Whether you’re looking for a quiet trip away or an action-packed adventure, we’ve found the ultimate hotels for your family holiday
 
The One With A Cinema: Soneva Kiri, Koh Kood, Thailand

Set in a jungle paradise, Soneva Kiri is the perfect destination for families. While the parents are sure to fall in love with the pool, kids are sure to fall in love with The Den, a giant bamboo kids club shaped like a manta ray. Tots can play here until their heart’s content or join the hotel staff on a treasure hunt around the island. When the is drawing to an end, the whole family can then kick back at the outdoor Cinema Paradiso before nipping to the ice-cream parlour for dessert.

The One That’s A Treehouse: Treehotel, Swedish Lapland, Sweden

Staying in a treehouse is a childhood dream made possible with Treehotel. Deep in the Swedish Lapland, nestled among the tree tops you will find Treehotel’s seven treehouses. Each house has its own theme, so whether you want to stay in a bird’s nest or UFO, Treehotel has it all. Then after a peaceful night’s sleep, an exciting dog-sleigh ride will wake the family up in time for an exciting moose-spotting adventure.

The One With Giraffes: Giraffe Manor, Nairobi, Kenya

Eating breakfast with giraffes is the ultimate way to start the day. But feeding and bathing baby elephants is hard to beat too… Though either way, both are possible at the Giraffe Manor in Nairobi, Kenya. Set in 12 acres of private land, Giraffe Manor provides the perfect place for children to get up close and personal with the wildlife in Kenya.

The One On A Private Island: Laucala Island Resort, Laucala, Fiji

Waking up to the sound of crashing waves and seeing the bright turquoise sea from your villa is a perfect way to start the day on a relaxing family holiday. With stunning white sandy beaches and quad bikes tours of the island, you’ll never hear “I’m bored” again. The Kids Club offers unique and educational activities such as being a chef for the day, and learning the ropes of the kitchen. But if you prefer to be out on the South Pacific Ocean, the resort’s in-house water sport centre offers jet skiing, kite surfing, kayaking and much more. 

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From $4,500 pp

Mongolia for Families

Ulaanbaatar & Central Heartland

  • The kids will love the experience of sleeping in traditional Mongolian felt tents, or ‘gers’
  • Whether it’s horse back riding or walking, get the kids out in nature and being active all throughout this holiday
  • Learn about Mongolian culture first hand by staying alongside a nomadic host family, helping them with their daily chores and letting the kids play and interact with the host children

When to go:

J F M A M J J A S O N D
ideal length 7 nights

From $4,980 pp

Egypt For Families

Cairo Aswan, Luxor & the Nile

  • See ancient mummies at the famed Egyptian Museum
  • Crawl through the tombs in the Great Pyramid of Cheops 
  • Go camel riding through the desert
  • Sail down the Nile aboard your luxury cruise, with activities for the whole family
  • Enjoy relaxation by the Red Sea after plenty of learning and exploration
     

When to go:

J F M A M J J A S O N D
ideal length 11 nights

From $2,600 pp

Highlights of Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan Central Asia

  • Explore the majestic architecture of the ancient Silk Road towns from Emir’s Summer Palace in Bukhara to the stunning turquoise domes of Khiva 
  • Drive through the dunes of the Kyzyk Kum Desert
  • Shuffle past local vendors and baskets overflowing with colourful spices in the bazaars 
  • Experience the splendour of the towering Mausoleums and Mosques dating back to the12th century which are adorned with glazed coloured tiles which glow in the sunlight 
     

When to go:

J F M A M J J A S O N D
ideal length 8 nights
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Wat Arun Buddhist Temple in bangkok Thailand. Yai district of Bangkok, Thailand landmark

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