guide:
Based on a family of 2 adults and 2 children, one week in June around £2800 including flights and full board, and in peak season Aug around £4800. Based on a family of 2 ads and one infant, one week in June around £1500, peak season around £2900.
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Skiathos Princess
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Skiathos Princess
Location:
Skiathos is sophisticated, chic, and beautiful - with green pine forested hills and some of the most beautiful beaches in Greece. Situated on the beach of Agia Paraskevi, the 5 star Skiathos Princess is surrounded by gardens with direct access to the lovely white sandy beach.
Accommodation:
the hotel offers 132 comfortable and contemporary guest rooms with balcony or terrace and sea or garden view including deluxe doubles, junior suites (some interconnecting for families), and standard and deluxe family rooms – the latter with separate bedroom and lounge. The attractively furnished the rooms are equipped with TV, radio, minibar, safe & luxury amenities. Relaxed informal ambience.
Facilities:
2 restaurants and 3 bars. Pampering at Princess Harmony Club, the brand new wellness–spa center. Other facilities include swimming pools, open air Jacuzzi, shuttle bus, boat hire service. Scuba diving school close-by, excursions can be arranged.
For children:
professional mini club managed by PB Kids with crèche (6 mths-4 yrs), outdoor playground, babysitting.
Price guide:
Good value: July prices for a family of 4 in a family room on b&b,inc flights ands transfers, around £2645.00 for 7 nights Or £4045.00 for 14 nights. Low and mid season prices lower.
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Rosewood Jumby Bay
Stay:
Rosewood Jumby Bay – all inclusive
Location:
A privately owned 300 acre island, just off the coast of Antigua, with superb beaches and tropical gardens. Only 6 mins by hotel launch to the mainland and 5 mins to the airport
Accommodation:
The hotel has 39 spacious one, two and three bedroom suites, dotted around the island, each with hand carved furniture, some with courtyard showers, most with ocean views, some with romantic four posters. Also 11 2 or 3 bedroom villas with large verandahs and TV. All set in stunning gardens.
Facilities:
Facilities include an oceanfront infinity pool, a large lap pool, 3 tennis courts, putting green, croquet lawn, fully equipped fitness centre, yoga and Pilates classes and complimentary watersports, including waterskiing, windsurfing, sailing and snorkelling.
Child Care:
Younger guests are made welcome at Jumby Bay – the resort’s children’s programmes, Rose Buds and Camp Jumby, provide a host of activities for ages 3-12 yrs. Nanny service is also available for infants.
Price guide:
This is real luxury with everything you need on hand: from £2,337 per person per week, all inclusive
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Beaches Negril Resort & Spa, Long Bay, Negril
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Beaches Negril Resort & Spa, Long Bay, Negril, Jamaica. Award winning resort. "Green Globe Certified" facilitates sustainable travel.
Location:
Located on the shore of the 7 mile white sand beach of Long Bay, Negril. The resort is comprised of both white sand beach & tropical gardens. The architecture features a blend of Caribbean influences surrounded by tropical greenery and landscaped courtyards. Beaches Negril is approximately 50miles from the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay.
Accommodation:
Wide selection of double rooms & suites available, beach front or garden view. Air con in all rooms, TV in all rooms, full balcony or patio. Some suites offer access for the physically challenged. Accomodation types include: Beachfront 2 Bedroom Suite: With Butler service. Includes 2 full bedrooms with King sized mahogany four-poster and double beds all connecting to large living room area and 3 full bathrooms, some with double vanities. Butler service. Views of gardens, white sand beach and ocean. Additional bedding: 3 pull out sofa beds. Suitable for 5 adults/ 3 children Beach front 1 Bedroom Suite: Includes 1 bedroom connecting to large living room area with mahogany king sized bed and 2 full bathrooms. Some with double vanities. Additional bedding; 3 pull out sofa beds. Suitable for 4 adults/2children Beachfront Junior Suite: Includes large bedroom with both bedroom and sitting area incorporated into the same area. Overlooks white sand beach and ocean. Includes king sized four poster mahogany bed and double vanity. Additional bedding; one pull out sofa bed. Suitable for 4 adults/1child Honeymoon Junior Suite: Identical to the beachfront suite with expansive suite setting but is set back from the beach providing partial ocean and beach view. Additional bedding; 1 pull out sofa bed. Suitable for 4 adults/1 child Honeymoon Grandeluxe Beachfront Room: Entry level concierge room with mahogany king bed and single pull out sofa bed. Enjoy full concierge amenities with views of the gardens and ocean from your balconies. 3 adults/1child Grandeluxe Beachfront Room: With mahogany King bed and a single pull out sofa bed. panoramic views of the gardens and white sand beach from the patios (ground floor) or balconies. 3 adults/1child Luxury Ocean View Room: Mahogany king bed with patios (ground floor) or balconies. view of gardens & ocean. 2 adults/1 child Premium Room: Mahogany king beds or double beds with patios (ground floor) or balconies. Garden view 3 adults/1child Deluxe Room: Comes with either king beds or double beds with patios (ground floor) or balconies, overlooking gardens. 3 adults/1child or 2 adults/1 infant
Facilities:
Butler service in top suites, suite concierge program, choice of 5 restaurants & 6 bars, cocktail parties, land sports (incl basketball, bocce ball, mini golf, football, chess, croquet, tennis, volley ball etc), water sports (incl kayaking, scuba, banana boat, windsurfing, snorkelling, water-skiing, sunfish sailing etc), 3 pools incl 2 swim up pool bars, toddler pool, 3 whirlpools, fitness centre (incl aerobics workout area & gymnasium fully equipped with stair climbers, treadmills, walk fits, weights & whirlpool). Full exchange privileges with nearby resort 'Beaches Sandy Bay', including complimentary shuttle service. Also champagne breakfasts daily & once weekly midnight chocolate buffet! Red Lane Spa for adults and kids alike – double’s treatments available.
Child Care:
At the Kids’ Camp certified nannies, assisted by the Sesame Street gang, keep the little ones entertained, from infants up to 12 yrs, whilst the teens hang out together at Trench Town by day followed by Liquid at Beaches nightclub in the evenings. An Xbox 360 Play Lounge, fitness centre and the Red Lane Spa complete the extensive facilities available.
For children:
The Pirates Island Waterpark has 3 swimming pools, whirlpools and 2 great waterslides. As you would expect from this idyllic beach location, the watersports facilities are impressive, with Hobie Cats, scuba diving and waterskiing included to name just a few. Xbox 'oasis’ with all latest games. Kids Kamp: The Kids Kamp opens from 9:00a.m to 9:00p.m. daily and features a wide range of supervised activities for the age groups at different times. (Age groups: 0-3 yrs / 4yrs – 5yrs / 6yrs – 7yrs/ 8yrs – 12yrs) Pram & Buggy rentals available. Private Nanny/babysitter: Available per hour for up to 3 children per room. Pirates Island Waterpark features two slides each 204 ft. long (4 ft height requirement), a splash deck and a 392 ft meandering river. Opens daily. 2 kids scuba programmes – The Bubblemaker (for beginners) and the Seal Team (for the more advanced).
Price guide:
From £1269 per adult for 7 nights, £2015 for 14 nights. Child prices from £669 for 7 nights and £970 14 nights.
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Choupana Hills Resort and Spa
Location:
Funchal, Madeira. Just 15 mins outside the centre of fascinating Funchal , with its vibrant market, and from the sea. The hotel is set high on the hill with stunning ocean views.
Accommodation:
Very stylish boutique hotel, a member of the Design Hotels association. Just 60 rooms and 4 suites set in beautiful tropical gardens. They are all spacious, beautifully decorated and with every facility including internet access. The suites even have jacuzzis on the veranda. The whole hotel has an air of informal elegance, very relaxing, smart, and yet entirely warm and welcoming.
Facilities:
Heated outdoor and indoor pool, beautiful gardens, excellent spa with a range of treatments and its own health food bar. Excellent restaurant the Xoapana. Yoga can be arranged on request.
Child Care:
superb spa with a wide range of treatments
For children:
Children are very welcome, and qualified babysitters can easily be arranged.
Price guide:
From £510 for 3 nights flight inclusive, from £158 per room accommodation only.
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Reid's Palace
Location:
Luxury five-star hotel set in a breathtaking cliff-top location overlooking the Bay of Funchal and the Atlantic Ocean. Set in acres of semi-tropical gardens the hotel has a glorious old-fashioned charm and character and glamour.
Accommodation:
164 guest rooms and suites, airconditioned with marble bathrooms, tvs. Addional beds available in most rooms. All of the comfortable rooms are individually decorated in elegant pastel tones and have excellent sea or garden views, and a terrace or balcony from which to enjoy them
Facilities:
4 pools with spectacular views, one of which has direct access to the ocean, watersports five restaurants tennis, horse-riding, boat hire, daily activity programme.
For children:
Complimentary club for 3-13 years available half-terms and main holidays, crèche, babysitting.
Price guide:
From £1210 pp 7 nights b&b
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Fowey Hall Hotel, Fowey
Stay:
Fowey Hall Hotel, Hanson Drive, Fowey, Cornwall www.foweyhall.com
Location:
Fowey has something for everyone; its natural river-mouth harbour makes it a great place for ‘on the water’ family activities such as kayaking, canoeing and sailing, while the slightly less adventurous can take a gentle stroll around town visiting quaint shops, cool art galleries and sampling the tastes of Cornwall.
Accommodation:
24 bedrooms, including 11 spacious suites and 3 sets of interconnecting rooms, all ideal for families.
Facilities:
Tennis courts, heated pool
Child Care:
Ofsted registered Four Bears Den. The Den is open daily from 10am to 4.45pm, accommodating babies and children up to eight years old.
For children:
For older children there is the Blue Room, where children can absorb themselves in the latest video games or enjoy an evening movie. Within the grounds there is a big trampoline and outdoor play area with slides and swings. Babylistening services from all bedrooms. Baby-sitters also available.
Additional Information:
High tea is served from 5pm to 6pm each day and the nannies are on hand to help so parents still get a chance for a gin & tonic! If you would like to eat as a family, we offer family dining at 6pm in The Garden Room.
Price guide:
Low season: rooms from £130-£235 dinner, b+b; High season: £175-£345.
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Ickworth Hotel and Dower Apartments
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The Ickworth Hotel and Dower apartments
Accommodation:
27 beautifully appointed, chic, luxurious and very comfortable bedrooms. Also available the Dower House apartments. These 11 exclusive apartments are set in a corner of the estate and are idea for families. Each apartment is individually designed amnd has luxurious bed linen and is very comfortable. Almost all the apartments have small dishwasher/fride and oven for the preparation of light snacks. Laundry room available. There are DVDs and board games for hire. Guests have all the facilities of the hotel, which just a short cycle ride (cycles free for guests)away. They are a great choice and unique in that they offer plenty of space and flexibility and yet all the facilities of a hotel.Highly recommended.
Facilities:
Excellent restuarant and Italian cafe or lounge for tea. Superb indoor swimming pool, and comprehensive Aquae Sulis spa for serious pampering and relaxation. Plenty of activities including horse riding For childcare: Supervised creche (Four Bears Den)open 10-am to 5pm and high tea is served for the children when the Den closes. For babies and younger children. For older children ther is Club/Blu with table tennis, table football, computer games, adventure playground, nature trails. Children sharing parents room stay fre of charge.There are interconnecting rooms, cots and extra beds available.
Child Care:
Ofsted registered crèche is open daily from 10am to 5pm (4pm on Sundays). Fully trained staff are on hand to entertain little ones whilst grown-ups catch up on some well-deserved re;axation. Children can be left for up to two hours per day where they can play to their hearts content! Booking is for the crèche is a must!
For children:
For older children Club Blu, located on the lower ground floor, is open 24 hours a day, complete with PlayStations, Nintendo WII, DVDs, table tennis and table football. Cinema at 6pm every night An adventure playground is located in the National Trust Estate. This is open for all ages to enjoy and includes climbing frames, swings and all sorts of other fun and activities, weather permitting.
Pool:
Enjoy the indoor heated swimming pool, open from 7am to 8pm daily. Changing rooms, showers, children’s floats and towels can all be found over at the pool along with some oversized bean bags to relax on.
Price guide:
standard doubles from £150 per night inc breakfast, £190 per night inc breakfast and dinner. Dower apartments from around £500 for 4 nights mid week, £580 for a 3 night weekend. (one bed) and £710 for a 2 bed appt for a weekend (sleeps up to 4 adults and children)works out at just £50 per adult per night.
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Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Florida
Location:
A short distance from the numerous famous attractions of Orlando, the Hyatt regency Grand Cypress offers a great base for exploring along with superb facilities and attractions for all the family. Nearby attractions include the Disney World Theme parks, Universal Studios and Sea World amongst others. A great year round destination with warm sunny days and mild nights.
Accommodation:
The hotels 750 rooms, some of which connect, but all can accommodate a family of four and so can represent excellent value. The rooms are decorated in lush colours to reflect the tropical surroundings. Some of the rooms also equipped with bunkbeds. All rooms have tea/coffee making facilities and fridges can also be requested.
Facilities:
The hotel has a 21 acre private lake that has 1000 feet of white sand, pedaloes, kayaks, canoes etc – all free of charge for hotel guests. The hotel also offers riding lessons in its riding centre, spa, golf, tennis, sailing all of which are located within the resort. The half-acre free form, swimming pool has waterfalls, jacuzzis, water slides and a swinging rope bridge.
For children:
