Luxtripper Travel Editor
Check out our top selection of luxury family holiday destinations so that you can start planning your next adventure!
Only a 2 hour flight time apart, Sri Lanka and the Maldives makes for the perfect combination of adventure and relaxation, the exclusivity of the Maldives ideal for families looking for unrivalled luxury. Starting in Sri Lanka, you can explore the Cultural Triangle, visiting sites such as the iconic Sigiriya Rock and the Temple of the Tooth in Kandy before heading down to Yala National park for an incredible safari! Jetwing Yala, located directly in the national park, offers specific family rooms so that there is space for everyone on your holiday!
Where to stay in the Maldives? The Residence Maldives at Dhigurah is a beautiful palm-fringed paradise located in the Gaafu Alifu Atoll; imagine sparkling turquoise water, white-sand beaches and tropical marine life. Whether you want to stay in a Robinson-Crusoe style beach villa or a dazzling lagoon villa, you and your family will be just steps away from many thrilling activities, such as beautiful natural trails and snorkelling. As well as this, the resort's PADI Bubblemaker Diver course means that children above the age of 8 can get a taste of scuba diving!
An African safari has always been the dream for most children, but a holiday just isn't a holiday without a beach. So why not combine both these experiences and visit South Africa and Mauritius? For a family-friendly safari, the Hlosi Game Lodge's Luxury Family Safari Tents and 'Kids on Safari' programme means that the whole family will be catered for throughout their stay. Embark on a children-friendly safari and you'll be able to spot some of Africa's 'Big 5'!
Afterwards, beach paradise awaits you at the glorious One&Only Le Saint Geran on Mauritius's picturesque eastern coastline. With dedicated family suites, get ready to hit the beach and have a swim in the sparkling turquoise water of the Indian Ocean or lounge on the soft, white sand. Throughout your stay, you can make some memories with family cooking classes and snorkelling adventures, or let your children be creative at the KidsOnly club!
Dubai and the Maldives were almost designed for each other. With hot, sunny climates and plenty of activities for the whole family, there is no multi-destination quite like it. For family-friendly luxury in Dubai, look no further than the 5-star Jumeirah Zabeel Saray. In the prime Palm Jumeirah archipelago, you'll be mere steps away from the beach and a short drive away from top attractions such as the iconic Wild Wadi Waterpark, where you'll have free and unlimited access included with your stay at the hotel!
Now for the Maldives: the glorious LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort and Villas is undoubtedly one of the most stylish and trendiest resorts in the Maldives. Proudly bold in its modern design, its beautiful water and beach villas are carefully designed to create spaces for relaxation and fun. The whole family can enjoy the finer side of life staying in a Family Lagoon Pavilion, with two comfortable bedrooms and direct access to the beach.
If you and your family want to head off the beaten track for your next holiday, then you should head to Malaysia for a unique, tropical adventure! Starting in Malaysian Borneo, you'll be able to head deep into the rainforest; staying at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge along the Kinabatangan River, you'll be able to go on immersive river safaris where you'll have the chance to see the iconic orangutan and Bornean pygmy elephant.
After adventuring in the rainforest, you'll then be able to experience tropical beach paradise on Malaysia's beautiful Langkawi Island in the Andaman Sea! Staying in a Two Bedroom Beach Villa at The Datai Langkawi, you'll be surrounded by ancient rainforest and a pristine, untouched beach. You can spend your days lounging on the warm, golden sands of the beach or heading into nature on hikes led by the resident naturalists - this is surely a holiday you'll remember!
One of the safest cities in the world, it should come as no surprise that Singapore is a popular city break for families looking for fun. Shangri-La Hotel Singapore is perfect for families, its themed family suites creatively designed to inspire young minds! With a spacious swimming pool that's ideal for cooling off from the steaming Singapore heat, you can spend your days in the luxury of the resort. Alternatively, head to the iconic Adventure Cove Waterpark on Sentosa Island for some thrilling family fun!
Combined perfectly with Singapore is Thailand, just a short flight away. Known for its iconic beaches, Thailand has long been a family-friendly destination in South East Asia, though families are now looking to stray further afield than the popular Phuket and visit some of the country's picturesque islands instead! On the beautiful Koh Samui, Kanda Residences Resort offers families the opportunity to stay in their very own private pool villas on a brilliant beachfront location.
The name of Bali alone evokes images of steaming jungles and exotic beaches, and whilst this famous Indonesian island is popular with backpackers, it's an ideal destination for families too. In the lush uplands of Ubud, you can start your Bali adventure at the luxurious Mandapa, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve. Staying in a spectacular river facing Two Bedroom Pool Villa, you'll be able to trek through the rainforest and learn about the region's unique culture.
Afterwards, Bali's beautiful coastline awaits you, and where better to stay than The Seminyak Beach Resort and Spa? Located directly on the beach and with an ocean-facing swimming pool, this beautiful resort is the perfect place to unwind and relax, and make the most of spending time together as a family. The resort's Two Bedroom Garden Pool Villa's are perfect for giving you some much needed privacy as well as somewhere you can all come together and have fun.
Welcome to the great outdoors. Adventure is at the core of a Canada and Hawaii holiday, and with regular direct flights between Vancouver and Maui, you can experience the sublime landscapes of both these beautiful destinations all on one holiday. Clayoquot Wilderness Resort is a luxury tented safari camp on Vancouver Island, its secluded location in a natural biosphere perfect for having some much needed family time together. With dedicated family tents, you can experience a range of thrilling activities, from kayaking and whale watching to archery and rock climbing.
Hawaii is, simply-put, a paradise on Earth, its unique location in the Pacific Ocean meaning that it has a consistent tropical but moderate temperature, ideal for families of all ages. At the Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea, you can experience 5-star luxury in spacious ocean facing suites, whilst getting a taste of the island life; whether you're relaxing on the beach or hiking through the lush green landscape, you'll really appreciate the beautiful natural landscape of Maui!
Do you really want to see Africa? Kenya holds a special charm for people seeking the ultimate African safari, and Zanzibar's spectacular beaches are the epitome of exotic. At Lewa House in Kenya's Northern Frontier, you can have an unforgettable African family safari holiday; staying in a thatched Family Cottage, you'll have the opportunity to discover some of Africa's 'big 5' on expert-led game drives, as well as specialised northern species such as the Somali ostrich and beisa oryx.
Zanzibar, located off the coast of Tanzania in the Indian Ocean, is simply stunning. At The Residence Zanzibar, you and your family will be mere steps away from the beach whilst you stay in a Two Bedroom Ocean Front Pool Villa. As well as this, the resort offers a whole host of immersive experiences from kayaking and pedal boating to dolphin safaris and traditional dhow cruises!
Wherever you'd like to go for your next family holiday, contact one of our Luxury Travel Specialists today who will be ready and waiting to organise an unforgettable family adventure...