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Holiday Type / Top 10 Family Hotels

Choosing the right hotel is essential when creating the perfect family getaway; whether you're looking for an action-packed resort offering endless exhilarating adventures or a private, low-key luxury villa where parents have space to relax and children have space to play - this collection offers something for everyone. We have carefully selected the top 10 family hotels that we know your entire family will love.


Sandy Lane

An iconic hotel for over fifty years and consistently ranked as the best place to stay in Barbados, this luxurious resort offers serene comfort in a chic beachfront setting – Sandy Lane, Barbados. Somewhat of a Bajan institution, a classical Palladian-style interior exudes elegance, whilst attentive staff ensure exemplary service comes as standard throughout your stay. No detail is overlooked; GPS-installed golf buggies make navigating the acclaimed golf courses easy, whilst every guest is allocated their own spot on the beach. The indulgently ...

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The Ritz-Carlton, Abama

Tenerife not only enjoys more hours of sunshine than any other part of Spain, it’s home to Carrier favourite The Ritz-Carlton, Abama. Sparkling with five stars, it gets our vote for all-round appeal. Picture a spectacular Moorish-style private estate atop a hillside flanking the island’s highest mountain, with exuberant gardens stretching down to the sea and looking out to La Gomera. All is as you would expect from Ritz-Carlton, with attentive service and luxuriously appointed accommodation - all rooms and suites having marble bathrooms, floor-...

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Jumby Bay Island

A tranquil island paradise just off the north east coast of Antigua, considered by many to be one of the Caribbean's finest islands, Jumby Bay boasts some of the best accommodation to be found in the region. Further paramount to its success, the luxury hotel received the AAA Five-Diamond Award and Forbes Travel Guide 5-Star Rating Award for 2017. Just steps from the palm-fringed sandy beach lie the Beachside Courtyard Suites, characterised by high, vaulted ceilings, light, fresh colours, dark wood furnishings and seductive bathrooms featuring e...

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One&Only Reethi Rah

Located on one of the largest islands in the North Malé Atoll, the octopus-shaped One&Only Reethi Rah, Maldives encompasses an extraordinary six kilometres of coastline. Here, in beautiful landscaping by the turquoise bays, lie discreetly placed villas, each with their own secluded piece of sugar white shore or private deck with direct access to the lagoon, boasting high, airy ceilings and generous exterior space some with private pools. Keynote for dining is island-chic. At Reethi Restaurant floor-to ceiling glass screens reveal the open-conce...

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Carlisle Bay

Carlisle Bay, Antigua is a privately owned enclave that has raised the bar for contemporary excellence in the Caribbean, set upon a backdrop of rolling hills and lush tropical rainforest. Firstly, there’s the ravishing beach setting, where each end is dedicated either to couples or families. Then, there’s the true sense of arrival, as guests are welcomed into a magnificent open plan lobby. And not least, there are the spacious suites, with cool, calm interiors, a sitting area or bedroom that faces the sea and a private terrace or balcony, most ...

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Relaxation and rejuvenation are the order of the day at BodyHoliday, St Lucia – a leading all-inclusive wellness retreat perched directly on Cariblue Beach. Voted one of the Caribbean’s top luxury resorts for families, couples and individuals in Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Choice Awards, BodyHoliday is continually at the cutting edge of health and wellness, offering everything from Tai Chi and Pilates to waterskiing and abseiling. However, there are no hard and fast rules at this revered 5 star resort; those that wish to spend leisurely days ...

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Borgo Egnazia

Open year round, this exclusive resort echoes the true authenticity of a Puglian Village, thanks to its dazzling interiors that combine tradition with modernity. Expansive grounds reveal three outdoor swimming pools and an array of accommodation. In addition to elegant and contemporary rooms in the luxurious hotel, there are spacious townhouses, most with Arabian gardens and private rooftop terraces offering views towards the Adriatic Sea. Exclusive three bedroom villas, tastefully furnished in a palette of neutral tones, boast expansive living...

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Forte Village - Bouganville

The newest hotel in Forte Village stands immersed in exotic tropical greenery at the heart of the resort. Following extensive upgrading the hotel welcomes guests into a world of Sardinian charm, the bungalow-style accommodation being both cool and spacious. With their private patio and garden areas, the bungalows range from Deluxe to Deluxe Family Plus – the latter having two bedrooms, one more compact and inclusive of an L-shaped bed, each with their own bathroom. For enhanced family convenience there is also a choice of interconnecting rooms....

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Martinhal Beach Resort & Hotel

Understated luxury and genuine hospitality distinguish this excellent family resort which lies within a protected natural park on the unspoilt Western Algarve. Rooms in this stylish beachfront hotel – all with ocean views - are complemented by a selection of spacious, two-floor family houses with floor-to-ceiling windows and front or back lawns, some with their own private swimming pool. Traditional Portuguese recipes have been re-invented with flair and imagination at O Terraço, a contemporary venue for group dining, featuring an alfresco wood...

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Sani Club

Perfectly situated by a secluded azure bay with white sands and views to Mount Olympus and the Aegean Sea. Discreetly luxurious and ideal for families, contemporary low-rise bungalows feature huge picture windows and large terraces to maximise vistas. Some rooms have their own garden, selected Junior Suites benefit from a private pool whilst Family Suites are exceptionally spacious. Guests are free to explore the full range of culinary options throughout the Sani Resort and Marina, where over thirty bars and restaurants await. Complimentary sun...

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