Top 9 Family Holiday Destinations

By on July 22, 2013

Family vacations are great to strengthen relationship bonds and ensure aged and youth both get adequate share of family time. Apart from the places that are exclusive for couples, adventure or any other category, the rest can be called family holiday destinations. However, there are some that score above others and should be the primary target of visitors.

1. Algarve


Family-friendly resorts, extensive beaches and ample sun have made Algarve a favourite holiday destination. Activities like golf, horse riding and water-sports illustrate that family holidays can be equally entertaining and enjoyable. Theme parks, restaurants and accommodation facilities for all budgets can be found in this Portuguese region.

2. Balearic Islands

Balearic Islands

The Spanish islands of Ibiza, Majorca and Menorca are reputed peaceful holiday destinations. Mouth-watering cuisine, stunning scenery and sunny climate lure families to visit the places repeatedly. Ibiza is famous for fun and water-sports while Palma offers tranquil to visitors.

3. Canary Islands

Canary Islands

The islands of Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Tenerife have long been favourite holiday destinations. All the islands in the group have their unique characteristics, which mean families of different preference can find a suitable place.

4. Florida


Florida has become synonymous as a holiday destination for every family, as it has the Disney’s Magic World, SeaWorld and Universal Studios. Apart from theme parks, sandy beaches and wildlife parks invite young and old minds to explore.

5. France


It is the country for all. From adventurous hiking, mountain biking and climbing to fun with Disney characters; France has appropriate locations for audience of every age and kind.

6. Greek Islands

Greek Islands

Clear blue seas and gorgeous are the major attractions for tourists. Various activities and sightseeing are organised on islands of Crete, Corfu, Kos, and Rhodes while Kefalonia and Zante are comparatively idyllic getaways. Due to troubled Greek economy, impressive discounts are offered to attract visitors.

7. Mexico


The Latin American nation has steadily developed itself as a tourist’s attraction. Families can visit the country assured of great services and children-friendly food options due to the influence of the Americans. Historic Aztec sites, Wet n Wild Park and various activities can be experienced and enjoyed whole heartedly.

8. Spanish Mainland

Spanish Mainland

Apart from Madrid and Barcelona, Spanish resorts such as Marbella and Benidorm offer plenty of options for family-oriented entertainment. There are supermarkets, bars and restaurants that serve delicious and affordable food and drinks. It is only 2-3 hours flight away from the UK.

9. Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

The island country is famous for palm-lined beaches, readily available tasty and cheap food, mystical temples and tea plantation. The affordable hand carvings and textiles can be purchased as souvenir of a great holiday destination.

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