Family Beaches

Whether you prefer a rugged, unspoiled British beach or a perfectly manicured resort beach in the Maldives, most families love a beach holiday. But there are some things you need to consider when choosing your perfect family-friendly beach destination.  It’s important to find warm, shallow water and a clean environment for the kids to play safely.  We post our recommendations on great family beaches to help give you some guidance when choosing your ideal destination.

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Why a Maldives family holiday could be your best holiday ever!

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Forget the stereotype of the Maldives as a traditional honeymoon destination. Families are taking over. OK, it's not quite that extreme. There are still some adult-only islands, but as the family travel market grows, so does the number of family-friendly resorts in the Maldives. These resorts think of everything, from the best kids' clubs in the world to family-friendly restaurants and activities. Above all, they make sure your holiday in the Maldives is stress-free and relaxing.
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The 10 Best Family Holiday Destinations for 2020

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Looking for family holiday ideas for your 2020 family travels? Look no further! We've pulled together a list of the ten best family holiday destinations for 2020 to help you narrow down your search. Most destinations these days are easy to travel to with a family, but these ones stand out as being exceptionally family-friendly.
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Fun Things to do in Galle with Kids

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Galle is one of those places that just gets cooler with age having undergone a regeneration transformation in recent years. It's not the largest city in Sri Lanka but it's the most well-known after the capital of Sri Lanka, Colombo.  It's jam-packed with history and hipness and it's a great place to visit as a family as there are just loads of things to do in Galle with kids.

Fun things to do in Suffolk with Kids

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The 50 mile stretch of the Suffolk heritage coast is one of the most beautiful and unspoiled parts of the UK and great for families to explore with many family-friendly activities, seaside towns and great fish & chips!
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Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives - A family-friendly Maldives resort

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When you think of the Maldives, you may think of super-luxury accommodation, beautiful clear waters, white sandy beaches and adults only. You’d be right about everything except the adult-only part. We now consider the Maldives one of our top family destinations and would go back in a heartbeat.
visiting Petra with Kids

An Epic 10-Day Itinerary for Jordan with Kids

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We visited Jordan during the Easter holidays and had 10 days to play with, which turned out to be a good amount of time to see the highlights. We were surprised that Jordan turned out to be such a family-friendly holiday destination...

The perfect 14-day family-friendly Sri Lanka itinerary

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There are so many beautiful sides to Sri Lanka. What makes it special is primarily the friendliness of the Sri Lankan people, but also the rich culture and diverse topography - all within a relatively small island. 14 days will give you a good amount of time to do a loop of the south coast, taking in pristine beaches, animal encounters on safari, colonial tea country and all while sampling delicious Sri Lankan food.

Top Family-Friendly Activities in South Africa

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South Africa is easily one of our favourite places to travel with kids. It is vast with an incredible variety of landscapes and wildlife, so it is somewhere we can go back to again and again and still find somewhere new to visit or something new to do. It is absolutely breathtakingly beautiful with the sun-soaked white sandy beaches of Cape Town overlooked by Table Mountain, the wild and rugged beaches of the Eastern Cape...

Best family friendly beaches of southern Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka has 1,340km of coastline, most of which is made up of sandy beaches. Many of Sri Lanka’s beaches have quite rough surf, however, and whilst this is great for surfers or strong swimmers, they are not particularly child-friendly. Here are our recommendations for the most family-friendly beaches in southern Sri Lanka.