It’s not too early to start planning a spring break trip, whether it’s family travel, friends enjoying a vacation or a couple’s getaway.
For Avoiding Kids
As a global leader in wellbeing-focused resorts and spas, Miraval Resorts & Spas offers three luxurious destinations to help create balance in life through mindfulness. The resorts are all 18 and older properties, located in Austin, Texas; Tucson, Arizona; and Berkshires, Massachusetts. Each property offers personalized, all-inclusive journeys providing luxurious accommodations; all meals, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages; access to the property’s extensive list of activities; Life in Balance Spa amenities; roundtrip airport shuttle service; and a nightly $175 resort credit to use at the spa or for fee-based activities. Take advantage of the comprehensive mindfulness programs, destination-inspired experiences and spa treatments incorporating techniques from around the globe for a peaceful and personalized retreat.
For the “G.O.A.T” Family Trip
Conrad Maldives Rangali Island is a dream destination for every member of the family. Sure to be the “greatest of all time” trip for the family, the hotel offers the Majaa Explorers Hub, perfect for guests aged 3–12, and free of charge for guests. Highlights include a babysitting service, and meals and activities like sports, games, arts and crafts and marine adventures where little guests can enjoy the county’s rich culture in an age-appropriate way. The property features a dedicated kids pool where littles can learn the basics of scuba diving and snorkeling through bubble-making classes. For the ultimate escape, book The Muraka, the world’s first undersea residence submerged 16 feet below the Indian Ocean.
For the History Buff
A staple in the fabric of the Phoenix/Scottsdale area, Royal Palms Resort and Spa celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. The resort oozes history from every corner and naturally opens itself to guests wanting to learn its history. The landmark property was originally built as a private mansion in 1929 as a grand gesture of love by financier Delos Willard Cooke for his wife Florence. The hotel later opened to the public as The Royal Palms Inn in 1948. Today, the hotel features 119 guestrooms, multiple award-winning food and beverage experiences, the Alvadora spa, a historic orange grove and more.
For Budget-Friendly Family Fun
Shining from a $65-million, property-wide renovation, the oceanfront Kingston Resort represents the future of budget-friendly family travel to Myrtle Beach. The property features a brand-new grand pool and the Currents Seaside Entertainment center, complete with two new water parks, perfect for fun for all ages. The property hosts a range of non-stop kids programming, with activities like sandcastle building, tie-dye shirt making, game tournaments and more.
For Action Sports Adventures
Set alongside Mission Bay, San Diego Mission Bay Resort is the perfect destination for those looking for a beachside adventure. The property offers guests the opportunity to hit the water with Action Sports Rentals. This rental shop offers a variety of watersport and bike rental equipment, with everything from stand-up paddleboards to powerboats.
Trying to plan a multigen trip? You may anticipate trouble finding a travel destination, activities and more to appeal to every member of your crew. However, a new report from Hilton found there are certain experiences all travelers want right now, regardless of generation.
Filled with hidden treasures waiting to be discovered, Seoul invites travelers to unearth its many gems, and Seoul Tourism Organization is here to help travelers do just that. Through thoughtfully created initiatives like the Theme Tourism County Competition, Seoul Tourism Organization works closely with local districts to identify and showcase what makes each district unique and charming in all seasons.
With the holiday season upon us, resorts all over the world pull out all the stops to bring the joy of the holidays to family travelers of all ages. Here are five more resorts to check out this holiday season:
When searching for unique gifts for family travelers, Etsy is a good place to begin. A marketplace of online shops owned by craftspeople and collectors, Etsy is filled with handcrafted works in all mediums, often one-of-a-kind or custom-made. It’s like an open studio, a place to share the latest creations directly to people who appreciate handcrafted things.
As the only major U.S. airline to own a flight school, United Airlines already hit a major milestone, and now the carrier celebrates another important — and historic — step as the inaugural class of United Aviate Academy pilots graduates, leading the next generation of aviators. The 51 students in the graduating class were majority, at 80 percent, women and people of color — another stride toward United’s goal of training 5,000 new pilots by 2030 with half women or POC.
Norwegian Cruise Line is known for offering an impressive assortment of itineraries letting family travelers visit practically every corner of the globe, but one part of the world has been missing for the past few years: Asia. Luckily, that is finally changing as the line returns to the region for the first time in three years.