If you’re planning a multigenerational getaway this winter, look into these luxury resorts perfect for a vacation with the entire crew.
This luxury AAA Four-Diamond property in the south of Mexico has something for the entire family. Children enjoy access to their own pool and a kid’s club, while adults take advantage of adults-only activities like dance lessons or the beachside cocktail bar. Then, when everyone wants to come together, there are plentiful options to choose from, whether you want to enjoy a round of mini-golf, a wildlife tour or water sports like kayaking or snorkeling. Plus, no matter your preferences, with five restaurants serving a range of international cuisines, there’s no end to options for even your pickiest eaters.
This relatively new resort in the Dominican Republic caters to travelers of all ages and interests. Kids will love the kid’s club, mini golf course, regular kid-centric activities from dance and foam parties to acrobatic shows, kids-only pool and water playground and plethora of ocean activities. Grandparents and parents, meanwhile, can sit by one of several pools, sip on cocktails at a range of bars, dance the night away to live music or relax at the luxurious spa. Families will particularly enjoy the spacious suites that come with private plunge pools.
Disney properties have long been a favorite for multigenerational travel, but why not forgo the sometimes hectic and stressful trip to a Disney theme park and instead opt for a relaxing Disney-style getaway to Hawai’i? At Aulani, travelers can enjoy all the best activities in Hawai’i, from surfing to horseback riding through the rainforest, before returning to the property to enjoy a range of daily activities suited to all age groups, whether that be a kid-friendly scavenger hunt or a ukulele lesson. Book the Pau Hana Room for family amenities like board games and movies.
Costa Rica is a great destination for families with its array of wildlife and adventure activities combined with its many opportunities for relaxation. The Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo provides kids with their own amenities, such as kid-friendly bath products. Family-focused activities include movie nights at the pool and family golf lessons. Daytrips are plentiful, too, so everyone can get out and enjoy an interaction with the local wildlife, zip lining over the tree tops or trying the local cuisine.
Choosing a multigenerational family vacation destination is rarely a last-minute endeavor. Depending on your kids’ schedules, your career or schooling, summer is typically the perfect time to let loose, but we have a list of destinations that boast family fun, year-round.
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Are your kids astronaut wannabes? Or maybe a holiday tradition in your family is to re-watch Macauley Culkin’s Home Alone every year. Either way, the brand new, dual-branded 342-room Hilton Garden Inn/Homewood Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown South Loop and the historic 1928 Whitehall Hotel have packages designed for the little ones in your family.
The Grinch reimaged in intricate ice carvings, superfast indoor snow tubing and a Ferris wheel ride with Santa high above the D.C. area. Sound like fun? You and your family can experience all this and lots more this holiday season at Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center.
Traveling the countryside without adding miles to your car may sound like a riddle, but it’s really just a clever family travel plan offering the best of both worlds. Enjoy quality time with the family and view rolling scenery without having eyes on the road with train travel.