Every parent knows that travelling with kids is an exhausting business, so if you’re a single-parent on holiday abroad, you run the risk of missing out on the chance to relax while your kids have all the fun. But never fear, because the days of booking ‘standard’ family holidays are over, and providers now offer plenty of trips that’ll suit you and your brood perfectly.
There are self catering apartments in Majorca, where your own ‘home from home’ is the perfect holiday base, or holiday parks in the Italian Lakes to enjoy. Perhaps a cruise might be your ideal option, or an all-inclusive theme park trip. Whether you’re looking for an action-packed holiday for varied age groups, or the chance to unwind by the pool as a hotel kids club takes charge for a while, we’ve got plenty of ideas for you to choose from.
Located in the north of the island, in the beautiful bay of Pollença, nestled between the Can Cap de Bou Beach and the S'Albufera Nature Reserve.
A trip to Morocco to experience the hustle and bustle of the Imperial Cities, the spectacular scenery of the mountains and gorges and the silence of the desert.
Take a once-in-a-lifetime lapland Christmas holiday to visit Santa Claus and his trusty team of elves, in a perfect snowy setting, with festive cheer and a wealth of special activities for all the family to enjoy.
The Insotel Club Punta Prima is a little gem of a holiday, set in a beautiful location on the calm and unspoilt Island of Menorca. Its a bright and attractive apartment complex, simply ideal for parents with young children.
Walt Disney World is an attraction the size of Manchester, home to 4 separate theme parks, 3 waterparks and more than 20 hotels.
The Disneys All Star Resorts is a larger-than-life resort that will bring out the kid in everyone and where fun is the order of the day.
Stay at a 4* family hotel on a half board basis in the ski resort of Piancavallo, nestled in the Italian Dolomites.
The resort of Da Balaia is a golf lover’s paradise, with its own dedicated golf academy. Da Balaia is also ideal for families with young children. So this is the resort to book, if you want a stress –free holiday with a baby!
Sentido Pafian Sun Village in Paphos is a modern village-style complex offering comfortable and well-maintained accommodation set on a 22 acre site overlooking the sea.
Recently gone through a complete refurb and now also boasts a fabulous adults-only pool with water massage jets, and a new smart restaurant.
Multi-award winning Devon self catering accommodation is ideal for those looking for an eco friendly holiday in the countryside.
If you are looking for a diverse holiday park then perhaps Duinrell in Wassenaar Holland is the place for you.
If you perfect idea of a family day out is more active then most then perhaps Ty Nadan, Arzona in Brittany is the perfect destination for you. This park is the most ideal setting for those who like to get out and about, with a variety of fresh air activities to fill your lungs!
Whilst the beautiful and serene setting might trick you into thinking that the Chateau des Ormes in Dol-de-Bretagne, Brittany might not be the best place for families to take a break, this couldn’t be further from the truth.
The name really does suggest it all with this amazing family adventure allowing you to come up close and personal with not only elephants but also a whole host of other animals during the planned break.