Family holidays play a number of our fondest childhood recollections. The excitement, the traveling, the afternoons spent on the beach or swimming in the sea and eating more ice creams than our body can handle. But, finding the perfect place to make these memories is the hardest part. It all depends on the type of family you are and what sort of holiday you are looking for. The good news is 2019 has brought iSelect some fabulous family vacation ideas. Here are 5 of them…
1. Tenerife, Spain
With nearly all of the hotels offering kids’ clubs to entertain children while their parents spend some time in the sun relaxing, Tenerife is the perfect family holiday destination. There are plenty of family outing activities to enjoy too – be sure to visit Siam Park for a full day of wave machines and water rides, head north and visit Parque Zoo or pick one of the many tasty Michelin star restaurants for dinner with a view.
This is a safe and friendly family location with a whole range of activities for the adventurous of spirit. Take the kids to see the Viking Ship Museum with an interactive village where they can try on chain mail, watch a blacksmith and even take a ride on a Viking ship. Lego lovers head to Billund and, of course, LEGOLAND.
Not to mention the gorgeous Danish capital, home to the oldest amusement park in Europe.
Show the children that there’s life behind pizza pie and food, via a family holiday to Italy. Explore the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites – longer than any other country, with more than 50 landmarks. Italy is home to many beautiful, unspoiled beaches, family fun attractions, and great food. Italians actually quit of their thanks to making certain kids feel welcome
4. Perth, Australia
Known for its endless sunshine and pristine beaches, Perth has become one of the coolest travel destinations in the world. A region with many places to visit, activities and interests for children – whether it’s a wildlife park, a beach, nature reserve or, something educational and fun in one of the many museums and art centers. Perth has it all for an enjoyable holiday. Did you know that you can now get a direct flight from London straight to Perth? This is the perfect flight to take as a family with older children because there is no stopping and changing flights. Although, for those of you traveling with young children it might be best to have stop-offs to make the journey that little bit easier.
Situated off the coast of Turkey, experience clean beaches, warm Mediterranean weather and a range of activities. One of the most popular spots in Cyprus is the Municipal Park, located in Limassol city center. Equipped with playgrounds, picnic areas, a shady parkway, and an open-air theatre, it’s the perfect day out for everyone. There is also The Galaxy recreational center, packed full of leisure activities for the whole family. Whilst you are here, try to squeeze in a history lesson by exploring the fabulous city of Paphos, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.