My Top 10 Recommended Hotels for a Luxury Family Holiday in Europe. | Designer Travel

Luxury Holidays in Europe for the Whole Family.

 

Here are my top 10 recommended hotels for a luxury family holiday in Europe. All of the following provide excellent childcare facilities, as well as exciting activities you can enjoy as a family.

 

Sani Asterias Suites, Halkidiki Greece.

 

Sani Asterias Suites is a boutique hotel within the 5 star luxury Sani Resort in Halkidiki Greece.

Each of the spacious and opulent suites have a private terrace with spectacular views and luxury amenities. You can enjoy in suite spa treatments and meals cooked by a Michelin star chef. The private beach is steps away. Here the dedicated ‘babe watch’ ladies will mind your children for up to 30 minutes at a time, while you relax or swim. There is also a large heated outdoor swimming pool.

 

Mellissa Crèche is open from 10am – 6pm and is operated by UK childcare specialists who work to Ofsted standards. Taking children from 4 months to 4 years.

Older children can enjoy Mellissa Mini Club or the Teenagers club.

 

 

The Westin Resort, Costa Navarino Greece.

 

Set on a sandy beach along the coast of the Ionian Sea, The luxury 5 star Westin Resort features 445 rooms and suites. Most of which enjoy unobstructed sea views and individual infinity pools.

Children are spoilt for choice here. The recreational park includes an aqua park, Play Park and indoor sports. The American diner restaurant has a 4 lane bowling alley, pool tables, indoor cinema and play stations.

 

There are two specially designed hubs for children. Cocoon for children aged between 4 months and 3 years, and Sandcastle from 4 years to 12. Each boasting a wide array of exciting activities. These may need to be pre booked.

Adults can enjoy a wide range of restaurants, 2 signature golf courses and an exceptional menu of spa treatments at the Anazoe spa.

 

 

Daios Cove Luxury Resort and Villas, Crete.

 

Daios Cove Luxury Resort and Villas is a 5 star luxury resort situated in a beautiful secluded cove in Crete. All of the luxury villas, rooms and suites have exquisite sea views and many have private pools.

Relax on the private beach or enjoy the view over the cove from the sea water infinity pool with wet bar providing tempting cocktails and snacks. There are 2 further sea water pools in the state of the art spa. A number of excellent bars and restaurants await you and water-skiing, scuba diving tennis and wine tasting are just a few of the activities on offer.

 

 

Children over 4 years of age will be taken care of at the kids club.

Babies and toddlers over 4 months can attend the crèche run by UK childcare experts Worldwide Kids co with qualified nursery staff meeting UK standards.

 

 

Borgo Egnazia, Italy.

 

Borgo Egnazia in Puglia, Italy is simply stunning!

In the main building, La Corte there are ultra-luxurious Hotel rooms and suites all with either a balcony or private garden.

At the heart of the property Il Borgo is breathtakingly beautiful. Reminiscent of a traditional Apulian village. Here you will find accommodation such as Cassata’s, two storey town houses and spacious apartments. The central piazza hosts events, markets and parties.

There are superb restaurants and an award winning spa. Borgo egnazia is a 5 star luxury resort. A Mediterranean beauty that needs to be seen to be believed.

 

For children aged 7months to 7 years the Trullalleri kids club is open daily from 9am to 6pm, offering a wide range of activities including sports, dance, cookery and many more.

There is a nursery service for children under the age of 3. This may need to be booked in advance.

 

 

 

Sheraton Algarve Pine Cliffs Resort, Portugal.

 

Pine Cliffs Resort is a haven for children on the coastline of the Algarve in southern Portugal.

Extensive leisure activities available for all ages include golf, tennis, swimming pools, water sports, a beauty salon, health club, shops and boutiques.

The Sheraton Algarve hotel within the 5 star luxury resort is ideal for families. Accommodation includes junior suites and bi level luxury suites.

 

Children from 6 months to 8 years can attend Porto Pirata, the children’s village, supervised by qualified staff. A life sized pirate ship, bouncy castle and basketball court are just some of the things your children can enjoy.