Camp Hyatt, open in high season from 9- 4pm for 5-12 years offers a wide range of activities including arts and crafts, swimming, movies and boating. Meals can be provided during the day. This camp runs at weekends in the low season also. Other facilities include the hotels day care centre and also a babysitting service (notice required). You can purchase organic products for children at the hotel store, which also sell a range of prepared food. There is also a childrens playground.
Price guide:
from approx £4000 7 nights for a family of four, including flights, transfers, on a room only basis.
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Hawks Cay Resort, Duck Key, Florida
Location:
Hawks Cay is a relaxed, informal resort with a Caribbean style. Located on a beautiful 60 acre tropical island, Duck Key, the hotel is surrounded by coconut palms and crystal waters. 90 miles south of Miami, 8 miles from Marathon airport.
Accommodation:
All standard rooms are spacious and air-conditioned with a king size bed or 2 doubles and private bathroom. Facilities include TV, telephone, fridge and private balcony or terrace. Standard rooms accommodate up to 4 people. Hotel Size: 177 rooms / 295 villas There is a resort fee of US$10 per room per day (US$20 for villas) which is payable locally.
Facilities:
Large Swimming Pools Jacuzzi 5 restaurants with bar Live entertainment at weekends Fitness Centre Gift Shops Food stors Games room Bicycle rental (charge) 8 Tennis courts Dolphin Discovery Programme (charge) Golf close by Scuba Diving, Glass Bottom Boat Rides, Sailing, Sunset Cruise, Deep Sea Fishing and Parasailing available
For children:
Pirate Ship and Children's pool, Adventure playground. Fully supervised children's club for 5-12 year olds. Babysitting service. Teens club with day and evenign activities too - 13-17 yrs.
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The Residence
Location:
Set majestically just outside Tunis, minutes from ancient Carthage and bordered by a beach of fine golden sand, the hotel is a splendid mix of traditional architectural splendour and contemporary style. This is a very elegant hotel ideal for families looking for a sophisticated ambiance in a resort which is also genuinely family friendly. Superb indian-ocean style service. Carthage is reached in around 5 mins from the hotel and is superb - fascinating Roman ruins to wander around largely unfettered. The pretty blue and white artists' village of Sidi Bou Said is just 10 mins drive. Taxi drivers will happily take you to all places and wait or arrange to pick you up later - at low cost. Camel rides on the lovely long sandy beach (hotel beach club area) has camel rides - a big hit with little ones. Horse riding on the beach available too.
Accommodation:
Set in lovely gardens, there are 170 spacious and very comfortable rooms and suites, each with its own private terrace. All rooms have air-conditioning and tvs. Interconnecting rooms are great for families and can be either garden or seaview. The garden views are more economical, but the seaviews are stunning.
Facilities:
6 restaurants, thalasso spa, large, warm heated pool, tennis, watersports, 18 hole golf
For children:
Open 1 July-31 Aug open to 3 to 11-year-olds. Children's restaurant, children's paddling pool, and playground. The latter and the main pool are set withn plenty of grassy lawns - ideal for children to run around in, and easily supervised by grown ups from the comfort of their own loungers. Babysitting available and nannies for younger children. The hotel is able to provide child safety features, potties, baby bath, changing mat, bottle-sterilising and heating facilities on request at no extra charge. Children’s bathrobes are provided in-room. Family in suite Childrens menus
Spa:
serious spa with a superb range of treatments including thalassotherapy
Price guide:
Guide price for a family of 4, b&b including flights and private transfers from around £4000 to £6000 depending on season and room/suite type
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Palmeraie Golf Resort
Location:
The hotel is only a 10-15 minute ride away from the centre of Marrakech, home to the famous market place, Djemma el Fina Square in the medina. SO much to explore in Marrakech – take a caleche – a horse drawn carriage tour of the medina walls – haggle in the souks, watch belly dancing in the restaurants surrounding the square….Then retreat from the hubbub to the relaxing surroundings of the hotel - perfect for taking it easy after a busy day in Marrakech.
Accommodation:
Recently renovated large luxury rooms and suites opening onto the swimming pool, golf course or Atlas Mountains. Interconnecting rooms available for families. All rooms have balcony or terrace and have rich, warm and colourful interiors. Golf rooms (with unrivalled views over the golf course) as well as single and double suites also offer excellent accomodation.
Facilities:
Free shuttle to Marrakech centre, eighteen hole- Robert Trent Jones Jr designed Golf course, clay tennis courts, squash courts, ten pin bowling, well equipped gymnasium and beauty centre and even riding stables. 5 Swimming pools, 2 heated in winter months. A good range of restaurants and dining options from Moroccan, Italian and Japanese to light snacks or barbecues by the pool– something for everyone!
For children:
Kids club from 4 years ( free of charge) open all year, babysitting available, childrens playground, mini golf. Baby facilities on request – highchairs, potties, sterilisers and buggies.
Price guide:
from £3300 for 7 nights in two interconnecting rooms for 2 adults and 2 children, in low season, including flights and transfers.
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Four Seasons, Langkawi
Location:
Langkawi is gorgeous - a tropical paradise of lush foliage, dramatic granite cliffs and the warm azure waters of the Indian ocean. Set on the lovely sheltered beach at Tanjung Rhu, the superb Four Seasons Resort combines indigenous architecture with excellent service. Just 30 minutes drive from the airport and the island capital of Kuah, the 90 guest Pavilion and Villas are all exquisitely designed with an Arabic influence. The resort offers a superb range of activities and facilities for both adults and children. A truly deluxe resort.
Accommodation:
All 91 guest pavilions and villas offer the soothing sounds and sensational sunsets of the Andaman Sea. All accommdoation is spacious and the decor a fusion of traditional Malaysian design and contemporary resort features, with timber floors, high ceilings, oversized bathrooms and large open verandas. All villas and pavilions include Bose sound systems. Deluxe Pavillions are two-story complexes with accommodation on upper and lower floors. Beach Villas are stand-alone beachfront residences designed for both comfort and privacy. Each of these one-bedroom suites has its own gated entrance, Plasma TV, private pool garden area and reflecting pond.
Facilities:
Restaurants offer a variety of cuisine 24-hour concierge services 24-hour In-Room Dining Young adults centre Pools Spa services Tennis Water sports Yoga and meditation pavilion Fitness facilities
For children:
Child-size bathrobes, Chilled juices by the bedside each evening, children's menu that includes breakfast and all-day dining selections and also serves as a colouring book, Complimentary babies' and children's amenities and toys. Upon request and subject to Cribs and/or rollaway bed, at no extra charge and subject to maximum occupancy, nappies and bottles. Complimentary Kids for all Seasons programme for 4 - 12 year olds open 9 - 5 everyday and year round. The programme is designed to take advantage of the Resort's tropical environment and beautiful grounds and creates memorable and educational experiences in a casual, fun environment. Babysitting service.
Spa:
fantastic spa with wide variety of treatments
Price guide:
From £1595 per adult for 7 nights including international flights, room only
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The Andaman, Langkawi
Location:
The picture-perfect Datai Bay, flanked by dense forest leading down to a soft white sand beach, is just stunning - and this is exactly where the Andaman is set. This popular, relaxed resort underwent recent enhancement and now offers a wide choice of spacious and attractive accommodation options. It's the perfect choice for families, with interconnecting room options available, the Young Explorer’s Club and waterslides in the lagoon-style swimming pool. Plenty for adults too of course, including the hillside spa, rainforest cooking classes, choice of restaurants.
Accommodation:
188 contemporary Malaysian-style deluxe rooms and suites – many of which have more than enough room (large bedrooms and living/dining area) to take up to 2 children sharing with their parents. Interconnecting rooms also available.Rooms have either rainforest, treetop or sea view. The new Luxury Pool Access Rooms offer direct pool access from the room whilst the Luxury Garden Terrace Rooms open up to a private garden. The suites are more spacious with a separate living room.
Facilities:
All Inclusive Option Games Room Kids' Club Kids' Playground/Area Bar Restaurants Bicycles Guided Nature/Wildlife Walks Tennis court Volleyball CanoeingNon-motorised water sports Sailing Windsurfing Fitness Centre Spa Swimming Pool
For children:
children's club 4-12 yrs, kids pool, children's menus and babysitting also available for all ages.
Price guide:
From £1089 for 7 nights per adult including flights and transfers
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Four Seasons, Kuda Huraa
Location:
Set on a small island, the luxury Four Seasons Kuda Huraa has a traditional Maldivian village atmosphere, and offers a wide choice of facilities and activities for children and adults alike. Game fishing, surfing;tennis lessons; cooking lessons( traditional Baraabaru food) are just some of the activities on offer.The Kids For All Seasons club boasts its own swimming pool and offers an action-packed activities programme. While the children are being entertained, grown ups can can enjoy the Island Spa – set on its own private island and accessible only by boat.
Accommodation:
Located in the North Male Atoll, on a private island. The hotel has 106 villas either on the beach or on stilts.Many can easily accommdoate up to 2 adults and 2 children, but there are also 2 bed beach villas and new family beach villas with pool, which have a master bedroom adjoining room for children plus terrace pool and shower garden.
Facilities:
•Babysitting •DVD and Video Library •Kids' Club •Kids' Playground/Area •Kids' Pool •A La Carte Restaurant/s (3)•Bar •Fishing •Complimentary Non-Motorised Water Sports •Dive centre •Snorkelling Excursions •Surfing •Tube Rides •Water Skiing •Beauty Treatments •Fitness Centre •Spa •Swimming Pool •Yoga
For children:
Kids for all Seasons programme, babysitters for younger children. Kids pool, playground.
Price guide:
7 nights from £2300 per adult inc flights transfers and on a b&b basis.
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Le Victoria, Mauritius
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Le Victoria, Mauritius
Location:
Le Victoria has a great location between the capital, Port Louis and fashionable Grand Baie and offers some of the island's best poolside sunsetsgreat beaches, and lots to see and do all around.
Accommodation:
All of the rooms, apartments and suites at Le Victoria are extremely spacious, and have the advantage of facing the ocean, with views through the palm trees and lush gardens. All the rooms have recently been refurbished and have brand new luxurious bathrooms. All rooms, apartments and suites include: Private bathroom with bathtub, shower and W.C, minibar, safe, hairdryer, international direct dialling telephone, television with satellite channels, complimentary tea & coffee facilities. Rooms include Deluxe and Superior Rooms which can inter-connect and Family Apartments which have two bedrooms.
Facilities:
3 restaurants, 1 bar, Wellness Centre with sauna, hammam, massage and hairdressing, Tennis courts, table tennis, volleyball, mountain bikes, water skiing, windsurfing, sailing, glass bottom boat trips, snorkelling trips, kayaks and pedal boats are all free for guests. There’s also deep sea diving and diving available.
For children:
Kids club (3 – 12yrs), babysitting available day and evening. Younger children can attend the kids club if accompanied by a babysitter,rate around £2 per hour.
Price guide:
From £1,176 per person, based on 7 nights sharing a Superior Room on a half board basis. All-Inclusive is available.
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Shandrani Resort & Spa, Mauritius
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Shandrani Resort & Spa (All-Inclusive), Mauritius
Location:
The Shandrani has a superb location on the unspoilt south coast. There’smuch to explore – from one of the most characterful towns on the island, Mahebourg, to the amazing rock formations at Souffleur, not to mention the Crocodile Park – hugely popular with children.
Accommodation:
The spacious, stylish rooms and suites at the Shandrani are all spread amongst the large, award-winning gardens. One of the great things about all of the accommodation is that no room is far from the beach. All rooms, apartments and suites include; private bathroom with bathtub, shower and W.C, king size or twin beds, minibar, safe, hairdryer, international direct dialling telephone, television with satellite channels and complimentary tea & coffee facilities. Rooms include Deluxe Rooms which can inter-connect and Family Apartments which have two bedrooms.
Facilities:
4 restaurants, 2 bars, La Source Spa, diving and water sports (including water-skiing, windsurfing, snorkelling, pedaloes, kayaking and glass bottom boat trips). 9-hole pitch and putt golf course, volleyball, tennis and gym. There is also a Kitesurf School and Sailing Club.
Child Care:
Kids club (3 – 12yrs), babysitting available day and evening. Younger children can attend the club when accompanied by a babysitter, at around £2 per hr.
Price guide:
From £1,445 per person, based on 7 nights sharing a Superior Room on a Serenity Plus All-Inclusive basis.
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Kanuhura Resort
Location:
A well established luxury resort with an informal feel, Kanuhura is an ideal choice in the Maldives for families. There's a great kids club with a large sand filled playground and shallow pool, activities for teenagers, and babysitters to look after the under 4's. Plenty for grown ups to enjoy too - spa, diving, tennis, dolphin spotting watersports to name but a few.
Accommodation:
There are 117 elegant rooms, suites and over water villas, along with duplex villas (ideal for families, bu tin great demand, so early booking is essential) with private gardens, with every facility including a superb pool, spa and full water sports centre. Stylish décor, a relaxed and cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Facilities:
Pool, spa, scuba, snorkelling, water skiing, tennis, squash, boat trips,in-villa dining, dive centre, fishing. Beautiful island hideaway.
For children:
Excellent complimentary children's club 4-11 yrs, babysitters for younger children. Childrens menus and baby/child equipmentavailable such as cots highchairs, sterilisers etc.
Price guide:
From £2190 pp 7 nights
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Sea Garden
Location:

