When booking a luxury family beach break with Lightfoot, our experienced specialists will take care everything – down to the smallest detail – leaving you to simply relax.

We’ve created family-focused beach itineraries, and our experts have personally handpicked a range of properties based on suitability for families, including private villas. We feature some of the world’s most spectacular locations, from the Maldives to Australia to Mexico.

All our holidays are 100% tailor-made to the requirements of your family. As well as factors like transportation, activities, kid’s clubs and babysitting services, we take care of the often-overlooked details like special menus, high chairs, toys and books. Your family beach break will be completely hassle-free.

Contact our dedicated Travel Designers to plan your luxury family beach holiday.

Properties for Family Beach

Cobblers Cove

Barbados

This luxury retreat lies in lush tropical gardens on the northwest coast of Barbados. Originally a plantation house, Cobblers Cove is a now chic, all-suite hotel with a dusky pink and white …

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Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort

St Lucia

This boutique resort is nestled in the lush hillside with spectacular views of the majestic Pitons and shimmering Caribbean Sea in St. Lucia. Built on an old sugar plantation on the edge of …

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Galle Face Hotel

Sri Lanka, Colombo

This luxury boutique hotel lies on the seafront overlooking the Indian Ocean in the heart of Sri Lanka’s capital, Colombo. Galle Face Hotel is steeped in history, combining colonial splend…

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The Fort Bazaar

Galle Fort, Sri Lanka

The Fort Bazaar is a fresh and contemporary 18-room hotel located in the heart of Galle Fort, a 17th century UNESCO World Heritage Site on Sri Lanka’s southern coast. The boutique accommod…

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Elephant Stables

Sri Lanka

Built in an ancient colonial bungalow, The Elephant Stables is a breathtaking property overlooking the lush greenery of Sri Lanka. The former home of Sir Cudah Ratwatte, the patriarch of the…

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Batu Batu

Malaysian Peninsula, Malaysia

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be stranded on a desert island? We can’t speak for Robinson Crusoe, but on the private island of Pulau Tengah, in Malaysia, the experience s…

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Melia Cayo Santa Maria

Cuba, Cuba Beaches

This charming luxury resort lies on a pristine white sand beach overlooking the turquoise Caribbean Sea. Melia Cayo Santa Maria is designed in the style of a traditional Caribbean village an…

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Bliss

Set sail on an exotic adventure to remote destinations aboard Bliss, a luxury fast cruising yacht designed for maximum comfort, style and speed. This 37-metre state-of-the-art yacht features…

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Alila Seminyak

Bali, Indonesia

Alila is Sanskrit for ‘surprise,’ a fitting name for this stunning Seminyak beach resort that will surprise and delight you from the moment you step onto the tropical grounds. The hallma…

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Chena Huts

Sri Lanka, Sri Lankan Safaris

Don’t be fooled by the name, Chena Huts, located in the deep south of Sri Lanka, is far more luxurious abode than standard hut. The resort takes its name from the small jungle clearings wh…

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Samudra House

Southern Beaches, Sri Lanka

Samudra House is a fully staffed luxury villa set in lush tropical gardens in Habaraduwa, not far from Galle Fort. Designed by one of Sri Lanka’s premier architects, this stunning new beac…

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Taylors Hill

Sri Lanka, Cultural Triangle

Deep in the mountains of Sri Lanka, Taylors Hill sits on the edge of a tranquil valley, surrounded by one of the country’s oldest tea plantations. With a nod to James Taylor, the Scotsman …

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The Plettenberg

Garden Route, South Africa

This luxury boutique hotel lies on a rocky headline offering awe-inspiring views of Formosa Bay, the Outeniqua Mountains and endless golden sand beaches. The Plettenberg is located in the he…

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Malolo Island Resort

Fiji

Malolo Island Resort is set in the Mamanuca archipelago in Fiji. Ringed by white sand beaches, lush vegetation and a turquoise lagoon, this luxury boutique resort is an enchanting tropical p…

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Cape Weligama

Southern Beaches, Sri Lanka

This newly opened luxury boutique hotel is perched on a cliff overlooking the dazzling Indian Ocean, 30 minutes east of the historic town of Galle, in southern Sri Lanka. Cape Weligama lies …

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Villa Sungai & Sungai Gold

Bali, Indonesia

Villas Sungai and Sungai Gold are two side-by-side villas tucked up on a hillside on the island's southwest coast, just north of Canggu. Driving along rice paddies and through quieter villag…

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Rosewood Mayakoba

Mexico, Yucatan

Surrounded by lush jungle and unspoiled white-sand beaches on Mexico’s stunning Riviera Maya, Rosewood Mayakoba is the ultimate tropical paradise. This luxury boutique resort is situated o…

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Las Alamandas

Mexico, Pacific Coast

Situated on 1,500 acres of unspoiled nature reserve on Mexico’s Pacific Coast, two hours south of Puerto Vallarta, Las Alamandas is the epitome of beach chic. This eco-friendly resort is n…