Children aged 6 to 12 years may enjoy the junior club.

 

 

 

Almyra, Pathos, Cyprus.

 

Almyra is a chic sea front 5 star luxury hotel on the shoreline of Pathos, Cyprus.

An array of sleek hotel rooms and glamorous suites all have views over either the sea or the beautiful landscaped gardens. The hotel boasts 4 restaurants and 4 freshwater pools including a spectacular infinity pool and a pool just for the children.

 

If you wish to play a round of golf, or to dive in the waters said to have given birth to the legendary Aphrodite, Goddess of love, your children will be in safe hands at the supervised kids club for children aged 4 months to 17 years.

 

 

 

Martinhal Beach Resort and Hotel, Portugal

 

A modern, stylish resort located in Sagres, Western Portugal.

A wide range of accommodation is available including beach suites with a private terrace perfect for watching the sunset, luxury private villas and village houses with uninterrupted views over the ocean.

There are 5 swimming pools, a spa and plenty of great restaurants. Each restaurant has an area dedicated to children, which is supervised during meal times ensuring younger children are entertained between courses. Activities include windsurfing, kayaking, diving, horse riding and boat rides for fishing or dolphin watching.

 

The village square is at the heart of the luxury 5 star resort. It is here that you will find the crèche for children aged 6 – 23 months and kids clubs for children from 2 – 8 years.

 

 

 

 

Marbella Hotel, Corfu.

 

Set in Agios Ioannis in Corfu, All 384 of the rooms, suites and family rooms at the 5 star luxury Marbella Hotel offer panoramic views of the Ionian Sea. Each with fine décor, luxurious furnishings and lavish amenities.

Enjoy a number of water sport activities or relax on the private blue flag beach.

Try out any of the 6 hotel restaurants, 4 lounge bars, Spa and Wellness centre.

Take a dip in either the fresh water pool or the cascade sea water pool with Jacuzzi, whilst the children enjoy the water park pool.

 

The Meli Crèche is run by well trained staff and accept infants from 4 months to 3 years.

The children’s clubs accept children up to 12 years. Both are of UK standards and are open daily from 10am till 6pm except Sundays.

 

 

 

 

 

Kinderhotel Almhof, Gerlos, Austria.

 

Kinderhotel Almhof, Gerlos, Austria is a luxury 4 star Hotel, perfect for family skiing holidays. During the winter with guaranteed snow. The largest skiing arena in Zillertal Valley is on your doorstep for skiing, snowboarding and toboggan fun. With specialised ski training for children and adults alike.

This is also an amazing place to visit outside of the winter season with so many activities for all ages on offer, including mountain bike trails, rafting, a horse riding academy, high rope course, Spa and so much more. Children can benefit from swimming lessons and even a wizard school.

The rooms and suites are stylish and comfortable and the restaurant offers delicious regional and international dishes.

 

Full day childcare is available 7 days a week for children aged 3 months onwards.

 

 

Country Kids, France.

 

Country Kids is a luxury family run resort in the south of France.

The accommodation here differs from most 5 star hotels. Set on a private estate this is a beautifully restored and renovated Roquefort dairy that dates back to the 1800s.

The Old Dairy holds four 3 bedroom apartments and one 2 bedroom apartment. The Farmhouse is a separate 5 bedroom house and The Chestnut house is a 2 bedroom cottage. Think charm and character. Think original stone, French oak, marble floors, stone encased baths and stylish French farmhouse style furniture. All this as well as all the modern conveniences you would expect.

The choice of activities here is vast. Hiking, kayaking, archery, lake and river swimming, petting zoo, horse and pony rides, trampolining, tree top adventures and more.

 

The award winning childcare programmes, including a crèche from 3 months onwards and kids clubs, mean that the children are taken care of. This leaves you time to relax by the pool, visit the spa. Select a bottle of wine or champagne from the wine cellar and indulge in some top class French Mediterranean cuisine.

 

 

If you would like any further information regarding the above hotels or if you are interested in booking a luxury family holiday please feel free to contact me on 07816443902

Or by email ; nataliespear@designertravel.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 


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