Discover the magic of southeast Asia with a trip to Thailand. Renowned for its stunning coastlines, magnificent waterfalls and rolling hillsides, this spellbinding country has everything you need and more for a memorable trip away. While backpackers naturally gravitate to the Orient you don’t have to rough it to experience the best of this wondrous land. Instead, why not put your feet up and enjoy the finer side of life at a luxury resort while the kids play on the beach or splash in the pool? Beachside hotels are popular and will welcome you and your family with open arms.
Whether you want to relax under a palm tree or explore ancient ruins, Cyprus has something for every kind of holiday maker. Its glittering coastline and stunning mountain rages make it a playground for little and big kids alike and the mouth-watering food will have you coming back time and time again. Fish mezes are a must and if you’re into healthy eating don’t miss out on one of the village salads served at many fine restaurants and beach bars – they’re not only huge but packed with treats such as fresh feta cheese, pine nuts, halloumi, lountza, olives and much more.
If you’re looking for some winter sun this year, the Caribbean island of Barbados could be right up your street. Barbados has some of the best beaches in the world, clear blue skies and beautiful landscapes, so you’ll be able to escape the wind, rain and snow of the UK and catch some rays. The sugar plantations are a must-see as are the quaint Anglican churches dotted around the country and you could even head over to the west coast for rugged cliffs and dramatic scenery – a hot spot for artists and photographers. With self-catered villas readily available as well as hotels offering babysitting services and sleepovers you’ll feel right at home.
There are many wonderful things to do as a family, so don’t let having kids stop you from enjoy the very best life has to offer.