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Necker Island

British Virgin Islands

Situated in the unspoilt British Virgin Islands, Necker Island, a stunning 74-acre private-island paradise belonging to Sir Richard Branson. This ultimate tropical escape is surrounded by sp…

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Fairmont Mayakoba Hotel

Mexico, Yucatan

Located on Playa del Carmen, Fairmont Mayakoba Hotel, Riviera Maya offers a unique experience within four distinct ecosystems: dune, water canals, tropical forests and mangroves. The entire …

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Turtle Inn

Belize, The Cayes

Set on an unspoiled, white-sand beach overlooking the dazzling Caribbean Sea, Turtle Inn is an enchanting and exotic hideaway. Located at Placencia in southern Belize, this luxury boutique r…

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Kadju House

Southern Beaches, Sri Lanka

Set in a cashew grove on a hilltop, with breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean, this enchanting five-bedroom villa is considered one of the best in Sri Lanka. Kadju House is a two-minute st…

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Shanti Maurice

Mauritius

Located on one of the best beaches in Mauritius, a spectacular volcanic island surrounded by sparkling lagoons, Shanti Maurice is the ultimate tropical paradise. This super-stylish, beachfro…

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Vomo Island Resort

Fiji

Vomo Island Resort is situated at the top of the Mamanucas, 15 minutes by helicopter or seaplane from Fiji’s main international airport. You can also get there by boat, which takes approxi…

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Talaramba Reef

Southern Beaches, Sri Lanka

This supremely elegant property nestled within two and a half acres of lush tropical gardens not far from Galle on the southern shores of Sri Lanka. Talaramba Reef combines the best of conte…

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The Layar

Bali, Indonesia

This spectacular villa resort is situated in the heart of trendy Seminyak in Bali, Indonesia. The Layar is an iconic enclave with an ultra-modern design, cutting-edge architecture and chic i…

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Shangri-La Cebu

Cebu & Bohol, Philippines

The Shangri-La Cebu is a haven of luxury, delicious food and a well-renowned spa in the Philippines. Perfect for accomodating families, Shangri-La Cebu has a range of activities on offer …

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Dedon Island

Siargao Island, Philippines

Not far from the legendary Cloud 9 surf break on the remote island of Siargao, lies Dedon Island, a luxury boutique-style retreat that nestles between mangrove forests, and the white sands a…

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The Danna

Langkawi, Malaysia

The Danna is located on the beautiful white sand bay of Pantai Kok, next to the impressive Telaga marina. This boutique beach resort combines elegant colonial style with modern luxury, and w…

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Indisch

Southern Beaches, Sri Lanka

An elegant colonial five-bedroom villa, Indisch is situated on the Galle to Matara coast road, just after Ahangama village which is famous for its stilt fishermen. Art aficionados will lo…

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Sisindu C

Southern Beaches, Sri Lanka

An idyllic, stunning and private villa, this is one of Sri Lanka's most luxurious destinations. Set on a magnificent sandy stretch of beach in Habaraduwa on the island’s palm-pocked sou…

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Pointe Sud

Southern Beaches, Sri Lanka

Pointe Sud in a word? VIEWS. There are few other properties in Sri Lanka blessed with such sensational oceanfront panoramas, such privacy and such exclusivity. The five bedroom villa is p…

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Skye House

Southern Beaches, Sri Lanka

Skye House is a modern beachfront villa on Sri Lanka’s coast, close to the historic town of Galle Fort. Its interior décor borrows from some Mediterranean influence – clean white furnit…

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Four Seasons Bali at Sayan

Bali, Indonesia

Escape to deep within Bali's cultural heart in the island's central highlands and you will discover the luxurious Four Seasons Sayan. Set in a lush paradise beside the Ayung River,  and mom…

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Amanwella

Southern Beaches, Sri Lanka

As you approach the gravel road leading up to Amanwella’s pebbled courtyard, you sense that you have arrived at the definitive Sri Lankan seaside destination. Situated in a mature coco…

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The Beach Hut

Southern Beaches, Sri Lanka

Located just 10 minutes from Galle Town, this private luxury villa is set near Unawatuna Bay overlooking the Indian Ocean and surrounded by beautiful green gardens. Comfortable and perfectly…

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Amanpuri

Phuket & Khao Lak, Thailand

Setting the standard for luxury beach resorts, Amanpuri is Amanresort's flagship property. With its enviable location on the headland overlooking the sparkling Andaman Sea the resort boasts …

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Karma Kandara

Bali, Indonesia

Sitting on the rocky cliffs of Uluwatu, Karma Kandara elegantly combines contemporary Balinese designs into its beautiful lush surroundings imbued with Mediterranean allure. Bathe under t…

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The Slate

Phuket & Khao Lak, Thailand

Set on picturesque Nai Yang Beach on Phuket’s North Western shore, The Slate is a resort deeply rooted to the island's history of tin mining and rubber harvesting, evident in its interiors…

