People crave vacations all year round, as they long to escape from their hectic daily routines and to immerse themselves in a new culture. They want their vacations to be perfect, or as close to perfection as possible, as they look forward to spending some quality time with family and friends. In this regard, hotels are very important as they are the focal point of the whole trip. For instance, a luxurious hotel stay can significantly upgrade the overall vacation experience thanks to the excellent service and top-notch facilities.
No one can carry all their home amenities to their travelling destinations. However, everyone wants to stay in a comfortable environment with proper facilities to make them feel as though they’re at a home away from home. People that go with their families are usually more concerned about the hotels they plan to stay in. Every region has its own unique hotels, providing different services, and having different prices. Therefore, we have structured a list to help you to decide which top-notch family hotel to stay in for your next vacation.
Monastero Santa Rosa Hotel and Spa
If you want to enjoy a perfect seaside view in Italy, this hotel should on the top of your list. Equipped with 20 rooms, immaculate terraced gardens with every apartment, and Mediterranean views on the balconies, it provides a family outing with epic scenery.
It was originally built in the 17th Century as a Monastry and has recently been renovated, meaning that you and your family can enjoy a little slice of history. If history is what you’re after then head to the nearby fishing village of Conca dei Marini. Here you can look around the Grotta dello Smeraldo and the Torre Saracena (Saracen Tower) a watchtower that was built in 1563 to look out for those pesky pirates.
Jodhpur is one of India’s most spectacular cities, with a blend of unique traditions, culture, and historical monuments. One of these historical monuments, the Mehrangarh Fort, can be viewed from the hotel’s pool and shows the 15th-century towering crenellated ramparts in all their glory. With easy pedestrian access to the medieval part of the city, the Raas Jodhpur makes the perfect base for those who want to explore. Thus, Raas Jodhpur is all you need to provide the ultimate comfort for your family, as it has a palace-like interior with 39 guest rooms.
The Island Seca in Panama is a collection of 14 islands 20 miles from civilization. Perfect for those who are looking for a sense of escapism and to getaway.
The islands are surrounded by a pristine ocean that’s teeming with marine life that you can go and explore thanks to the recreational activities offered by the hotel – activities like kayaking and snorkelling. The Island Secas provides a comfortable living environment, and along with all the activities and facilities it has to offer, it’s sure to go down a treat with the whole family.
Beaches Negril Resort and Spa
This hotel is located on Jamaica’s beautiful Negril beach and with 7 miles of white sand to enjoy, there’s plenty of space to relax and unwind. The hotel also describes itself as a ‘non-stop family fun resort’. With a waterpark that is perfectly suited for families with young energetic children, it’s easy to see why.
Playa Grande Beach Club
This hotel is a series of beach-front, uber-chic bungalows that offer premium customer service and spectacular scenic beauty. This hotel from the Dominican Republic is well known for its family-friendly hospitality. It’s such a warm, beautiful and welcoming place that you’ll never want to leave.
Four Seasons Resort Maui AT Wailea
This hotel, with it’s modern crescent-shaped architecture, is located on the Hawaiian island of Maui. Staying true to it’s roots, this Hawaiin themed hideaway is an old-hand when it comes to luxury and relaxed elegance. And like any good hotel it offers an array of excursions and activities from exploring local delicacies to whale watching.
If you want the safari to come to you then this hotel is your ultimate destination. This large mansion can be found at the Giraffe Centre in Nairobi, Kenya. It’s a conservancy for the endangered Rothschild Giraffe, a species of giraffe that can only be found in the grasslands of East Africa. The manor allows guests to have tea with this rare species as they poke their heads in through the window, a truly unforgettable experience.
Staying in Africa for the time being, as there’s another African hotel that deserves a mention and that is Patrick’s Lodge in Senegal. This intimate and seemingly secluded hotel prides itself on looking after ‘happy tribes’. With a complimentary kid’s club and calming spa this lodge is sure to make the whole tribe happy.
Zimbali Suites 506
In South Africa head for the Zimbali Coastal Resort, designed to be the ultimate escape. Luxury accommodation at Zimbali lies on the coast, but within the luscious forest of Kwa-Zulu Natal. The Zimbali Lodge encompasses 18 luxurious and exclusive rooms, but the resort also houses privatised accommodation rental options such as The Zimbali Suites or homes, villas, and chalet rentals found within the estate.
The Gili Lankanfushi offers barefoot luxury in the dreamy surroundings of the Maldives. This may be conjuring up images of hut like villas floating above the water, and you would be correct. The hotel is situated in one of the largest lagoons in the Maldives, meaning there’s plenty to go and explore in the crystal clear waters. With fantastic food, a secret rooftop deck and no limit on music or movies, there’s nothing to fault with this family getaway.
Istoria sums up the beauty of Greece in a nutshell as it overlooks the Perivolos beach where the black volcanic sands meet the blue Aegean sea. The hotel prides itself on privacy with tucked away suites and architecture that is almost sculpture-like. It’s the Greek experience with a modern twist, making it ideal for touring families.