This lovely all inclusive resort is situated just 20 minutes from Bodrum. The hotel overlooks a spacious crescent shaped beach and beautiful terraced gardens. Relaxed and informal with great food and childcare and a very peaceful, picturesque location. Included in the price: Flights, transfers, accommodation, breakfast, snacks, lunch, dinner and alcohol, childcare for the over twos (1yr olds are chargeable), tennis, sailing and windsurfing tuition.

Accommodation:

Well appointed rooms with contemporary decor and great views out to sea or of the gardens

Facilities:

2 tennis courts, watersports centre, 7 restaurants, hotel bar, 2 swimming pools, gym, spa.

For children:

Dedicated pool. Childcare from From 1yr to 17yrs. Childcare for 1 yr olds at extra cost, half days childcare for 2 yr olds (full days optional extra cost) and kidsclubs from 3 -17 yrs included in the price of the holiday. The Indy Club from 14-17yrs runs during school summer holiday and October half term dates.

Price guide:

Prices family of 2 ads and 1 child from £1967 to £3700 all inclusive 7 nights Family of 2 ads and 2 children from £3100 to £5126 all inclusive 7 nights

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Six Senses Zighy Bay
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Six Senses Zighy Bay 

Location:

This super-stylish yet eco-friendly hotel with superb service is ideal for families looking for something a little out of the ordinary, with its spectacular location, with the dramatic mountains on one side and the sandy beach of Zighy Bay on the other. 

Accommodation:

All of the luxury suite and villa accommodation is sea facing; some villas are located directly on the beach with unobstructed sea views; others are set in rows behind. The villas have a rustic feel with stone floors, white walls and dark furnishings. Each features an infinity edge pool set in a private sand garden and benefits from the services of a butler. Some additionally have a spa room so you can enjoy an in-villa treatment.

Families of up to 4 can be accomodatied in the villas, and there is a two bedroom Pool Villa that iffers more space.

 

Facilities:

Dive centre, non-motorised water sports, water ski-ing, kayaking, paragliding, spa/hammam, fitness centre.

Mountain biking, fishing, rock climbing are just some of the activities available to you on resort.

Child Care:

The Chaica’s Club for children 4 to 12 with babysitting for younger children.

For children:

 There's watersports, sand castles, treasure hunts, and learning about Arabian history and local culture.

The Teen Club offers adventure hikes, wadi swimming, canyoning or just learning new skills like archery, raft building and abseiling.

Price guide:

From £849 pp for 3 nights including flights

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Buccament Bay Resort
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Buccament Bay Resort is St Vincent's most luxurious all inclusive resort and spa. The resort comprises 125 One, Two and Four Bedroom Villas, a football academy, tennis Academy, diving and watersports from Indigo Dive, The Spa by ESPA, a fitness centre, kids club, beach bar, beachfront infinity pool plus a further children's pool.
 

Location:

Set on a beautiful curve of sand, Buccament Bay Resort is perfect for those seeking rest and relaxation, however for the more active holiday there are a multitude of facilities and activities to choose from.

Accommodation:

Each villa boasts a spacious living with high, vaulted wood ceilings that open to a private deck and plunge pool. Decor is modern and contemporary with bedrooms featuring 40'' LCD televisions, bathrooms with power showers and living rooms with iPod docking stations, espresso coffee makers and complimentary high speed Wi-Fi access.

For families the one bedroom villas suit smaller families with one child - Situated within the lush tropical gardens these villas feature a spacious living room, vaulted wood ceiling and wooden shutters that open onto a deck where there is a private plunge pool. The garden villas overlook the lake or river.

The two and four bedroom villas offre more space and have the option of sea views.

Child Care:

Kids club from 4 years with 3 year olds allowed if potty trained.

Kids club open form 8 am to 7m and free of charge.

Babysitting available.

For children:

The resort offers a multitude of activities including academies at certain times of the year form football, tennis, netball, performing arts, rugby and cricket.

Ther are lots of excursions the children can take part in from glass bottom boat rips to beach parties, dolphin spotting and treasure hunts.

 

Additional Information:

The Harlequin Sports Academy offers expert football and tennis coaching for both children and adults and includes the Pat Cash Tennis Academy and the Liverpool Football Club Soccer School.

Spa:

The Spa at Buccament Bay Resort offers treatments by ESPA, featuring four separate treatment suites as well as massages on the outdoor Thai Pavilion. A well equipped fitness centre comprises a range of cardiovascular and physical training equipment and offers a range of exercise classes and sports training programmes.

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Villas Las Terrazas at Sheraton Salobre Gran Canaria
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The bright, contemporary and well equipped 4 bedroom villa (3 bed options also available), situated at the Las Terrazas development, receives plenty of light and sun all day long. There s a private pool, and access to all the facilities of the 5 star Sheraton Salobre resort just next door, including kids club and a variety of restaurants. 

Location:

Peaceful and stunning location just 7 minutes drive or hotel shuttle from the famous Maspalomas Dunes in Gran Canaria.

Accommodation:



Las Terrazas consists of 2 floors: on the first floor there is a bedroom and a bathroom. On the ground floor, there is another bedroom with en-suite bathroom,a fully equipped kitchen and a cosy living and dining area. The terrace with the swimming pool (15m2) will be your favourite place to share with your family and enjoy the beautiful weather of Gran Canaria. 

Facilities:

Sheets and towels provided 
Washing Machine 
Kitchen with dishwasher 
Oven and Microwave 
Toaster and Kettle 
Coffee machine/ Juicer 
DVD player 
Air conditioning 
Free Internet 

Outside: 
Private pool - 15m2 and 1.5m depth 
Sunbeds and parasols 

Extras (must be booked in advance) 
 Buffet Breakfast (provided at Hotel Sheraton) - £15 per adult per day 
Buffet Dinner (provided at Hotel Sheraton) - £26 per adult per day 
Half-Board (provided at Hotel Sheraton) - £41 per adult per day 

Free Resort Pass to pools and gym at Hotel Sheraton 
Free Kids Club at the Hotel Sheraton 
 

Child Care:

Kids club at Sheraton Hotel

For children:

Access to kids club at the Sheraton hotel

Sleeps:
4
Price guide:

From just £1211 for a wee's villa rental. Flights and car hire or transfers extra.

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LUX Maldives
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LUX Maldives

Location:

Dhidhoofinolhu, Maldives, This is a stunning island with the hotel being the only settlement on this island.

Accommodation:

Maldivian style thatched roof accommodation can be found in varying locations around the island, both on the beach and over water; some additionally feature private pools.

Accomodation is sopghistacated and simple with splashes of colour with sweeping views over the lagoon and beach

The Water Villas boast breathtaking ocean views and you can watch the sun rise or set, depending on which side of the island you choose to stay.

Famiiles in a Family Water Villa, which has two bedrooms, or a Beach Villa that will accommodate two adults and one teen or two children. There are also connecting Beach Pavilions available.

Facilities:

The resort has seven restaurants and six bars so you wont be without choice for places to eat. The facilities are really good and include an excellent watersport centre and dive facility.

 

Child Care:

Childcare at PLAY free of charge form 3 years upwards including activities for teenagers. Younger children can be cared fo by nannies but will be at additional charge.

Children are exposed to the nature and culture of the island's incredible surroundings, as well as a range of high-energy sports and outdoor activities. 

Studio 17 is the complimentary teens' club, where guests between 12 and 17 can get together, explore the island or just hang ou.Teens can make the most of their island holiday with loads of activities including local dance and language classes, beach sports activities and exciting adventure trips around the island.

Price guide:

From £1309pp including flights

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Epic Sana, Portugal
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Epic Sana

Location:

The Epic Sana Resort is in a  privileged location overlooking the beach at Praia Falesia (Albufeira), it has 162 rooms, 24 suites and 43 apartments. It has a modern design, complemented by contemporary facilities and state-of-the-art technology

Accommodation:

Accommodations are spread throughout three sections, the main hotel building, the apartments and the suites. The décor is inspired by the surrounding pine forests with the greens of the trees being the dominant colour theme.

Each room features private deck terraces and living areas, Spacious apartments feature separate bedroom and living rooms with open-plan fully equipped kitchenette, the spacious suites are popular with families, some stretch over two floors providing maximum space and comfort for an upmarket, relaxed luxury holiday with children.

Rooms ihave Wifi and integrated sound systems, coffee machine and mini bar

 

Facilities:

An extensive Spa, 4 open-air pools and one indoor pool, kid's club, baby centre, multisport court, two restaurants, two bars and a snack-bar next to the pools are just some of the facilities available.

Child Care:

Children aged 4 – 12 years are kept entertained at the Little Stars kids’ club with an indoor activity centre, playground and supervised activities organised throughout the week.

The Bubbles Bay Club (at an additional cost) has a sleeping area, baby-changing room and early years toys for playing (open 15 July – 25 August and on request for the rest of the year).

For children:

Childrens playground and entertainment,

Spa:

The Spa Sayanna Wellness is 1500m2 and has 10 treatment rooms including a Vichy shower room, massage rooms and a beauty parlour with outdoor terraces, 3 tents and an outdoor pavilion with garden for treatments for couples, a private Jacuzzi and fantastic views over the Atlantic Ocean.

There is also a sauna, Turkish bath and an indoor swimming pool.

