Are you looking to take a family vacation? Hoping for a locale that will offer amenities for the young ones as well? Family vacations can be incredibly stressful if planned improperly or without sufficient entertainment for the kids. Find resorts that offer great options for parents and kids alike by shopping around before you go. Included here are a few of the best family-friendly vacations in the world.
Welk Resorts, California
Everybody loves a good visit to the sunshine coast, especially when complete with the finest comforts and amenities. Welk Resorts have built a name for themselves in the hospitality business by creating amenities that can appeal to kids and adults alike. Created by Lawrence Welk, he believed few things in life were more important than recreation and entertainment.
Consider visiting one of their many locations and let the kids enjoy evening entertainment or poolside fun. There are also “adult-only” pools and gyms to allow you a little alone time while the kids are at a fun day camp. Welk Resorts offers many time-share options as well if you want to create a traditional yearly getaway.
Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas
If you are ready to take a trip outside the country with the kids, it may time for a Caribbean adventure. Everyone loves a good tropical vacation and Atlantis has a few of the best amenities for children. Enjoy countless walkways with fish swimming above, below and around you from behind the safety of plexiglass walls. With amenities like: 11 pools, two for kids-only, 35 restaurants and a theater, you can keep yourself and the kids entertained for days on end!
Ambassade Hotel, Amsterdam, Holland
While Amsterdam is typically renowned for its wilder side, it also has great vacation opportunities for families, if you know where to look. A trip to the Ambassade Hotel will result in daily tours catering to the tastes of young kids. Enjoy a trip to the Anne Frank house, delicious food and lush parks overlooking the canal.
For a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience, consider staying in a houseboat! The Blue Houseboat is a luxury houseboat situated on a canal with room for four people and a crib. Your family will love the unique experience of sleeping out on the water within minutes of the Anne Frank House and for only $300 a night!
Le Favate, Campania, Italy
If you are looking for an exclusive family vacation in the farm regions of Southern Italy, look no further. Le Favate is an estate complete with vineyards, olive groves and a pool. Spend the days poolside, meandering local towns, or on the beach with incredible views of the mountains and sea. Dinner and breakfast are included, making it an easy trip to enjoy picnic lunches.