What Are the Best Locations For A Family Holiday?

Picking a destination for a holiday can sometimes be the hardest decision you face in the entire process – especially when you have children. While you might fancy a holiday spent laying by the pool, it isn’t always as simple as that with kids. Unfortunately, kids get bored and when they get bored relaxing can become difficult. Luckily, we’ve picked out some of the best locations for a family holiday that can keep everyone happy so all you have to do is look to book to park at Stansted airport and check that your passports are in order.

Algarve, Portugal

Of all of the locations on this list, Algarve in Portugal is perhaps the closest to the relaxing beach holiday that you want. The entire holiday could be spent soaking up some rays by the pool or on one of the many beautiful beaches, but for a little more excitement, why not take a trip down to Aqualand? One of the largest waterparks in Europe, this destination is one of the start attractions in Portugal, and perfect for family fun in scorching heat. With slides as tall as 23 feet there’s something for the thrill seekers amongst you to keep you entertained as well as the kids.

Disneyland Paris, France

While this technically isn’t a country of its own, it may as well be. Days can be spent in Disneyland and it’s unlikely that you or your kids will ever get bored. Is Florida is too far to travel with youngsters, you can be rest assured that Disneyland Paris is just as good as its American counterparts, and all without the cost of a flight to America. With rides for all ages and bravery levels and a wealth of characters to meet and get autographs from, children young and older will enjoy wandering the magical world of Disney.

Lapland, Finland

For a winter holiday with a difference, why not visit Lapland? For families with smaller children, Santa’s Lapland can prove a magical experience that they’ll never forget, even when they grow old enough to know the ‘truth’. From meeting Santa around Christmas, husky sledding, reindeer sleigh rides and more, this snow-covered wonderland is a wonderful break from the mild weather of England. Just make sure to wrap up warm!

Isle of Wight

For a holiday closer to home, the Isle of Wight has become a popular holiday destination for families all over the UK. It’s easily reached by Ferry for those who dread the thought of flying with young children, and visitors who love beaches get to experience stretches of sandy coastline. Rocky beaches are also available, perfect for paddling in this old-fashioned atmosphere.

Corfu, Greece

For another sunny holiday that is anything but boring all while giving you the opportunity to kick back and relax, Corfu is one of the most popular summer holiday destinations you can consider. There are a few resorts that are seasoned in accommodating families, but if you want something more peaceful and quiet, why not consider renting a villa in one of the many villages along Corfu’s East Coast. There’s plenty of water sports and horse riding opportunities for kids to keep them occupied, so you can enjoy the sea and sand without dealing with the stress.

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