Price guide:

From £485pp in low season incl Flights

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Sainte Anne
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Sainte Anne Resort and Spa

Location:

Set on a 200 hectare private island, the luxury Sainte Anne Resort & Spa is just 15 minutes by boat from the main island of Mahe and surrounded by a protected marine park, so you can enjoy staying on a private island, without a tortuous journey! The entire hotel was renovated in 2008 and is now all villa - and offers a relaxing and luxurious environment in which to enjoy a very special holiday. 3 stunning beaches - 2 very sheltered, fascinating flora and fauna, which can be explored on trekking paths, and wonderful snorkelling. During the turtle laying season, you may be lucky enough to see the turles laying their egss - and then 2 months later, seeing the babies hatch and make theri way to the sea.

Accommodation:

All villa resort - luxury and stylish accommodation: all of the 87 individual, freestanding villas are sea facing, with open terrace and gazebo, en suite bathroom as well as an outdoor shower. 29 of the villas also have private swimming pools and gardens. Accommodation is perfect for families, with a majority of the villas providing two bedrooms - but there are plenty of one bedroom options for smaller families, and a 3 bedroom villa for larger groups. All set within luxuriant gardens, leading to the stunning beaches.

There is an optional all inclusive meal plan, which is great value and suits the carefree mood of the island experience entirely, and is FREE for children under 5 yrs of age.

Facilities:

Hard to imagine an activity which isn't available on this island paradise....Spa, waterports, tennis, yoga, gym, trekking, snorkelling, kayaking, pedaloes, diving, ayurvedic treatments, deap sea fishing, aerobics, pilates, snooker, table tennis, volleyball, badminton

Child Care:

The Kids club for children aged 3 to 12  is located close to the reception, at the heart of the hotel, and offers a wid range of exciting activities, many nature based - such as glass-bottom boat trip,botanical trek,trip to Moyenne Island, bicycle rides, pedal boat, kayaking, cookie baking, coconut painting.

Babysitting for younger children too.


 

For children:

Kids club, babysitting, tennis tuition, watersports

Spa:

Fabulous Clarins spa with a wide variety of treatments, for serious pampering.

Price guide:

From £1560 per adult to £2500per adult depending on season, for 7 nights, including flights and transfers, and on b&b. Half board or all inclusive at a supplement.

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Martinhal, Sagres, Algarve
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Martinhaul, Sagres, Algarve, Portugal

Location:

On the unspoilt western Algarve, with small historic fishing ports and vast sandy beaches. Close to both Sagres and Cape St Vincent (the most westerly point in Europe), Martinhal is a new luxury resort with a contemporary feel and informal luxury – and offes both boutique hotel accommodation but also houses with resort facilities - which work especially well for families. The resort is surrounded by a protected natural park, and is considered an area of outstanding natural beauty, it is a great area for walking and discovering pretty seaside towns and ports.

Accommodation:

Rooms in the boutique hotel, or: Martinhal Houses, there are a total of 55 houses, with 1, 2 or 3 bedrooms, each with private garden and pool ( some fenced) Garden houses – ideal for families as centrally located within a garden and surrounding a pool, childrens pool and close to the childrens club Bay houses have views across the nature reserve. Ocean houses face Martinhal Bay and the sea. House Facilities: En-suite bathrooms, Sitting/dining room, Fully equipped designer kitchen with cooker, hob, fridge, dishwasher, microwave, Terrace or Veranda. Houses are decorated and designed to the highest standard, with modern stylish furniture, large windows, satalite tv, wireless internet access. The beautiful accomodations and resort suroundings make for the perfect luxury holiday with children.

Daily maid service and pre-order meals for home delivery also available.

Facilities:

Whether travelling with baby, children or older teens, this resort has something for everyone.

3 Restaurants ,Snack Bar, 3 Bars, Pool bar, Juice bar 5 Swimming pools, including an indoor/outdoor pool, toddlers pool and a shallow entry beach style pool Fitness room, Tennis, Paddle tennis, Football pitch, Mountain bikes, Spa, Watersports, Beach.

For children:

Kids club for children aged 6 months to 10 years. Children's pools, Child friendly menus. Raposinhos ( Little fox) Creche and Kid's Club is open 7 days a week, from 9am to 6pm, and 8pm in July and August. A full range of activities is available. Charges apply Babysitting also available

Pool:

Some villas have gated pools. Pinewood houses - pools can be fenced

Price guide:

Prices range from £1,232 per week up to £3,731 per week depending on size and season.

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Porto Elounda De Luxe resort
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Porto Elounda DELUXE RESORT

Location:

The hotel has a superb location overlooking the gulf of Mirabello –the views are spectacular. The hotel rooms,suites and villas are set on a gentle hillside amonst wellestablished gardens, and lead down to the private Blue Flag, sandy beach.The hotel is only a 5 minute taxi ride into the village of Elounda, which is relatively unspoilt, and has a pretty harbour surrounded by some excellent tavernas.There’s also a childrens playground here, and many different boat trips on offer –some to the island of Spinalonga for example. Very good diving and watersports all around. There’s much to see close by – the lovely mountain village o Kritsa is onlya 20 min or so drive away, and the village of Plaka – right opposite Spinalonga,is only a short drive away and has excellent seafront tavernas specialising in fish.

Accommodation:

The hotel has a superb location overlooking the gulf of Mirabello –the views are spectacular.  A wide range of options are available, from double rooms with enough space for cot some interconnecting, to one or two bedroom suites without tor without private pool to 2/3 bedroom villas with private pool and gardens. All accommodation is a mix of modern and traditional Greek, and all room/villa types face the sea making this a perfect hotel for a baby friendly luxury holiday. Rooms are very well appointed and offer satellite TV, deluxe marble bathrooms, internet access and minibars.

Facilities:

2 general swimming pools indoor and outdoor childrens pool health club with gym private beach with watersports 9 hole par 3 golf course and putting green Six Senses Signature treatments, shops, chapel children's playground on the private beach Children's club with tennis, golf & swimming tuition (at charge)

Child Care:

Creche (6 mths to 2 years) Mon-Sat 10.00 to 18.00. Kids club from 3 years. Open outside school holidays from April to end of September-charged locally. Babysitting can be arranged too.

For children:

2 general swimming pools indoor and outdoor childrens pool with slides children's playground Children's club with tennis, golf & swimming tuition (at charge)

Price guide:

From £700-£1489 for 7 nights, depending on season, for Porto Deluxe room half board, per person based on 2 people sharing, incl flights and transfers. Accommodation only prices available too. Childen share at a very low rate or free of charge – if taking their own room then costs similar to the adult price

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Bahia Del Duque Villas
Big enough for:

2-4

Location:

These stunning new villas are part of the elegant Bahia del Duque resort on the south of the island, well known for its family-friendliness and superb all round facilities. They offer a fabulous child friendly luxury holiday option – ideal for long or short breaks year-round. The villas all have a private pool, spacious gardens and enormous windows. There is also a private leisure area, 24 hour room service and butler service.

Accommodation:

one and two bedroom villas stylishly decorated with spacious living room-dining room, kitchenette. The villas are all on one floor and have their own garden and swimming pool.

Facilities:

8 swimming pools with 2 dedicated for children. 9 restaurants for a choice of cuisines and 7 bars. Good sports facilities: 2 tennis courts, 2 squash courts, jogging circuit, beach volleyball, mountain biking, dance classes, aerobics, horse-riding, sailing and karting club. Also available archery, croquet, ping pong, pétanque, gigantic chess, Tai-Chi, painting.

For children:

mini club ( ages 3-12) exciting daily schedule including star gazing from the observatory, treasure hunts, nature trails. Magic shows and a mini-disco too.

Spa:

Fantastic spa with indoor and outdoor treatment areas.

Price guide:

from £2500 per adult and £1200 per child based on 7 nights b&b basis including flights and transfers.

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The Anassa Hotel
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The Anassa Hotel

Location:

Lovely location overlooking beautiful sandy bay and national park. Just beyond Polis near the lovely fishing town of Latchi, the Anassa hotel is a perfect location for a very relaxing luxurious retreat. With childrens clubs for children age 6 months plus and a stunning award winning spa you will not want to leave. Great for late/early sun and for a very special break. Luxury, style, but no 8hr+ plus flight

Accommodation:

184 elegantly furnished guest rooms and suites are decorated in Mediterranean style, rooms and suites: with air conditioning, ceiling fan, direct dial phone with two lines in each room, colour TV, mini bar, hairdryer, en suite bathroom, bathrobes, safe, private balcony or terrace suitable for dining.

Facilities:

Two outdoor swimming pools with water falls, Water sports including scuba diving. Tennis and squash, Table tennis. Health and thalassotherapy spa, the Thalassa Spa and beauty centre offers a wide range of treatments. Stunning indoor pool, and also and exercise pool in the spa along with a gym and treatment rooms. Four restaurants offer a variety of local and international cuisine, from Amphora, which serves fresh Mediterranean fare, Helios which offers contemporary French cuisine to Basiliko which boasts a romantic interior of vaulted ceilings and stone floors and an intimate courtyard where guests dine on a fusion of Mediterranean and Asian food. For a more relaxed mood there’s also Pelagos, the poolside restaurant.

For children:

Creche for 6 mths to 3 years (from 30 Euros per session) For 4-12 yr olds ( free of charge) , the Children's club is available all year, baby-sitting and private nannies available, approx 14 Euro per hour

Spa:

Supremely relaxing Thalassa Spa and beauty centre offers a wide range of treatments. Stunning indoor pool, and also and exercise pool in the spa along with a gym and treatment rooms

Price guide:

From £4500 based on a family of four in two connecting studio suites.

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Hotel Suite Villa Maria
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Hotel Suite Villa Maria, Costa Adeje, Tenerife

Location:

In a peaceful location with views to Tenerife’s Adeje mountains and the Atlantic Ocean, Hotel Suite Villa Maria is a unique property offering luxury self-catering villas constructed in characteristic Canaries style and set amongst landscaped gardens. On the site of a former a banana plantation, retaining the growing terraces’ original stone walls, the extensive grounds include a nine-hole golf course. The pretty village of La Caleta and its beach and excellent fish restaurants are just a ten minute stroll away, making Villa Maria an ideal location for families looking for a peaceful child friendly luxury holiday with excellent facilities and numerous activities within easy reach.

Accommodation:

The two-story, spacious villas are decorated in neutral tones and all offer views of the sea. Choose from a one, two or three bedroom villa with en-suite bathroom and hydro-massage shower, balcony and terrace with sea views, living room with dining area, fully equipped American style kitchen and enclosed private garden. Some of the two bedroom villas have a Jacuzzi and the three bedroom villas all have private pools. Stair gates can be fitted on request.

All villas have full self-catering facilities but there is also an excellent restaurant serving breakfast (included), lunch and dinner.

 

Facilities:

The main hotel is centered around split-level gardens containing three swimming pools (including one children’s pool), heated in winter, extensive sunbathing terraces and a pool bar. Nine hole golf course, facilities include a sports complex with gymnasium and squash court, a children’s playground, games room, putting green and a hairdressers.

The restaurant La Torre, offers buffet breakfast (7am – 11am) and elegant and intimate dining each evening, serving international and typical Canarian cuisine. For a lighter meal, the Pool Bar offers a variety of lunches, snacks and ice creams and the Plaza Bar is open for evening cocktails. The well-stocked mini-market has all the essentials and there is a large supermarket around 5 minutes’ drive away. Villa Maria also offers a twice-daily shuttle service to Plaza del Duque shopping centre and Playa del Duque Beach.

Child Care:

kids club open daily (ages 3 – 12),nanny care, babysitting

For children:

As well as the kids’ pool, there is a playground area for children, kids club open daily (ages 3 – 12) and a playroom with Play Stations for teens. Babysitting, either in the play room or in your own villa, can be organised. Baby Kits can be pre booked  including all the baby and toddler essentials as well as a family welcome pack with food basics for a small extra charge. 

Price guide:

From around £2000 for a family of 4, or £1300 for a family of 2 adults plus a baby for 7 nights on self catering. Flights and transfers extra.

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St Regis Mardavall
Location:

Exclusive luxury hotel just outside (9kms) the historic capital Palma, on the beach at Punta Negra with its secluded rocky coves and sandy beaches perfect for a baby friendly holiday. Stylish traditional Mediterranean architecture and the largest collection of contemporary art on Mallorca. Wide range of facilities including a kids club and spa. Three golf courses for guests to use via private shuttle service.

