Gorgeous Getaways for the Whole Family
The Global Day of Parents is celebrated on June 1st to appreciate all parents around the world for their selfless commitment to their children. Recent Booking.com research shows that being together as a family was rated as one of the most important reasons to travel* and more than half (58%) of travelers find that going on holiday with their families as one of the events that evokes the fondest memories**. To honor parents (and families), we've delved into our millions of listings to present six beautiful places to stay, where the whole family can relax and reconnect.
With resorts being voted the second-most popular type of accommodation in 2017 and nearly a quarter (23%) of global travelers having stayed in one during the past year*, these gorgeous getaways have everything you need for an unforgettable stay, from relaxing spa treatments to fun outdoor activities and games for kids of all ages.
Montage Palmetto Bluff, Bluffton, USA
Located on the May River in South Carolina, just a short drive from Savannah and Hilton Head Island, the Montage Palmetto Bluff is a beautiful resort on 20,000 acres of land surrounded by 100-year-old oak trees. The resort’s exclusive children’s program includes a variety of exciting outdoor activities for the whole family like bike riding, hiking, river-themed games and scavenger hunts. Even the youngest of guests can get pampered with an array of kid-themed treatments at the spa while their parents relax by the pool or enjoy a romantic meal at one of the resort's several dining establishments.
Llao Llao Hotel & Resort, Golf-Spa, San Carolos de Bariloche, Argentina
If you’re picturing a holiday that brings out the kid in every member of your family, then the exclusive Patagonian resort of Llao Llao has everything needed for an unforgettable stay. Situated near the beach, the resort boasts a great selection of indoor and outdoor activities for both adults and children, including mountain biking, boating, rafting, dance lessons, ping pong and painting lessons. Overlooking Lake Moreno and Mount Tronador, the stunning outdoor infinity pool is a perfect place to relax and enjoy the warm breeze.
InterContinental Bali Resort, Jimbaran, Indonesia
A luxurious experience awaits the entire family at InterContinental Bali Resort, set on the shores of Jimbaran Bay. The resort offers rooms with Balinese artwork and a private terrace overlooking the ocean or the surrounding gardens. You can enjoy a game of tennis, attend yoga classes and various weekly culinary events. This family-friendly resort also features a club for little travelers, including a mini soccer field, kid-frinedly yoga classes and traditional Balinese games.
Pine Cliffs Hotel, A Luxury Collection Resort, Albufeira, Portugal
Set in a stunning cliff-top location above Portugal’s longest beach, the 5-star Praia da Falésia has something for everyone. Kids and teenagers can have fun at the seasonal Junior Club, which provides a variety of activities such as mini-golf and soccer, while parents can enjoy a refreshing cocktail by the pool. Also at the resort, the Porto Pirata children’s village is ideal for kids up to eight years old and offers exciting daily activities for the adorable kind of moments you’ll want to frame.
JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove Resort & Spa, Mussoorie, India
Offering breathtaking views of the Garhwal Himalayas, this beautiful resort is home to The Den – a 12,000 square-foot kid’s club and entertainment center which features a bowling alley, billiards and pool tables, gaming consoles, arts and crafts classes, a library and board games. And when you’re in the mood for some fresh air, you can experience different kinds of famil- friendly outdoor activities such as a hilltop activity area, a putting green for golf lovers, an amphitheater for showcasing cultural activities and karaoke nights, picnic areas and hiking trails.
Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa, Broome, Australia
Overlooking the iconic Cable Beach, a long stretch of white sand along the shores of the Indian Ocean, this award-winning resort offers a beautiful setting to reconnect with nature. Surrounded by palm trees and tropical gardens, the lagoon style waterpark will be a hit with the whole family. The resort’s mini golf course and playground are perfect for everyone and will definitely keep both little and big kids alike entertained while on vacation.
* Based on research commissioned by Booking.com and independently conducted among a sample of adults who have taken a trip in the last 12 months/plan to take a trip in the next 12 months. In total 56,727 respondents were surveyed (2000+ from Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Germany, Spain, France, Hong Kong, Indonesia, India, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Malaysia, Netherlands, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan, United Kingdom, and the US, and 1000+ each from Denmark, Croatia, Sweden, and New Zealand). Respondents completed an online survey in October 2017.
** Research commissioned by Booking.com and independently conducted among a sample of adults who have taken a trip in the last 12 months/plan to take a trip in the next 12 months. In total 18,509 respondents were surveyed (1,000+ from the UK, US, Brazil, China, Germany, Italy, Spain, France, India, Singapore and Russia and 500+ each from Australia, Argentina, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Hong Kong, Croatia, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Sweden, Thailand and Taiwan). Respondents completed an online survey in August 2017