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.
When people think about Lancaster, Pennsylvania, they might automatically picture Amish farmlands in the middle of nowhere, but Lancaster also offers Dutch Wonderland, a family-fun amusement park where your children will be treated like royalty.
With technology advancing faster than ever, children globally are becoming attached to devices. Adults too. Our Netflix queue and ever-expanding inbox call our names even when we’re on vacation. We carry distractions with us everywhere, and it’s becoming increasingly difficult to truly connect with your loved ones.
This summer, family travel at The Peninsula receives an upgrade with the debut of Camp Peninsula, a children’s experience that recreates the spirit of camping right in the heart of Beverly Hills. The journey begins with a special welcome from Peter Bear, the hotel’s lovable mascot, at check-in. After taking a picture with the life-sized teddy bear, kids will be whisked away by a Peninsula Camp Counselor to a luxurious guestroom where a charming teepee awaits. An afternoon of camp-themed games and activities, including a hotel-wide scavenger hunt, rounds off the family-friendly experience, fun for children of all ages. Whether it’s a luxe staycation or an extended holiday, Camp Peninsula is an ideal way to ensure the little ones are happy campers.