Accommodation:

The hotel is designed in traditional Mallorcan style, most of the modern and very spacious rooms and suites offer spectacular sea views and have state of the art fittings. Rooms have private furnished terraces and luxury marble bathrooms, cutting-edge office equipment,hand-made furniture. Rooms,junior suite, executive suite or a 2 room Royal suite available. Luxuries include feather beads and down-filled duvets, Egyptian cotton sheets, internet access in rooms.

Facilities:

Altira SPA, offering a wide range of natural medicines and holistic therapies. Indoor and outdoor pools. The hotel three golf courses – equally appealing to beginners and top players. Five restaurants, and a walk in wine cellar. The hotel also offers a dine around service at the Arabella Sheraton and the Castillo. Personal butler on request.

For children:

The Family lounge is for ages 3-12 years, babysitters available to accompany younger guests to the kids club. 2 very shallow childrens pools, huge sand pit, selection of outdoor and indoor activities and equipment. Swimming and golf lessons, excursions for older children. Babysitting available at extra cost. Childrens menu

Price guide:

from £1500 per adult. One week for a family of 2 ads and 2 children for example, from £7500-£8500 depending on season, based on two Grand Deluxe Garden View Rooms, including breakfast, flights and transfers.

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Minorca Sailing Holidays
Big enough for:

1-8

Location:

This specialist sailing and windsurfing centre is in Ses Salines, on the edge of the bay of Fornells, in the north of the Balearic island of Minorca. It is a small, friendly sailing village away from the tourist beat. All of the accommodation in Ses Salines is only a minute or two’s walk from the beach, purpose built crèche and sailing centre. There is a shop for essentials, including a small selection of baby products. Fornells, at the head of the bay and a short walk from Ses Salines, is a small, whitewashed fishing village, typical to Minorca. In summer, its harbour becomes a popular overnight haven for visiting yachts and the bars and restaurants have a lively evening atmosphere. Here you can find a variety of shops including a small supermarket and chemist. There is also a health centre in Fornells.

Accommodation:

Small, friendly family run hotel and self-catering accommodation ranging from 4 bedroom villas with own private pools to simple self catering apartments with use of club pool. Sharing accommodation options too - ideal if you're travelling alone with children or looking for a  baby friendly holiday in a relaxed atmosphere. All villas have fully equipped kitchens with microwave, dishwasher and washing machine. Some have a tumble dryer. Cots and high chairs are provided and, where necessary, stair gates. Some of the villas have gated access to their own pools. Minorca Sailing’s staff regularly visit the sailing centre and can advise on the most suitable accommodation for those travelling with infants and young children. There is a small arrival pack containing basic essentials in all self-catering accommodation.

For children:

Creche from 4 mths to 4 yrs, varied programme, good carer/child ratio. The crèche includes indoor and shaded outdoor play areas, and is situated on the seafront by the sailing centre and moorings. Sailing tuition and activities in age groups for 4 yrs to teenagers

Price guide:

Adults from around £1000 inc flights Children 6 – 11 years 20% off low/mid season; 10% off in high season 2 - 5 years 33% off low/mid season; 25% off high season Infants (under 2 years) - £298

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Gloria Golf Resort
Stay:

Gloria Golf Resort

Location:

Located close to Belek, This lovely resort is ideal for a family holiday, children’s clubs and excellent facilities ensure there is something for everyone. The All Inclusive option makes everything so easy with everything laid on to make for the most relaxing, stress free family holiday.

Accommodation:

Accommodation is neutrally decorated and spacious. Junior Suites have a lounge area and Suites have a separate bedroom. Both types of accommodation sleep two adults and two children. Villas are located in the grounds of the hotel with twin bedroom, separate bathroom, master en suite and a lounge with dining area. Family Suites are located in the gardens and offer a twin bedroom en suite and an open plan lounge with double bedroom plus a bathroom. This area also has its own pool with a bar, and thus caters well to families.

Facilities:

There are a total of nine pools, including five for children, in addition to the water park. For adults there is a multitude of sport activities are available from tennis to ten pin bowling. Two 18 hole golf courses lie at the heart of the resort to challenge golfers of all abilities. Relax at the Spa offering saunas, a steam room, a Turkish hammam and fitness centre, as well as a range of treatments.

Child Care:

The kid's club ( 4-12 years) offers a veritable host of facilities including mini cinema, play rooms, basketball, volleyball, indoor and outdoor pools, aqua park, electronic games and a mini golf course. There is also a creche for infants, as well as a baby kitchen for preparing meals. The crèche is at extra charge for ages 1-3 years

For children:

Kids are sure to enjoy the Aquapark where there are eight waterslides of differing sizes and speeds. The Gogi Fun Jungle is where children can let loose and enjoy swings and climbing walls.

Price guide:

From £805 per adult – Half Board including flights and transfers. Accommodation only costs in high season for a family of four approx £3300 ( flights and transfers etxra) for 7 nights in a family suite on All Inclusive

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Windjammer Landing
Stay:

Windjammer Landing, luxury villa resort. Great for relaxed family holiday - loads of space and comfort, but with all benefits of resort hotel right on beautiful beach.

Accommodation:

114 luxurious villas and rooms of varying sizes - 1-4 bedrooms. Every facility and comfort - air conditioning, cable TV, fully equipped kitchens. Private terrace or sun-deck. Built on a hill, but there is a shuttle to beach. Check position though if walking with buggy etc a problem. Not really suitable for those with walking difficulties.

Facilities:

4 pools including toddlers pool, health spa, 3 restaurants, grocery shop. Complimentary watersports Tennis courts. Cook can be arranged at minimal cost. Excellent facilities for children and adults.

Child Care:

Complimentary daily children’s programme 4-12 yrs. Nannies available for younger children. Great offers of free nanny and babysitting when renting larger villas eg book a 3 bedroom villa and receive up to 35 hours free nanny hours - all year round.

Price guide:

From £1,037 pp for 7 nights; from £1,310 pp for 1-bedroom villa

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The Peligoni Club
Stay:

The Peligoni Club, Zakynthos

Location:

The Peligoni Club is in Zakynthos, the largest most southerly of the Ionian Islands to the West of Greece.

The Club itself is situated in the North, which is relatively untouched.  It is a 3 hour direct flight from London.

Accommodation:

The accommodation at Peligoni is an eclectic mix of Greek and English villas, ranging from large converted farmhouses, to contemporary modern villas, to simple studios and boutique rooms.  

An In Villa dining service is available,. as well as a pre arrival shopping service. Most accomodation has either shared or private pool.

Facilities:

The Club is members only, offering all the facilities of a 5* hotel without any of the pomp and circumstance. It has been described as Europe’s most exclusive Watersports Club, with windsurfing and sailing equipment to suit those from beginners to the more experienced. There are Kayaks and Stand up Paddleboards also available

The Club is also home to the fabulous Goat shed spa, as well as their fitness centre with fully trained instructors on hand to help with your fitness needs, offering complementary classes, including Yoga and Pilates.  

There are organised trips available from monastary walks to boat trips.

Child Care:

A brand new purpose built crèche is due to open for the 2015 season, furthering the facilities on offer to parents of the very youngest guests.

Operating three sessions per day (each of 3 hours) parents can leave their youngest in the care of  fully qualified and vetted nannies, safe in the knowledge they will be properly looked after and cared for. 

Crèche facilities work on a strict ratio basis and as such should be booked well in advance to avoid disappointment. One free Crèche session for children up to 4yrs old per day is included in the price of adult membership in Low Season. Sessions are normally charged at 15€ per child.

The Club also offers informal in-villa babysitting services from 7pm onwards charged at 15€ per hour for a minimum of 3 hours,

For children from 4 – 12 yrs they operate an informal Kids Club, where activities are put on, at least twice every day, that they can choose to get involved in or not. They believe in an opt-in rather than opt- out approach that we find kids are naturally drawn to and enjoy. Activities include things such as face-painting, treasure hunts, and pizza making to name but a few.

The Kids Club is free to children of members.

Price guide:

Peligoni Villas start from £450 per week and membership from £70 per person, per week. 

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Columbia Beach Resort
Location:

Situated on an unspoilt stretch of coastline half-way between Pafos and Limassol, the Colombia Beach Resort is also close to some of the island's finest archaeological sites. This truly exclusive resort is beautifully set overlooking Pissouri Bay and the blue waters of the Mediterranean. Low-rise buildings, all individually designed, cluster round an 80-metre waterway connecting indoor and outdoor pools and leading down to the beach through beautifully landscaped gardens.

Accommodation:

Most of the 94 suites have balconies or terraces overlooking the sea and pool, though a few look inland over the unspoilt countryside and the resort's superb gardens. There are some two-bedroom suites, while others interconnect for families. All are beautifully designed, with vaulted airy ceilings and natural fabrics setting the tone, and all have air-conditioning, ceiling fans, satellite TV and ensuite bathrooms with king-size tubs and separate shower stalls.

Facilities:

Choice of fine dining, local cuisine and international restaurants, bars and cafes. Large outdoor swimming pool connected to heated indoor pool. Children's pool. Two floodlit tennis courts, 2 squash courts. Health Spa offering beauty treatments. Gym, Sauna, Jacuzzi, Steam room. Watersports on the beach.Two golf courses within easy reach. Scuba diving.

For children:

Organised children's activities (3-12 years old) from July - Sept. Games room. Play area. Babysitting.

Price guide:

Two people sharing a Standard Sea View Room for 7 nights with breakfast daily plus return flights from Gatwick to Paphos and private transfers From £850 per adult.

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Ikos Oceania
Stay:

The Oceania Club, Halkidiki 

Location:

Located on the stunning Halkidiki peninsula overlooking Mount Olympus and the Agean Sea. and a 350 metre stretch of golden sandy beach and the Agean Sea.

Accommodation:

Mediterranean inspired, contemporary accommodation all boasting  magnificent views across the Aegean Sea from their private terrace or balcony.

The spacious Junior Suites will cater for up to two adults and two children making for the most affordable option for young families. Those seeking more space and privacy may wish to upgrade to a Suite that offers a separate bedroom and living room with a shared bathroom. Deluxe accommodations are located in a separate wing and benefit from the exclusive use of a private swimming pool.

Facilities:

Tennis courts, fitness centre and spa, kids playground, diving, non-motorised water sports including scuba diving.

Child Care:

The Childrens clubs are included in the All Inclusive package.

  • the Calamaris (4-7 years)
  • the Dolphins (8-12 years)
  • the Sharks (13-16 years - super high season only)

Children can look forward to indoor and outdoor fun ranging form T-shirt painting and a Mini Disco to Beach Volleyball and Pirate parties. It’s a constantly changing schedule and all activities are professionally supervised by fully trained and multi-lingual staff.

Babysitting is available at extra charge

 

For children:

Evening childrens entertainment, Teen club (12-16 years)

Price guide:

Prices from just £550 per adult All Inclusive for 7 nights.

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Ikos Olivia Halkidiki
Location:

Set amidst 22 acres of ancient olive trees and fragrant firs, the elegant and contemporary Ikos Olivia brings another level of luxury to all inclusive resorts in the Mediterranean. Enjoying its exclusive Gulf of Toroneos location on the Halkidiki Peninsula in Northern Greece, this stylish resort offers spacious grounds and manicured lawns that lead down to the white sands and refreshing waters of the Aegean.

Accommodation:

A collection of 136 chic and spacious rooms are housed in the main building plus 159 private bungalow suites scattered throughout the grounds, some featuring private gardens and pools. One and Two Bedroom suites are the perfect choice for families seeking luxury and space, while those in the Deluxe Collection will benefit from a complimentary spa treatment, exclusive pool and beach area, one special dinner on the beach and a bottle of Champagne on arrival, amongst many other exclusive benefits.

