Unique Travel Destinations to Visit on a Family Vacation
Planning a holiday for the whole family can be an extremely overwhelming task. Whether your preference is a laid back family retreat or a fast paced all inclusive resort, the choices for luxury family holidays are nearly endless.
Family destinations are spread across the globe and the task of choosing where to take the family becomes even more difficult. Below are top 5 most unique travel destinations to visit on a family vacation
Lanzarote is a popular holiday destination with Europeans. It is a small island that forms part of the Canary Islands, just off the coast of Africa, and is governed by Spain. The year round sunshine is one of the major factors that the island is popular with tourists for 12 months of the year but it also holds a number of ‘secrets’ that some holiday makers may never discover if they tend not to venture far from their resort. Lanzarote is the perfect location for family holidays.
With a number of golden beaches, sunshine and family friendly hotels it has something to offer for every age group and generation. Many families that visit Lanzarote simply enjoy the chance to relax on the beach whilst soaking up the sun. This is probably very likely if you are a family with young children. However, as the kids grow older they are more likely to want to explore the island and what else it has to offer.
At the base of the Andes in western Argentina, the province of Mendoza, set against the backdrop of the Andes highest peak, is an area of breathtaking beauty and a destination offering diverse attractions and adventures. The scenery of over 900 vineyards, stretching out to the far-reaching horizon, against the Cerro Aconcagua looming high above creates a stark contrast of mountain and valley in this dry, arid province.
The city of Mendoza, the province’s capital, presents a lush oasis in the desert-like region, with its huge plazas, wide boulevards shaded by towering sycamores, pedestrianized streets with lively cafes, forested parks and local street fairs. The city’s outskirts, however, are its real attraction. Driving west from the city, the landscape of rolling vineyards opens to a world-renowned wine country proffering daily wine tours and tastings.
The Lucky Nugget in the Disneyland Park allows guests to eat their lunch and dinner with famous Disney characters. This restaurant offers an all you can eat buffet with a large variety of foods, ideal for families, also gives guests the opportunity to have a more personalized meet and great.
Enjoy an afternoon tea and a delicious range of cakes and pastries for the ultimate tea party also with Disney characters, such as The Mad Hatter and more for adults with very young children, Disney has incorporated a few services to make their stay at Euro Disney Paris as simple and hassle free as possible. If guests want a quiet and relaxing evening alone at one of the bars, a baby-sitting service is available in most Disney hotels. Plus, some rides offer a baby switch service, where adults can go on rides not suitable for young children. One person can enjoy the ride whilst their partner looks after the baby or toddler at the front of the line, and then can swap over after without having to queue again.
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Whether you wish to stay on the mainland and visit the popular resort areas near Halkidiki or you wish to go island hopping through the Mediterranean your options are endless on luxury family holidays to Greece. The Greek people love children and they are welcome just about anywhere.
Consequently the range of family friendly resorts is unrivalled and with most resorts offering supervised child minding, kid’s club activities and dedicated children’s areas complimented by adults only pools, fantastic spa treatments and a variety of leisure activities, the hardest part is choosing where in Greece you wish to visit.
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Ecuador is one of the best vacation destinations that have something for everyone irrespective of their age group, culture and interest areas. Although Ecuador has been ranked as the smallest nations in South America, but there are few attractions that encourages visitors to plan their trip every year Even the natural diversity is also considered as one of the main reasons that attract visitors to explore this region in detail.
When you visit Ecuador, you will like to see the thrilling Amazon rainforest, beautiful Pacific Coast, historical and cultural sites of Quito and Cuenca as well as the amazing and ecologically diverse Galapagos Islands.
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