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Villa Maridadi

Bali, Indonesia

Enjoy the ultimate sunset panorama and fall asleep to a lullaby of waves at the family friendly Villa Maridadi, one of Bali’s few completely beachfront villas in Canggu. Surrounded by t…

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Luna2

Bali, Indonesia

Luna2 Private Hotel is set on the beachfront in Seminyak - a prime and sought after position. Its visionary design, its excellent service and unrivalled dining experiences all give Luna2 the…

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Trisara

Phuket & Khao Lak, Thailand

Trisara is a small luxurious resort based on the ultimate in indulgence and private pool villas. All accommodations embrace beautiful seaviews from the private pool decks. Located on the se…

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Amandari

Bali, Indonesia

Perched high above the rushing water of the Ayung River in a peaceful area on the outskirts of Ubud, lies Amandari - a mystical sanctuary which is laced with rich culture. The pathway tha…

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Four Seasons Langkawi

Langkawi, Malaysia

The Four Seasons Resort Langkawi, Malaysia is set on Tanjung Rhu, one of the island's best beaches. This world-class property combines indigenous architecture with gracious service for a res…

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The Datai

Langkawi, Malaysia

This well-established luxury hotel is a firm favourite of those visiting Langkawi. Set in a secluded bay with crystal clear water and powder white sand, this hotel is the perfect beach retre…

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The Istana

Bali, Indonesia

Located on the southwestern tip of Bali in Uluwatu, the Istana is a private luxury estate with five bedrooms resting on a large area of west-facing clifftop with unparalleled sunset views. …

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Amanpulo

Palawan, Philippines

The postcard perfect Amanpulo seems to have it all - glistening white sand, balmy turquoise ocean, exclusivity, privacy and ultra-luxurious accommodation all on a peaceful and tropical hidea…

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41 Lighthouse Street

Galle Fort, Sri Lanka

Designed by a leading Sri Lankan architect and interior designer, this stunning villa is just a stone's throw from the Fort's cafes, boutiques and art galleries. Cricket lovers will be delig…

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Tea Trails

Hill Country, Sri Lanka

Smack bang in the middle of Sri Lanka's stunning Hill Country, these four plantation bungalows offer unparalleled comfort and exquisite service, nestled amongst the hills of Bogawantalawa. …

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The Wallawwa

Sri Lanka, Colombo

Nestled amongst acres of beautifully manicured gardens, this antique colonial manor house is now a simply wonderful boutique hotel. Located minutes away from the international airport, it ca…

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Auraliya

Southern Beaches, Sri Lanka

Located in Thalpe, just south of Galle, Auraliya is an exceptional 6-bedroom villa tailored towards luxury family getaways. Set on the idyllic Palatugaha Beach which offers a stunning, unspo…

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Villa IF

Southern Beaches, Sri Lanka

A private five-bedroom villa perfect for families, set on one of the best beaches in Sri Lanka. Villa If is a beautiful private Dutch villa in a wonderful, secluded location just outs…

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A Selection of Family Beach Itineraries

Bali With Kids

Bali, Indonesia

Lightfoot Travel specialise in tailor-made itineraries for family holidays, honeymoons and corporate travel around the world. Below is a sample itinerary for a family holiday to Bali, and ca…

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Maldives with Kids

Maldives

At One&Only Reethi Rah, one of our favourite properties in the Maldives, the island is buzzing with life and energy. With dozens of activities to choose from every day, staff are constan…

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Australia with Kids

Australia, Sydney

Lightfoot Travel specialise in tailor-made itineraries for family holidays, honeymoons and corporate travel around the world. Below is a sample itinerary for a family holiday to Australia, a…

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Family Friendly Resorts - Langkawi, Malaysia

For families, making sure the kids are satisfied is paramount when choosing a holiday destination.…

Family Friendly Villas - Sri Lanka

We love Sri Lanka for its beautiful scenery, delicious food, wonderful people, and sheer variation in landscapes. It's laid back nature is ideal for fam…

Family Friendly Hotels and Resorts - Sri Lanka

We've scoped out the follownig list of hotels and resorts in Sri Lanka that go the extra mile to cater to families. The Wallawwa is near the internation…

Family Friendly Villas - Lombok, Indonesia

Lombok has an amazing selection of stunning, luxury villas, and most of them are ideal for families. They come equipped with kid's toys and games, bicyc…

Family Friendly Resorts - Bali, Indonesia

There's a good reason why Bali tops the charts as one of the most popular beach destinations year after year - there is a little something for everyone.…

Family Friendly Villas - Bali, Indonesia

If you're planning a family holiday to Bali, we can't recommend the island's private villas enough. Bali is fantastic when it comes to ensuring the safe…

Family Friendly Resorts - Phuket, Thailand

Phuket's established hotel and resort scene mean choices aplenty for families looking to holiday on this isle. …

Family Friendly Resorts - The Philippines

While you're relaxing on the beach, you don't want to have to worry whether you kids are busy or not. With our tailor-made itineraries ensure safe and a…