Facilities:
  • 24 Hour Room Service
  • All Inclusive Hotel
  • Board Games
  • Dance Classes
  • Kids Activities
  • Teens' Club (Open 1 July - 1 September Only)
  • Wi-Fi internet access (Complimentary)
  • A La Carte Restaurant/s
  • Bar
  • Cooking Classes
  • Football Academy
  • Kids Club
  • Badminton
  • Basket Ball
  • Beach Soccer
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Bocce Ball
  • Darts
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Bikes (Additional Charge)
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis Academy
  • Tennis court (x 2)
  • Volleyball
  • Banana Boat Rides
  • Canoeing
  • Catamaran
  • Complimentary Non-Motorised Water Sports
  • Dive centre
  • Dive Courses
  • Jet Skis
  • Motorised watersports (Additional Charge)
  • Pedalos
  • Sailing
  • Snorkelling Equipment
  • Water Polo
  • Water Skiing
  • Windsurfing
  • Aerobics
  • Aqua Aerobics
  • Fitness Centre
  • Pilates
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Steam room
  • Swimming Pool (+ 1 x Adult Only Indoor Pool)
  • Yoga
  • Zumba
  • Ouzo - Start your day in a serene way at this beachfront restaurant. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Ouzo is a Greek specialty restaurant offer a la carte traditional Greek treats with a modern twist. Reservations are required
    Opening Hours: Breakfast 07:30 - 11:00 / Lunch 13:00 - 15:00 / Dinner 19:00 - 22:30

    Fusco - This beach front restaurants serves mouthwatering Italian cuisine. Enjoy both indoor air conditioned or al fresco dining at Fusco, with an a la carte menu offering traditional Italian favourites accompanied by a superb selection of wines. Reservations are required.
    Opening Hours: Dinner 18:30 - 22:30

    Anaya - Take a journey through Asia with exquisite flavours from China, Thailand, India and more at this poolside a la carte restaurant. Reservations are required.
    Opening Hours: Dinner 18:30 - 22:30

    Provence - Located on the ground floor of the main building, this a la carte restaurant serves Provencal dishes and sensational flavours of France all accompanied by a selection of carefully chosen wines. Reservations are required
    Opening Hours: Breakfast 07:30 - 11:00 / Lunch 13:00 - 15:00 / Dinner 19:00 - 22:30

    Flavours - Located at the beach front with stunning views of the beautiful landscaped gardens, this elegant restaurant offer Mediterranean style buffets.
    Opening Hours: Breakfast 07:30 - 11:00 / Lunch 12:30 - 14:30 / Dinner 18:30 - 21:30

    Dine Out - A unique concept, included in the Infinity Lifestyle™ All Inclusive programme, Ikos Olivia invites you discover an evening of authentic Greek hospitality and traditional recipes at some of the best local restaurants in the neighbouring village of Gerankini. As well as enjoying this unique experience you are contirbuting to the local businesses and economy. Reservations are required

Child Care:

Creche and Kids Club, operated by UK-based Worldwide Kids Company. The team will organise age appropriate fun activities for children aged 4 - 11 years throughout the season and at Just4Teens for those aged 12+ during the summer holidays. A number of sporting academies take place throughout the peak season for an additional charge, families with babies are catered for at Heros Creche where babies as young as 4 months are welcome (at an extra charge)

Offers:
Spa:

kos Spa is a luxurious haven where you can indulge in a superb collection of treatments from the renowned French beauty brand Anne Semonin where only natural ingredients and the finest essential oils are used. The spa comprises six treatment suites, fitness studio, indoor/outdoor heated pool, Hammam, Sauna, steam bath and ice plunge pool. 

Price guide:

Great value all inclusive - from £395 to £795 per adult depending on season, including flights and transfers.

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Olympic Lagoon Resort
Stay:

Olympic Lagoon Resort, Paphos

Location:

Located on a Blue Flag beach in Paphos within easy walking distance to Paphos town with a variety of restaurants and local attractions

Accommodation:

The resort offers 276 rooms including Family Junior Suites with separate bedrooms for adults and children. Tastefully decorated and with bright airy rooms the accommodation will suit most families looking for a luxury All Inclusive family holiday with babies or children.

Facilities:

Olympic Lagoon Resort Paphos offers 5 themed lagoon style swimming pools. Blue Lagoons comprises of  two large lagoon pools and the 'Little Monsters' kids pool. Here you will find fun daily activities, whirlpools, back massage jets, swim-up bars and waterfalls. The Mayan Temple pool has integrated slides for children and teenagers. For those seeking a more relaxed and laid back atmosphere, there is the indoor Serenity Health Club & Spa Pool or the adult only Serenity Oasis Pool with a hydroexperience and swim-up bar.

Daytime and evening activities are included in Olympic Lagoon Resort's Premium All-Inclusive programme, enjoy a range of indoor and outdoor sports such as pool volleyball, mini football, Yoga, Zumba and use of the fitness centre.

Child Care:

Children of all ages are looked after, with complimentary creche for those aged 6 months - 3 years and age appropriate activities for kids and teenagers from 4 - 17 years old.

For children:

Family enetertainment in the evenings  with state of the art sound and lighting in the Xperience Arena, where family fun and Broadway-style musical shows, tribute acts and disco nights can be enjoyed

Additional Information:

The All Inclusive package here is very good and includes;

  • Lavish breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets
  • Choice of 4 restaurants for your dinner, including 3 theme restaurants (Kiku, Captain’s Deck, Rock Roll Diner)
  • Delicious top quality local ice cream (served at the Blue Lagoon Bar from 11:30 to 22:30 and at the Blue Lagoon Kiosk from 11:30 to 18:00)
  • A full range of premium local alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages (10:30hrs - 23:30hrs)
  • Drinks and refreshments in a choice of 2 bars, as well as in the lobby lounge
  • In your mini-bar upon arrival: 2 bottles of mineral water, 2 soft drinks and 2 packets of orange juice (these will not be replenished)
  • All kinds of tasty snacks are served between 11:00hrs-22:00hrs
Price guide:

from £699 per person including flights.

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The Landings Hotel
Location:

The Landings Hotel is located on the spectacular Rodney Bay, spanning 19 acres and nearly 800 feet of dazzling beach.

Accommodation:

Each suite at The Landings Saint Lucia features a fully equipped kitchen with premium brand appliances, spacious living room, dining room, powder room, bathroom for each bedroom, two balconies or landscaped terrace and spectacular views of the ocean, inlet or harbour.  The ground and top floor suites also have plunge pools.

Facilities:

 There is a fitness gallery with views over the resort, a 7,000 square-foot  Spa, stylish salon, a number of pools and hot tubs, tennis courts, private marina, water sports and kids club.

Additional Information:

All Inclusiive 

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Gran Hotel del Duque Resort, Tenerife
Stay:

Gran Hotel Del Duque Resort, Costa Adeje

Location:

Beautiful beachside estate on sunny south of the island, on the exclusive Costa Adeje combining extravagant Canarian architecture and quiet location. Designed as a village nestling into the hillside on the beachfront the hotel consist of 20 separate buildings that reflect late 19th century architecture. A series of swimming pools descend in tiers into one another down the hillside. You can walk out in minutes to the upmarket shops cafes and restaurants of the Duque area, or stroll along the attractive path. The hotel has superb facilities and excellent food and boasts a beautiful easily accessible golden sand beach - the perfect choice for a luxurious yet relaxed holiday in the sun year-round.

Accommodation:

482 en suite guest rooms including sea-view rooms, interconnecting rooms and suites. The exclusive Casas Ducales rooms and suites have their own reception area and breakfast room. Rooms are supremely well equipped and decorated in peaceful neutral shades with a contemporary feel and lots of little extras.

Facilities:

A variety of restaurants and bars, 8 swimming pools (2 heated, 2 children's) , watersports, 3 floodlit tennis courts, squash, games room, putting green, sauna, gym, hairdresser, beauty salon.

For children:

Complimentary children's club (3 - 12 years), children's playground, babysitting available

Spa:

Superb spa with indoor and outdoor treatment areas - really special.

Price guide:

From £1200 per person 7 nights B&B, including flights and transfers.

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Le Meridien Chia Laguna
Location:

The recently renovated 4 star Meridien Chia Laguna is situated in Southern Sardinia close to a string of stunning beaches, sand dunes and beautiful lagoons.Various historic sights such as The Tower of Chia and the ruins of the Phoenician city, Bithia, are located nearby. Capital Cagliari is around 45 mins drive. The hotel offers a relaxed, luxurious yet family-friendly environment that works well for all ages.

Accommodation:

Le Meridien Chia Laguna is composed of two different hotels; a cluster of 300 cottage rooms (perfect for families) of various categories and 76 Laguna hotel rooms. Cottage rooms are as a guide, 4star, and the hotel rooms 5 star (prices varying accordingly). Bedrooms and cottages are decorated in a charming combination of modern and rustic furnishings and have a balcony or patio and all have air conditioning, shower, WC, satellite TV and minibar.

Facilities:

Three swimming pools surrounded by sun loungers and umbrellas, 4 tennis courts, 4 restaurants (one à la carte and a beach restaurant open June – September), 4 bars, boutique, craft shop, health and beauty centre, riding, watersports mini golf plus 18 hole golf course nearby, open air amphitheatre and cinema. A complimentary mini train takes you to the long stretch of fine sandy beach, just 700 metres from the hotel – children love this, but you can walk instead if you prefer,of course!

For children:

Nursery for 6mth – 2 yrs olds, Miniclub 3 – 11 year olds. Babysitting, kids pool, teens centre, enetertainment

Price guide:

7 nights from £895 per adult, between: 18/04/2014 - 23/05/2014 Half Board, Village: Classic Room without Balcony

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San Lucianu, Corsica
Location:

The resort is set on the ruggedly beautiful east coast of Corsica – one of the most unspoilt islands in the Med. San Lucianu Beach Resort is in a stunning location surrounded by Corsica’s incredible natural scenery, and is a superb resort for families: a short flight from the UK and temperatures don't usually get too sweltering, even in the peak summer months

Accommodation:

Set amongst landscaped gardens with lush green lawns the hotel has 95 rooms, 50 of which were refurbished in 2013 and are of deluxe standard. Options are twin, family room or suite and most can also accommodate an extra child’s bed. The rooms are light and airy and decorated with vibrant colours, and each one has its own private balcony. All rooms are air-conditioned with ensuite bathrooms. Hairdryers are available on request from reception. Wi-Fi is available free of charge.

Facilities:

RYA watersports centre with optional sailing tuition, 3 tennis courts, hotel restaurant, hotel bar, beach bar, 2 swimming pools, beauty salon, shop, 24 hour kitchen. Dining options:the holiday price includes a half board dining option, but fullboard is available for the small additional cost of £49 per adult and £35 per child per week.

For children:

From 4mths to 17yrs. With childcare for the over twos included in the price of the holiday. The Indy Club from 14-17yrs only runs in July and August. Baby Club 4-11 Months Cost: 6 mornings, 9am to 12.30pm - £180 per week 6 afternoons, 2.30pm to 5.30pm - £180 per week 6 full days, 9am to 12.30pm & 2.30pm to 5.30pm - £360 per week Toddler Club 1-2 Years Toddler 1 Club, 1 year Toddler 2 Club, 2 years Toddler 1 Club Cost: 6 mornings, 9am to 12.30pm - £180 per week 6 afternoons, 2.30pm to 5.30pm - £180 per week 6 full days, 9am to 12.30pm & 2.30pm to 5.30pm - £360 per week Toddler 2 Club Cost: 6 mornings, 9am to 12.30pm - FREE 6 afternoons, 2.30pm to 5.30pm - FREE 6 full days, 9am to 12.30pm & 2.30pm to 5.30pm - £180 per week Mini Club 3-5 Years Cost: 6 mornings, 9am to 12.30pm - FREE 6 afternoons, 2.30pm to 5.30pm - FREE 6 full days, 9am to 12.30pm & 2.30pm to 5.30pm - £180 per week Junior Kidz and Indy clubs are free of charge.

Price guide:

Prices for a family of 2 ads and 1 infant for 7 nights inc flights on hb from £1390 total in June to £2840 peak season, or a family of 2 ads and 2 children from £2840 June to £5036 peak season

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Gloria Verde, Turkey
Stay:

Gloria Verde, Turkey

Location:

Located close to Belek, This lovely resort is ideal for a family holiday, children’s clubs and excellent facilities ensure there is something for everyone. The All Inclusive option makes everything so easy with everything laid on to make for the most relaxing, stress free family holiday.

The Gloria Verde is the smaller of the three hotels on the wider resort.

Accommodation:

Stylish and modern rooms offer peaceful garden views, with a choice of standard rooms, junior suites offering additional space with a sitting area and suites featuring separate bedroom and living rooms.

A selection of Two Bedroom Verde Family suites and villas are the perfect choice for families seeking more space and privacy and are a great value option for groups of friends travelling together.

Facilities:

There are a total of nine pools, including five for children, in addition to the water park. For adults there is a multitude of sport activities are available from tennis to ten pin bowling. Two 18 hole golf courses lie at the heart of the resort to challenge golfers of all abilities. Relax at the Spa offering saunas, a steam room, a Turkish hammam and fitness centre, as well as a range of treatments.

Child Care:

The kid's club ( 4-12 years) offers a veritable host of facilities including mini cinema, play rooms, basketball, volleyball, indoor and outdoor pools, aqua park, electronic games and a mini golf course. There is also a creche for infants, as well as a baby kitchen for preparing meals. The crèche is at extra charge for ages 1-3 years

For children:

The Teenager Club offers an attentive yet non-intrusive team of dedicated staff to ensure they are entertained with activities that include boccia, volleyball, water polo, pool games and movies.

Gogi Fun Jungle, located between Gloria Serenity and Gloria Golf Resorts is available to kids aged up to 14 years old offering Comfyland with interactive games and toys for children aged 0 - 6 years, Gogi Town and Crazy Jungle, an electronic games area and a Fun Wall. An additional fee is payable for Gogi Fun Jungle.

Additional Information:

Gloria Verde Resort offers Half Board and All Inclusive programmes throughout the year, during the summer season those staying in a Family, Deluxe or King Suite or Villa are automatically upgraded to All Inclusive

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Sheraton la Caleta
Location:

The luxury, family-friendly Sheraton La Caleta Resort & Spa is ideally located on unspoilt  Costa Adeje in Tenerife. This luxury hotel is located close to the fishing village of Caleta - which retains much of its original character and has some excellent restaurants - and is just a few minutes walk to El Duque Beach. 

Accommodation:

The 284 rooms -  and suites at Sheraton La Caleta each offer a private balcony or terrace with garden, pool or ocean views and feature the Signature Sheraton Sweet Sleeper Beds. Family-friendly options include  interconnecting rooms or suites. Club Rooms benefit from a high floor location with spectacular views of the subtropical gardens and pool village. The Club Terrace Suites include access to the Club Lounge and feature an outdoor terrace with private Jacuzzi.

Facilities:

The Pool Village is the centre point of the resort, offering three outdoor pools, two of which are freshwater and heated and surrounded by beautiful sub-tropical gardens and spacious sun bathing areas. 

The expansive Spa Eutonos offers a wide variety of services that include a state of the art fitness centre, Thalasso vitality pool with hydrotherapy body jets, steam room, sauna and ice igloo along with 10 treatment rooms where you can enjoy an extensive selection of specialist body treatments. Additionally, there are tennis and padel courts open year round with lighting at night.

The Sheraton La Caleta serves cuisines from around the world, with four restaurants including La Venta offering local Spanish dishes, Kamakura serves authentic Japanese cuisine including Teppanyaki specialties and Japan with ''Mojo'', a new fusion of Japanese and Canarian flavours. Light day-time dishes are served at Vivace while enjoying views of the pool and ocean, buffet breakfasts and themed buffet dinners are served daily at El Parador.

For children:

Childrens club 3-12 years - younger children can attend with a babysitter or parent, kids pool, babysitting, playground, teenagers club, childrens menus - all you need for a child friendly luxury holiday.

Spa:

The Spa Eutonos at Sheraton La Caleta Resort is a place of relaxation and rejuvenation. The spa has 10 treatment rooms including a couples room with steam shower, a Thalasso vitality pool with hydrotherapy jets, steam room, sauna, ice igloo and a state of the art fitness centre. Enjoy a selection of body treatments from massages, to facials, body scrubs or Winetherapy, a soothing massage using aromatic wine oil!!!!

Price guide:

From £500-£1000 per person including flights, depending on season.

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La Manga Club - hotel and Las Lomas Village
Location:

This large, luxury resort boasts an unrivalled range of activities for adults and children alike. Everything from golf to fitness classes, with tennis, football and golf tuition and academies. Ideal for relaxation too however with an excellent spa and a variety of good restaurants. Good creche and kids club too. Located in Almeria, South East Spain on an undeveloped part of the Spanish coast, beautiful beaches. The resort has its own sandy beach around a 10 min hotel shuttle. 10 minute drive to quaint fishing village. Close to 2 historic cathedral cities- Cartagena and Murcia.

Accommodation:

Wide range of accommodation options from the 5 Star La Manga Club hotel, to Las Lomas appts and townhouses (4 star) - the latter offering self catering space and flexibility with all the resort facilities. The hotel offers spacious comfortable rooms and suites. Las Lomas has its own facilities and is close to the hotel. These spacious and stylish apartments and townhouses have fully equipped kitchens, air con and balcony or terrace. They have access to all the facilities of the Lomas Village and the La Manga resort as a whole and are an ideal choice for families looking for space, flexibility,value for money, and yet all the facilities of a 5 star resort.

Facilities:

Swimming pools, kids pool, 3x18 hole golf courses,Tennis centre, football, Health and beauty spa with sauna and jacuzzi, Squash, Gym, Bowls, boules, paddle tennis,Watersports, Diving, Horse riding, open air cinema, aerobics, , creche kids club and teens programme 8 restaurants

For children:

Creche from 6 mths, kids club and teens programme Golf, tennis and football (Milan soccer school) tuition Activity programme Kids pool

Price guide:

Hotel price from £675 per person for a week inc flights and transfers Las Lomas from around £500 per adult for 7 nights inc flights and transfers Accommodation only price from around £1500 for a 2 bed appt.

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Borgo Egnazia Puglia Italy
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Borgo Egnazia Puglia Italy.

Location:

Set just a few hundred metres from the sea in a perfect central location in unspoilt Puglia, this very stylish luxury resort is perfect for families travelling with baby or children.  Bordering the ancient ruins of Egnazia to the north, and the unspoilt village of Savelletri to the south, Borgo Egnazia offers a central location from which to explore the surrounding region such as the labyrinth-like caves of Castellana, the intricate baroque architecture of Lecce, and the intriguing trulli in towns such as Ostuni, Cisternino Alberobello. The whole region is a very happy combination of fascinating towns, olive groves, sandy beaches and bright turquoise sea. The resort is ideally suited for all ages, perfect for babies, children teenagers and grown ups - and even at peak season it feels calm as there is so much space.

Accommodation:

The resort is an oasis of style and calm – rooms and suites(63) are decorated entirely in shades of white, and locally quarried limestone walls harmonise with the decor’s cream and taupe hues, creating a stunning contrast to the sapphire sea and sky. Fittings are top notch:from sumptuous bedding to serene spa-style bathrooms. There is a village area too, where one- and two-bedroom townhouses offer an elevated level of exclusivity, complete with simple self catering facilities, private Arab gardens, balconies and rooftop terraces. There are also 28 three-bedroom private villas – with the same calm, stylish décor and high quality fixtures. The villas have private gardens, rooftop terraces overlooking the sea, and each villa features its own private pool and wraparound terrace. Villas can also be interconnected to accommodate families and large groups with up to 12 bedrooms.

Facilities:

2 excellent restaurants plus beach bar/restaurant, 18-hole San Domenico Golf,One indoor and three outdoor swimming pools, Tennis courts – On site cooking school – Egnathia Spa,Beach Club, with an array of water sports, Game room with billiards and board games, Kids club and facilities from 8 mths –13 yrs, fully stocked onsite library, nearby sailing, wind and kite surfing, horseback riding, soccer and kart racing, cycling. Excellent programme of activities for adults and children

Child Care:

creche and kids club from 8 mths – 13 yrs:

For children:

Diverse range of activities, including baking, face painting, swimming, scavenger hunts, cultural exploration, obstacle courses, pottery filmaking and more;sleep room and soft play area for toddlers;Teenager zone, featuring Wii and Playstations ;Designated creative and role play areas;Chef’s garden. Plenty of family activities on offer such as cycle/horse rides.

Spa:

Fantastic spa with a wide variety of treatments using local products

Price guide:

One week in late May/early June, from around £4k for a family of 4 in a one bed suite, flights extra. Interconnecting rooms from around £6000 plus flights

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Kempinksi Hotel Barbaros Bay
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Kempinksi Hotel Barbaros Bay

Location:

The Kempinski Hotel Barbaros Bay brings luxury and sophistication to one of the most beautiful bays and beaches on the Bodrum Peninsula. In a tranquil setting, just 20 minutes drive from the centre of Bodrum, each room benefits from a private balcony or terrace overlooking the blue waters of the Aegean. 

Accommodation:

Rooms and suites with fresh and elegant interiors, accommodationing families with one or two children, for more space families can have a one bedroom suite or connecting rooms are also available. All rooms come with either a balcony or terrace with partial or full views of the Agean sea.

Suite accommodation comes with many extra benefits including complimentary airport transfers, spa treatments or Green fee

 

Facilities:

The hotel has a large infinity pool boasting spectacular panoramic views, a private white sand beach, Water sports, Boat cruises  are also available and popular.

Child Care:

Kempikids Club for ages 4-12 years ( younger ones can attend accompanied by an adult)

Children  enjoy and engage in a variety of exciting crafts and activities such as painting with water colours and pastels, finger and hand painting, cartoons and movies, pool, sea and sand activities, group and team games in the gardens and workshops to prepare sandwiches.

For children:

There is a childrens area to the restaurant wuith childrens menus. Babysitting is available.

Spa:

The Spa offers massages that truly are individual journeys where you will discover the power of touch. One of the largest in the Mediterranean offering two marble Turkish hammams, fully equipped gym and fitness centre, sauna, steam rooms, indoor pool and whirlpool as well as many treatments.

Price guide:

From £505 per adult including flights and transfers

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Almyra, Paphos
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The Almyra. Paphos, Cyprus

Location:

The very stylish Almyra is set in landscaped gardens on a sun-drenched headland, edged by the beach with uninterrupted views of Paphos harbour and the medieval fort across the bay. Contemporary and minimalist in style, with a gorgeous slate lined pool and childrens pool, surrounded by supremely comfortable days beds, this lovely hotel is nonetheless very comfortable and genuinely welcoming to children. Compact and very friendly, with an excellent creche, kids club and spa, fantastic food (ex Nobu chef), it's superbly located just minutes walk from a variety of restaurants and shops in Paphos. The beach is small but sandy -perfect for sandcastles. Ideal for all seasons, and for all ages.

Accommodation:

The Almyra is very chic with contemporary décor. The 190 spacious rooms all have custom-designed furniture as well as state-of-the-art facilities to meet the needs of the discerning traveller. Rooms have both garden or sea views, and the pinnacle of luxury is reached with the superb 'Kyma' suites right on the seafront. With junior suites suitable for families, and interconnecting rooms available, the accommdoation is ideally suited to families of all ages and sizes.

Facilities:

2 pools, tennis court, water sports, a gym and golf nearby. Three restaurants. Sample Greek delicacies at the traditional seaside Ouzeri or enjoy a relaxed lunch at the poolside chillout restaurant and grill bar. At night, Mosaics, the main restaurant features freshly caught fish.

Child Care:

Creche from 6 mths. Smiling Dolphin Club for ages 4-11. Lots of activities eg stone collecting, hat making. Indoor and outdoor playgrounds, tennis coaching available on request.Babysitting available too

For children:

Shaded baby pool, heated main pool. Children welcome in all restaurants and kids menu offered in restaurants and via room service. Unique Baby Go Lightly service : guests can pre-order from a comprehensive list of equipment and services and everything will be waiting on arrival. The service includes everything from nappies, wipes, sterlisers, baby food etc, to bulkier items such as buggies, car seats, parasols, even baby gyms. For older children you can order night time milk and cookies, games, toys and dvds

Spa:

The Spa is complemented by fantastic sea-views. Six treatment rooms and three spa suites offer organic and marine-based therapies using products from Just Pure and Osea. The Spa has an indoor pool, outdoor infinity pool, yoga deck, saunas, steam rooms, Vichy showers, gym, hair salon, tennis court and Eauzone restaurant.

Price guide:

Guide price from £1530 low season to £3621 high season. Based on 7 nights, 2 adults and 2 children sharing two connecting inland garden view rooms including breakfast, transfers and return flights from London.

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Hotel Princesa Yaiza Suite and Resort
Location:

Lovely 5 star deluxe hotel right on the beach in quiet, family oriented Playa Blanca. Each part of the hotel caters for different needs: a whole area is designated for families whilst one of the quieter areas includes an exclusive Thalassotherapy Centre. Very easy to stroll out and along the seafront path (pushchair friendly), where you can explore lots of secluded and empty sandy bays all the way to the Timanfaya national park. An ideal choice for a realxed child friendly luxury holiday.

Accommodation:

425 spacious and well equipped rooms. Superior double bedrooms with bath or shower / wc, air-conditioning, satellite TV, minibar and balcony or terrace and side sea view. One bed suites also available which work well for families. Also excellent for families the 2 bed suites in a separate section, with 2 bedrooms,a lounge and kitchenette. The Royal Kiko suites are the most luxurious and guests staying here receive additional benefits including kids bedroom with three beds, 2 hours complimentary babysitting, free children mini-bar with juices, milkshakes, fruit and yoghurt.

Facilities:

tennis courts, squash court, beach volleyball, football, table tennis, snooker and paddle boats. There is a fully equipped gymnasium with sauna, The Thalasso and Wellness Centre. A variety of dining choices including three buffet restaurants with show-cooking and four a la carte restaurants (gourmet, Japanese, Italian and tapas). ice cream parlour and jazz club too - something for everyone! swimming pools (1 salt water, 1 heated), children's pool. Also heated indoor pool as part of Thalassotherapy centre. The resort offers several flexible dining options - b& b, or standard half boards allows dining in three buffet restaurants and Half Board Deluxe allows dining in three buffet restaurants, four a la carte restaurants and your in room mini bar replenished daily.

For children:

Excellent children's club for ages 3 years plus. Three safe and gated play areas for children aged 0-3 years, 3-6 years and 6-10 years. The baby / toddler area has a small toddler splash pool and toddler toys. Children under 3 must be supervised by parents / carers. The 3-6 year old area has climbing frame, slides, bouncy castle and in the middle is a play-centre where the animateur creates activities for children. Activities include painting, blowing balloons, jigsaws, painting, colouring etc.Teens club too for older children.

Pool:

2 swimming pools (1 salt water, 1 heated), children's pool. Also heated indoor pool as part of Thalassotherapy centre

Spa:

The Thalasso and Wellness Centre offers a range of pampering and beauty treatments as well as use of a large indoor sea water pool, two outdoor jacuzzis, hammam, shower jet cabins, Vichy shower cabins, hydro massage baths and a tea room.

Price guide:

Prices from £800 B&B per person per week on twin / double occupancy. Includes flights and transfer. Half board supplement £22 per person per night.

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Sheraton Salobre Gran Canaria
Location:

In the South of the island,just 20 mins from Las Palmas airport and just 7 minutes from the famous Maspalomas beach with its spectacular dunes (and camel trekking – a big favourite!), the Sheraton Salobre is a stylish, chic luxury 5 star resort hotel. As well as being very close to the spectacular beaches, it’s also within easy reach of the pine forests and lunar landscapes of Gran Canaria’s spectacular volcanic interior. There is lots to see and do all around, including Palmitos Park dolphinarium and bird park and Ocean Park Aquapark. Stylish yet friendly, with a superb range of facilities, this is an ideal resort for both adults and children.

Accommodation:

The hotel is chic and design-led without being minimalist or formal – service is excellent and the ambiance warm and friendly. There are 313 spacious, stylish yet comfortable rooms and suites. All have have private balcony or terrace, air-conditioning, panoramic shower, interactive flatscreen TV, WiFi access (chargeable), dual-line telephone, mini-bar (chargeable). All suites are suitable for families, with two extra beds available in Junior Suites, two separate bedrooms in Deluxe Suites, and interconnecting doors available in Deluxe and Premier rooms.

Facilities:

4 restaurants, 4 bars, Spa, 36-hole Golf course & golf academy, Gym, Beauty salon, Children’s Club (5-18 years). 7 outdoor swimming pools (heated in winter) There is a free, 7-minute shuttle bus to Maspalomas Beach, where Sheraton Salobre has a beach house for guests, with bar, changing room, showers and pool

For children:

complimentary Children’s Club (open Nov-April and during August) 5-12 yrs (open 13-00-17.00) and Teenager’s Club (open all year)13-18 yrs, babysitting (chargeable locally). Childrens playground. Changing mats, bottle sterilising kits and bottle heating facilities and kettles can be provided on request. Electric sockets can be covered for child safety.

Price guide:

from around £1000 per adult for a week inc flights, or from approx £3200-£4500 for a family of 2 adults and 2 children with flights, depending on season and room type. Prices can be accommodation only – from around £2000 for a week for a family of 4 sharing a junior suite.

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The Ritz Carlton, Abama , Tenerife
Location:

Located in the quiet Guía de Isora region of Tenerife (south west coast), a spectacular cliff-top estate has been transformed into the magical Abama. With beautiful sea views and surrounded by tropical gardens, the hotel is set within a stunning natural environment. Within easy reach of the busier Costa Adeje, but also the fascinating towns of Northern Tenerife such as Garaicho and Orotavia. The hotel is luxurious and elegant, with contemporary styling and a peaceful and very friendly ambiance. Food and service are excellent, the golden sand beach reached by a small funicular is stunning, with a series of natural pools set within the rocky coastline - which children love.Great kids club, superb spa good family pool with beach style entrance and a variety of other pools. A superb luxury choice for a child friendly luxury holiday - perfect for all seasons.

Accommodation:

A wide choice of room types, from elegant and well appointed doubles (interconnecting available)to one/two bedroom suites - set either withn the main building (citadel) or in the 'villas' blocks set within the gardens . Many rooms have sea view and all feature private terrace, king or twin beds, generously sized marble bathrooms and include flat screen satellite TV, internet access, mini-bar and safe.

Facilities:

10 Restaurants (inc one with a Michelin star awarded chef), 5 Bars, 8 Pools (including kids pool), Spa and Wellness Centre, Golf Course, Tennis Centre, Fitness Centre, Watersports, Kids Centre and Babysitting (on request).

For children:

Childrens pool, kids club from 4-12 yrs (evening sessions too), teens club during peak season 12-17yrs and babysitting.Cots available nanny service, bottle sterlising. Golf & tennis academies and night-time entertainment in season

Price guide:

based on bed & breakfast staying in a Abama Double room. Prices from £924.00 per person

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Sani Beach Club
Location:

Sani Beach Club is ideal for families. Set within the Sani resort and located within a secluded bay, overlooking Mount Olympus and the Aegean Sea. Beautifully refurbished rooms offering discrete luxury and contemporary design, guests receive first class service, superb facilities in beautiful surroundings.

 

Accommodation:

All 205 refurbished guestrooms, set in landscaped gardens, feature a terrace or balcony with furniture. Decorated in a cool contemporary style with, flat screen TV’s, a DVD player, tea/coffee-making facilities, and bath with tropical shower and some with separate shower. The junior suites are more spacious and feature a private pool or garden with sun loungers.

Standard double bungalow – sleep up to 2 adults and 1 child located on ground floor with terrace furnished with rattan table and chairs. Floor to ceiling windows with garden or sea view.

Double bungalow – sleep up to 2 adults and 2 children located on the first floor with two sofa beds and a double bed. Furnished balcony. Spacious bathroom. Panoramic windows with sea view.

Family Room – consists of two double bungalows interconnecting and sleeps up to 6 people. Located on the first floor.

Junior suite – Sleeps up to 2 adults and 2 children with either a private garden or pool and sea views

Facilities:

Nautical Lounge, pool snack bar, main bar, and main restaurant, ouzerie and beach bar restaurant. Fitness studio overlooking the Aegean Sea, Wi-Fi internet access in public areas,  Water-skiing, diving, windsurfing and tennis are available. As well as Archery, aerobics, and beach volley ball.

My Spa with indoor heated pool, floor to ceiling windows overlooking the Aegean Sea, sauna, steam bath, treatment rooms, relaxation area.

All the facilities of the Sani resort including the dine around programme for Half Board guests. Complimentary shuttle to the marina where an open-air cinema (high season) and numerous restaurants etc are open to guests at the Sani Beach Club. 

Child Care:

Creche – 6 months – 4 years – daily 1000-1300, 1500-1800.  from 30 Euros per day.

Mini Club from 4-12 yrs, Teen Club from 13 to 16 open Jul-Aug. Wide variety of activities such as mini Olympics, picnics, sandcastle building.

Separate children’s swimming pool and playground. Babysitters. also available

Additional Information:

Direct scheduled flights to Thessaloniki around 3.5 hrs, one hour private transfer

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Pine Cliffs Residence, Sheraton Algarve
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Pine Cliffs Residence at the Sheraton Algarve

Location:

The resort has a spectacular cliff-top setting, and is set in extensive gardens surrounded by pine trees, overlooking miles of unspoiled beaches. Centrally located on the Algarve in a great position for exploring the region.

Accommodation:

Luxury self catering apartments and, townhouses and villas with private pools, sleeping from 2-10 and, offering complete flexibility (full kitchens and plenty of space) yet all the services of a 5 star hotel. The apartments give you the freedom of a luxury family holiday with children and babies on your own terms.  Daily maid service, room service available along with half or full board options. The luxury partments have their own shared pool and restaurant, as well as all the facilities of the Sheraton

Facilities:

The resort has a vast selection of 11 restaurants and 2 dedicated bars offering numerous dining choices. 9-hole golf course, health club, watersports, pools, tennis.

Child Care:

Excellent Porto Pirata Children's Village (6 mths-12 year olds). Local charge Babysitting also available

For children:

Kids pool, and playground

Additional Information:

Recreational activities include outdoor swimming pools, tennis courts and a tennis academy. The Health club offers complimentary use of the sauna, Jacuzzi, gym and indoor heated pool (children must be accompanied by an adult). A mini-train is available to escort guests around the resort.

Price guide:

From £1800-£6900 for a family of 4 for 7 nights, depending on season, incl flights and transfers. Lowers prices for smaller parties of course. Always good early booking discounts.

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Pleiades Villas
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Pleiades Villas, Crete

Big enough for:

2-6

Location:

Set between Agios Nikolaos and Elounda in Crete, Pleiades villas is a unique collection of just 9 luxury 2 or 3 bedroomed villas with gardens and  private pools (which can be gated) and (some optional) hotel style services such as daily maid service, chef, butler, half board. The lovely villas overlook the stunning Bay of Mirabello - and there are a wide choice of beaches within a few minutes drive.

Accommodation:

Spacious and luxurious 2 or 3 bedroomed villas on 2 levels, with contemporary neutral decor with splashes of colour. Full equipped kitchens and comfortable lounge. Private pools (which can be fenced on request).

Facilities:

Reception, complimentary welcome package on arrival (1 bottle of wine, 1 basket of fruits, 1 bottle of water, 1 litre Orange juice, 1 litre milk, Coffee, Tea) 
Complimentary bath toiletries, daily cleaning, linen and towel change, A/C with individually Controlled Heating & Cooling (Living room - Bedrooms) 
*100% fine bed linen / Allergy proof pillows / Bathrobes and slippers.

Optional services: Pool fencing, grocery delivery, babysitting, butler Service breakfast or dinner in the villa, Chef, Massage, Microsoft X-BOX, half board or daily breakfast

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Child Care:

babysitting

For children:

Optional pool fencing, babysitting, Xbox

Pool:

Private pool with optional fencing

Spa:

Superb spa at the nearby Domes of Elounda Resort. In villa optional massage and beauty treatments.

Price guide:

From around £1600 to £4000 per vila per week, depending on size and season. Flights extra

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